DITR: DB Dillon Gray, Captain Shreve High School (Shreveport, Louisiana)DITR: DB

Meet Dillon Gray, a 5’11 125 lbs DB. He attends Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport, LA as a freshmen. He is a rising star in the world of high school football, whose performance at the Gridiron Football Elite Camp has left us buzzing with excitement. From the moment he stepped onto the field, he commanded attention with his fast sprints, precise footwork, and flawless technique. Dillon has a physicality that makes him an intimidating competitor on the field.

How did you get started in football, and what inspired you to play the sport?

I have always loved football since I was a kid and I have always had a passion for it. 

Can you share a memorable moment or game that stands out in your football career so far?

It’s when I won the game winning tackle against our rivals. 

What positions do you enjoy playing the most, and why?

Cornerback because I love getting physical and making big hits. 

How do you balance schoolwork and football during the season?

I complete most of my work during school and after school if I have more left then I finish it.

What aspects of your game do you feel you have improved upon the most since you started playing?

My defense coverage and tackling. 

What are your individual goals for the upcoming football season?

I want to have the most ints in a single season.

Are there any professional football players you look up to, and if so, why? 

Yes, Sauce Gardner because we play the same position and we are both tall and skinny. Also DeVonta Smith because of his speech. It pushes and motivates me the most. You don’t always have to be the biggest and the strongest it’s all about hard work.

How do you stay motivated during practices and training sessions, especially when facing tough drills or exercises?

What motivates me is when I ask myself if I want to make it big to the NFL or win a state championship.

What advice would you give to other young players? 

My advice is to stay on your grades, respect your elders, and work hard.

Aside from football, what is an interesting fact about you? 

An interesting fact about me is that I’m into horses.

Which college would you most like to play for? 

My dream college has always been LSU.

What did it mean to be a part of the Gridiron football camp? 

I was grateful because not everyone has a chance to be invited or be apart of this camp.

What are your biggest strengths on the field? 

My biggest strength is my speed and tackling.

What is the biggest challenge you face on the field? 

The biggest challenge I face is guys that are big as running back.

How has playing football impacted other areas of your life, such as academics and personal?

It helps me stay on my grades and gives me something to do.