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Garnet And Black Attack

2022 Recruit Profile: Kylic Horton

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Getting to know the newest Gamecocks. Kylic Horton, Wide Receiver 6’3” 190 lbs Rivals Rating = 5.6 / 3 star Wide receiver Kylic Horton is a 3 star prospect from Summerton, SC and is one of five commitments from the state of South Carolina in the 2022 recruiting class. According to his prospect profile, he was recruited by wide receivers coach Justin Stepp. Kylic comes to the Gamecocks at 6 foot 3 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. He is most comparable to current Gamecock Xavier Leggette in both size and the way he moves. Leggette...

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Duke Rowing Recruit Spotlight: Mia Khamish

DURHAM – Head Coach Megan Cooke Carcagno and the Duke rowing program are excited to announce the addition of Mia Khamish, who will compete for the Blue Devils in the 2022-23 season.

A Sea Of Blue

Thursday Headlines: Lance Ware Edition

Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports The sophomore big man has shown to be a great locker room presence With a culture of one-and-done that has been built for high-level recruits at Kentucky. Lance Ware doesn’t exactly fit that mold, but the role and path that Ware is carving out for himself is one that should put him on the path to success. Ware, a former top 40 recruit, hasn’t put up big numbers in his time at Kentucky, but the sophomore forward has shown the ability to come in and contribute when his number is called as he develops in Lexington. John Calipari has...

Garnet And Black Attack

2022 Recruit Profile: Keenan Nelson Jr.

Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getting to know the newest Gamecocks. Keenan Nelson Jr., Cornerback 6’0” 197 lbs Rivals Rating = 5.8 / 4 star Cornerback Keenan Nelson Jr. is a 4 star prospect from Philadelphia, PA. He is one of two recruits out of Pennsylvania in the 2022 recruiting class. According to his prospect profile, he was recruited by defensive backs coach Torrian Gray and special teams coach Pete Lembo. Nelson coming in at 6 feet, 197 pounds is most comparable to current Gamecock Cam Smith. Although Nelson is a physical defensive back like...

Block U

Around The Hill, 1/25/2022: Lander Barton, 2022 Heisman Odds, CJ Verdell

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ In Football News... Utah offered a local DT from the 2023 class, Tevita Pome’e. Pome’e is currently a 3-star DT and the #10 recruit in the state of Utah per 247 Sports. My 9th D1 offer comes from my dream school! My first college football experience was @UUtah, and it shaped me into the student and player I am! This one is huge and I’m so grateful. Thank you @CoachPowell99 and @bigfam94 and everyone at @Utah_Football for this one! #GODISGOOD https://t.co/Qn5j2WD6vm— Vita Pome'e (@tevitapomee) January 24, 2022 Eric Weddle shared...

Duke Basketball Report

YouTube Gold: Naas Cunningham

The Cameron Crazies would love to see Naas Cunningham in Cameron! | Photo by Lance King/ A highly promising recruit, Naas was offered Sunday. On Sunday, Duke target Naas Cunningham tweeted this out: After a great facetime call with Coach Scheyer.. I am blessed to receive an offer from Duke University! Go Blue Devils! A 6-7 wing out of West Orange, New Jersey, where former Blue Devil Harold Morrison is also from, Cunningham is generally seen as the top player in the class of 2024. As such, he’s already being targeted by the usual suspects. As you’ll see in the...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball officially enters fray for yet another No. 1 recruit

Duke basketball has joined the Naasir Cunningham race. The Duke basketball program has ended up with the No. 1 recruit on the 247Sports Composite three times since 2014 (Jahlil Okafor, Marvin Bagley III, RJ Barrett). And as things stand in 2022, the Duke Blue Devils would add to that count when they welcome the current […] Duke basketball officially enters fray for yet another No. 1 recruit - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Daily Star

Former Arizona WR Boobie Curry headed to Buffalo; 3rd ex-Cat to find new home this cycle

Curry, a former four-star recruit, had a career-high 21 catches for 233 yards and three touchdowns last season.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Georgia coach Kirby Smart helicopters in to recruit Orlando players

The national champion coach wasn't the only big name to take visits to area schools to court their best players.

House of Sparky

ASU Football: Former Penn State offensive lineman Des Holmes transfers to ASU

John Jones-USA TODAY Sports Another one Former Penn State Offensive Lineman Des Holmes committed to Arizona State on Wednesday via Twitter. Thank you Lord for another Day! pic.twitter.com/mdWqOrx0EU— Des Holmes™ (@des_holmes75) January 20, 2022 Holmes, redshirt senior, entered the transfer portal on December 8 and finally found his new home. This upcoming season will be his sixth and final year of eligibility. Holmes is from Norristown, Pennsylvania and went to Cardinal O’Hara High School. He was rated as a three-star recruit and ranked as the 13th-best...

A Sea Of Blue

Alabama transfer Javon Baker picks Kentucky

Gary Cosby Jr.-USA TODAY Sports A massive get for Kentucky’s offense. Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats had a ton of success in the transfer portal last offseason, as a lot of the team’s key contributors were transfers. Once again, they are having transfer portal success as Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver transfer Javon Baker has announced that he is transferring to Kentucky. Baker is a former 4-star recruit and was the No. 34 overall wide receiver in the class of 2020 via 247 Sports Composite. His highest ranking was No. 110 nationally and No. 20 among...

Cincinnati Enquirer

Xavier basketball: 2022 four-star recruit Desmond Claude picks the Musketeers

Xavier basketball added another 2022 four-star recruit Thursday in 6-foot-5 point guard Desmond Claude       

Ball Durham

Duke basketball recruit: ‘We’re going to be just like Zion and RJ’

A future Duke basketball player envisions plenty of thrills in Durham. Duke basketball pledge Caleb Foster seems to have extremely high hopes for the 2023 class as he acts as a behind-the-scenes recruiter for the Duke Blue Devils. Speaking to 247Sports national recruiting insider Travis Branham this week, the five-star point guard out of Oak […] Duke basketball recruit: ‘We’re going to be just like Zion and RJ’ - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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The balance between winning now and preparing for the future is a challenge for Syracuse

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports Yes the transfer portal makes this a more delicate process On this week’s podcast the guys were talking about the dilemma the Syracuse Orange face when it comes to preparing for the future. While the discussion around Syracuse basketball puts the spotlight solely on the playing time of Benny Williams the topic seemed worthy of a bit more attention. It’s not unusual for a highly-regarded freshman to find the transition to college and playing for Jim Boeheim. In most seasons a top recruit finding less than expected success might not...

thestate

How Oklahoma transfer Austin Stogner evolved into an elite high school recruit

Steven Greek grew increasingly patient. His Prestonwood Christian offense could roll at times. Eventual Rice quarterback Wiley Green served as the trigger man under center. Tight end Austin Stogner added …

Detroit Free Press

Michigan State football's top 2021 recruit Ma'a Gaoteote enters transfer portal

Michigan State football linebacker Ma'a Gaoteote became the 17th scholarship player on the Spartans roster to hit the transfer portal since September.       

A Sea Of Blue

Clevan Thomas returning for 2022 season

Photo by John Byrum/Icon Sportswire via Thomas will give it one more go with the Wildcats after missing the 2021 season due to an ACL injury. Clevan Thomas is returning for a super senior season with the Kentucky Wildcats, according to KSR’s Nick Roush. Thomas, a former class of 2017 recruit out of Florida, missed this past season due to a torn ACL suffered in April. He’s battled injuries throughout his career and has just 16 career receptions. He caught one pass during the 2020 season. Despite the lack of production, Thomas is someone who the coaching staff...

Duke Basketball Report

YouTube Gold: Jordan Goldwire, Oklahoma, vs. Kansas

Jan 18, 2022; Norman, Oklahoma, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Dajuan Harris Jr. (3) drives to the basket around Oklahoma Sooners guard Jordan Goldwire (0) during the first half at Lloyd Noble Center. | Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports A near miss for the Sooners It’s safe to say that Jordan Goldwire earned a special esteem from Duke fans. An overlooked recruit, he was heading to Western Kentucky before Duke offered him a chance as a backup to Tre Jones. He showed his potential as a sophomore at Louisville when he and Jones helped spark a massive late Duke comeback. He...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball gets chance to impress prime UNC target

Duke basketball could seize the lead for a recruit high on UNC’s wishlist. In the eyes of the 247Sports Crystal Ball, the UNC basketball staff remains the pacesetter in its pursuit of Ridge View (S.C.) power forward GG Jackson. That said, the new On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine pegs the race as a dead heat right […] Duke basketball gets chance to impress prime UNC target - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: No. 1 recruit to visit the Blue Devils

Duke basketball has secured a visit from one of the nation’s top prospects. At the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Hoophall Classic in Massachusetts this Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend, there’s no hotter name than sophomore small forward Naasir Cunningham. And judging from multiple reports on Sunday night, it’s safe to say the […] Duke basketball: No. 1 recruit to visit the Blue Devils - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Burnt Orange Nation

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Former Texas QB Vince Young celebrates Quinn Ewers’ campus arrival

Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Plus: A strong weekend for Texas women’s basketball Legendary Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young, who led the Longhorns to their most recent national championship in 2005, celebrated the arrival of vaunted recruit Quinn Ewers’ arrival to campus over the weekend. He summed it up with two important words: HookEm https://t.co/yqK4mW6aWJ— Vince Young (@VinceYoung10) January 14, 2022 WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: Texas continues to make scoring, life difficult for Big...

The Salt Lake Tribune

BYU defensive lineman Victory Vaka enters transfer portal

Victory Vaka was a highly rated recruit for BYU in the 2021 signing class. The former Texas A&M commit, though, will hit the transfer portal before playing a game in Provo.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball recruit ends monster 44-game winning streak

A Duke basketball signee put forth an impressive outing against one of the top teams in the country.  The talk around New Jersey all thorough the high school basketball season was the matchup between Duke basketball signee Dariq Whitehead and Montverde Academy (Fla.) against DJ Wagner, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2023, […] Duke basketball recruit ends monster 44-game winning streak - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

Calipari says Shaedon Sharpe is still way behind but has a promising skillset

UK Athletics Once Sharpe gets adjusted to the college game, watch out. Now that Shaedon Sharpe is on campus, the freshman guard is slowly getting acclimated to the college game. With the second semester having started, Sharpe is now eligible to play in games, but it doesn’t sound like the former 2022 No. 1 overall recruit is anywhere close to playing based on John Calipari’s comments at his Friday press conference. The good news is Sharpe is practicing with the team and doesn’t appear to have any restrictions as he learns how to play the college game. Calipari...

Bama Hammer

Alabama Football: Early entry surprise and transfer trim Tide WR group

The rebuild of the Alabama Football 2022 roster is moving rapidly. Eight players from the 2021 roster are now in The Transfer Portal. The most recent is wide receiver, Javon Baker. Based on the 247Sports Composite, Javon Baker was a 4-Star recruit in the 2020 class. In his two Crimson Tide seasons, he played in 21 games and […] Alabama Football: Early entry surprise and transfer trim Tide WR group - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Syracuse men’s lacrosse: Joey Spallina signs NIL deal with Gait Lacrosse

The No. 1 recruit inks a four-year deal with his future coach’s namesake company before his college career even begins. Joey Spallina is not waiting until his college lacrosse career begins to start making his money. On Wednesday, Terry Foy of Inside Lacrosse reported that Spallina, the Syracuse Orange commit and No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2022, signed a NIL endorsement deal with Gait Lacrosse. Sources: @SpallinaJoey has inked a 4-year deal with @gaitlaxofficial.To my knowledge, it’s the first #NIL deal of its kind, as @ILPreps’ No. 1-ranked high school...

Dawn of the Dawg

Surprisingly Georgia football recruiting will be more intimidating now

Georgia football recruiting is already one of the best in college football, but now you throw in a national championship, and it will be downright brutal to out-recruit the Dawgs. Head coach Kirby Smart is already a mastermind on the recruiting trail, and his coaching staff follows his lead, so just imagine what this title […] Surprisingly Georgia football recruiting will be more intimidating now - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn of the Dawg - A Georgia Bulldogs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Kylan Boswell would solve Illini point guard concerns

It has been a pretty good week for Illinois basketball, as the team not only won their game on Tuesday night, but they also inched closer to landing a five-star recruit. The Illini have a top 20 class already secured for 2022 and a top player for 2024 committed in Morez Johnson. But the class […] Illinois Basketball: Kylan Boswell would solve Illini point guard concerns - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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.