Akron's second commitment for 2010 is a dual-threat quarterback from southeastern Ohio.
Dylan Potts, 6-foot-1 of Hannibal, Ohio runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds. As a junior, Potts passed for 13 touchdowns and ran for 13.
Akron was his only offer, but he also has interest in Toledo and Kent State.
Here are several other new offerees...
cornerback, Middletown, Ohio
Notes: Rivals.com says Gates intercepted three passes and scored five touchdowns on returns as a junior. He also has interest in Cincinnati, Indiana and Tennessee.
wide receiver, Louisville, Ohio
Offers: Akron, Cincinnati, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami and Kent State
Notes: He caught 58 passes for 732 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.
offensive tackle, Mundelein, Ill.
Offers: Akron, Buffalo and Miami
Speed: Not listed
J.D. Brookhart loves his tall, lean offensive tackles. Baucus has made unofficial visits at several larger schools.
offensive tackle, Carey, Ohio
Offers: Akron, Iowa State, Maryland, Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami, Ohio and Toledo
Notes: Dennis comes from a small school in northwest Ohio. He likes the idea of playing in the Big 12.
Here is a highlight video.
defensive end, Dublin, Ohio
Notes: Pleasant also has interest in Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin. His highlight
video shows a relentless tackler with good closing speed.
inside linebacker, Orrville, Ohio
Offers: Akron, Indiana and Louisville
Notes: He made 129 tackles as a junior. Akron has pursued Hoobler since the end of his sophomore year. He says he is familiar with Akron's program.
outside linebacker, Cleveland (Glenville H.S.)
Offers: Akron, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan State, South Carolina, West Virginia and Miami (Ohio)
Notes: Coming into the offseason, Elliott had no offers. Teams are starting to see his potential as a pass rusher.
for my updated list of offers and commitments. So far, the coaches have made at least 34 offers. Two players have verbally committed.
Akron played tight with the Columbus Crew on Monday, but fell
thanks to a
header in the 48th minute.
, former Zips, helped fill the Crew's bench as several members of the defending MLS champions were absent.
True freshman goalkeeper
played the entire game for Akron, making three saves. Columbus led Akron with shots on goal, 5-2.
The exhibition concludes Akron's successful spring season. Coach
said this to GoZips.com: "I am extremely excited for next fall and have never been more confident that this team has all the ingredients to have a very successful season."
It's almost exam time again. Forgive me if I'm a little behind on the blogging.