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MIDLANDS CLASS OF 2021 TOP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

As this is a work in progress and there is still film to watch on another 80 players, I am only releasing the Top Ten in ranking order; the next 50 are in alphabetical order for now. When the Top 100 is complete, they will be released in two different …

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Dutch Fork WR Picks Up Offers

Dutch Fork Wide Receiver Elijah Spencer (2021) picked up four offers this week. The 6-2, 195lbs rising senior was offered by Elon, Richmond, Gardner-Webb, and Kent State this week to add to his offers from Coastal Carolina and Charlotte. Spencer, who is also a track star in all jumping events, …

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Recruiting Report 3-26-20

CLASS OF 2021 OL Jaydon Collins of Greer was offered by UConn. He holds offers from App State, Duke, East Carolina, Georgia Southern, Illinois, Louisville, Syracuse and West Virginia. DE Kaseem Vauls of Irmo was offered by Boise State;  I think this kid could end up moving inside at the …

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GET RECRUITED: The Guide available now

I’ve referred to recruiting as the “vast unknown” in the past because it IS a wilderness. It is confusing and sometimes will make absolutely no sense to you. Answers you get to some questions create new questions in your mind automatically. Navigating this process can be frustrating. Football recruiting is …

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Five Non-Negotiable Traits of a Legit Football Prospects

Recruiting analysts and coaches rage about what it takes to be the perfect recruit. Recruiting is an inexact science to say the least due to its subjective nature and the wide margin for error that characterizes the talent evaluation process. But there are 5 nonnegotiable traits that the smart recruiter …

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2019 ALL AREA TEAMS

These are the players from around the state that were standouts and impact players in their areas. Where appropriate, players are listed at their projected position at the next level. ALL MIDLANDS TEAM POSITIONPLAYERHGTWGTSCHOOLYEARQBTy Olenchuk6’2195Dutch Fork2020RBBraden Walker6’0200River Bluff2020RBWillis Lane5;9180Camden2021OLTyshawn Wannamker6’4330Calhoun County2020OLParker Clements6’7270Lugoff-Elgin2020OLNick Taiste6’1295White Knoll2020OLTa’Chawn Brooks6’5294Dutch Fork2020OLJosh Taylor6’1290chapin2020OLGarrett Hyuck6’5275Chapin2020WRJalin Hyatt6’2170Dutch Fork2020WRTylee …

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2019 SCVARSITY ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAMS

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams for the 24th annual SCVarsity All-State Football selection. Selecting the All-State football team is one of those things that is an emotional paradox. As an analyst, it is one of the things that I love to do – watch athletes, evaluate their play, and …

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Saturday Morning Quarterback: Onward In The Playoffs

FIRST THINGS FIRST: EATING SOME CROW So, my pick record took a little bit of a hit last night as I went 13-7 to take me to 108-20 overall in the playoffs. The first thing I want to do is step up and own my picks I got wrong and …

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Playoff Predictions for Midlands teams

There are 32 teams remaining in the state playoffs after today and of those 32 teams,  8 of them are from the Midlands. There are some upstate folks who will tell you that the best football in the state is played there; there are some Pee Dee folks who will …

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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD: ROUND 2

All the Scores from around the state and round two of the football playoffs. CLASS 5A Upper State Byrnes 41, Laurens 12 Gaffney 33, Sumter 7 Dorman 49, Spring Valley 0 Clover 58, Mauldin 31 Lower State Dutch Fork 45, Wando 0 Fort Dorchester 37, Berkeley 7 Carolina Forest 36, …

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