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Around the Horn: Wrestling recruits and '300-pound baby brothers'

Bettendorf, Iowa's Fredy Stroker might be the most highly touted recruit in the state ... as a wrestler —  Des Moines Register

Bettendorf, Iowa’s Fredy Stroker might be the most highly touted recruit in the state … as a wrestler —  Des Moines Register

We’re a week into the football regular season and we’ve already seen some upheaval in the Super25, not to mention other competitions around the country. However, we don’t want to focus solely on the top tier of teams, because there’s so much fantastic news surrounding.

— Don’t think there’s much we need to tease here given the headline: Titans’ Chance Wormack proud of his ‘300-pound Baby Brother,’ Dallas Wormack of Benjamin E. May High in Atlanta; THE TENNESSEAN

— These interactive quizzes are always fun: What kind of high school football fan are you? INDIANAPOLIS STAR

— From the “Good for him” files: St. James (Ala.) High’s Jalen Harris to wear No. 43 in honor of deceased former Auburn TE Philip Lutzenkirchen; MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER

— A new high school football coach in Tennessee has just a bit of playing experience: Former Titans QB Rusty Smith coaching at Nashville Grace Christian Academy; THE TENNESSEAN

— Note to future high school football coaches: This is the correct way to approach a 41-game winning streak; GREENVILLE ONLINE

— And to prove that the team couldn’t get phased, Greenville Christ Church’s coaching staff got the squad re-focused to win a state record-tying 41st straight; GREENVILLE ONLINE

— This has clearly been coming: Florida High School Athletic Association needs to change district alignments, a reasonable case is made; TALLAHASSEE.COM

— More young athletes being pushed to pick a single sport. This is a bad thing; In fact, here’s proof that it’s a bad thing, in the form of survey data from a local hospital. INDIANAPOLIS STAR

— Ramapo has had to turn the page quickly to get past the arrest and firing of longtime coach Duff Pannell; THE JOURNAL NEWS

— Fredy Stroker is a great wrestler. Here is proof that exceptional wrestlers get just as much attention as basketball and football recruits; DES MOINES REGISTER