1. Florida signed two players in its 2013 class – running back Kelvin Taylor and Marcell Harris – whose fathers played with the Gators back in the 1990′s. Here’s how some other father-son duos have fared at Florida.
2. Winter Park, Florida defensive end Trent Harris got an offer from the Gators this morning. Georgia, Kentucky, Florida State and Boston College have already offered. “I was born a Gator fan,” Harris tells the Orlando Sentinel.
3. Arkansas made some inroads in the state of Florida in its 2013 class. That caught the attention of lineman and current Miami commitment Trevor Darling. ”I would like to visit Arkansas officially. Louisville too.”
4. Allen, Texas linebacker Christian Sam is expected to visit Arkansas this weekend. Current Razorbacks running back Jonathan Williams is from the same high school. “He said the fans are crazy. He always talks up the fans. I really like that.”
5. Butler High School (North Carolina) quarterback Riley Ferguson committed to Tennessee when Derek Dooley was the coach and stuck to the commitment when signing day rolled around. ”I was committed to Tennessee because of the university. I wasn’t committed just because of the coaching staff. I liked Coach Dooley, but things happen and you have to move forward and make things work with what you’ve got, and that’s how I’ve looked at it.”
6. In addition to Ferguson, the Vols signed Alparetta, Georgia quarterback Josh Dobbs and gave Knoxville quarterback Charlie High a preferred walk-on spot. In the SEC, history shows two-quarterback signing classes often leads to a transfer for one of them.
7. A geographical breakdown of Tennessee’s 2013 signing class and their distance from Neyland Stadium.
8, LSU signed seven defensive linemen in its 2013 class. Tigers expected to sign four in the class of 2014.
10. Rochester, Michigan basketball coach on Kentucky basketball signee James Young: “I have seen nothing like him since (former Michigan star) Chris Webber, and that’s been about 25 years ago now. Chris is the only guy in Michigan who can dominate games like James has. He’s really phenomenal.” The 6’6″ is scheduled to play alongside four other UK signees at the McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago in April.
11. Huntington Prep’s Andrew Wiggins took an official visit to Kentucky this week. Wiggins, considered the No. 1 recruit in the country, says he won’t talk about his college plans until his official visits are complete. In addition to Kentucky, he’s considering Florida State, North Carolina and Kansas. His high school coach tells the Lexington Herald-Leader, “He’s not going to give up much. You guys know him well enough.”