Dirk Knudsen

Dirk is a lifelong resident of the Pacific NW; athlete and Merit scholar. He runs camps, clinics, and has been a sports writer and analyst for nearly a decade now; mostly with Rivals.com as the editor of OregonPreps and WashingtonPreps.com. Dirk is the founder of NWPR & BrainChampions.org; a charity for injured athletes suffering from Brain Trauma / Concussion. He is a father of three and married.

Justus Rogers has an offer from WSU and led one of the Nation's Top teams all the way to the finals again in 2014.
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Justus Rogers & Gresch Jensen Shine As Top 2016 QB Prospects

To say there are a lot of Quarterbacks coming out of the NW is an understatement.  There are a lot of “Damn Good Quarterbacks” coming out of High Schools all over the NW.  The region is ripe with More...

Korbin Sorensen - 2016 Kamiakin - 6'5"- 265 lbs - First Team O'Line
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

NW Stars Camp Linemen 1-1 Caught On Video

We found some really solid linemen on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball at the NW Stars Camp a week or so ago and felt like it was time to get after the film and see what we had.  Here are the More...

One young gun with some real speed and nasty moves that rose up at the NW Stars Camp was 2017 recruit Connor Wedington of Sumner HS; Catch his film here.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, February 27th, 2015

NW Stars Camp Session 3 Video Rewind

Session 3 at the NW Stars Camp was a very successful segment of the camp.  Almost 200 underclassmen of all skill levels showed up to get a work out in and compete in front of the Coaches and media in attendance. More...

Square NW Stars
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

NW Stars Camp Video Rewind – Session 3

In Session 3 of the NW Stars Camp we saw the biggest group of the day as almost 200 underclassmen came to be seen by the collegiate coaching staffs and the analysts in attendance. To say there was a lot of talent More...

By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

NW Stars Session 2 O’line & D’Line Award Winners

Session 2 at the NW Stars Camp in 2015 was a mix of Seniors and Underclassmen at the Offensive and Defensive Line Positions.  As camp began and the head shot were being done it was clear that some size and More...

By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, February 23rd, 2015


What a day it was this past Sunday up at Interlake High School in Washington as the NW Stars Camp made a statement for a second year in a row.  Last season the camp was held in Hillsboro, Oregon and featured More...

between 250 and 300 football prospects are expected at the NWStarsCamp February 22nd at Interlake HIgh School in Bellevue, Washington.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, February 13th, 2015

NW STARS CAMP 9 Days Out – Preview

NW Stars Camp, presented by Northwest Elite Index and NW Prep Report, is 9 days from takeoff at Interlake HS in Bellevue, Wash., on February 22nd… The NW Stars Camp comes to Interlake HS in Bellevue (Wash.) More...

These young men are among those who have changed the game for me; some injured and some gone we support them all.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, February 13th, 2015

NFHS Releases New Rules To Make Game Safer

In a not so surprising move today the National Federation of High Schools – (NFHS) added additional rules and language to the High School Football rules for 2015.  Of not are further clarifications and More...

Jared Goldwire D1 Recruit
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Jared Goldwire A Top Level Recruit

Three years ago I went to watch a basketball game up at Auburn Mountainview High School in Washington.  It was a showcase event of sorts and during the process of tracking the teams and stars and all of that More...

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