Commodore Nation received exciting news this morning as John Howse IV, a DB at Brentwood High School (Brentwood, TN), announced his intentions to stay close to home and play for Vanderbilt. The 6’2” 185lb. defensive back brings solid size to a position that contends with the best WRs in the country.
Of his decision, John told The Dore Report: “Being able to play for a great staff and play top notch competition in the SEC and being able to play and show out in your hometown is something special and with the class coming in and with Coach Mason as our head coach and leader it should be something special.”
The highly ranked three-star recruit made it official and chose Vandy over Nebraska, Mississippi St., Michigan, Boston College, and Kansas. Most importantly, his commitment shows that Derek Mason and staff can keep top local talent in-state to play for Nashville’s team. The commitment pushes Vanderbilt’s 2021 class to 16 commits and is ranked 61st nationally (Rivals) and 63rd on 247Sports.
Commodore fans should also keep an eye on Howse’s teammate, Cade Granzow, who is a three-star dual-threat QB at Brentwood High who has also been offered by Vanderbilt. This class could continue to heat up if the Commodores show promising progress as fall continues.
Stay tuned to The Dore Report for Vanderbilt football news on and off of the field, including recruiting updates, all fall long.