Joe Powell

Former Greyhound Joe Powell now in the NFL (VIDEO)

Joe Powell (WVEC Video Still) From Norcom Greyhound To Buffalo Bill, Joe Powell Personifies Perseverance “Growing up in Portsmouth, I’m not supposed to be where I’m at.” -Joe Powell- by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Portsmouth, Virginia rests in the heart of Hampton Roads. It’s a 20 minute drive from Virginia Beach, but at times it feels…

Devon Hunter

Behind the commitment: Devon Hunter Interview (VIDEO)

Devon Hunter and his father, Brian Hunter (Video Still: Antowyne Shaw/recruit757) Here’s more from Devon Hunter’s commitment to Virginia Tech by Andy Hilton, recruit757 On Friday night, in front of a packed house at Indian River High School’s gym, Devon Hunter (SR WR/FS 6-1 205) announced his college commitment to Virginia Tech. This announcement was…

Grassfield - Seth Harrell

Track Shorts – Vol. II, Issue 1

Grassfield OL Seth Harrell (Photo: Danny Haymond/recruit757) Track Shorts: Indoor Season 2017 Highlights by Jim McGrath, UltimateRecruit This year’s first edition of Track Shorts takes a glimpse at some of the top Virginia gridiron stars and examines how they are performing on the track and in the field. Many of the premier sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers…

Poquoson - Elliott Duty

Star ratings don’t really matter

What’s the point of giving stars and ranking recruiting classes? by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Every year, we go through a cycle of players being graded by national services. Enthusiastic college football fans get excited over the haul of prospects their school gets in each recruiting class, and recruiting classes are compared, school vs. school. You’d…

Devon Hunter - Virginia Tech - Indian River

Devon Hunter commits to Virginia Tech (VIDEO)

Devon Hunter announces his commitment to VT (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) The Hokies land a prized recruit in Devon Hunter by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This night was practically four years in the making. As a freshman, Devon Hunter was a standout for the Indian River Braves. Hunter returned kicks and punts, played defensive back, played a…

James Madison - JMU - Mike Houston

JMU extends the contract of Head Coach Mike Houston

James Madison Head Coach Mike Houston (Photo by Andy Hilton/recruit757) Winning has benefits for Mike Houston by Andy Hilton, recruit757 On Thursday, James Madison Univerity Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced the signing of a restructured contract for coach Mike Houston. Winning 14 out of 15 games, beating every FCS opponent and winning the National…

Oscar Smith - Shon Mitchell

Shon Mitchell signs with William and Mary

Oscar Smith QB Shon Mitchell (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Shon Mitchell is enrolled for the Spring semester by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s official. Oscar Smith quarterback Shon Mitchell has signed with the Tribe. Mitchell has finished his work at Oscar Smith High School and has enrolled for the Spring semester at William and Mary. He is…