LSU has added Super Prospect running
back Shawn Jordan of El Paso-Riverside,
Tex., over Oklahoma State, UCLA and Arizona State.
Mississippi added touted linebacker Marquis McBeath of Moss Point,
Miss., over LSU, Auburn and Nebraska; linebacker Patrick Willis of Hollow
Rock-Bruceton Central, Tenn., over interest from Memphis and Mississippi
State; and defensive lineman/tight end Robert Hough of Jackson-Provine,
The early football signing period for mid-year qualifiers is Dec. 18-Jan
15. The spring period is Feb. 5-Apr. 1. Search the list of Prospects/Commitments/Signings/By Conference.
Oklahoma, Texas, LSU, USC, Georgia, Michigan, Miami-Florida, South
Carolina, Notre Dame and Florida head the Early Top
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The Wisconsin Badgers pledged tight
end/defensive lineman Kurt Ware of Spring-Klein Oak,
Tex., over interest from Arizona State, Michigan State and Florida.
Quarterback/athlete Bill Foran of Dallas-Highland,
Tex., committed to the Purdue Boilermakers. He also drew
interest from Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Illinois.
Touted defensive lineman Malcolm Wooldridge of Boca Raton,
Fla/Hargrave MA, Va/USC/Harper CC, Ill., committed to Indiana.
Defensive back William (Greg) Cooper of
Flint-Northern, Mich., who originally signed with Michigan as a Top 150
prospect in Class 2002, committed to Michigan State. The Spartans recently
gained offensive lineman John Masters of Carmel, Ind.
Iowa State pledged
linebacker/defensive back Ron Prelow of Tampa-Jefferson,
Fla. Defensive lineman/tight end Nick Davidson of Hurst-Bell, Tex.,
has denied a report by The Dallas Morning News of a commitment to the
Defensive lineman Tyler Yenzer of Midland, Tex., and
offensive lineman Josh Morris of Midland, Tex.,
picked Texas Tech.
North Carolina has a commitment from
defensive back Kareen Taylor of Hopewell, Va/Fork
Union MA, Va., and signed both linebacker Melik Brown of Camden-Wilson,
NJ/Hargrave MA, Va., and running back Ronnie McGill of Clover, SC. The
Heels recently gained commitments from defensive lineman Donnell Livingston of Sarasota,
Fla., over Florida State, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina State and
Maryland; and linebackers Larry Edwards of Tampa-Wharton,
Fla., over interest from LSU, Nebraska, Florida and Iowa; and Fred Sparkman of Columbia-Central,
Tenn., over Michigan and South Carolina. Linebacker Clint Session of Pompano
Beach-Ely, Fla., who decommitted from Pittsburgh and indicated he was headed
for North Carolina, no longer has interest in the Heels.
Clemson added offensive lineman Mario Henderson of Lehigh, Fla;
receiver Chris Jefferson of
Morgantown-Freedom, NC., over Wake Forest; and offensive lineman Chris Capote of Miami-Killian,
Duke gained defensive back Jeramy Edwards of Jackson-Jackson
Memorial, NJ., over interest from Purdue, Maryland and Indiana.
Vanderbilt has verbals from
linebacker Curtis Gatewood of Memphis-White
Station, Tenn., and tight end Nick Brigham of
TCU added defensive back David Roach of Abiline, Tex.
Running back Harvey (Scooter) McDougle of East
Cleveland-Shaw, Ohio, picked Toledo over interest from Iowa,
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Indiana, Minnesota and Virginia.
Central Florida has running back Evandall Williams of
Havana-Northside, Fla., and receiver Brooks Turner of Deerfield Beach,
SMU gained receiver Reynaldo Pellerin of
Spring-Westfield, Tex; linebacker Avery Cleveland of Austin-LBJ,
Tex., over Colorado; and defensive back Joe Sturdivant of
Lilburn-Parkview, Ga., over Navy and Georgia Tech.
Hawaii signed defensive lineman Reggie Maldonado of Saddleback CC,
Cal. The Warriors recently gained a pledge from quarterback Jack Rolovich of Novato-San Marin,
Arkansas State has added six
commitments, including defensive back Khayyam Burns of Fort
San Diego State added receiver Ramal Porter of Van
Nuys-Birmingham, Cal; and running back/linebacker Brandon Bornes of Vista-Rancho
Buena Vista, Cal.
Tight end Jordan Adams of Arlington-Lamar,
Tex., picked New Mexico. The Lobos recently gained
receiver Jonathan Harrell of Everman, Tex.
Defensive lineman/linebacker Aaron Whittington of St.
Louis-Hazelwood East, Mo., has verballed to UCLA.
Tight end Eddie Whitaker of Reseda, Cal/Los
Angeles Valley CC, Cal., picked Oregon over interest from Nebraska and
Receiver/defensive back Rudy Burgess of Edwards
AFB-Desert, Cal., gave a soft commitment to Washington State over Arizona State,
Washington, Oregon, Oregon State and Fresno State.
Arizona pledged offensive linemen John Mahaffey of Tyler-Lee, Tex;
defensive linemen Cedric Cofer of DeSoto, Tex;
linebacker Marquell Stinson of Fresno CC,
Cal; plus offensive linemen Robert Gustavis of Torrance-North
Torrance, Cal., over Oregon State and California; and Peter Graniello of El
Paso-Coronado, Tex., over UTEP and New Mexico State.
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*Post-Summer list of Top 150 Prospects/Commitments
*Top 150 Prospects by Position: QB/RB/WR/TE/OL/DL/LB/DB.
*More players projected to make an impact: Super
*Check out the Early Top 150 JC Prospects.
*Top 150 JC Prospects by Position: QB/RB/WR/TE/OL/DL/LB/DB.
*Check out the Early Top
*Football Signing Periods: Early: (midyear JC transfers) Dec. 18-Jan 15;
Regular: Feb. 5-Apr. 1.
N.D./Big Ten Verbals: ND, Ill, Ind, Iowa, Mich, Mich St, Minn, NW, Ohio St, Penn St, Purdue, Wis.
Big 12 Verbals: Baylor, Colo, Iowa St, Kan, Kan St, Mo, Neb, Okla, Okla St, Tex, Tex A&M, Tex Tech.
SEC Verbals: Ala, Ark, Aub, Fla, Ga, Kty, LSU, Miss, Miss St, SoCarol, Tenn, Van.
ACC Verbals: FSU, NC State, Md, GT, Clemson, Va, NC, WF, Duke.
Big East Verbals: Miami, VT, BC, Syr, Pitt, WVa, Temple, Rutgers.
Pac-10 Verbals: Arizona, ASU, Cal, Oregon, Ore State, Stan, USC, UCLA, Wash, Wash State.
Class 2004: Database.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
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
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