January 15, 2012

Visit weekends bring some big commitments

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South Carolina made news early in its big official visit weekend with a commitment from Rivals100 RB Mike Davis.

Tennessee landed a commitment from a four-star athlete from Louisiana and visitors to Penn State say they saw what they wanted to see in State College.

Read on for the inside scoop from the big weekends across the country.

National visit weekend preview

Official Visit Weekend: The Results
Five-star wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been across the country, but he said his official visit to Auburn this weekend was his best trip yet.
Diggs calls trip to AU, 'my best visit yet'
Armstead faces big decision after AU visit
Nero reaffirms pledge, endorses VanGorder
COLORADO BUFFALOES: BuffStampede.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Four-star tight end and long-time USC commit Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick admits that the recruiting process has gotten "pretty stressful" following his official visit to Colorado this weekend.
Tough decision ahead for Cope-Fitzpatrick
USC pledge discusses Colorado trip
Before entering his weekend official visit to Florida, three-star defensive tackle Vincent Valentine thought he was ready to decide.
Visit gives Valentine something to think about

FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES: Warchant.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Heading into this weekend's official visit, Florida and Auburn led for four-star defensive end Leonard Williams. The 'Noles may have given him something to think about.
Rivals100 DE blown away by FSU visit
Mario Edwards Jr. enjoys time at FSU
Fowler gives FSU official high marks
New Kansas coach Charlie Weis helped stock his roster with commitments from three JUCO prospects this weekend.
Brooks believes in Kansas staff
Ford ready to turn KU around
Cox excited to be a part of Kansas
Kentucky got a pledge on Sunday from Middletown (Ohio) High cornerback Cody Quinn, who had been committed to Illinois.
Ohio CB Quinn switches commitment from Illinois to UK
Wales discusses UK visit, rehab plans
MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS: GopherIllustrated.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Blaine (Minn.) High athlete Duke Anyanwu entered his weekend visit at Minnesota not knowing exactly what his collegiate future had in store. That all changed for him on Sunday morning during a meeting with coach Jerry Kill.
The Golden Duke
NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS: HuskerOnline.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Inglewood, Calif., cornerback Devian Shelton, who is a soft verbal pledge to Oregon State, officially visited Nebraska this weekend and left with a leader in mind.
Shelton leaves Nebraska with leader in mind
Ohio safety visits NU, waits for what's next
Smith talks Nebraska trip, possibility of late offer
OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS: OState.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Owasso (Okla.) High wide receiver Keon Hatcher is currently committed to Arkansas and is set to take his official visit to Fayetteville next weekend, but it sounds as if his trip to Stillwater over the past couple of days went about as well as he could have hoped.
Hatcher returns from OSU
OSU in a good spot with Mickens
Jacobs enjoys OSU trip
PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS: BlueWhiteIllustrated.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Archbald (Pa.) Valley View linebacker Nyeem Wartman was one of several Penn State commits looking for answers this weekend.
Wartman gets answers
Kiley 'can't wait' to be a Nittany Lion
Paul Chryst landed his first commitment as head coach of the Pitt football team on Saturday night.
Woodland Hills LB is Chryst's first commit
Pitt gets a 'steal' in Caprara
SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS: GamecockCentral.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
South Carolina hosted a big group of its committed prospects over the weekend and one uncommitted top target in Rivals100 RB Mike Davis. Davis' status changed quickly as he publicly committed to the Gamecocks on Friday night.
VIDEO: Analysis: Davis to South Carolina
Rivals100 RB Davis picks Gamecocks
TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS : VolQuest.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
The visit weekend at Tennessee has already brought some good news with the commitment of Crowley (La.) High four-star athlete Davante Bourque.
Bourque is a Vol
Kirven left Knoxville impressed
Vols team to beat for Wilson
Peters reaffirms commitment
TEXAS A&M AGGIES: AggieYell.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Spring (Texas) Dekaney RB Trey Williams is an important piece of the 2012 Texas A&M recruiting class. AggieYell.com has the scoop on how his trip to College Station helped his standing with the Aggies.
Williams discusses A&M visit
Pasadena (Calif.) four-star cornerback Kevon Seymour took his final official visit of the recruiting process this weekend. The Trojans helped solidify their standing with Seymour on his visit.
Seymour returns from USC
La Marque (Texas) receiver Brian Allen has been high on Utah's recruiting board over the past month, and the three star athlete has reciprocated interest. Allen visited Salt Lake City this weekend and appears to be close to a decision.
Allen ready to end it?

WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS: WazzuWatch.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Four-star WR Gabriel Marks has committed to Washington State after his weekend visit and says he loved how much first-year coach Mike Leach's offense could offer him for years to come.
Marks set for Washington State

WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS: WVSports.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
West Virginia is looking for some immediate help along the offensive line and a junior college product from Lackawanna C.C. (Scranton, Pa.) was impressed by his visit to Morgantown this weekend.
JUCO tackle likes visit, now planning next move
WYOMING COWBOYS: GoWyoGo.com | Visit Dates | Commit List
Wyoming hosted 12 official visitors over the weekend and landed commitments from four of them, including a pledge from Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure running back Shaun Wick.
Wick leads Wyoming commitments

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