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Recruiting Q&A: Will Atlantic LB Chanler Ferguson lead the Eagles to a successful season?

  • 5:00 pm Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein
Linebacker Chanler Ferguson (#3) gets instructions on the first day of football practice at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach Monday, August 3, 2015. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects.

Each Thursday leading up to the football season, we will post a new Q&A with a different 2016 recruit. This week, we’ll focus on Atlantic linebacker Chanler Ferguson.

The 5-foot-11, 225-pound linebacker opened fall practice with the rest of his team in Delray Beach on Monday. The Eagles hope to repeat last year’s success after going 9-3 with a postseason berth.

Ferguson, the No. 8 player on PBGametime’s Big Board, had 120 tackles, eight interceptions, 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles as a [More]

Notre Dame rules Greg Bryant academically ineligible for 2015 season

  • 5:19 pm Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 by Mark Bradley
(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Former American Heritage star running back Greg Bryant, a junior at Notre Dame, has been ruled academically ineligible for the 2015 season.

“There are certain expectations within our program that must be met on a daily basis,” coach Brian Kelly said in a statement released by the school. “Quite simply, Greg did not meet those expectations.”.

Bryant, who earned All-America  honors at Heritage, rushed for 289 yards and three touchdowns on 54 carries last season. His role was expected to increase this year for Notre Dame, which was ranked 11th in the USA Today coaches’ preseason poll last week.

Recruiting Q&A: Is Glades Central RB Ja’kevious Vickers ready for a big year?

  • 7:45 am Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Ja'kevious Vickers

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Football: Oxbridge No. 3, American Heritage No. 22 in MaxPreps pre-season poll

  • 7:49 am Monday, July 27th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Travis Homer (below) and Oxbridge Academy are ranked No. 3 nationally; Devin Singletary (top) and American Heritage are No. 22.

Oxbridge Academy has yet to take a snap in FHSAA district play, but the ThunderWolves already are drawing plenty of attention around the country. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Which way is Forest Hill ATH Marcus Frazier leaning?

  • 10:28 am Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects.

Each Thursday leading up to the football season, we will post a new Q&A with a different 2016 recruit. This week, we’ll focus on Forest Hill ATH Marcus Frazier.

The 6-foot, 185-pound Frazier will line up as quarterback and a safety for the Falcons this fall and is listed at No. 14 on the PBGametime Big Board. He has offers from Bowling Green and Idaho.

Here’s what he had to say:

Is there a school you prefer?

I prefer, right now, Bowling Green.

What position do you see [More]

Football: Glades Central, PB Gardens players on ESPN Junior 300

  • 3:16 pm Monday, July 20th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

ESPN named Glades Central quarterback James Blackman and Palm Beach Gardens linebacker Vandarius Cowan to its Junior 300 list, which it released Monday.

Cowan was the higher ranked of the pair, coming in at No. 147, while Blackman ranked 230th.

Cowan, a 6-foot-4, 220 pound outside linebacker, committed to Florida State on June 11 after attending the Jimbo Fisher Football Camp in Tallahassee. He also has offers from Florida Atlantic, Georgia, Louisville, Notre Dame and West Virginia, according to Rivals.com

“He’s got a lot of room to grow,” Gators coach Rob Freeman said. “He’s only 16 years old. There’s really no telling what he’s [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Which way is American Heritage OT/DT Greg Begnoche leaning?

  • 9:43 am Thursday, July 16th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Greg Begnoche

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]

Football: Dwyer RB Cornelius Smith transfers to American Heritage

  • 7:45 am Friday, July 10th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Running back Cornelius Smith has transferred from Dwyer to American Heritage for his senior season. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Cornelius Smith is leaving one top football program for another. [More]

Recruiting Q&A: Where will Royal Palm Beach ATH Marlon Eugene land?

  • 11:06 am Thursday, July 9th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Marlon Eugene

As recruiting heats up, it’s time we get to know more about some of Palm Beach County’s prospects. [More]