Glenbard North coach Ryan Wilkens is building a case for Justin Jackson as the Player of the Year in Illinois.
"I wouldn't trade him for anybody," Wilkens said.
Don't you just wish that once in your lifetime, just once, a coach will look into a camera on national television and deliver a scathing scouting report on his opponent?
It's the reward for all the hours spent in the weight room in March. Or the prize for battling through two-a-days in 95-degree August heat.
How about a backfield with quarterback Otto Graham, halfbacks Red Grange and Buddy Young and fullback Mike Alstott?
Network to televise LIVE coverage of this weekends Class 1A-8A IHSA Football Championships from Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL