Posts under ‘High School Football’

Have You Ever Seen a 6’6″ High School Football Player Without a College Scholarship Offer? Me Neither

How Height Rules the New Recruiting Landscape By: Chad Wilson – Editor – Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds What’s the most important factor in obtaining a college football scholarship?  Is it tremendous footwork?  Is it a high football IQ?  Is it outstanding hitting ability?  How about great speed?  All of those things are nice and most […]

’18 Freshman FS Hunter Goetz is Appropriately Named

By Chad Wilson – Editor – Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Some times a name just fits like a young man named Colt playing for a team in Texas or a player named Gunnar being the quarterback for a major division I football team.  If you’ve watched 2018 freshman free safety Hunter Goetz patrol the […]

Chaminade Madonna ’16 Prospect Tyler Goetz Owns the Space You Are In

By Chad Wilson – Editor – Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Ask a high school football player that’s not on the offensive line to block and most will attack it with same fire they attack an English term paper that’s due in six weeks.  For the guys who fancy themselves as running backs, tight ends […]

Lake Nona’s 2015 QB Tucker Israel Has Rewritten the Florida Record Books

Chad Wilson – Editor – Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds In case you have been asleep for the last two high school football seasons,  there’s a new owner of virtually every meaningful passing record in Florida high school football.  When you leave the high school game owning the record for single game passing yards, career passing […]

American Heritage’s ’15 DB Prospect Christian Irving is a Destructive Force

By: Chad Wilson – Editor Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Ever been the fan of a football team and been totally frustrated watching the offense try to move down the field with no apparent luck.  Every time you turn around a pass is getting batted down,  the quarterback is getting sacked or a running back […]

Coral Springs 2015 QB Jake Bofshever Trying to Pass His Way Into Consciousness

By: Chad Wilson – Editor Gridiron Studs Blog Twitter: @Gridironstuds Thousands upon thousands of high school football players lace up for their senior seasons every year in hopes of securing a college scholarship.  The opportunity to continue playing the game they would almost die for gives them the passion  to live on Friday nights.  For […]

Forfeited Game Costs State Champ Champagnat Lions A Chance to Defend Title

By: Chad Wilson – Editor GridironStuds Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Witnesses at the IMG Academy vs. Champagnat Catholic game last week said that some of the Champagnat Catholic players were laughing as they walked off the field during their forfeit in the second quarter.  Today,  the joke was on them.  Unaware of Florida High School Athletic […]

Underrated Gun Slinger Alexander Keeps the Wins Rolling at Miami Booker T Washington

By: Chad Wilson – Editor GridironStuds Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Everybody wants to be a quarterback.  Few people want to follow a legend.  As you tune into college football each weekend and watch freshman quarterback Treon Harris lead the Florida Gators to victory, keep in mind that he led his high school football team back to […]

’15 Prospect Has the Wisdom to Play Many Positions for Dade Christian

Chad Wilson – Editor GridironStuds Blog Twitter: @GridironStuds Two way players in high school are not all that rare.  For some teams it’s just the reality that you have to get your best athletes on the field.  Many wide receivers also play defensive back.  Many running backs also play linebacker and many defensive lineman also […]

Too Much Foul or Too Much Fire? Defending Florida State Champion Champagnat Catholic Forfeits Game in 2nd Quarter

Forfeits happen in high school football more often than people care to admit.  Often times,  teams run into situations that are out of their control with regards to injuries, transportation and a host of other issues that can take place along the way of planning a high school football contest.  Rarely do you see one […]

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