Posted On: 07/9/19 3:46 AM
Few skills are more valuable to a running back at any level than decisiveness. Holes can close quickly on even the fastest of players and early penetration can cause hesitation that good defenders know how to exploit. In tight spaces it pays to make decisions quickly and without hesitation. Isaiah Smith of Benilde-St. Margaret’s does this consistently well.
The 5’10” 190lb. rising senior ran a laser-timed 4.64 forty yard dash at a Nike The Opening event in Oakland and the time seems to fit his Hudl film. Smith runs away from cats with a burst that’s visually aided by his smaller stature. Isaiah Smith’s foot turnover and upright running style make him look a little like Nelly’s character Earl Meggett from Th