Semper Fi: Top Five Performers
Jonathan Lockett
Jonathan Lockett
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Jan 6, 2014


The top five performers from the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl...

CB Jonathan Lockett 

Mater Dei HS | CA
Team: West
Region: West
Recruiting: Committed to USC

Game Thoughts: Had an 81-yard punt return that broke the game open in the first quarter, locked down his receiver in coverage and had a breakup early in the game to put the West on top big early on.

DE Jordan Brailford 

Wasington HS | OK
Team: West
Region: Midlands
Recruiting: Committed to Oklahoma State

Game Thoughts: Brailford got constant pressure off the edge, had a key sack in the first quarter that got the momentum going in the West favor and kept constant pressure in the backfield.

QB Clayton Thorson

Wheaton HS | IL
Team: East
Region: Midwest
Recruiting: Committed to Northwestern

Game Thoughts: Was named the MVP by the Semper Fidelis Bowl after throwing two touchdowns and rushing for a touchdown in the game and almost led a comeback from a 28-0 deficit.

QB Brad Kaaya

Chaminade HS | CA
Team: West
Region: West
Recruiting: Committed to Miami

Game Thoughts: Kaaya got the momentum for the West going early, with a short touchdown run and two big passes, one that led to his run and the other that set up his 15-yard touchdown pass. 

LB Bobby Okereke

Foothill HS | CA
Team: West
Region: West
Recruiting: Committed to Stanford

Game Thoughts: Okereke was all over the place for the West, recording a game-high eight tackles, two tackles for loss and a pass breakup that ended the East's last gasp effort.

Brian Dohn, Chad Simmons, Greg Biggins, Greg Powers, Michael Clark and Ryan Gorcey contributed to this report.

Brandon is in his ninth year with Scout.com and FOX Sports, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the Scout Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the Scout Network since 2003.
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