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.

Mustafa Branch is one tough customer and a bruising athlete.  Bellevue has another 2 way star this year in this kid.
By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Mustafa Branch Shows Star Talent And Schools Respond With Offers

If you have not heard of Mustafa Branch you will.  The Bellevue  Wolverine will really power up the team in 2015 and is riding a wave of recent offers that are a pure reflection on his incredible talent.  In More...

Riley Griffiths AKA Chalres Kaznyk gets it done on the football field.
By Dirk Knudsen On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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From The Big Screen To The Big Field Skyline’s Riley Griffiths Shows Up Big

There is no doubt in my mind that there are a lot of similarities to making a hit Box Office movie and building a power house football team.    Having not thought about that much before it is something that More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Riverview QB Might Be Sleeper Star And Best 2015 QB

The NW Quarterback Class of 2015 is so loaded that it is going to be just insane to see where all these kids might go.   But could a small school kid from the Eastern part of the Evergreen State be one of the More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Southridge Lockdown Corner Derek Parnell A Top Recruit

One of the kids that had a big impact last year as a Junior is already making his presence known in the off season and riding on the wave of attention he generated in 2013 giving fits to every single receiver More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Lakeridge Gunner Eric Dungey Lands Montana State Offer

Montana State was hosting a few recruits this weekend even in the cold of Spring in the Rockies.  Football never stops anymore.  Neither does star Lakeridge High School QB Eric Dungey.  The 6’4″- More...

Keenan Williams of the Cheney High School Blackhawks is a big time talent in the class of 2015.
By Dirk Knudsen On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Keenan Williams Lands Vandals Proving Cheney Is Home To Big Time High School Talent

The town of Cheney, Washington is pretty small especially when Eastern Washington University is out on a break.  The town itself is right at 12,000 people and the College is at 13,500 .  So if it is football More...

Today the word came that the NLRB is going to back and recognize CAPA from Northwestern University as a Labor Union and it is about time  in our view.
By Dirk Knudsen On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Northwestern’s Kain Colter Will Be Remembered For Today – NCAA Soon To Be Employer

Today was on the biggest days in the history of college athletics and even if you do not realize it you soon will.  Former Northwestern Quarterback Kain Coulter and some of his team mates won their case today More...

Jackson Keimig (#3) for Bothell was impressive last season and we expect bigger things this year.
By Dirk Knudsen On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Jackson Keimig Solidifies D-1 Status With First Collegiate Offer

A quick review of the process of recruiting allows one to check where they are at.  You don’t just jump from nothing to a Major Program unless you have a very special story to tell.  To be clear not More...

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By Dirk Knudsen On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Cameron Saffle Lands First Offer As Bigger Fish Move In

At 6’4″ and 240 lbs Cameron Saffle is an impressive looking kid.   Slated to play Outside Linebacker once again for the Skyline Spartans the rangy powerhouse from Sammamish, Washington is hard at More...

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