Around the Horn: A very accurate black cat and recruiting humdrum

Bleachers the cat is 12-3 when picking Sacramento playoff games. Really

Around the Horn: A very accurate black cat and recruiting humdrum

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Around the Horn: A very accurate black cat and recruiting humdrum

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Bleachers the cat is 12-3 when picking Sacramento playoff games. Really

Bleachers the cat is 12-3 when picking Sacramento playoff games. Really

Enjoy this week’s edition of Around the Horn, where we bring you the best prep and youth content from around the country thanks to our friends at other Gannett properties. 

Believe this or not as you may: Michigan recruiting is in OK shape despite coaching uncertainty and rash of de-commits DETROIT FREE-PRESS

Rare strength indeed: Iowa lands 6-3, 365-pound Juan Harris of North Fayette Valley (Ia.) High, a DT with ‘rare strength’ DES MOINES REGISTER

Sad news from Indy: Longtime Indianapolis Broad Ripple High coach Bill Smith dies at 72 INDIANAPOLIS STAR

Former NFL receiver LaVell Boyd steps down as coach at Louisville (Ky.) Seneca High after three seasons LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL

Prattville (Ala.) High’s Tristan Powell will follow in dad’s footsteps when he takes Jordan-Hare Stadium field for state final MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER

Parents, athletes protest abrupt dismissal of successful Melbourne (Fla.) Holy Trinity cross-country coach Doug Butler FLORIDA TODAY

Selfless and gritty duo lead Dunellen (N.J.) High into final MY CENTRAL JERSEY

Coach Marvin Dooley is reason for resurgence of New Castle (Del.) William Penn High DELAWARE ONLINE

Saline (Mich.) High QB Josh Jackson ready to become next big thing in Michigan DETROIT FREE-PRESS

Tough break for Big Blue: Ashland (Ky.) High RB Quinton Baker decommits from Kentucky after attending loss to Louisville LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL

The case for Cincinnati La Salle High RB Jeremy Larkin as Ohio Mr. Football CINCINNATI ENQUIRER

Five-star prospects Malik Newman, Diamond Stone to face off on nationally televised game Feb. 14 JACKSON CLARION-LEDGER

Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby High is family to football players from disadvantaged backgrounds: TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT

Bucyrus (Ohio) High QB Cole Murtiff leaves legacy, rewrites record book BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH FORUM

Graham Couch column: Lansing (Mich.) Sexton High’s run to state final reaches deep into community LANSING STATE JOURNAL

This is too much: This black cat is 12-3 picking Sacramento, Ca., playoff games SACRAMENTO ABC NEWS 10

For Buckner (Ky.) Oldam County High wrestler Daniel Kimbell, glass art is an athletic event LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL

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