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Maryland recruiting roundup: Junior Day visitors this weekend in College Park

Plus nearly a dozen new football offers and more recruiting news.

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Junior Day is this weekend, which means it's tone of the busiest football recruiting times of the year.


Four-star point guard Allonzo Trier picked up an offer from UNLV.

Four-star power forward Esa Ahmad received an offer from Iowa State.


We talked with Maryland targets Darnell Savage, Nick Johns, Trevion Armstrong, Jake Pickard and Tommy Hatton, and compared Randy Edsall's success at landing blue-chip recruits to Ralph Friedgen's.

The following are players we know will be at Junior Day. Linked is the source of the news. We'll continue to update this list, so make sure to check back right here.

Updated with Dorsey and Battle, as confirmed by Pat Donahue. Updated again with Csaszar. And again with Stevens. And again with Caggiano and Brooks. And again with Lynn and Jordan.

Tons of new offers have been extended by Maryland:

So that's three offers in the DMV (Smith, McKennie and McNair), two more in the regular recruiting area (Feder and Hatton), two in Big Ten territory (Knight and Burrow) and three in football-fertile states that Maryland is trying to make a push into (White, Tanyi and Knight).

Maryland commit E.J. Donahue received offers from Florida State and Wisconsin.

Four-star local athlete Kamonte Carter committed to Penn State, and we looked at how that impacts Maryland's chances at our (arbitrary) mark of grabbing 50% of the top in-state talent.

Four-star defensive end Adam McLean picked up an offer from Clemson, visited Penn State for Junior Day and received an offer from Ohio State.

Four-star offensive guard Richie Petitbon attended Boston College's Junior Day.

Four-star athlete Jalen Christian picked up an offer from Rutgers.

Four-star tight end Chris Clark picked up offers from Ole Miss, Louisville, Auburn and Notre Dame. He has scheduled visits to Maryland, Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan for the month of March.

Four-star quarterback Kai Locksley picked up offers from Louisville and Georgia.

Three-star safety target Ayron Monroe picked up offers from Mississippi State and Penn State (where he attend Junior Day last weekend).

Three-star safety Jamile Johnson, one of three targets from South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas, committed to Oklahoma. Teammate Prentice McKinney picked up offers from Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Boise State, Michigan and Oregon State. The third member of the trio, JF Thomas, received an offer from Arkansas State.

Three-star offensive tackle Tyler Jordan picked up offers from Stanford and Penn State, and took an unofficial visit to Florida.

Three-star offensive guard Tommy Hatton visited Duke for Junior Day and also took visits to NC State, South Carolina and Georgia Tech.

Three-star cornerback Micah Abernathy attended Georgia's Junior Day, where he picked up an offer, and will be at Florida's Junior Day this weekend. He also received offers from Alabama and Louisville.

Three-star defensive end Ryan Buchholz attended Penn State's Junior Day and picked up offers from West Virginia, Pittsburgh and Purdue.

Three-star defensive end Jamie Gordinier was at Duke's Junior Day and picked up an offer from West Virginia.

Three-star safety Myles Hartsfield attended Penn State's Junior Day and picked up an offer from Georgia Tech.

Three-star offensive guard David Robbins picked up offers from Wake Forest, Kentucky and Cal. He also attended Kentucky's Junior Day and visited Louisville.

2015 Big Board (Basketball):

Point guards:

  1. Allonzo Trier, four stars, Montrose Christian (Md.)
  2. Malik Ellison, unrated, Life Center Academy (Pa.)

Shooting guards:

  1. Franklin Howard, four stars, Paul VI Catholic (Va.)
  2. Donovan Mitchell, four stars, Brewster Academy (N.H.)
  3. Chris Clarke, three stars, Cape Henry (Va.)

Small forwards:

  1. Marcus Sheffield, four stars, Chattahoochee (Ga.)
  2. Jordan Murphy, unrated, William J. Brennan (Texas)
  3. Mamdou Ndiaye, unrated, Oakland Mills (Md.)

Power forwards

  1. Carlton Bragg, five stars, Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Ohio)
  2. Horace Spencer, four stars, Henderson (Nev.)
  3. Alex Owens, four stars, Oak Ridge (Fla.)
  4. Josh Sharma, four stars, Northfield Mount Hernon (Mass.)
  5. Jeremy Miller, four stars, New Hampton School (N.H.)
  6. Esa Ahmad, four stars, Shaker Heights (Ohio)
  7. Sylvester Ogbonda, unrated, National Christian Academy (Md.)


  1. Georgios Papagiannis, four stars, Westtown (Pa.)

2015 Big Board (Football):


  1. Kai Locksley, four stars, Gilman (Md.)
  2. Zach Gentry, four stars, El Dorado (N.M.)
  3. Nick Johns, three stars, Gonzaga (D.C.)
  4. Brandon Battle, three stars, North Point (Md.)
  5. Ryan Adzima, unrated, Wallington (N.J.)

Running backs:

  1. Levante Bellamy, three stars, Brebeuf Jesuit (Ind.)
  2. Jonathan Forrest, three stars, New Rochelle (N.Y.)
  3. Olamide Zaccheaus, three stars, St. Joseph's (Pa.)
  4. Raekwon Gray, unrated, Urbana (Md.)

Wide receivers:

  1. Brandon Polk, four stars, Briar Woods (Va.)
  2. Trevion Armstrong, three stars, Matoaca (Va.)
  3. Jabari Greenwood, three stars, Gonzaga (D.C.)
  4. Scott Washington, three stars, St. John's (D.C.)
  5. JF Thomas, three stars, South Oak Cliff (Texas)
  6. Devin Phelps, unrated, St. Frances Academy (Md.)
  7. Felton Davis III, unrated, Highland Springs (Va.)
  8. Darryl Turner, unrated, DeMatha (Md.)

Tight ends:

  1. Chris Clark, four stars, Avon Old Farms (Conn.)
  2. Tyler Green, four stars, DeMatha (Md.)
  3. Trevor Brown, unrated, Wise (Md.)
  4. Damonte Scott-Terrell, unrated, Wise (Md.)

Offensive tackles:

  1. Isaiah Prince, four stars, Eleanor Roosevelt (Md.)
  2. Tyler Jordan, three stars, Bishop Kenny (Fla.)
  3. Ryan Bischoff, unrated, Plymouth Whitemarsh (Pa.)

Offensive guards:

  1. E.J. Donahue, four stars, Linganore (Md.) -- committed 10/26/13
  2. Richie Petitbon, four stars, Gonzaga (D.C.)
  3. Quarvez Boulware, four stars, Friendship Academy (D.C.)
  4. Tommy Hatton, three stars, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)
  5. David Robbins, three stars, Glenelg (Md.)
  6. Travis Kendle, unrated, Williamsport (Md.)

Defensive ends:

  1. Adam McLean, four stars, Quince Orchard (Md.)
  2. Ryan Buchholz, three stars, Great Valley (Pa.)
  3. Jamie Gordinier, three stars, Red Bank Catholic (N.J.)
  4. Eric Assoua, three stars, St. John's (D.C.)
  5. Jake Pickard, three stars, Millburn (N.J.)

Defensive tackles:

  1. Elijah Taylor, four stars, Archbishop Moeller (Ohio)
  2. Chance Hall, three stars, Northside (Va.)
  3. Wesley Annan, unrated, Lake Forest Academy (Ill.)
  4. Knikeem Lewis, unrated, St. Joseph (N.J.)
  5. Tristan Nevotne, unrated, Hinsdale Central (Ill.)
  6. Clay Kemp, unrated, St. John Vianney Regional (N.J.)
  7. David Ryslik, unrated, Peddie School (N.J.)
  8. Jay Gilchrist, unrated, Wise (Md.)
  9. Julius Combes, unrated, DeMatha (Md.)
  10. Antoine McCray, unrated, Forestville (Md).

Outside linebackers:

  1. Chad Smith, three stars, Dominion (Va.)
  2. Joe Giles-Harris, three stars, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)
  3. Kareem McDonald, two stars, Wilson (D.C.)
  4. Drew Yarborough, unrated, Thomas Johnson (Md.)
  5. Anthony Malaguti, unrated, Don Bosco Prep (N.J.)
  6. R.J. Edwards, unrated, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)

Inside linebackers:

  1. Wyatt Cook, three stars, McDonogh School (Md.)
  2. Jake Cooper, three stars, Archbishop Wood (Pa.)


  1. Ashton White, three stars, Bishop McNamara (Md.)
  2. Kareem Ali, three stars, Timber Creek (N.J.)
  3. Dionte Austin, three stars, Calvert Hall College (Md.)
  4. Micah Abernathy, three stars, Greater Atlanta Christian (Ga.)
  5. Darnell Savage, three stars, Caravel Academy (Del.)
  6. Roger Richardson, unrated, Good Counsel (Md.)
  7. Micah Keels, unrated, Calvert Hall College (Md.)
  8. Kobe Marfo, unrated, Hayfield (Va.)
  9. Kareem Gibson, unrated, Greater Johnstown (Pa.)
  10. JaTwan Jones, unrated, Meade Senior (Md.)
  11. John Robinson, unrated, Dwight Morrow (N.J.)


  1. Jay Stocker, three stars, Coatesville Area (Pa.)
  2. Myles Hartsfield, three stars, Sayreville War Memorial (N.J.)
  3. Prentice McKinney, three stars, South Oak Cliff (Texas)
  4. Ayron Monroe, three stars, St. John's College (D.C.)
  5. AJ Turner, three stars, Centreville (Va.)


  1. Jalen Christian, four stars, Damascus (Md.)
  2. Dontae Strickland, three stars, South Brunswick (N.J.)