2023 Louisiana Prep Football Preview: Livingston Collegiate Academy (New Orleans)

Livingston Collegiate Academy Wolves

By Lee Brecheen

Head Coach: Devon Francois (3rd year)

2022 Record: 9-3

Class & District: Class 3A & District 9

2022 Playoffs: 2nd Round

"We have a hungry group that has seen success as these kids want to take it to the next level,” Livingston Academy head coach Devon Francois said. “We want to compete and keep getting better.

The program has a good mix of athletes and really good linemen in Class 3A. The top athletes are three-year starter SS/RB Montrell Pye (5-8, 180, Sr.) who is an All-District performer, WR Antonio Fulton (5-8, 160), second-year starter WR Jamar Vickers (6-1, 180), WR Davion Thompson, who had 15 touchdowns and was All-District in 2022, WR Tylen Coleman (5-8, 165), RB Alfred Diddy Scott (5-3, 200), a human bowling ball with speed and 13 Touchdowns in 2022, already leading team in 2023 rushing, QB/WR Benjamin Anthony (6-2, 185), SS Myles Lewis (6-1, 170, Sr.), All-District QB Timothy Wynn (6-2, 175), new starter CB Kaleb Sterling (5-10, 170, Sr.), CB Gregory Milton (5-10, 165) and other young players mixed in to form a great group of athletes.

The program also has some quality linemen and linebackers led by OT Leonard Bermudez (6-2, 275, Sr.), OT/DE Alton Risin (6-2, 265, Sr.), LB Kyree Gibson (5-9, 175, Sr.), MLB Eric Gooden, LB Warlanden Craig (5-10, 185, Sr.) and DE Dion Griffith (6-3, 230).

On special teams, the Wolves have two strong-footed kickers in Jhostin Solorzano (5-8, 150, Sr.), Punter/Kicker Angel Alvarez (5-10, 150, Sr.), and there’s Jse Pastor who also has a strong leg as a Punter.

I remember watching Coach Francis play in high school at Edna Karr High School where he was an All-District player (Class of 2011). Coach Francis also played football at Alcorn State.

Four players signed with Central Methodist University in Missouri from last year’s team: Trayion Day, Christian Tate, Kaleb Wynns and Kenyon Johnson.

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