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Southern Pigskin Recruiting Update

By Matt Osborne
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Getting caught up on some of the biggest recruiting news in the region over the past few days.

Many of the top prospects in the South Georgia and North Florida region have been staying busy with their recruitments over the past week.

Let’s get caught up on some of the biggest news in the region over the past few days.

• 2015 WR prospect Brad Stewart out of Benedictine Military School in Savannah picked up his second offer from Army earlier this week. Stewart’s first offer came from the Marshall Thundering Herd early in the offseason. A three-sport standout for the Cadets, Stewart has gained tremendous momentum on the recruiting trail following an exceptional performance at the Elite Junior Classic.

• 2017 five-star DB prospect Richard LeCounte recently picked up his 19th scholarship offer from Florida State. LeCounte’s list of potential suitors now includes Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Miami and Ohio State, amongst others.

• Speaking of LeCounte, he was recently profiled for his outspoken faith: Richard LeCounte Walks by Faith

• 2015 S prospect Carlos Pickett from Brunswick High School picked up his first offer from Marshall on Thursday. Pickett has also been receiving interest from Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, North Carolina and Ole Miss.

• 2017 WR prospect D.J. Matthews out of First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida, picked up his third offer from Clemson earlier this week. Matthew first two offers came a week prior from South Carolina and LSU.

• 2015 LB prospect Zach Taisler from Houston County High School in Warner Robins has yet to pick up his first offer, but is starting to see a significantly increased amount of attention. Cincinnati and Western Kentucky are just two of the schools that could be close to throwing an offer his way. Taisler was recently profiled by Southern Pigskin: Taisler is a Rare Breed

• 2016 five-star WR prospect Demetris Robertson out of Savannah Country Day recently named two schools as his current leaders. Currently holding 18 offers, Robertson lists Alabama and UCLA as the top two schools on his list.

Matt Osborne - Matt Osborne currently serves as the director of recruiting and lead editor for Southern Pigskin. His work has been published in a number of national publications, including USA Today. Although he loves all levels of football, Matt's number one joy in his life is his relationship with Jesus Christ. Follow Matt on Twitter: @MattOsborne200. For media requests, please email Matt at