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Big Time Transfer -Skyview DT Willie Eteaki

(Willie Eteaki 6-2 325 OL/DL) Skyview A surprise popped up at the Vancouver Barton Combine last month when we met up with Skyview (Vancouver, Wa.) DT William Eteaki, a 6’2", 325-pound monster who will be a junior this fall and played as a sophomore in Oregon (Southridge) last season. "My mom got a job up here in Vancouver and I decided to come to Skyview because of the coaches and…

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Johnny Ragin Continues Tear: MVP Honors + BYU & PSU Offers

(Johnny Ragin 6-2 210 Jr HBack/LB) Wilsonville Just recently we reported on Wilsonville’s Johnny Ragin (6-2 205 Jr. HB/LB) garnering the top NIKE SPARQ score among 600 kids at Tigard HS. As impressive as this was, Ragin followed that up with a big time day at the NIKE NFTC at the University of Oregon where he earned MVP honors as a linebacker against some very talented competition from around the…

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Video Interview: Southridge TopAthletes- McClean, Calo, Powell

The Metro League will be loaded once again, and you can expect to see three teams out of the conference ranked in the class 6a Top 10. The Southridge Skyhawks return a very talented group of seniors on the perimeter that can rival any other team in the state. Our last regional combine at the Kiggins Bowl in Vancouver saw eight of the northwest’s top 20 receivers on hand, two…

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Lakes Speedster Marquin Russell offered by Idaho and Army

(Marquin Russell 6-1 185 Jr. WR) Lakes HS While his teammate, has gotten most of the recruiting hype so far this spring, Lakes (Lakewood, Wa.) WR Marquin Russell has quietly been working hard on perfecting his craft. The talented wideout has been hard at work on his route-running, explosiveness and coverage recognition and as he finishes up his junior year, he recently received two offers and spoke with Northwest Elite…

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Fed Way’s Mike Tate Still Hot After Montana, PSU Offer- VIDEO

  (Mike Tate 6-1 175 Jr. WR) Federal Way One of the northwest’s top receivers, Mike Tate (6-1 175 WR) comes into senior season at Federal Way absolutely on fire, and he is showing no signs of letting up. Tate recently racked up offers from Montana and Portland St while MVP ing the recent Northwest Elite Combine. Mike recently showed up at our NEI/Barton Regional Combine in Vancouver, and made…

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NFL Genes- Talented Union Frosh QB Nolan Henry

Even though he’ll only be a sophomore this fall, Union (Vancouver) QB Nolan Henry has already displayed the leadership and talent necessary to lead what will likely be one of the contenders for the state title in the coming years. Henry has attended several Barton camps and last weekend hit his second combine in a row, as he took part in drills, one-on-ones, and seven-on-sevens at the Kiggins bowl. "We…

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Talented Shelton TE David Ajamu Picks Up Wyoming Offer

(David Ajamu 6-5 220 Jr. TE Shelton HS) Shelton (Wa.) High School isn’t know for producing a lot of top talent, but this year the High Climbers boast one of the top tight end prospects in the state as David Ajamu put up huge numbers as a junior this past fall and he hopes to be even better in 2012. "I feel like I’m more of an athlete than a…

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NEI’s Top D Lineman Doug Brenner Receives Oregon St Offer

NEI’s top ranked D lineman for the class of 2013, Doug Brenner (6-3 275 Jr. DL/FB/TE/C) of Jesuit HS, received his first Pac 12 offer from Oregon St on Saturday morning and we called him first to say congratulations. When answering the phone Brenner says, "JJ, how did you already know?" Laughing I said, "small world that Taylor Barton and myself live in". Brenner is one of the top recruits…

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2012 Vegas 7-on-7 Tournament

NEI Vegas Style: Parts 1-2 (Interviews, NEI South Highlights)     It was a trip that we will all remember for a long time, and we are excited to bring you documentary style footage from the weekend’s events. NEI started 2012 with our elite training sessions allowing all of the top athletes in the Northwest to train with one another. Talent levels have risen, and offers have become much more…

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Rising Prospect- Decatur DB Kevin Young story

(Kevin Young 5-10 165 Jr. DB) Decatur HS Federal Way’s Decatur High School isn’t known for producing top-end talent, but more and more you are seeing prospects who are garnering attention, and one that showed well at the Barton Combine in Vancouver last weekend was none other an Kevin Young, a 5’10", 165-pound defensive back. Northwest Elite Index spoke with the emerging prospect shortly after finishing the four-hour event and…

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