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Little Headlines Texas 16's
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Oct 17, 2013
The sophomore class features a mammoth offensive linemen at the top in Allen High's Greg Little, but he is not the only headliner...
The First Five Star
, a 6-foot-5, 285-pound offensive tackle from Allen (Texas) High was named as the first Class of 2016 five-star prospect in Midlands in his recruiting class. Little is the next big thing from the high school football powerhouse program.
He has already gotten his feet wet, matching up with the two most elite defensive ends in the state in 2014 national Top 50 members
. Little has done more than hold his own against the top competition, proving that he has the skill set at a young age to translate to the college game.
College programs have already noticed these talents as well. Little has secured early offers from schools like
, Texas A&M and
The Five-Star Watch
, a 6-foot-2, 285-pound defensive tackle from Spring (Texas) Westfield is a monster in the trenches. he commands a double team most of the time and has the explosion and strength as a sophomore to stand up to it. He is off very quick off the ball allowing him to make huge plays behind the line of scrimmage. He alsready holds a offers from Houston and Oklahoma. He will get many more.
, 6-foot-0, 165-pound wide receiver from Manvel (Texas) High is the very first committed player on the list. It is a bit odd to describe a young player as crafty, but Hemphill is just that. He runs smooth routes and makes quick cuts, allowing to work himself open very consistently. He has long arms and an ability to go up and get to the football. He is a down the field play maker, but is also the guy you look to play after play. Will remind Longhorn fans a bit of current star wide out
Projecting DeSoto (Texas) High's
could be considered as a bit of stretch at this point in the game,but he is an elite level athlete. He looks to play exclusively at quarterback after senior
moves on. He logs time at wide receiver, tight end and quarterback right now for the Eagles and shows the flashes that you want to see in a future potential star. All of the potential is there. Schools will line up for the 6-foot-3, 215-pounder.
The First Four-Stars
Here is a look at the rest of the players to earn the distinction of being named as one of the first Scout.com four-stars in the Class of 2016 from the Midlands.
Check out the complete Scout.com National List:
- (6'5/225) - Flower Mound (Texas) Marcus HS
- (6'1/190) - Sealy (Texas) HS
- (6'0/170) - Manvel (Texas) HS
- (5'10/160) - Port Arthur (Texas) Memorial HS
Von Darius Freeman
- (6'3/260) - Dallas (Texas) Spruce HS
- (5'10/175) - McAllen (Texas) McAllen Memorial HS
- (6'3/220) - Houston (Texas) Reagan HS
- (6'2/195) - Plano (Texas) Prestonwood Christian
- (6'4/275) - Dallas (Texas) Parish Episcopal
- (5'11/170) - Euless (Texas) Trinity HS
- (6'7/230) - Trophy Club (Texas) Byron Nelson HS
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