2018 IL Spring Camp Recap, Massick Impresses!

The Chris Sailer Kicking 2018 IL Spring Camp Tour continued with a stop in Chicago, IL on Saturday April 7th. Specialists from over 15 states were in attendance in one of the most competitive regional camps to date. Over a dozen specialists proved that they have a legitimate shot at making TOP 12 next month at Vegas XXXII (May 12-13, 2018). Take a look at the results.

Overall Camp ChampionSam Massick (2020, OH)
Sam had of the most impressive camp performances at a 2018 Spring Camp to date. He won both of the major field goal competitions against 60+ competitors. Sam went a perfect 12-12 with a long of 55 yards. He also nailed a 50 yard field goal under intense pressure in the finals. Sam continues to prove that he is a top national prospect in the Class of 2020. Look for Sam to dominate Vegas XXXII and challenge for a TOP 12 spot.

Kickoff ChampionChris Van Eekeran (2019, IN)
The Chris Sailer Kicking 2-Time TOP 12 Camp Invitee had another strong day in Chicago. He won the kickoff competition by averaging over 70 yards a kick with 3.7+ hang time. He was also excellent on both field goal and punt. Chris is one of the top 2019 prospects in the nation without a doubt. Look for him to have a huge off season impressing college coaches around the nation. He is a big time D1 prospect.

Punt ChampionHunter Renner (2020, IN)
The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking combo specialist (K/P) had his best camp performance by far. He won the punt competition by averaging 40+ yards with 4.3+ hang time. He also hit multiple balls 50+ yards with 4.6+ hang time. Hunter was also strong on both field goal and kickoff. This camp should prove to be a game changer for Hunter. He is now a top combo prospect in the nation for the Class of 2020.

Hunter Renner, Chris Van Eekeran & Sam Massick

Top 2018 ProspectBrandon Eickert (IL)
Brandon proved once again that he is ready for the collegiate level. He has a strong leg and kicks with excellent technique and consistency. Brandon has 50+ yard range off the ground on field goal. His kickoffs measure 60 yards with 3.5+ hang time. He is also strong mentally and does well under pressure. He is a fine young man that is going to make a nice addition to any college football program.

2019 Prospects: Chris Van Eekeran, Asa Kempton, Ben Freehill, Ben Packer, Michael O’Shaughnessy, Mason Lowell, Dylan Hillger, Carter LaCoursiere, Dmitri Shpak, Garrett Childers, Graham Dable, Tom Foley, Jack Ierulli, Griffin Cummins, Jared Wheatley, Joey Mitchell, Joseph Stoll, Kyle Farfsing, Luke Barresi, Mason Molique, Jack Takerian, Patrick Ayala, Tony Benish, Tyler Bachara, Logan Schmidt, Brendan Latham, Colin Scherry, Connor Seely, Jackson Welsch, Jax Egan, John Copeland, Zaden Webber, Zachary DeRoeck

2020 Prospects: Sam Massick, Hunter Renner, Cameron Shirkey, JJ Wadas, Jack Olsen, Jacob Moraschinelli, Marshall Meeder, Alex Brots, Ben Reppenhagen, Gabe Sirek, Cade Backe, Daniel Cristiani

2021 Prospects: Ivan Shuran, Tyler Rosselli, Derek Bass, Joseph Polina, Jack Dummer

Future Stars: Colby Bullock, Mason Gessert, Ryan O’Grady

The 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour continues with camps in Atlanta, GA (April 22), Dallas, TX (April 29), New Jersey (April 29), Los Angeles, CA (May 6) and concludes with the big finale in Las Vegas on May 12-13, 2018. To more information and to register for future camps, visit ChrisSailerKicking.com

Then get ready for a tremendous 2018 Summer Schedule!

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Potter, Campbell, DeLong & Power earn U.S. Army All-American Bowl Honors

The nation’s best made their way to Rock Hill, SC to compete for the most prestigious Youth and High School All-American Games in the nation. FBU in partnership with Chris Sailer Kicking hosted their annual Top Gun Camp for specialists July 7-8, 2017. Over 1,300 athletes in all will participate in this camp before all is said and done. At stake, four High School U.S. Army All-American spots, two Freshman FBU All-American spots and MVP honors per class. Specialists form all over the United States met up in SC to battle for these honors. Take a look at the results.

U.S. Army All-Americans (Class of 2018)

KICKERS

BT Potter (SC) – The #3 ranked kicker in the nation and Clemson commit dominated the field. His field goals are pure and accurate. His kickoffs look ready to dominate D1 football. He defeated Barret Pickering (Nebraska commit), Chris Dunn (NC State commit) and Jonah Lipel (Harvard commit) in the finals to earn one of the coveted spots. Look for BT to have a major impact in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Game.


Charles Campbell (TN) – The #5 ranked kicker in the nation put on a big time performance in Rock Hill. He made over 90% of his field goals and dominated on kickoff. Charles is a great competitor that does extremely well under pressure. He defeated Derek Ng (NV) in the final to earn his spot. He is well deserving of this honor and will represent the West very well.

 

PUNTERS
Skyler DeLong (SC) – The #2 ranked punter and Alabama commit was absolutely dominant all weekend long. He easily had the strongest leg of all the punters and hit the biggest ball. He has all the tools to be an all SEC type performer. He hit a 55 yard, 4.88 punt in the finals to secure his selection for the east in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

 

Isaac Power (CO) – The #8 ranked punter in the country stunned to nation by competing at the highest level. He was one of the most consistent punter over the course of the two days and it paid off in the end. He defeated Gabe Boring (TN) in the final by hitting several ball over 45 yards with 4.4 plus hang time. He also proved that he can step up under pressure.

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl will take place on January 6, 2018 at the Alamo Dome in TX. The game will air on NBC.

Freshman FBU All-Americans (Class of 2021)
Ivan Shuran (OH) – Ivan is an excellent young kicker. He is smooth, accurate and does well under pressure.

Josh Lopez (FL) – Josh did a great job all weekend. He was near the top of the competition in every category.

The Freshman FBU All-American Bowl will take place in Naples, FL.

Class of 2019 Top Gun Co-MVP’s
Christopher Abbes (CA) – Christopher did a fantastic job all weekend. He won the field goals competition and competed well on kickoffs.

Jimmy Lowery (FL) – Jimmy showed very well from start to finish. He has an excellent leg for his age and competes well. He has a bright future with continued hard work.

Honorable Mention: Bryce Law, Hunter Braswell & Brandon Dickerson

Class of 2020 Top Gun Co-MVP’s
Parker Hannon (GA) – Day 1 MVP. He shows great future college potential.

James Griffith (TX) – Day 2 MVP. James has tons of all around upside.

Honorable Mention: Hayden Olsen, Nicolas Basile, Mitchell Gallucio

Class of 2022 Top Gun MVP: Daniel Holbrook
Class of 2023 Top Gun MVP: Collin Fratus

For more information visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com

Finals Video – BT Potter wins competition to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Finals Video – Charles Campbell wins competition to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Finals Video – DeLong & Power win competitions to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

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