Having the opportunity to watch many of the athletes in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties when they begin playing football at the youth football level, the Miami Herald will shine the spotlight on many athletes during the spring and summer.
With the chance to see the athletes away from the football field as well, we can bring you up close and personal with some of the top prospects in the nation - right here in our own backyard.
PLAYER: Bryant "B.J." Dubose
CITY: Oakland Park
HEAD FOOTBALL COACH: Donnell Bennett
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: After coming over from Fort Lauderdale after his freshman season, his stock began to rise to the point where this gifted football player is considered as one of the best in the country.
He size, quickness and ability to make plays is something that many began to notice when he was a sophomore, surrounded by some impressive playmakers the Hurricanes had on the roster.
There are several reasons why colleges over the nation covet this athletic football talent. While he doesn't have a lot of experience on the football field, he has utilized his ability to pick things up quickly with production.
This is the kind of defensive end who has the potential to register 15-20 sacks at the next level as he learned and picks up more technique.
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