Green Run coach Jeff McGowan has a new group of studs that could take them far this fall. One of them is one of the Beach’s less heralded prospects: defensive end Shaun James. James is a converted basketball player who’s still getting his feet wet on the gridiron. James held four offers going into the weekend. Now, it looks like a failed 7 on 7 tournament led to his fifth offer.
Richmond bags their first commit from the 757! Jahlil Green of Lafayette had been racking up scholarship offers like he racked up yardage last season. The transfer from West Point quickly caught the eye of college coaches this spring after such a productive junior season. Green rushed for 1,546 yards and 20 TDs last season, in addition to playing on the defensive side of the ball. He held ten offers when he made his verbal commitment on Wednesday, just before the holiday weekend.
Lake Taylor cornerback Nhyre Quinerly is a rising junior and he already has a couple of offers in the bag. UMass was the first to offer, and he holds an offer from James Madison as well. There are some big time schools that look to be ready to pull the trigger, including Florida State. Quinerly talks about those schools, his camp schedule, and what it’s like to be the son of a coach in today’s video one-on-one.
Nationally renowned class of 2014 recruit Andrew Brown strengthened Mike London’s recruiting class Saturday afternoon when he announced his commitment to the Cavaliers. The Oscar Smith defensive lineman has been highly coveted by several dozen college programs. When it came down to decision time, the big man decided that he wanted to stay close to home.
The Hampton Pirates are aggressively going after local talent. They’ve put out close to two dozen offers to local players in the past few months, and they added two more this week when they went after one of the best at the Beach and one of the best in the Bay Rivers.
($$) Oscar Smith lineman Andrew Brown is just days away from a verbal commitment. He started the week with no fewer than eight schools on his list, but has removed a school each day. We caught up with Andrew for the latest on his recruitment as we look forward to Saturday’s announcement.
Bayside High School has a tradition of sending players to UVA. It should be no surprise then that Coach Mike London already has his eyes on a Class of 2015 Marlin. Cornerback Jamez Brickhouse picked up his second offer on Wednesday when the Cavaliers came calling.
($$) Lake Taylor athlete Jalyn Holmes announced his commitment to Ohio State a week ago. Holmes was perhaps the most hotly recruited player in Titan Football history, with close to two dozen scholarship offers. Jalyn stunned quite a few fans and coaches when he narrowed his list and made it obvious that he was going out of state to college. How did it all play out?
Oscar Smith wide receiver and defensive back Monty Fenner shined at the Peanut City Shootout 7 on 7. Between his fall performances, his camp stops, and this past weekend’s dominant performance at King’s Fork, Fenner has finally grabbed his first college scholarship offer.
After attending skills camps such as Mike London’s Big Man Camp and ECU’s offensive and defensive lineman camps prior to his freshman season, colleges are starting to show interest for Southampton Academy center Caleb Bradshaw. Caleb is receiving camp invites to colleges ranging from D-III Maryland schools to D-II South Carolina schools. Once he makes an appearance it becomes obvious Bradshaw is dedicated to his craft and future. Coaches see he wants to succeed at the college level both on the field and in the classroom.