February 26, 2008

Douglass on the verge of producing top talent again

It's been a few years since Oklahoma City Douglass high school produced a division one prospect but it seems that 2009 could see the end of that streak. That's because Willis Alexander's Trojans' are home to 6-foot-4, 210-pound athlete Destin Stewart who features as both a wide receiver as well as a linebacker.

Stewart, who had 24 catches for 467 yards and six touchdowns as a junior, has been receiving interest from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Kansas, and Kansas State. According to Alexander the interest has been somewhat of a mixed bag in regards to where most coaches like the skilled athlete.

"We play him at wide receiver and linebacker. As a wide receiver he isn't an explosive guy, he just makes a lot of plays. At linebacker, he is a great outside linebacker, he isn't a guy that is great at stepping into the hole and taking on an (isolation) play, but if you run away from him that's a mistake cause he'll track the play down," Alexander explained. "He is just an athlete, where he plays in college is going to be one of those deals where people will fit him into what they need."

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