Brohm decides to stay home in Louisville

Originally Published: January 19, 2004
By Bill Hodge |

Top 150 quarterback Brian Brohm of Louisville-Trinity, Kty., has chosen Louisville over Kentucky, Tennessee and Notre Dame. Brohm passed for 3,720 yards and 33 touchdowns in leading Trinity to a third consecutive state championship this season. He threw for 10,579 yards and 119 touchdowns during his career. ESPN Brohm Chat.

The Cards also added defensive linemen Brandon Cox of Atlanta-Douglass, Ga; and Devin Shivers of Monroe-George Walton Academy, Ga. Louisville recently gained receiver Mario Urrutia of Louisville-Fern Creek, Kty., who had decommitted from Kentucky; and linebacker Mozell Axson of Lakeland-Jenkiins, Fla.

The nation's top tight end, Zach Miller of Phoenix-Desert Vista, Ariz., has committed to Arizona State over Miami-Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee and UCLA, among many others. The Sun Devils recently gained defensive lineman Wes Evans of Reno, Nev; and quarterback Rudy Carpenter of Westlake Village-Westlake, Cal., who picked ASU over UCLA.

Top 150 linebacker Brandon Siler of Orlando-Evans, Fla., picked the Florida Gators over Tennesse and Maryland, among many others.

Oregon has pledged Top 150 defensive back Willie Glasper and Super Prospect linebacker Terrance Kelly, both from Concord De La Salle, Cal. The Ducks recently gained tight end Devlin Bayne of Carlin, Nev., over Nevada and Fresno State.

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The Wisconsin Badgers gained quarterback/athlete Marcus Randle El of Harvey-Thornton Township, Ill., over Indiana. His brother Antwaan played for the Hoosiers and is now with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Purdue signed defensive lineman Jamaal Jones of Englewood-Bergen Catholic, NJ., who originally picked the Boilermakers in Class 2003. Purdue recently gained defensive lineman Jonathon Patton of Chicago-Hubbard, Ill., over Iowa, Northwestern, Illinois and Virginia.

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Kansas State has a pledge from offensive lineman Ryan Schmidt of Boca Raton, Fla., who decommitted from North Carolina. The Wildcats recently gained defensive back/receiver Walter Hudson of Dallas-Wilmer Hutchins, Tex; and running back/tight end Brett Alstatt of Hays, Kan.

Oklahoma State added running back Mike Hamilton of Melbourne, Fla., over Tennessee, West Virginia and South Florida. The Cowboys recently gained linebacker Mark Johnson of Fort Bend-Hightower, Tex.

The Iowa State Cyclones added LaMarcus Hicks, a defensive back from Clarksdale, Miss/Southern Mississippi/Coahoma CC, Miss.

Colorado has tight end Gabriel Ratcliff of Houston-Jersey Village, Tex.

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Rutgers has pledged running back Jean Beljour of Hackensack, NJ., over Syracuse and UConn; and offensive lineman Cory Hyman of Fort Lauderdale-North Lauderdale Academy, Fla.

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Running back Joe Surratt of Pace, Fla., has chosen Florida State. The Seminoles recently gained offensive lineman Cornelius Lewis of Jacksonville-Raines, Fla., over North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Miami-Florida.

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South Carolina has twin linebackers/defensive linemen Jordin Lindsey and Dustin Lindsey of Mobile-Davidson, Ala., over Auburn and Louisville. The Gamecocks recently gained quarterback Joe Joe Brown of Cordele-Crisp County, Ga., over North Carolina State; defensive lineman Kevin Mainord of Coalmont-Grundy County, Tenn., over Alabama, Auburn, Colorado and Florida; and linebacker Alonzo Middleton of Orangeburg-Wilkinson, SC.

Mississippi has defensive back Dustin Mouzon of Orlando-Edgewater, Fla.

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Memphis has pledged defensive lineman Cortez McCraney of Southhaven, Miss; defensive lineman Rubio Phillips of Holmes CC, Miss; and receiver Antonio McCoy of Starkville, Miss. The Tigers recently collected Top 150 defensive back Greg Hinds of Southaven, Miss., over Auburn and Mississippi State; quarterback Will Hudgens of Memphis-Ridgeway, Tenn; running back Joseph Doss of Memphis-Melrose, Tenn; tight end Brett Russell of Memphis-Christian Brothers, Tenn; offensive lineman Brandon Douglas of Brownsville-Haywood, Tenn; and linebacker Heath Grant of Starkville, Miss.

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Central Florida has pledged offensive lineman Ryan Karhut of Edmonton, Alberta; defensive back Keith Williams of Austell-South Cobb, Ga; and offensive lineman Michael Lavoie of Sanford-Seminole, Fla.

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Hawaii pledged defensive back Turmarian Moreland of Los Angeles Valley CC, Cal., who decommitted from BYU. The Warriors recently added receiver/defensive back Desmond Thomas of Vallejo, Cal.

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Arizona has offensive lineman Joe Longacre of Kay, Tex., over Houston, Tulane and Colorado. The Wildcats recently gained receiver Gerold Rodriguez of Venice, Cal., who decommitted from Utah.

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Colorado State added twin receivers/defensive backs Dion Morton and Damon Morton of Riverside-North, Cal.

BYU added linebacker Billy Turner of San Francisco-Riordan, Cal. The Cougars recently gained receiver Antwaun Harris of Garland-South Garland, Tex.

Defensive back Afa Garrigan of Kahuku, Hawaii, has committed to Utah. The Utes recently gained receiver John Peel of Scottsdale-Chaparral, Ariz.

Wyoming added quarterback/athlete Kyle Jacobo of Fontana-Miller, Cal.

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