Aldine Prospects Uncovered

Aldine offensive tackle Daniel Campbell is going to be one of the top offensive line prospects for the class of 2008. Campbell already has two scholarship offers and many more are sure to follow. Aldine Head Coach Bob Jones spoke highly of Campbell and two of his teammates as well.

"He is very quick for his size," Jones said. "He has small ankles and quick feet. He is just now starting to grow into his body. He is a big guy and his body is finally starting to take shape."

The 6-foot-6, 325 pound Daniel Campbell already has scholarship offers to Florida and BYU. He runs the 40-yard dash in 5.3 seconds, which is pretty fast for a guy his size. Campbell has the potential to anchor an elite program's offensive line for the next several years.

Aldine also has a very talented junior quarterback. Darron Thomas steps into the starting role this year after serving as a backup to Terrance Anderson last season. Anderson was rated a three star recruit for the class of 2006 and now plays for Oklahoma State.

"He (Thomas) is a great player," Jones said. "He is a prototypical quarterback. He is tall and lanky. He is just as smart back there as he is in the classroom."

The 6-foot-3, 185 pound Thomas threw for 500 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.8 seconds. A lot will be expected from him in the upcoming season.

Linebacker Anthony Lewis is an offense's worst nightmare. The 6-foot-1, 204 pound Lewis has the speed of a defensive back mixed with the mentality of a linebacker. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds.

"He didn't play for us as a sophomore," Jones said. "He transferred in and we are still working with him. He is a heck of an athlete. He makes plays side line to side line. Recruiters were real impressed with him when they came by in the spring."

All three of these kids have the potential to play major college football and Campbell could possibly be one of the most sought after prospects in the nation.


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