Recruiting Insider: Woodbridge

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Centreville, Lake Braddock represented well on VHSL all-state football team

FOOTBALL | Six from state champ Centreville earn Virginia High School League all-state nods, along with three from Lake Braddock.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax, Hylton, Lake Braddock, South County, T.C. Williams, West Potomac, westfield, Woodbridge, Yorktown

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 07:39 AM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Da’Shawn Hand signs with Alabama

The nation’s top recruit, according to, officially joins the Crimson Tide’s college football powerhouse -- but only after a brief paperwork snafu.

By Joey LoMonaco and Brandon Parker  |  07:39 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Signing Day, Woodbridge

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 09:10 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 12:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Woodbridge DE Da’Shawn Hand commits to Alabama

Woodbridge defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, considered the nation’s top-ranked recruit, picks Alabama over Michigan and Florida in a Thursday ceremony.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Woodbridge

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Live video: Da’Shawn Hand’s college announcement

Woodbridge defensive end Da’Shawn Hand will make his college decision public at a pep rally at the high school on Thursday, his 18th birthday. The decision will be streamed live on

By Washington Post Staff  |  11:29 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  da'shawn hand, First and 17, Football, Woodbridge

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 09/17/2013

What it feels like to get body-slammed and end up on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays

Osbourn Park running back Josh Hayes, who ended up on SportsCenter after being body-slammed by DaShawn Hand, recalls the play.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:39 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Osbourn Park, Woodbridge

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/12/2013

First and 17: Woodbridge's Da'Shawn Hand to be featured in all-access Post video series

Coveted Woodbridge recruit Da'Shawn Hand is the subject of a unique, all-access Post video series focusing on the upcoming football season, his impending decision and his senior year of high school.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First and 17, Football, Woodbridge

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Woodbridge DL Da'Shawn Hand to commit on Nov. 14

The nation's top defensive lineman announces he will choose between Alabama, Florida and Michigan on Nov. 14.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:22 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Woodbridge

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 03:23 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Da'Shawn Hand down to three: Alabama, Florida, Michigan

Woodbridge junior DL Da'Shawn Hand, considered the top recruit nationally in the Class of 2014, has whittled his top five to three.

By Preston Williams  |  03:23 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  da'shawn hand, Football, Woodbridge

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