Hamond twins have Maryland high on their list after OV

The Hamond twins hit the road for their first official visit of June, taking a short trip to College Park for an official visit beginning Thursday as the Terps look to add their second and third prospects from Calvert Hall (MD) this cycle.

While three-star defensive lineman Asaiah Allan-Hamond spent the bulk of the weekend around Brian Williams, his lead recruiter and position coach, Alijah Hamond got a chance to connect with safeties coach Zac Spavial with a coach he holds in his regard.

“He’s one of the best safety coaches in America right now,” Alijah told IBG. “Short, straight to the point. I like coach Spav, he’s chill, chill coach. I already got to know coach Brian [Williams], coach Aazaar [Abdul-Rahim], coach [Brian] Braswell and a couple other people. They’re good people up there.”

Alijah pointed to his meeting with head coach Mike Locksley as the highlight of his official visit.

“I’d say coach Locks, the talks, sit down. It was very well down. He connects with his players, connects with people. I felt like that was the best part. The people and the vibe, everything was good.”

Maryland entered the weekend with a chance to wrap up their recruitments, but the Hamond duo is staying patient with the process as the Terps hold a convincing lead in their recruitment. Charlotte made themselves a contender for both heading into the month while South Carolina has pressed both for an official visit, but neither have plans to venture out to other schools as they join Calvert Hall next weekend at Penn State’s 7-on-7.

“It’s a good fit for sure. I just want to take my time with the process. I already talked with coach Locks, I told him I’m probably going to commit in August or September. They’re definitely up there.”

Asaiah is rated a three-star and an 86 overall by On3, while Alijah is not yet rated.

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