More than 150 premier prospects were invited to compete at The Opening, a Nike football showcase being held July 5-10 in Beaverton, Oregon. The annual event promises to provide plenty of storylines, as a rare collection of talent assembles to prove their abilities against top contemporaries.
Aside from the on-field action, a large percentage of players are still working their way through the recruiting process. Many of them remain in search of the right collegiate fit, considering expansive lists of scholarship offers.
Teams will keep tabs on coveted athletes during The Opening and look to line up campus visits later this summer. We explored the primary targets for programs that currently claim a top-25 recruiting class in 247Sports' composite rankings.