Ethan Bayardo @ethan_bayardo48

College Position Projection - LB

O'Connor HS


Player Key Physical Stats

2020 Ethan Bayardo @ethan_bayardo48

Recommended Level of Play: NAIA Scholarship Athlete - D3 High Roster Spot Athlete - Good young LB - Ethan has a nose for the ball. Good frame - polishing of techniques and development of core strength and explosive speed needed this Spring and Summer.

Height: 5' 11.5"

Weight: 190

40 Yard Dash: 4.84

Vertical Jump: 25

Bench: 230

Squat: 340

Evaluation Summary

my football evaluationThe MFE-index rating – is an exclusive evaluation using the metrics of individual profile, athletic ability, fundamental display of position mastery and level of play!  

3-Star Level of Play 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.

*(Resources including 247 Sports, Rivals, Star rating criteria combines with the MFE-Index)

Division 1 – FBS HS Prospects – (4.5 – 7.0) / Division 1AA – FCS HS Prospects – (3.5 – 4.4) /

Division 2 – HS Prospects – (3.1 – 3.4) / NAIA – HS Prospects – (2.6 – 3.0) / D3 – HS Prospects – (2.0 – 2.5)

*Ethan’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating = 2.5 D3 Impact Player – Early Starter – 2.6 = NAIA  Late Starter – Solid Contributor

NAIA – HS Prospects – (2.6 – 3.0)

*2.6 – 3.0 – (Star Rating – 3.0 = NAIA Impact Player – Early Starter / Star Rating 2.6 = NAIA  Late Starter – Solid Contributor / Star Rating – Below 2.6 = Role player – NAIA Backup Player – Late Developer)

D3 – HS Prospects – (2.0 – 2.5)

*2.0 – 2.5 – (Star Rating – 2.5 = D3 Impact Player – Early Starter / Star Rating 2.0 = D3 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / Star Rating – Below 2.0 = Role player – D3 Backup Player – Late Developer)

Why are you a college student-athlete prospect? I want to be able to take my game and love for this sport to the next level. I want to be able to contribute at a higher level and be able to earn a degree at the best school I can attend. Finally, I want to be able to push myself psychically,mentally and prove to myself and others that I am capable to playing ball at the next level.

Skill Set Breakdown

LB Profile Evaluation relating to level of play through the lens of a College Coach:

Good young LB – Ethan has a nose for the ball. Good frame – polishing of techniques and development of core strength and explosive speed needed this Spring and Summer.

NAIA Scholarship Athlete – D3 High Roster Spot – LB

Physical Measurables:                       Key Stats:

  • Height: 5’10″ – 6’0” 40yd: 4.75 on Beam!
  • Weight: 200 lbs. – 215lbs. Bench: 275 – 295 lbs.             Squat: 365 lbs. – 405lbs

Coach Keys: *Physical Impact– Displays good ability to take over a game physically.  Good disrupter all over the field.  Physically is a good factor knocking blockers and ball-carriers on the ground and backwards. Good instincts with a good nose for the ball. Strong and explosive to play at LOS, athletic as a skill player to play in space.  / *Versatile Efficiency– Displays good loose hips and good knee bend playing under pads exploding on contact. / *Effort & Motor – Good match up with RB, TE, Slot and can run with all. Good understanding of pursuit angles with Good closing speed in space, level changing hips on target and accelerating feet. / *Demonstrates High Level Ability – Minimum 1-year Varsity starter.

*Phase 1 – Physical Profile: (Verified #’s for all athletes to get an accurate evaluation of core strength and explosive speed)

Position Specific Key Stats(Will update as Ethan’s numbers become verified)

*40 – Yard(Measurement of Athlete’s Linear Speed) – 4.84

*Pro Shuttle – 5-10-5(Measurement of Athletes Change of Direction and Level Change of Hips) –

*L-Drill(Measurement run to evaluate the agility, quickness and fluidity of movement) – 

*Vertical Jump(Measurement of Athletes Explosive Quad Strength) – 25

*Broad Jump(Measurement of Athletes Explosive Hip Strength) – 

*Bench Press – 230

*Squat – 340

*Power Clean

*Phase 2 – Competition Phase – (Completed for all athletes to get an accurate evaluation of effort, competitive edge and Level of Play.)

*Athletes Competitive edge: Ethan is a competitor, he demonstrates the ability to compete to the echo of the whistle. He challenges himself playing at a National level as well as College prospect camps.

*Football IQ: Ethan demonstrates a confidence at the LB position. He clearly displays a high Football IQ setting fronts and adjusting calls to motions.  

*LOP – (Level of Play): We have developed a LOP (Level of Play high rating State-by State as a guide for our MFE Evaluators.) / (resource – MaxPreps, ESPN, SBNation) – according to MaxPreps Xcellent 25 – Ethan is competing at 

1. Texas
No. 4 pro | No. 1 college | No. 1 high school: The Lone Star State has 10 DI teams, six Heismans*, six national titles**, three AFL titles***, five Super Bowl wins and 24 pro Hall of Famers****.

LB Performance Evaluation Skill Set Breakdown


4 – levels of Rating:

1 – Elite Level – Video demonstration of the athlete performing the skill at an elite level.

2 – High Level – Video demonstration of athlete performing the skill / fundamental at a high level.

3 – Adequate Level –  Video demonstration of athlete performing the skill / fundamental at a functional level needing work but adequate.

4 – Developmental Level – Video demonstration of athletes performing the skill / fundamental at a developmental level needing work.

*Size / Explosive Strength / Functional Speed

Ethan presents a Adequate Level physical profile, High Level strong at the point of attack, Developmental Level display of linear speed and High Level natural instincts, Adequate Level display of change of direction skills, Adequate Level hip flexibility, Adequate Level knee bend allowing change direction smoothly. Adequate Level runs well in the open field, and Adequate Level closing speed.

*Football IQ and ability to read Key:

Ethan displays Adequate Level instincts and read ability, Adequate Level football vision, Adequate Level ability to see flow and surface movement, and Adequate Level point of attack speed. 

*Defending Inside Run Schemes:

Ethan exhibits Adequate Level instincts between the tackles, High Level taking on blockers, Adequate Level  maneuverability through tight quarters, and High Level as s physical tackler in the box.

*Defending Outside Run Schemes:

Ethan displays Adequate Level anticipation on the ball carrier, Adequate Level ability to open hips and run, Adequate Level angles working downhill to the ball carrier, Adequate Level track & scrape technique of ball carrier, and Adequate Level ability to redirect and fit the ball carrier.

*Defending the Shallow Hole – Hook – Curl:

Ethan demonstrates Adequate Level  ability to flip hips for depth, High Level anticipating QB throws, Adequate Level displays of fluid hips to turn and run to landmark, Adequate Level work to get his hands up to disrupt passing lanes up the seam.

*Physicality & Aggressive Play:

Ethan presents High Level  fundamentals tackling, High Level driving feet through the ball carrier, Adequate Level bringing his hips to finish, Adequate Level block protection skills, Adequate Level transition to a low hitting position, and (Adequate Level quick hands to get off blocks.

*Every Down Player at Next Level:

Ethan demonstrates Adequate Level blitz potential, High Level instincts, Adequate Level 3rd down capability in the box, Developmental Level  3rd down capability in space, Developmental Level  man to man skill.