USC offered 2018 WR Rashod Bateman of Tifton, GA Monday, as did Tennessee. He has been committed to Minnesota and his coach said Tuesday the offers won’t change his mind. “He is sticking with his commitment to Minnesota and signing this month,” said Tift County coach Ashley Anders. “Coach McClendon (USC receivers coach) has been by a couple of times, but he committed to Minnesota back in the summer and he is sticking to that. Schools came in too late after he had a good junior season.” Anders said Bateman was the state’s second leading receiver this season with 85 catches for 1539 yards and 21 touchdowns. He averaged 18 yards per catch.
USC also offered 2019 DE Austin Lee Williams of Tifton, GA. That was his first offer. Minnesota followed later with an offer. “Man, South Carolina really loves me and they say I’ll be a perfect fit. Being that they were my first offer they will be getting a lot of love.” Clemson and Auburn also showed interest in Williams in the spring.
Clemson target RB Lyn-J Dixon of Butler, GA did not make his official to Louisville over the weekend per his coach due to the weather and will reschedule. He will visit Oklahoma State this weekend and is scheduled to visit Alabama in January. He has taken his official to Clemson and Clemson RB coach Tony Elliott visited him last week. Dixon has not decided if he will sign next week.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and linebackers coach Travis Williams, a Spring Valley grad, were at Spring Valley Monday to see LB Channing Tindall. Auburn has been his lone official visit thus far. USC and Georgia also are high on his list.
Clemson target WR Justyn Ross of Phenix City, AL is playing in the Alabama-Mississippi All Star Game. He told Rivals Monday he is down to Clemson, Alabama and Auburn. He is not signing early and won’t announce until the February signing day. He has taken his Clemson official visit and plans to take one to Auburn in January.
RB Tyshaun Corbin of Rockledge, FL told 247Sports he will visit TCU this weekend. Previously he had talked of visiting Clemson this weekend. He said he might visit Clemson January. He is set to visit Southern Cal January 12th. He has been to Oregon. He’s a former Florida State commit.
USC offered 2019 WR George Pickens of Hoover, AL. He’s been committed since July. He also as offers from Mississippi State and Ole Miss among others.
USC offered 2019 DB Marcus Tillman Jr. of Orlando. He’s been committed to Florida since June.
Clemson offered 2019 LB Jaylon Scott of Shelby, NC.
One time Clemson target OL Trey Hill of Warner Robins, GA committed to Georgia.
USC offered 2020 6-9 Jaemyn Brakefield of Huntington Prep, WVA. He also has offers from UCLA, Baylor Ole Miss, Houston and others.