11 Selected for Semper Fi East

Here are the first 11 players that have officially been selected to rep the East in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.

QB Zack Darlington, (6'1/201)
Apopka (Fla.) High

Pos. Rank: 22

Recruiting: Committed to Nebraska

Scout.com Evaluation: Darlington is not the biggest quarterback or the guy with the rocket arm or great speed. He's a tough field general who does a lot of things really well. He has good size (6-1+) and is a very good athlete. He has a good and accurate arm. He may be at his best on the move, whether by design or improvising when a play breaks down. He's heady, plays with poise and already does a nice job with his ball handling.


TE Xavier Burke, (6'3/245)
Brunswick (Va.) High

Pos. Rank: 52

Recruiting: Committed to Virginia Tech

Scout.com Evaluation: Burke is a strong, physical tight end. He really fires off the ball and is a great blocker. As a receiver, he has good quickness and soft hands, but needs to continue to work on his route-running skills. Overall, he should contribute early in his college career and has the potential to become a very good player at the next level.


OT/OG Nolan Kelleher, (6'6/315)
Mt. Pleasant (S.C.) Wando

Pos. Rank: 25

Recruiting: Committed to Florida

Scout.com Evaluation: A big offensive lineman who has played more inside at guard than he has on the island at tackle. He has the frame to be a tackle and his feet combined with length could make him very attractive as a right tackle on the next level. He is best though when pulling, when firing off the ball, and when he is able to get to the second level to take care of the opponent. He plays with good pad level and he is very good coming out of his stance.


OG Corey Martinez, (6'4/305)
Tampa (Fla.) Catholic

Pos. Rank: 20

Recruiting: Committed to Florida State

Scout.com Evaluation: Martinez is a very intelligent and versatile offensive line prospect. He plays tackle in high school but projects as a guard, center or both. He has good size and could play all five positions on the front at the next level. That gives him a lot of value. Martinez is long and has good footwork, balance and quickness. He plays with more finesse than sheer power. He's equally adept at pass run and in run blocking.


OG/OT Montel McBride, (6'4/305)
Plant City (Fla.) High

Pos. Rank: 16

Recruiting: Committed to Alabama

Scout.com Evaluation: McBride is a raw offensive guard prospect with a lot of upside. He has great feet for his size. His footwork should only get better as his weight is re-defined once he gets to campus. He's agile and aggressive. McBride is naturally strong and does a nice job of drive blocking. He can get out of his stance and pull and trap. He does a decent job in pass pro. He has a wide base and can slide feet to keep defenders in front of him.


OG Steven Moss, (6'5/290)
Fredericksburg (Va.) Chancellor

Pos. Rank: 11

Recruiting: Committed to Virginia

Scout.com Evaluation: Moss has a great combination of power and athleticism. He explodes off the line of scrimmage and plays with great leverage. At the point of attack, Moss is very strong and relentless. Moss is far more advanced than most offensive lineman his age as he excels at both pass and run blocking. He plays with chip on his shoulder and is extremely competitive. There is no doubt he is one of the premier offensive lineman in the country.


QB J.J. Cosentino, (6'5/220)
Pittsburgh (Pa.) Central

Pos. Rank: 8

Recruiting: Committed to Florida State

Scout.com Evaluation: Cosentino has good arm strength but needs to improve his accuracy. He is able to get to second and third progressions and throws from high. His release is a little long but he could shorten it and make quicker throws. He also has the size to see over the offensive line, and while not a runner, he can move around in the pocket and make yards when need be.


OT Reilly Gibbons, (6'6/242)
Saint Petersburg (Fla.) Catholic

Pos. Rank: 30

Recruiting: Committed to Miami (FL)

Scout.com Evaluation: Gibbons is a converted tight end that made the move to offensive tackle in the spring of 2012. He has a big frame and long arms with plenty of room to bulk up and add strength. Gibbons is fairly athletic and displays good feet. He can bend and shows flexibility. He gets off the ball pretty well and seems equally adept in run blocking and pass pro. Gibbons has upside and versatility. He could ultimately slide inside and be a guard.


WR Adonis Jennings, (6'2/185)
Sicklerville (N.J.) Timber Creek

Pos. Rank: 89

Recruiting: Committed to Rutgers

Scout.com Evaluation: When it comes to pass catching, he shows strong hands, a willingness to go over the middle and he is able to add yards after the catch. He is not flat-out elusive, but he is tough to bring down because of his size and he is able to make positive yards after the catch despite defenders being on him. Is able to come out of his breaks well, and is precise in his route running.


WR Ryeshene Bronson, (6'3/183)
Ft. Myers (Fla.) Dunbar

Pos. Rank: 49

Recruiting: Committed to South Florida

Scout.com Evaluation: Bronson has the size and speed that can't be taught, he tracks the ball down the field at an elite level and possesses an extra gear when needed. He needs to continue to get stronger to become the complete player that his talent dictates. We would like to see him become more of a threat in the middle of the field. This is the type of prospect that could flourish in the right system at the next level.


CB/WR Jamoral Graham, (5'11/180)
Decatur (Ms.) Newton County

Pos. Rank: 34

Recruiting: Committed to Mississippi State

Scout.com Evaluation: Graham has elite speed and next level change of direction. He can flip his hips and run alongside just about anybody. Blessed with great hands and good recovery speed, Graham can be as good as he wants to be. I am sure some will look at him as a wide receiver, but if works at it, he could play football for a long time as a corner. On offense, he uses his speed and athleticism to get open and his power allows him to escape tackles in the open field.

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