The Alabama State University football program has signed 24 players to National Letters of Intent, plus one player awarded an academic scholarship.
THOMAS BARTLEY, III – Offensive Line (6-3, 280); Seffnar, Fla. / Armwood
player at the point of attack…can play all three interior line positions…helped
team to 12-1 record as senior…played in East-West Senior All-Star game.
DAVIAN BRANTLEY – Defensive Back (5-10, 170); Selma, Ala. / Selma
45 tackles with four interceptions, two returned for touchdowns…returned three
punts for touchdowns, three kickoff returns for touchdowns, and one blocked
field goal for touchdown…gained 1,500 all-purpose yards…Selma Times Player of
JADERRYC BROWN – Offensive Line (6-3, 265); Montgomery, Ala. / Lee
athletic player…second-team All-Metro selection as a senior with 35 pancakes
PRESTON CLARK – Kicker (6-1, 175); Jacksonville, Fla. / University Christian
all-state performer with strong leg…scored 61 points, primarily on
PATs…averaged more than 60 yards on kickoffs.
COOK – Quarterback (6-1, 205) Stone Mountain, Ga. / Stone Mountain
Combined for nearly 2,300 yards (1,711 passing, 551 rushing) and 23 touchdowns (16 passing, 7 rushing)…combined for nearly 5,000 yards as two-year starter (3,946 passing, 867 rushing)…all-region, all-county, team captain and most valuable player as both a junior and senior…played in Dekalb County All-Star Game.
JOSHUA DAVIS – Wide Receiver (6-1, 185); Tallahassee, Fla. / Florida State High
77 passes for 978 passes and 10 touchdowns while rushing 16 times for 125 yards
and one touchdown during his career…set career highs in receptions (33),
receiving yards (479) and touchdowns (six) as senior.
FLEGLAR - Running Back / Safety (6-0, 200); Augusta, Ga. / Glenn Hills
As a senior, rushed 71 times for 1,085 yards and nine TDs…defensively made 58 tackles (25 solo) with two forced fumbles and four interceptions, three returned for touchdowns…earned Region 3-4A Offensive Player of the Year, 1st-team All-Area and 1st-team All-Region honors
HYRIAM FREDERICK – Defensive End (6-1, 240); Seffnar, Fla. / Armwood
force with 24 tackles for loss and eight sacks as senior
DAMONT GAMBLE – Offensive Line (6-6, 270); Slocomb, Ala. / Slocomb
rangy athletic lineman…very physical at point of attack…nephew of former Hornet
and NFL veteran Brad Baxter.
BRANDON HARRIS – Linebacker (6-5, 205); Conyers, Ga. / Rockdale County
41 tackles, including seven tackles for loss, and three sacks as senior.
DARIUS HOLMES – Defensive Back (5-11, 175); Warner Robins, Ga. / Northside
starter at defensive back…made 53 tackles, including three for loss, with six
interceptions, two of them returned for touchdowns, with 13 passes defensed,
and four blocked kicks…was 2012 all-region player and 2013 defensive back MVP.
DOMINIQUE JACKSON – Linebacker (6-2, 210); Brewton, Ala.; T.R. Miller
58 tackles (37 solo) with one sack…as running back, rushed for 1,517 yards and
KELLY – Athlete (5-8, 185); Tallahassee, Fla. / Rickards
Combined for more than 5,400 yards in final two years with 54 touchdowns…as a senior, passed for 2,059 yards and threw for 26 touchdowns and rushed for 840 yards and 10 touchdowns…first-team all-Big Bend, All District, and All-State performer, earning district MVP, Florida 5A player of the year, and first-team All-America honors…MVP of Max Emfinger All-American Game.
KINGSTON – Offensive Line (6-3, 260); Riverdale, Ga. / Charles Drew
Versatile athletic lineman…three-year starter at right tackle…preseason 5A all-state selection…graded at 90 percent on assignments with 31 pancake blocks.
BRENSTEN LINDSEY – Wide Receivers (6-3, 180); Warner Robins, Ga.; Houston County
25 receptions for 344 yards and two touchdowns…averaged 13.8 yards per
catch…for his career, caught 38 passes for 589 and three touchdown.
SHAKYM PETERS – Defensive Back (6-1, 170); Conyers, Ga. / Rockdale
Recorded 30 tackles (four for loss) and three interceptions as a senior.
RAMSEY – Defensive Back (6-1, 160); Alexandria, Va. / Mount Vernon
Standout defensive back and running back…had 243 receiving yards…
RIVERS - Defensive Back (5-11 ½, 175); Pritchard, Ala. / Vigor HS
Made 41 tackles with one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed.
SHEPHERD – Kicker (6-5, 225); Tuscaloosa, Fla. / Paul Bryant
Showed tremendous leg, averaging 65 yards on kickoffs and made 70 percent of field goal attempts.
SOLOMAN – Defensive Back (6-1, 175); Enterprise, Ala. / Enterprise
Honorable mention 6-A all-state player..made 37 tackles, five interceptions, 15 pass breakups, with one kickoff return for touchdown and one field goal return for touchdown…registered 107 career tackles, 13 interceptions, 42 pass breakups, and six touchdowns as a three-year starter
KYLE THIES – Offensive Line (6-4, 260); Royal Palm Beach, Fla. / Royal Palm Beach
Physical, high-energy player…A gamer whose motor is always running…played in Florida-Georgia All-Star game
TOLBERT – Safety (6-2, 200); Auburn, Ala. / Auburn High
Earned second-team all-area honors after recording 65 tackles, 54 solo, with five tackles for loss…also had two interceptions, five passed defensed, and one forced fumble
TOLBERT – Safety (6-2, 200); Auburn, Ala. / Auburn High
Earned all-area large school honorable mention by Opelika News…made 64 tackles, 48 solo, with one interception, four passes defensed, and one fumble recovery.
JOE WILLIAMS – Wide Receiver (6-2, 175); Ft. Myers, Fla. / Dunbar
21 passes for 596 yards and six touchdowns…earned honorable mention
WILSON – Defensive Tackle (6-1, 295); Savannah Ga. / Calvary Day
Disrupted forced in the middle…made 93 tackles (77 solo) with six sacks and one forced fumble as a senior.