Tyler Brause ATH 6-4 220 Fr-HS Sycamore, Ohio Wynford
Alvin Davis DL 6-4 228 Fr.-HS Jesup, Ga. Wayne County
Nermin Delic DL 6-5 259 Fr.-HS Dalton, Ga. Northwest Whitfield
Teven Eatmon TE 6-7 280 Fr.-HS Bucyrus, Ohio Wynford
Mike Evans-Douglas DE 6-4 225 Fr.-HS Clearwater, Fla. Largo
Brandon Gainer RB 5-11 200 Fr.-HS Miami, Fla. Central
Josh Gibbs DB 5-10 190 Jr-JC Long Beach, Calif. Valencia/College of the Canyons
Justin Henderson DL 6-3 231 Fr-HS Bamberg, S.C. Bamberg-Ehrhardt
Farrington Huguenin LB 6-4 235 Fr-HS Columbia, S.C. Dreher
Jabari Johnson LB 6-2 220 Fr.-HS Stone Mountain, Ga. Stephenson
Brice Laughlin DL 6-3 280 Fr.-HS Summerville, S.C. Summerville
Joe Mansour K/P 6-2 181 Fr.-HS LaGrange, Ga. LaGrange
Tim McAdoo DL 6-1 310 Fr.-HS Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland
Malcolm McDuffen LB 6-3 205 Fr.-HS Hopkinsville, Ky. Christian County
Tim Patterson LB 6-4 220 Fr.-HS Louisville, Ky. Central
Jerrell Priester ATH 5-9 170 Fr.-HS Ulmer, S.C. Allendale-Fairfax
Donte Rumph DL 6-2 265 Fr.-HS St. Matthews, S.C. Calhoun County/Fork Union Military Academy
Raymond Sanders RB 5-8 175 Fr.-HS Stone Mountain, Ga. Stephenson
Eric Simmons DB 6-0 185 Fr.-HS Atlanta, Ga. Westlake
Miles Simpson RB 6-2 210 Fr.-HS Independence, Ky. Simon Kenton
Alex Smith TE 6-5 255 Fr.-HS Cincinnati, Ohio Lakota West
Avery Williamson LB 6-1 220 Fr.-HS Milan, Tenn. Milan
Athlete, 6-4, 220, Fr-HS, Sycamore, Ohio (Wynford) - Big quarterback who has the size and athletic ability to play multiple positions ... First-team all-state in Division VI by The Associated Press ... Second-team all-state by OhioVarsity.com ... Led Wynford HS to a 12-1 record and the third round of the state playoffs as a senior ... Dual-threat quarterback passed for approximately 1,600 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior while rushing for about 1,300 yards and 26 TDs ... Threw for 1,795 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior while running for 698 yards and 13 scores ... Listed as the nation's No. 34 tight end by Scout.com ... The No. 119 overall prospect in the six-state Midwest area by SuperPrep ... "A terrific all-around athlete with a live arm, great feet and good leadership skills," wrote recruiting analyst Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.com ... Coached by Travis Moyer ... Teammate of current Wildcat signee Teven Eatmon ... Also played basketball in high school.
Defensive Lineman, 6-4, 228, Fr-HS, Jesup, Ga. (Wayne County) - Defensive end prospect best known for his athleticism ... Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash ... Played as a standup defensive end/outside linebacker at Wayne County HS ... Also saw action as a tight end ... Projects to play on the defensive side of the ball as a collegian ... All-region as a junior and senior ... Collected nearly 100 tackles as a junior ... The nation's No. 134 defensive end by Scout.com ... Coached by Mark Daniel ... "Alvin has size, range and long arms and legs," Daniel said. "He also has very good agility for a player with his height. He has a good frame and the potential to add a lot of strength in college. He's also very aggressive and loves contact." ... Also a standout basketball player.
Defensive Lineman, 6-5, 259, Fr-HS, Dalton, Ga. (Northwest Whitfield) - First-team all-state defensive lineman in Georgia Class AAAA by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Collected 79 tackles, eight quarterback sacks, seven additional tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries and two blocked punts, one of which was returned for a touchdown during his senior season at Northwest Whitfield HS ... Caught four passes for 55 yards and two touchdowns ... Graded out at 86 percent as a blocker, an outstanding mark ... Region 7 Defensive Player of the Year ... Named All-North Georgia by the Chattanooga Times-Free Press ... Helped team to a winning record each season and a pair of state playoff appearances ... Team captain who received the Bruin Award as the team's most valuable player ... Has noteworthy athletic ability, could end up as a defensive end or tight end at Kentucky ... Listed as the nation's No. 26 tight end by ESPN.com and one of the nation's top-50 tight ends by Scout.com ... "Shows good hands," according to MaxPreps.com recruiting analyst Tom Lemming, "and has already developed into an outstanding blocker." ... Coached by Mike Falleur ... "What separates Nermin is his toughness," Falleur said. "He's very tough, does whatever he needs to do on the field. He runs well and changes directions well for a big kid. The sky will be the limit for him when he concentrates on football." ... Also has played basketball ... Born in Bosnia, his family moved to the United States.
Tight End, 6-7, 280, Fr-HS, Bucyrus, Ohio (Wynford) - First-team all-state tight end for Ohio Division VI as selected by The Associated Press ... Has the athletic ability to play tight end and the size to be an offensive lineman in the collegiate ranks ... Also saw action as a defensive tackle at Wynford HS ... Helped lead Wynford to a 12-1 record and third round of the state playoffs as a senior ... Coached by Travis Moyer ... Teammate of current Wildcat signee Tyler Brause ... The No. 128 overall prospect in the six-state Midwest region by SuperPrep ... Listed as the nation's No. 62 offensive tackle prospect by ESPN.com ... Also participated on the track and field team in the shot put and discus throw.
Defensive Lineman, 6-4, 225, Fr-HS, Clearwater, Fla. (Largo) - Defensive line prospect with good athleticism ... Played defensive end, middle linebacker, tight end and fullback at Largo (Fla.) HS ... Has been timed as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Made 75 tackles his senior season with five quarterback sacks ... Also caught 17 passes for 320 yards and two touchdowns ... Named all-conference and all-district his senior season ... Helped Largo to Class AAAA state playoff appearances each year ... Team reached the state semifinals his sophomore and junior seasons, winning 12 and 13 games, respectively ... Played in the Pinellas County North-South All-Star Game and was called "the top prospect in this game, and the recent Kentucky commitment had a strong performance. He gets off the ball well and has good speed off the edge," wrote recruiting analyst Jamie Newburg of Rivals.com ... The nation's No. 70 defensive end as rated by Scout.com ... Coached by Rick Rodriguez ... "Mike has a great football demeanor," Rodriguez said. "He's an intense player, plays with a lot of passion, and is physical."
Running Back, 5-11, 200, Fr-HS, Miami, Fla. (Central) - The nation's No. 15 running back as evaluated by ESPN.com ... Also a national top-40 back by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Rivals also lists him as the No. 52 player in Florida ... Rushed for more than 1,000 yards as a senior, helping Central High to a 12-2 record and the semifinals of the ultra-tough Florida Class 6A ranks ... Ran for 1,644 yards and 17 touchdowns during breakout junior season ... Earned second-team all-state honors for Class 6A ... "Combines good size with quickness and durability," wrote Tom Lemming of MaxPreps.com ... Coached by Telly Lockette.
Defensive Back, 5-10, 190, Jr-JC, Long Beach, Calif. (Valencia/College of the Canyons) - Displayed great playing instincts during his two seasons at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... Beat out a returning starter at safety during his freshman season ... Totaled 45 tackles, three interceptions, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery during the Cougars' undefeated 10-game regular season ... Returned one of the pickoffs for a touchdown ... Canyons went on to a 12-1 final record, reaching the championship game of the 2008 Southern California playoffs ... Sophomore season featured three more interceptions, along with four pass breakups and 27 tackles ... Coached by Garett Tujague (pronounced TOO-jay) ... "Josh is a great player and has an uncanny ability to get to the football," Tujague said. "He has the will to prepare and the pride to finish, which will help him succeed academically and athletically." ... Played his senior season of high-school football at Valencia HS ... Actually played as an undersized defensive end at Valencia, earning all-conference honors and helping his team advance to the state playoffs ... Coached by Larry Muir ... Was a safety and a quarterback at Redondo Beach HS before moving to Valencia ... Born in Germany, both of his parents were in the United States Army ... Brother of Darlron Spead, who played defensive back at Vanderbilt from 2006-08.
Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 231, Fr-HS, Bamberg, S.C. (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) - The first verbal commitment of the 2010 recruiting class also became the first high-school signee of the class ... Having graduated in December, enrolling in January gives him an extra semester to begin his strength development and on-field progress ... First-team all-state as a senior by the High School Sports Report ... Four-year starter at tight end for Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School ... On defense he started at outside linebacker as a sophomore, then moved to defensive end in his final two campaigns ... Made 84 tackles as a senior, including seven quarterback sacks and 18 additional tackles for loss ... Notched 67 tackles, featuring 10 sacks and 12 additional TFL his junior year ... At tight end, he totaled 27 catches for 424 yards and three touchdowns over his final two seasons ... Chosen for the all-area and all-region teams as a junior ... BEHS went to the state playoffs each season, reaching the third round his sophomore and junior years ... Head coach was Kevin Crosby ... "Justin is a hard-working kid whose motor is non-stop," said assistant coach Corey Crosby. "He's a strong kid who won an area weightlifting championship." ... Played in the prestigious North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star Shrine Game following his senior season ... One of the nation's top-100 defensive ends by Scout.com and the No. 45 weakside end as tabbed by Rivals.com ... Also participated in wrestling, baseball and track in high school ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... His father, Allen, played college football at Wofford.
Linebacker, 6-4, 235, Fr-HS, Columbia, S.C. (Dreher) - Combines excellent size and noteworthy speed ... Has moved his 6-4 frame as fast as 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has notched consistent times below 4.7 ... Played linebacker and defensive end as a senior at Dreher High School in Columbia, S.C. ... Totaled 121 tackles and four sacks as a senior, along with three caused fumbles and two recoveries ... Notched 82 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior ... Turned in an impressive performance last summer at the Elite 100 Camp in Charlotte, N.C. ... "Has a great first step and is explosive," wrote Mike Farrell, a recruiting analyst for Rivals.com ... Coached by Bill Bacon.
Linebacker, 6-2, 220, Fr-HS, Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) - Very athletic linebacker prospect ... Could grow into a defensive end in college ... " May be the best-looking kid on the hoof on a team with over 25 DI (Division I) prospects," wrote recruiting analyst Barry Every of Rivals.com, who also tabbed Johnson as a "big-time sleeper" ... Has been clocked as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash, a terrific time for a linebacker ... Helped Stephenson HS to an 11-1 record as a senior in Class AAAAA, the largest classification in Georgia ... Coached by Ron Gartrell ... Teammate of current Wildcat signees Raymond Sanders and Ronnie Shields ... Listed as the nation's No. 64 outside linebacker prospect by ESPN.com.
Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 280, Fr-HS, Summerville, S.C. (Summerville) - First-team all-state defensive lineman for Class AAAA as chosen by the High School Sports Report ... Class AAAA is the largest classification in South Carolina ... Also named to the all-area squad by the Charleston Post and Courier ... Helped Summerville to the state playoffs both seasons he played there, totaling a record of 20-5 ...Talented lineman with the size to play tackle and the athleticism needed for an end ... Has run the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds, an impressive time for a player his size ... "Shows a big-time future, plays the game with great heart, quick hands, strength, and determination," wrote recruiting analyst Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.com ... Projected as the nation's No. 41 defensive tackle by ESPN.com ... One of the top 30 prospects in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... Coached by John McKissick ... Played at Pinewood Prep in Summerville his sophomore season before transferring to Summerville HS ... Also wrestled in high school and was a member of the track and field team ... State champion in the discus as a sophomore at Pinewood, competing in the South Carolina Independent Schools Association.
Kicker/Punter, 6-2, 181, Fr-HS, LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) - First-team All-America kicker among medium-sized high schools as selected by MaxPreps.com ... Also named first team on the Georgia "All-Decade" Team by MaxPreps ... Long-range kicker had six field goals over 50 yards during his career ... Made field goals of 59, 56 and 52 yards during his senior season at LaGrange High School ... The 59-yarder is the third-longest in Georgia high school history ... Had touchbacks on 84 percent of his kickoffs ... Punted for a 42.7-yard average ... First-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers Association for Class AAA ... The nation's No. 2 punter prospect by Scout.com and the No. 15 kicker as evaluated by Rivals.com ... Averaged 41.4 yards per punt as a junior, with 83 percent of his kickoffs in the end zone ... Four-year starter also hit field goals of 55 yards as a junior, 53 yards as a sophomore and 50 yards as a freshman ... LaGrange, a perennial power, advanced to the state playoffs each season, with a best finish of 11-3 in the state semifinals his junior year ... Continues the tradition of Grangers at UK, joining current Wildcats Randall Burden, Qua Huzzie, Tristian Johnson and Pat Simmons ... Coached by Steve Pardue ... Played for the winning South team in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game, nailing a pair of field goals and all three extra points in a 27-20 victory ... Very good athlete in addition to his kicking skills ... Plays for the basketball and baseball teams ... "Joe is a tremendous talent," Pardue said. "He's a great athlete and could have played another position for us but he was just too valuable in the kicking game. His accuracy consistently improved over the years. He came in a good punter and left a great one."
Defensive Lineman, 6-1, 310, Fr-HS, Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oakland) - Two-year first-team all-state performer in Class 6A, the largest classification in Tennessee ... Also a two-year finalist for "Mr. Football" honors ... Totaled 62 tackles, including 23 for loss and 6.5 quarterback sacks, as a senior ... Area Player of the Year by the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal ... Also the Regional Player of the Year his junior season while helping lead Oakland to a 14-1 record and the 6A state championship ... Collected 87 tackles, 15 for loss, during junior campaign ... Also played some tight end in high school ... "A defensive tackle that can help collapse the pocket on the next level," wrote recruiting analyst Chad Simmons of Scout.com ... "Dominates at the point of attack," noted Tom Lemming of MaxPreps.com ... One of the top-10 prospects in Tennessee by SuperPrep ... Played in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Classic following his senior season.
Linebacker, 6-4, 220, Fr-HS, Louisville, Ky. (Central) - The top prospect in Kentucky as named by Rivals.com and SuperPrep ... Rangy linebacker with outstanding height and sub-4.7 speed in the 40-yard dash ... First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" listing of the top seniors in the state ... Made 92 tackles as a senior but missed the state playoffs because of injury ... Also the top prospect in Kentucky by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming, who wrote, "This guy can really deliver a blow, always seems to be in the right position at the right time, takes great angles to the ball, and once he gets there, look out." ... Helped lead Central HS to consecutive state championships his sophomore and junior seasons ... Made 91 tackles his junior year, with 12 for loss and two interceptions ... Coached by Ty Scroggins ... Not surprising with his skill set, is also an outstanding basketball player; helped Central to the state finals of the 2009 state tournament.
Athlete, 5-9, 170, Fr-HS, Ulmer, S.C. (Allendale Fairfax) - Speedster running back/defensive back posted some eye-popping numbers ... Timed at 4.31 seconds in the 40-yard dash, the best time at the Elite 100 Camp in Charlotte, N.C., in the summer of 2009 ... Rushed for approximately 1,300 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior, averaging more than 10 yards per carry ... First-team all-state for Class A by the High School Sports Report ... Zipped for 1,194 yards and 12 TDs as a junior while averaging an incredible 12.1 yards per rush ... Also saw playing time in the defensive backfield ... Helped team to three consecutive state playoff appearances, winning 10 games his senior and sophomore seasons ... The No. 17 prospect in South Carolina and the nation's No. 59 all-purpose athlete by Rivals.com ... Coached by Wayne Farmer.
Running Back, 5-8, 184, Fr-HS, Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) - Shifty running back showed all-around skills at Stephenson High School, with the ability to run from scrimmage, catch passes and return kicks ... The nation's No. 15 all-purpose back by Rivals.com and the No. 41 overall prospect in the talent-rich state of Georgia ... "Very quick, has good vision, catches the ball well and runs like a 210-pound back," wrote recruiting analystBarry Every of Rivals, who also noted that Sanders "Reminds me of Rafael Little ... has the uncanny ability to break tackles and make plays." ... Honorable-mention all-state by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following senior season ... Was the star of the show in a nationally televised game on ESPN, rushing for more than 130 yards and two touchdowns in Stephenson's 20-0 win over Martin Luther King HS ... Helped lead Stephenson to an 11-1 mark and the second round of the state playoffs ... Rushed for approximately 1,300 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior ... Coached by Ron Gartrell ... Teammate of current Wildcat signees Jabari Johnson and Ronnie Shields.
Defensive Back, 6-0, 185, Fr-HS, Atlanta, Ga. (Westlake) - Versatile defensive back has the size to play safety and the speed and athleticism to play cornerback ... Has been timed as fast as 4.38 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has a 36-inch vertical jump ... Has good upside as he gains experience ... Only began playing football as a high-school junior ... Earned all-region honors as a senior ... Helped Westlake HS advance to the Class AAAAA state playoffs during his senior season ... Coached by Gregory Minnis ... "Eric has lightning speed," Minnis said. "He's like a sponge, soaking it all in and improving every day. He's also a great kid with a great personality." ... Also has played for the basketball team.
Running Back, 6-2, 210, Fr-HS, Independence, Ky. (Simon Kenton) - Smooth, powerful runner who rushed for more than 2,000 yards his junior and senior seasons at Simon Kenton HS ... Notched 2,227 yards and 41 touchdowns as a senior ... Garnered 2,309 yards and 37 scores his junior season, leading Simon Kenton to a state runner-up finish in Class 6A, the largest classification in Kentucky ... First-team all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal ... "He is a dominating high school back whose talent screams big time," penned recruiting analyst Tom Lemming ... The No. 2 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep ... Rated among the nation's top-100 running backs by all services ... Coached by Jeff Marksberry
Tight End, 6-5, 255, Fr-HS, Cincinnati, Ohio (Lakota West) - Highly regarded prospect is the nation's No. 11 tight end by Rivals.com ... "An exceptionally athletic tight end who can go deep down field," wrote recruiting analyst Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.com ... Second-team all-state, covering all classifications, as a senior by OhioVarsity.com ... Noted for his combination of size, outstanding hands and speed, could be a flex tight end in the collegiate ranks ... The No. 13 prospect in Ohio by Rivals.com and is the No. 43 overall player in the six-state Midwest Region by SuperPrep ... Caught 27 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns his junior year ... Coached by Larry Cox ... Also competes in basketball.
Linebacker, 6-1, 220, Fr-HS, Milan, Tenn. (Milan) - First-team all-state linebacker in Class AAA as tabbed by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... West Tennessee Player of the Year as a senior by the Jackson Sun ... Led Milan HS to consecutive 14-1 records as a junior and senior, losing only in the state championship finals each year to perennial power Alcoa HS ... Made 125 tackles with one interception during the regular season in his senior year ... Also rushed for 416 yards and seven touchdowns at fullback ... Collected 119 tackles as a junior, including 21 for loss ... Set a Tennessee state championship game record with 22 tackles in the title contest ... One of the top-15 players in Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Coached by Jeff Morris.