Recruiting: Top 10 Prospects Still Available

Last week we told you who was off the board, this week it's all about who's still out there! Find out who USFNation ranks as the number one prospect for the Bulls to target. We also give our thoughts on the rest of the top 10. Read on for the entire story. Only on USFNation.com!

1. Stephen Garcia (Jefferson Senior HS) 6-3/212/4.70: Go big or go home! I know it looks like USF is a long shot right now, but I'm putting him at number one because of the importance of holding on to the talent in your own backyard. Personally I think he's going to South Carolina and I also hear Urban Meyer has stepped up the interest as well. There is more to this than just landing a top recruit, it's about not letting other teams steal away the best prospect from underneath your grip.

2. Larry Freeman (Pearl River) 6-3/220: Big play capabilities could exponentially help Matt Grothe mature as a passer. Bringing in an athlete like Freeman could put the Bulls right back into contention for the Big East title. Mix him in with the WR's USF already has and the Bulls offense will take off.

3. Elvis Fisher (St. Petersburg Catholic School) 6-4.5/310/5.21: Bringing in a kid like Fisher not only keeps backyard talent at home, but it also proves USF is starting to win recruiting battles. Last year it was Daron Rose and Baby J who showed where the Bulls stood in recruiting, I think this year Elvis Fisher is a good measuring stick. If the staff can pull it off Fisher will be a fixture on the line for years to come.

4. Micah Grimes (Fort Meade HS) 6-5/285: Regardless if the Bulls land Fisher, there is no such thing as too many good lineman, and imagine if they could get them both! It's a real possibility.

5. Bo Williams (Northeast HS) 6-0/205/4.40: He's being heavily recruited around the nation, but the Bulls need a premier back this year and if Williams were to come it would could open the flood gates for more high profile recruits. Sometimes it only takes one and the rest follow.

6. Dion Lecorn (Trinity Catholic) 6-0/205: He's the favorite target of the best QB in the state. Lecorn has put up ridiculous numbers in high school and will certainly be a play-maker on the next level.

7. Aaron Henry (Immokalee HS) 6-0/175/4.50: Who wouldn't want a shut-down corner with a 4.3 GPA? How many players last year had GPA's almost higher than their 40 times? Needless to say, USF could use a little less stress when it comes to grades. Henry is a great pickup on and off the field.

8. Terrell McClain (Pensacola HS) 6-2/265: He's been high on USF since early on. Its time for the Bulls staff to prove they can close on top recruits. Alabama is circling, its not going to be easy, but the Bulls need a tackle and this has been their guy for months.

9. Charlton Sinclair (Mandarin HS) 6-0/190/4.50: Here is another perfect example of "the need to close out". Sinclair has had the Bulls ranked in his top 3 since the summer. They need to beat out Auburn and Clemson to keep this kid in state. It's more than possible and it would be a big loss to lose him after being so close for months.

10. Rai-Shawn Wilson (St. Augustine HS) 5-10/190/4.45: More of this will land on Wilson's academics, but if he does qualify and the Bulls get him, he could be the best back to ever play for USF. Rai-Shawn has the speed, size and hands to fit perfectly into the offense coach Leavitt is trying to run.

Other Notables:
Mike Greco (Pearl River) 6-4/225, Matt Williams TE (Riverdale), Greg Williams (Barron Collier HS) 6-2/200/4.50, Tarus McKinley (Glades Central HS) 6-0/190/4.60, Jamire Williams (First Coast HS) 6-0/180, DeMario Ambrose (W P Davidson HS) 6-4/240, Elliott McGaskin (Ben C Rain HS) 6-1/190/4.68, Rene Perry (Columbia HS - North) 5-10/260/4.90, Aaron Gresham LB (Lafayette)




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