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Lake Taylor’s Darnell Ewell visits Ohio State

Darnell Ewell at Ohio State (Photo: Tasha Holmes)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Lake Taylor junior Darnell Ewell was one of the more highly-recruited offensive linemen in Hampton Roads last season. Not much has changed Ewell’s status as a top college prospect, although it is on the defensive side of the ball where he hopes to make an impact on the college level. Ohio […]

Norview’s Darriel Mack picks up his first offer!

Norview QB Darriel "D.J." Mack (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Fresh off of a strong start against Lake Taylor where his Norview Pilots team fell just short, quarterback Darriel Mack (D.J.) has picked up his first college scholarship offer.  Mack rushed and threw for touchdowns against the Titans, and that must have impressed the coaches at UVA. D.J. anticipated having a […]

Hampton Crabber Elijah Conliffe visits ECU on upset day

Hampton DE Elijah Conliffe (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 For the East Carolina Pirates, it might have been the perfect day to have Hampton Crabber Elijah Conliffe (JR DE 6-6 270) visit them. Sure, it was pouring down rain, but the Pirates upset the Virginia Tech Hokies, another program that’s been pursuing the athletic defensive lineman. Conliffe took Saturday as […]

Cole Christiansen commits to Army

NSA linebacker Cole Christiansen (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Just a little more than a day after his team’s convincing 50-32 win over Bishop Sullivan, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy linebacker Cole Christiansen has made a verbal commitment to attend and play football at West Point. For the uninitiated, that’s the United States Military Academy at West Point, otherwise known as Army. The […]

Ocean Lakes’ freshmen Land and Low visit UVA

Tayvion "Tank" Land and Jake Low (Photo: Tom Low)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Ocean Lakes defensive back Tayvion Land has been on the national radar for quite a while. The freshman starts opposite Florida State commit Levonta Taylor in the Dolphins secondary but is far from a liability as a younger player. Land is more than capable of holding his own, even on the […]

Demetrius Stitmon enjoys VMI visit

Nansemond River linebacker Demetrius Stitmon (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 The start of the regular season doesn’t end the recruiting process although there is less time to play with. Nansemond River linebacker Demetrius Stitmon used this weekend to take a trip up to Lexington, Virginia where he was able to take a tour of VMI: the Virginia Military Institute. Not only […]

Lake Taylor’s Keyvone Bruton commits to Temple

Lake Taylor DB Keyvone Bruton (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Lake Taylor defensive back Keyvone Bruton became the second member of the Titans secondary to commit in recent months, giving his pledge to Temple University late Wednesday.  Bruton joins teammate Wayne Davis who committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes during the offseason. A Temple commitment was unexpected by most, with Bruton […]

Kapri Doucet picks up offer #4: Old Dominion

Kapri Doucet of Bruton (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by John Harvey, recruit757 YORK – Kapri Doucet had 10 tackles, two sacks and four tackles for loss for Lackawanna Junior College’s football team during last Saturday’s 48-41 loss to Globe Institute of Technology. The linebacker’s performance didn’t go unnoticed as Wednesday Old Dominion University extended a scholarship offer to the former Bruton High standout. “They […]

Kecoughtan’s Kaleb Tucker lands first offer

Kecoughtan WR/DB Kaleb Tucker (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Kaleb Tucker (SR WR/DB 6-0 160) in one word would describe himself as “ambitious”. The 2016 graduate didn’t waste any time fielding his first offer this season. On Sunday, following church service, Kaleb received a call from Virginia Military Institute stating they wanted to him to be their first offer of […]

Kellam lineman Ben James picks up first offer

Kellam DT Ben James (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Kellam lineman Ben James (SR DT 6-3 250) has been a bright spot for the Knights since his sophomore year.   Injuries introduced set backs last season, but James is back and ready to attack his senior season with a vengance.   After camping at colleges near and far, from Clemson […]