RECRUITING QUICK HITS
May 13, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
Pendleton Heights Guard Sean McDermott visited Purdue Monday. No offer was made. McDermott has offers from Indiana State and Illinois State.
Wayne High School (OH) Forward Xeyrius Williams (6-8) is getting interest from Purdue. Williams was on the Purdue campus Saturday.
Ft. Wayne Forward Caleb Swanigan has reclassified from the 2016 class to the class of 2015. Swanigan was ranked 13th overall by Rivals in the class of 2016. Swanigan has scholarship offers, including Georgetown, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Purdue, UCLA and others. Kentucky also has gotten involved.
Notre Dame has offered Orangeburg Wilkinson (SC) DL Albert Huggins. Huggins is 6-4, 288 and runs the 40 in 4.7 seconds. He currently has two dozen scholarship offers.
The Irish extended an offer to Riverdale (LA) defensive back Donte Jackson. Jackson runs the 40 in 4.3. 18 other schools have extended offers including Nebraska, Georgia, Oklahoma and Oregon.
Orlando’s Dexter Williams plans to explore his options this summer. The four-star RB has verbally committed to Miami (FL) but says he will look at other schools including Notre Dame.
Three-Star DB Mook Reynolds may get an offer from Notre Dame despite committing to Notre Dame. Reynolds will also visit Tennessee.
RB Jacques Patrick (6-2 232) has been offered by the Irish and most every other school in the nation. Patrick rushed for 2,032 yards, an 8.8-yard average and 29 touchdowns as a sophomore for the Wolves of Timber Creek High School. He had 2,153 yards rushing, a 9.3-yard average and 30 touchdowns as a junior.
Three-Star DE Jacob Robinson committed to Indiana recently. The 6-4 235 pound standout from Westfield (IN) chose the Hoosiers over Wisconsin.
Three-Star DE Joe Belden (Avon) is on Indiana’s radar. Belden (6-1 247) has offers from IU, Ball State, Bowling Green and Miami (OH). Purdue has also shown interest.
Richmond (IN) DL Nate Trawick has drawn interest from Indiana, Ball State, Bowling Green, Toledo, Eastern Michigan, Miami (OH) and Cincinnati.
DE Dondaycee Millbrook (Southport) is getting interest from Indiana, Wisconsin, Cincinnati and Ball State. Millbrook is being recruited as a LB. Former IU basketball star Mike Woodson is his uncle.
Hamilton, OH (Ross High School) OL Simon Stepaniak committed to Indiana recently. Stepaniak is 6-4 287.