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Eric Kinsey, DL, 6-3, 225, Miami, Fla./Miami Northwestern HS
Played for coach Billy Rolle at Miami Northwestern HS … as a senior, he helped Northwestern finish with a 7-3 record … finished with 87 tackles, including 24 for loss, and 10 sacks as a senior … also forced five fumbles and had three fumble recoveries … named All-Dade County 8A-6A first team by the Miami Herald … No. 5 on Miami Herald Miami-Dade County Top 25 … No. 1 defensive lineman top players by position … No. 12 on the Miami Herald Top 101 players … played in the Nike South Florida All-Star Game … finished with 19 tackles for loss and had 14 sacks as a junior … No. 69 strong-side defensive end nationally … No. 179 recruit in state of Florida … 2010 Miami Herald All-Dade County honorable mention … also offered by Louisville, Nebraska, Ole Miss, USF and Vanderbilt.
Travares Copeland, WR, 6-0, 185, Port St. Lucie, Fla./Treasure Coast HS
Played two years at Westwood High before playing his senior season for coach Irvin Jones at Treasure Coast High … as a senior, he completed 78-of-144 passes for 1,096 yards and 13 touchdowns … ran for 497 yards and six touchdowns … selected first team all-area offense by the Palm Beach Post … named second team all-state as a utility player … selected to play wide receiver for the Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast All-Star Game … as a junior, he was named a first team all-area quarterback and a second team all-area utility player by TCPalm … he completed 102-of-200 passes for 1,691 yards and 16 touchdowns … also ran for 344 yards and six scores … as a sophomore, threw for 1,866 yards, rushed for 407 yards and six touchdowns … selected third team all-state 3A … a first team all-area quarterback … a three-star prospect by rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … No. 28 athlete by rivals.com … No. 49 on Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100 … No. 53 on Florida's Postseason Top 100 … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan State, Pitt, Rutgers, USF, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest.
Devonte Mathis, WR, 6-2, 210, Hollywood, Fla./Miramar HS
Two-year starter for former Mountaineer Damon Cogdell at Miramar High … finished 13-1 in 2011, falling to Plant in the Florida 8A state championship … finished 2011 with 35 receptions for 552 yards and eight touchdowns … recorded five receptions for 86 yards and two touchdowns against West Broward … made three receptions for 115 yards and one touchdown against Palm Beach Gardens … spent 2010 between quarterback, running back and wide receiver … threw for 713 passing yards and seven touchdowns, while rushing for 167 yards and two touchdowns … also caught 10 passes for 198 yards … represented the South Florida squad in the Nike South Florida All-Star game … named Miami Herald all-Broward County second-team offense … member of the 2011 Sun Sentinel Class 8A-7A-6A second team offense … No. 12 on Miami Herald Top 25 2012 recruit list … came in at No. 39 on Miami Herald 2012 Pre-Spring Florida Top 101 … ranked No. 44 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Florida Top 100 … previous played for Carol City High …three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … rivals.com No. 66 wide receiver … No. 67 on the rivals.com Florida Postseason Top 100 … also offered by Florida State, Louisville, Mississippi, Ohio State, USF, UCF and Wake Forest.
Darreall "Dee" Joyner, WR, 5-11, 180, Miami, Fla./Miami Central HS
Helped lead Miami Central High to a 13-1 record in 2011 under coach Telly Lockette … team finished No. 17 on the MaxPreps.com Xcellent 25 Rank, falling in the Florida 6A state championship ... recorded 28 receptions for 466 yards and five touchdowns in 2011 … had a season-high 131 yards on four receptions for three touchdowns in season opener against Booker T. Washington … 2011 Miami Herald all-Miami Dade County second team offense … played for the Miami-Dade squad in the Nike South Florida All-Star game … previously played for Fitzgerald High (Fitzgerald, Ga.) in 2010, making 42 receptions for 719 yards and nine touchdowns … 2010 Georgia second team all-state … 2010 honorable mention all-Middle Georgia … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and ESPN.com … also offered by Illinois, Minnesota and Wake Forest.
Adam Pankey, OL, 6-5, 324, Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton HS
Three-year starter for coach Bob Jacoby at Hamilton High … finished with a combined 13-18 record … team averaged 189 rushing yards in 2011 and a total of 236 yards per game … helped team to average 347 yards of total offense per game, including 306 rushing yards per game in 2010 … earned Division I All-Ohio third team offense honors in 2011 … Southwest All-District first team offense in 2011, after earning second team honors in 2010 …three-time All-Greater Miami first team offense member … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and Scout.com … No. 51 on rivals.com Ohio Postseason Top 60 … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Offensive Tackle … also offered by Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Minnesota, NC State and Pitt.
Kimlon "K.J." Dillon, S, 6-2, 185, Apopka, Fla./Apopka HS
Three-year starter for coach Rick Darlington at Apopka High … combined for a record of 30-9, including an appearance in the Florida 6A state championship game … finished 2011 with 45 tackles and three interceptions on defense, while leading the team with 422 yards on 20 receptions with one touchdown … also had 36 carries for 224 yards and two touchdowns … named a member of the 2011 Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida second team defense … played in the 2011 Central Florida All-Star Game for the East Side … No. 56 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Florida Top 100 … No. 10 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Central Florida Super60 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and ESPN.com … ranked No. 44 safety by rivals.com … also offered by Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Purdue, USF and UCF.
Deontay McManus, WR, 6-1, 209, Randallstown, Md./Dunbar HS
Three-year two-way starter for coach Lawrence Smith at Dunbar High … appeared in three Maryland 1A state championship games, including back-to-back state championship wins in 2010 and 2011 … combined for a three-year record of 36-5 … made 40 receptions for 590 yards and six touchdowns in 2011 … made two receptions for 29 yards and had five carries for 63 yards and one touchdown in state championship game against Perryville … recorded 102 tackles in 2011, including 12 tackles in state championship game … had 25 receptions for 341 yards and five touchdowns in 2010, while making 88 tackles and four interceptions defensively … two-time Baltimore Sun All-Metro first team defense … two-time Maryland consensus all-state defense … two-time Maryland small school first team defense … 2009 Maryland small school second team defense … played in the 2011 Chesapeake Bowl … finalist for the 2011 Under Armour All-America game … four-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and Prepstar.com … three-star prospect on ESPN.com … No. 169 on rivals.com Rivals250 … No. 25 wide receiver on rivals.com … rivals.com No. 4 on Maryland Postseason Top 25 … Tom Lemming No. 18 wide receiver … also offered by Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, NC State, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Penn State, Rutgers, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Mark Glowinski, OL, 6-5, 290, Wilkes-Barre, Pa./Lackawanna College
Two-year starter for coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College … finished with a combined career record of 16-6, including a win in the 2010 Graphics Edge Bowl and an appearance in the 2011 Salt Lake City Bowl … helped anchor an offense that was ranked No. 23 nationally in 2011, averaging 388.36 yards per game … the rushing offense was ranked No. 6, averaging 239 rushing yards per game … team averaged 327.6 total yards and 138.5 rushing yards during the 2010 season … 2011 NJCAA second team All-American … previously played for GAR Memorial High (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), leading the team a 26-8 record as three year, two-way starter … team averaged 331.5 rushing yards per game in 2009, 218.9 rushing yards per game in 2008 and 193.9 rushing yards per game in 2007 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and Scout.com … also offered by Arkansas, Connecticut, East Carolina, Kansas State and NC State.
Roshard Burney, RB, 5-10, 205, Lake Park, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens HS
Played two seasons for coach Chris Davis at Palm Beach Gardens High … team went a combined 14-8, with a 9-3 record in 2011 that included an appearance in the Florida 8A Regional Finals, falling to Miramar … led Palm Beach County in rushing yards with 2,000 yards on 284 carries with 19 touchdowns in 2011 … completed the 2010 season with 84 carries for 642 rushing yards and five touchdowns … rushed for 487 yards on 68 carries with three touchdowns in 2009 … 2011 Florida 8A first team all-state offense … 2011 Sun Sentinel Palm Beach County Class 8A-7A-6A Player of the Year … 2011 Sun Sentinel Palm Beach County first team offense … 2011 Palm Beach Post Large Schools Offensive Player of the Year … 2011 Palm Beach Post Large Schools first team offense … 2011 Palm Beach County Athletic Association first team offense … No. 6 Palm Beach Post Top 75 recruits … 2010 Palm Beach Post Class 6A second team offense … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … ranked No. 44 running back by rivals.com … No. 93 on the rivals.com Florida Postseason Top 100 … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Memphis, Purdue, Rutgers and USF.
Noble Nwachukwu (nu-watch-ew-koo), DL, 6-2, 240, Wylie, Texas/Wylie HS
Started two seasons for coach Bill Howard at Wylie High, leading the team to a 15-10 combined record as a starting defensive end … recorded 53 tackles, eight tackles for loss, four sacks, nine quarterback hurries and one forced fumble in 2011 … played first season of football in 2010, leading Wylie to the Texas 4A state semifinals with an 11-4 record … finished 2010 with 50 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks, 11 quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and three forced fumbles … two-time unanimous All-District 10-4A first team defense member … five-time Wylie News Player of the Week … one-time Dallas Morning News Player of the Week honor in 2010 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … also offered by Houston, Iowa, Kansas, Memphis, New Mexico, Purdue, SMU and Texas Tech.
Torry Clayton, RB, 5-9, 195, Florida City, Fla./South Dade HS
Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter for coach Greg Dentino at South Dade High … led team to a combined three-year record of 26-10, including two appearances in the Florida 6A regional finals … finished 2011 as Miami-Dade County's seventh leading rusher with 1,108 yards on 168 carries with 15 touchdowns … rushed for more than 200 yards in two games and over 100 yards in six games … registered four touchdowns and 221 rushing yards against Ferguson … ran for 144 yards and three touchdowns against Varela … scored two touchdowns with 202 yards rushing against Krop … ran for 151 yards and one touchdown against Killian … had two touchdowns and 141 rushing yards against Palmetto … ranked third in county in touchdowns (20) and seventh in rushing yards (1,142) on 170 rushes in 2010 … scampered for 405 yards with eight touchdowns on 87 rushes in 2009 … named 2011 Miami Herald all-Dade County first-team offense … played in the 2011 Nike South Florida All-Star game, finishing with six carries for 65 yards and two touchdowns … 2011 Florida 8A second team all-state offense …No. 9 on Miami Herald Top 25 Miami-Dade County 2012 recruits … No. 2 running back on Miami Herald Miami-Dade County Top Five players by position list … 2010 Miami Herald All-Dade 6A first team offense … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … ranked No. 33 running back by rivals.com … No. 70 on the rivals.com Florida Postseason Top 100 … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Running Back … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, UCF and Western Michigan.
Garrett Hope, LB, 6-3, 225, The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands HS
Two-year starter and three-year letterwinner for coach Mark Schmid at The Woodlands High … led team to a record of 12-2 and appearance in the Texas 5A state quarterfinals in 2011 and 10-1record in 2010 … finished 2011 as team captain with 71 tackles, two forced fumbles, two passes defended, three sacks, 18 tackles for loss and seven quarterback hurries … recorded 67.5 tackles in 2010, along with two interceptions, three forced fumbles, 4.5 sacks, five tackles for loss and 13 quarterback hurries … 2011 Houston Chronicle Top 100 recruit … 2011 second team Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston defense … Texas 5A honorable mention all-state in 2011 … named the 2011 District 14-5A Defensive Player of the Year … earned all-District 14-5A second team defensive honors in 2010 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and Scout.com … also offered by Nevada, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Northwestern, UTEP and Wyoming.
Will Johnson, TE/WR, 6-6, 245, Maple Grove, Minn. /Osseo HS
Two-year starter for coach Derrin Lamker at Osseo High … finished 2011 with a 9-2 record, while recording a 7-3 mark in 2010 … made 16 receptions for 199 yards and one touchdown in 2011 … scored three touchdowns on 14 receptions for 169 yards in 2010 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … ranked No. 26 tight end by rivals.com … No. 5 on rivals.com Minnesota Postseason Top 10 … also offered by Auburn, Boston College, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi and UCF.
Sam Lebbie, LB, 6-2, 215, Washington, D.C./DeMatha HS
Three-year starter for coaches Elijah Brooks and Bill McGregor at DeMatha High … finished career with a combined 26-9 record … finished 2011 with 79 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, eight sacks and seven forced fumbles … played in the 2011 Chesapeake Bowl, where he was named the rivals.com "Most Physical Player" … named to the 2011 Washington Post All-Metro first team defense … member of the 2011 Maryland Consensus all-state defense and Maryland big school first team defense … four-star prospect according to Scout.com and ESPN.com … three-star prospect on rivals.com … No. 23 on rivals.com Maryland Postseason Top 25 …No. 6 middle linebacker on Scout.com …Tom Lemming Top Inside Linebacker … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, Rutgers and Vanderbilt.
Devonte Robinson, WR, 6-1, 170, Delray Beach, Fla./Village Academy HS
Three-year starter for coach Donald Hanna at Village Academy High … finished career 17-13, including an 8-3 mark in 2011 … led Palm Beach County with 950 receiving yards on 31 receptions and 30.6 yards per catch, while ranking No. 4 in touchdown receptions with 10 in 2011 … also recorded seven interceptions on defense … finished 2010 with 18 receptions for 534 yards and six touchdowns … average 29.6 yards per catch …member of the 2011 Florida 2A all-state first team offense … Palm Beach Post Small Schools first team offense ... 2011 Sun Sentinel Class 5A-4A-3A-2A first team defense … No. 11 on the Palm Beach Post Gametime Top 100 … invited to play in the 2011 Palm Beach County/Treasure Coast All-Star game and the 2011 Nike South Florida All-Star game … named 2010 Sun Sentinel Class 2A-2B-1A-1B honorable mention … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and ESPN.com … No. 78 wide receiver on rivals.com … rivals.com No. 84 on Florida Postseason Top 100 … also offered by Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan State, Minnesota, SMU, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Western Michigan.
Tony Matteo, OL, 6-5, 280, Clinton, Ohio/Manchester HS
Played three seasons for coach Jim France at Manchester High … finished career without delivering a bad snap … went 7-4 in 2011, advancing to the Ohio Division IV regional quarterfinals … anchored a line that averaged 184.8 yards per game … graded out at 97 percent in blocking efficiency on a team that amassed more than 4,000 yards … helped lead team to a 12-1 record and a spot in the Ohio Division IV regional finals in 2010 … led an offensive line that paved the way for an average of 188.3 rushing yards per game … earned Division IV All-Ohio first team offense honors in 2011, after being named special mention in 2010 … two-time Northeastern Inland All-District first team offense and All-Pac 7 first team offense member … 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star … 2011 Akron Beacon Journal Football All-Star … No. 20 on the 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players … served as a team captain and earned team MVP award in 2011, while being named the school's top lineman in 2010 … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … ranked No. 16 center by rivals.com … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Center … also offered by Cincinnati, Connecticut, and Pitt.
Brandon Napoleon, CB, 6-0, 175, Rahway, N.J./St. Peter's Prep
Two-year starter for coach Rich Hansen at St. Peter's Prep … led team to a combined record of 16-6, including two appearances in the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 4 semifinals … went 81-for-144 for 1,218 and 11 touchdowns as a quarterback in 2011 … also rushed 79 times for 460 yards and two touchdowns, while also returning a kickoff … made two interceptions as a defensive back … played in the 2011 U.S. Marines Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl … 2011 HCIAL Red Division Co-Player of the Year … HCIAL Red Division first team all-conference offense in 2011 and third team all-conference offense in 2010 … 2011 All-Hudson County first team offense and 2010 All-Hudson County third team offense … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … No. 26 rivals.com New Jersey Postseason Top 30 … Tom Lemming Top Combo Quarterback … No. 17 cornerback according to Tom Lemming … son of former Mountaineer standout Eugene Napoleon … also offered by Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina and Rutgers.
Tyler Orlosky, OL, 6-4, 290, Cleveland, Ohio/St. Edward HS
Played two seasons for coach Rick Finotti at St. Edward High … former high school teammate of Mountaineer offensive lineman Brandon Jackson … finished career grading out at 93 percent blocking efficiency and 72 pancake blocks … led team to an 8-4 record in 2011 and a trip to the Ohio Division I second round … recorded a 90 percent blocking efficiency with 38 pancake blocks … won the Ohio Division I state championship in 2010, finishing 15-0 and earning a No. 2 national ranking … in 2010, team averaged 268.1 rushing yards per game with three players over 900 yards rushing, while also averaging 115.8 passing yards per game … finished 2010 with a 96 percent blocking efficiency and 50 knockdown blocks … Division I All-Ohio special mention honors in 2011 … was named to the Division I All-Ohio second team offense in 2010 … two-time Northeastern Lakes All-District first team offense … two-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star … No. 3 on the 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players … rated as a four-star prospect by Scout.com … three-star prospect according to ESPN.com and rivals.com … ranked No. 24 2012 guard by rivals.com … ranked No. 41 on rivals.com 2012 Ohio Postseason Top 60 … ranked No. 13 on Scout.com 2012 guards … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Guard … also offered by Illinois, Michigan State, Northwestern and Ohio State.
Nana Kyeremeh (Ky-rum), CB, 5-11, 170, Worthington, Ohio/Thomas Worthington HS
Three-year starter for coach Scott Gordon at Thomas Worthington High … finished 2011 with 73 tackles, six interceptions that totaled 145 return yards and two touchdowns, four blocked punts with two being returned for touchdowns and two blocked extra points … registered four interceptions in 2010 and three interceptions in 2009 … earned a spot on the 2011 all-Ohio Division I second team defense … earned 2011 All-Central District first team defense honors after being recognized as special mention in 2010 … two-time All-OCC Central Division first team honoree … 2011 Columbus Dispatch All-Metro first team defense … member of This Week's 2011 Super 25 first team defense … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … ran that anchor leg of the 2011 2x200 meter Ohio state champion relay team … runs a 4.3 40-yard dash … also offered by Boston College, Northwestern and Vanderbilt.
Jarrod Harper, S, 5-11, 200, Frostburg, Md. /Mountain Ridge HS
Three year, two-way starter for coach Roy Devore at Mountain Ridge High … finished 2011 with a 9-2 record and appearance in the Maryland state playoffs … recorded 52 tackles, five tackles for loss, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles in 2011 … rushed for 1,334 yards on 187 carries, totaling 24 all-purpose touchdowns on offense … finished 2010 with 72 tackles, one tackle for loss, nine interceptions and one fumble recovery on defense, while recording 1,860 all-purpose yards, along with 18 touchdowns on offense … 2011 Maryland small school first team defense ... 2010 Maryland small school second team defense … 2011 Cumberland Times-News Co-Defensive Player of the Year … 2010 Cumberland Times-News first team defense and second team offense … 2010 Mineral Times Daily News-Tribune Player of the Year … 2009 Cumberland Times-News honorable mention offense … Tom Lemming Top Safety … three-star prospect according to Scout.com.
Christian Brown, DL, 6-3, 290, Bridgeton, N.J./Bridgeton HS
Played for coach Dave Ellen at Bridgeton High in 2011 … saw action in seven games, helping lead the team to a 6-4 record … finished the season with 35 tackles (14 solo, 21 assisted) and two sacks … recorded a season-high nine tackles against Holy Spirit … previously played two seasons at Dunbar High (Ft. Myers, Fla.) …as a junior, he finished with 40 tackles and three sacks … helped team finish with an 11-11-1 record during those two years … completed 2009 with 22 tackles (12 solo, 10 assisted), one sack and one forced fumble … three-star prospect according to rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com … ranked No. 38 defensive tackle in 2012 by rivals.com … No. 17 on the rivals.com 2012 New Jersey Postseason Top 30 list … also offered by Connecticut, Duke, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Minnesota, NC State, Purdue, USF and UCF.
Korey Harris, DL, 6-4, 230, St. Augustine, Fla./Bartram Trail HS
Two-year starter for coach Darrell Sutherland at Bartram Trail High … finished career with a 19-6 record, including a 12-2 mark in 2011, advancing to the Florida 6A state semifinals … recorded 53 tackles (36 solo, 17 assisted) in 2011, along with 4.5 sacks and one pass breakup … made a season-high 10 tackles against Pace and had at least five tackles in six different games … finished 2010 with 45 tackles (34 solo, 11 assisted) and finished with eight sacks, including three sacks against Bishop Kenny to go with a season-high eight tackles … two-time member of The St. Augustine Record All-County squad, while also earning honorable mention honors on the 2011 Florida Times-Union All-First Coast team … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and ESPN.com … also offered by Cincinnati, NC State and Western Michigan.
Imarjaye Albury, DT, 6-1, 280, Miami, Fla./Northwestern HS
Coached by Billy Rolle at Northwestern High … helped lead Northwestern High to a 16-6 record as a two-year starter at defensive tackle … in 2011, finished with 45 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss and four sacks … helped Northwestern advance to the regional semifinals of the 2010 Florida 6A state playoffs ... invited to 2012 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl … played in the Nike South Florida All-Star Football Game for the Miami-Dade All-Stars … 2012 rivals.com No. 41 defensive tackle … 2012 Scout.com No. 74 defensive tackle … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Defensive Tackle … Miami Herald Miami-Dade County Top 25 Recruit … ranked as the No. 3 defensive lineman on Miami Herald Top Players by Position list … previously played at Carol City … Also offered by Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic, Kansas State, Kentucky, Louisville and Wake Forest.
Ford Childress, QB, 6-4, 210, Houston, Texas/Houston Kinkaid HS
Coached by Steve Hill at Houston Kinkaid High … led team to a 20-1 record in two seasons as a starter, winning back-to-back Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) championships in 2010 and 2011 … completed 184-of-292 passes for 3,171 yards and 41 touchdowns and only seven interceptions in 10 games as a senior, completing 63.01 percent of his passes … sixth in passing yards and second in touchdown passes in the Houston area … threw for 300 or more yards in six games and 400 or more yards in one game … completed 19-of-26 passes for 354 yards and seven touchdowns against Anahuac … threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns on 21-of-30 passing against Westbury Christian … threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two touchdowns on 21-of-37 passing for 357 yards against Second Baptist School … completed 13-of-15 passes for 322 yards and six touchdowns against Tulsa Holland Hall … threw for 376 yards and three touchdowns on 20-of-40 passing against Bellaire Episcopal … threw six touchdowns on 14-of-17 passing for 283 yards against Kipp Academy … completed 17-of-23 passes for 369 yards and seven touchdowns against Dallas Greenhill … threw for 447 yards and three touchdowns on 30-of-46 passing against Dallas St. Marks, with one rushing touchdown … finished 2010 season completing 177-of-307 passes for 2,658 yards, 25 touchdowns and 13 interceptions … threw for 300 or more yards in three games … Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100 recruit … a two-time all-SPC first team quarterback … invited to the 2012 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl … ESPNU Top 150 … 2012 rivals.com No. 15 pro-style quarterback … 2012 rivals.com No. 37 Texas Preseason Top 100 … 2012 rivals.com No. 38 Texas Postseason Top 100 … 2012 Scout.com No. 25 quarterback … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Pro-Style Quarterback … also offered by Arizona, Arizona State, Florida State and Oklahoma State.
Karl Joseph, S, 5-11, 190, Orlando, Fla./Edgewater HS
Coached by Zac Yarbrough at Edgewater High School … helped lead Edgewater to a 7-4 record as a senior … played for coach Bill Gierke as a junior and helped lead Edgewater to a 7-4 mark … finished 2011 with 126 tackles (97 solo), three sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, four blocked punts and two blocked field goals … registered 142 tackles (109 solo) in 2010, to go along with 22 tackles for loss, nine sacks, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries … registered first team Orlando Sentinel all-Central Florida Defensive honors in 2011 … rated No. 7 on the Orlando Sentinel 2012 Central Florida Super60 … ranked No. 53 Miami Herald 2012 pre-spring Florida Top 101 … also was No. 48 Orlando Sentinel 2012 Florida Top 100 … 2012 rivals.com No. 31 safety … 2012 rivals.com No. 82 in the Florida Postseason Top 100 … 2012 Scout.com No. 37 safety … 2012 Tom Lemming Top Safety … also offered by Cincinnati, East Carolina, Illinois, Louisville, Memphis, Miami (Fla.), Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Purdue, South Carolina, Tennessee, UCF, USF and Virginia.
Jordan Thompson, WR, 5-9, 163, Katy, Texas/Katy HS
Coached by Gary Joseph at Katy High … helped lead Katy to a 25-2 record as a two-year starter and to two District 19-5A conference championships … finished 2011 with 66 receptions and 1,117 yards receiving for an average of 17.8 yards per catch to go along with 17 touchdowns … ranked ninth in the Houston area in receiving yards and fifth in receiving touchdowns … had a touchdown reception in all but one game in 2011 … Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100 recruit … Houston Chronicle second team all-Greater Houston offense in 2011 … named the 19-5A all-District Special Teams Player of the Year, as well as unanimous first-team wide receiver and first-team return specialist in 2011 … earned 19-5A all-district second team wide receiver honors in 2010 … also named a two-time 19-5A all-district academic team member … finished with seven catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns against Galena Park North Shore … recorded five receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Alief Taylor … caught eight passes for 102 yards and one touchdown against Beaumont West Brook … set a school record with 217 yards on nine catches and three touchdowns against Houston Strake Jesuit … caught seven passes for 114 yards and three touchdowns against Katy Mayde Creek … also had touchdown receptions against Katy Seven Lakes, Katy Morton Ranch, Houston Memorial, Katy Taylor, Houston Madison, Houston Cypress Woods and La Porte … finished 2010 with 26 receptions for 384 yards and three touchdowns ... lost in the 2010 5A Division 2 state quarterfinals to current Mountaineer Dustin Garrison's Pearland squad … also played baseball.
Sean Walters, S, 6-2, 195, Hallandale Beach, Fla./Hallandale HS
Played one season for coach Dameon Jones at Hallandale High … recorded 89 tackles, 29 pass breakups and one interception in 2011 … Sun Sentinel honorable mention all-Broward County Class 5A-4A-3A-2A defense … ranked as the No. 5 safety on Miami Herald Top Players by Position list … played for the South Florida All-Stars in the 2011 Nike South Florida All-Star Game … invited to the FACA North-South All-Star Game … sat out junior season with ankle injury suffered in preseason game … previously was a two-year point guard for Boyd Anderson High … led squad to a 24-7 record in 2009-10 with 66 assists, 88 rebounds and 34 steals … Miami Herald honorable mention all-Broward County Class 6A-5A-4A guard … also offered by Minnesota and USF.