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Home team wins Lake Taylor 7-on-7 tourney

Lake Taylor QB/Slot/DB Torran Espree (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Some of the names may be different, but the story looks the same. Lake Taylor will be formidable once again in 2015. Granted, this is 7 on 7. The Titans couldn’t run their standard Veer offense that dares opponents to try to stop the run. Oddly enough, the event’s final game […]

Camp Report: Coach V’s picks for tops at the CPAC

Coach Mike Villagrana addresses the campers (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Mike Villagrana, recruit757 This Saturday’s recruit757 College Prospect Assessment Camp ((CPAC) gave me a great opportunity to update myself on the talent of the region.   I’ve coached at the college level and recruited here in the 757 for years, but my last recruiting class here was the 2014 class.   There’s a lot […]

Newport News NUC showcases local talent

Overall NUC MVP Curtis Morgan (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Over 100 campers showed up for the Shuman’s NUC Showcase in Newport News on Sunday, and it included a refreshing mix of players, mostly guys who were looking for a big break.   There were middle school players and high school players.   Most of the high school guys were the […]

Nike Opening Regional results have 757 talent ranked highly

Lake Taylor DB Keyvone Bruton (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Nike Opening Region held at Centreville High School in Northern Virginia yielded some surprises and some expected results. Ocean Lakes defensive back Levonta Taylor and Indian River’s Jaquan Yulee nabbed invitations to The Opening in Oregon, but how did our region’s other players fare? Those at the top of the […]

More offers are popping at Western Branch

Western Branch QB Jacob Wilson (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s been a busy spring at Western Branch, with college visits, offers and Spring Evaluation now ongoing.   Here’s a look at some of the most recent activity: Jacob Wilson picked up a scholarship offer from South Carolina State, making him the second quarterback in the region out of the Class […]

Western Branch’s Arman Jones adds Ivy offer

Western Branch LB Arman Jones (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 When football can earn you a shot at a stellar education, it’s a double win. Western Branch safety/linebacker Arman Jones has the physical goods to play at the college level.  Already 6-1 and 205, he has the look.   On the field, he’s got game. He had 77 tackles, 38 solo […]

Now a Bruin, Quarterback Jacob Wilson adapts

Quarterback Jacob Wilson (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Junior quarterback Jacob Wilson has spent the past two seasons as the signal caller for Great Bridge head coach Pete Gale.  This past year Wilson led the Wildcats to a 6-5 record before losing to Indian River in the 5A South playoffs. After leading the Wildcats to the 5A South playoffs […]

Kenan Johnson makes his college pick

Western Branch DE Kenan Johnson (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Long and lean defensive end Kenan Johnson has made his college pick.   West Virginia State got a steal. Johnson (SR DE/OLB 6-4 230) had 43 tackles, five sacks, 15 tackles for a loss and 25 hurries in his senior season.  He was a beast off the edge for Western Branch, yet […]

Josh Culberson elects to prep at Fork Union

Western Branch DE Josh Culberson (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Josh Culberson is a promising young linemen who just recently finished his high school career at Western Branch. There’s been plenty of college interest, but Josh has made the call to prep a year before going to college. Here’s why…. Culberson transferred from Churchland to Western Branch after his junior year. […]

Western Branch Linebacker lands big D-III offer!

Western Branch LB Keith Howard (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 A big time D-3 offer.   That sounds like an oxymoron to most recruitniks.   Fans think of the ACC, SEC… the Power Five schools when it comes to big time college football.   In this case, Western Branch linebacker Keith Howard (SR LB 5-9 185) has truly landed a big […]