Jake is an NFL insider, who has run his own website, Bears Backer (Chicagonow.com/bears-backer), a part of the Chicago Tribune since 2008. He's initiated and interviewed over 40 current and former Bears players, including Mike Ditka, Gale Sayers, Matt Forte and Lance Briggs. He currently covers high school sports for the Tampa Bay Times and writes in-depth feature stories for his site PrepSportsScouting.com. He's written previously for The Tampa Tribune, The Naples Daily News and online outlets, Bleacher Report, NFL.com and NFLTouchdown.com.
Jake can be reached via Twitter @JakePerper
2018 guard Keyshawn Embery announced last Thursday that he'll be attending IMG Academy this season.
by: Jake Perper Aug 21, 2017
Zimife Nwokeji is hard to miss when he steps on the floor.
by: Jake Perper Aug 18, 2017
Shooters can do dangerous things with the ball in their hands.
by: Jake Perper Aug 16, 2017
2019 guard Marcus Purcell is beyond athletic.
by: Jake Perper Aug 10, 2017
2018 guard Stephen Hawkins will finish his high school basketball career at Ida Baker this season.
by: Jake Perper Aug 7, 2017