Scouting Report on Vernon Macklinby Jerry Meyer - 05/02/2005
Macklin is terrific athlete with a wingspan of 7-1. He excels at blocking shots and crashing the offensive boards. He can create a shot but is still developing his ability to finish. The mechanics on his jump shot need work but he has a huge upside, with the potential of being a true combo forward.
Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."