The Midwest Showcase COVERAGE | RBs that raised their profiles – We look at the top rising running backs that raised their profiles at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and were radar makers on December 11th.
93 — LJ Bowens, 5-8, 160, RB, 2026, Blue Valley North (Kan.) @bowenslj5
Bowens was one of the running backs that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and was a freshman back that was right there athletically with the upperclassmen and is one of the more promising looking backs coming up on the radar to know. A lean and fast back, Bowens will be looking to be one of the future offensive play makers to know for Blue Valley North.
478 — Cameron Campbell, 6-0, 207, RB, 2023, Schlagle (Kan.) @10Starcam
6-0, 207 and a running back that is hard to stop, a player that also has some very good up field vision, one of those guys that can make a big run happen with some good speed also. Campbell is one of those guys that, a player that can make some big plays for the offense as he rushed for nearly 800 yards and seven TDs this season. On defense, he recorded 60 tackles and was a key performer on that side of the ball as well. He recorded a 4.99 laser timed 40-yard dash, 105 broad jump and 30 inch vertical at the Midwest Showcase. He holds an offer from Highland CC and McPherson and likely has more to come for a guy with this guys pure speed.
290 — Fisher Dye, 5-8, 156, RB, 2025, Mulvane (Kan.) @FisherJayDye1
Raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase, had a 4.90 laser timed 40-yard dash, 103 broad jump and 31.6 inch vertical which tied him for sixth best among RBs and was a top looking up and comer on the radar in St. Joseph. One of the speed guys in the sophomore class from Mulvane, Dye is a play maker that has some good speed at running back and has some good hands also, can split out and make a catch then turn it up the field into a bigger play and stretch the defense with that open field speed to make a big play happen.
363 — Preston Johnson, 5-11, 180, RB, 2024, El Dorado (Kan.) @pjohnson51606
Johnson is a talented looking running back in the 2024 class, the El Dorado junior is a running back that can claim the edge with some speed and turn up the football field to make some of those big runs happen, a player that will play a bigger tole in 2023 with senior RBs graduated, Johnson could be one of the top candidates for being a top back on the offense in 2023.
286 — Anthony Montero, 5-7, 160, RB, 2024, Columbus (Kan.) @Monter0_Anthony
A player that is fast and will be looking to use his speed as a back for Columbus, one of the names that will have more playing time in 2023, Montero will be looking to jump into the action more and be a guy that can make some runs with his speed happen. He reports a 170 bench, 260 squat and 185-pound bench. Also a standout student, Montero reports a 4.0 GPA.
86 — Cooper Parsons, 5-6, 180, RB, 2024, Osage City (Kan.) @CooperParsons03
A junior running back from Osage City, Parsons is an offensive back that is an impressive looking athlete that was one of the big impact makers this season and a big team leader for Osage City, Parsons was named an All-State selection and was a state tackle leader along with being name to the All-State-Non-Senior team. Parsons reports a 365 pound vertical jump at the Midwest Showcase. Also a standout OLB, he rushed for 537 yards and seven TDs in ten games this season, caught 13 passes for 192 yards and three scores on offense.
100 — Scott Rigby, 5-10, 165, RB, 2026, Collinsville (Okla.) @scott_rigby24
One of the very impressive looking younger athletes at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph, Rigby showed some big moves and was a very agile back at the event and raised his profile as a back on the freshman radar to know in Oklahoma football. A very impressive looking running back and freshman that is a track guy also and has that speed that is hard to match for defenses. Rigby, 5-10, 165, is a running back that needs little room to dart through the holes and make some big runs happen, a player to watch out for that can turn it on with speed, also plays OLB and can track the ball carrier down with some big speed.
102 — Tyler Sieger, 5-11, 155, RB, 2025, Shawnee Mission NW (Kan.) @TylerSieger12
A pure speed sophomore that can play anywhere there is a need for speed, RB and QB and a fast play making middle backer on defense. May end up being more of an offensive runner that will be showing off his speed and wheels in the coming years, Sieger is a player that is best in the open field where he can make some guys miss and real off a big run down the field. Is a very hard runner with the football in his hands with breakout outside speed also.
408 — David Wakes, 5-10, 170, RB, 2026, Shawnee Heights (Kan.) @DavidWakes1
A player that has some good speed, looking like he will be a name to know for the offense in the future at Shawnee Heights, Wakes is a 5-10, 170 running back that had several big and impressive runs in freshman action this season and can break it to the outside and be a beat the defense with speed back to take some notice of. Also a standout student, Wakes reports a 3.57 GPA.
14 — Alexzander Wolf, 5-11, 185, RB, 2023, Central Valley (Neb.) @WolfZandar17
A player that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase and had a top 10 RB mark in the broad jump of 106 inches. A very impressive looking running back from Central Valley High School in Greeley, Nebraska, Wolf is 5-11, 185 and a running back that can rack up those huge games, a senior radar maker that has a lot of talent. Wolf also has some good hands also and had a big game in the playoffs this year vs. St. Mary’s Colgan with a monster game of 314 rushing yards and five touchdowns in that game. Had 1,883 rushing yards on the season and over 35 touchdowns out of the Central Valley backfield.
584 — Tanner Woolston, 5-10, 160, RB, 2025, Andover (Kan.) @TannerW119
One of the up and coming looking risers and standouts at the 6Star Football Showcase, Woolston had a nice showing at the Showcase and was a top looking athlete on the rise in the 2025 class that raised his stock. He recorded a 4.92 laser timed 40-yard dash, 102 inch broad jump and 28.9 inch vertical on Sunday. Woolston is a very impressive looking athlete and sophomore that is one of those guys that can make the big runs happen. Woolston is an All-League performer at both defensive back and running back. Was an Honorable Mention selection All-League player at defensive back and running back a player that was tough on both sides of the football and is one of those players that is a top Wichita area talent. Named the week six offensive player of the week also, a very impressive up and coming sophomore talent on the radar to watch out for.