Rising Star, Athlete Daelyn Early, Woodlawn Middle School (Baton Rouge)

Daelyn Early is a 5’10 180lbs Athlete that is 14 years old. He is in the 8th grader at Woodlawn and boast a 4.0 gpa. During the junior high bowl game he was a ferocious edge rusher. He wreaked havoc on the east offense having 2.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles. He has to ability to move all over the defensive front 7 whether its linebacker or a 3 technique.

What or who got you to start playing football?

” I garnered interest watching football and my dad pushed me to try it.”

How long have you been playing football?

” I have been playing football since i was 8 years old.”

What positions do you play?

” I play running back, defensive end, and linebacker.”

What NFL player do you like watching?

” I love watching Demario Davis and Patrick Queen play.”

What is the most challenging aspect of football of football to you?

” Being on fire off the edge then i start getting double or tripled team to slow me down.”

What is a strength that you have in your game?

” I would say my physical strength is one of the best things in my game right now.”

What is something you’re working on to improve your game?

” I realize i need to be quicker and faster as a player.”

What are your current football goals?

” Right now is to at least go D1 as an athlete.”

What’s your dream schools?

” I would say Oregon, Lsu, and Texas.”

What’s your favorite activity outside of football?

” Outside football I enjoy playing basketball.”

What is your favorite memory from playing football?

” When I had 5 touchdowns in a single game.”

What is something you would say that football has taught you?

” Football has taught me to become a better person so i can become more fitiing with my teammates.”