First he had to leave St. Augustine in New Orleans and transfer to Richmond that is located in Monroe.
Then he had to deal with being the focal point for St. Augustine's
offense, to bcoming more or less a "6th" blocker for Richmond.
voiced his displeasure with his new role, but has learned a few valuable lessons
along the way.
"I have worked on my attitude lately. I am trying to
work as a team and not be so selfish. There are times I want the ball to make
the play, but I have overcome those things. I just feel I am too big to not take
advantage of the situation. But if it does not come my way, I will keep the same
positive attitude as if I got 10 balls that game," added the more mature
The 6' 5", 245 pound tight end has begun to get more involved
in their offense.
"I have 9 catches and 4 TD's for over 180 yards
in the past two games. I told them I could make the plays. They told me to stay
patient, and I did. I guess patience is a virtue like they always say."
committed to the Rebels early but reported to us the last time we spoke that he
was not totally shutting the door on the competing schools. Does this still hold
"Yes, I am still committed (to Ole Miss), but I am keeping my
options open at the same time."
Clemson offered David early and continues
to make phone contact with Rue, but there is a new school that is now involved.
started calling recently. They said they wanted to keep in touch. They do not
know if they are going to offer me a scholarship or not, but they said I am moving
up their want list. They are coming to scout our next game."
visits lined up?
"I am going to Ole Miss from December 1 - 3. That
is it, so far."
Becoming a more mature player
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