Super Prospect running back Rodney Kinlaw of Goose
Creek-Stratford, SC., chose Penn State over Virginia Tech and
Vernon Davis, a Top 150 tight end
from Washington, DC-Dunbar, has picked the Maryland Terps over Virginia and
Top 150 linebacker Vince Hall of Chesapeake-Western
Branch, Va., has committed to Virginia Tech over North Carolina.
Top 150 defensive back Daryl Johnson and Super Prospect
receiver Craig Davis, both from New
Orleans-Perry Walker, La., have verballed to the LSU Tigers. Both had decommitted from
Miami-Florida. The Tigers recently gained Top 150 defensive back LaRon Landry of Boutte-Hahnville,
La., over Miami-Florida, Florida and Indiana.
Joe Thomas, a Top 150 offensive
lineman from Brookfield-Central, Wis., has confirmed a commitment to the Wisconsin Badgers over Notre Dame.
Among many others were Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Virginia Tech and
Super Prospect defensive lineman/tight end Marcel Frost of Lyndhurst-Brush,
Ohio, has picked the Ohio State Buckeyes after decommitting
from Iowa. The Bucks recently gained Top 150 defensive back Ira Guilford of Hoboken, NJ., over
Colorado has a pledge from Super
Prospect defensive back Chris Russell of
Nashville-Hillsboro, Tenn., who decommitted from Tennessee. The Buffs
recently added linebacker/defensive lineman Alonzo Barrett of
Alabaster-Thompson, Ala; and running back/defensive back Isaiah Crawford of Vista, Cal.,
over Nevada and Wyoming.
Texas A&M has Super Prospect receiver
Earvin Taylor of Mission, Tex.,
over Georgia Tech, Oklahoma and Texas Tech.
Super Prospect defensive lineman Ray Edwards of
Cincinnati-Woodward, Ohio, picked Tennessee. He recently decommitted
from Purdue and also considered South Carolina.
The early football signing period for mid-year qualifiers was Dec. 18-Jan
15. The spring period is Feb. 5-Apr. 1. Search the list of Prospects/Commitments/Signings/By Conference.
LSU, Southern California, Florida, Oklahoma, Texas, Georgia, Michigan,
Notre Dame, Miami-Florida and North Carolina State lead the Early Top
Classes (Updated daily).
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Super Prospect defensive back Brandon Owens of Delray
Beach-Atlanta, Fla., chose Minnesota after decommitting from
Kansas State added running back John McCardle of Omaha-Millard
North, Neb., over interest from Air Force, Utah and Wyoming. He rushed for
2355 yards and 31 touchdowns at quarterback.
Iowa State pledged tight end Ben Barkema of Muscatine, Iowa;
and linebacker Jason Berryman of Houston-Kashere,
Tex., over Arizona.
West Virginia has linebacker James Alford of Metairie-East
Jefferson, La., who decommitted from Colorado twice; receiver Jubal Thomas of Culver City,
Cal/Los Angeles Harbor CC, Cal; and receiver/defensive back Milton Collins of New
Boston College pledged athlete Tyronne Pruitt of Brockton, Mass.,
over interest from Syracuse, Michigan State and Vanderbilt.
Defensive back/receiver Sam Williams of Atlanta-Mays, Ga.,
is headed to Georgia Tech.
Defensive back Miguel Scott of Miami-Killian,
Fla., chose North Carolina State over Florida,
Rutgers and Georgia.
Auburn has a pledge from athlete Courtney Denson of Miami-Central,
Fla., who had decommitted from Virginia Tech. Among others were Nebraska,
Rutgers and South Florida.
Tight end Eric Butler of Moss Point, Miss.,
who decommitted from Southern Mississippi; defensive lineman Sandy Quinn of Jackson-Provine,
Miss; and tight end/defensive lineman Steven Boozer of Pelahatchie-East
Rankin Academy, Miss., committed to Mississippi State.
Memphis gained defensive back Javar Pollard of Batesville-South
Panola, Miss. The Tigers recently added linebacker Quinton McCrary of Columbua, Miss.
East Carolina has a verbal from
defensive lineman/linebacker Brandon Jones of Miami-Miami
Lakes, Fla., over Maryland, North Carolina State, Rutgers and North
Louisiana-Lafayette pledged defensive
back Lamar Morgan of Copperas Cove,
Tex., over TCU and Georgia Tech.
Fresno State has defensive
back/athlete Damon Jenkins of Concord-De La
Hawaii pledged defensive back Viliami Nauahi of Kahuku, Hawaii,
who decommitted from BYU. The Warriors recently added linebacker Chris Cole of Mission Viejo, Cal.
Stanford pledged linebacker Michael Okwo of Manhattan
Beach-Mira Costa, Cal., over UCLA, USC, Oregon and Oregon State; and
defensive back Nick Sanchez of Belle Glade-Glades
Arizona State has linebacker Mark Washington of Long
Beach-Poly, Cal., over Colorado, Oregon, USC and Washington. The Sun Devils
recently added Super Prospect defensive back Chad Green of Van Nuys-Birmingham,
Cal., over Oregon State, Washington, Oregon and LSU.
*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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