Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

In this week's roundup, Maryland gets a due date for two of its top football targets, while a top hoops prospect opts for Georgetown.

Football recruiting


-- Class of 2014 defensive end/linebacker target Melvin Keihn (Gilman) named a top five of Virginia Tech, Maryland, Penn State, Virginia and Miami, with the Hokies, Cavaliers and Terps reportedly tied at the top. He'll announce his choice during the Jan. 2 Under Armour All-America Game.

-- Class of 2014 defensive back target Jalen Tabor will take his official visit to Maryland on Nov. 8, when the Terps host Syracuse. He will take his other two visits to Florida (Nov. 30) and Alabama (Dec. 13). Tabor was named an Under Armour All-American on Thursday and, like Keihn, will announce his collegiate destination at the all-star game.

-- Class of 2014 offensive lineman target Damian Prince has no favorites or a top group of schools, despite reports to the contrary.

-- Class of 2014 safety target Shawn Boone said he enjoyed his official visit to Maryland last weekend. His remaining visits are set for Ole Miss (Nov. 8) and Penn State (Nov. 22).

-- Class of 2014 linebacker commit Tyler Burke returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown in a 42-20 win. He also had at least one sack.

-- Class of 2014 wide receiver commit Juwann Winfree had a would-be touchdown catch-and-run stripped at the 10-yard line in a 38-0 loss.

-- Class of 2014 athlete commit Will Ulmer had eight carries for 54 yards, one catch for 5 yards and was 1-for-2 passing for 12 yards in a 37-7 win.

-- The class of 2015 got its first commit: E.J. Donahue.

-- Class of 2015 defensive end prospect Darius Fullwood said he has offers from Florida State, Michigan State, North Carolina State, Penn State, Stanford, Virginia and Virginia Tech … but not Maryland, apparently. The Good Counsel player listed the Nittany Lions as his favorite after visiting State College the night they upset Michigan.

Basketball recruiting

-- Class of 2015 power forward target Marcus Derrickson committed to Georgetown on Saturday over offers from Maryland, Indiana, Miami and N.C. State. Some injury and consistency worries had followed Derrickson, but the Paul VI (Va.) player appears to have turned a corner this offseason.

-- Class of 2015 point guard prospect Malik Ellison, son of "Never Nervous" Pervis, visited Maryland on Saturday. He has an offer from Temple, and his sister Aja, a Class of 2014 forward, committed to women's coach Brenda Frese in June.

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