Khamauri Rogers Landon Ibieta

Posted On: 02/9/21 12:56 AM

Louisiana’s rapidly expanding 7-on-7 landscape wasted little time launching into its 2021 routine following the COVID-delayed high school season’s Dec. 30 conclusion.

The state’s premier program, the Bootleggers, worked with area teams around the state to host tryouts throughout January capped by a final showcase event Jan. 16 at Traction Sports Performance in Baton Rouge before finalizing their roster.

Half a dozen of the top performers included:

Wallace Foster IV — 5-11, 160 DB — Warren Easton

The young cornerback, a 2024 prospect, was younger than some of the athletes who showed up for 15U tryouts, but once again — as always — showed levels of athleticism and confidence that placed him among the top performers competing against players two years his senior. Foster's energy, physicality and feisty attitude are already proving intimidating for receivers. And as he continues to develop physically and technically — where he's now working with Ryan Clark and Derek Stingley Sr. — he could prove to be among Louisiana's top recruits.

Landon Ibieta — 6-0, 184 WR — Mandeville

At an event with several notable four- or even five-star prospects on hand, no one had a better day than

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