2024 TE/Slot Maddox Perine: Lincoln HS (WV)
Lincoln High School's standout player, Maddox Perine, is making waves in the world of high school football. With an impressive record and a bright future ahead, Perine is a name to remember in the gridiron community. We had the privilege of sitting down with the young athlete to get his insights on his journey and aspirations.
Maddox's Stats Don't Lie
Maddox Perine, a versatile TE/Slot player standing at 6'2" and weighing 220 pounds, has been making a significant impact on the field. This season, he's amassed 347 receiving yards with an impressive 86% catch rate. His ability to make big plays happen is evident, as he's found the end zone five times, averaging an impressive 18.3 yards per catch.
Highlight Reel Moments
When asked about his best moments in high school football so far, Perine didn't hesitate to share. "In our first game of the season last year, my first touchdown was my first catch of the season and was a West Virginia MetroNews Top 10 Play," he exclaimed. But it wasn't just about the highlights. Perine cherishes the moments of unity and victory, particularly beating their county rival RCB at home on military appreciation night while sporting camo uniforms.
Strength and Skills
Perine knows what makes him a formidable player. "I feel physically I have developed myself into what I need to be to succeed on the field," he stated. He attributes his success to being both athletic enough to make big plays happen and strong and big enough to assist his offensive line when required. He takes pride in his ball skills, agility, and speed, which, when combined with his football IQ, have improved tremendously over the last two seasons.
Collegiate Interest and Commitment Factors
Colleges have taken notice of Perine's talent. He's received interest from schools like Fairmont State, Glenville State, and Waynesburg, and even had the opportunity to attend a WVU camp. When it comes to his college commitment, Perine values the interest and focus a college program has on his personal development as a player. It's clear that his dedication to the game is unwavering.
Team and Aspirations Beyond Football
Perine attributes much of his success to the support and competition within his circle of friends. "My friends motivate me the most out of anyone," he shared. Their daily challenges and camaraderie have played a significant role in his development as a player. They push each other to greatness daily.
Beyond the football field, Perine has aspirations to become a successful man and the best version of himself. It's evident that he's not only dedicated to excelling in football but also in life.
As Maddox Perine continues to shine on the gridiron, colleges will undoubtedly continue to show interest. His commitment to personal growth and his passion for the game make him a promising prospect for any program lucky enough to have him.
Follow him in Twitter @MaddoxPerine; this young athlete's journey is just beginning.