Oklahoma linebacker selects Cornhuskers

Updated: July 30, 2004, 9:07 AM ET
By Bill Hodge | CollegeSports.com

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have a commitment from Top 150 linebacker Phillip Dillard of Jenks, Okla., over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Texas A&M. Florida, Tulsa, Tennessee and Arkanas, among others.

Oklahoma has a commitment from defensive lineman Auston English of Canadian, Tex., over Oklahoma State and Missouri.

Offensive lineman Chris Hall of Irving, Tex., who recently decommitted from SMU, has chosen Oklahoma State. The Cowboys recently gained defensive back Gremon Coffman of Duncanville, Tex., over Arkansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

Kansas State pledged defensive back Courtney Herndon of Dallas-Lincoln, Tex. The Wildcats recently gained linebacker Ross Diehl of Castle Rock-Douglas County, Colo.

Running back/linebacker/h-back Ty Harangody of Merrillville-Andrean, Ind., has chosen Indiana.

Northwestern has running back Tyrell Sutton of Akron-Hoban, Ohio, who rushed for 2437 yards as a junior.

Tight end Jose Cruz of Johnstown-Bishop McCort, Pa., has picked North Carolina over Boston College, Indiana and Akron.

Alabama has a commitment from defensive back Cory Reamer of Hoover, Ala., over Vanderbilt, Southern Mississippi, Louisville and Georgia Tech.

South Florida has a commitment from quarterback Matt Grothe of Lakeland-Lake Gibson, Fla.

Central Florida pledged linebacker T.J. Harnden of Tallahassee-Lincoln, Fla., over Iowa State, Tulane, Louisville and Middle Tennessee State.

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Minnesota pledged tight end Troy Reilly of Stevens Point, Wis.

Wisconsin has a commitment from defensive lineman O'Brien Schofield of North Chicago-Community, Ill., over Iowa State and Central Michigan.

Linebacker Brit Miller of Decatur-Eisenhower, Ill., has picked Illinois.

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Texas A&M has its 13th commitment in linebacker Jodie Richardson of Duncanville, Tex., over Arizona, Houston and Washington State.

One of the nation's top quarterbacks, Ryan Perrilloux of Reserve-East St. John, La., has chosen Texas over Florida, Florida State, LSU and Miami-Florida. Perrilloux, who passed for 2404 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior, still expects to take all five official trips. The Longhorns recently gained Top 150 defensive lineman Aaron Lewis of Albuquerque-LaCueva, NM., over Florida State. Among others were Georgia Tech and Texas Tech.

Baylor has its 10th commitment in running back/athlete Cordney Smith of Duncanville, Tex.

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West Virginia pledged linebacker Reed Williams of Moorefield, WV., over Duke and Marshall. The Mountaineers recently gained offensive lineman Frank Carduff of Shenandoah-Shenandoah Valley, Pa.

Boston College has pledged receiver/defensive back Rich Gunnell of Lawrenceville-Notre Dame, NJ., over North Carolina and Rutgers. The Eagles recently gained offensive lineman Austin Giles of Marshfield, Mass., over Mississippi State.

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Duke pledged athlete Requan Boyette of Wilson-Fike, NC., over North Carolina State, Wake Forest and East Carolina.

Virginia has its 20th pledge in quarterback Jameel Sewell of Richmond-Hermitage, Va., over Maryland, North Carolina, Syracuse and Cincinnati.

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South Carolina has a commitment from defensive back/quarterback Mychal Belcher of Spartanburg-Dorman, SC.

Auburn has a pledge from offensive lineman Oscar Gonzalez of Hialeah, Fla.

Arkansas has pledges from offensive lineman Colin Tucker and defensive back Matt Harris, both from Richardson-Pearce, Tex; plus defensive back Elston Forte of Little Rock-Mills, Ark.

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Defensive lineman Travis Craven of Fort Wayne-Snider, Ind., committed to Miami-Ohio over Ball State, Northern Illinois and Western Michigan.

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Arizona has a commitment from Top 150 tight end/receiver Jermichael Finley of Diboll, Tex., over Arkansas, Houston, LSU, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

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Colorado State gained a commitment from quarterback Grant Stucker of Parker-Ponderosa, Colo.

Class 2005 Football Database: Prospects/Verbals
*Signing Dates: Midyear (Dec. 15, 2004-Jan. 15, 2005); Regular Period (Feb. 2-Apr. 1, 2005).
*Prospects/Commitments/Schools and Conferences.
*Early Top 150 Prospects: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.
*Super Prospects: QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB.


*Commitments
N.D./Big Ten: ND, Ill, Ind, Ia, Mich, MSt, Minn, NW, OhioSt, PSU, Pur, Wis.


Big 12: Bay, Colo, Iowa St, Kan, KSt, Mo, Neb, Okla, Okla St, Tex, A&M, TT.


Big East: BC, Conn, Pitt, Rutgers, Syr, Temple, WVa.


ACC: Clemson, Duke, FSU, GT, Md, Miami, NC, NC State, Va, VT, WF.


SEC: Ala, Ark, Aub, Fla, Ga, Kty, LSU, Miss, Miss St, SoCarol, Tenn, Van.


C-USA: Army, Cinn, EC, Hou, Lou, Mem, SMiss, USF, TCU, Tul, UAB


Pac-10: Ariz, ASU, Cal, Ore, OreSt, Stan, USC, UCLA, Wash, WashSt.


*Prospects by Home States


"Recruiting Power States": Florida, California, Texas, Pa, Ohio.
"Big Ten States": Illinois , Indiana, Iowa, Pa, Ohio, Mich, Minn, Wis.
"Big 12 States": Okla, Missouri , Iowa, Neb, Kansas, Colo, Texas.
"SEC States": Florida, Tenn, SoCarol, Kty, Georgia, Ala, Ark, Miss, La.
"ACC States": Florida, NoCarol, SoCarol, Georgia, Maryland , Virginia .
"Pac-10 States": California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington.
"Big East States":
Florida, Pa, New Jersey, New York, Mass, Va, WVa.

Class 2004 Football Database: Signings/Top Classes
*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.

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CollegeSports: Main Recruiting Page.
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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.