Barton Football announces Winter Showcase Event: By Taylor Barton

February 7, 2014

       The Barton Football Academy is excited to announce our first annual Winter Showcase. The event will take place on March 1st at Interlake High School in Bellevue, WA. This event will include all positions, and for the first time we will also include Specialists (Punters, Kickers, Long Snappers). There will be three separate sessions, the first being for graduating seniors ONLY, the second for Specialists (graduating and underclass) and…


From small town, Oregon, to the bright lights of the NFL; through the eyes of Kellen Clemens: By Taylor Barton

July 11, 2013

  2 years ago I had the opportunity of spending the entire week in St. Louis with Rams starting QB Kellen Clemens. I took my camera out to document what an entire week for a starting NFL QB looked like. It was cool to see the normal, civilian side of things where we went out to lunches, dinners, and even went to a movie theater and saw a movie. Then…


NEI Joins Forces With The Tanoa Bowl: By Taylor Barton

November 1, 2012

       2012 has been a Banner year for the Barton Football Academy and NEI.  So it’s only right we get to make a Huge Announcement while we’re still in the 2012 Calendar Year.  We have been invited to participate in and help coordinate the Tanoa Bowl, an Annual All Star Game that produces 4 teams from 4 states; Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Utah.  Simi Strickland and his group started…


2012 Campus Tours

2012 Campus Tours by Taylor Barton Video: Regional Combine #1 QB’s/WR’S/DB’s-All Positions UCLA & USC Campus Tours; Interviews Next Western Oregon- NEI Campus Tour 2012        

June 4, 2012

NEI asked to assist and Tom Lemming

by Taylor Barton If you’ve lived in a cave or underground tunnel system the last decade, the name Tom Lemming probably doesn’t mean anything to you. But to those with a pulse living above ground, you understand that name commands respect in the HS Recruiting game Nationally. Based out of Chicago, Tom Lemming has his own company dedicated to keeping up with top talent from coast to coast. He has…

April 17, 2012

Modern Day Stereotypes in Football

by Taylor Barton One of the many reasons I love sports so much is because they are a great equalizer. Once you’re on the field, nothing else matters. It’s the same rules for everyone, regardless of their age, race, or socio-economic background. Sports give everyone in our society an equal chance, no matter what culture or background they come from. In our country the overall population is still majority White….

April 12, 2012

Country’s #1 Jr. QB Max Browne & Taylor Barton Headed to USC

by Taylor Barton Anytime the #1 Junior QB in America heads to a school its big news. It just so happens our very own Max Browne (6-5 210 Jr. QB) of Skyline HS is filling that #1 QB role coming into the 2012 season. He will be headed to LA on Thursday with long time quarterback coach and good friend Taylor Barton, to visit Lane Kiffin and a host of…

March 29, 2012

Marists Miller Heads East

by Taylor Barton (Paxton Miller 6-2 245 Jr. Marist) Paxton Miller made it official when he signed his letter of intent with Dakota School Of Mines and Technology, a D2 program in South Dakota. Many of you may be familiar with the Head Coach, Stacy Collins, who just took that program over after coaching at Portland State the past few seasons. Familiar with the area, Collins immediately started contacting top…

March 24, 2012

PTC: The Training Hot Spot

by Taylor Barton My Army All American Combine Experience As I pulled into the PTC parking lot on just an average Friday afternoon, a half man half beast flashed in front of me. He was stretching and warming up, and I knew the face looked familiar. As the owner of PTC Mark McGloughlin walked towards me, we shook hands. “Who is that?” I asked him, staring in awe at the…

February 8, 2012

Army All American Combine

by Taylor Barton My Army All American Combine Experience I’m really excited to share my experience, as well as the experience of all the athletes from the Northwest, that attended the Army Underclassmen Combine in San Antonio, Texas a few weeks ago.  I took out a couple of cameras and tripods and shot as much footage as I could.  Then I brought it back to Eric Edison, head of NEI TV, who…

January 24, 2012