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Rudock, Guandolo and Dent on radio


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The 2010 high school football season gets started this week, and the High School Gridiron Report will give you the information needed to follow your favorite teams and players.

On Wednesday night (9-10), Larry Blustein and Mike Levine will host a huge show on WQAM (560 AM) to get everyone in the mood for the opening weekend.

St. Thomas Aquinas senior quarterback Jake Rudock, Cypress Bay head coach Mark Guandolo and former major league baseball star Bucky Dent will join this week's show.

RUDOCK IS IN CHARGE
Headed to the University of Iowa, the 6-3, 185-pound Rudock is coming off a year in which he led the Raiders to a 13-1 record while throwing for 1,945 yards and 34 touchdowns.

As he gets ready for the season opener on Monday in Texas against Dallas Skyline, Rudock has enjoyed a very productive summer and will talk about the game as well as the season ahead.

BOUNCING BACK
After finishing second in the district a year ago, Guandolo and his Lightning are anxious to get things going this week as they will take on Boyd Anderson in a clash of two of Broward's most talented teams.

With several new faces on this year's team, including a new quarterback and a receiver, Cypress Bay is expected to be in the hunt for the district title.

BASEBALL OR FOOTBALL
While everyone knows Dent for his impressive play on the baseball field with the Rangers, Royals, White Sox and Yankees, many are not aware that he was one of the most gifted football players back in the late 1960s in Miami-Dade County.

A star running back at Hialeah High, Dent ran for over 800 yards on a team coached by the legendary Jim Powell, who happens to be the grandfather of current North Miami Beach head coach Jeff Bertani.

As a senior, he split time with former University of Miami running back Silvio Cardoso.

Dent was also a high school teammate of catcher John Teixeira, the father of New York Yankee slugger, Mark Teixeira.

You can listen to the show on www.wqam.com, where you will also find the daily high school recruiting BLOG. Follow all recruiting information via Twitter at www.twitter.com/larryblustein.

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