Wednesday, February 6, 2019 is National Signing Day. Fort Hays State head football coach Chris Brown held a press conference on Wednesday. Here’s the video:
Brenden Akin, 6-5, 285, DL, Mesa, Ariz. (Skyline HS)
Skyline HS: Recorded 42 tackles, eight sacks, and two pass breakups as a senior…Earned Scholar Athlete award.
Mason Baalmann, 6-2, 190, WR, Wichita, Kan. (Bishop Carroll HS)
Bishop Carroll HS: All-state honorable mention selection…All-City first team selection…Named to Kansas Top 100 list as a senior.
Ty Cooper, 6-0, 175, DB, Wamego, Kan. (Wamego HS)
Wamego HS: Two-time all-state honorable mention selection at defensive back…Named to Sports in Kansas Top 100 list two years in a row.
Alex Cordova, 5-11, 240, OL, Mount Hope, Kan. (Garden Plain HS)
Garden Plain HS: All-state honorable mention selection…Unanimous all-league first team selection…Named to Kansas Top 100 list as a senior.
Kendrick Davis, 6-3, 335, OL, West Bend, Wisc. (Iowa Western CC)
Iowa Western CC: Second-team all-region selection on the offensive line as a sophomore.
Nic Devore, 6-1, 270, OL, Wichita, Kan. (Maize HS)
Benjamin Donald, 6-1, 190, P/K, Ferney Creek, Australia (St. Joseph’s College (Australia))
St. Joseph’s College: All-region first team selection as a punter…Team’s Special Teams Player of the Year…All-conference selection at punter.
Bret Gilbert, 6-4, 225, DL, Amarillo, Texas (Amarillo HS)
Amarillo HS: All-District 2-5A Division I First Team selection on the defensive line as a senior…Academic all-district accolades…Served as team captain…As a senior, recorded 71 tackles, five sacks, and eight tackles for loss.
Ted Hessing, 6-6, 340, OL, Stuart, Fla. (Arizona Western CC)
Arizona Western: Starter on the offensive line two years at Arizona Western, helping the team to a 9-1 record in 2017 and a 6-5 mark in 2018…Helped the team to a national runner-up finish in 2017 as the team went undefeated in the regular season before falling to East Mississippi Community College in the title game.
South Fork HS: All-state third team selection as a senior…Three-time all-area selection…Participated in Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game…All-area selection in lacrosse.
Darnell Holloway, 6-3, 195, QB/WR, Russell, Kan. (Osborne HS)
Osborne HS: 8-Man Division II Offensive Player of the Year…All-state first team selection in 8-Man Division II as a senior by both the Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital Journal…Helped team to 8-Man Division I state championship as a sophomore in 2016 and 8-Man Division II state runner-up finish as a senior in 2018…All-state honorable mention selection as a junior in 8-Man Division I…Participated in 8-Man All-Star Game…All-Area Top 11 selection…Played quarterback in high school but will likely transition to wide receiver in college.
Dawson Hornbeck, 6-0, 250, OL, Crescent, Okla. (Crescent HS)
Crescent HS: Three-time all-district selection as an offensive lineman…Member of the Daily Oklahoman Preseason All-State Team…Four-year starter…Team captain…On the defensive side of the ball as a senior, recorded 72 tackles, five sacks, and 12 tackles for loss…Helped team to a Class A state runner-up finish in 2017.
Jonathan Hunnacutt, 5-11, 190, K, Phillipsburg, Kan. (Phillipsburg HS)
Phillipsburg HS: All-time high school kick scoring record holder in the state of Kansas with 263 points (197 PATs, 22 field goals)…All-state first team selection in Kansas Class 2A as a specialist during his senior year of 2018…Topeka Capital Journal Top 33 All-Class selection…All-Area Top 11 by Hays Daily News…Three-time all-state selection…Three-time all-league selection…Member of Kansas Class 2A state championships in 2015 as a freshman and 2018 as a senior.
Hunter Igo, 6-1, 170, DB, Derby, Kan. (Derby HS)
Derby HS: Named to Topeka Capital Journal Top 11 Team for the entire state of Kansas…All-state first team selection at defensive back as a senior…All-Metro selection at defensive back…Accounted for nearly 2,000 total yards and 30 TDs as a quarterback during senior year…Helped Derby to state championships as a sophomore in 2016 and senior in 2018.
Corbin Ingrim, 5-11, 210, LB, Augusta, Kan. (Circle HS)
Circle HS: Two-time all-league selection…Served as team captain for two years…Two-time team MVP…Named to Kansas Top 100 list as a senior…Compiled 202 tackles, seven sacks, six forced fumbles, and one interception in his prep career.
Ryan Jarmer, 6-1, 225, LB, Garden City, Kan. (Garden City HS)
Garden City HS: Two-time all-state honorable mention selection…Two-time all-conference selection…Earned team’s Golden Helmet Award and Chad Dew Spirit Award.
Blake Martin, 6-6, 230, DL, Hesston, Kan. (Hesston HS)
Hesston HS: All-district first team selection at tight end and second team selection at defensive end…All-league selection at both defensive lineman and tight end.
Myles Menges, 6-4, 210, QB/ATH, Bushton, Kan. (Central Plains HS)
Central Plains HS: All-state first team selection as a senior in Kansas Eight Man Division I…All-state honorable mention selection as a junior in 2017…Helped team to state championship in Eight Man Division I as a senior in 2018…All-league selection as a senior at both quarterback and defensive back…Named to the Top 100 seniors in Kansas list…Threw for over 1,200 yards and rushed for over 300 yards during senior year.
Tyquilo Moore, 6-4, 290, DL, Columbia, S.C. (Butler (Kan.) CC)
Butler (Kan.) CC: All-KJCCC Second Team selection at defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2018…Recorded 19 tackles, one sack, and three tackles for loss as a sophomore…Recorded 10 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss as a freshman.
White Knoll HS: All-state, all-region, and all-area selection…Team’s Defensive MVP…Selected for North/South All-Star Game.
Jack Myers, 6-0, 220, LS, Joplin, Mo. (Joplin HS)
Joplin HS: Rated a 4.5 star long snapper by Kohl’s Kicking Camps…Served as team’s long snapper for three years…Helped team to a district title as a senior and a conference championship as a junior…State medalist in powerlifting.
Matthew Redick, 6-4, 305, OL, Wichita, Kan. (Bishop Carroll HS)
Bishop Carroll HS: Helped team to a Kansas Class 5A state quarterfinal appearance as a senior…Helped team to a Class 5A state championship as a junior.
Clay Robinson, 5-9, 175, RB, Cheney, Kan. (Cheney HS)
Cheney HS: All-league selection at running back.
Shaun Ross, 6-0, 170, DB, Raytown, Mo. (Van Horn HS)
Van Horn HS: All-state selection…All-district first team selection…Also served as team’s quarterback, recording over 1,000 passing yards and 1,400 rushing yards.
Jacob Schroeder, 6-4, 290, OL, Victoria, Kan. (Victoria HS)
Xavier Slaven, 5-11, 205, DL, Colby, Kan. (Colby HS)
Colby HS: All-state honorable mention selection at defensive end as a senior…All-state honorable mention selection at offensive lineman as a junior…Two-time all-league first team selection…Named 2018 Colby High School Lifter of the Year and Thrower of the Year in Track and Field…State placer in the shot put as a junior.
Noah Stanton, 6-1, 215, DL, Maize, Kan. (Maize HS)
Landon Teel, 6-2, 265, DL, McKinney, Texas (McKinney North HS)
McKinney North HS: Two-time All-District 14 5A First Team selection at defensive tackle…Team’s defensive MVP as a senior.
Senituli Teuhema, 6-2, 265, Arlington, Texas (Lamar HS)
Lamar HS: Two-time all-district selection as an offensive lineman.
Voshon Waiters, 6-2, 220, Miami, Fla. (ASA College Miami)
ASA Miami: As a freshman in 2016, threw for 1,380 yards and 18 touchdowns, while rushing for 118 yards…As a sophomore in 2017, threw for 472 yards and five touchdowns in just four games at quarterback.
Coral Gables HS: All-county selection…Participated in Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game.
Haden White, 6-2, 215, QB/TE, Mustang, Okla. (Mustang HS)
Mustang HS: All-state honorable mention selection at quarterback…Threw for over 1,000 yards with 11 touchdowns during senior year.
Hayden Wiltfong, 6-6, 230, TE, Edmond, Kan. (Norton Community HS)
Norton Community HS: All-state honorable mention selection as a senior by the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle…Named to Hays Daily News All-Area First Team…All-state selection by the Kansas Football Coaches Association…All-league first team selection at both tight end and defensive end.
Brett Winsor, 6-3, 170, WR, Pratt, Kan. (Pratt HS)
Pratt HS: All-state honorable mention selection as both a wide receiver and defensive back…All-league first team selection…Had over 600 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a receiver, while recording 65 tackles and eight interceptions as a senior.
Logan Schulte, 6-4, 270, DL, Hays, Kan. (Hays HS)
Hays HS: All-state honorable mention selection by the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle…All-league first team selection as a senior and second team selection as a junior…All-Area Second Team selection by the Hays Daily News…Recorded 71 tackles and 18 tackles for loss as a senior.
Trenton Harbur, 6-2, 225, RB, Gothenburg, Neb. (Gothenburg HS)
Gothenburg HS: Participated in the River Battle Bowl that features top high school prospects from Nebraska and Iowa…Recorded over 1,100 rushing yards his senior year…