Scouting Report: Drew Dileo, WR – Greenwell Springs, LA

Scouting Report: Drew Dileo, WR – Greenwell Springs, LA

March 29, 2009

Drew Dileo has exactly one FBS scholarship offer. That offer came from the University of Michigan Wolverines. Dileo is a similar player to recent commit Tony Drake, so I’m not entirely confident that Michigan will hold a place for Dileo. But here’s what I can gather about him.

Height: 5’9″
Weight: 175 lbs.
Position: Wingback/wide receiver
Jersey number: #3
School: Parkview Baptist in Greenwell Springs, LA
40 Yard Dash: 4.5 seconds (reported)

Notes: Holds a single offer, which is from Michigan . . . Rushed 87 times for 540 yards and 4 TD’s as a sophomore in 2007 . . . Caught 17 passes for 305 yards and 3 TD’s as a sophomore . . . Rushed 102 times for 760 yards and 9 TD’s as a junior in 2008 . . . Caught 21 passes for 315 yards and 4 TD’s as a junior . . . Accumulated 1077 kickoff return yards (35 yard average) and 391 punt return yards over two years . . . Plays RB, WR, CB, KR, and PR . . . #19 player in Louisiana, according to

Scouting report: Good acceleration . . . Runs hard and does not look to avoid contact . . . Keeps feet moving in traffic . . . Good vision . . . Natural looking athlete . . . Excellent kick returner who looks to get upfield in a hurry . . . Good pass receiver who doesn’t mind going across the middle . . . Above average change of direction skills, although more of a slasher than an east-west runner . . . Attends a school with about 600 high school age students, so competition is questionable . . . Needs to add size and strength to power through a few more tackles . . . Running form could use some tweaking, as there’s too much wasted movement in his sprinting strides

Projection: Dileo looks to be a low to mid 3-star player. He’s a standout at a small school against weaker competition, but I question his ability to be fast enough or elusive enough to be a major contributor at the next level. Michigan is recruiting him as a slot receiver, but he could play running back; however, he will probably make his biggest impact in the return game.

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