Eyes on Sachse Juniors

Sachse High School in Garland (Texas) is known for producing college athletes that excel in the spread offense. Their junior class is no exception. They have an excellent running back and a great pass blocking offensive tackle on their roster. Head Coach Red Behrens raved about these two kids.

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Brandon Mondy has all the skills to succeed in a spread offense. He has come out strong in the early part of the 2006 season after a devastating injury last year. He has rushed the ball 30 times for 169 yards and three touchdowns in his first three games.

"Brandon would be a great fit for any type of spread offense," Behrens said. "He has unbelievable vision and cutting ability. I had an opportunity to coach Quincy Morgan at South Garland, and he has the same type of ability. If there is a crease, he can find it and explodes through it. He hits the hole hard and has great hands out of the backfield."

A couple of members from the Texas Longhorn coaching staff stopped by Sachse High School during the spring. They watched film on Monday and liked what they saw.

"Texas came by and watched film on Brandon. He only played five-and-a-half ball games last year before he broke his femur. He tweaked it trying to make a cut. Everybody loves watching film on him," Behrens said.

Sachse also has an excellent left tackle on the o-line. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Jarred Reed is the next big offensive line prospect coming out of Coach Behrens's system.

"He has great feet and does a good job," Behrens said. "He is a naturally big guy and is only going to get better. He is a decent run blocker, but we do a very good job training kids to pass block. Blake Emert, who plays right tackle for us, committed to Texas Tech earlier this year."

Both of these kids are already receiving a lot of mail from Division I schools.

"I was just looking at Brandon's mail and he's got letters from Wisconsin, Arizona State, Georgia Tech, and Oklahoma," Behrens said. "So his name is out there, and it's about the same thing with Jarred. He has got one from Duke, Georgia Tech, and Ole Miss. Both of these guys have good grades."

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