Over the years Northwestern has produced a series of big name tailbacks (Noah Herron, Tyrell Sutton, Darnell Autry, Jason Wright) and even a NFL caliber in QB in Mike Kafka.
However, the wide receivers have been the weakest link of the offensive skill position players. The “no-name receiving corps” has produced some good numbers and some solid personnel like Zeke Markshausen, a homeless man’s Wes Welker, and Jeremy Ebert, a Big Ten leader.
However, there’s been no true headliner, so anyone with NFL potential…until maybe Kyle Prater? Could he become that blue-chip, go-to guy?
Prater is a former 5-star recruit out of Proviso West high school. After going out on the left coast to start his college football career, he’s now back at home.
From the Chicago Sun-Times:
“It felt great to be a student again, and it felt great to have a book bag on again,” Prater said.
The new Northwestern wide receiver just finished his first week as a Wildcat after transferring from USC, capping off his we...