|Name, Jersey #||John Lee Eldridge III, #24|
|School (Code)||Air Force (COAF)|
|Height, Weight||5090, 200lbs|
|Season Viewed (yr)||2022|
|Games Watched||9/17 vs. WYUN,10/22 vs. IDBO, 12/22 vs. TXBA|
|Scout Name / Date||Lawrence Sanft, 10/10/2023|
Per Year Stats (Most Recent First)
|2023||5 GP (so far), 31 ATT, 278 YDS, 3 TDs|
|2022||13 GP, 99 ATT, 792 YDS, 4 TDs|
|2021||9 GP, 3 ATT, 21 YDS, 1 TDs|
Eldridge III is a senior who has played for COAF for the past four seasons. Plays the halfback position in COAF’s run heavy spread option offensive scheme. Has good height, good weight, and good speed to play the position. Possesses thick, powerful thighs with a stocky build. Good athletic ability with quick feet, play quickness, COD, and balance. Shows solid movement on snap. Above-average FBI to read and recognize defensive fronts.Solid ability to pick, slide, and hit the hole to run on inside runs. Solid ability to lower shoulder pads in goal line and short yardage. Solid bend to bend the corner on outside runs. Above-average balance to bounce off tacklers and recover after contact. Solid willingness in run blocking. Solid ball security to avoid fumbles. Adequate acceleration on outside runs to finish. Below average elusiveness to make tacklers miss in the open field. Lacks ability to pass block and lacks hands to adjust to off target throws, adequate body control and adequate coordination to catch out of the backfield and as a receiver. Overall, Eldridge III will have a lot of changes to make at the next level. COAF’s offensive scheme is not commonly used at the professional level which will make it difficult for him to adjust.
A fullback in a pro-style offensive scheme.
Eldridge III is a physical runner who will have to contribute to special teams while he develops and learns a new offensive scheme.