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Pooh Stricklin 17

Pooh  Stricklin


Waco, Texas

High School:
Midway HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185




Baylor vs. West Virginia

USATSI photos from Baylor vs. West Virginia - Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017


USATSI Gallery - Baylor @ Kansas State

USATSI Gallery - Baylor @ Kansas State


Motel 6 Cactus Bowl - Baylor vs. Boise State

Dec. 27, 2016


Baylor Football vs Kansas - 10/15/2016


Fourth-year wide out with reliable hands ... Sat out 2015 as redshirt ... Local product from nearby Midway High School ... Given name is Devontre.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games with two starts ... Posted career highs of 32 catches and 414 yards with one TD on season ... Played at No. 10 TCU but did not record any stats ... Made one catch for 16 yards vs. Iowa State ... Posted eight grabs for 99 yards and one TD vs. Texas Tech ... Missed game at Kansas due to injury ... Played but did not record any stats vs. Texas ... Posted one catch for nine yards vs. No. 23 West Virginia ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, had three catches for 41 yards ... Started at Kansas State, set career highs with nine catches and 102 yards for first 100-yard game ... Had career highs of six catches and 85 yards vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... Had one catch for two yards at Duke ... Played vs. UTSA but did not record any stats ... Made career-high-tying three catches for career-high 60 yards, including career-long 49-yard grab, vs. Liberty.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in eight of 13 games with three starts at wide receiver ... Caught two passes for 31 yards vs. Boise State ... Did not play at No. 13 West Virginia and vs. Texas Tech due to injury ... Started, had one catch for 19-yard touchdown vs. Kansas State ... Started, had career-high three catches for 23 yards at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Made one catch for 14 yards and two-point conversion catch vs. TCU ... Posted one catch for career-long 45 yards at Texas ... Produced two catches for career-high 51 yards vs. Kansas ... Missed games at Rice, vs. Oklahoma State and at Iowa State due to injury ... Had one catch for 22 yards vs. SMU, left game with injury ... Caught two passes for 21 yards and one TD in season-opener vs. Northwestern State.

2015 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: National top 300 prospect, wide receiver from nearby Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas ... Elite athlete played under head coach Terry Gambill at Midway ... Ranked No. 230 national recruit by 247Sports and No. 257 on ESPN300 listing ... Member of USA Football national team (under 19) to play in 2015 International Bowl in Arlington, Texas ... National position ranking among wide receiver prospects: 25th by 247Sports, 31st by ESPN, 63rd by Scout ... In-state rankings: No. 30 by 247Sports, No. 34 by ESPN, No. 53 on Austin American-Statesman's Fabulous 55, No. 59 by Rivals, No. 63 by Scout, No. 77 on LoneStar Top 100, No. 78 on Dave Campbell's Texas Football Top 150 and on Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 ... Rated 43rd prospect in region by ESPN ... Named 2014 first team All-Texas (Dave Campbell's Texas Football), first team Super Centex (Waco Tribune-Herald) and unanimous first-team All-District 12-6A ... Totaled 1,309 yards and 12 TDs on 67 receptions as senior, led Midway to 12-1 record and 6A DII regional semifinals ... Had 45 catches for 1,023 yards and 14 TDs as junior, for MHS squad that finished 9-3 and made 5A DII area finals ... Teammate at MHS of fellow Baylor Bears Lenoy Jones Jr. and Jamie Jacobs ... Jumper on MHS track and field squad, recorded marks of 47-7 (triple jump), 22-3 ¾ (long jump) and 6-0 (high jump).

Personal: Son of Melvin Carter and Debbie Butler ... Cousin, Ladainian Tomlinson, played football for TCU and in NFL for Chargers and Jets; and cousin, Danario Alexander, played football at Missouri and in NFL for Rams and Chargers ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.


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