Scouting Report: Terrance Davis – 2016 Guard

Bigger guys beat up smaller guys. It’s not an ancient Chinese proverb, but it’s made sense since the dawn of time. So if you’re looking for a reason why Terrance Davis is a coveted offensive line recruit, look no further than how big he is right now.

He has the size to be a bully in the run game and schools like Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, and Michigan would love for him to be their bully the next four years or so.

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Scouting Report: Landon Dickerson – 2016 Offensive Tackle

Versatility is something that is often said about offensive linemen, but any offensive lineman that can be described that way brings a ton of value to a college football program.

That’s exactly how I would describe Landon Dickerson. He is a swing candidate on the offensive line that could actually project to play all five position on the offensive line at the next level.

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Scouting Report: Michael Divinity – 2016 Linebacker

There is always going to be a premium on players that can rush the passer and that is the greatest strength for one of the top outside linebacker recruits in the nation, Michael Divinity.

His 40 time might not be blazing, but his film says SEC speed to me and he is a coveted prospect by several of the top programs in the top conference in college football.

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Scouting Report: Terrell Hall – 2016 Defensive End

The way recruiting goes these days, elite defensive line prospects don’t just pop onto a program’s radar out of the blue at this point in the process. The only way it happens is if a player de-commits.

That’s how a player like Terrell Hall can all of a sudden become an option for teams like Alabama, Penn State, and Notre Dame at the beginning of August. Ohio State’s loss should end up being another program’s gain with a physically gifted defensive end like Hall.

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Scouting Report: Tyrie Cleveland – 2016 Wide Receiver

There were many big time wide receivers at The Opening last month, but the two who jumped out the most to me were Kyle Davis and Tyrie Cleveland.

Forget about the SPARQ score and how well he performed in the testing portion of the event, Cleveland backed it up by making a ton of plays in the 7 on 7 portion of the event. He’s one of the top pass catchers in the nation in this class and should be a big time deep threat at the next level.

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Scouting Report: Bryce Youngquist – 2016 Linebacker

I’m a big believer in college football programs finding players who fit their scheme in recruiting. Some players can play in just about any scheme and be successful, but others have to be asked to do only specific things in order to truly maximize their potential.

There is still time for this to chance, but the player I see right now in linebacker Bryce Youngquist can be great if he is asked to do certain things, but would struggle if asked to do other things he may not be as comfortable with. If utilized properly at the next level, Youngquist has the athleticism to be an impact player at linebacker.

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Scouting Report: Dymond Lee – 2016 Wide Receiver

Position changes for recruits are not that uncommon. Often a player is brought in at one position and it doesn’t take much time before they are switched to another.

Dymond Lee is seen as a wide receiver by most recruiting sites and most schools. UCLA took his commitment as a quarterback, so a quarterback he shall be. For how long that is, I don’t really know. I’m going to assume it’s not long, though, because I’m not sure Lee would be able to get on the field being behind Josh Rosen at quarterback. I see him eventually being moved to wide receiver and I’m going to concentrate on that area of his game for the purpose of this post.

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Scouting report: Darrian Franklin – 2016 Linebacker

Any time I see that a linebacker is also a wide receiver on offense, it’s a check mark in the positive section for me as an evaluator. I don’t care about how a future linebacker runs routes. I care that he is an athlete and playing wide receiver usually equates to a kid being a pretty good athlete.

I definitely like how Oregon commit Darrian Franklin plays wide receiver for his high school team, but I like even more how he pursues to the football as a linebacker. The Ducks are getting a good prospect for their front seven.

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Scouting Report: Brady Breeze – 2016 Safety

Any time anyone is looking at football recruits, floors and ceilings are always discussed. It’s not just about how good a player can be, but also what a player is now and definitely will be.

With Oregon safety commit Brady Breeze, it’s all about his floor. The things he does well right now will allow him to at the very least be a solid player at the next level even if he might not have the same ceiling as some other defensive backs.

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