By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 18, 2018
Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: NAIA – Wide Receivers & Tight Ends is Morningside College receptions leader Connor Niles.
Niles ranked fifth nationally with averages of 7.4 pass receptions and 111.5 pass reception yards per game and eighth with an average of 158.7 all-purpose yards per game.
Niles has 214 receptions for 3700 yards and 39 touchdowns during his Morningside career. He is Morningside’s all-time leader with 3700 career pass reception yards and ranks second in the Mustangs’ record book with 214 career receptions and 39 career touchdown catches.
Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt
WR Brenden Kelly, Senior, Eastern Oregon, Kennewick, WA 6’2″ 205
Had 43 receptions for 846 yards and 9 touchdowns earning 1st Team ALL-Frontier Conference.
WR Dion Williams, Senior, Montana Tech, Fairfield, CA 6’1″ 190
All-Frontier Conference selection at Montana Tech topped 1000 yards receiving with 9 touchdowns.
WR Bronson Ader, Senior, Southern Oregon, Mililani, CA 5’11” 200
Southern Oregon WR had 68 receptions for 1020 yards on his way 1st Team All-Frontier honors.
WR Connor Niles, Senior, Morningside, Sioux City, IA 5’11” 195
All-GPAC selection at Morningside led team with 96 receptions for 1449 yards and 17 touchdowns.
WR Jackson Goodmiller, Senior, McPherson, St. George, KS 6’1″ 205
2-sport athlete (football, baseball) earned all-conference as WR at McPherson hauling in 51 receptions for 527 yards and 8 touchdowns.
WR Tyler Toombs, Senior, Union (KY), Stone Mountain, GA 6’0″ 170
WR averaged 32.7 yards per reception earning ALL-MSC honors at Union.
WR Keanu Young, Senior, Campbellsville (KY), Bardstown, KY 5’7″ 170
Campbellsville University WR finished with 63 receptions for 798 yards and 9 touchdowns earning ALL-MSC honors.
WR Reagan Amos, Senior, Faulkner, Woodstock, GA 5’10” 180
All-MSC selection led Faulkner in receptions (70) and receiving yards (779).
WR Jeremy Carr, Senior, SW Assemblies of God, Austin, TX 6’0″ 185
Had 41 receptions for 834 yards earning 1st Team All-CSFL honors at SW Assemblies of God.
WR Logan Weisser, Senior, Presentation (SD), Frederick, SD 6’3″ 214
Recorded a team-leading 60 receptions for 697 yards on route to ALL-NSAA honors.
TE Braxton Whitmore, Senior, Pikeville (KY), Shavies, KY 6’3″ 195
ALL-MSC selection at TE had 451 yards on 36 receptions for Pikeville.
TE Nick Marril, Senior, Webber International, Coral Springs, FL 6’3″ 250
250 pound TE had 18 receptions for 182 yards as a junior at Webber International.
TE Eric Dawson, Senior, Carroll College, Great Falls, MT 6’2″ 235
Carroll College TE who may have best hands on team according to head coach finished junior season with 31 receptions for 340 yards.
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