Recent JuCo Commits

December 18, 2012 · By · Filed Under Football, Recruiting 

South Alabama received two verbals recently from JuCo players according to

Cristobal Dinham, a 5’9″ 205-pound running back from Independence Community College in Kansas, gave his commitment to the Jags ahead of Wednesday’s signing day for Junior College players. He does not have a rating on the Rivals or Scout networks. He is originally from Lithonia, Georgia.

Another running back that has committed from a JuCo is Justin Jones, a 5’6″ 180-pound running back from Northwest Mississippi Community College. He is originally from Horn Lake, Mississippi and is expected to sign with the Jags on Wednesday as well. Recruiting sites reported that he committed to South Alabama back in the summer.

These two commits are expected to help give the Jaguars depth at the running back position where injuries had left them very thin down the stretch of the 2012 season. also has another recent commit on the offensive side of the ball. ShaVarez Smith, a 6’2″ 205-pound wide receiver from Dean Junior College in Franklin, Massachusetts shows to have committed on this past Saturday. He has a two-star rating from Rivals and a three-star rating from ESPN. He is listed as having a 4.5 40-yard dash time coming out of high school in McDonough, Georgia.

Smith had received an offer from Charlotte, Ohio and South Carolina. He has good size, hands and route running ability. The coaches hope he can help fill Gabe Loper’s spot as a big, clutch receiver to compliment the other receivers on the field.

Over the next day-and-a-half we will get a good idea of some of the JuCo signees as they can begin signing and sending in their Letter-of-intent’s on Wednesday and will have through January 15th. High School players have to wait until February 6th to begin signing their LOI’s and then have through April 1 to sign.


3 Responses to “Recent JuCo Commits”

  1. Jeff Timmons on December 18th, 2012 6:22 pm

    I can’t wait to see Shavarez Smith. I saw his highlights. He has tremendous skills. I will be in the Dome!!!!

    “Go Jaguars”

  2. rob on December 19th, 2012 8:05 am

    Thanks for info.Gonna check mr smith.

  3. Brian on December 21st, 2012 7:06 am

    You’re welcome. Go check those guys out for sure.

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