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    Rivals.com Ranks Incoming Hoosier Wide Receivers No. 1

    Go Hoosiers! Co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Kevin Johns has the Big Ten's top-ranked wide receivers, according to <i>Rivals.com</i>, in the 2011 Big Ten recruiting classes.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Kevin Johns has the Big Ten's top-ranked wide receivers, according to Rivals.com, in the 2011 Big Ten recruiting classes.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 12, 2011

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Rivals.com ranked the 2011 Big Ten recruiting classes by position and Indiana's wide receivers claimed the top spot. IU's trio of Cody Latimer (Dayton, Ohio/Jefferson Township), Jay McCants (Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton) and Shane Wynn (Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville) signed their National Letters of Intent on Feb. 2.

    Cody Latimer - 6-3, 205
    Wide receiver and defensive back for head coach Daniel Parks at Jefferson Township High School ... projects as a wide receiver at Indiana ... first team all-conference and second team all-area as a senior ... hauled in 42 catches for 722 yards and six touchdowns in addition to 372 rushing yards, six TDs and 27 carries in just eight games as a senior ... made 89 tackles, four interceptions (one score) and forced two fumbles ... on special teams, returned 13 kickoffs for 450 yards and four touchdowns and added a punt return TD ... rated the No. 19 prospect in Ohio and the No. 49 wide receiver nationally by Rivals.com ... rated the top wide receiver in Ohio by Ohiovarsity.com ... caught 45 passes for 960 yards and eight scores as a junior ... rushed for 260 yards on 24 attempts and six touchdowns while returning three kicks for 194 yards ... also led the team with 95 tackles ... two-year football letterwinner also played basketball and baseball ... honor roll student ... parents are Tonya and Robert Dunson ... born on Oct. 10, 1992, Cody Derek Latimer intends to study kinesiology.

    Jay McCants - 6-4, 195
    Wide receiver for head coach Bill Leach at Princeton High School ... projects as a wide receiver at Indiana ... 2010 first team All-Greater Miami Conference selection ... made 34 receptions for 413 yards and six touchdowns as a senior ... earned the team's Iron Viking Award for most dependable, reliable and toughest player ... posted 29 catches for 446 yards (15.4 average) and one score in only seven games during junior campaign ... three-year football and three-year basketball letterwinner ... honor roll student ... parents are John McCants and LaShon Williams ... born on April 25, 1993, John McCants III intends to study sport management.

     

     

    Shane Wynn - 5-7, 165
    Wide receiver and return specialist for head coach Ted Ginn, Sr., at Glenville High School ... third team All-Ohio and an all-district selection as a senior ... returned nine kicks for scores ... scored two touchdowns (receiving and kickoff) in showdown with Warren Central ... returned an 83-yard kick in Glenville's win over Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) ... named U.S. Army National All-Combine honorable mention ... rated the No. 23 prospect in Ohio and the No. 62 wide receiver nationally by Rivals.com ... rated the No. 41 athlete nationally by ESPN.com ... rated the No. 9 wide receiver in Ohio by Ohiovarsity.com ... Glenville advanced to the 2009 state championship ... second team All-Ohio selection as a junior ... pulled down 45 passes for 700 yards with 18 total TDs ... caught 56 pass with five scores in 2008 and returned 12 kicks and punts for scores ... also a track standout ... won the state title in the 2009 and 2010 4x200m relay and the 4x400m indoor relay ... mother is Kimberly Wynn ... born on Nov. 15, 1992, Shane Wynn intends to study sport marketing and management.


       

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