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Steilacoom’s Fotu T. Leiato II made his own recruiting buzz

The Steilacoom senior linebacker’s highlight video on Hudl is the most viewed of any highlight that’s ever been posted to the website...

The Steilacoom High School linebacker and News Tribune All-Area linebacker had zero offers and zeros stars in the spring of 2014. As of Jan. 24, 2015, Leiato had 15 scholarship offers, including Michigan State, Oklahoma, Oregon, San Diego State, UCLA, and Washington State. His highlight video on Hudl is the most viewed in site history at almost 500,000.

The News Tribune's 2015 Class of Northwest Nuggets

The top high school football recruits from Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Idaho.

Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right'

Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs...

New England Patriots football head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news conference at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., where he defended the way his team preps its game balls.

Craig Hill’s Super Bowl road trip: Day 3

From red rock to the Hard Rock.

Stuck in Aberdeen? Not Joel Dublanko

Hulking junior linebacker Joel Dublanko has been attending camps and all-star games nationwide since sixth grade for recruiting exposure.

Aberdeen’s Joel Dublanko (29) carries the football but his future in college is on the defensive side of the line of scrimmage. The junior attends national camps to receive exposure.