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One of Washington’s top 2015 lineman; Chris Schlichting of Mount Si: By Ryland Spencer

       The combination of great coaching and players buying into the program have made the Mount Si Wildcats one of the state’s top programs for the last few seasons. Longtime head coach Charlie Kinnune and his staff have done a great job at developing the talent they have, and offensive lineman Chris Schlichting might go down as one of the best examples.      “There is a lot of interest out…

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Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien grabs another Pac-12 offer: By Scott Eklund

       One of the top passers on the West Coast, from a statistical standpoint, Shadle Park (Spokane, Wa.) QB Brett Rypien, was on Montlake for Washington’s first Junior Day since Chris Petersen took over. The five-hour trip west was very beneficial for the talented signal-caller as he came away with an offer from the Dawgs.      “I just got offered by Washington,” Rypien told Northwest Elite Index. “We met…

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46 TD’s/ 3 INT’s; MWL Player of the Year Trever Watson: By Jordan Johnson

       One of the top players in the state of Oregon is sophomore quarterback Trever Watson (5-11 185) of Springfield High School. If we are talking about the exception to the rule when referencing size for the position he is it.      Watson was the Midwestern League Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore, helping the Millers go (8-3) while accounting for 46 TD’s (Passing, Rushing) to only…

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Cascade Christian TE/LB Mason Tobeck picks up first offer: By Ryland Spencer

       Mason Tobeck may be one of the more under-the-radar two-way players in the state of Washington. He had a phenomenal junior season, and just a few days ago picked up an offer from Colorado State University.      “I called coach (Tim) LeRoy on Wednesday and he told me that they where going to offer and I was surprised, but stoked out of my mind,” Tobeck told NEI. “Then I spoke with coach (Art) Valero, Colorado…

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Northwest D1 Commits in Review: By Jordan Johnson

The Pacific Northwest continues to be the fastest rising football region in the country. At last count Oregon and Washington had 61 Division 1 commitments which speaks to the consistent level of play in the NW. Gone are the days where 5-10 kids would commit per state. Listed below are 28 kids that signed with FBS (D1) level schools and 33 athletes that will be going to FCS (D1aa) universities….

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Barton Football announces Winter Showcase Event: By Taylor Barton

       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…

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Franklin RB James Flowers Hopes To Find A Home Soon: By Scott Eklund

       One of the top rushers in the state this past season is still one of the least known and, since he’s a senior, that fact needs to end right now. Franklin (Seattle, Wa.) RB James Flowers is a gifted runner and athlete and the hope is that over the next few weeks, schools start to take notice because he can be a difference-maker at the next level.     …

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Lynden’s Jalani Phelps signs with Big Sky powerhouse: By Braulio Perez

       For Lynden wide receiver Jalani Phelps, time was getting short to make a decision. Heading into last week, he had an offer from Central Washington, but wasn’t quite ready to pull the trigger. Then, the Eastern Washington coaches invited him to Cheney for an official visit last weekend.      He took that trip without an offer in hand. However, the 6-4, 190-pounder got the news he was hoping…

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One of the top D2 recruiting classes in the country; Western Oregon 2014: By Jordan Johnson

  Western Oregon continues to be one of the fastest rising D2 programs in the country, and this year’s 2014 recruiting class could very well be the most talented overall group in school history. As you go down the list you see a host of D1 bubble kids that the Wolves were able to capitalize on. Speaking to head coach Arne Ferguson he referenced this years group and the 2013…

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Q/A: All American DL Marcus Griffin commits to the University of Arizona: By Jordan Johnson

  JJ- Talk about your experiences at Bellevue… What was it like never losing and winning a state title every year? Will that make losing tougher to handle in college? Marcus Griffin- “The Bellevue experience was like nothing that I can explain.. I mean we do stuff that other high schools just don’t do. We practice for 3 1/2 hours every day no matter if its spring ball or the…

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