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Rodgers more than size

Lamar Consolidated is loaded and another player is on the radar.
Every college recruiter knows about offensive lineman Jarvis Jones and defensive end Lavar Brown, but there are some sleepers at the Rosenberg, Texas, school who are benefiting from their highly recruited teammates.
Senior-to-be cornerback James Rodgers is pound-for-pound Lamar's best football player. Unfortunately, he doesn't consist of many pounds, measuring in at 5-foot-6, 164-pounds.
"He's our best football player and schools are noticing him," Lamar coach Lydell Wilson said. "He's fast, physical and knows the game. This kid works harder than anyone in the program. One of his guardians is Michael Smith of the Philadelphia Eagles, and he has shown them what hard work can do."
One team not scared off by his stature is Utah State, who has officially offered Rodgers.
Rodgers brother, Jaquizz, could be the state's best running back prospect in the 2008 to boot.
Also emerging as a Division I prospect is Shaheed Davis, a 6-2 defensive back, whose ranginess and athletic ability is attractive to college scouts.