RECRUITING: St. Thomas' Kopp releases Top 5, includes University of Houston
HOUSTON - The Elite 11 changed everything for Maddox Kopp. On Wednesday, Kopp narrowed his list to a Top 5 - Houston, Tulane, Wyoming, Colorado and Ole Miss. When asked what he's examining the most in his ultimate decision, Kopp said it all comes down to fit. (recruitment still open) @STHFootball pic.twitter.com/FMwbpWfLIn Maddox Kopp (@maddox_kopp) August 5, 2020Having a Division I prospect in the Kopp household is nothing new. Miller (2018 Houston Christian graduate) is currently at Northwestern and Anderson (2019 St. Thomas graduate) is at Lamar University, both of whom play basketball.
The “McCaskill Plan” working to perfection; 31 offers and counting for (Conroe) Oak Ridge three-star running back
Born in Wichita, Kansas, the (Conroe) Oak Ridge three-star running back had someone who believed in him at an early age – his mom. "We moved from Kansas because she wanted me to play against the best competition and get the best coaching. McCaskill has emerged as one of the top backs in the state of Texas with offers from college football powers like Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State and USC, just to name a few. "I really believe I was put on this earth to be a running back and destroy defenses," he said. "If I had 31 offers or zero offers, I still feel like that.
THE PRINCE of HISD: Heights' QB Morrison headlining state's biggest district
The Heights quarterback Jalen Morrison lit it up in 2019, throwing for over 2,500 yards and 20 touchdowns as a sophomore. "J-Mo" earned Newcomer of the Year honors and will strike fear in district opponents for the next two seasons. The 5-foot-11 dual-threat is putting in the work this summer with teammates and QB guru Jerrod Johnson, who now coaches for the Indianapolis Colts. His football IQ is off the charts for his age and he has gained 20 pounds of good weight over the COVID19 layoff. VYPE caught up with top HISD prospect before he hits a few showcase camps.