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South Georgia Sleepers: 10 new names to know in the Peach State

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The i-Dare-U training group traveled south on Saturday to hold the first-ever Southwest Exposure Camp, giving prospects from an under-publicized area of Georgia to impress prior to the start of football camps around the state.


Wade is an electric receiver and he took turns making defensive backs look silly during Saturday's event. He's still slight of built but has good speed and great hands. At one point during the day it started raining and several receivers struggled with the wet balls, but not Wade, who made impressive catch after impressive catch.

Barber comes from far off the beaten path but he might soon be catching the attention of college coaches. He worked out at both defensive end and at offensive line and impressed on both sides of the ball. He's listed as a defensive end but could grow into a defensive tackle, or perhaps flip over to offense and play guard. He's still waiting on his first offer.

It is never easy for running backs to shine in a camp setting, but Maxwell has a good frame, he moved well in drills and his burst up the field caught the attention of numerous observers as well. He is hearing from LSU, South Carolina and UAB at this time. He is one who should draw more attention after this camp performance.

Ogletree is an under-the-radar defensive lineman who could project at a strongside end or defensive tackle on the next level. He is going to add offers this fall. His size, strength and agility for a guy his size was impressive Saturday. He claims offers from Louisville, Marshall, Memphis and North Carolina. He camped at Georgia this summer and they reached out to him for the first time recently.

The first part of the camp saw West working with the defensive linemen, then when the one-on-one session began, he switched over to offensive line. He won some reps at offensive guard and showed power and a sound base. He camped at Georgia this summer and his favorite schools are Clemson and Georgia.

Mann is an intriguing prospect many were talking about at this camp. He worked mainly at quarterback, but is an athlete who likely ends up at safety on the next level. By the end of the camp, he was working at defensive back, drawing some attention from Glenn Ford from i-dare-u. He is hearing from Georgia Southern, Georgia State and Louisville. He grew up a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs.

Brown is a bit undersized but that didn't stop him from locking down wide receivers throughout the camp. He showed good speed and had a knack for making plays on the ball. Just a rising sophomore, Brown has time to grow and if he can add some size to his frame and keep his technique he will have the attention of colleges in no time.

Griffin worked at different positions across the offensive line on Saturday and depending on how he grows, he could project to center or guard at the next level. He's tactically impressive and has great fundamentals, as well as the type of frame to add more muscle. Houston County has produced its share of talent in recent years and Griffin looks like a prospect to watch for the future.

Brawner is a name that is starting to pop up more and more. He had a strong performance at the Michael Vick camp earlier this summer, then backed it up today. He is a receiver with good size and nice quickness. He got off the line well and hauled in most passes that were within reach. The schools showing the most interest are Western Kentucky and Troy. He is awaiting his first offer.

A true sleeper, Dunham impressed while working at both defensive end and linebacker on Saturday. As a pass rusher he was quick off the edge and as a linebacker he showed a nice ability to cover in space. Being a bit of a tweener and being off the beaten path, it may take a big year for Dunham to get a chance but his showed FBS-level talent at the event.