Western Branch - Cox

Western Branch earns first state finals berth with win over Cox

Western Branch vs. Cox (Photo: Lance Hinton/recruit757) Bruins get revenge from last week’s region final loss by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Prior to last night’s Class 6 state semifinal between Western Branch and Cox, the winner was already assured a spot in what would amount to both schools first-ever state championship appearance. After watching Cox celebrate…

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Quin Blanding - UVA - NFL Combine

NFL Combine: Virginia’s newest class may be the best yet

NFL Combine athlete UVA Safety Quin Blanding (Photo: UVA Athletics) Our latest crop of athletes made waves at the NFL Combine by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This year’s draft class from the Commonwealth of Virginia is certainly among the best yet. This past weekend’s NFL Combine (Friday-Monday) was a proving ground for athletes aspiring to play…

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Bobby Rome - VUL - Lynchburg

HU vs. VUL game is the start of something big in Lynchburg

Jamaar Hawkins (L) and VUL Head Coach Bobby Rome (Photo: Antowyne Shaw/recruit757) Bobby Rome has a flair for big thinking. Lynchburg isn’t the start of it. by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Hampton University was in a bind when the MEAC made it clear that no MEAC teams should schedule HU for football this fall. The Pirates’…

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Coach - Division I FBS - Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Setting Standards

Photo: Andy Hilton/ultimaterecruit.com Coach Lew Johnston addresses setting standards in your program with a little baseball analogy Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew…

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