Top 100 Prospects
Insider Database

Message Board
Top 100 Prospects

ESPN Database
Message Board
Friday, August 22
Vernaglia selects ND over Virginia, Penn State

By Bill Hodge

Notre Dame has pledged Class 2004 Top 150 linebacker/receiver Anthony Vernaglia of Orange-Lutheran, Cal., over Virginia and Penn State. Among many others were Southern California, UCLA, Purdue, Arizona State and Stanford. The Irish recently gained offensive lineman Chauncey Incarnato of Dover, Ohio, over Pittsburgh. Among others were West Virginia, Maryland and Michigan State.

Illinois pledged Class 2004 defensive back Justin Harrison of Bloomington, Ill. The Illini recently gained receiver Fabian Martin of Chicago-Prosser, Ill., over Purdue. Other offers included Iowa, Wisconsin and Colorado.

Indiana has a commitment from Class 2004 quarterback/defensive back Grant Gregory of Athens, Ohio.

Syracuse has a commitment from Class 2004 running back/defensive back Paul Chiara of Mountain Lakes, NJ. The Orangemen recently gained offensive lineman Steven Simms of Columbia-Wilde Lake, Md.

San Diego State pledged Class 2004 offensive lineman Taylor Schmidt of Escondido, Cal/Palomar CC, Cal.

New Mexico has a pledge from Class 2004 linebacker/running back Matt Quillen of Albuquerque-LaCueva, NM.

Connecticut pledged Class 2004 tight end/linebacker/running back Steve Brouse of Selinsgrove, Pa. UConn recently gained tight end Rob Getek of Nashua-Bishop Guertin, NH.

Check out the updated lists of Top 150 Prospects and Super Prospects. Where are the top Class 2004 defensive backs headed? List.

Class 2004 Football Database
* Seach the early list of over 2550 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 Quarterbacks and additional Super Prospect Quarterbacks.
Top 150 Running Backs and additional Super Prospect Running Backs.
Top 150 Receivers and additional Super Prospect Receivers.
Top 150 Tight Ends and additional Super Prospect Tight Ends.
Top 150 Offensive Linemen and additional Super Prospect OL.
Top 150 Defensive Linemen and additional Super Prospect DL.
Top 150 Linebackers and additional Super Prospect Linebackers.
Top 150 Defensive Backs and additional Super Prospect Defensive Backs.

Class 2003 Football Database
* Check lists: Prospects/Commitments/Signings/Schools and Conferences.
* Lists of Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects/Top 150 JC Prospects.
*LSU, Florida and Southern California led the Final 2003 Top Classes.

Football Commitments/Signings:
OCSN: Main Recruiting Page.
Class 2004: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
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 For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to's Recruiting Page.

 ESPN Tools
Email story
Most sent
Print story
Daily email