Several locals visiting USF this weekend
No fewer than four bay area standouts are slated to visit USF starting today, the next-to-last weekend before national signing day.
The Tampa Bay Times has confirmed seven visitors, including Hillsborough ATH Duran Bell Jr., Tampa Catholic CB Bentlee Sanders, Jefferson OL Jean Marcellus and Armwood S Mekhi Lapointe.
Tito Benach of 247Sports reports three additional arrivals: Bradenton Southeast DE Darrien Grant, and Miami Carol City defensive backs Donelle Thomas (a safety) and Naytron Culpepper (cornerback).
Here's our current list (to which we'll add if we learn of more), along with the stars given each player by 247Sports.
ATH Duran Bell, Hillsborough**
CB Naytron Culpepper, Miami Carol City***
DE Darrien Grant, Bradenton Southeast***
S Mekhi Lapointe, Armwood***
TE Frederick Lloyd, Tift (Ga.) County**
OL Jean Marcellus, Jefferson***
DT Kelvin Pinkney, Sarasota Booker**
CB Nick Roberts, Orange Park Oakleaf***
CB Bentlee Sanders, Tampa Catholic***
S Donelle Thomas, Miami Carol City***