IU's Ty Fryfogle believes he's the top WR in college football
Ty Fryfogle doesn’t care what receivers are returning in college football this season, he believes he’s the best at his craft. A strong showing last year has given the Indiana receiver a load of confidence.
Fryfogle was asked at B1G Media Days on Friday if he thought he was the best receiver in the conference entering the season. But he doesn’t think he’s limited to be the top player at his position in the league.
“I feel like I’m the best receiver in the country,” Fryfogle said, per Kevin Brockway of CNHI Indiana.
— KevinBrockwayCNHIIndiana (@KevinBrockwayG1) July 23, 2021
That’s a bold statement for the IU receiver. There’s no question he’s one of the best players at his position in the B1G, but the conference is loaded with talent. He’s competing with Chris Olave, Garrett Wilson, Jahan Dotson, David Bell, Chris Autman-Bell and others in that category.
But Fryfogle did prove to be one of the most explosive receivers in the country last season, totaling 721 yards on 7 touchdowns on 37 receptions, good enough for a 19.5 yards per catch average.
He hauled in 11 catches for 200 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 24-0 victory over Michigan State. The following week, Fryfogle recorded 218 yards and 3 touchdowns on just 7 receptions in a 42-35 loss.
Defenses had trouble containing him.
With an additional year of experience under his belt, B1G defensive backs will have trouble keeping Fryfogle from catching passes. By the end of the year, he might be in the conversation as one of the best players in the league.