On offense, David Ausberry (6-4, 215, 4.6) from Lemoore, Calif., lived up to his billing as one of the top receivers in the state of California. He has unbelievable legit size, great hands, can jump out of the gym, and has blazing speed for someone his size.
Like the defensive backs in the past, Beyond 2000 Elite (B2G) has had some of the top receivers attend the Elite Camp. Ausberry might be the best to ever come through the program.
"David is ready right now, and I don't say that about any high school kid, but David has got everything you need to become a great player on the next level," B2G camp facilitator Henry Bell said. "His major asset is how incredibility humble he is."
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"David just wants to get better by any and all means possible," Bell said. "That's scary, because with that attitude, David will dominate this sport, now, on the next level, and in the show. David walked away with the top offensive player award."
Tyquan Knox (6-0, 180, 4.5) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw has silenced critics since his stellar performance at the Nike Camp held in Palo Alto last May.
If you're talking about top receivers in the state of California, you have to add Knox to that conversation. He fits right in with Ausberry and ran the best routes out of the group of receivers.
"Tyquan is another gifted athlete that has a basketball background," Bell said. "That gives him the ability to make plays with his speed, large hands, and great jumping ability."
The last day of the camp is B2G's media day event called the A-Game. The A-Game is a 7 on 7 flag football game, pitting the offense vs. defense. Knox blew the game up and everyone talking.
"The first play of the game, Tyquan takes a quick slant 85 yards, splitting the safety down the middle," Bell said. "He would go on to score every touchdown the offense produced (5) while showing everyone that he has speed to pull away from some of the fastest athletes in the west. Tyquan walked with the A-Games MVP award."
At quarterback, Jeff Jansen (6-4, 210, 4.9) from Diamond Bar, Calif., and Scott Saunders (6-0, 197, 4.75) from Palm Springs, Calif., stole the show the whole weekend.
"Both have completely different styles," Bell said. "Jansen has a rocket for an arm, while Saunders relies on his gifted ability to read defenses as they both develop."
"Both quarterbacks were challenged to try and beat some of the fastest and talented defensive backs in the west," Bell said. "Both held their own and you can expect to see both Jeff and Scott have big time senior seasons."
The shock of the camp was big A.J. Simmons from Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O'Dowd. Simmons is well known for being one of the top defensive ends in the west, but he worked out at tight end all weekend and man you better watch out, Simmons can play tight end just as well as he can come off the edge as a defensive end.
"A.J. showed soft hands, smooth route running, and great feet," Bell said. "This kid is a great athlete for a guy so big. A.J. is going to make somebody's coaching staff very happy on either side of the ball."
Besides Gable the other top running backs at the camp were the before mentioned R.J. Garrett (6-0, 230, 4.6) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw and R.J. Stanford (6-0, 175, 4.4) from Chino, Calif.
"Garrett is a big kid that can flat out run," Bell said. "Besides what he can do when opening gapping holes so his tailback can run through, he has the ability to catch the ball out of the back field and make a move or two to gain more yards. He is another one that will go straight to college and make an impact."
"Stanford, one word to describe him, you guess it, speed," Bell said. "This guy can flat out fly."
"I will predict that Stanford will rush for over 2,000 yards this season and finish up as one of the top prospects in the state of California," Bell said. "This kid is big time. "
"Stanford has the speed, vision, feet, hands and the ability to make people miss," Bell said. "Watch out for those Chino high school kids."