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  1. Players to watch: Prosper, Texas

    Damon Sayles

    PROSPER, Texas - It was 2:15 a.m., and the Prosper, Texas, football team was in the middle of drills during its very first practice of the 2012 season. A decent crowd was in the stands watching -- many of whom had to get up for work early in the morn...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. Players to watch: Killeen (Texas) Ellison

    Damon Sayles

    KILLEEN, Texas - To say Killeen Ellison High School didn't have the greatest of seasons in 2011 is an understatement as it finished winless for only the second time in school history. Fortunately, the team returns multiple players who are expected...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. Players to watch: Harker Heights (Texas)

    Damon Sayles

    HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas -- ESPN 150 offensive lineman Darius James (Harker Heights, Texas) is the nation's top-ranked center. The Texas commit is ranked No. 19 among all players and knows that he will be called upon to be a leader for a team that just ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  4. Players to watch: Liberty, Mo.

    Damon Sayles

    Liberty (Mo.) struggled through a 4-6 season in 2011 and lost its last four games of the season. The Bluejays are anticipating much better results in 2012, primarily because of the talent coming back. The Bluejays were relatively young last season...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  5. Players to watch: Mansfield (Texas)

    Damon Sayles

    Last season, Mansfield (Texas) shocked a lot of teams with its blend of youth and talent. As the 2012 season approaches, Mansfield will be one of those teams expected to shine, particularly with multiple key players back from a 11-2 season that inclu...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  6. Players to watch: Southlake (Texas) Carroll

    Damon Sayles

    As good as quarterback Kenny Hill was for Southlake (Texas) Carroll during the 2011 season, he didn't do everything by himself. Hill is the first player to admit that. "When people say that he ran for three touchdowns or threw for 300 yards, he'll...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  7. Players to watch: Cedar Hill (Texas)

    Damon Sayles

    Speaking primarily from a skill-position perspective, Cedar Hill (Texas) head football coach Joey McGuire is calling his 2012 team one of the best he's had. For starters, the Longhorns will feature two Texas A&M commits in athlete LaQuvionte G...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  8. Players to watch: Rockwall-Heath

    Damon Sayles

    On Tuesday, ESPNU 150 Watch List DE Jay Arnold (Heath, Texas/Rockwall-Heath) told the world about football, wrestling and mixed martial arts. Ask him about his team, and he's quick to talk about the players around him. Arnold, a 6-foot-4, 255-poun...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  9. Players to watch: San Antonio Christian

    Damon Sayles

    San Antonio (Texas) Christian head coach Bryan Marmion likes to say, "A rising tide floats all boats." The tide, in this case, is wide receiver Corey Robinson, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound standout who has watched his stock rise as the 2013 recruiting cl...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  10. Players to watch: Dallas Kimball

    Damon Sayles

    ESPNU 150 Watch List defensive tackle Justin Manning (Dallas/Kimball) is expected to be one of the players in attendance at Saturday's Oklahoma junior day. Manning is the younger brother of former OU defensive tackle DeMarcus Granger and a highly tou...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  11. Coach high on DB Alfred Pullom

    Damon Sayles

    While linebacker Deoundrei Davis (Cypress, Texas/Cy Woods) is receiving the lion's share of recognition for 2013 players to watch at Cy Woods, head coach David Jones doesn't want scouts to sleep on defensive back Alfred Pullom. A 6-foot-1, 180-pou...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  12. Players to watch: Broken Arrow, Okla.

    Damon Sayles

    MOORE, Okla. - Those who follow the Broken Arrow, Okla., football team want to believe that with all of the talented teams in Oklahoma, this year's team is the cream of the crop. Thursday's 56-7 win over Southmoore (Okla.) helps back up that cla...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  13. Players to watch: Longview, Texas

    Damon Sayles

    Since losing to No. 3 Allen (Texas) earlier in the season, Longview (Texas) has been impressive and looks to be a legitimate contender among the Texas Class 5A ranks. On Friday, Longview scored a convincing, 54-21 win over Mesquite (Texas), a team...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  14. Unheralded DeSoto players to watch

    Damon Sayles

    Days after nationally-ranked DeSoto (Texas) routed homeschool power NOAH (Tulsa, Okla.), 61-13, some people are still trying to find positives in scheduling the game. One positive for DeSoto (No. 28 in the Fab 50) is that Claude Mathis and the rest o...

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  15. Key recruiting visits -- Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    The dead period is over, and official visits are set. The next three weekends will be huge for players as they look to finalize their college plans. Here are 10 names to watch as they take their official visits to Big 12 schools. The names are in ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  16. Weekend Wrap: Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    A somewhat-slow weekend turned into a definite weekend to watch for the Big 12 early Saturday afternoon. By the end of Sunday, and six players -- including two ESPN 300 players -- had committed to play in the conference. Here is a look at the week...

    Blog | August 12, 2013