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ODU Football Gains Second Commitment

Salem WR/DB David "D.J." Davis (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The ODU Football program is on a roll.   For the second time in three days, the Monarchs coaching staff has gotten a local commitment from the Class of 2015. Assistant coach Zohn Burden has done well tapping into the schools in Virginia Beach, and he’s landed another defensive back after reeling […]

De’shawn Brown Takes In ODU Spring Game

Norview WR De'shawn Brown (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Norview wide receiver De’shawn Brown (JR WR/SS 6-1 175) was one of a few dozen high school athletes in attendance at the ODU Spring Game on Saturday. For many, it was the first time visiting the campus. Even though Brown lives in Norfolk, he admitted that he hasn’t seen the campus […]

ODU Spring Game Bigger Than Ever

Taylor Heinicke throws downfield as Bobby Wilder (far right) looks on (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The spring practice sessions are over for the Football Monarchs, and athletic director Wood Selig can brag that this year has been their biggest yet. Several thousand fans were in the stands on Saturday, no attendance number was announced, but the east side of S.B. Ballard Stadium was mostly filled on […]

Jamez Brickhouse Makes The Call

ODU Coach Bobby Wilder spends time with Jamez Brickhouse before the 2014 Spring Game (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It was a perfect day for Spring Football.   For Bayside cornerback Jamez Brickhouse, it was a perfect day to announce his verbal commitment to play college football. At the end of the ODU Spring Game, where the White team topped the Blue Team by a score of 21-14, Brickhouse confirmed his […]

Landstown’s Noah Boone Back In Action

Landstown WR/FS Noah Boone (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 After missing the last eight months recuperating from a pre-season knee injury, Noah Boone has a new position, a new opportunity, and a new outlook. Last weekend, Boone (SO 6-3 200) made his first camp appearance since he tore ligaments in his knee at Old Dominion’s team camp last July.   Boone […]

Blake Camper Visits Badgers

Cox Lineman Blake Camper (Photo: Andy HIlton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Wisconsin is quite a distance from Virginia Beach, but there’s a big connection to Hampton Roads there. We have a lot of football talent here, and the Wisconsin coaching staff has Chris Beatty. Yes, that’s ex-Landstown Head Coach Chris Beatty. Beatty coached Percy Harvin in making several playoff runs and winning […]

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

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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 institute that he attended after school officials became aware of a series of explicit and inappropriate comments the star athlete was posting on Twitter. But expulsion […]

Chisley’s Take On Happy Valley

Bethel CB Terry Chisley (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Bethel High School sophomore Terry Chisley is riding a high this Spring Break.   To start the week, T.C. took a visit to Penn State as an invited guest to tour the campus, meet the coaches and get an inside look at the football program.   Chisley may still have two more years […]

Phoebus Corner Adds New Offer

Phoebus ATH Robbie Robinson (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Class of 2016 on the Peninsula is quickly becoming red hot. Early offers are rolling out and Phoebus cornerback Robbie Robinson is at the head of the class. On Thursday, Robinson picked up his eighth scholarship offer. Another ACC school jumped into the mix, with Clemson extending the offer. Prior […]

2018 QB Tyler DeSue Holds One Offer, Hungry For More (VIDEO)

Future Ocean Lakes Dolphin Tyler DeSue (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Alan Popadines, a special contribution to recruit757 Tyler DeSue, a 2018 prospect from Virginia Beach, VA, hasn’t started high school yet, but already has a verbal offer from a Division I college. Last summer, the 6-0 170 pound quarterback received a verbal offer from the University of Virginia before his final year at Princess […]