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Washington All Underclassmen Team: By Jordan Johnson and Ryland Spencer

*Any athlete that has received a D1 offer will see the school listed in () *If you are a sophomore/freshman on this list then you are most likely ranked high for the 2015/2016 class, and probably got significant Varsity time this season. *The All-State Underclassmen selections are based on the athletes season, and not their individual college projections. *We couldn’t be more proud of ALL NW athletes and we look…

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On The Recruiting Trail; RB/WR/DB John Thompson of Bethel: By Ryland Spencer

John Thompson Highlight Video With the ability to play a variety of positions, colleges have differing opinions as to where Bethel’s John Thompson (5-9 180) fits, but all agree he is D1 caliber. Thompson is one of the most versatile athletes in the northwest and played multiple positions during his career. He has been awarded with All-League honors on both sides of the ball, including…

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One of the top young two way threats on the West Coast; O’Dea’s Myles Gaskin: By Jordan Johnson

Myles Gaskin Highlight Video     O’Dea is a tradition rich football school and one of the top young athletes in the west, Myles Gaskin (5-10 185 So. RB/SS), will be taking the bulk of the carries over the next few seasons. Gaskin is only a sophomore, but already considered a legit D1 recruit that will have his choice of schools. Gaskin played varsity ball as a freshman,…

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Oregon All Underclassmen Team: By Jordan Johnson

  *Any athlete that has received a D1 offer will see the school listed in ( ) *If you are a sophomore on this list then you are most likely ranked high for the 2015 class, and probably got significant Varsity time this season… *There is not a single Sophomore on the 1st team *The All-State Underclassmen selections are based on the athletes season, and not their…

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Catching up with Kai Van Sickle of Capital High School: By Scott Eklund

Kai Van Sickle Highlight Video     One player we at Northwest Elite Index wanted to get a good long look at during the 2012 football season was Capital (Olympia, Wa.) RB Kai Van Sickle. The senior tailback had put up solid numbers as a junior and we wanted to see if the productivity continued to match the hype. It did that and then some… All…

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Hayden Maliska leads WA Team on the rise in North Thurston: By Jordan Johnson

Player Highlight Videos: Hayden Maliska, Josh Cahill, Ryan Mets, Treshon Long, Alex Rice, Braden Rushton, Ruben Ramirez, Grant Williams   Over the last few seasons North Thurston is a program that has been on the rise in the State of Washington. Highly respected head coach Rocky Patchin has lead the Rams to an (18-5) overall record in their last two seasons, as he has been at the…

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West Salem’s Matt Sommer adds Idaho, Jesuit’s Ryan Brown gets first offer from PSU: By Jordan Johnson

Matt Sommer   One of the top lineman in the NW, Matt Sommer of West Salem (6-5 300 Sr. OL/DL) added Idaho to his list of offers, giving him 5 quality D1’s that he will be deciding between. The Titans big man is an NEI favorite and now sports offers from Eastern Washington, Northern Colorado, Portland State, and Montana. The Vandals recently dismissed head coach…

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Athletic, strong and on the rise; 2014 DL Jojo Alkhedairy of Meadowdale: By Ryland Spencer

Jojo Alkhedairy Highlight Video     It was week two of the 2012 football season and I was standing at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. Meadowdale had traveled to play Inglemoor and did not supply the home team with rosters for their gameday program. For the first three quarters I was writing down numbers of players I liked. After being emailed a roster, I noticed Jojo Alkhedairy was…

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Top 2014 OL; Drew Clarkson of Camas: By Scott Eklund

  If you are looking for one of the top linemen in the state of Washington for the 2014 recruiting class, look no further than Camas’ Drew Clarkson who, at 6’4″, 265 pounds, earned All-Greater St. Helens League, All-Region and All-State honors after a very good junior campaign this season. “I played left tackle for us and love it,” Clarkson told Northwest Elite Index. “It was…

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Jayden Croft and Tumwater look to carry athletic family tradition into 2013: By Jordan Johnson

Highlight Videos: Jayden Croft, Korye Trejo, Gabe Gleizes, Christian Cummings, Nick Foerstel     Anyone that pays attention to high school football in the northwest can tell you that Tumwater has traditionally always been one of the top teams in the State of Washington. They have gone (67-14) overall and (37-2) in conference since 2006, and Head Coach Sid Otton is a legend to say the least in his…

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