Posted On: 12/23/20 2:15 PM

Utility players or more commonly known as “athletes”, are now being seen more on the gridiron. These are position-less players that can affect a game in different ways. College coaches should look into these five versatile athletes from the class of 2021.

Kayde RietzkeKaydeRietzke5'9" | ATHLeoti | 2021StateKS – Wichita County HS, 5’8”, 165

Rietzke has dominated the 8-Man division throughout his career. This season he threw for 1,865 yards and 36 touchdowns, and had an impressive 71 completion percentage. On the ground Rietzke rushed for 1,464 yards and scored 26 touchdowns. His athleticism and skills as a passer should draw attention from offensive coaches at the collegiate level.

Ty’Zhaun JacksonTy’ZhaunJackson5'8" | ATHManhattan | 2021StateKSManhattan, 5’8”, 165,

Jackson is a player that can change the momentum of a game in one play. Kicking or punting directly to him is a bad decision. His returning skills earned him a selection to the 6A All-State team. Jackson is also a playmaker on defense. He can drop back into coverage as a safety, and come up to defend the run as an outside linebacker. Coaches need a player like this on their roaster.

Kallun ChitamaKallunChitama5'10" | DBLawrence | 2021StateKS – Lawrence, 5’11”, 170

Chitama is an athletic

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