ALPHARETTA, Ga. – There is no higher honor for a football player than to earn the respect of his follow competitors. So we asked some of the participants at Sunday’s Rivals 3 Stripe Camp presented by adidas in Atlanta to talk about which players impressed them most that they battled all day.
"He is a smooth quarterback and he throws a good ball." - Four-star RB Asa Martin, Decatur (Ala.) Austin
"Williams connected with me three or four times on corner routes and it was always right on time. The zip on the ball was crazy." - Three-star TE John Fitzpatrick, Atlanta (Ga.) Marist
BEST RUNNING BACK
"He's a very special player when he has the ball in his hands and he looked very good running routes and catching balls out of the backfield." - Four-star ATH Kearis Jackson, Fort Valley (Ga.) Peach County
BEST TIGHT END
"He is a big and strong tight end who can pretty much catch the ball anywhere. He can also run well and he has a good route tree." - Three-star WR Chigoziem Okonkwo, Marietta (Ga.) Hillgrove
BEST WIDE RECEIVER
"He is a great route runner with nice hands a lot of speed. He's got the whole package." - Three-star DB Chris Smith, Atlanta (Ga.) Hapeville Charter
"Zeze stood out because at his size he showed his quickness and route running against top competition." – Three-star DB Donte Burton, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Central Gwinnett
BEST OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
"I didn't see him live, but I saw some videos and he was impressive." - 5-star QB Trevor Lawrence, Cartersville, Ga.
“Trey Hill. He never got beat.” – McLendon
“Tre'Shaun Hodge was good. He has good hands. Tough.” – Black
“Keiondre Jones. He has great footwork and he is very strong. He gets really low. You don’t see tackles get that low.” – McLendon
"Great feet for someone his size. I would speed rush and he would get out there real quick.” - McLendon