Kristen Kenney- East Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Damascus vs. Whitman at 6:30 p.m.
Damascus 2013 prospect: Zach Bradshaw
Chad Simmons- National Recruiting Analyst, South
Thursday: Hueytown (AL) at Woodlawn (AL) at 7 p.m. CST
Key Players: Jameis Winston (5-star QB – Hueytown - Committed to FSU), Cassanova McKinzy (4-star MLB – Woodlawn – Committed to Auburn), and Cameron Broadnax (Sleeper WR – Hueytown)
Friday: M.L.K. (GA) at Newnan (GA) – 7:30 p.m. EST
Key Players: Kenderious Whitehead (3-star DE – M.L.K. – Close to 20 offers), Blake Tibbs (3-star WR – M.L.K. – Committed to Georgia), and Tray Matthews (2013 S – Newnan – Committed to Georgia)
Scott Kennedy- Director of Scouting
Thursday: Hillsborough at Armwood
Scout's No. 4 team in the nation Armwood takes on Hillsborough. Hillsborough is 6-1 and should give Armwood the best challenge they've had in weeks. Armwood features Florida running back commitment Matt Jones, Wake Forest commitment Shelldon Lewinson, USF commitment Jarvis McCall, 3-Star offensive tackle Kevin McCoy, Oklahoma commitment Eric Striker, and South Carolina commitment Cody Waldrop. Hillsborough counters with defensive back Anthony Brown who is committed to Purdue and Miami commitment Earl Moore at defensive tackle.
Friday: Cocoa Beach at Lake Highland Prep
Lake Highland Prep hosts Cocoa Beach for its homecoming. The Highlanders' offensive line is anchored by Vanderbilt commitment Blake Fromang. Receiver Taylor Barton is committed to Illinois. Defensive back Ty Law is rated 3-Stars by Scout and will visit Florida Atlantic after the game. Michael Ellis Marder is committed to UConn.
Andrew Bone - South
Friday: Greensboro at Gordo (Ala.) at 7:00 p.m.
Key players: Greensboro features several juniors led by wide receiver JeVontey Smith. Gordo wide receiver Mario Lanier is an impressive 2013 prospect who started turning heads as a freshman. His older brother, Izauea Lanier, plays for the University of Tennessee.
Rachel Baribeau - Southeast Field Reporter
Friday: Leeds at Handley at 7 p.m.
Javiie Mitchell is the man for Leeds and remains uncommitted Handley has 2013 OL Bradley Bozeman is already committed to Alabama.
Steve Robertson - Southeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Winnfield (LA) vs. Red River (LA) at 7 p.m.
Top Prospects: 2012 WR Alonzo Moore.
Laura McKeeman- Southeast Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Miami Jackson vs Miami Norland at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospects- Norland: UM commit RB Duke Johnson, UM commit LB Keith Brown
Top Prospects- Jackson: 2012 3 star WR DeAndre Jasper, 2014 QB Quinton Flowers
Mike Bakas- Florida Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Leesburg at Evans at 7:00 p.m.
Allen Trieu - National Recruiting Analyst, Midwest
Friday: Cadillac at Buchanan (MI) at 7:00 p.m.
We are checking out Cadillac's impressive junior offensive tackle Riley Norman for the second time this year as his squad takes on one of their toughest tests of the season. Norman already holds a Michigan State offer and has multiple other BCS schools interested. He is joined by 6'6, 265-lb junior Jack Ford, a Division-1 prospect in his own right.
Saturday: Harper College at Grand Rapids Community College (MI) at 1:00 p.m.
GRCC is undefeated and rolling again. Former four-star Demar Dorsey stars at safety and Tennessee commit Corey Smith catches passes from former Cincinnati quarterback Cody Kater. There are also numerous other former Division-1 players, commits or recruits on the Raider roster including Aaron Kaczmerski, Devonte Snyder, Antwan Gilbert, Evan Ray, Nick Truesdale, Brian Parker and many more. Harper is lead on defense by Darius Moffett, a former star at Chicago Hubbard who had several FBS offers and signed with Eastern Michigan out of high school.
Bill Greene - Midwest Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Avon at Midview
Avon has top junior cornerback Ross Douglas (Tennessee-Minnesota-UCONN offers). Midview has senior defensive Arlington McClinton with a few MAC offers and sophomore quarterback Cody Callaway putting up impressive numbers.
Saturday: Cincinnati Xavier at Cleveland St. Ignatius
Xavier has center Brandyn Cook (Pitt commit) and junior wide receiver Trey Kilgore. St. Ignatius has senior tight end Blake Thomas (Ohio State commit) and senior quarterback Eric Williams (Cincinnati and MAC offers).
Simone Scott - Midwest Field Reporter
Friday: Upper Arlington at Hilliard Davidson at 7:30 p.m.
After losing their first game, a talented Upper Arlington squad has crushed their competition and rolled to a 7-1 record. Led by 2012 Ohio State wide receiver commit Frank Epitropoulos, as well as 2012 Toledo commit James Henry, the Golden Bear squad is hoping to keep that winning streak alive when they take on an undefeated Hilliard Davidson team. Hilliard Davidson stands at 7-0 thanks to the help of 2012 tackle Jordan Weatherby, with offers from Air Force, Dartmouth and Brown, as well as 2012 running back Alex Mickley.
Beth Long- Midwest Field Reporter
Thursday: Robeson (Ill.) vs. Julian (Ill.)
The Chicago City playoffs kick off this week, and one of the better match-ups is between Robeson HS and Julian HS. One performer to keep an eye on? Julian HS 2012 DB Dae'Shaun Hurley, who has a handful of offers and is well on his way to more during his senior season.
MIDLANDSGreg Powers- National Recruiting Analyst, Midlands
Thursday – Klein at Spring DeKaney at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospects: RB Trey Williams, MLB Ben Weaver, C Adam West, TE Armand Nance, QB D'Juan Hines
Friday – Belleville at Sealy at 7:30 p.m.
Top Prospects: WR Ricky Seals-Jones
Saturday – NEO at Navarro at 3:00 p.m.
Top Prospects: DT Calvin Barnett, DT Joey Searcy, OT Tavon Rooks, MLB Austin Moss, QB Adrian Nelson, DE Tevin Mims, S Jeremy Mcknight, CB Malcolm Robinson, OT Delmar Taylor, RB Darwin Rideau, DT Kevin Fortson, DT Deonte Cruse, MLB Kameron Stewart
Ahmard Vital - Midlands Recruiting Analyst
Friday: St. Pius X vs. Beaumont Kelly at St. Pius X at 7 p.m.
Top Prospects- St. Pius X: QB Kohl Stewart (2013 – Texas A&M), RB Kenneth Barrow (2012)
Top Prospects- Beaumont Kelly: WR Nicholas Schrapps (2012 – North Texas), LB Brandtley Wilson (2012)
Saturday: Oak Ridge vs. Lufkin at Woodforest Stadium at 2 p.m.
Top Prospects- Oak Ridge: QB Michael Handy (2012)
Top Prospects- Lufkin: DT Tomme Mark (2012), RB Jamarcus Walker (2012), WR Jabryce Taylor (2013)
Erin Hartigan, Midlands Recruiting Reporter
Thursday: Southlake Carroll at Keller Central at 7:00 p.m.
Carroll: MLB Will Davis (Kansas State); CB/WR Sabian Holmes (Baylor); WR Peyton Williams (Colorado); OT J.J. Prince; 2013 QB Kenny Hill
Central: OT Simon Goines (Missouri); S Zack Sanchez (Baylor)
Friday: Duncanville at Mansfield Timberview at 7:30 p.m.
Duncanville: WR Jeffrey Thomas (Colorado); OG Adam Butler (Vanderbilt); 2013 DE Cornelius Henderson; 2013 CB Cordray Love
Timberview: 2014 CB Edward Paris (LSU, SMU Offers); 2014 S Brandon Simmons (SMU offer); 2014 WR Khalid Conner
Aaron Cedeno, Kansas Recruiting
Wichita (KS) Collegiate vs. Wichita (KS) Independent at 7 p.m.
The Wichita Collegiate Spartans are one of the most successful, tradition rich - and typically talent-laden - schools in the Sunflower State, and this year they feature a quartet of Division One level talents – two each in the classes of 2012 and 2013.
Defensive end Trace Clark is the state's top-ranked prospect in the senior class, with an offer list a mile long, while classmate Myles Copeland is having an excellent season at linebacker. On offense, juniors Isaiah Franklin and Markus Phox make for a potent backfield duo, with excellent speed and quickness.
Brandon Huffman- National Recruiting Analyst, West
Friday: Mill Creek (Wash.) Jackson at Everett (Wash.) Mariner at Everett Memorial Stadium at 5:00 p.m.
The Northwest's top skill prospect, four-star running back Keivarae Russell will lead Mariner in a game that precedes his first official visit. When the game concludes, Russell will hop on a plane towards South Bend, and he'll visit Notre Dame officially this weekend.
Friday: Mountlake Terrace (Wash) at Everett (Wash.) at Everett Memorial
Stadium at 8:00
One of the top 2014 prospects in the West calls Mountlake Terrace home, Devante Downs, a safety and running back for the Hawks, who first caught our attention at the Nike NW Elite Camp. Blake Williams is Everett's top prospect.
Jason Jewell - Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Chandler (Az.) Hamilton vs. Chandler (Az.) Basha at 7 p.m.
Key Players: Hamilton- 4 star S Reggie Daniels, 3 star WR Kendyl Taylor (Washington commit), 2 star DT Jaxon Hood, 2 star DT Calvin Thomas, 2 star LB Nic Henson, junior OL Patrick Joseph, sophomore OL Casey Tucker, sophomore DE Qualen Cunningham
Basha- 2 star OL Evan Sarver, senior CB Devin Reed, senior QB Kyle Duran
Friday: Mesa (Az.) Mt. View v. Phoenix (Az.) Mt. Pointe at 7 p.m.
I will also be appearing on Fox Sports Arizona at halftime of this game.
Key Players: Mt. View- senior LB Jake Thomas
Mt. Pointe- senior OL R.J. Hollis, senior OL Bryce Hurd, junior OL/DL Kenny Lacy (Arizona offer), sophomore DB Jalen Brown (Arizona and Arizona State offers).
Saturday: #2 ranked Arizona Western College vs. #18 ranked Glendale Community College
at 7 p.m.
Key Players: AWC- OLB Chris Young, OL Devin Smith (Purdue commit), LB Steffon Martin (Purdue commit), LB Zach Quines, RB Damien Williams, WR Joshua Ford, WR DeJoshua Johnson, DT Calvin Tonga, DT Thomas Molesi, CB Josh Brown
GCC- OT Patrick Ward, OT Billy Rone, WR Demetrius Wilson, DT Cy Maughmer, DE Jason Link, TE Talon Haggard.
Jake Worthen, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Mariner (Wash.) vs. Jackson (Wash.), at Everett Memorial at 5 p.m.
Everett (Wash.) Mariner running back Keivarae Russell is one of the top running backs in the West. The four-star prospect is a US Army All-American and will choose between California, Notre Dame and Washington.
Friday: Mountlake Terrace (Wash) at Everett (Wash.) at Everett Memorial
Stadium at 8:00
Mountlake Terrace 2014 prospect Devante Downs, a safety and running back for the Hawks is the headliner in this game, while Blake Williams is Everett's top prospect.
Kevin Carden, West Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Sylmar at Canoga Park at 7 p.m.
One of the biggest sleepers in the West, Canoga Park's Randy Uzoma, will be the marquee name in this game. Uzoma is a commit to Nevada, but was recently offered by Oregon as an athlete. He can play safety or receiver.
Chris Fetters, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Seattle Prep v. O'Dea at West Seattle Stadium at 7 p.m.
Top Prospects- Seattle Prep: ATH Tere Calloway (2013)
Top Prospects- O'Dea: OT Sam Flor (2012); DT Cody Fulleton (2012); CB Jayshawn Jordan (2012); LB Curtis Taylor (2012); RB Tatum Taylor (2013)
Friday: Woodinville v. Roosevelt at Seattle Memorial Stadium at 5 p.m.
Top Prospects- Woodinville: DE Sawyer Whalen (2012)
Inna Lazarev, West Field Reporter
Thursday: Tucson (Ariz.) Marana at Oro Valley (Ariz.) Canyon del Oro at 7 p.m.
Key player: Canyon del Oro's Blake Martinez, a three-star middle linebacker who is committed to Stanford.
Annabel Stephan, West Field Reporter
Friday: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame vs. Los Angeles Loyola at L.A. Valley College at 7:00 p.m.
The Serra League contest features some of the top underclassmen and top seniors in the Southland. Loyola is led by Stanford commit Kodi Whitfield at receiver and safety and Boise State commit Chaz Anderson at cornerback. Notre Dame features 2013 running back Khalafani Muhammed and 2013 quarterback Kelly Hilinski.
Tara Turnure, West Recruiting Reporter
Friday: Culver City vs. Inglewood at 7:00 p.m.
Scout 300 member Derrick Woods leads Inglewood, which also features Arizona commit Devian Shelton and 2013 prospect Chauntez Jackson against Culver City, led by SMU commit Khalil Pettway and three-star receiver Alex Jackson.