TCU Camp Review: Kilgore

Just over 100 prospects from the 2014 and 2015 classes made their way to Kilgore on Wednesday to take part in TCU's first one day camp of the summer.

KilgoreTCU held their first satellite camp of the summer in Kilgore Wednesday afternoon with just over 100 prospects in attendance. Several big names made their way to the camp while some little known prospects also made a name for themselves.

Among the 2014 names in attendance were current TCU commitment Zaycoven Henderson and his teammate Stephan Maxey, another target for the Frogs. While Henderson headlined the group of 2014 attendees, the 2015 class was represented very well with names such as Daylon Mack, Justin Dunning, Kris Boyd and JaMycal Hasty to name just a few.

Henderson of course was a man-child in drills, winning every one of his reps. Frog fans should also note that Henderson was spending a lot of time convincing Daylon Mack he needed to join the TCU family.

Mack and Dunning didn't go through drills which was a little disappointing, but Boyd and Hasty were among the top performers on the day. Both prospects hold TCU offers, Hasty received an offer late Wednesday night following the camp.

While most recruiting junkies know most of those names that stood out, a few prospects did catch the coach's and spectators by surprise on Wednesday, starting with 2015 wide receiver Terry Mark out of Lufkin High. Mark was arguably the top receiver in attendance with good route running ability and was one of the fastest prospects at the camp with a 4.42 forty. Mark also turned in the top pro shuttle time of the day with a 4.09. Without a doubt his stock will rise this summer once teams get an up close glimpse of him.

Another name for Frog fans to keep an eye on is Palestine defensive end Jarrell Owens. Owens looked a legit 6-foot-3, 240. He displayed good quickness off the edge for a big man and turned in a respectable 4.66 forty. Owens says he feels that an offer from the Frogs is very close to happening.

Sacshe athlete Kent Myers, who visited TCU for a junior day a few months ago, made the trip from DFW and worked at safety and receiver for the Frogs. Myers looked like a natural at receiver and he says he is on the verge of his first offer from Arizona State.

SMALL TOWN GEM

If you don't know where Elkhart, Texas is, runningback Jeffery Wilson is on the path to put the tiny 2A town on the map. The 6-foot-1, 190-pounder had the coach's attention much of the camp on both sides of the ball. The 2014 prospect rushed for over 2,300 yards and 26 touchdowns in just ten games in 2012.

SPEED TO BURN

There's no denying it, east Texas has some of the fastest players in the state every recruiting cycle. Hasty recorded the fast forty on the day with a 4.35 and was the only player to break the 4.4 barrier. Joining Hasty in the fast man club were…

Devondrick Dixon (Gilmer) – 4.42
Terry Mark (Lufkin) – 4.42
Kevin Harris (Texas High) - 4.46
Kris Boyd (Gilmer) – 4.48

SLEEPER MODE

One of the biggest surprises of the camp was Texarkana Texas High receiver/defensive back Kevin Harris. A member of the Tigers championship 4x100 relay team, Harris turned in one of the faster forties of the day. He looked best working out at corner for the Frogs and with a 6-foot-2 frame, he had the look of current Frog Travoskey Garrett.


CAMP HOT 11

Based on their performances in drills and testing, here is our top 11 players from the Kilgore camp.

1. Zaycoven Henderson – The big man, who looks at least 6-foot-3, 290-pounds was dominant in every drill he performed in. He could've done better testing, but there wasn't any doubt that the top player in attendance was on the day.

2. JaMycal Hasty – Quick, smooth and speed, speed, speed. There wasn't much Hasty couldn't do whether it was on defense or offense. He received an offer from the Frogs on Wednesday.

3. Terry Mark – Another speed burner who will get significant notice this summer on offense or defense.

4. Kris Boyd – The 2015 prospect already had an offer from the Frogs entering the camp. He proved he can be a great defensive back in the future with his performance on Wednesday.


Owens is definitely on the Frogs' radar
5. Jarrell Owens – Not only did Owens look the part, he performed well in drills and in testing.

6. Jeffery Wilson – Although he didn't test as well as the others in the forty, he did show some playmaking ability in 1-on-1 drills. It's no wonder why UTEP and Texas State are about to offer.

7. Kevin Harris – He's raw at the moment, but you can't teach speed. Harris has plenty of that in his favor.

8. Jassavia Reese – The 2015 defensive end out of Tyler John Tyler passed the eyeball test right off the bat, going at least 6-foot-4, 220-pounds. Reese turned in a respectable day testing with a 4.73 forty and looked good in drills with a quick step. He has the frame to add on plenty of weight the next two years.

9. Stephan Maxey – Maxey didn't have the best day testing and he fully admitted that he felt a little out of shape at the camp on Wednesday. While his testing didn't go well, he does look the part and he's a guy the Frogs will keep an eye on. 10. Kent Myers – Myers made the trip east because he won't be able to attend the Frogs camps that are closer to his home. The trip to Kilgore was worth it as he timed a 4.55 in the forty and showed flashes at receiver.

11. Wes Thompson – The linebacker prospects weren't as deep as in year's past, but the linebacker out of Tyler Chapel Hill was certainly one of the more athletic in attendance.


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