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Recruiting Insider: August 3, 2008 - August 9, 2008

Rankings, Schmrankings

Wanted to post this earlier in the week. ESPNU came out with its list of the nation's 150 top prospects. All-Met linebacker Jelani Jenkins of Good Counsel checks in at No. 9. Lackey cornerback Darrell Givens, who has committed to Penn State, is the next local, at No. 59. The...

By Josh Barr  | August 8, 2008; 11:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Spotlight on Quince Orchard Standout

This week's Recruiting Spotlight is on Quince Orchard defensive end Jason Ankrah. Despite having only played three years, the 6-4, 245-pound rising senior holds plenty of scholarship offers, with Maryland among those schools on his list....

By Josh Barr  | August 7, 2008; 3:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Back to Business; Linebacker Picks Maryland

Sorry folks, had a password issue the past few days. Been meaning to post many things. Let's start with Maryland landing Eleanor Roosevelt linebacker Isaiah Ross earlier this week. "For him, defensively, in the position he plays, with [assistant coach Al] Seamonson and those guys, they've done a great job...

By Josh Barr  | August 7, 2008; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Nation's Top Recruit Heading to Baylor?

Interesting item here from longtime hoops follower Gregg Doyel: Will Baylor (Baylor?) land the nation's top high school player after hiring his AAU coach? Former Clemson forward Dwon Clifton has been hired onto Baylor's staff, possibly paving the way for Raleigh, N.C., guard John Wall to head to Waco....

By Josh Barr  | August 5, 2008; 11:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Out at Wake, Caparelli Goes to Texas

Colleague Preston Williams delivers this one: Former All-Met running back Lucas Caparelli, kicked out of Wake Forest for a threatening Facebook message, has signed with I-AA Texas Southern. Texas Southern had 10 Washington-area players on its roster last season. "Hopefully, he'll make the best of this opportunity," Bendorf said. "It...

By Josh Barr  | August 5, 2008; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Duke Lands All-Purpose Player

Insider Super Correspondent B.J. Koubaroulis files this report: Whitman's Anthony Young-Wiseman has orally committed to play football at Duke. Young-Wiseman, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound versatile defensive back, wide receiver and quarterback, helped Whitman to a 6-5 record last season and his 4.6 40-yard dash speed and standout highlight reel earned him...

By Josh Barr  | August 5, 2008; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Site-Wide Blog Outage: Starting Today at Noon

A quick FYI from washingtonpost.com management: This blog, and all blogs on the site, will undergo an upgrade from noon ET Tuesday till about 3 pm ET Wednesday. You may see a limited number of posts on some blogs in that time frame, but you will not be able to...

By Jon DeNunzio  | August 5, 2008; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Gary Williams On the Hot Seat?

Interesting discussion on rivals.com this morning: Is Gary Williams on the coaching hot seat this season? Of note (for this posting) comes this comment from the writer who says Williams should be on the hot seat: The bulk of the blame has to go to Williams. He's not getting the...

By Josh Barr  | August 4, 2008; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Hokies Land a Pair of Twins

Virginia Tech landed twin brothers Tariq and Tyrell Evans of Marlboro County, S.C. They will enroll midyear in 2009, helping the Hokies ease the burden of scholarship restrictions that leaves them with far less than the NCAA maximum of 25 incoming scholarship recruits per year....

By Josh Barr  | August 4, 2008; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Maryland, Heyward-Bey Start Practice Today

As Maryland gets set to start football practice today, no one is more ready to shine than former Baltimore-area speedster Darrius Heyward-Bey. He had 51 catches for 786 yards last season and has the potential to be a star....

By Josh Barr  | August 4, 2008; 10:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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