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Recruiting Insider: March 30, 2008 - April 5, 2008

Maryland On Trail of Roosevelt Speedster

Eleanor Roosevelt junior Derrick Thomas holds a scholarship offer from Maryland, which is recruiting him to play cornerback, Raiders first-year coach Tom Green said. Thomas, who is 6 feet 1 and 180 pounds, plays wide receiver and cornerback for Roosevelt. Maryland also is interested in Roosevelt's Isaiah Ross, who at...

By Josh Barr  | April 4, 2008; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Spotlight On N.C. State Recruit

This week's Recruiting Spotlight features Stone Bridge defensive lineman Brian Slay sitting down with reporter B.J. Koubaroulis. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound junior helped the Ashburn school to its first Virginia AAA Division 5 championship this fall and then verbally committed to North Carolina State in early March. After helping the Bulldogs'...

By Josh Barr  | April 3, 2008; 4:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Sutton Picks Up Kentucky, Will Visit Soon

Add another school to the list of Largo center Maurice Sutton - and he's very interested in his latest opportunity as he picked up a scholarship offer from Kentucky last week. Sutton, who is 6 feet 11 and quite athletic, plans to visit the Lexington campus during his trip to...

By Josh Barr  | April 3, 2008; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Record-Setting QB Chooses Unusual Route

Colleague Dave Yanovitz passes along this tidbit. Oakland Mills quarterback Justin Sottilaire, who set a Maryland public school single-game record with 448 yards passing last September, has signed to play for St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound signal caller helped the Scorpions win three games this...

By Josh Barr  | April 3, 2008; 12:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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GW Lands Small Forward

George Washington has picked up a commitment from Aaron Ware of Bishop Montgomery High in Southern California. Ware averaged 20.4 points and 9.7 rebounds this past season. He's a 6-foot-5 small forward and expects to contribute immediately....

By Josh Barr  | April 3, 2008; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Bozeman Inks Another

Well, maybe not yet -- but the ink will be dry in two more weeks. Gwynn Park Coach Mike Glick reports that senior guard Sean Thomas has committed to play for Morgan State and Coach Todd Bozeman. Thomas averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds this past season, leading the Yellow...

By Josh Barr  | April 1, 2008; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Gary, K Hit the Recruiting Trail

With their teams done for the season, it was a big day yesterday in local gyms. Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski was at Montrose Christian to see Terrell Vinson and teammates work out, while Maryland Coach Gary Williams was around the Beltway at National Christian to watch standout Dante Taylor, who...

By Josh Barr  | April 1, 2008; 12:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Mountaineers Make Local Pitch

While it's already been a big week for local quarterbacks to make their decisions, Seneca Valley junior Xavier Hughes picked up his first scholarship offer this week as West Virginia offered the 6-2, 170-pounder as a defensive back. Hughes had 65 tackles and three interceptions this past season for the...

By Josh Barr  | April 1, 2008; 10:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Another Local QB Picks Another ACC School!

Not to be outdone by Sherando's Roth Metheny choosing Virginia, North Carolina has landed West Springfield quarterback Bryn Renner, colleague B.J. Koubaroulis reports. Here's a recent spotlight on Renner, who also plans to play baseball for the Tar Heels. "He liked Carolina the best for a variety of reasons so...

By Josh Barr  | March 31, 2008; 10:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Local QB Makes ACC Pick

Virginia picked up its fourth verbal commitment from the class of rising high school seniors as Sherando quarterback Ross Metheny pledged for the Cavaliers yesterday. Virginia offered Metheny a scholarship last month and he subsequently went on a spring break college tour to Georgia, Connecticut and Boston College before reaching...

By Josh Barr  | March 31, 2008; 9:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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