Each week this spring, GigEmNation reporter Sam Khan Jr. will bring you notes and nuggets from watching and visiting with high school football prospects in the Greater Houston area that week, including observations of Texas A&M commitments and targets and other players that catch his attention.
about 1449 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | On The Trail: Midlands Region
BATON ROUGE, La. -- How deep is the football talent in Louisiana? Consider this: Every football bowl subdivision (FBS) conference in the nation has had a least two Louisiana players sign letters of intent with its member schools for the 2013 recruiting cycle, according to the ESPN database of recruits.
Four-star defensive tackle Christopher Robinson (Shreveport, La./Woodlawn) picked Southern Miss on Friday, instantly becoming the Golden Eagles top pledge. Monday, three-star Rod Crayton (Dadeville, Ala.
about 1540 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
Former Shreveport, La./Woodlawn head coach Robert Arvie has coached some quality defensive linemen the last two years. In 2012, the Knights produced defensive end Torshiro Davis, who broke LSU's heart on signing day and chose Texas.
about 1543 days ago | Gary Laney | NCF On The Trail
Louisiana's five-week high school football playoffs begin this weekend with 32-team fields in five enrollment classes. Below are a look at some of the better matchups of the first rounds involving some of the state's top prospects.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Saturday will be a who's who of Louisiana's top prospects in one place when LSU hosts Alabama at Tiger Stadium. The night before, the state's best high school players will be scattered throughout the state, closing their regular seasons, many playing games with strong district-championship and postseason ramifications.
Finesse' Middleton, an undersized defensive tackle from Gadsden (Ala.) High School, has committed to play in the Southeastern Conference for Ole Miss, multiple sources report. The 5-foot-11, 253-pound rising senior also picked up scholarship offers from Arkansas State, Louisville, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, Tulane and UAB.
Defensive tackle Christopher Robinson (Shreveport, La./Woodlawn) has committed to play for Ole Miss, multiple sources report. The 6-foot-2, 270-pound prospect also holds a scholarship offer from Mississippi State.
There will likely be additions and subtractions to this list by the time Texas' second junior day begins in the early morning hours on Saturday. Regardless, here is a look at the players that could be in attendance.
about 1886 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns