Devin O'Rourke, Julian Barnett, Ayodele Adeoye, Luke Ford (Greg Powers / Scout)

Under Armour Chicago: Invites and IllSpeed Winners

GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Under Armour brought their All-American Football Camp series to Illinois on Sunday where a strong group of participants from a wide range of cities and states competed, and at the end, two game invites were handed out as well as a Future 50 invitation.

Under Armour All-America Game Invitations

Arkansas tight end commit Luke Ford (Carterville, Ill.) had an excellent day. As we have seen from him at other camps and on film, his size creates mismatches, but really it is his ability to move at that size, control his body and adjust to the football which makes him special. His invitation to this game was well-earned and not a big surprise to those who had seen him play.

Northwestern defensive end commit Devin O'Rourke was undoubtedly one of the best looking recruits on the hoof. He has a big frame (6-6, 245 pounds) and his ability to play on the edge and win one-on-one reps at that size was impressive. He has room to get bigger still and he looks like a great pickup for the Wildcats and a great addition to the game.

- While he had already accepted the invitation, linebacker Ayodele Adeoye from St. Louis (Mo.) Ritenour, made it official at today's event. He has also impressed this offseason with his speed and build. Adeoye is uncommitted with IllinoisLSUMissouriMississippi and others among the contenders.


Future 50 Invitation
The Future 50 is Under Armour's underclassman camp which takes place in Orlando prior to the All-America Game, and the one selection to that event from the Chicago camp was Belleville (Mich.) sophomore Julian Barnett. Capable of playing receiver or defensive back, Barnett has gone back and forth between the two at recent events. Today, he was a receiver and a very good one, using his athleticism to win on double moves and catching several contested balls. He has offers from AuburnMichigan StateGeorgiaKentucky and more.

Big Man Challenge
An agility test for the big guys, University of Detroit Jesuit's Carlos Vettorello came out on top. He has offers from MinnesotaIowaWisconsinOregon State and more and demonstrated his athletic ability in this drill. He also had a good day in 1-1s.

IllSpeed Winners
IllSpeed is a speed and agility course which pits the camp's fastest players against each other to see who can finish first. Today's two winners who will compete in the national finals in Baltimore were St. Louis (Mo.) Christian Brothers College wide receiver Cameron Brown and Homewood (Ill.) Homewood-Flossmoor running back/slot Justin Hall. Both were among the top performers at their positions as well as being the winners of this competition. Brown is considering offers from NebraskaMissouriWisconsinIowa and more. Hall has offers from Iowa State and Central Michigan.


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