Head coach Mike Shula is quickly rebuilding Alabama in the recruiting
Headed for the Tide are defensive lineman Chris Turner of Jacksonville-Ed White,
Fla/Northwest Mississippi CC, Miss., who picked Florida State as a prep;
plus three teammates from Hoover, Ala., in quarterback John Parker Wilson, defensive lineman Jerami Holifield and linebacker/defensive
lineman Curtis Dawson.
Wilson, who will also play baseball at Alabama, passed for 3826 yards and
40 touchdowns as a senior. He also had offers from Clemson, Mississippi,
Mississippi State and Tennessee, among others.
LSU leads the 2004 Top
Recruiting Classes. Other top programs making an early charge are Texas,
Southern California, Miami-Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Penn
State, Georgia and Maryland.
Search the early list of over 3000 Prospects, Commitments and Signings for your favorite Schools and Conferences. Football Signing Periods:
Midyear JC/Prep Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).
Check out the Top 150 Prospects and Super Prospects. Where are the top Class 2004 running backs
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Independents Verbal List
Big Ten Verbal List
Indiana has added receiver Tywan Freeney of Cheshire, Conn/Milford
Academy, Conn/Hofstra/Nassau CC, NY. The Hoosiers recently pledged defensive
backs Chris Phillips of of Atlanta-Washington,
Ga; and Leslie Majors of Harvey-Thornwood, Ill.
Big 12 Verbal List
Kansas State pledged defensive
lineman McCollins Umeh of Houston-Klein Forest,
Tex., over Colorado, Florida and Oklahoma State.
Big East Verbal List
In a recruiting saga, receiver Josh Morgan of Washington, DC-Woodson/Fork
Union MA, Va., has told callers he was commiting to Maryland, then Iowa,
then Virginia Tech within 24 hours.
UConn believed the Huskies also had his commitment. The Hokies recently
gained defensive back Rod Council of Charlotte-West Charlotte,
NC., over Virginia, Michigan and Notre Dame.
ACC Verbal List
SEC Verbal List
Conf-USA Verbal List
Memphis pledged running back Phillip Hyde of Tyrone-Sandy Creek, Ga.
Louisville pledged defensive
lineman Anthony Douglas of Eufaula, Ala. The
Cardinals recently gained receiver/defensive back Marcus Folmar of East Brewton-Neal, Ala.
MAC Verbal List
Northern Illinois has pledged
receiver Matt Simon of Farmington, Minn., and
offensive lineman Jon Brost of Maple Grove, Minn. The
Huskies recently pledged linebacker Larry English of Aurora-Marmion Academy,
Ill; and kicker Chris Nendick of Naperville, Ill.
WAC Verbal List
Fresno State has pledges from
receiver Kevin Ciccone and quarterback Sean Norton, both from Newhall-Hart, Cal.
Sun Belt Verbal List
Pac-10 Verbal List
The UCLA Bruins signed record-setting
quarterback David Koral of Malibu-Pacific Palisades,
Cal/Vanderbilt/Santa Monica CC, Cal/Florida State/Santa Monica CC, Cal; and
linebacker Dan Nelson of Boise, Idaho/Arizona Western
CC, Ariz. The Bruins also pledged defensive lineman Chris Johnson and linebacker Fred Holmes, both from River Ridge-John
Arizona gained defensive back Antoine Cason of Los
Alamitos, Cal., over Oregon State. The Wildcats recently added linebacker James Alford of Metairie-East Jefferson,
La., who signed with West Virginia in Class 2003, but left before the season
started. He had decommitted from Colorado before picking the Mountaineers.
Mountain West Verbal List
Wyoming has signed running back Joseph Harris of Olathe, Kan/Butler County
Class 2004 Football Database
* Seach the early list of over 3000 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.
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