USC and Clemson target DE Zaire Patterson of Winston-Salem plans to announce his commitment May 26th. He also has North Carolina, Notre Dame, Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Georgia on his short list. Patterson is considered one of the top defensive ends in the country. He carries a four-star rating in the 247Sports Composite, and he’s ranked 18th nationally and 17th in North Carolina. Last season Patterson recorded 107 tackles with 27 tackles for loss and 9 sacks. He also forced 9 fumbles, recovered 1 and had 3 interceptions.
Three-star WR Simeon Price of Pensacola, FL named his top 10 Wednesday and USC is in the group. The others are Oklahoma, Mississippi State, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Arkansas, Nebraska, Michigan State, Ole Miss and Tennessee.
Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell offered 4-star 6-4 Jordan Hawkins of Dematha Catholic. Dawkins is ranked the #12 shooting guard nationally in the 247Sports Composite and the #2 prospect in Maryland. Some of his other offers are Louisville, Marquette, Creighton, Seton Hall, Xavier, Pitt, Georgetown and Connecticut.
Florida State offered 6-9 Cesare Edwards of Hartsville. Clemson and USC are also among his offers. Some of the others are Xavier, VCU, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech, Florida, Texas A&M, Providence, College of Charleston and Presbyterian.