2015 Midlands Recruiting Notebook

Offers have been flowing in for top prospects all over the state, so Scout.com tries to stay on top of it in this quick hitting recruiting notebook...

Jarrett Stidham, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound quarterback from Stephenville (Texas) High has truly evolved in to a national level prospect. Last week he added an offer from Michigan and now he has picked up offers from Oklahoma and Auburn.

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Ladarryl Blair will be playing for South Oak Cliff (Texas) High as a senior in 2014. He picked up his first offer from Boston College and now he has added an offer from Colorado State. At 5'11, 170 pounds, Blair is a versatile athlete who could play a number of college positions.

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Dallas (Texas) Bishop Dunne defensive tackle Darrion Daniels is one of the more impressive prospects you will see physically at 6-foot-4, 275 pounds. This week was an interesting because he has completely blown up on the recruiting front. Offers have flowed in from California, Tulsa, TCU, Iowa, Texas and USC.

Tulsa and California have both also offered his teammate Adrian Miller, a 6-foot-3, 170-pound wide receiver.

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Cedar Hill is a school that is more than known to pump out a prospect or few every year. 2015 the school boasts one of the region's best in 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide receiver DaMarkus Lodge. Already an elite target his super offer list got even more impressive in the past two days with offers from Alabama and Florida. The Crimson Tide offer could be a game changer.

Not to be outdone his teammate and star running back Ace'Cedric Ware is trying to get his offer list to catch up. Not a bad start as the Gators also offered the 6-foot-0, 186-pounder. Northwestern also offered. A good duo to get things started for his recruitment.

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Things have been going well for Hale Hentges, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound tight end from Jefferson City (Mo.) Helias. His offer list has swelled and now he has a Michigan offer. The Wolverines join a list that already includes names such as Oklahoma, Ohio State, Arkansas Nebraska, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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Oklahoma not only offered Stidham, it also extended an offer to one of Houston's best in Fort Bend (Texas) Marshall athlete J.W. Ketchum. Ketchum is a 6-foot-0 200-pounder who is being looked at by many as a player who could play a number of positions, but he also has a cannon left arm and was an all-district quarterback.

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USC did not only enter the sweepstakes for Daniels, it also is trying to get in the game with Texas A&M commitment Daylon Mack. The Trojans offer is making the list look fuller for the Scout.com Top 5 prospect, but he still remains firmly committed to the Aggies.

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New Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline has zeroed in on a few offensive line targets in-state. Texas offers flew out to Toby Weathersby from Spring (Texas) Westfield and Keaton Sutherland from Flower Mound (Texas) Marcus. Both are true offensive tackles.

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A.J. Harris got some big news on Saturday. The 6-foot-4, 296-pound offensive tackle from Stilwell (KS) Blue Valley picked up an offer from Ohio State. The Buckeyes are the ninth program to extend a scholarship to the Tigers standout, and the fourth Big Ten member to do so. Ohio State sees him fitting in at guard or center.


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