September 2, 2010

After seeing nearly 90 high school football games as a network the first weekend of the season the Rivals.com has gassed back up and is ready to hit the road for Week 2.

Our national analysts will be out looking at a bunch of the top prospects nationwide as well as evaluating some of the top teams for the rankings.

Whether it is our Natinal Game of the Week, or one of the other top games of the weekend you can expect we will see it all.

But if you are just just looking for a scoreboard we can do that too.

Whatever your taste you can rest assured we will be providing the best coverage anywhere, because we are everywhere.

Find your region: Atlantic East | Heartland | Lakes | South | West (based on where game is played)

Delaware, Maryland, N. Carolina, New England, New Jersey, New York, Pennslyvania, S. Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
Mike Farrell, Rivals.com National Analyst
Gregg Peterson, Rivals.com AMP Photojournalist
Friday: Rock Hill (S.C) South Pointe vs Charlotte (N.C) Independence
Why he's there: To get game video of the nation's No. 1 player, Jadeveon Clowney as well as Nyjee Fleming, Adrian Gamble, and Daniel Rhodes among others.
Matt Carter, TheWolfpacker.com analyst
Friday: No. 62 Fayetteville (N.C) Jack Britt vs Wilmington (N.C) Hoggard
Why he's there: Jack Britt is a RivalsHigh ranked team that produces a bunch of talent including Clemson commit Eric MacLain. Hoggard punter Wil Baumann is an N.c. State commit.
Wil Garlick, VirginiaPreps.com analyst
Thursday: Hampton (Vir.) High vs Newport News (Vir.) Woodside
Why he's there: Virginia commit David Watford looks to lead the state's most storied program to a win over district foe who beat them last season

Friday: Amherst (Vir.) Amherst County vs Yorktown (Vir.) Tabb
Why he's there: Four-time state finalists come to the Tidewater area for early season contest.
A.J. Chiappazzi, PaPreps.com analyst
Friday: Pittsburgh (Pa.) Northgate vs Moon Twp. (Pa.) Our Lady of Sacred Heart
Why he's there: OLSH broke away from Cornell to form its own football team and this is their first game.

Saturday: Steubenville (Ohio) Ohio vs McKeesport (Pa.) High
Why he's there: A full day of football at Woodland Hills's Wolvarena allows him to see two teams who are always on the cusp of breaking out.

Saturday: No. 77 Cocoa (Fla.) High vs Jefferon Hills (Pa.) Thomas Jefferson
Why he's there: The ability to size up Cocoa, and Rutgers commit Chevelle Buie, making a serious road trip against a usual WPIAL AAA power Thomas Jefferson.

Saturday: No. 29 Bradenton (Fla.) Manatee vs No. 72 Pittsburgh (Pa.) Woodland Hills
Why he's there: Headliner game for the Rally at the Wolvarena pits two nationally ranked teams. Manatee will not play in a more intimidating stadium this season. This is a potential upset in the making.
Matt Hatfield, VirginiaPreps.com analyst
Thursday: Chesapeake (Vir.) Western Branch vs Norfolk (Vir.) Booker T. Washington
Why he's there: Two potential playoff teams square off in their respective season openers
Dave Lomonico, MDHigh.com publisher
Friday: Gambrills (Md.) Arundel vs Millersville (Md.) Old Mill
Why he's there: Arundel and Old Mill are both top five teams in Maryland and this early season game can help seperate the two.

Saturday: No. 16 Olney (Md.) Good Counsel vs No. 58 Baltimore (Md.) Gilman
Why he's there: One of the best games in the Atlantic East is part of the I-95 Kickoff Classic at Towson University. Seeing Darius Jennings as well as the litter of prospects at Good Counsel is a nice draw.
Brian Mohr, HokieHaven.com publisher
Thursday: Virginia Beach (Vir.) Ocean Lakes vs Virginia Beach (Vir.) Salem
Why he's there: Ocean Lakes has a handful of prospects in play for different ACC schools as well as Duke commit Reggie Owens.

Friday: Dinwiddie (Vir.) High vs Puquoson (Vir.) High
Why he's there: Dinwiddie has a pair of Virginia Tech commits, Corey Marshall and Chris Hall.
Rod Johnson, VirginiaPreps.com analyst
Wednesday: Newport News (Vir.) Denbigh vs Newport News (Vir.) Heritage
Why he's there: A Wednesday night contest brings the debut of Heritage Coach Dan Tomblin who comes to Virginia From Texas.

Thursday: Virginia Beach (Vir.) Ocean Lakes vs Virginia Beach (Vir.) Salem
Why he's there: A battle between two top quarterbacks, Lafonte Thourougood, a senior, and Bucky Hodges, a sophomore

Saturday: No. 74 Ashburn (Vir.) Stone Bride vs Chantilly (Vir.) Westfield
Why he's there: Two of the state's power programs face off for the second year in a row. Last season's game was decided on a blocked field goal in the final minute.

Monday: No. 85 Chesapeake (Vir.) Oscar Smith vs No. 34 Pickerington (Ohio) Central
Why he's there: Division I prospects abound as Jaston George, Quinta Funderburk, J.C. Coleman and Raysean Richardson invade Ohio to square off against Eilar Hardy, Tamani Carter, Jacoby Boren, Nick Jensen-Clagg and Roger Lewis.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas
Thursday: Oklahoma City (Okl.) Heritage Hall vs. OKlahoma City (OKla.) Casady
Why he's there: The hottest name in Oklahoma right now is Barry Sanders. There are also a handful of talented juniors on both rosters.

Friday: Idabel (Okl.) High vs Broken Bow (Okl.) High
Why he's there: He will be ther to watch Eric Dockins and Tory Wheeler as well as a few under the radar juniors.
Justin Mitchell, OKVarsity.com publisher
Thursday: Moore (Okl.) Southmoore vs Edmond (Okl.) Edmond North
Why he's there: To get a look at Oklahoma commit Kendal Thompson and determine if Southmoore needs to climb back into the RivalsHigh 100.

Friday: Midwest City (Okl.) Midwest City vs Tulsa (Okl.) Booker T. Washington
Why he's there: The two teams have won the past two Class 5A title and both have Division I prospects including Kansas State commit Tyler Lockett.
Bob Jensen, HuskerlandPreps.com publisher
Friday: No. 92 Millar (Neb.) South vs Millard West
Why he's there: To see the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in Nebraska

Saturday: Crete (Neb.) High vs. Omaha (Neb.) Skutt
Why he's there: Crete has Nebraska commit [db]Ryne Reeves[/db] while Skutt was the Class B runner-up last season.
Robert Sellers, CougarsDen.com publisher
Friday: West Orange-Stark (Texas) High vs Friendship (Texas) High
Why he's there: To watch 2012 Houston wide receiver commit Mark Roberts as well as a host of other 2012 targets between the two teams.
Bob Hovey, HovPenSports.com publisher
Thursday: Wichita (Kan.) Kapaun Mt. Carmel vs Wichita (Kan.) Northwest
Why he's there: Quarterback Keaton Lewis and junior defensive back Zachary Franklin as well as some of the best young talent in the Wichita City League.

Friday: Derby (Kan.) High vs Salina (Kan.) Central
Why he's there: A chance to see junior linebacker Dillon Call from Derby as well as senior offensive tackle, a 6-foot-4 monster, Travis Anderson.
Bill Gunn and staff, MoSports.com analyst
Friday: Webster Groves (Mo.) High vs St. Louis (Mo.) University City
Why he's there: Webster Groves is the No. 1 team in Class 5.

Sunday: Jefferson City (Mo.) High vs Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita
Why he's there: Jefferson City is the No. 5 team in Missouri taking on the No. 3 team in Chicagoland in the City of Champions Foundation Classic.
Jeremy Clark, PurpleMenace.com publisher
Friday: Azle (Texas) High vs Fort Worth (Texas) Arlington Heights
Why he's there: To watch Arlington Heights receiver [db]Marquis Jackson[/db], who has offers from several schools throughout the southwest and strong interest from TCU.
Geoff Ketchum, Orangebloods.com publisher
Friday: No. 40 Austin (Texas) Lake Travis vs Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson
Why he's there: A pair of Texas Tech commits will do battle. But he will be there to see how Texas commit [db]Taylor Doyle[/db] has improved since a major ankle injury.
Jason Suchomel, Orangebloods.com analyst
Friday: Belton (Texas) High vs Austin (Texas) High
Why he's there: To check out Texas commit David Ash and 2012 prospect Cayleb Jones.
David Mooney, OwlSportsWatch.com publisher
Friday: Klein (Texas) High vs Katy (Texas) Taylor
Why he's there: To see Rice commit Ross Winship in action.

Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Barton Simmons, Rivals.com Southeast analyst
Sunday: No. 53 Dublin (Ohio) Coffman vs Westerville (Ohio) Westerville South
Why he's there: To check out a number of prospects including
Notre Dame commit Brad Carrico and prospect Cole Stoudt.

Sunday: Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne vs No. 65 Canton (Ohio) McKinley
Why he's there: To see a pair of Ohio State commits, Steve Miller and Braxton Miller on the same field.

Monday: No. 11 West Palm Beach (Fla.) Dwyer vs No. 4 Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville
Why he's there: Two of the best teams in the nation squaring off on the same field with a ton of prospects on each side.

Monday: No. 85 Chesapeake (Vir.) Oscar Smith vs No. 34 Pickerington (Ohio) Central
Why he's there: Division I prospects abound as Jaston George, Quinta Funderburk, J.C. Coleman and Raysean Richardson invade Ohio to square off against Eilar Hardy, Tamani Carter, Jacoby Boren, Nick Jensen-Clagg and Roger Lewis.
George Yarberry, MichiganPreps.com analyst
Thursday: Canton (Mich.) Plymouth vs Howell (Mich.) High
Why he's there: To see Notre Dame kicker commit Kyle Brindza and 6-foot-5 tackle Jim Walsh

Thursday: Grant Blanc (Mich.) High vs Canton (Mich.) High
Why he's there: There is plenty of bad blood between the two teams. Also, Justice Hayes and Devin Stackhouse will go head-to-head.

Friday: Detroit (Mich.) Cody vs Detroit (Mich.) Northwestern
Why he's there: Cody defensive end Jarrell McKinney has a handful of Division I offers and there is a lot of young talent between the two teams.

Saturday: Burmingham (Mich.) Brother Rice vs Toledo (Ohio) St. John's
Why he's there: Vanderbilt commit will take the field along with three others with offers.
Andrew Force, BearcatReport.com publisher
Friday: Barrington (Ill.) High vs Elk Grove Village (Ill.) Elk Grove
Why he's there: To evaluate 2012 prospect Dan Voltz.

Saturday: Hinsdale (Ill.) High vs Proviso (Ill.) Proviso East
Why he's there: Cincinnati target Scott McDowell anchors the Red Devil offensive line on the road. He is one of five Chicagoland targets for the Bearcats.
Josh Helmholdt, TheWolverine.com analyst
Friday: Toledo (Ohio) Whitmer vs Freemont (Ohio) Ross
Why he's there: Whitmer defensive end Kenny Hayes has committed to Ohio State and Freemont corner Greg Brown has committed to Michigan a great chance to see two current and future rivals.
Jason Stamm, InsideHilltopperSports.com analyst
Friday: Simpson (Ky.) Franklin-Simpson vs Bowling Green (Ky.) High
Why he's there: Checking out two potential favorites in their Classes (4A and 5A) and a chance to see massive 2012 offensive lineman, Joe Manley.
Ryan James, GopherIllustrated.com analyst
Friday: Mahtomedi (Minn.) High vs Oakdale (Minn.) Tartan
Why he's there: Time to check out Minnesota's No. 1 prospect, Tommy Olson.
Tim O'Halloran, EdgyTim.com analyst
Friday: Barrington (Ill.) High vs Elk Grove Village (Ill.) Elk Grove
Why he's there: Both teams are 1-0 and have a handful of prospects including 2012 offensive tackle, Dan Voltz.

Saturday: Harvey (Ill.) Thornton vs Chicago (Ill.) Urban Prep
Why he's there: The game is at Gately Stadium and there will be a bunch of young prospects on the field. Mason Fuller and Charles Knowles will both be in action.

Saturday: Kankakee (Ill.) High vs Dolton (Ill.) Thornridge
Why he's there: Thornridge has a bunch of prospects including Mikail McCall against Kankakee end Demetrius Hill.
Dan Clasgens, QueenCityHigh.com analyst
Friday: No. 23 Cincinnati (Ohio) Colerain vs Cincinnati (Ohio) Elder
Why he's there: Two of the top teams in Cincinnati squaring off. Colerain has moved into the No. 1 spot in the city.

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
Barry Every, Rivals.com national analyst
Thursday: LaGrange (Ga.) High vs Griffin (Ga.) Spalding Co.
Why he's there: Between
Georgia commit Chris Mayes and Louisville commit Jay Sharp and a handfull of others this should be an exciting game.

Saturday: No. 47 Valdosta (Ga.) Lowndes vs Powder Springs (Ga.) McEachern
Why he's there: The draw of seeing two of the better teams in Georiga is good, the bonus of checking out more than 10 prospects with offers, including Florida State commit Tyler Hunter
Dallas Jackson, RivalsHigh.com Senior analyst
Friday: Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth vs Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy
Why he's there: It's a home game weekend between one of the newest but most intense rivalries in Tennessee. Checking out four-star prospect Antonio Richardson will also be a treat.
Brian Perroni, Rivals.com Florida analyst
Thursday: Pompano Beach (Fla.) Ely vs Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Strnahan
Why he's there: Ely has a potential five-star player in the Class of 2012, wide receiver Avery Johnson, is one to watch.

Friday: Cape Coral (Fla.) Island Coast vs Fort Myers (Fla.) North Fort Myers
Why he's there: Island Coast defensive end Aaron Lynch is a Notre Dame commit and a member of the Rivals 100. Colorado State commit Bryan Bosworth is also in play for this one.

Sunday: Miami (Fla.) Jackson vs Miami (Fla.) North Miami
Why he's there: Jackson has a lot of players for the Class of 2012 and 2013 as well as few seniors like four-star Robenon Therezie.
Barton Simmons, Rivals.com Southeast analyst
Friday: No. 1 Batesville (Miss.) South Panola vs Memphis (Tenn.) University School
Why he's there: South Panola made a quick run to No. 1 in the nation and it enters this game with revenge on its mind. A bunch of young prospectsfor both teams make for a great trip.
Jon Leggette, CarolinaBlue.com analyst
Friday: Madison (Ala.) Academy vs Sardis City (Ala.) Sardis
Why he's there: To get video on North Carolina commit Kameron Jackson who impressed coaches early and committed on the spot.
Logan Lowery, BulldogBlitz.com publisher
Friday: Hoover (Ala.) Shades Mountain Academy vs Reform (Ala.) Pickens County
Why he's there: Pickens County is a team who could end up winning Class 1A.
Chris Nee, Warchant.com writer
Friday: No. 3 Miami (Fla.) Central vs No. 19 Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County
Why he's there: The No. 1 team in Florida takes on the No. 1 team in Georgia combined with a too many prospects to name makes this a must see.
Lanny Mixon and staff, MagnoliaPreps.com
Thursday: Laurel (Miss.) Northeast Jones vs Waynesboro (Miss.) Wayne County
Why he's there: To get a scouting report on some of the top prospects in the state and see Wayne County, usually a top team in the state.

Friday: No. 59 Meridian (Miss.) High vs Starkville (Miss.) High
Why he's there: Meridian jumped up to No. 2 in the state rankings and now has a chance to prove it belongs.

Friday: Jackson (Miss.) Jackson Academy vs Hattiesburg (Miss.) Presbyterian Christian
Why he's there: A good private school battle in the Magnolia State.
Michael Langston, FlaVarsity.com publisher
Friday: Citra (Fla.) North Marion vs St. Augustine (Fla.) High
Why he's there: North Marion has a trio of 2012 prospects including Latroy Pittman, Sean Price, and Jamie Gilmore. It is also a chance to see two of the tops in Class 3A.
Dusty Thibodeaux, WarhawkReport.com publisher
Friday: Neville (Louis.) High vs Monroe (Louis.) Ouachita
Why he's there: Neville is the defending 4A champions and it has owned 5A Ouachita in the past three meetings. There are plenty of prospects on the field from 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Otis Kirk, HawgSports.com analyst
Thursday: Clarksville (Ark.) High vs Charleston (Ark.) High
Why he's there: To check out athlete [db]Wesleigh Foster[/db], who is being evaluated by Arkansas and others.

Thursday: Rogers (Ark.) Rogers Heritage vs West Helena (Ark.) Central
Why he's there: To check out [db]Aubrey Garner[/db] and 2012 cornerback [db]Rod Willie Ross[/db], a cousin of former five-star Darius Winston.
Mark Stampini, OwlsBurrow.com publisher
Thursday: Miami (Fla.) Columbus vs Miami (Fla.) Palmetto
Why he's there: To check out Oregon commit Tacoi Sumler and Notre Dame commit Anthonay Rabassa.


Friday: Miami (Fla.) Norland vs Miami (Fla.) North Miami Beach
Why he's there: North Miami Beach has a handful of prospects and Norland has multiple 2012 prospects including Teko Powell, Keith Brown, and Brandon Shell.
Luke Matheson, ArkansasVarsity.com publisher
Thursday: Warren (Ark.) High vs Monticello (Ark.) High
Why he's there: It is a huge rivalry game between the two teams and two towns.

Friday: Pine Bluff (Ark.) High vs Pine Bluff (Ark.) Watson Chapel
Why he's there: A major rivalry game between the two schools that share the town limits.

Monday: No. 5 Euless (Texas) Trinity vs No. 30 Springdale (Ark.) Shiloh Christian
Why he's there: This has been the year for Shiloh and the team can make like 2009 Memphis University School and take down a national power. Auburn commit Kiehl Frazier looked great in the season debut against Watson Chapel.

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Adam Gorney, Rivals.com West Coast Analyst
Thursday: Fontana (Calif.) Summit vs Etiwanda (Calif.) High
Why he's there: To check out Summit athlete Devon Blackman and Oregon
Jamal Prater.

Friday: No. 24 Gardena (Calif.) Serra vs Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame
Why he's there: This is one of the few tests for Serra this season. Notre Dame will put up a fight but Serra has an absolutely loaded roster including five-star George Farmer.

Monday: No. 42 Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei vs Carson (Calif.) High
Why he's there: Checking out a pair of USC commits Max Wittek and Victor Blackwell.
Dirk Knudsen, WashingtonPreps.com publisher
Friday: Renton (Wash.) Liberty vs Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline
Why he's there: A No. 1 vs No. 3 game between the highest class of teams in Washington.

Saturday: Bellevue (Wash.) High vs Vancouver (Wash.) Union
Why he's there: Bellevue is usually a nationally ranked team but needs to start this season with a big win to get back into the rankings discussion

Saturday: No. 74 Mission Viejo (Calif.) High vs Bothell (Wash.) High
Why he's there: An amazing out of state game. Bothell checks in as the No. 2 overall team in the state. It is also the Bothell debut of O'Dea transfer Trent Sewell.
Ryan Abraham and staff, USCFootball.com
Monday: No. 42 Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei vs Carson (Calif.) High
Why he's there: To get first hand scouting of a pair of future USC player.
Dutch Perryman, ArizonaVarsity.com analyst
Friday: No. 96 Chandler (Ariz.) High vs Chandler (Ariz.) Centennial
Why he's there: The winner of this game will be in the RivalsHigh 100. The loser will be out. This is the game of the week in Arizona.
Matt Stephens, GoldandGreenNews.com analyst
Friday: Loveland (Colo.) Thompson Valley vs Loveland (Colo.) Mountain View
Why he's there: To see how Thompson Valley responds to losing [db]Dorian Brown who tore his ACL last week. The team went 0-10 with him last year. So it can not get much worse right now.
Adam Munsterteiger, BuffStampede.com publisher
Friday: No. 33 Denver (Colo.) Mullen vs Parker (Colo.) Chaparral
Why he's there: The No. 1 team in Colorado kicks off its season. The game features seven Division I prospects for this class as well as some of the top players next year.
Kyle Henderson, NMPreps.com publisher
Friday: Las Cruces (NM) High vs Albuquerque (NM) Cibola
Why he's there: Last week Las Cruces downed the No. 1 team from El Paso (Texas) El Dorado and now heads into state action. Its quarterback Jeremy Buurma three for over 300 yards.
Wil Levi, NevadaPrepReport.com publisher
Thursday: Las Vegas (Nev.) Del Sol vs North Las Vegas (Nev.) Canyon Springs
Why he's there: Get another look at Troy Miller and see what Jamaal Martin brings to the table.

Friday: No. 95 Las Vegas (Nev.) Palo Verde vs Henderson (Nev.) Liberty
Why he's there: Two top 10 teams from Nevada hit the field. The game also features prospects Sam Tai and Brandon Wright.
Lorenzo Harris and staff, NorCalPreps.com
Friday: Granite Bay (Calif.) High vs Stockton (Calif.) St. Mary's
Why he's there: It is the game of the week in Northern California matching two of the top teams in the region.

Saturday: Fresno (Calif.) Bullard vs Loomis (Calif.) Del Oro
Why he's there: The NorCalPreps team will be covering the Battle at the Capital at Del Oro High. This game caps the evening with the host school and No. 8 team in the region in action.

Saturday: No. 37 Concord (Calif.) De La Salle vs San Mateo (Calif.) Serra
Why he's there: The No. 2 team in Northern California kicks off its season against Serra. De La Salle is usually the name brand team in the region but falls behind Sacramento (Calif.) Grant early in the season.

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