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Legends Are Born in Michigan: Nationally Ranked Talent Will Attend 7v7 Showcase

Former NFL players and homegrown legends Jerome Bettis, Tyrone Wheatley, and Antonio Gates are products of Michigan’s finest. So it should come as no surprise that the upcoming High School 7v7 at Wayne State will showcase nationally ranked talent from one of America’s most gifted states. 

July 12th – 13th will mark the best preseason competition where over 30 Michigan schools are set to put on a one-of-a-kind show. Skill, prestigious coaches, high-level athletes, and notable championship teams will be amongst one of the largest nationally ranked city-wide group:

Bryce Underwood: QB 2025 Belleville

No.1 player in the nation in the 2025 class

No.1 2025 QB

Offers: Alabama, Arkansas, Miami, Notre Dame, Michigan, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Tennessee, Minnesota, Maryland, Louisville, Pitt, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Virginia Tech, USF, Florida, Florida State, Rutgers, LSU, Penn State, Georgia, Colorado, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Ohio State, Indiana, Michigan State, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin

Brandon Davis-Swain: TE/DL 2024 West Bloomfield 

No. 201 player in the country

No. 24 defensive lineman

No. 5 player in the state of Michigan.

Colorado Commit

Jacob Oden: DB 2024 Harper Woods 

Top 20 safety in the country

No.1 DB in the state 

No.1 player in the state 

University of Michigan Commit

Jeremiah Beasley: Belleville OLB 2024

Top 250 prospect natl 

No.1 LB in Michigan

No. 5 prospect in Michigan

University of Michigan Commit

Nick Marsh: WR 2024 River Rouge 

No. 16 wideout nationally

No. 99 player overall

Michigan State University Commit

Desmond Straughton: S 2025 Roseville

Top 20 athlete in the Country

No.1 safety in Michigan 

No. 6 player in Michigan 

Offers: Arkansas, Boston College, Florida, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Memphis, Miami, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Penn State, Purdue, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Troy, UAB, UNLV, USF, Western Kentucky, Austin Peay

Isaiah Marshall: Southfield A&T QB 2024

Top 50 2024 QB natl

No.2 2024 QB in Michigan 2024 

No.9 prospect 2024 Michigan

Kansas Commit

CJ SADLER: Cass Tech WR 2026

U.S. Army All American

No.1 player in MI 2026

No.1 ATH 2026 in MI

Offers: Alabama, Arizona State, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Pitt, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Auburn, Oklahoma, Marshall, Akron, Penn State, Maryland, Eastern Kentucky, Miami, Howard, Kansas, USF, Florida

Xavier Newsom: DE/TE MLK 2025 

Top 200 player natl in class 2025

No. 4 prospect in Michigan 2025

No. 23 prospect midwest 

No.1 EDGE in Michigan 2025

No.1 TE 2025

Offers: Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Marshall, Michigan, Penn State, Toledo, West Virginia

AJ Marks: CB 2026 Orchard Lake St. Marys

No.5 60M in the nation (indoor)

No.1 CB 2026 MI

Offers: Akron, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, UConn, Eastern Kentucky, Kansas, Louisville, Marshall, Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Toledo, West Virginia, Western Michigan

Among nationally ranked talent, the distinctive showcase will host the best-of-the-best teams, coaches, and schools. The event of the summer will host over 30 Michigan schools: Detroit Edison, Detroit Central, Ferndale, De La Salle, Southeastern, Ecorse, Redford Union, Orchard Lake St. Marys, North Farmington, U of D Jesuit, Lakeshore, ML King, West Bloomfield, Belleville, Grosse Pointe North, Southfield A&T, Roseville, Walled Lake Western, Fordson, Pershing, Denby, Oak Park, Henry Ford, Renaissance, University Prep, Battle Creek, Cass Tech, River Rouge, Harper Woods, Canton HS, Loyola HS, East English Village.

Admission is $15 for a two-day pass, and $10 for one day entry. Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite.

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