High School Buzz 

Football: Former American Heritage star Greg Bryant commits to UAB

  • 1:48 pm Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Former American Heritage running back Greg Bryant committed to the University of Alabama-Birmingham via an Instagram post on Wednesday, as first reported by AL.com.

Bryant played his first two seasons at Notre Dame, where he rushed for 303 yards and three touchdowns, but left the program after head coach Brian Kelly suspended him because he did not “meet expectations.” Bryant spent this season at ASA College in Miami.

UAB infamously dropped its football program in 2014, but it was reinstated for the 2016 season on June 1.

Recruiting: Florida produces most five-star halfbacks, recruiting site says

  • 1:06 pm Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Florida is the most fertile ground for top high school running backs, according to Rivals.com.

The recruiting website released a breakdown of what states its five-star running backs have hailed from since they started ranking players for the Class of 2002. Florida had the most of any state with 13. California and Texas tied for second with nine each.

Two Palm Beach County players have made the five-star cut at the position. The first was Pahokee running back Antone Smith, who Rivals rated as the top running back in the 2005 class and the No. 25 player overall. Smith played four seasons [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.

Comparing the Classes: How the past three Big Board top 10s have fared in college

  • 5:30 pm Monday, September 16th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

The past three classes to graduate from Palm Beach County’s high school football ranks have turned out to be pretty good. We charted how each class turned out. [More]

New twist in Palm Beach Central OL Kc McDermott’s recruitment

  • 12:02 pm Friday, March 1st, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Miami already has Shane McDermott on its roster, and should have the starting center for at least one more season. Looks like Notre Dame’s keeping up with the Canes.


Greg Bryant, Marcus Davis, Rod Johnson among 25 American Heritage signees

  • 9:32 am Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 by Matt Porter

There were no surprises at American Heritage’s signing day ceremony, which is somewhat hard to accomplish given the size of the Stallions’ signing class. [More]

Class 3A, 4A All-State teams: eight American Heritage players selected

  • 10:26 am Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 by Matt Porter

American Heritage was possibly the area’s most talented team last season. It had a dominant defense, one of the best running backs in the nation, a top-flight athlete playing quarterback and a near-automatic kicker.

That’s how the rest of the state saw it, too. Heritage had eight players on the Class 3A and 4A All-State teams, released Thursday. [More]

American Heritage RB Greg Bryant commits to Notre Dame

  • 4:18 pm Sunday, December 9th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

One of the most coveted prospects in the country picked his college on Sunday.


Playoff Primer 2012: American Heritage, University meet in powerhouse matchup

  • 4:45 pm Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Perhaps the most anticipated high school football game in the country is right here. Heritage travels to University for a big-time matchup complete with more than 20 Division I prospects, great coaching, big boys and a lot of speed.


Greg Bryant a finalist for U.S. Army Player of the Year award

  • 5:08 pm Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Greg Bryant is one of the biggest high school football stars playing in January’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He’s one step closer to perhaps being the biggest name in the game.