Penacola Pine Forest

Posted On: 02/17/21 9:28 AM

Colleges are filling up their 2021 recruiting classes, and these five linebackers have the speed, strength, and IQ to make a staff at the next level very happy. 

John CovertJohnCovert6'1" | LBWinfield | 2021StateWV, Winfield, 6’1”, 215, LB, SR

John is the type of player every coach wishes they had on their team. His football IQ is remarkable. His ability to diagnose the run and pass is why he is considered one of the best linebackers in the state. His downhill running makes him a great run stopper as he is able to find the hole and fill it before the runner has a chance to get there. His coverage skills make him an every down linebacker. He can fly from one side of the field to the other with ease. He has definitely shown that his skills can be used at the next level.

Cam RiceCamRice6'2" | LBMorgantown | 2021StateWV, Morgantown, 6’2”, 215, LB, SR

Cam’s nonstop motor is one of the biggest reasons he is considered one of the top players in the state. He never gives up on a play, and his athleticism helps him chase down defenders that look like they are about to walk into the

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