Clapp selects Sooners over Wildcats
The Oklahoma Sooners have a commitment from running back Matt Clapp of Phoenix-Paradise Valley, Ariz., over Arizona. The Sooners recently gained defensive lineman Auston English of Canadian, Tex., over Oklahoma State and Missouri.
Alabama has a commitment from offensive lineman Michael Johnson of Pensacola-Pine Forest, Fla. The Tide recently gained defensive back Cory Reamer of Hoover, Ala., over Vanderbilt, Southern Mississippi, Louisville and Georgia Tech.
South Carolina has a verbal from defensive back Damien Wright of Sumter-Crestwood, SC., over Clemson, Vanderbilt and Duke. The Gamecocks recently gained defensive back/quarterback Mychal Belcher of Spartanburg-Dorman, SC.
Junior running back Brian Calhoun of Oak Creek, Wis., has transferred from Colorado to Wisconsin. He led the Buffs with 810 yards last fall. The Badgers recently gained Class 2005 defensive lineman O'Brien Schofield of North Chicago-Community, Ill., over Iowa State and Central Michigan.
Cincinnati has a commitment from defensive back/receiver Jared Martin of Green Springs-Clyde, Ohio. The Bearcats signed two Class 2004 prospects for this upcoming season in kicker Kevin Lovell of Hawthorne-Mira Costa, Cal/El Camino CC, Cal., and punter Brian Steel of Payson, Ariz/Elmire-Southside, NY/Scottsdale CC, Ariz.
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Nebraska has a commitment from Top 150 linebacker Phillip Dillard of Jenks, Okla., over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Texas A&M. Florida, Tulsa, Tennessee and Arkansas, among others.
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.
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.
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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.
Class 2005 Football Database: Prospects/Verbals
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