Michigan Juniors Attend Army Combine

The US Army Junior Combine is always a great place to get the early jump on who will be the hot recruits over the summer and into the fall. Michigan Insider brings you the first look at the players from Michigan who will workout at the combine this weekend.

Boubacar Cissoko – CB – Detroit Cass Tech - 5'9, 190
He is the headliner here and may be the top player in-state next season. Cissoko is physical, strong and looks even more built here than he did during this past season. He should be one of the top corners here if not the top and we will be keeping a close eye on him in 1-1s tomorrow. He has several teammates who are expected to attend as well: WR/S Cortez Smith, WR Anthony Anchrum and LB Charles Fobbs (although we have yet to spot them).

Nicholas Perry – DE – Detroit Mackenzie – 6'4, 210
Lanky kid who should grow into an OLB or a DE position. Made all-city last year and started off well here by doing 16 bench reps. Probably a top 15 in-state kid right now.

Philepae Phillips – DE – Detroit Central – 6'4, 197
Another skinny defensive end who is probably headed for linebacker. Phillips is going to be a three year varsity kid though and had his best season last year with 10 sacks. He also is a good long snapper which adds to his value. We'll watch him tomorrow and see where he stacks up in this class.

Trevor Stapleton – RB – Birmingham Seaholm – 6'1, 199
A productive high school back who had a pretty good junior season, Stapleton is already being looked at by several MAC schools. He is a tough runner who could also potentially play some safety in college. He was impressive the few times I saw him last season, his forty time will be important.

Fred Smith – WR – Detroit Southeastern – 6'2, 195
A possible top 5 in-state recruit next year, Smith turned some heads as a junior. An excellent athlete who excels on the basketball court as well, we are anxious to watch him against some of the top corners in attendance.

Charles Burrell - WR/Ath - Detroit Southeastern - 6'2, 180
Burrell was the Southeastern QB who was throwing to Smith this past season, but he is being recruited mostly as a wide receiver. Bowling Green, Miami-Ohio and Notre Dame are showing early interest.

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