January 17, 2018

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High School Football Recruiting: Newman High School

Josh Sibley played football for approximately thirteen 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.

Newman High School is located in New Orleans, LA. Last season they finished with a District record of 5-0 and an overall record of 11-2.

 

Murray Calhoun

JR WR/FS

Height: 6.01

Weight: 180

4 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Catches ball away from body
  • Excellent route runner

Negatives

  • Could add some more bulk

Overall

Murray had an excellent Junior season and averaged almost 15 yards per catch while also scoring 9 touchdowns as well. He could go to a DI or DII school. Here is a link: https://www.hudl.com/video/3/5288292/5a23ae3fd225100e004060b7

 

Liam Rowan 

JR MLB/RB

Height: 6.0

Weight: 210

4 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Great first step
  • Diagnoses plays well, doesn’t over-pursue

Negatives

  • Could add a bit more weight

Overall

 

Martin Butcher

JR QB

Height: 6.0

Weight: 175

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good pocket awareness

Negatives

  • Poor arm strength
  • Needs to work on throwing mechanics

Overall

Martin lacks real zip on his throws, but has the ability to command an offense. Maybe good at DIII or JUCO level to help develop mechanics. Here is a link:  https://www.hudl.com/video/3/5296165/5a1b50b68cd3fb02cc25ad95

 

Keil Moss

JR C

Height: Unknown

Weight: Unknown

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good hand placement, and drive

Negatives

  • Further film is needed for better assesment

Overall 

Further game film is needed for better assessment of Keil. Here is a link: https://www.hudl.com/profile/5288280/keil-moss/videos

 

T.J. Bush

JR RB

Height: 5.09

Weight: 170

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Quick feet

Negatives

  • Needs to add bulk
  • Catches ball into body

Overall

T.J. has a quick first step, but will need to add some weight to his frame in the off season. Could be productive at a DIII or JUCO. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/5288312/5a0bb41ea68124088cf0c0ed

 

Preston Schnell

JR DT

Height: 5.11

Weight: 220

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Has amazing first step

Negatives

  • Needs to improve technique
  • Lacks size for DT

Overall

Preston has a very fast first step, he should look to improve on his footwork and hand placement technique for the future. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/7110088/5a1e4a770427b90f309a16cb