Semper Fi: Day 2, Ready to Show More

FULLERTON, Calif. -- Each day FOXSportsNEXT will take a look at five players on the East squad who are looking to improve their game for the next day's practice for the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.

Every day of practice cannot be the best, but it doesn't mean a player isn't the best. Each day during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl practices, FOXSportsNEXT team will look at five players who are talented, but didn't have the best day on the field. Here are the five coming out of Tuesday's practice.

D.J. Park, OT, Dillon (S.C.) High
The South Carolina commit had his hands full trying to contain the defensive linemen during one-on-one drills. He struggled to move quickly and was caught off balance. As he adjusts to the speed and size as the week progresses, look for Park to continue to improve by sliding his feet better and keeping the defender engaged on the block longer.

Ross Douglas, CB, Avon (Ohio) High
The Michigan commit had a slow day, and at times allowed the receiver to get the ball easily. A few times he lost his footing while trying to change direction and he looked a step slow on several plays. Douglas looked good during the first day of practice, so a quick bounce back on Wednesday wouldn't be surprising.

Tyler Provo, TE, American Heritage School (Delray Beach, Fla.)
There is plenty of throws in the game plan for the tight end to be a factor once game time rolls around Friday, and Provo said he will be up to the challenge, but Tuesday he didn't show the burst in the routes. At 6-foot-2, 230 pounds, blocking also isn't coming easy for the Syracuse commit, especially when he is asked to lock up with 240-pound middle linebacker Darrien Howard, who is committed to West Virginia.

Malik Zaire, QB, Archbishop Alter High (Kettering, Ohio)
Ziare was better than the first day, but his accuracy is still suffering, especially in the team period. He scrambles well and creates more time to throw with his ability to move in and around the pocket, but completing passes down the field hasn't been easy. He did show markedly better arm strength than the first day, but he is capable of much more.

Joshua Outlaw, OL, Martin Luther King High (Lithonia, Ga.)
Outlaw has the length to agility to do well, but he was slow on a few plays and then missed the end of the practice session when a sore ankle.


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