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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 […]

Mitchell Sees New Receiver Corps Delivering Same Results at Oscar Smith (VIDEO)

Oscar Smith QB Shon Mitchell (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Oscar Smith Tigers’ quarterbacking phenom is on track for a brilliant sophomore season.  Last fall, he was developed in small steps by head coach Rich Morgan.   By the end of the season, he was polished for a freshman quarterback leading an undefeated team into the State Championship game at the […]

757 Players Shine at Nike DC Camp; One Stands Tall

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by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There was close to five dozen local players that made the trip up to Northern Virginia to compete against hundreds of other campers Nike’s regional camp.   While many locals stood out, only one was acknowledged as an MVP. Every position was well represented by players from The 757.   8th grade quarterback […]

One Committed, More To Come Soon?

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The 757 already has one verbal commitment from the Class of 2015 and the ink is barely dry on some of the NLIs from the Class of 2014. It’s been almost seven weeks since National Signing Day. The Class of 2015 doesn’t hold all of the star power that 2014 did, […]

Deshawn McClease Update

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 As one of the top prospects in the Class of 2015, it’s easy to see why Deshawn McClease is a hot property.   As a junior, he had a huge hand in leading his Oscar Smith team to the Group 6A State Title game.   In the Region 6A South finals, he almost […]

Tigers, Dolphins, Marlin Make VHSL Group 6A All-State Team

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Predictably, the All-State players from The 757 in Region 6A come from Oscar Smith, Ocean Lakes, and Bayside.  It’s easy to guess that Andrew Brown, Derrick Nnadi, and Quin Blanding were acknowledged.   Also, landing spots on the team were Jahvoni Simmons, Jaylen Bradshaw, Deshawn McClease, and Josh Sweat.   There […]

2013 All-757 Junior Teams

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Here’s your list of players to watch in 2014! These are the best Juniors in the 757 as identified by the staff of recruit757.com. We have lots of talent in the region, and it looks like we’ll have another bumper crop of recruits in the 2015 recruiting class. Most of the […]

2013 All-757 Football Teams

#65 Oscar Smith Lineman Andrew Brown (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Here’s the list you’ve been waiting for… the All-757 Football teams for 2013.  All players in the region, all programs, all put together to see who’s tops. There are some tough choices to be made. How do you compare Region 2A and 3A teams against those in 5A and 6A? Private […]