2011 Intro: Arrington Jenkins
Arrington Jenkins
South Recruiting Analyst
Posted Sep 22, 2009


Arrington Jenkins is an athlete with a lot of speed out of Miami (FL). He is getting attention from many schools and you learn more about him here.

Prospect: Arrington Jenkins

Class: 2011
Location: Miami, Florida
High School: Killian
Position: Defensive End/Outside Linebacker
Size: 6-2/216

Strengths: “My speed, shifting my weight, making quick turns, and getting to the football are my biggest strengths.”
Need to Work On: “Right now I am trying to improve on my coverage skills and my footwork. I will be dropping back into coverage this year because I will be playing a lot more linebacker this year.”
Summer Camps: “The only camp I went to this summer was the Dawg Night Camp at Georgia. I worked out at outside linebacker there and they really liked me. It is a real nice campus, the coaches are cool, and I liked it a lot up there. I am going to go more camps next year, but I just worked out down here this summer with my teammates.”

Recruiting:UCLA, Florida State, Miami, Georgia, Tennessee, Rutgers, and a whole bunch of schools. The first school to show interest was Miami and then FSU was next to start recruiting me. After that everyone started showing interest.”
Offers: “FSU has mentioned an offer will come, but they want me to take my SAT first. I don’t really have any offers yet though.”
Top Schools: “I really like Georgia a lot right now and I also like Miami, Florida State, UCLA, LSU, Tennessee, and Ohio State.”

2008 Stats: “I had about 86 tackles and I had a lot of sacks. I am not sure how many though. I always go after the quarterback.”
2009 Goals: “I just want to go hard all game, have fun, help the team win, and get some offers this year.”

Scout’s Thoughts: Jenkins would like to play outside linebacker on the next level, but he may be recruited as a rush end. He is explosive out of his stance, he gets to the quarterback quickly, and more schools have told him they like him as an end opposed to a linebacker. He is athletic, he likes to hit, and he will be a highly recruited prospect in South Florida in 2011.


Chad Simmons is the Recruiting Analyst for the South Region and he can be reached at ChadSimmons@Scout.com.


Related Stories
Sunshine State First Look 2011: The DL
 -by SunStateFootball.com  Feb 9, 2010
2011 Prospects: Dade County Defense
 -by SunStateFootball.com  Mar 6, 2010
Prospect Report: Coral Park vs. Columbus
 -by SunStateFootball.com  Oct 22, 2010

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from FOXSportsRecruiting.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
OLB Arrington Jenkins (profile)
[View My HotList]