Rivals100 2007: Revisited (26-50)
26. Martez Wilson, DE, Illinois
Freshman Recap: Played in 13 games, 29 tackles (15 solo, 14 assists), 2 sack, 3 TFL, 2 QBH, 1 PBU for 9-4 Illinois.
Spring Status: Enters spring listed as a starter at linebacker.
27. Tyrod Taylor, QB, Virginia Tech
Freshman Recap: Played in 11 games, 72-of-134 passing for 927 yards, 5 TD and 3 INT, 102 carries for 429 yards and 6 TDs for 11-3 Virginia Tech.
Spring Status: Competing with Sean Glennon for snaps at quarterback (they split time last year).
28. Cameron Newton, QB, Florida
Freshman Recap: Played in 5 games, 5-of-10 for 40 yards passing, 16 carries for 103 yards, 3 TD for 9-4 Florida.
Spring Status: Battling redshirt freshman John Brantley for the right to backup Tim Tebow at quarterback.
29. Kristofer O'Dowd, C, USC
Freshman Recap: Started first four games at center for 11-2 Trojans before injury. Returned from injury for final three games.
Spring Status: The favorite to win the starting job at center.
30. Enrique Davis, RB, Ole Miss
Freshman Recap: Did not qualify academically after signing with Auburn. Spent 2007 season at Hargrave Military Academy and signed with Ole Miss in 2008.
Spring Status: Not yet on campus.
31. John Chiles, ATH, Texas
Freshman Recap: Played in seven games, 1-of-9 passing for 17 yards, 36 carries for 191 yards and 2 TD, 1 rec for 9 yards.
Spring Status: Competing with Sherrod Harris and G.J. Kinne for backup quarterback spot behind Colt McCoy.
32. Cliff Matthews, DE, South Carolina
Freshman Recap: Played in 12 games, started nine, 26 total tackles (20 solo, 6 assists), 2 TFL, 1 QB hurry and 1 blocked kick for 6-6 South Carolina.
Spring Status: Opened last season at defensive end but shifted to outside linebacker after the season started. Will remain at outside linebacker in the spring.
33. Doug Wiggins, DB, Western Michigan
Freshman Recap: Played in first four games at Miami, registered 2 solo tackles.
Spring Status: Transferred to Western Michigan.
34. Duval Kamara, WR, Notre Dame
Freshman Recap: Played in 11 games, 32 rec for 357 yards, 4 TD for 3-9 Notre Dame.
Spring Status: Enters spring ready to take on the role of Notre Dame's go-to receiver.
35. Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama
Freshman Recap: Played in every game, started 9, 74 total tackles (38 solo, 36 assists), 2 INT, 7 TFL, 1 sack, 4 PBU and 1 QB hurry for 7-6 Alabama.
Spring Status: Running with the first team at inside linebacker this spring.
36. John Clay, RB, Wisconsin
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Will compete for carries with Zach Brown, P.J. Hill and Lance Smith.
37. Jerimy Finch, DB, Florida
Freshman Recap: Played in three games before breaking leg. Seven total tackles (4 solo, 3 assists), 1 INT for 9-4 Florida.
Spring Status: Has yet to find a permanent home, but is a candidate for safety and linebacker jobs.
38. Aron White, TE, Georgia
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Listed as the backup to senior Tripp Chandler.
39. Michael Huey, OG, Texas
Freshman Recap: Played in all 13 games at guard and on special teams for 10-3 Texas.
Spring Status: Competing for a starting spot at guard.
40. Dionte Allen, CB, Florida State
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Working to crack the rotation at cornerback for the Seminoles.
41. DeAngelo Benton, WR, LSU
Freshman Recap: Did not qualify academically, spent 2007 season at Hargrave Military Academy and re-signed with LSU.
Spring Status: Not yet on campus.
42. Marcus Gilchrist, CB, Clemson
Freshman Recap: Played in 13 games, 18 total tackles (13 solo, 5 assists), 1 PBU, 4 KOR for 119 yards and 1 punt return for 11 yards.
Spring Status: In the mix at cornerback and could be a factor in the return game for the Tigers.
43. Major Wright, S, Florida
Freshman Recap: Played in 13 games, started seven, 67 total tackles (47 solo, 20 assists), 1 INT, 2 PBU, 4 FF for 9-4 Florida.
Spring Status: Slated to start at free safety for the Gators.
44. Aaron Corp, QB, USC
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Enters spring just behind Mark Sanchez and Mitch Mustain in the battle to replace departed John David Booty at quarterback.
45. Kendall Smith, LB, Florida State
Freshman Recap: Played in 13 games, started 1, 14 total tackles (6 solo, 8 assists) for 7-6 Florida State.
Spring Status: Listed as second team linebacker.
46. Austin Box, LB, Oklahoma
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Competing for the starting weakside linebacker spot for the Sooners.
47. John Brantley, QB, Florida
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Battling sophomore Cameron Newton for the right to backup Tim Tebow at quarterback.
48. Da'John Harris, DT, USC
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Working to get in the mix at defensive tackle for the Trojans.
49. Deonte Thompson, WR, Florida
Freshman Recap: Redshirted.
Spring Status: Competing for a spot in the receiver rotation.
50. Brandon Saine, RB, Ohio State
Freshman Recap: Played in 11 games, 60 carries for 287 yards and 2 TD, 12 rec for 160 yards and 1 TD, 3 KOR for 60 yards for 11-2 Ohio State.
Spring Status: Battling Maurice Wells for playing time behind starter Chris Wells.
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