Interview: Grossmont 2017 LB Roderick Woods Maybe a 2017 Signee Ahead of Schedule

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA While a lot of high school and junior college players across the country are hitting the panic button on the recruiting trail, one junior college player is fielding interests knowing he still has another year of ball left before he has to make that life changing decision. Roderick Woods has made the rounds at […]

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John Chavis and the Aggies Win Out on 2017 LB Anthony Hines

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The recruiting sweep stakes for one of the top inside linebackers in the nation came to a close on Friday when Anthony Hines verbally committed to Texas A&M. If scholarship offers were a direct line to recruiting stars, Plano East High School linebacker Anthony Hines would be a five-star recruit about four times over. […]

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Interview: 2017 Gonzaga Prep LB Taj Hoard Tackling Recruiting Trail

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The 2016 high school football season has come to a close for the majority of teams across the nation, including Gonzaga Prep. One of the Bullpups’ top players over the last couple of years hung his cleats up after a truly heartbreaking first round 37-35 playoff loss to Chiawana (Pasco). Now Taj Hoard is […]

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Ohio State adds another 5-Star 2017 Recruit with Texas LB Baron Browning

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The recruiting trail for Ohio State had gone cold with the weather suffering de-commitments instead of adding top of the line recruits. On Wednesday, OSU lost four-star linebacker Antjuan Simmons but found a very suitable replacement in five-star linebacker Baron Browning. Browing has been a big part of Kennedale High School’s 10-3 season, which […]

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Georgia Snags In-State 4-Star Talents DE Malik Herring and WR Jeremiah Holloman

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Score one for in-state program pride, on Thursday the Bulldogs secured two highly prized four-star recruits when defensive end Malik Herring and wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman joined Georgia’s 2017 recruiting class. Herring’s recruitment turned into a Battle Royale having some 30 offers set on the table. The 6-3.5, 265 pound, end had his choice […]

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Oklahoma State Adds Under the Radar In-State 2017 SS/QB Malcolm Rodriguez

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Oklahoma State took a surprise verbal commitment on Thursday accepting in-state Wagoner strong safety/quarterback Malcolm Rodriguez. High school football fans in the state of Oklahoma are well aware of Wagoner. The Bulldogs have been unstoppable during the 2016 season posting a 13-0 mark thus far with a showdown against Oologah for the 4A state […]

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Interview: Fayetteville 2017 QB Taylor Powell Previews Arkansas Championship Game vs. North Little Rock

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Few could argue that there has been a better high school football player over the past three years in the state of Arkansas than Taylor Powell. The steady rise of Powell has been that of a raw athlete figuring it all out as a sophomore to a dual-threat that is coming into his own […]

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Interview: 2017 Southside DT Hunter Moreton Preps to Take Nasty Play to Arkansas State

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA There are a lot of things that can be said about Fort Smith Southside defensive tackle/offensive lineman Hunter Moreton and each is a positive. One that might sound like a negative but is of the utmost compliment, Moreton gets nasty on the gridiron. Time and time again Moreton has proven his abilities on the […]

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Interview: 2017 Arkansas DE BJ Thompson Talks Washington State Commitment

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Pretty much everything possible is turning up roses for Class of 2017 talent B.J. Thompson. His England High School squad has hammered the competition all year posting a 14-0 record averaging 49 points per contest while limiting the opposition to an astounding 11 points a game. In addition to an outstanding senior season, Thompson […]

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Missouri Tigers Secure 4-Star Texas 2017 CB Terry Petry

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Tigers added their second four-star recruit to their 2017 class when cornerback Terry Petry pledged to Missouri on Wednesday. Petry has been a standout for Ridge Point High School since his sophomore season when he earned first team All-District honors as a corner. His athleticism was further displayed when he once again earn […]

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2016 Louisiana High School Football Division I Championship Game Preview and Prediction

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3   Scotlandville Hornets (12-0) vs Evangel Christian Eagles (11-2) Overview Scotlandville is having one of their best seasons in school history working to cap their magical season by winning their first state title since 1969. In the semifinals, Scotlandville squeaked past Brother Martin 18-16. The Hornets are the first East Baton Rouge Parish school system member […]

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Interview: 3-Star St. John Bosco 2018 QB Re-al Mitchell Guiding Braves through Tough California Playoffs

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The test is on for dual-threat quarterback Re-al Mitchell. The junior quarterback took over the helm of St. John Bosco’s offense in 2016 in the tall shadows of Josh Rosen (UCLA) and Quentin Davis (Fresno State) but the Braves have not missed a beat posting an 11-2 record so far this season. Bosco has […]

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Interview: California RB Miles Reed Wraps Up Near 2,200 Yard Senior Season with Centennial

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA In any sport, it is all about what an athlete can do when it counts and all the chips are on the table. When fans, players, and/or college recruiters look at Class of 2017 running back Miles Reed, all they should be able to see is the ultimate all-purpose back capable of tearing it […]

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Interview: 2017 Virginia RB Commit Lamont Atkins Finishes Off Fantastic Senior Season

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Back in April, the future of Virginia’s football program got a big boost when Class of 2017 running back Lamont Atkins decided staying in-state was best for him. The 5-11, 200 pound, Lake Braddock High School rising star was fresh off a 1,100-yard rushing season showing hints of even greater things to come. Atkins […]

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2017 Katy OC Hayden Howerton Heading to SMU

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA SMU head coach Chad Morris added another key piece to his 2017 recruiting class on Monday when he flipped in-state center Hayden Howerton away from Rice. Howerton, listed at 6-4, 260 pounds, brings a lot of experience against tough Texas talent to the Mustangs class. The lineman helped Katy High School to a 10-3 […]

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Miami Secures 3-Star 2017 OC Corey Gaynor away from Minnesota

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Hurricanes added their 21st recruit to their 2017 class on Tuesday when in-state three-star center Corey Gaynor committed. Gaynor was part of a Stoneman Douglas High School team that posted a 6-4 record in 2016. The 6-4, 282 pound, lineman butted heads against some of the top talent Florida has to offer in […]

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2016 Louisiana High School Football 5A Semifinal Preview

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 There are four teams remaining in this tough 2016 Louisiana High School Football 5A Playoff bracket. The remaining teams includes the No. 1, No. 2, and No. 5 seed. A Cinderella team that knows how to win a state title is still in play adding another interesting story line to the playoffs. Teams with winning […]

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Interview: College Recruiters are getting a Head Start on 2018 California JUCO CB De’Vontaye Clark

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA College coaches are already preparing for De’Vontaye Clark’s graduation from Monterey Peninsula College. When December 2017 rolls around, Clark should be a wanted man on the recruiting trail. Clark spent a redshirt freshman season at Waylon Baptist (2015) but transferred to Cisco College in the spring of 2016. A transfer from Cisco to Monterey […]

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5-Star IMG Academy DE Joshua Kaindoh Decommits from Maryland

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Terrapins suffered a big loss in their 2017 recruiting class on Tuesday when IMG Academy five-star defensive end Joshua Kaindoh decommitted. IMG Academy finished off a second consecutive undefeated season going 11-0 in 2016 taking on one of if not the toughest schedule in the nation. The Ascenders are no ordinary team with […]

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Oklahoma State picks up Kansas JUCO 3-Star OL Arlington Hambright

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA After three months of no activity on the recruiting trail, Oklahoma State is tearing it up laying claim to their fourth pledge in the month of November when Arlington Hambright announced his commitment on Monday. Hambright was a May commitment to Toledo before opening his recruitment back up in July. The three-star recruit has […]

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Central Arkansas Adds Talented 2017 Texas TE/DE Justin Morris

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Central Arkansas went outside of the Natural State on Monday to land Dallas area talent Justin Morris. The Bears got an all-around athletic talent in the process, someone capable of playing tight end/receiver or defensive end at the next level. Morris, listed at 6-4, 220, has been a playmaker on the field for Parish […]

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Interview: Cougars 2017 LB Commit Fa’avae Fa’avae Gives Insight on Washington State Official Visit

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Years of hard work in the classroom, on the practice fields, and in the weight room came together in October when Mater Dei High School’s standout linebacker Fa’avae Fa’avae made the decision to follow his dreams of pursuing a business degree while playing collegiate football committing to Washington State. One of the shining moments […]

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Ole Miss Flips Texas 2017 DE Ryder Anderson away from Arkansas

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Ole Miss bumped their 2017 recruiting class back to 11 verbal commitments after receiving a pledge from Texas defensive end Ryder Anderson on Monday. The new addition gives the Rebels a defensive talent with a lot of upside while stealing one away from a SEC West foe. Anderson was part of Katy High School’s […]

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Kansas State Wildcats Dip into Texas for 2017 DE Spencer Misko

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Kansas State went into Texas on Sunday pulling out Lone Star State defensive end talent Spencer Misko while keeping away from Oklahoma State. Misko was an under the radar prospect out of Keller High School. The Indians went through a tough 1-9 season against 6A opposition in 2016 but Misko continued to standout. The […]

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Louisiana Football: Interview with Covenant Christian Academy 2017 QB/LB Caleb Seitz

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 Covenant Christian Academy had one of the best seasons in school history as the Lions finished 9-3 and advanced to the second round of the Division IV state playoffs before falling in heartbreaking fashion, 42-0, to Cedar Creek. One of the leaders on both sides of the ball was Caleb Seitz. Seitz spent time […]

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Penn State Nittany Lions Flip 2017 Florida DT Commit Fred Hansard

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Penn State added their sixth four-star recruit to their 2017 class on Sunday when New Jersey defensive tackle Fred Hansard decided Happy Valley was the place for him. Hansard was one of the more widely recruited defensive tackles in the nation racking in some 30 offers before committing to PSU. The Nittany Lions staff […]

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Alabama Sneaks 4-Star 2017 LB Christopher Allen out of Louisiana

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA The Crimson Tide added another four-star talent to their 2017 class landing Baton Rouge linebacker Christopher Allen on Sunday. Allen is part of a 14-1 Southern Lab (*correction made from University Lab) team that has made a run into the Louisiana 1A playoffs facing Ascension Episcopal on Friday. The 6-4, 234 pound, playmaker made the […]

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Breakdown of Week 13 College Football Games with AP Week 14 Rankings

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA Rivalry week in Division I football did not disappoint ending the season on an exciting note. While some teams are still crying foul over their losses, regardless, the conference championship games are set in four of the five Power Conferences with Oklahoma and Oklahoma State left to battle it out in the Big 12 […]

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Texas Football: Interview with Crowley 2017 Defensive End Milton Williams

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Written by Charlie Beuttel Twitter: @charlie_cds3 Milton Williams had a great career at Crowley High School, located just outside of Fort Worth. The 6’4”, 235 pound, defensive end helped guide the Eagles to a 8-3 record in 2016 but unfortunately Crowley fell to Lake Ridge 49-42 in double overtime in the playoffs. During his senior campaign, Williams racked an incredible 59 […]

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Interview: Power Five College Coaches Quickly Catching on to Australian JUCO FB/LS Tim O’Donnell

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Written by Ryan Wright Twitter: @HogManInLA An invasion is in process for American style football with a growing popularity of the sport in Australia. Not only are the new found players loving and adopting the game as their own, they are showing they can excel on the gridiron just as well as their American brethren. There is a widely popular […]

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