Jason Degutis II

Running Back

Age 6

South Georgia Mustangs

Height: 3’11”

Weight: 55 LBS


Written by: David Vitone

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The up-and-coming prospect Jason Degutis II is a running back that leaves the opposing defense in the dust when the ball is in his hands. The six-year-old speedsteris truly one to watch, as his ability to find the hole and execute is extremelyimpressive.


Degutis picked up the game of football at such a young age, allowing him to be familiar with the ins and outs of football. An amazing attribute of Degutis is his football IQ; the ability to read a defenses scheme and exploit his elusiveness makes him sodangerous. Dallas Cowboys Running Back Ezekiel Elliott is Degutis’ favorite NFL player as Elliott has dominated the league since his rookie season. His vision and patience make him so dominant; like Degutis, they share the same skill as their eyesare set on putting a touchdown on the board.


While a running backs job is to carry the rock after the quarterback hands him the ball, some catch the ball out of the backfield, proving to be a duel threat. Degutis also has this in his arsenal, proving to be a critical offensive threat and a quarterback’s best friend. His favorite route to run is the deep post, as he strives for points to defeat the opposing team. However, his work ethic is what stands out, especially at such ayoung age. Degutis loves to do catching drills, showing that he wants to be more than just a situational player; he’s eager to be the best playmaker possible.


Degutis’ play is recognized every time he hits the field; after every game, he has played so far, he’s been votedgame MVP, proving his dominance throughout the league. His motivation to win is a massive asset to his game, ashe plays with a chip on his shoulder to put his team on top.

Earning himself the nickname Nas, he’s truly a terrifying player to go up against.


As Degutis has so much time to master the game of football, the youngster has big dreams for the coming future. His goal is to make it to the NFL and one day play for America’s team, The Dallas Cowboys. Following his favorite players’ footsteps, where he’ll look to be the Cowboys’ next bell cow.





Rankings are based from data collected by Minor Midget Coaches, tournament organizers, player advisors, agents, OHL scouts, Asst GMs and GMs to determine the Top 200 players eligible for the OHL Priority Draft. We use live game coverage, game videos and some other auxiliary data. All of this data is compiled and analyzed by Prospects by Sports Illustrated staff and management. This is a preliminary rankings list and our finalized list will be available late Summer 2021, before the OHL draft and after our Prospects by Sports Illustrated Summer Series showcase events.
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