Four star defensive end Kyle Caldwell (6-4, 255, 4.56) from Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro was one player one the West squad who participated US Army All-American Bowl who came to play.
Caldwell wreaked havoc upon the East squad but that was nothing new to high school football fans in the Grand Canyon State.
Caldwell was selected the State of Arizona’s Gatorade Player of the Year. This talented football player was also a 1st-team all-state and all-Arizona selection as defensive end.
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When you rack up 131 tackles, 34 tackles for loss, 30 sacks, 29 quarterback hurries, four fumbles caused and three fumbles recoveries you deserve accolades that Caldwell received.
The rest of the nation saw just a little sampling of what Caldwell can do on the gridiron when racked up five tackles, one sack, and one fumble recovery against the nation’s best in US Army All-American.
Caldwell is just as good off the field as he is on. While in San Antonio he won the Scholar Athlete Award and won the Army of One Award for the West.
The Army of One Award is for all-around excellence. It based on the entire package of athletics, leadership and academics.
Caldwell will be taking their official visit to UCLA this weekend January 10th. “I’m glad that UCLA retained defensive line coach (Don) Johnson,” Caldwell said. “I’m looking forward to getting there checking the school out.”
Caldwell has already visited Oregon, Nebraska and ASU.
“Oregon was a fun,” Caldwell said. “It was my first trip.”
“Nebraska was awesome,” Caldwell said. “They have great facilities. Nebraska is way ahead of curve when it comes to facilities.”
“ASU is a team on the rise,” Caldwell said. “With Suggs leaving it opens up a defensive end spot.”
“Miami is now in the hunt as well,” Caldwell said. “They want me to trip. Once I get back in town, I will set up a trip to Miami. I’m very interested in getting to Miami.”
What is Caldwell looking for in a school?
“The whole package will come into play when I make my decision,” Caldwell said. “There is more to consider than football.”