WR Speedy Noil stars in Karr scrimmage 

August, 17, 2012
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NEW ORLEANS - In Louisiana, it's not uncommon to see the best player on a high school team lined up at quarterback, even if it's not his natural position. With the ball in his hands during every snap, the quarterback can make things happen and fire off big plays.

Speedy Noil
David Helman/ESPN.comSpeedy Noil is emerging as Louisiana's best wide receiver in the 2014 class.
But after watching him scrimmage Thursday night against Amite (Amite City, La.) High School, it's hard to imagine Edna Karr (New Orleans) High School receiver Speedy Noil making more plays at quarterback than wide receiver. The Cougars' talented junior played quarterback for Karr last fall, but he spent his night exclusively at wideout against Amite.

The results were devastating. He outran the coverage for touchdowns on post routes. He jumped over the coverage (sometimes double coverage, at that) for touchdowns on fade routes. At one point in the scrimmage, Noil caught a bubble screen in traffic, bulldozed an Amite linebacker, then outran nine other defenders to the sideline for big yards.
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