Ethan Bayardo @ethan_bayardo48

College Position Projection - LB

O'Connor HS

Helotes, TX

Player Key Physical Stats

2020 Ethan Bayardo @ethan_bayardo48

Recommended Level of Play: D2 -NAIA - D3 Athlete - Ethan continues to progress with strength, maturity at the LB position as well as core development. Continued work on hip flexibility as well as quick feet development this off season important as Ethan enters his Senior season Fall 2019.

Height: 5' 11.5"

Weight: 205

40 Yard Dash: 4.74

5-10-5 Dash: 4.55

Vertical Jump: 25

Bench: 250

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!  

MFE Index Level of PlayEvaluation 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, ESPN.com Star rating criteria combines with the MFE-Index)

Division 2 – HS Prospects – (3.1 – 3.4)

*3.1 – 3.4 – (LOP Rating – 3.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 3.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 3.1 = Role player – D2  Backup Player – Late Developer)  

NAIA – HS Prospects – (2.6 – 3.0)

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

D3 – HS Prospects – (2.0 – 2.5)

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

*Ethan’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating = LOP Rating 3.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor
Junior season video:
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:

Ethan demonstrates a physical style of play, is aggressive and edgy at his OLB position.
D2 – High NAIA LB:

Physical Measurables:                                Key Stats:

  • Height: 6’0″ – 6’1” 40yd: 4.65 on Beam!
  • Weight: 220 lbs. – 225lbs. Bench: 300 – 315 lbs.            Squat: 425 lbs. – 435lbs

Coach Keys: *Physical Impact– Displays the skill set of a FBS LB just not as consistent and profile is not total package either size or weight or speed differ by small amounts.  Displays very good ability to take over a game physically.  Very good disrupter all over the field.  Physically is very good factor knocking blockers and ball-carriers on the ground and backwards. Very good instincts with a very good nose for the ball. Strong and explosive to play at LOS, athletic as a skill player to play in space.  / *Versatile Efficiency– Displays very good loose hips and very good knee bend playing under pads exploding on contact. / *Effort & Motor – Very good match up with RB, TE, Slot and can run with all. Very good understanding of pursuit angles with very good closing speed in space, level changing hips on target and accelerating feet. / *Demonstrates High Level Ability – Multi-year starter, All Conference player.

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) – (4.74 Trinity University electronic)

*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 – 250

*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

LB

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  strength the point of attack, Adequate 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 ability to run in the open field, and Adequate Level closing speed.

*Football IQ and ability to read Key:

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

*Defending Inside Run Schemes:

Ethan exhibits High Level instincts between the tackles, High Level ability 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 High Level anticipation on the ball carrier, Adequate Level ability to open hips and run, High Level angles working downhill to the ball carrier, High 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, High 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, Adequate Level  3rd down capability in space, Adequate Level  man to man skill.