Tuesday, April 16, 2013

NUC Five-Star East Showcase Top 80

NUC Five-Star East Showcase Top 80
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NUC Five-Star East Showcase Top 80

Courtesy: David Schuman / National Underclassmen Combine
          Release: April 16, 2013
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1.      Courtel Jenkins (Jr.) of DePaul Catholic HS in New Jersey is a 6'3, 308 pound defensive lineman who kicks off the list of the 80 outperformers at the NUC Five-Star East Showcase in Toms River, NJ.  He went home with the Overall MVP of the showcase as well as the DL MVP, for winning nearly every single rep he was involved in.  He possessed a power and explosiveness on a Division-I level.  With his light feet, agile hips, smooth technique and intelligent hands, he earned the highest accolade of our five-star showcase.  He currently holds an offer from Pittsburgh, as well as interest from many other schools looking for him to attend their camps.
2.      Marcus Outlow (Jr.) of Norwich Free Academy in Connecticut is a 5'11, 199 pound running back who is athletic and explosive, and worthy of our RB Co-MVP award.  He possesses amazing balance and has true ability at the running back position of which several Division-I schools have taken notice of.  He currently holds six offers, and in February he committed to Boston College over his other options, such as Ohio State and UCLA.  He is nationally ranked by Rivals as the 33rd best running back in the 2014 class.
3.      David Njoku (Jr.) of Cedar Grove HS in New Jersey is a 6'5, 212 pound wide receiver with incredible hands and obvious athleticism for a big 6'5 wide receiver.  He is a natural for the position and stood out enough to take home the WR Co-MVP.  He is currently the 50th ranked WR nationally of the 2014 class and a recent commit to Rutgers.  He received interest from many other schools, including an offer from Boston College.
4.      Darin Peart (Jr.) of Erasmus Hall HS in New York is a 5'10, 172 pound cornerback who displayed amazing cover skills, agile hips, and quick hands and feet.  He came ready to play and was rewarded with the DB MVP of the showcase.  He currently has no offers, but will soon, with strong interest from Connecticut, Rutgers, Syracuse and Wisconsin.  
5.      Cameron Quiero (Jr.) of Bergen Catholic HS in New Jersey is a 6'0, 210 pound linebacker who can close in on ball carriers with lightning speed.  His coverage skills and nose for the ball earned him the LB MVP of the showcase.  He is a recent Northwestern commit who received much interest from other Division-I schools as well as offers from Pittsburgh and Vanderbilt.
6.      Curtis Samuel (Jr.) of Erasmus Hall HS in NY is a 5'11, 183 pound WR who is amazingly athletic and runs lightning fast routes.  His ability to get open deep downfield as quickly as he does earned him the WR Co-MVP.  Nationally, he is ranked 27th by Rivals at the athlete position.  He has a truck full of offers, including powerhouse schools like USC, Ohio State, and Notre Dame. 
7.      Noah Brown (Jr.) of Pope John XXIII in NY is a 6'2, 220 pound WR/RB who can also play tight end.  He is great athlete who runs very well and finishes physically.  His versatility earned him a Hybrid MVP award.  He is currently the ranked 39th nationally at the athlete position.  He currently 12 offers from a list headed up by Michigan State, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.
8.      Sherman Alston (Jr.) of St. Joseph's Regional HS in NJ is a 5'6, 162 pound RB who possesses unmatched speed and agility.  He was un-coverable for the entire showcase and earned the RB Co-MVP.  He currently holds interest from schools throughout the tri-state area and its outskirts, and should fit in at any Division-I school looking for a guy who can run a 4.45 40.
9.      Lamont Bradford (Jr.) of Timber Creek HS in NJ is a 6'4, 294 pound offensive lineman who really proved himself at this showcase.  He displayed great power and versatility, as well as excellent offensive line versatility.  He was truly worthy of his OL MVP award.  He currently holds an offer from Temple and interest from Connecticut. 
10.  Julius Wingate (Jr.) of Dwight Morrow HS in NJ is a 6'4, 176 pound wide receiver how is a great deep threat with golden hands.  He has tremendous upside, and was rewarded with the WR Co-MVP of the showcase.  He currently holds an offer from Vanderbilt and interest from Rutgers and Temple.
11.  Steven Gonzalez (So.) of Union City HS in NJ is a 6'4, 315 pound offensive lineman who consistently showed great power and footwork and at his best was unstoppable.  For that he took home the Sophomore OL MVP of the showcase.  He recently visited Penn State and holds an offer from Rutgers.
12.  Frank Nutile (Jr.) of Don Bosco Prep HS in NJ is a 6'5, 198 pound quarterback who displayed great poise and control.  He has a great delivery with great accuracy.  He is also a great leader, and for that he earned the QB MVP as well as the Leadership award of the showcase.  He currently has no offers but does have heavy interest from Rutgers.
13.  Coleman Blackston (Jr.) of Dunbar HS in Maryland is a 5'8, 196 pound running back who keeps low to the ground and is hard to knock down.  He displayed great change of direction and fantastic hands.  He holds an offer from Old Dominion and interest from Clemson and Maryland.
14.  Adonis Jennings (Jr.) of Timber Creek HS in NJ is a 6'3 wide receiver who ran very solid routes and showed off his excellent hands and athleticism.  He runs a 4.48 40 and amongst the schools interested, he holds offers from 9 Division-I schools including Pittsburgh and Rutgers.
15.  Rashan Gary (Fr.) of Scotch Plains Fanwood HS in NJ is a 6'4, 283 pound defensive lineman who got tons of attention for a freshman because he is an excellent athlete with incredible size for a freshman, and was a unanimous selection for the Freshman MVP.  He already holds an offer from Rutgers as a freshman, and there will surely be more to come.
16.  Tom Sweeney (Jr.) of Don Bosco Prep HS in NJ is a 6'6, 216 pound tight end who is an excellent athlete with great hands.  He ran smooth routes and has great size.  He took home the TE MVP of the showcase.  He has no official offers, but hold interest from Boston College, Miami, Penn State, Notre Dame, and Rutgers.
17.  Tyler Powell (Jr.) of Cosby HS in Virginia is a 6'4, 250 pound defensive lineman who plays true to the position with great explosion and a great first step.  James Madison, Old Dominion, Temple, and William and Mary have all offered Tyler, who took home the DL MVP of the showcase.
18.  Devonte Williams (So.) of Bullis School in Maryland is a 5'10, 172 pound running back with unreal athleticism.  He is a smooth and fast playmaker with great hands and was the best RB of the sophomore class, and for that, he earned the RB Sophomore MVP award.
19.  James McHale (Jr.) of Dunmore HS in Pennsylvania is a 6'7, 300 pound offensive lineman who displayed great power, strength and athleticism for his size.  Schools have not overlooked James's size, for 17 schools have displayed interest in him.  He recently went on visits to Ohio State and Michigan State.
20.  Tyrone Thornton (Jr.) of Newton South HS in Massachusetts is a 5'9, 186 pound safety who displayed amazing athleticism and the ability to close in on the ball.  He has great potential and should be a Division-I player.
21.  Aaron Glover (Jr.) of Princess Anne HS in Virginia is a 6'0, 212 pound linebacker who showed off his amazing footwork and coverage skills at the showcase.  He holds an offer from Hampton and interest from nine other schools.  His athleticism should continue to draw him offers and attention.
22.  Darius Wade (Jr.) of Middletown HS in Delaware is a 6'1, 182 pound quarterback and a top notch athlete with a powerful arm.  He committed to Boston College the day after the Five-Star Showcase.  He was offered by 7 other schools, including NC State and Nebraska.
23.  Jamil Demby (Jr.) of Vineland HS in New Jersey is a 6'5, 285 pound offensive lineman with a Division-I frame.  He has great potential and should go Division-I.  He has interest from Boston College, Maryland and Rutgers.
24.  Imani Vincent (Jr.) of Sheepshead Bay in NY is a 6'0, 170 pound wide receiver who runs great routes and has fantastic speed and hands.  He has a nice and quick release off the ball and coaches should come and see what he can do because he is a worthy wide receiver prospect.
25.  Juwan Johnson (So.) of Glassboro HS in NJ is a 6'5, 197 pound wide receiver who took home a Sophomore WR Co-MVP at the showcase for his tremendous potential, hands, size, and speed.  He currently holds an offer from Rutgers as well as interest from Penn State and Temple.
26.  DamarĂ© Whitaker (Jr.) of Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, DC is a 6'1, 227 pound linebacker who has a Division-I frame and the speed and athleticism to play Division-I football.  He is an excellent athlete and worthy of consideration by schools who need an athletic linebacker.
27.  Ryan Alexander (Jr.) of Holy Trinity HS in NY is a 6'4, 249 pound tight end with soft hands and big time ability.  He is also a powerful blocker which would make him a dual threat tight end.  Last year he had 39 receptions for 400 yards. He will be a good fit for schools looking for a dual threat tight end.
28.  Vitas Hrynkiewicz (Jr.) of Immaculata HS in NJ is a 6'3, 261 pound offensive lineman with excellent power and punch and great footwork.  He will likely get noticed and offered by a school which is looking for a lineman with a great work ethic.
29.  Joe Vitiello (So.) of Immaculata HS in NJ is a 6'4, 245 pound tight end who is a great blocker with soft hands. He has the ability to play both sides of the ball, slotted on defense at defensive end.  He currently holds Massachusetts, South Florida, and Temple offers.
30.  Warren Lumsden (Jr.) of Dwight Morrow HS in NJ is a 6'0, 244 pound defensive lineman with amazing hands and feel and excellent technique.  He currently has interest from Akron and Temple.
31.  Mike Coyle (Jr.) of Upper Merion HS in Pennsylvania is a 5'10, 156 pound cornerback who is very fast with great closing speed.  He will be a good fit at a school looking for a competitive cornerback with good upside.
32.  Walter Harold (Jr.) of Ocean Lakes HS in Virginia is a 6'2, 168 pound quarterback with a rocket arm and great awareness.  He has the size and potential to be a quarterback at the next level.
33.  Quincy Watts (Jr.) of Ocean Lakes HS in Virginia is a 5'10, 174 pound wide receiver who has great speed, fantastic hands, and great playmaking ability.  He has interest from East Carolina, Old Dominion, Virginia, and Virginia Tech.
34.  Marquel Dickerson (Jr.) of North Point HS in Massachusetts is a 5'9, 185 pound running back who has amazing speed and hands and great size.  He has interest from nine Division-I schools including Pittsburgh and West Virginia.
35.  Ryan Izzo (Jr.) of Pope John XXIII HS in NJ is a 6'5, 213 pound tight end with soft hands and good route running ability.  He has 7 offers, of which include Rutgers, Virginia Tech, and Iowa.  He has outstanding potential and is one of the best in New Jersey.
36.  Mac Storm (Jr.) of Northwestern Lehigh HS in Pennsylvania is a 6'3 301 pound offensive guard with great explosion and power.  He is tough and motivated and has Division-I potential.
37.  Kyran McKinney-Crudden (Jr.) of Glastonbury HS in Connecticut is a 6'0, 196 pound safety with great cover skills and feet.  He is strong and powerful with a great Division-I frame.  He is very tough and also intelligent, which will get him looked at by schools that also have excellent academic credibility.
38.  Adeyemi Da Silva (So.) of Palisades Park HS in NJ is a 6'2, 181 pound quarterback with great accuracy and a powerful arm.  He has the ability to throw the ball all over the field and for that, earned Sophomore QB Co-MVP honors at the showcase.  With a big junior year he should draw the attention of schools in the tri-state.
39.  Wesley McKoy (So.) of Don Bosco Prep in NJ is a 5'11, 162 pound quarterback with an excellent, strong arm and great athleticism.  He took home the other Sophomore QB Co-MVP of the showcase.  If he gets to start at Don Bosco, he will get the right amount of attention to play collegiate football.
40.  Joey Fields (Jr.) of Monsignor Donovan HS in NJ is a 5'8, 153 pound wide receiver who has great versatility.  He has quick hands and feet off the line.  He currently has interest from Connecticut.
41.  Demornay Pierson-El (Jr.) of West Potomac HS in VA is a 5'9, 172 pound WR who is an amazing playmaker and awesome athlete.  He is the 49th ranked athlete in the country and currently holds three offers including Boston College, Old Dominion, and UNC.
42.  Russel Clayton (Jr.) of Monroe Township HS in NJ is a 6'4, 283 pound offensive lineman who is powerful and quick with a great frame and amazing potential.
43.  Theo Mordecai (Jr.) of Cheshire Academy in CT is a 6'2, 201 pound wide receiver who runs smooth routes and uses his size so that he is very difficult to cover.  He previously attended the NUC All-American in December and got honorably mentioned for his performance there.
44.  Brandon Jackson (Jr.) of Holy Cross HS in NY is a 6'0, 162 pound cornerback who is speedy and athletic with great closing speed.  He had 4 interceptions and 57 tackles this last season. 
45.  Jalen Williams (Jr.) of Newburgh Free Academy in NY is a 6'2, 187 pound safety with long and powerful arms.  He is also a great playmaker.  He currently has offers from Buffalo, Massachusetts, and Syracuse and interest from several other schools.
46.  Noa Merritt (Jr.) of Pope John XXIII HS in NJ is a 6'1, 244 pound defensive lineman who is very strong and powerful and also a great playmaker from the edge.  He currently holds a Western Michigan offer.
47.  Dwon Walker (So.) of St. Peter's Prep in NJ is a 6'0, 174 pound safety who took home the Sophomore DB MVP honors of the showcase.  He has great size as well as solid coverage skills with great potential.
48.  Christopher Thurston (Jr.) of Charlottesville HS in Virginia is a 5'8, 165 pound running back who is shifty with great hands.  He performed great particularly in 1-on-1's.  He puts up statistics for his HS team in every aspect of the game. Last year he had 1203 all purpose yards and 17 TD on offense and 305 KR yards.
49.  Dwight Lomax (Jr.) of Lake Braddock Secondary HS in Virginia is a 6'1, 217 pound linebacker who is very strong and made plays for the entire 1-on-1 session.  He has interest from Clemson, Maryland, Pittsburgh and Virginia.
50.  Kyle Carrington (Jr.) of Monsignor Donovan HS in NJ is a 6'1, 152 pound wide receiver who is quite a solid route runner for his tall and lanky frame.  He currently has interest from Rutgers.
51.  James Biggs-Frazier (Jr.) of William Penn Charter HS in Pennsylvania is a 5'9, 168 pound running back with fantastic agility and athleticism. 
52.  Malik Crossdale (Jr.) of Fordham Prep HS in NY is a 5'11, 176 pound running back who has great size and athleticism.  He currently holds offers from Army and Buffalo.
53.  Tyler Thrasher-Walker (Jr.) of Westfield HS in Virginia is a 6'3, 191 pound wide receiver who is a great playmaker with very good hands and great size.  Last season for Westfield, Tyler played running back, racking up 111 rushes, 892 yards, and 12 TDs.
54.  Dionte Fleming (So.) of Abraham Lincoln HS in NY is a 6'0, 243 pound linebacker with great power and explosion.  He is also excellent in coverage and for the he took home a Sophomore LB MVP.
55.  Vincent Grasso (Jr.) of Monsignor Donovan in NJ is a 5'6, 166 pound wide receiver with amazing hands and athleticism.  He ran excellent routes with fantastic quickness.
56.  Adam Wallerstein (Jr.) of Lakeland Regional HS in NJ is a 6'3, 195 pound quarterback with a huge arm and the ability to make a throw anywhere on the field.
57.  Chris Chugunov (So.) of Montgomery HS in NJ is a 6'2, 182 pound quarterback with good size and excellent ability to throw the football.
58.  RJ Edwards (So.) of St. Joseph's Regional HS in NJ is a 6'1, 209 pound running back who is a fantastic athlete with great hands and should be a Divison-I linebacker.
59.  Ryan Adzima (So.) of Wallington HS in NJ is a 6'3, 200 pound quarterback with a rocket arm and great size.
60.  Mark Fossati (Jr.) of St. Joseph's Regional HS in NJ is a versatile 5'10, 193 pound linebacker who is a great overall athlete and football player.  He will make a big difference to whatever Division-I program he ends up playing for.
61.  Daquan Delk (Jr.) of Lake Taylor HS in Virginia is a 6'2, 205 pound defensive lineman who is lightning fast and great at getting to the quarterback.
62.  James McHale (Jr.) of Fordham Prep HS in NY is a 6'3, 195 pound quarterback with a rocket arm, a good drop, and excellent Division-I size.
63.  Kefa Cort (So.) of Erasmus Hall in NY is a 5'10, 155 pound wide receiver so is speedy with very good hands.
64.  Lee Sanders (Jr.) of Mcdonough HS in Maryland is a 5'10, 153 pound cornerback who is extremely quick with great athletic ability.
65.  Anthony Nesmith (Jr.) of Paramus Catholic HS in New Jersey is a 5'8, 165 pound cornerback who is great in coverage and uses his quickness and athleticism on every play.
66.  Cornelius Tyler (Jr.) of Meadowbrook HS in New Jersey is a 6'2, 274 pound, powerful three-technique defensive lineman with great strength and great potential.
67.  Ariel Amaya (Jr.) of Tottenville HS in New York is a 6'4, 270 pound guard with true playmaker ability at the offensive lineman position.
68.  Quentin Hall (Jr.) of Thayer Academy in Massachusetts is a 6'6, 287 pound offensive tackle with great power and athleticism.
69.  Cameron Kerley (Jr.) of Westlake HS in Maryland is a 5'8, 167 pound cornerback who showed off his excellent athleticism and ability at the position.
70.  Jamal Locke (Jr.) of Ridgewood HS in NJ is a 5'11, 181 pound quarterback who is a great athlete with an excellent arm.
71.  Trey Lee (So.) of Thomas Stone HS in Maryland is a 5'9, 170 pound safety with big time potential at CB and great speed.
72.  Jordan Waite (Jr.) of St. Stephens/St. Agnes HS in Virginia is a 6'1, 221 pound linebacker who is very powerful and a great athlete.
73.  Bobby Brisbois (Jr.) of Hudson HS in Massachusetts is a 6'3, 186 pound wide receiver who ran crisp routes and has great hands.  He has a good juke move to shake off defenders.
74.  Jarred Moorer (Jr.) of Fordham Prep in NY is a 6'2, 201 pound wide receiver with good hands and great playmaker ability.
75.  Roberto Baird (Jr.) of Thomas Edison HS in Virginia is a 6'2, 288 pound offensive guard with a powerful base and good technique.
76.  Tyler Zilen (Jr.) of Boyertown Area HS in Pennsylvania is a 6'3, 227 pound dual threat tight end who runs great routes and blocks very well.
77.  Joram Smith (Jr.) of Willingboro HS in NJ is a 5'11, 190 pound safety who has good coverage skills and solid potential.
78.  Nathan Malewski (Jr.) of Bridgewater-Raritan HS in NJ is a 5'9, 168 pound wide receiver with excellent hands and great athleticism.
79.  Anthony Ansimov (Jr.) of Glastonbury HS in Connecticut is a 5'11, 185 pound wide receiver who is a true wide receiver with good hands.
80.  Jay Cammon, Jr. (So.) of Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, DC is a 5'9, 196 pound running back who is quite powerful with very good hands.
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