Player Spotlight: Cody Dowd

<STRONG>Interview with North LB</STRONG>

Last season North HS had a breakout year. LB/TE Cody Dowd (6'3 215) was a big contributor in North's success. 24-7 had a chance to visit with him…


24-7: What were your stats last year?


Cody: 173 tackles (130 solos), 2 sacks and 4 INTS on defense. On offense, 23 carries for 135 yards and 3 TDs and 8 catches for 132 yards.


24-7: Who is currently recruiting you? Any early offers?


Cody: I was invited to junior day at UofA and I have received 2 letters from University of Georgia.  No I have not received any offers.


24-7: Who was your favorite team growing up?


Cody: My favorite college team when I was growing up was Nebraska because I was a lineman when I was growing up and the have a good school for lineman.


24-7: Would you consider staying in-state to play in college?


Cody: I would definitely stay in state if I got the chance.


24-7: What are your goals as far as football is concerned?


Cody: My first goal is to go play at a division 1 school, after that I want to go to the NFL.


24-7: What is your best 40, bench, clean and squat?


Cody: 4.8, 325- bench, 275- power clean, and 460- squat.


24-7: What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?


Cody: Work hard in school and always give 100%


24-7: How will you be preparing for next season?


Cody: I will prepare for next season by lifting everyday then after lifting I will run sprints, ladders, and stadiums. I will also catch a lot of passes.


24-7: What position do you think you will play in college?


Cody: In college I think I will play ILB but I will play wherever they want me to.


24-7: What can we expect from North next year?


Cody: Next year North should be a solid team. We lost a lot of good starters but we are also getting a lot back. I think that we have a good chance this year and it will be fun.


24-7: Who are some players we should watch out for at North?


Cody: There are a lot of players that are going to turn some heads this year but mainly Erik Archuleta (SR QB), Max Moyes (SR WR/LB), and myself.


24-7: Who was the best player you faced?


Cody: Brandon Whitby QB from Camelback.  I picked him because he picked apart our defense with his arm and he really is the only one that did.  Him or Johnny Martinez from Sunrise Mt., he was just really fast and strong.


24-7: What can you bring to a D1 program?


Cody: I can make big plays, I have good intensity and I have a nose for the ball.


24-7 would like to thank Cody for his time and also thank his brother Clayton for helping set up the interview. Any coach interested in Cody is encouraged to call North HC Stuart Goldstein or the can contact

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