Top Names Attend OSU Nike Training Camp

More than 150 top high school football prospects from across the Midwest and the nation attended Saturday's Nike Training Camp at OSU's Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Click this link for details.

We plan to follow up on the Nike Training Camp in the days ahead. But we can tell you there were roughly 150 players on campus for this special combine/camp event at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

The festivities began before 10 a.m. and were still going strong well into the afternoon.

Here are some notes about the Nike Camp:

* Dayton Chaminade-Julienne DB Brandon Harrison may have run the fastest time at the camp with a 4.25-second 40-yard dash on the indoor field at the WHAC. He was also timed at 4.3 seconds on another attempt. He had a 37-inch vertical leap and was among the most impressive campers at 5-9, 190 pounds. He bench pressed 185 pounds 18 times. He has been offered by Miami (Ohio) and Michigan and Notre Dame are each close to offering.

* Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas DB Dennis Underwood ran a 4.35-second 40. He also had a 35-inch vertical. Underwood (6-0, 185) also boasts a 3.2 GPA.

* Wellston LB Lance Phillips ran a 4.9 40. He also did an impressive 26 reps of the 185-pound bench press. He measured 243 pounds on his 6-0 frame.

* Pemberville Eastwood QB Kevin Leady ran a quick 4.51-second 40 time.

* Cleveland Glenville was represented by DL Curtis Smith, RB-DB Tim Connors (4.42 40, 20 reps on the 185-pound bench), OL Mike Russell and OL Brian Browning.

* WR E.J. Morton-Green (6-3, 195) ran a 4.56-second 40-yard time.

* Jackson, Mich., QB/athlete prospect Antonio Bass (offers from UM, MSU, Purdue, Iowa, VT, and others) was among the most impressive campers with a 4.4-second 40.

* North Carolina RB Jay Oakley (5-10, 213) ran a 4.51-second time in the shuttle. He benched 185 pounds 25 times.

* Detroit DePorres WR Talonnie Russell (5-10, 161) was also impressive.

* Impressive from the Columbus City League were Marion-Franklin's Alex Daniels, Mifflin's James Gilmore and Brookhaven's Dominic Jones.

* Pittsburgh Seton-LaSalle QB Bill Stull attended the camp and has offers from Kentucky, North Carolina and Akron.

"He definitely would want to come here (if offered)," said Seton-LaSalle coach Greg Perry, who accompanied Stull.

According to Perry, Pittsburgh likely will not offer until Stull attends the Panthers' camp with his team on June 21.

* Other QBs attending the event included Cincinnati St. Xavier's Rob Schoenhoft, Orrville's Tim Hiller, Millersburg West Holmes' Tyler Dennis and Clayton Northmont's Ty Horner.

* More names of note in attendance from Ohio included: Javon Ringer, Ryan Brinson, Brian Hartline, Alex Boone, Shawn Glaser, B.J. Travers, Brad Jones, Brandon Long.

* More names from out-of-state included Belfry, Ky. RB-DB David Jones and San Diego St. Augustine QB Jason Forcier.

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