The skills players were ready to work at the Big County Preps E7 Skills Training Camp on Saturday evening. Following a delay, and ultimately the cancellation, of the OL/DL E7 camp the quarterbacks, wide receivers, tight ends and defensive backs got to work. Participants got hands on position training from some of the top coaches in the Tampa Bay area before clashing in 7on7 and 1on1 competitions.
Aaron Cox, Freedom 2015 DB – Cox is a natural defensive back with smooth feet, great hips and a will to learn. Once he puts a little weight on Cox will be a legitimate prospect and talked about a lot in Tampa bay.
Carlos Duclos, Robinson 2013 DB – He set the tone early. When young players were tentative during individual training Duclos showed his leadership qualities and got everyone fired up.
Keon Brown, East Lake 2014 DB – Doesn’t East Lake already have enough talent? With a talent rich team, Brown has been a bit forgotten about. Long arms, good feet and hips make Brown a solid prospect.
Nate Ferguson, Freedom 2015 DB – He LOVES putting his hands on WRs at the line – and he’s punishing. He has good feet, energy and a high motor. Ferguson also has a nice vertical which he showed off during 7on7 making an interception over a much taller WR on a deep fly route.
Dwayne Lawson, Hillsborough 2015 QB – Extremely raw, but Lawson has a chance. He needs to work on his feet, and timing a bit, but Lawson has a strong arm and made great decisions during 7on7. He did a nice job looking off safeties, reading coverages and throwing the ball to the open receiver.
Taylor King, Freedom 2014 QB – If he has any time at all to stand in the pocket he will cut defenses apart. King has calm footwork, a strong arm and a quick release.
Alex McGough, Gaither 2014 QB – If E7 handed out MVPs, McGough probably would have taken it home for the QBs. He has a bright future, good feet and an extremely strong arm. He made good decisions during 7on7 and fit the ball into small spaces.
Rayquan Johnson, Brandon 2014 QB – Undersized, under six feet, but Johnson has consistently shown flashes of having abilities to be an effective high school quarterback. He has good footwork and a strong enough arm to make the tough throws.
Alex Carswell, Strawberry Crest 2014 WR/TE – A big body on the outside Carswell can play WR or TE. he has long arms, good hands and great body control.
Joe Davis, Plant City 2013 WR – He just gets the job done. Davis has consistently proved to be an active slot receiver, runs good routes, has good hands and is very quick. He’s making a strong push to move up the BCP SR rankings.
DarQuez Watson, Lakewood 2014 WR – With Rodney Adams and Marquez Valdes on your team it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. Watson is a talented WR that pretty much had his way during 1on1 drills. He has nice size, runs good routes and showed off his solid hands.
Quentin Cummings, Palm Harbor 2013 WR/TE – I know what you’re thinking… Isn’t he a LB? Cummings actually has very good hands and runs pretty good routes. Although he is a very solid LB, Cummings will play some TE this year and proved he can be effective.
Rovonta Johnson, Kathleen 2013 WR – Polk County came in heavy, but Johnson stole the show. Although undersized, Johnson plays much bigger than he is, has a good looking frame (thick legs, strong core) and a great vertical. Johnson showed flashes of quickness and very good hands.