GS Shootout: Prospects in Attendance

Many top prospects were in attendance Saturday for the annual Greg Schiano Shootout, including some names that folks will have to bear in mind two and even three years down the road. The annual event is a prelude to the start of the Rutgers Football camp ...

Rutgers second commit of the season, Al-Majid Hutchins, dropping back in coverage.

Al-Majid Hutchins (Rutgers commit), by way of East Orange HS, reading a play and getting ready to jump a route.

Al-Majid Hutchins' squad played well and advanced to the Elite 8 before bowing out to Bergen Catholic.

Darryl Giles (East Orange HS). Year: 2006 Senior. Position: WR/S. Height: 6'3" Weight: 178-pounds

Skinny: Giles, a senior this upcoming season, is the offensive star of EO HS, having racked up over 1000 yards receiving  last year, including 60 receptions and 10 TDs.

Schools: Iowa, Florida, North Carolina State, Cincinatti, Syracuse

Hakeem Cunningham (East Orange HS). Year: 2007 Position: QB/Athlete. Height: 5'10" Weight: 180-pounds

Skinny: Cunningham will be performing as the starting EO QB this upcoming year. Last year, Cunningham recorded 15 catches for 322 yards and 4TDs while playing as a WR.

Nadir Brown (East Orange HS). Year: 2008 Position: WR/S Height: 6'3 Weight: 185-pounds

Skinny: Brown is 16-years old and will only be a Junior next year. As a Sophomore Brown had 11 catches for 150-yards and reeled in 2 TDs.

Deshon Wade (East Orange HS). Year: 2006 Position: SS. Height: 5'9" Weight: 175-pounds

Skinny: Wade recorded 4 INTs, had 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery, and made 64 tackles as a Junior.

Mike Campbell (Edison HS) Year: 2006 Position: WR. Height: 6' Weight: 175-pounds

Skinny: Campbell was a playmaker for Edision HS at GS's Shootout and certainly looks the part of a D-1 WR.

Schools: Rutgers, Virginia Tech, D1-AA schools.

Tyree Watkins (Camden HS). Year: 2009 Position: WR/S Height: 6'2" Weight: 185-pounds

Skinny: Watkins is only 15 years old and will be entering his Sophomore year next year. Fans should keep an eye on Watkins in the years to come as he may become one of the more coveted prospects two and three years from now.

Kevin O'Connor (left) [Height: 5'7" Weight: 165-pounds], will be a Senior for Ramapo HS and Andrew Weiss, QB, (right) [Height: 6' Weight: 170-pounds] will be a Sophomore for Ramapo HS in 2006.

Matt Simms (Don Bosco Prep HS). Year: 2006 Position: QB Height: 6'2" Weight: 200-pounds

Skinny: Simms was on hand for the Greg Schiano Shootout with his father, former NY Giants star and current CBS football analysts, Phil Simms. The younger Simms did not compete in the tournament. Matt Simms holds a number of offers, including one from the home-state Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

Brandon Bullock (Absegami HS). Year: 2006 Position: DT/OL Height: 6'3" Weight: 305-pounds

Skinny: Bullock currently holds a Rutgers offer, in addition to NMSU and Syracuse. SOR.com will be in touch with Bullock in the coming days for an update on his recruitment.

Jeremy Tucker (Pope John HS). Year: 2006 Position RB. Height: 5'8" Height: 180-pounds

Skinny: Tucker put on a show in the finals of the Greg Schiano Shootout, drawing ooohs and aaahs from those in attendance and making one think they were watching a video-game rather than an actual competition.

 

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Matei may be reached at mgeorge@rutgersfootball.com


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