Traveled to Stow High School last night to watch two of my favorite juniors play against Hudson High School. Both players came to my Underclassman Showcase two years ago. Both are very good college prospects. For me, this was the first time that I saw them play a varsity game.
QB Kyle Vantrease , 6’2-210, simply has a cannon for an arm. A Maty Mauk type arm. Excellent release. One slant pass for a TD was high velocity. Runs well enough to keep defenders honest. Strength to break tackles. Sees the field. Throws well on the run. Really like the way he managed the game. Like his poise under pressure. Like his mechanics. He can motivate and lead a team.
Michael Miranda, 6’3-280, played left tackle and long snapped. Gets off the ball. Ability to mirror defender. Sets up well. Uses good leverage. Finishes blocks. Good balance. Needs to keep working on flexibility and athleticism. Toughness and physicality are his two strengths. Because of height, should move inside on the next level. Center may be his best position. Really like his OL swagger and confidence. Continue ReadingRead More »