1. 6-foot-5, 300-pound lineman Elisha Shaw is considered one of the top defensive tackles in the state of Georgia. The 2014 prospect says his favorites are Alabama and Georgia but he visited Auburn on Monday. ”Auburn really moved up my list a lot after that visit,: Shaw also holds offers from Florida State, Arkansas, Mississippi State and Ohio State.
2. Alabama traditionally recruits well in the state of Georgia. The biggest haul came in the class of 2012 when seven players from Georgia signed with the Crimson Tide.
3 Auburn’s 2013 class now looks to be complete after wide receiver Derrick Griffin announced Tuesday he would be attending Miami. Auburn wasn’t the only SEC school after Griffin. He had previously committed to Texas A&M. Griffin reportedly plans to play both football and basketball at Miami.
4. With the commitment of defensive lineman Toby Johnson Tuesday, Georgia now has four of Rivals.com’s top 25 junior college players. That’s more than any other program in the country. Georgia coach Mark Richt on the JUCO additions: “It breaks it up a little bit. It’s not all freshmen. There are some guys that are at least two years into their journey through college ball.”
5. Another one of those 2013 Georgia JUCO commitments is Jonathan Rumph. The 6-foot-5 wide receiver has been compared to A.J. Green. ”I feel real confident that I can come in here and help these guys win.”
6. Yet another quarterback named Connor at South Carolina. Connor Mitch enrolled in January. His father, brother and sister all played college sports.
7. A rundown of some recent news involving recruiting targets at Arkansas.
8. A basketball game in Louisville that would have featured Kentucky commitment Dakari Johnson and top high school recruit Andrew Wiggins has been canceled. The game’s organizer says they couldn’t find a title sponsor to cover the costs of the event. Wiggins will take his official visit to Kentucky on February 27th. He’s also considering Florida State, North Carolina and Kansas.