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Bishop Sankey

Running Back
Spokane, Washington
Gonzaga Prep
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
WashingtonCOMMITTED (01/26/2011)01/21/2011
Bowling GreenNoneNone
Georgia TechNoneNone
MinnesotaNone10/29/2010Thomas Hammock
Notre DameNoneNone
Ohio St.NoneNone
Oregon St.NoneNoneDanny Langsdorf
Penn St.NoneNone
Washington St.None01/14/2011

Scouting Report on Bishop Sankey

by Barry Every - 06/03/2010
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityAs Good As It Gets
  • ElusivenessBlue Chip
On the Hoof: There is no bad body weight on his frame. He should play at around 195 pounds. He is built like Tennessee running back David Oku.
Needs Improvement: Could improve his overall speed and balance just a bit. He will need to add some size and strength to become an every-down back and make yards after contact.
Most Impressive: Sankey has excellent hands and superior change-of-direction skills. He can make anyone miss in the open field and is definitely a threat in the passing game. He could make an excellent punt returner. He is very strong for his size.
Conclusion: Could be an impact freshman, especially if he stays in the Pacific Northwest. He should play special teams as a freshman while he is worked into the lineup. He could end up being an all-conference performer.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Two Northwest Backs Break 2,000 Yards11/05/
Sankey takes in a Gopher game11/01/
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Sankey Breaks Records in 359 Yard Effort10/22/
Three Northwest Backs Race to Break 200010/11/
Four-star RB still looking10/11/
Sankey running wild early on09/23/
Northwest Backs Race to 2,500 Goal09/19/
Northwest Backs Race to 2,500 Goal09/19/
Sankey Starts Off On Blistering Pace09/16/
Washington State commit adds offers05/20/
Video: Sankey gets the edge02/22/
U.S. Army National All-Combine Team: Offense02/15/ Football Recruiting
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Army National Combine top results01/08/ Football Recruiting
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Year YdsTDLg
2009 92,1001899