2023 Louisiana Prep Football Preview: Kaplan High School

Kaplan Pirates

By Lee Brecheen

Head Coach: Cory Brodie (3rd year)

2022 Record: 4-6

Class & District: Class 3A (District 5)

Kaplan head coach Cory Brodie has been around football his whole life as his dad Craig Brodie coached for several years at Carencro High School and was a head coach at a few schools too.

Of the 16 starters that return, 13 of the 16 players are juniors,” Coach Brodie said. “We are bigger, faster, and stronger this season than we were last season.”

Kaplan Pirates are off to a great start with a 4-1 record.

The new starter at QB you have Sabe David (5-11, 180) who has a good arm. The rest of the skill players are second-year starter WR/CB Andre Marceaux (5-8, 145), WR/CB Ja’Varion Landry (6-1, 155, Sr.), second-year starter RB/FB Jed Devoltz (6-1, 230, Sr.) who can bench press 315 pounds, new starter RB/DB Daylon Landry (5-8, 165), RB/LB Dane Frick (5-8, 165), All District at LB in 2022, FB/LB Wyatt Hebert (5-9, 185) who had a perfect attendance in workouts for the team and DB Grant Stelly (5-9, 145, Sr.) who is a leader and has a high IQ of the game.

Key lineman and linebackers back in the trenches are All-District OG/OLB Hayes Broussard (6-0, 215), who is a second-year starter, TE/HB Carter Petry (6-3, 232), a second-year starter with great hands, Second Team All-District DT/TE Remy Broussard (6-1, 200), Second Team All-DIstrict RB/MLB Bradyn Bearb (5-10, 198) who is a big-time leader, second-year starter OT Isaac Saltzman (5-10, 265) who was Second Team All-District in 2022, center Zachary Marceaux (5-8, 195, Sr.) and OG Talan Fruge (5-10 m 240, Sr.).

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