Athlete prospect De'Shawn Beck (5-8, 152, 4.4) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Jordan is a jack-of-all-trades player who is already drawing rave reviews as a player who will be highly recruited when it becomes his turn in a year from now.
Beck played wide receiver, running back, quarterback and defensive back as a sophomore.
As a wide receiver, Beck had 26 receptions for 514 yards and seven touchdowns while averaging 19.8 yards per catch. While running the pigskin, he rushed for 466 yards and four touchdowns on the ground. He even threw for 313 yards and three more touchdowns while completing 18 out of 28 pass attempts. Beck even did some placekicking for Jordan and kicked 11 extra points.
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Beck is incredibly dangerous in space. He has that burst that all the homerun threats have and because of his explosiveness, he's a threat to take the ball to the house every time he gets his hands on the ball. Not only is Beck a deep threat, but he can take a hitch and blow by every defender untouched for a score.
"You look at De'Shawn's tape and you think you are looking at West Virginia running back Noel Devine," Jordan coach Elijah Asante said. "This young man is truly special. No one has ever watched his tape without being impressed. De'Shawn has that wow factor."
Beck was at the recent NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles last month and he did not disappoint.
"I feel did pretty well about what I did," Beck said. "But I think I could have done even better."
On the recruiting trail, Beck is already a known commodity to Arizona, Cal Oregon, UCLA and USC.
Did Beck have any favorite schools growing that he always wanted to play for?
"I always liked Miami and Cal," Beck said. "But I am very open. I want to see more schools.
"I'm looking for a school that has good academics," Beck said. "I want to attend a school that has good academic support that will help get my degree."
It is safe to say that this human highlight film is one of the most exciting players known for the 2010 class.