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Posted On: 10/31/20 3:46 PM

As a former NFL scout and someone who works with athletes on a daily basis, I know it is almost impossible to know every good player in a city, let alone a state or country. That is why sites like are so valuable. College coaches can find out about players they may have not heard about or missed.  Here are three guys that deserve longer looks from colleges because they have played out of position in high school.

OLB/DE Marlon WoodsMarlonWoods6'1" | QBFort Zumwalt East | 2021MO, Francis Howell Central (6’, 180) If you watched any FHC football this year, you know all about Woods. He was the catalyst of the defense and made plays all over the field. Against DeSmet Jesuit in the playoff game, Woods accounted for at least three sacks and multiple tackles for loss. The senior has an explosive first step and a nose for the football. I am not at liberty to discuss his back story but let’s just say this dude deserves everything he earns in life. If I am a college coach, I bring Woods to my program as a cover inside linebacker who can fill the interior run

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