Nike: Top Five Underclassmen

Scout.com selects the top five underclassmen at the Stanford NFTC...

Top Five Underclassmen

Max Browne
Quarterback, Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline
Browne will be one of the top quarterback prospects in the 2013 class nationally, and like Kline and Houston a year ago, he shined at Stanford as a sophomore. Browne's got very good touch and accuracy and a good downfield arm. He's a little bit stiff when he runs, and he's used to playing in the spread out of the shotgun, so his footwork could use some more polish, but as far as making all the throws, Browne can make them all, and is very technically sound.

Jaylen Ruiz
Defensive Line, Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial
Ruiz first caught our eye at the Badger Elite Lineman Challenge where he was the top underclass performer. Even in those two months he's gotten stronger and noticeably bigger and with his quickness and athleticism, was a difficult D-lineman to block.  His upside is off the charts.

Michael Hutchings
Linebacker, Concord (Calif.) De La Salle
Hutchings, who was California's State Sophomore of the Year, but was making his first foray into the camp setting. Still just a sophomore, Hutchings looked as good as his older counterparts and showed why he's one of the premier prospects in the 2013 class.

Johnny Johnson
Defensive Back, Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial
The top 2013 prospect on hand was Johnson, who continued his stellar spring with a very spirited and convincing performance.

Khari McGee
Quarterback, Fresno (Calif.) Central
McGee was a guy we liked a lot at the Badger Elite 7on7. He's got great downfield arm strength, just needs to work on his consistency in the short and intermediate routes.


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