2015 Lineman: Roberts, Throckmorton, Adams – Washington’s Trip Towers: By Jordan Johnson

June 24, 2013

Henry Roberts (6-7 275 OT) Bellevue   The Region’s top offensive lineman for the 2015 class, Henry Roberts of Bellevue, is one of the more humble kids you will ever meet. He currently holds offers from Washington, Arizona, and Arizona St playing for one of the best high school teams in America. Roberts did not start a game last season, just to show you how talented and deep the Wolverines…


Barton Football Academy Hires Alex Brink as Head QB Coach: By Scott Enyeart

June 5, 2013

       The Barton Football Academy has announced the hiring of Alex Brink as Head QB Coach.      Alex is a homegrown product of the Northwest, having prepped at Sheldon HS in Eugene, OR and into college where he was a record-setting QB at Washington State.      After stints in the NFL with Houston Texans and CFL with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts, he now joins BFA full…


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…


Recruiting Picks Up for Enumclaw’s Chandler Streuli: By Scott Enyeart

April 10, 2013

       It has been a busy offseason for Enumclaw (WA) High School lineman Chandler Streuli. Streuli, who is currently NEI’s No. 9 ranked offensive lineman in the state of Washington, has been a regular attendee at Elite Events throughout the winter and spring working to build on the solid junior season he had last fall.      Not only has Chandler been prepping hard for his senior campaign…


2012 All NEI/Barton Camp & Combine Team W/Videos: By Jordan Johnson

April 9, 2013

  Here we take a look at some of the top athletes in the country that attended our NEI/Barton Camps & Combines in 2012. As we begin the 2013 season its always good to see where the athletes are headed next season, and what elite kids are back this year. Have a look at how the athletes tested at last years events. Most of them set the standard and will…


Devante Downs adds 5th major offer from Washington State: By Jordan Johnson

January 22, 2013

       It was good to see Devante Downs (6-3 230 Jr. RB/LB) of Mountlake Terrace this weekend at our Washington Elite Event. It was even better to hear that he had just received his 5th major offer from the Cougars of WSU.      “I got word from my coach informing me that coach Russell of WSU said they are offering me”. He continued, “they said they didn’t…


Lynden’s Caleb Newman lands D1 offers and back to back 2A state titles: By Jordan Johnson

December 5, 2012

Caleb Newman Highlight Video          Caleb Newman (6-3 230 Sr. DE) of Lynden is a legit D1 athlete and one of the most talented, yet unknown recruits in the northwest. He is a 3.9 student taking rigorous AP courses and just happens to have four D1 offers (Wash St, E.Washington, Air Force, Army). Broadcasting the 2A state title game on Saturday I realized Newman was more dominant…


Record Breaking Sophomore QB Brett Rypien Picks Up First Offer: By Ryland Spencer

November 27, 2012

       Brett Rypien (6-2 175) of Shadle Park has picked up his first offer today when the Washington State Cougars came calling.      Rypien told NEI, “Coach Stanfield contacted me wanting to talk. When I got done with basketball I called him and he told me that Washington State had offered.”      Brett is a very humble kid and was surprised by the offer. “I am kind of shocked…