RECRUITING: Visitors for Weekend of January 15th, 2016
The Owls are entering the final stretch of recruiting efforts for the Class of 2016 and will swing back into visit activity this weekend.
As is often the case this time of year, flipping will be a focal point for two attendees who are committed to other programs.
Below are current prospects and commits scheduled to be in Boca this weekend. This listing is subject to change, and if it does will be updated accordingly.
Brandon Shuman - 6-0, 170 lbs 3* defensive back prospect from Miami, FL who is currently pledged to Perdue. Holds offers from Wisconsin, Kentucky, FIU, Rutgers, Syracuse, and a plethora of others. Camped at FAU on June 17th. Describes his game as "very confident, physical, and athletic". Says he fell in love with the sport of football at the age of five and wants to become the first in his family to graduate from college. Video Highlights: Brandon Shuman - Hudl
Chris Tooley - 5-11, 180 lbs 2* defensive back out of Orlando, Florida. Holds three C-USA offers as well as Louisville, UMass (visit 1-22), Toledo, Ohio, and others. Received his FAU offer on December 2, 2015. Member of Third Team All-State Defensive squad at Oak Ridge High School where he played basketball prior. Saw his recruiting action uptick dramatically after summer sessions that showcased his ability. Video Highlights: Chris Tooley - Hudl
Kato Nelson - 6-1, 190 lbs 3* pro-style quarterback from Flanagan High in Hollywood, FL who is currently committed to Akron. Holds offers from Temple, Illinois, and Cincinnati as well. Went 146-of-241 for 2,414 yards and 31 touchdowns with only five interceptions in his junior year at former program Champagnat Catholic. Named to Sun Sentinel's Top 10 South Florida Quarterbacks listing. Video Highlights: Kato Nelson - Hudl
2016 Commits & Corresponding Owl's Nest Pages
Da'Von Brown DB - Royal Palm DB Da'Von Brown Commits to #FAUSuper16 - FAU Owl's Nest
James Charles RB - St. Thomas Aquinas RB James Charles Commits to FAU Football Class of 2016 - FAU Owl's Nest
Kevin McCrary DL - Mainland DT Kevin McCrary Commits to #FAUSuper16 - FAU Owl's Nest
Rashad Smith LB - Homestead LB Rashad Smith Commits to FAU Football - FAU Owl's Nest