Weekly recruiting roundup
[New Heights AAU coach Jeff] Rivera said Pankey’s list included Maryland, Drexel, Houston, Rice, Hofstra and Oregon State.
[Tobias’ father] Torrel [Harris] did not want to make the visit dates public, but after Tennessee Tobias will tentatively visit Kentucky (Oct. 16 for Big Blue Madness), Louisville, West Virginia, Georgia Tech and Maryland in that order.
[Word of God coach Erasto] Hatchett said the 6-foot-8, 205-pound Leslie is considering Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Georgetown, Seton Hall, Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Oregon, Florida and Florida International.
Georgetown gets Smith's first visit, which is scheduled for this weekend. Smith plans to visit Duke the weekend of Oct. 9 before heading to Connecticut the following weekend.
Cave Spring's 6-foot-11 senior center Josh Henderson has trimmed his recruiting list to four schools -- Davidson, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Virginia -- Knights' basketball coach Billy Hicks said Tuesday.
Henderson has eliminated Maryland, where his father, David, played from 1976-80.
Mitchell, who wound up choosing Virginia over SMU, Liberty and UNC Greensboro, among others, says the combination of athletics and academics is what made Virginia so appealing. Mitchell, a very good student, hopes to major in business.
J.R. Ferguson (6'3-275), a 4-star recruit out of Frederick, Maryland, will probably line up at DE in college. He has good pass rush skills and had 14 sacks in 2008. He has paired his finalists to Miami, LSU, Notre Dame, Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Fla. St.
“Maryland and Pittsburgh are on top right now because I feel the most comfortable there,” Brandon Ifill said.
Maryland recruit had six tackles and two sacks in a 49-14 victory over Carroll.