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Rewind: Turning it up for LB

RETURN TRIPS FOR LB: 3-star linebacker Javiere Mitchell from Leeds (Ala.) High camped at both Auburn and Alabama in June and plans to return to both schools for camps in July. Mitchell, who has offers from Auburn, Alabama, Mississippi State, Clemson, Southern Miss and UAB, would like to announce a decision in October or November.

“Auburn’s been picking up their recruitment of me, along with Mississippi State and UAB,” Mitchell told 247Sports. “Right now, I’m just trying to stay focused. I don’t have a top team or anything like that right now, but I would say Auburn and Mississippi State are recruiting me the hardest.”

IN-STATE LB TRIMS LIST AGAIN: 4-star linebacker Kwon Alexander has trimmed a long list of offers to 10 schools: Alabama, Auburn, Oregon, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Oklahoma, LSU, USC and Ole Miss. The only trip he has scheduled is July 5-9 to a Nike training competition in Beaverton, Ore., called The Opening.

Other Auburn commits and targets scheduled to compete in The Opening include wide receiver Ricardo Louis from Miami (Fla.) Senior High, cornerback Joshua Holsey from Creekside in Fairburn, Ga., offensive tackle Patrick Miller from Dwyer in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., offensive tackle Vadal Alexander from Buford (Ga.) High, cornerback Deon Bush from Columbus in Miami, Fla., cornerback T.J. Davis from Godby in Tallahassee, Fla., and athlete Trae Elston from Oxford (Ala.) High.

FLORIDA CB ALSO HAD TOP 10: 3-star cornerback T.J. Davis also has a list of 10 finalists including four schools that are recruiting him the hardest. Davis hasn’t set a timetable for a decision.

“It’s not in any order but I’m down to Ohio State, Miami, Florida State, Notre Dame, Texas Tech, Auburn, Alabama, TCU, Ole Miss, and LSU,” Davis told 247Sports. “Nebraska, Florida State, Texas Tech, and Auburn are on me the hardest. There are a few schools that I’ll see this summer for sure like Oregon, Alabama, and Miami.”

THIS AND THAT: 5-star athlete Stefon Diggs from Good Counsel in Olney, Md., is scheduled to visit South Carolina on Monday ..... Defensive end Martin Aiken from Ehrhardt in Bamberg, S.C., committed to Clemson ..... Offensive lineman Blake Bars from Montgomery Bell in Nashville, Tenn., has committed to Michigan ..... Ole Miss snagged its 7th commitment Sunday from offensive tackle Jake Meador from Whiteland (Ind.) High ..... Kentucky has added defensive end Travaughn Paschal from Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy to its 2011 class.

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