IAA Winter Showcase: Defensive Standouts
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Byron Baldwin Jr MD #52 DB #15 HEIGHT 5'11" WEIGHT 175 POS DB CLASS 2025 View Profile Byron Baldwin Jr Twitter State: Maryland School: Calvert Hall Broad Jump: 8’9″ Pro-Agility: 4.5s 20-Yard Split: 2.94s Byron showed effective jam technique at…
Broad Jump: 8’9″
20-Yard Split: 2.94s
Byron showed effective jam technique at the line and stayed in the hip of the receiver during his reps. He was just as tall or taller than the receivers at the showcase allowing him to create a mismatch on the defensive side of the ball. One thing that stood out about Baldwin in his technique is that he was sure to turn his head once in position, instead of getting the P.I. flag.
Broad Jump: 9’8″ (Record)
20-Yard Split: 2.71s
Struve is a competitor and it shows through his reps. He was constantly on the line for another rep at DB and showed up to win most of his reps. With short routes he brings the aggressiveness needed to push the receiver off his mark and disrupt the timing off the play. On deeper routes he uses patience and awareness to break on the ball, or close on the receiver at his break. I really like his back pedal technique and hand placement in press. He stays square to the receiver until the ball is in the air.
Broad Jump: 8’9″
20-Yard Split: 2.81s
Greene showed good make up speed and playing through the hands during 1-on-1s. He doesn’t give up on plays and lays it all out there to get a finger on the ball. He is focused on the receiver and keeps his eyes locked on the hips.
West was dominant from the edge position. He showed speed and power and beat blockers with generic moves, speed and bull rush. He was a clear mismatch for most of his opponents. Every time I see West in person he’s bigger and better. West just recently landed his 3rd offer from Indiana, expect him to land a few more before the 2023-2024 season starts.
Broad Jump: 8’11”
20-Yard Shuttle: 2.61s
Dionjra was like a shadow in coverage to the receivers. He keeps his feet and hands buzzing and maintains a good pad level to stick with his receivers with ease. On short routes he’s aggressive with his hands and will end the play before it even gets started. He keeps his hands at hip level allowing him to be a little more handsy without affecting the receivers too much.