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  1. Transformation of Miami Central continues

    Corey Long

    The transformation of Miami (Fla.) Central has been exciting to see. The Rockets always had talent including players like quarterback Jeffrey Godfrey (UCF) and running back Brandon Gainer (Kentucky) but they were seen as a program that couldn't get o...

    Blog | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  2. Patrick Miller to LSU; big in-state clash

    Corey Long

    Four-star offensive lineman Patrick Miller (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./Dwyer) committed to LSU over Auburn. The 6-foot-7, 270-pound recruit had repeatedly said he wanted to play in the SEC. I've had the opportunity to see Miller on three occasions -- ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  3. Kevis Jones commits to UCF

    Corey Long

    UCF strikes in South Florida again. Led by the recruiting efforts of wide receivers coach David Kelly, the Knights received a commitment from Kevis Jones (Oakland Park, Fla./Northeast), who is listed as a linebacker but was recruited as a receiver by...

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  4. UA All-American WR Avery Johnson updates his recruiting status

    Corey Long

    Under Armour All-American wide receiver Avery Johnson (Pompano Beach, Fla./Blanche Ely) has been committed to LSU for nearly a year. But the brother of recent NFL first-round draft choice Patrick Peterson has said early and often that his commitment...

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  5. Winter Park DE/LB commits to Syracuse

    Corey Long

    For outside linebacker James Washington (Winter Park, Fla./Winter Park) the choice to commit to Syracuse was about the numbers. The Orange had one of the nation's top-ranked defenses last season and Washington can envision himself making a good grou...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  6. D'Mauri Jones commits to UM

    Corey Long

    Wide receiver D'Mauri Jones (Leesburg, Fla./Leesburg) is the latest piece of Al Golden's plan. The 6-foot-2, 175-pounder became the 16th member of the Miami Hurricanes recruiting class Monday evening after taking a visit to the campus last weekend. ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  7. D'Mauri Jones gaining steam

    Corey Long

    As good as this spring has been for rising senior wide receiver D'Mauri Jones (Leesburg, Fla./Leesburg), things could have been even better if he had the chance to play in a spring game. But Mother Nature had other ideas. "Yeah our spring game was ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  8. WR D'Vario Montgomery speaks

    Corey Long

    Despite being one of the state's top athletes, wide receiver D'Vario Montgomery (Winter Park, Fla./Winter Park) keeps a very low profile. Montgomery hasn't been out to many events, which made his appearance at Saturday's UCF 7-on-7 shootout big new...

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  9. Kelvin Rainey's recruitment heating up

    Corey Long

    The offer sheet keeps piling up for ESPNU 150 Watch List tight end Kelvin Rainey (Yulee, Fla./Yulee). The 6-foot-3, 220-pounder has received visits from Purdue, Arkansas, North Carolina, Virginia, USC, Tennessee, UCF and several other schools in the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  10. Fresh off hoops state title, WR D'Mauri Jones now focused on foot...

    Corey Long

    Wide receiver D'Mauri Jones (Leesburg, Fla./Leesburg) is back on the gridiron after spending much of the offseason leading the school's basketball team to a state championship. Although he Jones is admittedly working his way back into football shape,...

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  11. Duaron Williams' stock keeps rising

    Corey Long

    Although the offensive linemen had a rough time at last month's Tallahassee NFTC camp, a few players received praise from the camp's instructor LeCharles Bentley. One of those players was Duaron Williams (Orlando, Fla./Jones) and the momentum genera...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  12. Miramar ready to make a run

    Corey Long

    Last spring, Devonte Mathis (Miramar, Fla./Miramar) was a newcomer to the Miramar program and was hoping to follow up where Geno Smith left off and win another state championship for the Patriots. It didn't happen in 2010 but Miramar is loaded in 20...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  13. Alton Howard impressed with UCF

    Corey Long

    Watch List athlete Alton Howard (Orlando, Fla./Edgewater) decided to stay close to home last weekend and visit UCF for its spring game. The 5-foot-9, 175-pounder was impressed with what he saw. "I think UCF is a great place, the dorms are nice," How...

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  14. Chris Bivins enjoys UCF junior day

    Corey Long

    Although defensive back Chris Bivins (Gainesville, Fla./Gainesville) did not come away from the UCF junior day with an offer, he was impressed with the campus and feels like an offer is coming soon. "The visit went great and they are talking about o...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  15. QB Nick Patti gets offer from hometown UCF

    Corey Long

    It was a big week for quarterback Nick Patti (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips). After receiving his first official offer from Louisiana Tech in last February he received his second in a place much closer to home -- UCF. "It's awesome," Patti said. "It's...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  16. James Brooks checking out UCF again

    Corey Long

    There are lots of new things going on for talented wide receiver James Brooks. Even though the 5-foot-9, 190-pounder hasn't had an official offer yet, he is on the move and will be showcasing his talents for a different program this season. "I tran...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011