NCAA - Endorsements

NCAA announces June 1 as re-opening date for Football, Basketball activity

NCAA moves closer to opening up athletics by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Earlier this week, the NCAA announced that member institutions “can participate in on-campus voluntary athletics activities” beginning June 1. This currently applies to football and basketball only at this point. The NCAA also announced that a decision on other sports would be forthcoming. The…

Coach Lew Johnston - Mental Game

Coaches Corner: One thing that should disturb you

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Lew Johnston wants to see GOOD preparation Taken from Lew Johnston’s blog “Coaching the little things”. by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 Two topics have come up in conversation in the last few days. I will take up one of them today. I’ll see if I want…

Battlefield - Justin Bennin

Battlefield DB Justin Bennin is adding offers

#1 Battlefield DB Justin Bennin (Photo: Sheridan King/recruitNoVA) Battlefield’s Justin Bennin Adding Numerous Offers by Marc Goldstein, recruitNoVA As a rising senior at Battlefield High School, Justin Bennin has been receiving numerous scholarship offers from schools interested in adding his talent. At 6’1”, 190 pounds, he plays not only wide receiver, but defensive end and…

East Carolina

East Carolina will drop four athletic programs

East Carolina cuts their athletic programs to the minimum of 16 by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Thursday was another sad day in sports. East Carolina University athletic director Jon Gilbert announced the closure of the men’s swimming and diving, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and women’s tennis programs. “This is one of the most agonizing…

Camps - Football Camp

Are football camps close to coming back?

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 We have two months to squeeze in football camps before preseason practices would start by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The past few months have been brutal. Set aside the threat of Coronavirus. Let’s address the effects of being locked down and “socially distanced”. Spring football activities have been crushed. There have been no…

Nansemond-Suffolk - George Pettaway

NSA RB George Pettaway grabs Florida, Buffalo offers

Nansemond-Suffolk RB George Pettaway (Twitter Photo) George Pettaway’s recruitment continues to roll by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy running back George Pettaway (2022 RB 5-10 170) continues to reel in big offers as his junior year approaches. On Tuesday, Pettaway added offers from Buffalo and the University of Florida. In a Wednesday morning conversation, Pettaway…