First from Texas
, three-star defensive end from Lufkin, Texas, chose the Arkansas
Razorbacks over scholarship offers from Kansas State
, and New Mexico
, four-star cornerback from Leeds, Ala., announced for the Auburn
Tigers last Sunday night on a Birmingham TV station. He was a hot commodity for several schools across the country including Alabama
, Florida State
. His father, Charles Rose, played for the Tigers in the mid-90s. Auburn also picked up another in-state commitment from three-star defensive end Keymiya Harrell
from Plantersville-Dallas County. Harrell chose the Tigers over scholarship offers from Arkansas, Memphis
, Missisippi State, Tennessee, Troy
Speedster is a Cock
, three-star cornerback from Spartanburg, S.C., chose South Carolina
over scholarship offers from Illinois
and Wake Forest
. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound defender had 44 tackles and one interception in 2009. He added more than 900 yards on kick returns.
continued on a roll picking up a commitment from Blair Holliday
from Westlake Village-Oaks Christian, Calif. The 6-foot-1, 175-pounder caught 48 passes last season from Nick Montana
for more than 850 yards and eight touchdowns. Holliday, who also stars on the hardcourt, chose the Blue Devils over scholarship offers from Boise State
, Cal Poly, Colorado State
and San Diego State
Tennessee Head Coach Derek Dooley is searching far-and-wide to fill the class of 2011. Gainesville, Fla. is the hometown of three-star defensive end Trevarris Saulsberry
who gave his pledge to Rocky Top. He chose the Volunteers over scholarship offers from FIU, Iowa State
, Michigan State
, South Florida
. Juda Parker
, defensive end from the St. Louis School in Honolulu, Hawaii
, was the lastest to give his commitment. Parker's other scholarship offers included Hawaii, Baylor and Wyoming
From the West Coast to the East Coast comes a commitment for East Carolina
in quarterback Cody Keith
who will play his senior season at Cheshire (Academy) Conn. Keith played his junior season at Pasadena-Maranatha, Calif., where he passed for more than 2,220 yards and 21 touchdowns. He added 10 touchdowns on the ground picking up more than 500 yards. He plans for early graduation and will enroll at ECU in the spring.
High school football practice has started all across the region with many seniors who have their college decision behind them. Read more about the recruits who pulled the trigger in the past week...
Good news during the Dog Days of summer.