Recruiting: Archbishop Shaw’s Raymond Howard commits to Air Force football program
Archbishop Shaw’s Raymond Howard may not possess the so-called ideal measurables, but he does have the desired attitude and aptitude to be an excellent lineman.
The 6-foot-3, 275-pound offensive lineman committed Saturday to Air Force.
#AGTG After a Great visit to Colorado Springs, CO I have decided to commit to The United States Airforce Academy @awestbankthing @Shaw_Gridiron @CoachLobotzke @RecruitLouisian #BoltUp #Diesel 📍HOME pic.twitter.com/mmH6xEHDIW
— Raymond Howard (@Raymond_67_) July 29, 2023
Howard boasts a 4.0 GPA, squats 415 pounds and bench presses 325. His smarts translate to the field where Howard does not repeat the same mistake. A true student-athlete, he switches to nasty mode once he steps between the white stripes. Howard grades highly each outing and is capable of playing anywhere along the offensive line. However, center may be his ultimate landing spot.
A four-year starter for the Eagles, Howard gives max effort on each play. He engages and drives opponents off the ball, also capable of pancake blocks. With good feet, he can pull and trap. Howard plays with good balance.
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