Signee Breakdown: Adonis Boone

IMG_20171220_060251Photo Courtesy of Adonis Boone’s Twitter Account (@Ajb1_)

Adonis Boone, as it stands, is the only OL in this class. That could change by the time February rolls around, but Petrino found a brute in the 6’5 285 lbs Boone.

As a run blocker, he is devastating. Watching him hit a defender is like watching a bulldozer run over a mouse. I’ve heard the term pancake block and when I watch his highlights, I see it. He sent defenders flying to the ground. There’s no doubt he has a mean streak and that is a necessity for an OL in my opinion.

As a pass blocker he has good footwork. What’s interesting about him is he doesn’t give ground as much as most linemen do in pass protection. Instead, he attacks.

I saw him get his hands on a defender numerous times and literally throw that person to the ground. When I say throw, I mean throw. He’s got a lot of upper body strength.

IMG_20171221_232310Photo Courtesy of Adonis Boone’s Twitter Account (@Ajb1_)

The attitude he has as a blocker is what I love most about Adonis Boone. He’s out to maul any and all comers. His footwork is good. I believe he will have to learn a little more technique though because he won’t always be able to overpower defenders at this level. Luckily he has a great teacher in Mike Summers.

UofL got a guy with a lot of upside. I’d guess he red shirts to learn under Summers and maybe get a little bigger, but time will tell.

Check out his Hudl highlights below and see what you think.


Posted on December 22, 2017, in Cardinal Athletics, Football, Louisville Athletics, Recruiting and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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