#STRecruiting Notebook 5-18 (UPDATED)

JJ Jones

Myrtle Beach WR JJ Jones has set Friday as the new date for his commitment announcement. Jones previously had scheduled August 5th for his announcement. He said he’ll release the choice via Twitter at 7:00 PM. He is down to USC, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi State. Jones was able to take unofficial visits to USC, North Carolina and Tennessee. Jones carries a three-star rating in the 247Sports Composite and is ranked the #84 receiver in the country and the #4 prospect in South Carolina. Last season he caught 40 passes for 654 yards and 14 touchdowns.

USC target OL Jakiah Leftwich of Atlanta plans to announce his commitment Friday, moving the announcement up from July 19th. The Gamecocks and Georgia Tech have been two of the stronger programs with him. Some of his other offers are West Virginia, TCU, USF, UCF, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, Maryland, Tennessee, Kansas and Minnesota.

Clemson target four-star SAF Khari Gee of Atlanta committed to LSU.

Clemson target LB Barrett Carter of Suwanee, GA will announce his decision Tuesday night at 6:50 PM on TV in Atlanta. The Tigers have been one of his favorites along with Georgia and Auburn.

USC offered 2022 TE/DE Keahnist Thompson (6-4 230) of Lakeland, FL. Florida, Iowa State, Kansas State, Miami and Nebraska are some of his other offers. 247Sports rates him as a 3-star prospect. He’s ranked the #22 strongside defensive end nationally and #50 prospect in Florida for 2022.

USC is in the top six with WR Keon Coleman (6-4 195) of Opelousas, LA. The others in the group are Michigan State, Florida State, Mississippi State, Kansas and Oklahoma. Coleman is a 4-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite and is ranked the 48th best receiver nationally and the #8 prospect in Louisiana. Last season he caught 35 passes for 1143 yards and 22 touchdowns.

Clemson is in the top five with 5-star CB Ga’Quincy McKinstry of Pinson, AL. The others on his short list are Georgia, Auburn, Alabama and LSU. McKinstry is rated the #2 corner in the country and the #2 prospect in Alabama in the 247Sports Composite.

USC is in top five with DL Isaiah Coe of Iowa Western JC. The others are Oklahoma, Missouri, Memphis and Ole Miss. He will announce June 5.

Three-star DE DeMarcus Smith (6-4 262) of Birmingham named a top seven of USC, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Kansas, Memphis and UAB.

OL Jaydon Collins of Greer committed to Wake Forest.

York WR Da’Shawn Brown was offered by William & Mary.

Boiling Springs DB Caden Sullivan named a top six of Appalachian State, Temple, Georgia State, Georgia Southern, Liberty and Vanderbilt. 

2022 DB Jeadyn Lukus of Mauldin was offered by Penn State.

2022 DE Nicholas Williams of Fox Creek was offered by Maryland.

Clemson target 6-4 D’Marco Dunn of Fayetteville, NC was offered by North Carolina.

5-star 5-11 Bree Hall of Dayton, OH has the USC women in her top 7. She’s ranked 26th nationally by ESPN. The others on her short list are NC State, Kentucky, Ohio State, Tennessee, Mississippi State and Texas.

1 thought on “#STRecruiting Notebook 5-18 (UPDATED)”

  1. Come on and stay home, JJ. Carolina has the QB’s to get you the ball. They just need a couple of good receivers to get it done. Nothing could finer…Forever to thee!

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