Vince Young's HS Coach Speaks about Jr Class

Madison High School in Houston has produced several elite college football players over the past few years, including their most notable product, quarterback Vince Young. Madison has two monster offensive tackles and several other valuable pieces on the offensive side of the ball this year. Head Coach Ray Seals talked about the talent of each of his junior prospects.

The 6-foot-4, 300 pound Lee Almanzu plays offensive tackle at Madison. He is a tenacious blocker and has the potential to be highly recruited.

"He is a good blocker," Seals said. "He is a very smart student and makes good grades. He is definitely a D-I caliber player. He will probably be one of the top offensive line prospects next year."

Opposite Almanzu on the offensive line is Dexter Prince. The 6-foot-3.5, 295 pound Prince has taken his recent position change well and is excelling on the O-line.

"He has great feet," Seals said. "We moved him from defense to offense in the latter part of last season, and he has taken naturally to it. He is a good pass and run-blocker. So I would say that we are pretty set at the tackle position for the next two years."

Coach Seals is also excited about one his junior running backs. At 5-foot-8, Ladurrgae Grover's game is built around speed and good blocking.

"He is quick, has good feet, speed, moves, and is an excellent blocker," Seals said. "He missed some time with an injury, but he has come back with three solid games. If he keeps progressing, he will be in the same boat with the others."

The 6-foot-1, 180 pound Ricky Simpson plays quarterback at Madison. He brings athleticism and blazing track speed to the position.

"This is his first year at quarterback," Seals said. "He is a great track guy. He runs a 4.4 forty and a 10.3 in the 100 meters. He is adapting pretty good to the quarterback position. We moved him from wide receiver. We had him at receiver because of his speed, but we couldn't get him the ball. It is still a wait and see on him, but if he keeps progressing, he should draw some interest."


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