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Anthony Womack picks up first two scholarship offers

Ocean Lakes SS/RB Anthony Womack (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Ocean Lakes athlete Anthony Womack has a recruitment that’s heating up.   Coming off of a state championship season, Womack (JR SS/RB 5-10 197) and his teammates are getting plenty of attention from college coaches. On Thursday, Womack landed offers from James Madison and Marshall.    Ocean Lakes Head Coach Chris […]

Tyriuq Trotman set to be a Keydet

Landstown ATH Tyriuq Trotman (Photo: Trotman family)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Landstown athlete Tyriuq Trotman (SR WR/CB 5-10 155) was so excited about his Division I commitment, he even devised the headline for this article. A weekend visit to Lexington netted Trotman a scholarship offer. By Wednesday, he had made up his mind. He would be a Keydet. “The visit was beyond […]

7 days ’til National Signing Day (VIDEO)

Green Run RB Anthony Scott at NSD 2014 (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There are a lot of local seniors that have already made their college commitments, but there’s also an astounding number that have yet to make a verbal commitment.  National Signing Day is February 4, and it’s just the first day that players can sign on the dotted line to commit to […]

Khalan Laborn adds ODU scholarship offer

Cox ATH Khalan Laborn (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Underclassmen are hot in the 757.    Cox High School RB/WR/DB Khalan Laborn had a stellar sophomore season and that’s now paying off with college attention and scholarship offers. The latest school to hop on board is Old Dominion.   The Monarchs visited the school on Friday and gave the word […]

Nick Carrera commits for college

Coach Alonzo Coley and TE Nick Carrera (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In high school, Nicholas Carrera was a quarterback that made the shift to tight end and linebacker.   That versatility, along with the production he provided at multiple positions, made him an All-Conference player, All-757 player, and a B-Dubs Player of the Week in his senior season.   After a visit […]

Bayside freshman picks up two ACC scholarship offers

Bayside LB Teradja Mitchell (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Bayside head coach Jon White prides himself on having a team full of “good people and good football players.” This weekend, one of the good guys landed two early scholarship offers. In this case, recruiting attention for one of his top wide outs led to scholarship offers for one of his […]

Capehart confirms NC State offer

Ocean Lakes WR/DB Tahj Capehart (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Ocean Lakes defensive back Tahj Capehart added his eighth scholarship offer at the end of the week when he picked up a scholarship offer from the NC State Wolfpack.   Capehart (SO CB/WR 6-0 180) had a hot year, playing a big role in helping Ocean Lakes to their first ever […]

Ben Debastiani eyes the next level

Indian River LB Ben Debastiani (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Indian River linebacker Ben Debastiani has seen impact players transfer from the Braves program in each of his years with the team.  So when fellow linebacker Jaquan Yulee (Lakeland) and quarterback Tyre Givers-Wilson (Bethel) transferred into Indian River before the season, he figured times had finally changed for the Chesapeake school, […]

Two locals commit to West Virginia State

Landstown's Eric Magwood (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’re closing in on National Signing Day and more seniors are getting their college destinations worked out.    NSD is not the only day that seniors can sign; it’s just the first day that student-athletes can sign their name on the dotted line. Two prominent local seniors, linemen Eric Magwood of […]

Nansemond River athletes gaining notice

Nansemond River ATH Deshon Saunders (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Nansemond River has most of their starting lineup coming back in the fall.  The most notable recruit in the bunch is junior offensive tackle Thomas Jarrett Hopple.   Hopple has bloomed to a full 6-6 and 290, giving the Warriors a true anchor on the offensive line. There are a few […]