Recruiting Insider: Briar Woods


Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Briar Woods OLB Dominic Moore remains patient in recruiting process

Briar Woods outside linebacker Dominic Moore is bulking up as he awaits his first offer after a standout junior season.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Briar Woods WR Brandon Polk orally commits to Penn State

Briar Woods wide receiver Brandon Polk becomes third Falcons player to commit to a Big Ten school in the last two seasons.

By Tariq Lee  |  08:40 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Letters of Interest

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Briar Woods sends eight girls’ soccer players to college

GIRLS’ SOCCER | A core of seniors proved key in the Falcons’ run to the girls’ soccer state title game last spring.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:15 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 02/13/2014

For Briar Woods WR Brandon Polk, staying healthy is key in 2014

After an injury-plagued 2013, Briar Woods speedster Brandon Polk knows his health will be the key to reaching his full potential for the Falcons in 2014.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:51 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Letters of Interest

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Briar Woods, Woodgrove represented well on VHSL all-state football teams

FOOTBALL | Briar Woods nets an area-high five players on the Virginia High School League’s all-state teams while Woodgrove gets a pair of players on the 4A list.

By Tariq Lee  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Falls Church, Loudoun Valley, Woodgrove

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/07/2014

McNamara’s Ramar Williams, Wootton’s Trevon Diggs to compete in International Bowl

Several local players, including Wootton WR Trevon Diggs and McNamara QB Ramar Williams, will take part in six games pitting USA Football versus Team Canada in Texas this weekend.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis Area Christian, Bishop Ireton, Briar Woods, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Herndon, McKinley Tech, McNamara, O'Connell, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends, Wootton

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/06/2014

An early look at several names to remember in the Class of 2016

The class of 2016 has several standouts early in Jauan Williams (Carroll) and Kyree Campbell (Freedom-Woodbridge).

By Tariq Lee  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Carroll, DeMatha, Freedom-Woodbridge, Friendship Collegiate, Letters of Interest, Spalding, Wootton

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day: A look ahead to Tim Settle, Adam McLean and the top Class of 2015 recruits

With National Signing Day wrapping up, here’s a look at a deep and talented Class of 2015, led by linemen Tim Settle (Stonewall Jackson), Adam McLean (Quince Orchard) and Richie Petitbon (Gonzaga).

By Tariq Lee  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Broad Run, Bullis, Centreville, Damascus, DeMatha, Dominion, Eleanor Roosevelt, Friendship Collegiate, Gaithersburg, Gonzaga, H.D. Woodson, Hylton, Lake Braddock, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Stone Bridge, Stonewall Jackson

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Penn State picks up area quartet

Penn State picks up quartet of area recruits in QB Trace McSorley, RBs Nick Scott and Mark Allen and DB Marcus Allen.

By Tariq Lee  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, DeMatha, Fairfax, National Signing Day, Wise

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Trace McSorley signs with Penn State

After a whirlwind recruiting process, All-Met Trace McSorley makes it official with the Nittany Lions.

By Tariq Lee  |  07:35 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, National Signing Day

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/04/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Damian Prince, Caleb Henderson highlight area players expected to sign

PREVIEW | Dozens of the area’s top football stars will sign National Letters-of-Intent Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the big names set to make it official.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Bullis, Carroll, DeMatha, Fairfax, Friendly, Friendship Collegiate, Gaithersburg, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock, McNamara, Meade, National Signing Day, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Spalding, St. John's, Suitland, Wise, Woodbridge, Yorktown

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Former Briar Woods RB Cory Colder takes prep school route to East Tennessee State

Former Briar Woods standout running back Cory Colder uses a stint at prep school to land at East Tennessee State.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:23 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, football recruiting

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Briar Woods WR Melvin Holland Jr. commits to Minnesota for ‘family feeling’

After a rapid rise up college recruiting rankings, Briar Woods standout senior wide receiver Melvin Holland Jr. commits to Minnesota.

By Tariq Lee  |  10:25 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Briar Woods QB Trace McSorley switches commitment to Penn State

All-Met Briar Woods quarterback Trace McSorley de-commits from Vanderbilt to follow former Commodores Coach James Franklin to Penn State.

By Tariq Lee  |  05:17 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Briar Woods QB Trace McSorley left in limbo with Vanderbilt coaching vacancy

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Briar Woods quarterback Trace McSorley is playing the waiting game with the Vanderbilt head coaching vacancy.

By Tariq Lee  |  08:58 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Letters of Interest

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Briar Woods OL Jared Coker switches commitment from Bowling Green to Richmond

FOOTBALL | Briar Woods lineman Jared Coker stays closer to home by switching his commitment from Bowling Green to Richmond.

By Tariq Lee  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Chesapeake Bowl serves as final high school football experience for area’s best

Fourth annual senior bowl game features 18 area football standouts and top talents from the East Coast.

By Tariq Lee  |  01:03 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, DeMatha, Football, Friendly, Gonzaga, Letters of Interest, O'Connell, Patriot

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Briar Woods WR Melvin Holland Jr. adds recruiting interest after standout postseason

Recruting interest has picked up considerably for Briar Woods standout wide receiver Melvin Holland Jr. after a highlight-filled postseason.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Melvin Holland Jr.’s durability key to another Briar Woods title run

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Melvin Holland Jr. has been the epitome of durability as Briar Woods begins its hunt for a fourth straight state championship.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Letters of Interest

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Football rankings rollout: Nos. 9-6

Friendship Collegiate, River Hill, Briar Woods and Wise, all state champions a year ago, return as preseason top 10 teams in the Post's latest rankings rollout.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:28 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Friendship Collegiate, River Hill, Wise

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Camp Countdown: Briar Woods Falcons

CAMP COUNTDOWN | Riding a run of three straight state championships, Briar Woods aims to carry that success up to a larger classification this fall.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:11 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Briar Woods QB Trace McSorley commits to Vanderbilt

Briar Woods' rising senior quarterback Trace McSorley choses the Commodores over Boston College and Wake Forest.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Top 10 matchups of 2013 Virginia high school football season

Get the lowdown on 10 of the best matchups for the upcoming football season.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:11 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Battlefield, Briar Woods, Broad Run, Centreville, Chantilly, Football, Hylton, Lake Braddock, Potomac, Robinson, Stone Bridge, Stonewall Jackson, Tuscarora (Va.), westfield, Woodbridge, Woodgrove, Yorktown

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Friendly's Alameen Murphy gives oral commitment to Stanford

Friendly rising senior Alameen Murphy orally committed to Stanford after seeking advice from former Briar Woods All-Met Alex Carter.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Friendly

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Briar Woods OL Jared Coker commits to Bowling Green

A junior offensive lineman known for his physical play in the trenches for three-time state champion Briar Woods, Jared Coker has settled on Bowling Green.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:26 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Loudoun Valley's Josh Grimard signs to play Division II basketball

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loudoun Valley senior combo forward Josh Grimard will take his basketball talents to the West Virginia D-II school next season.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Bullis, Chantilly, Football, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Loudoun Valley, Madison, Maret, Stone Bridge, W.T. Woodson, westfield

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Robinson's Joe Wilson visits Maryland, Trace McSorley gets offer from U-Conn.

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Robinson junior tailback Joe Wilson took his first unofficial visit to Maryland while Trace McSorley reeled in an offer from U-Conn.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, North Point, Robinson, Stone Bridge

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Briar Woods QB Trace McSorley adds offers from Vanderbilt, Old Dominion

Briar Woods junior QB Trace McSorley is becoming a hot commodity on the recruiting trail, picking up three more offers in the past week.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Briar Woods OL Jared Coker, WR Brandon Polk earn football offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jared Coker and Brandon Polk recently received offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Va. Tech, adding to the list of big-time colleges interested in Falcon football players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Centennial, Football, Forest Park, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Lanham Christian, Largo, Maret, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist, South County, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Briar Woods TE Cam Serigne commits to Wake Forest

The Briar Woods junior tight end, the Falcons’ leading receiver a year ago, expects to play H-back for the Demon Deacons.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Briar Woods LB Matt Rolin lands first offer from Boston College

Junior Matt Rolin gets a scholarship offer from Boston College, the first of what could be many for a player who has drawn other ACC interest.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:01 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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