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…

Colonial Forge - Madden Lowe

NoVA recruiting update: Madden Lowe commits, Shawn Asbury lands Pitt

Colonial Forge QB Madden Lowe (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruitNoVA) Recruiting activity continues to roll in NoVA with Madden Lowe, Shawn Asbury and others active by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA Although the Sparta Showcase has been postponed, there has been no slowdown in the recruitment of Northern Virginia high school footballers. Here is some of the latest news,…

Scrimmage - Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: What to do when an athlete wants to come back

(Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) An athlete walks away from your program and now wants to come back. What do you do? by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 A young head coach called me the other day from Arkansas. We were talking about the Wing T offense. He said, “Coach, I need your advice. I…

VHSL - Coronavirus

Coronavirus fears threaten VHSL sporting events; Redskins event postponed

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 The recrut757/Sparta Science Showcase takes a knee; VHSL releases an official statement on Coronavirus by Andy Hilton, recruit757 First things first, the VHSL Basketball State Championship tournament is still on as scheduled. Several new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been uncovered in Virginia this week, sparking concerns and the demand for…

Spotsylvania - Mathias Barnwell

recruit757/Sparta Showcase Preview: Mathias Barnwell is “Mega”

Spotsylvania OT/TE Mathias Barnwell (Twitter Photo) Spotsylvania freshman Mathias Barnwell is already a hot prospect by Ricky Thomas, recruit757 The recruit757/Sparta Science Showcase has a way of bringing out the beast in high school prospects who are looking to make their mark. It’s a launching pad for college recruitment, and Spotsylvania’s Mathias Barnwell (2023 OT/TE…