Seven Texas highschool soccer gamers, one proper after the opposite, have revealed this week they’ve obtained College of Washington scholarship affords.
All besides one have been defensive gamers. Some have been teammates. Most have been 4-star recruits. All have been desired prospects.
Nonetheless, only one had a reputation not like another, that folks will not neglect so long as he performs, that most certainly is considered one of a sort, each first and final — he is Legend Journey.
If that wasn’t sufficient, he goes by the nickname “Bigtime,” which, if he got here to the UW, he ultimately would line up at edge rusher reverse a man who goes by “Showtime.”
This creatively named 6-foot-3, 250-pound soccer participant comes from Summit Excessive Faculty, considered one of 5 locations of upper studying in Arlington’s Mansfield Faculty District dedicated to a Friday Evening Lights setting, with Legend Journey discovered some 30 miles southwest of Dallas.
That is proper, from Texas’ largest metropolis, it is only a 30-minute journey down a few freeways to see this teenager named Journey.
The Summit teaching workers, at our request, is scrambling for a again story in regards to the naming of this child, a Class of 2024 recruit who holds 11 scholarship affords.
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His record of suitors consists of California, Houston, Mississippi, North Texas, Oklahoma State, SMU, TCU, Texas Tech, UAB, USTA and Washington.
For a 5-6 Summit Jaguars group that performs on the 5A stage, Journey comes off a junior season by which he got here up with 54 tackles, together with 14 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks, and a pair of move break-ups, 3 compelled fumbles, a fumble restoration and a blocked field-goal try.
Plus he has that really unforgettable title. Whoever will get him as a participant ought to put the entire thing on the again of his jersey.
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