In doing my prospect evaluations this morning from last night’s Massillon-Perry game, I always remind myself that this was the first game of the year for everybody. Regardless senior, junior, or sophomore. Committed or not committed. 100 offers or no offers. This weekend will be the first game.
I warn myself not to be too critical of mistakes or too bold over good plays. Bottom line – I need to make a fair evaluation.
A junior offensive lineman was one my prospects last night. Good size. Maybe just a little overweight. Moved well. Like his toughness. Solid bender. Needs to stay off the ground better. Needs to finish blocks better. Plays both ways, with spot breaks. But the first game of the season and needs to get better.
Players should remember the same. This is your first game into the new season. Study the video. Take criticism and praise from your coaches and work to get better. Continue ReadingRead More »