Last Saturday morning, I stopped by the D1 Training facility north of Columbus to check in on my good friend, Chuck Gresham. Chuck has QB/REC/DB workouts on early Saturday mornings.
Surprised to see Jayden Rodgers working out, but I really should not have been. Jayden has been focusing on getting better and better, since his 10th grade year. He plays football, basketball, and track at Olentangy Orange High School.
Although he gave up basketball last year to concentrate on track and football, he played all three sports last year.
In track, he just missed winning the OHSAA State 110 hurdles championship. Ran 14.01. Also an excellent high jumper (6’4)and long jumper (21’6). Did nurse a sore hamstring later in season.
At 6’1-170, he plays corner for Orange High School. Like his burst. Long. Can run with receiver. Excellent recovery speed. Good hips. Tough on run support. Could move to an inside DB on the next, but needs a chance at “corner.” Continue ReadingRead More »