Defensive end Austin Hooper has been one of the top performers for the West squad all week during practice, and his strong play translated into a solid showing on Friday night. Hooper caused havoc with his quickness of the ball, recording a quarterback sack and added a tackle for loss. The 6-4, 247-pound defensive end really elevated his game this week against some of the top offensive linemen in the 2013 class. Jermaine Grace, LB, Miramar (FL), Undecided
Grace, a strong Miami lean, was the most productive defensive player for the East team, recording eight tackles, a quarterback sack and a tackle for loss. Grace is a bit undersized but has great speed and football instincts.
It was largely a defensive battle on Friday night and Barnwell came up with some key stops for the East defense. The Rutgers commit had five tackles, 3 pass break ups and a tackle for loss.
Big Elijah Qualls showed off his athleticism and versatility by playing both ways during the Semper Fi All-American game in Carson, California. Qualls' power and agility were on display with a tackle for loss early in the game. He also proved he is not your average defensive tackle by playing some tailback and catching a pass out of the backfield.
The 6-1, 245-pound linebacker was one of the most physical players on the field and look very good against the run. Chevis made several plays, including a quarterback sack and tackle for loss.