QB Wolke selects Notre Dame
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a commitment from quarterback David Wolke of Smyrna, Tenn., over interest from Kentucky, Wake Forest, Syracuse, Wisconsin, Boise State, Nebraska and Vanderbilt. The Irish recently gained linebacker/defensive back Maurice Crum Jr of Tampa-Tampa Bay Tech, Fla., over Michigan State, Tennessee and South Florida. Crum is the son of former Miami Hurricane and Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Maurice Crum Sr.
Super Prospect offensive lineman Cornelius Lewis of Jacksonville-Raines, Fla., has chosen Florida State over North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Miami-Florida. The Seminoles recently gained kicker Gary Cismesia of Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch, Fla.,who decommitted from Georgia Tech; and offensive lineman Jacky Claude of Miami-Edison, Fla., over Miami-Florida, Ohio State, North Carolina State, Auburn, Rutgers and South Florida, among many others.
The Iowa Hawkeyes pledged Super Prospect offensive lineman Nyere Aumaitre of Camden-Woodrow Wilson, NJ., over Nebraska, Tennessee, North Carolina State and Rutgers, among others. The Hawks recently gained defensive lineman/tight end Lucas Cox of Springdale, Pa.
Penn State pledged quarterback/tight end Jordan Lyons of College Park-Woodward Academy, Ga., over Georgia, Maryland, Clemson, Michigan State and Stanford. Notre Dame had also shown interest. The Nittany Lions also added defensive back Adam DiMichele of McKees Rocks/Sto-Rox, Pa.
Georgia pledged touted receiver Kenneth Harris of Cherryville, NC., over North Carolina State. The Bulldogs recently gained defensive back/athlete Michael Grant of Stone Mountain-Stephenson, Ga., over Florida, Miami-Florida, Tennessee and Arkansas; defensive back Kelin Johnson of Daytona Beach-Mainland, Fla; and receiver Jamar Bryant of Rockingham-Richmond, NC.
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*Search the early list of over 3400 Prospects, Commitments and Signings for your favorite Schools and Conferences. Football Signing Periods: Midyear JC/Prep Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).
Kansas State has a pledge from defensive back/receiver Walter Hudson of Dallas-Wilmer Hutchins, Tex; and running back/tight end Brett Alstatt of Hays, Kan. The Wildcats recently gained linebacker Isaiah Cook of Claremont, Cal., over Colorado State, Oregon, Oregon State and San Diego State.
Texas A&M has a commitment from linebacker Lee Foliaki of Euless-Trinity, Tex/Butler County CC, Kan. The Aggies recently gained quarterback Jordan Chambless of Corpus Christi-Calallen, Tex., over Rice; and tight end Amos Gbunblee of Cypress-Cypress-Springs, Tex., over Georgia Tech, Wisconsin, Iowa and TCU.
South Florida has pledged defensive back Danny Verpaele of Merrit Island, Fla; offensive lineman Matt Huners of Palm Harbor, Fla; and defensive lineman/linebacker C.J. Hunnicutt of Bradenton-Manatee, Fla. The Bulls recently gained running back/defensive back Ricky Ponton of Tampa-Hillsborough, Fla; offensive lineman Shadie Jones of Pensacola-Pace, Fla; and running back Terrence Jones of Sarasota-Booker, Fla.
Arizona has receiver Gerold Rodriguez of Venice, Cal., who decommitted from Utah. The Wildcats recently gained offensive lineman Eddie Rollmann of Burnet, Tex; offensive lineman Sheldon Watts of Fort Bend-Hightower, Tex; and linebacker Aaron Darks of Lufkin, Tex.
Oregon State has pledged linebacker Wallace Bates of Woodland Hills-Taft, Cal., over Washington State and Arizona State. The Beavers recently gained offensive lineman Adam Speer of West Hills-Chaminade, Cal; offensive lineman Jon Ioane of Tustin, Cal; and linebacker Alan Darlin of Elk Grove-Laguna Creek, Cal.
BYU gained receiver Antwaun Harris of Garland-South Garland, Tex. The Cougars recently gained defensive back Billy Skinner of Arlington-Lamar, Tex., who decommitted from Tulane; offensive lineman Ray Feinga of West Valley City-Hunter, Utah; and defensive lineman Alex Toailoa of Fountain Valley-Los Amigos, Cal.
Receiver John Peel of Scottsdale-Chaparral, Ariz., has committed to Utah. The Utes recently gained defensive lineman Randy Faletoi of Honolulu-McKinley, Hawaii; quarterback Brian Johnson of Baytown-Lee, Tex; running back Quinton Ganther of Citrus CC, Cal; and running back Jordan Johnson of Mesquite-Poteet, Tex.
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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 CollegeSports.com's Recruiting Page.