Brazil runs 4.32 at The Opening

Jeryl Brazil, the four-star CB and LSU commit from Loranger (La.), has world-class speed. When Brazil runs an especially-amazing time in an event, Fox Sports NEXT often poses this question to him: "Did you feel fast when you woke up today?"

"Yes," responded Jeryl Brazil (with a chuckle), affirming that he did, in fact, "feel fast" when he woke up this morning.

"Something like that."

Brazil put his wheels on display for the nation to see at The Opening in Oregon on Friday, easily running the best time in the 40-yard dash: a 4.32 (laser).

"The next best time was a 4.37," he added. "I was getting a lot of good stuff (with props from the staff and fellow prospects at the elite, all-star Nike event).

"The staff were asking me questions and telling me they thought it was really good that I fan that fast. They were like, 'Wow! That's really fast.'

"When (NFL rookie and former LSU all-world CB) Patrick Peterson first came up to me - after he had seen me - he asked what I ran in the 40. I told him, and he talked about he really liked his time at LSU. He had a lot of positive things to say about LSU."

Brazil got more nice feedback from an NFL player.

"Ray Rice came up to me after the 40," recalled Brazil. "He told me about how much faster I'll continue to get, and he talked about nutrition and the NFL.

"From here, I'm looking forward to doing good defensively during the next two days. I want to lock up receivers in the one-on-one's and 7-on-7.

"I'm on the Vapor Carbon 7-on-7 team. We have the best team. We have (four-star RB) Altee Tenpenny (Alabama commit), (four-star) linebacker Larenz Bryant (South Carolina commit from Charlotte, N.C.) and (four-star CB) Maurice Smith (Alabama commit)."

Brazil singled out four-star MLB Mike Mitchell from Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Tx.) as a player who impressed him today.

Brazil will play QB and CB this fall for Class 3A Loranger High School, which is located in the "Florida Parishes" region of southeast Louisiana. The Wolves went to the second round of the playoffs in 2011 - and are listed at No. 2 in our preseason 3A rankings.


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