O-D Bowl: Red Team Preview

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Scout.com takes a look at the talents who will be filling out the Red Team roster in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, which will take place in reliant Stadium on December, 30th...

Red Team QB:
Zach Allen (6'2, 185) – Syracuse Commit
Scout.com 2-star, No. 79 QB

Danny Etling (6'4, 190) – Purdue Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 39 QB

Bucky Hodges (6'6, 230) – Virginia Tech Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 35 QB

Quick Hitter: It seems like Team red has a quarterback in every mold, but all have good size and are committed to play for BCS programs in college.

Red Team RB:
Pierre Cormier (5'11, 180) - Arizona Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 59 RB

Mark Dodson Jr. (5'10, 192) - Ole Miss Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 35 RB

Keyante Green (5'10, 194) - Purdue Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 78 RB

Quick Hitter: While Team Blue went with the big nasty rushers, Team red went with the guys who make people miss in space and can take it to the house in a hurry.

Red Team WR:
Mitch Parsons (6'4, 220) - Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 34 TE

Durham Smythe (6'6, 230) - Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 15 TE

Kyrion Parker (6'2, 185) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 34 WR

Mossi Johnson (6'1, 185) - UCLA Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 61 CB

Victor Bolden Jr. (5'9, 160) - Oregon State Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 70 WR

Rashard Fant (5'10, 160) - Indiana Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 107 CB

Taivon Jacobs (5'10, 160) - Ohio State Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 71 WR

Cameron Echols-Luper (5'11, 185) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 123

Quick Hitter: Keep an eye on the tight end in this offense. The receivers are slick types, that can get great separation, run solid routes and make people miss in the open field.

Red Team OL:
Brad North (6'3, 275) - Northwestern Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 36 OG

Tyler Lancaster (6'3, 255) - Northwestern Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 10 Center

Baylen Brown (6'4, 295) - Texas Tech Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 56 OG

Sean Welsh (6'3, 275) - Iowa Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 42 OG

Caleb Benenoch (6'6, 317) - UCLA Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 9 OG

Jackson Keeler (6'7, 275) - Wisconsin Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 56 OT

Ishmael Wilson (6'5, 275) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 12 OT

Maurice Porter (6'5, 295) - Texas Tech Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 23 OG

Quick Hitter: Not a lot of true offensive tackles on the roster, but what the team does have is the road grading type of linemen who play with discipline and a nasty streak.

Red Team DL:
Dimarya Mixon (6'3, 265) - Missouri Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 50 DE

Isaac Rochell (6'5, 257) - Notre Dame Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 17 DE

De'Asian Richardson (6'4, 270) - West Virginia Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 25 DT

David Kenney (6'2, 255) - Indiana Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 30 DE

Vincent Taylor (6'3, 250) - Oklahoma State Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 28 DT

Hardreck Walker (6'2, 280) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 29 DT

Derrick Calloway (6'1, 300) - Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 41 DT

Lovell Peterson (6'3, 270) - Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 6 Center

Kennard Swanson (6'0, 255) – Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 5 FB

Quick Hitter: The heart and soul of the team, this unit is loaded with major stars. Both teams, Blue and Red, have size and some heavy hitters in the middle of the defense.

Red Team LB:
Chad Whitener (6'0, 210) - California Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 39 MLB

Shane Jones (6'1, 215) - Michigan State Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 33 OLB

Jonathon Reschke (6'2, 223) - Michigan State Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 18 OLB

Darian Claiborne (6'0, 220) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 14 MLB

Jeremy Benjamin (6'2, 215) - Uncommitted
Scout.com 3-star, No. 42 MLB

Danny Mattingly (6'4, 225) - Oregon Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 12 TE

Kevin Palma (6'2, 248) - Stanford Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 9 MLB

Quick Hitter: In today's game you need linebackers who not only have szie to brig down ball carriers, but speed to cover wide open offenses.

Red Team DB:
Tavares Garner (6'0, 170) - Texas A&M Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 32 CB

Ranthony Texada II (5'10, 160) - TCU Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 42 CB

Stanvon Taylor (6'0, 173) - Oklahoma Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 11 CB

Jerel Morrow (6'1, 180) - Oklahoma State Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 77 WR

Devin Holiday (5'10, 170) - Arizona Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 39 CB

Jayme Thompson (6'2, 185) - Ohio State Commit
Scout.com 4-star, No. 20 S

Solomon Warfield (6'0, 185) - Iowa Commit
Scout.com 3-star, No. 39 S

Quick Hitter: Some two-way stars will get their first taste of what it is like to man up college level players. A chance for lower rated players to prove they are better than the higher rated guys.

Red Team K/P:
Matt Wogan (6'2, 195) - Oregon Commit
No. 13 kicker nationally




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