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Wilkins Catching On

Wilkins Catching On

ROEBUCK, S.C. --- Despite starring at quarterback for Shelby (N.C.) Crest the past two seasons, Reggie Wilkins will play wide receiver in the Shrine Bowl on Saturday. What's most impressive is how natural the 5-foot-9, 165-pounder looks at his new position.

"He's just an athlete," Crest head coach Roy Kirby said at practice. "He just amazes me." Wilkins, though, modestly admits that he's been preparing to play wide receiver the past few months. "When I found out that I had gotten picked for the Shrine Bowl, during the season a quarterback and I would go out and I'd run some routes... Recommended Stories

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