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.

#22 Cameron Scarlett just out ran the Jesuit Crusaders  to help his Rams win it all and go a perfect 14-0 this year
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Oregon And SW Washington’s Hottest Football Recruits So Far

As our prospect lists continue to grow we have recently released our best Quarterbacks for 2015, the best Linemen for 2015, and our Premier Prospects watch lists.  As kickoff draws near this Friday we were More...

Trey Adams of Wenathcee HS is a 6'7" - 285 lb stud!  Future UW Husky! One of many such kids on our list this season!
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Meet 50 of the Best NW Prep Football Linemen For 2015

Here at NWPR we are always promoting the best kids in the Region.  We do that by watching the regions best football players both on and off season and providing analysis to colleges and our readership of those More...

Rahmel Dockery (RT) and Cornelius Edison (Middle) are both team mates from Curtis High in Washington and battles today as the Beavers beat the PSU Viks 29-14~
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, August 30th, 2014

NW Prep Football Alumni Light Up Saturday Football

Just a fun night watching scores come in here in the NW and catching some NW Prep Football Alumni of NWPR and NW Prep Football making waves for their teams.  There are so many great kids that have moved on More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Top NW Prep QBs For 2015 Listed

As the season kicks off we begin a brand new release of our latest lists of the best prospects in the Northwest.  It has been a long hot Summer and a lot of changes and movement have happened with the bets More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Bellevue Football Takes National Stage Carrying NW Football Brand Into 2014

If you have seen the movie When The Game Stands Tall you will know that a pivotal moment that helps set the stage for that movie is when DeLasalle of California, riding a 151 game winning streak, came to Washington More...

Landon Floyd has been working like no other and is dedicated.  This folks is a student athlete to watch!
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Tigard Loaded With Talent – Landon Floyd Break Down

You know the season is at hand.  In Oregon this week will wrap up pre-season preparations and some teams will head to jamborees under the new OSAA Rules that prohibit what has become known as Zero week.   More...

Matt Philichi is one of the top kickers in the US for distance and accuracy.  The Bellarmine Prep Lion landed his first offer this past week!
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Matt Philichi Breaks Through With Offer

Kickers get no love.  Repeat it.  Kickers get no love. That is something we have learned over the years.  The guys who are in on about 30% of all plays in the game of football and control moments where teams More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Keynan Foster On The FAST Path to 2015 – 2 Minute Drill

It’s time to have a look at yet another Top Athlete in the Pacific NW Recruiting Class for 2015 and this time we look North a ways up I-5 to Henry Jackson High School where talent is always to be found. More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Nathan Hawthorne of Columbia River A Serious 2-Way Threat

Turning our attention now to some of the lesser known kids in contention for collegiate interest we focus on Vancouver, Washington where a number of studs are battling it out to get their names known.  Nathan More...

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