December 12, 2018

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Diamond in the Rough: Cameron Amsted, Scotlandville Magnet High School

Cameron is a senior quarterback at Scotlandville High School. He is a 3-star prospect by our rankings rated a 2 in size, 9 in strength, 7 in speed, 8 in technique, and 3 with hands. His overall grade is a 5.8 making him a 3 star. He has an impressive GPA of 3.7 and attended various camps over the off season to prepare for this year. Cameron uses his speed and strength on the field which makes him stand

Height: 5’8

Weight:155

Clean: 185

Squat: 315

Bench: 205

GPA: 3.7

40 Time: 4.5

 

When did you begin playing football?

I started playing quarterback when I was in 7thgrade.

What do you love about football, what makes it special?

 It is one of my favorite hobbies and it is a very strenuous extracurricular activity. I really enjoy playing and love everything about football.

Do you play any other sports?

My freshman year I was on the basketball team as well. Since then I decided to focus on strictly football.

Have you received any awards for sports?

 Last year my junior season I received All-State for football.

Have you received any academic awards or are in any clubs?

 I have been on the Honor Roll and I am in the Drama Club. This year and last year I have also been a part of the National Honor Society.

What would your coaches say about you?

  They would say that I am very smart and that I really know how to read the field. I am very athletic.

How did you prepare in the off season for this year?

  I went to camps at ULL and McNeese. During the summer I focused on my footwork and the way I throw the ball. I spent a lot of time in the weight room working on my overall strength.

What is your best quality as a quarterback?

  I am smart and I can read the field quickly. My speed also sets me apart from others.

What do you want to major in once you begin college?

I would like to do civil engineering.

What are you looking forward to about this season?

  I want to try to focus and take things one game at a time. Winning the state championship is the ultimate goal.

Do you see yourself as a leader for your team?

  Yes, I do my teammates really look up to me and basically this whole summer I have been teaching the young and upcoming players behind me what to expect and to keep improving.

What is the most important part of your pregame preparation?

  I try to play the game out in my head beforehand. I like to visualize what I want to happen and try to see myself doing it.

 

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