2010 Position Review: Tight Ends

Last season, the tight end position at the JC level was loaded with talented players. Most fit into the 21st Century mold - athletic enough to fit into a spread system - but there are still some that bring a physical presence to the field, able to block and be like a sixth offensive lineman on the field. Here's a look at where the top prospects ended up and how they fit into their new environs...
March 15, 2011

Things open back up for Rabe

Over the past two years, one of the top receiving tight ends in the country has been Ellsworth's John Rabe (6-4, 245). He put up solid numbers as a freshman in 2009 and, because of that productivity, he got some early attention from Northern Illinois and committed to them during the summer. However, with head coach Jerry Kill heading to Minnesota he's opened things back up...
December 14, 2010

Ellsworth's Rabe ends the recruiting process

He was one of the top returning targets on one of the most explosive JUCO offenses in the country and Ellsworth TE John Rabe (6-4, 245) had a handful of schools showing him interest, but one MAC school decided to pony up an offer and after thinking about things, the talented prospect decided he'd heard enough and committed to them...
July 30, 2010

Rabe talks about unofficial to MAC school

Ellsworth TE John Rabe (6-4, 245) thought he might be close to getting an offer from one MAC school earlier this spring, but things didn't pan out the way he'd hoped. However, that hasn't deterred the talented JUCO prospect and recently he updated JCFootball.com on recruiting and some unofficial visits he's either taken or plans to take this summer...
June 15, 2010

Several schools eye Ellsworth's Rabe

Ellsworth lit up the scoreboard last season behind a dynamic passing game and one player who played a part in that is TE John Rabe (6-4, 245). The talented tight end can split out or play on the end of the line and because of that versatility, four-year schools have already made the effort to come and watch spring practice to get a look at him...
May 5, 2010