Proviso West Star Back In Chicago, Joins Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (CBS) – Northwestern announced Saturday the addition of wide receiver Kyle Prater to the Wildcats program. A product of Proviso West High School, Prater formerly was enrolled at the University of Southern California.

A standout wide receiver during his high school career, Prater was named a Parade and Super Prep All-American as well as the Super Prep All-Midwest Offensive MVP in 2009. As a senior, Prater recorded 64 receptions for 1,151 yards (18.0 yards per catch) with 13 touchdowns. His junior season, he caught 60 balls for 948 yards and nine scores.

Northwestern will announce its class of incoming freshmen on Wednesday, Feb. 1, as part of 2012 Signing Day.

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