Junior to Watch: Sean Merrill
School: D’lberville, Miss.
Position: Strong Defensive end
Size and Speed: Merrill is 6-foot-4 and 280 pounds. He has been timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.85 seconds. He bench-presses 375 pounds and squats 600 pounds.
Statistics: Merrill caused chaos on the defensive line, last year with 85 tackles and 14 sacks.
Honors: Merrill was all-district and all-conference selections.
Favorite Schools: Merrill lists Florida, Ole Miss, LSU and Auburn has is schools he’s considering, in no particular order. He has offers from LSU, Florida and Ole Miss.
Skinny: D’lberville, Miss., has one of the better defensive ends in the country. His name is Sean Merrrill.
Merrill uses his size and speed to dominate the defensive line.
Work ethic is what Merrill uses to push himself past the rest of the pack, so he can play on Sundays.
"My ultimate goal is to be playing on Sundays," Merrill said. " I just try to work as hard as I can, because you never know who’s working harder," Merrill said.
When it comes to a college decision what will Merrill be looking for?
"I never had a favorite school when growing up, I was a huge New Orleans Saints fan and that was about it," Merrill said.
"I think the location will be a factor because I want my family to see me play. A place like Oxford Mississippi would be nice, because its away from everything.
"I'm just really trying to be open minded when it comes to decide on a school."
Whichever school Merrill chooses, they will get a hard worker who’s determined to make it to the next level.
This summer Merrill will be camping at Ole Miss and Florida.