Rumors and Wires: Week of December 20, 2010

Friday December 24th

Inglewood H.S. wide receiver and Gridironstuds.com Recruit Watch List member Derrick Woods (2012) has been offered by the University of Miami.  Woods’ teammate Patrick Onwuasor was offered by the Canes last week.  Woods also has offers from Arizona, Oregon, UCLA, USC and Washington.

Gulliver Prep H.S. (Florida) athlete and Recruit Watch List member,  Cedric Walker has committed to Temple University under new coach Steve Addazio.  Click here to view Cedric Walker’s video.

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Top WR to announce Thursday

The big 6 foot 6, 215lbs wide receiver  is going to select his home for the next four years this Thursday.

Benjamin has narrowed his choices down to three schools. Florida, Miami, and Florida st. Benjamin had 30 catches for 551 yards accounting for 6 touchdowns.

Benjamin is the No.2 prospect in Palm Beach county behind Nick O’leary.

His former Coach Jessie Hester (who got fired as the head football coach), indicated that his prized receiver would have committed to Florida State.

“That’s what I’m assuming given the coaching changes at the other schools,” Hester said late Monday night.

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Teddy Bridgewater and Eli Rodgers Head to Louisville

Former Miami recruits Teddy Bridgewater and Eli Rodgers take their stars to Louisville.

After seeing Stephen Morris take the field, Bridgewater might be thinking he wouldn’t be seeing the field until his senior year, or possibly his redshirt Junior year. Bridgewater might not have liked how Golden wanted to go to a pro-style offense where a dual quarterback is not needed as much.

Eli Rodgers made a splash earlier when he decommited from Miami. It was expected that Teddy would go along with him.

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Rumors and Wires: Week of December 13, 2010

Friday December 17, 2010

Gridironstuds.com member and four star recruit Ryan Shazier (Plantation H.S. – Florida) has dropped the Gators and has now committed to Ohio St.

Former 5 Star Florida Gator recruit safety Jonathan Dowling has committed to Western Kentucky. Dowling was dismissed from the Gators in November after what was described as a violation of team rules by Urban Meyer.  Dowling has since indicated that he had an ongoing conflict with his position coach and needed a change of scenery.

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Florida High School Association Releases New Classification Assignments for 2011

The Florida High School Athletic Association released it’s new football classification assignments for the 2011 season.   The biggest change has been the changing of classification labeling to now have class from 1A-8A.   Of note in Class 8-A,  Miami Columbus no longer has to deal with the likes of Miami Northwestern and Central.  Their biggest challenges coming from the South will be South Dade, Cypress Bay, Deerfiel Beach and Miramar.   There are a host of changes in the classifications and districts.  For a complete look at the new classifications,  visit the FHSAA website,  click here.

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Rumors and Wires: Week of December 6, 2010

December 7, 2010

Wake Forest has received a commitment from University School defensive back Devin Gaulden.  Gaulden was previously an Auburn commit and was also being courted by Texas Tech, Wisconsin and Boston College.

December 6, 2010

Deamon Deacons land Chaminade Madonna Prep (FL) wide receiver and Gridironstuds.com member WR Curt Evans.  Evans committed to Wake Forest after a solid visit this past weekend.  Evans was also being recruited by Boston College, Nebraska, Vanderbilt and Illinois.

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