The Tri-Parish is set to have a bevy of outstanding athletes showcase their abilities this year & there is a lot of buzz about how much talent that will be on display this season in the area. Brandon Legendre & Ja’Khi Douglas are the two notables in the tri-parish that have over 40 offers combined, but there are many more prospects in the area that will catch the eye of many this season.
1. Brandon Legendre C/O 2019, 5-9, 185 lbs – E.D White High School. Legendre is a 4 year starter that has continued to take his game to another level each year. The University of Louisiana-Lafayette commit was clocked at 4.39 laser in the forty at the Nike Opening & he is one of the most dynamic athletes not just in the tri-parish, but throughout the state. Legendre hold offers from Notre Dame, TCU, West Virginia, Kentucky, & many more big time programs.
2. Ja’Khi Douglas C/O 2020, 5-9, 185 lbs – Terrebonne High School. Douglas is arguably the hottest athlete in the 2020 class after a big summer on the camp circuit. The 4 star athlete can play multiple positions on the field at a high level & he’s a big reason why Terrebonne has a legitimate shot to make a deep run in the playoffs this season. Look for Douglas to have a big season & put himself up there as one of the best to ever come out the tri-parish area. Douglas hold offers from LSU, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi St, Tennessee, Missouri, Washington St, University of Houston, & many more.
3. Brennan Patterson C/O 2019, 5-10, 180 lbs – Vandebilt Catholic. Patterson is a big time athlete that can impact the game in a variety of ways. This kid is super dangerous in the return game & can take the distance at any given moment when his number is called on offense. Patterson is the best defensive back in the tri-parish & he takes pride on stopping the opposing team’s best receiver. His physicality to go with his athleticism is what separates him from most defensive backs. Patterson hold offers from Southern, Arkansas Pine-Bluff, & Nicholls St. Also Central Florida, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, & Southern Miss are all recruiting him heavy at the moment.
4. Keshawn James C/O 2019, 5-8, 170 lbs – Terrebonne High School. When you cut on the film & watch James you instantly say to yourself this kid is a playmaker with the ball in his hands. Almost impossible to tackle this kid 1 on 1 in space & can take over a game at any given time. You won’t find too many kids that’s tougher than James & look for him to Terrebonne’s most important piece on offense this season. James hold offers from Nicholls St, & Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Also Southern Miss & the University of Louisiana-Lafayette are recruiting James at the moment.
5. Shawn Hall Jr. C/O 2019, 5-10, 180 lbs – Assumption High School. Hall is the epitome of a true football player. He has a very high football IQ & he’s the hardest hitting defensive back in the tri-parish by a landslide. The Nicholls St. commit is in for a big year & he will play a vital role this season into why that Mustang defense will be one of the best in the area. Hall hold offers from Grambling St & Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Also Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss, SMU, & Southern are all recruiting Hall at the moment.
6. Tyren Young C/O 2020, 5-10, 167 lbs – Thibodaux High School. Young is one of the most underrated athletes in the tri-parish. Line this kid up anywhere on the field & he will make an impact no doubt about it. It’s hard to decifer which position Young is best at because he’s so dynamic at multiple positions. After this season I expect Young to get a lot of attention from schools come the Spring.
7. DE: Le’Kelan Bougere C/O 2019, 6-3, 250 lbs – H.L Bourgeois. Bougere is a load to block because he’s so disruptive. The 1st team all-district performer was one of the best defensive lineman in a very talented 7-5A district last season. I expect Bougere to have a even bigger season this year & give offensive linemen fits all game long. Bougere holds offers from Arkansas Pine-Bluff & Louisiana College.
8. ATH: Anthony Ruffin C/O 2019, 5-10, 170 lbs – Covenant Christian Academy. Ruffin is a heck of an athlete that has made himself a hot commodity as of late. It’s no doubt that defensive back is where Ruffin will play on the next level, but he’s very capable of being explosive with the ball in his hands as well. Ruffin holds an offer from Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Also Nicholls St. is recruiting Ruffin at the moment.
9. RB: Deon Jenkins Jr. C/O 2020, 5-8, 170 lbs – Central Lafourche High School. Jenkins will be the workhorse for that Trojan offense this season. His ability to run between the tackles & catch out the backfield at a high level is what made Jenkins so effective last season. This kid will be arguably the best running back in the tri-parish this season.
10. RB: Ferronte Miller C/O 2021, 5-9, 175 lbs – Thibodaux High School. Miller is one of the most intriguing prospects in the tri-parish. He is a dynamic all purpose back that can line up in the backfield & also at slot receiver. I expect Miller to put up big numbers in that potent Thibodaux offense. Miller is getting interest from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, South Carolina, Nicholls St, & Arkansas Pine-Bluff.
11. RB: Chaz Ward C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School. Ward holds an offer from Louisiana College.
12. DT: Maason Smith C/O 2021 – Terrebonne High School. Smith hold offers from Southern Miss, & University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Also Smith is receiving heavy interest from LSU, Ole Miss, & the University of Virginia.
13. LB: Joshua Ratliff C/O 2019 – Assumption High School.
14. Safety: Trevonte’ Walker C/O 2019 – H.L Bourgeois. Walker holds an offer from Cornell College.
15. WR: Kyren Lacy C/O 2020 – Thibodaux High School. Lacy is being recruited & getting interest from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Nicholls St, Southern Miss, Southern, & University of Houston.
16. LB/G: Aaron Benfield C/O 2019 – E.D White High School.
17. Safety: T.J Ruffin C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School. Ruffin holds an offer from Arkansas Pine-Bluff.
18. LB: Rolaun Richard C/O 2021 – Thibodaux High School.
19. LB: Cullen Butler C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School. Butler is receiving interest from Nicholls St.
20. QB: Ryan Williams C/O 2022 – Ellender High School. Williams is receiving interest from Southern Miss & Arkansas Pine-Bluff.
21. Tackle: Vernon Dorsette C/O 2020 – Assumption High School.
22. DE: Melvin Matthews C/O 2020 – H.L Bourgeois High School. Matthews is receiving interest from Nicholls St.
23. ATH: Michael Clement C/O 2019 – E.D White High School. Clement is receiving interest from Nicholls St.
24. DT: Will Robinson C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School.
25. QB: Jacob Barker C/O 2019 – Central Lafourche High School.
26. Tackle: Jhy Orgeron C/O 2020 – South Lafourche High School. Orgeron is receiving interest from Southern Miss.
27. WR: Ja’Corey Wells C/O 2020 – Vandebilt Catholic.
28. QB: Luke Alleman C/O 2021 – Thibodaux High School.
29. DB: Kwan Allen C/O 2020 – Terrebonne High School.
30. RB/WR: Craig McKinley C/O 2019 – Ellender High School.
31. DE: Truvon Price C/O 2020 – Ellender High School.
32. LB: Chandler Rhodes C/O 2020 – Vandebilt Catholic.
33. WR: Darwin Davis C/O 2020 – Thibodaux High School.
34. ATH: Jahon Johnson C/O 2020 – Ellender High School.
35. ATH: Austin Danos C/O 2020 – South Lafourche High School.
36. WR: Jansen Folse C/O 2020 – Central Lafourche High School.
37. DB: Jakobe Carter C/O 2020 – Terrebonne High School. Carter is receiving interest from Southern.
38. Guard: Timmy Maines C/O 2019 – Vandebilt Catholic.
39. LB: Khalil Brisco C/O 2020 – Thibodaux High School.
40. Guard: Johnny Carter C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School.
41. WR: Courtenay Francis C/O 2019 – Ellender High School.
42. ATH: Colby Chelette C/O 2021 – South Terrebonne High School.
43. WR: Jaylin Lucas C/O 2022 – Terrebonne High School.
44. Tackle/Guard: Kobe Berger C/O 2020 – Thibodaux High School.
45. DE: Daquan Sylvester C/O 2019 – H.L Bourgeois High School.
46. DB: Joshua Holden C/O 2020 – Thibodaux High School. Holden is receiving interest from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette & Nicholls St.
47. ATH: TyShaun Hester C/O 2021 – Ellender High School.
48. LB: Colby Clement C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School.
49. RB: Tyran Cassie C/O 2020 – Assumption High School.
50. WR: Treyveon Johnson C/O 2019 – Terrebonne High School. Johnson holds an offer from Arkansas Pine-Bluff.
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