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.

MVP - Kejuan Coleman is so smooth and fluid in his pass and run drills and it all translates onto the field.  In the drills versus the linebacker he earned the right to be a Camp MVP proving too much for the linebackers. He is a 2015 prospect from Cascase HS (Everett-WA).
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, October 12th, 2014
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Kejuan Coleman Of Cascade High School Update – 2 Minute Drill

Time for another update on one of the outstanding athletes in the Class of 2015.  Kejuan Coleman gained our attention last season after an amazing year and is getting it done again this year.  We caught up More...

Samori Toure of Westview had a huge game against Jesuit last week and is a rising Junior prospect.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Oregon Prep Wide Receiver Watch

We take a look today at 20 of the top wide receivers in the State of Oregon.  With offers being scarce lately it is going to be really interesting to see who grabs an offer out of this group. What can they More...

Cole Chandler is having a terrific season at Silverton High School and playing his best football right now.
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Cole Chandler Looks To Complete Epic Run At Silverton

One of the best Quarterbacks in the West this Class of 2015 is Cole Chandler of Silverton High School.  His film a showcase of mastery of the position.  Under Coach John Mannion, Sean Mannion’s (OSU) More...

Westview is running a style of offense that while risky at times has big rewards.
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, October 4th, 2014
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Westview And Jesuit Go To The Bell In Battle Of Oregon Powers

What a great game we saw over at Cronin Field last night as the #8 Wildcats and their high powered “Ricky Bobby” offense took on the #2 Jesuit Crusaders.  It was a seesaw battle that saw Jesuit More...

Jonathan Boland of Parkrose may be the most dynamic 2 way player in the State of Oregon this year so far.
By Dirk Knudsen On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Surprises Abound In Oregon Talent Pool Through 4 Games – Top Prep Performers

It has been quite a ride so far as the prep football season is 4 games in.  The hot recruits are still hot for the most part but a lot of new names are rising up looking to prove they have what it takes to More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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How Fast Is Ferris High Star Jalen Hicks?

We love Jalen Hicks from Spokane’s Ferris High School.  We met him two Summers ago with his then QB Christian Olson and liked everything about him.  Now a Senior the speedster is having a really nice More...

Isaac Garcia of Bellevue High School has committed to USC!
By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Bellevue’s Isaac Garcia Pulls The Trigger With Trojan Pledge

Bellevue star Defensive End and Tight End Isaac Garcia announced to the world a little while ago that he was committing to the USC Trojans.  The 6’4″- 230 lb talent is only a Junior but he was ready More...

Mustafa Btanch holds a dozen offers or so and all D-1.  Tonight he Committed to Stanford!
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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Bellevue Star Mustafa Branch Offered By Stanford – He Commits!

He is one of the top recruits in all the land and tonight a school he has a high level of interest in moved in on him.  The Stanford Cardinal have offered Mustafa Branch out of Bellevue.  The 6’0″ More...

Court Hammond won an All NWEFC Camp MVP award this past June out of a loaded field of talent.
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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Crescent Valley Talent Court Hammond – 2 Minute Drill

Tonight we check in with a rising talent out of Crescent Valley  High School in Corvallis, Oregon.  Court Hammond came onto the scene last season as a lanky and fast 2 way threat.  The Raiders Tight End / More...

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