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OU Signing Day 2012
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Did you miss our live Signing Day coverage? View a complete archive of the webcast with host Chris Plank, Bob Stoops and the OU coaching staff, plus much more as they review the 2012 signing class. Unable to watch the Flash videos below? Go to OU's official YouTube channel for additional options.


 
Part 1: Bob Stoops
Coach Stoops joins host Chris Plank to break down the earliest signees.
 
Part 2: Bobby Jack Wright
Bobby Jack Wright discusses the DEs who are a part of this class.
 
Part 3: James Patton
Coach Patton on OU's offensive line additions this signing period.
 
Part 4: Mike Stoops
New defensive coordinator Mike Stoops on recent recruiting efforts.
 
Part 5: Kass Everett
Host Chris Plank welcomes early enrollee Kass Everett to Norman.
 
Part 6: Josh Heupel
Josh Heupel talks about the quantity of skill players in this year's class.
 
Part 7: Jay Norvell
Coach Norvell breaks down the big wide receiver crop OU hauled in.
 
Part 8: Chaz Nelson
Juco transfer Chaz Nelson talks about how he ended up at OU.
 
Part 9: Brannon Green
TE Brannon Green discusses his first few weeks on campus.
 
Part 10: Cale Gundy
Recruiting coordinator Cale Gundy wraps up the 2012 signing class.
 
Signing Day Wrap-Up Show
Coach Stoops and OU coaches with a final analysis of the 2012 class.
 
Signing Day Press Conference
Coach Stoops meets with the media to review the 2012 signing class.
 
Friday Nights to Sooner Saturdays

Want to see where the newest Sooners played their high school ball? Using GoogleMaps, we plotted out the home stadiums of OU's 2012 signees. Take a virtual road trip to each player's prep stomping grounds...
 
 Time  Signee
Pos
Ht
Wt
Vid
 Hometown / School
 Enrolled  Kass Everett
CB
5-11
195
Highlight Video
 Philadelphia, Pa. / Pierce College
 Enrolled  Brannon Green
TE
6-4
260
Highlight Video
 Altamont, Kan. / Fort Scott CC
 Enrolled  Taylor McNamara
TE
6-5
235
Highlight Video
 San Diego, Calif. / Westview HS
 Enrolled  Trey Metoyer
WR
6-2
198
Highlight Video
 Whitehouse, Texas / Hargrave Academy
 Enrolled  Chaz Nelson
DE
6-3
240
Highlight Video
 Columbus, Ohio / Garden City CC
 Enrolled  Jordan Wade
DT
6-4
290
Highlight Video
 Round Rock, Texas / Stony Point HS
 7:01 a.m.  Durron Neal
WR
6-1
195
Highlight Video
 St. Louis, Mo. / De Smet Jesuit HS
 7:18 a.m.  Trevor Knight
QB
6-3
200
Highlight Video
 San Antonio, Texas / Reagan HS
 7:23 a.m.  Sam Grant
TE
6-6
240
Highlight Video
 N. Royalton, Ohio / St. Edward HS
 7:27 a.m.  John Michael McGee
OG
6-4
275
Highlight Video
 Texarkana, Texas / Texas HS
 7:28 a.m.  Daniel Brooks
Ath
5-10
170
Highlight Video
 Port Lavaca, Texas / Calhoun HS
 7:35 a.m.  Sterling Shepard
WR
5-11
185
Highlight Video
 Oklahoma City, Okla. / Heritage Hall HS
 7:43 a.m.  David Smith
RB
6-1
197
Highlight Video
 Midlothian, Ill. / Bremen HS
 8:22 a.m.  Zack Sanchez
CB
6-0
172
Highlight Video
 Keller, Texas / Central HS
 8:29 a.m.  Mike Onuoha
DE
6-7
230
Highlight Video
 Edmond, Okla. / Santa Fe HS
 8:54 a.m.  Charles Tapper
DE
6-4
265
Highlight Video
 Baltimore, Md. / City College HS
 9:08 a.m.  Kyle Marrs
OL
6-6
317
Highlight Video
 San Antonio, Texas / Brandeis HS
 9:13 a.m.  Gary Simon
CB
6-1
180
Highlight Video
 St. Petersburg, Fla. / Gibbs HS
 9:26 a.m.  Ty Darlington
C
6-3
275
Highlight Video
 Apopka, Fla. / Apopka HS
 9:31 a.m.  Will Latu
OT
6-5
315
Highlight Video
 St. Petersburg, Fla. / Coll. of Canyons
 9:47 a.m.  Alex Ross
RB
6-1
205
Highlight Video
 Jenks, Okla. / Jenks HS
 9:59 a.m.  Derrick Woods
WR
6-1
185
Highlight Video
 Inglewood, Calif. / Inglewood HS
 10:22 a.m.  Courtney Gardner
WR
6-3
215
Highlight Video
 Reno, Nev. / Sierra College
 11:24 a.m.  Damien Williams
RB
6-1
215
Highlight Video
 San Diego, Calif. / Arizona Western
 11:29 a.m.  Eric Striker
LB
6-1
195
Highlight Video
 Seffner, Fla. / Armwood HS
 11:34 a.m.  Laith Harlow
TE
6-5
240
Highlight Video
 Tallahassee, Fla. / Godby HS
 
 
 Daniel Brooks | ATH | 5-10 | 170
 Calhoun HS | Port Lavaca, TX
 
   
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
No. 20 athlete by 247sports.com
No. 41 athlete by Rivals.com
No. 62 wide receiver by Scout.com
No. 123 athlete by ESPN.com
No. 35 player in Texas by 247sports.com
No. 83 player in Texas by Rivals.com
No. 204 player in Texas by ESPN.com
No. 258 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
Rushed for 1,305 yards and 11 TDs as a senior
Had 215 carries as a junior for 1,696 yards and 21 touchdowns
2011 Texas 3A state champion in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.61
Finished third in the 110-meter hurdles (14.23) and sixth in the 300-meter hurdles (38.95)
Father played football at TCU and uncle played at Texas Tech before playing for the Chicago Bears
 
Rockdale's Brooks Signs With OU - Temple Daily Telegram
Calhoun's Brooks New Kid on the Block - Victoria Advocate
 

Calhoun Sandcrabs
Coach: Richard Whitaker

Sandcrab Stadium
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Port Lavaca, TX
Distance: 459.5 mi

 
 Ty Darlington | C | 6-3 | 275
 Apopka HS | Apopka, FL
 
   
U.S. Army All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
No. 2 center by all four services
No. 27 player in Florida by ESPN.com
No. 29 player in Florida by Rivals.com
No. 48 player in Florida by 247sports.com
No. 67 player in the Southeast by ESPN.com
No. 163 player in the country by Rivals.com
No. 2 player in Central Fla. by Orlando Sentinel
No. 5 player in Sentinel's Florida Top 100
Two-time first team All-State
Two-time Orlando Sentinel Class 8A All-Central Florida
No. 43 in Super Southeast 120
Class Valedictorian for Apopka HS
Carried a 5.1 weighted GPA, scored a 33 on his ACT and a 2060 SAT
 
Darlington Makes Mom Happy with OU - Orlando Sentinel
Apopka's Darlington Signs With OU - Central Florida News
O-Lineman Edge Goes to Ty Darlington - Orlando Sentinel
 

Apopka Blue Darters
Coach: Rick Darlington

Williams Field
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Apopka, FL
Distance: 1,036 mi

 
 Kass Everett | CB | 5-11 | 195
 Pierce College (CA) | Philadelphia, PA
 
   
Played in seven games for Pierce College
Recorded 25 tackles and three tackles for loss
Also had five PBUs and one fumble recovery
Earned first team SCFA honors
Played his high school football at Roman Catholic Cahillite in Philadelphia, Pa.
Rushed for over 1,500 yards as a senior
Eclipsed the 200-yard mark in four games
Also had 12 catches for 155 yards as a senior
 
Everett Expects Tough Love - The Oklahoman
Talk With OU Coaches Swayed Everett - ESPN
Change of Heart for Everett - KOTV Tulsa
 

Pierce Brahmas
Coach: Efrain Martinez

Shepard Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Philadelphia, PA
Distance: 1,260 mi

 
 Courtney Gardner | WR | 6-3 | 215
 Sierra College (CA) | Reno, NV
 
   
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
No. 4 junior college recruit by 247sports.com
No. 12 junior college recruit by Rivals.com
Had 61 receptions for 1,099 yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore
Caught 22 passes for 403 yards and five touchdowns as a freshman
Played high school ball at Hug HS in Reno, Nev.
Won the 2009 and 2007 Nevada state championships in the long jump with a distance of 23 feet, 5.5 inches
 
Gardner Spurns Arkansas for OU - KOLO
Sooners Swipe Big Target From Hogs - ESPN
Gardner Signs With Sooners - The Oklahoman
 

Sierra Wolverines Coach: Jeff Tisdel

Ostrom Stadium
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Reno, NV
Distance: 1,262 mi

 
 Sam Grant | TE | 6-6 | 240
 St. Edward HS | North Royalton, OH
 
   
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
Three-star recruit by 247sports.com
No. 18 tight end by ESPN.com
No. 25 player in Ohio by ESPN.com
No. 32 tight end by 247sports.com
No. 35 tight end by Rivals.com
No. 45 tight end by Scout.com
No. 43 player in Ohio by 247sports.com
No. 51 player in Ohio by Rivals.com
No. 53 player in the Midwest by ESPN.com
Had 16 receptions for 252 yards and three touchdowns as a junior
Also had 88 pancake blocks for a team that had three different players rush for over 950 yards
Helped lead team to 2010 Division I state title with a perfect 15-0 record
As a senior, had eight receptions for three TDs and 131 yards
Had 78 pancake blocks (6.5 average per game) for a run-first team
Selected and played in the 2012 Ohio North-South All-Star game
Selected for the 2012 Big 33 Ohio-Pennsylvania All-Star game
2012 Scholar Athlete Award - National Football Foundation

St. Edward Eagles
Coach: Rick Finotti

Lakewood Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

N. Royalton, OH
Distance: 949.8 mi

 
 Brannon Green | TE | 6-4 | 260
 Fort Scott CC (KS) | Altamont, KS
 
   
A highly-respected run blocker
All-Jayhawk Conference second team
Had 15 receptions for 213 yards in Fort Scott's eight games in 2011
Also caught a two-point conversion
Had seven reception for 68 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman at Fort Scott
Selected to play in the 2010 Kansas Shrine Bowl after graduation at Altamont HS

FSCC Greyhounds
Coach: Curtis Horton

Frary Field
View on GoogleMaps

Altamont, KS
Distance: 181.2 mi

 
 Laith Harlow | TE | 6-5 | 240
 Godby HS | Tallahassee, FL
 
   
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
No. 12 tight end by 247sports.com
No. 25 tight end by ESPN.com
No. 25 tight end by Rivals.com
No. 53 tight end by Scout.com
No. 49 player in Florida by 247sports.com
No. 93 player in Florida by ESPN.com
No. 64 player in Florida by Rivals.com
Had 31 pancake blocks as a junior

Godby Cougars
Coach: Ronnie Cottrell

Gene Cox Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Tallahassee, FL
Distance: 832.4 mi

 
 Trevor Knight | QB | 6-3 | 200
 Reagan HS | San Antonio, TX
 
   
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 5 quarterback by Rivals.com
No. 8 quarterback by 247sports.com
No. 22 QB by Scout.com and ESPN.com
No. 26 player in Texas by Rivals.com
No. 40 player in Texas by 247sports.com
No. 52 player in Texas by ESPN.com
No. 67 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
Threw for 27 touchdowns and 2,092 yards with just three interceptions as a senior
Also had 943 yards rushing with 15 TDs on the ground
Eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark as a junior with 1,050 yards and 22 TDs to go along with 1,629 passing yards and 11 TDs through the air

Reagan Rattlers
Coach: David Wetzel

Comalander Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

San Antonio, TX
Distance: 405.8 mi

 
 Will Latu | OT | 6-5 | 315
 Coll. of Canyons (CA) | St. Petersburg, FL
 
   
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three star-recruit by Scout.com
No. 7 junior college recruit by Rivals.com
No. 23 junior college recruit by 247sports.com
Attended Gibbs HS in St. Petersburg, Fla., prior to his days at College of the Canyons
Did not play football until his senior year of high school when he was named all-county and All-Suncoast
Last name pronounced Luh-too
 
Happy Ending for Latu - Tampa Bay Times
Latu Never Expected OU - The Oklahoman
 

COC Cougars
Coach: Garett Tujague

Cougar Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

St. Petersburg, FL
Distance: 1,012 mi

 
 Kyle Marrs | OL | 6-6 | 317
 Brandeis HS | San Antonio, TX
 
   
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
Three-star recruit by 247sports.com
No. 38 OT by ESPN.com and Scout.com
No. 51 player in Texas by ESPN.com
No. 56 offensive tackle by 247sports.com
No. 65 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
No. 94 player in Texas by 247sports.com
Did not give up a sack while recording 53 knockdowns and grading out at 91% as a senior
2011 first team all-district
2011 SA Express-News First Team All-Area
 
Marrs First Commitment - The Oklahoman
 

Brandeis Broncos
Coach: John Campbell

Farris Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

San Antonio, TX
Distance: 405.8 mi

 
 John Michael McGee | OG | 6-4 | 275
 Texas HS | Texarkana, TX
 
   
U.S. Army All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
No. 6 offensive guard by Rivals.com
No. 9 offensive guard by Scout.com
No. 12 offensive guard by ESPN.com
No. 19 offensive guard by 247sports.com
No. 20 player in Texas by Rivals.com
No. 37 player in Texas by ESPN.com
No. 50 player in Texas by 247sports.com
No. 49 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com

Texas Tigers
Coach: Barry Norton

Harris Field
View on GoogleMaps

Texarkana, TX
Distance: 230.2 mi

 
 Taylor McNamara | TE | 6-5 | 235
 Westview HS | San Diego, CA
 
   
U.S. Army All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 5 tight end by 247sports.com
No. 7 tight end by Rivals.com
No. 9 tight end by ESPN.com
No. 19 tight end by Scout.com
No. 22 player in California by 247sports.com
No. 26 player in California by Rivals.com
No. 32 player in California by ESPN.com
Had 33 receptions for 526 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior
Also had 27 carries for 113 rushing yards and a score
 
McNamara, TEs Have Become Big-Time - Sports Illustrated
 

Westview Wolverines
Coach: Mike Woodward

Westview Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

San Diego, CA
Distance: 1,142 mi

 
 Trey Metoyer | WR | 6-2 | 198
 Hargrave Academy (VA) | Whitehouse, TX
 
   
Five-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
No. 2 wide receiver in 2011 by Rivals.com
No. 2 player in Texas by Rivals.com
No. 7 player in Texas by ESPN.com
No. 7 regional recruit by ESPN.com
No. 8 wide receiver by ESPN.com
No. 12 prospect by Rivals.com
No. 51 recruit by ESPN.com
Caught 108 passes for 1,540 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior at Whitehouse HS
Had at least 15 TDs in three straight years
Last name pronounced Muh-toyer
 
Metoyer Top Performer - Dallas Morning News
 

Hargrave Tigers
Coach: David Tavenner

Dick Dyer Field
View on GoogleMaps

Whitehouse, TX
Distance: 243.2 mi

 
 Durron Neal | WR | 6-1 | 195
 De Smet Jesuit HS | St. Louis, MO
 
   
U.S. Army All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 3 player in Missouri by ESPN and Rivals
No. 4 player in Missouri by 247sports.com
No. 9 wide receiver by Rivals.com
No. 10 wide receiver by ESPN.com
No. 12 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
No. 18 wide receiver by Scout.com
No. 20 wide receiver by 247sports.com
Caught 35 passes for 825 yards and 15 TDs and rushed for 716 yards on 78 carries for 11 touchdowns as a senior at De Smet Jesuit HS
 
Video: Durron Neal Inks With Oklahoma - KSDK St. Louis
Durron Neal Stays Loyal to Oklahoma - FS Midwest
WR Neal Signs With Oklahoma - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 

De Smet Spartans
Coach: Pat Mahoney

LaBarge Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

St. Louis, MO
Distance: 464.3 mi

 
 Chaz Nelson | DE | 6-3 | 240
 Garden City CC (KS) | Columbus, OH
 
   
First-team NJCAA All-American
Named the 2011 Jayhawk Conference Defensive Player of the Year
Had 96 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 9.5 sacks, four forced fumble, broke up four passes and returned an interception for a TD
Hit double digits in tackles in six games in 2011
Played his high school football at Beechcroft High School in Columbus, Ohio

GCCC Broncbusters
Coach: Jeff Tatum

Memorial Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Columbus, OH
Distance: 855.4 mi

 
 Mike Onuoha | DE | 6-7 | 230
 Santa Fe HS | Edmond, OK
 
   
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 4 player in Oklahoma by Rivals.com
No. 5 player in Oklahoma by 247sports.com
No. 7 player in Oklahoma by ESPN.com
No. 20 defensive end by 247sports.com
No. 34 weakside DE by Rivals.com
No. 68 defensive end by ESPN.com
No.75 defensive end by Scout.com
Had 87 tackles as a senior along with 18 tackles for loss and 13 sacks
Last name pronounced uh-NO-ha
 
Santa Fe DE Onuoha Chooses Sooners - The Oklahoman
 

Santa Fe Wolves
Coach: Bruce Gowen

Wantland Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Edmond, OK
Distance: 29.8 mi

 
 Alex Ross | RB | 6-1 | 205
 Jenks HS | Jenks, OK
 
   
Under Armour All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 3 running back 247sports.com
No. 7 running back by ESPN.com
No. 12 running back by Rivals.com
No.14 running back by Scout.com
No 1 player in Oklahoma by 247sports.com
No. 2 player in Oklahoma by ESPN.com
No. 3 player in Oklahoma by Rivals.com
No. 13 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
Carried the ball 82 times for 676 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior at Jenks HS
Returned three kickoffs for touchdowns as a junior
2011 Oklahoma 6A state champion in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.97
Also finished third in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.81
 
Video: Jenks RB Alex Ross a Sooner - KTUL Tulsa
Q&A With OU Signee, RB Alex Ross - Tulsa World
 

Jenks Trojans
Coach: Allan Trimble

Dwelley Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Jenks, OK
Distance: 99.5 mi

 
 Zack Sanchez | CB | 6-0 | 172
 Central HS | Keller, TX
 
   
Three star-recruit by ESPN.com
Three star-recruit by Rivals.com
Three star-recruit by 247sports.com
Three star-recruit by Scout.com
No. 27 cornerback by 247sports.com
No. 37 athlete by Rivals.com
No. 56 safety by Scout.com
No. 64 cornerback by ESPN.com
No. 62 player in Texas by 247sports.com
No. 78 player in Texas by Rivals.com
No. 172 player in Texas by ESPN.com
Intercepted nine passes on defense as a senior
Also had 45 receptions for 994 yards and 13 touchdowns on offense
Named AP First Team All-State
 
Keller's Sanchez Switches to OU - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 

Central Chargers
Coach: Bart Helsley

Keller ISD Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Keller, TX
Distance: 158.6 mi

 
 Sterling Shepard | WR | 5-11 | 185
 Heritage Hall HS | Oklahoma City, OK
 
   
Under Armour All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 9 wide receiver by ESPN.com
No. 13 wide receiver by 247sports.com
No. 20 wide receiver by Rivals.com
No. 27 wide receiver by Scout.com
No. 1 player in Oklahoma by ESPN and Rivals
No. 2 player in Oklahoma by 247sports.com
No. 11 player in the Midlands by ESPN.com
Carried the ball 28 times for 303 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior
Also caught 73 passes for 1,243 yards and 17 touchdowns
Rushed for 1,115 yards, caught 133 passes for 2,335 yards and 38 touchdowns
Accumulated 5,148 all-purpose yeards during his high school career
Under Armour Skills Champion
 
For Shepard, It Was All About the Sooners - The Oklahoman
Shepard Leads Historic Day at Heritage Hall - ESPN
Shepard Poised to Carry on OU Lineage - The Oklahoman
 

Heritage Hall Chargers
Coach: Andy Bogert

Murray Field
View on GoogleMaps

Oklahoma City
Distance: 17.5 mi

 
 Gary Simon | CB | 6-1 | 180
 Gibbs HS | St. Petersburg, Fla.
 
   
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 20 cornerback by 247sports.com
No. 46 cornerback by Rivals.com
No. 55 athlete by ESPN.com
No. 60 cornerback by Scout.com
No. 41 player in Florida by 247sports.com
No. 80 player in Florida by Rivals.com
No. 87 player in Florida by ESPN.com
Had seven interceptions and more than 300 yards receiving as a senior
Named the Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 14 MVP
Named All-Pinellas County and All-Suncoast as a senior
 
Gary Simon Heads for Oklahoma - Tampa Bay Times
 

Gibbs Gladiators
Coach: Antonio Knox

Gibbs Field
View on GoogleMaps

St. Petersburg, FL
Distance: 1,012 mi

 
 David Smith | RB | 6-1 | 197
 Bremen HS | Midlothian, IL
 
   
Three star-recruit by ESPN.com
Three star-recruit by Rivals.com
Three star-recruit by 247sports.com
Three star-recruit by Scout.com
No. 15 player in Illinois by Rivals and 247sports
No. 36 running back by 247sports.com
No. 38 running back by Rivals.com
No. 39 running back by Scout.com
No. 30 player in Illinois by ESPN.com
No. 166 player in the Midwest by ESPN.com
Rushed for 595 yards on 111 carries for seven touchdowns and caught 11 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns as a senior at Bremen HS
First-team all-conference and all-area as a senior

Bremen Braves
Coach: Dan Stell

Bremen Field
View on GoogleMaps

Midlothian, IL
Distance: 687.5 mi

 
 Eric Striker | LB | 6-1 | 195
 Armwood HS | Seffner, FL
 
   
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three star recruit by ESPN.com
Three star recruit by Scout.com
No. 16 safety by 247sports.com
No. 18 outside linebacker by Rivals.com
No. 38 player in Florida by Rivals.com
No. 42 player in Florida by 247sports.com
No. 61 safety by ESPN.com
No. 61 outside linebacker by Scout.com
No. 162 player in Florida by ESPN.com
Recorded 109 tackles, 11 sacks and 18 tackles for loss as a senior
Set a school record at Armwood HS for careers sacks with 42
First team Sports Illustrated All-American
Had 125 tackles including 16 sacks as a junior
 
Safety Eric Striker Stumbled Onto Sooners - ESPN
 

Armwood Hawks
Coach: Sean Callahan

Lyle Flagg Field
View on GoogleMaps

Seffner, FL
Distance: 1,022 mi

 
 Charles Tapper | DE | 6-4 | 265
 City College HS | Baltimore, MD
 
   
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 10 defensive end by 247sports.com
No. 4 player in Maryland by 247sports.com
No. 11 Maryland recruit by Rivals.com
No. 13 player in Maryland by ESPN.com
No. 26 strong side DE by Rivals.com
No. 35 defensive end by Scouts.com
No. 74 defensive end by ESPN.com
Had 100 tackles and five sacks as a senior
Also caught 10 passes for 200 yards and five touchdowns as a tight end
Began playing football his junior year of high school
Also a standout basketball player for Nike Baltimore Elite
 
Weekend Changed Charles Tapper's Life - ESPN
 

City Black Knights
Coach: George Petrides

City College Field
View on GoogleMaps

Baltimore, MD
Distance: 1,178 mi

 
 Jordan Wade | DT | 6-4 | 290
 Stony Point HS | Round Rock, TX
 
   
Four-star recruit by ESPN
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Ranked in the ESPNU Top 150
No. 8 defensive tackle by ESPN.com
No. 15 defensive tackle by Rivals.com
No. 21 defensive tackle by Scout.com
No. 49 player in Texas by Scout.com
Recorded 40 tackles and five sacks in 2010
Recorded 77 tackles, 14 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and six pass breakups in 2009
Recorded 48 tackles, one forced fumble and one pass breakup in 2008

Stony Point Tigers
Coach: Craig Chessher

Reeves Stadium
View on GoogleMaps

Round Rock, TX
Distance: 326.4 mi

 
 Damien Williams | RB | 6-1 | 215
 Arizona Western College | San Diego, CA
 
   
Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
Three-star recruit by Scout.com
2011 First Team NJCAA All-American
Named the WSFL Offensive Player of the Year, ACCAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year and earned first-team honors on both the All-WSFL & All-ACCAC postseason teams
Rushed for 1,931 yards on 259 carries as a sophomore
Had 26 rushing touchdowns and 30 overall scores with two receiving TDs, a kickoff return for a score and one passing touchdown
Also had 20 receptions for 317 yards and 15 kick returns for 365 yards
Had over 100 yards rushing in all but one game in 2011 and went over the 200-yard mark twice
Had 95 carries for 723 yards and 10 touchdowns as a freshman to go along with seven receptions for 183 yards and two touchdowns
Played high school football at Mira Mesa High School in San Diego, Calif.
Had 2,287 yards rushing and 24 touchdowns as a senior in high school in 2009

Western Matadors
Coach: Tom Minnick

Memorial Stadium View on GoogleMaps

San Diego, CA
Distance: 1,142 mi
     
 
 Derrick Woods | WR | 6-1 | 185
 Inglewood HS | Inglewood, CA
 
   
U.S. Army All-American
Four-star recruit by ESPN.com
Four-star recruit by Rivals.com
Four-star recruit by 247sports.com
Four-star recruit by Scout.com
No. 15 player in California by ESPN.com
No. 15 safety by Scouts.com
No. 16 player in California by Rivals.com
No. 19 wide receiver by ESPN.com
No. 21 regional recruit by ESPN.com
No. 31 wide receiver by Rivals.com
No. 36 wide receiver by 247sports.com
No. 36 player in California by 247sports.com

Inglewood Sentinels
Coach: Stephen Thomas

Coleman Stadium
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Inglewood, CA
Distance: 1,192 mi