Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 6, 2013

Navarro signing day: Shead headed to Big D

SMU adds prolific high school rusher from Navarro


DALLAS — UTSA coach Larry Coker signed 17 defensive players in a 25-player class that will take the Roadrunners into their first Conference USA season. There were 10 defensive backs on the list.

New UTEP coach Sean Kugler signed 18 players, the same number as Rice. Owls coach David Bailiff's list includes 17 players from Texas. The only non-Texan is Canadian offensive lineman Peter Godber.

Navarro football signings


Mitchell Bell – Louisiana Tech

Arnold Blackmon – Marshall

Terrell Brooks – Baylor

Zach Fondal -- Kansas

Montell Garner – South Alabama

Wareall Grogan – Lamar

Eddie Johnson – Louisiana Tech

Michael Jolivet – University of Houston

Thomas McDonald – Louisiana Tech  

Tyler Middleton – Texas Tech

Malcolm O’Dear -- Grambling

Steve Orisakwe – Grambling

Traylon Shead -- SMU

Gerard Shillow – Old Dominion

D.J. Simon – Old Dominion

John Wesby – Houston Baptist


Josh Greer (6-5, 215, Fr., QB, 4.8, Arlington / Tr-University of Alabama-Birmingham)

Lavar Highsmith, Jr. (5-11, 217, Fr., RB-LB/SS, Baltimore, Md. (Dunbar HS) / Atlanta Sports Academy)

Jamar Lewters (6-8, 320, OT, 5.0, Washington D.C. (Ballou) / Tr-Virginia Lynchburg)

Desmond Owino (6-5, 235, Fr., WDE, 4.7, Raleigh NC (Sanderson HS) / Hargrave Military Academy)

Quincy Vasser (6-4, 230, Fr., DE, Nyack, NY / Hargrave Military Academy)

FRESHMAN SIGNEES (38)  (at 1:30 pm Wednesday, 2-6)

Rodney Allen (5-10, 164, WR, 4.6, Dallas Lincoln)

Paul Banks (6-1, 175, CB, Houston Kashmere)

Nakia Brown (5-10, 180, S, Longview)

Austin Collins (5-11, 180, S-WR, Navasota)

Devon Doggett (6-4, 210, TE, Arlington Heights)

Carson Earp (6-4, 197, QB, 4.7, Waco Robinson)

D’Errix Gray (5-8, 180, S, Alief Elsik)

Nick Green (6-2, 195, DE, Plano West)

Bryson Henderson (6-4, 245, SDE, Mansfield Summit)

Terrence Jackson (6-0, 160, Ath., Cypress Springs)

Dorian Johnson (220, TE-LB, Pasadena Memorial)

Kendrick Johnson (6-4, 243, DL, Crowley)

Marcus Johnson (6-2, 265, OL, Fort Bend Marshall)

Benjamin Jones (5-11, 175, OLB-DB, Mesquite)

Ke’aun Kinner (5-9, 178, RB, Little Elm)

Shaquan Matthews (6-2, 190, LB, Crosby)

Stephen McPeters (6-6, 215, WDE, Clarksville)

Edwin Mims (5-9, 175, Ath., 4.4, Daingerfield)

Kyron Minter (5-11, 190, LB, Crowley)

Defloyd Oscar (5-11, 165, DB, Fort Bend Marshall)

Money Peterson (6-0, 210, LB, Wilmer-Hutchins)

Joshua Pitts (6-2, 300, OL, Dallas Carter)

Stephan Randall (6-0, 265, OL, Plano West)

Keree Renchie, Jr. (6-2, 210, LB, Fort Bend Elkins)

Cadreon Reynolds (5-10, 175, DB, Cypress Ridge)

JaQuan Richmond (6-0, 215, LB, 4.6, North Crowley)

Charles Sanders (6-4, 275, OG, Bellaire)

KyRandall Smith (6-1, 200, LB, Little Elm)

Devin Spurlock (6-2, 190, WR-DB, Dallas Lincoln)

Brian Taylor (6-5, 270, OT, Pittsburg)

Earnest Thomas (5-10, 175, DB, 4.5, Galena Park North Shore)

Andre Thompson (6-2, 200, LB, West Mesquite)

Byron Walker (6-0, 185, LB, Lamarque)

Casey White (6-6, 210, TE, Alief Elsik)

Javante Wilson (6-4, 235, DL, Mesquite)

Cornelius Williams (5-10, 285, NG, Longview)

Dae’Voddrick Williams (6-5, 280, OT, Waco University)

Calvin Winston (6-2, 250, OL, Lamarque)

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