Here's a look at some of the top recruits from New England in the Class of 2012. Each of the following players is on the ESPNU 150 Watch List:
Casey Cochran, QB (Monroe, Conn./Masuk)
Cochran picked up a verbal offer from Boston College before his junior season. He took an unofficial visit to Connecticut last month, and also attended a junior day at Rutgers earlier this year. He completed 200 of 295 pass attempts for 3,345 yards and 40 touchdowns last season.
Nick LaSpada, QB (Billerica, Mass./Billerica)
He suffered a torn ACL and MCL in the final game of his sophomore season, but passed for 2,738 yards and 25 touchdowns last season. Also ran for 1,064 yards and 15 touchdowns. Boston College, Notre Dame, Oregon, Missouri and Arkansas are among the schools that have shown interest.
Armani Reeves, ATH (West Roxbury, Mass./Catholic Memorial)
He gained 1,279 all-purpose yards and scored 16 touchdowns last season. Has received verbal offers from Boston College, Connecticut, Missouri, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Penn State and Massachusetts. Reeves is scheduled to take unofficial visits to North Carolina and Maryland next week.
Canaan Severin, ATH (Marlboro, Mass./Worcester Academy)
Severin, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound wide receiver, has received verbal offers from Boston College and North Carolina State. He repeated his sophomore year at Worcester Academy after he transferred from Marlboro High School.
Camren Williams, ATH (Easton, Mass./Catholic Memorial)
Williams missed five games last season while recovering from knee surgery. He has received verbal offers from Connecticut, Missouri, North Carolina, Penn State and Massachusetts. His father, Brent, played for three teams during an 11-year NFL career. Williams will visit North Carolina and Maryland next week with his teammate, Armani Reeves.