"Sam Schwartzstein uses position and leverage to make the plays on the
field," says Scout.com Texas recruiting analyst Alan Zepeda. "From his
highlights you see several things that make you like him. First, he is
quick on the attack and gets his hands inside the defender; he has enough pop in
his hands and arms to not only control the defender but at times to knock him
down. By getting his arms on the defender first he gets the initial
contact and the ability to control the situation. Second, he is aggressive
in nature and will follow the defender downfield and look for a second block up
field, a skill most high schoolers lack. He has good footwork, as you can
see him sliding rather effortlessly to keep himself between the quarterback and
"He is a highly developed tackle prospect who could contribute immediately,
though as most offensive linemen he could use the freshman year to grow and
adjust to the speed and size you see in college football," Zepeda adds.
"Overall he is a very good offensive line prospect who plays smart, intelligent
football. He will not make silly penalties and he does a lot of the little
things you want in a lineman."
Check out these three minutes of video highlights from Schwartzstein's junior
season at Southlake (Tex.) Carroll High School. Though he is an offensive
guard prospect at the college level, you will find Schwartzstein (#78) playing
in a two-point stance at left tackle on the Dragons' offensive line.
Sam Schwartzstein Scout Profile
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