Thursday, September 24, 2009

Nebraska's Top Football Prospects


QB •• Bronson Marsh 6-1, 180, 4.6 Omaha Millard South
He is a pretty athletic and accurate passer.
On Film–Bronson displays poise and toughness. He can throw the ball well on the run and is very comfortable in the pocket.
Stats–He earned 2nd Team All-Metro honors as a sophomore and H-M as a junior.

RB ••• Antaries Daniels 5-10, 185, 4.4 Omaha Northwest
One area coach told me they believe Antaries could become one of the best RBs ever produced in Nebraska.
On Film–He certainly shows blazing speed, good vision, balance, and surprising strength for a 185 pounder. He runs through arm tackles and runs very well between the tackles showing good balance and body lean. He runs hard on every carry and he does a good job of finishing off his runs. He presents a triple threat to any recruiter because he can run, catch, and block. He shows all-the-way kind of speed.
Stats–He earned some All-City honors for his play at RB and has averaged over 8 yds per carry.
Other Sports–He has been timed in a 10.8 100 meters in track.
Grades–His GPA is over 2.5.
Favorite Schools–NE, IA STATE, KS STATE, IOWA, and KS.

WR ••• Lavant Moore 6-2, 185, 4.5 Omaha Burke
He is an intriguing prospect because he is such a good all-around athlete.
On Film–Lavant runs precise routes, shows very strong hands, and catches everything within reach. He is a patient receiver who does a good job of getting himself open and is quick enough to outrun most DBs. He makes good adjustments, can catch the ball on the run, and turns up field quickly.
Other Sports–He is a standout guard in basketball and a sprinter in track.
Grades–His GPA is 2.5.

TE •• Joe Trouba 6-5, 225, 4.7 Omaha Creighton Prep
He presents a big target for QBs.
On Film–He is very athletic with a lot of room to grow. The coaches at Creighton Prep are excited about his future. He shows sure hands, can block, and is just now starting to become comfortable playing the position.

OL •••• Andrew Rodriguez 6-6, 300, 5.4 Aurora
He is the #1 prospect in Nebraska.
On Film–Andrew has the potential to be a dominant run and pass blocker. He really came on strong the second half of the last season dominating the Huskies' final two victories on their way to a state championship. His coach, Randy Huebert, calls him a gifted athlete. He presents excellent size and mobility. He also has excellent growth potential and could weigh 320 pounds in college. Andrew is an aggressive run block who is quick to set up in pass protection and gets good depth. He also shows the good initial burst and body control to effectively block out on the second level. He is fluid in his movements with the potential to become a dominating tackle in college.
Stats–He earned 1st Team All-State honors at OT in '08.
Favorite Schools–Committed to NEBRASKA.

OL ••• Jeff Uher 6-2, 260, 5.0 Omaha Creighton Prep
He plays guard on offense and tackle on defense.
On Film–Jeff is an exceptionally hard worker who gets off the ball quickly and comes at you low and hard. He can redirect, shows good balance, and plays the game on his feet. On defense, he can read offenses, does a good job of playing the double team, and can find the ball.
Stats–He totaled 37 tackles, 3 tackles for losses on defense and graded out at 85% of his blocking assignments on offense.
Other Sports–He has thrown the shot put over 45' in track.
Grades–His GPA is 3.5. Benches 305.
Favorite Schools–NE, KS, MO, and IA STATE.

OL ••• Gary Hiatt 6-4, 275, 5.1 Omaha Millard South
He is a big athletic OL.
On Film–He proves to be adept as both a run and pass blocker. He plays tackle in high school and could wind up playing guard in college. He runs well laterally, can redirect, and he does a good job of keeping his defender in front of him.
Stats–He earned Super State 1st Team All-State honors in '08.

OL ••• Lincoln Hansen 6-5, 287, 5.3 Omaha Millard North
His coach calls him a good character kid who is still developing.
On Film–He proves to be very competitive with a long reach and good size. He works hard to improve his game showing good footwork, tenacity, technique, and attitude. He is not yet a dominating tackle but has the desire to wind up as a Division I player.
Stats–He earned some All-League mention for his play at OT.
Grades–His GPA is 3.0 and he scored a 24 on the ACT. Benches 255.
Favorite Schools–NE, KS, AL, IA STATE, and KS STATE.

OL •• Dan Faulkner 6-5, 290, 5.2 Omaha Creighton Prep
Now here is a tackle who is rated very high by opposing coaches.
On Film–He is one of those technically sound linemen that always seem to get the job done. He has pretty fluid movement skills, has been blessed with long arms, and has good feet and body control. He always seems to get good positioning and can lock on to a defender and never let go. He can slide and mirror showing good lateral quickness.
Stats–He earned some All-Conference for his play at OT.
Grades–His GPA is over 3.0.

DL •• Jesse Hinz 6-4, 275, 5.0 Beatrice
If you go by high school film then Jesse is, without a doubt, the #1 DL prospect in the state.
On Film–He is a dominator who works hard. He shows very good strength at the point of attack playing both DE and DT. He moves very well in a straight line and can apply pressure on the QB. He also works hard in gaining an edge and you can tell he puts great effort into playing, weight lifting, and studying films.
Stats–Earned 2nd Team All-State honors for his play at DL.
Grades–His GPA is over 3.0.

LB ••• Ron Coleman 6-0, 225, 4.8 Omaha North
What's not to like? This young man is a state wrestling champion who is a super strong 1st Team All-State LB.
On Film–He proved to be a force on either side of the ball both at RB and LB. He dominated the Omaha public league in '08. He is a physical, quick to the ball backer who uses his hands and strength to keep blockers at bay. He can change directions quickly and plays the game on his feet.
Stats–He recorded 67 tackles, 3 sacks, and 10 tackles for losses at ILB. He ran for over 800 yds and 21 TDs at TB.
Other Sports–He used that great strength and quickness to become a two-time state wrestling champion.
Grades–His GPA is 2.5.

LB •• Delton Werth 6-2, 210, 4.7 Seward
Seward coaches call Delton a special talent.
On Film–He plays like a special ball player. He can run and makes plays from sideline to sideline. He shows good quickness, strength, and instincts. He plays the game on his feet and he doesn't back down from anyone. Known for his hard-hitting style of play, he always seems to be in the right place at the right time.
Stats–He earned All-League and All-Area honors for his play at LB.

DB •• Dion Jones 5-11, 165, 4.5 Omaha Millard North
He is one of the more versatile players in the state of Nebraska and also one of the quickest.
On Film–He shows terrific skills as a cover corner that was able to shut down just about every WR he went up against in '08. He is a good athlete with pure speed. He shows good ball reactions, quick hands, does a good job of filling running lanes, and he could hit with some force. He is better known for his coverage skills.

1 comment:

  1. Tom, take a look at Vincent Smail of Lincoln High. At 6'3" 205, he has amassed 44 receptions in a spread offense! He is a fierce open field stalk blocker great special teams player, and plays rush end very well. This kid is a football player. Proud but unbiased Dad as well.