2017 Tennessee Kicker/Punter Tucker Day Living up to Preseason 5-Star Hype

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA One can never under value the importance of a strong kicking game at any level on the gridiron. Brentwood High School in the Nashville area has the rare treat of having a five-star field goal kicker and punter all rolled into one with Tucker Day. Day got his ranking showing what he could do […]

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3-Star 2017 California LB Colin Schooler Playing above Rating for Mission Viejo

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA There is a three-star recruiting gem in California kept secret by west coast schools hoping to get one of the biggest steals of the 2017 recruiting class come National Signing Day in Colin Schooler. The Schooler family has been through this before giving the Ducks the last laugh on the recruiting trail just three […]

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Interview with Bishop Miege 2017 Shooting Guard Semaj Ray

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 In the 2014-2015 season, Bishop Miege advanced all the way to the state championship game where they suffered a heartbreaking loss to McPherson, 79-68.  This past year, the Stags once again reached the title game and faced McPherson fortunately the results were different as Bishop Miege won their third state championship and first since 2010 […]

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One to Watch: Interview with Fort Smith 2017 OLB Tanner Cross

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA In the never ending personal quest to eliminate the need for the term “under the radar recruit”, there is yet another under the radar recruit making play after play for his squad being bypassed on a grade scale – Tanner Cross. Fans of high school football within the Natural State are well aware of […]

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Interview: 4-Star 2018 DT Davin Cotton Continues to Impress with Evangel Christian

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA During the Rivals camp series in New Orleans, Class of 2018 defensive tackle Davin Cotton picked up the challenge against the best of the best throughout the region walking away a legit four-star recruit. Now the junior is pushing the limits of his talents again on the field for Evangel Christian trying to help […]

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2017 QB Danny Clark Decommits from Ohio State after nearly Four Years

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA A change in offensive style of play at Ohio State seemingly led to a parting of ways on Tuesday with the announced decommitment of quarterback Danny Clark. The decommitment may come as a surprise to most OSU fans, but then again the writing may have been on the wall for some time. Clark committed […]

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Interview: 2018 South Carolina DT Kelijiha Brown is a Beast for Saluda

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA When watching game tape, a dominating defensive tackle or nose guard is easy to spot. Quick signs of a next level guy in the trenches at the high school level is the interior offensive line on roller skates going backwards and the pocket collapsing in the middle forcing the quarterback to scramble if lucky […]

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Kansas Basketball: Interview with St. Thomas Aquinas Class of 2017 SF Angelo Allegri

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 St. Thomas Aquinas, located outside of Kansas City (KS), had an average season as the Saints finished 10-10 and lost a heart-breaker in the first round of the playoffs to St. James. Not only was their season like a roller coaster but they scored and gave up on average the same amount of points […]

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Interview: Dynamic 2017 California RB Miles Reed Updates Arizona Visit

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA There are a lot of truly talented under the radar seniors working their collective butts off to show recruiting sites and college coaches just how special of a player they can be for a given program. One of the best players out there that few shamefully have not heard about is Miles Reed. Reed […]

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Interview: No. 1 Overall 2019 Recruit Kayvon Thibodeaux backing it up at DE Sophomore Season

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA There is always a joy seeing a player rise above expectations or play beyond his years. That is exactly what Kayvon Thibodeaux did for Dorsey High School during his freshman season in 2015. Thibodeaux defied all the odds making the varsity level during his freshman season. Beyond proving that he belonged on the field, […]

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Memphis possibly pushes 2017 Class to 25 Recruits with OT John Dale

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA 247Sports is reporting that Kemper County offensive tackle John Dale Jr. has verbally committed to the University of Memphis. No other recruiting service has backed the report yet. If Dale did commit to Memphis, the Tigers 2017 class appears to be full with 25 recruits. Dale, listed at 6-6, 300 pounds, is an overpowering […]

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UCLA Adds Former Michigan State DE Cassius Peat from Prima JUCO

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA UCLA added a potential immediate contributor to their 2017 season with the verbal commitment of Cassius Peat on Sunday. Peat, originally from Corona Del Sol in Tempe (AZ), committed to Michigan State out of high school, but after a redshirt season decided to transfer to Prima Community College in August to be closer to […]

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Interview: Eriq Gilyard is a Textbook 2018 Outside Linebacker for Trinity Christian

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA There are a lot of different things a linebacker has to do to be successful on the field. The top two, stop the run and cover the pass. All the other little things thrown in there like blitzing, tracking down plays going the other way, shedding blockers, and communicating offensive plays to defensive teammates […]

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Kansas Basketball: Interview with Shawnee Mission South 2018 PF Yor Anei

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 Shawnee Mission South High School, located just outside of Kansas City (KS), had an average season last year with the Raiders finishing 11-11 scoring on average 50.86 points a game. The good news for Raiders’ fans is that the team has an extra year of experience under their belts and one of the returning […]

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Les Miles Reportedly Out at LSU after Auburn Loss

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA News broke Sunday afternoon that an era in Baton Rouge has ended with the firing of LSU head coach Les Miles. Multiple reports have come forward with the news but none perhaps more important than The Advocate’s confirmation. The Advocate stated Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron are out with defensive line coach Ed […]

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2016 Week 6 AP Rankings and USA Today Coaches Poll

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Posted by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA   AP Top 25 Alabama (50) Ohio State (4) Louisville (6) Michigan (1) Clemson Houston Stanford Wisconsin Texas A&M Washington Tennessee Florida State Baylor Miami (FL) Nebraska Mississippi Michigan State Utah San Diego State Arkansas TCU Texas Florida Boise State Georgia   USA Today Top 25 Alabama (61) Ohio State (2) Clemson (1) Louisville […]

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Minnesota Flips 2017 Mississippi State SS Commit Jaquarius Landrews (Updated!)

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA   *Jaquarius Landrews’ commitment to Minnesota has been retracted from 247Sports! Updates to follow as news comes available.    The Golden Gophers added a potential impact player to their 2017 roster with the commitment of Copiah-Lincoln Community College safety Jaquarius Landrews on Sunday. Minnesota got an unusual recruiting win on Sunday flipping a Mississippi […]

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Interview: Louisville 2017 CB Commit Tre Norwood having another Standout Season for Northside

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA In football, there is an expression that goes with playing cornerback – being on an island. The thought rings true and there is nowhere to hide on this gridiron island when a corner is lined up one-on-one against a wide receiver with all the world to see who will win that matchup. Being the […]

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Washington Huskies Land 4-Star 2017 RB Salvon Ahmed

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Huskies landed their sixth recruit ranked as a four-star prospect on Friday when in-state running back/defensive back Salvon Ahmed committed to Washington. Ahmed starting jumping on recruiting boards after tearing through Washington Class 3/2A competition in 2015. The all-around athlete helped his Rebels squad to a 9-3 mark making contributions all over the […]

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Louisiana Basketball: Interview with De La Salle Class of 2020 Point Guard Jalen Ned

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 De La Salle High School located in New Orleans had a great season with the Cavaliers finishing 18-5 making it all the way to the state quarterfinals. In 2016, the Cavaliers have the potential to have an even bigger year as freshman phenome Jalen Ned will join their varsity squad for the upcoming season. Last […]

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Louisiana: Interview with West Monroe Class of 2018 LB John Bailey Gullatt

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charllie_cds3         Last season West Monroe High School had a great season as the Rebels finished 11-1 but suffered a heartbreaking upset in the second round of the playoffs to Ponchatoula (28-21). One key to their success in 2015 was the play of their lockdown defense which only gave up 15.5 points a game on average. In […]

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2017 Oxford CB Devin Rockette Decommits from Ole Miss

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Decommitments in the high school ranks from a college team happens all the time. Despite the usual action each time a player decommits, fan bases are still shocked with everyone wanting to know why. All decommitments are interesting but one that catches the eye more so than usual happened on Friday when Ole Miss […]

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San Diego State Lands Emerging Big Play Threat WR Isaiah Richardson

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Aztecs found an emerging wide receiver in their own backyard securing a commitment from Los Angeles area talent Isaiah Richardson Thursday night. Richardson has proven to make the most of his opportunities with the ball in his hands. Playing in a run-first offense highlighted by 2018 running back TJ Pledger, Richardson grabbed some […]

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Kansas State Secures 2017 California JUCO SS Elijah Walker

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Kansas State may have found another potential junior college gem with the verbal commitment of Cerritos safety Elijah Walker on Thursday. Walker played his high school ball at Cabrillo High School in Long Beach (CA). The versatile athlete lined up on both sides of the ball at wide receiver and in the Jaguars secondary […]

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Versatile 2017 Folsom ATH Drake Stallworth Commits to Hawaii

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Recruiting efforts have been picking up for Hawaii at the end of September with the Warriors landing their second commitment in as many days. On Thursday, Folsom wide receiver/cornerback Drake Stallworth pledged to Hawaii. Stallworth is another under the radar recruit Hawaii has lured out of California. Undervalued by recruiting services, Stallworth helped the […]

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Interview: Georgia 2018 LB KJ Phillips Proving to be a Top Playmaker in Class

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA All stats in all sports are what one wants to make of the numbers. For example, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino never won a Super Bowl, a stat used against him when fans bicker about the all-time greats. A stat of Marino’s that is undeniable, he left the game in 1999 as the […]

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One to Watch Interview: 2018 SS Victor Harvey Jr. Making Most of Opportunities with Coconut Creek

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Sports is all about opportunity and talent. A player can have the talent but never get the opportunity to show it leaving said player and those around him to wonder what if? Victor Harvey Jr. got a taste of top Florida varsity football during the 2015 season leading to a call to action in […]

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Houston adds Former Baylor SS Commit Donovan Stiner

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Chalk up another recruiting win for Houston against their in-state Big 12 competitors. On Wednesday the Cougars added in-state talent when Donovan Stiner pledged to Houston. Stiner was part of a tough Bellaire High School team in 2015 that went 6-6 against 6A competition. The 6-2, 185 pound, safety was among the team leaders […]

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No. 17 Arkansas Razorbacks vs. No. 10 Texas A&M Aggies Preview and Prediction

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Arkansas Razorbacks and Texas A&M Aggies enter Saturday’s game with unblemished records hoping to propel their season forward with a needed Southeastern Conference win. Alabama maybe the No. 1 team in the nation, returning national champs, and the barrier for which all SEC West teams must go through if dreams of playing in […]

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Breaking Interview: 2018 Florida 5-Star RB Lorenzo Lingard Shares Top 5

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Size, speed, elusiveness, and the willingness to run through a defensive wall for a first down, all attributes of five-star 2018 running back Lorenzo Lingard that has college coaches dreaming. This list of superlatives can continue for days when describing University High School’s running back but suffice to say, when Lingard has the rock […]

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