January 16, 2008

A great junior crop lining up at Pahokee

One of the country's repositories for top-flight football players is Pahokee (Fla.) High School.

The year 2008-09 will be no different.

While college coaches scurry around for high school seniors for the '08 recruiting period, you can bet they will make a line to Pahokee coach Blaze Thompson's office door in '09 as well.

Nine juniors led Pahokee to the state Class 2B championship this season and most of them are being recruited right now, according to Thompson, whose father Don Thompson claimed four state titles before the younger man took over this fall.

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