Posted On: 05/3/21 2:05 PM

We’re back with our second installment of the Risers and Under The Radar Prospects in IL’s C/O ’23. 

Part 1 featured under the radar prospects who had productive spring seasons that caught us off guard. Part 2 will look at some of the 2023s I expected to have good seasons and have seen their stock rise over the last month.

So without further ado, let’s get to know six prospects whose stocks continue to rise as we head into the offseason.


Jailen Duffie | ATH | Warren

Duffie is one of the more talented ’23 prospects in Lake County, if not the best. He’s a physical cornerback who’s disruptive and aggressive in press and does a great job of not lunging by utilizing his long arms and excellent hands to punch and strike the opposing receiver. Doesn’t hesitate to initiate the contact and routinely blows up blockers, enabling him to support the run. An overall superior athlete with the necessary ball skills, instincts, and speed to shadow a team’s No. 1 receiver.

Ryan Sims Ryan Sims 6'4" | WR Marist | 2023 State IL | WR | Marist

Sims is a big receiver who is sneaky good after the catch— hence his 90-yard kickoff return

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