Six Star Football takes a look at several prospects that shined at TheFINALS All-America showcase on Sunday at Raymore-Peculiar who have turned the heads of college programs.
At least eight prospects have picked up new Division I offers since the event with many others drawing new interest from a wide range of college programs.
Triston Abram | 6’4, 210 | DE | 2025 | CBC | @AbramTriston
Abram has all the tools to be an elite edge rusher this upcoming season at CBC and beyond, and drew his first D1 offer from Toledo on May 1 and added an offer from Kent State on Friday after competing at Lindenwood. Also a standout wrestler, Abram plays the game with a big motor, is quick off the ball and had his way with several talented offensive linemen in 1v1s on Sunday. He has good length, strong hands and a variety of moves he uses to free himself from would-be blockers. Mix in a projectable, 6’4, 210-pound frame, and it’s easy to see why he has D1 programs tracking him. Abram will be competing this month at Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Kansas State, Kentucky, Kansas and Arkansas.
Payton Brown | 6’0, 210 | LB | 2024 | Hillsboro | @thepblife22
One year after Hillsboro LB prospect Austin Romaine made waves at TheFINALS, 2024 LB Payton Brown impressed with terrific physical tools, a high football IQ and a big competitive motor. He is coming off a strong junior season that saw him record 55 tackles, including two for loss and rush for 839 yards and 13 TDs. He put together a strong combine performance this spring to qualify for TheFINALS, posting a 113 broad jump, 30 inch vertical and 4.83 laser timed 40-yard dash, Also a strong student Brown reports a 4.3 GPA. He picked up his first D1 offer from Navy on April 27 added an offer from Air Force on May 19 and an offer from Northern Iowa on Friday.
Brady Davidson | 6’5, 200 | QB | 2025 | Rock Bridge | @Brady_D_2_
Rock Bridge has one of the midwest’s top 1-2 punches at the QB position with top rated 2024 QB Sam Kaiser leading the way and highly recruited 2025 QB Brady Davidson. A talented all-around athlete, Davidson is a strong baseball and basketball player as well and brings an elite combination of size and athleticism to the field for a QB. On the hardwood, he had numerous highlight reel type dunks, and on the football field, he has a strong arm, the ability to make plays outside the pocket and create something when things break down. He picked up his first offer from Ohio early in the spring, and recently added an offer from Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday. He enters the upcoming season as one of the state’s most talented junior QB prospects.
Braden Hales | 6’5, 290 | OL | 2024 | Olathe North (Kan.) | @Bradenhales
Olathe North prospect Braden Hales recently made the Six Star Football Kansas Class of 2024 top10 at No. 9 and is the state’s fourth ranked OL prospect. He has been making waves this offseason and earned the OL MVP award on Sunday at TheFINALS. Blessed with good size at 6’5, 290-pounds and athleticism, Hales brings agility, balance and toughness to the trenches. He picked up his 11th and 12th D1 offer on Friday and Saturday from SEMO and Northern Iowa, adding to a list that includes South Dakota State, Ball State, Colorado State, Dartmouth, Columbia, Air Force, Army, Navy and Lindenwood.
Jackson Kohl | 6’5, 240 | TE | 2025 | CBC (Mo.) | @Kohl2025
Six Star Football’s No. 12 overall ranked prospect in Missouri’s 2025 class, CBC 2025 Jackson Kohl is fast emerging as one of the state’s top tight end prospects in any class. He has a huge frame standing 6’5 and a solid 240-pounds with broad shoulders and the potential to continue to add muscle mass with age. He took on all comers on Sunday at TheFINALS as several defensive players challenged him with physicality and Kohl dished it out as well. He has good mobility and fluid athleticism for a big man and could develop into a high level two-way tight end, able to both block in the trenches and offer a big downfield target in the passing game. He entered the competition at Ray-Pec with offers from Nebraska, Iowa State, Kent State and Missouri State and added an offer from Louisville on Thursday.
Justin Thurman | 5’11, 183 | RB | 2025 | Tampa Jesuit (Fla.) | @JAT_2025
St. Louis native and former DeSmet product Justin Thurman competed in his fourth Six Star event on Sunday as he took home camp MVP honors in the opening session at TheFINALS All-America Showcase on Sunday. Blessed with elite speed and quickness, Thurman brings versatility to the field as he is a threat to break plays to the perimeter, can run between the tackles and is a threat in the passing game, both in the slot and on the edge where he can get behind a defense. He holds numerous D1 offers, including a recent offer from Notre Dame.
DeZephen Walker | 6’1, 195 | RB | 2025 | Raymore Peculuar (Mo.) | @DezephenWalker
The son of Kansas City native and former NFL player Demetrios Walker, DeZephen Walker is among the state’s top class of 2026 prospects with a combination of size, speed and elite playmaking skills. He was narrowly edged in the fastest man contest and impressed with elite quickness in 1v1s and showed good hands in several pass catching drills. He already holds a dozen Power 5 offers, with the most recent coming from Stanford.
Jordan Williams | 6’3, 220 | TE | 2024 | Midland Legacy (TX) | @Jwilliams18__
The son of former NFL and Oklahoma standout Roy Williams, Midland Legacy Texas product Jordan Williams has finally begun to receive some recruiting hype this spring after a pair of standout performances at Six Star events. He shined at the Oklahoma Showcase, running a laser timed 4.79 40-yard dash and posting a 107 inch broad jump and 32 inch vertical while hauling in everything in sight. He has a huge catch radius, is a vertical option at tight end and has the ability to make spectacular catches in traffic. He earned the tight end MVP award at TheFINALS and picked up his first D1 offer from North Texas on Friday.