June 4, 2011
Sooner Camp Starts With Big Performances
NORMAN, Okla. - Coming into the opening day of Oklahoma's camp the talk undoubtedly surrounded the expected quarterback duo of Justice Hansen, Brayden Scott, and while Hansen was strong and although Scott was absent it was a third quarterback that stole some of the spotlight from the young Sooner state stars.
Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame signal caller Kelly Hilinski came in with little fanfare but it wasn't just his lack of helmet and shoulder pads that helped him stick out from some of his peers. Along with showing off one of the bigger arms anyone at SoonerScoop.com can remember seeing at the camp his towering 6-foot-5, 190-pound frame was a glimpse at the definition of a pro-style quarterback.
Hilinski was only able to workout for roughly the first half of the afternoon practice session but still was able to impress and has plans to attend camps at UCLA and Stanford later this week.
Though Scott wasn't able to workout in the afternoon session the Hansen, the 2014 quarterback prospect showed some real ability as a passer and though he is still developing physically he shows a lot of signs of promise moving forward.
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