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Spence Not Crossing Penn State Off His List

According to PennLive.com top recruit Noah Spence is not giving up on Penn State University amid the firings and controversy surrounding the program.  His father, Greg Spence said that the Bishop McDevitt High star is still interested in the school.  This, despite a recent tweet from Noah himself (@nspence94) that claimed “um psu might be a no no for me eww”.  After taking a step back and looking at the situation they have decided not to come to any rash decisions.  Keep in mind, Noah is a defensive end and the former defensive coordinator Tom Bradley has taken over at head coach and was not affected by the firings.  Bradley has been in the coordinator role since Jerry Sandusky retired in 1999.

Where They At This Weekend?

Let’s take a quick look at where our ten guys will be this weekend as many are winding down their games seasons and some are entrenched in their State Championship runs…

Dorial Green-Beckham is playing Saturday (11/12) at 1:30 PM against #1 seed Webb City (12-0) in the Class 4A quarterfinals.  Many think this will be the final game for the Nation’s top recruit.  However, as well all know DGB has the ability to take over a game himself.  That said, the Cardinals haven’t even been challenged this season.  DGB has 112 catches for 2,176 yards and 24 TD’s this season so far.

Mario Edwards and his Denton-Ryan squad puts their 10-0 record on the line tomorrow (Friday 11/11) at 7:00 PM vs. Amarillo Caprock (8-2) in the first round of the Texas 4A-Division I playoffs.  While they are expected to win, during the playoffs you NEVER know.

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Marshall Visiting Clemson Tomorrow

Top running back prospect Keith Marshall will visit Clemson.

Running back Keith Marshall is heading to Clemson to make his fourth known official campus visit.  A source close to the situation says that Clemson replaced South Carolina on his list of visits for the 11th.  They also mentioned that Clemson is a long-shot at this point.  His other three visits have been to Georgia, Notre Dame and Florida.  An announcement of his plans is expected soon.  Source: ESPN.

Johnathan Gray Eyes Texas State HS Playoff Run

 Johnathan Gray (Texas) has his college chosen – and likely has for a while – but his focus is on the 4A Division II playoff matchup against Fort Worth Dunbar in the district round.  His latest performance: a 258-yard, 7 (yes, seven) touchdown performance as he continues to eye National records.  This game will take place tomorrow (Thursday 11/10) at 7:00 PM at Bearcat Stadium in Aledo.  The Bearcats are looking for their third straight State title.

Johnathan Gray looks to run wild in his final Texas State HS Playoff chase.

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This site is dedicated to following the careers of athletes given a “5-star” ranking by Rivals.com and are being recruited by top college football programs.  We will have recruiting updates, let you know when they officially sign or give an oral commitment.  But it doesn’t stop there.  We will continue to follow their careers with updates on games played at their new schools and eventually (hopefully) be talking about their Draft stock when they declare for the National Football League.  Don’t pay money to get “insider” information from the pay sites – if your team is courting a 5-star recruit, you’ll know the latest here!

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