A small group of expected official visitors will be in Tuscaloosa this weekend as Alabama winds down their recruiting efforts for the class of 2011. Memphis (Tenn.) Central tight end Cameron Clear and Valley (Ala.) safety Erique Florence are on the list.
• Alabama recruiting notebook
Oklahoma City Millwood athlete Brandon Swindall, 6-4, 180, 4.56, picked off 17 passes this season and returned eight of them for touchdowns. He'll be among the prospects taking a visit to the Arkansas campus this weekend.
• Swindall to visit Arkansas
National signing day is less than two weeks away and this could be the biggest recruiting weekend of the year for the Seminoles. Warchant.com takes a detailed look at the blue chip recruits scheduled to be on FSU's campus this weekend, including five-star LB Tony Steward.
• Florida State visitor weekend preview
Head coach Ron Zook and the Illinois Fighting Illini have long been in pursuit of four-star offensive lineman Chris Bryant. Competition has been fierce for the 6-foot-5, 330-pound senior from Chicago (Ill.) Simeon, but persistence and coaching changes at a couple of other schools has Illinois in the mix as Bryant's recruitment winds down. He'll be in Champaign this weekend.
• Bryant ready to visit
Shreveport (La.) Evangel Christian Academy defensive end Jermauria Rasco says he is still wide open with his recruitment heading into his last couple visits, beginning with a trip to LSU this weekend.
• Rasco still contemplating
Lake Butler (Fla.) Union County DL Lonnie Gosha says he will be going ahead with plans to take an official visit to Miami this weekend. Gosha lists a top two of Miami and Arkansas - for now he has Arkansas in front - he's a soft Arkansas commitment.
• DL to take UM visit this weekend
Philadelphia, Miss., linebacker C.J. Johnson will take his newly earned five-star status to Ole Miss for a visit this weekend. The Rebels are also expected to host a group of four-star targets that includes WR Nickolas Brassell, DT P.J. Jones and RB Tre Mason.
Pitt will host 13 recruits for official visits this weekend, a group that includes Reserve (La.) East St. John four-star cornerback Floyd Raven. PantherLair.com has the rundown on the visitors.
• Pitt visit weekend primer