RB Torrance Davis from Cleveland Glenville was impressive last night against Olentangy Liberty High School. Persistent, persistent, and persistent.
He scored twice on short runs and ended the night with 139 rushing yards. Liberty did a good job of stopping him at the LOS. Glenville’s blocking broke down at times. Really believe Liberty punished him.
For me, the story is – that Torrance has bought into the process. Enjoyed my brief chat before the game. Much different from first time his freshman year at his first varsity scrimmage. Never could decide whether it was shyness or attitude back then. Much different last night – for the good.
Now listed at 6’2-205. Looks every bit of that. Passes the eyeball test, for real, as a running back.
Last night, and on HUDL (Euclid game), Torrance is always going forward. Breaks tackles. Excellent balance. Getting hit before he could get started, but still managed to get some yards. Explosive on contact. Good hands. Played some wide out against Euclid.
On one touchdown run, he was stopped at the LOS. Bounced back three yards and exploded on second effort to score.
Torrance needs to improve 5th gear. Excellent burst thru the LOS, but needs to improve that last burst. Also needs to improve his overall speed. Good quickness and power, but needs to get faster.
Coach Ginn has played some at linebacker, and he could play LB on the next level. Have not watched him enough at LB to say, but he is tough and has good initial quickness to get to the ball.
Torrance showed much poise last night. Frustrated at one point, but he started re-focusing. All the part of the maturity process. Like his focus.
At 6’2-205 and athletic and physical, Torrance Davis has a chance to be an MSR top RB in the Ohio Class of 2020. Needs to keep getting faster, but he has all of the tools, including maturity, to a very profile player in the Ohio Class of 2020.