JCFootball.com - Recruiting Blog 4/22

HereToday's JCFootball.com Recruiting Blog has updates on several JUCO recruits who have either set up visits to see different schools, recently received offers or are getting looks from four-year coaches...

Ventura WR Riley Smith (2016) - Smith informed JCFootball.com that he has received interest from Fresno State and he took a visit to USC for the Trojans' spring game. Smith also has been hard at work this offseason and recently he posted 4.37 and 4.39 forty times (hand timed) during a workout. Smith currently holds offers from Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan, Georgia State, Idaho State, South Alabama and Texas State.


Dodge City WR Jeff George (2016) - George wrangled his sixth offer recently when Cincinnati got in the mix for him. The talented wideout already had full rides from the likes of Arizona State, Arkansas State, Iowa State, Mississippi State and Tennessee. As a freshman this past season, George hauled in 46 receptions for 690 yards and four touchdowns.


Fort Scott DE Koron Crump (2016) - Crump added to his list of suitors recently when Cincinnati came calling. The talented defensive end prospect is now up to seven offers with the Bearcats joining Akron, Arizona State, Baylor, Kentucky, Tennessee and Wyoming. As a freshman in 2014, Crump totaled 46 tackles, 10 sacks and 15.5 tackles-for-loss.


Fort Scott DL Walvenski Aime (2016) - Aime is emerging as a player that could wind up with double-digit offers soon. Over the past couple of weeks he's hauled in offers from Kentucky and Cincinnati and he's got several more programs from Power Five conferences that are looking his way. As a freshman last season, Aime posted 11 tackles from his defensive tackle spot.


Eastern Arizona CB A'Keitheon Whitner (2016) - Whitner, who posted 22 tackles and an interception as redshirt freshman this past fall, hauled in his first offer recently when Illinois threw their hat in the ring. Whitner has been hearing from Big 12 and Big Ten schools for a while now and the Illini are the first of what will likely be several offers from Power Five programs.


L.A. Pierce DT Dylan Barlow (2016) - Northern Illinois, Hawaii, Buffalo and Washington are the latest school to show Barlow interest. Barlow finished the 2014 season with 14 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three tackles-for-loss and one fumble recoveries.


NE Oklahoma WR Shannon Smith (2016) - Troy is the latest school to offer Smith who already had an offer from Arkansas State.


Yuba S Ryan Frazier (2016) - Texas A&M has joined the fray for Frazier who is also being contacted by San Jose State, Fresno State and New Mexico State. Frazier totaled 61 tackles, 11.5 tackles-for-loss, six pass breakups and one interception from his safety spot last season.


Nassau OL Malcolm Pridgeon (2016) - The talented offensive line prospect hauled in his 17th offer recently when Missouri came calling. Pridgeon has been a popular prospect among four-year programs, hauling in offers from the likes of Arizona State, Cincinnati, Kansas State, Kentucky, Louisville, Marshall, North Texas, Ohio State, Purdue, Rutgers, Stony Brook, Temple, Texas Tech, UCF and Virginia Tech.


Pima CB/ATH Shane Ward (2015) - Ward grabbed an offer from South Alabama recently. The offer is the fifth for Ward, joining the ones he already had from Akron, Memphis, Prairie View and Southern Mississippi. As a sophomore this past season, Ward was sort of a jack-of-all-trades, totaling over 500 yards of offense while also posting 13 tackles as a defensive back.


Hutchinson CB Tyler Williams (2015) - Williams received an offer from South Alabama recently. The talented corner has also been talking quite a bit with East Carolina and Central Michigan. As a redshirt sophomore this past fall, Williams started every game at corner and finished with 41 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one fumble recovery, two interceptions while leading the team with nine pass breakups.


Pima DL Logan Palmer (2015) - Scout.com's Jason Jewell recently reported that Palmer, who finished his freshman season this past fall with 60 tackles, six interceptions and six tackles-for-loss, will visit Northern Arizona this coming weekend and New Mexico two weeks from now. Palmer can return to Pima this fall, but he is hoping to find a place to play this fall.


Kilgore CB J'marcus Rhodes (2016) - Colorado is the first school to offer Rhodes who posted 32 tackles three interceptions and four pass breakups as a freshman for the Rangers last fall.


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