Washington, D.C., Elite 11: Top Underclassmen

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Elite 11 took place Friday at the Washington Redskins' practice facility, and Scout.com takes a look at the top underclassmen performers at the event.

1. Dwayne Haskins, 2016, 6-2, 180, Potomac (Md.) The Bullis School

The Skinny: Haskins plays with a quiet confidence. He has great frame and is still growing into his body. Haskins is very smooth and makes almost every throw effortlessly. He looked comfortable making throws from the pocket or on the run. The Bullis School star will only continue to get better and has a huge upside.


2. Avery McCall, 2016, 6-1, 185, Dillon (S.C.)

The Skinny: McCall was great last season, but has improved a lot since that time. First and foremost he has a huge arm. However, while it was impressive watching him throw intermediate routes, it was obvious that he has really worked on his touch. McCall did a great job of leading his receivers when throwing the deep ball. McCall was also very accurate and poised the entire day.


3. Jarrett Guarantano, 6-3, 191, Oradell (N.J.) Bergen Catholic

The Skinny: Guarantano is a long, athletic signal-caller with a big upside. He showed really good footwork whether he was dropping back or rolling out. While he has a very strong arm, he knows when to take a little off and throws a very catchable ball. His best football is definitely ahead of him.


4. Brandon McIlwain, 2016, 6-1, 205, Newtown (Pa.) Council Rock North

The Skinny: McIlwain really threw the ball well from start to finish. He has a very solid frame and a live arm. . McIlwain also has a good feel for the game and plays with great poise. On top of it all, he's extremely athletic and comfortable in our outside of the pocket.


5.Tyler DeSue, 2018, 6-foot, 180, Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes

The Skinny: That's right, 2018. DeSue is a rising high school freshman, but you would have thought he was a high school upperclassman if you were watching Saturday. Mechanically, he is further a long then most high school signal-callers. DeSue also showed the ability to make all the throws. He will be fun to watch over the next four years.


6. Jamie Newman, 2016, 6-3, 215, Graham (N.C.)

The Skinny: Newman definitely passes the eye test and was equally impressive on the field. He is very strong and showed good athleticism. He also displayed a live arm and looked comfortable throwing short and long. Newman is a prospect with all the physical tools and look for his recruitment to pick up steam in the near future.


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