Talent Shows Off At Down And Dirty Camp

The camping at Oklahoma State for high school football talent closed down on Monday with the Down and Dirty Lineman Camp, which was being held for the second year. It was another success much like it was last year when prospects like junior defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe of Lawrence, Kansas, and offensive tackle Riley Daniel of Ringling, Oklahoma showed up on the radar screen.

Daniel ended up signing with Baylor and Bledsoe is one of the top prospects in Kansas with schools like Oklahoma State, OU, Florida State, Michigan, and Notre Dame on his offer list. So, who would be the emerging linemen in Stillwater this summer?

There were 96 linemen overall enrolled in the contact camp and you have to give the edge to the offensive side as there were more top-flight offensive linemen than defensive.

One defensive lineman that stuck out was defensive end prospect Spencer Misko (pictured above) of Keller in Fort Worth, Texas. A junior, Misko earned second-team All-District 5-6A honors last season with 25 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and 2 fumbles forced. Misko is 6-5 and weighs 213 pounds but has a frame to support much more. He had one of the best agility drills in the camp and his speed at the snap helped him avoid being blocked.

We first told you about Adrian Wolford, a junior, a couple of weeks ago when the mammoth Meeker, Okla. offensive lineman showed up big at a team camp in Cushing, beating just about every player he matched up with. He was impressive in Stillwater and at 6-3 1/2 and 301 pounds would figure to be an outstanding offensive guard prospect.

Walker Reed is a known as the offensive tackle prospect at Norman North. He is 6-5 1/2 and 297 pounds. He has OSU, OU, and Tulsa on his list but no offers as of yet. He has good feet and is adept at run and pass blocking.

Another senior and one of the great names in the class of 2016 in Oklahoma is Stroud's Tiller Bucktrot. The 6-4 1/2, 357-pound Bucktrot moves well even at that size. He has an offer from Tulsa, and besides Oklahoma State he has Iowa State, Missouri, and OU showing interest. Bucktrot was very hard to beat in the camp on Monday. He was a big overall winner in both the morning and the afternoon session.

Chandler Anthony is a senior at Tuttle and the 6-5 1/4 and 287-pounder is not the biggest lineman in the family as that honor goes to sophomore brother Hunter Anthony, who is 6-5 1/4 and 305 pounds. The Anthony's could wind up being somebody's book tackles. Tuttle is a team I want to see this season. Both these young men are talented. Chandler has offers from Memphis and Wyoming.

I saw Luther Harris of Heritage Hall at the Nike Opening Regional in Arlington. He was a star that day as he caught the attention of a number of reporters and did well in the one on ones in the competition. At Oklahoma State, he was sized at 6-5 3/4 and 372 pounds. He still did okay but he would benefit from dropping some of that weight. He has offers from North Texas, Ohio, and Tulsa with interest from Kansas State, OSU, and OU.

One camp left for football with the young pups camping for a day on Friday.


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