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Buckeyes land another top defensive lineman

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=osu">Ohio State Buckeyes have a
commitment from defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=198&d
byear=04&sport=football">Todd Denlinger of Troy, Ohio, over
Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia,
Boston College, Northwestern, Duke, Tennessee, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Michigan
State and Stanford, among many others. The Buckeyes recently gained
defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1303&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Ryan Williams of Mission Viejo, Cal., over
offers from Oklahoma, Washington, Oregon and Colorado.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=alab">Alabama pledged offensive lineman
HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=832&d
byear=04&sport=football">Evan Cardwell of Killen-Brooks, Ala., over
interest from Auburn, LSU, Mississippi and Notre Dame.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=neb">Nebraska has a commitment from
linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2286&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Nick Covey of Glendale-Mountain Ridge,
Ariz., over Washington State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=okst">Oklahoma State has a commitment
from offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2291&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Brady Bond of Garber, Okla. The Cowboys
recently gained defensive lineman/linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1771&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Jarryl Jefferson of New Orleans-St.
Augustine, La., over Auburn and UCLA.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=duke">Duke gained a commitment from
defensive back/running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2287&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Glenn Williams of Baltimore-Archbishop
Curley, Md. The Blue Devils recently gained quarterbacks HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=405&d
byear=04&sport=football">Joe Cox of Charlotte-Independence, NC., who
passed for 3983 yards and 43 touchdowns as a junior; and HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1151&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Gene Delle Donne of Wilmington-Salesianum,
Del.


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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=indp">Independents List

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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=bg10">Big Ten List

Defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2270&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Johnny Sears of Fresno-Edison, Cal., has
committed to the href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=mich">Michigan Wolverines.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=ill">Illinois gained a commitment from
linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2256&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Travis Barr of Alpharetta-Chattahoochee,
Ga., over Rice.

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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=big12">Big 12 List

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=okla">Oklahoma Sooners have a
commitment from Top 150 receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1088&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Eric Huggins of Conway, SC., over offers
from Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Tennessee and Southern
California, among many others.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=tex">Texas has its fourth commitment in
linebacker/defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2264&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Chris Brown of Texarkana, Tex., over
Arizona, Arkansas, Houston, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M,
Texas Tech and TCU, among others.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=tam">Texas A&M has its ninth commitment
in defensive back/receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=558&d
byear=04&sport=football">Arkeith Brown of El Campo, Tex.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=bige">Big East List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=wvir">West Virginia pledged receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1425&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Ryan Dawson of Parkersburg-South, WVa.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=acc">ACC List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=vtec">Virginia Tech has a commitment
from offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2284&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Robert Norris of Hyattsville-DeMatha
Catholic, Md., over Syracuse and Maryland. The Hokies recently gained
running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2261&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Kenny Jefferson of Hyattsville-DeMatha
Catholic, Md; and linebacker HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2155&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Demetrius Taylor of Virginia Beach-Kellam,
Va.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=mifl">Miami-Florida has a commitment
from Top 150 tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=516&d
byear=04&sport=football">Martellus Bennett of Houston-Aleif Taylor,
Tex., over Arizona, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Oklahoma State, Stanford,
Texas, Texas A&M and UCLA, among many others.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=unc">North Carolina added Class 2004
running back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=653&d
byear=03&sport=football">Vince Wilson of Daytona Beach-Mainland,
Fla., for this upcoming season.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=geot">Georgia Tech gained a commitment
from defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2265&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Tony Clark of Garden City-Groves, Ga.,
over Clemson.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=clem">Clemson has a commitment from
offensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2262&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Barry Humphries of Honea Path/Belton-Honea
Path, SC., over North Carolina, Maryland, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt and
Marshall.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=fsu">Florida State pledged running
back/athlete HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=544&d
byear=04&sport=football">Russell Ball of LaMarque, Tex., over Texas
A&M, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, BYU, SMU, Houston and Texas Tech, among
others.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=sec">SEC List

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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=usa">Conf-USA List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=tcu">TCU has a commitment from runing
back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2268&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Joseph Turner of Austin-LBJ, Tex.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=lou">Louisville pledged receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1383&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Maurice Grinter of Louisville-Fairdale,
Kty., who will also walk-on for basketball. The Cards recently gained
defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2250&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Darius Mann of Ramsey-Don Bosco, NJ., over
Wisconsin, Alabama, Iowa, Indiana and UConn.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=mac">MAC List

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=wac">WAC List

Class 2004 receiver HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4753&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Trevoy Lenear of Arlington-Oakridge
School, Tex, has signed with href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=tuls">Tulsa.

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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=sunb">Sun Belt List

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ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=pac">Pac-10 List

Defensive lineman/tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2285&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Adam Grant of Puyallup, Wash., committed
to href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=wash">Washington.

The href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=cal">California Bears pledged
quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=2269&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Joseph Ayoob of San Rafael-Terra Nova,
Cal/San Francisco CC, Cal., over Kentucky, Michigan State, Oregon State and
LSU.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=stan">Stanford has a commitment from
tight end/defensive lineman HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=1932&
dbyear=04&sport=football">Ben Ladner of Kansas City-Pembroke Hill
School, Mo., over offers from Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Class 2004 tight end HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4752&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Brad Wood of Tucson-Sabino, Ariz/Pima CC,
Ariz., has signed with href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&school_name=ariz">Arizona. The Wildcats recently
added defensive back HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=4750&
dbyear=03&sport=football">Dramayne McElroy of Rialto, Cal/Chaffey
CC, Cal., for this upcoming season.

Quarterback HREF="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/pros_card.cfm?recruit_id=116&d
byear=04&sport=football">Arkelon Hall of Fresno-Edison, Cal., chose
href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&school_name=wast">Washington State.

href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=footba
ll&dbyear=04&signing_conference=mwc">Mountain West List


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

* href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04">Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&status=v">Commitments/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=04">Schools and Conferences.

* href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=04&hodge_flag=Y">Early Top 150 Prospects

* href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&dbye
ar=04">Prospects by Home States


Class 2004 Football Database:
href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=03">Signings/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/football.cfm">Top
Classes

* href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03">Prospects/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=v">Commitments/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/searchrecruit.cfm?sport=fo
otball&dbyear=03&status=s">Signings/ href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/conferences.cfm?sport=foot
ball&dbyear=03">Schools and Conferences.

* 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.

* href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting/search.cfm?sport=football&dbye
ar=03">Prospects by Home States

*Top
Classes
:
Southern California, LSU, Florida State, Miami-Florida,
Michigan, Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, Ohio State, Texas.

* 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=">Junior College Players/ href="http://www.njcaa.org/sports.cfm?sid=11&divid=0&gender=m&slid=5&menu=5"
>NJCAA Football All-Americans
.

Football Commitments/Signings:

CollegeSports: href="http://interact.fansonly.com/recruiting">Main
Recruiting Page.

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

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">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.