Texas 7v7: Top Underclassmen

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- After two full days of action, Scout.com examines the most impressive underclassmen we've seen at the Adidas Texas 7v7 Championships.

The first two days of the Adidas Texas 7v7 Championships at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station have featured a ton of talent, including plenty from the 2016 and 2017 classes.

Scout.com names some of top underclassmen talent that our analysts saw Thursday and Friday:


Dee Anderson, 2016 WR, West Mesquite -- the 6-foot-4, 175-pound Anderson dominated defenders with his frame and body control. He also beat a double-team down the seam for a length-of-the-field touchdown at one point Friday. Anderson has emerged as one of the top outside receiver prospects in the state's 2016 cycle.


Reggie Hemphill, 2016 WR, Manvel -- Hemphill is one of many high major-caliber underclassmen at Manvel, which also boasts four-star safety Deontay Anderson, four-star receiver Deriq King, running back D'Vaughn Pennamon, and linebacker Jordan Carmouche, all of whom reside in the 2016 class. The tall, lean Hemphill displayed great downfield speed with a knack for making plays vertically.


Jalen Hurts, 2016 QB, Channelview -- Hurts is very physically impressive. In addition to his duties at quarterback, where he always seemed to find an open receiver, Hurts also spent time at safety Friday during pool play. On offense, Hurts has a good release and effortless throwing motion to accompany an arm that can send the ball downfield without powering up to do so.


Jaylon Jackson, 2017 WR/CB, Cedar Hill -- Jackson subbed in at cornerback for the injured Darrell Miller, a 2015 prospect with 15 offers, and really showed his potential as a cover man, despite most of his experience coming at receiver. Jackson made play after play and competed even after getting beat a couple of times because of slips caused by a damp playing surface. He could be the next big thing at Cedar Hill.


Chris Robison, 2017 QB, Mesquite Horn -- Robison showed a lot of composure and confidence to help lead Mesquite Horn to an undefeated day in pool play and a top seeding. Robison throws an accurate ball and uses his weapons on the team to his advantage. Definitely a player to watch in that class.


Honorable mention: Manvel 2016 S Deontay Anderson, Gilmer 2016 RB/LB Demarco Boyd, Navasota 2016 WR Tren'Davion Dickson, Plano Prestonwood 2016 WR Michael Irvin, Allen 2016 CB/S Jaylon Jones, Azle 2016 S Trey Ramos, Plano Prestonwood 2016 LB Deonte Williams.



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