Lavon Coleman (5'11/210) steps on to the field and has the look of a premier
running back. From the thick legs to the chiseled torso, Coleman is built to
carry the rock. Once the game starts, he doesn't disappoint. Blessed with
excellent balance, strength and vision as well as quick feet, Coleman can fight
through the first line of tacklers to consistently rip off long runs despite not
having breakaway track speed.
Coleman was held out of last week's game for precautionary reasons with a thigh
bruise, and Lompoc's head coach Andrew Jones seems to be making a concerted
effort to limit the wear and tear on Coleman during the regular season. All that
said, Coleman still ripped off nearly 200 yards in under 20 carries in the first
game of the season against Arroyo Grande.
Here are some of the highlights of him in action, but if you want to watch the
full game and get an idea of how Coleman can wear down a defense, all of FOX
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Scott began with Scout as the Southeast Regional Manager in 2002. In addition to his recruiting responsibilities, Scott developed and ran the National Scout Combine series from 2005 thru 2008. Scott has been Director of Scouting since 2006 and oversees the Recruiting Rankings for Scout.
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