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Recruiting Insider: April 20, 2008 - April 26, 2008

Another Local Junior Makes ACC Pick

This time, it's Virginia picking up a local pledge. Centreville Coach Gerry Pannoni reports that junior offensive tackle Luke Bowanko has committed to the Cavaliers. Bowanko, who is 6-6 and 270 pounds, was a second-team all-Northern Region pick last year. He also took campus visits to Virginia Tech, North Carolina,...

By Josh Barr  | April 24, 2008; 8:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Local RB Picks Big Orange

Goodness, the top local juniors just keep committing. This time, it's Stonewall Jackson running back Damien Thigpen, who is pledging for Tennessee. Not bad, eh? He also had offers from Auburn, Boston College, Connecticut, Minnesota, Stanford and West Virginia....

By Josh Barr  | April 24, 2008; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Big Week For Wake Forest

First it was All-Met defensive back Michael Campanaro pledging to the Demon Deacons. Now, colleague Paul Tenorio reports, Stone Bridge junior defensive tackle Zach Thompson has committed to play for Wake Forest, according to an email from Stone Bridge Coach (and Zach's dad) Mickey Thompson. Zach Thompson, a 6-5, 250-pound...

By Josh Barr  | April 24, 2008; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Scout/Rivals Operators Benefiting from New NCAA Rule?

Funny, I was just having a discussion about this yesterday. Will prohibiting college head coaches from being on the recruiting trail this spring put Internet site operators in position to exploit their ability to contact recruits at will? The theory is that these "reporters" are unregulated and rely on recruiting...

By Josh Barr  | April 23, 2008; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Sutton a Hoosier?

Read to the second part of this story and you'll learn that Largo All-Met center Maurice Sutton has added Indiana to the group of schools offering him a scholarship. New Hooisers Coach Tom Crean was interested in Sutton when he was coaching at Marquette. Sutton seems interested in Kentucky if...

By Josh Barr  | April 22, 2008; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Ohio State Gets Another D.C. Area Player

Colleague B.J. Koubaroulis, fresh off a marathon session of interviews for upcoming recruiting spotlight videos, files this report: Lackey defensive back Darrell Givens verbally committed to play football at Ohio State during an unofficial visit to campus this past weekend. Givens, a 6-foot, 180-pound speedy corner, recorded 44 tackles, three...

By Josh Barr  | April 22, 2008; 3:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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More On Campanaro/Wake Forest

Colleague B.J. Koubaroulis caught up with River Hill junior Michael Campanaro orally committed to play football at Wake Forest during an unofficial visit to campus this past Saturday. Campanaro, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound running back/wide receiver/defensive back, chose the Demon Deacons over offers from North Carolina, Northwestern and Akron because "the...

By Josh Barr  | April 21, 2008; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Dunbar Standout Makes His Choice

Dunbar Coach Craig Jefferies reports that his standout wide receiver, rising senior Deon Long, committed to West Virginia this past Saturday during a trip to Morgantown to attend the Mountaineers' spring football game. I hope to have more on this later today....

By Josh Barr  | April 21, 2008; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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