It was just a week ago that Bethel defensive tackle Ricky Walker picked up his eighth scholarship offer. Today, Walker picked up offer number nine. His recruiting stock is rising and his offer list is growing like the blue chipper he’s become.
Oscar Smith quarterback Dashawn Blow has made his college commitment. After a late blooming recruitment, Dashawn has finally found his college home. He’s headed out of state, but he’s playing Division I ball.
($$) In a sharp turn of events, the Peninsula’s hottest recruit for the Class of 2014 has completely cleaned the slate. Crabber running back Marshawn Williams has transferred out of Hampton High School and has decommitted from Virginia Tech. He’ll still be in the PD, and he’s re-opened his recruitment.
Jamil Kamara, fresh off of his first season in the private school ranks, is seeing his recruitment heat up once again. The Crusader has eighteen offers in his pocket, including a new one from out-of-state that came to him because of coaching changes. It’s just another Division I offer for a player that still piling up plenty of college attention.
One of the star players of Granby’s 9-1 season in 2012 has transferred out. Due to changes in his family life, Lineman Sherod Ryland will be playing his football in the Peninsula District in the Fall of 2013. That’s a setback for Granby, and a boost for a PD power.
For fans of High School Athletics, VHSCA All-Star week is the culmination of the year in sports, where the best seniors are honored for their participation in their sport, High school football players have to wait more than six months from the end of their senior season to the All-Star week where they get to play the game one more time at the high school level before they go off to college.
Western Branch High School just had their big signing day event with nine players signing and more ready to commit. The confetti hadn’t been swept from the floors when Bruin Junior Thomas Coleman landed his first scholarship offer. Coleman had heavy interest from the Hokies when they saw him in January. Now another school is the first to jump on the bandwagon officially.
Ocean Lakes wide receiver Anthony “Sese” Wolters has made his college commitment. Wolters was far from overlooked when it comes to the Dolphins’ ultra-productive offense headed by Corwin Cutler in the regular season, and Churchie Harold in the postseason. Along with Andre Dessenberg, Jaason Lewis, and Mike Alston, Anthony was a part of a team that scored an average of over 38 points per game with a pass heavy offense.
Oscar Smith’s Dashawn Blow had a big season for the Tigers in his first year as a varsity quarterback. His recruitment was a little slow after the season, but now that signing day has come and gone, demand for the athletic signal caller has picked up significantly. Blow has a new offer as of Wednesday, and he’s closing in on his decision.
Warhill athlete Devonte Dedmon has turned into quite a prospect. As a junior, he was selected as the All-District Offensive Player of the Year and a First Team wide receiver on the All-Region I team. He was also selected as a First Teamer on the All-757 Junior Team. Dedmon also stars in track and basketball. It looks like he could go to college for any of the three sports. If more football attention comes, he should be able to bank on it paying his way through college. Dedmon is getting plenty of college interest, and he picked up his first scholarship offer this week.