- UMass has offered Alex Gardner, a 2014 all-purpose back from Raines High School in Florida. The news comes from Varsity Preps’ Michael Bradley, via Twitter. Gardner is 5’10, 180 pounds, and also holds offers from Troy and Western Michigan, according to Rivals. 247 Sports has more of the same and indicates that Gardner is a three-star recruit. Check out his highlights here.
- UMass wide receivers coach Allen Suber paid a visit to Kam Lott, a cornerback from First Coast High School in Jacksonville, according to Varsity Preps’ Chris Smith, who mentioned the news on Twitter. UMass has yet to offer the three-star 2014 recruit. According to 247 Sports, Lott holds offers from Akron, Minnesota and Rutgers. Check out his highlights here.
- Michael Johnson, a 2014 cornerback from Countryside High School in Florida, picked up a UMass offer. Johnson mentioned the offer on Twitter. It looks like UMass has to get in line. Johnson, a three-star recruit, already holds offers from a number of schools, including Florida State, Vanderbilt and Virginia, according to Rivals. 247 Sports predicts that he will end up a Seminole.
- Elevisi Halapio, a defensive end from St. Petersburg, Fla., tweeted that UMass has been speaking to him. The 6’2, 245-pound athlete had 10.5 sacks last year, according to Big County Preps. There isn’t too much out there about this kid right now, but his tweet also mentioned that N.C. State and Marshall were showing interest.
- Keith Harrington, an all-purpose back from Northeast High School in Florida, tweeted that UMass extended an offer. The three-star back also holds offers from Indiana, Arizona, Ball State and others, according to Rivals. Check out his hudl highlights here.
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