The Detroit News Published 7:49 PM EST Dec 4, 2018 The Detroit News presents its All-Detroit high school football team. ALL-DETROIT ENDS ROBERT ARMY 6-0, 175, So., Detroit Renaissance Army was a sophomore sensation, having an outstanding season in all three phases. He returned three kicks for touchdowns, returned two of his five interceptions for touchdowns, also returned a fumble for a score and had five touchdown receptions. In a win over Detroit Central, he had three interceptions, including a pick-6 and had two touchdown catches, highlighted by a 65-yarder. “Army has to be the best sophomore in the state, very talented and a playmaker at four different positions,” coach Drake Wilkins said. DOMINICK POLIDORE-HANNAH 5-10, 165, Sr., Detroit King Polidore-Hannah showed his big-play ability by grabbing a pair (44, 22) of touchdown passes in the 41-25 Division 3 state championship game win at Ford Field to put an end to Muskegon’s 27-game … [Read more...] about Detroit News All-Detroit High School Football Team
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By Matt Young Updated 3:55 pm CDT, Monday, September 17, 2018 PHOTOS: Current NFL players who went to high school in Houston Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon (12) celebrates his touchdown reception during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Cleveland. The Browns and the Steelers tied at 21-21. (AP Photo/David Richard) less PHOTOS: Current NFL players who went to high school in Houston Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon (12) celebrates his touchdown reception during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, ... more Photo: David Richard / Associated Press Brian Orakpo, OLB, Lamar Tennessee Titans Brian Orakpo, OLB, Lamar Tennessee Titans Photo: Mark Brown/Getty Images Josh Gordon, WR, Lamar New England Patriots Josh Gordon, WR, Lamar New England Patriots … [Read more...] about Patriots trade for former Lamar High School star Josh Gordon
Free Press staff Published 10:00 p.m. UTC Aug 20, 2018 The 2018 high school football season kicks off this week across Michigan. Detroit Free Press special writers Perry A. Farrell, Tom Lang, Wright Wilson and Keith Dunlap make predictions for 12 conferences in the metro Detroit area and why those teams will win its respective conference. Catholic High School League Central Division Predicted finish: 1. Warren De La Salle, 2-tie. Novi Detroit Catholic Central, Birmingham Brother Rice, 4. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s. Why De La Salle? Picked to finish last in the league in 2017, the Pilots went out and won the Prep Bowl and the Division 2 state championship. The rest of the league is not taking them for granted this year. De La Salle will have a fast, havoc-causing defense led by LB Jacob Dobbs and CB Josh DeBerry. Double-A Division Predicted finish: 1. Dearborn Divine Child, 2. U-D Jesuit, 3-tie. Detroit Loyola, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook, 5. Ann Arbor Fr. … [Read more...] about Michigan high school football: Conference predictions for metro Detroit
By David Goricki The Detroit News Published 7:30 p.m. UTC Aug 15, 2018 Here are The Detroit News’ top high school football players Nos. 21-50, followed by 50 more to watch. The gallery above includes a breakdown of the top 20 players. 21. Tyrece Woods, 6-2, 240, Sr., DE, Belleville – transfer from King is Michigan commit 22. Darius Robinson, 6-4, 260, Sr., DE, Canton – had 12 TFL, 20 offers, one from MSU 23. Spencer Brown, 6-6, 290, Sr., T, Walled Lake Western – physical tackle is MSU commit 24. Marvin Ham, 6-1, 220, Sr., LB, Belleville – outstanding player is Boston College commit 25. Jalen Graham, 6-2, 190, Sr, QB/S, Detroit Cass Tech – elite athlete takes over at QB 26. Damon Payne, 6-4, 260, So., OL/DL, Belleville – already has offers from Alabama, Georgia 27. Josh DeBerry, 6-1, 175, SR., CB, Warren DeLaSalle – has 15 offers, Iowa, Northwestern 28. Lew Nichols, 5-11, 200, Sr., RB, Detroit Cass Tech – CMU commit set for … [Read more...] about Detroit News top high school football players 21-50
Orion Sang Detroit Free Press Published 10:41 p.m. UTC Jul 12, 2018 Michigan football is rekindling its recruiting relationship with Ohio. The school’s past two Heisman Trophy winners, Charles Woodson and Desmond Howard, came from the state. Jim Harbaugh’s 2016 team — which was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation — featured Ohioans such as Jake Butt, Taco Charlton and Chris Wormley. An examination of Harbaugh’s first four recruiting classes, though, reveals a low number of signees from Ohio. In 2015, Michigan signed Nolan Ulizio, Tyree Kinnel and Andrew David, who has since transferred to TCU. In 2017, the Wolverines signed James Hudson, Joel Honigford and Brad Robbins. They skipped Ohio altogether in the 2016 and 2018 classes. The six total signees stand in stark contrast to the 18 total Ohio recruits Michigan signed in its 2012 and 2013 classes. “It seemed from the outside like they were ignoring Ohio,” said Allen … [Read more...] about Michigan football is rebuilding its recruiting pipeline in Ohio. Here’s why.