Jim Baxter

Jim Baxter is a former coach and nationally published recruiting analyst with more than three decades in the industry. He founded SCVarsity.com as one of the first high school sites on the Rivals.com Network, most recently with Yahoo Sports. He is the author of the best selling "The Book On Evaluating Football Players" and is the host of the South Carolina High School Scoreboard Show on 107.5 The Game. He has operated the oldest independently run combine, coached for the Nike Football Combines and Elite 11 since 1999. He has served in the past on the broadcast crew in both radio and TV for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, as well as the North-South All-Star game. He was a member of the coaching staff for the 2015 Max Emfinger All-American game.

2017 Midlands Area Preseason Top Ten

The DEEP SOUTH FOOTBALL Midlands Area Preseason Top Ten polls reveal at least three teams in the area who could challenge for the deepest run in the playoffs, while several others are going to be contenders in the playoffs. …

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Baxter's Blitz: Week Zero

After a week of preseason scrimmages and jamborees, we are finally ready to kick off the 2017 football season here in the Palmetto State. Here’s a look at some takes from the recent preseason-action and how much weight it should have in prognosticating the first week of real games. …

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