Recruiting Notes: Around the Country

It's that time of year again as some of the nation's top players prepare as high school football opens around the country over the next several weeks.

Loucheiz Purifoy -- 6-0 CB/RB Pine Forest HS, Pensacola (FL) excited to see where the secondary is at vs. Pensacola Catholic this weekend-Purifoy will play QB and DB this weekend.

Steven Dillon -- DE 6-3 260 Palmdale HS Palmdale (CA) speaks with Cal, UCLA, Washington and Arizona State on regular basis.

Armstead Williams -- 6-3 200 OLB 4.6 Monroeville (PA) Gateway HS. Focus with four-Maryland, Purdue, ND and Iowa.

Tommy Jordan -- We open with Stamford on September 15. OT 6-5 300 Ridgefield HS, Ridgefield (CT).

Trip Thurman -- our first game isn't till September 11 and I'm really excited about this upcoming season. 6-5 290 OT Dover (DE)

AC Leonard -- 6-3 230 Ath Jacksonville (FL) University Christian HS- 1st game vs. Paxon and AC says it's like the night before Xmas.

Ryan Shazier -- 6-3 205 OLB Plantation (FL) Plantation HS excitement level 10 out of 10 to play Boyd Anderson this weekend.

Valdez Showers -- CB 6-0 185 4.5 Madison HS-Madison Heights (MI) vs. Redford Thurston-people been doing a lot of talking...I will show them...

Lamar Dawson -- 6-3 235 4.6 MLB Danville (KY) Boyle Co. HS still not 100% but ready for Franklin this weekend.

I have narrowed my list to Iowa-Cincy-Louisville-WV-Maryland. Safety Nicholas Law

Kaleb Johnson -- OL Ed White HS Jacksonville (FL) wanting to hear from the Gators

Curtis Grant -- 6-3 215 OLB Hermitage HS-Richmond (VA) ready for tonight's challenge with Hanover HS

Stephone Anthony ready for the challenge vs. Central Pageland from South Carolina. Back to back state runner up---

Right now its BC, Wisconsin, Michigan, Virginia and Duke for Sean Duggan LB 6-4 215 St.Xavier HS-Cincinnati (OH)

I like Louisville, GT, UF, Mich. St, Cincy, Alabama and a bunch of teams. Jonathan Battle DT 6-0 275 Americus (GA)

Corian Hamilton S 6-2 210 Orlando (FL) Olympia HS will visit Rutgers, OM and WV

Terry Bell OL -'5 300 Lakeland (FL) Tenoroc HS stays in regular contact with FSU-OM-USF-UGA-UCF

Jabari Gorman 6-0 180 DB/WR Miami (FL) Pace HS-same three at the top with Miami, Ohio State and Alabama

I've been focused on the season. I have a point to prove to Rivals and Scout that I am the best. WR 6'0 175 Vincent Dallas Cedar Grove HS

J.J. Keels TB 5-9 185 4.43 Speed Melbourne (FL) Air Academy HS. Talks to Vandy, Cincy and WV the most will visit all three-

Keep an eye on three for Darius Powell 6-0 205 4.52 Eastside HS-Gainesville HS (FL) Duke, Townsend University and Bowling Green.

Jack Tabb. 6-4 240-Pound TE Red Bank Catholic HS, Red Bank (NJ). I stay in contact with Florida, UNC, Michigan, Arkansas, BC and some others and actually my first game is on the 10th and I am at a 10 for excitement level. We have new turf on our field and big expectations so I am pumped.---Florida likes as a bigger LB--

Kenneth Myers, a 6-2 and 180-pound wide receiver mainly keeps in touch with West Virginia

6-5 and 230-pound defensive end Ray Drew from Thomasville (GA) Thomas County high school has an excitement level of 50 on a scale of 1-10 for this weekend's contest vs. Thomasville high school.

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