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Pittsburgh All-Combine Team

3/2/2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- More then 500 athletes from the areas across the Northeast attended the Pittsburgh Nike Combine looking to see where they stood amongst their peers. While many players put their best foot forward, only 25 can make the cut for the Pittsburgh Nike All-Combine team.


Selections are based upon combine performance and projected college recruitability. Athletes must have completed two of the four combine tests to be eligible for selection.

Offense

QB: Josua Zelonka (2012) - 6-3, 177, Apollo Ridge (Spring Church, Pa.)
Results: 4.99 40, 4.19 shuttle, 33-0 PB, 27.8 VJ, 73.44 SPARQ
Breakdown: Raised his rating nearly 30 points from last year's Pittsburgh event.

RB: Travis Elliot (2012) - 5-10, 199, Ryle (Union, Kent.)
Results: 4.85 40, 4.13 shuttle, 38-0 PB, 29.4 VJ, 95.25 SPARQ
Breakdown: Already a two-year starter with over 2,500 career rushing yards heading into his junior year.

RB: Matt Green - 5-11, 193, Belle Vernon Area (Belle Vernon, Pa.)
Results: 4.72 40, 4.40 shuttle, 40-0 PB, 32.4 VJ, 97.92 SPARQ
Breakdown: Tough hard-nosed back posted the combine's top power ball throw.

RB: Devrin Young - 5-6, 162 Bearden (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Results: 4.63 40, 4.03 shuttle, 34-0 PB, 33.2 VJ, 98.25 SPARQ
Breakdown: A two-time all-state selection who has already been offered by Stanford.

WR: Patrick Haun - 6-0, 187, Knoxville Catholic (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Results: 4.93 40, 4.12 shuttle, 33-0 PB, 32.4 VJ, 86.40 SPARQ
Breakdown: Coming off a solid junior year, grabbing 30 passes for 462 yards.

WR: Brandon Reddish - 5-10, 165, Fort Hamilton (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Results: 4.70 40, 4.22 shuttle, 35-5 PB, 33.8 VJ, 91.47 SPARQ
Breakdown: Has grabbed the attention of top programs in the Northeast including an offer from Rutgers.

OL: Adam Bisnowaty (2012) - 6-5, 271, Fox Chapel (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Results: 5.70 40, 4.88 shuttle, 37-0 PB, 23.7 VJ, 64.65 SPARQ
Breakdown: Has a chance to develop into one of the region's top offensive line prospects over the next year.

OL: Garret Lucas - 6-2, 276, Westmont Hilltop (Johnstown, Pa.)
Results: 5.57 40, 4.71 shuttle, 33-0 PB, 20.6 VJ, 57.99 SPARQ
Breakdown: On his way to becoming a solid offensive line prospect for the next level.

OL: Ben Jeannot - 6-2, 244, Moon (Coraopolis, Pa.)
Results: 5.30 40, 4.78 shuttle, 39-5 PB, 24.0 VJ, 69.90 SPARQ
Breakdown: Showed that he has the strength to be productive in the trenches.

OL: Ryan Riethmiller (2012) - 6-2, 259, Linsly (Wheeling, W.V.)
Results: 5.55 40, 4.75 shuttle, 33-5 PB, 27.8 VJ, 65.91 SPARQ
Breakdown: Will be interesting to see how the young lineman develops over the next two years.

OL: Thomas Irvine - 6-2, 272, Franklin Regional (Murrysville, Pa.)
Results: 5.93 40, 4.94 shuttle, 37-0 PB 22.3 VJ, 60.54 SPARQ
Breakdown: Possesses size and strength necessary to play at the next level.

ATH: Ross Douglas (2013) - 5-8, 158, Avon (Avon, Ohio)
Results: 4.58 40, 4.44 shuttle, 35-5 PB, 33.8 VJ, 87.00 SPARQ
Breakdown: Easily one of the players with the most upside at the event with still three more years of high school ball ahead of him.

Defense

DL: Scott Benkovic - 6-0, 230, Central Dauphin (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Results: 5.01 40, 4.41 shuttle, 37-0 PB, 29.0 VJ, 84.45 SPARQ
Breakdown: Deserving of a spot on this team after posting the top rating for his position.

DL: Quinton Jefferson - 6-3, 221, Woodland Hills (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Results: 5.00 40, 4.35 shuttle, 35-5 PB, 27.4 VJ, 79.47
Breakdown: Starter this past year at defensive end but possibly has a brighter future as a tight end.

DL: Audeair Marchman - 6-0, 265, Hopewell (Aliquippa, Pa.)
Results: 5.12 40, 4.87 shuttle, 35-5 PB, 27.4 VJ, 73.35 SPARQ
Breakdown: Impressive numbers for size, could develop nicely over the next year.

LB: Mark Dodd (2012) - 6-0, 209, Linsly (Wheeling, W.V.)
Results: 4.89 40, 4.23 shuttle, 35-0 PB, 29.0 VJ, 85.80 SPARQ
Breakdown: Has already accounted for over 200 career tackles, making him one to watch over the next year in The Mountaineer State.

LB: Deaysean Rippy ('12) - 6-1, 190, Sto-Rox (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Results: 4.79 40, 4.50 shuttle, 32-5 PB, 27.5 VJ, 69.75 SPARQ
Breakdown: Coming off a productive sophomore campaign, earning early offers from Pitt and Penn State.

LB: Garret Wild - 5-11, 194, Baldwin (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Results: 4.76 40, 4.03 shuttle, 31-0 PB, 33.0 VJ, 94.32 SPARQ
Breakdown: Improved his rating over 20 points since last year earning getting looks from Syracuse and Pittsburgh.

LB: Armstead Williams - 6-1, 193, Gateway (Monroeville, Pa.)
Results: 5.04 40, 4.41 shuttle, 29-0 PB, 30.3 VJ, 63.51 SPARQ
Breakdown: Totaled 69 tackles this past year and has already picked up offers from Maryland and Michigan to name a few.

DB: Nick Carroll - 5-10, 199, Bath (Bath, N.Y.)
Results: 4.78 40, 4.06 shuttle, 37-5 PB, 32.8 VJ, 4.06 shuttle, 102.18 SPARQ
Breakdown: Second team all-state prospect out of N.Y. posted the day's best SPARQ Rating.

DB: Jordan Dudas - 6-0, 183, Girard (Girard, Pa.)
Results: 4.60 40, 4.31 shuttle, 30-5 PB, 30.6 VJ, 82.11 SPARQ
Breakdown: An unknown heading into the day running one of the top 40 times.

DB: Dondi Kirby - 6-2, 185, Gateway (Monroeville, Pa.)
Results: 4.89 40, 4.25 shuttle, 35-5 PB, 34.6 VJ, 89.70 SPARQ
Breakdown: Tough physical cover corner with early offers from Michigan and Maryland

DB: Shawn Sharkey - 5-10, 170, Penn Hills (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Results: 4.59 40, 4.09 shuttle, 30-5 PB, 32.5 VJ, 91.02 SPARQ
Breakdown: Should emerge to be another DI product form Penn Hills.

ATH: - Khaleel Artis (2012) - 5-10, 167, Emmaus (Emmaus, Pa.)
Results: 4.75 40, 4.10 shuttle, 34-5 PB, 33.2 VJ, 92.19 SPARQ
Breakdown: Shifty athletic back will look for an opportunity to showcase his talents in 2010.