The promotion of prep football
players has gone high-tech recently as
The one of rising senior Sorensen (6-2, 205), an all-state defensive back, is fairly amazing, showing a cornucopia of big hits, interceptions, kick returns and pass receptions. His highlight reel has been viewed 223 times, including probably by at least a few college recruiters.
Holmes (6-4, 255), a rising senior tight end/defensive end, has had his film viewed 121 times. Bernard (6-3, 324), a rising senior offensive lineman and the most recent to have his reel uploaded, has been viewed 88 times.
The Yellowjackets went 9-3 overall last season and won the San Andreas League.
Originally the idea was to post highlight films on the free website to make them easier to view by far-flung families and extended families like the Sorensens.
The Sorensens have sent a gang of
The Yellowjackets' camera man and
high-tech guru is B.J. Bray, the 29-year-old son of
B.J. is a former
"The way we thought of it was just as a way to give families a link to view the films instead of trying to e-mail them, which takes too long," B.J. said. "It's worked out really well. Now what we can say is that (colleges) can get the link and view the film and then we'll also put the DVD in the mail."
None of this is hurting Sorensen
and Holmes, who have already been offered full-ride scholarships by the
Although B.J. Bray could probably make a tidy sum of money doing these films for aspiring college stars, he said that's not his intent.
"We're not looking to make any money off this thing," he said. "We're just trying to get the kids out there, so they can be seen."