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The reason why Netflix was chillin at Northwood

Louisiana QB featured in Netflix's documentary series, "QB1: Beyond the Lights"

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  • Joel Rodgers

We saw the 5-man crew with our our eyes, and cameras. The reason why Netflix was at Northwood was to see a very popular signal caller.

The Netflix’s documentary series, “QB1: Beyond the Lights,” was at Northwood during the quarterfinal game between Northwood and Warren Easton.

It’s sort of the “Hard Knocks” of elite high school quarterbacks in the country – and Warren Easton’s Lance LeGendre is part of Season 3, one of three quarterbacks in the nation followed during their last high school season before moving on to Division I college football.

The show is currently filming for Season 3, and when Warren Easton and Lance LeGendre came to town, so did a 5-man film crew, whose product will probably be released in February 2019 (we’re just assuming it’ll be released in February because season’s 1 and 2 were both released in February).

QB1: Beyond the Lights was created by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights), The series gives an inside look into the lives of top college football QB recruits.

Lance LeGendre was committed to Kansas, before de-committing. He has offers from Alabama, LSU, and anyone else in the market for the number 6 duel threat QB in the country – which is every school.

Warren Easton defeated Northwood 34-6 on Friday, November 23 in the quarterfinals of the LHSAA 4A playoff bracket.

Warren Easton moves on to plays Leesville in the semifinals, and hopes to avenge a regular season loss against rival Edna Karr, in the state championship.

Northwood finished the 2018 season with a 12-0 record, a district title, 2 playoff wins, and Netflix chilling at one of their games. We’re looking forward to seeing if our Northwood “hype videos” will make the show… (haha)

 

 

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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