Delray Beach has three to watch in 2011

2010 recruiting is nearly complete and 2011 is heating up. That is especially the case at Delray Beach (Fla.) Atlantic where head coach Andre Thaddies claims three Division I prospects in the 2011 class.
"Our lead guy in the class is 6-foot-1, 218-pound linebacker Jephette Matilus," he said. "He's probably the leader of our defense.
"He's like a monster, his motor doesn't stop. He's well conditioned and runs sideline to sideline. I wish I had more kids like that. He's just a good player, an old school player that doesn't mind being very physical."
Thaddies claims Nebraska has already put an offer on the table.
Meanwhile, plenty of other schools are showing interest including Minnesota, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Rutgers and South Carolina.
Joining Matilus in 2011 is 5-foot-10, 165-pound wide receiver Ezekiel Turner.
"He blocks like a linebacker, has good hands and is very smart," he said. "He gets open and can catch the ball. He's a real good route runner and catches the ball well.
"Virginia Tech has shown an interest along with a number of other schools."
Rounding out the group for Thaddies at this time is 5-foot-9, 170-pound wideout J'Rod Beard.
"He'll be our Dexter McCluster," he stated. "He'll probably touch the bal 30 times a game. He reminds me on the offensive side of the ball of Jayron Hosley. You always have to know where he is on the field.
"Even though we had other wide receivers, he made it happen and made the most of his opportunities."