Meridian’s Spencer Blackburn makes his commitment: By Braulio Perez

January 27, 2014

  With the 2014 National Signing Day only nine days away, Meridian defensive end Spencer Blackburn received some big news on Monday afternoon, with the Eastern Washington University staff officially extending him a scholarship offer. After mulling it over throughout the day, though, the 6-3, 256-pounder decided to put an end to his recruitment process and commit to the Eagles. “I committed earlier tonight,” Blackburn said late…


Kamiak’s Henderson Belk makes his commitment: By Scott Eklund

January 18, 2014

  Last year, one of the top multi-purpose tight ends in the state of Washington was Kamiak (Mukilteo) TE Henderson Belk. After a solid senior season, he started to garner attention and, while on a trip to visit Eastern Washington, he made the decision to join the Eagles. “I just committed (to Eastern) about an hour ago actually,” a happy Belk told Northwest Elite Index. “The people here…


Foss DT Patiole Pesefea makes his commitment: By Scott Eklund

December 8, 2013

  In the past, Foss (Tacoma, Wash.) High School has struggled to produce good teams and prospects, but this past season, the Falcons went 5-5 and one of the biggest reasons was the play of DT Patiole Pesefea who has committed to play football at Eastern Washington next fall. “I committed to Eastern about a month ago,” Pesefea told Northwest Elite Index recently. “They offered me a while…


Conner Baumann makes his choice: By Scott Eklund

November 26, 2013

  One of the more versatile and athletic players we at Northwest Elite Index ran across during the start of the 2014 recruiting cycle was Newport’s Conner Baumann. The talented athlete recently visited one of his top schools and decided he’d seen enough and made the call on where he wants to play his college football. “I chose to commit to Eastern Washington tonight,” Baumann told NEI. “I…


Under the radar and rising; North Central’s Jimmy Weigel: By Braulio Perez

October 17, 2013

  Playing for a struggling team in the GSL, it’s easy for talented players to fly under the radar. Football fans in the Spokane area often hear about the mind boggling stats that the Shadle Park offense puts up, led by junior quarterback and Division-I prospect Brett Rypien. However, at North Central (1-5), receiver Jimmy Weigel is quietly putting together a fantastic 2013 campaign. Through six games, the…


Camas QB Reilly Hennessey makes college commitment: By Scott Enyeart

July 26, 2013

  Exciting news for Camas (Wash.) quarterback Reilly Hennessey, Washington’s co-No. 1 QB for the class of 2014. On Friday, while in attendance at Eastern Washington University’s QB camp, the 6-foot-3, 195-pound signal-caller gave a verbal commitment to play football for the Eagles next fall. “Everything felt right. From the coaching staff, to the campus, to the facilities, to the direction of the program,”…


Camas Duo Hennessey and Clarkson Land Offers: By Scott Enyeart

May 9, 2013

  Camas (Wash.) QB Reilly Hennessey realized a dream come true Wednesday evening, when the 6-foot-3, 190-pound signal-caller picked up his first scholarship offer from Eastern Washington. The state’s No. 3 ranked QB for the 2014 class had reason to be excited, as EWU is typically a program that doesn’t extend many early offers, especially to quarterbacks. “I know they don’t typically offer players before the season,…


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