East Texas Combine: 2015 Sleepers

TYLER, Texas -- Scout.com looks at some of the top 2015 prospects without offers who stood out at Sunday's ETSN.fm/APEC East Texas Football Recruiting Combine.

Deyanta Roberson, 2015 WR, Tatum -- Roberson (pictured above) has long been, for me, one of the most puzzling cases of an offer-less player in the East Texas region. One thing that should definitely help: he said he finally takes the ACT in mid-June. Roberson measured 6-foot-1, 177 pounds Sunday with a solid 4.61 laser-timed 40. He showed serious explosion with a 120-inch broad jump and a 35-inch vertical. Roberson has gotten a ton of FBS interest, including Mississippi State, Texas State, and UCLA. Roberson said he plans to attend upcoming Tulsa and Texas State camps.

Wyatt Santos, 2015 OG, Van -- yet again, Santos was among the most intense, competitive prospects at the event, which saw him put on a show last year as an underclassman. Santos had the most 225-pound bench reps (19) at the combine, where he measured 6-foot-2, 318 pounds. He was also a bear in 1-on-1 competition at the end of the day, handling a few of the combine's top defensive defensive line prospects. Santos has gotten a lot of interest, especially from schools such as North Texas and Louisiana Tech. The arrival of his first offer is way beyond due.

Isaac Warren, 2015 CB, Tyler John Tyler -- Warren holds five FCS offers -- including Sam Houston State, to which he committed recently -- but still hasn't seen his first FBS offer. In my opinion, Warren is right up there with Roberseon and Santos for most puzzling recruits to have no offers at this point. Warren is a 6-foot-1, 187-pound corner. That gives him elite size. Speed and athleticism was a bit of a concern previously, but Warren put that to rest Sunday with an impressive 4.56-second 40, as well as 36.1-inch vertical and 12 bench reps of 185 pounds, tied for second-most among the combine's 19 defensive backs. Warren is great at the line of scrimmage. His physicality can really throw receivers off their game.

Delenis Garrett, 2015 RB, Tyler Chapel Hill -- the 5-foot-9, 201-pound Garrett said Georgia Tech, Navy, Louisiana-Lafayette, and TCU are among the schools that have shown him interest. Garrett has yet to receive an offer, but added that he plans to soon visit ULL and TCU. Garrett was among the most impressive-looking prospects Sunday. He's the definition of a power back who also has adequate speed as he recorded a 4.69-second 40.

Chett Munden, 2015 OT, Marshall -- at 6-foot-6, 303 pounds, Munden definitely has the size FBS-level schools wants in offensive tackle prospects. Munden needs to improve his strength, but his feet are already impressive. He ran a 5.29-second 40 and was agile in the ladder drills and other footwork-based duties during Sunday's combine. Oklahoma State, SMU, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas State, and North Texas are all interested in Munden, who's still looking for his first offer.

Zane Boles, 2015 QB, Henderson -- Boles has elite size at 6-foot-5 1/2, 207 pounds. His development as a passer is obvious from last year's combine to Sunday's event, where he showed a significantly tightened throwing motion. He's still got room to improve, but he moves much better when dropping back and plays with more confidence, critical points for quarterbacks. Boles is a dual-threat quarterback who can make plays with his legs as well.

Jassavia Reese, 2015 DE, Tyler John Tyler -- Reese was one of the combine's most physically impressive recruits at a solidly-built 6-foot-4, 227 pounds. Reese is another East Texas recruit looking for his first offer, but following his 40 time of 4.78 seconds at Sunday's combine, he may see increased attention. Reese is raw and needs to improve his get-off at the snap, but it's impossible to ignore his measurables, whether his frame or testing results, making him a big-time sleeper in East Texas.

Ryan Cox, 2015 OG/OT, Jefferson -- like Munden, Cox is a monstrous prospect at 6-foot-6 1/2, 301 pounds. Cox has experience playing multiple positions on the line, but at this point, guard may be his best fit. Cox has a tackle frame, but, in comparison to Munden, he's stronger and not quite as light on his feet. Cox could be a run-game mauler as a college guard, but he said the majority of his attention has come as a tackle. Cox, who is also looking for his first offer, has gotten recent attention from North Texas and several others.

Kevin Johnson, 2015 CB, Waskom -- Johnson is a two-way star for small-school Waskom, rushing for more than 1,800 yards and making 137 tackles as a junior in 2013. He plays running back and safety for Waskom, but will likely be a cornerback if he has FBS hopes. North Texas has showed interest in him as a cover man, which he showed the ability to do during his outstanding testing performances Sunday. He ran a 4.42 40, second of the combine's 115 participants, with a 36.9-inch vertical and combine-best 127-inch broad jump.

Deandre Williams, 2015 CB, Lindale -- another somewhat undersized player who projects as a corner, Williams came out of nowhere Sunday to be one of the combine's most impressive performers. He measured right in the wheelhouse of a college-level cornerback -- 5-foot-9 1/2, 168 pounds -- with a 4.43 40 and 124-inch broad jump. ETSN and APEC staff loved Williams' performance so much they awarded him with overall Defensive MVP for the event.


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