Get to know the Badgers 2022 recruiting class: WR Vinny Anthony

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The next player is Kentucky wide receiver Vinny Anthony. The Badgers lost both of their starting pass-catchers in Kendrick Pryor and Danny Davis to the NFL.

So, if you were to pick an offensive position group to watch for the next few seasons, it would be the wide receiver room. There are a few receivers coming in from the Badgers' 2022 recruiting class -- of them is Anthony.


Recruiting Profile:

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Height: 6'-0"

Weight: 170 Ibs.


247 Sports Composite:

[3-star] | [No. 105 WR in the nation] | [No. 5 player in Kentucky]

Rivals:

[3-star] | [No. 7 player in Kentucky]


Awards:

  • 2021 Blue-Grey All-American game selection
  • First-Team All-State (senior)
  • Second-Team All-State (junior)


Top Offers:

  • Wisconsin
  • Duke
  • Air Force


Commitment Date:

6/30/2021


Player Summary:

Anthony comes into a wide receiver room that has plenty to prove after losing both Kendrick Pryor and Danny Davis to the NFL.

Anthony is versatile and was one of the receivers who took reps on punt return earlier this week -- the other being junior receiver Dean Engram.

Anthony was a deep-ball threat in high school with impressive hands. He made plenty of contested catches running both long and short routes.

We have seen players make a name for themselves on special teams, and that could be an area where Anthony sees a good amount of action.

The Badgers have an intriguing class of developing pass-catchers going into this season, and Anthony is one of those players to keep an eye on.

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