The West's Emerging Offensive Prospects
Kishawn Holmes
Kishawn Holmes
Scout.com
Posted Apr 23, 2013


A look at the emerging offensive players out West as the evaluation period gets started, and which players who are looking to add FBS offers into the mix...

Luke Rubenzer
Quarterback, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro
Rubenzer has offers from Navy and Air Force. He accounted for over 4,000 yards of offense last year. Height is the only thing holding him back, because he can flat play.

D.J. Riggins
Running Back, Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian
From the fertile Oaks Christian system, Riggins may have been the best running back we've seen perform on the 7on7 circuit this spring.  An excellent receiver out of the backfield, he's gotten noticeably bigger and when coaches get a chance to see how he's filled out, that will only help.

Kishawn Holmes
Running Back, Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta
If Riggins hasn't been the best running back on the 7on7 circuit, its because Holmes has been.  He's one of the best open field receivers we've seen from a running back this spring, and he's at a program that has been churning out elite prospects the last few years.  We think he'll continue in that pattern.

Justin Holmes
Receiver, Roseville (Calif.) Oakmont
A big, physical receiver who runs decently well, but has tremendous hands, Holmes has been active on the 7on7 jaunts this year, coming from Sacramento to play with a Southern California team.

Jordan Morgan
Receiver, Beaverton (Ore.) Southridge
Has an offer from San Jose State and one from FCS Portland State and is one of the better skill prospects in the Northwest.  Another guy who's gotten bigger in the offseason, he's a legit 6-2, and that should allow coaches who come through his school, to see the size matches the talent.

Quinn Smith
Tight End, Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon
:La Costa Canyon has been cranking out linemen the last couple of years, but Smith is their best skill prospect since Kenny Stills, and with his size and athleticism, coaches will see his value at the next level, especially at a position the West has been consistently strong at.

Larry Allen
Offensive Line, Concord (Calif.) De La Salle
Many consider his father to be the greatest offensive guard in NFL history, and while his dad will go into the Hall of Fame this summer, the younger Allen is a pretty talented offensive lineman himself.  One of the most technically sound linemen we've seen in the region and out of the vaunted De La Salle program.

Charles Nelson
Offensive Line, San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian
One of the strongest and nastiest offensive lineman in California, Nelson can play any of the three linemen spots at the next level. He has an offer from hometown San Jose State.

Drew Clarkson
Offensive Line, Camas (Wash.)
It's not a great year for linemen in the Northwest, but Clarkson will be a player we think will end up with a handful of offers when schools sweep through Southern Washington.  Northern Colorado became his first offer last week.

Alex Anderson
Offensive Line, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro
Typically, 6-5, 290 pounders don't stay hidden for long, and with one of the elite receivers in the 2015 class on his squad, plenty of coaches will be dropping by Saguaro this spring.

Kamryn Bennett
Offensive Line, Peoria (Ariz.) Centennial
A big mauler from a program that sent two players to Pac-12 schools in February, Bennett is a nasty offensive lineman who can play either spot inside.

Greg Biggins, Jason Jewell, Jake Worthen and Brandon Huffman contributed to this team.



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