Washington Elite Event Breakdown for 2/16/2014: By Ryland Spencer

February 18, 2014

  Click for Barton Elite Event Video   The Barton Football Academy resumed Elite Events this past weekend after a two-week layoff due to the Super Bowl and a snowy weather cancellation. We feel fortunate to be working with the State’s top athletes, and this week is no exception. The group of Linebackers is as good as we have seen so far this offseason. Barton Football coach Dion Alexander determined…

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Juanita DT Thomas Toki adds an SEC and two Pac-12 schools to ever expanding offer list: By Ryland Spencer

December 24, 2013

       Juanita’s Thomas Toki continues to see his stock rise as he recently picked up offers from Colorado, Utah and Vanderbilt. That brings his total to seven offers, including six from the Pac-12.      With Vanderbilt joining the race, Toki now has an opportunity to play in what many consider the best conference in college football, the SEC. This may just be the tip of the iceberg for Toki. “I’ve been in contact…

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Under the radar; Juanita WR Landyn Milburn: By Ryland Spencer

December 17, 2013

Click For Landyn Milburn Highlights        While the season may not have gone the way the Juanita Rebels would have liked, one glaring bright spot was the play of Landyn Milburn (5’11 185). The senior WR/LB was rewarded on both sides of the ball as an All-KingCo performer, first team on offense, and second team on defense.      His play at WR is what really stood out to many….

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Touching lives everyday, Juanita’s Austin Knerr gets his chance to shine: By Ryland Spencer

November 6, 2013

Click This Link To Watch Austin’s Run     The Juanita Rebels have a history rich with quality Running Backs. Kurt Steck led the Rebels to two state championships in the 80’s, Kevin Griffin (Ohio State) and Jon Eide (Stanford) played major D1 football in the mid 90’s, while Keegan Tachell broke records left and right in the late 90’s. The story of Austin Knerr will make any historian forget just how great of a tradition…

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Juanita gets big rivalry win over Inglemoor: By Scott Enyeart

September 7, 2013

       The Juanita Rebels made a statement with a season-opening win Friday night at Pop Keeney Stadium, as they knocked off the host Inglemoor Vikings 50-27.      The Viks looked like they might make it interesting early on, moving the ball well on their opening drive before stalling and turning it over on downs. Juanita wasted no time in taking advantage of the opportunity, marching down the…

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Toki gets two new Pac 12 offers: By Scott Eklund

May 21, 2013

       Juanita (Kirkland, Wa.) DT Thomas Toki, a rising 2015 recruit, already had two Pac 12 offers and on Tuesday he received full rides from two more.      Toki, a 5’11.5″, 285-pound defensive tackle for the Rebels, already had full rides from Washington State and UCLA and on Tuesday, head coach Shaun Tarantola informed NEI that his junior-to-be also received offers from Arizona State and Oregon State.      After a…

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Juanita’s Toki grabs Pac-12 Offer: By Scott Eyeart

May 4, 2013

       Kirkland (Wash.) Juanita DT Thomas Toki picked up his first offer Friday evening from the UCLA Bruins.      The 5-foot-11.5, 285-pound Toki is the No. 1 ranked defensive lineman in the state of Washington for the class of 2015.      Toki said that he was offered by UCLA assistant Steve Broussard.      “This is a big surprise,” Toki told NEI via phone Friday night. “My coach told me…

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Juanita Freshman Paul Finau grabs first offer: By Ryland Spencer

April 18, 2013

       One of the Washington’s top freshman Paul Finau of Juanita (Kirkland) High School entered a rare class when he was offered by BYU.      Finau was on a trip to Utah when he was invited to visit BYU. “They gave me a tour of their meeting rooms, offices, field house, stadium, and the locker room,” Finau tole NEI. “I liked it a lot. The environment was different.”      “Before I left we were in…

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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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