Lane Ward – LB Clovis
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This past season Ward was really a man among boys on the football field. He was one of the leaders in the state in total tackles collecting that total in 13 games. With that amazing total Ward finished as one of the top tacklers not only in the state but also in the nation. In the nation Ward ranks as having one of the top overall statistical years across the land. Ward also showed that he is consistent when it comes to making plays, having recorded double digit tackles in 8 out of 13 games. He also performed well against the better teams in the state collecting 16 tackles against both Goddard and
From a recruiting standpoint, Ward will have to answer questions about his size. Right now he checks in at 5'11 175, the height isn't so much the issue compared to the weight. Lots of linebackers playing D1 football are 5'11 but most of them are in the 215 to 225 range with lots of speed. Ward is a heck of player on the field and which ever school is smart enough to give him a chance will not be sorry.
We recently had the chance to interview Mr. Ward and will have that interview up later in the week.