Names in the News
–3 star RB Jaquez Keyes, Ironton High School, Ironton, Ohio.
Jaquez Keyes is the No. 576 national prospect, the No. 38 running back, and the No. 18 player in Wisconsin, and he decommitted from the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday night. Keyes committed to the Badgers in May, choosing them over the Indiana Hoosiers, Iowa Hawkeyes, Michigan Wolverines, Kentucky Wildcats, Pittsburgh Panthers, and West Virginia Mountaineers. Keep an eye on the Hawkeyes and Panthers here.
–3-star OT Jamal Meriweather, Brunswick High School, Brunswick, Georgia.
Jamal Meriweather is the No. 604 national prospect, the No. 46 offensive tackle, and the No. 54 player in Georgia. On Monday night, he flipped his commitment from the Central Florida Knights to the Georgia Bulldogs. He committed to the Knights in April and now joins a Bulldogs class ranked No. 2 overall, trailing only the Alabama Crimson Tide.
–3-star OT Nick Oliveira, Clearview Regional School, Mullica Hill, New Jersey.
Nick Oliveira is the No. 819 national prospect, the No. 65 offensive tackle, and the No. 15 player in New Jersey committed to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Tuesday, one day after decommitting from the Cincinnati Bearcats. He had been committed to the Bearcats since June before backing off his pledge. The Maryland Terrapins, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and West Virginia Mountaineers were also high on him.
–5-star 2025 LB Jadon Perlotte, Buford High School, Buford, Georgia.
Jadon Perlotte is the No. 32 national prospect, the No. 4 linebacker, and the No. 5 player in Georgia in the 2025 class, and he will announce his commitment on Thursday, December 8. His top five schools are the Alabama Crimson Tide, Clemson Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Oregon Ducks. The Bulldogs are the favorite and have an 87.9% chance of landing him, according to the On3 RPM. Regarding the Bulldogs, he said,
“I grew up loving Georgia. They’re legendary.”
Without a doubt, the Bulldogs are the favorite.
–4-star TE Michael Smith, Calvary Day High School, Savannah, Georgia.
Michael Smith is the No. 133 national prospect, the No. 6 tight end, and the No. 24 player in Georgia, and he will announce his decision on January 24. His top eight schools are the Alabama Crimson Tide, Arkansas Razorbacks, Florida Gators, Ohio State Buckeyes, Penn State Nittany Lions, South Carolina Gamecocks, Tennessee Volunteers, and Texas Longhorns. The Buckeyes, Gamecocks, and Gators are the favorites, according to the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine, and he has visited them all this season. However, the Gators lead with a 37.7% chance of landing him. They are the team to beat right now