Raven Flying Under the Radar

Gainesville rising senior Dre Raven is an athletic defensive back prospect who is starting to make some noise in the recruiting world. The 2023 recruit who has been flying under the radar updated us with the latest news around his recruitment.

Who all has offered you?

“Austin Peay State University and Morehouse College.”

Where have you visited? Do you have more visits planned soon?

“ETSU, Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech. “And yes, I plan on going on more visits soon.”

Goals for spring practice?

“Not allowing any catches on me and making my form better.”

Are you camping this summer?

“Yes I most likely will be camping.”

When would you like to make a decision?

“When the best chance for me is available.”

The Scoop

Raven is a tad undersized standing at about 5’10” and 165 lbs., but he more than makes up for it with his quickness. Raven utilizes his change of direction in tandem with his excellent timing, which he was able to jump a few passes last year for an interception. The 2023’s acceleration into his top speed is solid. He shows really good hip quickness and does an excellent job flipping them and sprinting upfield staying step for step with the receiver. You can see his basketball background in full display in those situations. Raven was also a threat on special teams where he returned back one punt, and came up a few yards short last season. Ultimately, Raven will have an excellent opportunity to earn offers this summer. We really like the fluidity and the excellent top-end acceleration to the football, which should bode well for his college potential as a field corner.


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