March 12, 2007

SoCal DT making name

One of the hardest positions to fill is at defensive tackle that is why it is a good bet that D-I schools will be making a bee line to the Los Angeles (Calif.) Washington campus this spring to check out defensive tackle/offensive lineman Lavon McCoy (6-3, 338, 5.0).

McCoy is very athletic for a big man. He also plays basketball and that helps his feet. He is very powerful and has no match on the high school level.

In the weight room, McCoy benches 430, squats 600, power cleans 225 and has recorded a 27-inch vertical.

McCoy earned all-city honors as junior for his performance on the defensive side of the ball.

On the recruiting trail, McCoy is getting letters from UCLA, USC, Oregon, Arizona, LSU and Duke.

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