Scouting Georgia Signee Michael Lemon
Michael Lemon
Michael Lemon
Scout.com
Posted May 17, 2006


Playing at a small school in Macon, Michael Lemon may have been the least talked about prospect in Georgia's Class of 2006. But make no mistake about it, it's highly unlikely he has the least amount of impact before all is said and done.

Michael Lemon played his high school ball at little Stratford Academy in Macon, Ga., but the old adage held true with Lemon, "if you can play, they'll find you."

Find him they did as the Georgia Bulldogs fought off a host of schools to garner Lemon's signature.

Lemon played the nose guard position for his team, and he showed flashes of both good and bad, sometimes on the same play.


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The bad was that being head up over the center, Lemon would quickly disengage from his block and become a pursuit player instead of a penetration player. It made him resemble a middle linebacker that would butt the center, then drop back in coverage in a perpetual Zone Blitz.

The good, was that in space, Lemon really showed his athleticism. He is terrific in pursuit and runs extremely well for a big man... heck for any man...

With his ability to run so well and his athleticism in space, Lemon looks as though he projects best as a "Buck" Defensive End for Coach Fabris and Georgia. He has the size to eventually put his hand down inside and play tackle for Coach Rodney Garner, but Lemon looks much more comfortable in space.

You can see him in action along with some of my comments on his player in this presentation by ScoutTV*

#49 DT Michael Lemon
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