Photo Gallery: U.S. Army All-American Combine

Jordan Mabin

Nordonia's Jordan Mabin, one of Ohio's finest prospects next season with three 1,000-yard-plus seasons under his belt already, decided to test on defense at the U.S. Army All-American Combine to showcase his versatility and he didn't disappoint. He was recognized as the combine's best defensive athlete. Mabin and a host of other Ohio players, led by Jermale Hines of Glenville, were in San Antonio to try and make a favorable impression on people at the combine and generate name recognition.


Photo Gallery : U.S. Army All-American Combine


Jermale Hines of Glenville was one of Ohio's highest rated players at the combine.



Hines, originally from Cleveland but lived in Georgia before moving back home last year, reportedly ran a 4.34-second pro shuttle time.



All players were timed in the 40-yard dash and the vertical also but their results were not released to the media at the combine.







LeBron Daniel (6-2, 225) has transferred to Glenville from Warrensville Heights. Daniel can play OLB or defensive end on defense and center or guard on the offensive line.





His buddy Shawntel Rowell (6-4, 340), the younger brother of Chris Rowell who went to Iowa last year, will be a major force to reckon with on the defensive line. Rowell will be just a junior next season.



Rowell was unblockable at times in the one-on-one pass rush drills.



Rowell is easily a top-five talent in the 2008 class no question.



Nordonia's Jordan Mabin, one of the state's top running backs next season, tested with the defensive backs at the combine to showcase his versatility.



Mabin was named the best defensive athlete at the combine by the Scout.com staff.



Linebacker Bruce Davis is making the move from Benedictine in Cleveland to nearby Glenville and should really help to bolster their defense next year.



Davis, who had a really solid combine, doesn't have the ideal size to play linebacker but he is a tackling machine.



Freshman Marcus Hall has ideal size at 6-5 and 285 pounds. Hall played in his first year of football this past season at Glenville so his better days are still very much ahead of him.





Hall, who moves very well in such a big body, showed a tremendous burst in the pass rush drills.



Dewawn Whitner, Donte's younger brother, is 6-2 and 235 pounds and will likely play center and defensive tackle for the Tarblooders.



Whitner had his way, for the most part, in the pass rushing drills also.



Clay Belton on was Ohio's best quarterback candidate at the combine. Chris Smith of Southpoint was expected to be there but did not make it to the event.



Belton, from Northmont, is a left-hander with a strong arm and good feet for a tall quarterback.



A teammate of OSU-bound Kurt Coleman, Belton threw the ball all over the field last year and did the same at the combine.



Glenville's Kyle Jefferson (6-4, 180) has a ton of potential on both sides of the ball at WR on offense and safety or corner on defense.



Running backs Mark Wooldridge of Walsh Jesuit...



...Chaz Jones of Cleveland Heights...



...Joshua Anderson of Columbus Marion-Franklin...



...and Steven Ford III of Cambridge all participated in the combine.



Defensive backs David "The Rat" Garrett from Glenville...



...Ken Watley of Glenville...



Eric Haislah of Glenville...



...and Diauntae Morrow of St. Edward worked out at the combine also.



Dan Barry (6-3, 280) of Mentor Lake Catholic looked good among the offensive linemen at the combine.



Barry held his own during the pass rushing drills.



Mark Weterer (6-5, 300) of Cincinnati Anderson was another good looking offensive lineman from Ohio.



Brady Demell was another hard-working defensive lineman from Mentor High School at the combine.



Cordale Scott (6-4, 190) will be a top wideout for Glenville next season. Scott will be a junior next season.



And junior-to-be Brandon Beachum (6-0 1/4, 210) pounds could be a two-way force at Cardinal Mooney next year.



Beachum, a two-way star at running back and safety, came over to Mooney from Poland.



Najee Good, will possibly be transfering to Glenville along with Davis from Benedictine. Good can play quarterback or even tight end on offense.



San Francisco quarterback, Alex Smith, announced the top offensive and defensive players at the combine.



Running back Armando Allen of Miami Lakes High School in Hialeah, Florida was the top offensive player at the combine.



Defensive end Brandon Joiner of Shoemaker High School in Killeen, Texas was the top defensive player.



And this decorated soldier gave out the camps 'Super Combine' participant award to...



...running back Caleb King of Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia.

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