Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

November 22, 2013|By Jonas Shaffer | The Baltimore Sun

In this week's roundup, a few more Terps football commits' seasons end as new targets emerge.

Football recruiting

-- Class of 2014 offensive line target Brock Ruble will officially visit Maryland this weekend. The Terps are “considered the favorite” for the DeMatha three-star prospect.

-- Class of 2014 offensive line target Marcus Applefield also will officially visit. The Weeki Wachee (Fla.) three-star prospect already has visited Virginia and Purdue and is also expected to see Vanderbilt and Rutgers.

-- Class of 2014 offensive line target Damian Prince took an official visit last weekend to Florida State, which impressed him. He also saw “Thor: The Dark World,” which confused him.

-- Class of 2014 wide receiver commit Juwann Winfree is running second in an NJ.com poll asking: “Who is the best wide receiver/tight end in the state?” He was held to one catch for 3 yards in a season-ending 46-14 loss Saturday. According to NJ.com, Winfree finished this season with 33 catches for 733 yards and eight touchdowns, with four 100-yard receiving games.

-- Class of 2014 athlete commit Will Ulmer was 0-for-3 passing and had 12 carries for 65 yards in a season-ending 31-10 loss Saturday.

-- Class of 2014 defensive back commit Jordan Noil returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown in a 28-0 win last Friday. He did, however, finish only fourth in the Gwinnett Daily Post’s Fans Choice Player of the Week voting.

-- Class of 2014 offensive line commit Larry Mazyck plans to enroll at Maryland for the spring semester.

-- Class of 2014 defensive back Dravon Henry, a new four-star Terps target, will visit Maryland. Pittsburgh and West Virginia are considered the front-runners, with Miami and Louisville rounding out his top five.

-- ESPN released its list of the top 300 prospects in the class of 2015. Among the locals are: No. 113 defensive end Adam McLean (Quince Orchard), No. 150 offensive tackle Pat Allen (Franklin), No. 158 athlete Jalen Christian (Damascus), No. 252 wide receiver Kai Locksley (Gilman), No. 269 athlete Kamonte Carter (Gaithersburg), No. 273 offensive tackle Isaiah Prince (Eleanor Roosevelt), No. 287 defensive end Darius Fullwood (Good Counsel) and No. 298 safety Dionte Austin (Calvert Hall).

-- Class of 2015 defensive back target Marcus Lewis committed to Virginia Tech on Sunday.

Basketball recruiting

-- With the last of the top unsigned seniors deciding last week, Maryland fell to No. 8 in the 247Sports.com's class of 2014 composite recruiting rankings.
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