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Fab 30 of the 757: #30

Woodside OL Shane Westfall (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’re closing in on the kick off to the regular season. As we get closer, we’re going to continue to unveil recruit757′s top college prospects of the 2016 recruiting class here in the region, otherwise known as the Fab 30. There are lots of talented players, so we’re recognizing the best […]

JMU visit goes well for Casey Vick

Denbigh ATH Casey Vick (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 It was easy to spot Denbigh safety Casey Vick at Tuesday’s Norview Team Camp. Just follow the football. With every blown whistle and “bump” (as the players were not allowed to tackle), Vick was usually somewhere close to the action. James Madison has ramped up its recruiting efforts with Vick, showing […]

King’s Fork QB Ryan Kluck talks recruiting (VIDEO)

King's Fork QB Ryan Kluck (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Ryan Kluck had a banner year in his first season as the quarterback at King’s Fork.  He led the Bulldogs to another playoff appearance, their third in a row, and he led the team to their first ten-win season.   Kluck hit the college camp trail hard, and he talked to […]

Bayside WR Phillip Patterson nears his decision

Bayside WR Phillip Patterson (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Lane Stadium seats 66,233 when at maximum capacity. Why is this important to Bayside High School wide receiver Phillip Patterson? Phillip could possibly be on the way of calling Blacksburg his new home when he announces where he will be committing to on Saturday August 1. While many players were at […]

Riverbend OL Zach Adams to go west

Riverbend lineman Zach Adams (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Fredricksburg lineman Zach Adams had a chance to go back to Texas.  The 6-7 310 mountain of a man had 15 offers, including Virginia Tech, Virginia, West Virginia, ODU, Penn State, Maryland, North Carolina and North Carolina State.    He also held offers from Texas, Baylor and Texas Tech. He grew […]

Ocean Lakes ends college camp season on the road

Chris Scott coaching his Dolphins (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s been a busy camp season for most football players, and the squad at Ocean Lakes is no exception. We caught up with Coach Chris Scott last week at ODU Team Camp. A lot of his top players spent the end of July on the road. They hit Florida State and […]

Is Western Branch’s Arman Jones due for a Virginia Tech offer?

Western Branch LB Arman Jones (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 When Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Hokie staff want to see a player they usually get their wish. Last week Western Branch assistant coach Shannon Messick received a call from Virginia Tech representatives stating they wanted to get a good look at Western Branch product Arman Jones. Messick obliged their […]

Robbie Robinson commits to Arizona State (VIDEO)

Robbie Robinson and his dad Robbie celebrate the commitment (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Forks up!   It was an exciting day for soon to be DeMatha corner Robbie Robinson.  Robbie stayed true to his Hampton roots and held his commitment event at Avenue Blue in Hampton Town Center on Saturday, just weeks before he’ll depart for Maryland and his senior year at DeMatha Catholic. […]

Tavante Beckett commits to Virginia Tech

Indian River LB Tavante Beckett (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Tavante Beckett had dreamed of earning a Virginia Tech scholarship offer.   When the dream came true in early May, it was hard for him to hold back. “He and I discussed getting a Virginia Tech offer when he transferred here from Oscar Smith,” said Indian River head coach Glenwood Ferebee. […]

Teradja Mitchell visits Tennessee

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

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 With practice set to begin for Bayside linebacker Teradja Mitchell, the class of 2018 prospect traveled down the East Coast to visit one of the schools on his lengthy offer sheet, the University of Tennessee. Mitchell made a stop in Knoxville over the weekend, leaving with a favorable impression of the […]