Scouting Report: Michael Divinity – 2016 Linebacker

There is always going to be a premium on players that can rush the passer and that is the greatest strength for one of the top outside linebacker recruits in the nation, Michael Divinity.

His 40 time might not be blazing, but his film says SEC speed to me and he is a coveted prospect by several of the top programs in the top conference in college football.

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Scouting Report: JoeJuan Williams – 2016 Safety

Scheme fit is a constant point of emphasis to me when it comes to evaluating recruits. One prospect may be an All-American caliber of player in one scheme and he may be someone who isn’t suited to start in another.

JoeJuan Williams is someone who can fit in multiple schemes, but at different positions. He can play corner, but likely only in a defense that asks him to play a lot of press. He could be free safety in one that doesn’t. He’ll find the right fit for him and he has the potential to be a great player in the secondary for some lucky college football program.

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Scouting Report: Eric Cuffee – 2016 Cornerback

One thing I always have at the top of my mind is that the player that a recruit is now is not the player that he is going to be later. I think that sometimes that gets lost when it comes to evaluating certain prospects.

I can see faults in Waco High cornerback Eric Cuffee‘s game, but I also think those faults are correctable. He also does some things really well and it’s why he is such a highly coveted recruit with offers from in-state schools like Texas and Texas A&M and national programs like Notre Dame and Alabama.

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Scouting Report: Antwuan Jackson – 2016 Defensive Tackle

There never seems to be a shortage of big bodies to recruit at defensive tackle, but the ones who have the potential to be special pass rushers are few and far between.

That’s why Antwuan Jackson is such a highly recruited prospect with offers from all over the country. He could end up being an extremely disruptive player that can really push the pocket at the next level.

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Scouting Report: McTelvin Agim – 2016 Defensive End

It’s not uncommon for defensive linemen to wear unconventional numbers at the college or high school level these days, but I can’t remember seeing anyone wear the number 33 before I watched McTelvin Agim.

Based on what I saw, I’m not sure there are too many players who could wear it better playing defensive line. The Hope, Arkansas native is one of the best defensive ends in the nation and possibly my favorite player in the 2016 class that I have broken down so far.

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Scouting Report: Elijah Holyfield – 2016 Running Back

In what should be a surprise to no one, Elijah Holyfied packs more power than most other running backs that are the same size. When you consider what his father Evander Holyfield was like as a undersized heavyweight boxer, that should have almost been expected.

Elijah is one of the top running backs in the 2016 recruiting class and has all of the necessary tools to be a big time player at the next level.

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Scouting Report: Kaden Smith – 2016 Tight End

Size. Speed. Strength. Intelligence. All of these are important for a football player.

Sometimes though, all of those things without the nasty can make a player incomplete. Fortunately for tight end Kaden Smith, there is plenty of nasty to his game. It’s that edge that he possesses that puts him over the top as not just a good prospect, but a great one. It’s likely a big reason why he is a national recruit that is being pursued by schools all over the country.

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Scouting Report: Kristian Fulton – 2016 Cornerback

When scouting offensive lineman, something I always like to look at is whether or not a recruit consistently finishes the play. It really shouldn’t be just an offensive lineman thing though. Every player at every position needs to finish. It’s just means different things for different positions.

For a cornerback like Kristian Fulton, it means not just getting to where he needs to be in coverage, but putting a stamp on that play with a pass breakup or interception. That’s something that Fulton does extremely well and it’s why he is one of the top cornerback prospects in the nation.

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Scouting Report: Kendell Jones – 2016 Defensive Tackle

There might no be more physically impressive football player in the class of 2016 than Kendell Jones. From a physical standpoint, he could plug into a college defense this week.

There are not many immediate contributors at defensive tackle as freshman, but it would be surprising if Jones wasn’t one of them. He has the chance to play early in his career and eat up a ton of double teams along the way.

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Scouting Report: Kahlil Haughton – 2015 Safety

Kahlil Haughton was a very good player as a junior and definitely worthy of all the offers he had earned. As a senior, Haughton has emerged as a great player.  The kind of player that can make an impact all over the field in whatever he is asked to do.

The Midway High School product out of Waco, Texas flashes the skills to be an all-around standout at the next level.

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