DFW Weekly Recruiting Notebook

2015 OT Madison Akamnonu

New offers came fast and furious the first few days of this past week, but slowed down considerably toward the end of the week. Scout.com recaps all the offers that went out in the DFW Metroplex from March 10-16.

More than a dozen football prospects in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex received new offers during the past week, including two players who garnered three apiece.

Arlington Bowie 2015 offensive tackle Madison Akamnonu started the week with a Texas State offer before picking up Texas Tech on Wednesday and Arkansas State on Saturday to push his offer list to six schools. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound Akamnonu could become one of DFW's most popular targets in the coming weeks.

West Mesquite 2015 cornerback Josh Butler also received three offers to see his offer list grow into the mid-teens. The 5-foot-10, 163-pound Butler picked up offers from Louisiana Tech and Indiana on Wednesday before reigning Big Ten champion Michigan State offered him Thursday.

Here's a recap of the rest of the offers from the past week in the DFW Metroplex:

Carlos Strickland, 2015 WR, Dallas Skyline -- UNLV offered Strickland, Scout.com's No. 2 receiver in the state, on Monday to give him about a dozen offers.

Ryan Newsome, 2015 WR, Aledo -- the offers continue to roll in for the four-star receiver, who picked up an offer last Monday from Arkansas.

DeShon Elliott, 2015 S, Rockwall-Heath -- Nebraska extended an offer Monday to the physical defender to give him two Big Ten offers -- along with Iowa -- and almost a dozen overall.

Malik Jefferson, 2015 OLB, Mesquite Poteet -- the latest big-time offer arrived Monday for Jefferson, a five-star talent ranked No. 1 in the state of Texas. Oregon joined the race for the nation's top linebacker prospect.

Richard Moore, 2015 LB, Cedar Hill -- Moore received 1 of 2 Kansas State offers issued Tuesday to Cedar Hill prospects. Moore's offer list has reached double digits.

Darrell Miller, 2015 CB, Cedar Hill -- the second K-State offer went to Miller, who also holds offers from Boise State, Houston, and Utah.

Tony Nicholson, 2015 ATH, South Grand Prairie -- San Diego State offered two South Grand Prairie prospects Tuesday. Nicholson, who plays quarterback for his high school team, could end up at receiver or cornerback at the nexxt level.

Jaelan Austin, 2015 WR, South Grand Prairie -- San Diego State also offered Austin, who wound up visiting the Aztecs at the end of the week. Austin has at least 14 offers at this point.

Charles Omenihu, 2015 DE, Rowlett -- TCU offered Omenihu on Wednesday to join the race for the 6-foot-4, 220-pound edge rusher who recently committed to Texas.

Chason Virgil, 2015 QB, West Mesquite -- after signing a West Mesquite product in February (Dylan Sumner-Gardner), Boise State offered the Wrangers' quarterback, who has a double-figure offer list from programs across the country.

Bailey Phillips, 2016 CB, West Mesquite -- as part of a very active week in Texas and its home state, Louisiana Tech offered Phillips on Wednesday to give the cornerback his fourth offer. The first three all came from the Pac-12.

Jalen Guyton, 2015 WR, Allen -- Wednesday brought Guyton a Missouri offer, giving him more than a dozen on his growing list.

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