We'd love to have a definitive Top Ten Instate Football Juniors list. But things are not there yet. As we close in on it, here are who seem to be the most likely candidates.
Perhaps the five most likely candidates:
- Orchard Lake St. Mary's WR Morgan Trent (6-0, 175 lbs.)
- Bay City Central's OL Alex Mitchell (6-5, 310 lbs.)
- Grand Rapids Creston's RB Justin Hoskins (6-0, 195 lbs., 4.35 in the 40)
- Lake Orion's LB Roger Allison (6-2, 225 lbs., 4.7 in the 40)
- Detroit King's DL Bernard Faithful (6-4, 230 lbs.)
And here are 18 more who could crack the Top Ten as well.
- Detroit King's LB Wendell Brown (6-1, 2-5 lbs.)
- Detroit Cass Tech's DL Vernon Gholston (6-4, 250, 4.6 in the 40)
- Detroit Cass Tech's Ath Allen Langford (6-0, 190 lbs., 4.6 in the 40)
- Southfield Lathrup's DL Dewayne Roland (6-4, 180 lbs., 4.8 in the 40)
- Detroit MacKenzie's OL Demarco Hughes (6-4, 280 lbs., 4.8 in the 40)
- Detroit MacKenzie's RB Fred Wilson (5-11, 210 lbs., 4.5 in the 40)
- Detroit Redford's Jamaal Lock (6-7, 235 lbs., 4.65 in the 40)
- Detroit Crockett's LB John Thompson (6-2, 230 lbs., 4.6 in the 40)
- Detroit Henry Ford's LB Dwayne Holmes (6-3, 240 lbs.)
- East Lansing's TE Brad Jones (6-4, 215 lbs.)
- Saginaw's RB DeMarcus Laury (5-11, 205 lbs., 4.5 in the 40)
- Saginaw's LB Carthion Bibbs (6-1, 225 lbs., 4.5 in the 40)
- Southfield's DB Isaac Price (6-4, 195 lbs., 4.5 in the 40)
- Grand Ledge's OL Blake Botek (6-3, 300 lbs., 5.1 in the 40)
- Det. Country Day's QB Earnest Jackson (6-3, 190, 4.5 in the 40)
- Lake Orion's OL Trent Varva (6-3, 300 lbs.)
- Detroit Pershing's DL/LB Quintin Gray 6-3, 235 lbs., 4.8 in the 40)
- Detroit Pershing's DL Carvin Nash (6-3, 265 lbs., 4.8 in the 40)
*ADDED* - Detroit Renaissance's DE/TE/LB Ronald Talley (6-4, 235 lbs.)> Renaissance is the school of U-M's latest basketball commitment, Jr. G Joe Crawford. Note: he was on Jim S.' Dec. list, just an overshight to leave him off here.
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