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Posts from ‘August, 2011’

8-31-11: Video of the Day: Connor Moore – OL – Vero Beach HS, FL

I wonder if Connor Moore brings syrup to his games. If he doesn’t, then I’m going to have to recommend that he does.  Moore is doing nothing but serving up pancakes from his offensive tackle spot and sticking to defenders like the good stuff from Aunt Jemima.  Once this relentless beast sets his sights on […]

8-30-11: Video of the Day: Davien Payne – RB – Citrus Hill H.S. – CA

We all know that running backs can be a dime a dozen.  However,  some are just special.  Citrus Hill’s Davien Payne falls into the “special” class.  A lovely combo of speed, strength and power gives Davien the ability to cause pain for the opposing team’s defense.  He can run through you,  around you or by […]

8-26-11: Video of the Day: Daniel Braverman – WR – University School, FL

How can I reach the endzone?  Let me count the ways.  Daniel Braverman can dial up a touchdown from anywhere on the football field as you can plainly see in his highlight video.  He can return a kickoff, catch a short pass and house it.  He can also catch a long one or run back […]

Careless High School Coaches Allow Street Agents to Flourish

You ask any of the top college football programs in the country about recruiting and they will tell you in a heartbeat that they would much rather deal with the high school coach or the parents of a prospect than the street agent, 7-on-7 coach or the “uncle” who really isn’t the uncle. There was […]

Prime Time Made it Ok to Play Cornerback

“Chad I think you should play cornerback.”  Those words from a childhood friend of mine in 1986 brought fire to my belly.  “Man I’m a running back,” I fired back.  I was going to be the next Eric Dickerson.  I had my neck roll,  my upright running style and if they wouldn’t have given me […]

8-5-11: Video of the Day: Devian Shelton – DB – Inglewood HS, CA

No free releases!  Get a jam on him!  Those are some of the things you  may hear a defensive back coach instructing a player to do at the high school and college level.  Devian Shelton listens.  The moment the vid starts running,  you know this is true.  Trouble awaits you when you try to get […]

8-3-11: Video of the Day: Dwight Davis – WR – Hallandale HS, FL

Hallandale High School completed one of the biggest year by year turnarounds in 2010 going from 0-10 to the playoffs.  Head coach Dameon Jones took home coach of the year honors and the Chargers are back to being relevant in Broward County football.   One of the reasons,  the Chargers were able to make that […]

8-2-11: Video of the Day: Matthew Breida – ATH – Nature Coast Tech, FL

A pocket of power.  Matthew Breida,  Nature Coast Tech High School in Brooksville, Florida can hurt you on both sides of the ball.  Lights out speed with a 4.31 clocking in the 40 makes him one big caution sign when he steps on the field.  His running style at the running back position conjures up […]

8-1-11: Video of the Day: Chauntez Jackson – DL – Inglewood HS, California

If there’s a hell on Earth then you are in it when you have to spend a Friday night blocking this freak of nature.  Get your popcorn ready because Chauntez Jackson’s highlight video will feature the Inglewood H.S. (California) prospect pushing over bulky offensive linemen like empty garbage cans,  running by defensive backs like they […]