Thursday, July 7, 2011

Getting to know the 2011 Oregon Duck newcomers: Tacoi Sumler

Tacoi Sumler
WR – 5-9, 166, 4.24
Miami, Fla. (Christopher Columbus HS)

2009 Stats: 54 catches 994 yards 17 touchdowns … Recorded two scores on kickoff returns and accumulated four interceptions, including one for td

Tacoi Sumler is the fastest freshman football player in the United States. At a Nike SPARQ camp last summer, he was clocked in the 40 at 4.24. That's faster than anyone on the Oregon roster, including Kenjon Barner, Dior Mathis, Lache Seastrunk and LaMichael James, and they've all competed for the Oregon track team.

What's even more impressive about Sumler is that he's a very polished, finished receiver. His father Tommy was a youth coach in South Florida for 30 years, for the Florida City Razorbacks, and he's given Tacoi a tremendous foundation in the game. He runs precise patterns, cuts at full speed, catches the ball at its highest point, runs extremely well after the catch.

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