2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coaches
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A very well-rounded defender, Ali is able to build to his top-end speed quickly. He possesses very good acceleration to recover when in a trail technique, and has good closing burst breaking underneath. He is very savvy reading the quarterback and diagnosing route development. With a consistently quick first step jumping routes, he breaks up a ton of passes thrown in his direction.
Baker has all the physical attributes you look for in a prospect, and then some – he also possesses the mental makeup and intelligence. He has excellent instincts and tackling ability, doing a great job of anticipating development and then finishing with a strong tackle. He consistently shows great awareness skills in coverage and a tremendous amount of versatility.
Baker is a quick athlete with good length and range out in the secondary, who can cover a lot of ground quickly. His downfield tracking skills are one of his better assets. He’s quick to read the quarterback and break on routes as well. Baker is very adept in man coverage, showing the ability to recognize a receiver's movements and anticipate and react to breaks.
Zero scholarship offers until just before Christmas in 2013, Barajas’ offer list exploded once programs got word of this small-school stud. And with good reason. He knows how to finish hits with punishing force and seems to always be around the football. He’s even lined up at cornerback sometimes because he’s Andrean’s top cover man. A rare blend of run-stopping strength and athleticism in space.
Mix athleticism, instincts and tackling ability into a linebacker, and you get Asmar Bilal. He’s very effective in blitz packages, and also comfortable playing in space. With top-end lateral movement, Bilal ranges from sideline-to-sideline with ease and possesses an ability to slip blocks and make tackles in tight areas.
Blankenship is a powerful kicker with good speed in his kicks, demonstrating consistent contact. He achieves good elevation quickly and has enough leg power to make the long field goal. His ball striking is very impressive. He makes field goals in his sleep, and he’s projected to contribute early on in college.
With a 40-yard dash time below 4.4 seconds and elite vision, Bradford is a pure threat to score every time he touches the ball. He’s more than just a burner – he possesses the strength necessary to dip his shoulder and power to bounce off first contact. He’s considered one of the most explosive players in the country.
Brewton is a ball-hawking, scheme versatile DB with plenty of upside in the future. Tall and athletic with good open field playing speed, Brewton reads and reacts quickly to both the run and pass. He demonstrates sure tackling skills and possesses better than average ball skills. He has both the physical and mental ability of sought-after defensive back prospects.
A disruptive, up-field defender with a valued hybrid skill set, Brown displays very good upper and lower body strength for his tall, lengthy frame. He shows good open field speed and initial burst to the ball to cause disruption, and demonstrates good recognition skills and a feel for blocking schemes. An impressive speed rusher, he uses his long wingspan to wreak havoc on opposing quarterbacks.
Burrell displays very good overall size and playing strength on the offensive line. He has a tall, lean frame and long arms, and despite that he operates very well in space, adjusting to defenders well in the second and third levels. Burrell possesses a very sudden first step to gain an immediate advantage against his man. Simply put, he’s a finisher, and has that nasty streak you look for.
Cager is a good-looking prospect that has many redeeming athletic traits, with his size as his greatest asset. He possesses outstanding measurables for the position, with a very tall frame and extremely long arms. He understands how to use his big body, and does so well, shielding defenders from the football and giving his quarterback a massive target at which to throw.
Cain has a combination of physicality and very smooth athleticism to be a difference maker. Extremely elusive and explosive as an open field runner, he can jump cut, stop and start, and get back to full speed effortlessly. His speed, burst and ability have made him one of the most highly sought-after prospects in the class of 2015.
Clarington is a natural pass catcher with great size and good overall athleticism. He possesses great height and length to create one-on-one mismatches in the passing game, and displays good speed to make a lot of things happen after the catch. He has the capability to be an in-line tight end effective both blocking and receiving, as well as the ability to flex out and dominate the route tree.
Cox has very good versatility on the offensive side of the ball, showing the ability and physical makeup to line up and be productive at multiple skill positions in a variety of alignments. He is a productive blocker, and given his athletic ability he could be a solid threat out of the backfield as a receiving target. Teammate of U.S. Army All-American Martez Ivey at Apopka, which has now produced five U.S. Army All-Americans since 2009.
Cronkite is an excellent overall football player. He oozes big-play ability, and constantly makes things happen with the ball in his hands. His biggest strengths are his versatility, range, and penchant for being a playmaker. He has an excellent physical presence, and can play multiple positions at very high levels.
A massive, imposing specimen on the defensive front, Daniel creates real problems for offensive linemen. He has the physical tools to be tough and disruptive in the trenches, very often knocking blockers back off the line of scrimmage. Even for such a big lineman, Daniel has good movement and agility.
Darnold is a poised pocket passer who makes good decisions with the football. He possesses a smooth, compact release, enabling him to get the ball out of his hand quickly and with lots of zip. He does not anxiously rush through his progressions, nor will he force the ball into coverage. He has the arm strength necessary to make all throws and to really stretch the field vertically. Bottom line: Darnold is a well-groomed prototype of a quarterback.
A quick and sudden athlete that is capable of making plays all over the field at every skill position, Dear has tremendous versatility. He shows vision, balance, lateral agility and is at his most natural as a ball carrier navigating through traffic. Very comfortable in space with the ball in his hands and possessing 4.4-type speed, Dear is a bona fide playmaker.
DeBerry is a dominant force with his hand on the ground at D-End. He possesses a good initial burst and uses his physicality and constant motor to be a tough, active defender. One of DeBerry’s biggest strengths is his instinctive reactions. Combined with the strength and speed he possesses as a defensive lineman, he has instincts of an elite linebacker against both the run and pass.
Few prospects in the class of 2015 possess the same elusiveness of Derrick Dillon. His overall movements and change-of-direction are like that of a rubber band. The ultimate space player, Derrick is lightning in a bottle with a football in his hands. One of the most exciting and fun players to watch in this class.
One of the three 2015 U.S. Army All-Americans to hail from McEachern, Edoga possesses some nastiness and tons of upside. One of the best pass protectors in this class, Edoga has a phenomenal set of feet and athleticism for an offensive lineman. He utilizes a combination of balance and lateral mobility to keep defenders in front of him. And because of his size and explosiveness out of his stance, he’s very tough to shed in the run game.
Elbert has a very good combination of height, weight and strength – tailor-made for the offensive line. A physical player that will finish defenders at every opportunity, he’s a tough blocker with plenty of tools in the box to develop and mold into a dominant, productive offensive lineman.
Ferguson has good levers and powerful hips, which he uses to repeatedly snap with a clean and accurate spiral. He produces great RPMs on his snaps, delivering a clean rotating ball with very good placement on both long and shorts. The mental side is strong with him as well – he’s intensely focused on being the best.
You can’t measure intangibles, and Nicco Fertitta has them in abundance. He has good awareness and reactions in the secondary, coming up hard to make tackles and unleashing a ton of pop out of his frame. He excels in many coverage schemes, reads ball-to-man and closes on the pass very well.
Fields has speed and great coverage skills, along with coveted natural instincts at the position. He is extremely versatile, possessing the ability to play any of the secondary positions and still be effective in both man and zone. He makes smart reads in coverage, and puts himself in proper position to make plays on the football. Fields is the son of former NFL linebacker Mark Fields Sr.
Flowers is a strong, durable back that can handle a heavy workload, possessing one of the better skillsets in his class. Power and balance is his game – he quickly gets downhill momentum, flashes good pop on contact and runs with good leverage. Flowers will keep his legs driving when wrapped up, and often runs through first and second contact. He’ll be ready physically to contribute as a freshman.
Frasier is a dynamic running back who can move the chains and create big plays in a variety of roles. He’s very effective both running and catching the football, displaying very good awareness and elusiveness in space. He has the attributes to be an every-down back and possesses workhorse potential if he can continue to fill out his larger frame.
The first U.S. Army All-American to hail from a school outside of the United States, Gallimore seems to be just scratching the surface of what he is physically capable of doing, which says a ton about his potential at the next level. His range is outstanding, always threatening to make plays in pursuit, and he gets up field quick and closes with tenacity when rushing quarterbacks.
One of the most exciting players in the class of 2015, Gibson is a dual-threat who possesses a big, strong left arm. A uniquely gifted athlete, his combination of size, speed, and athleticism does not come around often. When he breaks contain out of the pocket, he is a dynamic run/pass threat. Teammate of U.S. Army All-American Tarvarus McFadden at American Heritage, which has produced three All-Americans in the past two years.
Green joins Stanley Norman as a 2015 U.S. Army All-American from Junipero Serra – which has produced a total of seven in 15 years. Green is a physical football player, often violent like you want a defensive lineman to be. Depending on future scheme, he could develop into a productive lineman at either end or tackle. He is a physical specimen on a field - a combination of elite size, strength, and speed.
Along with Chuma Edoga and TJ Rahming, Griffin is one of three U.S. Army All-Americans from McEachern. Griffin is a big-play back with some of the best pure speed and elusiveness in this class. If used creatively in a spread scheme, he is a very potent weapon out of the backfield. An extremely talented athlete who has homerun-type ability on any play.
Guice has a decisive downhill running style and is a natural athlete with a well-rounded skillset. He catches the ball well out of the backfield and consistently moves the chains with an impressive combination of quickness and strength. He has the size and build that you covet in a between-the-tackles power running attack, and he possesses the ability to break multiple tackles on every carry.
Gifted with unreal size, athleticism and strength, Gustin continually creates big plays. He makes a huge mark in every game, chasing down a ball carrier in pursuit or on a blitz as a pass rusher. Gustin demonstrates very good strength and explosiveness, continually running over or shedding would-be blockers.
Hill is a very good playmaker with the ball in the air and is a very reliable pass catcher. Sneaky elusive, he can quickly transition upfield after the catch and is very difficult to bring down. One of his best traits is his ball skills. Hill’s big, strong hands can engulf the football, and he makes spectacular receptions look routine.
Hilliard is the complete package at the linebacker position. A high-effort player who works all the way through the whistle, he’s a powerful tackler who explodes through ballcarriers. It’s difficult to find flaws in his game – he can fill inside, chase down plays sideline-to-sideline and rush the passer, all at an elite level.
A nephew of former NFL running back Merrill Hoge, Tristen certainly possesses the pedigree and toughness of an elite football player. At this stage of his development, Hoge’s technique is very advanced. He has college-ready size, bends and anchors well, and has a nice crisp punch off the snap.
Holiday has the size, skill, and football instincts to make an impact in the secondary on every single play. He’s a scheme-versatile defensive back – he could play either corner or safety at the next level. Highly adept at diagnosing and feeling routes, as well as reading the quarterback, Holiday’s coverage and ball skills are both excellent.
Huggins sees action all over the defensive front, playing well wherever he lines up. He flashes good burst off the snap, penetrating into the backfield quickly, and has very good short-area quickness. He displays a powerfully built frame, with very good upper and lower body strength. All told, Huggins is a nasty, physical player who throws blockers around and disrupts.
A highly productive outside linebacker that combines size and athleticism to be a disruptive force on the edge, Humphreys has the ability to make a lot of plays in space. His linebacker instincts allow him to diagnose plays quickly, meeting the play before it fully develops. Humphreys is a reliable tackler and has an excellent overall skillset in both the run and pass game.
Hyatt is very polished with big upside – he looks the part of a big-time offensive tackle prospect. He possesses a tall, lengthy body that will pack on great mass over time. He is well-groomed in the fundamentals of the position, with very good technique. Hyatt is a supremely athletic and mobile player in space, and a smart lineman who picks up stunts and understands complex blocking assignments.
A versatile athlete who possesses an impressive combination of speed and strength, Irvin produces everywhere on the gridiron in all phases of the game. He shows very good quickness and excellent change-of-direction skills with the ball in his hands. Overall, Irvin is an impressive football player who projects as a versatile playmaker at the college level.
The first attribute that comes to mind with Trent Irwin is catching ability. He catches anything thrown in his general direction. High, low, in a crowd; doesn’t matter. If his hands come into contact with a football, it’s a guaranteed reception. But possession is only part of his game. Irwin is a terrific route-runner and he’ll surprise with better-than-expected speed and quickness. His quarterback at Hart is U.S. Army All-American Brady White.
Ivey is a big offensive lineman with supreme athleticism. He keeps his balance well and possesses impressive feet for a big man in pass protection. Very difficult to beat in the run game, Ivey delivers a big pop on contact on the line. He’s even more impressive in space, crushing defenders on the move in the second level. Teammate of U.S. Army All-American Chandler Cox at Apopka, which has now produced five U.S. Army All-Americans since 2009.
A tremendous speed threat, Jackson has unreal breakaway speed and the ability to win footraces against the fastest of the fast. One of the most exciting prospects in America, he’s an extremely talented return specialist with terrific skills around the ball in all three phases of the game. Jackson is a sudden-cutter who is quick to get into open space and utilize his big-play speed for long runs.
Jefferson is an athletic, physical, and aggressive defensive lineman. He has some versatility to his game, fitting as either a 4-3 end or potentially as a 3-4 stand-up linebacker. He demonstrates very good speed, get-off and strength, showing excellent athleticism and aggression on the edge. Jefferson is a high-level edge defender who plays with natural lean and bend along with solid hand usage.
The son of former NFL wideout Shawn Jefferson, Van Jefferson is a prospect that is easy to like. He’s polished, he has an advanced feel for the game, and he has the bloodlines. He’s well ahead of the curve as a route-runner, and is very productive both in the slot and on the outside. He possesses excellent foot speed and good quickness, and will catch most passes thrown in his general direction.
Johnson is an extremely talented athlete with rare, highly-coveted measurables to boot. A smart and savvy football player with a mammoth wingspan, Johnson is a natural pass catcher with big, soft hands. He is a sudden and smooth runner, possessing a powerful and imposing stride. Johnson has the measuarables and ball skills of a prototype wide receiver.
There are numerous roles in which Johnson can bolster a roster. He consistently makes plays on both sides of the line, and is a threat to break one anytime he gets a hold of the football. His athleticism and agility make him a very explosive athlete, but his intangibles are way ahead of the curve. He has an innate ability to play and excel at any spot in the secondary.
A punter that possesses a serious boot, Johnson can consistently hit hang times in the range of 4.8-5.0 seconds. The ball just seems to jump off of his foot. On top of that, accuracy is also a major strength of his game; he can place the ball wherever it needs to go. Technically sound and very consistent, Johnson is a supremely talented striker.
Jones displays quick, soft hands and is a confident pass catcher with the ability to extend and consistently catch the ball away from his body. He has elite size and athleticism and is able to win one-on-one battles with almost anyone. Also a dangerous speed threat for a tight end, coupled with good elusiveness, Jones is very capable of breaking big plays and racking up the yards after catch.
Jones has the frame and athletic ability to be a scheme-versatile defensive lineman. Put him anywhere along the line of scrimmage and watch him wreak havoc. As a pass rusher, he has a quick first step and works hard up the field with power. He flashes the long speed and motor necessary to make plays down the field. Jones constantly plays with an edge, and never ceases to back down from challenges.
Kilby-Lane is undoubtedly a tough player who constantly delivers heavy hits. He utilizes a tremendous set of instincts to recognize, read, and react quicker than most. He meets ballcarriers in the hole and receivers in his zone, and there is typically a punishing strike awaiting them. Bottom line: Kilby-Lane is a physical, downhill linebacker with tremendous instincts and tackling ability.
Kim is a prospect that possesses the footwork, athleticism, and length to play anywhere on the offensive line. He is a devastating drive blocker at the point of attack, with the aggression and strength to be a consistent clinical finisher in the run game. He keeps a constant low pad level and maintains good technique in pass protection.
A good looking linebacker prospect with the size and strength to dish out punishment, Kirkland dominates in between the tackles with excellent linebacker instincts and reaction. He fills gaps strong and fast with purpose, powering through blockers and finishing at the ball with explosiveness. Overall, Kirkland is an explosive player who consistently sets up shop in the backfield.
Very good in numerous areas, Langley is as competitive as they come in one-on-one situations and plays with a ton of confidence and savvy. He maintains proper leverage and cushion, and will often bait quarterbacks into mistakes with his alignment and quick reactions. Despite a smaller stature, he is very feisty in run support, playing extremely hard and never backing down from larger opponents.
Lewis is an athletic corner who is going to continue to blossom as he continues to physically develop. A good overall athlete who possesses the quickness and ball skills of a wide receiver recruit. He excels in press coverage, where he can mirror with his quick feet and utilize his length, as well as off coverage, where he is quick to close the cushion with savvy anticipation.
Lewis is a well-rounded football player, comfortable in any role that he's placed in and he loves to compete. He plays a ton of snaps all over the depth chart for his high school. Athletically he possesses everything you want, and physically he is a load of an athlete. He’ll give coaches at the next level a lot of options with his tremendous versatility and experience all over the field, and physically he is way ahead of the curve.
Lock possesses the physical tools and measurables of a prototypical field general. He has a gunslinger mentality – the ball jumps out of hand with force and quickness, whether he has his feet set or he’s on the run outside the pocket. He plays with an intense urgency, and you can see by the way he plays that he is highly competitive. Lock has the arm and the overall tools that translate into an elite-level passer.
Lockhart is a physical, high-motored player with very high upside. Extremely active and very physical, Lockhart is a menace for opposing offenses and has a great sense for finding the football. He’s highly aggressive, and couples that with big-time football smarts to be extremely productive against any blocking scheme.
Lucier-South is a highly-touted defensive line recruit who possesses a very high ceiling. He has a very dangerous combination of speed and power, using both to wreak havoc in backfields. He has all the tools to grow into a very good, well-rounded and disruptive defender for years to come.
A tremendous athlete, Lynch is simply one of those players that can excel in any offensive playmaking role. Players of Lynch’s stature don't often move the way he does. A strong and elusive runner, he gains momentum as he climbs the ladder. He possesses the running ability necessary to make plays and break games wide open at the next level.
Masina is a high-motor guy with instincts for the football and a great understanding of the game. He is very productive both between the tackles and on the outside, and he possesses the athletic range to be an effective linebacker in coverage. Simply put, Masina is a good football player in its purest form, who also happens to be blessed with ideal measurables for the position.
McCullough was one of the most sought after snappers in his class. He has a great frame and long levers, near-perfect for a long snapper. He possesses good coordination and is very confident in his abilities. McCullough consistently snaps clean with a tight spiral and pinpoint accuracy on both long and short snaps.
McFadden is an extremely athletic defensive back with a lot of talent. Secondary players with his size and fluid movement skills are at a serious premium. He plays with the range and aggressiveness of a safety, combined with the coverage skills and footwork of a corner. Teammate of U.S. Army All-American Torrance Gibson at American Heritage, which has produced three All-Americans in the past two years.
Well-built and possessing very good strength, McGraw has very good instincts, a nose for the football, and very good range. His closing speed and deep ball skills are a couple of his many good attributes. Quick-footed and balanced in his backpedal, his good agility allows him to be able to open, turn and run – but he is just as suited closing forward, really excelling in jumping routes.
McKenzie is a powerful, thick defensive lineman that is always active and physical between the tackles. He uses his big frame to be a powerful presence against the run, and is a bull when rushing the passer. He is the son of Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and the nephew of former Tennessee offensive lineman Raleigh McKenzie. Kahlil certainly has the football bloodlines and the elite skills to become a dominant lineman for years to come.
Norman is a versatile athlete with a ton of ability and playmaking potential in all three phases. As a corner, he is a savvy player, utilizing great field awareness to put himself in the right place to produce big plays. He times his breaks on routes well and closes with quickness in zone schemes, and has the agility and top-end speed to stay on the hip of receivers all over the field in man-to-man.
Okun is an extremely aggressive lineman, the kind you love to have on your line. The term “road grader” perfectly describes him as a run blocker. He comes off the ball strong and engulfs defenders, using his powerful lower body to drive them back. That being said, he’s also an effective pass protector, delivering a jarring punch to anyone brave enough to attempt to come after his quarterback.
Patrick is a good, well-rounded defender with an innate ability to really get after the quarterback. He has great speed burst, allowing him to make a lot of plays either upfield or down the line. Patrick is a quick decision maker with a nose for the football. A tough, high-effort lineman with a lot of tools to mold, he has high upside in all facets of his game. Teammate of U.S. Army All-American Dallas Warmack.
Patterson is an O-line prospect with some very good physical tools and an advanced understanding of blocking schemes. He possesses good playing strength and athleticism for his size. He displays good balance and the ability to mirror and stay in front of rushers in pass protection, and delivers a good initial pop and consistently maintains a good base to generate a solid push off the line.
Peters is one of the more physically impressive defensive backs in this class, using his supreme size and athletic ability to make his presence known. Strong and physical enough to play up in the box, yet athletic and fluid enough to excel in coverage. Peters possesses explosive closing speed, able to make a ton of plays sideline to sideline, and is very quick and disruptive in pursuit.
Phillips has a rare combination of size, strength and athletic ability. His first-step quickness is very impressive, usually allowing him to shoot gaps like they’re free rush lanes. This ability to shoot quickly and burst to the quarterback makes him a very solid power rusher. He has excellent playing strength, and the speed to chase down plays from the backside and catch ballcarriers upfield.
Prince possesses a real nice blend of height, size, and athleticism. He moves very well on his feet, able to redirect in the short area as well as pick up moving opponents at the second and third levels. Comes off the ball with a quick first step and generates push with his large size. Tons of upside physically and athletically.
Rahming is a very exciting player. He has an ability to make a lot of people miss and create something from nothing. With his athletic ability and tremendous quickness and speed, he is a threat to put six on the board from anywhere on the gridiron. Don’t let his size fool you, this kid can make anyone look foolish. Along with Chuma Edoga and Taj Griffin, Rahming is one of three 2015 U.S. Army All-Americans from McEachern.
Rector possesses an unlimited amount of upside due to his combination of size, frame and athletic ability. He has a very well-rounded set of athletic and technical tools. He has a quick first step and uses his hands well to create separation. Rector possesses a high motor and is relentless in pursuit, able to make plays in tight spaces as well as downfield.
Reid is an ultra-quick, competitive and savvy defensive back. He has the skillset of a phenomenal cover corner – great foot quickness, fluid hips, and quick transition. Reid is an instinctive playmaker on the perimeter with great run support skills and solid underneath coverage ability. He has a very bright future at the next level.
A lengthy offensive lineman with great athletic ability that can adjust very well on the fly to movements and stunts, Roberts gets out of his stance quickly and delivers a good initial pop into defenders. Roberts has the ability to win, and win often, in tight spaces thanks to his length and reach. He’s a very high motor guy that constantly plays all the way to the whistle.
Robledo has a great leg and is a very natural and smooth field goal kicker. He makes kicks with excellent consistency off the ground. His kickoff attributes are near the top of this class, and he does very well under pressure. Above all else, Kevin has a great attitude and work ethic.
Ross has natural playmaking instincts and plenty of fluidity and elusiveness, both in the open field and in tight spaces. He has the game-breaking speed to win any footrace and can blaze past defensive backs with ease. His greatest asset might be his versatility – he gives coaches tremendous options in many aspects of the game.
Scarlett is a big, determined downhill runner with every-down attributes who is very good in a lot of areas. He is very difficult to tackle high, absorbing even the heaviest of hits and still retaining momentum. Deceptively quick, Scarlett makes one cut and heads north with purpose and with a decisive vibe. Very capable of handling a high volume of touches without losing much to fatigue.
Slayton is a tall, athletic prospect with speed to burn. He runs crisp routes, and has an abundance of elusiveness to move the chains after the catch. His hands are a serious strength and he has a knack for making big plays with the ball in the air. Slayton’s combination of straight-line speed and hands is matched by few.
Smith is the kind of pure football player that every team loves to have. He possesses incredible amounts of hustle and instincts at the linebacker position, and has a nose for the football in pursuit. What separates him from the pack is his eye-popping athleticism. He has the size and physical ability that college coaches love in their linebackers, but he can cover ground like a safety.
With a tall, muscular build that has plenty of room to fill out over the next four years, Sutherland possesses the physical tools that colleges love to be able to groom. He possesses a good combination of playing strength, flexibility and lower body bend. He has a nice dose of physicality in his game, driving hard to finish off opponents with nastiness.
Tell has the frame, athleticism and range sought-after in an upper-tier safety prospect. Equally effective in run and pass support, he’s adept in reading quarterbacks and route developments, and his reaction skills are very impressive. A highly productive high school player, his best football is still ahead of him, which will be a frightening task for offensive coordinators in the future.
Thompson is a force at the line of scrimmage, using an explosive first step to generate quick penetration and raw power to disrupt. He possesses the tools to be a very good interior pass rushing presence. He’s a real handful against the run, firing out low and winning the leverage battle from the snap, and his big body is very tough to move. He’s a best with all the tools and upside to develop into an outstanding lineman.
A big, towering offensive line prospect with excellent height and a good amount of bulk already on his frame – which he carries well, showing good athleticism. All told, very good physical tools. Tillery uses his body to engulf defenders and power them backward in the run game, and in pass protection he presents a difficult obstacle to get around.
Prototypical pocket passer that possesses good feet and pocket movement, Town is a perfect fit for multiple set schemes where he can move the ball with his arm and mind with anticipation and rhythm. He is a big-framed, strong-armed quarterback who is polished in his set-up and throwing mechanics. Town has command, poise, and a penchant for making big time throws under pressure.
Townsend is one of the most talented punters in the 2015 class. He has a huge punting leg, regularly hitting hangtimes in the 5.2-to-5.3 second range. The ball simply explodes off of his foot. Accuracy is also a strength for Townsend; he can put the ball wherever it needs to go consistently.
Valentine-Okeke is an athletic big man who has the physical traits that FBS programs look for in an offensive lineman. He flashes good quickness and displays the ability to be an effective blocker at the second level. His size, long arms and strong hands are serious assets. With tremendous amounts of upside, he could become one of the top linemen in this class before his college career is done.
Walker is a very active defender battles every down. He possesses a lean, muscular build but flashes very good playing strength on the edge. A very intelligent player that sees blocking schemes and release angles very quickly. He exhibits consistent run-through and wrap-up ability as a tackler. A true speed rusher versus the pass who doubles as a very disruptive player defending the run game.
Waller plays a highly competitive brand of football and his skills translate well into almost any scheme. He can put beautiful touch on the ball and drop it in right where it needs to be. But when it’s necessary he can throw lasers – the ball flies out with lots of zip and RPMs. Waller can move the ball effectively with both his arms and his legs, and he plays with a very high level of confidence.
Warmack is a good overall offensive line prospect, flashing a nasty attitude and good playing strength. He has good footwork in open space and is quick to the second level. Very smart in his assignments and adjustments to movement, he uses his quick first step to engage and gain immediate leverage. Brother of former Alabama All-American Chance Warmack, and teammate of 2015 U.S. Army All-American Natrez Patrick.
Warren grows on you the more you watch him. He is a natural, comfortable running back, with an ideal fit in a power run game with a downhill presence. Considering his size, he’s actually a very fluid overall athlete. He gains momentum very quickly and is a load to handle at the second and third levels. He has the ability to break multiple tackles and eat up the yards after contact.
A decisive runner with the football in his hands, Weber is a true bell cow type of back. His shorter stature and lower body strength are huge assets, as he’s able to keep a low center of gravity and push the pile to gain tough yards. Overall a complete running back who can run inside or out, block, and catch the ball out of the backfield.
A highly productive quarterback, White possesses the tools to be successful in any scheme that features progression reads and the ability to get the ball out quickly. Maybe White’s most impressive attribute is his accuracy – he can place the ball almost anywhere, and the passes he throws are extremely catchable. His teammate and go-to target at Hart is fellow U.S. Army All-American WR Trent Irwin
Wicker is a blue-collar player in the trenches with the strength to be highly productive. He has a disruptively quick first step and sound technical ability when using his hands to shed blockers. Wicker possesses an impressive arsenal of pass rush moves and has the ability to consistently win battles against the run. He sets up shop in the backfield all game long and wreaks havoc on opposing offenses.