Posted On: 11/21/20 10:16 PM

In the first year of Prep Redzone Dakotas, I had no idea what to expect in the talent across South Dakota. I had a general knowledge of the teams that had produce some impressive athletes, usually coming out of the Sioux Falls area. My goal was to find that ’hidden gem’ outside that area, and with the first ever SD recruiting report, I believe I found one. Dawson SchmidtDawsonSchmidt6'4" | WRWatertown | 2021State is a 6’4" 185 pound WR/DB out of Watertown, SD, that is about 90 minutes away from Sioux Falls, in case anyone needed a reference. I was researching Watertown when I came across Schmidt and thought he had some skills to make plays with the film from his Junior Season, following his Senior Season, he more than shattered my expectation of what he could do. Schmidt has an amazing set of hands, although he only used one to catch the football most the time, ran some good routes, can get up and high point the ball, and can make great catches in tight coverage. After interviewing him, the character this kid showed my head scout and I, I give him my highest regards for any college looking to steal

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