Bellevue DT Marcus Griffin is a Semper Fidelis All-American; VIDEO: By Ryland Spencer

December 14, 2013

  As football in the Pacific Northwest continues to get bigger and bigger, many of our athletes are beginning to receive national attention. On Friday afternoon, Bellevue DT Marcus Griffin was presented with a jersey signifying his selection to the 2014 Semper Fidelis All-American game. Griffin is the sixth player from the state of Washington to be selected in the three years this prestigious event has been played,…


Bellevue lineman Marcus Griffin talks about latest offer: By Scott Eklund

February 27, 2013

  After a solid junior season that saw him start for 3A State Champions Bellevue, lineman Marcus Griffin has had a busy month of February, hitting several Barton camps as well as a couple of Junior Days. He recently spoke to Northwest Elite Index about his latest offer and what his plans are for the offseason… “I just got an offer from Colorado State which was…


The Offers Continue; Devante Downs CAL, Kimane Domena Colorado State, Ryan Nall adds Portland State: By Jordan Johnson

  Whats crazy about Devante Downs (6-3 235 Jr. RB/LB) is that he is always hungry for more. The kid out of Mountlake Terrace continues to rack up Pac 12 offers adding CAL to the list of schools vying for his services. Downs is an Eddie George type athlete, that has been offered by the likes of Washington, Utah, Arizona St, Washington St, and Colorado St. CAL is extremely fitting…

February 8, 2013

Isaiah Brandt-Sims adds Arizona State, Washington, and Colorado State to list of offers: By Jordan Johnson

February 3, 2013

One of the region’s top overall players added three more offers to his list of options this past week, as Isaiah Brandt-Sims (6-0 180 Jr. ATH) out of Wenatchee was offered by Arizona State, Washington, and Colorado State. The Sun Devils and the Rams have made a big splash in the northwest as of late offering some of Oregon and Washington’s premier kids, and Washington…


Oregon top recruits Evan Colorito and Matt Sommer make their commitments known: By Jordan Johnson

  In what was has been a long and somewhat grueling process two of Oregon’s top senior athletes made their intentions know in the last 24 hours. NEI’s top ranked LB/DE Evan Colorito (6-4 235 Sr. LB/DE) out of Beaverton committed to Colorado St, and West Salem’s Matt Sommer (6-5 300 Sr. DL) did the same committing to Eastern Washington. Colorito earned Metro League Player of…

January 30, 2013

Seattle Prep’s Tere’ Calloway adds Colorado St, While O’Dea’s Tatum Taylor adds SEC Mississippi to offer list: By Jordan Johnson

  One of the best things about NEI and the Barton Football Academy is being able to work with the top kids in the region all year long. This last season we saw two elite northwest athletes land multiple offers from a host of schools. Tere’ Calloway (5-11 190 Sr. ATH/S) and Tatum Taylor (5-10 165 Sr. ATH) are best friends and have recently added to their list of…

September 27, 2012