Cincinnati Taft duo sets finalists

Taft (Cincinnati, Ohio) football coach Mike Martin updated Cincinnati.com on the latest regarding his star seniors.

ESPNU 150 defensive end Adolphus Washington has narrowed his list down to Alabama, Michigan State and Ohio State (in no order). Kentucky, Michigan and Cincinnati were previously in the mix.

Four-star wide receiver Dwayne Stanford II is now only considering Cincinnati, Ohio State and Oregon (also no order). He was looking at Arizona State, LSU, Michigan and Alabama prior to this cut.

Both players are expected to announce their decisions Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. ET.