Nike Camp Report: Eddie Rollman

Burnet's 3A program must have a little bit of bluechip dust permeating the air as they have three legit, bonafide D-I stallions this year. QB <B>Stephen McGee</B> (an Aggie commitment) and WR <B>Jordan Shipley</B> (a Longhorn commitment) are well known, but don't forget about OL <B>Eddie Rollman</B>. Arguably the second-most impressive offensive lineman at the A&amp;M Nike camp behind Denton's <B>Herman Johnson</B>, Rollman made a name for himself as he put on a heckuva camp performance.

"Eddie went down there (College Station) to turn some heads," Burnet head coach Bob Shipley told IT. "Stephen and Jordan have been getting all of the attention, but Eddie's just as vital to the success we've enjoyed and an outstanding prospect in his own right."

Rollman jumped at the opportunity to match up against defensive linemen in one-on-one drills. He utilized his wide body and tremendous footwork to hold his own throughout the afternoon.

"He's not a jug-butt or a jelly belly," Shipley said. "He's the real deal. He's pretty stout, strong, and going to make somebody a good one."

"Coach (Darryl) Drake was at practice today so he could evaluate him," Shipley continued. "Colorado, Nebraska and Arizona also came by. They've all told me they think a lot of him and were extremely impressed with his quickness."

At 6-4/6-4.5, the 290-pounder ran a Nike Camp-tested 5.4 (forty), which isn't slow, but not the 5.1/5.2 some teams are looking for in their linemen. Despite the fact O-linemen rarely ever run 40 yards downfield, some may draw the wrong conclusion from the decent, but not overly impressive 40 clocking. That would be a mistake as Rollman put on a clinic in the agility drills.

"Eddie likes A&M, Nebraska, Colorado, Texas and Arizona right now, but I'm sure his top five is always changing," Burnet's head man revealed. "And I think he'd like to have something done before the season starts. I know I'm a bit selfish and would like to see him get it done before the season starts, but we'll see what happens."

Rollman currently owns a single 'ship offer from Eastern Arizona, but expect some of the major conference heavyweights to get into the race for the Burnet Big Man's pledge. After all, his stock has already shot up after attending this weekend's College Station Nike Camp.

The red-haired kid, with bionic feet, simply tore it up.

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