Dec. 19, 2012
Kewan Alfred, LB/DE, 6-3, 250, Beaumont, Texas
(Beaumont Central Medical Magnet HS/Trinity Valley CC)
Sophomore (Trinity Valley Community College, 2012)
First-Team selection on the All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference team following sophomore season ... Finished the year with 41 total tackles including 32 solo stops to go along with three quarterback sacks (17 yards) and recovered two fumbles ... Had a season-high 10 tackles and forced a fumble in a road win at Coffeyville Community College ... Registered seven tackles and had three tackles for lost yards (7 yards) against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M ... Had a sack and broke up a pass in the game against NEO ... Following week had a six-tackle game including a sack and a tackle for lost yards in a win over Blinn College ... JUCO coach was Brad Smiley.
Freshman (Trinity Valley Community College, 2011)
Recorded more than 60 tackles during his freshman season at Trinity Valley ... Opted to return to Trinity Valley for his sophomore season despite being recruited by SEC and Mountain West Conference programs following his rookie year.
Central Medical Magnet High School
Was the District 20-4A Defensive Most Valuable Player, helping lead Central to a district title with 111 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and 13 quarterback sacks ... Also had nine quarterback hurries and recovered four fumbles during senior campaign ... As a senior, helped keep Central motivated after an 0-2 start and help the team win seven straight games en route to a District 20-4A title ... Named the Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold Defensive Player of the Year ... All-Southeast Texas Team selection who was also a finalist for the Willie Ray Smith Award ... Had over 25 quarterback sacks during prep career ... Listed a 95-yard touchdown return during junior season as most memorable moment of prep career ... Head football coach was Andrew Washington ... Also played basketball, wrestled, was a member of the power lifting team and was a member of the track and field team at Central High School.
Ryan Coleman, LB, 6-3, 220, Rialto, Calif. (Carter HS/Riverside CC)
Sophomore (Riverside Community College, 2012)
Played sophomore season at Riverside Community College where he posted 53 total tackles including 34 solo stops ... His 53 tackles and 34 solo stops both ranked in the Top 20 among California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) players ... Had 3.5 tackles for lost yards (nine yards) ... Intercepted a pass, returning the ball 14 yards and also had five pass breakups during the year ... After a seven-tackle performance including one for loss and two pass breakups against Saddleback, had a season-high 10 tackles in win over LA Harbor ... With Riverside trailing 12-0, picked off a pass, returning the ball 14 yards for a touchdown at Citrus early in the third quarter to help spark a 21-18 comeback win ... Had nine total tackles against Citrus including one for lost yardage to go along with two pass breakups ... During the year had at least five tackles in six games ... Helped Riverside Community College to a 9-2 record ... Played for head coach Tom Craft at Riverside Community College.
Freshman (Idaho State, 2011)
Totaled 44 tackles including 22 solo stops to go along with four tackles for loss (13 yards) and a quarterback sack (10 yards) during redshirt freshman season at Idaho State ... Returned an interception 94 yards against Northern Colorado for a touchdown ... Had four tackles including two for loss (12 yards) and a quarterback sack at Northern Arizona ... Had seven tackles and recovered a fumble against Portland State ... Also had a seven-tackle effort against Eastern Washington ... Recorded pass breakups against Western State, Montana and Eastern Washington ... Redshirted at Idaho State in 2010.
Carter High School
Graduated from Carter High School in 2010 with honors ... Four-year letter winner in football and also lettered in track for two years ... Named All-League in 2008 and again in 2009 as a senior ... Named All-CIF in 2009 ... Led Carter in tackles senior year with 104 stops ... Set a school record with three pass interceptions against Fontana ... Named First Team Defense in California All-Citrus Belt League in 2010 ... Helped Carter High School to a city championship in 2009 ... Prep team advanced to the CIF playoffs in both 2007 and 2009 ... High School coach was Alex Pierce ... Honor roll student graduated with a 3.2 grade point average.
Joe Craig, WR, 5-11, 175, Gaffney, S.C. (Gaffney HS/Copiah-Lincoln CC)
Sophomore (Copiah-Lincoln CC, 2012)
Caught 63 passes for 777 yards and nine touchdowns during sophomore season in which Co-Lin captured the Mississippi Association of Community/Junior Colleges state championship and advanced to play in the 5th Annual Mississippi Bowl ... Named to the MACJC Second Team All-State squad ... Early in the season caught 10 passes for 60 yards and a touchdown against Jones County Junior College ... Had a strong, second half of the season, registering three 100-yard receiving games over the Wolves' final five games of the season ... Hauled in touchdown passes of 77 and 69 yards in a loss to No. 9 Mississippi Gulf Coast ... For the game, finished with four receptions for 191 yards ... Had eight receptions for 37 yards at Southwest Mississippi ... Returned a kickoff 90 yards with 9.6 seconds to lift Co-Lin to a 47-46 upset win of East Mississippi and propel the Wolves into the state championship game ... Also had three catches for 105 yards including an 80-yard touchdown grab that put Co-Lin out in front early ... Was named the MACJC state and NJCAA National Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against East Mississippi ... Followed up week of national recognition with a 10-reception, 84-yard receiving game to avenge an earlier loss as Co-Lin defeated Mississippi Gulf Coast 41-37 ... Caught a 15-yard touchdown pass which put the Wolves out in front of Mississippi Gulf Coast 41-31 with 5:54 to play ... Caught 11 passes for a season-high 182 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-29 loss to Garden City Community College in the Mississippi Bowl ... Touchdown receptions in the bowl game went for 13, 12 and 17 yards ... JUCO coach was 2012 NJCAA Region 23 Coach of the Year Glenn Davis ... Co-Lin squad posted a 9-3 record in 2012 ... Team finished ranked No. 14 in the final NJCAA poll.
Redshirt Freshman (Clemson, 2011)
As a redshirt freshman at Clemson, caught three passes for 18 yards while playing in seven games ... Had one reception for eight yards against Boston College ... Caught two passes for 10 yards in Clemson's game against North Carolina State ... Redshirted in 2010 at Clemson and was named the Scout Team Award winner.
Gaffney High School
Was rated the No. 3 fastest athlete in the nation by Rivals.com coming out of high school ... was the No. 45 athlete in the nation and No. 14 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 75 wide receiver in the nation and No. 10 player in South Carolina by Scout.com ... No. 66 athlete in the nation by ESPN.com and the No. 17 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... Caught 19 passes for 300 yards and two touchdowns and added 12 carries for 111 yards and three touchdowns as a senior at Gaffney High School ... Defensively, had 31 tackles and four pass breakups ... First-Team all-State selection by High School Sports Report ... Played in the state's North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach, S.C. ... High school coach was Phil Strickland ... As a junior caught 16 passes for 228 yards and three touchdowns ... Additionally, rank the ball 86 times for 408 yards and seven touchdowns while completing 26-of-55 passes for 297 yards and a score ... Was a two-sport standout at Gaffney ... Won state championships in both the 100m and 200m his senior year ... Was the 200m state champion as a junior with a time of 21.2 and finished second in the 100m.
Will Dancy, OL, 6-5, 305, Graham, N.C. (Southern Alamance HS/Eastern Arizona College
Will have three seasons of eligibility over the next four years after playing his true freshman season at Eastern Arizona College in 2012 ... After graduating from Southern Alamance High School in 2010, attended Hargrave Military Academy before enrolling at Eastern Arizona.
Freshman (Eastern Arizona College, 2012)
Played for run-oriented Eastern Arizona team which led the Western States Football League with 3,560 rushing yards (323.6 ypg) ... The Gila Monsters averaged 376.5 total yards of offense and 31.0 points per game in 2012 ... Named to the 2012 All-WSFL First-Team ... Also named to the 2012 All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference First Team ... Played for head coach John O'Mera.
Southern Alamance High School
Played for West team which defeated the East 19-7 in the 2010 North Carolina East-West All-Star Game ... First-Team All-Metro as a senior offensive lineman ... Named to the Times-News All-Region Second Team on defense ... Four-time academic all-conference selection ... Lists defeated an undefeated Greensboro Smith High School Team 20-17 on Senior Night as one of his most memorable moments of his high school career ... High school coach was Danny Pope ... Was the top lifter in the 220-239-pound class of the Alamance County Weightlifting Meet ... Named to the President's Commendation List at Hargrave Military Academy during the 2011-12 academic year.
Adrian Henderson, WR, 6-0, 180, Belton Texas (Belton HS/Trinity Valley CC)
Sophomore (Trinity Valley Community College, 2012)
Caught 17 passes for 153 yards during sophomore season ... First receptions of the season came at Coffeyville Community College, finishing with four receptions for 39 yards ... Had two receptions for 34 yards (season-high 17.0 yards per reception) against Navarro College ... Posted a season-high six receptions for 37 yards against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M ... Finished the season with receptions in the team's final four games including two catches for 11 yards in a 24-9 win over Blinn College ... JUCO coach was Brad Smiley.
Freshman (Trinity Valley Community College, 2011)
Caught 24 passes for 271 yards and three touchdowns during rookie season ... Also rushed the ball four times for 20 total yards ... Helped the Cardinals to their best season in six years as the squad posted an 8-3 record and made an appearance in the Citizens Bank Bowl.
Belton High School
Caught 59 passes for 911 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Also had 25 rushing attempts for 205 yards and two scores ... As a return specialist, had 11 returns for 96 yards and returned 17 kickoffs for 292 yards ... Named Third-Team All-Texas at wide receiver by 5ATexasFootball.com ... Advanced to the Class 5A Region 2 playoffs senior season ... Began senior season with back-to-back, 100-yard receiving games and tallied 354 receiving yards through the first three games of the season ... Caught eight passes for 106 yards in the opener against Abilene ... Hauled in a season-high 11 receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns against Austin ... The next week had four catches for 91 yards and two more scores against Waco Midway ... During the year, 92 of his 205 rushing yards came in one game against Harker Heights, including a 73-yard touchdown run ... Had a season-high three receiving touchdowns, catching nine passes for 102 yards against A&M Consolidated ... Closed out prep career with seven receptions for 81 yards and a score against Longview ... High School coach was Rodney Southern ... As a junior, caught 27 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns as a senior for a Belton High School team which posted a 10-2 record ... Also had 20 carries for 91 yards and scored two more touchdowns on the ground ... As a return specialist for the Tigers, had 10 punt returns for 118 total yards (11.8 yards per return) and returned seven kicks for 166 yards (23.71 yards per return) during junior campaign ... Had a season-best six receptions for 98 yards in a 35-24 win over Waco to open the season ... Had at least one reception in every game played ... Caught three passes for 50 yards in a win over Harker Heights ... Had four receptions for 50 yards against Copperas Cove ... Ran for a season-high 46 yards on four carries against Bryan ... In addition to five receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown, had a season-high seven rushing attempts and scored a touchdown against Mesquite Horn High School ... Listed Belton's win over rival Temple broadcast by ESPN during junior year as most memorable moment during high school career.
Brayden Scott, QB, 6-3, 205, Tulsa, Okla. (Sequoyah-Tahlequah HS)
Concluded prep playing career throwing for over 7,000 yards and 90 touchdowns in four seasons at Sequoyah High School ... Completed 13-of-24 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-0 shutout of Hilldale to claim the District 3A-7 championship ... Named the District 3A-7 Most Valuable Player ... Named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-Star Team ... Helped lead the Indians to a 35-7 record and three district titles during his four-year career ... State of Oklahoma's top quarterback and ranked No. 3 on The Oklahoman's Super 30 list of the state's best college prospects heading into his senior season ... Completed 158-of-253 passes for 2,270 yards and 26 touchdowns during junior season ... As a sophomore, completed 144-of-256 passes for 2,132 yards and 20 touchdowns while throwing only four interceptions ... One of his most memorable moments came during sophomore season, passing for 365 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for 100 yards more in a game against Metro Christian ... High school coach was his father, Brent Scott ... In addition to playing football, also played basketball and ran track where he competed in the 100m (10.7), 200m (23.7), 4x100m relay and high jump.
Captain of Team USA squad which participated in the International Federations of American Football Under-19 World Championships in Austin, Texas, in the summer of 2012 ... Helped lead Team USA to a silver medal ... Best game of the championship came in a 70-7 win over Austria as he completed 10-of-17 passes for 129 yards and three touchdowns before leaving the game in the third quarter ... Had TD passes of five, 19 and 39 yards in the game ... Completed 13-of-20 passes for 196 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a score in a 27-6 win over America Somoa in the tournament's opening round ... Completed 14-of-35 passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-17 gold medal loss to Team Canada.