Lyle Santos @lylesantos702

College Position Projection - Guard

Arbor View High School

Las Vegas, NV

Player Key Physical Stats

2019 Lyle Santos @lylesantos702

Recommended Level of Play: D2 Scholarship Athlete - Level of play can rise. Lyle is very physical, aggressive, athletic and can play in space. With good early season video and frame, College coaches could project Lyle to higher level.

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 240

Bench: 295

Squat: 385

Power Clean: 250

Evaluation Summary

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

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 include 247 Sports, Rivals, ESPN.com level of play rating criteria combined with the MFE-Index +  *100+ years of College coaching and recruiting experience. 

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)   

*Lyle’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating  3.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor

Skill Set Breakdown

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

D2 – Guard

Physical Measurables:                       Key Stats:

  • Height: 6’1″ – 6’4” 40yd: 5.3 on Beam!
  • Weight: 260 lbs. – 285lbs. Bench: 285 lbs. – 300lbs    Squat: 410 lbs. – 425lbs

Coach Keys: *Physical Impact– Display the consistent aggressive edgy play at the Point of Attack on the LOS. Displays the ability to establish a new LOS with movement on defender. / *Versatile Efficiency– Displays good balance. Displays good pad level and leverage with good knee bend! Displays a good wide base most of the time. Displays the ability to pass set with a good kick set and slide and can mirror the DL with good feet / *Ability in Space– Displays the ability to get to 2ndlevel and win in space with level change of hips and accelerating of feet most of the time / *Demonstrates High Level Ability – Multi-year starter, All Conference player.

OL Specific Evaluation Criteria:

4 – Levels of Play Rating:

1 – Elite Level – 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 LevelVideo 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 –  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 LevelVideo 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.

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*Size/Strength/Speed:

Lyle displays Adequate Level physical profile, High Level core strength, High Level athletic ability relating to movement and ability to redirect instinctively, and High Level ability to move on the edge or at 2nd level.

*2nd Level/Space Play: 

Lyle demonstrates High Level ability to take sound angles to second level defenders, High Level ability to cut off the angel of the defender, Adequate Level ability to  level change his hips in space when closing on target, High Level accelerating feet enabling movement and redirect in space, and Adequate Level ability to come to balance in space.   

*Awareness:

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

*Base – Leverage – Feet – Hip Flexibility:

Lyle demonstrates Adequate Level proportioned frame with good length, displays a High Level base with the ability to redirect and stay on balance, High Level physicality at the point of attack, Adequate Level hip flexibility, Adequate Level knee bend, Adequate Level pad level, High Level explosive ability to generate power at the point of attack. 

* Physicality, Toughness and Effort:

Lyle demonstrates High Level aggressive mentality willing to do battle in the phone booth, High Level  engagement with 1st level defenders finishing to echo of whistle, and High Level effort to 2nd level  defenders competing to the echo of the whistle.

* Run Block / Hand Use 

Lyle demonstrates a High Level ability as a tough, physical run blocker, Adequate Level use of hand placement, High Level identifying the leverage of the DL, High Level working to stay on balance and cover up defender, Adequate Level demonstrating continued bend and on balance, High Level of feet quickness and power, High Level angles at point of attack.

*Quick Set vs Power Rush – Deep Set vs Speed Rush / Pass Protection:

Lyle demonstrates Adequate Level ability to quick set vs DL pash rush, Adequate Level ability to deep kick set vs the speed rush, Adequate Level locking and loading of hands shooting only when the defender shoots hands, Adequate Level ability to absorb a power rush, and Adequate Level display of a solid post foot. 

Evaluation Summary

*Strengths include – Lyle exhibits a tough guy mentality willing to do battle in the phone booth. He is athletic, physical and can move in space at the 2nd level and on the edge. 

*Criteria of developmental focus – Early evaluation for Lyle by college coaches will focus on knee bend and hip flexibility. He is athletic, under sized at the OL Guard position and will need to demonstrate the ability to win the “feet-hands & leverage” battle.

*Moving Forward – Quick set with focus on his kick step and post foot for Lyle is important. Deep set when at OT as well. Targeting great fit projected schools important gaining access to a coaches watch list as well as earning a spot on their recruiting board.