OT Oluwatosin Babalade (6-5 296) of Hyattsville, MD named his final five over the weekend of USC, Rutgers, Maryland, North Carolina and Ohio State. He also set July 31st for his commitment announcement. Babalade took official visits to all five schools. He also visited USC for the spring game in April. He said his last contact with the Gamecock coaches
Clemson is in the top ten with 2024 DT Champ Thompson of Norcross, GA. The others are Texas, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Georgia and Miami. Thompson visited Clemson June 11th. USC was among his other offers which also included Auburn, Michigan, Nebraska, Penn State, Louisville, Notre Dame, NC State. USC is in the top four
USC received a headlining commitment over the weekend when nationally regarded 2024 QB Dante Reno of Fiskdale, MA announced his pledge to Shane Beamer a year and a half before he can actually sign a letter-of-intent. Reno, whose dad is the head coach at Yale, made several visits to USC before choosing them over a wide variety of other Power
QB Dylan Lonergan of Snellville, GA announces next Tuesday with USC, Alabama and Stanford the finalists. Per his dad, as of Tuesday night, no decision has been reached. Also from his dad, some details on the announcement: “Dylan will announce with his team present at the team facility at Brookwood. Time to be confirmed as he’s working around baseball. Will
South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer enjoyed more than just a barbecue on Independence Day, as he received yet another commitment for the 2023 class. Linebacker Jaden Robinson (6-1 215) of Lake City, FL announced his pledge to the Gamecocks via his Twitter page on Monday. Robinson is the latest Sunshine State product to commit to the Gamecocks. South Carolina
USC is in the top 10 with DT Jordan Hall of Jacksonville. The others are Oregon, LSU, Auburn, Southern Cal, Florida, Georga, Florida State and Ohio State. Hall did not make any official visits in June, but he did make an unofficial visit to USC the last weekend of the month. He also visited the Gamecocks in January and March.
Three of Clemson’s top publicly uncommitted targets are scheduled to reveal their choices this week. On the Fourth of July, Dabo Swinney and company lit the fuse to what they hope will be a star-spangled week with a commitment from huge OT Zechariah Owens (6-7 355) of McDonough, GA. Owens made Clemson his lone official visit in June. Penn State
Snow College OT Isaiah Jatta (6-6 310) of San Diego, committed to USC last month, adding a key piece to the Gamecocks’ 2023 class. Jatta chose Carolina from a list of FBS offers that included Kansas, Eastern Michigan, Fresno State, Kent State, and Utah State. When recapping his decision, Jatta said he was looking for some of the creature comforts
Poll Question of the Week:— SportsTalk Media Network (@sportstalksc) July 4, 2022
July 12th, coveted QB Dylan Lonergan of Snellville, GA will announce his commitment decision. Who are you expecting him to choose?