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Signing Day Central

Feb 2, 2022
Name Position Height Weight Class Hometown High School/Last School Time Signed
Kawika Rogers OL 6-6 327 Fr. Kapa'a, Hawaii Kapa'a HS 9:43 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Trejon Williams DB 6-0 180 Fr. Portland, Ore. Jefferson HS 8:19 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Dave Iuli OL 6-5 315 Fr. Puyallup, Wash. Puyallup HS 7:18 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Emar'rion Winston EDGE 6-3 240 Fr. Portland, Ore. Central Catholic HS 7:11 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Justius Lowe WR 6-1 182 Fr. Lake Oswego, Ore. Lake Oswego HS 7:09 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Jahlil Florence DB 6-2 180 Fr. Chula Vista, Calif. Lincoln HS 7:09 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Jordan James RB 5-10 205 Fr. Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland HS 5:14 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Khamari Terrell DB 6-1 180 Fr. Killeen, Texas Shoemaker HS 5:12 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Anthony Jones LB 6-5 242 Fr. Las Vegas, Nev. Liberty HS 2:22 p.m. (Dec.15)
Jalil Tucker DB 6-0 180 Fr. San Diego, Calif. Lincoln HS 1:27 p.m. (Dec.15)
Ben Roberts DL 6-4 290 Fr. Salt Lake City, Utah East HS 11:25 a.m. (Dec.15)
Michael Wooten OL 6-6 290 Fr. Simi Valley, Calif. Sierra Canyon HS 10:04 a.m. (Dec.15)
Harrison Taggart LB 6-2 200 Fr. Draper, Utah Corner Canyon HS 7:06 a.m. (Dec.15)
Sir Mells DL 6-4 310 Fr. Henderson, Nev. Liberty HS 6:39 a.m. (Dec.15)
Devon Jackson LB 6-2 200 Fr. Omaha, Neb. Burke HS 5:40 a.m. (Dec.15)

Kawika Rogers, OL, 6-6, 327, Kapa'a, Hawaii (Kapa'a HS)
Consensus three-star recruit … The No. 48-ranked offensive tackle in the country according to Rivals … Ranked fourth overall and No. 99 nationally among offensive tackles by 247Sports … Played in the 2022 Polynesian Bowl … Named first-team all-state by the Honolulu Star Advertiser as a senior in 2021 … Earned first-team All-Kauai Interscholastic Federation honors … Helped lead Kapa'a HS to its first-ever Division II state title and an undefeated season … Opened up holes for an offense that averaged 242.7 yards per game on the ground and averaged 37.6 points per game … Paved the way for the Warriors to set Hawaii high school single-game records with 477 rushing yards and seven TDs on the ground in a 61-7 victory in the state championship game … Led a rushing effort of 251 yards and five touchdowns in a 51-0 state semifinal win … Had 2020 season canceled due to COVID-19 … Earned second-team Division II All-Hawaii recognition from ScoringLive as a sophomore … A first-team All-KIF selection after helping lead Kapa'a to a Division II state runner-up finish … Anchored an offensive line that led the way to 297 yards and four TDs on the ground in a 35-28 state semifinal win … Helped the Warriors average 29.8 points per game and 215.8 yards per contest on the ground … Also a standout in volleyball … High school football was Mike Tresler … Also recruited by Arizona State, Fresno State and Hawaii.

Trejon Williams, DB, 6-0, 180, Portland, Ore. (Jefferson HS)
A consensus four-star recruit at safety … The top safety in Oregon according to ESPN, 247Sports and the 247 composite … The No. 2 player in the state in the ESPN and 247 composite rankings … No. 3 player in the state according to 247Sports … A top-300 player nationally in the ESPN (No 266) and the 247 composite (No. 274) rankings … Ranked among the top-25 at the position by ESPN (No. 20), the 247 composite (No. 24) and 247Sports (No. 25) … The No. 38 safety according to Rivals … Selected to play in the 2022 Polynesian Bowl and 2022 All-American Bowl … A three-year letterwinner at Jefferson High School … As a senior, helped the Democrats improve to 5-5 with a 4-2 record in league play … Scored three receiving touchdowns for Jefferson, leading the team … As a junior, Named to the All-Portland Interscholastic League First Team on both offense and defense …  Led the Democrats in receptions and receiving yards   … Scored a 72-yard punt return touchdown while registering two sacks, forcing and recovering a fumble and picking off a pass in a win over Roosevelt … As a sophomore, earned First Team All-PIL honors as a defensive back and wide receiver … Named the Defensive MVP of the Oregon Preps Showcase in October 2020 … Made 37 tackles and picked off two passes for the Democrats in the six-game spring season … Reeled in 14 passes for 251 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a receiver … Also a standout basketball player who helped Jefferson go 24-2 as a sophomore and 15-3 in a Covid-shortened junior season … High School coach was Anthony Stoudamire Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, California, Colorado, Indiana, Jackson State, Kansas, Nevada, Oregon State, Penn State, UNLV, USC, Utah, Utah State, Washington, Washington State, and William and Mary.

Dave Iuli, OL, 6-5, 315, Puyallup, Wash. (Puyallup HS)
A consensus four-star recruit … A top-ten OG nationally by ESPN (No. 4) and Rivals (No. 9) … A top-20 interior offensive lineman nationally in the 247 composite (No. 10) and 247Sports (No. 17) … A consensus top-200 player nationally … No. 163 by ESPN, No. 186 by Rivals and No. 188  by the 247 composite … A top-three player in Washington by ESPN (No. 2), Rivals (No. 3) and the 247 composite (No. 3) … The No. 6 player in the state according to 247Sports … The top guard prospect in Washington by ESPN and Rivals … The No. 1 interior offensive lineman in the state by 247Sports and the 247 composite … A four-year letterwinner at Puyallup High School … As a senior, named first-team all-state by ScorebookLive … Paved the way for Puyallup to rush for 167.7 yards per game en route to a state playoff appearance … Opened up holes for the ground game to rush for over 200 yards on three occasions and more than 300 yards twice … Powered the Vikings to 319 yards rushing and three TDs on the ground in a 30-20 win over Curtis … Helped Puyallup average 11.9 yards per carry and total 309 yards rushing in a 54-14 win over Olympia … Part of a rushing attack that ran for 201 yards and 7.4 yards per carry to go with five touchdowns in a 62-0 victory over Rogers … Also contributed defensively as an interior lineman with 25 tackles, 11 TFLs and one sack … Piled up 3.0 TFLs in a loss to Sumner … Contributed 2.5 TFLs in the state playoffs against Camas … As a junior, named to the 2020 MaxPreps Preseason Junior All-America Second Team ahead of a six game spring season … Named a ScorebookLive First Team All-State Offensive Lineman … Powered a Puyallup ground game that totaled up 1,121 rushing yards (186.8 per game) and 16 rushing touchdowns while averaging 5.8 yards per carry … Opened up holes to help the Vikings run for over 200 yards four times while the team went 4-0 in those contests … Paved the way for Puyallup to rush for 275 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-16 win over Lakes … Helped the Vikings take down Bethel 46-16 with a ground game that totaled 257 yards and four touchdowns … As a sophomore, battled injuries that kept him out of multiple games while the Vikings went 10-2 including a 7-1 mark in SPSL play … Helped Puyallup reach the Washington state semifinals while notching an 11-2 record as a freshman … Named to the 2018 MaxPreps Freshman All-America team … Paved the way for an offense that totaled up more than 450 yards per game and 204.7 rushing yards per game … Opened up holes for the rushing attack to gain more than 300 yards two times and helped the team rush for at least 200 yards on five occasions … Helped the Vikings total 347 rushing yards and 5 rushing TDs in a 45-10 win over Eastmont … Powered the ground game to 227 yards and 2 touchdowns in a state quarterfinal win over Mount Si … High school coach was by Brian Grout … Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, California, Colorado, Miami (FL), LSU, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Tennessee, Texas A&M, USC, Washington and Washington State.

Emar'rion Winston, EDGE, 6-3, 240, Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic HS)
A four star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports ranking among the top outside linebackers in the country … Ranked the No. 29 outside linebacker nationally by ESPN and the No. 28 EDGE in the nation by 247Sports … The No. 26 EDGE in the nation according to the 247 composite … The No. 4 player in Oregon according to 247Sports, ESPN and the 247 composite … The top OLB and EDGE player in the state by 247Sports, ESPN and the 247 composite rankings … As a senior, led Central Catholic to an undefeated season and an Oregon State Championship … Earned first-team All-State recognition from The Oregonian and ScorebookLive … Named First Team All-Mt. Hood Conference … Member of the best defense in the state, allowing just 12.8 points per game … Racked up 50 tackles with 17.0 TFL and 9.0 sacks … Knocked down four passes and forced four fumbles … Held Oregon State Championship Game opponent Tualatin to a season-low 14 points, including a scoreless second half … Made six tackles (three solo) in the title game while also contributing a TFL, one PBU, quarterback hurry and returning a fumble for a 60-yard touchdown … In the state semifinal, recorded four tackles including three solo tackles … As a sophomore, helped Central Catholic earn the Mt. Hood Conference championship … Recorded 25 tackles (18 solo) with two TFLs, a sack and four PBUs … Stacked up four tackles in a 63-17 win over Sandy … Wrapped up ballcarriers twice, including one tackle for loss, to help the Rams defeat Newberg … High school coach was Steve Pyne … Also recruited by Florida, Nevada and Washington.

Justius Lowe, WR, 6-1, 182, Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego HS)
A four-star receiver according to 247Sports and ESPN … Rated three stars by Rivals at the 247 composite … A top-three player in the State by 247Sports (No. 2) and ESPN (No. 3) … The second-ranked receiver in Oregon by ESPN, 247Sports and the 247 composite … The No. 14 ATH in the nation according to 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 26 receiver nationally by ESPN and the No. 38 ATH by the 247 composite …  A three-year letter winner with two seasons at Lincoln High School before finishing his career at Lake Oswego … Played in the 2022 Polynesian Bowl after his senior season … As a senior, named a first-team All-State receiver by The Oregonian and ScorebookLive … Earned first-team All-Three Rivers League honors as a receiver and second-team recognition as a cornerback … Caught 42 passes for 858 yards and 14 touchdowns … On the ground, ran for 75 yards and a score on six carries … Defensively, contributed 20 tackles, three forced fumbles and two interceptions … As a cornerback, traveled with the best receiver on the opposing team and did not allow a touchdown … Caught three passes for 75 yards and a touchdown in a second-round playoff win over McNary … Reeled in three passes for 82 yards and a touchdown in a 48-17 victory over Sheldon … Led the Lakers to a 40-7 win over Mountainside with 115 receiving yards and two touchdowns … As a junior at Lincoln HS, contributed to the team's run-heavy attack as a receiver and a rusher … In a COVID-shortened season, totaled up 772 total yards and nine touchdowns on 51 touches … Ran the ball 39 times for 461 yards and four touchdowns … Caught 12 passes for 311 yards with five touchdowns … Gained 170 total yards (58 rushing, 112 receiving) with two receiving touchdowns in a 21-0 win over Gresham … Racked up 151 rushing yards and two touchdowns on seven carries to help Lincoln knock off Cleveland … Led the team to a 25-14 win over Century, catching five passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns … Contributed in limited opportunities as a sophomore with three catches for 59 receiving yards and one run for eight yards … Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Eastern Washington, Florida, Idaho, Montana State, Notre Dame, Oregon State, USC and Utah.

Jahlil Florence, DB, 6-2, 180, Fr., Chula Vista, Calif. (Lincoln HS)
A consensus four-star recruit and a top-100 player in the nation according to 247Sports (No. 82) … Ranked among the top 200 players in country by ESPN (No. 162) and the 247 composite (No. 155) … Checks in as a top-30 cornerback in this year's class by 247Sports (No. 11), ESPN (No. 17), the 247 composite (No. 18) and Rivals (No. 26) … A consensus top-25 recruit from California, with a top-10 ranking from 247Sports (No. 9) and the 247 composite (No. 9) … Ranked No. 13 in the state by ESPN and No. 21 by Rivals …  Seen as the No. 2 cornerback in California by ESPN, while ranking third in the state by 247Sports and the 247 composite, and fifth by Rivals … Selected as a 2022 Polynesian Bowl participant … Named San Diego Section first-team All-CIF after finishing the 2021 fall campaign with 31 tackles (24 solo), 10 pass breakups, five interceptions, five tackles for loss and four touchdowns—two interception returns, one punt return and one touchdown reception … Helped lead Lincoln High School to the title game of the 2021 CIF San Diego Section Division I playoffs … Had an 18-yard touchdown reception in the championship game … Posted an interception in a season-opening shutout win over Monte Vista … Recorded three tackles and two pass breakups the following week against Los Alamitos … Collected another three pass breakups against Mission Hills to go along with a sack … Had four tackles in a 43-10 win over Steele Canyon … Filled the stat sheet with four tackles including one for loss, two pass breakups and an interception against Otay Ranch … Picked up 27 yards on the interception return in the game … Registered a season-high eight tackles (six solo) against St. Augustine … Two of those tackles went for a loss along with two pass breakups … Along with three tackles the following week against La Jolla, had a 93-yard punt return for a touchdown … Picked up three tackles in the first Madison game … Had two interceptions and returned one for a touchdown in the rematch just under a month later in the 2021 CIF San Diego Section Division I semifinals … Recorded five tackles with an interception against Eastlake … Picked off the EHS quarterback and returned it for a touchdown … Finished the year with multiple tackles in seven of 11 games during senior season … Played two games of Lincoln's 2021 spring schedule … Had five tackles in a 36-0 shutout win over Canyon Hills … Picked up a tackle against Point Loma … Played with the LHS basketball team during the 2019-20 season (nine games) … Averaged 8.3 points per game for the Hornets as a sophomore … Season featured five double-digit games including a season-high 18 points against King … Also lettered in track and field at Lincoln … Runner-up at 100 and 200 meters at the 2021 CIF San Diego Section Division 3 Championships … Owns a PR of 10.77 in the 100 meters … High school football coach was David Dunn ... Chose Oregon over Arizona, Boise State, California, Colorado, Columbia, Fresno State, Jackson State, Michigan, Morgan State, Nevada, Oregon State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Syracuse, UNLV, Utah, Washington and Washington State.

Jordan James, RB, 5-10, 205, Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oakland HS)
A consensus four-star recruit and a top-20 running back nationally by 247Sports (No. 13), the 247 composite (No. 16), ESPN (No. 17) and Rivals (No. 17) … A top-200 player overall by both 247Sports (No. 162) and the 247 composite (No. 191), while ranking No. 202 by ESPN … Consensus top-10 player from Tennessee by 247Sports (No. 4), the 247 composite (No. 4), ESPN (No. 5) and Rivals (No. 8) … Top-ranked running back in the state by ESPN, 247Sports and the 247 composite, with a No. 2 ranking at the position by Rivals … A four-year letterman playing three seasons at Oakland High School, while playing sophomore season at Brentwood Academy … An all-state pick during junior and senior seasons while leading team to back-to-back undefeated seasons and class 6A state championships … During those two seasons (2020/2021), combined to rush for 3,424 yards on 372 carries (9.2 yards per carry) while scoring 50 touchdowns on the ground and averaging 122.3 yards per game in 29 games … Also caught 18 passes for 328 yards (18.2 yards per catch) and scored two more TDs … Finished those two seasons with 3,858 all-purpose yards and 52 total touchdowns … In the two state championship games, combined to rush for 463 yards on 49 carries (9.4 ypc) with eight rushing TDs while averaging 231.5 yards per game … In 10 career playoff games, gained 1,492 yards rushing on 167 carries (8.9 ypc) while averaging 149.2 yards per game … Had three 200-plus rushing yards games in the playoffs, while running for more than 100 yards in nine of the 10 games … Scored multiple TDs in eight of the 10 games, including six once, four one time, three once and two five times … As a senior, named first-team all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association, TnFCA and the State of Tennessee HDFB … Earned Region 4-6A Most Valuable Player honors … Led team to a 15-0 record and the TSAA Division 1 Class 6A State Championship, as well as a 6A Region 4 Championship … Rushed for 1,657 yards and 24 TDs on 187 carries (8.8 ypc) while averaging 118.1 yards per game … Finished with 1,892 all-purpose yards with 148 receiving yards, 49 kickoff return yards and 22 punt return yards and 25 total TDs … In five playoff games, gained 627 yards on 69 rushes (9.1 ypc) with seven touchdowns while averaging 125.4 yards per game … Finished season with eight 100-yard rushing games, including a career-high 232 yards on 27 carries (8.7 ypc) and two touchdowns in a 43-26 win over Summit in the state championship game … Gained 197 yards on 20 carries (9.9 ypc) and two TDs in a 29-21 win vs. Lipscomb Academy … Had 154 rushing yards on 19 carries (8.1 ypc) and a pair of scores in a 31-13 win vs. Madison-Ridgeland Academy … Rumbled for 145 yards on 21 carries in a win over Christ Presbyterian Academy … Also had games with 133 rushing yards, 128 yards, 119 yards and 108 yards … Scored multiple rushing TDs in 10 games, including the first five of the season (combined 12 total TDs in those five games), while scoring on the ground at least once in 11 of 14 games … Had three rushing TDs three times and three  total touchdowns on four occasions … Rushed for three scores vs. Siegel, Blackman and Warren County, while rushing for two touchdowns and catching one TD pass vs. Hendersonville … Also scored a pair of rushing TDs vs. Madison-Ridgeland Academy, Lipscomb Academy, South Pittsburg, Rockdale, Lebanon and Summit …  Put together one 200-plus yard all-purpose game, finishing with 262 yards (232 rushing/30 receiving) in the state title game … Went over the 100-yard mark in all-purpose yards in nine different games … As a junior, named first-team all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association and the TnFCA, while being named preseason first-team all-state by MaxPreps … Led team to a 14-0 record, the TSAA Division 1 Class 6A State Championship and the 6A Region 3 Championship … Finished season with 1,752 yards on 182 carries (9.6 ypc) while scoring 26 rushing TDs and averaging 134.8 yards per game … Totaled 1,947 all-purpose yards with 180 receiving yards and 15 kickoff return yards, while finishing with 27 total TDs … In five playoff games, gained 865 yards on the ground on 98 carries (8.8 ypc) while scoring 16 TDs and averaging 173.0 yards per contest … Had a pair of 200-yard rushing games, with both coming in the state playoffs … Rushed for 231 yards on 22 carries (10.5 ypc) and a career-high six touchdowns in a 56-33 win over Brentwood in the state title game … Rumbled for 203 yards on just 12 carries (16.9 ypc) and scored four TDs in a 49-17 second-round playoff win over Mount Juliet … Just missed a third 200-yard rushing game, finishing with 196 yards on 18 carries (10.9 ypc) with one TD in a 36-20 win over Warren County … Surpassed 100-yards rushing in three other playoff games … Had 164 yards on 14 carries (11.7 ypc) with two touchdowns in a 49-0 first-round playoff win over Rossview … Gained 160 yards on 26 carries with two TDs in a 49-7 semifinal win over Maryville … Tallied 107 yards on 24 carries with two rushing TDs and a receiving score in a 39-14 quarterfinal win over Riverdale … Scored multiple rushing TDs in seven games, including all five playoff games … In addition to the six TDs in the state championship game and the four in the second-round playoff win, had two in playoff wins over Rossview, Riverdale (plus 1 receiving TD) and Maryville … Had a pair of two TD games in regular season wins over Siegel and Riverdale … Scored at least one rushing TD in all 13 games … Receiving TD vs. Riverdale went for 90 yards … Finished season with 11 100-plus yard all-purpose game with a pair of 200-plus yard games … Had a career-high 272 (231 rushing/26 receiving/15 kickoff return) in the state title win vs. Brentwood … Played sophomore season at Brentwood, finishing with 1,099 yards on 150 carries (7.3 ypc) with 18 total TDs … Gained 238 yards on 42 carries (5.7 ypc) in a win vs. Ensworth … As a freshman at Oakland, played in one game … Rushed for 19 yards on three carries … Team finished the year 13-1, advancing to the TSSAA Division I Class 6A Final Four while winning the 6A Region 3 title … High school coach was Kevin Creasy … Also recruited by Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Louisville, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Penn State, Purdue, South Carolina, Tennessee, Toledo, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech.

Khamari Terrell, DB, 6-1, 180, Fr., Killeen, Texas (Shoemaker HS)
A four-star cornerback according to 247Sports … Rated three stars by ESPN, Rivals and the 247 composite … A top-40 corner nationally by 247Sports (No. 31) and Rivals (No. 39) … The No. 43 CB in the country in the 247 composite … Ranked among the 10 best corner prospects in Texas by 247Sports (No. 5), the 247 composite (No. 6) and Rivals (No. 8) … A two-year letterwinner in football at Shoemaker (Tex.) High School … Totaled up 48 career tackles, two interceptions and six pass breakups for the Wolves … Started at defensive back as a junior before playing in all three phases of the game as a (cornerback, receiver and kick returner) as a senior … In 2021, earned first-team All-District 12-6A honors as a kick returner and second-team recognition as a receiver … Picked off two passes and broke up five more on defense… Also recorded eight tackles … Offensively, caught 23 passes for 406 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 99 yards on 16 carries … A difference-maker in the return game with 442 kick return yards (40.2 per return) and three touchdowns … Caught a 59-yard touchdown pass and returned four kicks for 163 yards and a touchdown in the season opener against San Angelo Central … Only saw seven kick return opportunities after San Angelo performance … Came away with two interceptions and broke up another pass in a 52-21 win over Tivy … Caught six passes for 155 yards and a touchdown in a district game against Ellison … As a junior, totaled 40 tackles with a pass break up and a fumble recovery … Had five or more tackles in five games … Racked up a season-high 11 tackles in a 21-17 victory over Ellison … Wrapped up seven ballcarriers to help the Wolves knock off Copperas Cove … Also starred in track, earning District 12-6A Mid-Distance MVP honors as a junior … A four-time District 12-6A champion (200, 400, 4x200, 4x400)  Ran a 10.72-second 100 meters and recorded a 21.06 time in the 200 meters, the fourth-best time in the nation at the time … Posted a 46.92 time in the 400 meters to finish third at the Outdoor Nationals at Hayward Field in Eugene … His career-best 46.26-second 400-meter time ranks third nationally among prep athletes … Ran one leg of the sixth-best 4x100-meter relay team in the country, posting a time of 40.62 … Earned a STEM Star from the National Math and Science Institute for his work in the classroom …. Also recruited by Baylor, Clemson, Florida, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri and USC … High school football coach was Toby Foreman.

Anthony Jones, LB, 6-5, 242, Fr., Las Vegas, Nev. (Liberty HS)
Enrolled early at UO for winter term ... A consensus three-star athlete and the top-ranked athlete in the state by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and the 247 composite … A top-10 player in Nevada according to Rivals (No. 7), 247Sports (No. 9) and the 247 composite (No. 9) … The No. 11 recruit in the state according to ESPN … A top-40 athlete in the country according to Rivals (No. 20), 247Sports (No. 33) and the 247 composite (No. 37) … The No. 101 athlete in the country according to ESPN … A two-year letterwinner with one year at Liberty High School and one at Arbor View High School … As a senior, named first-team All-Southern Nevada by the Las Vegas Review-Journal as an outside linebacker after leading team to a 10-2 record and a first-round appearance in the 2021 Class 5A State Football Championships … A first-team All-Mountain League honoree as a tight end who was also named second-team All-Mountain League as an outside linebacker … Defensively, racked up 39 tackles (19 solo) with 8.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks for Liberty … Finished the season with three games of five-plus tackles while also picking up a TFL in six games … On the other side of the ball, totaled 241 yards receiving on 16 receptions with six touchdowns … Rushed the ball once for 30 yards … Made eight tackles and recorded a sack while also catching four passes for 28 yards and a touchdown in a 42-14 season-opener win over Arbor View … Scored two touchdowns and racked up 132 yards on four receptions to help Liberty defeat Green Valley … Picked up three tackles, including 2.0 TFL and a sack, in a 57-6 win over Legacy in the Southern Region Semifinals … Had six tackles with 2.0 TFL and 1.0 sacks on defense and a touchdown on offense to lead the Patriots past Arbor View in the first round of the state playoffs … Junior season was cancelled due to COVID-19 … As a sophomore, played in all 11 games for Arbor View High School and helped the team go 9-3 and 5-1 in Desert League play … Racked up 37 tackles (12 solo) and 1.0 TFL as a linebacker … Totaled five-plus tackles three times during the season … Racked up eight tackles in a 26-20 win over Cimarron-Memorial … Wrapped up five ball carriers in back-to-back games against Legacy and Centennial … High school coach was Richard Muraco … Also recruited by Arizona, Colorado, Florida Atlantic, Miami (Fla.), Nevada, Texas, UNLV, USC and Washington.

Jalil Tucker, DB, 6-0, 180, Fr., San Diego, Calif. (Lincoln HS)
A consensus four-star recruit and ranked as a top-100 player in the country by 247Sports (No. 74) … Also ranked a top-150 prep player by ESPN (No. 136) and the 247 composite (No. 143) …  A top-20 cornerback in the nation according to the 247Sports (No. 9) and the 247 composite (No. 17) … Rated as the No. 2 cornerback in California by 247Sports and the 247 composite … The top-ranked athlete in the state by Rivals and ESPN … A top-10 overall recruit in California by 247Sports (No. 8), ESPN (No. 8) and the 247 composite (No. 8) while checking in at No. 20 overall in the state by Rivals … Also ranked a top-20 athlete in the country by ESPN (No. 16) and Rivals (No. 15) … A standout two-way player for Lincoln High School in San Diego … Named San Diego Section first-team All-CIF following senior season … Named to SBLive Preseason All-State Second Team … Selected the top wide receiver in San Diego County by the San Diego Union-Tribune ahead of the 2021 spring season … Helped lead the Hornets to the championship game of the 2021 CIF San Diego Section Division I Tournament … Tallied three receptions for a season-high 65 yards with a touchdown in the title game against Helix … Finished the season with 21 receptions for 296 yards—good for 14.1 yards per catch—and four touchdowns … Had 438 all-purpose yards during the year including 137 yards on kickoff returns … Accounted for eight tackles—five solo—with a forced fumble in five games on the defensive side of the ball … Recorded a season-high five receptions in first game of the season against Madison, one of six games during the year with multiple receptions … Also recorded three tackles against MHS … Opened the season with two catches for 55 yards and touchdown in a 49-0 win over Monte Vista … Registered 71 all-purpose yards (39 kickoff return, 32 receiving) the following week with a forced fumble against Los Alamitos … Returned a kickoff for an 82-yard touchdown against Mission Hills; totaled 98 kickoff return yards with a catch for 11 yards and two tackles in the 30-13 win … Had four receptions, 41 yards and a touchdown in a victory over Eastlake in the section quarterfinals … In a rematch against Madison in the semifinals, collected three receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown in the 42-14 victory … Played in just two games during Lincoln's 2021 COVID-19 shortened spring campaign … In those two games, tallied 99 receiving yards on two catches, both touchdowns … Reeled in scores of 47 yards against Point Loma and 52 yards against Canyon Hills … Playing for St. Augustine High School as a sophomore, racked up 17 receptions for 440 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore; finished the year with 529 all-purpose yards … On defense, had 25 tackles—21 solo—with four interceptions and two tackles for loss including a sack for the Saints … Began the year with a tackle and forced fumble against Bonita Vista followed by 23 return yards on a kickoff against Eastlake … Posted his first of four multi-reception games of the year with five catches for 58 yards against Helix … Also had three tackles in the Helix game, his first of six games with multiple tackles … Collected four pass breakups, three tackles and a sack, and brought in a catch for 11 yards in a 48-31 win over Lincoln … Finished the year with eight pass breakups … Had five tackles and added a 24-yard touchdown reception against Cathedral Catholic … Exploded for 180 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the Saints' 35-18 victory against Madison … Showed off big-play ability by averaging 45 yards per catch … Added four tackles, a pick and a forced fumble to go along with 28 return yards in the game … Registered five tackles including one for a loss with two interceptions against Point Loma … Chipped in with two catches for 86 yards and a touchdown in the 31-28 victory … Capped the year with three tackles and an interception in the semifinals of the 2019 CIF San Diego Section Open Division Tournament … Also had three catches for 48 yards and a touchdown against the Highlanders for a score in three-consecutive games … Recorded 50 tackles including six for loss, two picks and a sack as a freshman … In the first game of his prep career, had a fumble recovery and returned it for 85 yards for a scoop and score against Bonita Vista … Added five tackles—three for loss—in the 35-0 win … Posted a season-high seven tackles in shutout victory over Santa Fe Christian … Continued the strong start to his prep career with five tackles and six pass breakups against Loyola … Had seven tackles over the next two weeks—four against Otay Ranch and three against Helix … Tallied seven pass breakups, four tackles and two interceptions in a 34-13 win over Lincoln … Also had 62 return yards on those interceptions … Finished the year with 23 pass breakups including the 13 between efforts against Loyola and Lincoln … Had three tackles and first-career sack in a 39-0 win over Point Loma … Accounted for six tackles against Steele Canyon in the quarterfinals of the 2018 CIF San Diego Section Division I Tournament … Had four tackles in 21-20 win over Helix in the championship game of the section final … Posted three tackles in the SoCal Regional final against Grace Brethren … High school football coach was David Dunn ... Chose Oregon over Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Boston College, BYU, California, Florida State, Illinois, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, Morgan State, Nebraska, Oregon State, San Diego State, Syracuse, UNLV, USC, Utah, Utah State, Washington and Washington State.

Ben Roberts, DL, 6-4, 290, Fr., Salt Lake City, Utah (East HS)
A four-star prospect by 247Sports, while ranking as a three star by ESPN, Rivals and the 247 composite … The No. 3 player out of Utah according to 247Sports, while ranking in the top 10 from the state by ESPN (No. 8), the 247 Composite (No. 7) and Rivals (No. 9) … A top-40 player on the defensive line according to Rivals (No. 39 DT), ESPN (No. 40 DT) and 247Sports (No. 35 DL) … Ranked 383rd overall by the 247 composite, while checking in at No. 48 on the defensive line … The No. 1 defense tackle from Utah according to Rivals and ESPN, while ranking No. 1 among defensive lineman by 247Sports … The No. 2 defensive lineman in Utah by the 247 composite … Selected to play in the 2022 Polynesian Bowl … A three-year letter winner at East HS, helping team to the postseason all three years … Finished career with 192 tackles (94 solo), 21.0 tackles for loss, 22.5 sacks, one interception and one pass break up … Averaged 8.7 tackles per game … As a senior, named Deseret News 5A first-team All-State after helping lead East to the quarterfinals of the 2021 UHSAA/Mountain America 5A State Playoffs … Finished season with 107 tackles (58 solo), 9.0 tackles for loss, 15.5 sacks, two interceptions and one PBU, while averaging 9.7 tackles per game … Finished season with four double-digit tackles games, while totaling at least seven tackles in all 11 games played … Tallied five multi-sack games with a QB sack in nine of 11 games … Finished with three multi-TFL games … Had a season-high 15 tackles with 4.0 TFL and 3.5 sacks in a 35-7 first round state playoff win over Cedar Valley … Finished with 12 tackles, 2.0 TFL and 2.0 wins in a 34-0 win over Highland … Totaled 12 tackles and 2.0 sacks in in a 62-27 win over Murray … Had 11 tackles and 2.0 sacks in a 38-20 second-round playoff win over Spanish Fork … Had nine tackles twice, eight tackles four times and seven tackles once … The 3.5 TFL in the Cedar Valley win were a career high … Had 2.0 sacks in a game four times, including in the playoff win over Spanish Fork with three QB hurries added … Utilized as the kicker vs. Orem, finishing with one touchback on three kickoffs … As a junior, named honorable mention 6A all-state by the Deseret News … Helped East to the 2020 UHSAA State Football Championship semifinals … Totaled 85 tackles (36 solo) with 12.0 TFL, 7.5 sacks and an interception, while averaging 7.7 tackles per game … In first three state playoff games, averaged 6.0 tackles per game, finishing with 18 (6 solo), 4.0 TFL and 1.0 sacks … Had four double-digit tackle games, while finishing with five-or-more tackles in all 11 games … Finished with two multi-sack games with QB sacks in seven of 11 games played … Added four multi-TFL games and one game with an interception … Had a season-high 10 tackles four times, including a 22-10 win over Herriman which included a season-high 4.0 TFL and 1.5 sacks … Totaled 10 tackles, 2.0 TFL and 1.5 sacks in a 36-20 win over Riverton … Tallied 10 tackles with 1.0 sacks vs. Bingham … Finished with 120 tackles in a 35-18 third-round playoff win over American Fork … Had eight tackles twice, seven tackles once, six tackles twice and five tackles one time … Matched a season-high 4.0 TFL and a sack (8 tackles) in a 69-20 first-round playoff win over Clearfield … Added 2.0 TFL (5 tackles) … Picked off a pass in a 39-0 over Copper Hills while adding six tackles an 0.5 TFL … Also lettered in baseball and basketball … Had four career double-digit scoring games heading into senior season of basketball, including a 16-point game vs. Farmville … High school football coach was Brandon Matich … Also recruited by Baylor, Colorado, Idaho State, Nebraska, Oregon State, TCU, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Utah State, Virginia Tech, Washington and Washington State.

Michael Wooten, OL, 6-6, 290, Simi Valley, Calif. (Sierra Canyon HS)
A consensus three-star recruit … A top-50 recruit among offensive tackles by Rivals (No. 41) and the 247 composite (No. 47) … Ranked No. 61 at the position by 247Sports and ESPN … The No. 30 player in California according to Rivals … Ranked No. 47 in the state by the 247 composite, and No. 61 by both ESPN and 247Sports … The second-best offensive tackle in California by Rivals and the 247 composite … Rated as the No. 3 tackle in the state by ESPN and 247Sports … A three-year letterwinner … As a senior, named first-team all-state by SBLive, in addition to being a preseason MaxPreps All-California pick … Paved the way for a Sierra Canyon rushing attack that piled up 2,427 yards on the ground (202.3 yards per game) and averaged 7.1 yards per carry … Opened holes for Trailblazer running backs that led to a pair of games with 300 or more rushing yards … Blocked for a rushing attack that totaled five games with 200+ yards on the ground and only ran for fewer than 100 yards on two occasions … Key part of a run game that scored 33 touchdowns on the ground … The Trailblazers piled up at least 500 yards of total offense four times during  senior season and totaled 400-or-more yards on six occasions … Part of a Sierra Canyon offensive line that helped the team rush for more than 230 yards and scored at least 40 points in all three of its 2021 playoff games … Played a key part in a rushing attack that piled up 237 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-35 playoff win over JSerra Catholic in the first round of the state playoffs … Paved the way for the Trailblazers to pile up more than 500 yards of offense, including 310 on the ground, in a 48-23 playoff win over Vista Murrieta … Helped SCHS rush for 375 yards and five TDs in the Division II CIF semifinals … As a junior, helped Sierra Canyon go 5-1 during a shortened season because of COVID-19, while racking up more than 400 yards of total offense three times and outscoring opponents 249-44 … Opened holes for a rushing attack that scored 16 touchdowns on the ground while averaging 134.7 rushing yards per game … Sierra Canyon ran for four touchdowns three times during the season and won all three games … During sophomore season, was a key part of a Sierra Canyon team that went 14-2, won the CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA and advanced to the California Division 1-AA State Championship game … Paved the way for a rushing attack that averaged 189 yards per game and 6.4 yards per carry while scoring 41 touchdowns during the 16-game season … The Trailblazers ran for 200-or-more yards six times and rushed for more than 150 yards during every playoff game … Member of an offense that scored fewer than 24 points only twice and averaged more than 30 points per game … Opened holes for Sierra Canyon running backs to rush for more than 230 yards and at least two touchdowns in three 2019 playoff victories … High school coach was Jon Ellinghouse … Also recruited by Arizona State, Colorado, San Diego State, UNLV, Utah and Virginia.

Harrison Taggart, LB, 6-2, 200, Fr., Draper, Utah (Corner Canyon HS)
A four-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports and the 247 composite, while ranking as a three-star prospect by Rivals … A consensus top-40 player at linebacker/outside linebacker … ESPN's No. 25 outside linebacker, while ranking 33rd at the position by Rivals … The No. 35 linebacker in the country according to 247Sports, which checking in at No. 39 at the position by the 247 composite … Ranked 285th among all players by ESPN, while being listed 345th by the 247 composite … A consensus top-10 player from Utah by ESPN (No. 5), 247Sports (No. 5), the 247 composite (No. 5) and Rivals (No. 7) … The top-ranked outside linebacker from Utah by ESPN and No. 3 according to Rivals … The No. 2 linebacker from the state by 247Sports and the 247 composite … A three-year letterman, helping lead team to a 40-2 record and two state championships and a state runner-up finish over the last three seasons … Finished career with 237 tackles (151 solo) with 22.0 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles while averaging 7.2 tackles per game … Had nine double-figure tackle games, including five 15-plus tackle games … On offense, had eight receptions for 179 yards and a touchdown while averaging 22.4 yards per catch … In eight career playoff games, totaled 64 tackles (40 solo) with 7.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, three quarterback hurries, one interception and two pass breakups … Named a 2021 MaxPreps Preseason second-team All-American … As a senior, named Deseret News 6A first-team all-state after leading team to a 12-2 record (5-1 6A-Regin 4), a conference championship and a runner-up finish in the 2021 UHSAA 6A State Playoffs … Finished senior campaign with 97 tackles (71 solo) with 3.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks, one QB hurry and two pass breakups … In four playoff games, had 27 tackles (20 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks, one QB hurry and two pass breakups … During the season, had three double-digit tackle games including a pair of 15-tackle games, while totaling five-plus tackles in 10 of 14 games … Had sacks in three different games, while posting three multi-tackles for loss games with TFLs in seven of 14 games … Picked off a pass in three different games … Matched a career-high with 15 tackles (11 solo) in a 51-16 regular-season loss to Lone Peak … Also had 15 tackles (9 solo) in a 42-7 win vs. East … Finished with 10 tackles (7 solo) and 1.0 TFL in a 45-28 quarterfinal playoff win over American Fork … Had nine tackles twice, including against Lone Peak in the state titles game (6 solo) … Finished with nine solo tackles, while matching a career high with 4.0 TFL, in a 52-22 win vs. American Fork that included 0.5 sacks, 1 QBH and a forced fumble … Tallied eight tackles once, six tackles one time, five tackles tice and four tackles once … Had five tackles (4 solo) 2.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks and a QBH in a 49-14 win vs. Kearns in the second round of the state playoffs … In addition to the career-high 4.0 TFL vs. American Fork, had 2.0 TFL vs. Kearns in a second-round playoff win and vs. Skyridge (8 tackles) … Had interceptions vs. Westlake, Farmington and Skyridge … As a junior, led team to a 14-0 record (5-0 6A Region 4), a conference championship and a state championship in the 2020 UHSAA 6A State Playoffs … Named 2020 MaxPreps first-team All-America, MaxPreps Utah first-team all-state and 6A first-team all-state by the Deseret News … Finished season with 140 tackles (80 solo) in 14 games with 10.0 TFL, 5.0 sacks, three interceptions, three pass breakups and on fumble recovery for a touchdown … In four playoff games, totaled 37 tackles (20 solo), 4.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks, two QB hurries and one pick … Had six double-digit tackle games including three 15-tackle games … Set a career-high with 15 tackles (8 solo) with an interception in just third career game on defense in a 42-20 win over Bingham … Matched career-high with 15 tackles (9 solo) in 35-25 win over Lone Peak with 2.0 TFL and 2.0 sacks … Had third 15-tackle game (7 solo) of the season in a second-round playoff win over Bingham that included one TFL … Tallied 14 tackles (7 solo) in a 51-34 win over American Fork … Finished with 13 tackles (7 solo) and an interception in a 29-26 win over Skyridge … Had 12 tackles (9 solo) with 2.0 TFL and one QBH in a semifinal playoff win over East … Finished with nine tackles twice, eight tackles once, seven tackles two times, six tackles once and five tackles twice including in a state championship win over Lone Peak that included 1.0 TFL and a sack …  Had two multi-sack games (vs. Jordan, vs. Pleasant Grove) with sacks in three total games … Set a career-high with 4.0 TFL (9 tackles) in a win over Jordan while finishing with 2.0 tackles for loss vs. Lone Peak and East (state semifinals win) … Picked off three passes with a pair of 30-yard returns and a nine-yard return … Recovered a fumble for a TD vs. Westlake … As a sophomore, helped team to a 14-0 record (5-0 6A Region 4), a conference championship and a 2019 UHSAA 6A state championship while playing on offense … Finished year with eight receptions for 179 yards and one TD, while averaging 22.4 yards per catch and 35.8 yards per game … Had a career-high four catches for a career-best 97 yards and a TD in a 59-28 win over Alta … Caught one pass for 40 yards in a quarterfinal playoff win over Syracuse … High school coach was Eric Kjar … … Also recruited by Arizona, Air Force, Army, Boston College, California, Colorado, Colorado State, Duke, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Louisville, Navy, Nebraska, Northwestern, Oregon State, Pennsylvania, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, Utah, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Washington State.

Sir Mells, DL, 6-4, 310, Fr., Henderson, Nev. (Liberty HS)
A consensus three-star recruit and top 15 player from Nevada by Rivals (No. 9), 247Sports (No. 12), the 247 composite (No. 13) and ESPN (No. 12) … The No. 49 defensive tackle in the country by Rivals, with an ESPN rank of No. 81 … Rated as a defensive lineman by both 247Sports (No. 129) and the 247 composite (No. 144) … Rated No. 995 overall by the 247 composite … Top-rated defensive tackle in Nevada by both Rivals and ESPN … The top defensive lineman from the state according to 247Sports, while ranking second in the 247 composite … A four-year letterman … Finished career with 53 tackles (23 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and two forced fumbles … As a senior, named first-team All-Mountain League after leading team to a 10-2 record and a first round appearance in the 2021 Class 5A State Football Championships … Finished with 20 tackles (9 solo), 2.0 TFL and 1.0 sacks … Had tackles in eight of nine games played … Had a season-high four tackles with a sack and a TFL in a 37-7 win over Faith Lutheran … Finished with three tackles on three occasions … Had two tackles three times … Had a TFL in two games … Junior season cancelled because of COVID-19 … As a sophomore, helped team to the 2019 NIAA 4A State Football championship and a NIAA 4A Desert League championship with a 10-5 record (5-0 in league) … Finished season with 33 tackles (14 solo), 1.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks and 2 forced fumbles … In five playoff games, finished with 13 tackles (7 solo) … Had tackles in all 13 games played with 10 multi-tackle games … Finished with a career-high five tackles vs. Centennial … Had Four tackles twice, both coming in playoff games … Totaled four tackles (2 solo) in a 523-21 win over Foothill in the Desert Conference playoff semifinals … Had four tackles and a forced fumble in a 32-24 win over Bishop Gorman in the finals of the Desert Conference Playoffs … Had three tackles in three different games, including in a 50-7 win over Centennial in the 4A State Playoff championship game … High school coach was Richard Muraco … Also recruited by Arizona, Central Michigan, Florida A&M, Fresno State, Maryland, Michigan, Morgan State, Oregon State, San Jose State, UNLV, USC and Washington.

Devon Jackson, LB, 6-2, 200, Fr., Omaha, Neb. (Burke HS)
A semifinalist for the high school Butkus Award ... A consensus four-star recruit and top-five player from Nebraska … No. 85 player in the nation according to ESPN, while ranking 108th by 247Sports and 138th by the 247 composite … The No. 9 ranked linebacker according to 247Sports, while ranking 12th at the position in the 247 composite … The No. 9 outside linebacker in the country by ESPN, while ranking 26th by Rivals … No. 1-ranked player from Nebraska by ESPN, 247Sports and the 247 composite, while ranking No. 4 by Rivals … Top-ranked linebacker in Nebraska by 247Sports and the 247 composite, while ranking as the No. 1 outside linebacker in the state by ESPN and Rivals … Selected to play in the 2022 All-American All-Star Game … A three-year letterman … Led team to a 17-5 record with two district championships and two second-round state playoff appearances … Finished career with 78 tackles (55 solo), 16.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, two interceptions and three forced fumbles … As a senior, named to the 2021 All-Nebraska Football Team … A first-team all-metro selection … Finished year with 52 tackles (36 solo), 10.5 TFL, 3.0 sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles while averaging 4.7 tackles per game … Scored a pair of defensive touchdowns, one on a pick-6 and one on a fumble recovery return … On offense, had 17 receptions for 170 yards and a TD, averaging 10.0 yards per catch … Finished with five-or-more tackles in six of 11 games … Had a career-high nine tackles (6 solo) with 3.0 TFL, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a 21-10 win over Omaha North … Had eight tackles (7 solo), 2.0 TFL and a sack in a 21-3 win over Lincoln Southeast in the first round of the state playoffs … Finished with seven tackles (5 solo), 1.0 TFL, a sack and two fumble recoveries, including one for a TD, in a 34-21 win vs. Millard North … Had five tackles in three games, including in a 32-6 win over Omaha Central that included all solo tackles and 2.0 TFL … Had five tackles, 1.0 TFL and a pick-6 in a 28-21 win over Kearney … Had sacks in three games … Finished with multiple TFL in three games, while having at least one in seven of 11 games … Totaled a career-high 3.0 TFL vs. Omaha Central, while finishing with  2.0 tackles for loss in a first-round playoff win over Lincoln Southeast and vs. Omaha Central … Had an interception in two different games, including a 52-yard interception return … On offense, had multiple catches in five games … Finished with a career-high four catches for 94 yards and a TD in the 28-21 win over Kearney, in addition to the pick-6 … Had three receptions in a win over Omaha North and two catches three times … Caught at least one pass in nine of 11 games … Junior season was cancelled by COVID-19 … As a sophomore, helped lead team to a 9-2 record, a District 6 championship and a second round appearance in the 2019 NSAA Class A State Football Championships … Finished season with 36 tackles (19 solo), 5.5 TFL, 2.0 sacks, a forced fumble and a blocked punt while averaging 3.3 tackles per game … Had multiple-tackles in five games … Finished with a season-high six tackles (5 solo) with a tackle for loss and sack vs. Millard West …  Matched season-high with six tackles (4 solo) in a 31-27 win over Omaha North with 2.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks and a blocked punt … Returned the blocked punt for 38 yards … Finished with four tackles in two games and three tackles in one game … Had sacks in two different games, while make 2.0 TFL in two games … Blocked a pair of kicks, including a field goal in a two-point win over Lincoln Southeast and a punt in a four-point win vs. Omaha North …. High school coach was Paul Limongi … Also recruited by Arizona State, Auburn, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Kanas State, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ole Miss and Texas A&M.