William and Mary CB B.W. Webb (Photo courtesy of TribeAthletics.com)[/caption]The final day of the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine saw two local athletes shine brightly. Ocean Lakes grad Shamarko Thomas and Warwick grad B.W. Webb both improved their draft stock with impressive performances.
Highly sought after Class of 2014 prospect Quin Blanding is set to announce his college commitment today at 2:30 p.m. at Bayside High School. With dozens of offers in hand and a top ten that included UVA, UNC, NC State, Florida State, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan, Miami, Clemson and West Virginia last month, Blanding has some good options to choose from.
Western Branch just came off of a signing day celebration that sent nine players off to college. The winning streak continues as their junior class is now getting more college attention. Two Bruin juniors picked up offers on Monday, with both offers coming from the same local school.
($$) Three weeks, three offers. Ricky Walker is picking up a head of steam in his recruitment. Since the end of January, Walker has picked up four new offers and each one of them has been an offer that most any other player in the region would envy.
Salem linebacker Jacob Brown first hit the recruiting radar in his sophomore season when a few Ivy League schools were on to him. Now that Junior Days are rolling around for him, Jacob is getting invites and making visits. His play on the field is getting him attention. His work in the classroom is setting him up for almost certain scholarship money.
Two days are down and there’s two days to go. The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is at the mid-point, and we have some results in for the local guys. The 757 is sending players to the league…. Here’s the latest:
North Carolina State became the first to jump on board for a Tallwood junior. Christian Byrum has put in the work on a Tallwood team that struggled last year. Byrum camped last summer as a sophomore, led his defense from the safety position, and now he’s getting the recruiting attention. That first offer is a big one.
Cox utilityman Bryan Campbell has been fielding interest from high academic institutions. After a junior season that’s seen him play plenty of roles on the offensive side of the ball for the Falcons, Bryan is getting an increased amount of recruiting attention.
The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine got underway today, featuring no less than five players with local ties. The biggest bragging rights go to Ocean Lakes High School. The Dolphins have three alumni competing in the Combine: Justin Hunter (Tennessee), Shamarko Thomas (Syracuse), and Marcus Davis (Virginia Tech).
The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is underway. The four day event tests the measurables of prospective NFL athletes as the look to leave college and enter the NFL draft. Each day features players from different positions.