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South Florida Bulls football recruiting update

Key losses

DE Jarriett Buie, OT Marc Dile, WR Marcus Edwards, C Jake Griffin, TE Cedric Hill, G Matt Huners, WR Taurus Johnson, LB Tyrone McKenzie, OT Ryan Schmidt, RB Ben Williams, SS Carlton Williams.

Oral commitments (21)

Player, Pos., HT/WT, High SChool

Gerard Atkins, TE, 6-5/215, Dixie Hollins

Bradley Battles, RB, 5-11/190, Marianna

Adaris Bellamy, RB, 5-10/219, Dunedin

Ricardo Dixon, CB, 5-10/160, Hallandale

Julius Forte, DE, 6-2/235, Boca Ciega

Ryne Giddins, DE, 6-4/235, Armwood

Chase Griffiths, LB, 6-4/220, Tallahassee North Florida Christian

Steven Jacques, G, 6-4/280, Hollywood South Broward

Jaquez Jenkins, DB, 6-2/180, Northeast

Kamran Joyer, G, 6-3/317, Wesley Chapel

Lindsey Lamar, RB, 5-9/165, Hillsborough

Victor Marc, QB, 5-10/200, Hallandale

John McGhin, G, 6-5/285, Tallahassee Florida State U. High

Ivan Nicholas, DB, 5-10/180, Jacksonville Lee

Luke Sager, DE, 6-4/240, Niceville

Leslie Stirrups, DT, 6-3/280, Hillsborough/Pearl River (Miss.) CC

Edgard Theliar, WR, 6-3/200, Bradenton Manatee/Butler (Kan.) CC

Demi Thompson, DE, 6-3/240, Lake Mary

Khyri Thornton, DT, 6-4/322, Panama City Bay/Hargrave (Va.)

Isaac Virgin, QB, 6-4/235, Fort Pierce Westwood

Tyrone Williams, LB, 6-1/205, Thomasville (Ga.)

Early enrollees

Anthony Hill, DT, 6-4/290, Pensacola

Hot prospects

USF has a super class at defensive end led by Ryne Giddins and Julius Forte, and it looks like the priority for the final scholarships is linebacker and cornerback. Among the linebackers being courted are Largo's Mike Marry, Weston Cypress Bay's Shane Gordon and Jacksonville Parker's Sam Barrington. Two of the top targets at corner are Butler (Kan.) Community College standout Rudell Crim (visiting this weekend) and Delray Beach Atlantic's Jayron Hosley.


Greg Auman, Times staff writer

South Florida Bulls football recruiting update 01/17/09 [Last modified: Saturday, January 17, 2009 10:39pm]
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