Buckeyes land another top defensive lineman
The Ohio State Buckeyes have a commitment from defensive lineman 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 Ryan Williams of Mission Viejo, Cal., over offers from Oklahoma, Washington, Oregon and Colorado.
Oklahoma State has a commitment from offensive lineman Brady Bond of Garber, Okla. The Cowboys recently gained defensive lineman/linebacker Jarryl Jefferson of New Orleans-St. Augustine, La., over Auburn and UCLA.
Duke gained a commitment from defensive back/running back Glenn Williams of Baltimore-Archbishop Curley, Md. The Blue Devils recently gained quarterbacks Joe Cox of Charlotte-Independence, NC., who passed for 3983 yards and 43 touchdowns as a junior; and Gene Delle Donne of Wilmington-Salesianum, Del.
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The Oklahoma Sooners have a commitment from Top 150 receiver Eric Huggins of Conway, SC., over offers from Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Tennessee and Southern California, among many others.
Texas has its fourth commitment in linebacker/defensive lineman Chris Brown of Texarkana, Tex., over Arizona, Arkansas, Houston, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and TCU, among others.
Virginia Tech has a commitment from offensive lineman Robert Norris of Hyattsville-DeMatha Catholic, Md., over Syracuse and Maryland. The Hokies recently gained running back Kenny Jefferson of Hyattsville-DeMatha Catholic, Md; and linebacker Demetrius Taylor of Virginia Beach-Kellam, Va.
Miami-Florida has a commitment from Top 150 tight end 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.
Louisville pledged receiver Maurice Grinter of Louisville-Fairdale, Kty., who will also walk-on for basketball. The Cards recently gained defensive back Darius Mann of Ramsey-Don Bosco, NJ., over Wisconsin, Alabama, Iowa, Indiana and UConn.
Class 2004 tight end Brad Wood of Tucson-Sabino, Ariz/Pima CC, Ariz., has signed with Arizona. The Wildcats recently added defensive back Dramayne McElroy of Rialto, Cal/Chaffey CC, Cal., for this upcoming season.
Class 2004 Football Database: Signings/Top
*Prospects/Commitments/Signings/Schools and Conferences.
*Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects.
*Prospects by Home States
*Top Classes: Southern California, LSU, Florida State, Miami-Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, Ohio State, Texas.
*Junior College Players/NJCAA Football All-Americans.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2002: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2001: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2000: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1999: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
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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.
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