Over and over I have commented how playing more than one sport in high school is fine for football players. Even ones who are high profile college prospects. Multi-sports are good.
Massillon Perry’s Matt Carrick takes it to extremes. He plays three sports – football, wrestling, and track. More amazing, just a sophomore, and he does well in all three. Really well! All 6’3-275. All on the Division 1 level.
Matt wrestled in the 285 weight class and placed 4th in the Districts and earned a trip to the OHSAA State Championships. Leverage, quickness, balance, and strength.
This spring he has put the shot – 45 feet and thrown the discus – 125 feet. Right now brute strength and quickness. Working on technique. Continue ReadingRead More »