The Opening: Day 3 Offensive Stars

BEAVERTON, Ore. - Day three is in the books and some quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs and offensive linemen stood out to Scout. Find out who made our Top 11 right here.

The Opening is over after a great day three on Sunday and Scout saw plenty of talent, again. Here are the 11 prospects on the offensive side of the ball that stood out to us the most:

 

Max Browne | QB | 6-5/214 | Skyline (WA)
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Browne

Quick Hitter: Browne (USC commitment) is a model of consistency, performing well every day of the camp. His decision making stood out compared to the other five quarterbacks in attendance, rarely making the big mistakes that could cost his team a victory. Browne does not have the strongest arm, but has the accuracy, touch and anticipation to excel without it. Browne did more than enough to hold onto the top spot in the Scout rankings.


 
Torii Hunter Jr  | WR | 6-0/160 | Prosper (TX)
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Hunter Jr.

Quick Hitter: Hunter exploded on Sunday, making two big plays in the title game. He showed great body control and the ability to play the ball in the air, pulling down both receptions over defenders. Those plays helped lead his team to the 7on7 Championship and earned him MVP honors. Hunter already has plenty of attention from college programs and should see his ranking move up after this performance.


 
Ryan Switzer | WR | 5-9/165 | Geo Washington (WV)
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Switzer

Quick Hitter: Switzer (UNC commitment) couldn't be covered on Sunday. He used a combination of quickness and route running ability to find the space in defenses and made them pay by hauling in nearly every ball thrown his way. Switzer had at least five touchdowns during the playoffs and will be a perfect fit at the slot position in the college game. .


 
O.J. Howard | TE | 6-5/225 | Autauga Academy (AL)
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Howard

Quick Hitter: It's hard for a player already ranked #2 at his position to send his stock soaring, but that is exactly what Howard (Alabama commitment) did. Howard has prototypical tight end size and super human athleticism. He was a complete mismatch for any linebacker or safety tasked with covering him. Look for Howard to move up in the next rankings and to possibly take over the top spot at the position. 


 
Cooper Bateman | QB | 6-3/205 | Cottonwood (UT)
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Bateman

Quick Hitter: Bateman (Alabama commitment) struggled for most of Saturday, but like a great player should, he rebounded on Sunday. Bateman has every tool that you look for in a college quarterback and is an underrated athlete. Bateman needs to increase his field vision, improve his decision making and find more consistency. Once he does, Bateman to Howard might be a connection that SEC fans may come to fear over the next four years.


 
Travis Johnson  | WR | 6-3/235 | Jesuit (FL)
Johnson

Quick Hitter: Johnson (Miami commitment) is a mismatch due to his combination of size and athleticism. He played receiver at The Opening but will likely slide into tight end at the next level. He used his strength and size to keep defenders away from the football.


 
Alvin Kamara | RB | 5-10/191 | Norcross (GA)
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Kamara

Quick Hitter: Kamara was the safety valve for Max Browne and the Field Generals all weekend. Kamara came out of the backfield and lined up at receiver, a preview to what you might see from him at the college level. Kamara is ultra quick and proved to be a very natural pass catcher.


 
Alex Redmond | OG | 6-5/295 | Los Alamitos (CA)
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Redmond

Quick Hitter: Redmond (Oregon commitment) really stepped it up on Sunday, proving to be one of the top interior offensive linemen. Redmond also provided the biggest wow moment of the lineman drills, when he pancaked previously dominant defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes, separating  his shoulder.


 
Ira Denson | OG | 6-4/320 | Madison County (FL)
Denson

Quick Hitter: Denson (Florida State commitment) was the most consistent of the offensive linemen, finding success in almost every drill over the course of three days. Denson has a great punch and was the most confident and aggressive lineman, attacking defensive players as they came across the line of scrimmage. 


 
Scott Quessenberry | C | 6-3/265 | La Costa Canyon (CA)
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Quessenberry

Quick Hitter: Quessenberry has struggled at times this spring against other top linemen, but he put everything together on Sunday. He was the coaches top choice for the center position and found success by getting his hands on defensive linemen and anchoring to prevent himself from giving up much ground.


 
Ezekiel Elliott | RB | 6-0/195 | John Burroughs (MO)
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Elliot

Quick Hitter: Much like Kamara for Field Generals, Elliott (Ohio State commitment) was the drop off for Bateman all day long. In addition to displaying the ability to catch the ball, he showed he can be a dynamic player in space. Elliot routinely picked up yards after the catch, a rare feat in one-hand touch.


 

Brandon Huffman, Greg Powers, Chad Simmons and Allen Trieu contributed to this feature.


Jake Worthen is a West Recruiting Analyst for Scout.com.
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