Devy Fantasy Football prospects in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Wisconsin

Wake Forest (4-4)

QB Sam Hartman (#10)

6’1 215 — Redshirt Sophomore

Oceanside Collegiate HS (SC) — Charlotte, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (8G): 139/236 (58.9%) for 1,906 yards and ten touchdowns / one interception ; two rushing touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/sam-hartman-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 32nd PRO in 2018 (3STAR)

High School

Senior: 205/349 (58.7) for 3,093 yards and 29 touchdowns / ten interceptions ; 65 carries for 181 yards (2.8) and nine touchdowns

Played first three years at Davidson Day — team folded prior to senior year 

Teammate of Nolan Groulx — Wake Forest WR

RB Christian Beal-Smith (#26)

5’10 201 — Redshirt Junior

East Forsyth HS — Winston-Salem, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (8G): 121 carries for 650 yards (5.4) and four touchdowns ; three receptions for 22 yards (7.3) ; three kick returns for 32 yards (10.7)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/christian-beal-1.html

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 16th APB in 2017 (3STAR)

High School

Freshman: 97 carries for 657 yards (6.8) and five touchdowns ; 25 receptions for 365 yards (14.6) and three touchdowns ; 14 kick returns for 216 yards (15.4)

Sophomore: 144 carries for 1,269 yards (8.8) and 19 touchdowns ; 37 receptions for 614 yards (16.6) and three touchdowns ; 11 kick returns for 261 yards (23.7) ; four punt returns for 79 yards (19.8) and one touchdown

Junior: 186 carries for 1,656 yards (8.9) and 23 touchdowns ; 35 receptions for 338 yards (9.7) and three touchdowns ; eight kick returns for 121 yards (15.1) ; six punt returns for 69 yards (11.5)

Senior: 227 carries for 1,525 yards (6.7) and 25 touchdowns ; 39 receptions for 609 yards (15.6) and five touchdowns ; 11 punt returns for 134 yards (12.2) and one touchdown ; five kick returns for 113 yards (22.6)

RB Justice Ellison (#14)

5’10 203 — Freshman

The Flint Hill School — Ashburn, Virginia

CFB Statistics

2020 (4G): 24 carries for 96 yards (4.0)

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 345th WR in 2020 (3STAR)

4.43 40

4.06 Shuttle

35.6 inch Vertical

High School

Freshman: 15 receptions for 271 yards (18.1) and two touchdowns

Sophomore: 22 receptions for 459 yards (20.9) and five touchdowns ; three carries for 26 yards (8.7) and one touchdown

Junior: 20 receptions for 443 yards (22.2) and five touchdowns ; 23 carries for 240 yards (10.4) and five touchdowns ; 11 punt returns for 239 yards (21.7)

Senior: 60 carries for 544 yards (9.1) and 12 touchdowns ; 35 receptions for 618 yards (17.7) and three touchdowns

WR Jaquarii Roberson (#5)

6’1 182 — Redshirt Junior

Hertford County HS — Murfreesboro, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (8G): 54 receptions for 795 yards (14.7) and five touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jaquarii-roberson-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 193rd WR in 2017 (3STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 30 receptions for 595 yards (19.8) and nine touchdowns

Junior: 66 receptions for 1,480 yards (22.4) and 19 touchdowns ; one carry for 20 yards (20.0)

Senior: 76 receptions for 1,370 yards (18.0) and 15 touchdowns

WR Taylor Morin (#83)

5’10 174 — Redshirt Freshman

Westfield HS — Centreville, Virginia

CFB Statistics

2020 (8G): 27 receptions for 314 yards (11.6) and three touchdowns ; two carries for five yards (2.5) ; nine punt returns for 87 yards (9.7)

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 161st ATH in 2019 (3STAR)

High School

Junior: 53 receptions for 840 yards (15.8) and nine touchdowns ; 54 tackles and 11 interceptions

Senior: 47 receptions for 879 yards (18.7) and 14 touchdowns

WR Donavon Greene (#7)

6’2 198 — Redshirt Freshman

Mount Airy HS — Mount Airy, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 23 receptions for 460 yards (20.0) and two touchdowns ; seven kick returns for 238 yards (34.0) and one touchdown

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/donavon-greene-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 39th WR in 2019 (4STAR)

Originally committed to Duke

4.70 40

4.20 Shuttle

34.7 inch Vertical

High School

Junior: 46 receptions for 1,138 yards (24.7) and 16 touchdowns ; 50 tackles and seven interceptions

Senior: 56 receptions for 1,257 yards (22.4) and 14 touchdowns ; five interceptions

WR Atorian “A.T.” Perry (#89)

6’5 212 — Redshirt Sophomore

Park Vista Community HS — Lake Worth, Florida

CFB Statistics

2020 (6G): 15 receptions for 211 yards (14.1) and one touchdown

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/at-perry-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 205th WR in 2018 (3STAR)

Originally committed to UAB

4.60 40

4.38 Shuttle

37.5 inch Vertical

High School

Junior: 15 receptions for 339 yards (22.6) and seven touchdowns

Senior: 33 receptions for 614 yards (18.6) and eight touchdowns ; one carry for 58 yards (58.0) and one touchdown

WR Nolan Groulx (#13)

6’0 194 — Redshirt Freshman

Hough HS — Cornelius, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): eight receptions for 58 yards (7.3)

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 42nd WR in 2019 (4STAR)

Originally committed to Wisconsin

4.40 Shuttle

35.7 inch Vertical

8.9 inch Hands

All-American Bowl

High School

Played sophomore season at Davidson Day — played with Sam Hartman

Junior: 75 receptions for 1,101 yards (14.7) and 17 touchdowns

Senior: 52 receptions for 836 yards (16.1) and six touchdowns

Other

Younger brother of Garrett Groulx — plays defensive line at James Madison 

TE Blake Whiteheart (#85)

6’4 237 — Redshirt Sophomore

Mount Tabor HS — Winston Salem, North Carolina

CFB Statistics

2020 (4G): five receptions for 61 yards (12.2)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/blake-whiteheart-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 69th TE in 2018 (3STAR)

High School

Senior:  24 receptions for 389 yards (16.2) and four touchdowns

Wisconsin (3-3)

QB Graham Mertz (#5)

6’3 — Redshirt Freshman

Blue Valley North HS — Overland Park, Kansas

CFB Statistics

2020 (6G): 107/176 (60.8%) for 1,108 yards and eight touchdowns / five interceptions ; 

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/graham-mertz-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 3rd PRO in 2019 (4STAR)

5.03 40

4.22 Shuttle 

28.9 inch Vertical

9.6 inch Hands

All-American Bowl

The Opening Finals

Elite 11 Finals

High School

Junior: 3,684 passing yards (62%) and 45 touchdowns ; 455 rushing yards and five touchdowns

Senior: 3,886 passing yards (61.1%) and 51 touchdowns ; 267 rushing yards and four touchdowns ; Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year

Other

Son of Ron Mertz — played football at Minnesota (1989-1992)

RB Jalen Berger (#8)

6’0 — Freshman

Don Bosco Prep HS — Newark, New Jersey

CFB Statistics

2020 (3G): 45 carries for 267 yards (5.9) and one touchdown ; two receptions for 13 yards (6.5)

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 15th RB in 2020 (4STAR)

4.60 40

4.28 Shuttle

31.30 inch Vertical

Polynesian Bowl

All-American Bowl 

High School

Senior: 118 carries for 897 yards (7.6) and 14 touchdowns ; 25 receptions for 321 yards (12.8) and three touchdowns ; eight kick returns for 168 yards (21.0)

RB Garrett Groshek (#37)

5’11 — Senior

Amherst HS — Amherst Junction, Wisconsin

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): 54 carries for 259 yards (4.8) and one touchdown ; 19 receptions for 105 yards (5.5)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/garrett-groshek-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

Walked on at Wisconsin

High School

Sophomore: 75/140 (53.6%) for 1,013 yards and 15 touchdowns / three interceptions ; 183 carries for 1,296 yards (7.1) and 17 touchdowns

Junior: 103/173 (59.5%) for 1,825 yards and 16 touchdowns / six interceptions ; 239 carries for 1,281 yards (5.4) and 20 touchdowns

Senior: 128/186 (68.8%) for 2,398 yards and 41 touchdowns / three interceptions ; 114 carries for 1,432 yards (12.6) and 16 touchdowns ; Offensive Player of the Year by Wisconsin Football Coaches Association

RB Nakia Watson (#14)

5’11 — Sophomore

Westlake HS — Austin, Texas

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): 53 carries for 191 yards (3.6) and three touchdowns 

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/nakia-watson-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 21st RB in 2018 (3STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 36 carries for 133 yards (3.7) and two touchdowns ; three receptions for 13 yards (4.3)

Junior: 256 carries for 1,648 yards (6.4) and 22 touchdowns ; 14 receptions for 123 yards (8.8) ; two kick returns for 45 yards (22.5)

Senior: 268 carries for 1,938 yards (7.2) and 27 touchdowns ; 18 receptions for 327 yards (18.2) and six touchdowns

WR Jack Dunn (#16)

5’7 — Senior

Edgewood HS — Madison, Wisconsin

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): 22 receptions for 195 yards (8.9) and 

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jack-dunn-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

Walked on at Wisconsin

High School

Junior: 97/156 (62.2%) for 1,356 yards and 15 touchdowns / four interceptions ; 84 carries for 578 yards (6.9) and eight touchdowns

Senior: 60/136 (44.1%) for 714 yards and three touchdowns / seven interceptions ; 247 carries for 1,861 yards (7.5) and 25 touchdowns

WR Chimere Dike (#13)

6’1 — Freshman

North HS — Waukesha, Wisconsin 

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): ten receptions for 154 yards (15.4) and one touchdown ; five carries for 50 yards (10.0)

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 94th WR in 2020 (3STAR)

High School

Freshman: 33 receptions for 392 yards (11.9) and three touchdowns

Sophomore: 35 receptions for 588 yards (16.8) and six touchdowns 

Junior: 79 receptions for 1,091 yards (13.8) and 12 touchdowns ; 13 carries for 56 yards (4.3)

Senior: 59 receptions for 962 yards (16.3) and six touchdowns ; 43 carries for 318 yards (7.4) and six touchdowns ; one kick return for 82 yards (82.0) and one touchdown

WR Kendric Pryor (#3)

5’11 — Senior

Homewood-Flossmoor HS — Hazel Crest, Illinois

CFB Statistics

2020 (3G): eight receptions for 119 yards (14.9) ; two carries for nine yards (4.5)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/kendric-pryor-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 161st WR in 2016 (3STAR)

High School

Junior: 33 receptions for 704 yards (21.3) and seven touchdowns

Senior: 43 receptions for 1,152 yards (26.8) and 12 touchdowns

WR Danny Davis III (#7)

6’0 — Senior

Springfield HS — Springfield, Ohio

CFB Statistics

2020 (2G): three receptions for 78 yards (26.0) and one touchdown ; eight carries for 69 yards (8.6) and one touchdown ; two punt returns for nine yards (4.5)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/danny-davis-5.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 31st WR in 2017 (4STAR)

High School

Senior: 171 carries for 1,195 yards (7.0) and seven touchdowns ; 22 receptions for 559 yards (25.4) and six touchdowns

Other

Basketball — set school scoring record with 1,774 career points

TE Jake Ferguson (#84)

6’5 — Junior

Madison Memorial HS — Madison, Wisconsin

CFB Statistics

2020 (6G): 29 receptions for 284 yards (9.8) and four touchdowns 

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jake-ferguson-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 13th TE in 2017 (3STAR)

4.73 40

The Opening Finals

High School

Junior: 63 receptions for 991 yards (15.7) and eight touchdowns ; 99 tackles 

Career: 1,795 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns ; 314 tackles 

Other

Son of Brad Ferguson — played football at Nebraska

Brother of Joe Ferguson — played football at Wisconsin

Grandson of Barry Alvarez — formed head coach and current Director of Athletics at Wisconsin