Update on early offers to Co-Lin prospects

Copiah-Lincoln has several recruits that have already hauled in some early offers. Defensive coordinator Otis Yelverton gave JCFootball.com an update on where things stand on the recruiting front with several of those players...

DT Demond Tucker - Early offers from Akron, Arizona State, Illinois, Oklahoma, South Alabama, Temple, Tennessee, Troy, UAB and West Virginia. Will likely have a lot more before it's all said and done. First freshman ever to be named the NJCAA National Defensive Player of the Year.

2013 Stats: 53 tackles, 14.5 tackles-for-loss, 13 sacks, 1 interception


DE Jonathan Calvin - Early offers from Akron, Illinois, Lafayette, Mississippi, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Temple, Texas State, Virginia Tech and West Virginia. Great edge pass-rusher.

2013 Stats: 29 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 12 tackles-for-loss, 1 interception


DE Ryan Ducksworth - Early offers from Lafayette, SE Louisiana, UAB and ULM. Solid looking defensive lineman who can play the run or rush the passer.

2013 Stats: 19 tackles, two sacks, four tackles-for-loss, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble


DT/DE Darrell Vanerson - Early offers from South Alabama, Troy, UAB and Western Kentucky. Versatile defensive lineman who can play outside or inside, depending on the scheme.

2013 Stats: 19 tackles, 2.5 sacks, four tackles-for-loss, 1 forced fumble


S Nick Beasley - Early offers for Georgia State and UAB. Could play strong safety or free safety at the next level.

2013 Stats: None


LB Justin Morgan - Early offers from SE Louisiana and South Alabama. Good-looking outside linebacker with coverage skills.

2013 Stats: 11 tackles, 2 tackles-for-loss


S Arthur Maulet - Early offers from Nicholls State and SE Louisiana. Great "in the box" safety prospect who can also cover slot receivers.

2013 Stats: 37 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception, 14 pass breakups


QB Daniel Fitzwater - Early offers from Arkansas State, Georgia State, Lafayette, Rutgers, South Alabama, Texas State, Troy, ULM and Western Kentucky. Big, pocket-passer type who could leave early, but decided to stay at Co-Lin to garner more attention.

2013 Stats: Completed 186 of 311 attempts (59.8%) for 2,684 yards for 19 touchdowns, 5 interceptions


RB DeLance Turner - Has a couple D-2 offers, but the expectation is that more will come in during the spring from FCS and FBS programs. Good runner and receiver type who should be a nice fit in the Wolfpack offense.

2013 Stats: 54 carries,188 yards, 1 touchdown; 6 receptions, 112 yards


OT Jacob Fleming - Early offers from Akron, Lafayette, South Alabama, Troy and UAB.


OG Nick Luckey - Early offer from SE Louisiana.


Others Receiving Interest: OG Quintarius Willis, C Cullen Green and OT Zechariah Ray


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