PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – A total of 20 student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play football for the 2009 SWAC Football Champion Prairie View A&M University on Wednesday.
Seven states were represented in the 2010 football signing class with the team’s home state of Texas leading the way with 11 signees while California, Illinois and Pennsylvania were represented with two recruits each.
As head coach Henry Frazier III has done since his arrival at Prairie View A&M, the Panthers continue to build via the high school ranks as 17 of his signees are incoming freshman along with two junior college recruits and one Football Bowl Subdivision transfer .
Springfield, Va. (Lee)
Three-star recruit by ESPN.com…ranked 84th nationally among running backs…recorded 160 attempts for 1,706 yards and 21 touchdowns…averaged 10.6 yards per carry… combined to rush for 2,500 yards and 26 touchdowns during sophomore and junior campaigns…named to The Washington Post’s All-MET First Team…earned All-Northern Region honors…selected to the All-Nike Combine team during the Baltimore NIKE combine.
Personal: Full Name: Idreis Alexander Augustus…Born: Feb. 12, 1992…Son of Zayd and Tanya Augustus…Intends to Major In Business.
Copperas Cove, Texas (Copperas Cove)
Earned District 12-5A first-team honors as a kicker and second-team honors as a punter…first-team all-area punter…received his team’s special teams award…three-year varsity letterwinner…ranked the 22nd best recruit in Central Texas by Texas PrepInsider.com.
Personal: Full Name: Christopher W. Barrick…Born: July 6, 1992 in Temple, Texas…Son of Stephen Barrick…Intends to Major In Civil Engineering.
Monroeville, Pa. (Gateway)
Earned WPIAL All-Conference Honors…logged 49 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions and two forced fumbles as a senior…also caught nine receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns while playing wide receiver…broke up three passes…helped lead team to Class 4A title game… one of two signees from the state of Pennsylvania.
Houston, Texas (Elsik)
Named first-team all-district…recorded 123 tackles (79 solo), seven sacks and recovered a fumble during senior campaign…had 10 or more tackles eight times as a senior…three-year varsity letterwinner.
Personal: Full Name: Danny Charles Brownell…Born: Nov. 26, 1991 in Houston, Texas…Son of Mickey and Mia Brownell…Intends to Major In Architecture.
Arlington, Texas (Mansfield Timberview)
Played running back primarily in high school and earned all-district honors…projected to play linebacker in college…also runs track and qualified for regionals as a junior.
Personal: Full Name: Blake Sterling Dixon…Born: Feb. 2, 1992 in Arlington, Texas…Son of Andrew and Sheri Dixon…Intends to Major In Psychology.
Garland, Texas (Naaman Forest)
First-team all-district at safety…caught 11 passes for 96 yards…had 533 yards and 34 receptions as a junior…rushed for 62 yards on 10 carries…blocked four punts and kicks…picked off nine passes.
Personal: Full Name: Stephen Markul Eggins…Born: Feb. 19, 1992 in Wichita Falls, Texas…Son of Mary Williams…Intends to Major In Kinesiology.
Monroeville, Pa. (Gateway)
Helped guide team to Class 4A title game… earned WPIAL All-Conference Honors…blocked for an offensive unit that averaged 41.8 points and 348.7 total offensive yards per game…paved the way for his offensive backfield to average 172.9 yards per game and 2,248 yards rushing…one of two signees from the state of Pennsylvania.
Personal: Full Name: Omarr Gemini Finn…Born: May 29, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pa…Son of Ronald and Nicole Moore…Intends to Major In Accounting.
Waskom, Texas (Marshall)
Named first-team all-county and all-district as a senior…helped lead team to a second-place finish in district play and blocked for an offense that produced a 1,300-yard rusher.
Dallas, Texas (Bryan Adams)
Two-star recruit by ESPN.com and rated nationally amongst players at the athlete position…named to the District 12-4A first team…played both quarterback and wide receiver in high school…threw for 629 yards and seven touchdowns…led his team in rushing with 440 yards on 90 carries and nine touchdowns…caught 44 receptions for 518 yards and four touchdowns…scored 14 touchdowns total.
Personal: Full Name: D’Cody M. Harris…Born: Dec. 12, 1991 in Dallas, Texas…Son of Raymond Harris and Latrica Neal.
South San Francisco, Calif. (Syracuse)
Mid-year transfer who’ll participate in spring drills…signed with Syracuse in the spring of 2009…played on the 2007 NJCAA championship team as a freshman at City College of San Francisco…had 11 tackles, including eight solo, in 2007 as a freshman at CCSF…compiled 29 tackles, including 19 solo and three for a loss of 15 yards and one sack with one interception as a sophomore.
El Paso, Texas (El Dorado)
Versatile prospect who earned all-district first team honors at both defensive end and tight end…named all-city at defensive end…recorded 96 tackles and nine sacks as a senior…logged 10 or more tackles four times as a senior with a high of 13 against Del Valle High School…tallied five receptions for 77 yards at tight end.
Personal: Full Name: Joshua James Holguin…Born: Feb. 28, 1992 in Aurora, Ill…Son of Tony and Jannie Holguin…Intends to Major In Architecture.
Upland, Calif. (Upland)
A United States Army All-American Bowl Nominee…finished his senior campaign with 70 tackles and four sacks…played both safety and linebacker in high school…will play safety at Prairie View…earned first-team All-Baseline Honors at linebacker in 2009 and safety in 2008.
Chicago, Ill. (College of Dupage)
Junior college transfer who should step in and contribute immediately on the defensive line…earned first-team Midwest Football Conference Honors this past season…completed the 2009 campaign with 36 tackles, four tackles for loss with three sacks…helped lead team to the NJCAA Region IV Playoffs…one of three signees from Illinois’ College of Dupage…prepped at Morgan Park High School in Chicago.
Personal: Full Name: Jeremy Hicks Johnson…Born: March 12, 1990 in Chicago, Ill…Son of Stacey Johnson…Intends to Major In Criminal Justice.
Houston, Texas (Eisenhower)
Rated a one-star recruit by Scout.com…earned District 19-5A honorable mention honors…tallied over 100 tackles and six sacks.
Personal: Full Name: J’marcus Joubert…Born: Sept. 27, 1991 in Houston, Texas…Son of Lucious and Renita Joubert…Intends to Major In Psychology.
Baltimore, Md. (Edmonson-Westside)
Two-star recruit by Rivals.com, ESPN.com and Scout.com…combined to pass for nearly 4,000 yards and 35 touchdowns over the past two seasons…threw for 2,384 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior and 1,673 yards and 13 touchdowns during his senior season…also rushed for seven touchdowns as a senior…finished his career with a 60 percent completion rating…participated in the 2009 Maryland Crab Bowl All-Star Game…recruited by several Mid-American Conference programs.
Personal: Full Name: Jerry Lovelocke…Born: Oct. 8, 1992…Son of Paula Tolbert…Intends to Major In Communications.
George Moore III
Houston, Texas (Aldine)
Rated a one-star recruit by Scout.com…caught 32 receptions for 569 yards and six touchdowns…averaged 19 yards per reception…the second-leading receiver in receptions and yardage in District 19-5A…earned first team District 19-5A honors…two-year varsity letterwinner…also runs track.
Personal: Full Name: George Pitson Moore III…Born: Nov. 11, 1991 in Houston, Texas…Son of George II and Tonya Moore…Intends to Major In Mechanical Engineering.
Bellville, Texas (Bellville)
Led his team with three interceptions for 23 yards in 2009…also tallied 43 tackles with a sack…three-sport athlete who also plays basketball and runs track…two-time first-team all-district honoree at two positions…played defensive end as a junior and moved to the secondary for his senior campaign…rated a one-star recruit by Scout.com.
Personal: Full Name: Jacquez Dupree Polk…Born: Feb. 7, 1992 in Bellville, Texas…Son of Jennifer Polk…Intends to Major In Biology.
Spring, Texas (Klein Collins)
Member of Houston’s Top 100 by The Houston Chronicle…son of former Houston Oiler and 1983 Heisman Trophy winner Mike Rozier…two-star recruit by Rivals.com…named to the 2009 Texas PrepInsider Greater Houston All-Area 5A Team…earned first team District 13-5A honors…led team to first-ever district championship with an undefeated regular season record…rushed for 1,703 yards on 240 attempts…scored 17 touchdowns and averaged 7.1 yards per carry…also caught eight receptions for 96 yards…posted a 249-yard rushing performance against Spring High School…third-leading rusher in District 13-5A…eclipsed the 100-yard mark 11 times during the 2009 season.
Personal: Full Name: Jamichael D. Rozier…Born: Nov. 15, 1990 in Houston, Texas…Son of Mike Rozier and Pamela Gobert…Intends to Major In Criminal Justice.
Las Vegas, Nev. (Canyon Springs)
Two-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com…ranked as the 14th-best prospect in the state of Nevada…Dave Schuman’s National Underclassman Las Vegas combine MVP…tallied 57 tackles, six sacks and blocked three field goals…earned second-team All-Sunrise Northeast Division Honors.
Personal: Full Name: Jordan Tyrone Turner…Born: Sept. 24, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nev…Son of Daren and Antionette Turner.
Lombard, Ill. (College of Dupage)
Provides Prairie View with a powerful blocking presence in the backfield… earned second-team Midwest Football Conference East All-Region Honors this past season…primary blocker in a backfield that produced a 1,100-yard rusher…team averaged nearly 160 yards per game on the ground in 2009…helped lead team to the NJCAA Region IV Playoffs…one of three signees from Illinois’ College of Dupage.
Personal: Full Name: Krystopher Anthony Watkins…Born: Aug. 18, 1990 in Chicago, Ill…Son of Juana Hasken…Intends to Major In Business Management.