Class of 2016

Nash’s Notes: NFL Prep 100 Miami recap


DAVIE – With the launch of the NFL player engagement program, the NFL has focused on training and mentoring the top high school football players from across the country. The player engagement program started a series of football camps in respective NFL cities across the country. These camps are called the NFL Prep 100. On Saturday, April 5, just over 100 ... Read More »

Q&A with 2016 Flanagan LB Devin Bush Jr.


Being a coaches son is never easy. Just ask 2016 Flanagan LB Devin Bush Jr. His father, Devin Bush Sr. took over the Flanagan football program and in one year transformed it from a losing program, to a playoff team. I interviewed Bush Jr. to get a bit of an inside look to the past, present, and future of his ... Read More »

Elite Scouting Services Combine recap


As the high school football offseason rolls on, another great exposure opportunity comes along as well. This one being the Elite Scouting Services combine at Cardinal Gibbons high school in Fort Lauderdale. All the players were tested in the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, and 5-10-5 shuttle, then also did position-specific 1-on-1′s. Top Perfromers: 2015 Stranahan OC Keyion Batten: Where do ... Read More »

Nash’s Notes: Football University i350 combine top performers


On Sunday March 9, over 150 south Florida underclassmen took place in the Football University i350 combine at Oxbridge Academy in an attempt to make a name for themselves. The athletes were all tested in the 40-yard dash, broad jump, L-cone drill, and agility shuttle. Here are some of the top performers: Top performers: 2015 Coral Gables DL Jared McGahee: ... Read More »

Nash’s Notes: B2G Sports 7-on-7 top performers


On Saturday, The B2G Sports 7-on-7 tournament took over Joseph C. Carter Park in Fort Lauderdale and 16 of the top 7-on-7 club teams from all-around Florida showed off their With over 300+ athletes on hand, some that weren’t as known before, got to make a name for them selves. There were also a ton of future BCS-stars still doing ... Read More »

Nash’s Notes: 2014 Miami SPARQ combine recap


North Miami Beach – On Sunday, over 1,500 south Florida football players flocked to North Miami stadium to test in the Nike Football SPARQ combine. The SPARQ (Speed, Power, Agility, Reaction, Quickness) combine tests a player’s 40-yard dash, vertical leap, agility shuttle, and power ball throw. Top performers: 2016 Naples DB Tyler Byrd: This Florida Gator commit made the two ... Read More »

NASH’S NOTES: Premier Athletes Winter Showcase


Every year after the state championship games, there is a period before 7-on-7 season and spring football starts. But with high school football now a year round sport, top prospects are looking for a place to train during the break. Enter former NFL wide reciever, Sly Johnson. Johnson runs Premier Athletes which trains some of the top youth and high ... Read More »

Champagnat Lions taking 2A by storm


If you want to talk about small school football programs who are getting it done the right way, look no further than Champagnat Catholic out of Hialeah. For a team that went 2-9 last season, the Lions have done a complete turn-around and are now the big dogs in class 2A. In only the program’s fourth year of existence, Lions ... Read More »

Nash’s Recruiting Notebook: Deerfield Beach vs. St. Thomas Aquinas

The annual rivalry game between Deerfield Beach & St. Thomas Aquinas always features top talent. (Photo By: Nash Williams)

This past Friday I was at the Deerfield Beach vs. St. Thomas Aquinas game. Both schools are known for always producing top tier talent. Deerfield Beach is known around the state for being an area filled with incredible athletes and almost known as a “recruiting honey-hole”. On the other side, St. Thomas Aquinas, a football powerhouse for the past 30-plus ... Read More »

MVP Premium Content Nash’s Recruiting Notebook – Miami Central vs. American Heritage-Plantation


The first week of the Florida High School football season got started off with a bang in south Florida. The marquee matchup was the Miami Central Rockets vs. the American Heritage Patriots. About 20-25 Division-I football players were on the sidelines between the two teams.. Miami Central Rockets 2014 Miami Central RB Joseph Yearby: The 5-foot-9 190-pound Miami Hurricane commit ... Read More »

Nash’s Recruiting Notebook: Cypress Bay – ESPN Doubleheader


Today, on ESPNU and ESPN, four of south Florida’s best teams showcased their talents on a national level. The first game was University School vs. Homestead. There were many stars on tap today. Here is a breakdown of some of the best players on the field today. University School vs. Homestead: 2014 Homestead WR Ermon Lane: Obviously, Ermon Lane is ... Read More »

MVP Premium Content Young 2016 quarterback taking Tampa Bay by storm


At 15-years old, Chris Oladokun is doing something that most young athletes couldn’t fathom. Oladokun is just finishing his freshman year and yet has earned the tough task of being the starting quarterback for a Class 8A-playoff contender, the Alonso Ravens. While the Ravens haven’t made the FHSAA playoffs since 2010, they are always competitive and produce top talent every year. At the 2013 ... Read More »