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
Accepted an invitation to play in the All-American Bowl.
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.
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.
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.
Very accurate quarterback.
Quarterback with an above average arm.
Kicker or punter known for distance.
Kicker or punter known for placement.
The last man you want squaring you up if you’re a ball carrier.
Any player with top flight speed.
Offensive lineman who goes through people and racks up pancakes.
Offensive lineman who doesn’t give up sacks.
Any player who is surprisingly quick in the shuttle for his position group.
Receiver with great hands.
Player who moves well to the ball or the opponent through the air.
Top-level smarts for the position.
A ball carrier known for quick shifts and accelerations through a defense.
A ball carrier known for running opponents over.
Any offensive player who is known for getting lots of yards after contact.
Defensive end or linebacker who can turn the corner.
Defensive back with ball skills/instincts.
Has developed superior skills or expertise at projected position.
Great route running WR/TE/RB.
Defensive lineman known for plugging gaps and shutting down rushing attacks.
Defensive lineman who consistently goes through blocks.
Leader/second coach on the field.
Teams have learned to avoid kicking to him or died trying.
Closing Speed or great first step.
WEARS THE CAPE
Often singlehandedly changes games.
In the world of elite recruits, this guy is a cut above. If there were six stars, he’d have a case.
Above average strength for the position.
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