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August 4, 2020, 10:57 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Need to know basis >> Letting loose the LB in Indiana

Top 10 LBs In The IHSAA You Don’t Know About But Need To ASAP 1 Devon Tippmann (Ft. Wayne Bishop Dwenger 6-1, 190 Sr.) — Beast Mode 24/7, the most low-key dominant defensive player in all of Hoosierland.  2 Domanick Moon (Ft. Wayne Snider 6-2, 215 Jr.) — Masterpiece in the making sideline to sideline, ...

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July 31, 2020, 6:20 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: East Lansing’s Andrel Anthony commits to Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines swiped one out of the backyard of their rival on Friday, securing a commitment from East Lansing High wide receiver Andrel Anthony. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound Anthony was rated a three-star recruit, ranked the No. 12 player in the state in the 2021 class by 247Sports, and the No. 85 wideout nationally. Anthony ...

July 30, 2020, 10:18 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: The Quarterback Report >> The low-key launchpad breakdown

Burney gives you ten quarterbacks about to low-key launch their squads into the stratosphere this fall: (alphabetical order) Casen Armstrong (Kent City 6-foot-0, 170 pounds Sr.) — Stone cold, like the ice cream shop!! Noah Arsulowicz (Grand Rapids West Catholic 6-1, 175 Jr.) — Getting ready to be the gold standard under center in the ...

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July 27, 2020, 5:17 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Indiana summer football notebook >> Tanona takes his talents to South Bend

Zionsville junior four-star offensive lineman Joey Tanona is the first recruit to join the Fighting Irish for 2022. Tanona, a 6-foot-6, 285-pound left tackle, committed to Notre Dame over the weekend, becoming the program’s first snag of the ’22 prospecting crop.  Scouts love Tanona’s interior tenacity, his superior footwork and flawless technique in combatting edge ...

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July 26, 2020, 4:46 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Belleville’s Damon Payne commits to Alabama

Damon Payne’s been special since he stepped foot on campus at Belleville — and that hasn’t changed as his career with the Tigers has gone on. The big tackle made a splash with his commitment on Sunday, picking Alabama.  Payne made the announcement on a live broadcast on CBS Sports HQ. Projected as a defensive ...

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July 24, 2020, 10:00 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Burney’s All-Blood, Sweat & Tears Crew

Burney’s top 10 Grittiest RBs in IHSAA football: 1 Robby Taylor (Western Boone 5-7, 185 Sr.) — Brings the pain every snap, burns with dedication to his craft. 2 Breken Greene (Mooresville 5-6, 165 Sr.) — Bubbling with spunk, a firestarter in the backfield. 3 Colton Brown (Heritage Christian 5-10, 165 Jr.) — Call him ...

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July 22, 2020, 10:46 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Recruiting notebook (Blood, Sweat & Tears Edition) >> Allen To Purdue, Vode To WMU

Arguably the No. 1 overall quarterback prospect in Hoosierland is off the board. Gibson Southern junior field general Brady Allen is staying in-state and going to Purdue. The 6-foot-5, machine gun-armed Allen committed to the Boilermakers last week. He’s a consensus four-star recruit and in addition to Purdue, he had offers from Indiana, Wisconsin, West Virginia, ...