#STRecruiting Notebook 4-3

USC had an official visit over the weekend from Maryland transfer DT Anthony “Tank” Booker (6-3 320).  The Cincinnati native entered the Transfer Portal on March 6th after playing four seasons for the Terps.  In 24 games in College Park, Booker registered 47 tackles with 8.5 tackles for loss and 2 sacks.  He has also visited Arkansas.  When he committed to Maryland out of high school, Booker also had Rutgers, Pitt, Kentucky and Indiana high on his list.  He would have two seasons to play at his next stop should he eventually choose to use the Covid free year.  

Others who were expected to visit USC over the weekend included:

  • DE Justin Greene of Dacula, GA
  • LB Zavier Hamilton of Navarre, FL
  • 2025 OT Hunter Taylor of Greenville High
  • 2025 DE Taeshawn Alston (6-4 205) of Henderson, NC
  • 2025 LB Shermon Smith (6-1 210) of Sylvester, GA
  • 2025 DE Caleb Williams of Chesterfield, VA
  • 2026 TE Corbyn Fordham of Jacksonville
  • 2026 RB Jaylen McGill of Broome

Some other top USC targets who were scheduled to visit other schools over the weekend:

  • CB ZyMarion Lang, Texas A&M
  • DE Dylan Stewart, Georgia
  • RB Peyton Lewis, Ohio State
  • OT Mike Williams, Michigan State
  • TE Calbe Odom, Tennessee
  • DE Kamarion Franklin, Texas A&M
  • DE Jamonta Waller, Tennessee
  • RB Braylen Russell, Tennessee

Other visitors to USC last week included:

  • DT Nnamid Ogboko of Durham, NC
  • PK Towns McGough of Auburn, AL
  • ATH Jaiden Kimble of White Knoll
  • RB Cortez Lane of Cardinal Newman
  • WR Darius Bailem of Fort Dorchester
  • 2025 ATH Chanston Crosby of Bamberg-Ehrhardt
  • 2025 TE Ethan Barbour of Alpharetta, GA
  • 2025 DB Jordan Crim of Camden
  • 2025 WR Malik Clark of Rock Hill
  • 2025 TE Brady Ambrose of Catawba Ridge
  • 2025 OG Chauncey Gooden of Nashville
  • 2025 DE CJ May of Highland Homes, AL
  • 2025 DE Jakaleb Faulk of Highland Homes, AL
  • 2025 QB Ryan Montgomery of Findlay, OH
  • 2026 WR Jordon Gidron of Ridge View
  • 2026 WR Aaron Gregory of Augusta
  • 2026 QB Noah Schuback of Hoover, AL
  • 2026 WR MJ Cann of Bamberg-Ehrhardt
  • 2026 WR Jordon Gidron of Ridge View
  • 2026 ATH Shavar Young of Knoxville
  • 2027 WR Jaiden Delly-Murray of Goose Creek

Clemson was also scheduled to have several prospects on campus Saturday. Those prospects included:

  • DE Jeremiah Beaman of Birmingham
  • 2025 OT David Sanders of Charlotte
  • 2025 DT Amare Adams of Lake City
  • 2025 QB Antwann Hill of Warner Robins, GA
  • 2025 DE CJ May of Highland Homes, AL
  • 2025 DE Jakaleb Faulk of Highland Homes, AL
  • 2025 QB Ryan Montgomery of Findlay, OH
  • 2025 WR Thomas Blackshear of Savannah
  • 2025 DT Jourdin Crawford of Birmingham
  • 2025 RB Gideon Davidson of Forest, VA
  • 2025 WR Daylyn Upshaw of Phenix City, AL
  • 2025 WR Josiah Abdullah of Atlanta
  • 2025 OT Cortez Smith of Lilburn, GA
  • 2025 DE London Merritt of Atlanta
  • 2026 DE Tyler Atkinson of Lawrenceville, GA
  • 2026 ATH Shavar Young of Knoxville

Some other top Clemson targets are scheduled to visit other schools over the weekend:

  • QB Air Noland, Ohio State
  • OT Casey Poe, Texas Tech
  • SAF Ricard Jones, Tennessee
  • OT Fletcher Westphal, Tennessee
  • CB Charles Lester, Ohio State
  • DE Solomon Williams, Texas A&M
  • OT Jameson Riggs, Tennessee

Other visitors to Clemson last week included:

  • SAF Cam’Ron Dooley of Valley, AL
  • RB Rico Scott of Harrisburg, PA
  • 2025 QB Stone Saunders of Harrisburg, PA

Clemson’s top quarterback target, Air Noland of Fairburn, GA was offered by Ohio State over the weekend while on a visit there. Noland is set to announce his commitment Saturday from a top seven of Clemson, Alabama, Miami, Texas A&M, Ohio State, Oregon and Arkansas. He has visited everyone on the list this year except Oregon.

DT Hevin Brown-Shuler of Atlanta, who tweeted March 27th that he had officially ended his recruitment, said Sunday night he’s not yet made a commitment to any school. “I will make my decision on the announcement day which is quickly approaching.” Brown-Shuler has been working from a short list of Clemson, USC, Georgia, Michigan, Penn State, Colorado, Southern Cal, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas, A&M, North Carolina, Oregon and Virginia. He attended junior days in January at Georgia, Michigan and Clemson.

USC did not make the top 12 with TE Caleb Odom of Carrollton, GA. On the list are Ole Miss, Penn State, Georgia, LSU, Tennessee, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Alabama, Colorado, Miami, Georgia Tech and Texas A&M. He did visit USC for a game in November but did not get in for a junior day visit or an unofficial visit prior to announcing his short list.

USC 2026 ATH Shavar Young of Knoxville while he was in for a visit over the weekend.

USC target SAF Kaj Sanders was offered by North Carolina.

Northwestern RB Turbo Richard was offered by Wake Forest while on a visit Saturday.

Wofford transfer and USC target 6-8 BJ Mack plans to name his top five Tuesday. March 21st, he named a top 10 of USC, LSU, Florida, Arkansas, Iowa, Butler, Xavier, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt and Michigan.

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