Photo: Corey Stas National Preps Showcases

Posted On: 02/3/21 9:50 AM

Here’s an in-depth look at some of the National Preps Showcase Top Performers in the running back group that had impressive showings and caught the attention of collegiate scouts in Olympia last month. Overall, there were some impressive athletes at the position and a few that were unknown and had very solid showings. 

 

2023 Isaiah CarlsonIsaiahCarlson6'1" | ATHFerndale | 2023StateWA 6’0" 213 Ibs., Ferndale High School 

The Sophomore back is one of the most physically imposing players in the state, regardless of class and could end up on the other side of the ball at the next level. During his Freshman campaign, he displayed his versatility by being able to catch the ball out of the backfield and run between the tackles. Already well physically developed, Carlson is a one cut runner that gets vertical in a hurry and displays good vision in traffic and balance/body control when running through arm tackles. Still developing an initial burst, he has good long speed and is a patient runner that waits for blocks to develop at the first and second level. As he continues through his high school career, he will see Major Division I come his way at both running back and

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