Cundiff has @CoachNinoDBE323 (Coach Anthony White) and the Rebels trending up.
There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank Player of the Week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry.
Independence Bank has a goal of achieving everyday excellence, and this week we are focusing on a player whose performance exceeded expectations in 2019 and who will be vitally important to Atherton’s success in 2020. Today, we are focusing on Class of 2021, LB, Brayden Cundiff from Louisville’s Class 5A football team, the Atherton High School Rebels.
Cundiff’s Atherton Rebels are located right down the road from an Independence Bank branch on 3901 Shelbyville Road. Go and visit the most rapidly growing bank in the commonwealth of Kentucky, Independence Bank. Independence Bank has started a revolution in the banking industry.
Atherton, following the 2018 season, changed ship-captains. They hired a real up and comer of a football coach in Anthony White, a.k.a “Nino.”
The thought was that Coach Nino would use his deep connections in the Louisville Youth Leagues to pull talent to the Atherton roster. When that happens to the full extent Nino is capable of making that happen, Atherton will be a force with which to reckon on their part of the 5A playoff bracket.
First things first…they have to solve the South Oldham riddle. That could be said about any Class 5A team in that particular region.
Brown’s Rebels over-performed in 2019, which is a fine compliment to Coach Nino. The Rebels finished 5-up and 5-down before dropping a first-round game to South Oldham, a team who’s roster was loaded in 2019 and which is accustomed to practicing on Thanksgiving Day if you catch our drift.
One reason the Rebels were as good as they were was the play of its second-level superstar, Brayden Cundiff. Cundiff had around 90-tackles on the year, in his 11-games of action, and forced the team’s only forced-fumble to go along with his 3 QB-sacks.
Cundiff will have some offensive help returning for his senior year. QB, Zander Blue returns for one more tour and Blue is dual-threat capable and has the athleticism to both throw it effectively and break team’s down with his mobility when forced to take that path.
Can Cundiff and Blue lead the Rebels to a winning 2020-season and a round or two of playing at home come playoff time? Clearly they play at the level to make a big difference. Perhaps most importantly they have enough support from the press-box and sideline to make that a reality too.
Congratulations to Brayden Cundiff, both for his Revolutionary Play in 2019 and that which is to come in 2020, all of which has earned him this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Why don’t you come by, really soon, and see your friends at Independence Bank.
This is Coach HB Lyon, reporting for Kentucky Prep Gridiron and reminding you that WE’RE JUST CALLING IT LIKE WE SEE IT!