Dr. Randy Hunt, Greensboro Collegeâ€™s head football coach, has announced the commitments of 32 student-athletes for the upcoming 2009 football season. “I want to thank our coaching staff for bringing in so many fine young men,” Hunt said. “We’re excited about this group and expect more commitments prior to our August 12 report date.”
Seth Adams a 6â€™0, 185 lb QB is from Walter M. Williams HS in Burlington, NC. Adams is a 2-time prep offensive player of the year (2007 & 2008). He was also a 3-time all-conference player (2006, 2007, and 2008). Adams holds the single season record for most yards passing 2,317 in 2007. Also a star baseball player, Adams was named all-conference 3 times (2006, 2007 & 2008).
Devin Bland a 6â€™1, 242 pound lineman from Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Fla. where he was team captain. Bland was a 2-time offensive lineman of the week and started at offensive guard in the prestigious Florida-Georgia Senior All Star Bowl Game. In wrestling he was a conference champ and team captain and MVP.
Arriving from Lewisville, NC and Ronald W. Reagan High School is linebacker Pac Booe. Standing 6â€™1, 220, Booe was an all-conference selection for the Raiders.
Kendall Burroughs is a 5â€™8, 165 pound defensive back from Ashbrook High School and Gastonia, N.C.
A wide receiver, Kendall Cobb stands 5â€™10 and 170 pounds. He is from Yanceyville, NC and attended Bartlett Yancey High School, where he earned the coachâ€™s award.
Rodney Daniels joins GC as a 6â€™1, 170 pound receiver. He is from Dr. Michael M. Krop High School in Miami, Fla.
A native of Creedmoor, N.C. is linebacker Chris Daye. He is 6â€™0, 226 pounds and attended South Granville High School. He received top athletic and lettered both varsity years.
John Downs is 5â€™11, 174 pounds and plays linebacker. He attended Peru Sr. High School and is from
John Downs is from Schuyler Falls, N.Y.
Defensive lineman Keenen Gillespie stands 5â€™9, 275 pounds. Hailing from Harmony, N.C. and attended North Iredell High School. Gillespie he earned top athletic awards and lettered and started two seasons.
Lamar Howard plays quarterback and is 5â€™10, 170 pounds.He attended Freedom High School in Woodbridge, VA. Howard was selected all-district and was a team captain. He also holds school records for career yards passing and passing yards in a season.
A native of Raleigh N.C. is Shelby Kea. A 5â€™10, 225 pound defensive end, he attended Athens Drive High School.
Brian LaFlure is a 6â€™2, 160 pound defensive back/wide receiger. He attended Robert B. Glenn High School and is from Winston-Salem, NC.
An offensive, Jonathan LaFlure stands 6â€™8 and weights 325 pounds.He also is from Winston-Salem and Glenn HS.
Linebacker Rufus Lassiter joins The Pride from Carrboro, N.C. and attended Chapel Hill High School. He is 6â€™1, 207 pounds and earned all conference honors.
Elliot Mitrani is a tight end who is 6â€™2, 205 pounds. He is from North Miami Beach, Fla. and attended Krop Senior High School.
Aaron Myrie is 5â€™7, 150 pounds. A wide receiver he attended Northwood High School and calls Pittsboro, N.C. home.
A native of Lynchburg, Va. Kewon Pannell stands 5â€™10, 205 pounds. He went to Brookville High School.
David Parrish (5â€™9, 190) is a linebacker/defensive back. He hails from Durham, N.C. and attended Charles E Jordan High School.
All conference offensive tackle Nathan Perdue joins GC. A native of Colfax, N.C., he is 6â€™5, 295 pounds and also was named to the all area team while playing for the Vikings.
Jamonta Pettiway is a 5â€™10, 150 pound receiver. He is from Monroe, N.C. and attended Porter Ridge High School. An All Union County pick, he tied a North Carolina state records with 17 catches in a game.
Arriving via New Windsor, N.Y., is Michael Phillips. He is 6â€™1 and 182 pounds and attended Storm King High School.
Michael Redd (6â€™0, 287) is a linebacker/offensive lineman. He played for GC offensive coordinator Jimmy Teague at Reidsville High School and is from Reidsville, NC.
A native of McColl, N.C. is lineman Damion Reed. Standing 6â€™2 and weighing 270 pounds and attended Eastern Alamance.
Jesse Scott is 5â€™9, 180 pound linebacker is from Statesville, N.C.
A defensive back, Sean Sheehy is 5â€™8, 175 pounds. He went to Linganore High School and is from Mt Airy, Md.
Spencer Shoffner (5â€™10, 170 pounds) is a defensive back/H-back. He attended Providence Grove High School and is from Liberty, N.C.
Rick Thompson is from Suwanee, Ga. and attended Pinecrest Academy. He is a 5â€™9, 190 lb runnig back.
A Page High graduate, Stephon Vincent is 6â€™0, 180 pounds. He is a wide receiver from Greensboro, NC.
Raghib Tyler a 5â€™9, 165b pounds defensive back from Woodbridge, VA. He attended Freedom HS where he was awarded top athletic awards, honors, all cardinal district, and also received defensive honorable mention in 2008 and 2009.
Hailing from La Plate, Md. is Travis Welch. 5â€™7, 155 lb middle linebacker. He went to La Plata High School.
Alex Zilifro is a 6â€™0, 180 pound safety from Manteo, N.C. He attended Manteo HS where he was anemd all conference in 2008. He played in a state championship in 2006 and was NC top 20 tackler and averaged 10+ tackles per game in the 2008 season.