Heavily recruited WR Uriah LeMay (6-2 188) of Charlotte will visit USC for a spring practice session today his father said. LeMay also will visit Georgia this week for a practice. His brother is a quarterback for the Bulldogs. LeMay has offers from practically every major program in the country including USC and Clemson. He has taken visits to Clemson, Virginia Tech, Virginia, North Carolina and NC State. Last season Lemay had 850 receiving yards with 14 touchdowns, and he rushed for another 400 yards and 5 touchdowns.
LB Ben Boulware (6-1 226) of TL Hanna committed to Clemson Wednesday night according to his coach Kenya Fouch. “Clemson is his family’s school and it’s closest to home,” Fouch said. “Everybody can see him play. He kind of grew up with Clemson. His mom went to Clemson. It’s a good decision.” Boulware’s brother plays baseball for the Tigers. Boulware had narrowed his choice to Clemson and Georgia and committed to the Tigers while on an unofficial visit Wednesday. Some of his other offers were Stanford, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Maryland. Last season he had 178 tackles with 4 sacks. “He is strong and fast and enjoys playing football,” his coach said. “He’s great in pass coverage and plays sideline to sideline.” Boulware is the 5th commitment for the Tigers’ 2013 class which figures to number about 16.
LB Kellen Jones of Houston is looking for his third college in two years, and Clemson is on his list. Jones signed with Michigan out of high school but left Ann Arbor before his first season and transferred to Oklahoma. He played in 12 games and registered 10 tackles. But Jones is on the move again, and according to TigerIllustrated.com, he will make an official visit to Clemson Thursday thru Saturday. Of course, former Oklahoma defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Brent Venables is now at Clemson. Jones will have to sit out the 2012 season wherever he lands.
DE Jaylen Miller of Gaffney was offered by Florida. He also has offers from Duke, North Carolina, Wake Forest and Furman.
LB Jacarthy Mack of Lithonia, GA confirmed via text early Thursday morning that he has committed to Louisville. ”I committed two days ago,” Mack texted. USC was the first school to offer Mack who later picked up eight other offers, including Louisville, before choosing the Cardinals Tuesday. Mack does plan to continue with his visits but did text, “Yes, but it won’t affect my commitment to Louisville.” His other offers were Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, Louisiana-Lafayette, Akron, Kansas State, East Carolina and Rutgers.
Pendleton DL Michael Hill will be at USC’s junior day Saturday according to his coach Paul Sutherland. Hill has been to USC before. He’s also visited Clemson, Tennessee and Georgia Tech. This summer he will visit Alabama, Florida, Ohio State and Georgia. And Sutherland said Auburn has come into the picture. Hill plans to get back to Clemson for a spring practice. He’ll also go to Georgia Tech for a practice. He is taking the ACT April 14th so if he makes it to a spring game, it will have to be Clemson. Sutherland said Hill is wide open at this point. “He wants to get on some campuses before he narrows his list,” Sutherland said. “He’ll have the narrowing process early in the summer. The in state schools are working as hard as anybody and will be in it till the end.”
2013 prospect 6-5 Sindarius Thornwell of Lancaster said Wednesday night he’s not yet been contacted by new USC coach Frank Martin. That call will eventually come to the state’s top rated prospect in the junior class. Thornwell liked former USC coach Darrin Horn, and he feels Martin was a good hire by the Gamecocks. “He’s a good coach,” Thornwell said. “He was winning at Kansas State. He’s been successful everywhere he’s been.” Thornwell did talk with former USC assistant Mike Boynton last week and on Tuesday and said Boynton was scheduled to meet with Martin Wednesday. Thornwell is also hearing from Clemson, Tennessee, Miami, Oklahoma, Wake Forest, NC State and Georgia. He has visited Clemson and USC and will visit Tennessee, NC State and Wake Forest in the coming weeks. He does not have any favorites.