Posted On: 02/28/21 7:01 PM
The running back class is one of the deepest position groupings in the class of 2022. With the class being as deep and as talented as it is, it is easy for a quality running back to fly under the radar. Matthew Huff Matthew Huff 5'11" | RB Jessieville | 2022 State AR up to this point has flown under the radar and he has more than proven that he can do it all at the running back position. In this article we are going to shine the spotlight on the Jessieville running back Matthew Huff Matthew Huff 5'11" | RB Jessieville | 2022 State AR .
Over the past two seasons, Huff has rushed for 2,732 yards and punched the ball in the end zone 30 times. Huff is never brought down on initial contact and he is always looking to finish off the run in a strong fashion. Meanwhile, he has proven to be a solid receiving target out of the backfield. Huff has hauled in for 300 yards and two touchdowns. The all-purpose weapon that Huff has the potential to be is an impressive one.
Huff has goals for the offseason that he would like to accomplish. He wants to improve his speed out of the backfield. Huff wants to have that extra explosive gear out of the backfield. He is also helping the Jessieville basketball team compete in the playoffs. It is fantastic to see Huff compete in multiple sports and not specialize until it is necessary. Huff is looking forward to competing in seven-on-seven competition this spring and summer and that will be beneficial to him going into the 2021 season.
The team goals that Huff has are reasonable and centered around the team performing the best that they can. Huff wants Jessieville to have the opportunity to advance in the playoffs and have a deep playoff run. He would like wind down his senior season at War Memorial Stadium in a state title game appearance. All very reasonable goals on a talented Jessieville team.
Huff has started to hear from coaches as far as recruiting goes. He has heard from Arkansas Tech, Lyon College, Ouachita Baptist, and Hendrix College. Huff has an excellent shot to make plenty of a noise from a recruiting perspective and it should be an interesting period for Huff. Fans and scouts should get familiar with the talented running back out of Jessieville, this will not be the last time you hear about him.
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