October 28, 2011
National record for Green-Beckham
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield (Mo.) Hillcrest wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the nation's No. 1 overall prospect in the class of 2012, has been building towards a special moment all season. Though he entered the year having already broken every state receiving record on the books, the national mark was within sight as well.
Entering Thursday night's regular season finale against Republic, Mo., Green-Beckham needed 62 yards to pass the 15-ar-old mark of Abram Booty from Shreveport (La.) Evangel. With the number that the 6-foot-6, 220-pound senior had been putting up all season it seemed only a matter of when, and not if, he set the record during his school's senior night.
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