Big Skills Showcase

recruit757 Camps Update

recruit757 Big Skills Showcase (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) We’re holding hope for recruit757 camps by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The spread of the Coronavirus and our efforts to slow that spread has resulted in professional sports being shut down, college sports and college campuses being shut down, and our local schools nationwide have been shut down. For…

Meghan Gianni-Bradford and American Women’s Football team back from Honduras

Photo courtesy of Meghan Gianni-Bradford Meghan Gianni-Bradford is home after being stuck in Honduras by Jim McGrath, recruit757 For Smithfield resident Meghan Gianni-Bradford, the opportunities presented to her by the AFE Team USA All-Stars have been too good to pass up. The organization, which promotes football through community service and by sending men’s and women’s…

Matt Binkowski - Battlefield

NoVA Report: Matt Binkowski, Villanueva, Edwards and Patterson see new offers flow

#22 Matt Binkowski (Photo: Sheridan King/recruitNoVA) College sports may be on hold, but new scholarship offers haven’t stopped as Matt Binkowski is one of many landing new opportunities by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA Battlefield’s standout linebacker Matt Binkowski seems to have become the favorite target of military academies and Ivy League school over the past week.…

Coaches Corner - Phillip Sims

Coaches Corner: Do you want the job or the title?

Coach Phillip Sims (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit804) Phillip Sims poses a question for those who want to be a head football coach Phillip Sims is now in his second position as a head coach. He’s the new leader of the J.R. Tucker football program in Richmond. In his playing days, Sims played under Richard Morgan at…

NCAA - Endorsements

New NCAA Dead Period halts college visits

Due to Coronavirus, NCAA institutes a ban on in-person recruiting until April 15 by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Effective prior to this past weekend, the NCAA instituted a ban of in-person recruiting for Division I and II. This creates a dead period that will run until April 15. Division I Council Coordination Committee bans in-person recruiting:…

Workout - Cones - Agility

Workouts are key during the Coronavirus down time

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Schools out. Practices are called off. What to do? NOTE: Local, State and Federal government advisement on treatment of the Coronavirus in relation to “social distancing” and potential quarantine continues to evolve. We want the student-athletes we serve to put themselves in the best possible position to be recruited for college athletics,…

Stay Tom - Tom Brady

Tom Brady officially will not return to New England

Tom Brady announced Tuesday morning that he’s officially on the market by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In a bit of NFL news, the once feared (or celebrated) news is official. Tom Brady will leave the New England Patriots and is expected to continue his NFL career with another franchise. FOREVER A PATRIOT pic.twitter.com/QSBOJBs4uy — Tom Brady…

Coaches Corner - Coach

Coaches Corner: Does a college coach want “and” OR “but” from his recruits?

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Nick Saban’s wisdom is on display in the coaches corner by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Today, I’m going to ad lib off of a video clip that I saw of Nick Saban talking to a group of coaches at a Nike Coach of the Year clinic. Saban is highly regarded as perhaps one…