Big Back, Big Yards

Big Back, Big Yards

Dorian Brown of Thompson Valley High School in Loveland, Colorado has the measurables and production to gain major D1 attention.

Thus far, during his high school career, junior running back Dorian Brown of Thompson Valley has not seen many wins, but he has logged a ton of yards.  The 6-1 225 pound banger, with sprinter's speed, rushed for over 1,500 yards last season as a sophomore and he is currently on track to rush for 2,000 yard this season.  Six games in, Brown already has close to 1,200 yards rushing while averaging just under 200 yards a game.  What makes these numbers even more impressive is that they are attained against defenses set up to stop Brown.  Of late, Brown is on a tear rushing for over 200 yards in four straight games. So far this season Brown has a high game of 259 yards, but that does not beat games of 319 and 441 yards posted last year.

The numbers only tell a part of the story, as good as Brown's production is, his measurables may even be better.  Currently, Brown reports a bench press in the 400 pound range and a forty in the 4.4s.  The big back has had the opportunity to show his speed multiple times in his career as he has he has gone on many full field scampers.  For his career, Brown is averaging right at nine yards a carry. 

Brown's combination of size and speed, as well as yards, has not gone unnoticed. D1s across the nation have been in contact.  The likes of LSU, Nebraska, UCLA, Notre Dame and in state schools Colorado and Colorado State are all showing interest. 

Although his Thompson Valley squad is in the midst of another tough season, Brown's impressive skill set will bring offers as more and more schools learn about the big, big play back. Recommended Stories

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