Posted On: 03/28/21 10:50 AM

Over the next few weeks, Coach Bill Conley and I, will preview the best conferences and players within them.  Featured below are the best 2022 players from Southwest Ohio’s GCL South.


Gi’bran Payne Gi’bran Payne 5'9" | RB La Salle | 2022 State OH - RB - 5’9 205 - Athleticism off the charts.  He has the ability to stop on a dime, reverse field, and burst the other way unlike most backs in the country.  Tough runner to tackle with this low center of gravity.  Has a second gear in the open field and is uncatchable.  Has 18 offers from SEC, Big 10, Big 12, and ACC schools.


Paul Haywood Paul Haywood 6'4" | OL La Salle | 2022 OH - OG/NG - 6’4 310 - Watching Paul’s tape made me want to get the syrup because of all the pancakes.  He is an outstanding offensive lineman with a couple of Division 1 offers on the table.  He has good bend in his stance and comes off the snap low and fast with good feet position.  Powerful punch and lift of the DL.  He drives defenders into the ground play after play.  He moves well up to the second level on Linebackers.  Once Paul is locked on he sticks

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