- West Virginia offered Cortez McDowell, Johnathan Lloyd & Donte Williams
- Texas Tech & Oklahoma offered Chad Mavety
- California offered Mitch Hyatt
- Louisville offered Ethan Wolf & Dominique Booth
- Tennessee offered Enoch Smith Jr.
- Ole Miss offered Drew Barker & Johnnie Dixon
- Michigan State offered Joe Mixon
- Arkansas offered Jacques Patrick
- Georgia Tech offered Daniel Cage
JC Shurburtt- Clifton Garrett could be a five-star prospect on 247Sports. Word is he's all Buckeye at this stage.
I feel like he will take a lot of visits and make a thorough decision, but my guess is that Michigan and Virginia Tech are in the best shape for Da'Shawn Hand currently.
I was impressed with Dominique Booth's ability to run routes, his quick feet and his hands on Sunday at the Core6 Cincinnati Showcase. Most feel it's a two-horse race with Tennessee holding a slight edge on Missouri. His visit to Columbia this weekend will be huge for the Tigers.
Look for California RB Joe Mixon to rise in the rankings soon. To the credit of Gerry Hamilton and our rankings team, he was a Top247 member before he had any offers.
Drake Harris will move up significantly in the rankings soon now that he's going to concentrate on football. Huge speculation that he doesn't end up at Michigan State. Watch Ohio State here, too.
Virginia has the clear inside track for five-star Quin Blanding, who announces in a week. The Florida State talk was strong with him, but honestly word on the street it that North Carolina really is the other team. Who knows, but the Cavaliers are very likely getting him.
- @BillBankGreene Glenville Big-3 to visit Alabama. http://recruiting.scout.com/2/1268459.html
- @CDoss_LGHL 2014 Michigan WR Maurice Ways tells me he will visit #OhioState March 30th.
Scout$--Kief Knows Ohio State Offer Big '14 OH WR Derek Kief
- Derek will visit tOSU in the spring and is also interested in Boston College.
Scout$--Ohio Safety Lands Alabama Offer '14 OH S Erick Smith
- Erick says he plans to visit Alabama with Lattimore and Jones.
Shai McKenzie Interview with Jared Shanker
Marcelys Jones Interview with Jared Shanker
Dylan Thompson Interview with Jared Shanker
Under Armour Combine: Braden Smith
Under Armour Combine: Braxton Berrios
Under Armour Combine: Ashton Jackson
Under Armour Combine: William Crest
Under Armour Combine: Trevion Thompson
Under Armour Combine: Thaddeus Snodgrass
Under Armour Combine: Shy Tuttle
Under Armour Combine: Reilly Gibbons
Under Armour Combine: Quincy Wilson
Under Armour Combine: Orlando Brown Jr.
Under Armour Combine: Nick Richardson
Under Armour Combine: Kain Daub
Under Armour Combine: Jeb Blazevich
Under Armour Combine: Isaiah Ford
Under Armour Combine: George Campbell Jr
Under Armour Combine: Chris Williams (Kalvarez bessent's teammate)
Under Armour Combine: CJ Reavis
Under Armour Combine: Chris Godwin
Under Armour Combine: Derrell Scott
Under Armour Combine: Moral Stephens
Best of the midWest Combine: Marcelys Jones
The Buckeyes have targeted two more recruits in the class of 2014 as they also prepare for Quin Blanding's announcement.
The biggest news in recruiting from yesterday came from the state of Virginia, where '14 S Quin Blanding told the media he would be announcing his decision next Wednesday, the 27th, at 2:30 in the afternoon. Blanding is reportedly supposed to be picking between either Virginia, Florida State or Ohio State. This really marks the first big announcement of the 2014 class as far as national implications go. Blanding measures in at 6'2" and weighs around 200 pounds. Rated as the best safety in the country for his class, Blanding also is ranked as the fifth-best prospect in the country and second in the state of Virginia.
This past season, Blanding had an eye-popping 111 tackles and five interceptions. Quin isn't just a sure-tackler, however, as he brings speed to the table with his 4.50 40-yard dash time. Clemson, Miami, Michigan, North Carolina, N.C. State, Notre Dame and West Virginia are also being considered, but they aren't expected to make too much of a difference.
Caleb Henderson, Lake Braddock quarterback, receives more offers (washington post)
Lake Braddock junior quarterback Caleb Henderson continues to weigh his scholarship offers, a list that is likely to grow soon based on discussions that various coaches have had with Henderson and his father, Eric, in recent weeks.
Eric Henderson, who handles the bulk of the recruiting to save his son the distraction, divides the conversations and correspondence into roughly three categories — firm offers, schools that are actively recruiting Henderson but have not yet extended offers and another group that is more loosely involved in pursuing him.
Among the other schools showing interest are Ohio State, whose campus Henderson plans to visit in March. The Hendersons also plan to see Miami and Tennessee soon and North Carolina again. They planned to meet with Virginia Coach Mike London again this week.