Bob Lichtenfels- National Recruiting Analyst, East
Friday: Ferndale vs. United at Thomas J. Madill Field at 7:00 p.m.
It is senior night at my former Alma Mater and we will see 6-foot-4, 245-pound defensive end Daniel Lichtenfels and 6-foot-4, 230-pound, defensive end/tight end Stefan Moreau for United. Moreau is being looked at as a dual-sport athlete and was recently invited to West Point. He is a high level Track and Field athlete and football player. The Lions also feature bruising fullback Dominic Chero.
Brian Dohn- Northeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: St. Joseph's (Hammonton, N.J.) vs. Bridgeton (N.J.) High at 7 p.m.
St. Joseph's has Virginia commit Max Valles, South Carolina commit Kaiwan Lewis and Bridgeton features defensive tackle Christian Brown (Rutgers, West Virginia, UCF, North Carolina State, Minnesota, Illinois and Kentucky) and offensive lineman Sean Hennigan, who is getting Division I interest.
Chad Simmons- National Recruiting Analyst, South
Friday: Enloe at Millbrook (N.C.) at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospects: Keith Marshall is the no. 1 rated running back in the country on Scout and the no. 5 overall prospect. I am looking forward to seeing him play live for the first time. It will be Senior Night for him and he is looking to go out with a bang. Millbrook also has a 2013 wide receiver, Corey Cooper, who claims an offer from N.C. State early on.
Andrew Bone - South
Thursday: Bob Jones vs. Hoover at 7:00 p.m.
Key Players: Reggie Ragland, Alabama commitment and the nation's No. 1 middle linebacker (Bob Jones). Ragland has helped his team to an undefeated record this season. Hoover lost their first game of the year last week to Mountain Brook. The Bucs still have the potential to make another run at the state title. They have several talented underclassmen including 2013 linebacker Jamal Lucas and 2014 phenom cornerback Marlon Humphrey.
Rachel Baribeau - Southeast Field Reporter
Friday: Aberdeen vs.South Pontotoc at 7:00 p.m.
The key players in each game you're seeing- 2012 five-star DE Channing Ward.
Mike Bakas - Florida Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Edgewater at Apopka at 7:30 p.m.
Apopka 4-star OL Ty Darlington (Oklahoma), Edgewater 3-star WR Pig Howard, and Edgewater 3-star LB Karl Joseph headline the senior class and there are close to a dozen underclassmen that will be recruited by Div 1 programs between the two schools.
Allen Trieu - National Recruiting Analyst, Midwest
Friday: Detroit Cass Tech at Livonia Churchill at 7:00 p.m.
The first round of playoffs brings us this intriguing matchup. Cass Tech is lead by Michigan commits Royce Jenkins-Stone and Terry Richardson (who is injured and may not play), and Iowa commits Ruben Lile and Laron Taylor. They also feature seniors Daryl Goldsmith and Louis Palmer on the defensive line and Brandon Berry at linebacker. In their other classes, Jourdan Lewis and Kenton Gibbs are two of the state's top juniors and linebackers William White and Deon Drake are two of the state's top sophomores. Freshman quarterback Jayru Campbell has shown future Division-1 ability as well. One of the more intriguing prospects in the game though, is Churchill's 5'11, 240-lb junior tailback Romello Brown, who has had a big year.
Bill Greene - Midwest Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Cleveland Benedictine at Columbus DeSales at 7:00 p.m.
Benedictine features senior tight end Mike Roberts with several offers. DeSales has four-star tailback Warren Ball, an Ohio State commit.
Saturday: Massillon at Canton McKinley at 2:00 p.m.
Simply put, the greatest high school rivalry in America is Massillon-Canton McKinley. Massillon has two highly-rated juniors, quarterback Kyle Kempt and cornerback Gareon Conley. McKinley counters with senior Michigan State commits, Se'Von Pittman and Jermaine Edmondson. McKinley also features juniors, offensive tackle Xzavier McAllister and defensive end Antoine Miles.
MIDLANDSGreg Powers- National Recruiting Analyst, Midlands
Thursday: Dallas Kimball v. Molina at 7:00 p.m.
Justin Kimball is the main prospect.
Ahmard Vital - Midlands Recruiting Analyst
Friday: The Woodlands vs. The Woodlands College Park at Woodforest Stadium at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospects- The Woodlands: WR Blake Webb (2012 – Oklahoma State), LB Garrett Hope (2012), DL Mitchell Meyers (2012 – Iowa State), QB Cooper Woodyard (2012)
Saturday: Sugar Land Elkins vs. Sugar Land Kempner at Hall Stadium at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospects- Elkins: WR Chance Allen (2012), DB Corey Thompson (2012-Texas A&M), C Mike Matthews (2012-Texas A&M)
Top Prospects- Kempner: DE Shalom Ogbonda (2012 – Florida Atlantic), DB Kenny Iloka (2012)
Erin Hartigan, Midlands Recruiting Reporter
Thursday– Republic (MO) at Springfield Hillcrest at 7:00 p.m.
Leading Hillcrest (and the rest of the nation, for that matter) will be Scout.com's No. 1 wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, who's holding strong interest in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama and Auburn. Hillcrest also features 2012 S/LB Donovan Mathis, 2014 WR Juwan Johnson, and 2013 TE Jonah Hill.
Republic: 2013 OT Gus Carter
Friday– Liberty (MO) at Blue Springs South at 7:30 p.m.
Liberty is led by 2013 DE Jackson Gilley, who's receiving lots of attention from Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Indiana. Two others to watch are 2013 QB Eric Greely and 2012 DT Kurt Petroll.
BS South: 2012 DT Brian King, 2014 RB Trey Ervin
Britton Lynn, Southwest Recruiting Reporter
Thursday: Austin vs. Del Valle at House Park at 7:00 p.m.
4-star WR and Texas commit Cayleb Jones from Austin HS.
Brandon Huffman- National Recruiting Analyst, West
Friday: Puyallup (Wash.) vs. Puyallup (Wash.) Rogers at Sparks Stadium at 7:00 p.m.
The nation's #2 offensive guard, Puyallup's Joshua Garnett, tries to help his Vikings get the #2-seed out of the SPSL South against Rogers, their crosstown rivals.
Saturday: Seattle (Wash.) Roosevelt vs. Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline at
Stadium at 8:00
In a crossover game that will determine who will make the state playoffs, Roosevelt will host Skyline, who's made it to four consecutive state championship games, with wins in 2007, 2008 and 2009, but must win this game to even make the playoffs. Skyline features Scout 100 for 2013 quarterback Max Browne, one of the premier quarterbacks in the junior class.
Scott Kennedy- Director of Scouting
Prepzone will feature four games along with a fifth stream that I'll be working with Chris Rix and Mark Rogondino that jumps between the four games and features our commentary.
The four games this week include:
St. Bonaventure vs. Thousand Oaks at 7:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure features quarterback Marc Evans, running back Shaun Wick, and a defensive end Ben Dixon who is getting some attention.
Crespi vs. Alemany at 7:30 p.m
Alemany features athlete Jerico Richardson (UCLA), and one of the most explosive junior receivers in the state in Steven Mitchell. Crespi is big up front with 4-Star guard prospect Jordan Simmons (USC) and tackle Colin Prestesater. Receiver Chris Harper is one of the more under-recruited players in the state, and if you want to see a 5'2 player run circles around the defenders, check out Mike Davison.
Jason Jewell - Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Anthem (Az.) Boulder Creek v. Mesa (Az.) Desert Ridge at 7:00 p.m.
Boulder Creek- 2 star WR Marquis Bundy, 2 star OL Austin Farnlof
Desert Ridge- 2 star WR Jordan Becerra, senior RB Joey Counts, 2 star DE Damani Mosby, San Diego State commit OL/DL Alex Barrett
Friday: Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro v. Scottsdale (Az.) Chaparral- 7:00
Saguaro- 4 star RB D.J. Foster, OL Robert Dusz
Chaparral- 4 star QB Connor Brewer, 4 star WR Davonte' Neal, 3 star DE Jarvis Lewis, 2 star OL Pete Greene, 2 star DE Dylan Cozens, 2 star RB Lucas Petrullo.
Jake Worthen, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Bonney Lake (Wash.) at #46 Lakewood (Wash.) Lakes at 7 p.m.
Lakes boasts the most talent of any high school in the Northwest. Five-star offensive tackle Zach Banner is the most publicized name on the roster, and the massive tackle has his choice of any school in the country. The Lancers are loaded at nearly every position across the board. 2012 WR/CB Cedric Dozier is a four-star Army All-American and recently committed to California. 2012 S Ma'ne Manaea is a three-star prospect and is committed to Colorado. Other talented seniors include DT Zaheer Webb, CB Charles Hall, RB Levonte Littlejohn, DE Winslow Kouassi and WR Quinton Parker. 2013 wide receiver Sammie Long was offered by Washington a couple weeks back and will be one of the top skill players in the state next year. 2015 DE Benning Potoae is the younger brother of Washington's Sione Potoae and is a prospect to watch.
Kevin Carden, West Recruiting Analyst
Friday: San Pedro vs. Carson at 7 p.m.
A Marine League with major playoff implications will feature one of the premier receivers in the country, Carson's Darreus Rogers, a USC commit and the top prospect in Los Angeles in the 2012 class.
Chris Fetters, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Spokane (Wash.) University vs. Spokane (Wash.) Mead at Joe Albi Stadium at 4:45 p.m.
Top Prospects- Mead: LB Danny Mattingly (2013)
Inna Lazarev, West Field Reporter
Thursday: Anthem (Ariz.) Boulder Creek vs. Mesa (Ariz.) Desert Ridge at 7:00 p.m.
Boulder Creek: two-star offensive lineman Austin Farnlof
Desert Ridge: two-star defensive tackle Alex Barrett (San Diego State commit), two-star defensive end Damani Mosby, two-star wide receiver Jordan Becerra, senior running back Joey Counts and junior offensive lineman Nick Allen
Friday: Tempe (Ariz.) Corona del Sol at Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton at 7:00 p.m.
Corona Del Sol: Arizona's No. 1 prospect in the class of 2012, five-star offensive tackle Andrus Peat and three-star defensive end Avery Moss
Hamilton: 4-star safety Reggie Daniels, 3-star wide receiver Kendyl Taylor (Washington commit), 2-star defensive tackle Jaxon Hood, 2-star defensive tackle Calvin Thomas, 2 star linebacker Nic Henson, junior offensive lineman Patrick Joseph, sophomore offensive lineman Casey Tucker, and sophomore defensive end Qualen Cunningham.
Annabel Stephan, West Field Reporter
Thursday: Corona Del Mar (Calif.) vs. Irvine (Calif.) Woodbridge at 7:00 p.m.
One of the best pass-rushers in the West, Woodbridge's Kyle Kelley, is the headliner in this game. Kelley had offers from all over the country, including Florida, before committing to Arizona, but since the firing of Mike Stoops, he's looking at all schools now.
Tara Turnure, West Recruiting Reporter
Thursday: Riverside (Calif.) Arlington vs. Riverside (Calif.) Serrano at 7:00 p.m.
Three-star defensive linemen Samson Kafovalu, who just got back from an official visit to Colorado, leads the way in this Inland Empire matchup.