Iowa Target Byrd Announcing Next Week

Highly rated 2011 wide receiver Damiere Byrd has set a date for his college announcement. On Oct. 20, the NJ product will let it be known which lucky program will receive his commitment. He officially visited Iowa when the Hawkeyes man-handled Penn State. He saw South Carolina knock off Alabama last week. Those teams are thought to be the favorites.

Damiere Byrd, a 5-foot-9, 160-pound wide receiver from Timber Creek High School in Erial, N.J., will announce his college choice from his high school on Wednesday, October 20th according to Chargers Head Coach Rob Hinson. We then got Byrd on the phone who talked to us about who he'll decide between.

"I'm picking between Ole Miss, Iowa, South Carolina and Florida," Byrd said. "I was going to wait, but I decided that to continue visiting schools was just going to be hard to do, so I'm comfortable with what I've already seen am I'm ready to make my commitment now."

Scout's take – Byrd never visited Mississippi, but did visit South Carolina, Florida and Iowa. In my Northeast Stock Report I've consistently gone with South Carolina as his destination, so I'm going to stick with that for a prediction.

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