Columbus DeSales has a very balanced football team this fall. Combination of size and speed. Combination of youth and seniors. Combination of toughness and leadership. Senior RB Alonzo Booth represents almost all of the above.
Last night against a good, sound Lancaster team, he ran for 152 yards on 12 carries. Scored twice. Perhaps the play of he night for him was his 59 yard touchdown run. On that run he showed a burst, balance, vision, and the ability to make a defender miss. Guessin 6’1-240.
Even better he will block on the second level. Catches the ball with soft hands. Is as effective coming out of a 2 or 3 points stance. Quick first step. Also played some DL. Some colleges like him as a 3 technique.
Just a few “offers.” Since he is an effective blocker and has the quickness coming out of a 3 point, he is an ideal FB, who can also line up as a single back in the spread. The true FB is not being recruited by spread teams, but Alonzo is a college football player.
Alonzo Booth is a force. Best true FB prospect in Ohio, but he can play other positions. Continue ReadingRead More »