Recruit757 Blog

Posts Tagged ‘Recruiting’


Khalan Laborn Has A Blast At Rutgers

#5 Khalan Laborn (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Suddenly, there’s a growing football connection between Virginia Beach and Piscataway, New Jersey. Cox High School lineman Blake Camper was courted by nearly a dozen schools and announced his verbal commitment to Rutgers University Football earlier this year. RU has offered Cox athlete Khalan Laborn, and the Scarlet Knights are quickly […]

Chris Scott Looks For Improvement, Jaason Lewis Nears Announcement (VIDEO)

Ocean Lakes RB/WR Jaason Lewis (Photo: Mary Ann Magnant/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In exclusive video from Friday night, Ocean Lakes head coach Chris Scott shares with us that he’s looking for a better week out of his Dolphins this week, that Kellam presented some challenges for his team, and Jaason Lewis confirms that he’s going to announce his college destination next week. “It’s […]

Jaquan Yulee Loving Carolina Blue

Indian River LB Jaquan Yulee (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Indian River had a bye week last weekend, and it was a perfect opportunity for linebacker Jaquan Yulee to pay a visit to North Carolina.   Yulee and his dad Fred took the visit to Chapel Hill and watch the Tarheels survive a scare against San Diego State. UNC was one […]

Western Branch Bruins Building College Interest

Western Branch QB Daniel Griffith (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s a busy time at Western Branch.   The Bruins football team has started the season 1-0 and college interest is pouring in. Assistant coach Jarome Bell handles college relations and he’s reported a huge amount of mail and phone calls since the season has ramped up again. “West Virginia, Purdue, […]

Jaason Lewis Nearing A Decision

Ocean Lakes RB/WR Jaason Lewis (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There are still quite a few local gems in the 2015 recruiting class that remain uncommitted. One of them is Ocean Lakes athlete Jaason Lewis. The 6-3.5 240 pounder can do a lot on both sides of the ball, and that’s what has college coaches drooling. He loves playing running back, […]

Ocean Lakes Sophomore Picks Up Offer #2

Ocean Lakes DL Eric Crosby (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 At Ocean Lakes, it may be tough to make the varsity, especially as a freshman, but it’s easy to get noticed.   For Ocean Lakes sophomore Eric Crosby, hard work and perseverance is paying off. Crosby (SO DL 6-3 260) was punting last year for the Dolphins, but he already had the […]

Josh Sweat’s Visits Start This Weekend

Oscar Smith DE Josh Sweat (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The number one recruit in the country is right here in Hampton Roads. That’s Oscar Smith defensive end Josh Sweat. The 6-5 240 pound beast of a high school football player is the guy that every college football program would love to have. Sweat holds 57 college scholarship offers by one […]

Jaquan Yulee Officially At River

Indian River LB Jaquan Yulee (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The resurgence at Indian River is one step closer to reality.    Highly recruited linebacker Jaquan Yulee has officially transferred from Lakeland to Indian River.   According to the family, and IRHS head coach Glenwood Ferebee, the reasons were just as much academic as they were athletic. “He was having some problems academically […]

Thomas Hopple Moves Up As ACC Level Prospect

Nansemond River OT Thomas Hopple (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 As a college football prospect, you’ve arrived when you land your first offer. For Nansemond River lineman Thomas Hopple (JR OT 6-6 270), the stakes were just raised in his recruitment when he picked up an ACC offer on Saturday evening. Hopple, a rising junior offensive tackle, got his first offer […]

Virginia Tech Adds Another Big Commitment!

Ocean Lakes DB Jahque Alleyne at VT Camp in July (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It seems that the Hokies are loading up on local talent for the Class of 2015.    The fourth local senior has committed to play football at Virginia Tech, and the season has yet to start. Ocean Lakes defensive back Jahque Alleyne gave his verbal commitment to the Hokies and made it […]