High School Buzz 

The curious case of Pahokee’s Raheam Buxton, a Miami commit

  • 1:14 pm Monday, July 20th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Pahokee senior Raheam Buxton’s career with the Blue Devils has been marked by injury, ineligibility, immaturity, a major position change and a lot of time on the bench.

And now, before he has put together even one solid season, Buxton has a scholarship offer to the University of Miami. Buxton was on the brink of announcing his intent to play for the Hurricanes last week, but canceled those plans in order to visit the campus again. Blue Devils coach Blaze Thompson said today Buxton committed to Miami over the weekend.

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Pahokee’s Merrill Noel to join De’Joshua Johnson at FSU

  • 6:47 pm Friday, June 26th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Pahokee defensive back Merrill Noel gave an oral commitment to Florida State, Blue Devils coach Blaze Thompson said.

If both players uphold their pledge, Noel will join Pahokee wide receiver De’Joshua Johnson with the Seminoles.

Noel is 5-foot-10, 170 pounds and ranked No. 14 on the Big Board.

Pahokee’s De’Joshua Johnson commits to Florida State

  • 9:13 pm Monday, June 22nd, 2009 by Post Staff

Pahokee’s De’Joshua Johnson has committed to Florida State, Blue Devils coach Blaze Thompson said Monday.

Johnson added that he had been on several unofficial visits to FSU to see how the coaches interacted with the players and felt the Seminoles were the right fit for him. He said that he is “very confident” that he won’t change his mind.
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FSU Looks to Steal Pahokee’s Byrd; Johnson Gets Fifth Offer

  • 6:05 pm Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 by Jason Lieser

Think the alarms went off in Tallahassee when ACC rival North Carolina State swooped in and got a verbal commitment from Pahokee cornerback Jarvis Byrd?

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Pahokee drops out of Southeast Top 10

  • 10:01 am Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 by Jason Lieser