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April 29, 2020, 3:37 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Indiana FB recruiting notebook — Louisville pulls Floyd Central OT across the border

The “zen” of Cardinals football just felt right for Floyd Central junior offensive lineman Zen Michalski, who committed to Louisville over the weekend. He’s on fire in 2020. Michalski (6-foot-6, 275 pounds) plays left tackle and is considered a three-star prospect with four-star projections. His recruiting profile rocketed this offseason. He didn’t have a single ...

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April 29, 2020, 3:11 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: About to break loose — Burney’s Spring 2020 QB crew

These ten quarterbacks should be seeing an uptick in their recruiting this spring: (In alphabetical order) Noah Beaudrie (Erie-Mason 6-0, 185 Jr.) — Possibly the quickest trigger in the whole state, throws laser beams and lightning bolts.  Trinidad Chambliss (Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 6-0, 175 Jr.) — Durable and dynamic. Any questions? Mike DePillo ...

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April 24, 2020, 11:46 am

Do recruiting stars matter? NFL Draft says yes

When we talk about a player’s star rankings from recruiting services, many folks roll their eyes, but Thursday night’s first round of the NFL Draft proved out its worth.  Of the 32 players taken, 21 were four-star recruits or better, while only one — Arizona State wideout Brandon Aiyuk, taken by the 49ers with pick No. ...

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April 23, 2020, 3:04 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Burney’s best five uncommitted QBs in Michigan’s Class of 2021

Five For Fighting — Throwing it around the yard 1 Zach Trainor (Walled Lake Western 6-3, 200) — Big arm, big-play potential on every throw, swagger, savvy, toughness. 2 Jalin Pitchford (Wyandotte Roosevelt 6-2, 200) — Sleek playmaker in the pocket, drops dimes with tremendous technique and touch. 3 Mareyohn Hrabowski (River Rouge 6-4, 210) ...