In the Colorado Springs area a player to watch for next season is linebacker/fullback Jaden Terry of Doherty High School. The 6-1 219 pound senior to be has seen varsity action since his freshman season and will return for his senior campaign as one of the most experienced players in Colorado Springs. Last season, the two way player put together a very solid year on both sides of the ball as he rushed for 395 yards and five scores while averaging five yards a carry. On defense, Terry was constantly around the ball allowing him to be a consistent playmaker as he registered 81 tackles, nine of which went for losses. Terry caused two fumbles, had an interception and returned a fumble for a score. His play last season earned him All-League honors.
Terry, who also excels in track and field, is one of the top throwers in Colorado and last year captured 3rd place at state, throwing the disc 161-7. At 219 pounds, Terry runs a 4.78 forty and puts up solid weight room numbers, benching 290, squatting 480 and cleaning 290.
Terry wants to "work out hard and try to improve on skills" this offseason and has put together an active itinerary to help make this happen. In May, Terry will attend Football University in Denver and then take part in the Schuman combine. In June, Terry will camp at Nebraska as well as participate in the Nike combine.
Terry's combination of hard work, talent and on the field production has not gone unnoticed as he has received preliminary interest from Kansas State, Arizona State, Washington and Nebraska. Stanford and Brown have sent letters in regard to track and field. Although he has no offers, Terry is especially interested in Nebraska, Colorado, Colorado State, Kansas State and Arizona State.