We will see new things in these prospects, we will see them against great competition, and we will see some prospects perform to the level we expected, some higher, and some may not play up to their ranking.
We take a look at five intriguing questions entering this event here:
Who will be the top running back at The Opening?
Will is be Leonard Fournette, not only the top running back in the country, but the top prospect in the country. Is the 6-foot-2, 227 pound back out of New Orleans, La. made for this time of event? Some may think not.
Who will Leave as the Top Receiver?
Five out of the top 10 wide receivers and four of the top six will be competing in Beaverton next week.
Will the rankings see a change after watching this group compete for four days?
Entering this competition, Malachi Dupre is on top. He is a five-star out of Louisiana with size, hands, speed, and athleticism. He is very good now and he still has so much room to improve.
Ermon Lane from Florida is looking over Dupre's shoulder. Lane is a physical wideout who can be as good as he wants to me. He may be raw, but he has all the tools you look for in a No. 1 wideout.
The next two are Trevion Thompson out of North Carolina and Josh Malone out of Tennessee. Each is an elite wideout and both have many attributes you look for. He has a chance to really showcase his skills in Beaverton. Thompson and Malone have similarities and we will see if one separates themselves this week.
This is a new Cameron Robinson.
He played at around 330 pounds in 2012 and he played this spring between 310-315 pounds. He is usually a quiet young man that lets his actions speak for him, but he let out a few screams during his spring game last month in front of Scout.
Robinson will be ready to prove he deserves his ranking.
"I plan to go in and compete as the top offensive lineman and leave as the same," Robinson said. "I want to learn, but I want to compete against the best and show why I am considered the best offensive lineman in the country."
The Monroe (La.) West Monroe star is excited about the opportunity to showcase his ability and Scout expects him to live up to his ranking.
Which three-star will push for a fourth?
There are plenty of talented three-star prospects competing at The Opening and we will highlight five to keep a close eye on.
Do not sleep on a prospect like Montel McBride either.
A Quarterback Race?
Two of the top four quarterbacks in the southeast will be at The Opening and all three will compete at the Elite 11.
All four are very talented, but this quartet will have a lot of eyes on them in Beaverton. We will be able to disect them as a group, compare them, and figure out the proper order entering the season.
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The group is good, each has been seen by multiple Scout analysts live already, and all are locked in as part of the Scout 300.
Harris and Park have really closed the gap on the No. 2-4 signal callers in the southeast and this is a position we will really play close attention to.