Evangel Christian a hotbed for prep talent

It seems like Shreveport (La.) Evangel Christian Academy is loaded with college football prospects year-in and year-out. <br><br> Tiger Rag already profiled massive offensive tackle Doug Stroud but there are at least four of his teammates that will also have a shot to earn scholarships over the next year.

Leading the pack is the talented 6-1, 195-pound safety Dan Kreamer.

As a junior, Kreamer piled up 136 tackles and four interceptions to lead the Eagles secondary. He has started for Evangel since his freshman year and has over 225 total tackles and 14 interceptions heading into his senior campaign.

Evangel is searching for a quarterback to lead its high-octane offense next season and Kreamer may be the man for the job. However, he knows he will play safety at the college level and that is where his heart is.

"I'm a hitter," said Kreamer, who has 4.5-speed in the forty-yard dash. "I may play quarterback if we don't find anybody else but I like playing safety. I love to roam the field and make plays. You have to be a big and strong safety these days but you also have to be able to cover. I feel like I can do both."

The blue chip prospect has only one speed on the field and he has the mentality coaches love to see in their safeties.

"I'm all out on every play," he said. "I want to make every single play on the field no matter where it is at. I'm very competitive and I hate losing."

Kreamer said he is hearing from just about every school that comes to mind but he has some favorites at this stage of the game.

"I like LSU, Ole Miss, Alabama, Tennessee, and really all of the SEC schools," he said. "LSU would be my favorite of all of them though."

Apparently, those feelings are mutual between Kreamer and the Tigers based on what the coaches have told him.

"Coach Saban said he was going to offer after he saw me at the state championship game but now he is gone," Kreamer said. "I talked to coach (Todd) Monken and coach (Josh) Henson and they said I was one of the top safeties on their board."

Another defensive standout that is getting attention from college coaches is Jon Bell (6-2, 220, 4.8).

Bell played defensive tackle last season but unless he puts on 20-30 pounds over the next couple of years he will likely be a linebacker or defensive end at the next level.

Bell may have been overmatched by bigger offensive linemen last season but he did more than hold his own in the trenches. He put up some good numbers with 84 tackles and 14 sacks to give the Eagles a good push up the middle.

"I have real good feet and I have good quickness," Bell said. "I was not as big as most guys I played against but I have good lower body strength that allowed me to take on the blocks. I have a quick first step and I used that to my advantage."

According to Bell, Texas Tech, Ole Miss, Alabama and UTEP are the schools that seem most interested right now.

Cornerback Ramon Broadway (5-9, 175, 4.5) is not the biggest and most physical cornerback out there but he is a solid cover man.

He is receiving inquiries from several schools and he will have the opportunity to play somewhere after high school.

Broadway gets plenty of action on the practice field trying to cover Evangel's top receiver Jeff Hullett (6-0, 185, 4.6).

Hullett is a good possession receiver with descent size and good hands. He does not have blazing speed but he has a knack for getting open in the secondary.

Hullett will have plenty of opportunities to impress coaches when they check out Evangel's spring practices and should put up some big numbers next season.

Sonny's Take: Dan Kreamer is the real deal at safety and reminds me a lot of Craig Steltz. Both are big hitters in the secondary who can also cover. One thing I got from our interview was you could tell this kid loves to play the game. He constantly talked about his passion and love for the game. He looked good when I saw him in person at the Dome and if he continues to get better then he will be one of the top safeties in the country for ‘06. I was also impressed with Bell's ability to stop the run. If he can improve his speed just a little then he could be a good linebacker at the next level. As for Broadway, he has good cover skills but his size may cause some schools to back off of him. I still say that he will have a chance to play college ball but the question is at what level? The same can be said for Hullett. Colleges always need dependable receivers and Hullett is as steady as a rock in crunch time.

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