By Robert Przybylo
It’s been a weird week for me when it comes to the Super 30. Through no master plan or anything (or so I say), I managed to go six straight days without profiling one of the Super 30 kids.
But I have a seen a bunch of these kids do their thing and wanted to add my thoughts on some of them.
No. 22 Brayle Brown, Shawnee: Scott Wright and myself are both products of the Shawnee newspaper, so the ‘Brown’ name is like royalty there.
With good reason as the family has meant a lot to the success of the Wolves program, and Brayle is the latest to add to that legacy.
I was amazed watching Brown as a sophomore to see how big he is compared to how small (but dynamic) Tucker was. But Brayle has all the tools to be a top quarterback.
He’s also had a couple of real good receivers to throw it to in Brett Davis two years ago and Saulyer Saxon last year.
The Wolves are losing a lot from last year’s solid team. You add that with the move up to 6A, and we’re going to see how good of a leader Brayle is this year. I wouldn’t bet against him.
No. 20 Jake Love, Tonkawa: Saw him play one time last year, made a lasting impression in leading the Bucs to the Class A state championship. Like most kids on this list, where he is excelling at high school won’t be where he’ll be tearin’ it up in college.
I love watching Love run at running back. He has such power and is very quick to hit the hole and then go. And good luck trying to tackle that locomotive.
However, his future is at defense and linebacker for Kansas. That’s not to say he hasn’t done it for Tonkawa there, either, as his monster hit in the championship was one of the best sights and sounds of the football season.