West: 2015 Five-Star Breakdown

Seven class of 2015 prospects were named five-stars by Scout from the West and we break each down for you here...

Related Features: 2015 Five-star List | 2015 Five-star Notebook

Iman Marshall | CB | 6-1.5/190 | Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
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Scouting Report: Marshall is one of the nation's most versatile defensive backs with the ability to swing between corner and safety depending on matchups. At 6-1, 195 pounds, he's a big, physical corner and manhandles opposing receivers at the line of scrimmage. He has great ball skills with receiver hands and always plays with a high compete level. Marshall runs well and has good top end speed. Depending on how much weight he puts on over the coming years will determine if he stays at corner or safety in college but wherever he lines up, he should definitely be an impact player.
In His Words:
"This is definitely a huge honor for me," Marshall said. "I feel truly blessed by this and it definitely motives me to keep working harder. I've been working for this since I was nine years old. That's when my dad and I started working out together and this just shows me that all that work I put in is starting to pay off."
Recruiting: Nearly 20 offers with ones from California, Florida State, Michigan, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon, Tennessee, UCLA, USC and Wisconsin.

Keisean Lucier-South | DE | 6-4/220 | Orange (Calif.) Lutheran
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Scouting Report: Lucier-South is in the Dion Jordan/Anthony Barr mold of a tall, lanky, athletic pass rusher with a giant upside. He currently plays defensive end but could also project as an outside 'backer in a 3-4 scheme. He has the athleticism to play in space as an outside backer but his real talent is rushing the passer. He has a great frame that has plenty of room to fill out. He's explosive off the ball, has long arms and uses his hands well to keep blockers off him and can really close on the football.
In His Words:
"This is truly a blessing for me," Lucier-South said. "I'm excited but also motivated by this. It's going to make me work twice as hard on the field to prove that this high ranking is deserved. I'm going to keep going hard in practice and just try and keep getting better."
Recruiting: Offers from schools like Boise State, Miami, Oregon, Oregon State, TCU, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and Washington

Canton Kaumatule | DE | 6-6/259 | Honolulu (Hawaii) Punahou
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Scouting Report: Kaumatule is a physical freak and has a college body right now. He's already 6-7, 260 pounds, is very strong, has a motor and is a good all around athlete. He has long arms and actually has the frame of a prototype left tackle but plays primarily on the defensive side of the ball. His older brother Luke signed with Stanford two years ago but the younger Kaumatule is a much better prospect and plays with more toughness and has an edge to him. With two years to develop before he enrolls in college, Kaumatule is a very intriguing player to watch and could rise up this list as he continues to grow as a player.
Has offers from most of the Pac-12 including Stanford, where his older brother Luke is a tight end.

John Houston | OLB | 6-3/205 | Gardena (Calif.) Serra
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Scouting Report: At a school that cranks out elite prospects left and right, Houston May end up being the best defensive prospect to play at Serra.  Had over 120 tackles as a sophomore in helping the Cavs win the CIF State D-II title and continues to get bigger in the offseason.  Is drawing comparisons to Anthony Barr as an outside linebacker but Houston is also excellent in coverage, moves well in space and has the frame to still add 20-25 more pounds in the next two years.
In His Words:
"It's a great feeling, and a great accomplishment and now that people know me as a five-star, I'm going to show them that they can be a five-star, and try to be all they can, in their school," said Houston. "I just let my talent show that and when I'm out on the field, I'm not worried about anyone else."
Recruiting: Offers from schools like USC, UCLA, Florida, Florida State, Washington, Ole Miss, Oklahoma and Miami.

Josh Rosen | QB | 6-3/195 | Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco
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Scouting Report: In terms of physical tools, Rosen has few peers anywhere in the country. He has the strongest arm in the 2105 class and threw a ball 78 yards at Stanford's Camp this past summer. He made huge strides in the last year physically, packing on 17 pounds of muscle on his 6-4 frame, tightening his release and becoming much quicker with his reads. He's a good athlete as well, moves around very well in the pocket and can throw on the run or make a play with his legs. He's a smart, cerebral quarterback with a great work ethic and has a strong desire to be not just good but great at his position.
In His Words:
"It's an awesome feeling and I'm excited all the hard work I put in is paying off," Rosen said. "When you work hard, the payoff is always rewarding but now my main focus is on my team at Bosco. I'm all about team goals now and trying to lead our team to a state championship."
Recruiting: Double digit offers from schools like California, Michigan, Oregon State, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt and Virginia.

Ricky Town | QB | 6-4/205 | Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure 
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Scouting Report: In his first year as the starter for the Seraphs, Town had a great sophomore year and as he enters his junior year, is primed for a big season. He's got a good arm, good mobility and all the intangibles you want from a five-star passer.
In His Words: "I think it's an honor and a blessing to be considered a five-star prospect," said Town.
Recruiting: Committed to Alabama.

Alize Jones | TE | 6-4.5/215 | Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
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Scouting Report: The second five-star tight end from Gorman in the past five years, Jones is a better prospect than Xavier Grimble, now the starter at USC, was at the same stage. He's a big and physical tight end, but runs like a receiver with incredible body control, soft hands and pinpoint route running and will be a red zone threat for years to come.
In His Words:
"Being a five-star player is a blessing.  When people say hard work pays off it really does but I know that the work is never done and I'm going to continue to bust my tail everyday.  I give all thanks to my God, my family, coaches and teammates and without them I wouldn't be in the position that I am today.  My main focus is getting ready for August 23rd now. 
Recruiting: Offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, Nebraska, Notre Dame, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt and Washington.

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