NS 7on7: Top 10 Offense

Some of the best teams in America were represented in Hoover, Alabama over the weekend for the National Select 7-on-7. FOX Sports NEXT breaks down the 10 best players on the offensive side of the ball over the three-day competition.

  • Top 10 Offense

    1. Jeremy Johnson (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) – The 6-foot-6 QB, who is committed to Auburn, was dominant more times than not throughout the event. He was quick with his decisions and made the corresponding throws look easy. Not only did he get the ball down the field, as the four-star has displayed consistently, but he was as accurate as ever in the process.

    2. Dakota Duron (Shreveport, La./Evangel Christian) – Quite possibly the opposite of Johnson physically at just 5-foot-8, Duron didn't seem bothered by the discrepancy. He was the most poised quarterback on each of the three days while helping to lead Evangel to the championship game before falling to Hoover (Ala.) High.

    3. Eddie Printz (Marietta, Ga./Lassiter) – The UCLA commit was able to march his team down the field without the services of his top target in Ryan Jenkins, who was out with knee tendinitis. Printz had the best deep throws in the field and stood tall before routinely stepping into every throw. He can make all the throws with relative ease.

    4. Austin Allen (Fayetteville, Ark./Fayetteville) – Allen was the most resilient of the members on this list, recovering on Friday and Saturday after a slow-starting tournament. Committed to Arkansas, Allen took what the defense gave him on the way to leading the Bulldogs to the quarterfinals.

    5. Alejandro Bennefield (Lovejoy, Ga./Lovejoy) – The southpaw quarterback tested the depths of each secondary he faced on the way to a No. 1 seed heading into elimination play. Though Lovejoy fizzled out when the games counted most, it wasn't because of a lack of confidence on Bennefield's part. He showed top-notch touch no matter the condition.

    6. Joel Poe (Spanish Fort, Ala./Spanish Fort) – While tossing primarily to Alabama commit Deon Johnson, Poe was outstanding as play progressed. He was effective over the middle while looking to high-low defenders and allowing his speedy targets to run under the ball.

    7. Mike Powers (Hoover, Ala./Hoover) – The eventual champions were led by the most reliable wideout at the event. Though not a widely known recruit, Powers was steady in the slot and always seemed to come down with the big catch, especially late. He had a pair of 40-yard touchdown grabs in the championship game.

    8. Jared Childress (Shreveport, La./Evangel Christian) – Childress was Duron's favorite target throughout the day on Evangel's surprising run to the title game. He displayed smooth route-running ability and excellent hands when his number was called.

    9. Robert Foster (Monaca, Pa./Central Valley) – The most highly-touted offensive prospect in attendance got off to a very slow start as the team was dominated while seemingly finding it hard to adjust to the Southern heat. However, as the event progressed, Foster's elite hands were showcased as he leaped over countless defenders to win 50/50 balls. The five-star's route-running ability is also very polished for a player with an entire high school season remaining.

    10. Cory Schaeffer (Loganville, Ga./Grayson) – The small receiver led the Rams to an undefeated day one and enabled the passing game to flourish in each of the three days. He was a versatile threat, able to make moves and work the middle of the field as a traditional slot WR just as well as he hit defenses over the top for gaudy scores while flashing sleeper speed.

    Others considered: WR Jaquay Pough, WR Deon Johnson, WR Brandon Moore, WR Landy Capetillo, QB Cole Segraves, WR Trent Taylor, QB Hampton Howard, WR Preston Williams, QB Tyler Queen, QB Jalen Square, RB Kamryn Pettway, QB Kalen Whitlow

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