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GEORGIA 2006 Football Signees

February 1, 2006

Here is the list of University of Georgia football signees released Wednesday by the University.

Name                Pos.     Ht.         Wt.         Hometown         High School

Asher Allen   ATH      5-10     180       Tucker, Ga.                Tucker

Justin Anderson   OL     6-5     320       Ocilla, Ga.            Irwin County

Geno Atkins      DL     6-1   270    Pembroke Pines, Fla.    St. Thomas Aquinas

Quintin Banks   DB    6-2     193       Warner Robins, Ga.       Houston Co.

Shaun Chapas  FB     6-2     235       St. Augustine, Fla.       Bolles

Ricardo Crawford   DL    6-1    303       Fair Bluff, N.C.        West Columbus

Chris Davis      OL    6-4      245       Jefferson, Ga.              Jefferson

Josh Davis       OL     6-6     295       Jayess, Miss.                Tylertown

Akeem Dent     LB     6-2       225       Atlanta, Ga.                 Douglass

Darius Dewberry    LB    6-3     211    Ft. Valley, Ga.       Hargrave Military

Demarcus Dobbs   DL   6-2    253      Savannah, Ga.          Calvary Baptist

Kris Durham     WR   6-5     186      Calhoun, Ga.               Calhoun

Darryl Gamble LB   6-2      215    Bainbridge, Ga.       Bainbridge

Ben Harden       OL    6-3      290       Perry, Ga.              Perry

Akeem Hebron LB    6-1    195       Gaithersburg, Md       Good Counsel

Rashad Jones     DB     6-2       180       Atlanta, Ga.         Washington

Michael Lemon    DL    6-4     255       Lizella, Ga.         Stratford Academy

John Miller      OL   6-6      286       Cartersville, Ga.       Woodland

Prince Miller      DB    5-8    185            Duncan, S.C.         Byrnes

Knowshon Moreno   TB    5-11      205     Belford, N.J.    Middletown So.

Fred Munzenmaier  FB    6-2      235       Norcross, Ga.         Norcross

Kevin Perez    OL     6-3        273       Miami, Fla.        Killian

Matthew Stafford   QB     6-3     210       Dallas, Tex.            Highland Park

Kiante Tripp      DL     6-6      244            Atlanta, Ga.             Westlake

NaDerris Ward TE    6-5    247         Oakland, Calif.            McClymonds

Tony Wilson      WR   5-11    175        Daytona Beach, Fla.      Mainland
Brandon Wood    DL    6-1     254      Buchanan, Ga.             Haralson Co.

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Player Profiles:

 

ASHER ALLEN

ATH, 5-10, 180

Tucker, Ga.

Tucker H.S.

ASHER ALLEN: Born: Jan. 22, 1988...High School: Tucker...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 and Super Southern 100....Fox Sports Net All-South Third-Team....Rivals.com #9 cornerback in the nation...Scout.com #22 cornerback…PrepStar Top 200...missed a majority of the 2005 season with a shoulder injury....earned Coaches Choice All-State honors as a junior punt/kick returner after returning seven punts for touchdowns and two kick-offs for touchdowns...36 receptions for 432 yards and five touchdowns from his flanker position as a junior and almost 500 yards and six rushing scores ...recorded six interceptions, 46 first-hit tackles and 20 assists as a junior ...also played basketball and ran track in high school...High School Coach: Bill Ballard.

 

JUSTIN ANDERSON

OL, 6-5, 320

Ocilla, Ga.

Irwin County H.S.

JUSTIN K. ANDERSON…Born: April 15, 1988…High School: Irwin County …USA Today All-USA First Team Offense and Pre-Season Super 25… EA Sports second team All-America…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 and Super Southern 100…Three-time First-Team Class AA All-State by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and 2005 All-State selection by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution … FSN South Countdown to Signing Day All-South Second Team…invited to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game…PrepStar 100…Rivals.com Top 7 Offensive Guards and Top 100 recruit …Scout.com No. 16 offensive lineman in the nation…CSTV and ESPN Top 150 in America…Tifton Gazette All-Tiftarea Team…his team advanced to the state playoffs in three of his four seasons…also played basketball and ran track until his senior year…High School Coach: Jute Wilson

 

 

GENO ATKINS

DL, 6-1, 270

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

St. Thomas Aquinas H.S.

GENO ATKINS: Born: March, 28, 1988…High School: St. Thomas Aquinas…Rivals.com #24 strongside defensive end in the nation… Rivals.com #36 postseason Top 100 in Florida…Scout.com #41 defensive end nationwide…first-team 5-A All-State selection…Florida 5-A Defensive Player of the Year…first-team All-County by the Sun-Sentinel and the Miami Herald…led his team with 49 solo tackles, including 18.5 tackles for a loss, 68 assists, 7.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, nine quarterback hurries and two recovered fumbles as a senior…registered 50 solo tackles, 20 assists, 12 tackles for loss, one interception and four recovered fumbles playing mostly linebacker as a junior…part of Class AAAAA state runner-up team in 2004 and 2005, which finished the 2005 season ranked No. 10 in the nation by USA Today…also throws the shot put for the track team…High School Coach: George Smith.

 

 

QUINTIN BANKS

DB, 6-2, 193

Warner Robins, Ga.

Houston County H.S.

QUINTIN BANKS…Born: March 4, 1988…High School: Houston County…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAAA All-State First Team as defensive back and Best in Georgia as a safety...Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAA All-State Defensive Team as a defensive back… All-Region 1 AAAAA at defensive back…PrepStar Top 200, No.19 overall at defensive back…Rivals.com No. 11 overall safety… Rated 13th in Rivals.com postseason Top 50…..First Team All-Middle Georgia and All-Houston County…selected to the GACA North-South All-Star Team…Region 1-AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year…recipient of the Golden Helmet Award for MVP of Houston County…Team Captain …played free safety, quarterback, and wingback…career stats of 193 tackles, 2 interceptions, 22 pass break ups, 5 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 2 blocked kicks and 174 yards of total offense…High School Coach: Doug Johnson.

 

 

SHAUN CHAPAS

FB, 6-2, 235

St. Augustine, Fla.

Jacksonville Bolles H.S.

SHAUN CHAPAS: Born: May 2, 1988.....High School: Bolles....Florida Times-Union Super 24.....Tallahassee Democrat Top 75 list...Orlando Sentinel Top 100 list....Rivals.com #9 fullback in the nation and a 3-star prospect at his position....led his team to the Class AA state title in 2004 primarily as a junior blocking back, but he also added nine rushing touchdowns and two touchdown receptions...missed the 2005 season with an ACL injury....named Athlete of the Year at Bolles as a freshman and a sophomore....his high school coach, Corky Rogers, is the all-time wins leader for high school football in Florida and has won six state championships....enjoys fishing in his free time....High School Coach: Corky Rogers.

 

 

RICARDO CRAWFORD

DL, 6-1, 303

Fair Bluff, N.C.

West Columbus H.S.

RICARDO CRAWFORD…Born: June 13, 1987…High School: West Columbus…Rated 36th among defensive tackles in the country according to Rivals.com…Rated 12th in the Rivals.com postseason Top 30 list for North Carolina…three-star player and rated #62 nationally at DT by Scout.com….NC Preps 2A All-State team as a junior…NC Preps 1A All-State team as a senior…All-Conference for Waccaman Conference…All-Columbus County…AP First-Team All-State…Played in The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas…as a junior recorded 71 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss and 2 sacks…as a senior registered 69 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss and 9 sacks….also graded out at 79 percent at the right tackle position…High School Coach: Vernon Brigman.

 

 

CHRIS DAVIS

OL, 6-4, 245

Jefferson, Ga.

Jefferson H.S.

CHRIS DAVIS...Born: June 13, 1988...High School: Jefferson…named an Athens Banner Herald second-team All-Northeast Georgia selection and played in the GACA All-Star Game as a senior… The Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State Honorable Mention and Best in Georgia…named to All-Region, All-State, All-Northeast Georgia and All-Gainesville Area teams and preseason Super 11 throughout his career…ranked in the Scout.com Georgia Top 30…Rivals.com Top 50 Offensive Guards…Rivals.com preseason Georgia Top 75, postseason Georgia Top 50…four-year letterwinner, two-year starter…played tight end and on the defensive line his senior year…was also the team’s long snapper all four years…three-year letterwinner in baseball and basketball and was offered scholarships in both of those sports as well…High School Coach: Bill Navas.

 

 

JOSH DAVIS

OL, 6-6, 295

Jayess, Miss.

Tylertown H.S.

JOSH DAVIS…Born: Feb. 1, 1988…High School: Tylertown… Rivals.com Mississippi Top 25 and Top 40 offensive tackles of 2006… Scout.com No. 15 player in Mississippi and All-Mississippi…Mobile Register Super Southeast 120…Clarion Ledger and Mississippi Coaches Association Class AAA All-State…invited to play in the Mississippi North-South All-Star game…named team MVP and team captain…three-year letterman and two-year starter on the OL…led his team to the third round of the state playoffs as a junior and first round as a senior…High School Coach: Walter Denton.

 

 

AKEEM DENT

LB, 6-2, 225

Atlanta, Ga.

Douglass H.S.

AKEEM DENT…Born: Sept. 27, 1987…High School: Douglass… The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Class AAAAA first team All-State defense…2005 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAA All-State defense…Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team…Valdosta Daily Times first team All-State defense…2005 FSN South Countdown To Signing Day “All-South” Third Team Defense… named Rivals.com Rivals 250… rated the 12th best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com…rated the 41st best linebacker in the country and the eighth best in the South by Scout.com.…rated the eights best inside linebacker in the country by ESPN.com…recorded over 140 tackles his senior year…High School Coach: Gary Cantrell.

 

 

DARIUS DEWBERRY

LB, 6-3, 211

Fort Valley, Ga.

Hargrave Military

DARIUS DEWBERRY… Born: March 13, 1986...High School: Peach County...The Atlanta Journal Constitution Super 11, Super Southern 100 and Class AAA All-State....Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State team....named to The Orlando Sentinel’s All-Southern Team...ranked 43 in The Mobile Register Super Southeast 120....SuperPrep All-Dixie Team, rated the tenth best player in Georgia and the 29th best linebacker in the nation....Countdown To Signing Day All-South first team....ranked 39th in TheInsiders.com National Hot 100, ninth in the South Hot 100, and second in the Georgia Hot 100...rated the fifth best linebacker in the country by TheInsiders.com...rated the 12th best linebacker in nation by Rivals.com and seventh in the Rivals.com Postseason Georgia Top 40......recorded 63 tackles, 23 assists, nine tackles for a loss, nine pressures, six sacks, and two interceptions his senior season...High School Coach: Rance Gillespie.

Prep School: 2005—Hargrave Military Academy…Rivals Prep School No. 11 player in country…Scout No. 8 linebacker in nation...tallied 61 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions and five pass break-ups from his linebacker position…Prep School Coach: Robert Prunty.

 

 

DEMARCUS DOBBS

DL, 6-2, 253

Savannah, Ga.

Calvary Baptist H.S.

DEMARCUS DOBBS…Born: November 30, 1987…High School: Calvary Baptist… The Atlanta Journal Constitution Class A All-State first team and Super Southern 100…Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A All-State linebacker… Scout.Com rates him a 4-star prospect, among the Top 11 DE prospects in the nation, Top 27 overall prospects in the South, and Top three DE prospects in the South… Rivals.com rates him a 3-star prospect, Top 10 Strongside DE prospects in the South, and Top 41 Strongside DE prospects in the nation… ESPN rates him among the Top 40 TE prospects in the nation… All-City Line Backer 1st Team…WTOC TV Super 11 Top Football Players…WJCL Hero Award…All-Region First Team defensive end… while participating on the basketball team was nominated to the Savannah Morning News 2005 1st Team All-City Squad…2005 Finocchiaro Award…All-Coastal Empire TE … as a senior recorded 78 tackles six sacks and four tackles for loss… offensively he had 14 receptions for 259 yards and four touchdowns… High School Coach: Danny Britt

 

 

KRIS DURHAM

WR, 6-5, 186

Calhoun, Ga.

Calhoun H.S.

KRIS DURHAM…Born: March 17, 1988... High School: Calhoun…The Atlanta Journal Constitution 2005 Best in Georgia and Class AA All-State Team… Georgia Sportswriters Association 2005 AA All-State Team and Class AA Defensive Player of the Year… Rome Area Offensive Player of the Year…Rome Area First Team Wide Receiver… Chattanooga Times Free Press All North Georgia first team… voted Captain by his teammates…totaled 55 catches for 1,062 yards and 14 touchdowns his senior year with an average of 19.3 yards a reception… had four rushes for 157 yards and a touchdown…returned nine punts for 87 yards as well as returning nine kickoffs for 248 yards and one touchdown…on defense, he recorded 39 tackles and seven interceptions… as a junior he earned All-Area, All-TriState, and All-State honors… was also on the school’s basketball team where he averaged 12 points and nine rebounds a game his junior season … participated on the school track team… High School Coach: Hal Lamb.

 

 

DARRYL GAMBLE

LB, 6-2, 215

Bainbridge, Ga.

Bainbridge H.S.

DARRYL GAMBLE: Born: Nov. 17, 1987.....High School: Bainbridge.....The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100... Rivals.com #29 outside linebacker in the nation.....PrepStar Top 200 - #22 linebacker.....#86 on the ESPN 150 list.....Scout.com No. 37-ranked player at his position.....first team Class AAAA All-State as a junior and first-team all-region as a senior.....had 34 tackles (seven tackles for loss), two fumble recoveries and one interception returned for a touchdown as a senior ...blocked a school-record six kicks....High School Coach: Greg Guy.

 

 

BEN HARDEN

OL, 6-3, 290

Perry, Ga.

Perry H.S.

BEN HARDEN… Born: November 23, 1987…High School: Perry…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAA All-State… Georgia Sports Writers Association and Georgia Coaches Association Class AAA All-State teams…Macon Telegraph All-Middle Georgia First Team…All-County…participated in the Georgia North-South all-star game…ESPN.com No. 26 offensive tackle…Rivals No. 29 offensive guard and Georgia Top 50…three-year starter on the offensive line…helped lead team to three consecutive playoff appearances…graded out at 86% as a senior, tallying 41 “devastator” blocks…selected as team captain…named Lineman of the Year last two seasons…member of Student and Youth Leadership Councils…High School Coach: Andy Scott.

 

 

AKEEM HEBRON

LB, 6-1, 195

Gaithersburg, Md.

Good Counsel H.S.

AKEEM HEBRON...Born: June 29, 1988...High School: Good Counsel... USA Today All-USA first team and Parade Magazine first-team All-American…EA Sports second team All-America…played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Ant, onio… PrepStar 100 and No. 8-ranked linebacker in the nation…Rivals.com National Top 100…Scout.com No. 5 ranked linebacker… two-time First Team All-State, All-Washington D.C. Metro and All-County (Montgomery) linebacker Washington Post All-Metro team…2005 All-D.C. Metro Defensive Player of the Year... as a senior he led the Falcons with 131 tackles, 14 tackles for a loss, recorded nine sacks, made one interception for a touchdown, recovered three fumbles, blocked a punt and a field goal and forced three fumbles...also caught five passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver… High School Coach: Bob Milloy.

 

 

RESHAD JONES

DB, 6-2, 180

Atlanta, Ga.

Booker T. Washington H.S.

RESHAD JONES… Born: Feb. 25, 1988….High School: Booker T. Washington…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, Super Southern 100, AAAA All-State and Defensive Player of the Year…Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State and Defensive Player of the Year…Rivals Top 100, No. 1 player in Georgia, No. 1 safety in the country and No. 14 overall player in nation…ESPN.com Top 150, No. 5 safety and No. 25 overall player in nation...PrepStar 100 and No. 1 defensive back in nation…Fox Sports Net South Countdown to Signing Day All-South First Team defensive back…Scout.com No. 13 safety…participated in Georgia North-South game…tallied 82 tackles and two inceptions on defense as a senior…notched 15 touchdowns on offense as both a running back and wide receiver…as a junior, collected 71 tackles and 10 interceptions on defense…High School Coach: Rodney Cofield.

 

 

MICHAEL LEMON

DL, 6-4, 255

Lizella, Ga.

Stratford Academy

MICHAEL LEMON…Born: September 18, 1987…High School: Stratford Academy…Rated No. 26 among strongside defensive ends in the country according to Rivals.com…Rated No. 23 in the Rivals.com preseason Top 75 for Georgia…Rated No. 20 in the Rivals.com postseason Top 50 for Georgia in 2006…three-star player and rated #51 DE in the country by Scout.com….2-AAA All-Region as a junior and senior…Class AAA All-State as a junior and senior…Macon Telegraph All-Middle Georgia Team as a junior and senior…played fullback, wingback, tight end, defensive tackle and nose tackle…career stats of 169 tackles, 35 tackles for loss and 12 QB pressures…also caught 40 receptions for 303 yards, rushed 79 times for 366 yards and had 9 touchdowns…also lettered in basketball and track…High School Coach: Mark Farriba.

 

 

JOHN MILLER, III

OL, 6-6, 286

Cartersville, Ga.

Woodland H.S.

JOHN MILLER…Born: August 5, 1988.…High School: Woodland… The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Best in Georgia”…Rated No. 34 among offensive tackles in the country according to Rivals.com…Rated No. 25 in the Rivals.com preseason Top 75 for Georgia in 2006…Rivals.com postseason Top 50 in Georgia…7-AAAA All-Region First Team… Super Six…All-Bartow County…Offensive Player of the Week twice for Woodland H.S….as senior graded out at 86% including 22 pancake blocks…High School Coach: Todd Simpson.

 

 

PRINCE MILLER

DB, 5-8, 185

Duncan, S.C.

James F. Byrnes H.S.

PRINCE MILLER…Born: January 14, 1988… High School: James F. Byrnes…2005 South Carolina Mr. Football at the SCADA North-South All-Star game…played in the 2005 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas…South Carolina AP All-State defensive back his senior year…Gatorade State Football Player of the Year…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100…Orlando Sentinel South Carolina Player of the Year and member of the All-Southern…2005 FSN South Countdown To Signing Day “All-South” Second Team Defense…SCVarsity.com First Team All-State Defense… rated No. 26 best athlete by Rivals.com…named Rivals.com, Rivals 250…one of the top 125 prospects and the No. 11 best cornerback in the country by ESPN.com…considered one of the top 20 cornerback prospects in the country by Scout.com…high school team won four straight South Carolina Class AAAA football State Championships and compiled a 58-2 record in four years…named team MVP junior and senior years…recorded 43 tackles, five interceptions, and three punt return touchdowns as a junior…recorded four interceptions, three forced fumbles, over 2,000 yards total offense, and 16 total touchdowns as a senior… High School Coach: Bobby Bentley.

 

 

KNOWSHON MORENO

TB, 5-11, 205

Belford, N.J.

Middletown South H.S.

KNOWSHON MORENO…Born: July 16, 1987…High School: Middletown South…PrepStar 200….Rivals.com #73 on Rivals 100 list…Rivals.com #10 running back…Rivals.com #3 postseason New Jersey top 50…Scout.com #9 running back in the nation …EA Sports All-American…finished his high school career with 128 touchdowns and 782 points…New Jersey’s all-time leading scorer…rushed for 1,808 yards on 185 carries and scored 43 TDs in 10 games as a senior…his 6,268 career rushing yards is second all-time in New Jersey…led Middletown South to three championships in a row...High School Coach: Steve Antonucci.

 

 

FRED MUNZENMAIER

FB, 6-2, 235

Norcross, Ga.

Norcross H.S.

FRED MUNZENMAIER…Born: January 22, 1988…High School: Norcross…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Best in Georgia”… rated No. 16 among fullbacks in the country according to Rivals.com …rated No. 39 in the Rivals.com preseason Top 75 list for Georgia in 2006…rated No. 17 best FB by ESPN.com….Gwinnett Touchdown Club Player of the Month, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Week, Emory Eastside Player of the Week, and Gwinnett Prep Rally Player of the Week as a junior …Georgia North-South All-Star game, …, Gwinnett Daily Post Super 6…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett Super 11…Second Team All-County Gwinnett County…Gwinnett County Player of the Month…Team Captain…career stats of 1,615 yards rushing on 311 attempts and 10 touchdowns, 351 yards receiving on 31 receptions and 2 touchdowns…High School Coach: Keith Maloof.

 

 

KEVIN PEREZ

OL, 6-3, 273

Miami, Fla.

Miami Killian H.S.

KEVIN PEREZ...Born: Sept. 25, 1987….High School: Miami Killian…named Class AAAAAA first-team All-State by the Florida Football Writers Association…first-team All-County (Dade)…U.S. Army Preseason All-America watch list…Rivals.com Florida Top 100 (53)…Rivals.com top offensive guards (21)…Scout.com Hot South 100 team…team captain as a senior…also played both ways as a senior, getting snaps at defensive tackle as well as offensive guard…High School Coach: Billy Rolle.

 

 

MATTHEW STAFFORD

QB, 6-3, 210

Dallas, Texas

Highland Park H.S.

JOHN MATTHEW STAFFORD…Born: Feb. 7, 1988…High School: Highland Park…Parade Magazine All-America Team…USA Today Pre-Season Super 25…the nation’s No. 1 QB by Rivals.com and No. 2 QB by ESPN…Scout.com No. 2 ranked quarterback and Top 10 prospect…PrepStar 100 and No. 3 ranked quarterback…Dallas Morning News All-Area Offensive Player of the Year…three time All-State selection…Gatorade State Football Player of the Year…EA Sports National Player of the Year…Five-Star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com…Dave Campbell Texas Football Class AAAA Player of the Year… TexasFootball.com Mr. Texas for Class AAAA…invited to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game…invited to the EA Sports Elite 11 Camp for the nation’s top QBs…as a senior threw for 4,018 yards on 209 of 322 passing and 38 TDs as he led his team to the Class AAAA championship, its first title since 1957... also rushed for 212 yards and 8 TDs on 42 carries…in the first round of the 2005 state playoffs he rallied his team from a 17-0 deficit to win 38-31 with 411 yards passing and 4 TDs…during his junior year he threw for 1,748 yards and 18 TDs and was named to the Rivals.com Junior All-America Team…as a sophomore had 2,945 passing yards and 36 passing TDs…was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Tom Landry Classic, a Student Sports All-American and All-District…graduated early and enrolled at UGA in Jan. 2006…sister Page is a student at UGA…High School Coach: Randy Allen.

 

 

KIANTE TRIPP

DL, 6-6, 244

Atlanta, Ga.

Westlake H.S.

KIANTE TRIPP…Born: October 7, 1987…High School: Westlake…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and Class AAA All-State…2005 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAA All-State Honorable Mention defense… 2005 FSN South Countdown To Signing Day “All-South” Second Team Offense….Valdosta Daily Times All-State Honorable Mention …recorded 81 total tackles during his senior year…named Rivals.com Rivals 250 for 2005… rated the ninth best offensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com…rated among the top 14 offensive linemen and the top 55 prospects in the country by Scout.com…rated in the top 22 total prospects and the best two-way lineman in the South by Scout.com…rated the No. 14 best offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com…played in the 2005 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star game…High School Coach: Dallas Allen.

 

 

NaDERRIS WARD

TE, 6-5, 247

Oakland, Calif.

McClymonds H.S.

NaDERRIS RAKEEN WARD…Born: Aug. 14, 1987…High School: McClymonds…Cal-High Sports Third-Team All-State…All-Oakland Athletic League First Team… ESPN.com Top 150 and No. 8 tight end...PrepStar 100 and No. 3 tight end…Rivals.com No. 2 tight end in the nation, California Hot 11 and All-All-Star Team…Scout.com Top 100 and No. 3 tight end…San Francisco Chronicle Top 5 TE…invited to play in the Seventh Annual Cali-Florida Bowl…as a senior he had 20 catches for 350 yards and five TDs and had 500 yards on 25 grabs as a junior…both of those seasons his team had two tailbacks rush for over 1,000 yards each…during his senior year he also had 7.5 sacks…also played basketball…High School Coach: Alonzo Carter.

 

 

TONY WILSON

WR, 5-11, 175

Daytona Beach, Fla.

Mainland H.S.

TONY WILSON… Born: October 11, 1987…High School: Mainland …The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 100…First Team All-State as a junior and senior…participated in the California-Florida All-Star game, scoring a touchdown…Rivals Top 250, Florida Hot 11, Florida Top 100 and No. 14 athlete in nation…Scout.com No. 15 wide receiver…ESPN.com Top 150 and No. 17 wide receiver...Fox Sports Net South Countdown to Signing Day All-South Second Team wide receiver…PrepStar 200…Orlando Sentinel All-Central Defensive Player of the Year…three-year starter on both offense and defense…played eight different position as a senior… tallied 1,197 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior…rushed for 320 yards on 36 rushes…caught 30 passes for 519 yards…tallied 15 punt returns for 391 yards and two touchdowns…also returned two kickoffs and a fumble for touchdowns…intercepted four passes…as a junior, recorded 20 catches for 468 yards and five touchdowns, collected 20 tackles and an interception on defense and posted two touchdowns as punt returner…runs 200, 400, 4x100 and 4x400 meter races…captured Florida 4A 200 meter state championship as a junior…has been timed at 10.5 seconds in the 100 meter race and has turned in a sub-50 second 400 meter time…also starts at guard on basketball team…High School Coach: Steve Summers.

 

 

BRANDON WOOD

DL, 6-1, 254

Buchanan, Ga.

Haralson County H.S.

BRANDON WOOD…Born: Feb. 14, 1987….High School: Haralson County…The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, Super Southern 100 and Class AAAA All-State…Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State Team….FSN South Countdown to Signing Day Second-Team Defense…PrepStar 200…ESPN Top 150…invited to play in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game…Rivals.com No. 10 ranked DE in the Nation and Top 50 in Georgia…UGASports.com Elite 11…Scout.com Hot 100 and No. 4 ranked DE …(Carrollton) Times-Georgian Defensive Player of the Year…48 tackles and four sacks and had 800 rushing yards and eight TDs during his senior year…as a junior rushed for nearly 1,200 yards and 14 TDs while adding 100 tackles and 14 sacks on defense…led team to first playoff appearance in 38 years in 2005…also played basketball and ran track…High School Coach: Frank Vohun.

 

 

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