Illinois has pledged Top 150 offensive
lineman Martin O'Donnell of Downers
Grove-South, Ill., over Nebraska and Stanford. Others were Oregon, Penn
State and Iowa. The Illini also gained running back Marcus Mason of
Rockville-Georgetown Prep, Md., over interest in Louisville, Maryland,
Pittsburgh, Michigan State and Virginia.
Jarrod Britt, a Top 150 offensive
lineman from Marietta-McEachern, Ga., has committed to Auburn over 40 offers, headed by
Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Clemson and Maryland.
Top 150 junior college quarterback Mike Rathe of San Diego-Rancho
Bernardo, Cal/Mesa CC, Cal., has committed to South Carolina over Kansas.
Jonathan Stupar, a Top 150 tight
end from State College-Area, Pa., has announced his decision to attend Virginia over Florida State, Arizona
State, North Carolina State and Iowa (ESPN Chat).
Oklahoma, LSU, Texas A&M, Texas and Georgia head the Early Top
Commitments by conferences.
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Cyrim Wimbs, an offensive lineman
from Pompano Beach-Ely, Fla., has committed to Miami-Florida over North Carolina
State, Florida State, North Carolina and Ohio State. The Canes recently
added teammate Tyrone Moss, a Top 150 running
back, over Virginia Tech, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia
Tech and North Carolina State, among many others.
Syracuse pledged defensive back Reggie McCoy of Washington,
DC-DeMatha, over Pittsburgh, Duke, UConn, Bowling Green and Marshall.
Offensive/defensive lineman Ken Shackleford of Villa Rica,
Ga., has given a soft commitment to Georgia over Auburn, Clemson and
Defensive back Iroko Ayodele of Gulfport-Harrison
Central, Miss/Gulf Coast CC, Miss., picked Mississippi over Kentucky and Kent
Arizona State has a commitment from
offensive lineman Mike Pollak of Tempe-Corona del
Sol, Ariz., over Arizona, Washington, Vanderbilt and Stanford.
Arizona gained a commitment from
receiver/defensive back Syndric Steptoe of Bryan, Tex.,
over Arkansas and Texas A&M. The Wildcats recently pledged offensive lineman
Ishmael Garcia of Pomona-Garey,
*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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