In Victory Christian Academy’s (Lakeland, FL) final two regular season games, senior quarterback Demeitre Brim has rushed for a total of 421 yards and totaled seven touchdowns. Brim is a big-time playmaker for the Storm offense, and he is hoping for a chance to be a playmaker in UVa’s offense as well.
“I feel like offense is my heart,” Brim said. “I feel like I’m better on offense, but a lot of people are telling me I have more potential on defense with my agility and footwork.
“I talked with Coach [Jeff] Hanson about it and I was telling him I feel I’m a better athlete and playmaker on offense. He said he would never let position get in the way of recruiting me, so if I want a chance on offense I could get it. I’m not sure what position I would play. I know they run a pro-style offense and I’m better at the spread as a quarterback. Maybe tight end or slot receiver.”
Unless Brim wows on offense, it would seem most likely that he ends up on defense, where the staff originally targeted him to play. The 6’3″, 200-pound senior was offered by Virginia as an outside linebacker, although safety is also a possibility. He starts at safety for the Storm.
“The coaches said they would try me at both,” Brim said, referring to outside linebacker and safety. “Watching LaRoy Reynolds, they were saying he is a converted safety, I like the way he plays. I don’t have a problem playing that position.”
Brim watched Reynolds and the rest of the Cavaliers football team in person against Miami. Virginia certainly came to play, defeating the Hurricanes 28-21.
“I was really shocked,” Brim said. “I didn’t know they would play like that. I went down with a couple of friends. They are Miami fans. We were in...
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