A guide to DCTF recruiting honor badges and attribute icons

Our new recruiting section includes player profiles with a few features we developed to better familiarize our readers with a player's skillset and resume. Here's a breakdown of what the icons all represent.

HONOR BADGE INDEX

ALL-AMERICAN BOWL

Accepted an invitation to play in the All-American Bowl.

 

THE OPENING

Selected to compete in The Opening Finals.

 

UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICAN

Accepted an invitation to play in the Under Armour All-America Game.

 

NEXT LEVEL SCOUTING MVP

Earned positional MVP Honors at the Next Level Athlete Top 100 Showcase.

 

DCTF SUPER TEAM

Named to the Dave Campbell's Texas Football Super Team.

 

TSWA ALL-STATE

A Texas Sports Writers Association All-State selection.

 

UIL STATE CHAMPION

Helped his team capture the UIL State Championship.

 

WHATABURGER SUPER TEAM

Voted on to the Whataburger Super Team by the fans.

 

DISTRICT MVP

Selected as the District Most Valuable Player.

 

DISTRICT OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Selected as the District Offensive Player of the Year.

 

DISTRICT DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Selected as the District Defensive Player of the Year.

 

DISTRICT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Selected as the District Newcomer of the Year.

 

ATTRIBUTE INDEX

DIME DROPPER

Very accurate quarterback.

 

ROCKET ARM

Quarterback with an above average arm.

 

BIGFOOT

Kicker or punter known for distance.

 

SHARPSHOOTER

Kicker or punter known for placement.

 

HARD HITTER

The last man you want squaring you up if you’re a ball carrier.

 

BURNER

Any player with top flight speed.

 

BULLDOZER

Offensive lineman who goes through people and racks up pancakes.

 

BRICK WALL

Offensive lineman who doesn’t give up sacks.

 

SWEET FEET

Any player who is surprisingly quick in the shuttle for his position group.

 

SUPER GRIP

Receiver with great hands.

 

BODY CONTROL

Player who moves well to the ball or the opponent through the air.

 

MEGA MIND

Top-level smarts for the position.

 

SLASHER

A ball carrier known for quick shifts and accelerations through a defense.

 

BATTERING RAM

A ball carrier known for running opponents over.

 

GLADIATOR

Any offensive player who is known for getting lots of yards after contact.

 

EDGE MONSTER

Defensive end or linebacker who can turn the corner.

 

BALLHAWK

Defensive back with ball skills/instincts.

 

TECHNICIAN

Has developed superior skills or expertise at projected position.

 

ROUTE MASTER

Great route running WR/TE/RB.

 

RUN STOPPER

Defensive lineman known for plugging gaps and shutting down rushing attacks.

 

BULL RUSHER

Defensive lineman who consistently goes through blocks.

 

FIELD GENERAL

Leader/second coach on the field.

 

DEADLY RETURNER

Teams have learned to avoid kicking to him or died trying.

 

EXPLODER

Closing Speed or great first step.

 

BULLDOGGER

Exceptional tackler.

 

WEARS THE CAPE

Often singlehandedly changes games.

 

FIVE-STAR GENERAL

In the world of elite recruits, this guy is a cut above. If there were six stars, he’d have a case.

 

IRON MAN

Above average strength for the position.

 

 

 

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