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Feb. 6, 2013

Student-Athletes Enrolled at Michigan in January

Bosch photo Kyle Bosch
Offensive Lineman • 6-5 • 311 • Wheaton, Ill. (St. Francis)

Prep ... attended St. Francis High School (2012) coached by Greg Purnell ... Honors and Rankings ... earned first team all-state honors in both his junior and senior seasons ... four-star recruit according to Rivals.com, ranked as the No. 7 offensive tackle, the No. 4 prospect in Illinois and the 104th overall prospect ... four-star prospect by Scout.com, ranked as No.3 offensive tackle, the No. 4 player in Illinois and the 48th overall prospect ... four-stars from ESPN.com, ranked as the No. 6 offensive guard, the No. 6 prospect from Illinois and the No. 83 overall prospect.

Personal ... Kyle Edward Bosch was born November 11, 1994.

Hoke on Bosch: "Kyle helps with our needs when you look at the offensive line and where we were when we got here with eight scholarship offensive linemen. The last two classes we've recruited 10. He's a physical player at the point of attack from the Chicago-land area. We're really excited that he got here early."
Butt photo Jake Butt
Tight End • 6-6 • 235 • Pickerington, Ohio (Pickerington North)

Prep ... attended Pickerington North High School (2012) coached by Tom Phillips ... Key Statistics ... caught 96 passes for 1,361 yards and 20 touchdowns on offense and had 142 tackles, 39.5 tackles for loss and 20.5 sacks on defense during career ... hauled in 68 receptions for 907 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... caught 27 passes for 424 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior ... totaled 42 tackles, 17 tackles-for-loss, and 10 sacks as a junior ... tallied 15 tackles-for-loss, including seven sacks, with eight pass breakups as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... attended but did not participate due to injury in the Army All-America Game ... named AP Division I All-Ohio first-team as a senior ... Rivals.com four-star prospect, the No. 5 tight end, the No. 8 Ohio prospect and the 144th overall prospect ... four-star prospect and the No. 5 tight end in the nation according to Scout.com ... four-star recruit, the nation's No. 182 overall prospect, No. 4 tight end prospect and No. 8 Ohio prospect according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Jake D. Butt was born July 11, 1995.

Hoke on Butt: "Jake is an athletic tight end who can block on the line of scrimmage but also get down the field. He has a tremendous ability catching the football and at the same time he can block at the point of attack. A young man out of Columbus, we're glad he's here early."
Charlton photo Taco Charlton
Defensive End • 6-6 • 249 • Pickerington, Ohio (Pickerington Central)

Prep ... attended Pickerington Central High School (2012) coached by Jay Sharrett ... lettered four years (2009-12) ... Key Statistics ... played both ways as a senior, collecting 116 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 19 sacks on defense ... benched 375 pounds and claims a 32-inch vertical ... recorded 35 tackles and eight pass breakups as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... named AP Division I All-Ohio first team as a senior ... Rivals.com four-star prospect, the No. 10 defensive end, the No. 13 Ohio prospect and the 237th overall prospect ... four-star prospect and the No. 21 defensive end in the nation according to Scout.com ... four-star recruit, the nation's No. 116 overall prospect, No. 9 defensive end prospect and No. 7 Ohio prospect according to ESPN.com ... Other Sports... letterman in basketball.

Personal ... Vidauntae (Taco) Charlton was born on November 7, 1994.

Hoke on Charlton: "Taco's another guy who is here early and is a very active defensive end. He'll add some great range and length to our defensive front. He's a guy that we really thought got better every year and think he will continue to. He's an athletic-type guy that we need in the program."
Douglas photo Ross Douglas
Defensive Back • 5-10 • 180 • Avon, Ohio (Avon)

Prep ... attended Avon High School (2012) coached by Mike Elder ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds ... Key Statistics ... recorded three interceptions and rushed for 1,363 yards and 24 touchdowns in his senior season ... as a junior, recorded 175 carries for 1,019 yards and 15 touchdowns, caught 10 passes for 150 yards and one touchdown, recorded 40 tackles, 13 pass breakups and one interception on defense ... rushed for 704 yards and nine touchdowns on 105 carries as a sophomore ... recorded 60 carries for 300 yards and four touchdowns as a freshman ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... named AP Division II All-Ohio first team as a senior ... named a third-team All-Ohio pick in Division II as a junior ... rated a four-star recruit, the No. 22 cornerback, the No. 14 player in Ohio and No. 241 overall by Rivals.com ... a three-star prospect and the No. 42 corner according to Scout.com ... rated a four-star recruit, the No. 32 corner nationally and the No. 22 prospect in Ohio by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Ross Trevoy Douglas was born December 3, 1994.

Hoke on Douglas: "Ross is a two-way athlete, and we recruited him to play defensive back for us. He's a really good runner with the ball in his hands, judges the ball well, good hands, very smart, and we're excited that he's a part of our program."
Thomas photo Dymonte Thomas
Defensive Back • 6-2 • 195 • Alliance, Ohio (Marlington)

Prep ... attended Marlington High School (2012) coached by Ed Miley ... Key Statistics ... registered 70 tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery, while rushing for 1,270 yards and 18 touchdowns on 175 carries as a senior ... tallied 102 tackles and one interception on defense and rushed for 875 yards and 13 touchdowns on offense as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ...participated in the Army All-America Game ... rated as a five-star recruit and the No. 4 overall safety by Scout.com ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 12 safety in the country, the No. 5 recruit from Ohio and the 109th overall recruit by Rivals.com ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 93 player in the country and the No. 4 recruit in the state of Ohio by ESPN.com ... Other Sports... letterman in baseball and wrestling.

Personal ... Dymonte D. Thomas was born on November 30, 1993.

Hoke on Thomas: "Dymonte came in early from Marlington High School. A defensive back, he played both ways in high school and is a very skilled, tough athlete. We really think he's someone that's going to be a physical presence for us in our secondary. Again, you can see a guy who has height and range."
Tuley-Tillman photo Logan Tuley-Tillman
Offensive Lineman • 6-7 • 307 • Peoria, Ill. (Manual)

Prep ... attended Manual High School (2012) coached by Dan Fauser ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-American Game as a senior ... rated as a four-star prospect and the sixth-best player in Illinois according to Rivals.com ... a four-star recruit and the 24th-ranked offensive tackle nationally on Scout.com ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 7 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 3 recruit in the state of Illinois according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Latonya Logan Tuley-Tillman was born March 20, 1995.

Hoke on Tuley-Tillman: "A big offensive lineman. I think his best football is all ahead of him. He's very athletic and a powerful young man who will be a tackle for us."

Student-Athletes Who Signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday (Feb. 6)

D. Dawson photo David Dawson
Offensive Lineman • 6-4 • 282 • Detroit, Mich. (Cass Technical)

Prep ... attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Thomas Wilcher ... helped lead his team to Michigan Division 1 State title as a senior ... spent junior season at Cy-Ridge High School (Houston, Texas) ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game ... was named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team ... selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... rated a four-star prospect, the No. 9 offensive guard, the No. 5 recruit in Michigan and the 165th overall recruit by Rivals.com ... listed as a four-star prospect and the No. 7 offensive guard nationally by Scout.com ... rated a four-star recruit, the No. 2 offensive guard in the country, the No. 2 prospect in Michigan and the 91st overall prospect by ESPN.com.

Personal ... David Damante Dawson was born on October 5, 1994.

Hoke on D. Dawson: "David's out of Cass Tech, which has been a great resource for Michigan, and his coach, Thomas Wilcher, is a Michigan grad. David's a very physical offensive lineman, an offensive guard, more of an inside player. He's a guy who played his junior year in the state of Texas and then came back to finish in Detroit, where he hails from."
R. Dawson photo Reon Dawson
Defensive Back • 6-2 • 175 • Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood-Madison)

Prep ... attended Trotwood-Madison High School (2013) coached by Maurice Douglass ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.39 seconds ... only played three years of organized football ... high school teammate of Mike McCray ... Key Statistics ... compiled 34 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a senior ... tallied 29 tackles, four interceptions and one fumble recovery as a junior ... accounted for six tackles as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 53 player in Ohio by Rivals.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 64 corner in the country by Scout.com ... rated as a three-star recruit, the No. 41 safety in the country, the No. 40 recruit in Ohio and the No. 94 player in the Midwest by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Reon Lee Dawson was born October 29, 1993.

Hoke on R. Dawson: "Reon's a corner, and we thought we wanted some taller, lengthier corners. He's from Trotwood-Madison, which has a rich history in their football program. Roy Roundtree, Michael Shaw and Brandon Moore all are graduates of Trotwood-Madison, and I really think Reon's best football is ahead of him."
Dukes photo Jaron Dukes
Wide Receiver • 6-4 • 197 • Columbus, Ohio (Marion Franklin)

Prep ... attended Marion-Franklin High School (2013) coached by Brian Haffele ... ran the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds ... Key Statistics ... hauled in 31 passes for 553 yards and 9 touchdowns during his senior season ... caught 36 passes for 673 yards and seven scores as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ... Elite all-state team as a senior (2012) ... rated as a three-star recruit, the No. 60 wide receiver and the No. 39 prospect in Ohio by Rivals.com ... a three-star prospect and the No. 46 wide receiver in the nation according to Scout.com ... rated as a four-star recruit, No. 33 wide receiver, the No. 14 prospect in Ohio and the No. 232 overall player in the nation according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Jaron Dukes was born on February 13, 1994.

Hoke on Dukes: "We were looking for some bigger receivers, taller guys who have some length to them. Jaron played at Marion Franklin out of Columbus, Ohio. He's a guy who's very active in going to get the football and will be very physical."
Fox photo Chris Fox
Offensive Lineman • 6-6 • 297 • Parker, Colo. (Ponderosa)

Prep ... attended Ponderosa High School (2013) coached by Jamie Woodruff ... Key Statistics ... helped lead an offense that averaged 232 rushing yards per game and finished the year with an 11-1 record ... Honors and Rankings ... attended but did not participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl due to a knee injury ... named the top prospect in the state by the Denver Post ... named all-conference as a sophomore ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 11 offensive tackle, the No. 1 player in Colorado and the No. 142 overall prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... listed as a four-star recruit, the sixth-ranked guard and the No. 118 overall prospect by Scout.com ... rated a four-star prospect, the No. 11 offensive tackle in the country, the No. 1 prospect in Colorado and the No. 134 overall player in the nation according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Christopher Brent Fox was born on January 10, 1995.

Hoke on Fox: "Chris is another offensive lineman that we really liked. He was in camp here going into his junior year and we really liked the way he was physical in how he finished blocks. We're excited about his potential moving forward."
Gedeon photo Ben Gedeon
Linebacker • 6-3 • 215 • Hudson, Ohio (Hudson)

Prep ... attended Hudson High School (2013) coached by Ron Wright ... Key Statistics ... tallied over 1,300 total yards on offense and 14 touchdowns as a senior ... carried the ball 196 times for 1,418 yards and scored 27 total touchdowns to go along with 120 tackles as a junior ... recorded 105 tackles and five sacks on defense, as well as 500 rushing yards, 300 receiving yards and 300 passing yards on offense as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... was named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team ... named AP Division I All-Ohio first team as a senior ... was third team all-state as a sophomore ... rated a four-star prospect, the No. 17 middle linebacker nationally and the No. 16 prospect in Ohio according to Rivals.com ... rated as a three-star prospect, the No. 14 outside linebacker and the No. 168 overall player on Scout.com ... listed as a four-star prospect, the No. 33 athlete, the 16th-best player in Ohio and No. 280 overall nationally by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Benjamin James Gedeon was born on October 16, 1994.

Hoke on Gedeon: "Ben is a very intelligent young man. He was a two-way athlete in high school. We liked him as a linebacker and think he's going to have a great career. He had a brother play at Harvard and one at the Naval Academy. He has a very academic family and truly fits the profile of what we want at Michigan."
Green photo Derrick Green
Running Back • 6-0 • 220 • Richmond, Va. (Hermitage)

Prep... attended Hermitage High School (2013) coached by Patrick Kane ... Key Statistics ... amassed 1,350 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior ... ran for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ...participated in the Army All-America Game ... selected to the Virginia High School Coaches Association Group AAA all-state first team as a senior ... rated as a five-star prospect, the No. 1 running back nationally, the No. 1 player in Virginia and the 8th-best prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... five-star recruit and the No. 1 running back in the nation according to Scout.com ... four-star prospect, No. 38 overall player in the country, No. 5 running back and No. 3 prospect from Virginia according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Derrick Shaqueill Green was born on February 21, 1994.

Hoke on Green: "Derrick is a back out of Richmond, Virginia. He had 1,300-plus yards as a senior and 21 touchdowns and didn't play 18 quarters during the course of the year. He's a guy who was ranked very highly. He is the kind of downhill back that we're looking for and a big back that can break tackles."
D. Hill photo Delano Hill
Defensive Back • 6-0 • 198 • Detroit, Mich. (Cass Technical)

Prep ... attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Tom Wilcher ... helped lead his team to back-to-back Michigan Division 1 State titles ... ran the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds ... high school teammate of David Dawson and Jourdan Lewis ... Key Statistics ... tallied 60 tackles and two interceptions as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ...selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 23 safety and the No. 7 prospect in Michigan according to Rivals.com ... a four-star prospect, the 21st-ranked safety and the No.270 player nationally on Scout.com ... rated as a three-star recruit, the No. 23 safety, the No. 11 player in Michigan and the No. 270 overall prospect by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Delano Kash-Pride Hill was born on November 26, 1995.

Hoke on D. Hill: "From Cass Tech, a young man we really liked a summer ago at a camp we were at, and a high school teammate of Jourdan Lewis and David Dawson. A big defensive back, again, who is physical at the point of attack."
K. Hill photo Khalid Hill
Tight End • 6-2 • 230 • Detroit, Mich. (Crockett)

Prep ... attended Crockett Tech High School (2013) coached by Rodereck Oden ... Key Statistics ... hauled in 29 catches for 448 yards and six touchdowns on offense and tallied six sacks on defense as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ...was named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team ... selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... a three-star recruit, the No. 32 tight end in the nation and the No. 21 player in the state of Michigan by Rivals.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 18 tight end prospect by Scout.com ... rated as a three-star prospect, the No. 8 tight end and the No. 9 recruit in Michigan by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Khalid Rashard Hill was born on June 4, 1995.

Hoke on K. Hill: "Khalid we had in camp and Rod Oden, his coach who is a Michigan graduate, and Brandon Graham played there...He's a very fluid ball catcher, has good size, and we really think that he can be one of those guys that creates mismatches at the line of scrimmage."
Hurst photo Maurice Hurst Jr.
Defensive Tackle • 6-2 • 305 • Westwood, Mass. (Xaverian Brothers)

Prep ... attended Xaverian Brothers High School (2013) coached by Charles Stevenson ... Key Statistics ... tallied 61 tackles, 13.5 for a loss, with nine sacks and four forced fumbles as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ... selected to the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association All-State Team twice (2011-12) ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 2 recruit from Massachusetts according to Rivals.com ... a four-star prospect and the 14th-ranked defensive tackle nationally by Scout.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 2 Massachusetts prospect by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Maurice Roy Hurst Jr. was born on May 9, 1995 ... Son of former New England Patriot Maurice Hurst.

Hoke on Hurst: "Maurice is from Massachusetts and your prototypical nosetackle, and he played running back some in high school. He had 13 tackles for loss and he's very athletic."
Jones photo Da'Mario Jones
Wide Receiver • 6-2 • 185 • Westland, Mich. (John Glenn)

Prep ... attended John Glenn High School (2013) coached by Tim Hardin ... ran a 4.4 second 40-yard dash ... Key Statistics ... hauled in 17 catches including five scores as a senior ... compiled 27 carries for 437 yards as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ...selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 17 recruit from Michigan according to Rivals.com ... a three-star prospect and the No. 55 wide receiver nationally according to Scout.com ... rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 12 player in Michigan according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Da'Mario Arnell Odis Jones was born on November 18, 1994.

Hoke on Jones: "Da'Mario's a guy we had in camp and was really aggressive going to the football and ran good routes, physical, has a nice length to him and a guy that really has always loved Michigan. He played Pop Warner in Columbus with Taco (Charlton) and Jake (Butt), so kind of an interesting dynamic there."
Kugler photo Patrick Kugler
Offensive Lineman • 6-5 • 280 • Wexford, Pa. (North Allegheny)

Prep ... attended North Allegheny High School (2013) coached by Art Walker ... benched 300 pounds and squatted 415 pounds as a senior ... helped lead team to Pennsylvania AAAA State Title as a senior and as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game ...selected to the Pennsylvania Sportswriters Class AAAA all-state team twice (2011-12) and garnered honorable mention as a sophomore (2010) ... rated a five-star recruit and the No. 1 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com ... rated a four-star recruit, the No. 82 prospect in the country, the sixth-ranked offensive guard and the No. 5 player from Pennsylvania by Rivals.com ... rated a four-star prospect, the No. 3 offensive guard, the fifth-ranked Pennsylvania recruit and the 101st-ranked player in the country according to ESPN.com.

Personal ... Patrick James Kugler was born February 7, 1995 ... Son of UTEP head coach Sean Kugler and the brother of Purdue tight end Robert Kugler.

Hoke on Kugler: "Pat is very physical and very much a finisher on the line of scrimmage. He can play center, can play guard. His brother starts at Purdue and his father was the offensive line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and now Sean is the head coach at Texas-El Paso. He's a guy that we really like how he plays, how he comes off the football and the physicalness he has to him."
Lewis photo Jourdan Lewis
Defensive Back • 5-10 • 159 • Detroit, Mich. (Cass Technical)

Prep ... attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Tom Wilcher ... helped lead his team to back-to-back Michigan Division 1 State titles as a junior and senior ... ran a 4.34 shuttle ... Key Statistics ... tallied 751 receiving yards and six scores as a senior ... garnered 742 return yards with three touchdowns on special teams as a senior ... totaled 11 touchdowns and eight interceptions as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ...was named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team ... selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... named captain of the 2012 Michigan Prep Football All-State Dream Team as a senior ... selected to the U.S. Army All-American game ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 3 prospect from Michigan, the 10th-ranked cornerback nationally and the No. 131 prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... rated a four-star recruit and the No. 9 cornerback in the country by Scout.com ... rated as a four-star recruit, No. 88 nationally, No. 13 cornerback and the No. 1 prospect from Michigan by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Jourdan Julian Lewis was born on August 31, 1995.

Hoke on Lewis: "A young man from Cass Tech, very athletic. He played both ways, returned kickoffs and punts at Cass. He has good football instincts and good speed."
McCray photo Mike McCray
Linebacker • 6-4 • 230 • Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood-Madison)

Prep ... attended Trotwood-Madison High School (2013) coached by Maurice Douglass ... Key Statistics ... caught 19 passes for 369 yards and four scores and tallied 121 tackles with 2.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two interceptions as a senior ... compiled 460 yards on 28 catches and nine touchdowns and totaled 86 tackles with five interceptions and three defensive touchdowns as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ... named AP Division II All-Ohio first team as a senior, as well as Defensive Player of the Year ... named to the Under Armour All-American game as a senior ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 3 prospect from Ohio, the No. 10 outside linebacker and the 115th-ranked player in the country by Rivals.com ... rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 24 outside linebacker in the country by Scout.com ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 9 outside linebacker, the No. 6 player from Ohio and the 114th-ranked player in the country by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Michael Juey McCray II was born on August 3, 1994 ... son of former Ohio State captain Mike McCray, Sr.

Hoke on McCray: "Mike is another from Trotwood-Madison in Southwest Ohio and played both ways, but primarily he's a linebacker and could be your Sam or Mike, very physical. His father was a team captain at Ohio as an outside linebacker, and we really think Mike has good football ahead of him."
Morris photo Shane Morris
Quarterback • 6-3 • 183 • Warren, Mich. (De La Salle)

Prep ... attended De La Salle Collegiate High School (2013) coached by Paul Verska ... ran the 40-yard dash in 4.63 seconds ... Key Statistics ... passed for 738 yards and 6 touchdowns before being shut down with mono during his senior season ... threw for 1,684 and 19 touchdowns as a junior ... passed for 1,150 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game ... named as the top prospect on the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... rated a four-star recruit, the No. 4 pro-style quarterback, the No. 2 prospect in Michigan and the No. 81 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com ... rated as a five-star recruit, the third-best quarterback and the No. 40 player in the country by Scout.com ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 8 pocket passer, the No. 3 player from Michigan and the No. 127 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Shane Ryan Morris was born on August 4, 1994.

Hoke on Morris: "Shane was ranked very highly as a quarterback. We had him in camp and recruited him, and I think he was the first commitment in this class. He played in the Under Armour Game and was ranked as the No. 1 or 2-best pro-style quarterback in the country."
Poggi photo Henry Poggi
Defensive Tackle • 6-4 • 260 • Baltimore, Md. (Gilman School)

Prep ... attended Gilman School (2013) coached by his father Biff Poggi ... helped lead team to back-to-back MIAA conference titles as a junior and senior ... ran the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds ... Key Statistics ...totaled 87 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 16.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and 37 quarterback hurries on defense in addition to 18 receptions for 165 yards and two touchdowns on offense as a senior ... recorded 49 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 10 sacks and one forced fumble as a junior ... tallied six sacks as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game ... named Co-Defensive Player of the Year by The Baltimore Sun ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 5 defensive tackle, No. 5 player in Maryland and No. 70 overall by Rivals.com ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 15 defensive tackle and the No. 143 prospect in the nation by Scout.com ... rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 22 defensive tackle, No. 5 player from Maryland and the No. 255 overall prospect nationally by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Henry Leo Poggi was born on August 9, 1994.

Hoke on Poggi: "Henry is out of Gilman Prep in Baltimore. His father, Biff, is the coach, and really a kid that I think as a defensive lineman has great explosion, great hips, great movement and understands the game. He played both ways. He is a kid that really was ranked highly as what you would see in a defensive tackle and someone who we really like."
Samuelson photo Dan Samuelson
Offensive Lineman • 6-5 • 275 • Plymouth, Ind. (Plymouth)

Prep ... attended Plymouth High School (2013) coached by John Barron ... Honors and Rankings ...rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 25 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com ... rated a three-star recruit, the 11th-ranked prospect in the state of Indiana and the No. 33 offensive tackle nationally by Rivals.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 14 prospect in Indiana by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Daniel Jay Samuelson was born on July 8, 1994.

Hoke on Samuelson: "Dan is out of the state of Indiana. He is very physical, a great finisher, has athleticism, can play guard or tackle and someone who we think is a really good football player."
Shallman photo Wyatt Shallman
Running Back/Fullback • 6-3 • 245 • Novi, Mich. (Detroit Catholic Central)

Prep ... attended Detroit Catholic Central High School (2013) coached by Tom Mach ... played both offense and defense and was a three-year starter for the Shamrocks ... Key Statistics ... rushed for 355 yards and six touchdowns on 53 carries while tallying 32 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks and a forced fumble as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ...selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 2 fullback in the country by Scout.com ... rated a four-star prospect, the No. 6 player in the state of Michigan and the 18th-best athlete nationally by Rivals.com ... rated a three-star recruit and the No. 1-ranked fullback in the country by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Wyatt Christopher Shallman was born August 31, 1995.

Hoke on Shallman: "Wyatt is from a great program, Tom Mach at CC, does a tremendous job. Mike Martin is a former player there, (Anthony) Capatina and (Matt) Godin played for Coach Mach. Wyatt's a big, physical back who played both ways and has a very physical nature to him."
Smith photo De'Veon Smith
Running Back • 5-11 • 218 • Warren, Ohio (Howland)

Prep ... attended Howland High School (2013) coached by Dick Angle ... Key Statistics ... set Trumbull County record with 6,750 career rushing yards (breaking former mark of Jimmy Rasey) and had 82 touchdowns ... had 1,883 yards and 27 touchdowns rushing as a senior ... rushed 160 times and amassed 2,200 yards and 26 rushing touchdowns as a junior ... tallied 74 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, five sacks and three interceptions as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ... named AP Division II All-Ohio first team as a senior, as well as Offensive Player of the Year ... was first team all-county, all-conference, all-district and all-state ... was finalist for "Mr. Football" ... four-star prospect and the No. 11 running back in the country according to Scout.com ... four-star recruit and the No. 27 running back in the nation on ESPN.com ... three-star prospect and the No. 37 running back in the nation according to Rivals.com.

Personal ... De'Veon Le'trell Smith was born on November 8, 1994.

Hoke on Smith: "De'Veon's a running back out of Warren, Ohio, and played for Coach Angle who is a very good high school football coach and well-known in Northeast Ohio. He had 1,800 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior, broke the all-time record for rushing in Trumbull County. He played some defense and is a very physical young man."
Stribling photo Channing Stribling
Defensive Back • 6-2 • 170 • Matthews, N.C. (Butler)

Prep ... attended Butler High School (2013) coached by Brian Hales ... helped his team win the North Carolina 4AA State Championship as a senior ... contributed to his team being ranked No. 3 in the final USA Today 2012 National Super 25 Football Poll as a senior ... clocked at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Key Statistics ... tallied 37 tackles, 14 pass breakups and 6 interceptions on defense in addition to hauling in 37 catches for 636 yards and 8 touchdowns on offense as a junior ... Honors and Rankings... named to North Carolina AP all-state first team as a senior ... rated as a three-star prospect, the No. 28 safety and the 11th-best recruit from North Carolina by Rivals.com ... rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 38 safety in the country by Scout.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 32 prospect from North Carolina by ESPN.com ... Other Sports... letterman in basketball.

Personal ... Channing Michael-de Stribling was born on November 21, 1994.

Hoke on Stribling: "Channing is from Butler High School, a tremendous football school in North Carolina. Strib came up for our camp and really impressed us. He's a really rangy kid, has length, and we obviously are looking for big corners and think he's someone who's going to fit in really well here."
Sypniewski photo Scott Sypniewski
Long Snapper • 6-1 • 230 • Ottawa, Ill. (Marquette)

Prep ... attended Marquette High School (2013) coached by Tom Jobst ... helped team to an 11-1 record, including a perfect 9-0 conference mark ... Key Statistics ... started three years as a varsity long snapper, while starting as a guard and outside linebacker for two years ... Honors and Ranking ... rated as the No. 3 long snapper prospect in the country by Rubiolongsnapping.com ... rated as a two-star prospect by Rivals.com ... rated as a two-star recruit by Scout.com ... rated as a two-star recruit and the No. 7 long snapper in the country by ESPN.com.

Personal ... Scott David Sypniewski was born January 26, 1995.

Hoke on Sypniewski: "Scott is one of those invaluable pieces on your football team, when you have a guy that has that ability to snap the ball and do some protection. His father played for us at Western Michigan, and he's really someone who we evaluated a lot and think he's going to have a great career here."
York photo Csont'e York
Wide Receiver • 6-3 • 185 • Harper Woods, Mich. (Chandler Park Academy)

Prep ... attended Chandler Park Academy (2013) coached by John Jergovich ... Key Statistics ... caught 38 passes for 430 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... hauled in 36 receptions for 587 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ...named to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... selected to Detroit Free Press all-state team for Division IV as a senior ... rated as a three-star recruit and the ninth-best prospect in the state of Michigan by Rivals.com ... rated a three-star prospect by Scout.com ... rated as a three-star recruit and the No. 18 player in Michigan by ESPN.com ... Other Sports... letterman in basketball.

Personal ... Csont'e Maurice Kixx York was born December 4, 1993.

Hoke on York: "Csont'e is out of Chandler Park, really a big receiver, very athletic. He's a tremendous football player and basketball player. He has a bunch of athleticism and will go up and get the football."


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