DE Jacolbe Cowan of Charlotte has a top 12 of USC, Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State, NC State, NC State, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and LSU. Sunday at the Rivals camp at Nation Ford he told Adam Friedman of Rivals that he’s been to Tennessee and North Carolina this spring and will visit others, including Oregon. He said he talks to Will Muschamp daily and hears often from Gamecock assistants Bobby Bentley and John Scott. He said he’s getting to know Scott better and is looking forward to a return visit soon. With Clemson, he’s talking a lot with defensive line coaches Todd Bates and Lemanski Hall. He’s friends with the Tigers’ defensive end KJ Henry and also with commitment Tre’ Williams. He said he’s also looking forward to a return visit there. He has no future visits planned, has not decided on official visits and has no decision date.
Friedman also interviewed LB Trenton Simpson of Charlotte. Simpson was coming off a visit to Clemson for the spring game. He said he’s strong on North Carolina which was the first to offer and he communicates a lot with their staff. He said he’s also looking hard at Auburn, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Georgia. He has a former teammate, Jordan Davis, at Georgia. He plans to name a top five soon. He said he will take an official visit to Oklahoma where he has a former teammate, Ryan Jones. He also wants to visit West Virginia and Penn State. He has a teammate who has committed to the Mountaineers. Cowan was going to announce June 14th but he’s pushed that back and may wait until the All-American game. He will sign and enroll early.
CB Jalen Kimber of Mansfield, TX was offered by USC. He recently visited Clemson. Some other offers are Notre Dame, Alabama, Texas A&M, Texas and Arkansas.
USC commitment WR Da’Quon Stewart was offered by Penn State.
USC target DL Makius Scott of Gainesville, GA plans to visit Georgia Tech this weekend.
Carolina Forest QB Mason Garcia was offered by Missouri, his first SEC offer. He also has offers from Akron, Youngstown State, Charlotte, Kent State, Bowling Green and Campbell.