Maryland has pledges from two
outstanding defensive prospects in back Kent Hicks of Culpeper-Culpeper County,
Va., over Boston College, Tennessee, Virginia and Virginia Tech; and
linebacker Chase Bullock of Durham-Northern, NC., over
Clemson, Virginia, North Carolina State, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and South
Penn State gained its 20th
commitment in quarterback Paul Cianciolo of North Charleston-Fort
Dorchester, SC., over interest from Clemson, South Carolina, Mississippi,
Maryland, North Carolina and UConn. The Nittany Lions recently gained
quarterback/defensive back Kevin Suhey of State College-Area, Pa.
Florida State has a firm pledge
from receiver Carl Grimes of Detroit-DePorres, Mich.,
over Michigan State, Virginia Tech, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and
Iowa. Grimes had once decommitted from Michigan State.
LSU has a commitment from
defensive back/receiver Chevis Jackson of Mobile-St. Pauls
Episcopal, Ala., over Alabama, Clemson, Louisville and South Carolina.
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Michigan State added linebacker Eric Andino of Buffalo Grove, Ill., over
Boston College, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin; and punter John Goss of Scottsdale CC, Ariz.
Defensive back/running back Andre Butler of South Holland-Thornwood,
Ill., committed to Northwestern over Illinois, Indiana
Long considered headed to the Badgers, linebacker Nick Sutton of Detroit-Crockett, Mich.,
committed to Wisconsin over Iowa, Florida and
Big 12 Verbal List
The Missouri Tigers gained offensive
lineman Aaron Saunders of San Antontio-Jay, Tex.,
over Baylor, Kansas, Colorado and Purdue; and receiver Jerrill Humphrey of Ewing-Highland, Mo.,
over Iowa and Kansas State.
Iowa State picked up a pledge
from running back Webster Patrick of Spring-Westfield, Tex.,
over offers from BYU and Utah.
Texas Tech added offensive
lineman Josh Aleman of Sherman, Tex. The Red
Raiders recently gained defensive back Dwayne Slay of Brunswick, Ga/Reedley CC,
Cal., over interest from Tennessee, South Carolina, Missouri, Kansas State,
Oregon and Kentucky. Four of Slay's teammates pledged to Tech in
Baylor has pledged quarterback Dane King of Gonzales, Tex/Blinn CC, Tex.,
over interest in SMU, Kansas, Hawaii and Louisiana Tech. He passed for 2797
yards and 27 touchdowns during the 2003 season.
Big East Verbal List
ACC Verbal List
Wake Forest has a pledge from
defensive back Chantz McClinic of Rome-Darlington, Ga.
SEC Verbal List
Georgia has a pledge from
defensive back Antonio Sims of Hiram, Ga., over Illinois,
Louisville, LSU and North Carolina.
Arkansas gained offensive lineman
Jonathan Luigs of Little Rock-Pulaski
Academy, Ark., over interest from Nebraska, LSU, Memphis, Vanderbilt and
Conf-USA Verbal List
MAC Verbal List
Bowling Green pledged running back
Edwin Hood of Toledo-Whitmer, Ohio.
Defensive lineman/offensive lineman/tight end Ryan Tuggle of Bartlett, Ill., has chosen
Northern Illinois over
Northwestern, New Mexico and Eastern Michigan.
WAC Verbal List
Tulsa has pledged defensive back
Randy Duncan of Mesquite, Tex.
Pac-10 Verbal List
Washington added a pledge from
defensive back Keauntea Bankhead of Seattle-Ballard,
Wash., over Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State and Washington State. The
Huskies recently gained linebacker Rashaad Goodrum of Los Angeles Valley CC,
UCLA pledged offensive lineman Scott Glicksberg of San Jose-Leland, Cal.
Arizona State has a pledge from
offensive lineman Leo Talavou of Fountain Valley, Cal., over
Washington State, Oregon, USC, Hawaii, Arizona and San Diego State.
Mountain West Verbal List
The BYU Cougars have pledges from
quarterback Jason Beck of Oxnard-Hueneme, Cal/Ventura
CC, Cal/College of the Canyons, Cal., over Iowa and Kansas State; offensive
lineman Nick Longshore from College of the
Canyons, Cal; receiver Michael Morris of Itawamba CC, Miss; and
sophomore linebacker Aaron Wagner of Lethbridge, Alberta, who
is transfering from Washington State.
Colorado State has pledges from
quarterback/athlete Chauncey Duckett of Colorado
Springs-Wasson, Colo; and defensive lineman Matt Rupp of Rancho Santa Margarita-Santa
Margarita Catholic, Cal., over Fresno State, Nevada and Utah.
New Mexico pledged defensive back
Jake Bowe of Albuquerque-LaCueva, NM. The
Lobos recently gained running back Rodney Ferguson of Albuquerque-Manzano,
NM., over New Mexico State.
Class 2004 Football Database
* Seach the early list of over 2800 Prospects.
* Search the database to find Commitments for your favorite Schools and Conferences.
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* Lists of Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects:
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Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting
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