Bishop O'Connell

Preseason Preview: Bishop O’Connell Knights

Bishop O’Connell (File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruitNoVA) O’Connell drives for a VISAA Division I State Title by Andy Hilton, recruitNoVA Team: Bishop O’Connell (Arlington, VA) Classification/District – VISAA – Division I 2016 Record – 5-5 Head Coach – Colin Disch Mascot – Knights The Knights will be starting the season with a new quarterback in Kim…


Preseason Preview: I.C. Norcom Greyhounds

I.C Norcom (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Could this be Norcom’s year? by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 School: I.C Norcom (Portsmouth, VA) Classification/District: Group 3A/Eastern 2016 record: 6-5 Head Coach: Larry Archie Mascot: Greyhounds Colors: Maroon and Gray There’s plenty of reason for excitement if you are a Norcom Greyhound fan this season.  After a youth movement that…

Coaches Corner - Football - Communication

Coaches Corner: Communication

Whether it’s with fellow coaches, your players or parents, communication is key Coach Lew Johnston has been a valuable contributor to recruit757’s Coaches Corner for years now. Here’s your chance to be heard. Do you have words of wisdom that you’d share with the coaching community? Please submit your thoughts and opinions and we’ll share…

Fab 30 - Clash of the Titans

Fab 30 athletes for each region

Ultimate Recruit Clash of the Titans MVPs 2017 (Photo: Mike Caudill/UltimateRecruit) Here’s the full listing of each region’s Fab 30 by Andy Hilton, UltimateRecruit At Ultimate Recruit, we track high school football athletes as soon as we’re aware of them and their potential to play college football. That means we’re tracking rising freshman up to…


Preseason Preview: Poquoson Islanders

Poquoson (File Photo by Kim McCaffrey/recruit757) Now in Class 2, Poquoson should be well prepared for the postseason by John Harvey, recruit757 Team: Poquoson (Poquoson, Virginia) Classification/District: 2A/Bay Rivers 2016 Record: 6-5 (First Round playoff loss to Lakeland, 46-21) Head Coach: Elliot Duty Colors: Burgundy and Gold Mascot: Islanders We don’t rebuild, we reload is…

Syour Fludd - Monacan

Preseason Preview: Monacan Chiefs

Monacan ATH Syour Fludd (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit804) What’s the new standard at Monacan now that the postseason seems to be a given? by John Harvey, recruit804 Team: Monacan (Richmond, Virginia) Classification/District: 4A/Dominion 2016 Record: 9-3 (Second Round playoff loss to Dinwiddie, 58-18) Head Coach: Jim Henderson Colors: Orange, Silver, Black and White Mascot: Chiefs In…

Phoebus - Jeremy Blunt

Preseason Preview: Phoebus Phantoms

Phoebus Head Coach Jeremy Blunt (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Phoebus has traveled to the state semi-final game in consecutive seasons. Will third time be the charm? by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Team: Phoebus (Hampton, Virginia) Classification/District: 3A/Peninsula 2016 Record: 11-3 (State semi-final loss to Blacksburg 26-12) Head Coach: Jeremy Blunt Colors: Blue and gold Mascot: Phantoms Would…