BYU Summer Football Camp Report

BYU's first week of summer camp is drawing to a close as high schoolers come in to improve upon their skills under the direction of the BYU coaching staff and others. has a report on which campers are establishing themselves as players of note.

Summer camp is a time for high school players to run through drills that will help to prepare them for their coming season. It is also a time for players to prove themselves worthy of a coveted Division I scholarship. This week, dozens of players turned out for BYU's summer football camp intending to prove and improve themselves.

The notable quarterbacks at this week's camp include Ben Longshore from southern California who is the younger brother of current cougar Nick Longshore and Cal quarterback Nate Longshore. Ben Longshore is a 6'3", 195-pound prospect who will start for his high school team as a junior this coming season.

Adam Eastman from Hillcrest High School is another quarterback in camp. Eastman will be a senior this coming year and stands around 6'4".

Among the wide receivers James Dockery, stood out from all the receivers during the first day of camp before heading back to Palm Desert, California. Dockery is a 6'2" prospect with speed in the 4.5 range. He has already been offered by San Diego State, UTEP and Utah State.

A junior-to-be who is likely to receive a lot of interest next year around this time is a player from Beaverton, Oregon named Marcus Matthews. Matthews is 6'4", 185-pound receiver who practiced well, running good patterns while showing good hands.

Other wide receivers include a duo from Provo's Timpview High School named David Jackson and Preston Phillips and a kid from Colorado named Trevor Moats.

Linebacker is a position stocked with perhaps the most impressive attendees during this week's camp. Notable linebackers include Austin Nielson from Arizona and Ricky Leilulai from Copper Hills High School in West Jordan, Utah. Mike Muehlmann from American Fork High School in American Fork, Utah is another good looking prospect. Muehlmann may have the size and skill set to play defensive end at the college level.

Kyle Maddux is here this week camping with his teammate, defensive back Doug Chavez. Maddux and Chavez hail from California powerhouse St. Bonaventure High School.

Of the linemen in camp, Houston Reynolds, who is the youngest of the Reynolds family foursome, looked good as he worked through drills in preparation for his junior year at Timpview.

Camp will conclude for the week tomorrow. Camp will resume on Monday of next week when even more top recruits on BYU's radar are set to attend. Total Blue Sports will be there to bring you the latest.

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