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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Ivan McCartney

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
West VirginiaCOMMITTED (02/03/2010)OfferedNoneLonnie Galloway
Boston Coll.NoneOfferedNone
FloridaNoneOffered11/27/2009
Florida St.NoneOfferedNone
GeorgiaNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneOffered01/29/2010Aubrey Hill, Tommie Robinson
MississippiNoneOfferedNone
OregonNoneOffered09/18/2009Scott Frost
PittsburghNoneOfferedNone
UCFNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Ivan McCartney

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 08/25/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Has excellent height with long arms and legs. He is a bit on the thin side, but does have the potential to add another 20 pounds. He is built like his cousin, Chad Ochocinco.
Needs Improvement: Needs to add more strength, which will help against man coverage. McCartney could improve his top-end speed just a tad.
Most Impressive: There are not many receivers that are his size that can run fluid and precise routes like he does. He also has excellent hands, which he uses to snatch the ball out of the air. McCartney knows how to use his size and length to shield defenders from the ball.
Conclusion: Has a serious chance to make a difference as a freshman receiver. McCartney may not be the No. 1 guy right away, but he does have the potential to become a No. 1 receiver at a BCS-level school.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Top recruiters by conference02/08/2010 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

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Position recruiting breakdown: Offense02/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing Day Blitz: Ranking the Big East02/04/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
NSD Video: Ivan McCartney Annoucement02/03/2010FlaVarsity.com
Signing Day 2010: The top 25 teams02/03/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McCartney picks West Virginia02/03/2010FlaVarsity.com
Big East Blitz: WR options02/01/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Fla. headlines final state rankings releases01/29/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big East Blitz: Strong finish for Louisville?01/29/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Whispers: Who has the edge for top prospects?01/27/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McCartney set for final visit01/26/2010CaneSport.com
Is FSU in the picture for McCartney?01/18/2010Warchant.com
New kids on the block01/14/2010Warchant.com
Army Bowl: East stars of the week01/10/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
What a ride: Marcoux sparks East offense01/09/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Special teams carry West over East, 30-1401/09/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army All-American Bowl game balls01/09/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army Bowl: Breaking down the matchups01/08/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
East vs. West: Who will win the Army Bowl?01/08/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army Bowl starting lineups released01/07/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: East Team Wednesday stars01/06/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
East notebook: Big day for Prater01/06/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
All-star analysis: East squad stars01/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army Express: Another Elam twist?01/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: East Team Tuesday stars01/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army recruiting notes: Close call for Floyd01/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Notebook: East squad playing no favorites01/04/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Analyze this: Will there be a new five-star?01/04/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McCartney mapping out final two visits01/03/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Sizing up the Army Bowl rosters01/02/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Post-game interview: Ivan McCartney12/20/2009FlaVarsity.com
2010 and 2011 Recruiting Notebook12/04/2009UGASports.com
McCartney has big weekend at Florida11/29/2009InsidetheGators.com
Category rankings: Wide receivers11/12/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
WR building relationship with Shannon11/12/2009CaneSport.com
McCartney 'handicaps' the race11/03/2009WVSports.com
McCartney's head on straight; lets ability speak up11/02/2009WVSports.com
McCartney, Payne headline festive weekend at WVU10/14/2009WVSports.com
McCartney says Florida more interested10/08/2009InsidetheGators.com
McCartney talks with Jacory, Shannon10/07/2009CaneSport.com
Florida WR back from Oregon09/22/2009Duck Sports Authority
McCartney ready for first trip09/17/2009Duck Sports Authority
First visit for McCartney is set09/10/2009Duck Sports Authority
Recruiting Notebook: Offensive Additions08/24/2009UGASports.com
McCartney: Shannon letter special08/21/2009CaneSport.com
McCartney considers them all08/17/2009Duck Sports Authority
Farrell: Impressions from the road08/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McCartney performs well in summer08/04/2009InsidetheGators.com
Rivals 100 receiver shows his worth07/30/2009FlaVarsity.com
The best of the Gridiron Kings07/28/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McCartney provides big finish at Gridiron Kings07/26/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Gridiron Kings Day 2 Hot 1107/26/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Florida's Friday Night Lights Hot 1107/25/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Gridiron Kings Day 1 Hot 1107/24/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top prospects set tone at Gridiron Kings07/24/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Georgia leads in Top 50 talent07/21/2009UGASports.com
Video: Ivan McCartney takes the field07/07/2009Rivals.com
McCartney: I'll decide when I'm ready06/30/2009CaneSport.com
Checking in with Ivan McCartney06/23/2009Duck Sports Authority
BTW wins Heath Evans Foundation 7-on-7 title06/21/2009PantherRage.com
Heath Evans Foundation 7on7 ready to roll06/19/2009PantherRage.com
Wide receiver has Gators involved06/03/2009InsidetheGators.com
Own drummer for WR05/13/2009WVSports.com
McCartney talks Florida and others05/11/2009InsidetheGators.com
McCartney surprised by Dawgs04/30/2009UGASports.com
Florida WR has praise for Ducks04/23/2009Duck Sports Authority
From the Road: 2010 prospects make impression04/22/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
4-star McCartney visits Florida04/21/2009InsidetheGators.com
McCartney weighing his options04/20/2009CaneSport.com
McCartney likes Oregon04/03/2009Duck Sports Authority
Video interview: Ivan McCartney04/01/2009FlaVarsity.com
Miami Nike Camp Hot 1103/31/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Scholarship breakdown: Offense03/30/2009Duck Sports Authority
Nike Camps kick off with Miami talent03/29/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nike Camp at UM draws top prospects03/29/2009CaneSport.com
Nike WR MVP McCartney talks Canes03/29/2009CaneSport.com
Turning up the heat in Miami03/27/2009FlaVarsity.com
Ivan Numero Uno03/23/2009TrojanSports.com
Marshall offers Rivals100 wide receiver McCartney03/18/2009HerdNation.com
Stars shine at 7-on-7 event03/17/2009FlaVarsity.com
Does McCartney have a favorite?02/26/2009CaneSport.com
McCarty is getting coast to coast attention02/24/2009BuckeyeGrove.com
Local WR high on Canes02/15/2009CaneSport.com
Stars come out for Miami event02/10/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
South Florida 2010 WR gets Pac-10 offer11/11/2008Rivals.com Football Recruiting
South Florida loaded for Class of 201009/22/2008CaneSport.com
2010 Florida WR has offers09/15/2008EagleAction.com
McCartney's game resembles famous relative08/15/2008Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Stats

Receiving
Year NoYdsTD
2008 (Jr.)2164812
2007 (So.)12-9

Ivan McCartney reminds us of...

Chad Ochocinco - WR Miami, FL Ht: 6'1"Wt: 192 lbs Team: New England Patriots