OL | 6-2 | 275 | Fr-HS | Dallas, Texas (Dallas Christian HS)
Four-year starter for Dallas Christian and coach Mike Wheeler, where Adcock was a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools first-team All-State selection in 2010 and 2011...played guard, center, left tackle, defensive tackle, defensive end and deep snapper...All-District selection all four years...ranked as a Top-20 offensive lineman in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine in 2010 and '11...a Top-100 Texas recruit in '11, according to Friday Night Football Magazine...selected to the National Underclassmen Combine's Top 100 Camp in 2009, '10 and '11...Dallas Christian made the postseason all four years he started...won TAPPS Division II state championship in 2008...he holds school weight-lifting records in the dead lift (675 pounds), squat (605), power clean (305) and bench press (385)...also participated in basketball, track and field and golf...has a personal best of 50 feet, 2 inches in the shot put...a three-star Rivals.com recruit. PERSONAL: Born Aug. 5, 1993 in Garland, Texas...full name is Garrett William Adcock...parents are Jeff and Christina...one brother, Chris, who is a center at the University of California...an academic All-State selection...dad was an offensive lineman at UC Davis...ranked as the top student in his class with a 4.0 grade point average...a member of the National Honor Society...a state winner and national finalist (one of 12 - six boys and six girls) among some 48,000 applicants for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award, which is based on academic achievement, athletic accomplishment and community service....helped start Mission Hospital in Ateiku, Ghana...went on a mission trip to New Orleans to help Hurricane Katrina victims...volunteers to help with the Special Olympics...interested in a pre-med major.
One of Samuell's best defensive players the past two seasons...first-team All-District 9-5A as a junior and second-team All-District as a senior...his coach, Steve Pierce, said offenses ran away from Allen his senior year...still finished with 60 tackles, five sacks and three tackles for loss...played in the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Game...had 67 tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles his junior year...a four-year letterman in football and a three-year letterman in basketball. PERSONAL: Born 11/16/93 in Mesquite, Texas...son of Denise and Daniel Allen...has four brothers, Daniel Jr., Anais, Brandon and William...favorite food is his mom's jambalaya...active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...was a finalist for the FCA Scholar Athlete of the Year Award in Texas in 2011...wants to study sports medicine...a believer in fate, Darian said when he was 7 years old, he dreamed that he played college football in a uniform that was red and gray - a close approximation to UNM's cherry and silver.
The Division I, Section 3 Player of the Year in 2011 for Desert Vista and coach Dan Hinds...led the state with 156 tackles and had three sacks and two fumble recoveries last season...rushed for 800 yards, had 100 receiving yards and scored 20 touchdowns...also a first-team Division I, Section 3 linebacker and second-team running back...the Southeast Valley Tribune's Player of the Year...a first-team All-Arizona LB (all divisions), according to an Arizona high school coaches poll...an Arizona Rebublic first-team all-state LB...earned Ron Pritchard Award as the top LB in Arizona (all classifications) at the National Football Foundation Super 25 Banquet...one of five finalists for the Ed Doherty Award, which goes to the Arizona high schools Player of the Year (to be presented Feb. 10)...in 2010, earned first-team All-Fiesta Region LB and second-team All-Fiesta Region RB honors. Fiesta Region Two-Way Player of the Year and second-team all-state LB...a second team All-Fiesta Region LB and RB as a sophomore in 2009...lettered in wrestling and track and field...finished fifth in the 2011 state wrestling tournament heavyweight division. PERSONAL: April 6, 1993 in Phoenix, Ariz...son of Kerry and Andy Arredondo...has two older sisters, Alyssa and Kristen, and one younger, Danielle...dad played football at Mesa Community College from 1977-79 and committed to the University of Pittsburgh in 1980...uncle Roy Arredondo played for both Mesa and Weber State from 1973-77...another uncle, Dan Arredondo played at Arizona State from 1960-64...a three-time Desert Vista Top Male Scholar-Athlete from 2008-10.
OL | 6-4 | 305 | Fr-HS | Rio Rancho, N.M. (Rio Rancho HS)
A two-time 5A All-State selection on the offensive line for the Rams and coach David Howes...had 94 career knockdowns...a career 86 percent grade on assignments...gave up only seven sacks in three years as a starter...named to the 2011 New Mexico North/South All-Star Team...a three-time All District 1-5A performer and a two-time All-Metro first-teamer...his high school coach called him a team leader with a"unique nastiness about him." PERSONAL: Born Aug. 6. 1993 in Loma Linda, Calif...son of Lisa and Scott Baggett...has one sister, Jessica, and one brother, Jacob...interested in environmental studies and criminology.
DL | 6-2 | 275 | Fr-HS | Reserve, La. (East St. John HS)
A first-team All-District performer in 2011 for East St. John and coach Phillip Banko...finished with 49 tackles, 13 tackle for loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery last season...his performance also earned him first-team All-Bayou, first-team All-River Parish, first-team All-St. John Parish and honorable-mention All-State honors...was voted outstanding lineman for a team that went 8-4 and reached the second round of the Louisiana state playoffs in '11...had 45 tackles and eight sacks in 2010 for East St. John...can bench press 330 pounds, squat 485 and has a 27-inch vertical jump...a Rivals.com three-star recruit rated the No. 23 prospect in the state of Louisiana.
A first-team Division I, All-Section 3 wide receiver for Boulder Creek and coach Dan Friedman in 2011...also earned honorable mention All-State from the Arizona Republic...caught 33 passes for 398 yards and four touchdowns as a senior... also threw a 29-yard TD pass and had a 75-yard punt return for a TD...finished with 34 receptions for 401 yards as a junior...Bundy's high school coach says he has great passion for the game and a tremendous upside. PERSONAL: Born Aug. 5, 1994 in Phoenix, Ariz...full name is Marquis Juneil Bundy...son of Michael Bundy and Lisa and Richard Metcalf...one older brother, D'Mikel Bundy...dad played as an offensive lineman at the University of Arizona...favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...interested in studying business management.
A first-team All-District 16-4A, first-team Golden Circle County and second-team All-State 4A selection at
Corsicana his senior year for coach Phil Castles...the team's co-Offensive MVP and a team captain...had
17 catches for 193 yards with three TDs...72 pancake blocks and a 97 percent blocking grade...Corsicana
finished with a 15-1 record and reached the state 4A semifinals in 2011...a first-team All-District and All-
Golden County performer his junior year...also lettered in soccer...Castles call him a "physical blocker, a
great character kid. He's as hard a worker as we have on our team." PERSONAL: Born Oct. 22, 1993 in
Dallas, Texas...full name is Christopher Daniel Edling...parents are Suzann and Dan Edling...has one older
sister, Jill...Dan was an offensive lineman at Rice University...interested in wildlife management.
Edwards played one season (2011) for Blinn, catching 30 passes for 567 yards and five touchdowns...Blinn reached the Mississippi Bowl in 2011, finishing with a 9-2 record and a No. 10 ranking in the final NJCAA poll...has three years of eligibility remaining..."He is a very talented football player, a good student and a good teammate," Blinn assistant coach Keith Browning says. "He comes from a great family and will represent the Lobo program the right way."...a three-star Rivals.com prospect...recorded team highs with 43 receptions, 769 yards and eight TDs in 2009 as a senior for Manvel High School...had 18 receptions for a team-leading 348 yards with four TDs his junior year at Manvel...a two-time All-District 24-4A and All-County selection and an honorable-mention All-State WR his senior year...a regional qualifier in track and field in the 4-by-200 meters. PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1992 in Houston, Texas...son of Dorothy and Ricardo...has four siblings, Daidaii, Sersai, Mason, and Zion...favorite athlete is Chad Ochocinco...interested in kinesiology.
QB | 6-4 | 220 | Fr-HS | Rio Rancho, New Mexico (V. Sue Cleveland High School)
Highly-decorated high school quarterback who enrolled at New Mexico in January to participate in spring practice...played for coach Kirk Potter at V. Sue Cleveland High School...Cleveland offensive coordinator Heath Ridenour says his work ethic on and off the field is unsurpassed...led the undefeated Storm (13-0) to the 5A New Mexico state championship as a senior in 2011, throwing for 3,085 yards with 39 touchdowns and just four interceptions...also ran for 1,218 yards and 23 rushing TDs...New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011...first-team All-State, District 1-5A Player of the Year...All-Metro Player of the Year...nmpreps.com Mr. Football Player of the Year... New Mexico North/South All-Star Game selection...as a junior, ran for 1,842 yards and 14 TDs...threw for 1,300 yards with 14 TDs and five interceptions...first-team All-District 1-5A...a three star ESPN and Rivals.com prospect. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 8, 1993 in Romeo, Mich...full name is Nicholas Lawson Gautsche Jr...son of Nick and Carol Lawson...a two-time member of the National Honor Society (2010-11)...maintained above a 3.5 grade point average.
A Texas 11-4A first-team selection for Pinkston High School and coach Gerald Jones in 2011...had more than 80 tackles and 30 tackles for loss his senior season, garnering team defensive MVP honors as well...only played two years of high school football, lettering in basketball for four seasons...Jones said he is a team leader who takes charge, "a type of guy who gets his teammates motivated." PERSONAL: Born March 9, 1994 in Dallas, Texas...full name is Payton Delmon Hightower...son of Sonya Scott...has one younger brother, Kevin...an honor roll student at Pinkston.
DB | 5-11 | 175 | Fr-HS | Missouri City, Texas (Thurgood Marshall HS)
A second-team All-District selection his senior year for Thurgood Marshall High School and coach James Williams...recorded more than 30 tackles with two interceptions in 2011...an All-Greater Houston honoree as a junior...a three-year letterman in both football and track and field...Marshall won the state championship when Jackson was a sophomore...timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash...made the Texas state regional finals in the 300-meter hurdles and the four-by-400 meter relay. PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1994 in Houston, Texas...full name is Rashad Rameese Jackson...parents are Reginald and Carla Jackson...his twin brother Vershad also is a Lobo...cousin Arist Wright was a linebacker at University of Kansas...another cousin, Cedric Washington was a wide receiver at the University of Arkansas...with brother Vershad, will comprise the first set of Lobo twins to play for the Lobos since Donny and Danny Silver from 1968-69...wants to major in computer science.
DB | 5-11 | 175 | Fr-HS | Missouri City, Texas (Thurgood Marshall HS)
A first-team All-District selection his senior year for Thurgood Marshall High School and coach James Williams...nearly 40 tackles with two interceptions in 2011...an All-Greater Houston honoree as a junior...a three-year letterman in both football and track and field...Marshall won the state championship when Jackson was a sophomore...timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash...made the Texas state regional finals in the four-by-200 meter relay and the 400 meters. PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1994 in Houston, Texas...full name is Vershad Exavier Jackson...parents are Reginald and Carla Jackson...his twin brother Rashad also is a Lobo...cousin Arist Wright was a linebacker at University of Kansas...another cousin, Cedric Washington was a wide receiver at the University of Arkansas...with brother Rashad, will comprise the first set of Lobo twins to play for the Lobos since Donny and Danny Silver from 1968-69...wants to major in computer science.
A first-team Class 4A All-State performer in 2011 for coach Mike Overton...had 34 tackles, an impressive 16 pass breakups with two tackles for loss and two interceptions last season...West Mesquite advanced to the third round of the Texas 4A state playoffs last season and has won three consecutive district titles..."He is a fantastic kid and a great student," Overton said about Jones. "Great instincts on the field and a true competitor."...ESPN ranks Jones the No. 32 cornerback in the country, and he is ranked among the top 100 players in Texas...a three-star recruit as rated by Rivals.com.
One of several Division I prospects from DeSoto High School...was an 11-5A first-team All-District performer...had 23 receptions for 397 yards and four TDs in 2011...assistant coach Todd Peterman said DeSoto spread the ball to several different WRs last season...DeSoto went 10-2 and reached the second round of the 5A state playoffs in '11...also ran track and broke the Lancaster, Texas, city record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.42 seconds...Peterman said Jones has a great work ethic, family, academic outlook, in addition to being a great football player. "He's the whole package," Peterman said. PERSONAL: Born March 25, 1994 in Dallas...full name is Ridge Wayne Jones...parents are Simone and Roderick Jones...has one brother, Rod, an one sister, Cynthia...dad played in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Junior college transfer who enrolled in January and will participate in spring practice...equally adept at run and pass blocking and stays on his block throughout the play...started all 10 games at right tackle for Chaffey College and coach Carl Beach in 2011...Chaffey averaged 237.9 passing yards per game last season...a 2010 graduate of Hesperia (Calif.) High School...will have three years of eligibility remaining plus a redshirt season...earned All-Mojave River League honors in 2010...played for coach Jeremy Topete. PERSONAL: Born June 9, 1992...parents are Bruce and LeeAnn...four brothers: Bruce, Brett, Brad, Brock; one sister: BreeAnn. Brother Brett played defensive end at Midwestern State in 2010.
LB | 6-3 | 225 | Tr-Jr | Los Altos Hills, Calif. (Foothill College)
Junior college transfer who will have two years of eligibility...was a first-team All-NorCal Conference at Foothill in 2011 for coach Doug Boyette...played both weakside LB and strong safety...had 66 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, one interception and eight pass breakups as a sophomore...attended Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, Calif., where he was a two-time Santa Clara Valley Athletic League honoree...was voted the league's Utility Player of the Year and the team most valuable player his senior year. PERSONAL: Born Dec. 10, 1990 in San Jose, Calif...full name is David Edward Orvick...son of Linda and Ken Orvick...has two sisters, Joanie and Ellie, and two brothers, Jack and Tommy...dad was an offensive lineman at Stanford...his uncle, Matt Orvick, was a pitcher at San Diego State... interested in exercise physiology.
A starter at Riverside Community College for former San Diego State coach Tom Craft his sophomore year...recorded 30 tackles with seven tackles for loss, five sacks, two pass breakups, two quarterback hurries, one forced fumble and one safety on a Riverside defense that allowed just 277.7 yards per game in 2011...Riverside won back-to-back Orange Empire Conference championships, compiling a 21-1 record during Rainey's two years there...a graduate of John W. North High School in Riverside, Calif...was a first-team All-League and All-California Interscholastic Federation Inland Division selection as a senior...also lettered in track and field. PERSONAL: Born Jan. 22, 1992 in Newport News, Virginia...full name is Rashad LeBeau Rainey...grandmother is Judy Heariold...has a sister, Kierra Cox and one brother, Darrell Rainey...made the honor roll at North High School.
An All-Creek League player at tight end and linebacker in 2011, the first player at Cherry Creek to pull off the double honor in more than 30 years...had 10 catches and scored two touchdowns, one rushing in 2011 for coach Mike Brookhart...was the team's leading tackler...earned honorable mention All-State 5A as a senior...his coach called him a really good all-around football player with potential to grow both physically and skill-wise...also a four-year letter winner in lacrosse. PERSONAL: Born Nov. 16, 1993 in Chicago, Ill... full name is Daniel Christian Rebhun...parents are Dutch and Paula Rebhun...one older sister, Rachel...dad was a tight end at Arizona State...favorite athlete is Brian Urlacher.
Three-year varsity letterman who was the 2011 co-Defensive Most Valuable Player in District 13-5A for coach Drew Svoboda...first-team all-district as a senior...appeared on the 2011 5A Texas Super and the Vype 100 Texas recruits lists...second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle...unanimous first-team all-district as a junior...the 13-5A Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore...finished his career with 282 tackles (202 solos) with nine interceptions...team record was 31-5 during his three years on varsity...Klein Collins was undefeated District 13-5A champions in 2010-11...Santos also participated in track and field for four years...established personal bests of 45 feet, 6 inches in the triple jump and 20 feet, 9 inches in the long jump...a three-star Rivals.com recruit. PERSONAL: Born March 2, 1994 in San Jose, Calif...full name is Ryan James Santos...son of Rosalind and David Santos...one brother, David, is an outside linebacker at the University of Nebraska...interested in majoring in business or engineering.
DE | 6-2 | 270 | Fr-HS | Mount Holly, N.J. (Rancocas Valley Regional HS)
A two-year first-team All-Capital Conference and Group 4 selection (2010-11) for Rancocas Valley Regional and coach Dan Haussman...also a first-team All-Burlington County honoree his senior year...finished with 42 tackles, six sacks, three forced fumbled, four pass deflections and one fumble recovery in 10 games in 2011...had 36 tackles, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and two interceptions his junior year...a team co-captain who helped Rancocas to back-to-back playoff appearances...one of Rancocas' coaches, Terrence Howard, played for Bob Davie at Notre Dame...Howard says Twitty has a great first step off the ball, is a run-stuffer and a tireless worker...also is a four-year letterman in basketball, helping the team win a state championship in 2008. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 21, 1993 in Mount Holly, N.J...son of Nadine Byrdsong...has two older brothers, Antoine and Hannibal Byrdsong...Antoine played at West Virginia State and Hannibal at Lackawanna College...Howard says Dominic is active in the community...favorite athlete is LeBron James...interested in finance as a major.
OL | 6-3 | 290 | Fr-HS | San Antonio, Texas (Lanier HS)
A two-time All-District 29-4A selection his junior and senior years for Lanier High School and coach Don Gatian...a second-team All-City selection his senior year...Lanier went 7-4 and advanced to the Texas 4A state playoffs in 2011...Vizcaino was a unanimous all-district selection his junior year...Gatian called Vizcaino "the best offensive lineman I've had the honor of coaching in my 28 years. If I could adopt him, I would."...also lettered in track and field, throwing the shot put. PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1994 in San Antonio, Texas...son of Elsa Ybarra and the late Jhonny Vizcaino...has one older sister, Alejandra...cousins Jose Vizcaino and Luis Vizcaino both had long careers as Major League Baseball players, Jose for 18 years, Luis for 11...uncle Felix played Triple-A baseball...likes to play the guitar.
RB/WR | 5-8 | 165 | Fr-HS | Plano, Texas (Plano West HS)
A versatile speedster and three-year letter winner for Plano West and coach Mike Hughes, moving from wide receiver to running back his senior season...named Texas' District 8-5A Offensive Player of the Year...rushed for 1,366 yards with 15 TDs in 2011, stringing together five straight 100-yard games during the season...also had 20 receptions for 130 yards...in 2010, he finished with 20 receptions for 450 yards (a 22.5-yard average per catch) and 2 TDs, as well as a rushing TD and kickoff return for a TD...his high school coach said he developed into one of the team leaders who practices as hard as he plays...also ran track, a four-year letterman, for Plano West...recorded a 10.77-second 100-meter time in 2010...ran the 200 in 21.72 seconds in 2011. PERSONAL: Born Jan. 3, 1994 in Dallas, Texas...full name is Carlos J'Von Wiggins...son of Carla and Daniel Wiggins...five brothers: MonZell, Daniel, J'Won, Bryson and Robert...three sisters: Robin, April and Danielle...was Plano West's Homecoming king last fall...interested in business as a major.
Mid-year enrollee who looks to contribute to the team in 2012 as a true freshman...played for coach Shaun Aguano...honorable mention All-Arizona Division I in 2011 as voted by the Arizona Republic...averaged five tackles per game and recorded a pair of sacks on the season...Chandler advanced to the second round of the Division I playoffs. PERSONAL: Born Sept. 30, 1993 in Gilbert, Ariz.... age is 18...full name is Richard Sytell Winston IV...son of Richard III and Mildred...has two sisters, Tessa and Brittany, and one brother, Lewis...major is international business.
DB | 6-1 | 175 | Fr-HS | Englewood, Colo. (Cherry Creek HS)
Played one year at Cherry Creek after moving from Atlanta and playing at East Coweta High School...played wide receiver, safety and cornerback, and returned kicks for Cherry Creek and coach Mike Brookhart...earned honorable mention all-Creek League selection...Brookhart called Young the best hitter in the Cherry Creek secondary...lettered in basketball and track at East Coweta. PERSONAL: ...Born Sept. 30, 1993 in Newman, Ga...full name is Justin JaMarcus Young...mother is Jackie Young...his brother, Chris Young, was a defensive back for the Denver Broncos for three seasons and played at Georgia Tech...two cousins also played professionally, wide receiver Karsten Bailey with Green Bay and Seattle, and linebacker Vernon Strickland with the New York Giants...JaMarcus was a two-year scholar athlete at East Coweta...interested in business/marketing.