Sunday will be an exciting day at the Washington Redskins facility in Ashburn, Va. as the Nike Football Training Camp comes to town.
The nation's top DT Andrew Brown.
247Sports will bring you full coverage and previews the event.
Top performers will be invited to participate in the prestigious event The Opening this summer, held at the Nike Facility in Beaverton, Ore.
Five-Stars & Headliners
-Chesapeake (Va.) Oscar Smith five-star defensive tackle Andrew Brown is the top player at his position in the country according to 247Sports and the No. 4 player overall. Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia have intrigued the 6-foot-4, 282-pound Brown early in the recruiting process.
-Virginia five-star safety commit Quin Blanding is the nation’s top safety and No. 7 player overall according to 247Sports. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside standout was one of just a few underclassmen invited to The Opening last year.
-The potential is through the roof for District Heights (Md.) Bishop McNamara five-star offensive tackle Damian Prince, who checks in as the country’s No. 2 offensive tackle according to the 247Composite and the nation’s No. 15 prospect overall according to 247Sports. Alabama, Florida State, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio State, South Carolina and Virginia Tech are some of the players for his eventual signing day signature.
-Washington (D.C.) Friendship Academy 247Composite five-star Jalen Tabor is the country’s No. 4 cornerback and No. 16 prospect overall. Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Maryland, Michigan, Notre Dame, Tennessee and Vanderbilt are his early favorites.
-North Carolina commit Caleb Henderson checks in as the country’s No. 4 pro-style passer and No. 39 prospect overall.
The nation's No. 3 weak-side DE Jalyn Holmes.
-Another Top50 recruit according to 247Sports, the country’s No. 3 weak-side defensive end Jalyn Holmes is high on Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Maryland, North Carolina, USC, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
-North Carolina and Virginia are battling for the country’s No. 7 athlete and No. 79 prospect overall in Virginia Beach (Va.) Bishop Sullivan Catholic wide receiver Jamil Kamara.
-Virginia is out in front for 247Composite Top100 defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi. Virginia Tech continues to fight for the Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes standout.
-South Carolina is sitting pretty for the country’s top-ranked all-purpose back Derrell Scott, but the Havelock (N.C.) High playmaker is also excited about scholarships from Clemson, Florida State, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Tennessee.
Baltimore (Md.) Dunbar four-star quarterback William Crest arrives a newly minted West Virginia commit, giving the Mountaineers his verbal on Friday.
Rounding out the group of verbals are Top247 offensive guard Steven Moss who is headed to Virginia, Virginia Tech four-star running back pledge Marshawn Williams, Penn State bound athlete Nick Scott, Georgia Tech safety commit Miles Taylor and Temple safety pledge Delvon Randle.
A look at the rest of the four-star prospects slated to participate.
Marcus Allen: The country’s No. 28 safety out of Upper Marlboro (Md.) Wise has a top three of Maryland, Penn State and Pittsburgh, with N.C. State and Rutgers rounding out the top five.
Andrew Ford: The Camp Hill (Pa.) Cedar Cliff four-star quarterback has offers from UMass and Temple.
Nyquan Harris: A four-star according to 247Sports, the 6-foot-3, 285-pound defensive tackle out of Norfolk (Va.) Lake Taylor lists offers from Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Michigan State and N.C. State.
Adonis Jennings: The Haddonfield (N.J.) Timber Creek receiver has been offered by Purdue and Rutgers.
Demetrius Johnson: Maryland is in the driver’s seat for the Top247 receiver out of Annapolis (Md.) Christian Academy.
Travon McMillian: California, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech makeup the top three for the country’s No. 7 dual-threat passer out of Woodbridge (Va.) C.D. Hylton.
Jacob Park: Virginia Tech is the front-runner for the nation’s No. 9 pro-style quarterback out of Goose Creek (S.C.) Stratford. Park is also considering scholarships from Alabama and North Carolina.
Cameron Phillips: The fours-star receiver out of Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha named a top three of North Carolina, Penn State and Virginia this week. 247Sports ranks him as the nation’s No. 28 receiver overall.
CJ Reavis: The nation’s No. 26 ranked athlete out of Chester (Va.) Thomas Dale favors Virginia Tech and North Carolina at this point in the recruiting process, with the Hokies having the edge at this point.
M.J. Stewart: The nation’s No. 25 safety out of Arlington (Va.) Yorktown is leaning towards Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
Many BCS prospects will be on hand.
-Sickerville (N.J.) Timber Creek cornerback Kareem Ali has offers from Rutgers, Old Dominion and Temple.
-N.C. State, North Carolina, Penn State and Virginia appear to be in the best position to land Alexandria (Va.) T.C. Williams defensive end Jeremiah Clarke, who checks in as the country’s No. 16 strong-side defensive end overall.
-Washington (DC) Friendship safety DaeJuan Funderburk is high on scholarships from Florida State, Rutgers, West Virginia and Wisconsin. He is ranked as the nation’s No. 42 safety prospect.
-Another Washington (D.C.) Friendship standout in running back Jonathan Haden has racked up offers from Arizona, Kentucky, N.C. State, North Carolina, Ohio State and West Virginia.
-Staunton (Va.) Riverheads linebacker Michael Herndon favors his offer from Virginia Tech.
-Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha defensive end Deonte Holden has full-rides from Cincinnati, East Carolina, Iowa, N.C. State and Temple among others.
-Maryland is in a good spot with Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha receiver Chris Jones, who also holds offers from Connecticut, Hawaii, Old Dominion, Temple and Wisconsin.
-Hampton (Va.) Phoebus defensive end Harry Lewis has Virginia Tech as his leader over offers from Maryland, N.C. State and Old Dominion.
-Reading (Pa.) Governor Mifflin defensive tackle Connor Morehart has a Rutgers offer.
-North Carolina is out in front for Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods quarterback/safety Trace McSorley while Boston College, Old Dominion and Virginia Tech round out his top four.
-Fort Washington (Md.) Friendly cornerback Alameen Murphy holds offers from Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Stanford, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest.
-Boston College, Connecticut and Toledo have offers out to Towson (Md.) Calvert Hall running back Russell Neverdon.
-Alexandria (Va.) West Potomac running back Demornay Pierson-El has scholarships to consider from Boston College, North Carolina and Old Dominion.
-One of the more touted players to attend, the nation's No. 24 offensive tackle in Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha's Brock Ruble arrives with offers from Maryland, California, Connecticut, Florida State, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
-West Virginia leads for Virginia Beach (Va.) Green Run all-purpose back Anthony Scott
-Virginia and Virginia Tech have offers out to Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes linebacker Jahvoni Simmons.
-Garrett Taylor has scholarships from Clemson, Duke, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
-Olney (Md.) Good Counsel safety Kobie Walker has offers from the likes of Boston College, Kentucky, Miami, N.C. State, Oklahoma State and Wisconsin.
-Stanford has offered Washington (D.C.) Friendship safety Devin Williams.
Always Looking Ahead
Many underclassmen expected to attend are already making names for themselves on the recruiting trail.
-Towson (Md.) Calvert Hall cornerback Dionte Austin has early offers from Boston College, Connecticut and Toledo.
-No offers yet, but Cleveland (Ohio) Benedictine 2015 athlete Jerome Baker is an exciting one to keep an eye on.
-Fredericksburg (Va.) Chancellor 2015 offensive guard Matthew Burrell has offers from Clemson, Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
-Florida State, North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech are out in front for touted Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes 2015 receiver Jaason Lewis.
-Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods 2015 receiver Brandon Polk has an offer on the table from Maryland and Old Dominion.
-Manassas (Va.) Stonewall Jackson defensive tackle Tim Settle has seen an offer come his way from North Carolina.
-Towson (Md.) Calvert Hall 2016 defensive end Rahshaun Smith is already holding scholarships from Boston College, Connecticut, Maryland, Penn State, Rutgers and Tennessee.
-Another bright 2016 standout is Reisterstown (Md.) Franklin running back Steven Smothers. An offer from Florida State puts the Seminoles out in front of scholarships from Rutgers and Virginia.
-Richmond (Va.) St. Christopher’s School athlete Garrett Taylor has scholarships from Clemson, Duke, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
-One of the top quarterbacks in 2015, Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peters Prep signal-caller Brandon Wimbush has seen offers come from Connecticut, Maryland, Miami and Rutgers.