Evangel Christian DE Nii Addy flourishes in 8-man high school football

The final aim for Evangel Christian football, in accordance to mentor Darius Dixon, is to discipline an 11-gentleman staff at the time yet again.

For now, the Lions are a person of six AISA educational facilities playing 8-person football, with 2022 currently being the initially season the association has sponsored the variation. And following a productive 2021 year, ECA enters as 1 of the favorites.

That is in substantial part because the Lions have the form of player eight-guy groups, or AISA groups in typical, seldom have — a legit Division I recruit.

Nii Addy, a senior defensive finish, currently retains delivers from Arkansas Point out, Liberty, Toledo, Tulane, Western Kentucky and Alabama Point out. Duke also has revealed interest in the 6-foot-3, 235-pounder, who experienced 53 tackles, 13 tackles for decline, nine sacks and two forced fumbles in 2021.

“He’s a significant expertise,” Dixon stated. “A whole lot of schools have occur to check out him out.”

Evangel Christian’s Nii Addy and coach Darius Dixon are interviewed during the 2022 River Region High School Football Media Day at Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

HS Soccer: See the 2022 schedules for every Montgomery-spot crew

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN: Best 18 defensive linemen to look at in the River Area

Addy’s been at Evangel considering that his eighth-quality yr. The Lions failed to industry a team in 2019, his freshman time, but went 4-3 in their very first time of eight-guy in 2020. Past season, they went 7-3 and sophisticated to the championship sport of the Alabama Christian Instruction Association.