Notebook: State of Alabama

The Yellowhammer State has seen the recruiting activity increase with spring evaluations. College coaches are visiting schools and scholarship offers are going out to numerous high school players. Andrew Bone takes a look at more than 20 prospects who have added new offers as of late.

Bo Scarborough, 2014 running back, Northridge
The state's top prospect in next year's class had a big week collecting new offers from Arkansas, Clemson and Michigan. He also has offers from Alabama, Mississippi State and UCLA.

James Cox, wide receiver, Northridge
The second SEC scholarship offer arrived last week from Arkansas. He also has offers from Mississippi State, Purdue and Southern Miss.

Marquez White, cornerback, Northview
This South Alabama prospect has seen his recruitment really take flight this spring. He added scholarship offers this week from Arkansas State and Memphis. He also has offers from Minnesota, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Troy and UAB.

T.J. McCollum, safety, Clay-Chalkville
The Red Wolves of Arkansas State offered a scholarship. McCollum also has offers from Mississippi State and South Alabama.

Shaun Hamilton, 2014 linebacker, Carver in Montgomery
Miami was the first to pull the trigger with added scholarship offers from Arkansas State, Tennessee and Memphis.

Chequan Burkett, safety, Jeff Davis in Montgomery
The first scholarship offers came last week from Memphis and Vanderbilt. He added a new offer Tuesday from Arkansas State.

Taylor Driggers, defensive lineman, Brantley
The first scholarship offer arrived this week from Memphis. Big performer at the South Showcase Combine.

Jordan Howard, running back, Gardendale
The ball carrier had recent visits from Arkansas State, Ole Miss and Mississippi State. He holds an offer from UAB.

Jordan Chunn, running back, Madison County
UAB offered a scholarship last week. He also has offers from Alabama A&M and Jacksonville State.

Noah Armstrong, offensive tackle, Lawrence County
South Alabama was the first school to offer a scholarship offer a couple of weeks ago. Several schools across the South are showing strong interest in the 6-foot-7, 295-pound prospect.

Zach Cunningham, linebacker, Pinson Valley
The UAB Blazers extended an offer last week.

Jalen Johnson, 2014 wide receiver, Oneonta
One of the state's best athletes has seen several schools visit this spring including Arkansas State. The Red Wolves are possibly on the verge of extending a scholarship offer.

Trent Simpson, defensive end, Oxford
The Red Wolves keep pounding the state with Arkansas State the latest offer. Mississippi State had already extended an offer.

Jacob Chaffin, defensive lineman, Spain Park
He was offered last week by Troy and Tulane with Arkansas State offering a scholarship on Monday. He also has an offer from Jacksonville State.

Ulric Jones, defensive lineman, Oxford
The physically imposing prospect stands 6-foot-6.5, 250-pounds. He snagged a new offer from Arkansas State. He also has offers from Arkansas, Mississippi State and Troy.

B.J. Hammond, wide receiver, Gadsden City
He recently added offers from Arkansas State and Ole Miss. The in-state Auburn Tigers have offered along with Mississippi State and UAB.

Austin Golson, offensive tackle, Prattville
The Florida State commitment is still receiving heavy interest from across the country. He plans to take several summer visits including stops at Clemson and Mississippi State. Alabama, USC and Stanford are a few other schools showing strong interest.

Cameron Fraser, offensive tackle, Central of Phenix City
South Florida was the first BCS offer which arrived two weeks ago. He reeled in an offer last week from Arkansas. Fraser named a top five of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Ole Miss and South Florida. He also has an offer from Jacksonville State.

Racean Thomas, 2014 running back, Oxford
The 'Rock' projects as one of the top players in the region in next year's class. He added a new offer last week from Arkansas. Thomas also has scholarship offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida and LSU.

Jordan Huff, running back, St. Paul's in Mobile
The first BCS offer arrived on Monday from the Duke Blue Devils. He also has offers from Louisiana Tech and South Alabama. Huff has fully recovered from knee surgery [torn ACL, MCL and meniscus].

Marqavius King, athlete, Abbeville
The first scholarship offer arrived this week from Georgia State. Several schools have started showing interest in the 5-foot-11, 165-pound athlete.

Siran Neal, wide receiver, Abbeville
Arkansas State is showing increased interest after attending Neal's practice on Monday. He is seeking his first scholarship offer.

Jonathan Cook, cornerback, Spanish Fort
Louisville extended an offer on Tuesday. He was offered last week by Mississippi State. Cook has also picked up offers this spring from Ole Miss and Penn State.

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