DALLAS, Texas – Last Friday night two of the top teams in the Dallas area took the field in Lancaster High School and Dallas Carter. In the 21-6 win by Dallas Carter, a battle of contrasts took place. Lancaster is a team loaded with talent at the skill positions with no less than seven Division-I prospects lining up at skill spots for the Tigers. However, on Friday, the Carter Cowboys proved that the game is won in the trenches.
2010 prospect Dalvin Glass was a big reason for the Carter offensive line success, literally. At 6-foot-3, 270 pounds, Glass is a load as a junior but he showed on Friday that he is more than just a big body. He is strong, physical and he can move.
Glass was happiest about the surprisingly decisive win, not because of his dominating night but because of the team's success.
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"We played good," Glass said. "We worked as a team and that was the main part right there, playing as a team."
The team's success came primarily on the ground where Carter pounded out a bruising ground game that controlled the clock and set the tone all evening. Despite that, Glass has a surprising answer when asked what his biggest strength is as a lineman.
"Pass blocking," he said. "I'm a good pass blocker because of my feet. I've got really good feet."
His feet and his strength have already got several schools very interested in him as a prospect, among the schools showing him interest are some heavy hitters.
"I'm hearing from Texas A&M, Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana Tech. There are a lot of schools I'm hearing from," he said. "I like Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Texas. I like a lot of schools."
Aside from recruiting, Glass has a simple goal for his senior season.
"Go to the playoffs and win state."
At 1-0, Dallas Carter is off to the right start.