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State college football programs bring in signing classes

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Signing Day 2012 was a big day for college football programs in Virginia.  Danny Rocco welcomed his first program at Richmond, JMU brought in some top players from across the state, and UVA & Tech both earn classes ranked in the top 25 in the country.

2012 RICHMOND SPIDERS SIGNING CLASS

David Broadus, Suwanee, Ga./Lambert; Quarterback • 6-3/212 

Reggie Diggs, Dendron, Va./Surry County; Wide Receiver • 6-4/185 

Thomas Evans, Franklin, N.C./Franklin; Offensive Line • 6-3/280 

Alex Gee, Burlington, N.C./Walter M. Williams; Offensive Line • 6-3/275 

Jacobi Green, Jacksonville, Fla./Ed White; Running Back • 5-9/178 

David Herlocker, Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Catholic; Wide Receiver • 6-2/195 

Selton Hodge, Washington D.C./Friendship Collegiate Academy; Linebacker • 6-3/215 

Omar Howard, Midlothian, Va./Midlothian; Linebacker • 6-1/196 

David Jones, St. Petersburg, Fla./ St. Petersburg; Defensive Back • 6-3/175 

Kieno Jones II, Atlanta, Ga./Grady; Defensive Line • 6-2/290 

Xander Maddox, Charlotte, N.C./Providence; Defensive Back • 5-10/175 

T.J. Moon, Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson; Running Back • 5-9/210 

Ayo Ogunniyi, Silver Spring, Md./Westlake; Defensive Back • 6-0/190 

Nicholas Vergos, Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School; Defensive Line • 6-4/270 

 

2012 JAMES MADISON DUKES SIGNING CLASS

Silas Ademola -  DL            Fr.           6-4         240         Bladensburg, Md./Bladensburg

Justin Baker - DL            Fr.           6-0         255         Ashburn, Va./Briar Woods

John Barillo - LB             Fr.           6-1         215         Ventnor, N.J./St. Augustine Prep

Michael Birdsong - QB            Fr.           6-4         220         Matoaca, Va./Matoaca  

Xavier Crocker - CB            Fr.          5-10       175         Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover     

Ian Fisher - QB            Fr.           6-6         245         Brunswick, Md./Brunswick         

Mitchell Kirsch - OL            Fr.           6-5         265         Kensington, Md./St. John's College HS 

Taylor Reynolds - QB            Fr.           6-1         185         Newark, De./Newark

Dylan Stallings - TE/DL         Fr.           6-4         210         Yorktown, Va./Grafton

Rhakeem Stallings - LB             Fr.           6-0         210         Chesapeake, Va./Oscar Smith

Gage Steele - LB             Fr.           6-0         210         Front Royal, Va./Warren

Titus Till - S           R-So.        6-2         200         Upper Marlboro, Md./Wise (Maryland)

Kwe'shon Williams - ATH           Fr.          5-10       160         Norfolk, Va./Norview

Jeremiah Wilson - DB          R-So.       5-10       185         Winchester, Va./Handley (Maryland)

2012 WILLIAM AND MARY TRIBE SIGNING CLASS

Kendell Anderson

RB, 5-9, 180

Westfield High School, Herndon, Va.

 

Tyler Claytor

DL, 6-3, 270

Shiloh High School, Snellville, Ga.

 

Steve Cluley

QB, 6-3, 205

Wall High School, Manasquan, N.J.

 

Grey Congo

DL, 6-2, 275

Gonzaga College High School, Bowie, Md.

 

Avon "VJ" Davey

DL, 6-2, 260

Governor Thomas Johnson High School, Frederick, Md.

 

Chris Donald

LB/DE, 6-3, 245

Red Bank Catholic High School, Oceanport, N.J.

 

Kevin Hart

WR, 6-1, 192

Seton-La Salle High School, Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

Marcus Harvey

DB/LB, 6-2, 195

Langley High School, Great Falls, Va.

 

Kevin Jennings

OL, 6-2, 275

Hermitage High School, Richmond, Va.

 

Anthony Jordan

DB, 5-11, 180

Erie East High School, Erie, Pa.

 

Dom Martinelli

OL, 6-4, 310

Montour High School, McKees Rocks, Pa.

 

Cameron Ramirez

DB, 5-10, 170

DeMatha Catholic High School, Mitchellville, Md.

 

Lonnie "Trey" Reed

DB, 5-8, 160

Colonial Forge High School, Stafford, Va.

 

2012 VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES SIGNING CLASS

Woody Baron DE    6-2   258   Brentwood Academy Nashville, Tenn.

Joel Caleb  WR    6-3   205   Clover Hill Midlothian, Va.

Deon Clarke LB    6-3   200   L.C. Bird   Richmond, Va.

J.C. Coleman *    TB    5-7   170   Oscar Smith Chesapeake, Va.

Augie Conte OL    6-4   265   Blessed Sacrament Huguenot  Richmond, Va.

Seth Dooley DE    6-5   230   Glenvar     Salem, Va.

Trey Edmunds      TB/OLB      6-2   200   Dan River   Danville, Va.

Ken Ekanem  DE    6-3   240   Centreville Centreville, Va.

Desmond Frye      DB    6-2   175   Thomas Dale Chester, Va.

Der'Woun Greene   WR    5-11  175   Woodrow Wilson    Portsmouth, Va.

Drew Harris TB    6-1   220   Downingtown East  Downingtown, Pa.

Mark Irick  WR    6-4   185   Calhoun County    St. Matthews, S.C.

Dakota Jackson    TE    6-3   250   Northside   Roanoke, Va.

Jarontay Jones    DE    6-2   240   Stephenson  Lithonia, Ga.

Chris Mangus      TB    6-0   180   Broughton   Raleigh, N.C.

Donaldven Manning *     DB    5-9   155   Miami Central     Miami, Fla.

Dahman McKinnon   OLB   6-1   210   South View  Hope Mills, N.C.

Brenden Motley    QB    6-3   195   Christiansburg    Christiansburg, Va.

Donovan Riley     DB    6-0   190   Baltimore Poly    Reistertown, Md.

Alston Smith      DL    6-3   270   Cox   Virginia Beach, Va.

Thomas Smith      WR    6-4   200   Lafayette   Williamsburg, Va.

Joshua Stanford   WR    6-1   180   Martin Luther King      Lithonia, Ga.

Adam Taraschke    OL    6-5   270   Riverbend   Fredericksburg, Va.

Davion Tookes     DB    5-11  165   Creekside   Fairburn, Ga.

Devin Vandyke     LB    6-0   205   South County      Lorton, Va.

Jack Willenbrock  OL    6-2   260   Downingtown East   Glenmoore, Pa.

Nigel Williams    DL    6-3   270   Benedictine Richmond, Va.

Jerome Wright     RB    6-1   220   Highland Springs  Richmond, Va.

* - already enrolled at Virginia Tech

 

2012 VIRGINIA CAVALIERS RECRUITING CLASS

Demeitre Brim                  ATH        6-3       200         Dundee, Fla. (Victory Christian Academy)

Jamall Brown                     WR         6-0       180         Hampton Va. (Hampton)

Maurice Canady                ATH        6-1       180         Richmond, Va. (Varina)

Tyrell Chavis                      DT          6-4       285         Richmond, Va. (Varina)

Anthony Cooper               ATH        6-0       185         Virginia Beach, Va. (Bayside)

Kyle Dockins                     WR         6-3       205         Virginia Beach, Va. (Landstown)

Ryan Doull                        OG         6-5       310         Kanata, Ontario (All Saints/Fork Union Military Academy)

Adrian Gamble                  WR         6-1       180         Charlotte, N.C. (Independence/Fork Union Military Academy)

Mark Hall                           LB          6-3       220         Virginia Beach, Va. (Green Run)

Eli Harold                           DE          6-4       215         Virginia Beach, Va. (Ocean Lakes)

Matt Johns                          QB         6-5       200         Chalfont, Pa. (Central Bucks South)

Sean Karl                           OT          6-6       295         Manorville, N.Y. (Eastport-South Manor)

Greyson Lambert *            QB         6-5       215         Jesup, Ga. (Wayne County)

Andre Miles-Redmond       OG         6-4       260         Glen Allen, Va. (Hermitage)

Michael Mooney                OT          6-5       265         Malvern, Pa. (Malvern Prep)

C.J. Moore                         CB          5-10     160         Buford, Ga. (Buford)

Kwontie Moore                  LB          6-2       243         Norfolk, Va. (Norfolk Christian)

Mike Moore                       DE          6-4       260         Hyattsville, Md. (DeMatha Catholic)

Kye Morgan                       RB          5-11     165         Somerset, N.J. (Franklin)

Mario Nixon                      WR         6-5       215         Norfolk, Va. (Norfolk Christian)

Kelvin Rainey                    CB          6-0       175         Houston, Texas (Stratford)

Canaan Severin                  WR         6-2       210         Marlborough, Mass. (Worcester Academy)

Max Valles                        ATH        6-5       230         Sicklerville, N.J. (St. Joseph)

Wilfred Wahee                  ATH        5-10     170         Norfolk, Va. (Norfolk Christian)

Divante Walker                  CB          5-11     175         Virginia Beach, Va. (Salem)

Courtnye Wynn                  DE          6-6       240         Norfolk, Va. (Norfolk Christian)

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