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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]

2016 Big Board breakdown: No. 1, Ahmmon Richards

  • 6:00 am Friday, April 24th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Ahmmon Richards

Each weekday leading up to the start of spring practice, we have released a new player from the top 10 of our Class of 2016 Big Board, breaking down each player’s game with an interactive graphic. Today, we’ve reached the top spot with Ahmmon Richards, a wide receiver at Wellington.

A tough receiver with tremendous athletic ability, Richards can make plays all over the field and isn’t afraid to catch the ball in traffic. While his offensive numbers were exceptional, he’s also an excellent defensive player who recorded five interceptions last season.

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2016 Big Board breakdown: No. 2, Zach McCloud

  • 6:00 am Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Zach McCloud

Each weekday leading up to the start of spring practice, we’ll release a new player from the top 10 of our Class of 2016 Big Board and break down his game with an interactive graphic. Today, it’s No. 2, Zach McCloud, a linebacker at Santaluces.

This guy is a flat-out playmaker. He’s stellar against the run and he can cover backs and tight ends, too. But McCloud does his best work when he’s able to square up and hit somebody. You won’t find many linebackers who hit harder than McCloud.

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2016 Big Board breakdown: No. 3, Devin Studstill

  • 6:00 am Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
Devin Studstill Big Board

Each weekday leading up to the start of spring practice, we’ll release a new player from the top 10 of our Class of 2016 Big Board and break down his game with an interactive graphic. Today, it’s No. 3, Devin Studstill, a defensive back at Palm Beach Gardens.

A hard-hitting safety with tremendous athleticism, the 6-foot-1, 185-pound Studstill has drawn plenty of attention from college scouts. He’s expected to play a key role on defense next season for the Gators, who graduated standout linebacker Tevon Coney.

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