4-Star LB ready for season to start.

How can the top linebacker prospect out West not have a single scholarship offer to his name? For Andrew Schantz, the answer is fairly easy, he played his whole junior season with a broken bone in his foot and when colleges watched some of his game film, they weren't sure to what to make of him. We think that will all change in a few short weeks here.

Schantz actually injured his foot in the summer prior to his junior season but still played the entire year on it.

"No one got to see how good he really is," Canyon Country (Calif.) quarterback and teammate Nate Longshore said. "He was only healthy the last two games of the year and he played unbelievable in those two games."

One of those games was a quarterfinal playoff game against Mission Viejo (Calif.) we attended and Schantz really stood out in our eyes. As good as he was however, we never expected him to blow up at the SoCal Nike Camp quite like he did.

Schantz was the consensus top linebacker in the camp in the position and one on one drills and tested off the charts as well measuring in at a rock solid 6-0, 220 pounds, clocked a 4.52 in the 40, a 4.48 in the shuttle, jumped 30 inches in the vertical and did 21 reps on the bench.

"Right after that camp, I started hearing from just about every college in the country it seemed like," Schantz said. "All of the Pac 10 schools either called or came by the school along with Florida State, Northwestern, Colorado and several others. The thing was, I didn't have that great of film because of my foot so just about every school talking to me said they're going to be watching my first couple of games next season and then an offer could be coming."

We were also able to see Schantz at a pair of summer passing tournaments and he again shined showing great cover skills and he can really fly to the football. He's smart and has good football instincts and combined with his fiery leadership ability and obvious physical tools, we have no doubt the offers for Schantz will start rolling in as soon as his season kicks off in September.

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