All-Oregon NFTC Team: The Offense

Here's a look at the top 11 offensive standouts from Oregon at the Nike Football Training Camp, led by quarterback MVP Kelly Hilinski...



Kelly Hilinski, Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame- Hilinski stands 6'6" and towards over most of his peers. Hilinski earned honors for his accuracy and ability to thrown the ball down the field. Hilinski holds four offers at the moment and could see his list grow as some of the top quarterbacks out west have started making decisions.

Isaac Dotson, Bellevue (Wash.) Newport- Dotson is an intriguing prospect to watch. The 6'3" 200lbs junior is has been offered as both a quarterback and safety/linebacker. Unlike many prospects who play the position in high school, Dotson truly is a college level quarterback. He has great arm strength and the athleticism to move around the pocket. However, he might not be a Pac-12 level quarterback and already has a Pac-12 offer as an athlete. Dotson will likely have to decide at some point how important his position will be when choosing a school.

Running Back

Darrin Laufasa, Bothell (Wash.)- Two days after earning MVP honors as a linebacker at the Northwest Elite Camp, Laufasa, who shined at two NFTCs a year ago as a running back, had a great day, looking quick and fluid and catching the ball well out of the backfield.

Paul Andrew Rhoden, Wailuku (Hawaii.) Baldwin- Rhoden was physically impressive and possessed a great blend of size and speed.

Wide Receivers

Mike Tate, Federal Way (Wash.)- Tate is player on the rise. Tate earned his first three offers this past week and should continue to see attention grow. Tate is not a burner, but runs great routes and has great hands. Tate just seems to have a knack for finding his way into space. He is borderline Pac-12 prospect that will likely have to wait through the recruiting process to fully see his options.

Kenneth Olugbode, San Jose (Calif.) Bellarmine Prep- Olugbode is still waiting for his first offer but showed well on Sunday. Olugbode also plays linebacker and was one of the most physically developed wide receivers in Eugene.

Tight Ends

Ray Hudson, Pleasanton (Calif.) Foothill- Hudson won the MVP award. Something he literally bled for, as a collision with a linebacker left a gash on his head. Hudson is a physical tight end that played at maximum effort. Hudson showed good hands and the ability to find holes in coverage.

Offensive Linemen

Skyler Phillips, Eugene (Ore.) Churchill- The 6-3, 330-pounder out-shined his fellow in-state linemen and was named the OL MVP, literally coming out of nowhere to earn the honors. Phillips' first one-on-one told the story early, getting a loud pop in while stonewalling the defensive tackle he went up against. Phillips projects to play guard in college, and while he's not tremendous athletically, he's got a strong lower base and good upper body strength, with great hand placement and more importantly, a lot of nasty.  This week, Phillips continued his rise by being invited to The Opening.

Evan Voeller, West Linn (Ore.)- The four-star got plenty of work in at Autzen Stadium, his future home, and was easily the most consistent and steady offensive lineman there. Voeller isn't one to hoot and holler, and was pretty quiet, but that shouldn't be confused with how he plays, because he plays with plenty of fire. He was the most technically sound lineman there, with great knee bend and flexibility, and his long arms and good footwork make him tough to get around. Quicker defensive ends struggled with Voeller because of his own quickness.

Andrew Kirkland, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit- Kirkland plays tackle for his high school team, and played at right tackle during the 1on1s, but we think he'll end up inside at guard, where he's got great strength for the interior. Much like Voeller, Kirkland doesn't do a lot of talking, he just gets his job done. After losing a one-on-one to a quicker defensive end, who just beat him off the ball, Kirkland wisely baited the same end inside the next rep, gave him a nice pop and then pancaked him, so he's crafty when he doesn't have the athletic advantage. He's another really flexible lineman but with good size already to really help him out.

Scott Quessenberry, Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon- after Voeller, probably looked the best technique wise in the positional drills and most athletic in the SPARQ workout. Quessenberry can definitely serve to add more weight to his frame- he looks thinner than his former LCC teammate Erik Magnuson, but with a similar frame, and he'll move from tackle to the inside in college. He did well his first couple of 1on1s before losing to Vanderdoes, which was no shame, since every offensive lineman did.

National Recruiting Analyst Brandon Huffman and Northwest Recruiting Analyst Jake Worthen contributed to this report

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