Prospects The D Zone will be seeing on 9/22 (Story)

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Jeff Corrion
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The D Zone staff on Saturday will be at: Stoney Creek at Farmington Hills Harrison, Waterford Kettering at Waterford Mott, and Catholic Central at Brother Rice.

Below are the prospects we're aware of entering the game. We look forward to discovering more talent.

Farmington Hills Harrison:

2019 CB Roderick Heard is ranked by The D Zone as the #14 recruit in Michigan's class of 2019 and that results in being the #1 CB in the state as well. Heard has strong coverage skills and is playing QB/RB after helping lead the Hawks to the Division 3 state finals as a junior in 2017. Heard is committed to Northwestern as a CB.

2019 OT/DE Maverick Hansen is ranked by The D Zone as the #30 recruit in the class of 2019 as Hansen is a ferocious high-motored player who gets it done on both sides of the ball. Hansen is committed to Central Michigan.

2019 CB Xavier Goldsmith is the #61 ranked player in the class of 2019 and is the newest Hawk after transferring to Harrison before the season. Goldsmith is a skin-tight cover corner. Goldsmith is committed to Colorado State.

2019 TE/DE Caleb Williams holds several NAIA offers and is a hard-nosed 6'4 220 lbs prospect, who is a nice pass/blocking TE prospect.

2019 ATH Ben Williams is an outstanding football player at 5'8 165 lbs with blazing speed. Williams is a player with minimal interest now but has big-time playmaking abilities.

Stoney Creek:

2019 QB Frank Potenza is a 6'1 200 lbs strong armed QB. Potenza has been a long-time starting QB for the Cougars and holds a Ferris State offer, that he earned this summer.

2021 OL Austin Jordan is a 6'1 225 lbs prospect who plays OT for Stoney now as a sophomore, but is a beast in the weight room and will likely project to being a Offensive Guard in college.

2021 OT/DE Grant Lowery is one of a handful of key sophomores for Stoney. Lowery is filling up his frame at 6'3 215 lbs now.

Waterford Mott:

2019 WR/DB Kobe Myers is 6'2 190 lbs and is the #32 ranked prospect by The D Zone for the class of 2019. Myers is an explosive and versatile athlete who is utilized to get the ball in space. Myers coincidentally played on Walled Lake Western last year. Myers holds 8 offers.

2020 WR Christian Fitzpatrick is a 6'3 205 lbs receiver prospect with excellent hands and route running abilities. Fitzpatrick is getting his first real taste of Varsity this year and has been a key piece for Mott already. Fitzpatrick who holds 7 offers is ranked by The D Zone as the #23 player in the class of 2020.

2021 DB/WR Quillen Howze who is 6'1 180 lbs is ranked by The D Zone as the #5 player in the Class of 2021. Howze is a very solid DB prospect who moves well and has excellent ball skills. Howze is certainly a player beginning to see his recruiting pickup as a sophomore.

2019 LB/RB Luciano Pedini who is 6'1 215 lbs is a prospect who is overlooked but has had an extremely productive past few years at Mott, as he's a sure-tackler, good run stuffer, and draw a lot of interest from high academic schools.

2021 OLB/WR Jaillen Howze is an exceptional athlete at 6'1 185 lbs who has great physical intangibles and moves extremely well.

2021 LB Xayion Styles is a well built together sophomore linebacker who is a name to know.

2019 WR KaMariell Manley is a nice 6'1 180 lbs receiver prospect with good length and speed.

2019 DB/RB Keimonnee Fields is a nice prospect with good versatility and has a knack for making plays.

2019 QB Matt Castillo is a 6' 200 lbs QB with a good arm that is strong and pretty accurate, has good pocket presence for being a 1-year varsity starter.

2019 RB Marcus Guerrero is one of the biggest performers yet least recognized players in the state due to being 5'7 180 lbs. Guerrero is a tank in the weight room and it shows on the field with strong runs and he has good speed.

2019 OC Nick Harden is a 6'1 280 lbs OC with good balance and has a lot of experience playing varsity. Harden is certainly a player able to play on next level.

Waterford Kettering:

2020 CB/RB DJ Hamler is the #44 ranked player by The D Zone in the Class of 2020 as he entered Kettering this off-season from Florida. The last name is familiar to local's in Oakland County as his cousin is KJ Hamler who played 3 years at Orchard Lake Saint Mary's. DJ is a fluid athlete and lockdown on defense.

2019 QB/S Ryan Nolan is an instinctive and hard-nosed football player who doesn't shy away from contact and has good accuracy throwing the ball.

Brother Rice:

2019 OLB/DE Max Saylor is a 6'3 225 lbs prospect who is committed to Central Michigan. The excellent pass rusher is ranked by The D Zone as the #75 prospect in the Class of 2019.

2019 S/WR DaRon Gilbert is the most promising skill position player for the Warriors as the 6'2 196 lbs Gilbert is long and lengthy. Gilbert had a great off-season and he now holds 6 D1-FCS offers.

2019 DL Kane Quinlan is a 6'2 250 lbs versatile defensive lineman who sheds blocks well, has good physical abilities, and a quick burst off snap.

2019 WR Colin Gardner is one of the most overlooked players in the state, he's a big-bodied receiver and is the Warriors go-to receiver.

Detroit Catholic Central:

2019 DE/TE Mike Harding is a tough as nails 6'5 220 lbs prospect who holds 3 MAC offers. The #73 ranked prospect in the Class of 2019 can block and catch well.

2019 OT Kellen Adler is a 6'3 290 lbs lineman and is getting strong MAC and Division II interest.

2019 RB Keegan Koehler is the Shamrocks typical bruising RB prospect. Has had a very productive senior season after some big losses to the CC senior class last season.

2020 LB/RB Brendin Yatooma is a versatile LB prospect who can play snaps at Middle or Outside Linebacker. Moves well for 5'11 210 lbs size.

2019 OLB Samih Beydoun is a 5'11 190 lbs player who moves extremely well and is physically put together. He's a player Rice must account for breaking through gaps constantly.

2019 DT Lucas Hendershot is an interior mauler or as the Shamrocks like to say a smashmouth football player. Holds an offer from D1-FCS program, Butler.