Per his coach this afternoon, WR/CB Jashawn Sheffield of St. Simon’s Island, GA, at this point, will not sign until February. He’s been committed to Auburn but is concerned about Malzahn’s status, USC and Florida State have moved in hard on him.
USC commitment QB Ryan Hilinski will sign Wednesday morning between 10-11 AM Eastern Time. He will sign at his home.
Roswell, GA coach Matt Kemper said LB Tyron Hopper is set to sign at 8:00 AM tomorrow and to his knowledge it still looks like Florida for him. USC has been trying to turn him.
Tampa Plant coach Richard Weiner said this afternoon still no news from OL Will Putnam. Said family is still discussing the options between Clemson, Florida State and Auburn.
OL Matthew Bedford of Memphis played last night in the Blue-Grey All star game in Arlington, TX. He is set to sign in the morning at 10 AM Eastern. Coach said he, the coach, is not sure with whom. He’s been committed to Indiana but also visited USC, Mississippi State and Memphis.
CB Chris Steele of Bellflower, CA tells us tonight he will not sign Wednesday. In fact, he said he won’t be signing an NLI at all. He plans to announce January 5th at the Army AA Game and enroll at that school the next week. Finalists are USC, Florida, Oklahoma, Oregon and Southern Cal.
Socastee WR Kenney Solomon was offered by Massachusetts. Some of his other offers are UCF, Coastal Carolina, The Citadel, Marshall, Charlotte and others. “My family is still talking about the official visits and I’ll find out my favorites after those visits, but hopefully I’ll make my decision in February.” Solomon was one of the most versatile players in the state this season. He had 5 special teams touchdowns and 6 receiving touchdowns. He also returned an interception 46 yards four a touchdown in the Touchstone Energy Bowl.
Dorman OL Gabriel Thompson committed to Gardner-Webb.
2020 WR Jalin Hyatt of Dutch Fork was offered by Arkansas.
USC Gamecocks offered 2020 CB Deidrick Stanley of Hollywood, FL. Some other reported offer are Ole Miss, Pitt, Louisville, Kentucky and Colorado State.