June 14, 2006

Darkins shines among linebackers

With nearly 400 athletes in attendance at the Eugene Nike camp, of which at least 30 were linebackers, sometimes the sheer number of bodies makes it difficult to stand out. This though, was not the case with Lake Oswego, Ore., High's Will Darkins.

If all you looked at was the eye popping and camp best time of 3.94 in the shuttle, one might think that would distinguish the 6'2", 217 lb. Darkins.

However, he more than backed up that shuttle run by batting down an impressive three balls in the three man (QB, WR, and LB) drills. Showing off his electric shuttle time, he was able to move smoothly and change directions quickly, all while keeping in front of the receiver on almost every chance.

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