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100 Players in 100 Days – Day 37 – Jarrett McClenton, Archbishop Wood

Written by: on Thursday, June 26th, 2014. Follow David Mika on Twitter.

 

RUNNING BACK SPOTLIGHT

Player Name: Jarrett McClenton, Archbishop Wood

Height: 5-10

Weight: 175

40-Yard Dash: 4.4

Class of: 2015

GPA: 3.6

Position(s): RB/DB/PR/KR

Jersey Number: 1

Years with Varsity: 3

Starting experience: He played at running back since his sophomore year and started on defense last year.

2013 Stats: He rushed for 1,705 yards on 177 carries and 28 touchdowns. He caught nine passes for 161 yards and one touchdown.

On defense he had two interceptions.

2013 Highlights: Against Berwick Area he rushed for 172 yards and in the state finals against Bishop McDevitt he rushed for 238 yards and two touchdowns.

Honors: 1st Team All-State Class 3A at RB; 1st Team Daily News All-City at RB; 1st Team Coaches’ All-Catholic at RB

 

Coaches Q&A with Steve Devlin:

Q. What are his strengths at running back?

A. As a runner, he has great vision and has a long stride and an explosive step. If he gets a step on you, he’s gone and will out run you.

He doesn’t shy away from contact either. He’s strong and initiates contact. He runs inside or outside and is hard to bring down.

He has tremendous hands. We like to throw to him in open space and let him make plays.

 

Q. What are his strengths on defense?

A. He’s a very solid tackler. He plays a lot of different spots. He’s fast and can cover people and has tremendous hands on defense.

We know with him back their with his speed, he can make that touchdown saving tackle.

 

Q. How’s Jarrett on special teams?

A. He has great hands and vision. He sets up his blocks well. He’s a threat every time he touches the ball.

 

Schools of Interest: Committed to Villanova

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