- 8:47 am Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
The Miami Hurricanes’ success in Palm Beach County continues.
Pahokee running back McArthur Burnett verbally committed to Miami late Monday night, joining the Hurricanes’ loaded 2016 recruiting class. 247Sports was the first to report the news. [More]
- 3:35 pm Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Atlantic High’s signing ceremony began late, but it was for a good reason.
Shelton Johnson was still trying to decide between Michigan and Florida State, so Eagles coach Tavarius Jackson pulled the four-star recruit into a room.
“It was something we sat down and talked about,” Jackson said. “That’s why it took us so long to come in. He was a nervous wreck.”
After their discussion, Jackson and Johnson walked into Atlantic High’s media center 20 minutes late Wednesday. But the 6-foot-5 Eagles defensive end had made up his mind, choosing Michigan in front a crowd full of teammates, coaches, family and media. [More]
- 10:10 am Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
It was only fitting Louisville commit Lamar Jackson entered his signing ceremony with a Florida backpack.
The Boynton Beach quarterback spent the past few days going back and forth between the Gators and the Cardinals.
“Florida coaches were blowing my phone up,” Jackson said. “I had to really sit down and think about it and talk to my mom about it.”
But in the end, Jackson stuck with his commitment and signed with Louisville in a ceremony held at Boynton Beach High on Wednesday. Along with Louisville and Florida, Jackson also considered Miami and Mississippi State.
“It went down to the wire,” Jackson said. [More]
- 5:29 pm Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 by Post Staff
Follow along with The Palm Beach Post on Signing Day 2015 as our intrepid reporters bring you all of the up-to-the-minute information on the latest signings from Palm Beach County’s top athletes and the newest commits to Florida’s biggest universities.
- 2:56 pm Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Trenard Davis has decided to join his cousin.
The American Heritage ATH has verbally committed to Illinois, according to athletic director Brad Tremper. Davis joins high school teammate and cousin Desmond Cain as part of the Fighting Illini’s 2015 recruiting class. [More]
- 12:05 pm Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
It’s going to be a busy Wednesday.
With numerous local high school football stars deciding their futures on signing day, it’s an important day for players and college teams around the county.
In case you’re interested in when some of Palm Beach County’s football players are scheduled to make their decisions, here’s a schedule of notable ceremonies: [More]
- 2:25 pm Monday, February 2nd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner
Signing day is just days away (Feb. 4), but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered.
Will Lamar Jackson stick to his Louisville commitment? Where will Shelton Johnson end up? Jodie Wagner and I tried to answer these questions and more in this blog post. [More]
- 11:20 am Sunday, February 1st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
It happened fast.
Similar to Alex Davis’ rise in the high school football world, it didn’t take much time for the 2015 Dwyer defensive end to learn Nebraska was the place for him. Nebraska extended an offer to Davis on Monday, and he verbally committed to the Cornhuskers during an official visit to the school on Sunday. [More]
- 9:56 am Sunday, February 1st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
The Florida Gators’ 2015 recruiting class is starting to take shape.
Entering the weekend, the class was ranked 78th in the country behind schools like Florida Atlantic, Temple and Western Michigan, according to 247Sports.
But Royal Palm Beach offensive tackle Fredrick Johnson improved that ranking with his decision, committing to the Gators during his official visit to Florida on Saturday night. [More]
- 7:22 pm Thursday, January 29th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Lamar Jackson is verbally committed to Louisville, but it hasn’t stopped schools from pursuing him.
The latest school to show interest in Jackson is Miami.
“Miami has jumped on board big time,” former Boynton Beach coach Rick Swain said, who retired at the end of the 2014 season.
Hurricanes head coach Al Golden stopped by Boynton Beach High on Wednesday to meet with Jackson. The conversation prompted the four-star Tigers quarterback to take an official visit to Miami on Thursday.
“The visit was cool,” Jackson said. “I went to go see the business program and I met with offensive coordinator James Coley. It was [More]