Coach's Breakdown of Texas Longhorns 4-Star Safety Pledge DeMarvion Overshown

Arp (Texas) High School head coach Dale Irwin breaks down Scout 100 safety DeMarvion Overshown.

The above highlights feature footage of 2018 four-star safety DeMarvion Overshown.

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Arp (Texas) High School head coach Dale Irwin took time Wednesday afternoon to talk with Scout about top 100 prospect DeMarvion Overshown, who recently committed to Texas. Overshown is the No. 4 safety in the state's loaded 2018 safety class and No. 7 nationally at his position. He's also No. 64 overall in the Scout 300.

Below is Scout's Q-and-A with Irwin:

What does DeMarvion do well on the field?

First of all, he has no regard for human safety. He's without a doubt one of the fiercest hitters I've ever seen in my life. The second thing is he really understands angles. He runs inside-out as good as anybody I've ever seen. His vision and ability to get to the football from inside-out -- that's a football term -- makes him very special.

What are a couple areas he needs to improve as he transitions to college?

He needs to work on his hips and get more hip flexibility. He's about 200 pounds now but he's tight within his hip structure and his hamstrings. If he loosens those hips up that'll loosen those hamstrings up. He can also improve his ball skills. He's already pretty good at that, but he can get better, and he's getting better and better and better with his ball skills.

What is DeMarvion like as a teammate?

Oh, man ... National Honor's Society, straight-A student, 22 on the ACT. He's another coach on the field. I've never heard him cuss. He's absolutely one of the most fantastic kids I've ever had. He's so talented, but he's also a great young man.

What is his personality like off the field?

Great personality. He's very unassuming, very team-oriented. As coaches we love for him to come in the office. We just love him. That's why all of these colleges are really on him because he's such a great kid all-around.

What will Texas fans like about DeMarvion Overshown?

Wherever the ball is, he's gonna be around the ball, and nine times out of 10 something very violent for the other team is gonna happen. He's one of those guys when you see him run toward the ball-carrier or you see him peeling back on a punt, you better have your head on a swivel. I tell my coaches they better keep their heads up because they may get hit on the sideline. We have people come from surrounding towns to come watch him play basketball because he's gonna have about two or three dunks a game. He's just a really, really special talent.

Career Stats

2016: After moving to safety, Overshown dominated as a junior, recording 173 tackles, seven tackles for loss, three interceptions, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery as he helped Arp High School to a 12-3 record and the Texas Class 3A Division II state semifinals.

2015: Playing a lot of defensive end, Overshown enjoyed a breakout sophomore season with 118 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, seven sacks, one INT, one forced fumble, and three fumble recoveries.


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