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Baylor Football Recruiting Notes: February 2016

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NSD at the beginning of the month, Valentine's Day in the middle. A leap year, meaning Briles and the coaching staff will have an extra day to #CROOT. God, I love high school football recruiting.

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2016 Recruiting Class | National Rank: 17 | Commits: 22

Offense: QB: (1/1), RB: (1/1), WR: (4/4), OL: (3/4)

QB: Zach Smith (Enrolled)
RB:
Kameron Martin (Signed)
WRJared Atkinson (Signed)
WR: Devin Duvernay (Signed)

WR: Tren'Davian Dickson (Enrolled)
WR
Denzel Mims (Signed)
OT
: Patrick Hudson (Signed)
OG: Branton Autry (JUCO)(Enrolled)
OT
JP Urquidez (Signed)

Defense: DT: (3/3), DE: (2/2), LB: (1/2), NB: (0/0), CB: (5/5), S: (2/2)

DT: Bravvion Roy (Signed)
DT: Dequinton Osborne (JUCO)(Signed)
DT: Jeremy Faulk (JUCO)(Enrolled)
DE:
Micheal Johnson (Signed)
DE: Brandon Bowen (Signed)
LB: Deonte Williams
(Signed)
CB:
Grayland Arnold (Signed)
CB: Donovan Duvernay (Signed)

CB:
Raleigh Texada (Signed)
CB:
Rajah Preciado (Signed)
CB: Parrish Cobb (Signed)

S:
Chris Miller (Signed)
S:
Kenan Ivy (Signed)

Players removed(who didn't commit to Baylor): DT Kendell Jones (Alabama), OL Robert Kraeling (Duke), ATH Tristen Wallace (Ohio State), DE/LB Alton Robinson(A&M), DE/LB Erick Fowler (LSU), S Eric Monroe(LSU), DT Michael Williams (Stanford), LB Dontavious Jackson (Baylor did not make his top 12), (OU), WDE Mat Boesen(TCU), WR Tyrie Cleveland(interest has waned), DE McTelvin Agim(Arkansas), CB Obi Eboh (Stanford), DT Chris Daniels (did not make top 5), DE: Justin Madubuike (A&M), DE Isaiah Chambers (TCU), S Eric Cuffee (did not make top 5), OL Ashton Julious (Oklahoma), OL Kellen Diesch (A&M), DT Jordan Elliott (Michigan), DE Andrew Fitzgerald (Texas), LB Tyree Horton (TCU), CB Jamarcus King (South Carolina), DE Levi Onwuzurike (Washington), DE Amani Bledsoe (Oklahoma), OL Anthonie Thomas (He's not coming), DT Marcel Southall (did not make top three), S Brandon Jones (Texas), K Quinn Nordin (Michigan)

As always, this is not a complete list, just a list of players who have either expressed interest in Baylor or have been offered by Baylor.


2017 Recruiting Class | National Rank: 5 | Commits:6

Offense: QB: (1/?), TE: (1/?), WR: (2/?)

Defense: NB: (1/?), S: (1/?)

2017 Wishlist:

RB: Toneil Carter
RB:
Eno Benjamin (100% Texas Tech)
APB:
Anthony McFarland Jr.
WR:
Jaylon Jackson
WR:
James Robinson
ATH: Jamyest Williams
ATH:
Eyob Bekele
OC:
Cesar Ruiz
OL:
Austin Deculus (50% Baylor, 50% LSU)
OL:
Tyrese Robinson
OL: Walker Little
OL:
Grayson Reed

DT: Marvin Wilson (60% UT, 20% LSU,10% BU)
DT:
Deiontae Watts
DE:
K'Lavon Chaisson (son of former Baylor LB Kelvin Chaisson) (75% BU, 25% LSU)
DE:
Robert Beal
LB:
Baron Browning
LB:
Anthony Hines (54% OU, 23% BU, 23% UT)
CB:
Deangelo Gibbs
CB:
Chevin Calloway
CB:
Adam Beck (75% BU, 25% A&M)
S:
Jeffrey Okudah (44% Ohio State, 33% BU 11% Stanford)
S:
Grant Delpit (67% BU, 33% LSU)

I know this list looks like it's just a bunch of the top recruits who have shown interest in Baylor, and that's exactly what it is. This list will change through the recruiting cycle. It's the list of recruits who could commit to Baylor and not make me surprised.

2016 Updates:

S: Brandon Jones (1/24): Is announcing his top three schools soon. Baylor will get a visit from him 1/29.

DT: Dequinton Osborne (1/31): Committed to Baylor! Huge pickup. JUCO All-American Defensive Tackle. Read more about that here.

S: Brandon Jones (1/31): Seemed to enjoy his visit yesterday.

DT: Marcel Southall (2/1): Announced his final three. Baylor wasn't in it.

S: Brandon Jones (2/1): Announced his top three. To no surprise, it's Baylor, UT, and TAMU.


CB Parrish Cobb (2/2): Reportedly decommitted from OU today. Working to confirm that this is legit. If it is, then Baylor's got a great chance at keeping him in Waco.
UPDATE: It appears that Parrish Cobb will sign with Baylor on NSD!

2017 Updates

S:Grant Delpit (2/11): Received an offer from Baylor! 247 has him rated as a high 3-star.

LB: Baron Browning (2/14): Decommitted from Baylor today. Not great news on V-Day.

Changelog:

2/1: Created the February Recruiting Notes thread, removed Marcel Southall from the 2016 Wish List, update on Brandon Jones
2/2: Update on Parrish Cobb, added commitment of Parrish Cobb!!!!
2/3: All the Signing Day info, lost out on Brandon Jones, somehow Quinn Nordin didn't sign with us even though his Twitter Avi is him with a Baylor jersey idk idk, updated CB% for 2017 Wish List
2/11: Updated thread with offer to 2017 safety Grant Delpit
2/14: Removed Baron Browning from the 2017 Commits, updated the 2017 Class Rank, updated 2017 CB predictions.