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Friday, October 24
Updated: October 27, 8:59 AM ET
Florida State, Virginia grab prospects

By Bill Hodge

Running back/defensive back Lamar Lewis of Jacksonville-Trinity Christian, Fla., has committed to Florida State over interest from Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Iowa State, South Florida, Central Florida and Tennessee, among others. The Seminoles recently gained huge offensive lineman Courtney Abbott of Atlanta-Westlake, Ga., over Virginia and Kentucky. Among many others were LSU, Georgia and Florida.

Virginia has pledged kicker Chris Gould of Lock Haven-Central Mountain, Pa., over Pittsburgh and Ohio State. The Cavs recently gained outstanding tight end Tom Santi of Nashville-Montgomery Bell Academy, Tenn., over Iowa, Stanford, Tennessee, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Miami-Florida and Vanderbilt, among many others; and defensive back Jamaal Jackson of Chesapeake-Deep Creek, Va., over Michigan State and Syracuse, among others.

Receiver/defensive back Will Oakley of St. Augustine-Nease, Fla., has committed to Alabama.

Mississippi State has a pledge from offensive lineman Jeffrey Farr of Pell City, Ala., over offers from Troy State and Middle Tennessee State.

Kansas has a pledge from defensive back/receiver Raymond Brown of St. Louis-Cardinal Ritter, Mo.

Quarterback Anthony Turner of Dayton-Chaminade Julienne, Ohio, committed to Bowling Green over Iowa. Among others considered were West Virginia, Kentucky and Ball State.

Check out the updated lists of Top 150 Prospects and Super Prospects. Where are the top Class 2004 running backs headed? List.

Class 2004 Football Database
* Seach the early list of over 2650 Prospects.
* Search the database to find Commitments for your favorite Schools and Conferences.
*Football Signing Periods: Midyear JC Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).
* Check out the database for prospects in your Home State
* Lists of Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects:
Top 150: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.
Super Prospects: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.

Football Commitments/Signings:
OCSN: Main Recruiting Page.
Class 2005: Database
Class 2004: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
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 For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to's Recruiting Page.

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