2016 Freshman Scouting Report: Eddie McDoom

To kick off the official start to the 2016 Michigan football fall camp, we’ve broken down each incoming freshmen football signee. That includes their scouting report, 2016 season prediction as well as a quote from one of their positional coaches.

Eddie McDoom, Winter Garden (Fla.) West Orange

  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Height/Weight: 6’0, 182 pounds
  • Commitment Date: January 28, 2016

Scouting Report: It doesn’t take long to see why McDoom was sought-after by arguably the most explosive offenses in college football, Oregon. The one time Duck commit enters Ann Arbor with blazing speed and that always translates to the field. He can be used in the short (screens), indeterminate, and long passing game as well as on reverses and designed runs. McDoom even can play outside and win one-on-one jump balls. McDoom will also be a force in the Michigan return game.

True Freshman Projection: McDoom certainly has a chance to make his mark this season on offense or special teams. Thanks to his speed and home run hitting ability, McDoom will get an opportunity to shine early in the season and carve out an extended role in the rest of the season.

Jedd Fisch Quote: “Eddie was our last commitment at wide receiver. He has elite speed; ran a 10.5 hundred meter dash, a sub-21 two hundred, a sub-47 four hundred. This guy is a football player/track athlete. He came from a great football program at West Orange High School in Orlando, Florida. He was a very sought-after football player who understands that he is coming in here right away to impact our team. Eddie has had great production everywhere he has been, from catching a touchdown in the all-star game he played in to the amount of touchdowns he had in high school. He has breakaway speed and really good catching ability. Eddie is a quiet kid who enjoys working hard and enjoys the process of getting better.”

Evan Paputa