It takes a big spotlight to shine on 6-foot-6, 255 pound offensive tackle Austin Jackson, but he was brightly illuminated inside the Verde Dickey Dome on Day 1 of Arizona State's passing league and big man competition Wednesday.
Jackson, a two-way 2017 standout at Phoenix North Canyon, showcased immense potential during the session in 1-on-1s and some other competitive drills. ASU coaches were in attendance and swarming around Jackson, and understandably so.
This is a player who already holds more than a half dozen high end FBS scholarship offers, including ASU.
Just how good of a prospect is Jackson? We delve into that and more about him in our premium analysis on his showing.
Jackson wasn't the only high profile linemen attendee, though he was the only one participating. Hamilton two-way line prospect and preferred defensive lineman Garrett Rand was at ASU, but not able to take part in the action due to a back injury that may impact his senior season.
What's the latest scuttlebutt on Rand's recruitment though?
Elsewhere, ASU offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Norvell, Director of Player Personnel Patrick Suddes, former quarterback Taylor Kelly and current quarterback Mike Bercovici were all closely evaluating a local 2017 quarterback who showed Pac-12 potential despite currently having no scholarship offers to his name.
Get the scoop on this quarterback's performance and more in our premium report on the first day's action from ASU's passing league and big man competition and join us in the largest Sun Devil fan community.