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.

This is a typical catch for Mason Elliot and his arm length and hand size are all adding up to big time recruit.
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Westview Trio Represent State’s Best

Three amazing athletes have been rising through the ranks over at Westview High School in NW Portland and it is high time we covered them.  All three of them have been mentioned in various write ups here at More...

Lakota Wills plays big and fast and today Air Force Academy recognized that by making him a full ride offer.
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Richland Bomber Lakota Wills Land Air Force Pledge

We covered a rising Junior out of Richland, Washington 3 months back that came onto our recruiting radar who had wowed us in 2014.  His profile was placed at PremierProspect.com, our partner site, and his page More...

We have been Rashaad Boddie fans since he came to Skyline HS as a Soph.  It took a while for others to buy in but by the end of his Junior season his 6'0" and 220 lb mass was just to good to deny.  Idaho offered and now a Pac 12 school has.
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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NW Football Athletes: New Offers And Commits

An update tonight on a few kids we have been tracking the last year or so.  They are finally landing some offers and attention that we had stipulated they would or should and it is great to see these guys get More...

Trevor Jensen of Auburn Mountainview was a top performer at the NW Stars Camp.
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Trevor Jensen Of Auburn Mountainview Gains Interest

Trevor Jensen is a 6’2″ – 220 lb speedster and when he lines up on the Defensive End spot he shines.  QB’s got used to the hard crashing fast mover pressuring and coming down on them More...

Darien Williams was as good of a cover corner as we have seen in this Class of 2016.
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Darien Williams Of Lincoln High School Convincing Everyone

Darien Williams was one star athlete I had not seen live before the NW Stars Camp.  The Lincoln High (Tacoma, WA) corner back is 6’1″ – 190 lbs and has all the attributes you want in a big More...

Gavin Crow of Kamiakin High in Kennewick, Washington is a big time talent at the Safety Position and he plays running back as well.
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Kamiakin High Star Gavin Crow Ready For The Big Show

Another review we have done from the camp last month is that of Kamiakin High School Junior Gavin Crow.  This 6’1″- 195 lb fast moving safety is special folks.  In drills and 1 on 1 battles at More...

Adam Mydland
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Adam Mydland Of Nooksack Valley Reflects On Season & Future

He was a little banged up at the NW Stars Camp but Adam Mydland, linebacker from Nooksack Valley HS in Washington, came in and made his presence known.  The 6’2.5″ and 240 lb freight train was a More...

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
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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
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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...

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