Recruiting Insider: Friendship Collegiate


Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Area football standouts shine at Rivals Camp Series in D.C.

A strong contingent of area football standouts showed their talent at the Rivals Camp Series at St. John’s on Sunday.

By Tariq Lee  |  08:49 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Damascus, Eleanor Roosevelt, Friendship Collegiate, Gonzaga, Hylton, Letters of Interest, Quince Orchard

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014

NCAA Tournament: Rashad Whack, BeeJay Anya lead D.C. area players into First Four

Mount St. Mary’s and N.C. State, which both earned a spot in the NCAA tournament’s First Four, feature eight combined players from the D.C. area.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Friendship Collegiate, Gonzaga, McNamara, Potomac (Va.), Potomac Falls, St. John's

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Friendship Collegiate OL Quarvez Boulware adds offers

Friendship Collegiate junior lineman Quarvez Boulware picked up offers from Auburn, Iowa and Mississippi State in recent weeks, adding to a long list.

By Roman Stubbs  |  08:56 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friendship Collegiate

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 02:35 PM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day: Florida’s Jalen Tabor returns as 18 Friendship Collegiate players sign

Florida’s Jalen Tabor returned for Friendship Collegiate’s ceremony, which celebrated another 18 signees this year.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: M.J. Stewart adjusts early at North Carolina

DBs M.J. Stewart, D’Andre Payne and Jalen Tabor are among the area recruits who elected to enroll early at their respective schools.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friendship Collegiate, H.D. Woodson, National Signing Day, Yorktown

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 10:20 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Friendship DB Dae Juan Funderburk set to choose between West Virginia, Miami

DB Dae Juan Funderburk will become third Friendship defensive back to commit in the past month.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:20 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate, Letters of Interest

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Jalen Tabor to Florida: Friendship Collegiate DB flips commitment from Arizona

A week after pledging to Arizona, Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor pulls another surprise by switching his commitment to Florida on Thursday.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor commits to Arizona

After months of suspense, Friendship Collegiate All-Met defensive back Jalen Tabor chooses Arizona over Alabama.

By Roman Stubbs  |  06:04 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor set to make college decision

Friendship Collegiate senior defensive back Jalen Tabor is expected to choose between Alabama and Arizona during Thursday’s Under Armour All-America Game.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 12/31/2013

Da’Shawn Hand, Jalen Tabor among local stars at Under Armour All-America Game

Da’Shawn Hand, Jalen Tabor, Damian Prince, Sam Mustipher and Will Ulmer are in Florida for Thursday’s Under Armour All-America game.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:10 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate, Good Counsel, McNamara, St. John's, Woodbridge

Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Friendship Collegiate DB Ashton White commits to Virginia Tech

Talented Friendship Collegiate junior cornerback Ashton White choses the Hokies over offers from Ohio State and Maryland.

By Roman Stubbs  |  08:25 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Friendship Collegiate OL Richard Merritt gaining heavy interest

Hoping to be next in the long line of great Friendship Collegiate linemen, sophomore Richard Merritt is quickly improving his recruiting stock.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:14 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor earns Under Armour All-America Game jersey, lines up visits

Friendship Collegiate standout DB Jalen Tabor is set for visits to Maryland and Alabama, before announcing his decision at the Jan. 2 Under Armour All-America Game.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:50 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Friendship Collegiate’s Quarvez Boulware earn combine invite, still high on Maryland, Florida State

Friendship lineman Quarvez Boulware, who was invited to Under Armour All-American Bowl combine earlier this week, remains intrigued by Terps and Noles.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Friendship Collegiate’s Jalen Tabor learns to play the waiting game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With back-to-back bye weeks and an impeding college decision, Friendship Collegiate cornerback Jalen Tabor remains patient.

By Roman Stubbs  |  08:56 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate, Letters of Interest

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

Lee RB Michael Jolly, Hayfield QB Ellis Knudson commit to FCS football programs

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Lee running back Michael Jolly commits to Monmouth while Hayfield quarterback Ellis Knudson will play for Towson at the next level.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football, Friendship Collegiate, Gonzaga, Hayfield, Langley, Lee, Potomac Falls, Volleyball, West Potomac

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 09/02/2013

Friendship Collegiate’s Dae Juan Funderburk excited to be back ‘on the market’

After de-committing from Temple, Friendship safety Dae Juan Funderburk is considering Maryland, Arizona West Virginia and Wisconsin, among others.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:54 PM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

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 11:32 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Top five matchups of 2013 D.C. high school football season

Restructuring of DCIAA aims to change parity, but clashes between traditional powers headline 2013 schedule.

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:32 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anacostia, Dunbar, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy, H.D. Woodson, Wilson

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Friendship Collegiate's Daejuan Funderburk sets sights on stardom at Temple

After turning down offers from a long list of high-level schools, Friendship Collegiate safety Daejuan Funderburk vows to help turn Temple 'elite.'

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Marquel Dickerson of North Point has two scholarship offers and hopes for more

North Point rising senior Marquel Dickerson has been busy this summer and hopes to add more scholarship offers.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:34 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate, North Point

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Friendship Collegiate RB Jonathan Haden can breathe easy after committing to Arizona

After a lengthy recruiting process, heralded Friendship Collegiate junior running back Jonathan Haden has found the right fit with Arizona.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:26 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Marquese Meadow, Friendship Collegiate DT, picks up recruiting traction

Driven to become the latest recruiting gem at Friendship Collegiate, defensive tackle Marquese Meadow receives first offers from Akron and Eastern Michigan.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:57 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Woodbridge's Da'Shawn Hand ranked fourth in ESPN150

Woodbridge defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, Friendship's Jalen Tabor and McNamara's Damien Prince among five area recruits listed in new ESPN football rankings.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bishop McNamara, Football, Friendship Collegiate, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock, Woodbridge

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 04/15/2013

DeMatha's Chris Jones, Cameron Phillips take in spring games

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Stags wide receiver Cameron Phillips watched the Maryland spring game while fellow junior wideout Chris Jones attended the South Carolina exhibition.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:54 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chantilly, DeMatha, Football, Friendship Collegiate, Lacrosse, Madison, Magruder, North County, Rockville, Rowing, Sherwood, Soccer, Softball, T.C. Williams, track, West Potomac

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Friendship Collegiate safety Daejuan Funderburk prepares for elite combine in Richmond, waits for more offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Friendship Collegiate safety Daejuan Funderburk has been invited to elite combines this spring, but is still hungry to gain more attention on the recruiting front.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Friendship Collegiate DB D'Andre Payne commits to Tennessee

After considering over 30 offers, Friendship Collegiate cornerback D'Andre Payne wants to join the Volunteers "movement."

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/01/2013

For Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor, Florida tops list

Friendship Collegiate DB Jalen Tabor has nearly 30 offers, but Florida is currently at the top of the list.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Friendship Collegiate PG Byron Ashe commits to Mount St. Mary's

After a late recruiting move, Mount St. Mary's is the "perfect" fit for Friendship Collegiate's point guard Byron Ashe.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Friendship Collegiate's D'Andre Payne visits Tennessee, embraces hoopla

LETTERS OF INTEREST | All-Met DB D'Andre Payne takes his first unofficial visit to Tennessee and watches his national profile conitnue to rise.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, college football recruiting, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Friendship Collegiate's Daejuan Funderburk nets offers from Wisconsin, West Virginia and Kentucky

Friendship Collegiate safety Daejuan Funderburk is just the latest defensive back in the Knights' secondary to earn major recruiting interest this winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona football, Bergen Catholic football, D'Amdre Payne, DaeJuan Funderburk, Florida State football, Football, football recruiting, Friendship Collegiate Academy, Jabrill Peppers, Jalen Tabor, Kentucky football, Paramus Catholic football, West Vriginia football, Wisconsin football

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Friendship Collegiate designing football schedule on a national scale

Friendship Collegiate Coach Aazar Abdul-Rahim hopes a national-minded schedule will help the program reach new heights in 2013.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aazaar Abdul-Rahim, Atlantic High School football, Bergen Catholic, Bishop Gorman, Brooklyn's Poly Prep Country Day, Don Bosco, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy, high school football, Manatee football, Paramus Catholic

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Friendship Collegiate's D'Andre Payne collects offers from Tennessee, Wisconsin

D'Andre Payne is faced with new surroundings after transferring from H.D. Woodson to Friendship Collegiate this winter. He has over 30 scholarship offers.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:13 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D'Andre Payne, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy