Keion Carpenter

2016 closes with the passing of Keion Carpenter

Keion Carpenter (Video Still from FOX-TV Baltimore) Former NFL, Virginia Tech Safety Keion Carpenter Passes Away by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Keion Carpenter, former Virginia Tech Hokie, Buffalo Bills, and Atlanta Falcons defensive back, passed away Thursday morning at Jackson South Community Hospital in Miami, Florida. Original reports scattered on Wednesday night of the passing of…

Bucky Hodges - NFL Draft

VT TE Bucky Hodges declares for draft

Virginia Tech TE Bucky Hodges (Photo: HokieSports.com) Bucky Hodges will forgo his senior season by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The news trickled out on Friday night and Bucky’s father Temuchin Hodges confirmed on Saturday morning that his son would enter the NFL draft. “He has his degree and he’s leaving,” said Temuchin Hodges via text message.…

Tuscarora - Coach - Coaches Corner - College Prospects - Spotsylvania HS

College prospects: Know what’s at stake

Photo: Andy Hilton/UltimateRecruit College prospects have to keep their eyes on the prize by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s New Year’s Eve. Even if you’re reading this sometime in 2017, it’s great to keep in mind all year round. Don’t let one decision and one consequence tell the world who you are. Going out to party…

Rehman Johnson - Westfield

Westfield’s Rehman Johnson is our POTY

Westfield QB Rehman Johnson (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruitNoVA) Rehman Johnson Named RecruitNoVA.com Player of Year by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA On the heels of leading the Westfield Bulldogs to its second consecutive 6A state championship, quarterback Rehman Johnson has been selected as the RecruitNoVA.com Player of the Year. Johnson and his team overcame a slow start in…

Hokies - Virginia Tech - Justin Fuente

Huge comeback fuels Hokies’ Belk Bowl win

Virginia Tech scores 35 unanswered points to win the Belk Bowl by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Apparently a 24-0 halftime deficit is no big deal for Virginia Tech. In the first half of Thursday night’s Belk Bowl, played in Charlotte, North Carolina, everything seemed to go wrong, There were turnovers, blown calls, and the Hokie defense…

Loren Johnson - Highland Springs

Loren Johnson found a mission at Highland Springs (VIDEO)

Loren Johnson Gives Highland Springs Opportunity He Never Had by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804 Nine seasons ago, Loren Johnson took a chance and ventured where few people dare to take the risk. For five seasons, Johnson was the head coach at Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, Virginia and decided to make a move that would…

Eric Crosby - Ocean Lakes - USA Today

2016 USA Today All-Virginia Teams

Ocean Lakes lineman Eric Crosby (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) USA Today selected All-State teams for all 50. Here’s Virginia’s team: by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In this time where post-season honors are being dealt, we have another group that’s getting recognized. USA Today has honored the top players from every state in the nation. You can see…

Shuler Bentley - ODU - Old Dominion

QB Shuler Bentley to leave ODU? (VIDEO)

Once the heir apparent to Taylor Heinicke, it seems that Shuler Bentley is moving on by Nathan Epstein, WAVY-TV 10 (a special contribution to recruit757) NORFOLK (WAVY) — A report out of CBS affiliate WSPA in South Carolina says quarterback Shuler Bentley will transfer from Old Dominion. Bentley, a redshirt sophomore this past season, started…