One of the top athletes in the state of Oregon for the 2016 class is Justin Herbert (6-4 185 Jr. QB/ATH) of Sheldon. He is a three sport athlete that ranks at the top of the charts
To say that this 2015 Black Tornado group is special would be an understatement. The turnaround at North over the last few seasons has been storybook like.
The season is a few short days away, and a kid you will hear a lot about over the next two years is Junior LB Kiahve Dennis-Lee (6-2 190 16′) of Oregon City.
A Junior on the rise in the State of Oregon is Grant Nielsen (6-0 210 16′ LB/RB) of Tualatin. He has been a fixture on the camp circuit over the last 2 years and looks like one of the top LB’s in the State for the 2016 class.
Consider the Tigard Tigers a 6A title contender as we will have them ranked #2 to start the season. They are legit up front with the state’s top two junior offensive lineman leading the way. Conner Crist (6-4 295 16′ T) and Derek McMurray (6-7 340 16′ T) could both be double digit D1 offer kids, projecting as two of the top lineman on the west coast for their class….
Get used to the name Rey Green (5-11 195 16′ RB/DB) as he will be one of the most recruited kids in the West for the class of 2016. The Junior out of Evergreen HS in Vancouver, WA is for real.
Have a look at the top skill kids for the class of 2016, as we continue to feature the Junior’s returning in Oregon this season. These athletes have the potential of being one of the elite perimeter groups to have come through the state in some time.
The State of Oregon will feature a number of talented Junior RB’s in 2014. Have a look at some of the top young rushers in the region.
One of the state’s top fullbacks will be called upon early and often this season as the Southridge Skyhawks graduate 34 senior’s from a year ago. Zack Wilbur (6-0 200 15′ RB/LB) earned 1st team all league honors in 2013 and will likely play a key role on both sides of the ball this year.
Here is a preview and prediction from NEI’s Jordan Johnson for the 2014 season in the Portland Metro League.