SCPrepNation Recruiting Notebook is constantly bringing you up to speed on the latest recruiting news regarding prospects within the Palmetto State. Inside you'll find out some of the latest recruiting tidbits we've discovered on this past week concerning some of the best prospects in the state.

  • 2009 Shrine Bowl selection, Malcolm Howard, of Goose Creek High School recently landed his first scholarship offer from Furman University. And according to the 6-0, 200 pound stud LB/SS prospect, The Citadel, Wofford, and Charleston Southern may not be too far behind. All three programs have been expressing heavy interest in the Low Country star and have already invited him up for official visits. Howard is a nominee for the 2009 Mr. Football Award.

  • Despite Jerrell Priester's commitment to Vanderbilt University, the Kentucky Wildcats have been keeping very close tabs on the gifted athlete from out of Allendale-Fairfax High School. In fact the UKY Staff has invited the 5-9 speedster up to the Bluegrass State for an official visit next month, and he gladly excepted the invitation. Stay tuned with to see how things play out between the Palmetto State prospect, and UKY.

  • 2009 North/South selection, Philip George, from out of Keenan High school has been interacting with the coaching staff from the University of South Florida lately. The 6-0, 180 pound prospect just recently sent them some senior footage, and expect to hear something from them pretty soon. George currently has offers on the table from Buffalo, Hampton, North Carolina Central, North Carolina A&T, and Western Carolina.

  • 2011 LB prospect, Marcus Bullard, who is expected to be a highly recruited prospect from out of the 2011 recruiting class. The highly-talented underclassmen landed scholarship offer number one on last week, courtesy of an ACC program. Wake Forest University was the first program to offer the 6-3, 200 pound prospect from out of Spring Valley High School. You can expect for more offers to come rolling in for the Midlands Area standout before it is all said and done.

  • Two-time Region 6-AA Player of the Year, and 2009 North/South selection, Del'Javon Simmons, from out of Burke High School has been garnering attention from a variety of schools. Programs like The Citadel, Winston Salem, Tennessee State, and South Carolina State have all been keeping close tabs on the gifted prospect lately. We are certain that Simmons's stock will rise the minute his highlight reel starts making its way around the country. The gifted athlete accounted for 52 touchdowns and over 3,100 total yards for the Bulldogs on this past fall.

  • 2010 DL prospect, Curtis Hill, has another scholarship offer to add to his list. The highly talented defensive lineman from out of Blythewood High School just recently landed an offer from the South Carolina State Bulldogs. Hill is now up to five offers with Western Carolina, Wisconsin, Georgia Southern, and Tennessee State being the other schools to offer.

  • We were informed that Fort Dorchester CB prospect, Tyler Walker, could be on the verge of landing a couple of scholarship offers this week. The talented corner is expecting for North Carolina Central, and Gardner Webb University to extend him offers this week. Walker was recently in Durham, NC for an unofficial to NCCU, and is scheduled to take an official visit with them during the second week of December. We will keep you posted on the latest…

  • C/DT prospect James Barnes from Keenan High School currently has one scholarship offer on the table from Newberry College. The 6-1, 275 pound athlete informed us that he has also been receiving letters/phone calls from a host of schools like Appalachian State, North Carolina Central, Florida State, Clemson, Western Carolina, and Coastal Carolina to name a few. Barnes was selected to participate in this year's Shrine Bowl.

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