April 24, 2018

No. 1 DeMatha plays Bishop Gorman tonight on ESPNU. Here are players to watch for

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The high school football season, for Maryland at least, kicks off tonight when No. 1 DeMatha spars with Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, the second-ranked team nationally by MaxPreps. You can watch the game live on ESPNU at 9 p.m.

Both teams are ranked in the top 25 nationally, with DeMatha checking in at No. 13. This is must-watch football, as Division I players will be all your T.V. set. Below we list all the recruits you need to keep tabs on in tonight’s heavyweight bout.

Star total: DeMatha 38, Bishop Gorman 37

Editor’s Note: Recruiting information taken from 247sports


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No. 10 Palaie Gaoteote (Sr.) — 5-star inside linebacker, committed to USC (6-foot-2, 235 pounds)

No. 14 Dorian Thompson-Robinson (Sr.) — 4-star dual-threat quarterback, committed to UCLA (6-foot-2, 195 pounds)

No. 9 Brevin Jordan (Sr.) — 4-star tight end, committed to Miami (6-foot-3, 250 pounds)

No. 88 Falcon Kaumatule (Jr.) — 4-star defensive end, three college offers (6-foot-8, 245 pounds)

No. 75 Jacob Isaia (Sr.) — 3-star offensive guard, holder of 25 college offers (6-foot-3, 280 pounds)

No. 3 Jalen Nailor (Sr.) — 3-star wide receiver, committed to Arizona State (5-foot-11, 170 pounds)

No. 8 Adam Plant (Sr.) — 3-star weak-side defensive end; four college offers, including Penn State (6-foot-6, 260 pounds)

No. 71 Beau Taylor (Jr.) — 3-star offensive tackle, three college offers (6-foot-4, 274 pounds)

No. 2 Jimmy Telles (Sr.) — 2-star cornerback (5-foot-10, 151 pounds)

No. 4 Cedric Tillman (Sr.) — 2-star wide receiver, offer from UNLV (6-foot-2, 190 pounds)

No. 32 Jojuan Claiborne (Sr.) — 2-star strong safety (5-foot-11, 160 pounds)

No. 30 Jeffrey Ulofoshio (Sr.) — 2-star outside linebacker, two college offers (6-foot-2, 230 pounds)

No. 6 Ikaika Ragsdale (So.) — unrated running back; three college offers, including Arizona and Oregon (6-foot, 195 pounds)

Ma’a Gaoteote (Fr.) — unrated outside linebacker, offer from Ole Miss


No. 6 MarShawn Lloyd (So.) — 5-star running back; four college offers, including Maryland and Virginia Tech (5-foot-10, 210 pounds)

No. 79 Austin Fontaine (Sr.) — 4-star defensive tackle, committed to Maryland (6-foot-2, 315 pounds)

No. 52 Evan Gregory (Sr.) — 4-star offensive guard, committed to Maryland (6-foot-4, 285 pounds)

No. 2 DeMarcco Hellams (Jr.) — 4-star wide receiver; 19 college offers, including Clemson, Maryland, Michigan and Penn State (6-foot-2, 215 pounds)

No. 3 John Morgan (Sr.) — 3-star weak-side defensive end, committed to Pittsburgh (6-foot-2, 236 pounds)

No. 1 Judson Tallandier (Sr.) — 3-star cornerback, committed to Pittsburgh (6-foot-2, 180 pounds)

No. 54 Jalen Brown (Sr.) — 3-star defensive tackle, offer from Rutgers (6-foot, 285 pounds)

No. 8 Naim Muhammad (Sr.) — 3-star cornerback, offer from Purdue (5-foot-11, 187 pounds)

No. 20 Nick Cross (Jr.) — 3-star safety; five college offers, including Maryland (6-foot-1, 203 pounds)

No. 76 Andrew Allmond (Jr.) — 3-star offensive tackle, interest from Maryland and Penn State (6-foot-6, 320 pounds)

No. 11 Jermaine Johnson (Jr.) — 3-star cornerback; three college offers, including Maryland (5-foot-10, 162 pounds)

No. 14 Ty Lenhart (Sr.) — unrated quarterback, two college offers and interest from Indiana (6-foot-3, 203 pounds)

No. 30 Anthony Toro (Sr.) — unrated tight end / inside linebacker, four college offers (6-foot-3, 230 pounds)

No. 9 Anthony Hill (Sr.) — unrated outside linebacker, interest from West Virginia (6-foot-2, 240 pounds)

About Kyle McFadden 416 Articles
Kyle McFadden is a graduate from Linganore High School's Class of 2014, a sports junkie and general news-hound. He got his start as a sports writer in January 2014 for Linganore's student-run newspaper The Lance, where he wrote 13 articles. McFadden then launched his own blog in October 2014 called The Beltway Dispatch covering collegiate, local high school and professional sports. Formally known as The Beltway Dispatch, McFadden and Evan Engelhard merged respective platforms in June 2015 to make what is now Maryland Sports Access. With baseball, basketball and golf experience, McFadden brings ample knowledge to the helm of MSA. McFadden covers a wide variety of sports in football, baseball, basketball, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer and specializes in the collegiate and high school levels. McFadden volunteers his time at Damascus Road Community Church -- serving as a mentor to the youth, basketball coach at the varsity and junior varsity levels, and leads a small group of high school sophomores every Wednesday night. Although he's only been around journalism since January 2014, he's a high school sports reporter for The Baltimore Sun and freelancer for The Frederick News-Post. McFadden's work has also appeared in DMV newspapers The Aegis, The Capital Gazette, The Daily Times (Delmarva Now), The Hometown Observer, Howard County Times, Germantown Pulse and The Towson Times. He's also won two Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism awards and has appeared on The Best of SNO, which showcases top student work of high school and college journalists. McFadden currently studies at Frederick Community College and plans to transfer to the University of Maryland in the fall of 2018 to work on a bachelor's degree in journalism with aspirations to be a national college basketball writer.
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