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Rich mans gain/game?

We know athletes these days are getting bigger, faster and stronger. Unfortunately so do all the for profit companies ready to take your hard earned monies. Yes the pay to play all star games that are meaningless as it is not the best available athletes that play in these games. Just families that can afford to pay to attend. In addition to these marketing companies telling you how great you are they also sell your information to other companies like trainers, recruiting services, combine companies and subscription based entities. The common denominator is like the internet phishing, yes fishing to take monies out of your account on a monthly basis and offer little to no impact on your athlete. Many of these companies will tell you it is about exposure or that numerous college coaches that will be on hand to evaluate your athlete. The fact is many college coaches want athletes to attend their own camps and if you put the effort into them, they will evaluate you. So attending 40 camps and everything under the sun is really about being a “Selfie” and no one really cares if you attend 40 camps. Yes you can post it on social media but does anyone really care and does it scare off potential suitors? Imagine if coach ABC likes the athletes film and wants you at his college then sees multiple social media posts from a plethora of other universities. It could impact coach ABC because he figures coach XYZ might trump his efforts in the long evaluation process. Figuring out the evaluation process is fairly easy. The Varsity film, transcripts and attending the school of interests event like a junior day or camp is probably a path to success. Attending multiple events because you have the financial resources is like that little league coach that pumps his chest about his kids and has no regard for the other team members or their families success’. Too much individualism has occurred over the past 6-7 years and the team aspect has dwindled. So the rich mans gain has become his game of getting hustled on a daily basis. Yes eventually if you attend 40 events someone will notice you. However, for the vast majority it will be the student athlete that has a high score on the college board tests of ACT or ACT, a higher than average GPA and yes the varsity film that shows athleticism. So when you receive that email, social media tag or someone reaches out to you that is NOT a college coach just think about it and ask, is this in my best interest or are they hustling me? If you are a rich man and want to plan the game just remember do not wear an article of clothing from another camp or trainer to a college campus, rather wear your high school gear so the coaches can identify you and associate you with a high school. Most likely the college coaches know your head coach and can gain the necessary information to move forward of extending an offer. It is NOT a Rich mans gain/game unless you make it one. Trust the process!

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2018 class Top 10 ?

Here’s a look at 10 of the top prospects in the 2018 class.

Ray Robinson
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6-2
205
Highlands Ranch HS
Highlands Ranch, CO
Colorado Status: Committed (10/23/2016)

Blake Stenstrom
QB
6’3″
202
Highlands Ranch, CO
Valor Christian High School
Colorado Status: Committed 12/17/2016

Max Borghi
RB
5’10”
186
Pomona HS Arvada, CO
Colorado Status: Committed (2/23/2017)

The first 3 are all headed to Boulder and the following Out-Of-State.

Cameron Murray
DB/S
6’1″
175
Overland HS
Aurora, CO
Committed 03/01/2017
Wyoming

Tate Wildeman
WDE
6’6″
245
Legend High School Parker, CO
Nebraska Status: Committed (4/16/2017)

Adrian Jackson
OLB
6’3″
205
Denver, CO
J. K. Mullen High School
Oregon Committed 04/29/2017

Meanwhile the evaluation process is in progress for these athletes that have multiple offers:

Trey McBride OLB/TE
Chad Muma  S
Dimitri Stanley  ATH/WR
A’jon Vivens WR

We added G2 as he has gained more recognition in the past 2 weeks

Gunner Gentry WR

Traditionally April 15 to May 31 is the evaluation period for college coaches to invite players to camp, the news yesterday has things moving faster. A tweak to the signing period will allow an early football signing period that applies to Division I FBS & FCS.

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Division II will determine to opt in or out of an early signing period.

Luke McCaffrey gains 1st offer in State

lgr39cld_200x200The Fourth McCaffrey, Luke has gained some notoriety as the Brother of Stanford RB Christian and Michigan QB commit Dylan as well as Duke graduate Max. However, today the 2019 QB and DB Luke McCaffrey joined teammate Josiah Davis of Valor as the lone Colorado high school of two talented class of 2019 Colorado players to be offered by the PAC-12 Colorado Buffaloes. Luke is a sophomore at Valor in a chase for another State Title with two games left in the regular season. When asked about the CU offer McCaffrey said, “Its exciting and I was caught a little by surprise. I had been up there a couple times and talked to the coaches. So after receiving a call from Coach Darrin Chiaverini, I called him back to hear the news of the offer to CU. It would be pretty cool to play up there!”

When we mentioned teammate Josiah Davis, McCaffrey said he had not spoken with him yet but, “He is my friend and teammate and it would be cool to continue playing with him at CU.” In case you missed it Davis switched jersey numbers this season from #25 to #7
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Davis rushed 14 for 84 yards and 2 TDs in a come from behind victory over the Pomona Panthers 29-26. Please see the (Box Score)


A very talented athlete and multi dimensional on the field. Just watch the film and see for yourself. For now CU ranks on the Top of young Luke McCaffreys list but he would like to see a few area players join him as well as a couple other of his current mates. A few schools of interest are Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Washington but Colorado was his first offer.  Luke is listed as 6’2″ and 180 lbs. A few others athletes listed in the 2019 class are shown in this chart.screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-7-53-43-pm
Currently Valor has two regular season games before the playoffs. When asked about the RPI Luke just said, “We have the same philosophy each week. It’s the same preparation to get our jobs done. It’s about us doing what we can do well. We have a lot of guys on our roster that contribute to our teams goals.” Luke also excels on the Basketball court and plays lacrosse. We asked if he would give those up down the road. Luke said’ “My brothers and parents preach to play as long as you want and have fun doing it. It’s good to do what you like because one day you will miss it and not have the opportunity to do it over.” For now the focus is the games week by week but Luke did say, “It would be nice to play and take a crack at JK Mullen or Pomona as both were rough games. Valor will be ready next time if we have another go around.” As for today Luke is feeling blessed and excited and he stated it a few times. “I am blessed to be recognized by CU. The Buffaloes are on the rise and getting good recruits. Coach Chiaverini is on the upswing and so are the Buffs.
JoeDavisCloseupWe mentioned several players choose to play out of state. However, Luke mentioned some names on the above list to keep an eye on and was genuinely excited to be the first McCaffrey playing in this time zone. Christian plays on the West coast and Michigan QB commit Dylan in the Central while Duke graduate Max played in the Eastern time zone. So Buffaloes fans get ready for The Fourth McCaffrey, Luke to stay and play in the Rocky Mountain time zone and in the city of Boulder. As the Buffs continue to win we can anticipate seeing more locals choose a winning culture that they are accustom to obtaining week in and week out. Good stuff out of Highland Ranch today and hopefully a few more down the road.

Two fingers, peace out!
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Stay and Play in Colorado 2016 FB Camps

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2016 schedule of many local schools

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Colorado School of Mines football will host four different camps in June, with limited slots still available for select camps.

The Mines Team Camp for high schoolers will take place June 1-4 at Marv Kay Stadium. Slots are still open for Youth Camp on June 13-15 for campers aged 6 to 13, and for the three different 7-on-7/Big Man Camp sessions which will be offered on June 11, June 14, and June 18.

Click here for online registration, or contact assistant coach Mike Slife atmslife@mines.edu or 303-273-3444.


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2016 Wyoming Cowboy Football Camps

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Pack Football Individual Camp is open to high school players and features the following:

  • Full-contact
  • Practice time with CSU-Pueblo Football Staff
  • Weight room presentations with nationally-renowned strength and conditioning coach Allen Hedrick
  • 1-on-1 competitions
July 23
Time: 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Grades: 9 – 12
Location: Thunderbowl Field House
Cost: $35 per Camper
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#GONZOWATCHLIST Dalton Keene commits

3303041_535b96282c9a4dc6bf9932283c25fbd0Dalton Keene, The Littleton, Colorado athlete made an unofficial visit to Nebraska over the weekend. Nebraska was the first Power Five school to offer Keene and projected DK as an athlete that could play tight end, linebacker or defensive end in college.  Keene said’ “After making the visit to Nebraska, I knew where I wanted to go. I think the ACC is a good fit!” A proud fathers tweet looked like Big Red of Nebraska was his sons path in February.


As of late Sunday night it was said Dalton would make his pledge on Monday to VirginiaTech. Several unofficial announcements were speculated but later confirmed by poppa. His father tweeted this today about 11am MST:


“It was My decision, My family didn’t influence my decision and left it up to me. My mom would have liked me to stay local and may have been a little upset but agreed with my dad we could make it work and it was a good fit,” said Keene. The Chatfield class of 2017 athlete is the seventh commitment for the Hokies ’17 class. urlAt a recent Combine, Keene measured 6-5, 223 pounds with a 4.3 short shuttle, a fast 6.5 L-cone drill, a 34 inch vertical and a standing broad jump of 9 feet 11 inches. “I want to play at the highest level I can. I always liked the Hookies growing up. So I will keep doing what I do in the weight room and get after it on the field, said Keene. The 6-foot 5-inch, 223-pounder will add 10 plus pounds this season and a goal of 20 by next year. DK was recruited by Charley Wiles and James Shibest. Keene’s father Wes and Coach Wiles were college roommates at Murray State. Keene said he chose Virginia Tech  because “It felt like family to me and it makes sense to make VT be my home. Keene choose VT over offers from Colorado, Colorado State, Iowa State, Nebraska, Missouri and Syracuse.Keene is projected as an H-back and said, “Its a No brainer to play at the highest level I can.” Some have Dalton rated as the No. 4 player in the state of Colorado. Dalton is thinking about construction management or business information technology but still not sure.cropped-FNfootball1.jpg
One thing for sure is another local player leaves the state of Colorado. However, before leaving Colorado the intent is to enjoy his 4 years of high school and graduate in May 2017. Chatfield will be playing in 4A this year but will have rival Columbine on their schedule as well as power house Pine Creek. So when you look to attend a game here is who you are looking to watch.
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  • #16 Senior MLB RB
  • DALTON KEENE
  • Chatfield High Varsity Football, Littleton, CO
  • HEIGHT6’5″
  • WEIGHT223lbs
  • 40YD DASH4.78
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  • BENCH PRESS 300lbs
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#GONZOwatchlist Ray Robinson Highlands Ranch Falcons

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HEIGHT6’2″
WEIGHT205lbs
40YD DASH4.50
BENCH PRESS265lbs
100M11.2
400M50.8


4074854_305e66d2169b44d7ba0814189c80b0b1MaxPreps Lists the Highlands Ranch Falcons Sophomore Ray Robinson as
6’2″ and 195 lbs. whom will
Graduate in 2018. Mr. Robinson received his first offer this past weekend during the Junior Day special invite visit to the University of Colorado in Boulder. Ray commented, “I was ecstatic and happy to be recognized when I received the invite. I didn’t think much of it as I brought my mom and pops up with me. They loved the campus as did I. The new facilities are amazing. I thought I could envision myself playing here. So I was extremely shocked when the Buffs offered me as a sophomore. I did see a few other class of 2018 players and learned Mullens Adrian Jackson had been offered and knew he had Nebraska also. I am still amazed and happy.”
One thing for sure is the defensive coaches see Robinson at his current position of safety but a linebacking position is not out of the realm. A similar transition as current CU Buffs Sunday commit Jonathan Vandiest who will transition from DE to LB in his final season at CCHS. Robinson measured at the CU event at 6’1″ and 203lbs. The plan is to play the 2016 Junior season at safety. However, if the path is linebacker then Robinson plans to add 25+ pounds to his current frame. Ray is actively training and competing in Track for the spring athletic season and his focus is on getting faster and stronger this semester.
When asked, How would he feel about lining up next to Vandiest? Ray said, “It would be cool since he is a Colorado Kid and I am from the same area.”


Robinson was no stranger to the Varsity field last year as he and a few team mates dominated their freshmen season 2 years ago and went undefeated. A few other talented class of 2018 players joined Robinson on the Varsity roster as Freshmen and contributed again as Sophomores in 2015. The film does not lie as seen below.
More offers could be on the way as plans are to attend CSU on March 26th if invited. The Fort Collins visit will reunite the Robinson family as current DC Marty English was Rays fathers coach. Current HRHS HC Mark Robinson was a player at UNC during the late 80’s when English was on staff.

GONZO: How cool would it be to have DC Marty English coach both you and your father? “Wow! I had not thought about it. I guess I might ask my dad. All of this happened so soon and I have yet to get a CSU invite.” Should Robinson obtain a CSU invite Robinson commented, ” It would be difficult comparing both schools. CU is fresh in my mind and the facilities are amazing. I have seen pictures of CSU and it will be ready next year so I hope to visit. CSU has competed very well against CU so its too soon to compare. I am just happy to be recognized.”

While the process is early there has been some college interests from the likes of Montana, Northwestern, Tulsa, UNLV and rival PAC12 CU Buffs teams Oregon State and Washington.

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Ray is well aware that he wants an education. Robinson after being offered by CU inquired to a current Buffaloe about the Leeds program. Robinson stated, “Football won’t last forever. So business and sales may be my future” As for a short list of schools Ray may be interested in, he mentioned in no particular order CU, CSU, NE, Oregon, Stanford and Oregon.

So if it is #CUin18 Ray Robinson and Adrian Jackson seem to be on the radar for the coaches in Boulder. Both are solid in state athletes and both on #TheGONZOwatchlist.

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CU got a little Boulder today

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If You follow social media you may have seen “The Golden Ticket” on numerous in state Colorado Athletes as they were invited to a special INVITE ONLY event today Feb.28, 2016. The results were TWO commitments and ONE offer. Enclosed are a few photos from social media as the athletes celebrate.
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Several athletes like in Willie Wonka traded in their “The Golden Ticket” as a few offers were extended and a few offers turned into Golden Buffaloes as they are excited to #CUin17.
The class of 2017 will add the following locals:

After a lot of consideration I have decided to continue my football career at the University of Colorado

Excited to announce I’m going to be a Buff! Thanks be to God for the opportunity to play at CU

lass of 2018 “OFFER”

Very proud to announce I have received my first offer from the University of Colorado

The off season never rests and especially on a Sunday. So Hard Work Pays Off, #HWPO and today a few new faces in Boulder are making their dreams come true. Congratulations to two youth teammates and current CCHS class of 2017 in state athletes.
Like they say #CUin17
As for 2018 the offers are Robinson and Jackson of Highlands Ranch and JK Mullen respectively. Transfers from out of State to local schools are Will Rodgers of MI, Noah Elliss of UT and CU OC Chivarinnis via TX and CA as a WR and all attending Valor
The future looks bright in Boulder. Please refer to #GONZOwatchlist throughout the season.

The Ones That Got Away

The Ones That Got Away
The Best Colorado High School Football Players To Go Out-of-State
Monday, February 22, 2016

By Joe Landers

Over the last 25 years, Colorado has lost a number of its best in-state high school football players to out-of-state programs. The intention here is to compile a list of the best who got away. These are Colorado high schoolers who went on to highly productive college or pro careers. On the surface, it’s hard to imagine why one of the equivalent in-state schools couldn’t have kept the player in-state. Going deeper, there are probably very valid reasons in every case as to why the player left the state.

Maybe Calais Campbell was headed to Miami regardless of who offered him. Is it possible that Gary Barnett didn’t want 5’6” Cory Ross and Colorado was the only viable in-state option for Ross at the time? (Ross went on to play for the Ravens.) Maybe the Denney brothers saw no in-state alternative to BYU. (Both went on to play in the NFL.) It could be that Cole Manhart grew two inches and 60 pounds after he got to Kearney. (He was PSq’d by the Raiders in 2015.) I’m guessing McCartney and Bruce felt good enough about their QB options (and their option offenses) that Musgrave never got a sniff in-state.

It’s hard to imagine each of the below future NFLers not making CU, CSU, and Air Force better. There are so many mitigating circumstances that affect every single recruit decision to leave the state and so many reasons every single evaluation by in-state coaching staffs result in them not pursuing an in-state recruit – changing coaching staffs, recruit wants to be somewhere warm, playing time, bigger stage, better alternatives, scheme, the list goes on and on. Is there an equivalent in-state option to Michigan for Carlo Kemp? Only he, his family, and the in-state coaching staffs know if it was ever realistic. Was there a viable in-state alternative for JoJo Domann? Could CU or CSU have done anything to keep Matt Lynch from leaving for UCLA? Did the CU or CSU staffs feel like they had better alternatives to each or did they put their all into keeping this year’s cream of the crop? (For the record, even these three high school greats aren’t on this list because they haven’t done anything in college yet.)

The key assumption with regards to the lists you’ll see below is that each of them could’ve made their in-state equivalent better. It was their choice to leave, the in-state college coaches’ choice to let them walk, or a combination thereof. For example, while he’s a lesser known name, Eaglecrest FS Aaron Swift had a great career at South Dakota from 2010-2014. His in-state equivalent would’ve been Northern Colorado. It’s probably not a stretch to say he would’ve been an upgrade for UNC – Swift led USD in PBUs twice, had a 60-yd pick-six, and started four years in a row (>75% of USD’s games). Thinking of big names, Lamarr Houston’s only in-state options comparable to Texas in 2007 were Colorado State and Colorado – if either could’ve found a way to keep him, he would’ve made both considerably better. Another lesser known name would be Tommy Connors. Like Swift, he never played in the NFL, but he was an outstanding three-year starting SS at Southeastern Louisiana. Northern Colorado was his only in-state comp at the time. Connors led SELa in TFLs, tackles, INTs, and FFs at various points in his career. There’s no question he would’ve made UNC better from 2007-2010.

You’ll see three lists below. The first is of those who have completed their college eligibility and would’ve offered a considerable upgrade for their in-state equivalents. The second is of those who just completed their eligibility this season and concluded an outstanding college career on the field. Lastly, the third is of those who are still in college and based on their on-field production so far, there’s no question they would’ve provided an upgrade at their equivalent P5 school (CU), their equivalent non-P5 I-A school (CSU/AFA), their equivalent I-AA school (UNC), or their equivalent D2 school (Pueblo, Mesa, Adams State, Western, Fort Lewis, Mines). Each list is sorted by their last year of college eligibility.

College Eligibility Completed Before 2016 – Colorado H.S. Football Players

In almost every case on the above list, whether they played at USC or Nebraska-Kearney, the future NFLers on the list would’ve made CU or CSU better. In most cases, even those that didn’t play in the NFL had such great college careers (e.g., Connors, Swift, Preston, Rufran, Theret) that they also would’ve been upgrades for their in-state equivalents.

College Eligibility Completed In 2016 – The Best from Colorado Who Played Out-of-State

The bar is high here. LT Clarke (6’3/295) started four years in a row at tackle for Hawaii. (Starting over 75% of the team’s game qualifies as a year started.) WR McCaffrey (6’2/195) started three of his four years at Duke. DE Yarbrough (6’3/251) not only started three of his four years at Wyoming, but he led the team in sacks all four years, led the team in TFLs three years, led the team in FRs and FFs in 2013, and led the team in QBHs in 2014. To say he has a high motor and is active would be an understatement. DT Sheridan (6’4/280) started his final two years at Montana State, led the team in FFs in 2014, and led the team in QBHs and blocked kicks in 2015. DE Obi (6’3/250) started his two years at Missouri Western State after a CC xfer. CB Brown (6’1/185) started two of his four years at Augustana (SD), lettered all four, led the team in INTs twice, and led the team in PBUs in 2013.

Between I-A, I-AA, and II-A, there are 35 more Colorado high school players who are concluding their athletic eligibility by May 2016. I don’t know if the other 35 started out more highly ranked, but these six clearly stand out based on their on-field productivity in college.

College Eligibility Remaining – The Best from Colorado Playing Out-of-State

The bar is also incredibly high to make this list. OL Skipper (6’10/331) has started at right and left tackle in two of his three seasons at Arkansas. OG Kozan (6’4/300) has started two of his three seasons at Guard for Auburn. Many may scoff at Eastern New Mexico, but WR Johnson (6’5/190) has started three seasons in a row (no redshirt year) and he’s been explosive with TD catches of 70, 73, and 78 yards. RB Christian McCaffrey (6’0/201) needs no introduction. P J.K. Scott (6’5/198) has started two years in a row for Alabama and is widely regarded as one of the top punters in the country. OL Cummings (6’6/314) started most of his RS Fr year in 2014 and all of 2015 at left tackle for Wyoming. RB Paris (5’10/198) has started his first two years in a row at Black Hills State and shown breakaway speed with a 64-yd TD catch. FS Wingard started every game as a true freshman for Wyoming in 2015, led the team in tackles, and made the national FWAA All-Freshman team. There are 227 more former Colorado high school footballers playing at the I-A, I-AA, and II-A levels out-of-state. There may be others who have reached heights similar to what these eight have so far in college. If we’ve missed someone, please let us know.

Conclusion

Part of the issue with keeping recruits in Colorado is limited choices. We’re not Ohio where there are 30 options: eight I-A choices (1 P5, 7 non-P5), two I-AA, nine II-A, and eleven III-A. We’re not California or Florida with seven I-A options and four I-AA options. We’re not North Carolina with six I-A, eight I-AA, and thirteen II-A options. We’re Colorado. One P5 option, two non-P5 I-A options (one of which is Air Force), one I-AA option, and six D2 options – 10 total. See how we compare in terms of in-state options to keep stars in-state.

College Football Schools – By State, Divisions I-A, I-AA, and II-A (FBS, FCS, and D2)

In Colorado, it sure looks like we’re in the same boat as Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oregon, and Utah – two or less (viable) I-A options and very few I-AA/D2 options. I have to believe the sentiments about keeping kids in-state is very similar in those states.

Of the many reasons in-state recruits don’t stay, I would guess that part of it’s that young men want to see different parts of the country and explore beyond Colorado. Some want to be part of the pomp and circumstance in the SEC. Maybe some want to return to a state where they lived as a kid (e.g., Montana). Others might want to see what it’s like to live in California. Regardless of the recruit reasons or the college coach reasons, if you’re pulling for any in-state teams, it’s extremely frustrating to hear stories of great local high school players not even getting a call from CU, CSU, UNC, Pueblo, Mesa, Adams State, Fort Lewis, or Western. (I’d put Air Force and Mines on a different scale due to the rigorous academics and clearly defined career trajectory.)

To see college football wallow in its current state here in Colorado is not easy. To watch the best talent leave means that there’s likely no end in sight any time soon. How can it be cheaper to offer a full ride to some kid from Louisiana compared to a local kid? It seems like the money would go further with local kids, but maybe that’s oversimplifying the finances of building with out-of-state talent. Hopefully, going forward, in-state college coaches will find a way to keep the best Colorado recruits and allow local fans to pull for a local winning team composed of local recruits.

2017 Colorado Football Commitments

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#GONZOwatchlist Jonathan Van Diest 2017 Cherry Creek

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Englewood, CO (Cherry Creek) Weak-Side Defensive End

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2017 Cherry Creek linebacker Jonathan V…ton State offer. – Colorado Hs – Scout-2

VanBEAST may have found a new position of linebacker heading into the 2016 campaign. Thus far its paying dividends as a few more offers have piled up. -Gonzo

The #GONZOwatchlist player has the following offers:

  1. Colorado
  2. Colorado State
  3. Nebraska
  4. Washington State