JT Penick @jtpenick12
LB / OLB / SS
St. Augustine HS
San Diego, CA
Player Key Physical Stats
2019 JT Penick @jtpenick12
Recommended Level of Play: FCS Scholarship Athlete - JT demonstrates the ability to play the LB position at a High level. He is instinctive, physical, displays a nose for the ball. He is also highly effective in the run game setting the edge, providing a +1 in the Blitz package and effectively flips his hips for depth in zone coverage. JT also provides the athletic ability in space to match up in space on 3rd downs vs RB, TE & Slot. very Good Recruit, NCAA qualifier!
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Division 1AA – FCS HS Prospects – (3.5 – 4.4)
*3.5 – 4.4 – (LOP Rating – 4.4 = FCS Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 4.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – 3.5 = Role player – FCS Backup Player – Late Developer)
*JT’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating 4.4 = FCS Impact Player – Early Starter
Skill Set Breakdown
LB Profile Evaluation relating to level of play through the lens of a College Coach:
Physical Measurables: Key Stats:
- Height: 6’1″ – 6’2” 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 District with some National recognition from recruiting media.
LB 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.
*Size / Explosive Strength / Functional Speed
JT presents a High Level physical profile, High Level display linear speed High Level natural instincts, High Level hip flexibility, High Level knee bend allowing change direction smoothly. JT runs well in the open field, and displays good closing speed.
*Football IQ and ability to read Key:
JT displays High Level instincts and read ability, High Level football vision, and High Level ability to see flow and surface movement.
JT presents a High Level athletic skill set to match up and fit windows at C-Gap, and High Level athletic skill set to match up and fit windows at D-Gap.
JT displays Athletic ability to level change of his hips and accelerate feet closing on the target, High Level aggressive-physical athlete seeing what he hits maintaining the S-Curve in low back protecting crown of head, and a High Level ability to secure and grab hold of RB bringing hips to finish.
*Defending Inside Run Schemes:
JT exhibits High Level instincts between the tackles, High Level taking on blockers, Quick & Athletic maneuverability through tight quarters, and Aggressive Mentality as s physical tackler in the box.
*Defending Outside Run Schemes:
JT brings a High Level anticipation on the ball carrier, the ability to open hips and run, great angles working downhill to the ball carrier, twitchy ability to track & scrape technique to the ball carrier, and High Level ability to redirect and fit the ball carrier.
*Coverage – Defending the Shallow Hole – Hook – Curl:
JT demonstrates a High Level ability to flip hips for depth, anticipating QB throws, & displays fluid hips to turn and run to landmark.
*3rd Down Player at Next Level:
JT demonstrates High Level, instinctive blitz potential, Quickness & Athletic ability matching athletic ability of RB on 3rd downs & in space.