GA Defensive Lineman Has An Early List Of Favs

He was a big reason why his high school won the State Championship in AAA ball last year. According to one rival coach in the classification, "I've coached football for 32 years, and he's the best defensive player I've ever seen." Here's the story AND the video for our premium subscribers only ...

Tray Blackmon was a big reason why LaGrange won the State Championship in AAA last year. According to one rival coach in the classification, "I've coached football for 32 years, and he's the best defensive player I've ever seen."

See why in this quick highlight reel of Blackmon in action.

Tray Blackmon was arguably the top defensive player in the state LAST year. While he doesn't have the size of a Jae Thaxton or Josh Johnson, he has a Lawrence Taylor type of tenacity.

Want to pass on LaGrange? Well, you're going to have to deal with Blackmon coming off the edge.

Want to run out of a passing situation to take advantage of his aggressiveness? Well, that doesn't work either, because he reads the play so well and changes directions like a top corner.

Want to run it right at him? He has a 300 pound power clean at 195 pounds, and he relished contact. He's going to knock your fullback right back into the ball carrier.

Want to run away from him? No good, he's going to chase down the play from the backside, and if you are lucky enough to break one through the line, he's going to catch you.

How do you score on LaGrange then? Well, not many people did. Blackmon is the backbone on this defense, but he's not alone. I will profile the entire LaGrange Class of 2005 prospects next week, but you are going to get a chance to see one of the top prospects in the country in action right now.

By the way... this is only about the first third of his season, there is much more on the way.

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