SFE: 5 Who Impressed (defense)

7on7 season is back in the state of Florida, and the South Florida Express held the first day of their annual tryouts on Saturday. Scout was there, and takes a closer look at five players who impressed on the defensive side of the ball.

No one made more noise in the secondary than Plantation standout Chris Lammons. At 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, he is a very good athlete with excellent cover skills. He was the most physical cornerback on the field, and had an excellent day. Because he's so physical, he's even better on the football field. He'll be among the area's most heavily recruited defensive backs in the 2014 class.

Marquise Dudley-Gordon helped lead Cypress Bay to the state championship game last season. At 6-feet and 180 pounds, he's a physical safety who can also come up and show off very good cover skills. He showed at this event to be an all-around cover guy in the secondary. He will likely play an even bigger role on their defense next season, and should get recruited nationally.

Richard Yeargin III was a very good player at Chaminade as a junior last season. He will now play his senior season at The University School. At 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds, he has ideal size for an outside linebacker prospect. And at this event, he showed off excellent athleticism and the ability to cover people in space. He could be a three-down linebacker in college, and that's why he'll likely get recruited nationally.

Quincy Wilson is one of the most physical defensive backs around. He has plus size (6-2/200), a very physical style of play, the cover skills to play cornerback, and he's very well coached at The University School. His father, Chad, played defensive back at Miami. Quincy helped lead his team to a state title in 2012, and will be among the state's top defensive back prospects in the 2014 class. He was very impressive at this event.

Miami Killian will have one of the best cornerback tandems in the entire state in 2013 so it's hard to leave one out of this story. They're both the real deal. Senior Trumaine Washington (5-11/175) and junior Jaquan Johnson (5-10/175) are both tremendous players and they showed off their skills at this event. Washington's a pure cover guy with some toughness and athleticism. Johnson is an outstanding athlete who will be among the state's fastest players in the 2015 class. Washington already has some offers, while Johnson should be among the state's elite in 2015.

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