Passing Down Rewind: The Baker's Dozen

Passing Down concluded its fourth annual camp last weekend in Fresno. was hand to witness the two-day camp capped with full-padded action on the second day. Here are the Baker's Dozen of top performers from the event…

B.J. Kelley (MVP)
Wide Receiver, Fresno (Calif.) Central
The camp's top overall D1 prospect. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound standout walked away with the MVP based on a Passing Down best 4.43 forty-time and his stellar performance in 1-on-1's.

Mike Baker (Offensive MVP)
Quarterback, Fresno (Calif.) Central
Making his second consecutive Passing Down Camp, Baker continues to impress. The 2012 prospect has all the tools of a major D1 quarterback recruit.

Dustin Bender (Defensive MVP)
Defensive Line, Atwater (Calif.)
Bender had a great camp punishing opposing linemen all weekend. He used his strength and quickness to dominate in drills and 11-on-11 action.

Laqueses Taylor (Lineman MVP)
Defensive Tackle, Fresno (Calif.) Edison
Taylor was nearly unstoppable in 11-on-11 action requiring double and sometimes triple teams.

Devin Gaines (Most Improved)
Defensive Back, Chowchilla (Calif.)
Gaines was not the quickest or fastest defensive back, but you could see he got better as the camp went along. He has two more years to add to his 5-foot-8, 160-pound frame.

Isaac Quick (Premier Game MVP)
Wide Receiver, Fresno (Calif.) Central
Quick was aruguably the most promising prospect at the two-day camp. He played defensive back and wide receiver. The rising freshman can be a player at either spot. He's a very fluid route runner, and he is quick – no pun intended.

Robert Johnson
Running Back, Fresno (Calif.) Central
The most physical running back in Central California camped just on Sunday making him ineligible to compete for camp MVP. Nonetheless, he displayed all the attributes that have garnered him three offers heading into his senior season. Besides having the size and strength to run between the tackles and take on pass rushers, he has the speed and hands to line up at the slot and make plays.

Fred Wilson
Athlete, Bakersfield (Calif.) West
He impressed us on Friday night playing cornerback in the Passing Down Elite 7-on-7 Challenge, but on Saturday, he was very smooth running routes. Again, he was unable to compete for camp MVP because he only camped on Saturday.

Brayden Sanchez
Wide Receiver, Hanford (Calif.)
One of the most underrated prospects in a very talented 2012 class. The 2009 all-state underclassman lacks the size of an elite receiver, but no one runs better routes. And he has sticky hands. The best possession receiver at the camp.

Justin Gallegos
Safety, Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North
A hardnosed safety that plays tough. He was one of the top defensive backs Saturday's session. He's not the biggest or fastest prospect, but Gallegos moves well and has a nose for the ball.

Darian Edwards
Linebacker, Modesto (Calif.) Central Catholic
Despite playing linebacker, we see him as sold fullback prospect. Big, strong, quick with explosion, he's a bull-rusher that could use his attributes as a lead blocker at the next level.

Khary Coleman
Running Back, Clovis (Calif.) East
He could be one of the top running back prospects in the Golden State in 2012. He's quick with good acceleration. However, he needs to hit the weight room, and his pass blocking needs work if he wishes to play at the next level.

Treyvon Hanna
Running Back, Brentwood (Calif.) Heritage
He ran a 4.6 forty-yard-dash on Saturday and was one of the most consistent backs during the camp. He's a quick and agile runner with above average blocking skills.

Honorable Mention: DB Jerral Brown, Clovis (Calif.) East, DL Taylor Ferguson, Clovis (Calif.), QB Tyler Fry, Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan, LB Andrew Morgan, Atwater (Calif.) , LB Chad Neal, Chowchilla, QB Patrick Zurbuchen, Orange (Calif.) El Modena

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