2021 (that’s 8th grade) QB Maddox Tavernier of Indianapolis already has drawn the attention of Clemson and USC along with several other major programs even though he’s only in junior high. “I train and have the same quarterback coach as Hunter Johnson (Clemson) and plan on attending South Carolina’s elite camp in early June. So far most of my interest is from the Big Ten and Ole Miss. Since I’m 2021 I’m just getting started this past year. I’ve had 8 visits this fall…Indiana, Purdue, Michigan, Michigan St, Illinois, Ball State, Louisville and Central Michigan. I’m going to Miami of Ohio this Tuesday and to Ole Miss next weekend. I’m friends with Shea Patterson.”
2019 DB Akele Pauling of Cardinal Newman attended USC’s game last Saturday against Western Carolina. “Carolina was a great visit. The coaches were great, the fans were electric and overall it was just a great visit. I have visited Tennessee, Georgia Tech, The Citadel and SC State. I’m going up to Northwestern this week.” Pauling said he has not yet been offered.
Northwestern RB Jerry Howard Monday switched his commitment from East Carolina to Georgia Tech.
Former USC target DB Johnathan Abram of Jones JC, MS said he’s down to Alabama & LSU. Visits ‘Bama this weekend and LSU next weekend.
2018 6-4 Sharone Wright Jr. of West Florence included Clemson and USC in his final 12. The others are Wake Forest, Georgia, VCU, Georgia Tech, Charlotte, Kansas State, Auburn, Arkansas, Central Florida and Florida State.