UNA adds 16 high school players to Brent Dearmon’s first class as the Lions’ head coach

UNA adds 16 high school players to Brent Dearmon’s first class as the Lions’ head coach


First-year head coach Brent Dearmon’s program signed 17 players Wednesday, with 16 signings coming from high school players. In the early signing phase, Dearmon focused on signing transfer portal and junior college players.

In total, Dearmon added 32 players to the UNA program.

Wednesday’s signers

Camden Allison DB, McKenzie (Tennessee) HS

Kaden Cooper, ATH, Opelika HS

Chris Cotton, LB, Florida State University HS

Kendrick Davis, LB, Tuscaloosa Hillcrest

Omareon Finch, WR, Etowah HS, Attala

Izayah Fletcher, WR, Hartselle HS

Seth Hampton, LB, Thompson HS, Alabaster

Avery Howard, DL, St. John Paul II Catholic, Tallahassee, Florida

Jyheam Ingram, DL, Muscle Shoals HS

Dennis Moody, RB, Reedy HS, Frisco, Texas

Amarie Rogers, TE, Maumelle (Arkansas) HS

Brody Stewart, OL, Andalucia HS

Isaiah Tate, QB, Germantown (Tennessee) HS

John Taylor, DB, Luverne HS

Michael Towner DL, Vigor HS, Prichard

Ryan Walker, OL, Thompson HS, Alabaster

Rush Lansdell, DB, Columbia Academy/University of Memphis

State of Alabama

The second tier of commitments for Eddie Robinson Jr. reached 18 players on Wednesday.

Wednesday’s signers

LJ Allen, S., Burns HS, Shelby, NC

Jakeveon Bolding, DB, Chilton County HS

Tacaris Bozeman, RB, Sidney Lanier HS, Montgomery

Joshua Daniel, OL, Minor HS, Birmingham

Devin Davis, DE, East St. John High, Laplace, Louisiana

Arelious Dunn, OL, Bethune-Cookman/Langston Hughes HS, Fairburn, Georgia

Adrian Fitts, QB, Allatoona HS, Acworth, Georgia

Jacob Freeman, WR, Georgia/Callaway HS, LaGrange, Georgia

Asa Gregg, WR, St. John’s HS, White Plains, Maryland

Ajai Harrell, WR, Mainland HS, Daytona Beach, Florida

Eric Horn, WR, George Washington Carver HS, New Orleans

Jalen Jones, WR, Ramsay HS, Birmingham

Anthony ‘AJ’ Lewis, TE, Troy University/Murphy HS, Mobile

Cordell Montgomery, DB, Junipero Serra HS, Gardena, California

Amon Scarborough, DB, Pinson Valley HS/Jacksonville State

Jordan Simpson, QB, Gahr HS/Cerritos (California) College

Kohl Summerville, DB, Gordo HS

Ethan Tookes, CB, Riverside HS, Jacksonville, Florida

Alabama A&M

Once again, Cornell Maynor has made heavy use of the transfer portal to build a recruiting class. The Bulldogs welcome eight players from the transfer portal, as well as junior college linebacker Tony Overstreet.

Maynor is also developing depth as a quarterback with 6-foot-6 freshman Cory Chavis and Transfer Portal newcomers Dustin Fletcher from Northern Illinois and Brian Plummer from Buffalo.

Wednesday’s signers

Da’Shawn Brown, WR, Appalachia, York, SC

Cory Chavis, QB, Redford (Michigan) Union HS

Khristian Cotton, OL, 71st HS, Fayetteville, NC

Jamarion Ellis, LB, State of Georgia, Eastman, Georgia

Andre Emilus, CB, Auburn HS

Dustin Fletcher, QB, Northern Illinois University, Flint, Michigan

Jacolby Hewitt, WR, FIU

Camren Lindsey, OL, Jones HS, Orlando, Florida

Jordan Mitchell, LB, Appalachia, Beulaville, NC

Nikobe Myers, DB, Michigan State

Tony Overstreet, LB, LA Pierce JC, Mobile

Shykieim Pace, DE, FIU

Brian Plummer, QB University of Buffalo, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Jeremiah Shack, WR, Mandarin HS, Jacksonville, Florida

Tyshawn Tate, TE, Whitehaven HS, Memphis, Tennessee

Rayquan Williams, CB, University of Oregon, Memphis

Tervae Williams, LB, Northeast Oklahoma, JC, Guthrie, Oklahoma

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