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.

Cameron Scarlett Main
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015


It’s time for National Letter Of Intent Day also known as Signing Day.  Tomorrow most of the Region’s best will be signing a letter and sending it in to the school of their choice binding them to More...

Jace Malek West Valley
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

West Valley HS Star Jace Malek Needs Our Help

Today as the editor I want to bring to our readers attention one of our own NW Prep Sports Family that is in great need of help.  West Valley High School (WA) star athlete Jace Malek.  The total student athlete More...

Square NW Stars
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

College Coaches To Evaluate Prospects At NW STARS CAMP FEB 22 In Bellevue

UPDATE! NW STARS CAMP HAS BEEN MOVED TO SUNDAY FEB 22nd -2015 - TO ALLOW ALL ATHLETES COMPETING IN THE NWEFC 7 ON 7 To Compete in the Finals on FEB 21st-  Hope To See You Out At NW Stars Camp. www.NWSTARSCAMP.com In More...

Adam Mydland of  Nooksack Valley is playing for Team USA today as they take on The World Team.
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Adam Mydland Last Recruit To Play From NW

Football fans-  the Super Bowl is not the only game left this season.  No sir- this Morning at 8:00 AM on ESPN 3 our very own NW product Adam Mydland of Nooksack Valley HS (WA) is going to start to Team USA More...

These two Polynesian Boys form Oregon are heading to NAVY where we expect big things!  TJ Salu (left) form Central Catholic and Pepe Tanuvasa from Tigard are ready to sign!
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Recruits Land Offers & Make Pledges This Week

It was another pretty busy week here in the Pacific NW for Seniors and Juniors looking to move into college and play football.  National Letter of Intent Day is coming up and with it a lot of athletes will More...

Mason Bradley at 6'4"- and 240 lbs is an exciting prospect to watch.  Fresno State is getting a great recruit here!
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Mason Bradley Lands Late Fresno State Offer & Commits

The Archbishop Murphy Wildcats are home to some serious football talent every year.  This past couple of years we have been monitoring and covering big man Mason Bradley.  The 6’4″- 245 lb Senior More...

erik glueck 1
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

2016 Linebacker Erik Glueck A Prototype

Erik Glueck of Bellarmine Prep High School is on his way to the Top of the linebackers group for the 2016 Class out West.  The 6’3″- 230 lb middle linebacker had a dominating Junior season and helped More...

Jordamn Happle 2016 Jesuit High School Recruit
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Jesuit’s Jordan Happle Talks Recruting

Another young star we caught up with at the recent BFA Camp was Jesuit High School 2-way phenom Jordan Happle.  The 6’1″- 180 lb Junior was watching from the sidelines still healing up from a broken More...

Mason Manning
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Washington Trio Commit To Schools Today

National Letter of Intent (signing day) is closing in and a few more of the best of the Evergreen State were in touch with us and on the social media radar making their pledges.  We have covered all three of More...

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