Houston Westbury Practice Report

Tripped to Houston Westbury recently and took in a practice so we could check out No. 14-ranked overall prospect and Texas commit WR <B>George Walker</B>, No. 66-ranked QB/LB/DE <B>Mike Nichols</B> and WR/DB <B>Clyde Edwards</B> (pictured from left to right) as well as some other potential D-I kids such as FS <B>Daunte Godien</B>, SS <B>Freddie Smith Jr.</B>, and LB <B>Shawn Jarman</B>.

George Walker -- Eyeballs at 6-1.5/6-2, 180 pounds. Showed throughout the practice that he can glove nearly anything in the vicinity and is a candidate to move up the rankings. Really good speed, has several moves and a wonderful personality. [More on Walker later for Inside Texas subscribers in the Inside Scoop.]

Mike Nichols -- Already eyeballed and he stands every bit the 6-4.5/6-5, 225 pounds we list him at. Kid's a heckuva good-lookin' specimen. QB may be his position in high school, but I find myself wanting to see him notch plenty of snaps on the defensive side of the ball. But with head coach George Campbell installing the midline option attack, Nichols will expend quite a bit of energy on the offensive side and not sure how much time he'll get on the Westbury D, but this kid could easily wreak havoc at either LB or DE. At this point, he's an outstanding D-I LB/DE prospect. Someone's going to be very happy. But don't tell him that because he's working his tail off to eventually become a solid D-I QB.

Clyde Edwards -- Eyeballs at 5-9.5/5-10, 160 pounds. Holding a 'ship offer from the University of Colorado, Edwards brings solid coverage skills and decent speed (4.6) to the Westbury D.

D-I schools looking for safeties might want to take a look at FS Daunte Godien. But they'll have to get a copy of Westbury's Spring game because the kid recently transferred in. Don't forget about SS Freddie Smith Jr. who made some noise at the end of last year. He's trying to get his grades up in the classroom and his father continues to push him. Shawn Jarman has pretty decent size (6-2.5, 210) and speed (4.65/4.7) for the linebacking position and could see more attention with a good senior season.

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