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Newell one of the Midlands' most promising

Peyton Newell picked up his first scholarship offer in late April, when TCU pulled the trigger for the 6-foot-2, 270-pound defensive lineman out of Hiawatha (KS) High. Though just a junior, that offer opened the floodgates for Newell. In the weeks since, he's added five more from some big-time programs - Baylor, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and UCLA.

He expected the offers would be coming at some point. After all, Peyton Newell has worked tirelessly for the opportunity to play college football at the highest level. Last summer, he and his father traveled to numerous camps and combines, helping him build his name with a serious of outstanding performances. He followed it up with a stellar sophomore campaign, recording 74 tackles, six sacks... Recommended Stories

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