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Recruiting News & Notes: Floyd Reportedly To Visit

– Virginia reportedly will host Gulliver Prep (Miami, FL) senior WR/DB Cornelius Floyd on an official visit this weekend. The 6’1″, 175-pound prospect is considering the Hoos along with offers from Arkansas, Central Florida, Oklahoma, Pittsburgh and West Virginia, among others.

Floyd hails from the same school that produced former UVa and current Richmond quarterback Michael Strauss and is coached by former Cavalier linebacker Earl Sims.

Check out Floyd’s senior season highlights by clicking here.

– Bishop Sullivan (Virginia Beach, VA) senior wide receiver Jamil Kamara confirmed to TheSabre.com his plans to take an official visit to Pittsburgh this weekend. An official to UVa, which was previously scheduled for this weekend, is likely to take place next weekend. At last check the 4-star U.S. Army All-American was not 100-percent sure of his plans next weekend, but it looks as though he will be in Charlottesville.

In addition to Pitt and UVa, Kamara is also considering Wisconsin. He made an official to Madison earlier this fall.

Check out Kamara’s senior season highlights below…

– Weeki Wachee (FL) senior offensive tackle Marcus Applefield will take an official visit to Rutgers this weekend. This is the fifth and final official visit for the 6’6″, 275-pound prospect, who will announce his college decision on December 13. Applefield plans to enroll at his school of choice next month.

Rutgers was considered the odds on favorite here following a round of unofficial visits this past June. Four of the five schools he will have officially visited received unofficials during that time, with Purdue being the only exception. Maryland, Vanderbilt and Virginia round out the list of five finalists.

– Earlier this week, Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, VA) 5-star defensive lineman Andrew Brown was named the 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Virginia. Brown, who plans to enroll at Virginia

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