Posted On: 06/17/22 4:46 PM

Circling back to an earlier series of stories, I looked back at the playoff performances I watched in person. Thanks to the high school league not allowing prepredzonemn.com writers to be credentialed for the state tournament – this story does not include the state semi-finals or State finals. Here are some of the guys – unranked at the time and coming back for more high school football this fall - who impressed me live and on tape.
Elijah Randle RB Richfield
Live:
Randle was able to use his quickness to get to the outside on some runs. He showed his speed and footwork when he caught a screen pass and made people miss for fifteen yards.
On tape:
The junior made his most significant impact last season at corner and as a kick returner. He is a threat to break a big return every time he is kicked to. His open-field skills showed as a running back when I saw him play and show when returning kicks. He has solid ball skills as a corner and breaks well on routes. He comes up aggressively in the running game and is an effective tackler in

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