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Ohio WR Prospect Danny Fortener Eyes BYU

Cougar football coaches might want to pencil in a recruiting call to a little-known 6-2, 180-pound Ohio high school wide receiver prospect who called BYU this summer, but couldn't reach the coaching staff. Significantly, he turned the heads of the Ohio State staff after he recorded a blistering 4.25/40 at the Buckeyes' summer football camp some weeks ago.

Danny Fortener told he was turned on to BYU by Matthew King, president of Excel Consultants, Ltd. (ESC), a group of coaches that help athletes and colleges with recruiting. King was Fortener's head coach last season at Archbishop Alter High School (Ohio), but has now joined the coaching staff at Ohio Dominican University. "I tried to call the (BYU) coaches," Fortener said...