May 14, 2013

QB Wilton Speight reminds rival of NFL Pro Bowler

During his coaching career, Michael Turner has mentored some prolific quarterbacks, and he believes Michigan commitment Wilton Speight has the potential to compare favorably with them.

"I worked with Matt Ryan when I was a kid and while it's too early to say Will will be the next Matt, at the same point in their development, this kid is right on that track," said Turner, who coaches against Speight at St. Christopher.

"If you dial up Division I quarterback, they would send you him from casting. He's smart, poised, has outstanding size and he's a gifted athlete, better than most people will give him credit for. He really hasn't shown me a weakness in two years."

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