Kyle Oroni of Batavia High School in Illinois is the first quarterback to be named to the scoutSMART® High School Football America Preseason Academic All-American Watch List. The senior-to-be quarterback owns a 4.38 GPA in the classroom.
In his first year as a starter at QB, Oroni, one of four brothers to play for Batavia High, led the Bulldogs to the Illinois Class 7A state quarterfinals where they lost to eventual state champ Nazareth Academy. He completed 53-percent of his passes with 17 touchdowns. Oroni, who began his career as a defensive back, also ran for 304 yards and four scores.
“Kyle is an incredible student as well as great high school athlete and football player. He has excelled and led in the classroom throughout his 4 years at BHS and will have great options after due to his efforts and focus. One of our 2020 Team captains in football he has done an amazing job of keeping everyone connected to the team during this difficult time. The last in a long line of Oroni brothers to attend and play football at Batavia, he has made many of the programs at Batavia better by being involved! We are honored that Kyle has been chosen for this recognition.”Dennis Piron, Batavia head coach
Kyle Oroni Highlights
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
- 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.