All-Oakland NFTC Team: The Underclassmen

A look at the top underclassmen at the Oakland Nike Football Training Camp, where five 2014 and 2015 prospects stood out...

Top Five Underclassmen

Kyle Allen
Quarterback, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Desert Mountain (2014)
Allen already has a handful of early offers and it was easy to see why. Allen was probably second to only Max Browne in his pocket awareness and overall mechanics. He throws a very tight ball, takes great drops and showed good athleticism out of the gun. He should be one of the nation's most heavily recruited quarterbacks next fall.

Joe Mixon
Running Back, Oakley (Calif.) Freedom (2014)
The top underclass back had to be Mixon.  He already has a college body at a rock solid 6-1, 195 pounds. He was the best back of the day in the pass rush drills and showed plenty of speed and explosiveness for a big back as well. He had a solid season on the field and should combine with elite receiver Darrell Daniels to give Freedom a scary one-two punch next year..

Christian Kirk
Receiver, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro (2015)
Kirk might have been the most explosive receiver in the camp and was getting deep against even the best corners in the camp. He caught the ball very well and it's not too early to see that Kirk should blossom in to one of the region's top prospects by the time he's a senior.

Michiah Quick
Receiver, Fresno (Calif.) Central (2014)
Quick is one of the state's top sophomores and already receiving national offers. He lived up to the hype and has a huge upside. He has a nice frame, has good speed and might have had the best hands in the camp. You don't even hear a sound when Quick catches the rock and he already looks like one of the most refined and polished pass catchers in the region.

Manny Wilkins
Quarterback, Fresno (Calif.) Central (2014)
Wilkins played football in Texas a year ago and then transferred mid-year and played receiver. His days at receiver should definitely be over as Wilkins has a chance to be a national recruit at quarterback. He plays with a lot of confidence and swagger and wasn't intimidated going up against any of the rising senior signal callers one bit. He can really spin the football and is a pure thrower all the way.

National Recruiting analysts Greg Biggins and  Brandon Huffman contributed to this report


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