More on RB Darrell Scott and other links ...
Today's goal is getting former Colorado running back Darrell Scott on the phone, trying to get more details on how far along he is in making a transfer to USF this fall happen. Scott was the No. 1 running back in the nation in the Class of 2008 out of Ventura, Calif. -- rushed for a ridiculous 3,194 yards and 45 touchdowns as a high school junior.
It's hard to imagine he'd be in position to join USF for the Summer B semester, which starts Monday, but there's little doubt in his potential or his interest in the Bulls, judging from a Facebook update Monday night. To tide you over, here's a Youtube highlight reel from his high school days, and a few links ...
-- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes about USF taking a chance on Stone Mountain running back Willie Davis, who could be in position for a breakout senior year this fall.
-- Remember when USF was trying to land Cris Carter's son Duron out of Fort Lauderdale? He's leaving Ohio State and headed to a junior college in Kansas, according to Scout.com.
-- Speaking of top recruits from Fort Lauderdale not working out with Big Ten powers, a few of you had asked about cornerback Demar Dorsey, who wasn't admitted at Michigan. Looks like he's headed to a Big East rival in Louisville as a big get for coach Charlie Strong, according to the Detroit News.
-- USF signee Deonte Welch, the receiver from Williston, is the Gainesville Sun's Small School Male Athlete of the Year.
-- We'll have more on this later with our first "Bulls in the Minors" update of the baseball season, but former USF baseball player Chris Heintz made his managerial debut with the Gulf Coast League Twins on Monday night. His team got five runs in the eighth for an 8-4 win in the season opener. Here's a story on his hiring from the Fort Myers News-Press.
-- SI.com's Ian Thomsen has an updated NBA mock first round that has USF guard Dominique Jones going 23rd overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves.