This is our Recruit of the Week Page featuring a new prospect every week. The goal is to get a personalized look about what some of our 150 prospects to watch are like, and to show readers a profile of the athlete. We will select a new athlete every week to focus on. Check out our Featured Recruits of The Week Below!!!!
Recruit Of The Week- March 10th-17th:
- Name: Christopher Alaniz(Chris)
- High School and Location: James Wood H.S., Winchester,Virginia - 2A NorthWestern District
- Position you'd prefer in college?: "OG (Opening Holes and Pancakes)"
- What colleges are speaking with you/scholarships ?: "Just emails, Junior day and camp invites, and speaking to my coach/pulling transcripts: Duke, UMass, LATech, Clemson, Wake Forest, Miami, Temple, Notre Dame, Richmond, ODU, USF, Idaho..No Offers yet, but I feel pretty good that it will happen(at some level)!"
Tell us about your hobbies, and a bit about yourself---Honors clubs, interests, character?: " I enjoy Hunting, Fishing and Lifting. I've played tackle football since the age of 9 and always at OL/DL - C,OG,OT,DT,DE..I've continued to work hard in/out of the classroom and plan on playing football at the next level..True Student/Athlete: I take Honor Honor/Advanced Courses and I'll be a 3 year Varsity starter at OL/DL this season. I am a team player, that will play any position asked of me, and I'm looking for a team/coach that needs me, more than wants me.. I come from a strong family with strong beliefs in; hard work reaps its own rewards -- I truly belief this too. My Teachers, Coaches, Teammates would described me as a Leader/Hard worker, with an extremely Competitive nature -- Student/Athlete: Honor student, taking Honor/Advanced courses, and All-Academic / All-Area / All-District football awards."
Your favorite College Football Team: "Top choice would be Navy; mainly because I'd like to make the military my career choice. I have a few schools that would be favorites, they all are run heavy. I don't want to exclude anyone so I'll just say..the Team that needs Me is my favorite team!"
- Your personal favorite Quote: “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” ~ Herschel Walker
6-3.5 282 OL/DL co2013, All-Area / All-District / All-Academic football awards / 112 Waterside Lane Cross Junction, VA 22625 H# (540) 765-5132 C# 540-409-6599 email@example.com/ Head Coach/OL Coach: Mike Bolin C#540-533-6659
- High School/College and Location - High School (Clovis West High School), Junior College (Fresno City College)
-Position you'd prefer in college or accomplish in College - Place Kicker
-What colleges are speaking with you/scholarships? - Spoken with San Jose State, TCU, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Fresno State, Southeastern Missouri. The only scholarship I have been offered was from SEMO, for last year.
-Tell us about your hobbies, and a bit about yourself---Honors clubs, interests, character? Here is a YouTube link from a local news story that will tell you a little about me and my character. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sMLqE-lyG0I have won multiple honors and I can supply with with a complete list if you would like. I have been a member of Fresno Christian Athletes and I am a Scholar Athlete.
-Your favorite College Football Team? Oregon State!
-Your personal favorite Quote? To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift!
Recruit of The Week March26th-April 1st :
-High School and Location: (Montour High School), McKeesRocks Pa
-Position you'd prefer in college?: Nose Tackle/Defensive tackle
-What colleges are speaking with you/scholarships?
"I am speaking to 30 schools of the likes of Georgia Tech, UConn Rutgers Pitt
One scholarship from Kent State."
-Tell us about your hobbies, and a bit about yourself---Honors clubs, interests, character ? -
"My hobbies are video games and singing in the choir,
I wrestle for the high school as well."
-Your favorite College Football Team? -"My favorite school would be Miami"
-Your personal favorite Quote? - "My quote is legends are made when no one is looking."
Recruit of The Week April 2nd-9th:
"Thanks for your interest and what you are doing for high school athletes—here is some of the info you need—Victor is a great kid."
Mike Von Rueden
Head Football Coach
Social Studies Teacher
Washington High School
Tacoma, WA 98444
12420 Ainsworth Ave S
High School and Location…………………Washington High School, Tacoma, WA
-Position he'd prefer in college?.............Receiver
-What colleges are speaking with you/scholarships? Eastern WashingtonUniversity, Central Washington University
-Tell us about your hobbies, and a bit about yourself---Honors clubs, interests, character?................Victor is enrolled in all honors or Advanced Placement Classes. He volunteers with the Parkland Raiders Youth Football Program every summer—trying to give back to the program where he started. His favorite subject is Math and he loves joking around and smiling.
-Your favorite College Football Team?……………………Michigan
-Your personal favorite Quote?… "Never settle for less than you deserve”
Recruit of The Week April 10th-17th:
Name: Tevin K. Horton
High School: John Curtis Christian School
Location: River Ridge, LA
Position you'd prefer in college: Running Back
What colleges are speaking with you/scholarships?:No offers yet but schools that are interested are:
Mississippi State, Kansas State, Arkansas, Tulsa, Oklahoma State, Missouri, University of Louisiana Lafayette, University of Louisiana Monroe, Southern University.
-Tell us about your hobbies, and a bit about yourself---Honors clubs, interests, character?: I enjoy listening to music, reading about and watching Military History documentaries and I enjoy playing and watching football. Also, I enjoy watching cartoons.
Favorite football player?: Favorite player of all time is Jim Brown, and favorite current player is Adrian Peterson.
Your favorite College Football Team?: I like them all. I don't have a favorite
Your personal favorite Quote?: "Remain humble and outwork everybody"
Recruit of The Week April 18th-25th:
High School and Location:Mansfield High School, Mansfield, Texas
Football Prep Star George Baltimore class of 2013
Position: Defensive Back
Favorite College Football Team: Doesn't have a favorite college team
What are your hobbies,interests,, honors? "I lettered in basketball,football and track freshman year. I work, run and watch movieswhen im bored."
Favorite Athlete/Role Model? : "My favorite athlete is Lebron James and favorite rolemodel is Lebron James"
Favorite Quote? : Proverbs 3: 5-6 -"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight"
What scholarships have you received? -"Offers from Vanderbilt, Michigan state, Arkansas, Baylor,TCU, Texas Tech, SMU, Purdue, and UNT"
Contact info: (817)891-5309 -George's Number
Recruit of The Week April 26th-May 3rd:
-Name: Hunter Henry
-High School and location?: -Pulaski Academy(Littlerock, AR)
-Favorite College Football Team ? -"Dont have a favorite college team"
Football Prep Star Hunter Henry from the Pulaski Academy
-Favorite NFL Team: Atlanta Falcons
-Who has offered you a scholarships? -"Alabama, Arizona St.,Arkansas, Arkansas St.,Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Miami, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Purdue, Stanford, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and a couple others I think."
-Favorite Athlete? : Dirk Nowitzki; Favorite Role Model: "My Dad."
-Favorite Quote- "Hardwork beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard enough."
Running Back Nick LaSane from Lovejoy, Texas class of 2013
Name: Nick LaSane
Preferred position in college ? : Running Back
High School/Location?: Lovejoy High School
Favorite college football team?: Missouri
Favorite athlete?: Brandon Jacobs
Favorite Quote?: "When the going gets hard the tough get going "
Honors, Hobbies, Character?
Honors: 2010 Newcomer of the Year; 2011 Offensive MVP
Character: Hardworking, Positive Attitude, Never give up
Hobbies: Football, Lifting Weights, Hanging out with friends, Playing pick up football and basketball games.
Recruit of The Week May 12th-19th:
Name: Jaymar Parrish
Position: Tight End/Fullback
Jaymar Parrish of Gateway High in Pennslyvania
Height and Weight: 6'2", 225lbs.
High School/Location? : (Gateway High school) Monroeville, PA
Favorite Role Model: "Ray Lewis"
Scholarship Offers ? : "Akron and Pitt"
Favorite Quote: "Play 48 min of nonstop relentless football"
Other Sports; "I also wrestle I am 21-6"
Recruit of The Week May 20th-27th:
Name: Taylor Thompson #32
Taylor Thompson- RB from Redlands East Valley High- One of Cali's sleeper propsects
Position: Running Back
School: Redlands East Valley High School, California
Favorite School: "The University that I decide to attend after my senior year will be my favorite school!"
Hobbies: "I enjoy working out and listening to music. I love going to the beach and the river. I like to ski and snowboard. Hanging with my friends. And most of all……FOOTBALL!!!!!!"
Character: "I have been raised in a family with strong Christian morals and values. I love to have fun and joke around with my teammates. but when it’s time to be serious and go to work, I switch gears and focus. I am a goal oriented person. When I set a goal out to achieve, nothing gets in my way or stops me from achieving it. The weight room is my second house! And my numbers can prove it…Power Clean 325, Bench 320, 40 yard 4.39!"
Schools of Interest: "I currently do not have any official offers but I receive weekly letters of interest from UCLA, Oregon State, Utah, Georgia Tech, University of Missouri, San Diego State, and Northern Arizona University."
Favorite Quote: Philippians 4:13 - "I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength."