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Wed. October 28, 2009 | Keith Niebuhr

To those of you living outside of Pasco County, the name James Tello might not ring a bell. But the truth is, the Hudson senior arguably is having the best season in the area by a WR.

Through seven games, the 6-foot-2, 175-pounder has 60 catches for 767 yards.

“He’s become our go-to guy,” Cobras coach Mark Nash said.

Tello, who transferred to Hudson during the offseason from Land O‘Lakes, and Cobras QB Zack Wynn have been the perfect complements to one another, and that could pay off when it comes to each player’s recruitment. After all, the more times a WR gets the ball, the more chances he has to impress college coaches. On the flip side, Tello’s ability to get open has given Wynn a chance to showcase his skills.

“James is a great route runner,” Nash said. “He runs technically perfect routes. In that regard, he’s the best I’ve ever coached. He also has above-average speed. He’s kind of the total package.”

At what level can Tello play in college?

“I posed the same question to Sunshine Preps (a recruiting site),” Nash said. “They think he’s a Division I-AA receiver.”

At present time, Marist, a I-AA program, seems to be showing the most interest. Nash is hopeful Tello’s clips, shown below, will earn the player more attention.

--KEITH NIEBUHR (kniebuhr@sptimes.com)

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