2018 Signing Day

NameVideoPosHtWtHometown (Last School)
Billy BowensVideoWR6-1175Redlands, Calif. (Redlands East Valley HS)
Stefan CobbsVideoWR6-0170Keller, Texas. (Fossil Ridge HS)
Garrett CurranVideoOL6-5288El Cajon, Calif. (Granite Hills HS)
Kukea EmmsleyVideoDE6-5230Kapolei, Hawaii. (Kapolei HS)
Keeghan FreebornVideoNT6-1300Meridian, Idaho (Rocky Mountain HS)
Kekaniokoa GonzalezVideoC6-2291Santa Ana, Calif. (Mater Dei HS)
Brandon HawkinsVideoSLB6-3210Georgetown, Texas. (Georgetown HS)
Jaylon HendersonQB6-1185Kingwood, Texas (Park HS/UTSA/Trinity Valley CC)
John HightowerVideoWR6-3175Landover, Md. (Riverdale Baptist HS / Hinds CC)
Dallas HollidayVideoOL6-4295Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Oaks Christian HS)
Tyneil HopperVideoTE6-3225Roswell, Ga. (Roswell HS)
Scale IgiehonVideoNT6-3334Del Valle, Texas. (Del Valle HS)
Tyric LeBeaufVideoCB6-2178Long Beach, Calif. (Long Beach Poly HS)
Phillip MillsVideoLB6-3224Menifee, Calif. (Paloma Valley HS)
Chris MitchellVideoCB6-1190Mission Viejo, Calif. (Mission Viejo HS)
Cole RamseyerVideoTE6-4216Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. (Coeur d'Alene HS)
DJ SchrammVideoLB6-2224Fresno, Calif. (Clovis West HS)
Khalil ShakirVideoWR6-0180Murrieta, Calif. (Vista Murrieta HS)
Danny SmithVideoRB6-0210Oxnard, Calif. (Oxnard HS)
Riley SmithVideoQB6-5215St. Augustine, Fla. (Bartram Trail HS)
Cameron ThomasVideoWR6-4205Austin, Texas (Westwood HS)
Andrew VanBurenVideoRB6-1215West Hills, Calif. (Chaminade Prep)
Demitri WashingtonVideoSTUD6-5245Solana Beach, Calif. (Santa Fe Christian HS)

Billy Bowens
WR | 6-1 | 175 | Redlands, Calif. (Redlands East Valley HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit according to 247sports and Scout (two-star Rivals)...as a senior in 2017, played in 10 games making 41 receptions for 896 total yards and 10 touchdowns...was also explosive as a kick returner, collecting 311 yards on kick returns through 10 games, finishing with 1,255 all-purpose yards and had one touchdown on a punt return, another on a kick return...as a junior in 2016 tallied an impressive 18 touchdowns in 12 games on 56 total receptions for 1,123 total yards (93.6 per game) and tallied 128 kick return yards for a total of 1,256 all-purpose yards....was named to the 2016 All-CIF Southern Section Div. 2 Offensive Team...Was named to the All-Citrus Belt League Offensive Team in 2016.

Stefan Cobbs
WR | 6-0 | 170 | Keller, Texas (Fossil Ridge HS)

HIGH SCHOOL:
Three-star recruit per both 247sports and Rivals...unanimously selected as the Texas 3-6A All-District Most Valuable Player following a senior season in which he hauled in 67 passes for 1,332 yards and 24 touchdowns...also returned nine kickoffs for a 22.1-yard average, and seven punts for a 7.6-yard average...played in only one game as a junior due to a knee injury, catching five passes for 119 yards and a touchdown in that game...caught 32 passes for 408 yards and three scores as a sophomore.

Garrett Curran
OL | 6-5 | 288 | El Cajon, Calif. (Granite Hills HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit according to 247sports and ESPN (2-star by Rivals)...earned First Team All-San Diego Section honors in 2017...earned All-CIF San Diego Second Team honors as a junior in 2016...helped lead team to the CIF San Diego Section Div. 2 Quarterfinals in 2016 and the CIF San Diego Section Div. 2 Semifinals in 2017...also played baseball and wrestled.

Kukea Emmsley
DE | 6-5 | 230 | Kapolei, Hawaii. (Kapolei HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per ESPN, 247sports and Rivals...rated as the No. 3 prospect in Hawaii by Rivals, No. 5 by ESPN and No. 7 by 247sports...selected to play in the Polynesian Bowl following his senior season...was an honorable mention All-OIA Division I Red Conference selection following both his junior and senior seasons.

Keeghan Freeborn
NT | 6-1 | 300 | Meridian, Idaho (Rocky Mountain HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-star recruit per 247sports and Rivals...No. 4 prospect in the state of Idaho per 247sports...named first-team 5A All-Idaho on the offensive line following both his junior and senior years...was also named 5A All-Southern Idaho Conference along the offensive line following his senior year, to the All-SIC Second Team as a junior and was honorable mention as a sophomore.

Kekaniokoa Gonzalez
C | 6-2 | 291 | Santa Ana, Calif. (Mater Dei HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-star recruit according to 247sports and Rivals...Was the No. 2-ranked center in the state of California according to Scout.com...Member of the No. 1-ranked nationally Mater Dei Monarchs, completed a perfect season in 2017 and won the CIF State title...Also helped team win their first CIF Southern Section title since 1999 in 2017...Was named to the All-Trinity League First Team Offense in 2017...Set to compete in the 2018 Polynesian Bowl.

Brandon Hawkins
SLB | 6-3 | 210 | Georgetown, Texas (Georgetown HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per ESPN, 247sports and Rivals...also rated as one of the top 50 at his position in the country per ESPN...two-time team captain...unanimous selection to the Texas All-District 19-5A First Team at outside linebacker following a senior season in which he registered 125 tackles, including 16.0 for-loss and 4.0 sacks...included were a pair of safeties...also blocked two field goal and a punt, forced two fumbles and had four pass break-ups...named first-team Texas All-District 19-5A as a junior, also at outside linebacker, recording 132 tackles, including 13.0 TFLs...also had six pass break-ups and two forced fumbles...started at cornerback during his sophomore season, recording 48 tackles, two interceptions and 12 PBUs...also forced three fumbles and recovered another...three-time academic all-district selection was also honorable mention academic all-state as a senior.

Jaylon Henderson
QB | 6-1 | 185 | Kingwood, Texas (Park HS/UTSA/Trinity Valley CC)

TRINITY VALLEY CAREER
RS SOPHOMORE (2017): Completed 100-of-187 passes for 1,081 yards and nine touchdowns, with only one interception...also rushed 85 times for 382 yards and three scores.

UTSA CAREER
RS FRESHMAN (2016): Appeared in four games during his collegiate debut.

FRESHMAN (2015): Redshirt season...graduated high school early to enroll for spring practices at UTSA.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-year starter who was a member of the Touchdown Club of Houston's prestigious 32-member 2014 Preseason UIL All-Greater Houston Team...one of just two quarterbacks named to the squad...named second-team All-District 21-5A as a senior after completing 88-of-158 passes for 1,155 yards and 13 touchdowns...earned second-team All-District 19-5A honors as a junior after throwing for 1,090 yards and 11 TDs to go along with a team-leading 1,105 rushing yards and eight scores on 227 attempts...that came on the heels of a sophomore season that included 544 passing yards, another 560 on the ground and nine total touchdowns (5 pass/4 rush)...was also an all-district basketball player.

John Hightower
WR | 6-3 | 175 | Landover, Md. (Riverdale Baptist HS / Hinds CC)

HINDS CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2017): Caught 13 passes for 236 yards and four touchdowns on the season...had a catch in seven of his nine games played, including four with multiple receptions.

FRESHMAN (2016): Caught 18 passes for 273 yards and three touchdowns in his collegiate debut...had a reception in eight of his nine games played, including six games with multiple catches...career-high four receptions in two games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played both offense and defense for Riverdale Baptist High School.

Dallas Holliday
OL | 6-4 | 295 | Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Oaks Christian HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit according to 247sports...2017 All-CIF SS Division 2 First Team selection...2017 Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year in the Marmonte League...Ventura County Coaches Association All-County First Team selection in 2017...two-time All-Marmonte League First Team honoree...competed in the 2018 Ventura County All-Star Game...was a part of an Oaks Christian team that won the CIF SS Division 2 title in 2017...also competed in track & field, winning the 2017 CIF title in the shot put.

Tyneil Hopper
TE | 6-3 | 225 | Roswell, Ga. (Roswell HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-star recruit according to Rivals...three-star recruit according to both ESPN and 247sports...rated No. 11 at his position nationally by ESPN, and the country's 19th-rated tight end according to both Rivals and 247sports...senior year was named Atlanta Journal Constitution All-Region, in addition to garnering Georgia 7A All-State Honorable Mention and second-team All-Region 4-7A accolades...honors came following a season in which he caught 22 passes for 350 yards and a touchdown...junior year caught 18 passes for 214 yards and three scores...brother Tyrone is a linebacker for North Carolina.

Scale Igiehon
NT | 6-3 | 334 | Del Valle, Texas (Del Valle HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per ESPN, 247sports and Rivals...rated No. 56 at his position nationally by Rivals...was named first-team Texas All-District 14-6A following his junior season...was second-team all-district as both a sophomore and senior...as a junior, had 55 tackles, including 18 TFLs...sophomore year racked up 49 tackles, including 11 TFLs and 2.0 sacks...as a freshman, had 35 tackles, including 4.5 TFLs and 2.0 sacks, and an interception.

Tyric LeBeauf
CB | 6-2 | 178 | Long Beach, Calif. (Long Beach Poly HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per Rivals and 247sports...as a senior in 2017, collected 47 tackles (32 solo) through 11 games, with four interceptions one tackle-for-loss...also returned 14 punts over 11 games...in 2016 as a junior he tallied 13 tackles over nine games with two interceptions, one a pick six...was named the seventh-best cornerback in the west in Scout.com's post summer rankings.

Phillip Mills
LB | 6-3 | 224 | Menifee, Calif. (Paloma Valley HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by 247sports and Rivals....a team captain, three-year starter and three-time all-league honoree, he collected a career-high 91 tackles (55 solo) with 14.0 tackles-for-loss and 10 sacks, one interception and three fumble recoveries through 12 games as a senior in 2017...as a junior in 2016 collected 62 tackles, an interception and a blocked punt...as a sophomore in 2015, he collected 68 tackles (39 solo) and two tackles-for-loss through 11 games...led team to the CIF SS Div. 5 semifinals in 2017...will compete in the Makasi Bowl All-Star Game on Dec. 30.

Chris Mitchell
CB | 6-1 | 190 | Mission Viejo, Calif. (Mission Viejo HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit by Rivals and 247sports...the 75th best safety in the nation according to 247sports, 93rd-best recruit in the state of California according to 247sports...finished his senior season in 2017 with 50 tackles (35 solo), along with one tackle-for-loss, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries...also rushed for 284 yards on 47 carries for five touchdowns as a senior...as a junior in 2016 made 24 tackles over six games, also working on special teams...was named the MaxPreps Semper Fidelis Player of the Game on Sept. 16, 2016 in a victory over Long Beach Poly HS...was also named the MaxPreps Semper Fidelis Special Teams Player of the Game on Nov. 11, 2016 vs. Servite.

Cole Ramseyer
TE | 6-4 | 216 | Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (Coeur d'Alene HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per 247sports and Rivals...rated the No. 3 prospect in the state of Idaho by 247sports...named first-team 5A All-Idaho and first-team 5A All-Inland Empire following a senior campaign in which he hauled in 43 passes for 602 yards and five touchdowns...defensively, recorded 49 tackles, including 2.0 sacks, and recovered three fumbles...helped lead Coeur d'Alene to the 5A State Championship Game...was also named first-team 5A All-Inland Empire as a junior after catching 45 passes for 434 yards and three touchdowns...as a sophomore, caught 18 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns.

DJ Schramm
LB | 6-2 | 224 | Fresno, Calif. (Clovis West HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit by 247sports and Rivals...named the 10th-best linebacker in the state of California and the 75th best inside linebacker in the nation according to 247sports...as a senior in 2017 collected one interception, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble and two sacks with one touchdown...as a junior in 2016 was named Tri-River Conference Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-League honoree after collecting 95 total tackles, five sacks (MaxPreps says he just had one sack), five forced fumbles and one interception...as a sophomore in 2015 earned Second Team All-League honors after collecting one interception and three fumble recoveries...three-time scholar athlete in football...also earned three letters in baseball.

Khalil Shakir
WR | 6-0 | 180 | Murrieta, Calif. (Vista Murrieta HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-star recruit as ranked by 247sports...three-star recruit as ranked by Rivals...ranked the 18th-best athlete in nation, 46th-best recruit in California by 247sports...in 2017 he finished the season with 102 carries for 906 yards (8.9 per carry), and seven touchdowns, along with 17 receptions for 243 yards (15.5 yards per carry) and two touchdown receptions...was named to the 2016 All-CIF Southern Section Div. 1 Offensive Team at the utility position...named to the 2017 HSGameTime Preseason All-Area Team...Set to compete in the Polynesian Bowl in January 2018.

Danny Smith
RB | 6-0 | 210 | Oxnard, Calif. (Oxnard HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit according to 247sports...in 2017 at Oxnard HS he was named to the Ventura County Coaches Association All-County Large-School Offensive First Team after rushing for 1,610 yards on 176 carries in nine games with 20 touchdowns, averaging 178.9 yards per game and 9.1 yards per carry...also caught nine passes for 180 yards and one touchdown...named Oxnard HS Offensive Player of the Year...started his high school career at Morrilton High School in Morrilton, Ark., before transferring to Oxnard HS in Feb. 2017...as a junior at Morrilton HS in 2016, he rushed for 914 yards on 177 carries through 10 games, averaging 5.2 yards per carry with 10 touchdowns...also caught 10 passes for 67 yards with one touchdown...twice named MaxPreps Semper Fidelis Player of the Game.

Riley Smith
QB | 6-5 | 215 | St. Augustine, Fla. (Bartram Trail HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star prospect according to ESPN, 247sports and Rivals...named to the Florida Times-Union Super 11 Team, and to the paper's All-First Coast Second Team in 2017...completed 63.9 percent of his passes, throwing for 1,495 yards and 18 touchdowns, and ran for 633 yards and eight scores as a senior at Bartram Trail...helped Bears to 11-4 record and an appearance in the Florida Class 7A title game, where the team fell to Venice...the title-game appearance was the first in school history...threw for a touchdown and ran for 91 yards in Bartram Trail's state semifinal victory over Tampa Plant...was a three-year varsity athlete...threw for 1,122 yards and 11 touchdowns while completing 65.9 percent of his passes as a junior in 2016...also rushed for 340 yards and two touchdowns...saw action in four varsity games as a sophomore, throwing for 194 yards and two touchdowns.

Cameron Thomas
WR | 6-4 | 205 | Austin, Texas (Westwood HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit per ESPN, 247sports and Rivals...rated the No. 78 recruit in Texas and one of the No. 96 wide receiver in the country by ESPN...as a senior, caught 80 passes for 1,346 yards and 19 touchdowns en route to Texas All-District 13-6A First Team honors...also returned seven kickoffs for a 28.7-yard average, including one for a touchdown...transferred to Westwood High School from Southern Lab High School in Baton Rouge, La.

Andrew VanBuren
RB | 6-1 | 215 | West Hills, Calif. (Chaminade Prep)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star running back recruit according to ESPN, 247sports, Rivals...ranked the 38th-best running back in the class nationally, 77th-best recruit in California...rushed for 1,259 yards on 224 carries in 11 games for 21 touchdowns as a senior in 2017, as he was named the Mission League Offensive MVP, leading the Eagles to the Mission League title...as a junior he rushed for 542 yards on 90 carries with 11 touchdowns in 12 games and was named to the All-Mission League First Team...in 2015 as a sophomore he rushed for 404 yards on 71 carries in 11 games for five touchdowns...for his career, Van Buren rushed for 2,205 yards on 385 carries in 34 games, averaging 5.7 yards per carry and 37 touchdowns.

Demitri Washington
STUD | 6-5 | 245 | Solana Beach, Calif. (Santa Fe Christian HS)

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit according to 247sports.com, Rivals.com...also a standout on the offensive side of the ball, is the 40th-best dual player nationally...played five games in his senior season before injury, collected 45 tackles (29 solo), 7.0 tackles-for-loss, 10 QB hurries and five sacks...also rushed for 243 yards on 32 carries for four TDs...2016 San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team.


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