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The UCLA Bruins have pledged Class 2005 linebacker Kaluka Maiava of Wailuku-Baldwin, Hawaii, over Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin, among others.
Pittsburgh has a Class 2005 commitment from running back Irvan Brown of Central Square-Paul V Moore, N.Y., over Syracuse and Wisconsin. The Panthers recently gained defensive back Domenic Jones of Columbus-Brookhaven, Ohio, over Michigan State, Penn State, Minnesota and Iowa, among others; and defensive back/running back Bryan Williams of Akron-Buchtel, Ohio, over Illinois, North Carolina and Akron.
Boston College pledged Class 2005 defensive lineman Josh Williams of Hampton-Hampton School, NH., over Syracuse and UConn. The Eagles recently gained defensive back/linebacker Paul Anderson of Brooklyn-Poly Prep, NY; and tight end/defensive lineman Jim Ramella of Cleveland-St. Ignatius, Ohio.
Northwestern has pledged Class 2005 linebacker/running back Mike Dinard of Parma-Padua Franciscan, Ohio.
Running back Corey Robertson of Denison, Tex., has put his recent commitment to the Iowa Hawkeyes on hold.
Bowling Green has a Class 2005 commitment from offensive lineman Guy Williamson of Mohomet/Mahomet-Seymour, Ill. The Falcons recently gained receiver Luke Alexander of Springfield-South, Ohio.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have their first two Class 2005 commitments in defensive backs Brandon Harrison of Dayton/Chaminade-Julienne, Ohio; and David Bruton of Miamisburg, Ohio.
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Purdue has pledges from quarterback Joey Elliott of Evansville-Harrison, Ind; and defensive lineman Jared Zwilling of Evansville-Central, Ind. The Boilermakers recently gained linebacker/defensive back Jason Werner of Indianapolis-Roncalli, Ind; defensive lineman Michael Neal of Merrillville, Ind; and defensive/offensive back Dray Mason of Indianapolis-Bishop Chatard, Ind.
Michigan has Class 2005 defensive lineman Chris McLaurin of Orchard Lake-St. Mary, Mich., over Boston College and Indiana. The Wolverines recently gained running back Mister Simpson of Cincinnati-Colerain, Ohio; and punter/kicker Zoltan Mesko of Twinsburg, Ohio.
Ohio State has a commitment from receiver Brian Hartline of Canton-GlenOak, Ohio, over Iowa, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt and Stanford, among others.
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Nebraska has a commitment from Class 2005 tight end/defensive lineman David Harvey of Pomfret-McDonough, Md. The Huskers recently gained Top 150 offensive lineman Craig Roark of Ada, Okla., over Arizona, Kansas State, LSU, Missouri and Ohio State, among many others.
Oklahoma State picked up a commitment from Class 2005 defensive back Andre Sexton of Houston-Cy Falls, Tex.
Kansas State has a commitment from receiver/quarterback Zac Robinson of Littleton-Chatfield, Colo.
Tight end/defensive lineman Trent Flander of West Des Moines-Dowling, Iowa, has chosen Iowa State.
Big East List
West Virginia pledged quarterback Nate Sowers of Martinsburg, WVa., who passed for 3258 yds and 48 touchdowns as a junior; and receiver Darren Brownlee of Germantown-Northwest, Md.
Rutgers has verbals from linebacker/defensive lineman Dakota Walker of Mays Landing-Oakrest, NJ; and defensive lineman/linebacker Chris Dirksz of Miami-Krop, Fla.
Fresno State pledged quarterback Ryan Colburn of Visalia-Central Valley Christian, Cal.
Sun Belt List
Class 2004 quarterback Matt Tuiasosopo, a Top 150 prospect from Woodinville, Wash., has chosen baseball with the Seattle Mariners over playing for Washington. He was selected in the third round as a shortstop by the Mariners. The Huskies recently picked up a commitment from Class 2005 defensive back Keno Walter-White of Poway-Rancho Bernardo, Cal/San Diego Mesa CC, Cal.
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