Caden Dollar

Posted On: 06/27/20 10:00 AM

Fossil Ridge’s Caden DollarCadenDollar6'0" | LBFossil Ridge | 2021StateCO has put a lot of time and effort into building a reputation for himself as one of the toughest and most dangerous high school linebackers in Colorado.

That’s starting to pay off for the Class of 2021 recruit.

On Tuesday, Dollar received his first official scholarship offer to play football in college. It came from Colorado School of Mines.

“It’s really great. It’s really a blessing,” Dollar said. “To be honest, I never could have gotten there on my own. I know it’s because of the Lord and not because of me. All my trainers, I could not have gotten it without them. It feels incredible to know that someone wants you to play football for them and help you live your dream.”

As a junior in 2019, Dollar led the Fossil Ridge defense with 113 tackles for an average of 11.3 per game, including seven for a loss. Standing six feet tall and weighing 220 pounds, he plays with violence and has a mentality that he wants to “destroy” an opposing player on every play.

Dollar, a team captain, also has good speed for a linebacker, recently clocked at 4.6 seconds in the

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