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Thoughts And Impressions: Best Of The Midwest Combine 2019

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Sunday was the 10th annual Best of the Midwest combine in Indianapolis, featuring a ton of prospects from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and other regional states.

Blue & Gold Illustrated was on the scene Sunday for the camp, and while there weren't a ton of Notre Dame targets in attendance, there was still plenty of talent on display.

Here's a rundown of the prospects that caught my eye Sunday.

Allen is only a freshman in high school, but he looks college football ready.

The in-state prospect has offers from Indiana, Purdue and Virginia Tech, and more are certainly on the way should he continue to perform like he did Sunday.

Allen was one of the more impressive quarterbacks at the event, and is well on his way to being one of the top quarterbacks in his class.

I didn't see much of Washington in one-on-one work, but I didn't really need to. Washington is absolutely massive, and standing next to him was a crazy experience.

Washington has just one offer so far, from Akron, but said schools like Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State and Syracuse.

If he continues to improve, it's hard to see a major program not taking a chance on his massive frame.

Obviously, Notre Dame doesn't need a quarterback in the class of 2020, but I would be remiss if I didn't mention Fleming in this space.

Fleming turned heads with a 4.46 40-yard dash and continued to impress through out the day.

So far, Fleming has offers from Kent State and Miami (Ohio), but should attract more attention after Sunday's performance.

Man, this kid can move.

Saunders, a freshman, turned in a 4.43-second 40-yard dash time, and looked strong in other drills through out the camp.

Still waiting on his first offer, Saunders has received interest from Ohio State and Cincinnati.

Williams has quick feet and looked solid taking reps at the linebacker position.

Following the camp, I talked to Williams, who told me that Notre Dame has been showing interest in him and has invited him to campus for a visit.

Michigan and Boston College have offered Williams already, and if Notre Dame joins that list, the Irish could be players for the talented sophomore.


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