In terms of national stages, they don’t get much bigger, or better, than the venue for the Blue-Grey All-American Combine (Southwest Super) at Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.
NFL veterans Mark McMillian, George Teague, Chris Taylor, George Martinez, Reggie Young, Sheldon Jackson and Michael Ray Garvin were among the one-time pro instructors.
Despite the spotlight, multiple prospects did well with all eyes on them. That said, and accordingly, here’s a comprehensive list of those who delivered particularly impressive efforts.
Wesley Lauer, QB, Lutheran South Academy (TX): The 6-foot-4 and 180-pound senior was recently in contact with Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin, others schools too.
Mack Perry, QB, Channelview (TX): 6-2 and 185-pound senior was a leader. The same thing can be said about Dominick Jones from Homewood-Flosssmoor (IL).
Lucas Maue, QB, Belleville East (IL): Underclassman or not, the 6-1 and 180-pound junior held his own, along with counterpart James Henault from Edmond North (OK).
Luke Johnson, QB, Community Christian (GA): The 6-4 and 220-pound junior played with the poise of an upperclassman, with Marquise Gleb from South St. Paul (MN).
Ke’Shawn Turner, RB, Liberty North (MO): The 6-2 and 215-pound senior continues to keep the lines of communication open with North Dakota and North Dakota State.
Billy Copeland, RB, Azle (TX): Missouri State and North State are on the radar of the 5-8 and 155-pound senior. Don’t be surprised to see an offer to put on the table.
DaShaun Davis, RB, MacArthur (OK): All signs point to it being a mere matter of time before the 5-10 and 210-pound senior is lining up and running the ball on Saturdays.
Luke Doucet, RB, Lota (LA): Air Force could be one of many potential homes at the next level for the 5-8 and 205-pound senior. Keep an eye on the scenario.
Jeremiah Bryant, RB, West Carroll (TN): The 5-10 and 203-pound senior showed several glimpses of potential, along with Savion Davis from Stewart’s Creek (TN).
Jalen Davis, RB, St. Pius X (TX): The 5-8 and 160-pound senior did a little bit of everything, most of it well. Same thing goes for Deon Barnes from Riley County (KS).
Zach Vilo, RB, Comfort (TX): The 5-10 and 170-pound senior was a favorite of the coaching staff. Tyler Hairston from Lubbock Cooper (TX) deserved an acknowledgment.
Cristian Benson, RB, Parish Episcopal (TX): Still young, with upside, the 5-8 and 175-pound junior made his mark in the environment, with Shan Jackson from Juab (UT).
Malik Gordon, WR, McNeil (TX): In-state schools TCU, Texas-San Antonio and Tulsa are among a handful of potential future destinations for the 6-1 and 175-pound senior.
Devin Johnson, WR, Springfield (OH): The 5-11 and 170-pound senior could be a good fit for a team in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Bowling Green is as an option.
Timothy Middleton, WR, Mascoutah (IL): Illinois State and Southern Illinois seem determined to keep the 5-8 and 160-pound senior close to home for college ball.
Jaleel Johnson, WR, Wetumpka (AL): Teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) have their sights set on the 6-1 and 183-pound senior. Rightfully so.
Jalen Promesse, WR, Ysleta (TX): The 5-11 and 165-pound senior made some special things happen all over the field, as did Davondrick Crowe from Kilgore (TX).
Cooper Deans, WR, Grandview (TX): The 6-foot and 190-pound senior certainly strengthened a growing reputation, as did his peer Cade Bowring from Juab (UT).
Barrion Phillips, WR, Legacy (NV): The 5-8 and 160-pound senior could not be stopped. Zach Goodwin from Marion (TX) had several memorable moments, too.
Raymond Gay, WR, Red Oak (TX): The 6-foot and 160-pound junior has an offer, with Arkansas State and Boise State poised to the same soon, perhaps.
Jayden Hughes, WR, Southmoore (OK): Already on the map, also with feelers, Colorado State and Tulsa could develop as targets for the 6-2 and 190-pound junior.
Stephen Summers, OL, Desert Hills (UT): The 6-5 and 260-pound senior has several options, including Northern Arizona, Sacramento State and Southern Utah.
Kenneth Cobb, OL, La Marque (TX): UNLV is in the mix for a potential commitment from the 6-4 and 265-pound senior. Don’t count out the likes of TCU though.
Theo Bryant, OL , Brownwood (TX): The 6-2 and 275-pound senior opened up eyes, along with Alexander Howard from Lago Vista (TX) and Keaton Shaffer from Stigler (OK).
Gordon Millspaugh, OL, Marshall (OK): The 6-5 and 350-pound junior did well with Wyatt Roberts from Nebraska City (NE) and Bryce Bowers from Anna- Jonesboro (IL).
Tyquan Rawls, DB, Wetumpka (AL): Without much question, the most high-profile prospect with double-digit offers, the 5-11 and 202-pound senior lived up to the hype.
Dare Olowe, DB, Americas (TX): The 5-11 and 170-pound senior has interest Air Force and Georgetown, but could be destined for Conference USA or Big Sky Conference.
Fredrick Johnson, DB, Shelton (TX): The 5-11 and 165-pound senior was up for the challenge and took on everyone. Arkansas State and Sam Houston State are in the mix.
Andrey Denson, DB, Pebble Hills (TX): The 5-9 and 155-pound senior has talked with the likes of UTEP, among other programs. The situation is worth monitoring.
Eamon Perry, DB, Cypress Lakes (TX): A competitor, never one to back down from anyone or anything, the 5-10 and 165-pound senior was intense throughout.
Myles Mayo, DB, Lexington (TN): An underclassman, on paper of course, the 5-8 and 168-pound senior often played with the poise of a seasoned varsity starter.
Scotti Easter, DB, Andale (KS): The 6-foot and 165-pound senior turned heads, with Cole Long from Shawnee Mission East (KS) and Mason Peery from Stigler (OK).
Mark Zamarripa, LB, Lutheran South Academy (TX): The 6-1 and 200-pound senior talked with teams in the Mountain West Conference, specifically Colorado State.
Duerell Bard, LB, Lexington (TN): The 5-11 and 205-pound senior has been contacted by the likes of Tennessee Tech and Tennessee-Martin, to name a couple.
Ruben Lenker, LB, Webb City (MO): In the not so distant past, recently in fact, Missouri State expressed varied levels of interest in the 6-foot and 180-pound junior.
Landon Spooner, LB, Loganville (TN): Several schools from the Southern Conference reached out to the 6-1 and 190-pound senior. More programs figure to follow suit.
Mason Thrash, LB, McPherson (KS): Seemingly with a good relationship already, nearby Kansas could be a potential landing spot for the 6-2 and 212-pound senior.
Jacob Adams, LB, Oak Ridge (TN): Fast and physical, knowledgeable and smart, the 5-11 and 205-pound senior went and proved himself to be a worthy opponent.
Drew Edwards, LB, Osage (MO): There’s plenty to like about the 6-2 and 195-pound senior. Timirance Adams from Shawnee Heights (KS) is another one to watch.
Korbyn Wells, LB, Eastlake (TX): The 6-foot and 195-pound junior has a bright future ahead and Brock Ewing from Amarillo (TX) was in the same kind of category.
Pierce Oppong, DL, Jefferson (MN): A Northern Illinois commit, more often than not, the 6-3 and 230-pound senior was without peer on the line of scrimmage.
Anthony Romero, DL, Pebble Hills (TX): Difficult to deal with down deep in the trenches, the 6-3 and 220-pound senior was nearly, and often, unstoppable.
Trevor Harmon, DL, Paducah Tilghman (KY): Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky were among those that seen something they like in the 6-3 and 255-pound senior.
NNamdii Cohen, DL, Elkins (TX): The 6-2 and 300-pound senior was a force, with Darren Dahleiden, from Frisco Heritage (TX) and Tanner Daniels from Quapaw (OK).
Josiah Holloway, DL, Canutillo (TX): The 6-2 and 235-pound senior handled business, with Josh Wilcutt from Basehor (KS) and Connor Holten from Columbia (IL).
Mandela Tobin, DL, Westview (CA): The 6-3 and 255-pound junior delivered results, with Matt Roman from El Paso (TX) and Xavier Rogers from East Chapel Hill (NC).
Editor’s Note: A number of prospects performed extremely well in this particular setting and all of them will be considered for a possible invitation to the brand’s All-American Bowl.
When it comes to stats on participants from the series of All-American Combines, such as the most recent one, we’ve got you covered. For the numbers, look no further (click here).
Worth mentioning, periodically and likely within days, more information about the workout will be added in this space. Feel free to check back on a regular basis for the much-needed insight.
As mentioned above, the goal is participate in the All-American Bowl, four of them, each at NFL stadium and nationally broadcast on ESPN’s family of networks or Impact Football Network.
Games take place at Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Raymond James Stadium and Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes Benz Stadium, as many venues served as host in the past.
Moving forward, the Blue-Grey Football Selection Committee will consider a number of different factors before making any type of decision on potential invites to the All-American Bowl. Stay tuned.