Central Catholic coaches speak on star trio

Scout.com spoke with Central Catholic head coach David Fuhrer and CCMC defensive coordinator William Parkerson about the Eagles' star trio: Jr. RB/LB/S Lloyd Grogan, Jr. RB/LB/S Jovon Johnson, and Soph. WR/DB Dontrell Brown.

Central Catholic went 11-2 last year and reached the Class A quarterfinals, and the future is very bright for the Morgan City school, with players such as Lloyd Grogan, Jovon Johnson, and Dontrell Brown returning this fall.

"Lloyd is a hard worker who loves the game," said CCMC head coach David Fuhrer. "He is driven. He wants to compete and loves making plays. He's going to do all he can do to succeed."

Grogan, who reports early offers from Texas A&M and Louisiana Tech, racked up the awards last year.

"For Lloyd's junior year so far, he has been the District MVP on defense in football, and first team all-state in football at linebacker," said CCMC defensive coordinator William Parkerson. "He was also named District MVP in basketball, as well as being named first team all-state in basketball.

"He's the best athlete we have and is very physical. Last year, he returned five punts for touchdowns. He works extremely hard and has the greatest potential of our players."

Grogan's junior teammate, RB/LB/S Jovon Johnson, is a hard-nosed underclassman.

"Jovon has great instincts," said Parkerson. "What he may lack in size or speed, he makes up for it with his instincts."

Fuhrer agreed.

"Jovon is a driven, determined player who will mostly play defense for us next year," said Fuhrer. "All three of these guys have the ability to play at the next level.

"Dontrell is only a sophomore and is still young. We have to remind ourselves of how young he is because he's a manchild. He has the features and ability of a much older athlete."

Parkerson echoed those sentiments about Brown.

"Dontrell has outrageous physical gifts," said Parkerson. "He gets it done all over the field for us."

Over the past two years, Brown accounted for approximately 1,400 receiving yards and 24 total touchdowns. Johnson collected 64 tackles (10 TFL) and five sacks in 2010, while running for 200-plus yards and a score on offense.


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