DITR: DL Devon Oliver, Parkway High School (Bossier, Louisiana)

Devon Oliver is a remarkable talent both on and off the field. His impressive physical attributes, coupled with his academic achievements, paint a picture of a well-rounded individual. His success in track and field, particularly as a discus champion and multiple-time All-American, speaks to his athleticism and dedication to excelling in multiple sports. On the football field, Devon’s quickness off the line of scrimmage, combined with his speed and strength, make him an intimidating force on the defensive line. His ability to disrupt plays, as proofed by his impressive stats from last season, suggests that he’s a player who can make a significant impact on the game. With his skill set and work ethic, it’s no surprise that he earned First Team All-District honors. His experience in shedding blockers and making plays in the backfield indicates a high football IQ and technical skill. Given his past success and potential for growth, it’s exciting to think about the impact Devon could have in the upcoming season, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see him surpass his previous statistics and continue to dominate on the field.

What are some things you have overcome in life?

“I had a lot of injuries growing up, which caused be to miss my 8th and 10th grade football season.”

What are your biggest accomplishments?

“Not playing two years of football and coming back and having a great season.”

What player do you compare yourself to and why?

“Jalen carter, I feel like we have the same play style.”

What are your plans once you’re done with football and why?

“I plan to major kinesiology and become a physical therapist.”

What are some goals you have for yourself, and your team next season?

“Some goals i have are to be the best defensive tackle in the area and lead the team to the playoffs.”

What do you like about the sport of football and how is it significant to you?

“I’ve always liked watching football so the fact I get to play it is even better.”

What is an interesting fact about you outside of football?

“Im been doing track since i was 8 and I’m a 7x all American in it.”

what is your dream school?


what position do you enjoy playing the most and why?

“Defensive tackle, it’s been my main position and the one I enjoyed playing the most.”

What are some ways your coaches have helped you?

“My coaches have developed me into the amazing player I am right now and player that I can become.”