Nike's "The Opening" brings together the nation's top prep stars as they prepare for their senior high school season. Over 160 players from across the country will gather this summer for workouts and games, and you can rest assured that every coach in the Big Ten will be keeping a keen eye on the performances this summer.
In the "good old days," the potential of college football prospects was known only to a select few. With reliance on game tapes, visits by scouts and word-of-mouth spread by high school coaches, recruiting was a closed system. Things have certainly changed.
The incessant need of today's college football fanbase to be informed about every detail is being filled by the media, and in turn, the media's job is made much easier with modern, glitzy prep camps like Nike's "The Opening."
While there are several great prospects with Big Ten schools on their list, we've chosen the top-five prospects you should be watching at "The Opening" right now at Nike's World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.