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Seminoles land another top linebacker

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=fsu">Florida State Seminoles have pledged
Top 150 linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=164&dbyear=03&sport=football">Jae Thaxton of Hartwell-Hart County, Ga., over LSU and Georgia, among many others. The Seminoles recently gained Top 150 linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1464&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lawrence Timmons of Florence-Wilson, SC., over Florida and Tennessee.


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*Race For The Finish: Check remaining Top 150 Prospects and Super Prospects. Check out all 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 quarterbacks headed? List.

*Updated 1/30/04: USC, LSU, Michigan, Florida State, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Miami-Florida, Texas, Georgia, Texas A&M and Tennessee 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 4000 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?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

Athlete/running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2354&dbyear=03&sport=football">Maurice McClellan of Pawcatuck-Stonington, Conn., decommitted from Nebraska to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=conn">UConn.

Big Ten Verbal List

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=osu">Ohio State Buckeyes have pledged linebacker/defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4221&dbyear=03&sport=football">Curtis Terry of Cleveland-Glenville, Ohio, over Cincinnati and Akron. The Bucks recently gained running back/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2538&dbyear=03&sport=football">Dennis Kennedy of Fort Lauderdale-Shanahan, Fla., over interest from Wake Forest and Central Florida; and 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., over North Carolina State, Miami-Florida and Florida.

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=msu">Michigan State Spartans pledged linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3527&dbyear=03&sport=football">Tyrone McKenzie of Sarasota-Riverview, Fla., over Iowa State. The Spartans recently gained Super Prospect linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2073&dbyear=03&sport=football">Hugh D'Imperio of Sewell-Washington Township, NJ., over Tennessee and Virginia Tech.

Big 12 Verbal List

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=neb">Nebraska Cornhuskers have pledged quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4227&dbyear=03&sport=football">Jordan Adams of Santee-West Hills, Cal/Grossmont CC, Cal. The Huskers suffered four recruiting losses in receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3708&dbyear=03&sport=football">Gabe Hatchett of Sacramento City CC, Cal., who switched to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tol">Toledo; running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2354&dbyear=03&sport=football">Maurice McClellan of Pawcatuck-Stonington, Conn., who decommitted to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=conn">UConn; quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=500&dbyear=03&sport=football">D.T. McDowell of Tucker, Ga., who is now considering Mississippi State and Troy State; and 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., who had his offer withdrawn.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=miss">Missouri has a pledge from offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4233&dbyear=03&sport=football">John Dirk of Stephenville, Tex.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ksu">Kansas State added offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4134&dbyear=03&sport=football">Justin D'Arcy of Cabrillo CC, Cal; defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3180&dbyear=03&sport=football">Surrell Davis of College of San Mateo, Cal; and defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=122&dbyear=03&sport=football">Micah Howeth of Dallas-White, Tex.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=kan">Kansas has a pledge from defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3328&dbyear=03&sport=football">Anthony Collins of Beaumont-Central, Tex., who decommitted from Houston.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tam">Texas A&M pledged linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2477&dbyear=03&sport=football">Alton Boudreaux of Lafayette, La.

Big East Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=mifl">Miami-Florida added receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3827&dbyear=03&sport=football">Khalil Jones of Miami-Northwestern, Fla., over Indiana, Iowa, Pittsburgh and South Florida; and tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4222&dbyear=03&sport=football">Cedric Hill of Valdosta, Ga.

ACC Verbal List

Defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2606&dbyear=03&sport=football">Clint Sintim of Woodbridge/Gar-Field, Va., committed to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=va">Virginia over Virginia Tech, Maryland, Ohio State and Tennessee. The Cavaliers recently gained receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=375&dbyear=03&sport=football">Nate Lyles of Chicago-Hubbard, Ill., over Notre Dame.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ncst">North Carolina State has receiver/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1462&dbyear=03&sport=football">Dajuan Morgan of Riviera Beach-Suncoast, Fla., whose offer/commitment was withdrawn by Ohio State.

SEC Verbal List

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=fla">Florida Gators snared running back/linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=634&dbyear=03&sport=football">Eric Rutledge of Gainesville-Young, Fla.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=aub">Auburn pledged linebacker/defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1602&dbyear=03&sport=football">Steve Gandy of Waynesboro-Wayne County, Miss; plus defensive linemen HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4218&dbyear=03&sport=football">Korey Raymond of Reserve-East St. John, La; HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4219&dbyear=03&sport=football">Tyronne Green of Pensacola-Woodham, Fla; and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4220&dbyear=03&sport=football">Chris Browder of Camden-Wilcox Central, Ala/Southwest Mississipi CC, Miss. The Tigers recently gained
running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1603&dbyear=03&sport=football">Michael McLaughlin of Waynesboro-Wayne County, Miss., over Nebraska, Mississippi, Southern Mississippi and West Virginia.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=msst">Mississippi State added linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3282&dbyear=03&sport=football">Damien Huren of Southwest Mississippi CC, Miss.

Conf-USA Verbal List

Running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3249&dbyear=03&sport=football">Andre Hall of Garden City CC, Kan., picked href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=sfla">South Florida over Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Troy State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=mem">Memphis has added linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1501&dbyear=03&sport=football">Gabe O'Neal of Columbus, Miss., over Mississippi State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=hou">Houston has a commitment from defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4229&dbyear=03&sport=football">Sean Bailey of Fort Worth-Dunbar, Tex., over Syracuse and Wisconsin.

MAC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=cfl">Central Florida pledged quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1676&dbyear=03&sport=football">Kyle Israel of Orlando-University, Fla.

Receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3708&dbyear=03&sport=football">Gabe Hatchett of Sacramento City CC, Cal., switched from Nebraska to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tol">Toledo.

WAC Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=bosu">Boise State pledged offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1489&dbyear=03&sport=football">Cameron Filkins of Los Alamitos, Cal.

Sun Belt Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=idho">Idaho gained defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2063&dbyear=03&sport=football">Daniel Dykes of Los Alamitos, Cal.

Pac-10 Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ucla">UCLA pledged defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3671&dbyear=03&sport=football">Bryon Velega of Long Beach-Poly, Cal., over California, Oregon and Washington State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=orst">Oregon State has a pledge from Super Prospect defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1736&dbyear=03&sport=football">Bryan Payton of West Covina-South Hill, Cal., who recently decommitted from UCLA. The Beavers recently gained three Super Prospects in linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1769&dbyear=03&sport=football">Isaiah Cook of Claremont, Cal., who decommitted from Kansas State; 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.

Mountain West Verbal List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=sdsu">San Diego State has added Super Prospect tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3113&dbyear=03&sport=football">Lance Louis of New Orleans-Landry, La., over Miami-Florida; and defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4232&dbyear=03&sport=football">Jonathan Tu'ua of Long Beach-Poly, Cal.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=byu">BYU has linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4228&dbyear=03&sport=football">Gary Lovely of Foothill CC, Cal. His brother HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=3110&dbyear=03&sport=football">Greg recently chose the Cougars.

Class 2004 Football Database

* Seach the early list of href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">over 4000 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.