The Under Armour All-American Camp series came to the Houston-area this past weekend. Sunday morning at Spring Westfield high school, a plethora of talented prospects were on hand to compete against one another.
Burnt Orange Nation was also on hand to witness these top prospects battle it out. Here’s a look at which offensive recruits made the most out of their reps.
2021 — Demetrius Davis — Unranked QB — Houston North Shore: Davis was presented with an Under Armour Future 50 invite, as he looked polished and put the ball on the money for most of the day. The rising gunslinger is easily one of the better mechanically sound quarterbacks in the state. Davis’ stock continues to rise.
2021 — Jalen Milroe — Unranked — Katy Tompkins: Milroe impressed as a passer. His ability to anticipate his throws with a substantial amount of arm strength was great to see. Milroe was also able to show off his velocity and touch on balls. Great showing for the up-and-coming quarterback.
2020 — Tahj Brooks — 3-star RB — Manor: Everything Brooks does in camp settings translates to what you’ll see on Friday nights. Brooks was exceptional as a route runner on Sunday and continues to prove why he’s easily one of the most complete running backs in the state. He has impeccable change of direction ability and accelerates in and out of cuts quicker than you’ll believe.
2020 — Willie Eldridge — 3-star RB — Cy Ranch: Eldridge definitely passed the eye test and was one of the more well put together prospects at the camp. His speed was well recognizable in one-on-ones. He’ll begin to pick up more attention as the offseason continues.
Wide Receiver/Tight Ends:
2020 — Demond Demas — 5-star WR — Tomball — Texas A&M commit: Demas was the absolute star of this camp! For a prospect that didn’t plan on competing, Demas came out and just looked like a man among boys. His performance was jaw-dropping. Demas blew past nearly every defender in one-on-ones and any ball that hung in the air was a highlight play for the Tomball phenom. The athleticism, along with his attributes makes Demas a rare talent. He clearly let everyone know that he’s one of, if not the best prospect in the nation this past weekend. Demas secured an invitation to the Under Armour All-American game.
2021 — Shadrach Banks — 4-star ATH — Houston North Shore: Banks is, of course, labeled as an athlete, but he competed at his primary position, which is wide receiver. The North Shore standout got the best of defenders on his release in majority of his wins, as he excelled on intermediate routes and going vertical. We’ve seen enough of Banks as a wideout to know that’s his position, and I think it’s time we label him as one of the nation’s best receivers.
2020 — Parker Washington — 3-star WR — Fort Bend Travis: No one in the state has mastered the route tree like Washington has. The shifty receiver was very precise in his route running during Sunday’s camp. The body control, quickness in and out of breaks, and soft hands makes Washington a handful for players in the secondary. He was a clear-cut top performer.
2020 — Ja’Lynn Polk — 3-star WR — Lufkin: Polk came in to Sunday’s camp with a chip on his shoulder. He wanted everyone to know that he’s one of the state’s premier receivers and he did just that. Polk utilized his big frame and speed to create separation on defenders and came down with some huge grabs. Polk is cut from a different cloth.
2020 — Allen Horace Jr. — 3-star TE — Crockett: It wasn’t hard to notice Horace, as he was probably the best looking prospect at the camp, towering over most players in his position group at 6’6. He was solid in his route running and definitely looks like he could be a big-time target at the next level. Horace still has some developing to do at the position, but he could be special down the road.
2020 — Logan Parr — 4-star OG — Helotes O’Connor: Parr competed as a center for a good part of the camp and brought a physical toughness to the offensive line group. The Texas commit definitely has the intangibles to be bulldozer at the next level, he just has to match his strength with more quality technique and it’s a wrap.
2021 — Donovan Jackson — 4-star OT — Bellaire Episcopal: Overall, Jackson had the top performance among all of the offensive linemen. You see the technique that Jackson has worked extensively being put to use consistently. A part of a talented offensive line class, he continues to prove why he should be the top guy on the front line in his cycle.
2021 — Hayden Conner — 4-star OT — Katy Taylor: Conner is another underclassmen with great fundamentals. He was a dominating force in one-on-ones and performed at a high level. He’ll be regarded as one of the nation’s top offensive tackles by the end of his senior season.
2020 — Akinola Ogunbiyi — 4-star OG — Fort Bend Kempner — Texas A&M commit: Ogunbiyi displayed great overall power with quickness against some of the stronger and faster defensive linemen at the camp. The Texas A&M commit capitalized on some highly regarded opponents and solidified his status.
2021 — Reuben Fatheree — 4-star OT — Richmond Foster: Fatheree received an invite to the Under Armour Future 50, after a solid performance. Fatheree showed a lot of promise as he maintained great positioning and some toughness in one-on-ones. The 6’8 offensive tackle might have the greatest upside of any player in the 2021 cycle.
2020 — Le’Juene Patterson — Unranked ATH — Cypress Ridge: Patterson lined up at wide receiver and really put together a nice showing. He’s a big bodied prospect that ran smooth and effective routes while making a ton of receptions with his hands. Patterson is beginning to shape into an intriguing recruit.
The rest of the best:
2020 — Troy Omeire — 4-star WR — Fort Bend Austin
2020 — Cody Jackson — Unranked WR — Richmond Foster
2020 — Paula Vaipulu — 3-star OG — Channelview
2020 — Kaelen Shankle — Unranked RB — Fort Bend Travis
2020 — Hunter Dunn — 3-star QB — Tomball
2022 — Kam Dewberry — Unranked OT — Atascocita