February 9, 2007

Sullivan Announces Signees For 2007

"... 'I don't know when I have been more excited about a recruiting class'..."

Blanche Louise Abrams, Retired Teacher, Leaves Religion Department $663,487Samford head football coach Pat Sullivan announced his first Samford signing class on Feb. 7. The class includes two transfers and 20 freshmen.

"I want to thank our coaches, staff, faculty and administration for their efforts in recruiting these student-athletes to Samford University," Sullivan said. "I don't know when I have been more excited about a recruiting class. We are looking forward to working with these young men to help them develop as students and as athletes over the next few years. I believe this class will provide a solid foundation for Samford football for the future. We want to welcome them to our Samford football family."

Singees include:

Riley Barnacastle, LB, 6-1, 200, Birmingham, Ala. (John Carroll HS)

Alex Barnett, DB, 5-9, 187, Niceville, Fla. (Niceville HS)

Scott Basham, OL, 6-6, 262, Atalla, Ala. (Etowah HS)

Thomas Broussard, DB, 6-0, 190, Baton Rouge, La. (Catholic HS)

Kanon Burt, DL, 6-5, 247, Vance, Ala. (Bessemer Academy)

John Michael Clay, DL, 6-5, 232, Vestavia Hills, Ala. (Vestavia Hills HS)

DeMarcus Covington, ATH, 6-2, 195, Birmingham, Ala. (John Carroll HS)

Justin Craig, WR, 6-1, 192, Quinton, Ala. (Sumiton Christian School)

Chris Evans, RB, 6-0, 195, Alexandria, Ala. (UAB/Alexandria HS)

Richie Fordham, QB, 6-1, 185, Birmingham, Ala. (Oak Mountain HS)

Jason Gaines, DL, 6-3, 260, Huntsville, Ala. (Sparkman HS)

Jacquez Gray, OL, 6-5, 280, Opelika, Ala. (Opelika HS)

Thomas Gray, OL, 6-4, 285, Vestavia Hills, Ala. (Vestavia Hills HS)

Seth Harkness, QB, 6-3, 205, Fayette, Ala. (UAB/Fayette County HS)

Austin Hayes, DT, 6-3, 254, Cedar Bluff, Ala. (Cedar Bluff HS)

Omar Johnson, CB, 5-10, 180, Mobile, Ala. (St. Paul's Episcopal School)

Keith Jones, OL, 6-6, 270, Hueytown, Ala. (Hueytown HS)

Devyn Keith, DL, 6-2, 250, Huntsville, Ala. (Sparkman HS)

Jordan Lewis, DB, 5-9, 175, Birmingham, Ala. (Fairfield HS)

Ryan McDaniel, WR, 6-3, 198, Buford, Ga. (North Gwinnett HS)

Wes Nichols, OL, 6-2, 280, Birmingham, Ala. (Briarwood Christian)

Bryce Smith, LB, 6-2, 215, Lawrenceville, Ga. (Central Gwinnett HS)

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