Michigan State: OL-DL Camp/7v7 Report

Michigan State hosted some talented teams and quite a few talented big men on Wednesday for their offensive line camp and 7 on 7 camp and there were several players who may have positioned themselves to add offers.

Lineman Camp

Clarkston (Mich.) class of 2014 prospect David Beedle, who holds a couple of BCS offers, may have put himself in position for another with a strong camp. He's a big kid who is powerful and also was able to step outside and show a good club move he used to regularly win one on one battles. His future is inside, but he showed versatility and a motor. He's certainly one to keep an eye on through camp season.

Waukon (Ia.) end Glyeb Ewing is an athletic kid who can create pressure off the edge. He has an Oregon State offer currently. Central Michigan commit Alex Neering from Essexville Garber (Mich.) is a tall, long kid who is going to continue to grow into his frame and has a chance to be a good one. He played defensive end here, but could grow into an offensive tackle as well.

Kaneland (Ill.) senior to be Justin Diddell had a very nice day. He was quick and used that to shake a couple linemen and easily win his reps. He holds a couple of offers and has a chance to add more. Birmingham (Mich.) Brother Rice rising senior end Dominic Perkovic is a kid with a nice frame and athleticism who should have some opportunities to play at the next level.

As far as seniors on the offensive line, Walled Lake (Mich.) Western's Alex Joss had a good day. He has good technique, is a pretty strong kid and projects to the interior in college. Unionville (Mich.) Seabwaing offensive tackle Brendan Ballard is massive. He has not been asked to pass block much and has not seen the type of competition he saw at MSU, but those things considered, he had a nice day and showed that he can pick up the pass pro he needs to be successful in college. He has the size and ability.

Bethel Park (Pa.) has an interior prospect named Casey Schreiner who had a nice day, as did Dearborn (Mich.) High's Bearooz Yacoobi. Catholic Memorial (Wisc.) rising senior Noah Krause also had a nice showing.

There were some talented underclassmen there. Traverse City (Mich.) West's Thiyo Lukasa is only coming out of his freshman year, but has the strength and technique at an early age to compete with much older kids. He has a chance to be a really good one. Northville (Mich.) rising junior David Moorman has a Central Michigan offer and is a tough, strong kid with a good punch. He, right now, is likely an inside guy depending on how his body continues to develop. Kalamazoo Christian has a kid with a great frame in Cole Vanoosten. He still needs to pack some pounds on, but he has the height and length and showed upside for the future. Lake Michigan Catholic's Dekurtis Murphy shows good strength and ability for a young guy and looks like a college guard or defensive tackle.

7 on 7 Camp

Detroit King's talented roster showed up and did not disappoint. Cornerback/wide receivers Jalen Embry and Avonte Maddox are big time playmakers. Embry is a good football player with ball skills and football instincts. Maddox is very fast and explosive and despite not being the biggest guy, shows great ball skills in going up and catching passes on offense and challenging bigger receivers on defense.

Playing with King was Florida running back Jacques Patrick, a 2015 prospect with a bevy of major offers. He has tremendous size and showed he could run routes and go up and get the ball as well. King has one of the state's top rising juniors in Tyriq Thompson, a physically imposing safety who should grow into a BCS caliber linebacker. One young prospect to watch is rising freshman quarterback Martinez Calloway, who is already 6'2 and some change and can spin it for a young guy.

Fort Wayne's AWP has a great collection of talent. Carroll High's Drue Tranquill is big at 6'2, 210-pounds, but runs very well and can play safety, but should grow into an outstanding linebacker prospect in college. He's big, physical, smart and can run.

Wide receiver Jordan Hogue had a tremendous day. He has great ball skills, is shiftier than he is straight line fast, but it's his hands and ability to catch passes in traffic that makes him special. He's one to watch. Cornerback Donovan Clark has multiple offers and shows good quickness and cover ability. Ball State commit David Morrison lead the way at quarterback, and Northrop cornerback Andre Hamilton is another name to keep an eye on.

Clarkston (Mich.) corner Tim Cason had a nice day. He's a long kid who can play man to man and also go up and challenge bigger receivers for passes. He showed pretty good ball skills on offense too, catching a couple touchdowns. Running back Ian Eriksen has an Eastern Michigan offer and made some plays out of the backfield. Rising Junior Cole Chewins is 6'7 and could grow into an offensive tackle, although he is playing tight end right now.

Beavercreek (Ohio) linebacker Airius Moore, who has nine offers, had a nice day in coverage. He can run and showed good anticipation, breaking on a couple of routes and getting his hand in the way of passes.

Dewitt (Mich.) rising junior Jake Johnson had a nice day. He's a smart, accurate kid, who spins the ball well. We'll see which offers come his way, but the kid can play. Another in-state rising junior quarterback to watch is Muskegon Mona Shores' Tyree Jackson, who had a nice day throwing to wide receiver Asantay Brown, who holds several offers.

Orchard Lake St. Mary's has a nice duo of corners in Jalen Watts-Jackson, a senior to be with several offers and rising junior Tyson Smith.

Brother Rice was without touted rising junior quarterback Alex Malzone because of baseball, but still had plenty of firepower thanks to wide receivers Corey Lacanaria and Damaris Woods, and running back Brian Walker. Defensive back Chris Carter has been doing well on the camp tour and recently added a Ferris State offer for his performances.


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