If I were to draw a picture of what a middle school, rising high school offensive tackle should appear, I would probably be drawing a picture of Dylan peck. He his long, lean, has plus length, good feet, and is athletic for a big man at his stage of development. Enjoy this look at one of the premier OL or DL (for that matter) in the class of ’26 commonwealth-wide. Enjoy the feature. HB.
We saw this featured athlete perform for Team Kentucky Future Stars in its annual classic with the Tennessee counterpart. We believed him to be a top-two DE in that class at that time and he did nothing but confirm that prediction for us over the course of his freshman season. What he is poised to do as a sophomore could prove incredible. Enjoy the feature. HB.
It is very important to continually update your database with the upcoming stars of the Kentucky high school football world. This guy is one you will be hearing a lot about going forward. You might do well to go ahead and write down his name. It is Zac Carter and he is a Kentucky Future Star. Enjoy this feature. HB.
Don’t hold us to this, but we believe this is the first c/o ’26 player we have featured and Happy Memorial Day by the way. Cam Thomas and his Team Kentucky Future Star teammates are going to play their Tennessee counterparts in June in Nashville, Tennessee. We hope you will get to Nashville and watch what is incredibly sound and well played football by the best players either state has available. It is football at that grade level like you have never seen it played. You will be amazed. Enjoy the feature. HB.
It is not every day you have rising ninth-grade “Bigs” who appear destined to challenge for early playing time. Then again, not every program has them coming out of MS 6-3, 290, highly decorated at the level of play the player is leaving, and already being followed on Twitter by college programs intent on recruiting the young player in the “not too distant” future. Enjoy this look at an OL who figures to be among the best along the front in his high school graduating class (’25). HB.
As we say farewell to another group of ballers we have covered since they played in middle school, we get to meet and update our database with an entire new class of up-and-coming stars who will play their freshman seasons this coming Fall. Many of these guys will start on Friday Night sometime during their initial campaigns. Some of these guys will start night one, snap one and we aren’t talking about on specials either. Today, we are highlighting a kid we call around the magazine a “No-doubter.” Why? Well, you may have to just read this article and find out. HB.
It is getting Kentucky Future Stars tryout time for this summer’s Kentucky-Tennessee Future Stars Classic. No other all-star event more accurately represents the hierarchy in each of the respective graduating classes and no other event provides the future networking as Future Stars. HB.
Austin Oppel is a former Team Kentucky Future Star who we have followed on KPGFootball for years. He is tearing up the 6A classification and has the Green Wave looking to get out to a 2-0 start. Enjoy this look at a kid whose name is one you will certainly continue to hear as the year goes along. HB.
This week’s “Revolutionary Player of the Week” is a top-flight, 2022 SDE playing for Louisville’s Male High School. His name is Selah Brown. This is a kid ranked a 4-star national recruit by many of the most established recruiting services and one consistently ranked among the very best with his hand in the dirt playing along the defense’s line of scrimmage in his graduating class throughout the commonwealth. This feature is brought to you weekly by the folks over at Independence Bank. Go on by and see our friends and thank them, not just for this series, but for the outstanding services and products which have started a revolution in the banking industry.
Ethan Phillips is a gifted player we covered when he was playing for Team Kentucky Future Stars. Programs don’t get quality, up and coming, offensive line talent like this all the time. Programs like Ft. Thomas Highlands gets players like this more than most. That is why they seem to always be winning championships. Enjoy the article. HB.