When a sports writer told me that Columbus Marion Franklin’s Anthony McKee was listed a “four star” by many of the internet media recruiting sites, I was somewhat surprised.
I do not get too excited about the “star system” to begin with. Too many writers with little real knowledge. Also, when I saw him at the Michigan Camp two summers ago, I thought he was good, but needed to get much better. Last season at Walnut Ridge High School, I liked him more. Performed well at Ohio State Camp this past summer. I like him, but a “four star?”
After watching Anthony play last Thursday, he has a chance to be very good and may deserve that 4-star.
Listed 6’2-190, he plays with a high motor. Really liked his closing speed from his free safety position and the way he finished tackles. Drops into coverage well. Also back pedals well. Good hips for his size. Gets through traffic to make tackles. Good technique at as an RB stopper. Continue ReadingRead More »