Under the Radar: 2015 athlete Jarvis Belcher

The Ware County (Ga.) Gators are on an early season roll and thanks to the help from junior athlete Jarvis Belcher, they have a promising season ahead. Belcher is an electric receiver and return man for the Gators and stays busy trying to perfect his craft to help his team. We talked briefly with Belcher earlier this week.

You can find Jarvis Belcher lining up in various places on the field. He is elusive with the ball in his hands and is a primary receiver and kick / punt returner for the Gators who are off to a good start in 2013.

"It is going great," Belcher said if his and the team's season so far. "We are 3-1, even if we expected to be 4-0. We came out flat in the first game."

You will never find Belcher resting. Always on the go, when he gets matched up one on one with a defender, it is usually end zone time. Belcher credits a lot of his quickness and ability to allude tacklers to playing so much street ball and trying not to even get touched in those games. He also has a father in Fred King who is a sports trainer and is big on drills to make athletes better.

"I think my effort and my ability in space makes me different from most," he said. "Some of that I learned playing in the streets and some I learned from my dad. I did them every now and then, but played a lot of street football. I am doing the drills a lot more now."

He made one college camp this summer, Friday Night Lights at the University of Florida. It went well for him and he enjoyed it.

"I went to Friday Night Lights, it was great," he said. "I liked the drills and in the 1 on 1's I went undefeated. The coaches told me I had great energy and worked hard. They liked my effort and my motor. "

Belcher knows what he wants in a college program when that time comes for him.

"I just want a team that sticks together, plays hard, and wants one goal, to win championships," he said.

Belcher is a South Georgia boy, but he likes the teams from The Sunshine State because of the speed he sees when he watches and camps.

"I want to visit some schools, but don't have any plans just yet," he said. "I like Miami, Florida, and Florida State. I love the Florida schools because they are so energetic. They have lots of speed at their camps."

Stay tuned to Scout.com as we continue to follow Belcher in his final two years of high school.


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