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Western Branch Juniors Planning Visits

Western Branch LB Terrell Thomas (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s the time for campus visits, for Junior Days and Spring Games. The Western Branch Football program has grown in strength under Head Coach Greg Gibson, and his players are becoming more and more attractive to college coaches. Many of the Bruins have big plans for college stops coming up. Bruins […]

Western Branch Grad Lands New Football Opportunity (VIDEO)

Gattaca DE Eddie Hamilton (video still)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 As a member of the Western Branch Bruins Class of 2012, Eddie Hamilton had a few things to work out. Hamilton was a magnificent high school athlete, running track and not playing football because of schedule conflicts. He’s 6-5 and 230, long and lean. He came into the Gattaca program as […]

ODU Football Lands Big Walk On

Western Branch ATH T.J. Boothe (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The ODU Football program has grown year by year. Even with an increased scholarship count, it’s impossible for the Monarchs to get every player they would want to have. The attractiveness of the program has never been greater, and this year ODU has picked up some key players that are coming […]

12 More College Commitments

Ocean Lakes WR Mike Alston (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’re on the eve of National Signing Day and college commitments continue to roll in. It’s the first day that high school seniors can sign their National Letter of Intent and officially end the recruiting process. More commitments will come in later this week, later this month, and even into March […]

Western Branch DE Commits, Duo Decommits

Western Branch TE T.J. Boothe (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Western Branch High School had a bumper crop of college commitments last year, and it looks like another good recruiting class is coming together in 2014.   Assistant Coach Jarome Bell has shared the news that DE/TE Rayshad Scott has made his college commitment. “Ray Scott committed to Bluefield College,” stated the […]

Western Branch DB Visiting Spartans

Western Branch FS Jeremiah Young (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is the time of the year when recruiting really heats up at Division I FCS schools.   Every weekend is busy for the coaches with high school seniors from far and wide visiting campus, looking to nail down their college destination. Norfolk State has several important recruiting weekends lined up, and […]

2013 All-757 Freshman-Sophomore Football Teams

Oscar Smith QB Shon Mitchell (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There’s a lot of great talent coming out of The 757 these days, and the young talent is rising to the top even sooner than ever before.    We know that there is some talent buried behind other great players.   The JV ranks are filled with young guys that are ready to […]

2013 All-757 Junior Teams

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Here’s your list of players to watch in 2014! These are the best Juniors in the 757 as identified by the staff of We have lots of talent in the region, and it looks like we’ll have another bumper crop of recruits in the 2015 recruiting class. Most of the […]

2013 All-757 Football Teams

#65 Oscar Smith Lineman Andrew Brown (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Here’s the list you’ve been waiting for… the All-757 Football teams for 2013.  All players in the region, all programs, all put together to see who’s tops. There are some tough choices to be made. How do you compare Region 2A and 3A teams against those in 5A and 6A? Private […]

Chesapeake Bowl Features 14 Players From The 757

Oscar Smith All-American Andrew Brown (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’re less than a week away from the 2013 Chesapeake Bowl and we have fourteen local players in the game.  This is your chance to see many of your favorite local players play in their last high school football game, and they’re playing under one of the best coaches in the […]