As we continue to mark off the days in the “countdown to kickoff” for the 2015 season, I want to begin releasing the Midlands’ top players. Each year prior to releasing the Midlands Top 25, I always go through position rankings, and today we take a look at the linebackers.
Jim Baxter is a published national recruiting analyst and founder/ owner of SCVarsity.com with the Rivals.com/YahooSports network. He began his recruiting/player evaluations in 1984, launching his own recruiting newsletter "Panhandle Recruiting," covering the panhandle of Florida, writing for various national and regional publications, and was a regular contributor to the Deep South Recruiting Guide prior to launching The Varsity Sports Journal magazine, which eventually became SCVarsity.com in 1997. He is the owner and director of the All-State Football Combines and QB1 Challenge, national evaluation events. Email Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.