While the Coronavirus is dictating high school football, across the country, we can understand the need for ongoing exposure.
Because we promote high school football in south Florida year-round, there is no need to stop right now.
In the coming weeks, we will have a brief look at the school in south Florida in a segment that we call “QUICK HITS”.
Today, our “QUICK HITS” is back in Miami-Dade County with a look at Hialeah Gardens.
SCHOOL: Hialeah Gardens Gladiators
HEAD COACH: Greg Magner
2019 RECORD: 6-4
WHO ARE WE LOOKING AT FOR 2020
2021 - Marvin Machado, FB/LB
2022 - Chris Barrata, OL/DL
2021 - Damion Bell, TE/LB
2021 - Patrick Bowens, RB/DB
2022 - Tony Hernandez, RB/LB
2022 - Dannyal Leiva, RB/DB
2022 - Zerek's Marquez, WR/LB
2022 - Brian Perez, RB/LB
2021 - George Ramos, QB/FS
2021 - Joshua Vanegas, OL/DL
Summary: It is not that easy to build and maintain a football program in these days of transfers and athletes searching for something that may not be there in the first place.
To build a program and keeping it going is to have prospects who love the game, have passion, but are realistic what they want out of their time at the high school level.
There is no getting around the fact that many of the prospects competing into their senior year want to advance to the next level and play in college, which is a great thing. But we have to understand that Power 5 schools are NOT the only programs offering scholarships and providing a place to get a quality education and play this great game.
Coach Magner is a veteran – having been around south Florida for decades – and it is refreshing to know that we have coaches like him who continue to do all this for the student/athletes. We simply do not have enough of them.
CHECK OUT OTHER DAILY QUICK HITS: https://larryblustein.com/quick-hits/quick-hits-how-is-your-favorite-program-looking-for-the-2020-season