The Chesapeake Bowl added eight players to its roster for its Dec. 30 game, and the additions are laden with some of the best talent in the region.
Among the group of players are a trio of four-star prospects in Lancaster (Pa.) Catholic High offensive lineman Adam DePietro (Northwestern commit), Woodberry Forest (Va.) School safety C.J. Prosise (Notre Dame commit) and Dunbar High (Baltimore) receiver Deontay McManus (West Virginia).
Others committed players accepting invitations to the game were Woodson High (Washington, D.C.) cornerback Kenneth Crawley (Tennessee commit) and Oscar Smith High (Chesapeake, Va.) receiver Sequan Gooding (Western Michigan).
As for uncommitted players, Montour High (McKees Rock, Pa.) running back Julian Durden. The 5-foot-8, 170-pound Durden holds offers from Buffalo, Ohio, Kent State and Temple.
West Deptford High (Westville, N.J.) defensive tackle Jamil Pollard, who committed to Penn State in the spring but re-opened his recruitment in the summer, also accepted an invitation, as did Archbishop Wood High (Warminster, Pa.) safety Nate Smith. He is considering Temple, West Virginia, South Carolina, Michigan State and Toledo.