Posted On: 02/14/21 4:31 PM

Overview: As a former Junior College athlete myself, I know there is a ton of talent in JUCOs and Prep Schools. Here are a few Maryland athletes using the path to showcase their talent and skills on the next level!

Alijah Bivans, 5'11", 227, MLB, Coffeyville Community College Co. 2022 - Formerly: Parkside High school

The most impressive attribute of Alijah's is the physicality he brings to the game. Alijah is a tone-setter for your defense at the MLB position, bringing energy to the entire team with his play. He excels at defending the run by quickly filling holes and physically taking on and defeating blocks, using his strength to throw them away before making the tackle. As a blitzer, Alijah does a great job combining his explosiveness with his power to attack and blow through the shoulder of opposing offensive lineman to get into the backfield. After working his way into the backfield, he has demonstrated the ability to quickly find the ball carrier and redirect his body down the line of scrimmage to secure the possible TFL. On outside runs, Alijah does an excellent job keeping the ball carrier in front

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