Posted On: 06/18/22 8:00 AM

The Vigor Wolves capped off their 14-1 season with a 5A championship! With a ton of talent returning, the journey to the repeat begins. Let’s check out the players who will be critical in the title defense. 

Michael Towner Michael Towner 6'2" | LB Vigor | 2023 State AL Jr. 6’2 230 RB/OLB 2023

Towner is easily one of the more underrated edge rushers in the state. He shows outstanding strength, speed, and the ability to wreck games. With an elite first step, Towner can get the jump on opposing linemen and jump gaps in the run game. He shows excellent fluidity when making moves and getting around bigger guys. However, Towner is a bull who plays bigger than his listed size. He displays a mean bull rush and the ability to shred blocks at an elite level. He uses his wingspan perfectly to maintain leverage and control against blockers. Towner also flashes nuance with counters and swims moves to switch things up. Lastly and most importantly, Towner’s football IQ is outstanding. His ability to pick up on screens, options, and perimeter plays allow him to play faster while being in control due to him knowing where he needs to be. Look for Townsend to

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