The In Full Motion "Saturday Night Lights" Exposure Camp in Nashville put the best Mid-State's top talent on display. Here are a few that impressed the most.
Jalen Ramsey CB Brentwood Academy 2013
Jalen Ramsey was the Playmaker of all playmakers and was the Defensive Co-MVP. Jalen clocked a 4.47 40 and a 41 inch Vertical jump. Jalen was as good as advertised, shutting down his WR in 1 on 1's and his side of the field in 7 on 7's. Jalen recorded 2 interceptions, 3 pass break-ups and allowed 0 passes caught on him. Regardless of class, Jalen Ramsey is among the very best prospects in Tennessee.
Andre McDonald WR Peal-Cohn 2012
Andre McDonald was the unanimous Offensive MVP. Andre started off the day running a 4.52 40 and 36 inch vertical jump. During position drills, Andre shined by looking smooth and natural in his route running and catching abilities. He drew praise from SEC Great Joey Kent while being put through the paces. Andre was dominant in 1 on 1's and 7 on 7 drills making numerous athletic catches and visiting the end zone frequently.
Hunter Brown QB Hendersonville High 2012
Hunter Brown's stock continues to rise with his performance at Saturday Night Lights. Hunter's good arm strength and accuracy was on full display. Hunter is a natural thrower of the ball and showed great decision making during 7 on 7. Brown showed his athletic ability with a 4.88 40 yard dash. Look for Hunter to earn numerous scholarship offers on college camp circuit. Hunter Brown is the real deal at the QB position.
Max Staver QB Brentwood Academy 2013
Max Staver is a future big-time prospect from Brentwood Academy. Max checked in at 6'5" 230 lbs. His arm strength was impossible to ignore as he threw dart after dart. Staver showed great command of the huddle as well as poise and stature in the pocket. Staver was one of the best talents at the camp and look for him to be an elite talent in the state the next two years.
Demario Donnell CB Pearl Cohn 2012 Demario Donnell was named Co-Defensive MVP of the camp on the strength of his lockdown performance on the corner. Donnell clocked a 4.45 in the 40 yard dash. Demario collected 2 ints in the 7 on 7 competitions.
Jeffery Doss RB Ensworth 2014
Jeff Doss kept showing up with "Wow" plays in 1 on 1s and 7 on 7 competitions. Jeff's pass catching ability combined with great speed and quickness set him apart from other Tailbacks. Doss's one hand grab over a defender made people take notice. Fresh off his 100M City Championship, Jeff clocked a 4.49 40 and a 36 inch Vertical jump. Doss is in the Reggie Bush mold of backs and will electrify the Mid-State this football season out of the backfield and at punt/kickoff return.
Al Thompson WR Brentwood Academy 2012
Smooth Al Thompson impressed with his precision route running and pass catching ability. Al made numerous acrobatic catches over defenders and visited the end zone with regularity. Al clocked a 4.53 40 and a 35 inch vertical. Al impressed Joey Kent with his rare blend of size, speed and body control. Al has and will continue to impressed D-1 college coaches. Look for Al to be an ACC or SEC signee.
Other talent that impress:
Chad Dye TE Hendersonville High 2013
Keenan Reynolds QB Goodpasture High 2012
Dee Mathers(brother of I Mathers) DB Blackman High 2013
Darius Darden-Box CB Pearl Cohn 2012
Michael Cain DT Whites Creek 2014
Stay tuned to InsideTennessee.com as recruiting analyst James Bryant will give you his thoughts and interviews with several combine participants.