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Lake O’s Nick Underwood Leads a Special 2014′ Oregon LB Class

One of the top players in the state of Oregon for the 2014 class is Lake Oswego sophomore Nick Underwood (6-1 215 So. LB/RB). He earned honorable mention all league honors on last years state title team, and recently tore up our West Salem regional combine running a 4.45 (40 yard dash-hand time) in the process. Underwood, and Joey Alfieri (6-1 215 So. LB/FB) of Jesuit both MVP’d the event…

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Vid: Tom Lemming/ Taylor BartonNEI & NW Athletes Going Big

We feel very fortunate at NEI and the Barton Football Academy to work with the Northwest’s top athletes, and different football programs from every level across the country. A few weeks back we were able to catch up with the one and only Tom Lemming, who stopped in Seattle for a photo shoot with NEI and all of Oregon and Washington’s top recruits. NEI  and Scout.Com recently teamed up again…

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Talented 2013 Snohomish Safety Russell Crippen

(Russell Crippen 6-0 190 Jr.) Snohomish One of the top dual-sport athletes in the state of Washington this year, Snohomish S Russell Crippen, recently spoke to Northwest Elite Index and updated us on where things stand with both football and baseball. He talks about what he has been up to this spring, as well as some of his plans for the summer… “Things have been hectic,” Crippen told NEI recently….

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2012 4A State Title Contender Bothell Cougars- In Review

(Darrin Laufasa 6-2 225 Jr. RB/LB) (Ross Bowers 6-2 175 Fr. QB) (Chase Madsen 6-4 275 Jr. OL)                         As we break down the top teams in Washington there is one specific program that sticks out more than the others going into 2012. The Bothell Cougars are going to be super talented and if there was one program that…

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OR Top Athlete Yadie Dunmore Transfers To Sheldon

(Yadie Dunmore 6-0 175 So. ATH #11 With NEI (Taylor Barton, Jordan Johnson, and James Laurence) If the last name sounds familiar its because his brother Oshay Dunmore (6-3 215 Sr. ATH) is one of the country’s top overall athletes, and will be a proud member of the Oregon Ducks come next fall. Yadie Dunmore (6-0 170 So. ATH) is considered one of Oregon’s top recruits for the class of…

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One Of The U.S. Best 2014 RB Bishard “Budda” Baker-Bellevue

Bellevue RB/DB Bishard “Budda” Baker isn’t one to mince words. Don’t get it wrong, he’s not much of a talker, but when you sit him down and talk about the game of football and what he can do, he doesn’t hesitate to tell you what it is about the game he loves so much. “I love to hit and make plays,” Baker told Northwest Elite Index recently. “I just love…

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7th Grade Phenoms & Another #1 Nationally Ranked QB ?

(Connor Neville 6-0 155 7th QB) Typically we don’t run stories on kids that aren’t at least in high school, but once in a great while an exception is made. Over the last 10 years Taylor Barton has coached a host of NFL and D1 QB’s while himself setting every high school passing record the state of Oregon has ever known. Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers, Rams QB Kellen Clemens,…

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One of WA’s Top DB’sJimbo Davis Breaking Out

One of Washington’s top two way threats in 2012 will be Mt Si’s Jimbo Davis (5-11 165 Jr.  DB/WR). The Wildcats have one of the top perimeters in the state returning, and Davis will be a key factor on both sides of the ball. Jimbo started as a junior on offense and defense earning all league honors as a defensive back. He had a coming out party in Las Vegas…

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Elite Washington Safety Michael Carlson- Bellevue

The Bellevue football team is loaded on both sides of the ball and are once again the prohibitive favorites to win another 3A State Championship. One player hoping to help lead the way on the defensive side of the ball is S Michael Carlson and Northwest Elite Index caught up with him recently to get the inside scoop on how things are going this offseason… At 6’2″, 205 pounds, Carlson…

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Skyline’s Devin Benford picks up Wyoming offer

(Devin Benford 6-4 220 Jr. LB/DE) Skyline HS Recently Northwest Elite Index posted a story on Skyline (Sammamish) LB/DE Devin Benford espousing his many gifts and it turns out one FBS program has decided they agreed and offered the talented athlete. “I just got an offer by Wyoming,” an excited Benford sent via text messaged to NEI. The offer from the Cowboys is the first of what promises to be…

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