24-7 was able to sit down with
24-7: What are your goals as far as playing in college?
Doug: Well as of right now I'm going the junior college route, than see what happens after I develop more.
24-7: Who is currently recruiting you? Offers?
Doug: SCC (who I'm going
to sign with on Feb. 4th), some other JUCOs and smaller schools in the East. I
was talking with
24-7: What school would make you commit right now if they offered you?
24-7: What is your official height and weight?
Doug: This morning I was a little under 6'4 without shoes and about 268 pounds.
24-7: What is your best 40, bench, clean and squat?
Doug: Best 40=4.79 best bench= 295 clean= 265 and squat=395.
24-7: What can you bring to a college football program?
Doug: Versatility (also HM all region along the d-line), hard work ethic and endless potential.
24-7: What were the high and low points of your season?
Well the low point
of the season was definitely losing to Maryvale. They were a good team but
caught us on our worst night, we had a lot of team issues. The
24-7: What would you change about it, if anything?
Doug: Not losing to
24-7: Who are some
Doug: Well Mitchel Hunt (DT) is going to be a name to look out for. He is a very intense player, plays with a lot of heart and has motor that never quits. Andy Stitt (DE/FB) is very quick and aggressive player and just can flat out run.
24-7: What advice would you give a junior about to go through the recruiting
Doug: Sell yourself on tape, just keep running and hitting who ever shows, colleges love that.
24-7: Who was the best player you played against?
Doug: Shaun Fitzpatrick (NAU commit), Richard Tuitu'u (ASU commit) and Ty Porter. They were all just solid as can be. Great players and played together really well. Jermaine Williams was just a freak; the dude is huge and can fly. Ryan Tonnemacher was also a great player; quick and a great technician.
This young man really came into
his own this year. He went from earning HM all region to being named HM all
state, 1st team all Southeast Valley, 2nd team all East
Valley and 1st team All region. If there is any school looking for a
late-bloomer with good potential, I encourage them to call head coach Gary