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APSU Governors Football National Signing Day

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 @ 2:43 pm In Sports | No Comments

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Wednesday, February 3rd is National Signing Day–the first for Austin Peay State University under football head coach Will Healy [1]. As commitments come in, be sure to check back at www.LetsGoPeay.com [2] throughout the day for rapid reaction, highlights and more.

And for Governors Club members, be sure to head over to the Roxy Regional Theatre on Franklin Street Wednesday night at 6:45pm to hear Coach Healy discuss Signing Day and the Governors football program.

2016 Austin Peay Governors Football Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

National Signing Day

Time Signee Highlights Position Height Weight Hometown (Last School)
6:50am Terrry Beckham YouTube [3] DB 5’11” 165 Tucker, GA (Tucker HS)
6:58am Nick Putman YouTube [4] DL 6’2″ 265 Ooltewah, TN (Ooltewah HS)
7:05am Tyler Reid YouTube [5] LB 6’0″ 200 Ooltewah, TN (Ooltewah HS)
7:10am Griff Wattley YouTube [6] TE/H-Back 6’3″ 215 Powder Springs, GA (McEachern HS)
7:12am Taeler Dowdy YouTube [7] RB 6’0″ 185 Murfreesboro, TN (Blackman HS)
7:17am Dillon Daniels YouTube [8] TE 6’6″ 240 Batesville, AR (Batesville HS)
7:23am Corey Simmons YouTube [9] RB 5’9″ 160 Nashville, TN (Stratford HS)
7:26am Gorel Soumare YouTube [10] WR 6’3″ 200 Dandridge, TN (Jefferson County HS)
7:33am Cynterius Lyons YouTube [11] DB 5’11” 175 Smyrna, TN (Stewarts Creek HS)
7:36am Tristen Pierce YouTube [12] OL 6’5″ 275 Ringgold, GA (Ringgold HS)
7:39am Corey McDonald YouTube [13] DL 6’2″ 270 Chattanooga, TN (McCallie)
7:50am Matthew Gayle YouTube [14] DE 6’3″ 215 Knoxville, TN (Fulton HS)
7:55am Kentel Williams YouTube [15] ATH 5’11” 190 Knoxville, TN (Fulton HS)
8:01am Jaison Williams YouTube [16] DE 6’2″ 225 Trussville, AL (Hewitt-Trussville HS)
8:39am Rodney Saulsberry Jr. YouTube [17] DB 5’10” 175 Memphis, TN (Whitehaven HS)
9:03am Javaughn Craig YouTube [18] ATH 6’2″ 180 Chattanooga, TN (McCallie)
9:11am Trent Taylor YouTube [19] DB 6’0″ 170 Brentwood, TN (Brentwood Academy)
9:26am Chris Hopkins YouTube [20] DB/LB 6’1″ 200 Brentwood, TN (Brentwood Academy)
9:39am Prince Momodu YouTube [21] RB 6’0″ 205 Brentwood, TN (Brentwood Academy)
10:36am Elijah Sheppard YouTube [22] LB 6’0″ 200 Pell City, AL (Pell City HS)
10:56am Malcom Swann YouTube [23] DL 6’2″ 280 Nashville, TN (Hillsboro HS)
11:17am Delvin Salter YouTube [24] OL 6’4″ 275 Memphis, TN (Whitehaven HS)
11:20am Neonta Alexander YouTube [25] LB 6’2″ 215 Piedmont, AL (Piedmont HS)
11:46am Tyler Reed YouTube [26] LB 6’2″ 230 Cartersville, GA (Cartersville HS)
1:06pm Kevin Robinson YouTube [27] WR 6’1″ 190 Shelton, CT (Shelton HS)
1:25pm Terrius Callahan YouTube [28] WR 6’0″ 175 Cartersville, GA (Cartersville HS)

 

 

Terry Beckham (6:50am)

Defensive Back / Tucker, Ga. (Tucker High School) / 5-11 / 165

  • Played in 2015 DeKalb County All-Star game
  • Reached the state quarterfinals as a junior

Nick Putman (6:58am)

Defensive End / Ooltewah, Tenn. (Ooltewah High School) / 6-2 / 265

  • 81 tackles, 12 sacks as a senior
  • Led Owls to third consecutive region championship and 11-1 record as a senior
  • Earned Region 4-5A Defensive Lineman of the Year honors
  • Third-ranked defensive lineman in Chattanooga area by RiverCitySports.com

Tyler Reid (7:05am)

Linebacker / Ooltewah, Tenn. (Ooltewah High School) / 6-0 / 200

  • All-region 4-5A as a senior
  • Ooltewah went a combined 22-4 in 2014-15
  • Owls reached Class 5A quarterfinals in 2015
  • Earned Best of Preps 2015 honors from Chattanooga Times-Free Press

Griff Wattley (7:10am)

Tight End / Powder Springs, Ga. (McEachern High School) / 6-3 / 210

  • Two-star ranking from Rivals.com
  • Part of a McEachern squad that made the state semifinals in back-to-back seasons
  • Clocked a 4.56 40-yard dash

Taeler Dowdy (7:12am)

Running back / Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Blackman High School) / 6-1 / 185

  • 2,132 rushing yards, 30 total touchdowns as a senior
  • District 7-AAA Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2015 Class 6A Mr. Football semifinalist
  • Led Blackman to 10-3 record and 6A State quarterfinals in 2015

Dillon Daniels (7:17am)

Tight End / Batesville, Ark. (Batesville High School) / 6-6 / 240

  • Ranked 39th in the state of Arkansas by 247sports.com
  • Two-star ranking from 247sports.com
  • Top-ranked tight end in Arkansas and 134th in the nation
  • Won two 5A state titles with Batesville

Corey Simmons (7:23am)

Running back / Nashville, Tenn. (Stratford High School) / 5-9 / 160

  • Ranked 77th in the state of Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Two-star ranking by 247sports.com
  • Gained more than 2,000 all-purpose yards as a senior
  • Four-year starter rushed for more than 1,000 yards as a junior

Gorel Soumare (7:26am)

Wide Receiver / Dandridge, Tenn. (Jefferson County High School) / 6-3 / 200

  • Ranked 78th in the state of Tennessee by 247sports.com.
  • Two-star ranking by 247sports.com and Rivals
  • Participated in 2016 Tennessee vs. Kentucky Border Bowl
  • Caught 28 passes for 368 yards and four touchdowns as a senior

Cynterius Lyons (7:33am)

Athlete (Wide Receiver/Cornerback) / Smyrna, Tenn. (Stewarts Creek HS) / 5-11 / 175

  • Ranked 72nd in the state of Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Two-star ranking by 247sports.com and Rivals
  • 2015 Region 5-5A Special Teams Player of the Year
  • Tied school-record with 99-yard kickoff return for touchdown in 2015

Tristen Pierce (7:36am)

Offensive Lineman / Ringgold, GA. (Ringgold HS) / 6-5 / 275

  • Earned All_State honors as a senior
  • Switched from tight end to offensive tackle prior to start of senior season
  • Led Ringgold HS to Class AAA State Playoffs
  • Reached the state semifinals as a sophomore

Corey McDonald (7:39am)

Defensive Tackle / Chattanooga, Tenn. (McCallie School) / 6-3 / 270

  • Ranked 73rd in Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Ranked 169th nationally among defensive tackles
  • Also received offers from Chattanooga, Tennessee State and UT Martin
  • 80 tackles, five sacks, four fumble recoveries and an interception as a senior
  • Won an AAU National Championship in basketball with Chattanooga Elite in 2014

Matthew Gayle (7:50am)

Defensive End / Knoxville, Tenn. (Fulton High School) / 6-3 / 215

  • Ranked 78th in Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Received a two-star rating from 247sports.com
  • 2015 Toyota East vs West Tennessee All-Star Classic participant
  • Class 4A All-State Team

Kentel Williams (7:55am)

Wide Receiver / Knoxville, Tenn. (Fulton High School) / 5-11 / 187

  • Semifinalist for 2015 Class 4A Mr. Football Back honor
  • TSWA All-State as a defensive back in 2015
  • Scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to lead Tennessee to victory in the Kentucky-Tennessee Border Bowl
  • Credited with 1,254 receiving yards and 30 touchdowns during his career
  • Won state titles in 2012, 2014 and 2014, with Fulton going 43-2 during that span

Jaison Williams (8:01am)

Defensive End / Trussville, Ala. (Hewitt-Trussville High School) / 6-2 / 225

  • Recorded 96 tackles (13 TFL) as a senior
  • 2015 All-Tribune selection
  • Hewitt-Trussville advanced to AHSAA playoffs three times during his career
  • Alabama state record-holder in the discus was All-State in 2015

Rodney Saulsberry Jr. (8:39am)

Defensive Back / Memphis, Tenn. (Whitehaven High School) / 5-10 / 175

  • Ranked 73rd in the state of Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Received two-star rating from 247sports.com
  • Class 6A All-State defensive back in 2015
  • Played in 2015 Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game
  • Won a Class 6A state championship in 2012 and reached at least the state semifinals in three of four seasons

JaVaughn Craig (9:03am)

Athlete (QB/WR/Safety) / Chattanooga, Tenn. (McCallie HS) / 6-2 / 180

  • 630 total yards, nine touchdowns as a senior; also posted 37 tackles and two interceptions on defense
  • Also received offers from Navy, Jacksonville State and Chattanooga, among others
  • Division II-AA All-State athlete as a senior at McCallie.
  • 67th-ranked player in Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • Two-star ranking from both 247sports.com and Rivals

Trent Taylor (9:11am)

Cornerback / Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy) / 6-0 / 170

  • Leader for Division II-AA East/Middle State Champion (2015)
  • 2014 TSWA All-State selection at cornerback
  • 2015 Preseason All-State selection

Chris Hopkins (9:26am)

Athlete (Safety/linebacker) / Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy) / 6-2 / 200

  • Division II-AA All-State in 2015
  • Leader for Division II-AA East/Middle State Champion (2015)
  • Honorable mention All-State for Division II as a sophomore and junior
  • Track standout posted a 4.6 40-yard dash

Prince Momodu (9:39am)

Running back / Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy) / 6-0 / 205

  • Won DII-AA State Championship as a senior
  • Carried the ball 185 times for 1202 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2015
  • In State Championship game, his touchdown and two-point conversion with 1:01 remaining allowed Brentwood Academy to force overtime against MBA

Elijah Shepard (10:36am)

Linebacker / Pell City, Ala. (Pell City High School) / 6-0 / 200

  • Led Pell City to a postseason berth in 2014 and 2015
  • Credited with 20 tackles during his junior campaign
  • Clocked a 4.7 40-yard dash

Malcom Swann (10:56am)

Defensive Lineman / Nashville, Tenn. (Hillsboro High School) / 6-2 / 280

  • Metro Nashville Defensive Player of the Year in 2015
  • Class 5A All-State Defensive Lineman
  • First-team All-Region 6-5A and first-team All-Metro
  • Registered 17 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks as a senior
  • 2015 East vs. West All-Star Classic representative

Delvin Salter (11:17am)

Guard / Memphis, Tenn. (Whitehaven High School) / 6-4 / 270

  • Ranked 50th in the state of Tennessee by 247sports.com
  • The 108th-ranked guard in the nation by 247sports.com
  • Received a two-star rating by 247sports.com and Rivals.com
  • TSWA Class 6A All-State and All-USA Tennessee (USA Today) in 2015
  • Finalist for Class 6A Mr. Football Lineman award in 2015.

Neonta Alexander (11:20am)

Linebacker / Piedmont, Ala. (Piedmont High School) / 6-2 / 215

  • Ranked 79th in the state of Alabama by 247sports.com
  • Earned a two-star rating from 247sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Ranked as the 96th inside linebacker in the nation
  • Racked up 128 tackles in 2014

Tyler Reed (11:46am)

Linebacker / Cartersville, Ga. (Cartersville High School) / 6-2 / 230

  • Ranked 231st in the state of Georgia by 247sports.com
  • Received a two-star rating from 247sports.com
  • Class 4A All-State in 2014
  • Played for Class 4A state champions who went 15-0 in 2015

Kevin Robinson (1:06pm)

Wide Receiver / Shelton, Conn. (Shelton High School) / 6-1 / 190

  • Ranked 17th in the state of Connecticut by 247sports.com
  • Received a two-star rating by 247sports.com
  • 925 receiving yards, 16 total touchdowns in 2015
  • Scored 30 total touchdowns in his prep career

Terrius Callahan (1:25pm)

Wide Receiver / Cartersville, Ga. (Cartersville High School) / 6-0 / 175

  • 62 receptions, 1,224 yards, 16 touchdowns as a senior
  • Averaged 19.1 yards per catch, including a season-long 69-yard touchdown
  • Played for Class 4A state champions who went 15-0 in 2015
  • First-team All-Region 7-4A in Georgia

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