Oregon Updated 2014 Rankings (RB/WR/ATH’s): By Jordan Johnson

July 23, 2013

Over the next week we will be posting overviews of the 2014 Oregon and Washington updated rankings by position. All of us at NEI and the Barton Football Academy feel fortunate to be able to work with a majority of the region’s top athletes. There’s not a perfect ranking system, but we do our best based on all of the criteria listed. The Pacific Northwest is the fastest growing football…


Ryan Nall offered / Tanner Sanders commits: By Jordan Johnson

June 23, 2013

  Tanner Sanders – Crescent Valley 6-5 200 ATH One of the region’s top athletes and most versatile threats, Tanner Sanders (6-5 200) of Crescent Valley, made his intentions known yesterday committing to the Oregon St Beavers. Sanders is a name most are familiar with, being a 4 year starter, that statistically ranked as one of the top 10 freshman receivers in the country to start his high school career. Speaking to Tanner shortly after the…


Oregon 6A/5A Conference Player of the Year Selections: By Jordan Johnson

For all the latest news on athletes in the NW you can follow us on Twitter. Taylor Barton (@TaylorBarton12), Jordan Johnson (@JordanJNEI), Ryland Spencer (@RylandNEI) and NEI (@NWEliteIndex). You can also find us on Facebook by giving us a *Like* at NEI Facebook.   Nothing is perfect, but here we take a look at Oregon’s 6a/5a Player of the Year Candidates within their conference. We feel fortunate to be able to…

October 29, 2012

Oregon and Washington’s Elite Underclassmen; Top 20 QB’s in the Northwest: By Jordan Johnson

October 21, 2012

Here we take a look at the QB position and the top underclassmen in the northwest. The State’s of Oregon and Washington are represented, and we are excited to see the ridiculous amount of talent within region. As one of the top QB coaches in the country Taylor Barton was recently asked by the Seattle Times to come up with our top Quarterbacks (underclassmen). This was posted in Friday’s addition…


Oregon 5A Mid Season Player of the Year Candidates: By Jordan Johnson

October 9, 2012

  OFFENSE:     1. Jake Lacoste 5-10 190 Jr. RB West Albany – The junior running back isn’t just a good 5a Oregon athlete, he’s a legit D1 back that you just don’t see very often.. His brother (Anthony) is the state’s 3rd all time leading rusher and currently at Air Force. Jake broke the All Time single game rushing record as a sophomore (508) before Tyner shattered it…