One of the best Western Pennsylvania has to supply got here out to the two/10ths Velocity and Agility Camp at Shady Grove Excessive College on Sunday and it appears to be like like the realm is flush with prime expertise in virtually each class. 4-star and potential five-star prospects had been on the sphere and here is the most recent on among the headlines from the day.
The Isaiah Simmons comparisons have been thrown round quite a bit for quite a lot of gamers for the reason that Clemson celebrity was drafted within the prime 5 to the New York Giants just a few years in the past. Ta’mere Robinson could also be a more in-depth comparability to Simmons than the remainder. Now at 6-foot-4, 220-pounds, Robinson began off his profession as a security and does an incredible job taking part in in house. He makes numerous performs on the ball and is comfy sitting again in a zone. What makes Robinson an much more particular prospect is his potential to play bodily contained in the field.
We noticed numerous progress on this space from Robinson this previous season and now it appears to be like like he might be including one other section to his sport. As Robinson continues to get greater and fill out his body, groups will use him extra as a blitzer and provides themselves one other choice to get to the quarterback. We noticed Robinson take reps as a rise up defensive finish for the primary time on Sunday and he regarded very comfy in that position. His recruitment is shaping as much as be a Penn State, Notre Dame, and Ohio State battle however a proposal from Alabama or Clemson might shake issues up.
This was the primary time Tyreese Fearbry labored out as a defensive finish in a camp setting that wasn’t at a university and he actually impressed. The final time we noticed him was at a 7-on-7 event the place he was taking part in tight finish and he regarded a lot thinner than he did on Sunday. Fearbry has elite athleticism for a defensive finish and he has some reliable hand strategies to win at this degree.
He usually wins with pace and comparatively primary hand strategies however they’re positively efficient. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see how he continues to develop his strategies as he will get older and what Penn State will do to proceed to work on his body as soon as he will get on campus.
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Only a 2023 prospect, Lamont Payne has a very vibrant future forward of him. He stands at about 5-foot-11, with a really lean body however he’s surprisingly robust and his size actually provides receivers issues.
Payne’s footwork helped him preserve receivers from creating separation and compelled quarterbacks into unhealthy throws each time he was in protection. It is nonetheless very early in his recruitment, and he is solely visited Pitt and Penn State to this point. Anticipate Payne to get out extra through the season and into the winter.
Former NFL star Joey Porter has already had one son undergo the recruiting course of and find yourself at Penn State. The subsequent one is on the horizon in 2023 defensive and Jacob Porter. The younger defensive finish is already actually muscled up however he nonetheless has numerous room to fill out. His lengthy arms made it actually troublesome for any offensive lineman to get a superb punch on him.
Porter’s understanding of leverage and angles helped him constantly discover his method into the backfield. From a method standpoint, he’s very superior and it will not be lengthy earlier than groups begin providing.
… Linebacker Anthony Speca, a 2024 prospect, is on the shorter aspect however already has the construct of a faculty participant. The Pittsburgh (Pa.) Central Catholic stand out is rocked up and has little or no unhealthy weight on his body. Speca moved higher than anticipated in house and he had a superb really feel for protection in one-on-ones however not getting too massive and staying quick sufficient would be the largest problem for him all through his profession.
… Peter Gonzalez, the son of the previous Pitt quarterback by the identical identify, has some actual promise as a 2024 prospect. The solidly constructed sophomore has large receiver athleticism and good ball expertise however, if he does not preserve getting sooner, a transfer to tight finish or linebacker might be in his future.
… Notre Dame defensive line commit Donovan Hinish was available observing the exercise. He checked in round 6-foot-2 and 275-pounds with what regarded like not a lot unhealthy weight. Despite the fact that he did not take part within the camp, verifying his top and weight will go a great distance in direction of precisely evaluating his upcoming season.
… Many present NFL and faculty stars had been available to volunteer and encourage the camp members. 2/10ths Velocity and Agility coach DeWayne Brown has skilled most of the prime prospects within the Pittsburgh space for years, together with NFL celebrity Aaron Donald. Damar Hamlin, Kenny Robinson, Dane Jackson and a few others had been among the many volunteer coaches.