Sizing up the Round Rock SQT

The Round Rock 7-on-7 State Qualifying Tournament is a good place to get a look at some key 2014 players. Here, we tell you which players to watch on Saturday.

Pool A (Reeves Athletic Complex) — Round Rock Westwood, Marble Falls, Cedar Park, Cedar Park Vista Ridge

Player To Watch: QB Bear Fenimore, Round Rock Westwood (2014)

One of the top quarterbacks in the area for 2014, Fenimore was the backup at Lake Travis to Colin LaGasse and Baker Mayfield before transferring to Westwood over the summer. Fenimore has a big arm, and is hearing from some top schools early in the process. Last season, he led Westwood to a victory over Austin High when senior starter Ben Johnson was injured mid-game.

Pool B (Dragon Stadium) — Round Rock, Round Rock McNeil, Pflugerville Connally, Copperas Cove

Player To Watch: WR Keyon Dilosa, Round Rock (2014)

This actually is a decent group for talent, with Dilosa, 2014 Round Rock McNeil tight end Zach Vaughan and 2013 Copperas Cove linebacker Darius McClinton. Vaughan is a 6-4 player with a lanky frame who could grow into a receiving tight end. McClinton is an undersized linebacker who showed out well at the Lake Travis qualifier last year. But Dilosa is an intriguing prospect because of his size, fluidity and his bloodlines. He's former Longhorn standout James Kirkendoll's younger brother.

Pool C (Cedar Ridge HS) — Pflugerville Hendrickson, Abilene Cooper, Cedar Ridge, Georgetown

Player To Watch: WR Lorenzo Joe, Abilene Cooper (2014)

It's a shame that Samaje Perine won't be taking part, as I wanted to see what kind of hands the bigger back with speed has. But his absence is Joe's gain. Already getting mention as one of the top receivers in the 2014 Texas class, Joe is one of the few likely Texas targets in attendance. The 6-2 wideout will actually play quarterback Saturday, but he does a nice job there, actually leading Abilene Cooper to the finals of the UnderArmour Sevens tournament in Dallas.

Pool D (Cedar Ridge HS) — Pflugerville, Temple, Lake Travis, Round Rock Stony Point

Player To Watch: RB Shaun Nixon, Lake Travis (2014)

Simply put, if you're not in love with Shaun Nixon's film, watch him play 7-on-7. It's there that you can see his real value. Nixon is like another wide receiver with soft hands and great quickness, and with Mayfield, who has BCS offers, throwing his way, he could have a big day. Round Rock Stony Point always has athletes, and are usually veteran dominated, so this is a great place to see the new stock. That doesn't include 2013 linebacker Marcos Curry, who exploded onto the scene as a sophomore and is gearing up for another big year. Like McClinton, Curry is undersized. But also like McClinton, his quickness allows him to show up well at these kinds of events.

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