Signing Day '06

The 2006 letter of intent signing day for JC student-athletes graduating this spring is on Wednesday, February 1. Many others signed during the midyear signing period that began in December. Which D1 grabbed the best class of JCs? Here's a rundown of the best groups, by university, plus a preliminary TOP 10 from JCFootball.com. Sequoias super QB Brent Schaeffer will sign with Ole Miss (photo), but does it push them to #1?

TOP 10 JC CLASSES

1. Nebraska
2. Kansas State
3. Oregon State
4. Mississippi
5. Oklahoma
6. Washington State
7. Arizona State
8. Purdue
9. Oregon
10. Arkansas

ARKANSAS

S John West (6-3, 190)
(North Dakota St. CS)

DT Fred Barnett (6-1, 310)
(Trinity Valley)

DE Chris Wade (6-6, 248)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

S Matt Hewitt (6-3, 205)
(Alfred State)

ARIZONA

DT Gabe Long (6-3, 285)
(Fullerton)
*Sat out the 2005 season.

DE Louis Holmes (6-6, 270)
(Scottsdale)

S Nate Ness (6-2, 180)
(El Camino)

OL James Tretheway (6-6, 300)
(College of San Mateo)

ARIZONA STATE

CB Justin Tryon (5-10, 181)
(College of the Canyons)

WR Angelo Richardson (6-2, 196)
(Santa Rosa)

RB Ryan Torain (6-1, 210)
(Butler County)

S Troy Nolan (6-2, 180)
(College of the Canyons)

DT Martin Tevaseu (6-1, 340)
(Santa Rosa)

LB Garrett Judah (6-4, 228)
(Butte)

S Chris Baloney (6-0, 190)
(College of the Sequoias)
*Sat out 2005 season.

P Jonathan Johnson (6-1, 205)
(College of the Canyons)

AUBURN

DT Greg Smith (6-3, 315)
(NE Mississippi)

BAYLOR

S Brandon Stiggers (5-11, 190)
(Compton)

DT Connor Redfearn (6-2, 280)
(Santa Monica)

LB Paul Tolbert (6-1, 230)
(East Central)

S Jwaun Ward (6-1, 205)
(Mississippi Gulf Coast CC)

BYU

CB JC Tico Pringle (5-10, 183)
(Snow)

CB JC Andre Saulsberry (5-10, 175)
(Riverside)

DE JC Moses Foketi (6-1, 255)
(Laney)

CALIFORNIA

OL Mike Gibson (6-5, 305)
(Solano)

P Andrew Larson (6-0, 180)
(Saddleback)

DE Rulon Davis (6-6, 275)
(Mt. San Antonio)
*Sat out 2005 season.

OL Mark Gray (6-1, 280)
(El Camino)

FLORIDA STATE

DT Paul Griffin (6-1, 285)
(Butler County)

LB Toddrick Verdell (6-2, 215)
(Butler County)

KANSAS STATE

RB James Johnson (6-0, 190)
(Blinn College)

CB Ray Cheatham (6-1, 185)
(Independence)

DE Moses Manu (6-3, 245)
(El Camino)

S Cedric Wilson (6-1, 185)
(Garden City)

S Antwon Moore (6-0, 210)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

DT Brandon Balkcom (6-1, 280)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

LB Torey Huckaby (6-3, 200)
(Glendale CC)

LB Justin Roland (6-2, 240)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

TE Michael Pooshke (6-3, 245)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

DE Robert Jackson (6-3, 265)
(Fort Scott)

LB Courtney Edmond (6-2, 220)
(Blinn College)

CB Devin Anderson (5-9, 170)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

KENTUCKY

WR Steve Johnson (6-3.5, 210)
(Chabot)

DE Jo'Dane Craigman (6-4, 250)
(Mendocino)

CB A.J. Grigsby (6-0, 190)
(El Camino)

MICHIGAN STATE

DE Ervin Baldwin (6-3, 255)
(Reedley)

S Nehemiah Warrick (6-0, 205)
(Hutchinson)

WR Devin Thomas (6-2, 215)
(Coffeyville)

DT Ogembi Nwagbuo (6-4, 280)
(Southwestern)

MISSISSIPPI

QB Brent Schaeffer (6-2, 205)
(College of the Sequoias)

OL Aubrey McPhadden (6-6, 305)
(East Mississippi)

TE Jason Hawkins (6-4, 255)
(San Bernardino Valley)

QB Bruce Hall (6-0, 210)
(NE Mississippi)

OL Corey Actis (6-5, 295)
(Bakersfield)

LB Rory Johnson (6-1, 235)
(Hinds)

DT Hayward Howard (6-5, 305)
(Eastern Arizona)

MISSISSIPPI STATE

WR Tony Burks (6-4, 205)
(Mississippi Gulf Coast CC)

WR Ryan Mason (6-5, 215)
(Mississippi Delta CC)

LB Tim Bailey (6-3, 241)
(Mississippi Delta CC)

MISSOURI

CB James Carraway (6-0, 185)
(College of the Siskiyous)

S Julius Denzmore (6-2, 205)
(Coffeyville)

CB Justin Brown (6-2, 204)
(North Dakota St. CS)

WR Paul Simpson (6-2, 185)
(Chabot)

WR/ATH Tremane Vaughns (5-9, 180)
(Pasadena)

CB Cornelius Brown (5-11, 196)
(Reedley)

NEBRASKA

WR Maurice Purify (6-4, 215)
(CC of San Francisco)

CB Andre Jones (6-0, 195)
(Fresno)

RB Kenny Wilson (6-0, 215)
(Butler County)

LB Steve Allen (6-2, 230)
(Fresno)

OL Carl Nicks (6-5, 330)
(Hartnell)

DT Brandon Johnson (6-3, 305)
(Compton)

OL Victory Haines (6-7, 285)
(Snow)

OKLAHOMA

OL Sherrone Moore (6-5, 310)
(Butler County)

OL Brandon Walker (6-3, 315)
(Coffeyville)

QB Joey Halzle (6-4, 215)
(Golden West)

DE Tim Johnson (6-5, 255)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

LB Chris Patterson (6-2, 225)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

OREGON

OL Fenuki Tupou (6-6, 325)
(Sierra)

S Matthew Harper (6-0, 185)
(CC of San Francisco)

DE Micah Howeth (6-2, 240)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

S Jameel Dowling (6-3, 190)
(Butte)

DT Jeremy Gibbs (6-4, 285)
(NE Oklahoma A&M)

DE Dexter Manley (6-4, 260)
(Santa Monica)
*A longshot to qualify by fall of 2005.

OREGON STATE

DE Dorian Smith (6-3, 255)
(College of the Desert)

DT Ismail Abdunafi (6-4, 285)
(Bakersfield)
*Sat out the 2005 season.

CB/KR Coye Francies (6-2, 195)
(American River)

DE Keith Robertson (6-3, 240)
(Foothill)

LB Joey LaRocque (6-1.5, 228)
(College of the Canyons)

DE Alex Fa'agai (6-4, 265)
(Foothill)

RB Clinton Polk (6-2, 220)
(Scottsdale)

DL Gerard Lee (6-3, 275)
(Scottsdale)

PURDUE

RB Jaycen Taylor (5-11, 180)
(Los Angeles Harbor)

RB Dario Camacho (5-11, 205)
(Citrus)

WR Roberto McBean (5-11, 185)
(CC San Francisco)

DE Michael McDonald (6-2, 240)
(Tyler JC)

CB Markus Dawes (5-11, 190)
(College of the Sequoias)

DE Jeff Benjamin (6-3, 270)
(Riverside)

P Jared Armstrong (6-3, 240)
(William Rainey Harper)

S Justin Scott (6-1, 200)
(College of the Sequoias)

DE Shaun Richardson (6-2, 240)
(Joliet JC)

CB Brandon Blackmon (6-0, 175)
(Mt. San Antonio)

SOUTH CAROLINA

LB Jasper Brinkley (6-2, 250)
(Georgia Military)

OL Clarence Bailey (6-6, 305)
(Lackawanna)

LB Casper Brinkley (6-1, 230)
(Georgia Military)

DT Joel Reaves (6-3, 260)
(Georgia Military)

TEXAS A&M

LB JC Misi Tupe (5-11, 240)
(Dixie State)

WR JC Torey Degrate (6-0, 180)
(Trinity Valley)

LB JC Jarius Neal (6-3, 218)
(East Central)

TEXAS TECH

OL Ofa Mohetau (6-2.5, 335)
(College of the Sequoias)

WASHINGTON

WR Marcel Reece (6-3, 230)
(El Camino)

LB Anthony Atkins (6-3, 252)
(Compton)

OL Brandon Jefferson (6-5, 310)
(West Los Angeles)

OL Aaron Mason (6-6, 270)
(Santa Monica)

CB Jordan Murchison (6-0, 185)
(CC of San Francisco)

S Jason Wells (6-2, 200)
(Mt. San Antonio)

S Ashlee Palmer (6-2, 210)
(Compton)

WASHINGTON STATE

WR Charles Dillon (6-1, 190)
(Ventura)

CB B.T. Walker (5-10, 175)
(College of the Canyons)

RB J.T. Diederichs (6-2, 220)
(Dixie State)

RB Derrell Hutsona (5-10, 183)
(Grossmont)

WR Finas Rabb (6-6, 205)
(Santa Ana)

TE Jason Price (6-4, 256)
(Trinity Valley)

CB Brian Williams (6-2, 180)
(Long Beach)

 


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