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  • Jefferson receivers take friendship to Temple football

    Jefferson receivers take friendship to Temple football TAMPA – Jefferson WR Derrick Ingram was a solid Ohio commit when Temple began to recruit him hard. So when the Owls flew down from Philadelphia to visit Ingram, he told them he’d consider Temple – on one condition. “I told them…don’t offer me if you’re not gonna offer (teammate) ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 5:35 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Emotions trip up USF signee Juwuan Brown

    Emotions trip up USF signee Juwuan Brown TAMPA – As his family, friends and teammates filed into the media center, Jefferson LB Juwuan Brown looked at the ground. He buried his head in his hands. He bit his shirt. And when it was time for him to speak as he signed with USF, he couldn’t stop choking ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 4:48 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Deiondre Porter sticks with Gators

    Deiondre Porter sticks with Gators TAMPA – After Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter changed his mind once, he never wavered again. The Times’ all-Suncoast offensive player of the year made his flip from USF to Florida official Wednesday morning by signing with the Gators. “As soon as I gave my word, I cut off all my ...
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    Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 12:32 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Jefferson's Porter adds Guy Toph Award to honors

    Jefferson's Porter adds Guy Toph Award to honors TAMPA — When Deiondre Porter put on his white vest and matching bow tie in preparation for the 2014 Hillsborough County fall sports awards ceremony, he did so thinking he was simply one of many being considered to receive the Guy Toph trophy, the award given annually to the county's ...
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    Thu. Jan. 30, 2014 at 3:08 p.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter commits to Florida

    Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter commits to Florida It didn’t take long for Jefferson athlete Deiondre Porter to make up his mind. Less than a week after officially decommitting from USF, the Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast offensive player of the year orally pledged to Florida. The three-star recruit announced his college choice Monday evening on the Bright House ...
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    Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Boys basketball: Moore pushes Jefferson past Lennard

    TAMPA — Maurice Moore has missed the bulk of the season with an ankle injury and Jefferson coach Eric Hayes’ plan has been to judiciously ease his leading scorer from a season ago, a junior who returned following the winter break, back into the lineup. If Friday night was any ...
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    Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 at 11:49 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Miami offers Porter; Wyoming football goes on Tampa Bay spree

    A few recent recruiting updates from Hillsborough and the North Suncoast: Miami became the latest in-state program to offer Jefferson ATH Deiondre Porter. As a quarterback, the USF commit accounted for a state-best 4,698 yards and 53 touchdowns to earn all-Suncoast offensive player of the year honors from the Tampa ...
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    Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at 9:41 a.m. | Matt Baker

    • Recruit: Deiondre Porter
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  • Class 6A all-state football teams

    The Florida all-state football teams, as chosen by newspaper editors and reporters. Local players in bold: Class 6A First Team Offense QB _ Deiondre Porter, 6-1 195, Sr.; Jefferson RB _ Dalvin Cook, 5-11 192, Sr.; Miami Central RB _ Joseph Yearby, 5-9 185, Sr.; Miami Central RB _ Quaide ...
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    Mon. Jan. 06, 2014 at 11:34 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Boys basketball: Host Nature Coast, Brooks-Debartolo, Tarpon Springs advance

    BROOKSVILLE — The field of the Nature Coast Christmas Tournament turned out to be very deep, evidenced by some solid first-round contests. The host Sharks headed up the winners on Friday’s first day, pulling away to defeat Steinbrenner convincingly, 79-66. Nature Coast (11-1) had a couple of breakout performances. Despite ...
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    Fri. Dec. 27, 2013 at 10:08 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Suncoast football teams

    Defensive player of the year: DB Devin Abraham, Sr., East Lake Devin Abraham saw the ball coming at him, ever so larger, until  in a blink he was cradling it — and East Lake’s season — in his arms. One second later, it was gone. Abraham dropped the interception and would-be ...
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    Wed. Dec. 25, 2013 at 3:45 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-Hillsborough County football teams

    Offensive Player of the Year: QB Deiondre Porter, Sr., Jefferson Why we picked him: You need not look any further than his stat line. Porter threw for 3,199 yards and 33 touchdowns while adding 1,499 yards and 20 touchdowns on the ground. His 4,698 total yards were the most by ...
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    Sat. Dec. 21, 2013 at 2:18 p.m. | Matt Baker and Kelly Parsons

  • Boys basketball: Plant tops Jefferson, TC beats Hillsborough at City Championship

    TAMPA — There’s little doubt that Jefferson is the most surprising boys basketball team in the Hillsborough County this season. The Dragons (10-3) have as many wins as their past two seasons combined and are on track to capture a playoff berth for the first time since 2006. But in ...
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    Fri. Dec. 20, 2013 at 10:28 p.m. | Jeff Odom

  • Porter tops state in yards, TDs; McCloud second in rushing

    Porter tops state in yards, TDs; McCloud second in rushing Jefferson's Deiondre Porter led the entire state in total yards and touchowns this year, and Sickles' Ray Ray McCloud III finished among the top rushers according to stats compiled by Petey Thomson as he puts together the all-state football team. Middleton wide receiver Shug Rhynes and Carrollwood Day's Michael Smith ...
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    Thu. Dec. 12, 2013 at 4:16 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Temple football lands Jefferson's Derrick Ingram, Ventell Bryant

    Temple picked up a pair of Tampa Bay’s top receivers Sunday. Jefferson seniors Derrick Ingram and Ventell Bryant both orally committed to the Owlsafter official visits to the American Athletic Conference program. “Today I committed to Temple University!” Bryant announced on Twitter. “This gonna be my family for the next ...
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    Sun. Dec. 08, 2013 at 12:57 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Boys basketball: Jefferson takes control to rout King

    TAMPA — For a team that, according to its coach, has yet to play a complete game, the Jefferson Dragons are still finding ways to pile up early-season wins. The victim Friday? An up-and-down King squad led by senior guard Rashad Green. Green averaged 23 points before playing Jefferson but ...
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    Fri. Dec. 06, 2013 at 10:15 p.m. | Bryan Burns

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