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  1. Underclassmen shine at IMG event

    Derek Tyson

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- There were more than 30 prospects ranked in the ESPN 300 in attendance at the IMG National Championship at IMG Academy over the weekend. With so much talent on hand, it would be easy to overlook some of the underclassmen who stood ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Notebook: IMG 7v7 Championship

    Derek Tyson

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- The IMG 7v7 National Championship held at IMG Academy over the weekend featured some of the top 7-on-7 teams from all over the country and even a few teams from Canada. The event, which included 12 prospects ranked in the top 50 of...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  3. Farm report: Nimmo finds St. Lucie

    Adam Rubin

    2011 first-round pick Brandon Nimmo had no shortage of role models while training at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this winter. His workout partners included National League MVP Andrew McCutchen, All-Star Pedro Alvarez and Red Sox left-hander Felix...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. Jeremy Hill is ready for NFL

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- In our final installment of features on guys who prepared for the scouting combine at IMG Academy, we turn to LSU running back Jeremy Hill. We'll see how he does in the workouts, but it's clear this is one smart guy. Hill came o...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  5. Versatility should help Zack Martin

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Zack Martin is going to his hometown this weekend, but that doesn't mean he's going home. Aside from dinner with his family Saturday night, the trek to Indianapolis is purely a business trip. Martin, an Indianapolis native, will...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  6. Geno heads to Florida, works with QB guru

    Rich Cimini

    Geno Smith prepared for the NFL scouting combine by working out with quarterback guru Chris Weinke at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. A year later, Smith is taking the same approach to his offseason. The New York Jets' quarterback was seen Mond...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  7. Trimmer Stephon Tuitt ready for combine

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- When Stephon Tuitt arrived at IMG Academy in early January, he had the build of a defensive tackle. That's why a visitor was shocked to hear it was Tuitt -- and not a linebacker -- going through speed drills Monday afternoon. ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  8. Taylor Lewan ready for big combine

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is a guy with a sense of humor. That's a good thing because Lewan can laugh at himself as he reflects on the journey that brought him from a high school nose tackle to a likely first-round ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  9. Pre-combine scouting trip

    Pat Yasinskas

    I'm making my annual pilgrimage down to Bradenton, Fla., on Monday. That's the home of IMG Academy, where some of this year's top draft prospects are doing their preparation for the scouting combine. IMG's football operation is run by former NFL q...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  10. O'Connor's PSU decision in doubt

    Tom VanHaaren

    When Penn State quarterback commit Michael O'Connor (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy) found out coach Bill O'Brien was leaving the program to join the Houston Texans, O'Connor didn't know how to react. O'Connor, the No. 5 pocket passer in the ESPN 30...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  11. Recruits watching USC at Oregon State

    Erik McKinney

    While UCLA has a chance to make the biggest recruiting splash this weekend in hosting official visitors Bo Scarbrough (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy), NaJee Toran (Houston/North Shore) and Jaleel Wadood (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco), the game tha...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  12. UA Game jersey tour: Bo Scarbrough

    Gerry Hamilton

    Bradenton, Fla. -- Senior athlete Bo Scarbrough (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy) was presented his honorary game jersey during the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2014 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at IMG Academy in...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  13. Double Coverage: Cardinals at Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas and Josh Weinfuss

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't the only NFL team practicing in the Tampa Bay area this week. The Arizona Cardinals are practicing at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., as they get ready for Sunday's game. Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss and Bucc...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  14. Bama commit Scarbrough plans visits

    Derek Tyson

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- ESPN 300 athlete Bo Scarbrough (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy), despite being committed to Alabama for more than a year, is planning to take all five of his official visits. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound athlete said after his high scho...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  15. Joe Gyau embarks on his professional road

    Brian Blickenstaff

    When Joe Gyau was about 4 years old, his dad, Philip, who worked then as a youth soccer coach, moved the couch and chairs and the rest of the living room furniture toward the walls. He then called his young son over and put down a ball. It was time t...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  16. Most important assistant coaches

    Pat Yasinskas

    Assistant coaches often are anonymous, but they can be a big part of the reason why a team succeeds are fails. Let's take a look at the NFC South assistants, not including coordinators, that could be most important in 2013: Atlanta Falcons. I'm...

    Blog | July 15, 2013