Devin Downing scored 15 times for American Fork last season. On Father’s day he scored another commitment for BYU football:
I’m excited to announce that I have committed to play football and continue my education at Brigham Young University!🔵 @BYUfootball @kalanifsitake @fsitake @coachgrimey @cavemanfootball @AlphaRecruits15 pic.twitter.com/xZoCWOpUJJ— Devin Downing (@devdowning21) June 17, 2019
Downing preps at American Fork High School, where as a junior he had 79 receptions for 1298 yards (16.4 avg.) and 15 touchdowns. He also returned four kickoffs for 60 yards, six punts for 25 yards, and had two solo tackles.
Downing is rated 3-stars by 247Sports and ESPN. He holds a scholarship offer from Air Force and has seen recruiting interest from Arizona State, Cal, Utah, and Utah State.
|Hometown:||American Fork, Utah||High School:||American Fork|
|Class:||2020||HT/WT:||6’2”, 175 lbs.|
|Position:||Wide Receiver||40 time:||4.55|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, HUDL||Bench/Squat:||235/300 lbs.|
|Commit date:||June 16, 2019|
I caught up with Downing to ask him about his recruiting.
BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?
Downing: It’s always been my dream school.
BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?
Downing: Air Force, Cal, Utah, and Utah State
BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?
Downing: Classic sports movies like The Sandlot, Remember the Titans, etc. I also like hip hop.
BYU Insider: What is one of your greatest accomplishment in sports?
Downing: I’ve been fortunate to be part of many different championship teams growing up in football, baseball, and basketball. Playing in the state championship in football was an amazing experience that I’ll never forget.
BYU Insider: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Downing: Coach Sitake says “always listen to your parents.”
BYU Insider: Who is a current player that you seek to emulate on the field?
Downing: BYU’s current receiver ShumwayTweets by devdowning21 If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.
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