Nam went WAY more into detail about Bowers earlier today, and you should totally read that post first, so I'll just give you the highlights.
Here's Bowers throwing a deep lob downfield for the score.
Ross Bowers with the CANNON touchdown throw https://t.co/QQgxU8Cs5K— Avinash Kunnath (@avinashkunnath) December 27, 2014
Here's Bowers throwing a trash can drill touchdown.
Bowers had a nice frozen rip over the middle..
Ross Bowers tightrope down the middle https://t.co/ATNQt5emln— Avinash Kunnath (@avinashkunnath) December 27, 2014
And his final touchdown on a wide open throw.
Ross Bowers gets a busted coverage TD https://t.co/QxY5PzwWKD— Avinash Kunnath (@avinashkunnath) December 28, 2014
Bowers finished with 277 yards and three touchdowns on 20 of 41 passing. All in all it was a pretty good performance against a very talented Miami Central squad. Recap here.
Then there's Sacramento (Ca.) Athlete Lonny Powell, who had a solid outing in the Sacramento Bee Optimist All-Star Classic.
Powell helped lead the South to a dominating 40-12 win, carrying the ball four times for 61 yards (15.25ypc!), including a 55-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. Powell also got some time on defense, finishing with four tackles despite a 40-player strong roster for the South and North combined.
"Really glad I played," Powell said post-game.
Florida Atlantic commit and Panama City (Fl.) LB Reakwon Jones has been offered and will be taking a visit. It would be another solid pickup.
Cal might have another offensive lineman on their radar in Rockwell (Tx.) offensive guard JJ Nwigwe, who has piled up a few offers from SMU and BYU in the late stages. Cal has already landed the commitments of three offensive linemen, but Nwigwe would provide some added depth on the interior and would be a nice late addition to our class. Nwigwe has three visits lined up to the Jayhawks, Cougars, and Bears.
Some real good news is that Luc Bequette (scouting report) looks like he will definitely stick after his visit to Berkeley. After Vanderbilt came calling, Bequette reconsidered whether this was the best idea. More from Ryan Gorcey.
"It’s hard leaving the South, but having a bunch of Southern coaches and other guys come in from the South, it doesn’t seem like you’re too far away from home. I love California, and I really loved Nashville, too, but I just fell in love with the Bay Area," Bequette says of his official visit to Berkeley.
"Really, I just needed to see Cal and really see the campus and facilities and get to know all the guys," Bequette says. "I’d been out there for the camp, an I got a little tour there, a golf cart tour – nothing big or anything – and we came out for the Colorado game, and our plane got delayed and stuff like that, and we just got there in the middle of the game, and we didn’t get to really see much there. I kind of blindly committed to Cal, almost, and seeing everything and seeing the dorms and what goes on in daily life as a Bear, that kind of re-solidified my commitment."