2009 Auburn Football Signees

Player profiles on Auburn's 2009 football signee class are featured:

Dontae Aycock

RB, 5-10, 216

Tampa, FL (Chamberlain HS)

High School Coach: Billy Turner

HIGH SCHOOL: Rushed for 1,406 yards and 28 scores and completed 77-of-152 passes for 1,491 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior …Received the Guy Toph Award as Hillsborough County's top football player … Led his team to an 11-2 record, a district championship and a Class 5A region finals appearance while leading the county in rushing yards and scoring … Named to the Class 5A All-State first team and the All-Hillsborough County first team by the St. Petersburg Times and the Tampa Tribune … Rushed for 1,110 yards and 22 touchdowns while passing for 950 yards and five scores as a junior … Class 5A all-state honorable mention in 2007 … Finished his career with 57 rushing touchdowns, a Hillsborough County record, and 6,000 total yards… Ranked as the nation's No. 45 running back by Scout.com … Listed as the nation's No. 76 athlete by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Named a Florida Super 75 recruit by the Times-Union … The No. 42-ranked prospect from Florida by SuperPrep …Named a PrepStar All-American. PERSONAL: Born Oct. 15, 1991 ... Brother, Dwight Smith, is a safety for the Detroit Lions and has played eight seasons in the NFL with Tampa Bay, New Orleans, Minnesota and Detroit.


Daren Bates

DB, 5-11, 195

Olive Branch, MS (Olive Branch HS)

High School Coach: Scott Samsel

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected 90 tackles and four interceptions and had nearly 900 yards of total offense as a senior … Named to the MHSAA All-Region 1 Class 5A team …Selected for the Commercial Appeal Shelby Metro All-Suburban team …Named the BankPlus Player of the Week by the DeSoto Times following a 49-22 victory over Horn Lake in which he had 107 total yards and three touchdowns, 10 tackles and an interception. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 27, 1990 ... Son of Michael and Weslynn Bates.


DeAngelo Benton

WR, 6-3, 205

Bastrop, LA (Bastrop HS)

Prep School Coach: Robert Prunty

High School Coach: Brad Bradshaw

HIGH SCHOOL: Honored as the 2006 Class 4A MVP after hauling in 40 catches for 947 yards and 15 touchdowns in leading Bastrop to its second straight state title ... Averaged 23.6 yards per catch his senior season... Named a high school All-American by Parade Magazine and SuperPrep in 2006 … Caught 41 passes for 869 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior in 2005 ... Earned 4A all-state honors as a junior … Named to the, Scout.com Hot 100 and ESPN.com 150 … Ranked as the nation's seventh-best wide receiver by and Scout.com... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 following senior season. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 17, 1987.


Emory Blake

WR, 6-1, 194

Austin, TX (Stephen F. Austin HS)

High School Coach: Rodney Vincent

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, caught 64 passes for 936 yards and nine touchdowns, while rushing for 643 yards and four scores on 74 carries … Named the 2008 District 25-5A Offensive MVP … Had 22 grabs for 412 yards and five scores in just six games as a junior, while also carrying 38 times for 289 yards and two TDs … Caught 28 passes for 525 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore …Listed as the nation's No. 72 wide receiver by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. …Ranked as the nation's No. 94 wide receiver by Scout.com … The No. 30-ranked prospect from Texas by SuperPrep … Named to the Orlando Sentinel's 2008 All-Southern football team … Selected to the All-Midlands Region team by PrepStar. PERSONAL: Born July 18, 1991 ... Son of Jeff and Lewanna Blake … Father was an NFL quarterback for 14 years.


Terrance Coleman DL

6-1, 251

Mobile, AL (Lillie B. Williamson HS)

High School Coach: Bobby Parrish

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected 96 tackles (36 solo, 60 assists) including 14 tackles for loss and 10 sacks as a senior … Had 116 tackles with nine sacks and 26 quarterback hurries as a junior … Named honorable mention Class 6A All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior … ASWA All-State Honorable Mention as a junior … Listed as the nation's No. 15 defensive end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 23 defensive tackle by Scout.com … Listed as the country's No. 45 defensive lineman and the No. 10 prospect from Alabama by SuperPrep … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Dec. 15, 1991 ... Son of Terry Coleman … Nephew of Auburn defensive end Antonio Coleman.


Robert Cooper

ATH, 6-4, 204

Mobile, AL (Daphne HS)

High School Coach: Glenn Vickery

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, completed 125-of-195 passes for 1,700 yards, with 17 touchdowns and four interceptions … Also ran for 605 yards and eight touchdowns on 104 carries, leading the Trojans to a 7-4 record and a Class 6A playoff berth … Played sparingly as a junior, throwing for three touchdowns while picking off three passes on defense. PERSONAL: Born July 20, 1990 ... Son of Lee and Brucie Lynne Cooper.


Nosa Eguae DL

6-3, 234

Mansfield, TX (Summit HS)

High School Coach: Kyle Geller

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, had 67 tackles, including 14.5 for loss and six sacks, recovered three fumbles and forced two fumbles … As a junior, collected 76 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and seven sacks, and intercepted a pass … Named to the All-District 4-5A Second Team as a senior … Named a PrepStar All-American … Listed as the nation's No. 65 defensive end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. …Listed as the No. 76 prospect from Texas by SuperPrep …Named the No. 26 local prospect by the Dallas Morning News. PERSONAL: Born Aug. 15, 1991 ... Son of Sam Eguae.


Jonathan Evans

LB, 5-11, 202

Prichard, AL (Mattie T. Blount HS)

High School Coach: Kelvin Sigler

HIGH SCHOOL: Had 93 total tackles (50 solos and 43 assists), two sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, three forced fumbles and one pass breakup as a senior … Offensively, carried the ball 16 times for 110 yards and three touchdowns during his senior season … Honorable mention All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a junior … Ranked as the nation's No. 31 weakside linebacker by Scout.com …Listed as the nation's No. 52 outside linebacker by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked No. 16 on the Birmingham News' Super Seniors list … Listed as the No. 18 prospect from Alabama by SuperPrep … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 29, 1989 ... Son of Mary Evans … Brother of former Tiger Chris Evans.


Nick Fairley

DL, 6-4, 295

Mobile, AL (Copiah-Lincoln CC/Lillie B. Williamson)

Junior College Coach: Glenn Davis

High School Coach: Bobby Parrish


JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played at Copiah-Lincoln CC in Wesson, Miss...All-Region XII in state of Mississippi in 2008 at defensive tackle…Had 63 tackles including nine for loss and seven quarterback sacks in seven games… Redshirted in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL: Spent time on both sides of the ball as a senior, grading out at 97 percent on the offensive line and catching five passes for 150 yards at tight end, while making more than 90 tackles on defense … Named a 5A Lineman of the Year finalist and to the 5A All-State team by the ASWA...Ranked No. 32 at the offensive tackle position by espn.com… Selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic and played both ways in the game…Selected to the Mobile Press- Register's Elite 18 Alabama recruits list and the paper's Super Southeast 120…Played in the AHSAA North/South All-Star game as a junior. PERSONAL: Born Jan. 23, 1988 … Son of Paula Rogers and Herbert Rogers.


Dee Ford

DE, 6-3, 205

Odenville, AL (St. Clair County HS)

High School Coach: Charlie Boren

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, had 90 tackles (40 solo, 50 assists), including 38 tackles for loss and 18 sacks, intercepted a pass and broke up three … Selected 2008 Star of Alabama for his game against Hokes Bluff with 12 tackles including five sacks for a loss of 40 yards, and an interception … As a junior, had 87 total tackles with 36 solo, 16 tackles for a loss and 12 sacks … Named to the Class 4A All-State team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior … Ranked as the nation's No. 26 defensive end by Scout.com … Listed as the nation's No. 35 defensive end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 7 player from Alabama by SuperPrep … PERSONAL: Born March 19, 1991 ... Son of James and Debbie Ford.


Eltoro Freeman

LB, 6-0, 225

Alexander City, AL (Mississippi Gulf Coast CC/Benjamin Russell)

Junior College Coach: Steve Campbell

High School Coach: Carl Martin

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC in Perkinston, Miss. …. As a freshman in 2007, helped Mississippi Gulf Coast to National Championship …. Redshirted in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded 140 tackles and 10 sacks at linebacker his senior year, while taking 15 carries for 223 yards and three scores at running back … Recorded 100 tackles, including 52 for losses his junior year … Named a PrepStar All-American recruit … Listed as tenth-ranked prospect in state of Alabama by The Birmingham News … Ranked No. 20 among outside linebackers by ESPN.com …Selected by the AHSAA to play in the Alabama North/South All-Star game as a junior … Named Birmingham News and ASWA Class 5A All-State …Selected as a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Ranked the No. 78 prospect in the Mobile Register's Super Southeast 120 … Named a Birmingham News Super Senior before the 2006 campaign. PERSONAL: Born May 7, 1989 … Son of Greta and Rome Freeman.


Harris Gaston

LB, 6-3, 210

Bessemer, AL (Bessemer Academy)

High School Coach: Josh Wright

HIGH SCHOOL: Had 114 tackles as a senior and returned two fumbles for touchdowns … On offense during his senior season, caught 43 passes for860 yards and 17 touchdowns … As a junior, made 112 tackles, including 11 sacks, and had five interceptions and a defensive touchdown … Named the AISA Back of the Year and to the All-State team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior … Ranked as the nation's No. 31 middle linebacker by Scout.com… Listed as the nation's No. 42 outside linebacker by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked No. 10 on the Birmingham News' Super Seniors list … Listed as the No. 13 player from Alabama by SuperPrep … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Feb. 24, 1991 ... Son of Terrence and Kimbley Gaston.


Anthony Gulley

ATH, 5-11, 185

Brantley, AL (Brantley HS)

High School Coach: David Lowery

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, had 58 rushes for 1,162 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught 17 passes for 543 yards and nine scores … Also returned six kickoffs for 244 yards and two scores and returned five punts for 203 yards and two touchdowns … Defensively as a senior, had 48 solo tackles, nine sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery … As a junior, rushed for 1,604 yards on 167 carries with 18 touchdowns, and had 11 catches for 173 yards and four scores … Completed 8-of-12 passing for 127 yards with four touchdowns during junior season … Also returned five kickoffs for 158 yards and a touchdown and 11 punts for 432 yards and three scores as a junior … Defensively during his junior season, had 37 solo tackles, five interceptions including one returned for a score and two fumble recoveries … Named to the Class 1A All-State team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior … As a junior, named honorable mention all-state … Listed as the nation's No. 191 athlete by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Also an Alabama All-Star in baseball. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 8, 1990.


Andre Harris

OL, 6-4, 300

Lovejoy, GA (Lovejoy HS)

High School Coach: Al Hughes

HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the 2008 Class 5A All-State football team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Named Class 5A Honorable Mention All-State as a senior by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … As a junior, named First Team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention by the GSWA … Ranked as the nation's No. 24 offensive guard by Scout.com … Listed as the No. 29 prospect from Georgia by SuperPrep … … Listed as the nation's No. 191 offensive guard by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Oct. 3, 1990 ... Son of Alvin and Carmen Harris.


Josh Jackson

DL, 6-2, 260

Gainesville, GA (Gainesville HS)

High School Coach: Bruce Miller

HIGH SCHOOL: Had 99 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior while playing on a defense that allowed just 12 points per game … Named to the Class 3A All-State first team by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … An honorable mention all-state pick by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution …Named to the 7A/B-AAA All-Region first team … Participated in the Georgia North-South All-Star game … Slated to participate in the Land Down Under All-Star game in Australia … As a junior, had 87 tackles, including five sacks, and an interception … Listed as the nation's No. 84 defensive tackle by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 94 defensive end by Scout.com. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 13, 1990 ... Son of Jimmy and Erica Jackson.


Brandon Jacobs

RB, 6-0, 237

Lilburn, GA (Parkview HS)

High School Coach: Cecil Flowe

HIGH SCHOOL: During senior season, had 1,575 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns on 240 carries, while adding 13 catches for 95 yards …Defensively, had 37 tackles, including seven tackles for loss and a sack… Named to the 2008 Class 5A All-State football team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Named Class 5A Honorable Mention All-State as a senior by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … Named Player of the Year at athlete by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett … As a junior, had 950 yards rushing on 121 attempts with eight touchdowns, and also collected 75 tackles, including four sacks, and three interceptions ...Listed as the No. 56 prospect from Georgia by SuperPrep …Ranked as the nation's No. 74 running back by Scout.com … Listed as the nation's No. 80 running back by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Dec. 8, 1990 ... Son of Foster and Mary Jacobs.


LaVoyd James

WR, 5-10, 180

Mobile, AL (Lillie B. Williamson HS)

High School Coach: Bobby Parrish

HIGH SCHOOL: Played in just two games as a senior due to an ankle injury, catching nine passes for 102 yards … As a junior, had 52 receptions for 740 yards and 15 touchdowns … Listed as the nation's No. 34 wide receiver by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. …Listed as the No. 26 player from Alabama by SuperPrep … Ranked as the nation's No. 128 wide receiver by Scout.com … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Son of Doris James.


Izauea Lanier

DB, 6-0, 185

Gordo, AL (Gordo HS)

High School Coach: David McKinney

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, rushed for 871 yards and had 870 yards receiving, while also recording 68 tackles with seven interceptions on defense … Also returned one punt and one kickoff for scores … Named ScoutSouth.com Star of Alabama for his performance against West Blocton, rushing for 166 yards and four touchdowns and adding 89 returns yards, while also collecting 10 tackles and an interception … As a junior, had 25 catches for 687 yards and eight touchdowns, returned one punt and one kickoff for scores, and had 38 tackles and five interceptions on defense… Named honorable mention Class 3A All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior… Listed as the nation's No. 73 athlete by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 150 wide receiver by Scout.com. PERSONAL: Born Feb. 9, 1990 ... Son of Patricia Lanier.


Philip Lutzenkirchen

TE, 6-4, 240

Marietta, GA (Lassiter HS)

High School Coach: Chip Lindsey

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, caught 72 passes for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns … Finished his junior season with 46 receptions for 496 yards and seven scores while adding 48 tackles, an interception and a blocked punt on defense … Named Class 5A All-State as a senior by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association … Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Ranked No. 74 on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southern List… Listed as the nation's No. 6 tight end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 8 tight end by Scout.com … Listed as the country's No. 11 tight end and the No. 11 player from Georgia by SuperPrep … Named a PrepStar All-American. PERSONAL: Born June 1, 1991 ... Son of Mike and Mary Lutzenkirchen.


Onterio McCalebb

RB, 6-0, 175

Fort Meade, FL (Hargrave Military Academy/Fort Meade HS)

Prep School Coach: Robert Prunty

High School Coach: Mike Hayde

PREP SCHOOL: Spent the 2008 season at Hargrave Military Academy, where he rushed for 755 yards and four touchdowns in eight games … Also returned a kick 95 yards for a score, a punt 96 yards for a touchdown and scored on a 68-yard screen pass ..One of just four prep school running backs to receive four stars by Scout.com. HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, recorded 1,995 yards rushing and 27 touchdowns ... Also had 11 receptions for 300 yards ... Had two kicks returned for scores ... As a junior, rushed for 1,500 yards and 25 touchdowns ... Also had 500 yards receiving and six touchdowns ... Named to All-Southeast Region team by PrepStar ... Ranked the 34th player in the SuperPrep Florida 111 ... Named to Florida Super 75 by Jacksonville Times Union ... Named to Orlando Sun Sentinel Top 100 in Florida ... Ranked the 38th best running back in the nation by Scout.com. PERSONAL: Born Aug. 10, 1989 ... Son of Derrick Baker and Staphisa McMillian.


Clint Moseley

QB, 6-4, 196

Leroy, AL (Leroy HS)

High School Coach: Danny Powell

HIGH SCHOOL: Named Alabama's Mr. Football as a senior by the Alabama Sports Writers Association, as well as to the Class 2A All-State team and the Class 2A Back of the Year … Led Leroy to a 15-0 record and its third straight state championship, earning MVP honors in the title game …Completed 209-of-313 passes for 3,758 yards and 35 touchdowns, and rushed for 670 yards and 15 scores on 119 carries … Also served as the team's kicker, making 23-of-29 extra points and a field goal on his only attempt, while punting 18 times for 610 yards (33.9 average) and a long of 54 … During his sophomore season, completed 100-of-168 passes for 1,531 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushed for 512 yards and 10 scores on 62 carries while taking team to its first state title … Named to the Orlando Sentinel's 2008 All-Southern football team… Ranked as the nation's No. 79 quarterback by Scout.com … Listed as the nation's No. 108 quarterback by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked No. 23 on the Birmingham News' Super Seniors list … Listed as the No. 28 player from Alabama by SuperPrep. PERSONAL: Born Dec. 26, 1990 ... Son of Dean and Sharon Moseley.


Taikwon Paige

DB, 5-10, 175

Aiken, SC (Aiken HS/Georgia Military College)

High School Coach: Carey Johnson

Junior College Coach: Bert Williams

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Had over 40 tackles and six interceptions during his freshman season … Had 20 tackles during his sophomore campaign …Ranked as the nation's No. 36 junior college prospect by SuperPrep. HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play in the 2006 Shrine Bowl … One of 25 players named 2006 Palmetto Champions All-Stars by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association … Was named all-region and all-state in both his junior and senior years … Was the track team's most valuable player his junior year … Placed seventh in the 100-meter dash and sixth in the 200-meter dash at the 2007 state qualifier before suffering an injury at the state finals. PERSONAL: Born July 2, 1988 … Son of Howard Paige.

Tyrik Rollison


Tyrik Rollison

QB, 6-2, 185

Sulphur Springs, TX (Sulphur Springs HS)

High School Coach: Greg Owens

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, completed 315-of-428 passes for 4,728 yards and 51 touchdowns, and rushed for 1,094 yards … Led team to the Class 4A Division II state championship, passing for 398 yards and four TDs and rushing for 127 yards and three more scores in the title game … Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American All-Star game following his senior year … During his junior season, completed 296-of-423 passes for 3,691 yards and 37 scores while rushing for 554 yards … Class 4A first-team all-state selection as a junior … Listed as the No. 4 quarterback in the nation and the No. 7 prospect from Texas by SuperPrep … Named a PrepStar All-American … Named to the 2008 EA Sports All-America team …Ranked as the nation's No. 11 quarterback by Scout.com … Listed as the nation's No. 21 quarterback by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Named to the Orlando Sentinel's 2008 All-Southern football team. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 4, 1991 ... Son of Brenda Rlison and Michael Kelly.


Travante Stallworth

WR, 5-9, 180

Leesville, LA (Leesville HS)

High School Coach: Terence Williams

HIGH SCHOOL: During his senior season, completed 92-of-150 passes for 1,339 yards and 14 touchdowns, while also rushing for 546 yards and 15 scores on 130 carries … As a junior, competed 113 of 200 passes for 1,340 yards and 10 touchdowns, while also rushing for 940 yards on 165 carries with 17 touchdowns … Named First Team All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as well as all-district first team as a senior … Listed as the nation's No. 18 athlete by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 122 wide receiver by Scout.com … The No. 17-ranked prospect from Louisiana by SuperPrep …Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born March 5, 1991 ... Son of James and Jalaine Stallworth.


John Sullen

OL, 6-5, 325

Auburn, AL (Auburn HS)

High School Coach: Tim Carter

HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the Class 6A All-State team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior … Graded out at 86 percent with 55 pancake blocks … Earned ASWA honorable mention all-state honors as a junior … Listed as the nation's No. 63 offensive tackle by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 102 offensive tackle by Scout.com … Listed as the No. 34 player from Alabama by SuperPrep … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Dec. 31, 1990 ... Son of John and Belinda Sullen.


Reggie Taylor

DB, 5-10, 165

Fort Valley, GA (Peach County HS)

High School Coach: Chad Campbell

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, had 40 tackles and three interceptions … As a junior, had 36 tackles (25 solo, 11 assists), three interceptions and five pass break-ups … Ranked No. 116 on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 … Listed as the nation's No. 28 cornerback by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc.… Listed as the No. 60 prospect from Georgia by SuperPrep … Ranked as the nation's No. 110 safety by Scout.com … Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team. PERSONAL: Born Jan. 7, 1990 ... Son of Anna Head and Reginald Taylor.


Jamar Travis

DL, 6-1, 298

Brewton, AL (W.S. Neal HS)

High School Coach: Blaine Hathcock

HIGH SCHOOL: As a junior, had 60 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and four sacks … First Team All-State as a junior by the Alabama Sports Writers Association … Named honorable mention Class 4A All-State by the ASWA as a senior … Named a PrepStar All-American … Listed as the nation's No. 11 defensive tackle by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked as the nation's No. 32 defensive tackle by Scout.com … Listed as the No. 17 player from Alabama by SuperPrep … Ranked No. 22 on the Birmingham News' Super Seniors list. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 24, 1990 ... Son of Ronald and Chello Travis.


Demond Washington

ATH, 5-9, 185

Tallassee, AL (Mississippi Gulf Coast CC/Tallassee HS) Junior College Coach: Steve Campbell

High School Coach: Phil Lindsey

JUNIOR COLLEGE: In 12 games during his freshman season at Gulf Coast, rushed for 1,182 yards and 12 touchdowns on just 172 carries, and returned two punts for touchdowns … Helped lead team to the National Championship … Played defense as a sophomore and had 55 tackles and three interceptions, returning them all for touchdowns, while also returning four punts for scores … Ranked as the third-best junior college prospect by SuperPrep. HIGH SCHOOL: Had an injury-plagued senior season, but as a junior, scored 27 touchdowns … Named to the 2005 Class 4A all-state first team as an athlete by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 30, 1987 ... Son of Cynthia McCantz.

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