SoCal NFTC: Top Offensive Performers

We break down the top overall performers on offense at the Los Angeles NFTC...

QB Brady White, Newhall (Calif.) Hart
White may have been the most consistent quarterback of the day and definitely threw the tightest and most accurate ball for a good part of the camp. White is always so steady and consistent but for whatever reason, seems to get overlooked a bit. He has made a noticeable increase in his arm strength and throws as good a deep ball as we've seen. He anticipates very well and throws with great timing. He moves around very well and can throw on the run as well as in the pocket.

QB Josh Rosen, Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco
Rosen took home MVP honors and also earned an invite to both the Elite 11 QB Camp and The Opening. Rosen rallied towards the end of the camp and was very good during the one on ones. Rosen's physical gifts are obvious. He has a great quarterback body, a nice tight release and a cannon for an arm. He can throw with touch or put plenty of heat when needed and his athleticism and ability to run is something he doesn't get enough credit for.

QB Travis Waller, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Waller had a nice day too and has a very big upside. He has an athletic body and moves around very well. He has a live arm and is solid mechanically. He has steadily made a ton of progress over the last year and isn't close to reaching his potential. Whoever lands Waller will get a steal and a player who could end up as good as anyone out West.

RB Malik Lovette, Redlands (Calif.) East Valley
Lovette is one of the more versatile prospects in the region, able to play receiver and in the secondary. The four-star worked out with the running backs all day Sunday and was probably either the best or second best running back prospect in the bunch. Lovette did really well in pass protection. He has a good burst off the line, and catches the ball really well out of the backfield. During the breakdown drill, he did a nice job of making one cut and getting downfield.

WR Equanimeous St. Brown, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
St. Brown just keeps getting better and had a very strong camp. He's all of 6-5 and will likely end up 6-6 by his senior year. He has a very athletic frame, runs well and despite dropping a few balls early, has very strong hands. He looked very engaged and motivated on Sunday. He has made a huge jump in every area of his game and has the talent to play for just about any program in the country.

WR Lavan Alston, Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure
Alston has game breaking speed and is at top speed after a few strides. What surprised us was how much better his hands have become in the last year and how smooth he looked running his routes. He didn't fight the ball at all, adjusted to poorly thrown balls while maintaining his explosiveness in and out of his breaks.

WR Trent Irwin, Newhall (Calif.) Hart
No one could cover him on Sunday unless he was being held and grabbed multiple times on his routes. Just when you think Irwin has peaked physically, he comes back bigger and faster. He has the best hands and is the most natural pass catcher in the region, despite always being the only receiver in a camp or 7 on 7 setting not wearing gloves. While there may be other receivers with more speed or shake, it's a good bet Irwin will catch more balls in college than just about anyone out West.

WR Cordell Broadus, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
Broadus had a nice workout and has some serious upside to him. He's still growing in to his body but looks all of 6-3 and has very good hands. He showed good body control, played physical getting off press coverage and made some great adjustments to the ball.

WR Christian Kirk, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro
Kirk is the top receiver in the region and did nothing on Sunday to dispute that. Looking at his body and how much thicker and stronger he has gotten, he has the potential to be used in a number of ways at the next level. Kirk has put on 10 pounds since last year and is a rock solid 197 pounds. He's still a very explosive athlete with a running back body and once you get him out in space, he's gone.

WR Aaron Moore, Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral
Moore flashed great hands and caught everything thrown his direction. He's a polished route runner and does a great job adjusting to the ball showing off a very nice catch radius. He's more quick than fast but runs well after the catch and should see a nice bump in his recruitment following the camp. He plays in a very good, pass happy offense and should put up big numbers this season. He's a definite Div I prospect with a nice upside to him.

OL Fred Ulu-Perry, Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis
Ulu-Perry almost won the MVP honors a year ago as an underclassmen. This year, Ulu-Perry was the MVP of the offensive linemen, and he earned it. He's about 6'2, 310 pounds, so he's more than likely a guard at the next level. He only lost one one-on-one rep, and drive blocking is a real strength of his.

OL Keenan Walker, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral
Walker is the top tackle in the West and completely looks the part. He is long, with a great frame, and generally just a very good body. He showed great footwork during drills, with good quick hands and a nice reach. He has really natural knee bend, and has good flexibility. His technique is good, but could also use some work. Naturally, though, he's very gifted.

Greg Biggins and Brandon Huffman contributed to this report.

NOTE- Our list is based on who we felt had the best day and is not based on college recruiting potential. This list is also just for players in the rising 2015 class as we'll have a separate list for underclassmen later in the week.


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