SEATTLE - The Scout.com Northwest Hot 100 can now be put to bed for the class of 2008. Spanning five states and one province, there are 27 schools represented, from BCS conferences all the way down to NAIA Division-1. The top-20 didn't change much, but there was a new entry into the top-25, and the Oregon State Beavers had the two biggest risers in the group.
February 8, 2008
SEATTLE - It's that time again. After weeks and weeks of hitting the road in search of the best players in the region, after hours and hours of looking at movies without the benefit of popcorn and junior mints, after too many nights in Best Western hotel rooms than at home...Scout.com is ready to unleash it's revised rankings for the Northwest Hot 100.
June 19, 2007
Derek Tuimauga, ranked No. 38 in the West by Scout.com, currently has offers from Utah and Stanford. He had an offer from Oregon, but the Ducks had to pull it after a junior walk-on earned a scholarship. "They say they still really like me a lot and are still recruiting me," Tuimauga said. "I felt good about the coaches there and just felt comfortable around everybody..."
June 18, 2007
Derek Tuimauga has always wondered about his game, wondered if he had what it took to play at the highest levels. He put it to the test a year ago at the U.S. Army All-American combine and made the All-Combine team...as a sophomore. So when he was offered Monday by a Pac-10 team he thought was out of his reach, he just chalked it up to experience.
May 14, 2007
"I went to junior day last weekend (April 28)," Derek Tuimauga said. "It was great. My parents and I went down on Friday and met up with my cousin, Ruben Willis (linebacker). We all stayed in the same hotel. It was a lot of fun. It's so green there...The next day we took a tour of the campus and facilities. The locker room was just amazing. It was top-notch with Internet connections...
May 8, 2007
You have to start somewhere, so here it is - the Scout.com 2008 Northwest Hot 100. Expect the list to change as we get closer to Signing Day in February, but don't expect any deviations at the top. When it came to picking the top player in the region, it was a no-brainer. It's Kavario Middleton, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound defensive end/tight end prospect from Lakes High School in Lakewood, Wash.
April 20, 2007