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College Hunt On Hold: Shane Westfall Transitions Into Team Practices

Woodside OL Shane Westfall (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Woodside lineman Shane Westfall accomplished his goal for the summer: impress college coaches.   The 6-1 310 pound lineman has it down.   He’s entering his junior season and has a head start on most of his competition when it comes to attracting college attention the old fashioned way. Westfall’s camp stops included […]

Recruits and Social Media: You’re In The Spotlight Now

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This article was originally published in April 2014, but deserves to be presented again. The player in the photograph is for illustrative purposes only.  – AH by Scott Cochran, recruit757 Flashback to January 2012: One of the most sought after high school defensive backs in the nation found himself expelled from the New Jersey prep […]

Jakorah Parker: Darkhorse RB Waiting To Break Out

Nandua RB Jakorah Parker (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 As a high school player, do you think it’s tough to get recruited?   Try living on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, where there are a total of five schools that play football in a land area the size of entire Southside and with a total population of about 44,000; that equals […]

Clayton Osterloh Winds Down Camp Season

Warhill LB/WR Clayton Osterloh (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This weekend marked the end of college camp season, as college coaches make the shift from hosting recruits to prepping for the football season. In no time, college players will be back on the practice field, as will high school players. Warhill’s Clayton Osterloh is entering his senior season and he […]

Nhyre Quinerly Makes His Pick

Lake Taylor ATH Nhyre Quinerly (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Lake Taylor senior Nhyre Quinerly decided to end his recruitment.   The Titan corner narrowed his choices down to two recently.   When it all came down to it, he decided to stay close to home. Quinerly is one of two Lake Taylor corners who are Division I bound.   His teammate, Wayne Davis, […]

Nijee Cox Lands ODU Offer

Salem DE Nijee Cox (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Salem High School in Virginia Beach has a lot of talent. Nijee Cox has been quietly laboring in the shadow of some great players, including heralded defensive end Trevon Hill, who recently committed to Virginia Tech. Now at the end of camp season, Cox has landed his first Division I FBS […]

Bobby Wilder’s 353 Program Is Brilliant For ODU

Bobby Wilder at a 2013 One-Day Camp (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 I’ve shared the concept with coaches, parents, and players. Time and again, the feedback is positive. People get it, once they know what it is. Now, the ODU coaching staff has a web page dedicated to “353″. The idea is brilliantly simple. As a high school player moving on to college […]

Meet The New #1: Josh Sweat

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It didn’t take long for Josh Sweat’s performance at Nike’s The Opening to have an impact.    The defensive end from Oscar Smith shined brightly in spite of an injury out in Oregon.   Now, he’s made the jump into the #1 spot nationally.   He’s officially the top recruit in the 2015 recruiting […]

Richard Burney Commits To Cavs

Hickory TE/DE Richard Burney (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

  by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Hickory tight end Richard Burney had some good choices going.   On Saturday, he decided to end his recruitment.   The Hickory football team had just returned from team camp at Florida State and the summer camp season is winding down. Burney held offers from Buffalo, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Elon, James Madison, and […]

Hunter Adds Wisconsin Offer

Indian River ATH Devon Hunter (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 For Indian River sophomore Devon Hunter, it’s two offers in two days.   His stock continues to rise.   Just a day after landing an offer from the University of Tennessee, Hunter has landed an offer from the University of Wisconsin. For Hunter, it’s offer number 17.   It not only marks another great […]