Especially the people connected with Dayton City realize that I always have appreciated the effort that goes into Dayton football. I go back to the days when Pat Masters and Eric Boykin(QB) were at Meadowdale High School.
Stopped at Welcome Stadium last night to watch some Belmont football. Veteran coach Earl White took over at Belmont High School as head football coach and athletics director two years back. Coach has the program headed in the right direction. Currently, Belmont is 4-1.
Junior CB Ja’don Rucker-Furlow will be one of the next high-profiled defensive backs to leave Dayton to play on a D1 level college program. Natural athlete. Listed 6’2-180. Needs to continue to get bigger/faster/stronger.
Last night was a “running clock” for the 2nd half. Needless to say, I did not get to see him against top competition. Tough on run-support. Good hips to turn and run. Excellent ball skills. Anticipated well.
Still learning the game. This year was his first year playing football. As I watched him last summer, he seemed to be getting it. Just 7on7, but I liked his cover skills. With this being his first organized football, he is a work in progress. Continue ReadingRead More »