The Opening Rosters: Team Vapor Carbon

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Below is the roster for Team Vapor Carbon, led by offensive coordinator George Whitfield and defensive coordinator Chris Gizzi.

Check out how all 6 teams are stacking up here.

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QBDeShaun Watson (@ShaunWatson4), 6-4, 200
Gainesville, Ga.

Rated as the top duel-threat QB in the country by Rivals.com and No. 12 overall prospect, Watson committed to Clemson over offers from Georgia, Florida State, LSU, Ohio State and Tennessee. As a junior, the Georgia Class AAAAA Player of the Year completed 315 passes out of 435 attempts for 4,311 yards and 50 TDs with only eight interceptions. Watson also ran for 1,444 yards and another 24 scores, giving him 74 touchdowns on the year. In one of his games, a 69-0 win over Winder-Barrow, the Gainesville star was literally perfect going 18-of-18 for 350 yards and seven touchdowns, becoming one of only three players to throw for seven or more touchdowns in a Georgia high school history.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
QBManny Wilkins (@Manny_Wilkins11), 6-2, 185
Navato (Calif.) San Marin

Wilkins is rated as the No. 11 dual-threat quarterback nationally by 247 Sports and was one of the top QBs at the San Francisco Elite 11 Regional Camp. He moved from Texas in the fall of 2011 and started the final four games before having a big junior campaign with 2,200 yards passing, 20 TDs and eight INTs. Also a talented basketball player, he has committed to Arizona State over Arizona, Colorado State, Utah State and Wyoming.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
QBJerrod Heard (@JHeard2), 6-2, 195
Denton (Texas) Denton Guyer

Heard rushed for 2,138 yards and 35 TDs on the ground and added over 2,000 more yards through the air. He was the District 5-4A MVP and is listed by Rivals.com as the No. 3 rated dual-threat quarterback in the '14 class and No. 72 prospect overall. A Texas commit, he also had offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, LSU, Nebraska and Ohio State.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
RBJoseph Yearby (@joe_yearby), 5-9, 190
Miami (Fla.) Central

The prolific runner was Class 6A All-State after rushing for 1,448 yards and 20 TDs as a junior. Rated as the top Dade Country prospect by one source and No. 20 in the country by ESPN, he committed early to Miami after receiving offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State and West Virginia.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
RBNick Chubb (@NickChubb21), 5-10, 210
Cedartown, Ga.

Chubb rushed for over 2,700 yards and 38 TDs as a junior and had college offers from Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Tennessee and several others before committing to Georgia in June. The No. 70 overall player in the country according to Rivals.com, had the second best SPARQ Rating at the Atlanta NFTC with a 122.43 on a 4.58 in the 40 and a 40.4 inch vertical.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
WRLorenzo Joe (@LoJoe12), 6-2.5, 200
Abilene (Texas) Cooper

Joe was the Wide Receiver MVP at the Dallas NFTC and also shined on the football field as a junior when he earned All-District 2-5A honors after rushing for 879 yards and passing for another 1,988 while playing quarterback. Because of his athletic and pass-catching abilities, he's projected to be a receiver at Texas where he committed early over Texas Tech. Scout.com has him listed as the No. 141 player in the 2014 class.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
WRDeAndre Thompkins (@Calle_Alectia), 5-11, 170
Swansboro, N.C.

Thompkins was an All-Area honoree after totaling 1,359 receiving yards and 10 TDs while making 42 tackles and two interceptions as a defensive back. He's rated as the No. 54 recruit nationally by ESPN and has committed to Penn State over Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Notre Dame.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
WRJustin Brent (@JustinBrent23), 6-1, 190
Speedway, Ind.

Brent caught 54 balls for 992 yards and 13 TDs last season and is rated by 247 Sports as the No. 122 player nationally. Also an outstanding basketball prospect, he has committed to Notre Dame and was one of the top overall players at the Columbus NFTC.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
WRT.V. Williams (@Trey1Williams), 5-7.5, 145
McKinney, Texas

Williams caught 45 passes for 789 yards and 10 TDs as junior and showcased his quickness and explosiveness at the Chicago NFTC in the one-on-one drills and in the testing where he ran a 4.10 in the shuttle and jumped 36.5 inches in the vertical. He has 13 offers from all over the country including Cal, Houston, Iowa, Kentucky, Navy, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Oregon State and Tulsa.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
WRGeorge Campbell (@GeorgeCampbell0), 6-3.5, 185 (Class of '15)
Tarpon Springs (Fla.) East Lake

Campbell is a two-way threat, catching 30 passes for 770 yards and nine offensive scores while recording 56 tackles on defense as a sophomore. He showed his size and athletic ability at the Orlando NFTC where he ran a 4.48 in the 40, a 4.22 shuttle, a 37.1 inch vertical and a 34 foot power ball throw to earn a 106.86 SPARQ Rating. He already has 15 offers from national programs like Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State.
SOPHOMORE HIGHLIGHTS
TEIan Bunting (@BuntingIan), 6-6, 215
Hinsdale (Ill.) Central

Bunting is rated as the No. 5 tight end in the country and No. 115 overall prospect by ESPN. He's athletic enough to play receiver, but will grow into a dynamic tight end at the next level. An outstanding student as well, he has committed to Michigan over offers from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Purdue, USC and Vanderbilt.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
OLRoderick Taylor (@jr_roderick), 6-2.5, 310
Jackson (Miss.) Callaway

Taylor was a Class 5A 2nd Team All-State honoree in 2012 and is rated by 247Sports.com as the No. 1 offensive guard in the country and the No. 40 ranked prospect overall. He has offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and USC.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
OLToa Lobendahn, 6-3, 285
La Habra, Calif.

Lobendahn was chosen to the L.A. NFTC All-Camp Team and was noted for his versatility to play anywhere along the line. 247 Sports has him rated as the No. 172 overall prospect in the 2014 class and he was a CalHiSports.com Junior All-State pick in 2012. Lobendahn committed early to USC over other Pac 12 offers including Oregon, Stanford and UCLA.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
OLBrian Allen (@bcallen65), 6-1, 285
Hinsdale (Ill.) Central

Allen was heavily recruited by Big Ten schools with offers from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Purdue and Wisconsin before he committed to play with his older brother at Michigan State. He is rated as the No. 3 center and No. 268 overall prospect in the Class of 2014 by ESPN. A state champion wrestler who showed good athleticism at the Chicago NFTC, he was All-Area last year on the gridiron and is a standout in the classroom with a 3.9 GPA.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
DLKentavius Street (@SupaStreet35), 6-2, 265
Greenville (N.C.) Rose

Street recorded 93 tackles, including 19 for loss, along with four sacks as a junior and is ranked by Rivals as the No. 2 strongside defensive end and No. 18 overall recruit. His college offers include Clemson, Duke East Carolina, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech.
SOPHOMORE HIGHLIGHTS (2011 SEASON)
DLKhairi Clark (@KhairiClark), 6-1.5, 320
Hollywood (Fla.) Chaminade-Madonna

Clark is considered the No. 1 defensive tackle prospect by Scout.com and the No. 18 overall recruit. He had 26 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a junior to earn All-Broward County honors. The lineman committed to Florida in June over 30 other offers.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
DLEnoch Smith Jr. (@ESmithJr_56), 6-2, 275
Chicago (Ill.) Mt. Carmel

Smith is rated as the No. 19 defensive tackle and No. 237 overall prospect in the nation by Rivals.com and compiled an amazing 23 sacks as a junior. A workout warrior who's not afraid to compete, he participated in a Nike Camp and Combine in 2012 and took part in the Charlotte NFTC earlier this year. The defender has committed to Michigan State after receiving more than a dozen offers from programs such as Arizona, Cincinnati, Illinois, Notre Dame, Purdue, Syracuse and Tennessee.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
LBKain Daub (@DaubKain), 6-3.5, 238
Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood

Daub was a Class 8A All-State pick after recording 74 tackles, seven sacks and five forced fumbles as a junior. He is rated by Scout.com as the No. 1 middle linebacker in his class and No. 14 overall and committed to Florida State over offers from Alabama, Miami, Florida, LSU, Ohio State, South Carolina, USC and UCLA.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
LBDillon Bates (@dillonbates), 6-3, 215
Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Bates comes from a football family as his father, Bill Bates, played for the Dallas Cowboys and two older brothers are currently at Wake Forest and Northwestern. He will be a three year starter and was a Class 5A All-State pick last year after recording 104 tackles. Bates was invited after a 109.05 SPARQ Rating at the Atlanta NFSC. His college offers include Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, Notre Dame, Ohio St, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
LBKyle Berger (@k_bergs), 6-1.5, 220
Cleveland (Ohio) St. Ignatius

Berger had 39 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks as a junior to earn Div. I All-State honors. The Ohio State commit is ranked at the No. 47 prospect in 2014 by Scout.com and had scholarship offers from other Big 10 programs such as Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern and Penn State as well as Alabama, Arkansas,Tennessee, UCLA and West Virginia in part because of his 4.0 GPA. He was the linebacker MVP in a strong group at the Columbus NFTC.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
CBEdward Paris (@323Eddie_P), 6-0, 200
Arlington (Texas) Mansfield Timberview

Paris received several major honors last season including MaxPreps Junior All-American, AP Class 5A All-State and Ft. Worth Star-Telegram Super Team and is rated as the No. 2 safety and No. 18 overall prospect by 247Sports.com. Paris accounted for seven interceptions (two for TDs) and 37 tackles with eight passes broken up last year. He has verballed to LSU with other offers coming from Clemson, Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, SMU, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M and West Virginia.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
CBWesley Green (@WGreen_4), 5-11, 170
Lithonia (Ga.) M.L. King

Green is rated as the 113th ranked player in the Class of 2014 by ESPN after he earned Class 6A All-Region honors as a junior. He committed to South Carolina over offers that included Auburn, Arkansas, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Penn State, Syracuse, and Tennessee
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
CBNaijiel Hale (@YoungNateDogg), 5-11, 175
Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco

Son of recording artist Nate Dogg, Hale has been on the map since his sophomore year when he was a CalHiSports.com All-State pick. He was invited after the L.A. NFTC where he impressed coaches with his quick feet and hips. College offers include Arizona, Boise State, Cal, Nebraska, Washington State and Wisconsin for the corner rated as the No. 181 overall prospect in the nation by Scout.com.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
CBTroy Vincent, 5-9, 190
Baltimore (Md.) Gilman

Vincent, the 254th ranked prospect by Scout.com, is the son of former NFL All-Pro Troy Vincent and had a strong showing at the NJ NFTC. Vincent committed to Penn State over offers from more than 20 schools..
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
SAFQuin Blanding (@TakeOver_7), 6-2, 205
Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside

Rated as the No. 4 player in the country by Rivals.com, Blanding made 111 tackles with five INTs to earn The Beach District Defensive Player of the Year. He also had 1,035 yards at wide receiver with six TDs to lead the Eastern Region in receiving. Blanding will stay instate to play at the next level as he committed to Virginia over offers from Florida State, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Vanderbilt and West Virginia.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
SAFDylan Sumner-Gardner (@_TheRealDSG), 6-1, 195
Mesquite (Texas) West Mesquite

Sumner-Gardner is listed as the No. 7 rated safety nationwide by Scout.com and the No. 73 recruit overall. He was selected All-District 10-4A last season and has committed to Texas A&M over offers from Auburn, Clemson, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ole Miss and TCU.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

Updated: June 21, 2013

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