Sleeper Alert: OT Charlie Heck

Kansas City (MO) Rockhurst offensive tackle Charlie Heck has gone completely under the radar, but is deserving of a ton of recruiting attention. He plays tight end in high school, but his future position could be on the offensive line just like his brother.

A very intriguing prospect in the 2015 class that has gone completely under the radar is Kansas City (MO) Rockhurst offensive tackle Charlie Heck. The situations around his recruitment have lead him to become a sleeper prospect, but one that schools should give another look.

Heck plays tight end and defensive end for Rockhurst. At 6-foot-7 and 255 pounds, he's got excellent size and looks the part. What makes him a very interesting recruit to think about is the fact that he's gained 50 pounds in the last year. It's fun to think about his potential, especially one as a possible offensive left tackle in the future.

"I'm looking forward to this season because I think we have an exciting team," said Heck. "I feel very confident in how we will do together and I've grown so much lately, I want to see what all I can do and what I can put together, individually."

"That's a good possibility," he added about a possible move to offensive tackle in the future. "I gained 50 pounds from last season to this season. If that happens again in the future I know I would be ideal offensive tackle size."

Not only does his size and physical maturation from the last year give him a compelling case to be a future offensive tackle at the next level, but his father is also the offensive line coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. Heck's father also starred at Notre Dame as an offensive tackle, earning all-american honors and becoming a captain for the Fighting Irish before being selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

He's made the permanent move to the area now and could be someone that sees their recruitment blow up after programs get a chance to see him his senior season.

A few programs have taken notice of what he's become.

"I have an offer from the University of Richmond," Heck told Scout. "Notre Dame wants me to come in as a preferred walk-on. They said they will continue to track and monitor me, though. I've gotten a little bit of interest from Kansas State and North Carolina as well."

He has a connection established with the Tar Heels, already.

"My brother is the starting right tackle for North Carolina," Heck pointed out. "He likes it a lot there and it'd be a nice opportunity if it presents itself."

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