Wade White @WinterWhite53
College Position Projection - LB
Hoover High School
Player Key Physical Stats
2020 Wade White @WinterWhite53
Recommended Level of Play: FCS / D2 Scholarship Athlete - Wade will mature and develop over the next 2 years. Really like Wade's composure & maturity - with a great Junior year Level of play can rise. Playing at a very high level at Hoover HS, Alabama. Very good instincts - Versatile to come off the edge - demonstrates an ability to make a play! He displays the ability to drop to the shallow hole and match up with RB / TE in space. Good solid recruit.
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!
MFE-Index 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, ESPN.com 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)
*Wade’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating *4.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor
*Good Young Player with 2-years to develop core strength & explosive speed. Really Like Wade’s upside!
Skill Set Breakdown
LB Profile Evaluation relating to level of play through the lens of a College Coach:
FCS / D2 Scholarship athlete – LB
Physical Measurables: Key Stats:
- Height: 6’1″ – 6’2” 40yd: 4.65 on Beam!
- Weight: 210 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.
*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 Wade’s numbers as become verified)
*40 – Yard – (Measurement of Athlete’s Linear Speed) – N/A
*Pro Shuttle – 5-10-5 – (Measurement of Athletes Change of Direction and Level Change of Hips) – N/A
*L-Drill – (Measurement run to evaluate the agility, quickness and fluidity of movement) – N/A
*Vertical Jump – (Measurement of Athletes Explosive Quad Strength) – N/A
*Broad Jump – (Measurement of Athletes Explosive Hip Strength) –N/A
*Bench Press – N/A
*Squat – N/A
*Power Clean – N/A
*Phase 2 – Competition Phase – (Completed for all athletes to get an accurate evaluation of effort, competitive edge and Level of Play.)
*Athletes Competitive edge: Wade demonstrates the ability to compete at a very high level, he presents a mature, composed demeanor on the field. The game is not to big for him as a Sophomore playing at a very good HS. He displays visual intangibles that will transfer to the College game.
*Football IQ: Wade demonstrates clearly he has the Football Intelligence to be effective at the College level. A Sophomore playing at Hoover HS in Alabama speaks for itself. He is versatile coming off the edge as well as demonstrating the ability and skill set needed to play the MOF and match up with RB’s & TE’s and be an every down LB.
*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 –
Wade is competing at the 12. Alabama
No. 23 pro | No. 10 college | No. 9 high school: The Heart of Dixie has four DI teams, two Heismans, eight national titles and four 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.
Wade White’s Performance Evaluation:
*Size / Explosive Strength / Functional Speed
Wade presents a Adequate Level physical profile, Adequate Level strong at the point of attack, High Level display linear speed and High Level natural instincts, High Level display of change of direction skills, High Level hip flexibility, High Level knee bend allowing change direction smoothly. Wade runs well in the open field, with High Level closing speed.
*Football IQ and ability to read Key:
Wade 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.
*Defending Inside Run Schemes:
Wade exhibits High Level instincts between the tackles, Adequate Level taking on blockers, High Level maneuverability through tight quarters, and Adequate Level as s physical tackler in the box.
*Defending Outside Run Schemes:
Wade displays Elite Level anticipation on the ball carrier, High 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 High Level ability to redirect and fit the ball carrier.
*Defending the Shallow Hole – Hook – Curl:
Wade demonstrates High Level ability to flip hips for depth, High Level anticipating QB throws, High Level displays of fluid hips to turn and run to landmark, High Level work to get his hands up to disrupt passing lanes up the seam.
*Physicality & Aggressive Play:
Wade presents High Level fundamentals tackling, High Level driving feet through the ball carrier, High Level bringing his hips to finish, Adequate Level block protection skills, High Level transition to a low hitting position, and High Level quick hands to get off blocks.
*Every Down Player at Next Level:
Wade demonstrates Elite Level blitz potential, Elite Level instincts, High Level 3rd down capability in the box, High Level 3rd down capability in space, High Level man to man skill.