By Jerry Williamson
Twitter Account: @JerryRecruiting
South Florida is the hottest, if not the hottest, when it comes to breeding nationally recognized football players. A long list of D1 FBS college football teams and the National Football League are made up of great football players from the Miami Metropolitan areas.
The Florida Youth Football League (FYFL) future phenom running back Amari Daniels (5-9, 179), the workhorse of the No. 1 nationally ranked 14 and under (14U) Ft. Lauderdale Hurricanes, is recognized as an "A" list celebrity, not just locally, but nationally, in the youth football world. The 13-year-old native from Opa-locka, Florida has a promising future and the sky is the limit for this young man. Did you know? The converted offensive linemen is entering only his second season at running back.
Within a two-year time-frame, Amari has made national headlines, breezing through state's best such as Yellowjackets United (Texas) and Snoop Dog's DV Steelers (California) and capturing the Florida Youth Football League championship as well as earning the Generation Nexxt Ultimate Skills Challenge (Miami, FL) overall most valuable player and fastest man winner.The two-time youth football All-American, has a long list of accomplishments that ranges from winning the Hesiman Trophy, National Title, Florida vs. Georgia All-Star Game MVP and the finalist for National Player of the Year.
Amari has made his decision, on what high school he'll attend this upcoming fall. He'll become a Rocket, and play for Miami Central, a school known for premier running backs and state championships. Expect a big showing on varsity for the 13-year-old, who stands 5-foot-9, 179-pounds with sub 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash.