NFTC Chicago: Top Underclassmen
Jack Lowary
Jack Lowary
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted May 8, 2013


Ten class of 2015 and 2016 prospects who stood out at the NIKE Football Training Camp in Chicago as guys to know about for the future.

Jack Lowary - Quarterback, Mater Dei (Ca.)
Hailing from a quarterback factory of a high school, Lowary has the size at 6'4, 210-pounds and the arm to be the next big signal caller from the school. He spun it well all day and was able to get the ball downfield against the wind.

Jashon Cornell - Defensive End, Cretin Derham Hall (Minn.)
An outstanding pass rusher with great athleticism, Cornell, as he has been at every camp this offseason, was a handful for offensive linemen because of his speed and quickness. He projects as a hybrid edge rusher who can get after the quarterback from either a two or three point stance.

Terry Beckner Jr.- Defensive End, East St. Louis (Ill.)
One of the best looking players on the hoof regardless of class, Beckner has a great frame and the athletic gifts to go along with that size. Already with offers from around the country, his growth potential also means there are a lot of possibilities on where and how he will be played in college.

Andrew Dowell - Running Back, Lakewood St. Edward (Ohio)
For a younger guy, Dowell has good size already. He's a thicker kid, but he showed he could run routes and catch the ball well. He made several tough grabs on passes that looked to be over his head and served notice that he's one to watch.

Natereace Strong - Running Back, East St. Louis (Ill.)
Already with several offers, the 6'0, 205-pound Strong looks like a college running back already and has the speed and footwork to go along with that size. He also did a nice job in the passing game.

David Dowell - Wide Receiver, Lakewood St. Edward (Ohio)
Not quite as thick as brother Andrew, Dowell is a long, lean wide receiver who was able to run past defenders and showed good hands. Nice, athletic prospect who looks like a BCS level prospect.

Cameron Green - Wide Receiver, Lincolnshire Stevenson (Mich.)
Another sophomore receiver with a nice frame, Green has natural ball skills and made several nice plays on air and then again in 7 on 7 and 1 on 1s.

Dezmond Fitzpatrick - Wide Receiver, Farmington Hills Harrison (Mich.)
Only a freshman, Fitzpatrick has already performed well at several events, getting himself on the radar early. He's a natural athlete with good hands. He just needs to continue to develop and grow into his body.

Ryan Brand - Quarterback, U of D Jesuit (Mich.)
Brand, a 2015 prospect, is not the biggest quarterback out there, but throws a very nice ball. He's accurate and was able to put good touch on the deep ball.

Mykelti Williams - Safety, Warren Central (Ind.)
Williams is a young prospect with a lot of ability. He already has an offer from Indiana and was physical with receivers at the line. He also showed good instincts and was consistently in the right places during 7 on 7.

Brandon Tiassum - Defensive Tackle, Park Tudor (Ind.)
A big, raw kid at 6'5, 265-pounds, the upside is there and he should have a lot of schools looking his way the next two years. He was competitive and took on the best. He just needs to keep developing, but has a good set of tools.


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