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Elite Junior Showcase: Quarterbacks

The state of Georgia has produced some serious talent at QB for the 2017 class, but there are some guys out there who have a chance to blow up in the coming months. During Sunday's Elite Junior Showcase, multiple quarterbacks made a case that they are good enough to play at the next level.

Malik Willis, Roswell, 2017

Boy Roswell is looking good again for 2017.  With the addition of former Westlake athlete Malik Willis, the Hornets are looking to compete for another state championship.  During the Elite Junior Showcase last Sunday, Willis was one of the top overall prospects in attendance.  With his 6-foot-2 185-pound frame, Willis looks the part physically and is very mobile.  He looked a little skinny, but he moves well and did a nice job of keeping his eyes downfield during footwork drills. When throwing the ball, Willis showed some good zip, often throwing the ball to hard for the receivers.  He does need to work on his accuracy a bit, but he's a good athlete who could possibly play multiple positions at the next level.  Overall he had a great day and made some very impressive throws as the day went on.

Although he has one offer from Ohio, teams like Navy and Georgia Southern are showing strong interest from the new Roswell quarterback.  If he continues to improve, look for the Hornets to have another high powered offense during the 2017 season.

Tylan Morton, Griffin, 2017

Another guy who stood out at the showcase was Griffin QB Tylan Morton.  He was easy to notice at 6-foot-4 181-pounds and was one of the top QB's competing in the showcase.  During footwork drills Morton moved well for his size, and showed a big arm when throwing the ball downfield.  On film, Morton doesn't show great speed,  but he shows good mobility and pocket awareness, along with the ability to scramble and make plays with his feet downfield.  He does a nice job of throwing a catchable deep pass, and good accuracy on intermediate passes.  He does need to clean up some mechanics, and he has a slower release, but he is a good prospect who has the size and arm strength to play somewhere at the next level.

N.C State and Purdue have showed interest in Morton, and if he continues to perform well in camps this summer and into the fall, more schools will start to show interest. 

Angelo DiSpigna, 2018, Brookwood

While DiSpigna is not the household name like other 2018 QB's Trevor Lawrence and Emory Jones, he does have some arm talent himself.  At 6-foot-5 187-pounds, DiSpigna has great size for a sophomore, and threw some nice balls all day.  His release is a little slow and his arm is not as strong as the others, but he showed good accuracy throughout the day and did a nice job in the mobility drills.  If he continues to improve in all areas, DiSpigna could be one of the top sleeper QB's in the state of Georgia for the 2018 class.

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