A look at young rising DBs that shined at the 6Star Football Showcase – We look at the class of ‘25 and ‘26 play makers in the secondary unit that shined at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and raised their profiles on December 11th.
43 —Jordan Alexcites, 5-9, 143, DB, 2025, Olathe North (Kan.) @JordanAlexcites
One of the up and coming play makers in the Eagles secondary unit, Alexcites is a super sophomore that did a nice job of reading the passing lanes and was one of those guys that have tow interceptions and several pass breakups and tackles on the season. When looking for sophomore names to know he is one of the guys that has shown some impressive skills for Olathe North. Also a standout student, Alexcites reports a 3.8 GPA. A player that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase and a DB to watch for in 2023.
68 —Zachary Bruegman, 5-11, 145, DB, 2025, Millard West (Neb.) @zack_bruegman
A up and coming secondary play maker from Millard West, Brugeman is also a wrestler and brings that physical toughness to the game. Will be looking to be a physical defensive back in the coming seasons for the Millard West defense and is a player on the rise to know for the upcoming 2023 season. Bruegman was one of the defensive backs from Nebraska that raised is profile at the Midwest Showcase and is a player to have on the watch list entering 2023.
3 —Isaac Holt, 5-9, 145, DB, 2025, Eudora (Kan.) @IsaacHolt2025
A very impressive looking speedy defensive back from Eudora, sophomore that can cover a lot o ground and is a smart play maker at either his strong safety or cornerback spots, a player that is quick to make a read on a pass and then get to the passes lanes and make a big play on the ball in the air. One of the young up and coming standouts on the Eudora team that should be a key junior DB in 2023 to take notice of. Also a standout student, Holt reports a 4.0 GPA. Holt is a very impressive looking up and coming talent at Eudora that was among the top players to raise his profile at the Midwest Showcase in St. Joseph.
411 —Ashton Morgan, 5-9, 160, DB, 2025, Blue Valley North (Kan.) @AshtonMorgan0
The future is very bright for this impressive looking up and coming speedy DB. A very fast and athletic play maker that we really saw this offseason look like a standout for Empire and one of those guys that was an impressive speed DB at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph where he ran a 4.77 time in the 40 yard dash, can play WR and DB and one of those guys that looks like one of the future stars in the lineup for Blue Valley North. Speedy and rangy and a talent that will be a major name to know among secondary talent on the radar.
161 —Jaylen Parks, 6-0, 175, DB, 2025, Lawrence (Kan.) @Jaylenparrks
A player that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Midwest Showcase in St. Joseph and one of the guys that saw some action on varsity this past season at Lawrence and will be looking for a big junior season in 2023. An up and coming riser that is a corner and safety from Lawrence that can be a play maker and one of the young defensive backs that will be looking to make a big name in the coming years. Parks is a player that uses his speed well and can come up and make some of those big plays against the running game go get into the backfield quickly for big tackles.
42 —Bennett Shearer, 5-10, 140, DB, 2025, Olathe North (Kan.) @ShearerBennett
One of the up and coming talents that could see more and more time for Olathe North in their secondary unit. 5-10, 140, can play WR and QB also, some versatility as an athlete that could really make some big plays happen in the coming years. A lot of talent in that young sophomore class to watch for at Olathe North. Also a standout student, Shearer reports a 4.3 GPA. Shearer raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and is a player that can play several positions on the field and is also a standout baseball player.
79 —Aiden Vaughn, 5-11, 143, DB, 2026, Gretna (Neb.) @AidenVaughn26
Vaughn was one of the young freshman defensive backs that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and a player that will be looking to get more and more into the action for the defense at Gretna in the upcoming 2023 season. One of the young up and coming rising talents in the freshman class from Gretna, 5-11, 143 defensive back Aiden Vaughn plays corner and WR and will be looking to be one of the young speed guys coming up that could have a big future impact in the defensive backfield and is a player to watch for on the rise.
211 —Dallas Washington, 6-0, 180, RB/DB, 2026, Lincoln SE (Neb.) @Dbwashington13
Washington was a player that raised his profile at the 6Star Football Showcase in St. Joseph and competed at both sessions. Dynamic and athletic, Washington is the type of play maker that will be looking for make future impacts on both sides of the football at Lincoln Southeast in 2023. An up and coming freshman talent from Lincoln Southeast High School, Washington is a running back and a 6-0, 180 guy that already has some power and impressive size to his frame as a freshman. Washington is a player that has good football instincts and can get up the field in a hurry with some impressive speed and footwork, one of the future stars in the Nebraska class of 2026.