USA TODAY Excessive College Sports activities‘ Friday Night time Notes is a weekly highschool recruiting recap that appears on the newest information from across the nation—from the Class of 2024 to ’25 and past.
We start this week with the newest highschool soccer recruiting information, sizzling off the presses.
This morning Andalusia (Ala.) four-star working again J’Marion “Phat” Burnette introduced his dedication to Auburn.
WAR DAMN EAGLE🦅… pic.twitter.com/JMig2Q3dXJ
— J’Marion ‘‘Phat’’ Burnette (@JMarionBurnette) March 24, 2023
In line with On3, Burnette had provides from 27 totally different applications. Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, Tennessee had been additionally amongst his finalists.
As his nickname suggests, Burnette comes with plus measurement at his place, checking in at 6-foot-1 and 230 kilos. He’s put that vast body to work, posting 3,724 dashing yards and 29 touchdowns on 513 makes an attempt (7.3 yards per carry) during the last two seasons.
ESPN presently has him ranked No. 8 amongst working backs, whereas On3 has him as little as No. 28. Going by the composite rankings, he’s No. 10 on the place in his class and No. 8 general within the state of Alabama.
Burnette joins an already-loaded RB room at Auburn. He makes 4 onerous commits for his or her recruiting class of 2024. Additionally they have two four-star cornerbacks in addition to Arkansas four-star quarterback Walker White. The group ranks No. 18 within the nation.
This weekend the highest recruit of the 2024 class – Chandler (Ariz.) quarterback Dylan Raiola – will likely be returning to Nebraska for an additional go to. Raiola’s recruitment has been described as “vast open” by his father, with a number of elite applications competing for his dedication, together with Nebraska, USC, Oregon and Georgia.
Talking of the big-spending Bulldogs, additionally they have their eyes on one other No. 1 ranked recruit. This weekend Windfall Day (N.C.) offensive deal with David Sanders will likely be visiting Athens for an official recruiting go to. Sanders (6-foot-6, 255 kilos) is the top-ranked deal with and No. 1 general recruit within the class of 2025. This isn’t Sanders’ first go to to Georgia’s campus, and he got here out of his final one saying he “can’t wait” to return again.
In line with 247Sports, Sanders has provides from 30 colleges all collectively, together with different high contenders Alabama, Ohio State and South Carolina.
Michigan and Virginia Tech had been the 2 busiest applications within the recruiting recreation this week. Whereas the Wolverines added three prospects to their class of 2024, the Hokies lastly obtained their first couple of ’24 commits in Florida four-star quarterback Davi Belfort and North Carolina Edge Deric Dandy. A number of different Energy 5 colleges picked up notable recruits, as properly.