6-5 and Very Versatile; Dylan White of Camas: By Jordan Johnson

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(Reilly Hennessey (6-3 190 Jr. QB) – Left, one of WA’s Top Jr. QB’s and Dylan White (6-5 210 Jr. WR/S)- Right, one of WA’s top dual sport athletes)

 

     One of the most intriguing junior prospects in the entire northwest will be multi sport threat Dylan White of Camas (6-5 210 Jr. WR/S/LB). He is considered one of the top baseball players in the state, and has recently shown up on the football field and dominated his opponents as well.

     White is unique in that he is tall and extremely coordinated for a kid his size. His ability to maneuver as a DB/LB shows off his overall athleticism, making it very apparent that he could play a host of different positions at the D1 level. White provides Washington top junior QB Reilly Hennessey a very valuable target. Throw him a jump ball when in trouble and chances are he will be the one coming down with it.

     In my humble opinion Camas is the biggest threat to upset one of the nation’s best teams in Skyline this post season. The Spartans are easily one of the 50 best teams in the country, but the Papermakers are super legit as well. The scary thing about Camas is that they are mostly juniors and will return almost everyone next year. 

     I have Camas ranked #2 in my Washington 4A poll because of kids like White. The 2014 Camas class has grown up together and been successful at whatever they have done. They believe in one and other, and have had a great deal of success winning multiple football and baseball titles at the youth level together. It’s not often that groups are able to stick together all through youth and high school, so props to the Camas coaches and families for providing such a positive environment. 

     Zach Eagle has been the receiver putting up most of the big #’s, but White’s size gives him the potential of being one of the state’s most recruited athletes going into the off season. ” Last year I was still growing into my body and at times I felt gangily and awkward, its a much more comfortable feeling now”. 

     White’s focus had primarily been on baseball over the years, but he’s come to realize how much potential is there on the football field. ” I used to play QB, but my heart wasn’t always in it and I wanted to play receiver… Now that I am I really like it and want to see what I can do with it”. White will be able to work with one of the best WR coaches in the country in Mike Bush this off season.

     Many may remember the 6-6 Bush as the former Washington St star that was a Pac 10 All Conference athlete on the basketball court, and on the football field back in the day. He is our Head WR coach and looking forward to working with White.

     Regardless of what happens White is going to be successful in life. He’s a quality kid and student, and hit cleanup for the Varsity baseball team most games as a sophomore. His multi dimensional abilities speak volumes and we look forward to keeping track of his progress.

 

(White, arms crossed, has legit D1 size on the football field and is also one of Washington’s better baseball players)