One of the nation's top offensive linemen, Jorrie Adams of Jasper, Tex., has
pledged to Texas A&M. Long-rumored to be headed
for the Aggies, he also considered Arkansas, Florida, LSU, Miami-Florida,
Oklahoma and Penn State, among many others.
Top 150 linebacker Earl Everett of Bushnell-South
Sumter, Fla., and defensive lineman Julian Riley of St.
Petersburg-Lakewood, Fla., pledged to the Florida Gators. Everett also
considered Florida State, LSU, Miami-Florida and Nebraska. Riley was being
recruited by Pittsburgh, Wisconsin, Boston College and Purdue. The Gators
recently gained offensive lineman Carlton Medder of Groveland-South
Lakes, Fla., who decommitted from Georgia; and defensive lineman Johnny Dingle of Miami-Washington,
Fla., over Auburn, LSU, South Florida and West Virginia.
Top 150 receiver Jimmy Sutton of Boca Raton, Fla.,
who decommitted from Texas; and Super Prospect running back Brian Dennison of
Jacksonville-Mandarin, Fla., over Iowa, Notre Dame, Mississippi and
Mississippi State; have pledged to North Carolina State. The Wolfpack
also gained defensive back Phillip Holloman of Norfolk-Lake
Taylor, Va; and linebacker Guerlin Dervil of
Michael Turner, a Super Prospect
running back from Fort Worth-Dunbar, Tex., is headed to Wisconsin over New Mexico and Ball
State. He had interest from Purdue, Texas A&M, Iowa and Missouri. The
Badgers also have a verbal from defensive back/receiver James Kamoku of
The early football signing period for mid-year qualifiers was 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, Florida, Michigan, Notre Dame,
Miami-Florida and South Carolina head the Early Top
Classes (Updated daily).
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Michigan State pledged receiver Terry Love of Maywood-Proviso
East, Ill., who decommitted from Wisconsin; running back Kris Bush of River Ridge-John
Curtis, La; receiver Irving Campbell of
Lantana-Santaluces, Fla; and defensive back/running back Cole Corey of Tecumseh, Mich.
Baylor pledged defensive backs Joshua Bell and Nick Fellows, both from
Dallas-Skyline, Tex. The Bears recently added tight end Michael Miller of Lake
Kansas State has commitments from
defensive back Byron Garvin of Miami-Pace, Fla.,
and linebacker Ben Henderson of Chicago-Hubbard,
Ill/Joliet CC, Ill.
Kansas pledged defensive back Shelton Simmons of Georgia
Military Academy, Ga; receiver/defensive back Tony King of Florissant-McCluer
North, Mo; and defensive lineman Andy Temple of Ballwin-Parkway
West Virginia has a pledge from
defensive back Fernandez McDowell of
Metairie-East Jefferson, La., who decommitted from the Indiana Hoosiers.
Offensive/defensive lineman Andraus Grace of Fort Meade, Fla.,
picked Florida State after decommitting from
Defensive back LaBrose Hedgemon of Hoover, Ala.,
is no longer committed to North Carolina. He is considering
Notre Dame and Colorado.
Defensive lineman Anthony McDaniel of
Columbia-Keenan, SC., is no longer committed to Clemson and is looking at the Tigers,
South Carolina and Tennessee. The Tigers recently gained receiver/defensive
back Robert Reese of Temple, Ga., and
tight end Zach Green of Conyers-Salem, Ga.
Vanderbilt pledged offensive lineman
Tom Sorenson of Salt Lake
City-Brighton, Utah; defensive back Darnell Martemus of Cleveland-St.
Ignatius, Ohio; athlete Khalil Sutton of College
Park-Woodward Academy, Ga; and defensive back Sean Dixon of Tampa-Chamberlain,
South Carolina has pledges from tight
end Robert Pavlovic of Toronto-St.
Xavier, Ontario; offensive lineman William Brown of
Boonville-Starmount, NC., who decommitted from East Carolina; and defensive
lineman Josh Johnson of Gibsonton-East
Bay, Fla., over UConn, Iowa State, Michigan State and South Florida.
Defensive lineman Devrick Hampton of
Greenville-Weston, Miss., is headed to Mississippi State. The Bulldogs
recently added defensive back Adrian Griffin of LaGrange, Ga.,
over South Carolina, Arkansas, Maryland and North Carolina; running back Jason Jude of Athens, Ala., who
decommitted from Auburn; and defensive back Ricky Wright of Batesville-South
East Carolina has a commitment from
quarterback/receiver Kasey Ross of Gainesville, Fla.
Louisville has a commitment from
defensive lineman William Gay of
Tallahassee-Rickards, Fla. The Cards recently gained defensive lineman Josh Williams of Cedartown, Ga.,
and tight end Thomas Boyce of Dacula, Ga.
Central Florida pledged tight end Harvey Joiner of Austin-Crockett,
Tex/Trinity Valley CC, Tex; and offensive lineman Brad Williams of Vidalia, Ga.
Defensive lineman Kwam Williams of Atlanta-Westlake,
Ga., decommitted from Troy State and is headed to Middle Tennessee State.
Hawaii pledged defensive back/receiver
Ray Bass of Corona-Centennial,
Cal., over Arizona, California, Colorado State and Kansas; linebacker Daniel Tautofi of
Honolulu-Kaimuki, Hawaii, and offensive lineman Larry Sauafea of American Somoa,
who drew interest from Oregon and USC.
Boise State added quarterback Taylor Tharp of Boulder-Fairview,
Colo., over Hawaii; and defensive back Duran Cooley of Los
Utah added quarterback/athlete Marcus Johnson of Los
Angeles-Locke, Cal., over UNLV; and defensive lineman Tony Castaldi of Ventura-St.
Arizona State has offensive lineman Brandon Rodd of Aiea, Hawaii. The
Sun Devils recently resigned linebacker DeAndre Johnson of Phoenix-South
Mountain, Ariz., who chose the Sun Devils in Class 2002, but did not
qualify; and pledged offensive lineman Julius Orieukwu of
Houston-Bellaire, Tex., over interest from Texas Tech, Arizona, TCU and
Washington State pledged defensive
lineman Jon Conlin of Vancouver, BC., who
decommitted from Kansas. The Cougars recently added athlete Jason Hill of San Francisco-Sacred
Heart Cathedral Prep, Cal.
*Seach the list of Prospects/Commitments/By Conference.
*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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