September 20, 2021
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High School Football Recruiting: Pineville High School

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Traveon Anderson played football for approximately 5 years. He is now a scout with Louisiana Gridiron Football and is currently scouting high school level talent throughout Louisiana. He hopes to help recruits reach their full potential and get to that next level of play so that they can further their education.

 

Pineville High School is located in Pineville, LA. Last season they finished with a District record of 2-8 and overall record of 0-5.

 

 

Jacob Sylvia

JR WR

Height: 6’3

Weight: 170 lbs

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good hands
  • Great size

Negatives

  • Lacks speed

Overall

Jacob Sylvia is an excellent receiver with great hands. He shows that he has the ability to catch the ball extremely well in traffic. Although he does lack raw speed, Sylvia still finds ways to make defenders miss. As a junior, Jacob Sylvia only played in 3 games due to injury. Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/jacob-sylvia/wlyUzVy8EeW-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm?videoid=021c5974-3052-4050-8a97-5d3299df2c8d.

 

Jondavian Lacour

JR WR

Height: 5’6

Weight: 135 lbs

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good route runner
  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Lacks speed

Overall

Jondavian Lacour is decent receiver with good route running ability and average hands. Lacour is somewhat undersized and does lack break-away speed. Although he does lack speed, Lacour makes up for it with raw strength.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/profile/6464879/JD-LaCour/videos.

 

Caden Blood

JR DE/DT

Height: 5’9

Weight: 220 lbs

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized

Overall

Caden Blood is an undersized DE that has an enormous amount of strength. Caden did not have an adequate amount of film available to give him an accurate rating.  Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/caden-blood/4fN57FT_Eea-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Mikinzi Nash

JR SS

Height: 5’10

Weight:  165 lbs

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good field vision
  • Good size

Negatives

  • Average speed

Overall

Mikinzi Nash is a safety that has great field vision. He is able to diagnose plays quickly while on the field. Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/mikinzi-nash/gZLMSlT3Eea-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Michael Hines

JR CB/QB

Height: 6’1

Weight: 160 lbs

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good size
  • Dual- Threat QB
  • Average coverage DB

Negatives

  • Lacks speed

Overall

Michael Hines is a dual-threat QB that performs extremely well on the field. Although he does lack natural speed, Hines excels with the read option. As DB, Hines has great coverage ability because of his frame/size.  Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/michael-hines/ROErkRJUEea-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Deus Desire

JR FS/SS

Height: 6’1

Weight: 190 lbs

1 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good size

Negatives

  • Lacks a fast first step
  • Hesitates when tackling

Overall

Deus Desire is an excellent DB with great size. He shows he has the ability to make tackles, but is sometimes hesitant when making first contact with offensive players.  Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/deus-d%C3%A9sir%C3%A9/g0ccD2OkEeW-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Will Sands

JR FS/CB

Height: 5’5

Weight: 145 lbs

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Good size
  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized

Overall

Will Sands may be undersized, but he is an extremely athletic player. He shows bursts of speed and great hands when in pass coverage. Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/will-sands/XmEBOmDOEeW-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Ricky Frazier

JR SS/LB

Height: 5’9

Weight: 205 lbs

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Fights through blocks extremely well
  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Lacks speed

Overall

Ricky Frazier is a hard hitting LB that shows off ample amounts of aggression while on the field. Although he may be considered undersized, he uses his strength to fight through the blocks extremely well when in pursuit of offensive players.  Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/ricky-frazier/G4l19WGREeW-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Kalen Dubois

JR LB

Height: 5’7

Weight: 200 lbs

2 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Fights through blocks extremely well
  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Lacks speed

Overall

Kalen Dubois is an undersized linebacker that has great technique when tackling. Although he may be considered undersized, Dubois makes up for this with large amounts of strength.  Here is a link http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/kalen-dubois/MySBOljqEea-8KA2nzwbTA/videos.htm.

 

Ben West

JR ATH

Height: 6’0

Weight: 197 lbs

3 Star Prospect

 

Positives

  • Fights through blocks extremely well
  • Good strength

Negatives

  • Undersized
  • Lacks speed

Overall

Ben West is an excellent ATH recruit. As a WR, West shows that he has the ability to catch passes in traffic with ease, while also being able to consistently catch the deep ball. As a QB, West has a good arm that is extremely accurate over short and long distances.  Here is a link https://www.hudl.com/video/3/6989186/5a126dd902b1220b1cc60c9a.

 

If you’d like to be featured in Louisiana Gridiron Football Magazine this summer, then call Traveon @ 229.563.4767. This magazine will be sent to every college in the country in July.