The Courier Journal is covering the recruitment of football player Kiyaunta Goodwin, a 6-foot-7, 360-pound 14-year-old football prospect with at least 10 scholarship offers who plays three musical instruments and has a budding interest in engineering. Today’s story focuses on his adjustment to high school and his first high school football game.
In the third quarter on Saturday, Holy Cross High School freshman Kiyaunta Goodwin approached the line of scrimmage and took his spot at left tackle.
The now 6-foot-8, 315-pound 14-year-old crouched down in a three-point stance and yet still towered over the players, referees and coaches on the Fairdale High School field.
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Within seconds of the snap, Goodwin blew by the Shelby County High defender and into the second level of the defense