One of the nation's top offensive linemen, Drew Radovich of Mission Viejo,
Cal., has committed to the
USC Trojans over UCLA, Arizona State,
Oregon, Washington and Colorado, among others.
Oklahoma, LSU, Texas A&M, Texas and Georgia head the Early Top
Commitments by conferences.
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Illinois has a verbal from defensive
lineman Adam Wilk of Lake Zurich, Ill.,
over Northern Illinois, Ball State and Central Michigan.
Purdue has a pledge from defensive
back Paul Long of Dayton-Meadowlake,
Ohio. The Boilermakers recently gained defensive back Grant Walker of Pflugerville,
Tex., and linebacker Eugene Bright of Bryn, Pa.
Texas A&M gained touted defensive back
Stephen Hodge of Richardson-Lake
Highlands, Tex., over interest in Vanderbilt, Boston College, UCLA and West
Syracuse gained a pledge from kicker
Rick Krautman of Franklin
Hills-Ramapo, NJ., over Rutgers. He holds the state record for career
kicking points and consecutive extra points.
Auburn pledged punter Kody Bliss of Brentwood-Brentwood
Academy, Tenn., over Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Notre Dame,
Texas and Georgia. The Tigers recently gained his teammate, kicker John Vaughn.
Vanderbilt has a verbal from receiver
Stephon Johnson of
Lewisburg-Marshall County, Tenn.
Alabama pledged receiver Matt Caddell of McCall-McAdory,
Ala., over Auburn. Among others were LSU, Mississippi, South Carolina and
TCU pledged defensive/offensive
lineman Jamison Newby of Cleburne, Tex.,
over Kansas, SMU and Purdue.
Northern Illinois pledged defensive
lineman Charnzie Carey of Chicago-Manley,
Toledo has a commitment from offensive
lineman Justin Tharp of Trafalgar-Indian
SMU has commitments from offensive
lineman Ben Poynter and running back Fred Turner, both from
California verballed defensive back Brandon Sanders of
Oakland-Skyline, Cal., over offers from Washington, Arizona State, UCLA and
Offensive lineman Kyle DeVan of Vacaville, Cal.,
Oregon State over UNLV, Utah, Utah
State and Boise State.
Washington State added offensive
lineman Russell Foster of Chula
Vista-Bonita Vista, Cal., over Arizona and Colorado State. The Cougars
recently gained defensive lineman/linebacker Landon Ellis of Fresno-Edison,
Cal., over interest from California, Washington and UCLA.
*Seach the list of Prospects/Commitments/By Conference.
*Post-Summer list of Top 150 Prospects/Commitments
*Top 150 Prospects by Position: QB/RB/WR/TE/OL/DL/LB/DB.
*More players projected to make an impact: Super
*Check out the Early Top 150 JC Prospects.
*Top 150 JC Prospects by Position: QB/RB/WR/TE/OL/DL/LB/DB.
*Check out the Early Top
*Football Signing Periods: Early: (midyear JC transfers) Dec. 18-Jan 15;
Regular: Feb. 5-Apr. 1.
N.D./Big Ten Verbals: ND, Ill, Ind, Iowa, Mich, Mich St, Minn, NW, Ohio St, Penn St, Purdue, Wis.
Big 12 Verbals: Baylor, Colo, Iowa St, Kan, Kan St, Mo, Neb, Okla, Okla St, Tex, Tex A&M, Tex Tech.
SEC Verbals: Ala, Ark, Aub, Fla, Ga, Kty, LSU, Miss, Miss St, SoCarol, Tenn, Van.
ACC Verbals: FSU, NC State, Md, GT, Clemson, Va, NC, WF, Duke.
Big East Verbals: Miami, VT, BC, Syr, Pitt, WVa, Temple, Rutgers.
Pac-10 Verbals: Arizona, ASU, Cal, Oregon, Ore State, Stan, USC, UCLA, Wash, Wash State.
Class 2004: Database.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
Class 2002: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2001: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2000: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1999: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1998: Database.
Class 1997: Database.
Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at
CollegeSports.com. For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings,
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