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Heritage lineman Sawaar Canady lands two Division I offers

Heritage lineman Sawaar Canady (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is about the time of year for recruiting to get serious.  Division I FCS schools can certainly count on their “bigger brothers”, the Division I FBS schools to have made most of their scholarship offers by now. Let’s step back and explain something.   Schools from the ACC, SEC, Big […]

Cox DE Jordan Williams adds two ACC offers

Cox DE Jordan Williams (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 When you’re hot you’re hot, and right now Cox defensive end Jordan Williams is on fire! Williams has proven himself this season and it shows on his highlight film.   He’s found more motivation and he’s playing like his life depends on it.   The sacks, hurries and blocked passes he’s […]

Grant Holloway set to announce

Grassfield WR Grant Holloway (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Grant Holloway is set to announce his college intentions in front of a friendly crowd at Grassfield High School. Not only is it announcement day, but Thursday is also Grant’s birthday. Holloway is rumored to be down to playing football and running track at Georgia, or […]

Naval Academy visit goes well for Stitmon

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 On the day following a first round playoff loss to Norview, Nansemond River linebacker Demetrius Stitmon had to gather himself and hit the road for a visit in Annapolis, Maryland.   The Naval Academy blasted SMU on Saturday and the visit left Stitmon (SR LB 6-1 225) hopeful for an opportunity […]

Norview’s Devon Watford picks up an NSU offer

Norview RB Devon Watford (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Senior wide receiver Devon Watford waited more than three years for the opportunity be the focal point of the Norview offense. Watford was a complimentary piece last season when the program celebrated its best finish since 2011.  Through eight regular games this season with the Pilots, Watford had experienced a breakout […]

Khalan Laborn is setting records at OL and still wants more (VIDEO)

Ocean Lakes RB Khalan Laborn (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Nathan Epstein, WAVY-TV 10 (a special contribution to recruit757) VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) – Ask any of his teammates or coaches to describe Khalan Laborn’s running style, and they tend to run out of adjectives. “Explosive” was the first word that came to Chris Scott’s mind. “He can kind of take it from 0 to […]

King’s Fork RB commits to be a Towson Tiger

King's Fork RB Deshaun Wethington (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Last year, in spite of a nagging injury, King’s Fork running back Deshaun Wethington managed to finish second in total rushing yards, just behind Bishop Sullivan senior Kevin Hicks. Hicks the finished the regular season with 1583 yards.   Wethington finished with 1432. This season, Wethington (SR RB 5-10 190) has […]

Demetrius Stitmon picks up his first scholarship offer

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

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Nansemond River linebacker Demetrius Stitmon has been a staple on the off-season camp circuit.   He’s worked his butt off for camps hosted by Nike, recruit757, colleges and more.   The exposure and training has been beneficial, and finally it has paid off.    Stitmon landed a scholarship offer from Norfolk […]

Cox DE Jordan Williams adds a UVA offer

Cox DE Jordan Williams (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Recruitment is really picking up for Cox lineman Jordan Williams.   He earned a Maryland offer over the summer.   Now that we’re into a productive junior season, Williams has added an offer from Penn State, and over the weekend the University of Virginia has jumped into the mix. “Coach (Mike) […]

Woodside DT Garrett Graham returns to the field

Woodside DT Garrett Graham (Photo: Brandon Mitchell/recruit757)

by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 While many on the Peninsula were at Darling Stadium on Saturday watching the Crabbers take on the Phantoms, Denbigh and Woodside were set to take battle in another uptown rivalry. Surprisingly both teams were 4-2 and judging by Woodside’s 14-9 victory, more implication was put on the game than expected. The […]