WVU signing class
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s 2013 football signees announced Wednesday:
Mario Alford, wr, 5-9, 175, Georgia Military College
Al-Rasheed Benton, lb, 6-2, 220, Shabazz HS, Newark, N.J.
Ronald Carswell, wr, 6-0, 180, Itawamba (Ga.) CC
Hodari Christian, lb, 6-1, 195, McKeesport (Pa.) HS
Shelton Gibson, wr, 6-1, 175, Cleveland Heights (Ohio) HS
Brandon Golson, lb, 6-3, 220, Georgia Military College
Malik Greaves, db, 6-3, 200, Sandalwood HS, Jacksonville, Fla.
Marvin Gross, dl, 6-4, 225, Dunbar HS, Baltimore
Marcell Lazard, ol, 6-6, 293, Bloomfield (N.J.) HS
d’Vante Henry, lb, 6-5, 205, Arizona Western College
Darrien Howard, lb, 6-2, 250, Chaminade-Julienne HS, Dayton, Ohio
Dontrill Hyman, dl, 6-4, 265, Hinds (Miss.) CC
Grant Lingafelter, ol, 6-5, 265, Chagrin Falls (Ohio) HS
Isaac McDonald, db, 6-5, 205, Champagnat Catholic HS, Hialeah, Fla.
Nick O’Toole, p, 6-5, 220, Fullerton (Calif.) CC
Chavas Rawlins, qb, 6-3, 190, Monessen (Pa.) HS
Daikiel Shorts, wr, 6-1, 200, Eastern Christian Academy, Elkton, Md.
Wendell Smallwood, rb, 5-11, 194, Eastern Christian Academy, Elkton, Md.
Dreamius Smith, rb, 5-10, 215, Butler (Kan.) CC
Tyler Tezeno, ol, 6-3, 280, Klein Collins HS, Houston
Jeremy Tyler, db, 6-0, 195, Martin Luthern King HS, Lithonia, Ga.
Stone Underwood, ol, 6-4, 285, Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) CC
Elijah Wellman, rb, 6-2, 235, Spring Valley HS, Huntington, W.Va.
Kevin White, wr, 6-4, 210, Lackawanna (Pa.) CC
Daryl Worley, db, 6-2, 190, William Penn Charter HS, Philadelphia
Marshall signing class
HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s 2013 football signees announced Wednesday:
Kevin Anderson, qb, 6-2, 204, Boca Raton (Fla.) HS
Jeremiah Benjamin, lb, 6-2, 215, McArthur HS, Hollywood, Fla.
Arnold Blackmon, dl, 6-2, 245, Navarro (Texas) College
Josh Brown, dl, 6-5, 300, South Aiken HS, Aiken, S.C.
Brandon Byrd, rb, 6-0, 198, East Bay HS, Gibsonton, Fla.
Cody Collins, ol, 6-2, 280, Trotwood-Madison HS, Trotwood, Ohio
Tyler Combs, ol, 6-5, 275, Lawrence County HS, Louisa, Ky.
Neville Hewitt, lb, 6-2, 220, Georgia Military College
Stefan Houston, lb, 6-3, 200, Fork Union (Va.) Academy
Chris Huhn, ol, 6-6, 290, Pickerington (Ohio) North HS
Justin Hunt, wr, 6-2, 180, Whitehaven HS, Memphis, Tenn.
Sandley Jean-Felix, ol, 6-5, 292, Boyd Anderson HS, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
Angelo Jean-Louis, wr, 6-0, 185 Fork Union (Va.) Academy
Michael Johnson, db, 5-10, 165, Booker T. Washington HS, Miami, Fla.
Josh Knight, wr, 6-1, 180, Fort Pierce (Fla.) HS
Tiquan Lang, db, 5-9, 174, Lowndes HS, Valdosta, Ga.
Taj Letman, db, 6-3, 195, Holmes (Miss.) CC
Deontay McManus, wr, 6-2, 220, Atlanta Sports Academy
Tony Pittman, rb, 5-11, 200, Phoebus HS, Hampton, Va.
Shykeem Pitts, db, 5-11, 175, Ridge HS, Davenport, Fla.
Aaron Plantt, lb, 6-1, 202, Hallandale (Fla.) HS
Michael Selby, ol, 6-3, 280, Washington County HS, Sandersville, Ga.
Gary Thompson, dl-lb, 6-3, 206, Helix HS, La Mesa, Calif.
Corey Tindal, db, 5-10, 175, Atlanta Sports Academy
Kent Turene, lb, 6-3, 230, Atlanta Sports Academy
De’Andre Wilson, db, 5-10, 170, Myrtle Beach (S.C.) HS
Gerald Wright, ol, 6-3, 320, Northwestern HS, Miami, Fla.
Concord signing class
ATHENS — Concord’s 2013 football signees announced Wednesday:
Mike Bailey, OL, 6-0, 265, Woodrow Wilson HS, Beckley, W.Va.
Jennings Berry, RB/LB, 5-8, 180, Meadow Bridge HS, Layland, W.Va.
Jordan Bryant, TE, 6-2, 232, Cave Spring HS, Roanoke, Va.
Brandon Fowler, DL, 6-1, 250, Mallard Creek HS, Charlotte, N.C.
Trenton Gibbs, QB, 6-1, 200, Wahama HS, New Haven, W.Va.
Dennis Ikic, LB, 6-1, 210, West Forsyth HS, Clemmons, N.C.
Darryl Johnson, NG, 6-3, 340, Perryville HS, Port Deposit, Md.
P.J. Jones, WR, 6-2, 175, East Forsyth HS, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Brian McDonough, TE, 6-3, 215, Penn-Trafford HS, Harrison City, Pa.
Joseph Moody, OL, 6-1, 265, Butler HS, Matthews, N.C.
Robbie Mullins, LB, 5-10, 215, Clintwood HS, Clintwood, Va.
Kamron Neese, OL, 6-1, 260, Southeast Guilford HS, Greensboro, N.C.
Chris Norman, OL, 6-3, 295, Fort Mill HS, Fort Mill, S.C.
Sam Plantz, C, 6-0 , 275, George Washington HS, Charleston, W.Va.
Ethan Richardson, RB, 5-10, 183, Marion HS, Sugar Grove, Va.
Chaudlier Shepherd, CB, 5-9, 160, Wise HS, Upper Marlboro, Md.
Zach Wamsley, LB, 6-0, 215, Wahama HS, Letart, W.Va.
Marquis Willis, CB, 5-10, 160, Statesville HS, Statesville, N.C.
Elijahwon Williams, FB, 5-10, 215, Okeechobee HS, Okeechobee, Fla.
Chad Wyrick, WR, 6-2, 185, Princeton HS, Princeton, W.Va.
WVU signing class
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