FSU CAMP HIGHLIGHTS FIRST SESSION
With the first session of the FSU Camp just completed there are some awards to give out. The top performer of the camp was quarter back Ryan Periloux of Louisiana. He showcased one of the best arms I have ever seen from a High School quarterback. There was not a pass he could not complete. He threw the ball so hard that some receivers were seen walking away with a funny look on their faces. There is no doubt that if Ryan develops he will be playing on Sundays.
Another standout performer from the camp was Miami Coral Reef defensive back Dorian Munroe. After a great performance the UM Camp, Munroe followed it up again by being one of the best defensive backs at the FSU Camp. He had one interception and many other passes that he broke up in one on one drills. With his solid showing Munroe may get an offer and the Seminoles could take the lead.
One of the best offensive performers beside Perriloux was OJ Murdock of Middleton High School. He consistently got open and was able to showcase some nice moves after the catch. Murdock relies on his great size and quickness to beat defensive backs to the ball. Along with Murdock, Gabriel McKenzie of Alabama was an offensive standout. McKenzie is a 6-foot-3, 225 pound tight end that not only looks the part but also plays it as well.
The top Out of State Defensive Lineman at the FSU Camp was Aaron Lewis of New Mexico. He measured in a 6'4 270 and ran the forty yard dash in an impressive 4.69 seconds. For his size he showed good footwork in the agility drills and was one of the quickest defensive linemen out of a three point stance. The New Mexico Star performed so well in the camp that he left FSU with an offer. The Seminoles made quite and impression and they could end of with a commitment within the next few weeks. Lewis has a top two of FSU and Texas. The Seminoles seem to be a slight leader for Lewis.
The most physically impressive looking player of the first session was Linebacker Tray Blackman of LaGrange Georgia. Whether it was in one on one drill or seven on seven Blackman stood out among his peers. He showed very impressive cover skills in every drill that was put in front of him.
The top junior prospect at the camp was CJ Spiller of Lake Butler Union County. He will be one of Larry Blustein's top 2006 players and will be heavily recruited next year.
FLORIDA SENIOR CAMP HIGHLIGHTS
The Florida Gators completed their senior camp today for some of the best prospects in the nation. Some of the names that went to Gainesville for the Florida Gators Camp were QB Ryan Perriloux, Wide Receiver Louis Murphy, WR OJ Murdock, Apopka WR Eric Sledge, TE Gabriel McKenzie, Glades Central Athlete Tommy Duhart, DL Vlad Richard, LB Gerald Williams, LB Jerome Hayes, Jacksonville Ed White DB Bryan Evans, DB Dee Morley and Daytona Beach Mainland CB Avery Atkins. These were just a few of the playmakers that showcased their skills before many spectators.
Once again one of the most impressive performances at a camp came from quarterback Ryan Perriloux. Even with a tired arm Ryan threw the ball as well as you will ever see from a high school quarterback prospect. Ryan was not the only impressive looking quarterback prospect at the Gators Camp. Jorge Fernandez of Miami Westminster Christian High School also showed nice touch and a solid arm. If he can parlay this solid performance to the football field this fall Jorge can expect some nice offers to come his way real soon. Tampa Riverview's Charles Alexander is another quarterback that should not be left out of the equation. Though his arm strength was not as good as Perriloux, Alexander showed off a nice arm and good touch. Jonathan Garner of Daytona Mainland also performed well and was one of the top five quarterbacks at the camp.
The two of the more physically impressive looking prospects at the camp were DT Vladimir Richard of Piper High School and Gerald Williams of Boyd Anderson. The two are close friends and there is no doubt that one school will be lucky when these two decide on the same school Richard and Williams are a package deal and one wont be attending college without the other. What made Richard impressive was how well he moves his feet for someone his size. His footwork looks like someone that plays running back and not defensive tackle. Williams also showed well in individual workouts and tried to not be outdone by his good friend Vladimir.
The most exciting matchup of the two day camp was between Wide Receiver O.J. Murdock of Tampa Middleton and Defensive Back Demetrius Morley of Miami Killian. The two went back and forth excitement in one on one drill. The play of the day came when Morley tipped a pass to himself and pinned the ball to back of his neck while he was falling to the ground.
The surprise prospect from the Florida Camp was St. Petersburg Lakewood receiver Louis Murphy. He is a 6'3 185 pound possession receiver. His hands were probably the best of any of the receivers at the Florida Camp. Murphy is one player to keep and eye on as his high school offense has moved from a Wing T to a more wide open attack this fall. He should benefit from the ball coming his way more often this year.
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