Listed below, are current FUEL Athletes that have been trained, developed and enhanced by the FUEL Sports Perfomance program. These athletes have demonstrated the dedication and commitment to In-SeasonTraining, Off-Season Training, Skill Enhancement Training (SET), Progressive Skill Development Training, Speed.Agility.Quickness (SAQ) and R.I.S.E-OT Weight Training. #LeaveItOnTheField #Success
Devon is regarded as one of the nation's top prospects in the class of 2017. In his freshman season, Devon accumulated more 1,400 All-Purpose yards and accounted for fourteen (14) touchdowns while playing Quarterback, Running Back, Tight End and Wide Receiver. Recently named to the CBS MaxPreps Sophomore All-American team after his 2014 campaign where accumulated more than 1,200 All-Purpose yards and ten (10) touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball. Defensively, he racked up over seventy (71) tackles, one (1) interception, six (6) pass break-ups and four (4) tackles for loss from the Free Safety position. Holds more than fifty (50) offers and is ranked as the number one (1) Player in the State, the number one (1) Athlete in the Nation and the number five (5) overall Prospect in the Nation.
Currently: Virginia Tech
Shon is regarded as one of the nations top prospects at the Quarterback position. After a breakout freshman campaign (2,441 yards and thirty-nine (39) TD's), Shon was named to the CBS MaxPreps Pre-Season Sophomore All-American team. In 2014, Shon improved on his previous season by throwing for 2,711 yds and thirty-six (36) TD's. As a sophomore, Shon has a career record of twenty-nine wins and three (3) losses (29-3). Shon is a two (2) time First Team All Conference 9 Quarterback selection, a two (2) First Team All 5a South Region selection and a two (2) time First Team All-Tidewater Quarterback selection. Shon holds four (5) offers and is ranked as the number seventeen (17) Player in the State, number fourteen (14) Dual-Threat Quarterback in the Nation. Shon is currently ranked as a consensus Three-Star prospect by 247Sports.com and Scout.com.
Currently: William and Mary.
Wayne is rated as the one the best prospect in country for the class of 2016 by Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com. A consensus, Four-Star prospect, Wayne is currently ranked as the number seven (7) Player in the State, the number eighteen (18) Cornerback in the Nation and the 247th overall prospect in the Nation by Rivals.com. Wayne had a tremendous 2014 season where he exploded on the offensive side of the ball. He is known for his defensive skills, but this year he showed versatility as he caught thirty-one (31) receptions for 733 yards and nine (9) touchdowns. Defensively, he had twenty-two (22) pass break-ups and five (5) interceptions while covering the opposing teams best offensive threat. He is a two (2) time First Team All Conference 17 selection and this year was First Team at both Defensive Back and Wide Receiver. Also, Wayne is a two (2) First Team All 4A South Region Selection and First Team 4A All State selection at Defensive Back. Wayne was selected to the First Team All-Tidewater team as well in 2014. He currently holds twenty (20) offers from schools across the power 5 conferences.
Update: Wayne was recognized as the Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year, Abe Goldblatt All Tidewater Player of the Year, Eastern District Player of the Year, 4a South Region Player of the Year, MaxPreps All-American, MaxPreps Medium School All-American, PARADE First Team All-American and USAToday Team Virginia Player of the Year.
Currently: Transfer to James Madison University via Ohio State.
Malik Butts is one of Virginia's most electrifying rushers in the state. He is a premier running back in the class of 2016 in the state of Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. This year, Malik was a Second Team All Coastal conference Running Back selection. He has been the primary offensive weapon for a perennial 5A powerhouse. Malik, has helped lead Salem to a 26-4 record over the past two (2) years as they have advanced to the state semi-finals in consecutive years. This year he exploded on the scene, with over 1,3oo rushing yards and nineteen (19) touchdowns, while racking up over 400 receiving yards from the backfield.. Malik currently holds four (4) offer from Old Dominion, Richmond, Wake Forest and Norfolk State with more sure to follow.
Currently: Norfolk State University.
After a tremendous 2013 season, rushing for 1,558 yards and twenty-eight (28) touchdowns, Deshawn improved on that mark in 2014. He became the most decorated back at Oscar F. Smith High School by capturing the career rushing, single season rushing, rushing touchdowns and single game rushing records in 2014. He rushed for 2,085 and twenty-nine (29) touchdowns. Deshawn is a two (2) time First Team All-Tidewater selection, two (2) time First Team All Conference 9 selection, two (2) time First Team All 6A region selection and two (2) time Conference 9 Offensive Player of the Year. Deshawn was the Co-State offensive Player of the year in the 6A region. Ranked as a Four-Star prospect by Rivals.com and is currently the number fifteen (15) Player in the State and the thirty-third (33) ranked Player at his Position nationally. Deshawn held more than fifteen (15) offers from schools from across the power five (5) conferences. He is committed to Virginia Tech.
Currently: Virginia Tech
Trevon "Da Beast" Hill had arguably one of the best 2013 season by a defensive end in Mid-Atlantic region. Tre had sixty-seven (67)tackles, with twenty-three (23) of them coming by way of sacks. Tre's physical presence and quick first step was a nightmare for any offensive tackle in the region. Tre was a First Team All-Tidewater and First Team All-Beach selection. Going into the 2014 season, Tre was primed to have a monster season with garnering the post season accolades from the previous year. Tre is currently ranked as a Four-Star prospect by 247Sports.com as the number twelve (12) Player in the State, the number thirteen (13) Weak-side Defensive End in the Nation and the 226th overall prospect in the Nation. Tre held over twenty (20) offers from schools across the power five (5) conferences. Tre is committed to Virginia Tech.
Currently: Virginia Tech
Yulee is widely regarded as the best pure inside linbacker in the country for the class of 2016. Freshly removed from a 2014 season where he dominated his opposing competition, Quan earned a share of the Defensive Player of the Year for the PenSouth conference. He had an outstanding year at middle linebacker where he racked up 123 tackles; with twenty-five resulting in losses. Quan also intercepted three (3) passes in which two (2) of them he returned for touchdowns. He was an First Team All-Tidewater selection at Linebacker this year. Jaquan is a two (2) time CBS MaxPreps All-American selection. In 2013 he was a Sophomore All-American and followed up this season being selected as a part of the 2014 First Team Junior All-American selection. Jaquan is currently ranked as a Four-Star prospect by 247Sports.com, Rivals.com, ESPN.com and Scout.com. He is the number three (3) Player in the State, the number two (2) Inside Linebacker in the Nation and the 54th overall prospect in the Nation. Jaquan holds twenty-eight (28) offers from schools across the power five (5) conferences.
Currently: Marshall University
Elijah Blue may be one of the state of Virginia's best kept secrets. He is a long, rangy cornerback that can fit into any defensive scheme. At 6'2", he can cover almost any receiver that lines up in front of him. His sophomore and junior campaigns at Norview netted him major college attention over the past two season. His, Junior season was a big season in helping lead the Norview Pilots to a 12-2 mark and the eastern district championship. Blue had nine (9) pass break-ups, four (4) interceptions and forty-eight (48) tackles from his cornerback position. Blue is currently ranked as a three-star prospect and number thirty (30) in the state of Virginia by Rivals.com. Blue currently holds three (3) offers with more to follow.
In his 2015 season, Blue was the Eastern District Co-Defensive player
of year. He was first team all conference, first team all district and first team all region. He led the pilots in interceptions with six (6).
Currently: Old Dominion University.
Class of 2013 Andre "Dre" Dessenberg was an All-state wide receiver for the 14-1, 2012 Ocean Lakes High School state-runner-up football team. He caught 80 passes for 1,168 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior. In doing so, he broke the Virginia Beach High School football record for touchdown receptions in a season held by Plaxico Burress and Percy Harvin. During that 2012 season, he garnered All-Tidewater and All-beach accolades.
Andre had a stellar freshman year were he helped lead the Tigers through the FCS playoffs into the National Championship game. With his efforts in leading the team in receiving through the playoffs, he was named to the College Sports Journal Freshman All-American team after his season.
As a Sophomore Andre led the team in recieving with 29 receptions, 3 Touchdowns and 236 yards.
Update: Currently a Junior, Andre was third on the team in recieving with 28 receptions, 2 Touchdowns and 392 yards.
Dre came to FUEL Sports Performance to improve on his speed, running mechanics, body build and an overall understanding to the approach of the game of football.
Currently: Townson University
Dazmine Palmer emerged as one of the best running backs in Virginia in the year 2015. He is an explosive athlete that can play both sides of the ball, with a nose for the endzone. As a running back, he rushed for 2,o94 yards and 28 touchdowns. He was a First Team All 4A South Region, First Team All Tidewater, First Team All 757 and First Team All Conference 17 Running Back selection. He has garnered the attention of many recruiters and currently has several offers to choose from. Dazmine held offers from Hampton, VMI and James Madison University.
Currently: Transfer to Virginia State via Virginia Military Institute.
"Tuck" is one the most dynamic defensive players in Hampton Roads. He was a pivotal part of the state runnner-up and 4A South championship team. He is a versatile linbacker (hybrid rover) that can strike an oppenent or he can turn and run with any back out of the back field. The tenacious defender finished with 115 tackles, thirty-nine (39) tackles for loss (TFL) and four (4) forced fumbles (FF). His junior season netted him First-Team All conference at his position. Tuck holds ten (10) offers from James Madison University, Norfolk State University, Hampton University, Buffalo University, Robert Morriss College, Maine University, Elon University, Townson University, University of Rhoode Island and Youngstown State University.
Currently: James Madison University.
Kavon "Novak" Garvin is a hard hitting Free Safety that has instincts to play down in the box. Locally, he played his High School football at Norview HS. He then took his talents to the west coast. He currently attends West Hills CC (JUCO). He was the starting Free Safety for the California Community College state champions. Helped guide his team to a 9-1 record. For his play, Novak currently holds several offers from Division 1-AA (FCS) and Division II programs.
Novak came to FUEL Sports performance to develop lean muscle mass and to add weight to his frame.
Currently: Fayetteville State University
Kyren Best is a versatile wide receiver that can play inside and outside. He uses his 6'2 to frame to shield defenders and secure catches consistently. He utilizes his hands well, while catching the ball away from his body. In 2014, Kyren led his team in receiving yards (890) and receiving touchdowns (12). He averaged 21.3 yards per catch while garnering First Team All Pen-South conference wide receiver selection.
2015, was a break out year for Kyren. He had a remarkable season. He led the team in receptions (45), receiving yards (790) and receiving touchdowns (11). He help guide and Indian River team to the state semi-finals well they eventually fell short to state champions, Highland Springs. Kyren's season garnered post season accolades: First Team All Pen-South, Second Team All 5A South Region, Second Team All 757 and Second Team All Tidewater wide receiver selection.
Currently: Lackawana Junior College.
Aaron played four years of basketball and two of football at Lake Taylor High. He notched 40 tackles, four interceptions and eight receiving TDs as a senior two-way starter. He was first-team All-Eastern District at receiver and second team at defensive back. Aaron was rated the No. 29 senior in South Hampton Roads’ class of 2014 by The Virginian-Pilot while being selected to play in the VHSCA state all-star game. He was picked for the All-757 Junior Team after tallying 30 tackles, three interceptions, four total touchdowns as a junior, when he started for the Division 5 state championship team at Lake Taylor.
Aaron will be red shirt sophomore this upcoming season and will be competing for a starting role in the Spartan secondary.
Currently: Norfolk State University
Jaylen Cuffe was a stout defensive lineman that has a hybrid build of an outside linebacker. He lead a championship defense in tackles, forced fumbles and tackles for loss. He finished the season with 120 tackles, thirty (30) tackles for loss and eight (8) forced fumbles. The season garnered him First-Team All conference, First-Team All region and First-Team All Tidewater honors.
Currently: Virginia State University.
Keshon Artis is the silent threat on the field. Just a sophomore, he already holds five (5) college offers from major universities. This 2018 linebacker has the size, speed and instincts to play at the next level. He was pivotal part of Oscar Smiths state championship run as he was the leader of the defense. This young, but talented middle linebacker has the upside to be one of the best LB's in the country for the class of 2018. With his ability to tackle and run with backs, he shows the versatility you need to be a major LB on the next level. His sophomore season netted him First-Team All Conference and First-Team All 6A South region. He is currently ranked as a four-star prospect, the number ninth best (9) player in the state and 180th overall prospect in the country by 247sports.com and ranked inside the the ESPN Jr. 300 by ESPN.com
Currently: Virginia Tech University
Class of 2018, Duke commit Taiyon Palmer is ranked as a Top247 sports Athlete who can play a multitude of positions. He is currently ranked as a four-star prospect and the number thirty-four (34) CB in the nation. Taiyon is a long and rangy corner that can also play safety. ESPN, Scout.com and Rivals list him as a consensus three (3) star prospect as a junior. He chose North Carolina State over offers from Indiana, Kentucky, Duke, South Florida, Alabama, Clemson, Wake Forest, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and South Carolina.
Currently: North Carolina State University.
Class of 2019, Sheridan Jones is already one of the top prospects in the country in his class. He currently holds over twenty (20) offers as a rising senior from power five (5) FBS schools. This talented athlete can play Safety, Cornerback and Wide Receiver. The future Clemson commit and Under Armor All-American is currently ranked as the the number two (2) player in Virginia and the 74th best prospect in the country by ESPN, 247Sports.com ranks him as the 3rd best player in the state of Virginia and the 130th overall prospect in the country, Rivals.com ranks as the 4th best player in the state of Virginia and the 119th best overall prospect nationally. He considered across all recruiting sites as a top 150 prospect in the country. Jones is also top 10 t his position, which is cornerback.
Currently: Committed to Clemson University.
Khalik "Savage" Perry is what football players are made of. Persistence, Determination, Drive, Dedication and the willingness to to retain knowledge. He is a flat out play-maker, that can impact the game from both sides of ball. Whether he's at slot breaking tackles for long gains or he's at defensive back baiting the quarterback throw interceptions, his talents will not go unseen. Defensively, the junior had eighty four (84) tackles, thirteen (13) tackles for loss (TFL), six (6) forced fumbles (FF), three (3) fumble recoveries, eight (8) pass break-ups (PBU) and one (1) defensive touchdown. Offensively, he had sixteen (16) receptions for 205 yards and three (3) touchdowns. Khalik also four (4) blocked field goal attempts and one (1) punt block to add to his all-purpose resume.
He has committed to Virginia State University.
"Pre" is a rangy linebacker that was the cornerstone of the much heralded class of 2016 Lake Taylor defense. This squad featured seven (7) athletes that signed to play football at the collegiate level. Pre was another one of Lake Taylor's key players on defense that help guide his 2015-2016 team to the state championship game. Pre was a relentless defender that set the edge for the Titan defense. For his efforts this season, Pre was named First-Team All-Conference, Second Team All-Region and Second Team All-Tidewater.
Currently: Virginia State University.
Class of 2019, Tayvion "Tank" Land is a skilled cornerback that roams the secondary. As a freshman, Tank was a Max-Preps Freshman All-American. Consider as one of the top cornerbacks in the country, Tank is regarded as a four (4) star prospect by 247sports, Scout.com and Rivals. He is currently ranked as the number one (1) corner in country, number three (3) player in the state of Virginia and the 67th best prospect overall in the nation. He is ranked as a top 100 player in the country. He chose Virginia Tech over offers from North Carolina State, Tennessee, Louisiana State University (LSU) and Maryland University.
Currently: Committed to Liberty University.
Class of 2019, Cam'Ron Kelly is already one of the top prospects in the state of Virginia in his class. He is a talented athlete that can play both sides of the ball. Kelly finished his sophomore season with 48 catches for 753 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, he had 35 tackles, eight interceptions (returned one for a touchdown), 13 pass breakups and a forced fumble. For his efforts, he was honored with being named second team All-Conference.