Lafayette: Offensive tackle Jedrick Wills earned an opportunity to compete at the finals of The Opening, one of the premier high school football camps in the country. Wills received his invitation Friday morning for this summer’s event, which will be held July 5-10 at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., and feature the top high school football players from across the country. Wills recently competed at the Columbus regional of The Opening.
Wills — a 6-foot-4, 315-pound lineman — has scholarship offers from many of the nation’s top football programs. UK is considered by many analysts to be the favorite in his recruitment, and he’s been a fixture at games and other events related to the Wildcats’ program in recent years.Rivals.com ranks Wills as the No. 3 offensive tackle and No. 16 overall prospect nationally for the class of 2017.