Lots of’s Tackett Curtis discusses why he’s one of Louisiana’s best defenders
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Nobody can implicate the Numerous Tigers of resting on their laurels. Coach Jess Curtis’ club may have just won the LHSAA Class 2A state title, however the day after playing Sunday afternoon they were back in the weight room preparing for next season.
” We have actually been raising weights and doing speed training to get larger, much faster and more powerful than ever,” stated sophomore safety Tackett Curtis, who was chosen 2A’s Outstanding Defensive Player on the LSWA All-State group
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Curtis, who is being indirectly wooed through his uncle Jess by Mississippi State, Tulane, Houston and Virginia Tech, takes exercises for his 6-foot-2, 195-pound frame even further. He makes the three-hour big salami drive to Shreveport twice weekly for exercises with D1 Sports Training’s Matt Merry. He’ll continue that for the next month till the track season strikes full steam.
Given that he’s a sophomore, Curtis can’t be called by college coaches until September.
” I can call them, and they can speak with me then, but all they can do is send me a survey,” Curtis stated. “They talk with my uncle a lot and they have a relationship with me.”
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Although playing for state champions occurs a lot a Lots of, Curtis said the group felt fantastic after the 16-13 victory over Kinder after completing as runners-up last season.
” It was remarkable to be able to finally recall with the team and see that all the effort settled– and that we accomplished everything we spoke about as a group,” he stated.
The Tigers partied on the 30-minute ride from Northwestern’s Turpin Stadium to Many and found the whole town waiting to commemorate with them.
” We tailgated all night – up until 3 a.m. – with the Scoop Time Tailgaters and all the fans and household,” Curtis said.
The STT is a group of Many homeowners who are so taken in with their group that they head to Tiger Stadium about 10 a.m. on game days. They cook and serve food for any fans who wish to join their fun.
” Then after the game all the coaches remain out there all night with them talking about the video game and what went down,” Curtis said. “So, they get the scoop and offer it out to everyone. Thus, they are known as Scoop Time.”
Curtis was an easy option as the LSWA’s top gamer after he tape-recorded 82 tackles with four interceptions. He was a dominant force in the title video game hitting challengers with desert and developing a big play each time the Tigers needed one.
” It feels terrific to see all my effort pay off,” Curtis stated of the award. “There are a heap of great players in Louisiana and to be acknowledged as one of the best means a lot to me. It inspires me a lot more to prove individuals right who believe in me – and work even harder.”