One of the best parts of OhioPrepScene.com is the relationships we build with players, coaches and families during the year. One player that I felt real high on about this time last year is getting ready for that next step an athlete takes.
Evan Spanogians from Lakota West High School and his family became friends of OPS during the recruiting process. Today John Spanogians updated OPS on Evan's progress and how the springs gone for the future South Carolina Gamecock offensive linemen.
The first thing Evan's father informed us about is Evan's weight. Mr. Spanogians stated "Evan has slimed down to 285 lbs. with a target weight of 275-280 lbs. for his June 4th arrival in Columbia, South Carolina. Along with the weight loss he's increased his bench, squat and his quickness has increased. At this time the coaches are talking about Evan moving to center and feel he may be one of the incoming freshmen that could see playing time this fall. Were planning on him red-shirting but Evan's ready to do what the coaches want."
Mr. Spanogians also talked about going to the spring game and the experience of SEC Football. "What a difference!!! We went down for the spring game and when we walked into William-Brice Stadium and looked up at the 87,000 seats it takes your breath away. They had 29,000 turnout for the spring game this year. Looking back I do think Evan made a great choice in South Carolina."
I would like to thank Mr. Spanogians for keeping us updated on Evan. The staff of OPS wishes Evan the best during his career in Columbia and look forward to seeing him take the field.