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Signing Day 2016: News and notes from around Palm Beach County

  • 7:00 am Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by Jodie Wagner and Adam Lichtenstein
UM signee Travis Homer and his family.

National Signing Day 2016 is here, and the PBgametime team is set to provide complete coverage. Stay tuned for updates from what will be a busy day in Palm Beach County and check out our photo gallery from today’s signings.

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Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson to enroll early at Maryland

  • 7:05 pm Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 by Adam Lichtenstein
Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson no longer is committed to Michigan. (Post staff)

Atlantic star defensive back Antwaine Richardson, a former Michigan commit who missed his senior season due to a torn left ACL, committed to Maryland and plans to enroll early.

“I just like Maryland,” Richardson said. “Maryland is a nice school.”

Richardson, a Palm Beach Post Super 11 pick before the season, announced his new college destination on Twitter Tuesday evening.

Richardson, a three-star recruit, according to 247Sports, had originally planned on enrolling early at Michigan, but decommitted on Jan. 21.

Richardson attributed his interest in Maryland in part to his familiarity with the coaching staff, including new head coach D.J. [More]

Recruiting: Dwyer WR Isaiah Johnson commits to Washington State

  • 12:40 am Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein
Dwyer WR Isaiah Johnson decommitted from Florida on Sunday. (Post file photo)

A day after decommitting from Florida, Isaiah Johnson decided on his future school. [More]

Recruiting: Atlantic athlete Shawndarrius Phillips commits to FIU

  • 11:21 am Thursday, December 10th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein
Atlantic's Shawndarrius Phillips committed to FIU on Thursday

One member of Atlantic’s talented backfield decided to stay close to home when he goes to college.

Senior athlete Shawndarrius Phillips, who was a finalist for the Lou Groza Palm Beach County Player of the Year Award, announced he had committed to Florida International on Thursday morning.

“I’ve never been out of the state of Florida, so I don’t know how I’d react to the cold,” Phillips said. “(Being close) is a benefit. It’s actually great because now I can have family support. I’m born and raised in Florida, so I know what kind of climate to expect.”

The Atlantic senior said he plans [More]

Recruiting: American Heritage’s Devin Singletary commits to Illinois

  • 12:22 pm Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

American Heritage’s star running back Devin Singletary plans to spend his college career in Champaign, Illinois. The senior committed to Illinois on Tuesday, as first reported by Scout.com.

“I like the vibe that I have with the coaches,” Singletary said. “Early playing time, and I know a couple people up there, and they told me a lot about the school that I like.”

Singletary, No. 6 on the PBGametime Big Board and a Super 11 pick, also had offers from Florida State, North Carolina, FAU, USF and Temple, among others. Rivals ranks Singletary as a two-star recruit.

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Recruiting: Santaluces linebacker Zach McCloud decommits from Miami Hurricanes

  • 6:41 pm Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Santaluces senior linebacker Zach McCloud decommitted from the Miami Hurricanes via Twitter on Thursday night.

McCloud, the No. 2 player on the PBGametime Big Board, committed to Miami on Nov. 17, 2014, but Thursday he cited the firing of former coach Al Golden as a major reason for re-opening his recruiting.

“While I did not commit to Miami for any coach, I can’t overlook the current situation,” he said in a screenshot he posted on Twitter.

When asked how Golden’s future would affect his commitment in August, McCloud said, “I’ve considered it, and it depends really on who they bring in. [More]

Recruiting: Top Miami Hurricanes commit Ahmmon Richards “shocked” by blowout loss

  • 4:34 pm Saturday, October 24th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Wellington 2016 wide receiver Ahmmon Richards, who committed to the Miami Hurricanes on July 22, 2014, said he was “shocked” by Miami’s 58-0 loss to No. 6 Clemson on Saturday, which was the worst loss in program history.

“I didn’t expect it to be that bad,” Richards said. “I was actually thinking they were going to win the game.”

The big loss only spurred on rumors that Hurricanes coach Al Golden would be fired in the near future.

Richards, who Rivals ranks as a four-star recruit and the No. 66 wide receiver in the country, said he had “no idea” how a [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Why Pahokee should be excited, FAU recruiting and illegal coffee

  • 3:26 pm Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
How will the move to Class 1A impact Pahokee's football team? (Photo by Brianna Soukup)

The PBgametime mailbag is back.

As we creep closer to the start of fall football practice, we will be posting a new edition of the football mailbag each Tuesday. In this week’s installment of the mailbag, we discuss Pahokee, Florida Atlantic recruiting and performance-enhancing substances. It’s not what you think. [More]

Football recruiting: Atlantic DB Antwaine Richardson commits to Michigan

  • 3:30 pm Friday, June 12th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner

Another Atlantic standout is heading to Michigan.

Eagles cornerback Antwaine Richardson announced his verbal commitment to Michigan through Twitter on Friday, joining the program’s 2016 recruiting class. The 6-foot, 170-pound three-star prospect chose the Wolverines over schools like Miami, Wisconsin and West Virginia. (Richardson’s Hudl tape) [More]

Recruiting: American Heritage’s Lawrence Graham commits to FAU

  • 7:10 pm Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Florida Atlantic continued its recruiting success in Palm Beach County.

American Heritage linebacker Lawrence Graham verbally committed to the Owls on Wednesday. The two-star recruit chose FAU over schools like Army and Colorado State.

“I just really appreciate everything FAU has to offer me,” Graham said. “It’s right in my backyard.”

The 5-foot-10, 214 pound Graham became the first Palm Beach County player to join FAU’s 2016 recruiting class. But if his commitment sticks, he would join the six county players who were part of the Owls’ 2015 recruiting class under head coach Charlie Partridge.

Dwyer quarterback Daniel Parr, Glades Central defensive lineman Steven [More]