Adidas Invitational: Emergers

A handful of players at the Adidas Invitational with no offers or only a couple served notice that they deserve more respect and attention.

Tyvell Jemison | CB | Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers
Jemison was quite possibly the player who helped himself most at the invitational. He has solid size at 5'10, 170-lbs, but it was his change of direction which allowed him to stay right in the hip pocket of every receiver he went up against, including the very best at the event. He dropped a couple of sure picks, but caught his share too and with the lack of pure cover corners in the Midwest this year, he's a kid who could see offers come his way if he performs this way over the summer.

Jerome Lane | OLB | Akron (Ohio) Firestone
Lane stands nearly 6'4 and 217-lbs. At that size, he was able to run a 4.47 in the forty yard dash. When it came to one on ones and pass coverage, he was very physical and rode a couple guys into the sideline, not allowing them to get into their route. He has a lot of upside because he's going to be able to fill out and hopefully keep his speed, but his physical tools are there and he played like he had something to prove on Saturday too. Shortly after the event, he earned his first offer from Washington.

Csont'e York | WR | Chandler Park (Mich.) Academy
A prospect who has two offers from Toledo and Bowling Green right now, one question about York was his level of competition, but he took on the best on Saturday and showed he belonged. He's a 6'2 kid who runs good, smooth routes and is able to go up high and get the ball. He's aggressive in attacking the football in the air and has exceptional leaping ability. He has a chance to really help himself over the next few months.

Jordan Culver | DE | South Lake (Mich.)
Culver is 6'3, 230-lbs, but still looks like he can add quite a good amount of weight to his frame. His long arms and quickness allowed him to beat most of the offensive linemen he went against during one on ones. He recently picked up his first offer from Youngstown State, but is ready to hit the camp circuit and add to that list. Several Big Ten schools including Michigan State have shown interest.

Johnny Daniels | DT | Chicago Foreman (Ill.)
Foreman isn't necessarily a school college coaches flock to, but they may have to find it soon, as Daniels is a prospect. At 6'5, 241-lbs, he has a great frame and showed versatility, playing both defensive line and tight end on Saturday. He has a lot of upside and should fill out into an interior defensive lineman. Northern Illinois recently offered him as a deefensive tackle, and there are a few other schools sending mail, but not as many as there should be after he camps in June.

Brandon Bean | WR | Southfield (Mich.)
Bean has good tape and he showed the hands and ball skills he has become known for on Saturday. He's not a speed receiver, but he can really go up and get the ball and made some tough grabs with defenders draped on him. He does not currently hold any offers, but we are hearing that there are some BCS programs who really like him and could become the first to extend one his way.

Jack Wangler | WR | Warren De La Salle (Mich.)
Wangler had a good showing, first running a 4.58 in the forty yard dash and then catching everything thrown at him for the rest of the day. He has good ball skills and went up over top of a couple defenders to grab some passes and he's a kid who knows how to create separation. He'll be active on the 7 on 7 and camp circuit and then being at De La Salle this year could help him also.

Desmond King | CB | Detroit Crockett (Mich.)
King has three offers, but may add more if these kind of camp performances continue. He had a productive junior year and has shown why so far this offseason, displaying great techinque, pure coverage ability and good ball skills at these camps. His measureable qualities, as far as size and timed speed aren't eye popping, but he is simply a football player who gets it done on the field and colleges will see that this summer.

Luke Maclean | DE | Grand Blanc (Mich.)
Maclean holds four offers, including Cincinnati, but we think he could add a few more if he continues to show the pass rush ability he did on Saturday. A linebacker by trade, he worked out mostly at linebacker last summer, but this year, if he does defensive end and shows the agility and motor he has, schools will likely offer him as a hybrid pass rusher. He has good size, consistently runs a 4.7 and showed an impressive repitoire of pass rush moves.

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