FORT WORTH, Texas - Waller High School represented with two prospects at this past weekend's NIKE Camp at Texas Christian University in quarterback Jeremy Phillips and defensive end Trevor Barry.
While both prospects felt like they did well at the event, they've both added early scholarship offers. The 6-foot-4, 188-pound Phillips had said previously that some schools are also thinking about him as a safety or even an outside linebacker. However, throwing some good passes, he says the NIKE event built his confidence in being a passer.
"I mean it's helped with being confident at the quarterback spot," Phillips said. "But, if coaches want me to move around, I have no problem with that."
Phillips has been offered by Duke, Army, and Rice up to this point. He says that he's really high on Rice.
His teammate, Barry, is also high on the Owls.
"I like Rice a lot," the 6-foot-4, 220-pounder said. "Ever since they offered me over spring break, they've just been staying in touch with me. They're good guys to talk with and I get along well with the coaches. I also really like the program."
Barry also has an offer from Army, but says he continues to receive attention from other schools such as Kansas State, Colorado, and Oklahoma State.
He says that the NIKE Camp, like it was for Phillips, was beneficial.
"I learned a lot," he said. "I think my best position drills was where we got to do the swat, the swim moves and then drop our shoulders. Also the agility work I felt I did really well in as well."