Former Rutgers DE Marques Ford (6-4 235) will play this season at Jones County JC, MS. The one time Tennessee commitment redshirted last season then left in January after the coaching change. He has offers from Ole Miss, Syracuse, Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Cal and he said he’s getting interest from USC as well. “They said they are going to be heavy on me. (They like) the pass rushing aspect, a quick D-end off the ball. I definitely have interest.” Ford did not attend the camp at Jones that USC coaches worked. He graduates from Jones in December and will have three to play three.
DB Mike Carter of Douglasville, GA says he’s looking at making a decision in July and has Clemson, Duke and North Carolina as his top schools. He visited Clemson earlier this month and plans to visit again in July. “I think they really want me. What really stands out is the tradition and the whole family feel of things when you walk into that building. It’s a great feeling. Also, the campus stands out because it’s not too big and everything seems close knit to each other.”
DE Zachary Carter of Tampa plans to announce soon…Clemson, Tennessee, Florida and South Florida as his top 4.
ATH Devon Hunter of Chesapeake, VA has a favorites list coming. He has Clemson and USC offers.
Northwestern RB Jerry Howard Jr. Tuesday committed to East Carolina.
RB Anthony McFarland Jr. of Hyattsville, MD released his top 10 and it includes USC. The others on the list are Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Alabama, Miami, Michigan, Ohio State, Florida and Maryland.
RB Davijuan Dean of TL Hanna says he’s hearing more from Virginia Tech right now. He’s also keeping in touch with USC recruiter Bobby Bentley. Neither has offered.
6-10 Justyn Hamilton of Charlotte was at USC Tuesday according to Phenom Hoop Report. He has offers from College of Charleston, East Carolina, Charlotte and others.
6-2 Devontae Shuler, the Irmo native who played last season at Oak Hill Prep, VA said he will soon trim his list. USC and Clemson are among his offers. He also has Southern Cal, Florida and NC State offers.
6-5 Naji Marshall of Greenbelt, MD plans to visit USC Friday according to Hoopseen.com. He also plans to visit Pittsburgh Friday. He has been to Xavier and Virginia Tech.