Kentucky lands a commitment from offensive tackle Zach West of Lexington, Ky. West picked the Wildcats over Penn State and Tennessee and becomes Kentucky's 18th verbal commitment for the 2011 class. He's rated by ESPN as the No. 17 offensive tackle prospect in the country.
Safety Jashaud Sims of Dickinson, Texas gives his verbal commitment to Arkansas. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound Sims becomes the Hogs' 17th commitment for the 2011 class.
Florida picks up a commitment from defensive back Valdez Showers of Madison Heights, Mich., the Gators' 15th commitment for the 2011 class. Showers is rated by ESPN as the No. 44 athlete in the country.