10. (Tie) DL/OL Tom McEowen 6-4/269/5.12 Neshaminy
Honors: 1st team All-League as a sophomore/junior, Courier-Times Golden 1st team, SE PA SOL Golden 11 Juniors.
Statistical Analysis: 89 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, five sacks, and
two forced fumbles.
Scout.com Report: If there's a kid with a better work ethic than McEowen
I'd like to see him. This kid dedicated himself to the game and to
making himself better; he gained 40 pounds in a little over a year.
Neshaminy Head Coach Mark Schmidt calls him a perfectionist. Lineman
depth is lacking in the class of 2006 McEowen could end up at the top of
the class. McEowen ran a 5.12 and an amazing 4.34 shuttle at the F&B
Combine last spring.
The Skinny: McEowen recently received his first official offer recently
from Rutgers. He is also hearing from Michigan, Virginia, West Virginia,
Alabama, Penn State, Duke, Miami, and Florida.
10. (Tie) OL Chris Hanna 6-4/292/5.0 Gateway
Honors: 2nd team All-Conference
Statistical Analysis: Allowed four sacks all season
Scout.com Report: Hanna was the best offensive lineman I saw this
season. A 300lb kid who goes whistle to whistle nonstop. He has amazing
feet; he's like a dancing bear. Hanna could be a devastating guard at
the next level. He has uncanny athleticism, and agility. He's equally
adept at run and pass blocking.
The Skinny: Hearing from Penn State, Pittsburgh, Michigan, Purdue, Iowa,
and several others. Hanna's stock will soar after the combines.
9. S/WR Elijah Fields 6-2/200/4.5 Duquesne
Honors: 1st team Eastern Conference, Tribune-Review All-WPIAL Class A,
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22" South, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
All-WPIAL Class A.
Statistical Analysis: 26 receptions for 591 yards, and 14 touchdowns.
Averaged 22.7 yards per catch.
Scout.com Report: Fields has been dubbed "The Greek God" by his Duquesne
teammates. Fields is put together, 200 pounds of solid muscle. He is one
of the best deep threats in Pennsylvania, yet defense could be where his
future lies. Fields is a tenacious and feared hitter on defense. When
you watch him play as soon as he delivers a blow, he is on the mind of
that player the rest of the game. Fields is raw and unrefined, but his
physical and athletic ability will make him a very highly touted prospect.
The Skinny: Indiana, Penn State, and Pittsburgh have all been by the
school to get tape on Fields. He is hearing from several Big Ten and Big
8. DL/OL Jared Odrick 6-6/295/4.9 Lebanon
Honors: 3rd team PFN All-State as a sophomore, 1st team All-Conference.
Scout.com Report: The most physically impressive defensive lineman I saw
at last May's Nike Combine at Penn State were Melvin Alaeze, Jeremy Navarre, and Jared Odrick. With his combination of size and speed Odrick
could perhaps be the Class of 2006 version of Marques Slocum. Odrick
plays tight end in high school, but his future will likely be as an
offensive tackle at the next level. Possesses exceptional feet, was a
very gifted basketball player, according to lebcohoops.com Odrick has
quit basketball to focus on football.
The Skinny: Reportedly has an offer from Iowa. Iowa and Connecticut have
been to Lebanon to see him play. Odrick is hearing from Michigan, Penn
State, Pittsburgh, and Maryland.
7. WR/DB John Maddox 6-4/195/4.5 West Philadelphia Catholic
Honors: 1st team All-Catholic Blue Division offense and defense, 1st
team Defensive Back All-City by the Philadelphia Daily News.
Statistical Analysis: Had 690 yards receiving as a sophomore. As a
junior Maddox caught 24 passes for 504 yards, and eight touchdowns. On
defense Maddox intercepted nine passes.
Scout.com Report: Potentially the best receiver in the state, great
combination of size and speed. Has outstanding body control, and strong
hands. West Catholic Head Coach Brian Fluck says, "John is an
outstanding football player, but an even better young man,"
The Skinny: According to coach Fluck, Maddox has offers from Rutgers,
Michigan State, and Notre Dame. Maddox will have several offers before
the summer camps roll around.
6. DL/OL Jason Pinkston 6-4/260/4.9 Baldwin
Honors: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-WPIAL AAAA, Tribune-Review All-WPIAL
AAAA, 1st team All-Conference Quad East, Tribune-Review "Terrific 25".
Statistical Analysis: Registered 100 tackles, and six sacks.
Scout.com Report: Pinkston is being touted as the best defensive line
prospect in Western Pennsylvania in the last 10 years. Pinkston is
lightning quick off the ball, he is aggressive yet disciplined, he does
not over pursue or penetrate to deep into the backfield. He's fast
enough to rush the QB, yet strong enough to be an outstanding run-stopper.
The Skinny: Reportedly has offers from Pittsburgh, Penn State, and West
Virginia. Pinkston has taken in games at Pittsburgh and West Virginia.
If he has a strong combine performance he will be a very highly touted
Sneak Peak: IIII
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