NC State Football Recruiting Update – March 7, 2019
3* DB Joseph Johnson, 4* LS Alex Shirley, 3* WR Nate McCollum, 3* S Aydan White
Johnson is from Virginia, Shirley is from South Carolina, McCollum is from Georgia, White is from North Carolina.
Highlight Film of Johnson
Highlight Film of Shirley
Highlight Film of McCollum
I think we are definitely looking at Shirley as a preferred walk-on because we will have Joseph Shimko on scholarship at Long-Snapper.
3* OT Patrick Matan – Gonzaga HS in DC, 3* CB Andru Phillips – Mauldin HS in SC, 3* OT Marlon Martinez – St. Thomas Aquinas HS in FL, 3* S Aydan White – Christ School in NC, and 3* WR Jontavis Robertson – Jones County HS in GA.
Highlight Film of Matan
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Camp Season Starts
Camp Season is starting soon
Rivals/Adidas Camp Series
Charlotte – April 6 and 7th
Atlanta – March 30 and April 20
Tampa – March 9 and 10th
Miami – March 2 and 3rd
D.C. – April 13 and 14th
Under Armour All-American Combines
March 16 – New Orleans
March 31 – Atlanta
April 28 – Baltimore
Target 2* DE Malik Puryear from High Point, NC has committed to Wake Forest.
As many of you know, Tyler McIntyre has gone to Louisville with Dwayne Ledford. Our new coordinator for Recruiting Graphics and Social Media is Chanelle Walker, who worked at Baylor University before coming to State.
Some samples of new recruiting graphics for this cycle:
— Antonio Barber (@toniobarber11) February 28, 2019
I’m at home 💪🏽🐺 pic.twitter.com/boNSSLYPYA
— Jaylen 🥶 (@JS53x) February 26, 2019
NC State this weekend ‼️🐺 pic.twitter.com/42P4U8RfOU
— Anthony Eaton (@AntEaton5) February 20, 2019
— Cash Devaughn🎲🐐💰💸💵 (@Cash_D79) February 19, 2019
— NC State Football (@PackFootball) February 18, 2019
Prospects to Keep An Eye On
Here’s a list of prospects to keep an eye on for potential commitments over the next month or so:
3* CB Joseph Johnson, 3* WR Nate McCollum, 3* CB Devan Boykin, 3* LB Mohamed Kaba, 3* WR Antonio Barber, 4* Kendrick Bingley-Jones, and 3* CB Tyrell Ford.
3* OG RJ Adams from Woodbridge HS (VA) will be visiting this weekend.
Target 4* DE Myles Murphy (Southwest Guilford HS – High Point, NC) has released his top 10 school list. We made the cut along with Oklahoma, Tennessee, Ohio State, UNC, South Carolina, Florida, LSU, Alabama, and Notre Dame.
3-Star RB Caleb McDowell Commits to NC State
3-Star 2021 Running Back Caleb McDowell (5’10″/175) NC State committed to NC State yesterday.
Respect it!🐐🖤thanks to all coaches who recruited me💯 pic.twitter.com/JxN4VDbc3S
— ~🥋~ (@mcdowellcalebb5) April 15, 2020
McDowell plays for Lee County High School in Leesburg Georgia. He chose to run with the Wolfpack over offers from Syracuse, Cincinnati, Colorado, East Carolina, Purdue, Indiana and others.
NC State offered McDowell back on March 4th.
McDowell reportedly bench presses over 330, and squats 600 pounds, runs a 4.4 40-yard dash, and has a 40+ inch vertical leap. He plays on both sides of the ball, and even earned 1st Team All-State honors last year as a Defensive Back, but he is being recruited to play running back in Raleigh.
— ~🥋~ (@mcdowellcalebb5) December 17, 2019
— Jeff Littleton (@CoachLit22) March 13, 2019
McDowell is NC State’s 4th commit in the 2021 recruiting class.
NC State Makes Top-10 for 3-Star CB Jordan Blackmon
3-Star 2021 Cornerback Jordan Blackmon (5’10″/175) revealed his Top-10 list, and NC State made the cut along with South Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Louisville, Ole Miss, Illinois and Marshall.
— Jblack😴 (@jblack_EG) April 12, 2020
NC State was one of the first to offer Blackmon back on November 19th.
Blackmon plays for Eau Gallie down in Melbourne, Florida. Rivals ranks him as the #49 Cornerback nationally, and the #96 player in the state of Florida.
3-Star CB Mario Love Commits to NC State
3-Star 2021 Cornerback Mario Love (5’10″/170) verbally committed to NC State on Friday.
— Huncho ⁶ (@MarioLoveJr6) April 10, 2020
Love plays for Hough High School in Cornelius, North Carolina. NC State Redshirt Freshman Nickel Jalen Frazier also played for Hough.
247Sports ranks Love as the #36 overall player in the 2021 recruiting class in North Carolina.
He also held offers from Tennessee, Penn State, UNC, Louisville, Georgia Tech, ECU, Duke and others.
3-Star CB Javon Bullard Includes NC State in Top-12
3-Star Cornerback Javon Bullard (6’0″/168) released his Top-12 schools on Sunday, and NC State made the cut along with West Virginia, Auburn, Boston College, Vanderbilt, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, South Carolina, Stanford, Georgia, UCF and Purdue.
MY TOP 12 SCHOOLS ❤︎
*Other schools can still contact me at this time, I am still accepting ALL schools. pic.twitter.com/y9SUv1GCwW
— Javon Bullard ♛ (@cravejaaye) April 5, 2020
NC State offered Bullard a scholarship on February 20th. He plays for Baldwin High School in Milledgeville, Georgia. 247Sports ranks Bullard as the #53 overall player in the state of Georgia in the 2021 recruiting class.
Thus far, NC State has two commitments in their 2021 recruiting class.