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Top 60 Countdown: No. 35, WR Tommy Streeter

We'll move back to the 30s in our countdown of the Top 60 players at The U. Although No. 35 on our list still hasn't played in his first game as a Cane, expect redshirt freshman receiver Tommy Streeter to start doing some special things when he does.

Tommy Streeter > What we heard about him on Signing Day '08: Streeter didn't get as much love as Miami Northwestern High teammate Aldarius Johnson for most of his high school career. But he never let it bother him. In the Bulls' biggest game of the season -- a nationally televised game against Southlake Carroll in Texas -- Streeter showed the country what his 6-5, 202-pound frame and long, speedy strides could do. He caught three touchdowns --including a 75-yarder -- and finished his senior year with 36 catches for 676 yards and 11 touchdowns. That followed a junior season in which he caught 57 passes for 804 yards and 14 touchdowns. The PrepStar All-American was ranked 88th overall regardless of position by Rivals and 153rd by Scout.com. He chose Miami over Oregon, USF, South Carolina and Boston College.

> What he's done as a Cane: Streeter didn't get to play last season after suffering a wrist injury. But in the spring, he made his presence felt. He ran the fourth fastest 40-time in the spring (4.40) behind Sam Shields (4.20), Brandon McGee (4.23) and Graig Cooper (4.37) and hauled in a countless amount of long passes for touchdowns during practice.

> What Eye On The U expects from him in '09: Streeter obviously needs to put on some more weight down the road. But he has the size, speed and long arms to be very, very special. In addition to his talents, he also has the advantage of having already built several seasons worth of chemistry with starting quarterback Jacory Harris. That's something guys like Leonard Hankerson and LaRon Byrd don't have yet. While I don't expect Streeter to put up silly numbers at a position so loaded with talent, we should still expect him to find his way on the field and underneath a few of Harris' long bombs this season. Canes fans just ought to be ready to take the cue from Northwestern fansm who used to shout "wooooooooooooooooosh!" each time Harris and Streeter hooked up on big plays.

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