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STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: The hot keep getting hotter — Six MHSAA football fast risers to know

By: SCOTT M. BURNSTEIN, July 29, 2021, 3:57 pm

The late-summer MHSAA football hot list — A half-dozen scorching hot ballers to watch for in August

(in alphabetical order)

Messiah Blair (Detroit King Jr. 6-foot-7, 220-pound DE) — Freak of nature coming off the edge on the verge of a recruiting explosion

Corey Chavis (Redford Union Jr. 6-5, 210 QB) — Wayne County’s most intriguing field general prospect right now.

Charles George (Detroit Renaissance Sr. 6-6, 205 LB) — The best kept secret in the PSL in terms of a college recruit, checks every box.

Carson Gray (Chelsea Sr. 6-0, 180 LB) — Blood-sweat-&-tears type sideline to sideline, smart, sleek and instinctive.

Keegan Opper (Traverse City Central Sr. 6-5, 275 OL) — Boss mode in the trenches, lots of pancake prowess at the point of attack.

Jaylen Watson (River Rouge Soph. 5-11, 170 WR) — Ready for stardom, versatile pass catcher and primetime playmaker in the making.