November 2, 2006

Junior offensive tackle taking trips

Few high school teams have the luxury of keeping a 6-6, 275-pound offensive tackle with obvious talent on their jayvee team as a sophomore, but Grand Haven did just that with now junior offensive tackle Dann O'Neill. Now 6-7 and 290 pounds, O'Neill is developing into a top flight offensive tackle prospect with the major college attention to back it up.

Despite the obvious benefit of Division 1 offensive tackle size, O'Neill has also had the benefit of being under the experienced and watchful eye of his father, a trained strength coach. O'Neill's older brother Jim, is now a freshman tight end at Western Michigan University, described last year the benefits of having a father who understands how to strength train for football.

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