Signing Day Central Football - 2011

 

 Official  Signee
Pos
Ht
Wt
 Hometown  School
 Enrolled Teddy Bridgewater
QB
6-3
180
 Miami, Fla.  Northwestern
 Enrolled Charles Gaines
WR
5-11
170
 Miami, Fla.  Central
 Enrolled Jarvis Giles
WR
5-11
187
 Tampa, Fla.  South Carolina/Gaither
 Enrolled Brandon Golson
OLB
6-2
208
 St. Matthews, S.C.  Fork Union/Calhoun County
 Enrolled Jermaine Reve
S
6-0
180
 Miami, Fla.  Northwestern
 7:08 a.m. Terrell Floyd
CB
5-10
170
 Fort Pierce, Fla.  Port St. Lucie
 7:26 a.m. Deiontrez Mount
DE
6-5
205
 Fort Walton Beach, Fla.  Fort Walton Beach
 7:30 a.m. Mike Romano
C
6-4
270
 Port St. Lucie, Fla.  Treasure Coast
 7:40 a.m. Jalen Harrington
S
6-3
215
 Fern Creek, Ky.  Fern Creek
 7:43 a.m. Jamon Brown
DT
6-4
300
 Fern Creek, Ky.  Fern Creek
 8:00 a.m. DeVante Parker
WR
6-3
185
 Louisville, Ky.  Ballard
 8:39 a.m. John Wallace
K
5-10
185
 Cecilia, Ky.  Central Hardin
 8:40 a.m. Calvin Pryor
S
6-2
200
 Port St. Joe, Fla.  Port St. Joe
 9:00 a.m. Aaron Epps
OT
6-7
245
 Tucker, Ga.  Tucker
 10:10 a.m. Gerod Holliman
S
6-0
185
 Miami, Fla.  Southridge
 10:10 a.m. Andrew Johnson
CB
5-9
180
 Miami, Fla.  Southridge
 10:25 a.m. Eli Rogers
WR
5-10
180
 Miami, Fla.  Northwestern
 11:32 a.m. Ryan Mack
OT
6-6
315
 Memphis, Tenn.  Wooddale
 12:15 p.m. Bryant Dubose
DE
6-4
240
 Oakland Park, Fla.  Northeast
 12:21 p.m. John Miller
OG
6-3
295
 Miami, Fla.  Central

Teddy Bridgewater • QB • 6-3 • 190 • Miami, Fla./Northwestern
Highly regarded dual-threat quarterback who has been the leader of Miami's prolific Northwestern program since his sophomore season... played for Billy Rolle at Northwestern High School... joins Eli Rogers, Michaelee Harris and Jermaine Reve as the other Northwestern High School products on the team... ranks as the No. 2. dual-threat quarterback in the 2011 class... FACA All District Team/2nd Team All State 6-A... has the size and athleticism make him one of the best players in the country... selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl... was named Honorable Mention at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl for having the best arm... ranked 16th in the Rivals.com Florida Postseason Top 100 and is ranked as the 113th best player overall... four-star prospect by Rivals.com ranked 141st on ESPNU Class of 150... second signee to be included on that list (Eli Rogers #116)... missed time with an MCL injury last season... ranked by Rivals. com as the No. 2 quarterback in the nation and the 16th-best player in the state of Florida... also ranked as the 70th-best player nationally on the Rivals250... rated as the No. 6 quarterback by Scout.com... threw for 2,606 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior... rushed for 223 yards and eight more scores... threw for 436 yards and scored four touchdowns in the 42-27 loss to Miami Central in the 6-A semifinals... Elite 11 Watch List prospect and member of the ESPNU 150 Watch List... set the Dade County record for most touchdown passes in a game with seven...passed for 2,546 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for 379 yards and five more scores during his junior campaign... named second team All-State for 6A classification as a junior... named first team All-County by Miami Herald... completed 97 of 160 attempts (60.6 percent) for 1,560 yards, 16 touchdowns and three interceptions as a sophomore in 2008... also carried 45 times for 211 yards (4.7 average) and two more scores... led his team to the state title game (6A) as a sophomore... chose Louisville over Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Miami, South Florida, Kansas State, West Virginia, Florida International and Marshall. (top)

Charles Gaines • WR • 5-11 • 170 • Miami, Fla./Central
Played for Telly Lockett at Miami Central High School... one of the most talented players in the state of Florida... combines elite speed with outstanding feet... type of player that demands the football... rated the 196th overall player in the country by Scout.com... three-star prospect... ranked as the 87th-best player in the state of Florida... ranked by Rivals.com as the 70th-best player in Florida and the 43rd-best receiver in the country... member of the Rivals.com Top 100 in Florida... rated by Southernpigskin.com as one of the Top 50 prospects in south Florida... helped Central win the 6-A state title with a crucial interception and subsequent touchdown return that sparked his team late in the second quarter... also finished with four receptions for 40 yards in the game... has averaged better than 18.0 yards per catch during his scholastic career.. had a career-long 91-yard reception versus Blanche Ely... caught 24 passes for 440 yards and eight touchdowns and was third team All-Dade County during his junior season despite missing at least five games with an injury... caught 35 passes for 662 yards and eight touchdowns during his sophomore season... was named first team All-Dade County and given 6A Honorable Mention accolades All-State by the FSWA... also offered a scholarship by West Virginia, UCF, Florida International, Minnesota, Marshall and Duke. (top)

Jarvis Giles • WR • 5-11 • 187 • Tampa, Fla./South Carolina/Gaither
Transfer from South Carolina... carried 12 times for 114 yards and two touchdowns in the 2009 Garnet & Black Spring Game... true freshman who was third on the squad with 277 yards rushing, an average of 5.3 yards per carry... rushed for 13 yards on five carries in the season-opening win at NC State... rushed for a career-high 113 yards and a touchdown in the win over Florida Atlantic... the touchdown was the first of his career and came from 12 yards out... also had a career-best 38-yard burst in that contest... became the first Gamecock to rush for 100 yards in a game since Mike Davis did so against NC State in the first game of the 2008 season and became the first Carolina freshman to rush for 100 yards in a game since Taylor Rank in 2006... performance earned him SEC Freshman of the Week honors... led the team with 74 yards rushing on just 11 carries against South Carolina State...graduated from Tampa's Gaither High School in December 2008... played for head coach Mark Kantor... rushed for over 1,500 yards as a senior... selected to participate in the Under Armour High School All-American Game in Orlando... rushed for 1,478 yards on 238 carries (6.2 yards per carry) with 20 touchdowns as a junior in 2007... a Rivals.com four-star prospect who was rated the No. 22 player in the state of Florida and the No. 3 all-purpose back by the website... considered a four-star prospect and the nation's 21st-best running back according to Scout.com... considered the state's 29th-best player by SuperPrep... ranked 53rd on the ESPNU 150... listed among both Rivals.com and PrepStar's Top 250... selected South Carolina over an original commitment to Tennessee and Nebraska among others. (top)

Brandon Golson • OLB • 6-2 • 208 • St. Matthews, S.C./Fork Union/Calhoun County
Named the Orangeburg Times & Democrat Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and was a first-team All-Area selection at Calhoun County High School... played just two seasons of football for head coach Walt Wilson... logged 113 tackles and 30 sacks with four forced fumbles, earning All-State honors as selected by The State... helped Calhoun County to the state 1-A semifinals as a senior... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl... logged 78 tackles and 18 sacks in just six games as a junior... season was limited after being injured in a car accident... considered a three-star prospect, the state's 22nd-best player and the nation's 76th-best outside linebacker by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 104th-best outside linebacker by Scout.com... regarded as a four-star prospect and the nation's 15th-best outside linebacker by ESPN.com... reportedly has a 79-inch wingspan... orginally signed at South Carolina. (top)

Jermaine Reve • S • 6-0 • 180 • Miami, Fla./Northwestern
Played for Billy Rolle at Northwestern High School... already enrolled in school... joins former Northwestern High School standouts Eli Rogers, Michaelee Harris and Teddy Bridgewater on the team... originally committed to Central Florida... two-year starter at Northwestern High School... named 6A second team All-Dade County... recorded 70 tackles, two fumble recoveries and an interception as a safety... played in the Nike 7-ON Tournament... three-star prospect by Rivals.com... under-the-radar defensive back who has great size and length... ranked as the 75th-best safety by ESPN.com and the 113th-best safety by Scout.com... is rated as the 73rd-best prospect in Florida by the Orlando Sentinel... has been clocked at 4.55 in the 40-yard dash... chose Louisville over UCF, USF, Syracuse and FIU among others. (top)

Terrell Floyd • CB • 5-10 • 170 • Fort Pierce, Fla./Port St. Lucie
Played safety in high school, but could play both cornerback and safety... rated a three-star player by Scout.com and the 67th-best cornerback... rated a three-star player by Rivals.com, and is ranked as the No. 71 overall athlete in the state Florida and the No. 99 overall player in Florida... recorded more than 50 tackles and one interception as a senior... played in the 17th annual Outback Bowl for high school All-Stars... recorded 70 tackles and recovered two fumbles as a junior... also tallied four interceptions... has been clocked at 4.59 seconds in the 40-yard dash... ran track where he ran a 22.3 in the 200-meter as a junior that was good for fifth in his region... offered a scholarship by South Carolina, Florida Atlantic, Kentucky, Marshall, Memphis, Purdue and Rutgers. (top)

Deointrez Mount • DE • 6-5• 205 • Fort Walton Beach, Fla./Fort Walton Beach
Played for Mike Owens at Fort Walton Beach High School... has a ton of untapped potential... projects to play defensive end at the collegiate level... has great height and quickness... played both outside linebacker and defensive end in high school... timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash... recognized as one of the sleepers at the Auburn Summer Camp... recorded 54 tackles and 5.5 sacks as a senior... committed to Louisville back in May of 2010... ranked as the 34th-best weakside defensive end by Rivals.com in the 2011 class... rated as the 108th-best prospect by Scout.com... state qualifier in the FHSAA 3A Outdoor State Championship in the 110-meter hurdles... recorded 54 tackles through the first six games of his senior season in high school... chose Louisville over Wisconsin, South Carolina, North Carolina, Wake Forest and Florida State. (top)

Mike Romano • C • 6-4 • 270 • Port St. Lucie, Fla./Treasure Coast
Played for William Kelly at Treasure Coast High School... joins former teammate and current Cardinals' linebacker Deon Rogers... one of the top centers in Florida... rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com... rated as the 31st-best center in the country by Scout.com... smart player who can play the center position... snaps the ball quickly and is extremely accurate in shotgun situations... played in the North/South Florida All-Star game... led his squad to a district championship as a junior... chose Louisville over Central Michigan, Marshall, Memphis and Southern Mississippi. (top)

Jalen Harrington • S • 6-3 • 215 • Fern Creek, Ky./Fern Creek
Tall, rangy athlete who can play a number of different positions... played for Curtis Higgins at Fern Creek High School... has been clocked at 4.65 in the 40-yard dash... often played linebacker, safety, running back and quarterback... rated as a three-star prospect by Scout.com and the 68th-best safety... named one of the top 20 football players to watch by Louisville.com... was named the 6-A District 4 Player of the Year... rated as the seventh-best prospect in the state of Kentucky... stripped the ball away and ran 77 yards with the recovered fumble to give Fern Creek a 26-21 victory over DeSales... was named one of the Stars of the South when he rushed for 55 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries and also caught three balls for 90 yards and a touchdown in a loss to Seneca... placed fifth in the U.S. Army Nashville Recruiting Battalion's Army Iron Man of the Year, an award given to the best two-way high school football player in Kentucky... recorded 38 tackles and played in six games before season-ending hand injury as a junior... also rushed for 450 yards... also offered a scholarship by Kentucky, Illinois, Purdue and Indiana. (top)

Jamon Brown • DT • 6-4 • 300 • Fern Creek, Ky./Fern Creek
Big, athletic defensive lineman who is considered one of the best prospects in the state of Kentucky... played for Curtis Higgins at Fern Creek High School... a three-year starter on defense and two-year starter on offense... rated seventh on the 2011 Kentucky's Watch List... ranked as the 52nd-best defensive line prospect by Scout.com... rated three-star prospect by Rivals.com and the 58th-best tackle... recorded 25 tackles for loss in his career, including 12 as a senior despite playing with a nagging ankle injury... voted All-District 6-A... named to the All-Southern First Team by the Orlando Sentinel earned Honorable Mention All-State accolades... rated as the 14th-best senior in the state of Kentucky... played on both sides of the football at Fern Creek... rated as the 47th-best defensive tackle by ESPN... helped his power-lifting team to a second-place finish in the state... raised his bench max to 300 pounds and his squat to 525... selected third team All-State as a junior... also offered a scholarship by Kentucky, Illinois and Purdue. (top)

DeVante Parker • WR • 6-3 • 185 • Louisville, Ky./Ballard
Played for Mike Jackson at Ballard High School... one of the most electrifying players in the state... rated 26th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... ranked the 77th-best wide receiver by Rivals.com and the fifth-best player in the Rivals.com Kentucky postseason top 10... finishes his career as one of the state's all-time leading wide receivers... two-time All-State performer... caught 68 passes for 1,793 yards - 26.4 yards a catch - and 19 touchdowns as a senior... named first team All-State by the Courier-Journal... his 1,793 yards last season ranks fourth all-time in state history... recorded 209 yards and one touchdown against 6-A state champion Trinity, 137 and two TDs and 184 and two TDs in two games against No. 2 St. Xavier, 211 yards and two TDs against 6-A finalist Male and 227 yards and three TDs in just three quarters against 3-A state champion Central... finished his career with 3,274 yards receiving, which ranks fifth only behind Somerset's John Cole (4,981), Lawrence County's Gerad Parker (4,736), Male's Montrell Jones (4,345) and Mason County's Chris Lofton (3,511)... totaled 73 catches for 1,438 yards and 12 TDs as a junior... was named co-Paul Hornung Award winner as the state's top player with Boyle County's Lamar Dawson... his father Anthony Shelman played football at Louisville... chose Louisville over scholarship offers from Kentucky, Indiana and UCF. (top)

John Wallace • K • 5-10 • 185 • Cecilia, Ky./Central Hardin
Played for Mike Lawson at Central Hardin High School... two-star prospect by Rivals.com and the 13th-ranked prospect... can handle both punting and kicking duties... consistent on field goals and extra point conversions... was ranked as the state's top kicker in the preseason by Scout.com... lived up to that billing for the Bruins... made 11 of 14 field goal attempts with his longest a 50-yarder... earned second team All-State honors as a punter... was also 40 of 41 on extra points... also handled the punting, averaging 42.4 yards on punts and booted 90 percent of his kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks... two of the three misses on field goals last season were from 57 and 59 yards... 57-yarder was two yards wide right and the 59-yarder was a yard short... made 11 field goals with a long of 49 yards against Logan County as a junior... connected on 32 of 40 career field goals and made all but three of his extra points... 32 field goals ranks second all-time in state history for most in a career, only behind former Owensboro Catholic kicker Shawn Payne's 39 from 1996-99. (top)

Calvin Pryor • S • 6-2 • 200 • Port St. Joe, Fla./Port St. Joe
Played for Vern Barth at Port St. Joe High School... two-way standout who made big plays at running back and safety... has the skills to be a solid safety at the collegiate level... rated by SunStateFootball.com as the 37th-best prospect in Florida... has great range and closing speed in coverage and can anticipate the pass... a big hitter with a feel for the game... three-star prospect by Rivals.com... ranked 31st in the Rivals.com top safeties and 64th in the Rivals.com Florida postseason top 100 ... ranked as the 32nd safety in the nation by Scout.com... rated with three stars... earned second team All-State honors as a running back... played in the North-South All-Star game... named All-Big Bend second team... had more than 320 yards from scrimmage against Interlachen and surpassed 250 yards against Franklin County... recorded 114 yards rushing, 117 yards receiving and six total touchdowns in final prep game... played point guard as a junior on the basketball team averaged 12.0 points and eight assists as the Tiger Sharks reached the Class 2A Final Four in basketball... averaged double-figure scoring as a sophomore... was a first team All-State selection as a junior running back and a second team All-State honoree as a defensive back...has been clocked in the 4.5 range... rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 17 scores... credited with more than 50 tackles as a junior... recorded six interceptions as a junior and sophomore... also returned three punts over the course of those two seasons... playing baseball for the first time, hit nearly .400 and was a catalyst offensively and defensively in center field as the Tiger Sharks reached the Region 1-2A finals... chose Louisville over Clemson, Tennessee, Maryland, USF and Arkansas. (top)

Aaron Epps • OT • 6-7 • 245 • Tucker, Ga./Tucker
Athletic offensive lineman... played under Franklin Stephens at Tucker High School... rated as the 105th-best offensive tackle prospect by Scout.com... three-star offensive line prospect... played tight end as a junior before moving to offensive tackle... helped lead team to state semifinal during his senior season... team finished with a 13-1 overall record in 2010... offensive tackle who received Georgia Class 6AAAA accolades gave up football for two years of high school to concentrate on basketball... also offered a scholarship by Memphis and UCF. (top)

Gerod Holliman • S • 6-0 • 185 • Miami, Fla./Southridge
Safety prospect who seems to always be around the ball... great at diagnosing the run plays versus passes, he is quick to come up and hit a running back... originally committed to Ole Miss... played for Patrick Burrows at Southridge High School... ranks as one of the hardest hitters in the state of Florida... ranked 49th on ESPN's Top 150 and the third-ranked safety... rated by 247 Sports as the 107th-best prospect, the sixth-best safety and the 21st-ranked player in Florida... considered a four-star recruit and the No. 4 safety in the class of 2011 according to Rivals.com.... ranked a four-star prospect and the No. 10 safety by Scout.com...ranked 193rd on Tom Lemming's list... selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl... member of the BadgerSport Elite 7-on-7 National Championship team... led Dade County with 12 interceptions during his senior season, returning five for touchdowns... recorded an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a 38-yard interception return for a score, caught six passes for 78 yards and rushed six times for 118 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown run against Coral Reef... registered 80 tackles, four picks, six sacks, and two defensive touchdowns as a junior... also recorded 25 tackles for loss as a defensive back... also offered a scholarship by Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Miami (Fla.), West Virginia, Kansas St., Florida International, Tennessee, USF, Nebraska, Minnesota, Maryland, and Marshall. (top)

Andrew Johnson • C • 5-9 • 180 • Miami, Fla./Southridge
One of the top cornerbacks in Dade County and Florida... solid man-to-man defender... originally committed to Ole Miss... been timed in the 100-meter run at 11.1... played for Patrick Burrows at Southridge High School... rated 100th-best prospect by SunState.com... rated by Mike Bakas as the 81st-best prospect in Florida... rushed nine times for 128 yards and two scores in a win over Braddock in the first round of the playoffs... returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown in a win over Homestead... rushed 19 times for 252 yards and three scores in a win over Ferguson... caught eight passes for 119 yards against South Miami... ranked 275th on Tom Lemming's recruiting list... four-star prospect by Rivals.com with a rating of 5.8... rated a three-star prospect and the 45th-best player by Scout.com... ranked as 23rd-best cornerback by Rivals.com and 41st in the Rivals.com Florida Postseason Top 100 for the class of 2011... named 6A first team All-Dade County... played in the South Florida All-Star game, recording an interception... recorded three interceptions during his senior season... didn't play much defense as a senior, registered more than 2,500 all-purpose yards and scored 19 touchdowns, while playing quarterback, wide receiver and running back... member of the BadgerSport Elite 7-on-7 National Championship team... selected second team All-Dade County for his play at defensive back during his junior season... led Dade County with seven interceptions, returning three for touchdowns... also recorded 56 tackles and four sacks... chose Louisville over Cincinnati, Mississippi, LSU, West Virginia and Kentucky. (top)

Eli Rogers • WR • 5-10 • 180 • Miami, Fla./Northwestern
Played for Billy Rolle at Northwestern High School... originally committed to Miami (Fla)... joins former Northwestern High School standouts Jermaine Reve, Michaelee Harris and Teddy Bridgewater on the team... played in the Under Armour All-American Game in January... named by Scout.com/Fox Sports as one of the top wide receivers at the Under Armour game... stated that he ran the best routes of anyone in the game... named second team All-Tournament at the The Badger Sport/New Level Athletics 7-on-7 National Championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala... caught nine passes for 129 yards and two scores in the Kickoff Classic in Miami, Fla... rated as the 66th-best prospect in Florida by SunStateFootball.com... electric offensive player with over 800 all-purpose yards as a senior... difficult to match up against... four-star prospect by Rivals.com... ranked 35th in the Rivals.com top receivers poll and 96th in the Rivals.com Florida postseason top 100... rated the 55th-best wide receiver prospect by Scout.com... named most outstanding wide receiver at the Randy Shannon Summer Football Camp as a sophomore... runs a 4.5 40-yard dash... has been marked at 35-inches on the vertical jump... named second-team All-Dade County...selected Miami Hearld All-Dade County 6A-5A-4A first team during his senior campaign...recorded 59 catches for 691 yards and three scores a senior (missed two games with an injury)... recorded 35 catches for 551 yards with 11 touchdowns receiving as a junior... chose Louisville over Miami (Fla.), Cincinnati and UCF. (top)

Ryan Mack • OT • 6-6 • 315 • Memphis, Tenn./Wooddale
Played for Lynord Crutchfield at Wooddale High School... has the ability to dominate opponents both in run blocking and pass protection... has good size and athleticism for the offensive tackle position... has been compared to Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Michael Oher, another former Memphis high school standout... ranked the 60th-best offensive tackle in the class of 2011 by Rivals. com... rated as one of the top 10 prospects in the state of Tennessee... ranked as the No. 61 offensive tackle in the class of 2011 and No. 9 player in Tennessee... three-star Scout.com prospect... rated the No. 90 offensive tackle nationally... ranked as ninth best prospect in Tennessee by News Sentinel... selected first team All-State... played in the Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game... team finished 8-4 during senior season...also had scholarship offers from Memphis, Kentucky and Southern Mississippi. (top)

Bryant Dubose • DE • 6-4 • 240 • Oakland Park, Fla./Northeast
Three-star prospect by Rivals.com... ranked 24th in the Rivals.com poll of best strongside defensive ends and was 64th in the Rivals.com Florida postseason top 100... recorded 60 tackles to go along with 11 sacks as a senior... pass rush specialist... notched 55 tackles, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles as a junior en route to third-team all-state accolades... chose Louisville over Miami (Fla.), Rutgers and West Virginia. (top)

John Miller • OG • 6-3• 295 • Miami, Fla./Central
Played for Telly Lockett at Miami Central High School... aggressive run blocker with the ability to sustain blocks... good size and quickness for the offensive guard position... three-star prospect by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the No. 61 offensive linemen by Scout.com... rated as the 84th-best prospect in Florida by SunStateFootball.com... guided his team to a 6A state title... named first team All-Dade County as an offensive lineman... committed to Louisville back in August... chose Louisville over Florida International, Kansas State, Marshall, UCF and USF, West Virginia, Kansas State and Rutgers. (top)
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