The Opening: Top Five OL

Martez Ivey (Photo: Danny Parker)

After evaluating all of the day's of action in Beaverton, Ore., here are's selections as the Top Five offensive linemen at The Opening...

1. Martez Ivey - The current No. 1 rated player on Scout ended the event named as the MVP of the offensive line unit. What was most impressive is how his game progressed throughout the course of the practices. He has a great first step, quick feet and the quickness to hang with the most elite defensive ends. He will only get better with added size and perfecting his technique.

2. Fred Ulu-Perry - In the trenches he was about as reliable as you will find. Stands up well in the face of a bull rush, holding his ground and not allowing penetration or the tackle to control the gap. Plays with a superior balance and control. It was impressive the way he dealt with blocking some of the nation's most elite defenders.

3. Tommy Hatton - You know you are having a great experience and are performing well when you make list after list of the top performances and Hatton's is a name you will find often when researching 2014's The Opening. He is extremely light on his feet and very quick, gaining the positioning advantage more often than not. Put his name in the mix for the No. 1 center spot with the aformentioned Ulu-Perry and Arkansas commit Zach Rogers.

4. Keenen Walker - Arizona is getting a good one in Walker, who came in to the event as the No. 8 rated offensive tackle in the country and did not disappoint. In addition to having all of the tools you are looking for in an elite offensive tackle prospect -- feet, reach, punch -- Walker also has the power and size to man an inside position. That versatility and diversity should have him on the field early in college.

5. Mitch Hyatt - There may have been a few players who won more of the one-on-one reps so the fifth spot is highly debatable on this list, as it should be. But speaking or prospect and there upside, none may have a higher ceiling than Hyatt, especially as a left tackle prospect. He plays with rock solid technique, has long arms and quick feet. He and Martez Ivey were back and forth as the best left tackle of the recruits in attendance, with Ivey just winning out at the end. Hyatt has a bright future ahead at Clemson. Recommended Stories

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