When the 2019 NFL season ended, there were 115 players who were on rosters from south Florida.
From Homestead to Jupiter, this region of the country had triple the amount of talent who were in some form, part of football teams around the league.
For the past two years, McArthur High’s football program has been one of the top programs in south Florida.
While the Mustangs have been up and down over the past five seasons, if you have followed this program over the past 40 years, you understand that they have always had talent, plenty of prospects to choose from and have been in the mix for the playoffs.
2020 has certainly not been a year to brag about.
With the current pandemic this world is going through – and everything that has surrounded it - to so many other negatives that continue to occur daily.
On Monday morning, the south Florida high school football community woke to another piece of this year – where good news has not come to many of us at all.
Once again, south Florida has become a hotbed for under the radar talent that many analysts and recruiting services have not had the chance to watch and explore.
Go to any school in Miami-Dade or Broward County and you will find football talent that will have you shaking your head in amazement at why they haven’t been heavily recruited.
There are so many quality athletes in south Florida, competing in more than one sport is something that you find all the time.
Back in the day, there was never a question when someone wanted to play multiple sports. In fact, it was encouraged. But times changed throughout the years – and each sport demanded year-round attention.
Playing two sports, while it’s still a huge plus, can cost you when missing out on events that are required to keep up with the competition.