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Memphis basketball recruit Langston Wilson never gave up on his dreams. His perseverance is paying off.

Georgia Highlands College standout Langston Wilson, who did not play basketball in high school, has seen his recruitment take off in recent months.        

A Sea Of Blue

UK reaches out to Louisville decommit Bryce Hopkins

CN100Sports Hopkins decommitted from Louisville due to “uncertainties on what is going on with the sanctions.” The Kentucky Wildcats have a new name to watch for on the recruiting trail. It comes in the form of four-star forward Bryce Hopkins, who just decommitted from the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday. Rivals analyst Travis Graf says that Kentucky is among the schools who’ve already reached out to the talented forward since he became available. The 6-7, 220-pound recruit plays at Fenwick High School in Illinois. He currently holds offers from Kansas, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois,...

The Champaign Room

3-star WR Chevy Brenson commits to Illinois

Twitter: @chevalierbren Illinois gets a big kid on a weird day. On a strange day in college football, three-star wideout Chevy Brenson committed to Illinois’ 2021 class. He announced his decision on Twitter. COMMITTED !!✍ pic.twitter.com/0nFCTjNtXH— Chevalier “karate” Brenson (@chevalierbren) August 10, 2020 The 6-foot-4, 200-pound tight end/wide receiver chose Illinois over other Group of Five offers, including Memphis, Toledo and Western Michigan. He is the 16th commit in the Illini’s 2021 class. According to 247, Brenson is the 17th-best recruit in Missouri for...

House of Sparky

ASU Football: Four-star running back Audric Estime puts Sun Devils in top six choices

Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via All the way in New Jersey The Arizona State Sun Devils continue to make noise on the east coast this recruiting season. On Sunday, four-star running back Audric Estime from New Jersey placed the Sun Devils with Nebraska, Michigan State, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech and Rutgers in his final six choices. Blessings...Top 6! pic.twitter.com/76t4IWepRH— Audric Estime ² (@AudricEstime) August 9, 2020 The 2021 recruit from St. Joseph Regional High School is rated as a four-star back by 247Sports and Rivals. 247Sports has him 343rd nationally based...

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Recruiting: OL Tyler Magnuson commits to Syracuse

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Another OL recruit joins the Orange ranks The Syracuse Orange recruiting train keeps on rolling along, as Dino Babers picked up another recruit in the class of 2021. Three-star offensive lineman Tyler Magnuson announced his commitment to the Orange on Friday afternoon, bringing SU’s total number of players in the class of 2021 to 17. Go Orange! #2MuchJu1ce #OITNF #GoOrange #JuicedUp @CoachCavCuseOL @CoachNJ_Monroe @CoachBabersCuse pic.twitter.com/E0V1wPGO2n— Tyler Magnuson (@TylerMagnuson7) August 7, 2020 Magunson stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs in at 260...

Duke Basketball Report

Kenny Blakeney, Howard Pick Up A Significant Transfer

Kenny Blakeney as a Blue Devil The former Duke guard is having a remarkable summer Remember Nojel Eastern? He left Purdue and planned to transfer to Michigan but didn’t have enough credits to do it. He sort of fell off the radar for a bit but now he’s turned up: he’ll transfer to Howard where he’ll play for former Duke star Kenny Blakeney and alongside breakthrough recruit Makur Maker. The Bison also add point guard Rahim Ali to the mix. In his commitment tweet, Eastern said “for the culture” and #HBCU It’s really a fascinating moment. Howard finished 4-29 last season...

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Former LSU QB Peter Parrish transfers to Memphis

Peter Parrish was a former four-star recruit and was suspended in March for a violation of team rules.        

Miami Herald

Leonard Taylor, five-star defensive tackle and part of ‘Palmetto Five,’ commits to Miami

The Miami Hurricanes are once again keeping a five-star prospect from leaving South Florida. For the second time in the past month, a five-star recruit from South Florida has decided …

Roll 'Bama Roll

Could this be the year for Ben Davis?

Photo by Joe Robbins/ It’s now or never for the former five star recruit. Of course Ben Davis’s best shot at cracking the starting line-up would come during a pandemic. Davis, a redshirt senior, came to Tuscaloosa as the highest-ranked member of the Class of 2016. He played sparingly his first three years - one brief appearance in 2017, two brief appearances in 2018 - as he bounced between inside and outside linebacker. In 2019, however, he earned a role on special teams and played in a handful of games on defense as well. Now, Davis has reportedly been at the front of the line at...

The Smoking Musket

West Virginia Flips Three-Star Miami Commit

Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via The Mountaineers have flipped local Miami recruit Ja’Corey Hammett from his commitment to the Hurricanes. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Football Ja’Corey Hammett flips commitment from Miami to WVU West Virginia was able to flip Miami native Ja’Corey Hammett from his commitment to the Miami Hurricanes. Hammett became the 14th verbal commitment to WVU’s Class of 2021 on Wednesday afternoon. Hammett is...

Ball Durham

Where is Duke basketball freshman Jalen Johnson?

Understandably, Duke basketball supporters are asking about a star recruit. Wendell Moore is back. We also have evidence to show that fellow Duke basketball sophomore forward Matthew Hurt has landed in Durham. The same goes for senior guard Jordan Goldwire, senior guard Mike Buckmire, junior wing Joey Baker, freshman center Mark Williams, freshman forward Jaemyn […] Where is Duke basketball freshman Jalen Johnson? - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

thestate

South Carolina offers NC QB recruit coming off freshman season

South Carolina has its 2021 QB recruit in Colten Gauthier. They’re zeroed in on a 2022 passer in Gunner Stockton. On Wednesday, they offered another passer for 2023. Cornelius, North …

A Sea Of Blue

Skyy Clark says decision on his recruitment “coming soon”

SLAM One of the top point guards in high school hoops is inching closer toward a decision. UPDATE Turns out, Skyy Clark is simply announcing his top seven schools on Friday. Top 7 dropping Friday!!!!— Skyy Clark (@skyyclark) August 5, 2020 It appears Skyy Clark is close to reaching a decision on where he’ll attend college. On Wednesday, the five-star point guard tweeted that a decision on his recruitment was coming soon. Decision on my recruitment coming soon!!— Skyy Clark (@skyyclark) August 5, 2020 Currently a Class of 2022 recruit, Clark is viewed as a strong...

Bama Hammer

Alabama Basketball: It’s decision time for John Petty

John Petty has a big decision to make. Should he return to Alabama basketball? We have seen Nate Oats recruit some amazing talent recently. However, his biggest recruiting pitch is still underway. He is trying to get John Petty to return to Alabama basketball, and he’s running out of time to do so. We will […] Alabama Basketball: It’s decision time for John Petty - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Three reasons No. 1 recruit may delay decision day

Why has the most important Duke basketball target not picked a destination? One 2021 commit in tow. And 12 months to go before rising high school seniors become college freshmen. Yes, it’s safe to say the Duke basketball staff has ample time to finish building what needs to be at least a four-deep class. Besides, […] Duke basketball: Three reasons No. 1 recruit may delay decision day - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

State of The U

Aquinas’ Turner is a legitimate local option for Miami at quarterback in 2022

Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas quarterback Zion Turner throws during a 7-on-7 event. Turner, a 2022 recruit, led the Raiders to a 15-0 record and Class 7A state championship in his first season as a starter. | 247Sports The Hurricanes have not signed a quarterback from South Florida since 2012 Player comparisons in sports usually exhaust me and oftentimes remind me how lazy many sports pundits and fans can be. But let me jump on the bandwagon for a quick second and make one of my own. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas 2022 quarterback Zion Turner reminds me a lot of current...

Canes Warning

Miami football heading towards signing top 5 2021 Class

The projected commitments to the Miami football program from five-star recruits, cornerback Jason Marshall and defensive tackle Leonard Taylor have the Hurricanes headed towards a top-five class for 2021. The commitment from five-star athlete James Williams gave the Miami football program their highest-ranked recruit since 2008 and a lot of momentum in the 2021 class. […] Miami football heading towards signing top 5 2021 Class - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

Purdue Exponent

Top 10 basketball recruit lists Purdue among his final 6 choices

Purdue men’s basketball made the final six teams being considered by a consensus Top 10 recruit for the 2021-22 season, he announced Saturday on social media.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Five-star recruit leaves Blue Devils off list, sort of

A couple of past Duke basketball players remain players for a coveted prep. Recent interest from the Duke basketball coaches suggested they had a shot to land in the top six of St. Mark’s (Texas) small forward Harrison Ingram. So too did the fact that the five-star rising senior has labeled the university in Durham his […] Duke basketball: Five-star recruit leaves Blue Devils off list, sort of - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

Harrison Ingram announces top 6 with no UK, who was showing interest

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via The top-10 recruit caught UK’s attention, but it may have been too late. Harrison Ingram is a five-star prospect out of Dallas (TX) ranked No. 8 overall in 2021 by Rivals. He currently has an impressive offer list and just cut his final list to six schools: North Carolina, Michigan, Purdue, Stanford, Harvard, and Howard. Final 6 pic.twitter.com/knDisCktjA— Harrison Ingram (@Harrisoniingram) August 1, 2020 Ingram also holds offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Louisville, Memphis, Tennessee, and Texas A&M. However, according to Corey...

House of Sparky

ASU Women’s Basketball: Nation’s top recruit Lauren Betts considering Arizona State

Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via No. 1 in 2022 class The boys can’t have all the recruiting fun. Charli Turner Thorne and the Sun Devils received good news on Friday. Lauren Betts, a 2022 recruit out of Colorado, posted her top nine schools. Arizona State will be in a recruiting battle with Pac-12 foes Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, as well as UCONN, Notre Dame, Baylor, South Carolina and Louisville. Honored and excited! pic.twitter.com/KX1s7PC2r6— lauren betts (@laurenbetts12) July 31, 2020 Betts is ranked as ESPN’s top overall recruit in the 2022 class. The 6-foot-7 post...

Duke Basketball Report

Kara Lawson’s First Recruit: Sara Anastasieska

BERKELEY, CA - JANUARY 12: California Golden Bears guard Sara Anastasieska (11) powers around Stanford Cardinal guard Hannah Jump (33) during the game between the Women’s California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinals on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, California. | Photo by Douglas Stringer/Icon Sportswire via A grad student transfer from Cal. Kara Lawson has her first recruit as Duke’s head coach: Sara Anastasieska, who started at Cal, will join the Blue Devils as a sixth-year grad student. The 5-11 native of Australia averaged 7.8 ppg last season...

A Sea Of Blue

The Terrence Clarke hype is surging

Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via “One of the most talented guys we’ve had in years.” When Terrence Clarke committed to Kentucky last September, he was viewed as a recruit who could actually finish No. 1 overall in his class. That obviously didn’t happen, as Clarke didn’t have quite the senior season many thought he could, and he ultimately finished outside the top five of all three major recruiting services (his highest ranking was No. 8 by Rivals). Part of that may have been due to Clarke having a heavy school workload in order to graduate early and reclassify...

Detroit Free Press

Michigan football gets commitment from East Lansing three-star WR Andrel Anthony

Andrel Anthony, a three-star recruit from East Lansing, committed to Michigan football this afternoon.        

thestate

South Carolina make final two for five-star dual-threat quarterback

Georgia quarterback Gunner Stockton has offers from about everyone, Alabama, Florida, LSU, Ohio State, Southern Cal. But Thursday, the five-star recruit said all those teams are out of the running. …

A Sea Of Blue

Torrance Davis is reportedly good to go for UK

@TorranceDavis8 The Ohio running back will soon arrive in Lexington. When signing day came around for the Kentucky Wildcats, Torrance Davis was oddly absent from the list of signatures that came in for Mark Stoops’ program. Apparently, the three-star running back had some things needing to be sorted out before he was good to go. Those issues appear to be solved now, as KSR’s Matt Jones says Davis is ready to report to UK. Source tells KSR that UK RB Torrance Davis has been cleared and will be on the roster this fall Good news for the Cats....final 2020 recruit to get cleared—...

Canes Warning

Manny Diaz spoke to QB prospect Jake Garcia after James Williams commit

The Miami football program is continuing to recruit four-star USC quarterback commit Jake Garcia. Hurricanes head coach Manny Diaz spoke to Garcia following the commit of five-star athlete James Williams last week. The 2021 Miami recruiting class moved into the top 10 nationally on Sunday with the commit of three-star wide receiver Brashard Smith. Five-star […] Manny Diaz spoke to QB prospect Jake Garcia after James Williams commit - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

Derrick Brown: Auburn Tiger - "The Giant" Highlights [HD]

Derrick Brown came into Auburn as a five-star recruit and after two seasons on the Plains, he has solidified himself as one of the top defensive players on the team. Expect Brown to have a huge junior year.