Bellevue Pair, Baker and Griffin, earn invites to The Opening: By Scott Enyeart

June 14, 2013

       Regardless of what high school team you’re a fan of, or follow in Washington, it is hard to argue against Bellevue as the standard bearer in the state when it comes to producing talent on the national level.      The Wolverine’s have once again raised the bar, as two current Bellevue players have been selected for the prestigious Nike event, “The Opening”, held annually in Eugene.      Running…

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WA Top D End Shane Bowman grabs 2nd offer: By Jordan Johnson

May 17, 2013

       Bellevue D end Shane Bowman (6-4 255 Jr. DE) got some good news Thursday grabbing his second offer from UNLV. The talented lineman comes in our #1 D end and #2 overall lineman state wide, behind teammate and close friend Marcus Griffin.      His upside is through the roof as he comes off the ball as quick as any athlete in the region, and has the ideal frame for a D1 power or speed rush D end….

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Entire Pac 12 has now offered Bellevue’s Budda Baker: By Scott Eklund

May 15, 2013

       Bellevue (Wa.) ATH Budda Baker, one of the top athletes in the entire country, received good news yesterday when USC became the final Pac 12 school to offer him.      As a two-way player who could play both ways at the next level, he has maintained that he prefers defense to offense, if given the choice.      “I love defense,” Baker said without hesitation. “I’m the last line…

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Bellevue DL: Marcus Griffin Commits To Pac-12 Program: By Scott Enyeart

April 27, 2013

       Bellevue (WA) defensive lineman Marcus Griffin has made his college decision, and he is staying home in the state of Washington. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Griffin will be a Cougar, having given his verbal commitment to coaches at Washington State early Saturday morning.      “Today is a great day to be a Cougar,” Griffin told NEI on the phone shortly after his commitment. “I just feel excited about my…

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Budda Baker & Devante Downs; U.S. Army All Americans: By Jordan Johnson

March 25, 2013

       Last week Washington athletes Budda Baker (5-11 190 Jr. ATH/DB) and Devante Downs (6-3 235 Jr. RB/LB) were selected to participate in the prestigious Army All American Game next season.      It’s the highest of honors for some of the country’s top athletes and both kids are excited about the opportunity. Budda says, “Devante and I just started talking and now we are now good friends…..

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NEI/Barton Elite Event; WA Produces one of the top D Line groups in the country: By Jordan Johnson

March 5, 2013

       Last year in Oregon we saw one of the most impressive offensive line groups in northwest history come through with 10+ high profile D1 kids.      That said I have never seen a D line group the likes of what Washington has right now. Its not often you would take any positional group from the northwest, and put it up against any other core cast from…

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Bellevue’s Timmy Haehl hauls in first offer: By Scott Eklund

February 28, 2013

       Bellevue again is loaded with top prospects who are already garnering offers. The latest to nab a full ride from an FBS program is ATH Timmy Haehl who will play both safety and quarterback this fall for the Wolverines…      “I got an offer from the University of Idaho. They want me to play safety for them,” Haehl told Northwest Elite Index. “I was kinda shocked…

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