Recruiting

VIDEO: Denton’s Behning has unusual speed for LB

Texas Top 300 linebacker Jake Behning has as good a role model as any Texas high school football player could want. His father, Mark, accumulated all the football accolades players in this generation aspire to reach:A Division I scholarship;An NFL draft pick;An NFL career;And yes, even membership on a Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Super Team in 1980.“He’s showed me that…

Insider’s Take with Randy Rodgers

Randy Rodgers answers your questions every Monday about recruiting and the overall high school scene. A coach at nearly every level of collegiate football and most recently under John Mackovic at both Illinois and at Texas, Coach Rodgers is a consultant to nearly 40 Division I-A colleges. He picks the Texas Top 300 for DCTF.This week, Rodgers gives some insight…

Recruiting workshop heads to San Marcos, SFA

More than 225 junior football players and their parents attended the first weekend of the 2005 ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups’ in Dallas and Houston this past weekend.The ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundup’ in Dallas was held at SMU’s Ford Stadium last Saturday and the Houston program was held at Rice Stadium on Sunday. The ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups,’ now in their…

Recruiting workshop starts at SMU

The third-annual series of educational ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups’ for college prospects and their parents kicks off at 9 AM on Saturday, February 12 at SMU’s Ford Stadium.Started in 2003 to give top junior players and their parents a capsulated view of the upcoming football recruiting process, creator Randy Rodgers offers the ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups’ FREE to prospects and…

Recruiting seminar quickly approaching

The third-annual ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups’ series, which is free for attendees, is just around the corner, and will kick off at SMU’s Ford Stadium on February 12.Started in 2003 to give top junior players and their parents a capsulated view of the upcoming football recruiting process, the ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups’ were started by Coach Randy Rodgers and are…

2005 ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundup’ facts

One of the nation’s most educational recruiting seminars designed for prospects and their families is returning to Texas in the coming weeks!The 2005 ‘Blue Chip Recruiting Roundups,’ presented by Coach Randy Rodgers in association with Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, are free for all attendees and are scheduled for Dallas, Houston, Tyler and San Marcos. Below is the ‘Blue Chip Recruiting…

7-on-7 event relocates to Fort Worth

With the 64-team 7-on-7 State Championship nearly one week away on the campus of Texas A&M, an Internet football recruiting business is back on the 7-on-7 bandwagon again to organize a national 7-on-7 event.Let’s call it a real, real mythical national championship for 7-on-7 football. A fantasy football national championship, if you will. And they’re playing the tourney back in…

Texas gets 2 at Elite 11

Stephenville’s Jevan Snead and Matt Stafford from Highland Park are among the quarterbacks selected nationwide to participate in the ‘Elite 11 Quarterback Camp’ in California later this month.The five-day competition tests the quarterbacks’ skills in numerous workouts, including footwork, accuracy and arm strength. Additional classroom work, video work and on-field coverage-reading will determine the camp’s MVP at week’s end. Past…

LaCour wins Kicking Challenge’s top honor

Humble Kingwood’s Jon LaCour was named the Overall Best Kicker at the 2005 Lone Star Kicking Challenge, which was completed on Friday at Texas A&M in College Station.LaCour took home the Gold Medal in the Punting Competition and the Silver Medal in the Field Goal event. He was one of three kickers who made the finals in two events. Carrollton…

Daily update: U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Below are notes and recruiting tidbits from Tuesday during the preparation for the 2005 U.S. Army All-American Bowl (including a top WR now favoring Texas), which will kickoff at Noon on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.Expect nearly a dozen players participating in the 2005 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, including Alief’s Martellus Bennett, to offer their verbal commitment live…