USC is one of the offers for DE Kenderius Whitehead (6-5 210) of Monroe, GA and recruiter Lorenzo Ward was by the school on Monday for a look see. Whitehead also has offers from Clemson, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Illinois, Central Florida, Virginia Tech, Nebraska, Arkansas and Louisville. Whitehead was at Georgia Tech’s spring game last week. He also visited Tech earlier in the month. He plans to narrow his list to five later this spring. Last season he had 54 tackles with 11 sacks.
DE Tyler Knox of Myrtle Beach landed two more major offers Monday. Mississippi State and NC State made their offers giving Knox a total of eight. The others are Kentucky, Central Florida, Memphis, Ole Miss, Purdue and Miami. USC and Clemson have shown interest in Knox and plan to be by his school soon to check in on him.
DL Carlos Watkins (6-4 285) of Forest City, NC has made two visits to Clemson and right now the Tigers are out in front for him ahead of Miami. “Clemson leads because they were the first to offer and the first to look at me,” Watkins said. “I’ve been to some of their games and I just love the environment and love how game day is. And I love the facilities and I like the campus.” While Clemson is the team to beat, Watkins said he grew up a fan of Miami. He has offers from Clemson, Miami, USC, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Arkansas, Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Duke, NC State, Wake Forest, Auburn, Nebraska and Georgia. He also has visited USC, Georgia Tech and Tennessee and plans to get to North Carolina and Wake Forest soon. Watkins said he talked on the phone last week with Clemson recruiter Dan Brooks and communicated with USC recruiter Shawn Elliott recently thru Facebook. Recruiters from Wake Forest and North Carolina have been thru his school. He would like to make a commitment early in his season.
DB Elijah White (5-9 175) of Conway, AZ has offers from Clemson, LSU, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Arizona and Nebraska. He is hearing from Auburn, Ole Miss, Arizona State, Colorado, Colorado State and California among others. “I don’t know much about Clemson but I like them” White said. “Hopefully, I can visit them this summer.” White is planning visits to Arkansas, Auburn and Ole Miss over the summer as well. White is interested in several schools and is keeping his options open. “I don’t really have a favorite,” he said, “I just want to get to know more about some schools.” As a junior, White totaled 80 tackles, one interception and a kick off returned for a touchdown.
USC is showing strong interest in ATH Devin Fuller (6-0 190) of Norwood, NJ but has not yet offered. Fuller plays quarterback and wants to play that spot in college, but USC is one of the half dozen schools more interested in his overall athletic skills. “I can play any of the skill positions on offense or defense,” Fuller said. Last season Fuller passed for 1900 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushed for 2306 yards and 32 touchdowns. Fuller talked with Gamecock recruiter GA Mangus a couple of days ago. “He tells me I can be a great addition to the team,” said Fuller. “I want to get that offer and go more in depth with them. He said he’s going to recruit me hard.” Fuller has offers from Rutgers, Boston College, Penn State, UCLA, Florida State, Syracuse, Connecticut, Maryland, TCU, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Nebraska and Pittsburgh. Fuller will take a visit to TCU Wednesday. He has also been to Penn State, Rutgers, Georgia Tech, Boston College and Connecticut. Coaches from Alabama, Rutgers, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, Nebraska, Michigan, Florida State and Miami have been in or plan to get by his school. Fuller, who is good friends with USC recruit Tanner McEvoy, said he has no idea when he’ll make his decision and has no favorite.
Coastal Carolina signed 6-1 Charles Ashford of Vincennes JC, IN. He averaged 13 points and 7 assists per game last season. He’s a native of Lexington, KY.
The USC women signed 5-11 Sancheon White of Central Arizona JC. He averaged over 12 points and 2 steals per game last season. She’s a native of Hammond, IN.