Scout Out West: Jefferson vs. Gardena

Scout takes a look at the top prospects from the Jefferson-Gardena game, including San Diego State commit Marcus Stamps...

Game Scouted:
Gardena (Calif.) vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Jefferson

Scout Out West
Marcus Stamps – 6-0/200 - S/RB – Los Angeles (Calif.) Jefferson - 2013
Recruiting: Committed to San Diego State
Scouting Report: The verbal to the Aztecs, played on both sides of the ball for the Democrats.  While he had a couple of touchdown runs, he doesn't have great speed.  Good speed yes, but not great speed.  He is a physical between the tackles runner, and does a good job of keeping his legs moving, but got caught from behind a couple of times.  Defensively, he's a very good tackler, once he had a player in his hands, the play was over.  He does a good job of filling the gaps and stopping the run and was solid in space.  He looks like he'll end up being an OLB at the next level.
 
Marquis Longmire– 6-3/195 – OLB – Los Angeles (Calif.) Jefferson - 2014
Recruiting: Interest in several Western schools.
Scouting Report: Longmire was probably the most physically impressive player in the game.  He's long and well put-together, and looks like a natural outside linebacker, and potentially an inside receiver in college.  He's quick and agile, with good hands as a receiver, though his route-running left something to be desired.  He looked more natural at linebacker, and really did well in pass coverage, able to cover a lot of field.
 
Tyree Simmons – 5-10/175 – ATH – Gardena (Calif.) - 2013
Recruiting: Interest in several Western schools.
Scouting Report: Simmons isn't real big as a running back, but looks like he could be a slot in college, and used on fly sweeps and as a return man.  He's got a lot of wiggle, and was excellent in the open field, showing some good moves, and did a good job of getting separation.  For his size, he's pretty physical, more than able to take a hit, and he's got very good vision.
 
Cameron Burton – 6-3/210 – OLB – Gardena (Calif.) - 2013
Recruiting: Interest in several Western schools.
Scouting Report: Burton is an intriguing prospect, with really good size, and he could play either of the linebacker spots.  He's a bigtime hitter, and had a couple of hits where he tattooed the ball-carrier perfectly and legally.  He's got good, active hands, and had a couple of nice breakups.  It sounds like he's got some work to do academically, which has slowed his recruitment down, but physically, he looks the part.
Brandon is in his eighth year with FOX Sports NEXT, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the FOX Sports NEXT Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the FOX Sports NEXT network since 2003.
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