2016 3-star OG commit Sam Heckel: "I think it's a good hire."
2016 4-star RB target Kentrail Moran: "I think it's a great hire. One of the top offenses in college football."
2016 3-star ATH target Tyrek Tisdale: "It's good. He is a very good coach I've heard and seen."
2016 2-star CB commit Darius Stubbs: "I think he is a great fit. Especially offensively and the fact that he is currently a head coach."
2016 3-star QB commit Rex Culpepper: "Awesome! Coach Weiner has had a great relationship with him in the past and he has had major success offensively."
2016 3-star DT target Bo Peek: "I liked coach Shafer a lot and his whole coaching staff. So I'm not really sure how I feel about it. I will see how it goes from here."
2016 3-star WR target Gene Coleman: "Sounds pretty good to me."
2016 3-star OLB commit Dymelle Parker: "I really don't know much about him, but he is a winner based on his history."
2017 4-star ATH target Anthony White Jr.: "That's ok. Anything as far as change in the coaching staff should be good. Besides firing coach A (Acosta) of course. He has threats at wideout currently that can really ball."
2017 OLB commit Isaiah McDuffie: "I'm for it. It sounds like a good hire."
2016 3-star CB commit Monquavion Brinson's father: "He's a winner and we love it."