Week In Rewind

With summer college camps going on around the country, it was a busy week for commitments beginning last Monday morning. Here is your week in rewind many of the names who committed and the take of Scout.com's analysts from around the country.

Scout.com Commitment Rewind
Blake Barker - tight end - Cambridge (MA) Buckingham Browne
Committed to: Stanford
Scout's Take: We found out about Barker a little later than some of the other tight ends, but he is a very solid football player. He possesses great size and a great frame. He is one of those kids that you see and you think if he doesn't workout at tight end he could transform into a very good tackle. He is nimble for his size and has great ball skills. - Bob Lichtenfels
Tavaris Barnes - defensive end - Jacksonville (FL) First Coast
Committed to: Florida State
Scout's Take: The first thing that jumps out about Barnes is his athleticism. He moves very well for a guy at his size. He plays light on his feet, he can get up field quickly, and he pursues the ball well. He really needs to work on strength, playing lower, and getting off blocks. He uses his pure strength and size to throw smaller offensive linemen to the side now, but he will go against bigger and stronger linemen in the ACC. - Chad Simmons
Jibreel Black - defensive tackle - Wyoming (Ohio)
Committed to: Indiana
Scout's Take: Indiana landed a gem in Black. He is a kid that just gets after it on every down. He is a wide body that can move and he is versatile. He could play end or tackle. He has as explosive a first step of any defensive lineman in Ohio. - Bob Lichtenfels
Joe Boisture - quarterback - Saline (MI)
Committed to: Michigan State
Scout's Take: Boisture flipped from Boston College to Michigan State. He is a tall kid with a live arm. The Spartans wanted to bring in one quarterback this year and got their guy with Joe. His transfer to Saline High this year will allow him to play better competition and should prepare him more for what he will see in the Big Ten. - Allen Trieu
Devon Carrington - safety - Chandler (AZ) Hamilton
Committed to: Stanford
Scout's Take: Carrington was the last of five Stanford commits in the past week, but the highest ranked, and the #3 player in Arizona. Carrington had several standout offers, but the opportunity to play early and at a rising program like Stanford was too good for him to pass on. - Brandon Huffman
Tevin Carter - wide receiver - Los Angeles (CA) Santee
Committed to: California
Scout's Take: Carter initially committed to Washington, the first school to offer him, but the Los Angeles native wanted more and more to stay in-state and ultimately picked the Golden Bears, who are quietly putting together a stellar recruiting class. Carter is pure speed, on a team full of it (i.e., Jahvid Best), one of the best sprinters in the state, and with his size (6-3), could turn out to be a huge weapon for the Bears. - Brandon Huffman
Davis Dudchock - tight end - Birmingham (AL) Oak Mountain
Committed to: Vanderbilt
Scout's Take: Dudchock is an athletic tight end that has good hands and good mobility. He is more ready for a role as a pass catcher than a blocker against SEC defensive ends at this time, but he has the frame to add weight and muscle to in the coming years. He has shown wide receiver like hands, so he should give Vanderbilt a weapon against linebackers in the future. - Chad Simmons
Taylor Graham - quarterback - Wheaton (IL) North
Committed to: Ohio State
Scout's Take: After a season in which injuries kept him to only five games, Graham had to really earn his offers in camps this summer. He did just that at the Ohio State camp, where he earned his offer and committed. He is a big kid with a nice arm and already has a good amount of polish to him. - Allen Trieu
Matt Eggen - offensive tackle - La Crosse (WI) Logan
Committed to: Minnesota
Scout's Take: The Golden Gophers have landed a couple of great offensive linemen in this class. Eggen is a nice sized kid who combines with prior commitment Jimmy Gjere to give them two big, solid bookends. - Allen Trieu
Roy Finch - running back - Niceville (FL)
Committed to: Oklahoma
Scout's Take: Finch is an extremely quick back that is more powerful than some may think. He is a guy that can get to the outside and make guys miss, but he will go down easily either. He is explosive, he is a change of pace type of back, and he will be an impact guy on special teams as well. He has nice hands, he can change directions well, and he will be an offensive weapon for the Sooners. - Chad Simmons
Evan Hailes - defensive tackle - Chesapeake (VA) Oscar Smith
Committed to: Penn State
Scout's Take: This kid can flat out play. He can get to the quarterback and he is a run stuffing two-gap defender as well. He comes from a football rich area and an area that Penn State has gotten some great production from. The Nittany Lions need depth on the defensive line and Hailes adds it from day one. - Bob Lichtenfels
Mike Hardy - defensive end - Kimberly (WI)
Committed to: Iowa
Scout's Take: The Hawkeyes have pulled in a couple of solid defensive lineman this year and Hardy is a kid who has good size and sported an impressive offer list. Among his offers was the instate Badgers and for Kirk Ferentz and his crew to come into Wisconsin and pull a commit away from UW is impressive. - Allen Trieu
Nick Hirschman - quarterback - Los Gatos (CA)
Committed to: Colorado
Scout's Take: Hirschman was yet another quarterback to make his choice, committing to Colorado after Nottingham chose the Bruins, freeing up the scholarship for Hirschman, who led his team to the section title a year ago. Hirschman joins Nottingham and Oregon State commit Sean Mannion as The Big Three of Bay Area passers, and Hirschman's size and knowledge of the position will be a great strength considering Colorado's struggles at quarterback. - Brandon Huffman
DeJoshua Johnson - wide receiver - Pahokee (FL)
Committed to: Florida State
Scout's Take: Johnson is a wiry wide receiver that some may think is too small to play at Florida State. That is not true. He is slippery, he is cat-quick, and he is tough. Johnson does indeed need to add weight and get stronger, but he will take speed and elusiveness to Tallahassee. He is really dangerous in the open field and he has good hands as well. Route running, not getting jammed at the line, and blocking are things he'll need to work on. - Chad Simmons
Javarie Johnson - linebacker - Washington (DC) Dunbar
Committed to: Miami
Scout's Take: The "U" is getting a good one right here. This kid has all the tools to be a great linebacker and when you think historically at all the great linebackers that the Hurricanes have had it is a good fit. Johnson has all the tools to be a great one at Miami. His best football is ahead of him. - Bob Lichtenfels
DaQuan Jones - defensive tackle - Johnson City (NY)
Committed to: Penn State
Scout's Take: Who wouldn't want to play for Larry Johnson? Penn State just keeps reloading on the defensive front and Jones is one of the most versatile linemen in the country. He could play tackle or end, he is that athletic. It would not shock me if he played on offense in college that he could become an All-Conference type guy there as well. - Bob Lichtenfels
Blake Lueders - defensive end - Zionsville (IL)
Committed to: Notre Dame
Scout's Take: Lueders made if official this week, but we knew he had high interest in the Irish for quite some time. A high school linebacker, he will put his hand down in college, but has the size and athleticism to do so. - Allen Trieu
Jonathan Mincy - cornerback - Decatur (GA) Southwest Dekalb
Committed to: Auburn
Scout's Take: Mincy is a corner that excels in reading the quarterback. He has a good feel for his position, he has a great understanding of the game, and those things show on the field. He needs to get stronger and work on his recovery speed, but he has good overall quickness, solid technique, and very good ball skills. - Chad Simmons
Bryan Murphy - linebacker - Ramsey (NJ) Don Bosco
Committed to: Pittsburgh
Scout's Take: He fits what Pittsburgh likes in a defensive end. He has that long frame that Buddy Morris can add a lot of muscle to. He can get after the quarterback (12 sacks) as a junior and he plays for one of the best programs in the nation. - Bob Lichtenfels
Merril Noel - cornerback - Pahokee (FL)
Committed to: Florida State
Scout's Take: Noel is a physical corner that is a gamer. He plays with a lot of confidence, he is not scared to jump routes, he does not back down from bigger receivers, and he is very competitive. He is very strong at the line of scrimmage in press coverage, but he needs to work on when he is playing off the line. Picking up zone coverages is something he will need to improve on at FSU. His size is somewhat of a liability, but he plays bigger than he really is. He is a strong tackler, he has very good recovery speed, and he has great football savvy. - Chad Simmons
Brett Nottingham - quarterback - Danville (CA) Monte Vista
Committed to: UCLA
Scout's Take: Nottingham was the lone in-state quarterback that UCLA offered this year, and the ninth domino to fall in Pac-10 quarterback recruiting. He's the top passer in NorCal, but dreamed of going to UCLA, where his father and sisters went. With three other freshman quarterbacks on the roster, Nottingham may not come in and play right away, but he'll provide depth as soon as he arrives in Westwood. - Brandon Huffman
Alec Ogletree - safety - Newnan (GA)
Committed to: Georgia
Scout's Take: Ogletree is one of the premier players in the country. He is a five-star safety that is known for deliver big hit after big hit on the high school level. He also is solid in coverage in the secondary as well. He covers a lot of ground, he has great instincts, and he has very good hands as well. He will need to work on taking better angles and getting into the right lanes against the pass, but he has the ability to be an early contributor at UGA. - Chad Simmons
T.J. Peeler - running back - Ashburn (VA) Broad Run
Committed to: Pittsburgh
Scout's Take: Pittsburgh has a wealth of running backs and you need that when you're trying to replace a guy like LeSean McCoy. Peeler will be added to that impressive stable next season. He has a nice combination of size and speed. He catches the ball well out of the backfield and he has great vision in the open field. Like any high school back he will need to learn how to pick-up blitzers. - Bob Lichtenfels
Eddie Plantaric - defensive end - Fair Oak (CA) Del Campo
Committed to: Stanford
Scout's Take: This is the second time for Plantaric to commit to the Cardinal, doing so in February before opening things up in the spring. But after shoring up his GPA for Stanford admissions, and then coupling that with a stellar showing at the Cardinal camp, Plantaric was back on board with Stanford. He's got a good frame where he could eventually move inside and play tackle, so Stanford will make the most of his versatility. - Brandon Huffman
Juwan Thompson - running back - College Park (GA) Woodward Academy
Committed to: Duke
Scout's Take: Thompson is a very powerful back that has great north-south speed. He has spent a lot of time at fullback in his high school offense, so he will need to work on his patience, vision, and things of that nature from the tailback position at Duke. He is an honor student at a tough high school academy and that we have him prepared for Duke academically. - Chad Simmons
Kevin Weatherspoon - wide receiver - Clairton (PA)
Committed to: Pittsburgh
Scout's Take: The two knocks on this guy are he is not a 4.4 forty kid and he plays small school football. In most areas that may matter, but not in Pennsylvania. Weatherspoon is a fierce competitior who will go up and get the ball. He is fearless in the middle of the field and will not shy away from contact. - Bob Lichtenfels
Jarrick Williams - safety - Prichard (AL) Blount
Committed to: Alabama
Scout's Take: Williams is a guy that loves to come up into the box and make a big play. He is a physical safety and he closes on the ball with very good speed. He can work on his footwork when dropping back into coverage, but that is not what makes him the player that he is at this time. He is a strong safety now that could grow into an outside linebacker in time. - Chad Simmons
Trammel Williams - Offensive center - Jacksonville (FL) Robert E. Lee
Committed to: South Carolina
Scout's Take: Williams is a lineman that plays light on his feet. He is an inside guy that get to the second level of defense and get down field field on screen plays. He shows a nice mean streak on film and he finishes his blocks nicely. He is a little undersized this day and age, but he is a football player. He can work on staying lower out of the chute, not lunging at the defender, and staying under control. He could play guard or center at South Carolina. - Chad Simmons
Lo Wood - cornerback - Apopka (FL)
Committed to: Notre Dame
Scout's Take: Wood is a big defensive back that could play corner or safety on the next level. His size and length are one of his biggest strength, but he is good at knocking receivers off their routes at the point of attack, he is a solid tackler, and he plays under control. He can still work on his change of direction and overall speed, but he should fit in very nicely at Notre Dame. - Chad Simmons
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