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Posted On: 07/23/20 4:14 PM

To play valuable snaps as a freshman in high school is an incredible feat. Most freshman can’t find their homeroom or figure out the combination of their locker. For a player to join a team in the summer between eighth grade and ninth, learn a playbook, earn the older players respect and gain the trust of the coaches is a heavy burden. For a freshman to start and contribute mightily is even more impressive. That’s why the battle of these two 2023 tight ends will be one to watch for the next three seasons.

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Mac MarkwayMacMarkway6'3" | TEDesmet Jesuit | 2023StateMO, DeSmet Jesuit (6’3, 232) Markway comes from long line of tight ends as his father played at Iowa and his cousin is now a member of the New York Giants. As much as I am a fan of legacy, each player needs to want to be great in their own right and not play because their father did. Markway is exactly that type of player. There is a different kind of toughness with Mac that is rare in young players

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