Two years ago, Dee Liner wasn't well-known outside the state of Alabama when he arrived at the VTO Sports Prep 100 in Leeds, Ala.
2015 OL Matt Womack has the attention of many major programs.
But by day's end, he was the talk of the event and people outside the region began hearing of his talents. This February the four-star defensive lineman signed with Alabama.
Liner is one of many standouts that have attended this event in recent years.
Last spring, a star-studded group in Leeds included, among others, five-star tight end O.J. Howard (Alabama), four-star running backs Mark Dodson (Ole Miss) and Jordan Wilkins (Ole Miss), and offensive lineman Wilson Bell (Florida State). Bell, by the way, was virtually unknown at the time of the camp.
Which players signed up for Saturday's VTO Sports Prep 100 will emerge as the next major prospects?
Here are some players to watch ...
*Antreal Allen, CB, Auburn (Ala.) -- Allen is a solid young defensive back that claims an early offer from Arkansas State. He's a big-hitting corner with good instincts and nice ball skills. Allen competed in this event last year and didn't run a superb 40. So he'll be looking to improve on that.
*Terrell Brown, DT, Russellville (Ala.) -- Brown is a strong, stout defensive tackle that doesn't yet have any offers but apparently is hearing from a handful of Southeastern Conference programs, including Mississippi State and Ole Miss. On film, he appears to have good quickness and strength.
*Seth Franks, PQB, Brookwood (Ala.) -- A 2015 signal caller, Franks is a promising young quarterback that had a solid showing at the recent NFL Prep 100 in Louisiana. He's 6-feet-1, 170 pounds.
*Devlin Hodges, DQB, Morris (Ala.) Mortimer Jordan -- Hodges appeared in this event last year and had an excellent outing. He's an intelligent player that has good mechanics and a lively arm. Hodges recently earned offer No. 1 from South Alabama, and the consensus seems to be many more offers could be on the way.
*Nick Holman, ILB/TE, Madison (Ala.) Bob Jones -- Holman's school always seems to produce its share of quality players. He's a solid prospect that is likely D-I bound. No offers yet, but Holman recently visited Tulane, and is hearing a lot from schools such as Minnesota and Western Kentucky.
*Jajuan Lankford, RB, South Pittsburg (Tenn.) -- A sleeper out of the Volunteer State, Lankford has put up big numbers in high school. On film, he displays good footwork and vision, along with better-than-average speed. He's listed at 5-feet-11, but only 175 pounds. A good showing Saturday could put him on the map.
*Blake Wilkes, DQB, Jasper (Ala.) Walker School -- The younger brother of former Troy quarterback Cory Wilkes, Blake Wilkes is a 6-feet-3, 195-pounder. He has had some good camp performances in the past.
*Matt Womack, OT, Hernando (Miss.) -- This is a name to remember for 2015. Womack is 6-feet-6, 305 pounds, and has interest from a lot of major programs. In fact, he already has starting taking visits. SEC schools are keeping a close watch on Womack. The question right now is this -- does he project better at tackle or guard. Saturday's event should give us some hints.
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