FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Six Star Football 2021 Florida Showcase featured several talented rising class of 2022-23 DL/DE prospects from around the state as several players took their game to new heights and showed off their all-around skills in both the Six Star Football combine and showcase events.
945 — Patherson Joseph, 6-0, 223, DL, 2022, Lehigh @PathersonJoseph
A player that is a major physically impressive looking big man and athlete in the trenches. Had a top jump in the vertical among DL with a 33.3 inch vertical, also ran a 5.19 time in the 40 yard dash as well. Patherson is a player that can really be powerful and has worked hard all year in the weight room to get stronger and is a very powerful player that still has his speed, no doubt a big time impressive athlete.
788 — Keevon McCullough, 5-11, 230, DL, 2022, Heritage @Keevon_M3
A big time looking athlete that can make big time tackles, McCullough is a player that can both major power, strength and quickness of the snap to make the big time plays, love his motor and his power, this guys is a beast and a nightmare off the edge and one of the hardest one on one matches in the state in the class of 2022.
165 — Brandon Neely, Jr., 6-3, 265, DL, 2022, Vero Beach @bj_neely
One of the truly impressive elite type athletes on the DL that showed out at the 6Star Football FL Showcase, really impressed by his frame and footwork, great athlete with a huge senior year ahead. 29 inch vertical at 265 pounds, no doubt Neely is one heck on an impressive athlete to know. Relentless pass rusher with toughness and quickness off the snap of the ball.
190 — Michael Peralta, 5-8, 255, DL, 2022, North Broward Prep @mich2wavy_
A very impressive prospect in the Florida class of 2022, Peralta is a big man that can be tough and a major force with his 255 pound frame for North Broward Prep. Peralta is a player that can really move laterally very well, no doubt a big time looking move and make the tough play man, impressive with footwork to cover a lot of ground also.
142 — Bruce Thompson, 6-1, 220, DL, 2022, Bishop Verot @brucethomps0n
Thompson is a play maker that can make some big time plays happen, no doubt a quick and impressive looking athlete that can make the big time plays, recorded a nice 24.9 inch vertical as well. Thompson is an excellent contain guy off the edge that has been very impressive and can be a big time hunt the runner down and make the big play DL.
827 — Gustavo Bravo, 225, DL, 2023, Cypress Bay @gustavobravo66
Bravo is one of the guys that was very impressive at the 6Star Football FL Showcase, a player that can really put the pressure on up the middle, a guy QBs run from and area always feeling the heat with, can get great penetration through the line and make the big plays and tackles for losses that help his team out.
143 — Christopher Johnson, 6-2, 230, DL, 2023, American Heritage Delray @CJ_JOHNSON05
Johnson had a 30.3 inch vertical, one of the best of the best among DL at the 6Star Football FL Showcase and an athlete in the junior to be class that is a very impressive looking athlete with power and toughness. Johnson is that player that can really use both his athletic build and his pure work ethic to be a major dominator in the defensive trenches.
823 — Nehemiah Larry, 5-11, 226, DL, 2023, South Plantation @Nehemiahlarry
One of those big time looking athletes that can make big time plays happen, Larry is a physical body that can make some big time things happen. Big time quickness off the edge that can beat the blocker off the snap for big time plays and make big things happen, Larry has toughness and is explosive off the snap.
771 — Maurice McClain, Jr., 5-6, 177, DL, 2023, LaBelle @maurice3mcclain
One of the major speed DL and rushers off the edge at the 6Star Football Showcase, no doubt a guy that has the work ethic and the tenacity to be one of the better rush ends out there. We could see him being a major impact maker this upcoming season at LaBelle.
193 — Wilmer Mejia, 5-11, 220, DL, 2023, Champagnat @_Wilmerm
From the big time Champagnat program, the very impressive looking Mejia is a force and can be a key junior veteran this upcoming season for Champagnat. Good looking player who has good speed and can make a lot of impressive plays, can track runners down from behind and make the big time stops also. Hot one in the class of 2023.
243 — Greg Smith, 6-0, 277, DL, 2023, Durant @gregsmith5550
Smith is a major athlete and one of those guys that was big time impressive at the 6Star Football FL Showcase, no doubt a player that can use his strength and frame to dominate and get around OL, a very physical player with maybe the best next level DL frame at the Showcase, no doubt a player that can be a major college prospect with his talent and size.
780 — Jude Tinor, 6-2, 235, DL, 2023, Heritage @JTinor53
Had an impressive looking 26.3 inch vertical and is one of those athletes that can make the big plays. Tinor at 6-2, 235 pounds is a play maker that can out work guys, beat them off the snap and be a guy that has both some speed and power that can make the big plays in the trenches. No doubt one of those guys that has power and skills.
83 — Xavier Warthen, 6-2, 220, DL, 2023, Atlantic Community @_Xkts_
One of the most impressive and well rounded athletes at the 6Star Football FL Showcase, this 6-2, 220 strong and physical play making DL had a 27.7 inch vertical and was a big time looking athlete for sure. A great two way big man that can make some nice plays and big things happen, Warthen is a two way brute that can have his way with both power and toughness.