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2020 Feature Athlete

Marvin London Jr @MarvinLondonJr2

2020 Slot WR

Pueblo East High School

Pueblo, CO

Recommended Level of Play: Marvin is a high profile WR with a versatile skill set. He demonstrates the ability to win in space creating explosive plays with the ball in his hands as well as the ability to vertically stretch a field displaying high level ball skills high pointing the ball winning the 1 on 1 match ups. Getting connected with a system that values the Slot WR match up vs Nickel CB’s, Safety’s & OLB’s important for Marvin. *Marvin’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating  (42 out of 50 points) *6.5 – 7.0 – Sleeper Prospect at Primary Position / LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter

Height: 5’10” Weight: 165 40 Yard Dash: 4.46 Bench: 215 Squat: 325

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*Marvin’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating  (42 out of 50 points) *6.5 – 7.0 – Sleeper Prospect at Primary Position / LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter

MFE Evaluation Scale: Evaluation of a High School Football player as it relates to Projected Level of Play, Impact at the College Level, Projected College Starter and Post College Projection.

Division 1 – FBS HS Prospects – (6.5 – 9.0)

*8.5 – 9.0 – Elite High School Prospect – (Composite ranking 6.1 Rivals / ESPN.com 5-Stars – 90-100 / 247 Sports 101-110 Franchise Player) / (6.5 = immediate starter / 7.0 = Franchise / Best Player at Position.)

*8.1 – 8.4 – Impact-Prospect at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 5.8-6.0 Rivals / ESPN.com 4-Stars – 80-89 / 247Sports 98-100) / (6.0 = Early Starter & Contributor / 6.4 = Immediate Starter.)

*7.5 – 8.0 – Probable Starter at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 5.5-5.7 Rivals / ESPN.com 3-Stars – 70-79 / 247Sports 90-97) / (5.5 = Potential Starter / 6.0 = Probable Starter.) 

*7.1 – 7.4 – Good Prospect at Primary Position –  (Composite Ranking 5.0-5.4 Rivals / ESPN.com 2-Stars – 60 -69 / 247Sports 80-89) / (5.1 = Potential Starter / 5.4 = Probable Starter.) 

*6.5 – 7.0 – Sleeper Prospect at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 4.9 Rivals / ESPN.com No-Stars – Below 60 / 247Sports 79-Below) / (4.5 = Quality Backup / 5.0 = Late Starter.)

Division 1AA – FCS HS Prospects – (5.5 – 6.4)

*5.5 – 6.4 – (LOP Rating – 6.4 = FCS Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – 5.5 = Role player – FCS Backup Player – Late Developer)   

Division 2 – HS Prospects – (5.1 – 5.4)

*5.1 – 5.4 – (LOP Rating – 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 5.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 5.1 = Role player – D2  Backup Player – Late Developer)   

 

WR Specific Evaluation Criteria:

4 – Levels of Play Rating: Scale rating (1 – 9)

1 – Elite Level – (8-9: FCS Athlete / Elite FCS Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at an elite level. Physical Profile at or above the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or above preferred numbers or range metric determine level of play scale.

2 – High Level – (6-7: FBS Athlete / High Level D2 Athlete / Elite D3 Athlete only lacking profile size) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a high level. Physical Profile at the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

3 – Adequate Level – (4-5: D2 Athlete / High Level NAIA Athlete / D3 Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a fundamental and functional level needing work but adequate. Physical Profile at or near the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or near preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

4 – Developmental Level – (1 – 3: D3 Athlete / Low Level NAIA Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a developmental level needing work. Physical Profile below the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility below preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

WR:

*Size/Strength/Speed

Marvin displays Adequate Level physical profile, High Level core strength, High Level explosiveness off ball, Elite Level ability to pick and slide & stress a defense in space, High Level linear top end speed.

* Initial Quicks & Linear Speed:

Marvin displays Elite Level quickness and athleticism, Elite Level sprint mechanics, High Level top end speed, and High Level ability to accelerate. 

* Hands & Body Control & Adjustments to Ball / Hands/Pass Catching

Marvin displays Elite Level catch radius with strong hands extending away from body outside of his frame to make catch, Elite Level to track the ball well, Elite Level competing and adjusting to the challenge of a contested ball in traffic, and Elite Level to flash hands and snatch the ball! 

*Release Coverage Recognition / Route Running

Marvin displays High Level ability to stem route, Elite Level ability to leverage stack defenders and create separation, Elite Level ability setting up the top of his stem with a stick, High Level ability to change speed and break, and High Level ability to create separation. 

*Run after Catch

Marvin displays Elite Level ability to play quick from catch to tuck with an aggressive pushing the ball up the field, Elite Level lateral movement, Elite Level  style through traffic, and Elite Level in making 1st man miss. 

* Physical – Aggressive Play & Block Desire:

Marvin displays High Level willingness to participate and engage in the run game as a perimeter blocker, High Level ability to strike with hands, Elite Level ability to play with a good base, Elite Level ability to sustain and shield defender through the echo of the whistle. 

* Versatility

Marvin displays High Level functional display of core strength, Elite Level functional display of explosive speed, Elite Level display of first step off the ball, Elite Level linear burst, Elite Level ability to be effective in the slot and High Level ability at the numbers, Elite Level stack of DB, Elite Level ability create 1 on 1 opportunities for the Offense, and Elite Level level change of hips on breaks.

Evaluation Summary

*Strengths include – Explosive and versatile with ball in hands. Marvin demonstrates the ability to get from zero to top speed in 3 steps and displays the ability to win in space creating a very tough match up for the defense.

*Criteria of developmental focus – Polishing of route tree – continued work on creating separation vs 1 on 1’s – release vs tight coverage – maturity of coverages, windows vs zone and hot routes vs Blitz!

*Moving Forward – Exposure to college coaches (Marvin’s roster physical profile will not get him recruited) College coaches need to see him, be alerted to his skill set and ability to win in space. NCAA Eligibility Center cleared and Core Classes on track. Selecting camps with college coaches in attendance very important. 

 

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