2011 SFA Lumberjack Signing List
Feb. 2, 2011
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack Football 2011 Signee Bios: Jabralon Allen - LB 6-1 200 Frankston, Texas (Frankston HS): Season Stats: 193 tackles and 23 TFLs ... Led Indians to 8-4 record and second round of Class 2A playoffs ... Earned AP Class 2A honorable mention all-state honors ... Named District 9-2A Defensive MVP ... A Dogwood Circle Defensive Player of the Year selection ... Garnered honorable mention Smoaky.com All-East Texas accolades ... Brother, Jamal, is also a 2011 Lumberjack signee.
Jamal Allen - DB 6-1 195 Frankston, Texas (Frankston HS): Season Stats: Threw for 1,057 yards and eight touchdowns, also carried the ball for 1,369 yards and 10 scores ... Led Indians to 8-4 record and second round of Class 2A playoffs ... District 9-2A Co-Offensive MVP ... Earned Dogwood Circle Offensive Player of the Year Honors ... A Smoaky.com Honorable Mention All-East Texas selection.
Christopher Bailey - WR 5-10 172 Diboll, Texas (Diboll HS): A SETXsports.com first-team all-district defensive back as a senior ... Also earned second-team all-district honors at quarterback.
Braxton Bearden - WR 5-9 183 Carrollton, Texas (Newman-Smith HS): Season Stats: Recorded 53 receptions for 735 (13.9 ypc) yards and nine touchdowns ... Carried the ball 105 times for 954 rushing yards (9.1 ypc) and 11 touchdowns ... Also recorded 21 touchdowns ... Guided Newman-Smith to the third round of the 4A playoffs in consecutive years ... Earned first-team all-district honors ... A THSCA Academic All-State.
Tyler Boyd - QB 5-10 170 Daingerfield, Texas (Daingerfield): High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rushed for 1,843 yards between his sophomore and junior seasons ... Also rushed for 29 touchdowns ... Completed 239-of-417 passes for 4,424 yards 57 touchdowns, with only nine interceptions ... Named 2010 2A Player of the Year by TheOldCoach.com ... Two-time all-state selection ... Helped guided Daingerfield to three-straight state titles.
Nick Bryant - LB 6-0 205 Beaumont, Texas (Westbrook HS) Recorded 104 tackles, and picked off three passes in his final two seasons ... A first-team All-District 21-5A selection ... A first-team all-super gold selection ... An All-SETXsports.com second-team selection ... Helped lead Westbrook to the second round of the Class 5A Division I state playoffs ... Also earned Academic All-District honors ... Also ran track.
Kwame Clark - DB 5-10 180 Schertz, Texas (Cibolo Steele HS): A first-team all-district selection at cornerback ... Was a key figure in Cibolo Steele's state championship run ... Picked off a pass against Denton Guyer's J.W. Walsh in the final two minutes of the Class 4A Division II state title game to secure Cibolo Steele's first-ever state title.
David Dane - OL 6-6 260 Sherman, Texas (Bells HS): High School: Two-year letterwinner at Bells High School ... Played center, left tackle, defensive end and served as the team deep snapper ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field ... Set new Bells ISD record in the discus.
LeFredrick Ford - RB 6-0 190 Kirbyville, Texas (Kirbyville HS): Stats: 513 carries for 4,968 yards and 64 touchdowns ... High School: A two-star recruit according to Rivals.com ... Named District 18-3A Offensive MVP ... All-SETXsports.com MVP ... Received first-team all-state honors according to TheOldCoach.com ... A Smoaky.com All-East Texas first-team selection ... Accounted for 287 yards of total offense and 3 TDs in 2A state title game ... Nominated for the Willie Ray Smith Award.
Marvin Gray - S 6-1 178 Tyler, Texas (Lee HS): High School: Recorded 84 tackles and picked off four passes during his senior season ... A two-time first-team all-district ... First-team All-East Texas ... Received third-team TSWA Class 5A all-state recognition in 2009.
Gus Johnson - RB 5-10 210 Gilmer, Texas (Gilmer): High School: A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com ... Ranked as the 42nd overall running back according to Rivals.com ... Named MVP of the Nike Combine at TCU ... A first-team all-district selection ... Carried the ball 166 times for 1,312 (7.9 ypc) yards and nine touchdowns during his senior season ... Recorded 1,764 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns in his final two seasons ... Hauled in 49 passes for 562 (11.5 ypc) yards and five scores as a senior ... Helped Gilmer to a 9-4 record during his senior season.
David Koschel - OL 6-3 270 Georgetown, Texas (Georgetown HS): High School: Earned All-CenTex honors ... Invited to play in the North/South All-Star game ... A first-team All-District selection ... Versatile athlete who played all five offensive line positions.
Ismiah Miles - DE 6-2 220 Sachse, Texas (Sachse): High School: Garnered First-Team All-District 10-5A honors as a senior ... Averaged eight tackles per game ... Recorded 8.5 sacks on the season.
Joe Minden - QB 6-3 193 Coppell, Texas (Coppell HS): High School: A three-star quarterback according to Rivals.com ... Received 2010 First-Team All-District 7-5A honors ... Completed 232-of-371 (.625) passes for 3,436 yards ... Also threw for 30 touchdowns with only five picks as a senior ... Was named offensive player of the week after completing 17-of-27 (.630) passes for 267 yards and four touchdowns ... Set Coppell single-season record for passing yards and touchdown passes ... Named 2010 ESPN Rise Most Improved Player.
Marquis Mosley - WR 6-4 190 Tyler, Texas (Lee HS): A two-star receiver according to Rivals.com ... A first-team all-district selection ... Earned honorable mention all-district honors in 2009 ... Hauled in 52 catches for more than 500 yards ... Was originally committed to Illinois ... A three-year letterwinner in football ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field.
Jeremy Neff - OL 6-4 315 Mont Belvieu, Texas (Barbers Hill HS): Listed among Dave Campbell's Texas Football `Best of the Rest' offensive linemen ... A SETXsports.com Second-Team Academic All-District selection ... Also a three-time district champ in the discus ... A three-time regional qualifier in the event, placing fifth in state as a sophomore and junior.
Lance Skyler - DE 6-3 220 Lancaster, Texas (Lancaster HS): High School: A two-star defensive end according the Scout.com ... An ESPN.com three-star recruit ... Ranked among the top 160 defensive ends in the nation according to ESPN.com.
Trey Vallier - DB 5-9 183 Henderson, Texas (Henderson HS): High School: Earned first-team All-District 16-3A honors ... An AP honorable mention Class 3A all-state selection ... Guided Henderson to the Class 3A Division I state championship.
Jordan Wiggs - K 5-9 183 Grand Prairie, Texas (South Grand Prairie HS): Career Stats: Was 23-of-28 (.821) on field goal attempts and 75-of-78 (.962) on extra point tries ... Has recorded a career long field goal of 47 yards ... Ranked as 14th best kicker in nation, and the state's fifth-best kick prospect according to ChrisSailerKicking.com ... A 2010 unanimous first-team all-district selection ... Ranked as a five-star recruit and invited to the Chris Sailer Top 12 Camp ... Brother, Carson, is an All-Big 10 kicker at Purdue.
Rodney Young - LB 6-2 200 Spring, Texas (Dekaney HS): A three-star linebacker according to Rivals.com ... A 2010 PigskinPrep.com Class 13-5A First-Team All-District selection ... Also earned Academic All-District honors
New Addition for the Spring:
Stevie Douglas - QB 6-5 205 Clinton, La. (Douglas Academy): High School: Three-Time First-Team National Homeschool Football Association All-America ... Was 6-for-9 passing for 122 yards and a 58-yard TD pass in the 2010 Max Emfinger All-America game ... Six-year starter at QB for Douglas Academy ... Guided Douglass Academy to an LCSAA State Championship ... Threw for more than 6,000 yards and 62 touchdown passes.
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack Football 2010 Transfer Bios:
Mike Jones - DT 6-2 260 Sugar Land, Texas (Kempner HS/East. Arizona Col.): Junior College: Played in five games last season ... Recorded nine tackles and a sack ... High School: Unanimous District 23-5A first-team selection ... Made 52 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks during senior season ... Also recovered two fumbles ... One of 10 finalists for defensive player of the year honors by The Touchdown Club of Houston ... Had 68 tackles and five sacks as a junior.
Kentarrius McDonald - DE 6-3 245 Horn Lake, Miss. (HSHS/Itawamba CC): Brings added size and depth to a Lumberjack defensive front that is losing three starters ... Junior College: A two-year letterwinner at Itawamba ... High School: Garnered all-district honors at Horn Lake High School.
Keith Watson - DE 6-1 253 Brooklyn, N.Y. (Hall HS/ASA Academy): 2010 Stats: 54 tackles, 22 TFL, 8 sacks, 1 FF, 1 FR, 1 INT, 1 PBU in nine games ... Honorable mention NJCAA All-America selection ... Focal point for ASA defense that finished as the top-ranked Juco defense in the nation ... Helped lead ASA to a 7-3 record and an appearance in Northeast Football Conference championship game.