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C.J. Fiedorowicz

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
IowaCOMMITTED (11/25/2009)11/20/2009Lester Erb
IllinoisNoneNoneJoe Gilbert
Notre DameNoneNoneRob Ianello
Ohio St.NoneNone
WisconsinNoneNoneRandall McCray

Scouting Report on C.J. Fiedorowicz

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 09/30/2009
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Very tall, lanky athlete with excellent height and long arms. Fiedorowicz actually looks like a giant receiver. He should remind people of a slimmer Kyle Rudolph of Notre Dame.
Needs improvement: Fiedorowicz needs to work on becoming a well-rounded tight end. Currently, he is more interested in being a receiver, so improving physicality at the point of attack is a must. It will also be interesting to see how he reacts to a massive jump in competition since he currently plays small school ball in Illinois.
Most impressive: Fiedorowicz is a giant target that will be a mismatch for defensive backs and linebackers to cover. He also has very soft hands for a jumbo athlete and is a threat to gain yards after the catch using a long, smooth stride to run by defenders.
Conclusion: There is no doubt that he will have an impact as a freshman. He may not start off as the No. 1 tight end, but he will be worked into specific passing situations right away, especially in the red zone. If Fiedorowicz ends up being able to block on running plays with consistency, he is a sure-fire NFL player.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Year NoYdsTD
2009 (Sr.)4492115
2008 (Jr.)4980911