American Heritage five-star cornerbacks Tyson Campbell and Patrick Surtain Jr. are the top two high school senior football players in the area heading into the 2017 season according to 247Sports consensus recruiting rankings.
Zachariah Brown, a 19-year-old, 7-foot center out of Calusa Prep rated at four stars by ESPN was arrested Wednesday. Brown’s accused of a May 30 mugging on Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive, the third arrest in a year for the former St. John’s signee.
On National Signing Day, Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas’ Jake Allen chose the Florida Gators, Mike Epstein signed with Illinois, Michael Harley signed with the Miami Hurricanes and Trevon Grimes is off to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
Three of Deerfield Beach’s biggest players — Jerry Jeudy (Alabama Crimson Tide), Deslin Alexandre (Pittsburgh Panthers) and Lorey Henley (East Carolina Pirates) — already signed and enrolled before National Signing Day. The Bucks did have Lamonte McDougle (West Virginia Mountaineers) and Daewood Davis (Oregon Ducks) signed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
On National Signing Day, Plantation American Heritage’s Tedarrell Slaton chose the Florida Gators over the Georgia Bulldogs. A total of 15 players — including Marco Wilson (Florida), James Houston (Florida) and Under Armour All-American Kai-Leon Herbert (Miami Hurricanes) — signed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
On National Signing Day, Miami Booker T. Washington’s Willa Pierre, DeAndre Williams, Richard Dames and Rishard Dames signed with coach Butch Davis and the FIU Panthers. Defensive end Guy Thomas kept his commitment to the Nebraska Cornhuskers as he also signed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
C.J. Henderson signed with the University of Florida, ending the suspense as to whether he would choose the Gators or Miami, while teammate Trajan Bandy honored his longtime commitment to the Miami Hurricanes.
On National Signing Day, Miami Southridge had 14 players sign including safety Billy Gibson (Oregon Ducks), running back Bentavious Thompson (UCF Knights) and wide receiver Rodney Scott (Buffalo Bulls) on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
On National Signing Day, Hollywood South Broward’s Dorian Hall (FIU Panthers), Jordon Carty (South Carolina Gamecocks), Jeffrey Lubin (Akron Zips) and Dennis Robinson (Northern Illinois Huskies) signed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.