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Elite Group Gets College Offers on the Spot During National Showcase

DETROIT – There was a lot of talent on display on June 1st at the Wayne State mega camp. It was a star-studded group led by plenty of five and four-star recruits. Top 100 recruit Boo Carter(TN), 2025 star QB Bryce Underwood(MI), top 100 WR Andrew Marsh(TX), 2025 top 100 QB TJ Lateef(CA), top 100 DL London Merrit(GA), and a host of other big timers were in attendance. 

The one-of-a-kind event was also full of young elite talent that stood out to coaches during the showcase. Impressed coaches met with athletes at the end of each session, which led to college offers for many in the high-level group.

The 2026 ATH Shavar Young out of Knoxville Webb (TN) is one to watch for. The dynamic playmaker has big-time ability on both sides of the ball. His only expectation before the camp was to “not lose a rep, go hard during the drills and show effort.” During the off-season, Young has focused on “putting on weight, getting off the ball, getting faster, and tightening up his technique.” Young picked up a Michigan State offer after his performance at the camp, proving his underrated speed and “hard work is being rewarded.” 

The best QB in the younger group was phenom 2027 Trae Taylor (IL). Taylor checked in at 6’1, which is a good size for a QB his age. He has a good IQ for a young QB and soaks in information. Taylor throws a nice deep ball where only the receiver can reach it. Taylor will be one to watch in the near future. The mentally tough and talented QB picked up a CMU offer after the camp.

2025 DB CJ Spence (MD) perfectly executed his goal of “getting a lot of reps and competing” during the camp. With 16 offers before the event, Spence was very optimistic about meeting coaches and learning as much as possible. Referring to drills, Spence shared, “I learned a lot at the camp that I’m going to take back home to work on my craft more.” The big 6’3 DB has long arms and good feet. Spence is as good as advertised. The 2025 WR/TE Sele Cox (MI) was a beast in one-on-ones. He uses his 6’4 frame well and has good ball skills when tracking the ball in the air. Cox lines up at WR for his high school, but his current position in college will be TE. 

**Players who picked up offers after the camp

2027 QB Trae Taylor (IL)- CMU

2024 WR Mill Coleman (MI)- Davenport

2024 LB Elijah Easley (MI)- U of Windsor

2025 DB Derrick Jackson (MI)- Marshall

2025 TE Jayden Savoury (MI)- Bowling Green, Miami(OH) and Arizona State

2024 OL Ryan Ross (MI)- Madonna

2026 OL Gregory Patrick (MI)- Oklahoma, Miami(OH)

2024 WR Chase Cline (MI)- SVSU

2024 WR Eric Christoff (MI)- Siena Heights

2024 DL Shamar Riser-Pressley (MI)- Toledo

2024 LB Jeremiah Beasley (MI)- Howard and Purdue

2025 OL Liam Vaughn (MI)- Kent State

2025 OL Darrin Strey (MI)- Kent State

2025 DL Willie Fletcher (MI)- Kent State

2026 ATH Corey Sadler (MI)- Toledo

2025 OL Khalief Canty (MI)- Wisconsin

2026 QB Lincoln Watkins (MI)- Kansas

2025 OL Cam Clark (MI)- Toledo

2025 WR Elisha Durham (MI)- Charlotte

2025 WR Adrian Walker (MI)- CMU

2024 OL/DL Jadyn Walker (MI)- Arizona St 

2025 OL Cade Wilhelmi (MI)- WMU, Kent St and Miami(OH)

2025 DL Michael Chude (MI)- Miami(OH)

2025 LB Andre Thomas (MI)- CMU

2025 LB Trezelle Jenkins (MI)- Miami(OH)

2025 LB Dimari Malone (MI)- Miami(OH)

2026 RB Kory Amachree (MI)- Arizona St, Kent St, CMU and Umass

2024 RB Nakai Amachree (MI)- Minnesota and Kent State

2025 DL Xavier Newsome (MI)- Miami(OH) and Arizona State

2025 RB AJ Hill (MI)- Miami(OH)

2024 LB Victor Earl (MI)- NIU

2024 ATH Jo’Ziah Edmonds (IN)- Wisconsin and Kentucky

2024 ATH Boo Carter (TN)- Illinois

2024 LB Huston Eubanks (MI)- Mercyhurst

2025 QB Husan Longstreet (CA)- Michigan

2026 TE Carson Sneed (TN)- Wisconsin, Miami(OH) and Illinois

2026 ATH Shavar Young (TN)- Michigan St

2024 QB Zak Olejniczak (MI)- Madonna and Davenport

2024 OL William Woodard (MI)- Lawrence Tech

2024 DB Elijah Parker (MI)- Tiffin

2025 OL Antonio Johnson (MI)- Miami(OH)

2024 QB Grant Heatherson (MI)- Lawrence Tech

2026 DB Justin Hopkins (TN)- Iowa and Purdue

2025 DB CJ Jimcoily (TN)- Michigan State

2025 OL Paul Bowling (GA)- Toledo

2024 DE Noah Bishop (MI)- Air Force

2024 DE Malik Bolling (TN)- UT Martin

2026 DB Zyntreacs Otey (TN)- Toledo

2026 LB Caleb Ellison (TN)- Toledo and UT Martin

Writers: Jalisa Bannerman, Cedrick Wilson.

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