The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

February 7, 2013

WVU, Marshall, Concord football signings


From wire and staff reports

BECKLEY — 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.