Core 6 Showcase Recap
Award Winners (Chosen by Coaches and Media) OVERALL MVP Plainfield South (Ill.) linebacker Clifton Garrett came away with the big award. Known as a physical, hard hitting player, combine settings take him out of his element, but he was great on Monday. He moved well in drills, showed good footwork and coordination. Then he did very well in 1-1s and coverage drills, showing a lot of improvement in that area from last year's event. He has quite a few major offers and he backed those up. OFFENSIVE MVP Gary (Ind.) West Side's Jon Vea' Johnson did not come in as a guy many would have pegged as an MVP candidate, but after shaking defensive backs all day with quick feet and showing natural ability to pluck the ball out of the air, he was awarded a competitve offensive MVP trophy. He currently doesn't have any offers, but after seeing him in action and on film, he definitely looks like a guy who will add them. He has the skills and tools to play in the slot and outside...
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