QUARTERBACK SPOTLIGHT: Kyle Datres – Loyalsock Township
Class of: 2015
Starting experience: 1-year
“He did start one game his freshman season at quarterback before breaking his hand. But on the Defensive side of the ball with a broken hand he was voted All-Conference at Safety.”
2012 Stats: He completed 92 of 190 passes for 1,289 yards and 10 touchdowns. He rushed for 894 yards on 135 carries and 18 touchdowns. On special teams he averaged 34.2 yards per punt. His longest punt was 59-yards. On defense he had 38 solo tackles, 46 total tackles, one fumble recovery, one blocked field goal and led his team with five interceptions.
2012 Highlights: He led his team in scoring with 136 points in 11 games.
Honors: He was named 1st team PHAC II, D-4 QB; 1st Team PHAC II D-4 FS
What kind of leader is he?
“Kyle is our field general. On the offensive side of the ball there are many times we go no huddle and the ball is really in his hands to make the calls and checks at that point.”
What type of quarterback is he?
“He is a exceptional leader. The great part about Kyle is you only have to tell him once and sometimes you don’t even have to tell him. You just have to look at him and he knows it. He is a heck of a leader on and off the field.”
What are his strengths on the field?
“He is a mobile threat quarterback and has a strong arm. He can be a pocket passer if we need him to be. But we usually have him on the edge of the defense and give him a run/pass option.”
Does he play any other sports?
“Datres is a three-sport star. He is a All-State player in Baseball and Basketball. He is ranked the top SS on the East Coast. He was the captain of the Basketball team that made it to the final four. He was the captain of the Baseball team that won the state championship.”
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