Here’s a rundown on how the 2020 NC State verbal commitments did in Week 7.
4-Star Wide Receiver Porter Rooks had a 66-yard reception in Myers Park’s 62-7 victory over Rocky River.
3-Star Safety Nehki Meredith had 1 forced fumble and 2 rushing touchdowns in Catholic’s 28-14 loss to Fairmont Heights.
3-Star Offensive Tackle Austin Blaske and South Effingham beat Tattnall County 49-14.
3-Star Cornerback Aydan White had 4 receptions for 32 yards in Christ School’s 14-13 victory over Providence Day, and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown.
TOUCHDOWN GREENIES! Aydan White ‘20 returns the opening kickoff of the second quarter all the way! Henry Duggins ‘20 adds the extra point with 11:48 to go in the third quarter. pic.twitter.com/gwoxo7bbQU
— Christ School Sports (@greeniesports) October 5, 2019
3-Star Defensive Tackle Jaylen Smith had 9 tackles (1 for loss) and 1 forced fumble in Hertford County’s 28-14 win over Gates County.
3-Star Cornerback Devan Boykin had a 15-yard touchdown reception in Ragsdale’s 26-6 loss to Glenn.
3-Star Defensive Tackle Davin Vann had 7 tackles and 1 sack in Cary’s 29-27 loss to Riverside.
3-Star Quarterback Ben Finley had 3 touchdowns in Paradise Valley’s 38-36 loss to Desert Mountain.
3-Star Tight End Ezemdi Udoh had 4 receptions for 40 yards and a touchdown in Terry Sanford’s 49-27 victory against Overhills.
3-Star Defensive Tackle Pheldarius Payne had 2 tackles and 1 pass breakup in Lackawanna’s 17-10 victory over ASA Brooklyn.
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.