DE Preston Carr of Person HS (North Carolina) named to scoutSMART High School Football America Preseason Academic All-American Watch List

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Strong-side defensive end Preston Carr of Person High School in Roxboro, North Carolina is the latest addition to the scoutSMART High School Football America Preseason Academic All-American Watch List. Carr, who has committed to the Naval Academy, owns a 3.79 GPA.

Last year, Carr led the Rockets in tackles with 91. He had 9.5 sacks, plus 14 tackles for loss.

“Preston excels both on and off the field.  He has committed to play football next year at the Naval Academy.  Last year, he made NC Mid State 3A All-Conference and NC Mid State 3A Academic All-Conference.”

Jeremy Clayton, Person HS Athletic Director

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Coaches, here’s how you can get involved to honor your student-athletes — simply nominate any of your players who are strong in the classroom and on the field by emailing us at [email protected].

For your student-athlete to be added to our Watch List, please include the following:

  • Student’s Name
  • High School
  • Position
  • Class
  • GPA
  • Test Scores (if available)
  • A short description of their contribution on the field and off

Nominate a Student-Athlete to scoutSMART/High School Football America Preseason All-Academic Watch List

Nominations need to be received by July 20th.

scoutSMART uses its proprietary system that gives high school football student-athletes a scoutSMART FIT Score that analyzes a players’ stats, on-field skills and academics. scoutSMART then provides the information to college football coaches, at all-levels, around the nation.

Coaches, to learn more about scoutSMART, click on this link

2020 Preseason Academic All-American Watch List

Kyle Brown, OG – Ridgeland (Georgia)

Preston Carr, DE – Person (North Carolina)

Paul Davis, SS – Spring Valley (South Carolina)

Weston Howard, WR – Lake Placid (Florida)

Jayden Lucian, WR/Ret. – La Costa Canyon (California)

Kyle Oroni, QB/DB – Batavia (Illinois)

Jacob Price, LB/FB – B.B. Comer Memorial (Alabama)

Gary Satterwhite, C/DT – Farrell (Pennsylvania)

Keoke Toomer, LB – Ben Davis (Indiana)

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