|Thursday, August 7
QB Chad Henne selects Michigan over Penn State
By Bill Hodge
One of the most highly sought quarterbacks in the class of 2004, Top 150 prospect Chad Henne of West Lawn-Wilson, Pa., has chosen Michigan over Penn State. Henne, who also considered Miami-Florida, Georgia and Tennessee among nearly 40 offers, passed for 2093 yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior.
Class 2004 Top 150 quarterback Robbie Reid of Galena Park-North Shore, Tex., has committed to Oklahoma State over Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas State, Ohio State, Syracuse and Tennessee, among many others.
Class 2004 defensive lineman Dane Randolph of Columbia-Wilde Lake, Md., has committed to Maryland over Virginia and Penn State. The Terps recently gained linebacker/quarterback Erin Henderson of Aberdeen, Md., over Virginia. Purdue and North Carolina were also involved.
The Oregon State Beavers pledged Class 2004 defensive back/receiver/running back T.R. Smith of Portland-Jefferson, Ore. The Beavers recently gained running back/linebacker Mike Jones of Portland-Jesuit, Ore; quarterback Michael Perri of Covina-Charter Oak, Cal., and receiver Zach Tarver of Portland-Jesuit, Ore.
Washington State has Class 2004 commitments from defensive back/receiver Michael Willis of Tacoma-Lincoln, Wash., and defensive lineman/tight end Jacob McKinney of Puyallup, Wash. The Cougars recently gained linebacker Bryan Baird of Vancouver-Columbia River, Wash.
Class 2004 Football Database
Class 2003 Football Database
Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at CollegeSports.com. For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to CollegeSports.com's Recruiting Page.