Last Saturday I went to the Grand Valley – Gilmour Academy football game to watch sophomore RB Jonathan Abrams from Gilmour run the football. As I watched warm-ups, senior Nick Regalbuto caught my attention. Interesting story about him.
Listed 6’1-170, Nick plays free safety and wide receiver for the small private school Gilmour Academy, east of Cleveland.. Solid speed. Guessin 4.6-4.65 every time he runs it. Deceptive 5th gear. Good hips. Soft hands. Excellent body control. Could be a possession receiver, but as he gets stronger and faster, he could be a deep threat. Will block. As a FS, he has sideline to sideline range. Back pedals. Most of all, he closes well and will strike a receiver.
A little hard to really evaluate just how good he was on this day, because I consider the level of competition he was playing against. Grand Valley is not Glenville. But he did a lot of things well, regardless of level of competition. The overall speed of the game to evaluate D-1 potential prospects was at best average. Continue ReadingRead More »