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Deshawn McClease Wins B-Dubs Player of the Week Vote!

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by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There were some amazing performances this past weekend, but Deshawn McClease’s record setter against Grassfield inspired the fans of football in The 757 to vote for him and vote often. It didn’t take a lot of carries or a lot of game time for McClease to impress the voting public.   […]

Josh Sweat Likely Out For Season After Tiger Romp Over Western Branch

Oscar Smith DE/WR Josh Sweat (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Oscar Smith vs. Western Branch showdown was not much of a battle from the start.   Oscar Smith took three plays to drive 68 yards for their first score.   The second, third, and fourth came easily as well.   In the second quarter, the unthinkable happened. On an extra […]

Oscar Smith vs. Western Branch Is Battle Of Chesapeake

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by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Oscar Smith (1-1) at Western Branch (2-0) 7 p.m. Friday Last week, the Tigers bounced back against Indian River.    Western Branch has been on cruise control since opening night.   The two collide at 7 on Friday in a game that has huge implications. Oscar Smith and Coach Richard Morgan […]

Role Reversal As Oscar Smith Falls In Opener

Oscar Smith Coach Richard Morgan (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 For Oscar Smith head coach Richard Morgan and his Tigers, it was a role reversal.   For most of the game, the Tigers were on the ropes, fighting valiantly to hang in.   The fans in the stands were a bit out of sorts as well. Oscar Smith tackled what will […]

Game of the Week: Oscar Smith vs. BTW (VIDEO)

Oscar Smith DE/WR Josh Sweat (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is the biggest stage and Oscar Smith is no stranger. Our region has gotten used to it. Oscar Smith opens their season once again with a game of national importance to high school football. Last year’s #1 team in the country, Booker T. Washington of Miami, Florida visits Chesapeake and […]

Preview: Oscar Smith’s Recipe Fresh Once Again

Oscar Smith Head Coach Richard Morgan (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Oscar Smith head coach Richard Morgan has a recipe for success, and he’s been pretty good at replicating the product coming out of his kitchen regardless of the ingredients. It might go something like this: 1 part hard work 1 part heart 1 part talent Blend until ice cold and rock […]

Smith vs. Salem Scrimmage Sizzles, mostly…

Deshawn McClease of Oscar Smith (#22) looks to avoid Salem defenders (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is the closest thing to a preseason heavyweight bout that you’ll get. Salem, last year’s Group 5A semifinalist, matched up against Oscar Smith, last year’s Group 6A finalist in a scrimmage that didn’t determine much more than bragging rights. Fans certainly turned out to watch. Both teams looked a little […]

Virginia Tech Football Lands Another Big 757 Recruit

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Virginia Tech is on a roll in The 757. Oscar Smith running back Deshawn McClease had quite a few choices when it came to his college recruitment.    Offers rolled in from schools like Charlotte, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Temple, Louisville and Wake Forest.    Recently, McClease had favored Maryland.   Ultimately, […]

Peanut City Shootout Preview

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Peanut City Shootout at King’s Fork High School in Suffolk is probably the longest running 7 on 7 tournament in the region.   The event has seen tons of top athletes competing over the years, including many local players that have gone on to do big things. Phillip Sims, Andrew Brown, […]

In Control: Deshawn McClease (VIDEO)

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The unflappable Deshawn McClease was on hand for the NFTC in DC on Saturday, and he was his usual calm and collected self. We talked about college recruiting and the upcoming football season. The usual stuff…. McClease holds offers from Charlotte, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Temple, Virginia Tech and […]