Chris Solari Detroit Free Press Published 8:32 AM EST Dec 19, 2018 Here are the 2019 Michigan State football signees. This will be updated as players sign their letters of intent: Signees CB Julian Barnett School: Belleville Vitals: 6-2, 189 247Sports Composite rating: 4 stars; No. 62 nationally, No. 8 CB. The buzz: With junior Justin Layne declaring for the NFL draft, there will be an open CB spot next year opposite Josiah Scott. Barnett presents similar size and speed to Layne. DE Adam Berghorst School: Zeeland East Vitals: 6-7, 245 247Sports Composite rating: 3 stars; No. 638, No. 46 DE. The buzz: Also a baseball player, Berghorst brings the prototypical size for a next-level edge rusher — a position MSU has been thin at since the dismissals of two players after the 2016 season. P Jack Bouwmeester School: ProKick Australia; Bendigo, Australia Vitals: 6-3, 194 247Sports Composite rating: 3 stars; N/A, No. 9 P. The buzz: A newcomer to football, … [Read more...] about Meet Michigan State football’s 2019 recruiting class
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For the first time under Bruce Pearl, Auburn has a top-10 signing class.The Tigers officially announced their 2019 recruiting class on Monday, with the five signees giving Auburn the nation’s 10th-ranked class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. It’s the first time Auburn has had a top-10 recruiting class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, which date back to 1999, and it’s Pearl’s first since signing the nation’s No. 6 class in 2008 while at Tennessee.Auburn announced all five signees on Monday: four-star small forward Isaac Okoro, four-star guard Tyrell Jones, four-star power forward Jaylin Williams, three-star center Babatunde Akingbola and three-star small forward Allen Flanigan.Okoro is the highest-rated player in the class. The 6-foot-5 wingman from McEachern High in Powder Springs, Ga., is rated as the 38th-best player in the 2019 class, the No. 2 player in Georgia and the sixth-best small forward in the nation. He is the … [Read more...] about Auburn signs 1st top-10 recruiting class under Bruce Pearl
September 1, 2018 5:05 PM Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson is taken off the field with an injury during a game against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday at Kroger Field in Lexington. Alex Slitz [email protected] i By Ben Roberts [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story It was a tough UK football debut for Terry Wilson.The junior college transfer committed three turnovers in the first half of his first game as UK’s starting quarterback and headed to the locker room with an apparent injury to his left arm following his second interception late in the second quarter. By that point in the game, Wilson was 6-for-11 for 38 yards and two interceptions with seven carries for 20 yards and a lost fumble on a rush attempt. The second interception set up a Central Michigan field goal, giving the Chippewas a 20-14 lead with 1:01 left in the first half.Wilson, who started his college career … [Read more...] about How did Terry Wilson play in debut as Kentucky quarterback?
Western Kentucky volleyball coach Travis Hudson announced Monday the addition of setter/defensive specialist Ashley Hood to the Lady Toppers’ incoming class.The Morris, Ill., native Hood joins the trio of Payton Frederick, Katie Isenbarger and Lauren Matthews who as the program's signees.Hood will join the Lady Toppers this fall upon graduating from Morris Community High School. The four-year volleyball letterwinner also earned a letter in both basketball and softball. Hood set the MCHS record with 1,707 career assists and 162 aces across her prep career.Spanning her junior and senior high school campaigns, Hood collected a pair of All-Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference recognitions, including a first team nod.Additionally, she earned a spot on the Joliet Herald News All-Area team following each of her final two prep seasons. Hood helped her team to a 2016 regional championship as it advanced all the way the sectional championship. “We are thrilled to add Ashley to our … [Read more...] about Hudson rounds out recruiting class with addition of Hood
LOS ANGELES — The prediction for a rebirth of UCLA basketball came from a high school guard still months away from hoisting his first shot inside Pauley Pavilion.Jules Bernard watched the Bruins lose to St. Bonaventure in an NCAA tournament play-in game last month and felt a surge of disappointment. Then came the resolve.“Right after that,” Bernard said Monday of UCLA’s first loss before the tournament’s opening round, “I told my parents, ‘That’s not going to happen next year.’”Preventing a repeat of March sadness largely will be incumbent on the Bruins’ newcomers. Bernard is part of what’s expected to be a highly touted six-man freshman class that UCLA hopes to finalize soon after the start of national signing day Wednesday.The team received binding letters of intent from Bernard, shooting guard David Singleton and center Kenneth Nwuba during the early signing period in November. If everything goes as planned, … [Read more...] about With another top-five recruiting class in hand, Steve Alford and UCLA look to make it big on the court