|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on May 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM||comments (0)|
The NCAA has supspended a rules change that would have sent the class of 2014 prospects into pandemonium. The NCAA suspended unlimited communications to prospects which include
- The Proposal which would have allowed for unlimited contact initiated by college coaches to recruits beginning this Fall on September 1.
- The proposal aloso called for the elimination of the requirement that only a head coach or assistant coach could perform the functions of a recruiting coordinator.
- Plus the colleges would have been allowed to send a prospect unlimited recruiting materal via mail.
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on April 18, 2013 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
Today ESPN released it's initial rankings of the their version of the top 150 players in the country. Fort Pierce
Central's Sharieff Rhaheed represents the area as the only player selected. Rhaheed checks in as the
nations 129th best player as an OLB. Click here to view the ESPN150. Back in the class of 2011 Giorgio
Newberry of Fort Pierce Central rated as one of the nations top 30 players while Vero Beach's Marcus
Jackson and Treasure Coast DB Keelin Smith also were ranked in the ESPN 150. All three were
selected as Under Armour All Americans and participated in the prestigous All Star game which is held
annually inSaint Petersburgs FL. Click here to view Sharieff Rhaheeds film and evaluation.
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on April 5, 2013 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Sharieff Rhaheed is the areas #1 overall prospect and has a skill set
destined to thrive in a 3-4 system as an OLB. So the news comes as no suprise as the LSU commit
picked up an offer from the two time reigning national champions the Alabama Crimson Tide tonight.
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on March 1, 2013 at 7:25 AM||comments (0)|
Jensen Beach LB Xavier Preston picked up his second offer from
another BCS program as well as an in state program; the University of Central Florida.
Preston is on the verge of exploding as a regional prospect with the potential of becoming a national
name. Kid displays great coverage ability as well as overall athleticism and strike ability. Preston has
gained a few pounds this offseason up from 210 to 214. It's difficult to fiind prospects of this caliber. The
Head Coach at Jensen Beach, John Fey and his staff have done a great job in developing this kid. Click
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on February 27, 2013 at 7:35 PM||comments (0)|
Sharieff Rhaheed received an offer from Pennsylvania State University.
An offer that means alot considering no one in the state of Florida has claimed an Penn State offer over
the past five years or so. Rhaheed now sits at six offers. UMASS, USF, Louisville, LSU, Ole Miss, and
Penn State. Rhaheed is being recruited by a familiar coach in Anthony Midgett. Midgett (while at Georgia
State) recruited Sharieff's older brother Inuka Rhaheed who is now at New Mexico State. Click here to
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on February 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM||comments (0)|
Treasure Coast LB Sean Bowens picked up his first offer as a sophomore and waited nearly nine
months to recieve his second one. The second one was a BIG one. North Carolina State offered Sean
Bowens today. Bowens said, "It feels really good to to get my first major offer. I'm going to keep working
harder than everbody else cause I wanna be one of the best linebackers in the nation."
Bowens is a hard hitting inside linebacker with a motor that runs on 93 high octane. Kid is extremely well
put together. He lives in the weight room. Bowens stock is on the rise . Click here to watch Sean
Bowens Junior Highlights. NC State currently has Bowens former highschool teammate on the roster in
Travares Copeland. NC State will have two more area players on the roster in the Fall in Vero Beach DB's
Sean Paul and Dre Wright.
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on February 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
Sharieff Rhaheed landed his dream offer on Saturday while preparing
for a 7on7 tournament. Rhaheed was stunned when his high school coach text him the news of his
dream school wanting to offer him a scholarship; Louisiana State University. Rhaheed's offer list has
grown over the past eight days, landing his first BCS offer from South Florida, two days later Louisville
offered, just four after that LSU and today the University of Mississippi extended an offer. Ole Miss was
the talk of National Signing Day earlier this month, landing three of the nations premier prospects as well
as the nations consensus overall top player in Robert Nkemdiche. Look for Rhaheed's recruitment to
continue to gain momentum as he currently sits at five offers, UMASS, USF, Louisville, LSU and Ole
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on February 18, 2013 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
Fort Pierce Central's OLB Sharieff Rhaheed picked up his second
offer during his Junior Day trip to the University of South Florida. Rhaheed is a versatile player who brings
a lot of explosive pass rushing ability off the edge and can drop back into coverage as well. Rhaheed
said he enjoyed his Junior Day experience at South Florida. Look for his recruitment to pick up even more
as the spring evaluation period approaches April 15 - May 31. Which is when college recruiters will have
the opportunity to come and watch or visit potential recruits during Spring football practices which doesn't
kick off until May 1. He has dominated the competition the last two years. Rhaheed received his first offer
from UMASS last month. Click here to watch Sharieff Rhaheed's Junior Highlights and Click here toview
his Sophomore Highlights.
|Posted by Maurice J. Smith Sr. on February 17, 2013 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
Three of the top prospects in the area for the class of 2014 vsited the University of Florida and the University
of South Florida this past Saturday and Sunday for the colleges annual Junior Day. Junior Day is a day in
which targeted recruits are invited to campus so the college coaches could pitch their program to
prospects, parents and highschool coaches - with the hope of landing a committment or two. Typically players
breakout into groups for meetings with position coaches and area recruiters to get more acquainted.
Often times the prospects attend some sporting event held campus. Junior Days are strategically planned
and calculated by college programs. Fort Pierce Central's Sharieff Rhaheed who plays LB and DE,
Jensen Beach's OLB Xavier Preston and QB Alex Ogle all visited and came away very impressed with both programs.