We fell behind a bit on the recruiting roundups with all of the spring ball and draft excitement. Here's what's happened over the last few weeks:
The outside linebacker was Stanford's first commit of the 2013 class, committing to the Cardinal back in June of 2011. The No. 23-rated outside linebacker in the country attended Virginia's spring game and the Cavaliers coaching staff has been giving him the hard sell.
Writes Shane Mettlen:
Virginia made a similar attempt to woo Woodberry defensive back C.J. Prosise away from Notre Dame in the days leading up to national signing day in February, but Prosise remained firm with his commitment and signed with the Irish. At this point, it seems like the Cavs have a better shot at converting Randolph, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound Richmond native whose sister attended UVa.
“He’s definitely giving them a look,” Woodberry coach Clint Alexander said. “They’ve been very proactive and he’s been showing more interest. It’s been a matter of getting in front of him and getting him around their guys.”
The story is a couple of weeks old and there has been no movement from Randolph, according to Stanford's ESPN recruiting page. And usually when a guy commits that early, he's in for the long haul. The story also notes that Stanford coaches were on campus last month. They'll need that presence if they hope to keep him locked in.
In other Stanford recruiting news:
Linebacker Alex Anzalone (Wyomissing, Pa.) decommitted from Ohio State and reopened his recruitment. Stanford is among the school's he's considering.
Colorado is now in the mix for safety Kameron Miles (Mesquite, Texas) who already has an offer from Stanford. Here's a video of Miles talking about his offers (1. the audio is a little off so turn it up; 2. he mentions Stanford first. Freudian?)
Stanford was slated for a visit with athlete Tyler Boyd (Clairton, Pa.), who ranks 144 in the ESPN 150, according to ESPN.com's Jared Shanker, though it doesn't look like the Cardinal have offered yet.