High School: Champion Gridiron Kings
July, 24, 2012
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com
Crete-Monee senior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell was one of 64 high school skill players selected to play in the Champion Gridiron Kings.
Tom Hauck/ESPNHSLaquon Treadwell's top seven includes Michigan, but the competition for his services is stiff.
The Champion Gridiron Kings will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. from Friday-Sunday. The event will include 7-on-7 games, skill challenges and performance trainings. It will air on ESPNU and ESPN3 on Sunday at 6 p.m.
Treadwell was the lone Illinois player selected for the competition. He is ranked No. 38 in the Class of 2013 ESPNU 150 and is being recruited by most of the nation’s top programs.
Treadwell was an ESPNChicago.com all-area selection as a junior and caught 75 passes for 1,391 yards and 18 touchdowns.
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