2009 All-Midland Team (Pre-Camp)
Bryce Brown
Bryce Brown
Scout.com
Posted Mar 4, 2008


The Midland Region was re-introduced by Scout.com for the class of 2008 and it was a great year to do so. At one point in time the region boasted the top player in the country and over 20 players were ranked among the Scout.com Top 300. 2009 is another great year in the region and here is a look at an initial “Dream Team” of recruits…

Quarterback:

Blaine Dalton (6-1/195)-

Dalton does not have what you would call ideal size, but he has a great arm and great mechanics. He is also a proven winner as he helped lead his team to a State Championship as a sophomore in 2006.

Running Back:

Bryce Brown (6-0/205/4.4)-

Hey everyone knows about Arthur Brown, but when watching Wichita East High play last season it was pretty obvious to see that Bryce has the skills to be considered as the number one player in any class.

Ronnie Wingo (6-2/205/4.5)-

There are two very good backs in Oklahoma that could have made this team in Jeremy Smith and David Oku, but Wingo is a pretty special talent. Size, speed, and vision make him a complete back.

Wide Receiver:


N. Scheelhaase

Keenan Davis (6-3/180/4.5)-

Rangy is the word that comes to mind when watching Davis. He has flashes of brilliance and is very shifty when running after the catch. It would not be impossible for some teams to think he could play safety.

Vondrae Tostenson (6-4/205)-

Tostensen is also an excellent basketball player, so he just oozes athletic ability. He is big and strong as well. Before transferring from Creighton Prep he spent a lot of time at quarterback.

Nathan Scheelhaase (6-2/185/4.4)-

Scheelhaase could be rated in a number of categories but he is so smooth and slick with the ball in his hands you would want to find a way to keep him on offense. Most are recruiting him as an athlete, but he could play quarterback.

Tight End:

Greg Brown (6-4/240)-

Brown is the complete package at tight end, but he has a special knack for carrying out some impressive blocking assignments. He may be really physical up front, but he also has the ability to make some things happen in the passing game.

Offensive Line:


B. Webb

Jeremiah Sirles (6-7/270)-

If he would have been healthy all season Sirles would have gave Bryce Givens a run as the state’s top lineman and Givens was an All-American. No one may get hotter around camp time when he proves he is back on track.

Brian DeShane (6-4/285)-

DeShane looks like a college lineman already and has been training with a tremendous line coach at Union High. He has made an early commitment to Tulsa, but there are some big names (Arkansas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Kansas) hot on his trail.

Brandon Webb (6-5/280)-

Webb has tremendous upside and is extremely athletic. He plays tackle in high school, but will most likely be a guard in college. He gets more and more valuable everyday because he is developing physically and technically.

Sheldon Richardson (6-4/270)-

Webb is pretty athletic, but Richardson just does things big men are not supposed to do. He plays tight end on offense and it is odd see a man his size out running defensive backs. He is also very physical when he wants to be.

Justin Aumen (6-5/275)-

Aumen moves really well and has good enough feet to be an excellent pulling guard on the next level. He is a physical player as well and sometimes it seems like it is not fair to see him plowing over the competition in Kansas.

Defensive Line

Nick Kasa (6-7/235)-


N. Kasa

Kasa is a terror coming off of the edge. He is lightning quick and most linemen will not be able to handle his speed. Throw in some nice strength and he is one of the most valuable commodities in the country.

Gabe Ikard (6-5/250)-

Everyone is looking at Ikard at tight end or defensive end, but most of the schools that have offered are liking him on defense. He could grow even more over the next couple of years and possibly be a lineman that could be used inside or outside.

Kevin Young (6-5/225)-

Young has serious potential to explode with scholarship offers. He is explosive and strong and gets after the quarterback. He is also a tremendous athlete that is just starting to come in to his full potential.

Darris Ford (6-4/280)-

Ford is the perfect fit as a run stuffing defensive tackle. He has good balance and is strong. He is also very quick off of the ball and many linemen at the Army combine had a hard time handling him.

Linebacker


R. Lewis

Jaydan Bird (6-3/220/4.5)-

Bird is the quintessential middle linebacker. He is big and strong and flies to the ball. He already has the size that will stand up to the play-to-play pounding. One thing you have to love about his game is his ability to finish off tackles.

Ronnell Lewis (6-3/220)-

Lewis is a freak. He is a legit 6-3, 220 pounds and built up like Hercules. He played eight man football as a junior, so there will definitely be a learning curve as he enters the college game, but all of the intangibles are there.

Huldon Tharp (6-1/210)-

Tharp is tremendous two-way talent in Kansas and as good as he is at running back he will be even better playing weakside linebacker. He is extremely quick and talented, but also plays a thinking man’s type of game.

Defensive Back:

Gabe Lynn (6-0/180/4.5)-


G. Lynn

Lynn is one of the best pure talents in the entire country. A lot of people like him as a hard-hitting safety, but he has tremendous hip flexibility and is great in coverage, so he could have more value at corner.

Terrell Williams (6-3/200)-

Williams could have made this team at safety as well, but he could even grow in to a linebacker down the road. He has great explosion off of the line and is the type of player that does a little bit of everything.

Daytawion Lowe (6-1/180/4.5)-

It is a pretty nice year for defensive backs in the “Sooner State”. Lowe is another versatile player that could be a corner or a safety. He is a head hunter in the secondary and closes in a flash.

Alex Logan (6-3/190)-

Logan is the next great thing to come out of Mullen High. Nolan Brewster was the star of the defensive backfield, but Logan’s game would shine just as bright. He has terrific size and is great against the run.

Athlete

Brandon Wegher (5-11/185/4.4)-

Wegher has the skills to be a terrific all-purpose type of offensive weapon on the next level, but may be even more valuable as a back that can line up in the backfield in any situation or scenario. He will be a player that throws a wrinkle in to any scheme.



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