“I’m about to commit pretty soon.” That’s what Spring Valley LB Channing Tindall told Lou Bezjak of TheState.com Thursday night after receiving the first annual Mr. Richland County Football Player of the year. This week Tindall had visits from USC’s Will Muschamp and Coleman Hutzler, Auburn linebackers coach and Spring Valley grad Travis Williams, and Georgia inside linebackers coach Glenn Schumann. He did not say when he will decide or if he has a favorite. His only official visit thus far was to Auburn for the Iron Bowl. Tindall was selected for the Shrine Bowl but will sit out the game while resting a bruised shoulder. He plans to play in the Army All American Game. He also is a finalist for Mr. Football and will be in Myrtle Beach Saturday for that award presentation during halftime of the Touchstone Energy North-South Game.
DB Trey Dean of Hampton, GA decommitted from Tennessee Thursday, the day after in home visits with USC’s Travaris Robinson and with Kentucky. He will visit Kentucky this weekend and Florida next weekend. With him signing on December 20th, Dean said he likely won’t visit USC officially though he’s been there twice before. He said Kentucky and Florida are in the best position with him and he’s also looking at Alabama. He said Alabama coaches probably will visit next week.
Clemson gets its big shot to impress OL Jackson Carman of Fairfield, OH, this weekend. He will make his official visit with the Tigers. He also has been to Ohio State officially and will visit Southern Cal next weekend. His decision December 20th will come from one of those three. Ohio State and Southern Cal have had their in-home visits and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney is scheduled to visit next week though Clemson recruiters were in to see him Monday.
USC offered 2019 DE Colby Wooden of Lawrenceville, GA.
USC target DB Asante Samuel told Rivals Miami is making a strong push for him now. He has taken an official to USC and plans to visit Florida State, Miami and Ohio State in January. He has been a Florida State commitment.
USC coaches were in to see OL Jonathan Gwyn of Charlotte Wednesday night per 247Sports. USC and NC State are his top two. He plays in a state title game Saturday.
Chapman RB DJ Twitty received a walk-on offer from USC. He’s in the Touchstone Energy North-South game.
Virginia Tech was scheduled for its in home visit with Dorman OL Jordan McFadden Thursday night.
New Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt contacted DE Dorian Gerald Thursday night. Gerald, also a USC target, will visit Louisville this weekend.
Clemson target RB Jashaun Corbin of Rockledge, FL was offered by Virginia Tech.