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Land O’ Lakes defensive standout Shaheed Salmon picks up first offer
Posted Dec 4, 2013 by Mike Camunas
Updated Dec 4, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Though it came after a stellar senior season, Land O’ Lakes defensive stalwart Shaheed Salmon tweeted Tuesday evening that he received his first verbal offer: South Dakota State.
“Just recieved my first verbal offer from South Dakota State University! I never thought this day would come! #Blessed” the 6-foot-2, 215-pound linebacker tweeted.
Salmon led the Gators defense with 117 tackles, 8.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries and three interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown during Land O’ Lakes’ 8-2 season that, unfortunately, ended with missing the playoffs.
The Jackrabbits are a Division I program located in Brookings, South Dakota and went 9-4 and are playing in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday.
Six athletes to sign NLI’s at Jesuit
Posted Nov 7, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Nov 7, 2013 at 01:32 PM
Six Jesuit High athletes will sign national letters-of-intent on Nov. 13, the first NCAA signing period for incoming freshman of 2014-2015 school year.
Ricky Caldevilla, baseball, University of South Florida
Evan Cannan, baseball, High Point (N.C.) University
Ryan McCullers, baseball, Middle Tennessee State University
Noah Menendez, lacrosse, University of Tampa
Austin Underwood, wrestling, University of Virginia
Hunter Van Horn, baseball, Louisiana State University
Girls Basketball: Seffner Christian PG Whiting will sign with Embry-Riddle
Posted Nov 6, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Nov 6, 2013 at 01:51 PM
Seffner Christian senior point guard Sabrina Whiting, who has helped lead the Crusaders to consecutive trips to the state final four the past two years, will sign with Embry-Riddle University on Tuesday at Seffner Chrisian at 10:30 a.m.
Whiting, who averaged 13.4 points and 4.8 assists per game last year, also had interest from Novasoutheastern and Palm Beach Atlantic. Whiting was named to the Tribune’s All-County second team as a junior and enters her senior year as one of the county’s top players, having scored 1,642 career points.
Embry-Riddle plays at the NAIA level. The women’s basketball program will begin competition in the fall of 2014. Seffner Christian coach Greg Fawbush said Whiting will be Embry Riddle’s first signee.
Boys Basketball: Tampa Catholic’s Corbett picks Delaware
Posted Oct 30, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Oct 30, 2013 at 08:44 AM
Tampa Catholic 6-foot-6 small forward Chivarsky Corbett verbally committed to Delaware on Friday.
Corbett averaged a near double-double last season with 22 points and 9.9 rebounds per game and was selected to the Tribune’s All-Hillsborough County first-team.
Corbett also had offers from South Florida, Texas Pan-American and Jacksonville and was being recruited by James Madison, Indiana Purdue Ft. Wayne (IPFW) and George Mason.
Delaware, however, showed heavy interest in Corbett, who recently made an official visit to the campus.
Football: Oruwariye Picks Vanderbilt
Posted Oct 24, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Oct 24, 2013 at 10:40 AM
Gaither senior Amani Oruwariye has verbally committed to Vanderbilt, Gaither coach Jason Stokes said.
Oruwariye, a two-way athlete, has caught seven passes for 159 yards with a touchdown and in the secondary, has collected 32 tackles with two interceptions and five pass deflections.
Oruwariye joins Armwood’s Kyle Gibson as verbal commits to the Commodores from the county.