August 18, 2018

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High School Football Recruiting: Basile High School

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Traveon Anderson played football for approximately 5 years. He is now a scout with Louisiana Gridiron Football and is currently scouting high school level talent throughout Louisiana. He hopes to help recruits reach their full potential and get to that next level of play so that they can further their education.

 

Basile High School is located in Basile, LA. Last season they finished with a District record of 10-5 and overall record of 6-2.

 

 

Andre Reed

JR OLB/RB

Height: 5’10

Weight: 190 lbs

3 Star Prospect

Size Speed Strength Technique Hands Overall
4 4 6 4 5 4.6

Positives

  • Good strength
  • Reads offenses extremely well
  • Cuts extremely well
  • Will run through defenders

Negatives

  • Undersized at linebacker
  • Average speed
  • Overall technique needs work

Overall

Andre Reed is an outstanding linebacker that shows high football IQ when reading offenses. Although Reed lacks the desired breakaway speed, he makes up for it with brute strength and power. He also uses his immense strength offensively as well. He can be seen running through defenders and weak tacklers.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/5441812/Andre-Reed/videos.

 

Dawson Ashford

JR QB/SS

Height: 5’11

Weight: 165 lbs

3 Star Prospect

Size Speed Strength Technique Hands Overall
3 6 4 5 5 4.6

Positives

  • Dual-Threat QB
  • Great arm
  • Extremely accurate passer

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Average passing technique

Overall

Dawson Ashford is an extremely talented quarterback. Ashford shows that he has the ability to be an efficient dual-threat quarterback. He is also deceptively quick, and has the natural ability to pass on the run.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/6067661/Dawson-Ashford/videos.

 

Jaylen Thomas

JR WR/CB

Height: 6’2

Weight: 160 lbs

4 Star Prospect

Size Speed Strength Technique Hands Overall
6 8 6 6 7 6.6

Positives

  • Great route runner
  • Great hands
  • Breakaway speed

Negatives

  • Needs to add bulk to his frame

Overall

Jaylen Thomas is an exciting wide receiver that shows explosiveness every play. He can be seen routing up defenders with ease, and well as showcasing his top-tier speed. Thomas also has great hands whether he is catching the deep ball or beating out defenders for 50/50 balls. He even has the presence of mind to go up and get underthrown balls.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/6121120/Jaylen-Thomas/videos.

 

Gage Johnson

JR T/DE

Height: 6’0

Weight: 170 lbs

1 Star Prospect

Size Speed Strength Technique Hands Overall
2 4 4 2 2 2.8

Positives

  • Average speed
  • Average strength

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Lacks sound technique

Overall

Johnson is a great offensive lineman that is surprisingly quick. He can be seen driving defenders back with ease, as well as lead blocking when necessary.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/6258683/Gage-Johnson/videos.

 

Tanner Fontenot

JR NG/T

Height: 5’8

Weight: 190 lbs

1 Star Prospect

Size Speed Strength Technique Hands Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Positives

  • Average blocker

Negatives

  • Extremely undersized

Overall

Tanner Fontenot did not have enough adequate film available to give him an accurate rating. Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/10022434/Tanner-Fontenot/videos.

 

If you’d like to be featured in Louisiana Gridiron Football Magazine this summer, then call Traveon @ 229.563.4767. This magazine will be sent to every college in the country in July.