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Posted On: 04/22/21 10:29 PM

The football programs in the Blue Valley school district in Johnson County are among the top programs in the state.  In the class of 2022, there are 20 players in the top 200 including the top 2 players in the class that play for a Blue Valley school.  Here are five Blue Valley soon to be Seniors that are looking to have a breakout year or improve upon their great Junior season in 2020.

LB, Jake Laurie Jake Laurie 6'1" | LB Blue Valley Southwest | 2022 State KS , 6’1, 182, Blue Valley Southwest

Jake Laurie Jake Laurie 6'1" | LB Blue Valley Southwest | 2022 State KS is the 7th ranked LB and the 66th ranked player in the class of 2022 overall.  In 2020, he made 72 tackles with 8 TFL, 1 sack, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovery, 2 forced fumbles and a pass defensed while contributing on the offensive side of the ball as a RB.  He plays as an OLB.  Against the run, He uses his very good football intelligence and instincts to key and diagnose the play quickly, uses his good play speed and range in pursuit, plays with good leverage and uses his excellent play strength to bring down large RB with ease.  Against the pass, he is responsible for covering the slot receiver. 

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