UAB Adds 23 Players on National Signing Day

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB head football coach Garrick McGee announced the 2013 Blazer recruiting class Wednesday at an afternoon press conference.

McGee announced the signing of 23 student-athletes who will join the UAB program for the 2013 season. Two of them have already enrolled at UAB — QB Jeremiah Briscoe and WR DeVante Scott.

The recruiting class features the following breakdown by positions: Defensive Backs – 7; Wide Receivers – 5; Linebackers – 4; Defensive Line – 2; Offensive Line – 2; Quarterback – 1; Running Back – 1; and Tight End – 1.

The class features a strong flavor of homegrown talent with 12 players from the state of Alabama.

Signee Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Previous School)
** Jeremiah Briscoe QB 6-4 215 Houston, Texas (Stratford HS)
** DeVante Scott WR 5-10 180 Ferriday, La. (Copiah-Lincoln CC)
Ervin Alston LB 6-2 215 Jacksonville, Fla. (Fleming Island HS)
James Caligone CB 6-0 190 Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
Jalen Coleman LB 6-3 210 Daphne, Ala. (Daphne HS)
Kingsley Ejike DE 6-3 230 Covington, Ga. (Newton HS)
Brandon Fuller LB 6-1 220 Birmingham, Ala. (Clay-Chalkville HS)
J.J. Green WR 6-2 180 Florence, Ala. (Florence HS)
Tristan Henderson TE 6-4 265 Los Alamitos, Calif. (Cerritos College)
Jordan Howard RB 6-1 228 Gardendale, Ala. (Gardendale HS)
Maudrecus Humphrey WR 6-3 185 Hoover, Ala. (Univ. of Arkansas)
Vincent Hunter OL 6-4 295 Memphis, Tenn. (Whitehaven HS)
Je'Niah Jackson LB 6-1 200 Hoover, Ala. (Spain Park HS)
Nicolas Jackson SAF 6-2 205 Birmingham, Ala. (Wenonah HS)
Jimmy Jean CB 6-3 180 Pompano Beach, Fla. (Arkansas Baptist)
Tajh Lowe SAF 5-11 180 Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
Greg Maclin SAF 6-3 185 Tanner, Ala. (Tanner HS)
T.J. McCollum SAF 6-3 205 Birmingham, Ala. (Clay-Chalkville HS)
Rodney Morris WR 6-3 215 Alpharetta, Ga. (Alpharetta HS)
Jordan Petty CB 5-10 180 Florence, Ala. (Florence HS)
Zach Sims OL 6-2 290 Homewood, Ala. (Homewood HS)
Andra Smith DT 6-4 305 Memphis, Tenn. (Whitehaven HS)
Jamari Staples WR 6-4 190 Lineville, Ala. (Central HS)

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