Signing Day 2011 news wire
Buie had seven offers from SEC schools and more than 25 overall.
"I was down to ASU and Nebraska," Peat told
Peat, Jr., is 6 feet 3 and weighs 295 pounds.
Anthony's addition gives Clemson three of the
Anthony, who is rated No. 10 overall, is believed to have favored
Kouandjio, 6-foot-7 and 315 pounds from DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Md., is rated the nation's No. 1 offensive tackle and No. 2 player overall by
The 6-4, 194-pounder has good speed and could be a deep threat on the outside for the Wildcats.
"I loved my visit to Illinois. I had a wonderful time," the 6-foot-5, 285-pounder said. "I just felt real comfortable while I was at Illinois."
Jones built a special bond over the years with Illinois linebacker coach Dan Disch.
Jones picked Illinois over offers from North Carolina State, North Carolina and East Carolina.
The Boyd Anderson High School product is four-star linebacker who is 6-foot-2 and weighs 225 pounds.
Turene had been committed to
Niklas, a 6-foot-6, 242-pounder from Anaheim, Calif., chose the Fighting Irish over
"Troy can play a number of positions," Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said.
"Sometimes you got to go away from home to be successful," Dawson said. "I thought hard about it and that's where I want to be. I like all the coaches, I like the players, the incoming recruits and the campus is beautiful. I just thought USC had the best opportunity for me."
Dawson (6-2, 230) is the reigning Mr. Football in the state of Kentucky.
Jennings, the seventh four-star player to commit to UVa in the 2011 recruiting class, is the reigning Gatorade Player of the Year for Maryland.
As a senior, he amassed 1,592 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns on 165 carries, five kickoff returns for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and was 29-for-50 passing for 425 yards and three touchdowns.
Cooper is commitment No. 33 for the Gamecocks in the 2011 class. He was recruited to the Gamecocks by defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward.
Cooper plans to make public comments about his decision at 2 p.m. in Roswell, Ga.
The 6-foot-6, 310-pound Richardson chose UT over
Richardson, who became the Vols' 27th public commitment, was considered one of Tennessee's top priorities for the 2011 class.
Richardson was considered for months to be leaning toward UT before taking official visits to Georgia and Auburn the past two weekends.
He became the fourth player to announce a commitment to the Vols in a span of 36 hours. Junior-college defensive back Byron Moore announced his commitment to UT late Monday night, and Memphis tight end Cameron Clear and defensive end/linebacker Curt Maggitt of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., followed suit Tuesday.
Pagan, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound defensive end has a four-star ranking on
Pagan had committed to
Steward appeared to go back and forth between the Tigers and Seminoles in the days leading to National Signing Day. Most national projections had him signing with the in-state Seminoles. Clemson is expecting a commitment from another five-star linebacker, Stephone Anthony (Wadesboro, N.C./Anson) later today. Two other top Florida prospects, five-star receiver Sammy Watkins (South Fort Myers, Fla.) and and Top100 running back Mike Bellamy (Punta Gorda, Fla./Charlotte), signed with Clemson early this morning. This pick-up, combined with the expected addition of Anthony, should vault the Tigers toward the top 10 of the 247Sports team rankings later today.
Glenville assistant coach Tony Overton also confirmed Wednesday morning
"It was just a decision that my family -- mainly my mom -- felt comfortable with," Roberson told
Despite committing to Texas Tech and
"It was just the love I had for the school at the time, and then I'd go home and have to think about everything," Roberson said of the recruiting process.
Roberson, the No. 11 cornerback prospect in the country by 247Sports, was an integral part in helping lead St. Thomas Aquinas to a 15-0 record and FHSAA Class 5A state championship last fall. He recorded over 20 tackles and led the team with three interceptions on the season for the Raiders. He could play cornerback or free safety in Gainesville.
"I loved it," Florence said. "All along, Auburn has been in my heart."
Florence played quarterback exclusively as a senior, but he made strong impressions playing in the secondary in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game and the Under Armour All-America game.
The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder from Philadelphia was one of the most dominant players in Pennsylvania in 2010, registering 85 tackles (38 for a loss) and 13 sacks. He was the Philadelphia Public League Player of the Year and a second team Class AAAA all-state selection.
Barnes picked the Nittany Lions over offers from
Barnes is rated by
The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Under Armor All-American faxed in his letter of intent to FSU on Wednesday morning.
"It feels good to have signed and have my name down on the paper," Williams said. "I am done with all the interviews, the calling, and all that is pretty much going to stop. It is going to feel like a monkey is off my back and I will finally and officially be a 'Nole."
"I just got that good feeling with Miami and I saw the signs that I should go there," Scott said. "They offer a good education, I like the coaching staff and it's close to home -- so all that added up together."
As a senior, Scott had 45 catches for 1072 yards and 11 touchdowns. He added 96 carries for 1008 yards and 12 touchdowns to go with 59 tackles and two interceptions on defense.
"It felt like if you didn't go there, you'd be losing something that you wouldn't want to pass up," Fisher told
The 6-foot-7, 270-pound Fisher passed on his other finalists --
Fisher said he didn't make his final decision on Oregon until Tuesday.
Alexander, who is 6-foot- 6 and weighs 235 pounds, visited
Alexander was a little-known prospect heading into his senior season. He transferred to Brenham during the summer from his native Louisiana. He is the cousin of former Oklahoma linebacker Rufus Alexander.
Clear, whom many project as an offensive tackle at the next level, cited his relationship with the coaching staff at Tennessee as the main reason for his decision.
"I have a great relationship with all the coaches and it's the place that I feel most comfortable," Clear said. "It's the program that fits all of my needs."