When Hough (NC) defensive backs coach ChaChi Sullivan tells you about a prospect you should listen closely. College coaches have loved his defensive backs as his defensive backfield this past season sported 50+ offers between them before deciding to play at ACC schools (CB Mark Fields-Clemson, S Van Smith-Clemson, and CB Corey Bell-North Carolina). Sullivan is also the defensive backs trainer for Elite Position Training and has been working extensively with defensive backs here in South Carolina on the weekends. One of his bright young pupils is 2018 cornerback Quavian White of Southside High School. He's "UP NEXT" with SCPrepNation.com.
This past season White played JV for Shannon Forest Christian School and there he dominated playing at wide receiver, running back, and safety. Training with Sullivan it appears that White's future may very well be at cornerback.
"I'm a good wide receiver but coach Sullivan told me that cornerback will be my meal ticket to college so I might stick to it."
White will play wherever his Southside coaches want and his talents will undoubtedly get him looks regardless. Last season on JV for Shannon Forest he says he scored 21 touchdowns.
Obviously still early in the recruiting process finishing up his freshman season White says he's wide open to any schools.
"I would like to go to a D1 school where I know I would fit in, get a good education, and have an opportunity to be great. My number one factor would be seeing how successful I would be going to that particular school."
We asked his EPT trainer about the 2018 prospect and this is what coach ChaChi Sullivan said about his trainee White.
"Quavian is an explosive fast twitch athlete with unique long arms for his height. He has really good hips and changes direction well. His biggest weakness is learning to trust his technique and believing in his own ability. We will continue to work on his mechanics like pad level while transitioning and when to use a slow turn versus a speed turn. Also having appropriate eye control and how to take efficient and effective angles. His upside is huge and he is fun to be around."
"He's also got an impressive vertical and he has really good ball skills from playing a lot of offense. He has a unique ability to high point footballs."
We will continue to track and monitor Quavian White's progress and play on the field. Expect schools to start taking notice of those skills over the next few seasons. Already training and competing with some of the best every week White is well ahead of the curve in our opinion and will definitely be one to watch.
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