Simmons: Quick Hitters

Here is the latest on some of the talented prospects from the South.

  • Batesville (MS) South Panola offensive lineman Deon Mix has picked up an offer from Nebraska. He also has offers from Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Southern Miss. The 6-foot-5, 305 pound junior will be on a college campus this weekend, but he is not sure if it will be in Tuscaloosa, Oxford, or Starkville.

  • Montgomery (AL) Carver linebacker Harding Harper says things are picking up in recruiting. "Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Arkansas, and Southern Miss are recruiting me hard right now. Coaches are coming to see me and things are really starting to heat up for me," said Harding.

  • Alabama stills has Brandon Greene as a commitment, but he is still looking at other options. "Auburn and Georgia are the main schools I am looking at other than Alabama. I am still committed, but I talk to other coaches and I will take official visits to other schools. I have not set up any of my official visits yet," Greene said.

  • Wake Forest stopped by Tucker High School in Georgia on Wednesday and the Demon Deacons offered 2013 athlete Juwaan Williams. They are the fourth school to offer the junior. East Carolina, North Carolina State, and UCF have offered him as well.

  • Altee Tenpenny is the early favorite for top 2013 prospect in Arkansas and he has a nice offer list early on. Alabama, Arkansas, and Auburn are some of the schools that have offered the talented running back and he will be in Tuscaloosa this weekend to see the Tide host the Razorbacks. He is out for the season are tearing his ACL.

  • Five-star defensive end Jordan Jenkins has yet to start his official visits, but he will take another unofficial visit this weekend. 'The Freak' will be in Tuscaloosa. Alabama is one of his finalists and some feel the Crimson Tide and Florida Gators are the schools everyone else is chasing.

  • 2013 five-star defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche will be able to name his school in 17 months. He has an impressive offer list and Ole Miss is on it. His brother Denzel Nkemdiche is a freshman at Ole Miss and Robert "may" visit there this weekend. The Rebels host the Georgia Bulldogs.

  • Miami (FL) Christopher Columbus junior Lorenzo Woodley has added an offer from the Purdue Boilermakers. The 6-foot, 205 pound running back also has offers from Rutgers, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

    Chad Simmons started out with Scout in 2003 covering top talent in Georgia and the South. He then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become South Recruiting Manager. After less than three years, Simmons was moved to National Recruiting Analyst in July 2011.
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