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July 9, 2011
Stout impressive on camp circuit
Its been a busy and productive spring/summer for Atlee's Cole Stout. The rising senior (Class of 2012) lineman has been a frequent participant on the camp/combine circuit and he is hoping that his impressive showings will start to payoff with increased interest from colleges and recruiters.
The 6-foot-3, 265 pound two-way lineman is also a standout track and field athlete (All-Metro for shot-put and discuss), and excels in the classroom as well. Once some of the colleges from around the region realize the total package that Stout brings to the table, offers should start rolling in!
As we mentioned above Stout has been a mainstay on the camp circuit, haven been to Virginia, East Carolina, James Madison, Old Dominion, William & Mary, Liberty among others. He doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon with more camps lined up for Delaware, Wake Forest, Towson and a return trip to James Madison. At just about every stop he has graded out well, often finishing among the top performers in the bench press (he did 29 'reps' at ECU), ran 4.5 shuttle at William & Mary and 5 flat 40 at James Madison. At Virginia he impressed with an 8-foot-1 broad jump. Stout took home the Defensive Line MVP award at the University of Richmond's "Big Man Camp" last month.
Other accolades from the camp circuit include being named at the third most powerful prospect at the Virginia National Underclassmen Combine, where he benched 24 reps. Combine Stouts impressive testing results with impressive showings in the one-on-one drills and its easy to see why many schools are showing interest. So far he is hearing from Cornell, Liberty, Richmond, Virginia and Old Dominion the most.
Stout's on the gridiron resume' is impressive as well. As a junior he earned first team all-district honors at defensive tackle after recording 74 tackles, 22 for loss, 14 quarterback hurries, seven sacks, four blocked kicks and three forced fumbles for the Raiders. This following a sophomore campaign when he notched 69 tackles, 15 for loss, 13 hurries, six sacks, three forced fumbles, two blocked kicks and one tipped pass.
Stay tuned to VirginiaPreps.com for more updates!
Check out the VirginiaPreps.com Video Vault for a link to video highlights from Stout's junior season!
Related: Stout true two way student athlete
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