Alabama-bound LB Dillon Lee stars for Georgia at national camp
Alabama-bound LB Dillon Lee (left) with his older brother, UGA OL Dallas Lee (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)
Buford High School linebacker Dillon Lee, who has committed to Alabama, proved that he is among the nation’s top athletes over the weekend.
Lee finished in the top 10 of the SPARQ Rating National Championship at “The Opening” — Nike’s new summer training competition that features some of the country’s top college football prospects. In the SPARQ contest, the rising high school seniors are tested in the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, and throwing the power ball.
Lee led the entire field after two events, and ended up finishing 8th overall. In the preliminary round scores, Lee was clocked in the 40-yard dash at 4.66 seconds and had a 35.6-inch vertical jump.
Lee is the younger brother of UGA offensive lineman Dallas Lee, and committed to Alabama over Florida State and UGA (click on story link).
It’s always interesting to see how top-rated prospects perform at these type of combines, where accurate measurements are taken very seriously. Here’s a look at some of the Georgia contingency at The Opening:
- Dillon Lee, LB, Buford HS, (committed to Alabama), 4.66 in 40, 35.6 in vertical
- Mike Davis, RB, Stephenson HS, (committed to Florida), 4.62 in 40, 36.8 in vertical
- Raphael Kirby, LB, Stephenson HS, (committed to Miami), 4.66 in 40, 38.7 in vertical
- Kenyan Drake, RB, Hillgrove HS, (committed to Alabama), 4.52 in 40, 38.4 in vertical
- Josh Holsey, DB, Creekside HS, (committed to Auburn), 4.48 in 40, 34.1 in vertical
- CJ Curry, WR, Flowery Branch HS, (committed to UGA), 4.76 in 40, 31.6 in vertical
- Quayvon Hicks, FB, Pierce County HS, (committed to UGA), 4.84 in 40, 29.6 in vertical
- Markuss Eligwe, LB, Stone Mountain HS, (committed to FSU), 4.69 in 40, 32.1 in vertical
- DJ White, DB, Union Grove HS, (committed to South Florida), 4.49 in 40, 35.2 in vertical
- Kofi Amichia, OL, McEachern HS, (undecided), 5.01 in 40, 31.6 in vertical
- Dakota Ball, DE, Pepperell HS (committed to Alabama), 5.25 in 40, 21.1 in vertical
- Vadal Alexander, OL, Buford HS (LSU, Alabama and Auburn are leaders), 5.76 in 40, 21.6 in vertical
- Joe Harris, OL, Lithonia HS, (undecided, Georgia Tech and UGA among offers), 5.3 in 40, 24.4 in vertical
- Chaz Elder, DB, Banneker HS, (will pick between South Carolina, UGA and Vanderbilt), 4.77 in 40, no vertical listed
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