Junior to Watch: Bill Foran
School: Dallas (Texas) Highland Park
Position: Wide Receiver/Athlete
Size and speed: Bill Foran is 6–foot-3 and 207 pounds. He has a 40-yard dash time of 4.57 seconds.
Statistics: As a receiver, he had 20 receptions for 265 yards and two touchdowns, though he didn't start playing till the sixth game. As a quarterback, he played strictly mop up duty and was 12 of 19 for 158 yards, and rushed 31 times for 241 yards and three touchdowns. The last three games he came in as a third down free safety and had two assists and one tackle.
Honors: He was named to his district's team as a receiver.
Favorite Schools: He is hearing from "Oklahoma State, Illinois, Texas, Baylor, SMU, Iowa State, and TCU."
"They're all pretty much the same in recruiting, though TCU and SMU have invited me to camps."
There is no favorite yet.
However, if he could set his official visits today, he would go to:
Washington: "I want to meet the coach."
Clemson: "They run the same offense that we do, and I want to meet the coach."
Oklahoma: "I want to meet the coach."
Miami: "They're the national champions."
Kentucky: "My Dad is an alumnus, so I want to see what the school's like, and I really liked Couch when he played there."
Skinny: "I'm smart and I understand the game well. Physically my height, speed, and I have good vision for the reads."
When asked what type of player he would describe himself as: "Two words.... Roger Staubauch."
Distance will not really be a factor. "I'm looking at the academic curriculum, campus atmosphere, and the coach's attitude and style."
He hasn't attended any camps, but he did get to accompany a teammate to an all-star practice in San Antonio.
He plans to attend the SMU one day camp, the May 4 Nike camp, and possibly the Clemson camp.
His dream school would be Miami, while his Dad's would probably be Kentucky, as that's where he went to college.
He plans to major in engineering or business and has set his sports goal as a state championship.
He would like to play against his former position coach and James Battle on the way to that championship.
He named Quintilly Harmon of Jacksonville High School as his toughest opposing player.
Foran benches 205 pounds, squats 340 pounds, has a 27 inch vertical leap, and he has a 7.72 GPA on an 8 point scale.