The Polk County area has long been home to some top football talent, and today we bring you five of them who could impact the 2020 season.

Posted On: 09/13/20 9:23 AM

When football fans across the state of Florida talk about the best areas for talent, Polk County and the Lakeland area are always in the discussion.

This has long been a fertile region for youth talent that also makes a statement at the high school level – and while Lakeland High has been at the center of that talent train under the legendary Bill Castle, there are indeed other schools that have continued to add to that impressive group that are produced each and every year.

It’s because of those strong youth football ties that this area is always in the spotlight. The fan support is impressive and the level of play gets better and better every year.

Throughout the years, from Fort Meade to Haines City, Frostproof, Bartow, Mulberry, Lake Wales and throughout the communities in and around Lakeland, Polk County has been loaded with prospects and teams who have grabbed the spotlight.

This year, once again, there are some amazing athletes in all classes – and today we take time out to showcase five seniors who are expected to have a stellar year as football comes back to Florida for

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