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Wash Top Receiver Sammie Long Commits To UW

(Sammie Long 6-4 190 Jr. WR Lakes) The University of Washington has made local recruits a focus early in the 2013 recruiting cycle and on Monday night the Dawgs got a commitment from Lakes (Lakewood, Wa.) WR Sammie Long, a long-strider with a lot of upside potential. As a junior this past season, Long posted modest numbers — 20 receptions for 266 yards with five touchdowns — but that had…

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Washington Elite SophomoreQB Derrick Becker- Capital

  While the state of Washington is loaded with talented senior quarterback prospects this year, a look at the 2014 recruiting reveals that there are already some promising prospects to keep an eye on. So far this offseason, one that has been most impressive for the work he’s put in at the Barton camps has been Capital (Olympia) QB Derrick Becker, a first-time starter in 2011 and a player poised…

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Electric Meadowdale ATH Giavani Shepherd

(Giavani Shepherd 5-7 155 Jr. ATH Meadowdale) One of the most dynamic athletes in the state of Washington the past two years has been Meadowdale (Lynnwood) ATH Giavani Shepherd. During his sophomore season Shepherd played mostly wide receiver, but switched to running back as a junior in 2011. “I love playing out of the slot, but my team needed me more at running back this year and I wanted to…

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Washington’s Fab Freshman; Ross Bowers & Cy Sirmon 

(Ross Bowers 6-2 175 Fr. QB Bothell) Normally at NEI we tend not to feature High School Freshman, but we think we may have found two kids worthy of an exception. Ross Bowers (6-2 175 Fr. QB Bothell) is considered the #1 QB in Washington for the class of 2015, and has looked extremely impressive at our elite events with the top sophomore and junior QB’s in State. Bowers played…

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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…

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Regional Event #1 Team Preview: Ashland Football 2012

Mason Montgomery 6-0 210 So LB Danial White Jon Volz RJ Atteberry 6-0 165 Jr S/ATH                                 A program that has had one of the best run’s of any team in state history through the 80’s and 90’s were the Ashland Grizzlies. The Southern Oregon college town has an abundance of football tradition and are…

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Breaking News: Danny Mattingly Offered By Nebraska

(Danny Mattingly 6-5 235 Jr TE/DE Mead) Over the past couple of weeks, since he received a handful of offers, things have been sort of slow for Mead (Spokane) LB/DE/TE Danny Mattingly, but that relative “eye of the storm” has appeared to have passed and he was offered by Nebraska earlier today. In addition to his offer from the Huskers, Mattingly also has full rides from the likes of Boise…

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Regional Event #1 Team Preview:South Medford 2012

Pat Alexander Sam Curtius Adrian Garcia 6-1 175 Jr. WR/CB Tristian Lallo 6-4 215 So. TE/DE Christian Bowley 5-6 165 So. RB/CB                     Prior to each combine we will do a breakdown of the teams that should be out in full force at the event. Here we see a quality South Medford program that returns a great deal of talent, even…

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Impressive West Valley DL Robert Koch

One thing college coaches are always looking for from a prospect is a non-stop motor, and that definitely represents West Valley (Yakima) DL Robert Koch who earned First Team All-Big Nine honors after posting 60 tackles and five sacks as a junior in 2012. “I’m a freestyle wrestler, so that helps me with my leverage and strength,” Koch told Northwest Elite Index over the weekend. “I’m working real hard on…

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Linebacker University..Colorito, Lomax,Ezell, Banks, Henry, Griggs (Oregon)

Have a look at a two part series featuring Oregon and Washington’s Top linebackers for the class of 2013. Its a fairly deep group with size and a couple under the radar kids that could play some big time ball. We have been hearing from schools all over the country, as NEI has become the overwhelming Northwest leader for recruiting. We feel fortunate to have the contacts that we do…

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