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Seminoles, Sooners, Bears grab more commitments

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=fsu">Florida State Seminoles have pledged Top 150 defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1724&dbyear=03&sport=football">Aaron Jones and Super Prospect defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=608&dbyear=03&sport=football">Kenny Ingram, both from Orlando-Edgewater, Fla., over Miami-Florida, among others. The Seminoles recently added offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2297&dbyear=03&sport=football">Dumaka Atkins of Sarasota-Booker, Fla; Top 150 quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=56&dbyear=03&sport=football">Xavier Lee of Daytona Beach-Seabreeze, Fla; offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=403&dbyear=03&sport=football">Geoff Berniard of Lafayette-St. Thomas More, La; and receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3115&dbyear=03&sport=football">Kenny O'Neal of Oakland-Skyline, Cal.

Huge Top 150 offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=512&dbyear=03&sport=football">Herman Johnson, a 395-pound prospect from Denton, Tex., has committed to the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=lsu">LSU Tigers over Oklahoma.

Top 150 offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=210&dbyear=03&sport=football">Brandon Braxton of Youngstown-Ursuline, Ohio, has chosen the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=okla">Oklahoma Sooners over Georgia and LSU.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=aub">Auburn pledged Top 150 offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=120&dbyear=03&sport=football">Leon Hart of Columbia-Spring Valley, SC., over South Carolina. Among many others were Ohio State, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland. The Tigers recently gained defensive/offensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=704&dbyear=03&sport=football">Tristan Davis of Atlanta/Tri-Cities, Ga.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=geo">Georgia pledged Top 150 linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2339&dbyear=03&sport=football">Josh Johnson of Stone Mountain-Stephenson, Ga., over Florida, Miami-Florida and Tennessee. The Bulldogs recently gained pledged athlete/quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2254&dbyear=03&sport=football">Erik Walden of Thomasville-Thomas County, Ga.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=alab">Alabama pledged Super Prospect defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2127&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lorenzo Washington of Loganville-Grayson, Ga., over Georgia. The Tide recently gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=654&dbyear=03&sport=football">D.J. Hall of Fort Walton Beach-Choctawhatchee, Fla.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tenn">Tennessee pledged Super Prospect running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=726&dbyear=03&sport=football">David Holbert of Nashville-Brentwood Academy, Tenn., over Auburn, Florida, LSU and Oklahoma State. The Vols recently gained Super Prospect running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3753&dbyear=03&sport=football">Arian Foster of San Diego-Mission Bay, Cal; and offensive linemen HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3122&dbyear=03&sport=football">Anthony Parker of Lovejoy, Ga; and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1379&dbyear=03&sport=football">Cameron Mayo of Dalton, Ga.

Super Prospect receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2600&dbyear=03&sport=football">Albert Dukes of Bell Glade-Glades Central, Fla., has pledged to the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=osu">Ohio State Buckeyes over North Carolina State, Miami-Florida and Florida. The Bucks recently gained Top 150 defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1187&dbyear=03&sport=football">Nader Abdallah of Metairie-Rummel, La., over Tennessee, Colorado, Florida State and Michigan State, among many others.

Super Prospect athlete HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=118&dbyear=03&sport=football">Sekeli Faaeteete of San Leandro, Cal., chose href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=cal">California after the USC Trojans pulled his offer. The Bears recently gained Top 150 defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1774&dbyear=03&sport=football">Phillip Mbakogu and receiver/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1814&dbyear=03&sport=football">Robert Jordan, both from Hayward, Cal; plus Top 150 linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=977&dbyear=03&sport=football">Worrell Williams of Sacramento-Grant, Cal. Mbakogu also considered Kansas State, LSU, Notre Dame and Oregon, among many others. Williams picked the Bears over Miami-Florida.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=orst">Oregon State has gained two Super Prospects in linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2376&dbyear=03&sport=football">Will Price of Anaheim-Western, Cal., who decommitted from UCLA; and defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1701&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lamar Herron of Sacramento-Natomas, Cal., who decommitted from the USC Trojans.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=mifl">Miami-Florida has pledged Super Prospect defensive lineman/tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1786&dbyear=03&sport=football">Chris Zellner of Sarasota-Booker, Fla., over Clemson, Ohio State, Maryland and Pittsburgh. The Canes recently gained Top 150 defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1909&dbyear=03&sport=football">Dwayne Hendricks of Millville, NJ; defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=675&dbyear=03&sport=football">Anthony Reddick of Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas, Fla; and defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=626&dbyear=03&sport=football">Antonio Dixon of Miami-Washington, Fla.


More Football News

*UPDATED 1/28/04: USC, LSU, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Miami-Florida, Florida State, Texas, Florida, Georgia and Texas A&M lead the Early 2004 Top Classes.

*Search the early list of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">over 3600 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 NJCAA Football All-Americans (Does not include California).

Independents Verbal List

Big Ten Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=msu">Michigan State has a commitment from receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3360&dbyear=03&sport=football">Kenny Jackson of Lehigh Acres-Lehigh, Fla/Bakersfield CC, Cal. The Spartans recently gained offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2152&dbyear=03&sport=football">Jesse Miller of Somerville, NJ., over Iowa, Temple and Central Florida.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ill">Illinois has a commitment from quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3775&dbyear=03&sport=football">Kisan Flakes of Lovejoy, Ga., over interest from Mississippi State, Central Florida, Middle Tennessee State and West Virginia.

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 pledge from Super Prospect receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=819&dbyear=03&sport=football">Torey Degrate of Waco, Tex., over Oklahoma State. The Aggies recently gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2470&dbyear=03&sport=football">Keith Dickerson of LaMarque, Tex., over Arizona.

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=neb">Nebraska Cornhuskers have withdrawn their offer to defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2806&dbyear=03&sport=football">Byron Smith of Bryan, Tex/Kilgore CC, Tex. The Huskers recently gained Top 150 offensive lineman
HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=64&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lydon Murtha of Hutchinson, Minn., who decommitted from Minnesota.

Big East Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=wvir">West Virginia pledged linebacker/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3750&dbyear=03&sport=football">Mathew Sinclair of Crowley, La. The Mountaineers recently gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=493&dbyear=03&sport=football">Darius Reynaud of Boutte-Hahnville, La., over LSU, Indiana and Michigan State; running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=414&dbyear=03&sport=football">Tyler Benoit of Lafayette-Comeaux, La., over Michigan State and Oklahoma State; and running back/linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=232&dbyear=03&sport=football">William McLee of Uniontown, Pa.

ACC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=duke">Duke has tight end/defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3850&dbyear=03&sport=football">Patrick Bailey of San Antonio-
Alamo Heights, Tex., over Purdue and Rice; and linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3771&dbyear=03&sport=football">Tyler Schmitt of Glendale-Cactus, Ariz. The Blue Devils recently gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3745&dbyear=03&sport=football">Ryan Wood of Buford, Ga.

SEC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=vand">Vanderbilt has pledged quarterback/athlete HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=712&dbyear=03&sport=football">Chris Nickson of Brundidge-Pike County, Ala., over Louisville, Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi.
Vandy recently gained defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2262&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lamar Divens of Fayetteville-Lincoln County, Tenn., who decommitted from Mississippi.

Conf-USA Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=mem">Memphis has added receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3770&dbyear=03&sport=football">Carlton Robinzine of Arlington-Bolton, Tenn.

MAC Verbal List

WAC Verbal List

Sun Belt Verbal List

Pac-10 Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ore">Oregon added defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2275&dbyear=03&sport=football">Thor Pili of Orem-Timpanogos, Utah, over Utah. Among others were Nebraska, Stanford, Oregon State, Kentucky, BYU and Arizona State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=asu">Arizona State has a commitment from defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3197&dbyear=03&sport=football">Dewayne Hollyield of Los Angeles Harbor CC, Cal. The Sun Devils recently gained defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3587&dbyear=03&sport=football">Quency Darley of Manning, SC/Kilgore CC, Tex., over Iowa.

Mountain West Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=unlv">UNLV pledged defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=984&dbyear=03&sport=football">Jeff Brown of Harbor City-Narbonne, Cal., over Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, San Diego State and San Jose State.

Class 2004 Football Database

* Seach the early list of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">over 3600 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 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/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.