FOX6 Signing Day 2010

See video of local high school athletes sign letters of intent to play college football on national college football signing day, plus see who signed where and get reaction from the coaches.

Videos posted:

- Alabama head football coach Nick Saban

- Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik

- FOX6 recruiting analyst Tim Watts

- Cordova and Jess Lanier:
Ladarius Owens - Auburn
Mario Wren - Western New Mexico
Marcus Gibbs - Western New Mexico
Gary Player - Tuskegee
 
- Pinson:
Roderick Cox - Huntington College
Carlos Gray - University of North Carolina

- Springville:
Jeremy Richardson - Auburn

- Gadsden City:
Patton Chambers - Miles
Ontavio Smith - Dodge City
D.J. Huff - Dodge City
Fred Carter - Dodge City
Dale Trimble - Kentucky

- Vestavia Hills:
Ryan Howard - Central Arkansas
John Robin - Princeton
Drew Dearman - University of South Alabama

- Mountain Brook: Wilson Love - Alabama

- UAB head coach Neil Calloway

- Pelham:
Jake Holland - Auburn
Nigel Terrell - Florida State
Ryan Williams - Navy
Carrington Lewis - Navy

- Moody: Chad Slade - Auburn University

- Samford head coach Pat Sullivan reaction

- Fairfield:
Frank Rivers - Grambling
Terrence Swift - Alabama State
Bradley Harper - Stillman
Lloyd Smith - Concordia

- Woodlawn:
Chris Davis - Auburn University

- McAdory:
Randall Reeves - Tennessee Tech
Davis Smith - Grambling
Chris Mitchell - Brevard
Cameron Mitchell - Concordia College
Marcus Jackson - Concordia College

- Northridge:
Malcolm Johnson- Mississippi State

- Tuscaloosa County:
Alex Walters - Southern Miss
Andre Lucious - East Central Mississippi
Willie Layton - Concordia in Selma, AL
Chris Cherry - Concordia in Selma, AL
DeAndre Dixon - Concordia in Selma, AL

-  Hoover:
John Propst - University of Tennessee
Maudrecus Humphrey - University of Arkansas
Josh Magee - Southern Mississippi
Sterling Young - Arkansas State
Reuben Carson - Navy
Antwan Williams - University of South Alabama
Antonio Gaylord - North East Mississippi College
Leon Carlton - Navy
Travis Gipson - Ferrum College

- Midfield:
Anthony Wilson - Southern Mississippi
Jamarious Crusoe - UAB
Jamarcus Nelson - UAB

-  Calera: Dantwone King signs with UAB

(AP) - A list of players who signed with the University of Alabama, with position, height and weight, school and hometown:
      Deion Belue, db, 6-0, 175, Deshler HS, Tuscumbia, Ala.
      Ronald Carswell, wr, 6-0, 180, Westside HS, Macon, Ga.
      xCade Foster, pk, 6-0, 215, Southlake (Texas) Carroll HS
      xJalston Fowler, rb, 6-0, 240, Vigor HS, Prichard, Ala.
      xJohn Fulton, db, 6-1, 180, Manning (S.C.) HS
      Corey Grant, rb, 5-10, 186, Opelika (Ala.) HS
      Alfy Hill, de, 6-4, 222, West Brunswick HS, Shallotte, N.C.
      Adrian Hubbard, de, 6-7, 227, Norcross (Ga.) HS
      Brandon Ivory, dl, 6-3, 330, East HS, Memphis, Tenn.
      Harrison Jones, te, 6-4, 230, Evangelical Christian School, Memphis, Tenn.
      xArie Kouandjio, ol, 6-5, 335, DeMatha Catholic HS, Hyattsville, Md
      xBrandon Lewis, dt, 6-3, 275, East Mississippi CC, Pleasant Grove, Texas
      xChad Lindsay, ol, 6-3, 307, The Woodlands (Texas) HS
      Wilson Love, de, 6-4, 235, Mountain Brook (Ala.) HS
      Keiwone Malone, wr, 6-1, 165, Mitchell HS, Memphis, Tenn.
      Dequan Menzie, cb, 6-0, 195, Copiah-Lincoln CC, Columbus, Ga.
      xDeMarcus Milliner, db, 6-2, 180, Stanhope Elmore HS, Millbrook, Ala.
      C.J. Mosley, lb, 6-2, 212, Theodore (Ala.) HS
      Nick Perry, db, 6-2, 195, Prattville (Ala.) HS
      xAustin Shepherd, ol, 6-5, 316, North Gwinnett HS, Suwanee, Ga.
      Blake Sims, ath, 6-0, 180, Gaineville (Ga.) HS
      xPhillip Sims, qb, 6-2, 209, Oscar Smith HS, Chesapeake, Va.
      Brian Vogler, te, 6-7, 248, Brookstone School, Columbus, Ga.
      DeAndrew White, wr, 6-0, 170, North Shore HS, Galena Park, Texas
      Jarrick Williams, db, 6-2, 205, Blount HS, Eight Mile, Ala.
      Jay Williams, p, 6-4, 220, Thomasville (Ala.) HS
      
      x Signee already enrolled


     A capsule look at 5 of Alabama's top football signees, in alphabetical order:
       Alfy Hill, lb/dl, 6-4, 245, West Brunswick HS, Shallotte, N.C.
      SuperPrep All-American has the size and speed to be strong pass rusher. Four-star prospect rated among Top 70 players nationally by ESPNU, Tom Lemming and Rivals.com. Rated among nation's Top 10 strongside defensive ends. Played in the Under Armour All-American Game. Rivals rates him the No. 3 player in North Carolina. As junior, had 112 tackles, 12 sacks and four blocked punts. Missed 2007 season with a broken wrist. First player from North Carolina to sign with Alabama since Jeff Dunn in the 1980s. Chose Alabama over North Carolina, North Carolina State, LSU, Clemson and South Carolina.
       DeMarcus Milliner, db, 6-1, 180, Stanhope HS, Millbrook, Ala.:
      Parade All-American and 5-star prospect. Rated No. 1 cornerback by Scout.com and SuperPrep, which also has him 11th-best overall. Speedy corner has vertical leap of nearly 40 inches, according to Alabama. Selected to the ESPN Under Armour All-America Game and played in the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game. Had three interceptions and 71 tackles as senior, and also averaged 9.5 yards on 51 carries offensively. As a junior, returned two punts and a kickoff for touchdown. Has a chance for immediate playing time with Alabama losing cornerbacks Kareem Jackson and Javier Arenas. Fellow signees John Fulton and safety Jarrick Williams among others comprising one of nation's top defensive back groups.
       C.J. Mosley, lb, 6-2, 220, Theodore (Ala.) HS
      Parade and U.S. Army All-American, who had school-record 500-plus career tackles and top two single-season performances. Two-time Class 6A all-state pick by state sports writers and the Class 6A Lineman of the Year last season. Rivals.com has him as No. 6 outside linebacker prospect. Had seven sacks, five fumble recoveries and four interceptions as senior. Chose Alabama over Auburn, Tennessee, Florida State, Georgia, Arkansas, Stanford, Oklahoma and LSU.
       QB Phillip Sims,
      Enrolled early and will go through spring practice. Five-star prospect by Scout.com, rated No. 2 prostyle quarterback by Rivals and Scout. Parade and USA Today All-American. Named Associated Press' Virginia state player of the year as senior after passing for 2,960 yards and 33 touchdowns with 10 interceptions as senior. His 10,725 career yards and 119 touchdown passes are Virginia High School League records. Sims finished with a 48-8 career record and won a state title. As a junior, he threw for 3,167 yards and 38 touchdowns.
       DeAndrew White, wr, 6-0, 177, North Shore HS, Houston:
      Speedy wideout's ratings vary fairly widely among recruiting services, but SuperPrep picks him as No. 6 wide receiver nationally. U.S. Army and SuperPrep All-American. One of the top prospects in talent-rich Texas. White caught 32 passes for 473 yards and nine touchdowns, but averaged 23.6 yards per catch and scored 10 TDs as junior. The Texas 5A 200-meter dash champion in 2008. He picked Tide over teams including LSU, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, Florida, Baylor and Texas.





(AP) - A list of players who signed with Auburn University, with position, height and weight, school and hometown:
Joel Bonomolo    DE     6-3    245    Fullerton (Calif.) High
Kenneth Carter    DT     6-5    267     Greenville High
Ed Christian    OL     6-5    280     Lowndes High, Valdosta, Ga.
Steven Clark    K    6-5    230    Park Hill High, Kansas City, Mo.
Shon Coleman    OL    6-7    285    Olive Branch (Miss.) High
* Jessel Curry    LB    6-2    215    Buford (Ga.) High
Chris Davis    ATH     5-11    175    Woodlawn High
Justin Delaine    DE    6-5    225    Linden High
Michael Dyer    RB     5-8    201    Little Rock (Ark.) Christian
Tunde Fariyike    OL    6-3    295    Thomaston, Ga
* Roszell Gayden    OL    6-7    310     College of the Sequoias, Visalia, Calif.
Antonio Goodwin    WR    6-2    170    Washington High, Atlanta, Ga.
Jake Holland    LB    6-1    228    Pelham High
Shaun Kitchens    ATH    6-3    211    Banneker High, College Park, Ga.
Corey Lemonier   DE   6-5   223    Hialeah (Fla.) High
Eric Mack    OL    6-4    315    Calhoun Co. High, St. Matthews, S.C.
Demetruce McNeal    DB    6-0    176    Banneker High, College Park, Ga.
Jonathan Mincy    DB    5-10    175    Southwest Dekalb High, Decatur, Ga.
* Brandon Mosley    TE     6-6    285     Coffeyville (Kan.) CC
Dakota Mosley    TE    6-4    252    Little Rock (Ark.) Academy
* Cameron Newton    QB     6-6    247    Blinn College, Brenham, Texas
LaDarius Owens    LB    6-2    225     Jess Lanier High
Cody Parkey    K    6-2    195    Jupiter (Fla.) High
Ladarious Phillips   6-3   275   Handley High
Trovon Reed    ATH    6-0    173    Thibodaux (La.) High
Jeremy Richardson    WR     6-4    220    Springville High
* Craig Sanders    DE    6-4    230     Ariton High
Chad Slade    OL    6-6    316    Moody High
Ryan Smith   DB   6-2   208   Cordova High
Jeffrey Whitaker    DT    6-3    295    Warner Robins (Ga.) High
Jawara White    LB    6-2    220     Charles Henderson High
Ryan White    ATH    6-0    185     Lincoln High, Tallahassee, Fla.



     A capsule look at 5 of Alabama's top football signees, in alphabetical order:
       Shon Coleman, ol, 6-7, 285 Olive Branch (Miss.) HS
      Top recruit at a position where Auburn badly needed to land an influx of talent to replace soon-to-depart starters. Ranked No. 22 overall prospect, third-best offensive tackle and top Mississippi player by Rivals.com. Rated 31st among offensive tackles by Scout.com and No. 25 guard/center by Maxpreps.com. First-team all-state pick by Mississippi Association of Coaches. Participated in U.S. Army All-American Bowl and Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.
       Michael Dyer, rb, 5-8, 201 Little Rock (Ark.) Christian Academy:
      Auburn's most highly rated signee and could compete for a starting job as a freshman with Auburn seeking a replacement to Ben Tate. Nation's top-rated running back and No. 5 overall prospect by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. Ranked 11th overall by Rivals.com. Played in the 2010 Under Armour All-American game and was Arkansas' Gatorade player of the year. Named to the PrepStar Dream Team as the No. 10-ranked player in the nation. Ranked No. 14 overall and as the No. 2 running back in the SuperPrep Elite 50. Finished his high school career with 8,097 yards rushing and 84 touchdowns. Rushed for 2,502 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior.
       Corey Lemonier, de, 6-5, 223 Hialeah (Fla.) HS
      A key last-day announcement who chose Auburn over Florida State. Rivals.com rates him No. 35 player, No. 3 weakside defensive end and the No. 4 player in Florida. Scout.com calls him No. 7 defensive end while he's ninth by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. Ranked No. 44 on the SuperPrep Elite 50 and the No. 11 defensive lineman and No. 4 player in Florida. 2010 Under Armour All-American Game participant. Had 50 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior.
       Cameron Newton, qb, 6-6, 247, Blinn JC, College Park, Ga.
      Could be penciled in as Auburn's starter next season, especially since he's already enrolled and will have spring practice to learn the offense. Helped lead Blinn College to the 2009 NJCAA National Championship after passing for 2,833 yards and 22 touchdowns while rushing for 655 yards and 16 TDs. NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American. Rivals.com rated him as No. 1 quarterback in either the high school or junior college ranks and as the top JUCO prospect. Only five-star quarterback by Rivals. Four-star prospect by Scout.com. Played in five games for Florida as freshman then redshirted in 2008.
       Trovon Reed, wr, 6-0, 173 Thibodaux (La.) HS
      Speedster gives Auburn's receiving corps another big-play threat. Ranked 39th-best prospect by ESPNU, 46th by Rivals.com and 26th by PrepStar. Rivals rates him the No. 4 athlete and Louisiana's top prospect. Scout.com ranks him as the seventh-best wide receiver. Also named an All-American and the top player in Louisiana by SuperPrep. U.S. Army All-American. As a senior, rushed for 703 yards and nine touchdowns and passed for 826 yards and six scores despite missing five games due to injury.