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Detroit Free Press

Michigan State football recruit fighting bone cancer: 'Don't worry coach, I'm not gonna die'

Muskegon lineman and Michigan State football recruit Dametrius Walker is fighting bone cancer: 'Don't worry coach, I'm not gonna die. I promise!'        

Addicted To Quack

Quack Fix 1-16-21: All Quiet On The Western Front

Photo by Doug Benc/ Both basketball teams are off for the weekend. Not a lot of new news. Here’s a few links for no one to click on as they scroll down to the comments. The #1 inside linebacker recruit in the nation is considering Oregon. The #8 running back recruit in the nation is also considering Oregon. There are still a few Oregon Ducks to watch in the NFL playoffs this weekend. Here’s the comprehensive list for each team. Boston loves Pritchard Tackos. Mmmmmm, tacos.

State of The U

Miami Hurricanes add CB Tyrique Stevenson via the transfer portal

Photo by /Collegiate Images/ A big addition for the Canes After much speculation over the past week, CB Tyrique Stevenson announced that he will be transferring home to play for the Miami Hurricanes. It’s only up from here pic.twitter.com/KqCp4tkdKg— The Freak 7️⃣⚡️™️ (@dreamchaserTy10) January 16, 2021 A 4-star recruit out of local Miami (FL) Southridge HS, Stevenson broke the hearts of Canes fans by signing with Georgia in the 2019 recruiting class. And Stevenson immediately hit the field for the Bulldogs, playing in 14 games as a freshman,...

Building The Dam

Orion Maile-Kaufusi Commits to Oregon State

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via The DE/TE will be going on a 2-year church mission Oregon State received a verbal commitment from a new 2021 high school recruit today. Orion Maile-Kaufusi from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah announced his decision via Twitter this evening. All glory to God #DAMRIGHT #GoBeavs @CoachBMatich pic.twitter.com/ZnFfnmUqpp— Orion Maile-Kaufusi (@Orion_Httr) January 16, 2021 Orion Maile-Kaufusi belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints and will be serving a 2-year church mission before attending...

Arizona Daily Star

QB Clay Millen decommits from Arizona; Wildcats now on the hunt for a class of '21 quarterback

Millen, a three-star recruit, had been committed to the previous staff at UofA; the current staff will have to unearth at least one QB to add to the current group.

www.goduke.com

Duke Rowing Recruit Spotlight: Jane Atkeson

DURHAM, N.C. – Head Coach Megan Cooke Carcagno and the Duke rowing program are pleased to announce the addition of Jane Atkeson, who will join the Blue Devils in the 2021-22 season.

Arizona Daily Star

Wildcats recruit Madison Conner graduating from high school early, will join Arizona roster on Friday

Phoenix-area point guard Madi Conner played her last game at AZ Compass Prep on Thursday. Friday, Conner will move to Tucson and join a UA team that's poised for a deep NCAA Tournament run.

Cincinnati Enquirer

Former Mr. Football Wan'Dale Robinson transferring from Nebraska to Kentucky

Just more than two years after flipping from UK to Nebraska as a recruit, former Western Hills star Wan'Dale Robinson is transferring to Kentucky.        

Centre Daily

Penn State football QB Micah Bowens enters transfer portal, per report

Penn State freshman quarterback Micah Bowens entered the transfer portal Friday afternoon, according to Rivals. Bowens, a former three-star recruit in the Class of 2020, according to 247Sports, didn’t play …

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona defensive lineman Mykee Irving to enter transfer portal

Photo by Abbie Parr/ Redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Mykee Irving announced Friday that he is entering the transfer portal after three seasons with the Arizona Wildcats. Thank you Tucson #BearDown pic.twitter.com/yJn29pFsBX— Big Mykee6️⃣0️⃣ (@IrvingMykee) January 15, 2021 The 6-foot-3, 320-pound Calabasas, California native logged five tackles in 11 career games. A rotational player, Irving was a three-star recruit in the 2018 recruiting class, also holding an offer from UCLA. Irving says he will be a graduate transfer will two or three years of...

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Wildcats freshman tailback Frank Brown Jr. enters NCAA transfer portal

Brown was the top-ranked recruit in the Cats' 2020 signing class; his freshman season was derailed by a knee injury.

Journal & Courier

New surroundings push Purdue recruit Fletcher Loyer's game to next level

Two of Purdue coach Matt Painter's future players - Homestead's Fletcher Loyer and Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian's Caleb Furst - squared off Tuesday        

A Sea Of Blue

Update on Dane Key’s recruitment

Larry Vaught Key has been considered a Kentucky lean. Fredrick Douglas 2022 four-star wide receiver Dane Key is one of the top targets in his class for the hometown Kentucky Wildcats. The Wildcats, who have already offered the Lexington star, have been considered the early favorites for the four-star recruit, as the lone predictions in the 247 Sports Crystal Ball and Rivals FutureCast are in favor of the Wildcats. Dane is the younger brother of current Western Kentucky football player, Devon Key. Their father, Donte, who played football for the Wildcats in the 1990s,...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Recruit says dream school is in Durham

There’s a promising prospect from Boston who grew up a Duke basketball fan. Surely, the Duke basketball coaches will eventually ramp up recruiting efforts with the 2022 class. After all, considering that their 2021 signees thus far, Paolo Banchero and AJ Griffin, are top-shelf five-stars, Mike Krzyzewski and his assistants will almost certainly need to […] Duke basketball: Recruit says dream school is in Durham - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

thestate

5-star QB Gunner Stockton decommits from Gamecocks

Quarterback Gunner Stockton, South Carolina football’s prized recruit for the Class of 2022, announced he is reopening his recruitment. He is a five-star prospect and the nation’s No. 1 dual-threat …

Block U

Utah Lands Two: Oklahoma Transfer TJ Pledger and Aisea Moa

Yesterday was a busy day for Utah Utes recruiting. Highly prized running back transfer T.J. Pledger announced his decision to come to Utah and 2022 Weber High legacy Aisea Moa announced his commitment to Utah. Pledger was a top 100 recruit nationally (and No. 4 all-purpose back) coming out of IMG Academy, the athletic prep powerhouse in Florida. Despite playing his ball there, he is originally from California. He signed with the Oklahoma Sooners in the class of 2018. He comes to Utah as a true junior. As a Sooner, Pledger started at running back to start the 2020 season after...

Burnt Orange Nation

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Ohio State recruit, Texas native Quinn Ewers advances to state title game

twitter.com/bucknuts247 Plus: Texas RB Bijan Robinson earns AP All-Bowl honor Quinn Ewers, Ohio State Buckeyes recruit and No. 1 player in the 2022 class, per 247Sports compositive rankings, led his Southlake Carroll High School team through the state playoff seminals over the weekend, advancing to the state championship game. Notably, Ewers was originally committed to play for the Texas Longhorns. That ship, it seems, has sailed. TOUCHDOWN SOUTHLAKE CARROLL❗️#3 Quinn Ewers hits #3 for a 74 yard touchdown Southlake Carroll 21Duncanville 192nd Quarter...

Detroit Free Press

What Michigan basketball can expect from 2021 recruit Frankie Collins: 'He's a dynamo'

At the Battle Basketball Showcase, Frankie Collins (four-star Michigan basketball commit) showed fans his skills vs. Emoni Bates and Ypsi Prep.        

Detroit Free Press

Ypsi Prep, Emoni Bates win clash of Michigan State, Michigan basketball commits

Michigan State basketball recruits Emoni Bates and Shawn Phillips led Ypsi Prep to an overtime win vs. Michigan recruit Frankie Collins and Air Nado.        

A Sea Of Blue

Oscar Tshiebwe reportedly trending toward UK: Who will win in the end?

Photo by Jamie Squire/ The former five-star center is expected to make a decision very soon. Is Kentucky in front? A familiar name from the past has recently emerged as a potential transfer candidate for John Calipari. Oscar Tshiebwe, a former five-star recruit who ultimately decided to play for West Virginia after being courted by Kentucky until the final hours, is looking for a change of scenery, and Lexington is on his list of potential landing spots. The 6-9, 260-pound big-man is back on the market, and UK finds themselves right in the thick of Round 2 of...

Banners On The Parkway

Can Kyky Tandy help this team?

Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports Xavier’s top recruit from last season has struggled to find his way this year. Kyky Tandy arrived at Xavier with a lot of hype. He was at least a four star recruit in every service and had landed comfortably inside the ESPN top 100. Viral highlights of his high school exploits filtered on to Twitter every week. At one point he banged his chin on the rim dunking. He was a sure thing so far as recruits go. Tandy’s first season started rocky. An injury kept him out of Xavier’s first seven games and his start was slow after that. By the...

Arizona Daily Star

Connecticut athlete Anthony Simpson commits to Arizona Wildcats

Jedd Fisch and the Arizona Wildcats land another recruit for 2021.

Ball Durham

Former Duke basketball player posterizes LeBron James

A third-year Duke basketball pro is showing assertive behavior this season. Not as a Duke basketball one-and-done. Not in his two-plus campaigns with the Chicago Bulls. No, despite ranking No. 7 overall on the 247Sports 2017 Composite as a recruit and then going No. 7 overall at the 2018 NBA Draft, Wendell Carter Jr. has […] Former Duke basketball player posterizes LeBron James - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona offers 5-star 2022 quarterback Maalik Murphy

247Sports While the Arizona Wildcats still have a few slots left open in their 2021 recruiting class, the 2022 class is devoid of any commitments after two prospects backed off their pledges last month. New coach Jedd Fisch has made his first offer to a 2022 recruit, and it’s a big one. The UA has offered a scholarship to 5-star quarterback Maalik Murphy, who just happens to attend the same California high school that produced a recent standout Wildcats QB. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Murphy is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 30 player in the 2022 class, as well as the...

Detroit Free Press

How Don Brown's departure could transform Michigan football recruiting

During his time with Michigan football, ex-defensive coordinator Don Brown had a major influence on the Wolverines' campaign to recruit New England.        

www.goduke.com

Duke Rowing Recruit Spotlight: Natalie Ashton

DURHAM, N.C. – Head Coach Megan Cooke Carcagno and the Duke rowing program are excited to announce the addition of Natalie Ashton, who will compete for the Blue Devils in the 2021-22 season.

LasVegasSun.com

UNLV parts ways with Zaon Collins in wake of arrest

UNLV took the expected step on Thursday of disassociating itself from former prized recruit Zaon Collins in the wake of his arrest on DUI charges ...

Duke Basketball Report

ACC Repo Men

Nov 14, 2018; Durham, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Jordan Goldwire (14) tries to steal the ball from Eastern Michigan Eagles center Boubacar Toure (12) during the first half at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  | Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports You get the ball, they just take it right back As we edged into the 2021 calendar year there was an unexpected presence atop the roll of ACC steal leaders, a place of prominence not accorded any of Duke’s recent players, no matter how stellar, at season’s end. Jordan Goldwire, a former reserve guard and modestly-sought recruit,...

Derrick Brown: Auburn Tiger - "The Giant" Highlights [HD]

Derrick Brown came into Auburn as a five-star recruit and after two seasons on the Plains, he has solidified himself as one of the top defensive players on the team. Expect Brown to have a huge junior year.