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Trojans, Tigers add to highly-regarded classes

Considered the nation's top inside linebacker, HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=636&d
byear=03&sport=football">Keith Rivers of Lake Mary, Fla., has given
a commitment to the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=usc">USC Trojans over Florida. Among
many others were Miami-Florida, Florida State, Georgia and Oklahoma.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=lsu">LSU and head coach Nick Saban have
gained one of the nation's top defensive linemen in HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=482&d
byear=03&sport=football">Marlon Favorite of Harvey-West Jefferson,
La., over Miami-Florida, Southern California, Colorado and Tulane. The
Tigers recently added top receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=59&db
year=03&sport=football">Early Doucet of St. Martinville, La., over
Miami-Florida.


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*LSU, USC, Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas, Ohio State, Miami-Florida, Penn
State, Georgia, Maryland and Alabama lead the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/football.cfm">Early 2004 Top
Classes (Updated).

*Search the early list of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">over 3300 Prospects, href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=v">Commitments and href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=s">Signings for your favorite href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=03">Schools and Conferences. Football Signing Periods:
Midyear JC/Prep Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).

*Check out the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&hodge_flag=Y">Top 150 Prospects and href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?region=a
ll&name=&lastname=&firstname=&school_name=&signing_conference=any&height
=all&weight=all&speed_40=all&keyword=&status=all&hodge_flag=N&super_flag
=Y&gridiron_flag=N&order=status&startpos=1&sport=football&dbyear=03&stat
e=all">Super Prospects. Where are the top Class 2004 running backs
headed? List.

*Check out the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?region=a
ll&order=lastname&name=&lastname=&firstname=&school_name=&signing_confer
ence=any&height=all&weight=all&speed_40=all&keyword=&status=all&hodge_fl
ag=N&super_flag=N&gridiron_flag=Y&order=lastname&startpos=1&sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&state=all&recruitusa_flag=">Class 2004 Junior College
Prospects. Search the href="http://www.njcaa.org/sports.cfm?sid=11&divid=0&gender=m&slid=5&menu=5"
>NJCAA Football All-Americans (Does not include California).

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=indp">Independents Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=bg10">Big Ten Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=osu">Ohio State pledged
receiver/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1990&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Nick Patterson of St. Louis-Hazelwood
Central, Mo., over Missouri and UCLA; and punter/running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=175&d
byear=03&sport=football">A.J. Trapasso of Pickerington-Central,
Ohio. The Buckeyes recently gained defensive linemen HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2021&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Vernon Gholston of Detroit-Cass Tech,
Mich., over Michigan, Michigan State and Iowa; and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=264&d
byear=03&sport=football">Alex Barrow of Dublin-Coffman, Ohio, over
Maryland, Pittsburgh, Michigan State and Northwestern.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=big12">Big 12 Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tam">Texas A&M has a commitment from
linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2714&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Terrence Smith of Northwest Mississippi
CC, Miss., over Alabama, TCU and Texas Tech.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=iast">Iowa State has a commitment from
running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1472&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Tyease Thompson of Lakeland-Jenkins, Fla.,
over Pittsburgh, LSU, South Florida and UConn. The Cyclones recently gained
running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1084&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Brandon Gunn of Omaha-Central, Neb., over
Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas State, Colorado, Kansas, UCLA and Wyoming.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ksu">Kansas State added
receiver/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2528&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Cedric Wilson of Fort Pierce-John Carroll,
Fla., over West Virginia and Syracuse.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=text">Texas Tech added offensive
lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3452&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Cody Baker of Rowlett, Tex., over interest
from Oklahoma State; and linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=107&d
byear=03&sport=football">Marcus Smith of Conroe-Oak Ridge, Tex.,
over Iowa State and Houston.

Athlete HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1816&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Ramarcus Brown of East Point/Tri-Cities,
Ga., has committed/decommitted from Oklahoma, committed/decommitted from
Georgia/recommitted/decommitted from Oklahoma.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=bige">Big East Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=mifl">Miami-Florida has pledged
defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=664&d
byear=03&sport=football">Joe Joseph of Orlando-Oak Ridge, Fla., over
Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. The Canes recently gained linebacker
HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3410&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Romeo Davis of Miami-Northwestern, Fla.
Defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2189&
dbyear=03&sport=football">J.R. Bryant of Miami-Killian, Fla.,
decommitted from the Canes and is looking at Florida State, Miami, Florida,
Rutgers and North Carolina State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=rutu">Rutgers pledged twin
defensive/offensive linemen HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3449&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Darren and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3450&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Joe Salinardi of Jersey City-Hudson
Catholic, NJ., over South Carolina, Clemson, Indiana and UConn. Rutgers
recently gained offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1372&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Akeem Robinson of Miami-Carol City, Fla.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tem">Temple has a commitment from
linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=959&d
byear=03&sport=football">Rick Costa of Delran-Holy Cross, NJ.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=acc">ACC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=clem">Clemson has a commitment from
receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1885&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Mike McIntosh of Jacksonville-First Coast,
Fla., over Florida, Florida State, Auburn and LSU. The Tigers recently
gained defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1860&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Dorrel Scott of Columbia-Ridge View, SC.,
over Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Iowa and Nebraska.

Defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1525&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Anthony Davis of Columbia-Spring Valley,
SC., chose href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=wake">Wake Forest over Clemson, Auburn,
Kentucky and Vanderbilt. The Demon Deacons recently gained linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2548&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Eric Berry of Suffolk-Nansemond River, Va.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=duke">Duke has pledged
linebacker/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3448&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Charles Robinson of Sarasota-Riverview,
Fla. The Blue Devils recently gained offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1924&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Izzy Bauta of Brooklyn-Poly Prep, NY.,
over Ohio State, Maryland, South Florida and Rutgers; and athlete HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2169&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Ronnie Drummer of Salinas-North Salinas,
Cal.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=sec">SEC Verbal List

Receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1016&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Lonnell Dewalt of Bowling Green-Warren
Central, Kty., is headed to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=kty">Kentucky over Louisville, Auburn
and Western Kentucky. The Wildcats recently gained linebacker/defensive
lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3430&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Johnny Williams of Neptune Beach-Fletcher,
Fla., over Georgia Tech, Duke, Clemson, Bowling Green and South Florida.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ark">Arkansas gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1729&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Jamaal Anderson of Little Rock-Parkview,
Ark., over Alabama, Colorado, Mississippi and Florida.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=usa">Conf-USA Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=lou">Louisville has offensive lineman
HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3454&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Phillip Moody of Tallahassee-North Florida
Christian, Fla. The Cardinals recently gained offensive linemen HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3425&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Jeremy Darveau of Hilton Head, SC/Naval
Academy Prep, RI/Kentucky/Dodge City CC, Kan; and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3432&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Eric Wood of Cincinnati-Elder, Ohio.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=mac">MAC Verbal List

Defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2179&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Dustin Tatum of Lafayette-St. Thomas More,
La., is headed to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ohio">Ohio over Syracuse.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=niu">Northern Illinois has pledged
defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3455&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Zach Osburn of Holland-West Ottawa, Mich.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=wac">WAC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=sunb">Sun Belt Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=pac">Pac-10 Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=stan">Stanford has pledged running back
HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1653&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Jerod Arlich of Mahtomedi, Minn., over
Colorado and Minnesota. The Cardinal recently gained tight end/defensive
lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3434&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Pannel Egboh of Mesquite-North Mesquite,
Tex., over Arizona, Duke and Colorado State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ore">Oregon has pledged defensive
lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=100&d
byear=03&sport=football">Cole Linehan of Banks, Ore., over Oregon
State and Washington; and defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1972&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Jerome Boyd of Los Angeles-Dorsey, Cal.,
over Arizona, San Diego State, UCLA and Washington.

Running back/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3453&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Price Wilks of Hacienda Heights-Wilson,
Cal., picked href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=asu">Arizona State. The Sun Devils
recently gained defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2231&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Uriah Marshall from Phoenix-Brophy Prep,
Ariz.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=03&signing_conference=mwc">Mountain West Verbal List

Class 2004 Football Database

* Seach the early list of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">over 3300 Prospects.

* Search the database to find href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=v">Commitments and href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=s">Signings for your favorite href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=03">Schools and Conferences.

*Football Signing Periods: Midyear JC Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and
Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).

* Check out the database for prospects in your href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&dbye
ar=03">Home State

* Lists of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&hodge_flag=Y">Top 150 Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?region=a
ll&name=&lastname=&firstname=&school_name=&signing_conference=any&height
=all&weight=all&speed_40=all&keyword=&status=all&hodge_flag=N&super_flag
=Y&gridiron_flag=N&order=status&startpos=1&sport=football&dbyear=03&stat
e=all">Super Prospects:

Top 150: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.

Super Prospects: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.

Football Commitments/Signings:

OCSN: Main
Recruiting Page
.

Class 2005: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04">Database

Class 2004: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=03">Conference/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/football.cfm">Early Top
Classes.

Class 2003: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=02">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=02&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=02">Conference/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/football.cfm">Top
Classes.

Class 2002: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=01">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=01&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=01">Conference/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/column_archive_display.cfm
?hodge_id=962">Top Classes.

Class 2001: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&
dbyear=00">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=00&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=00">Conference/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/column_archive_display.cfm
?hodge_id=612">Top Classes.

Class 2000: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&
dbyear=99">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=99&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/column_archive_display.cfm
?hodge_id=548">Top Classes.

Class 1999: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&
dbyear=98">Database/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=98&hodge_flag=Y">Top Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/column_archive_display.cfm
?hodge_id=550">Top Classes.

Class 1998: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/archive/98football_signing
s.cfm?sport=football">Database.

Class 1997: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/archive/97football_signing
s.cfm?sport=football">Database.

Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting
coverage at CollegeSports.com. For daily columns on prospects,
commitments and signings, plus databases, go to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting">CollegeSports.com's
Recruiting Page.