National Signing Day in SA; Where city's top recruits signed
Wednesday was National Signing Day 2016. Several San Antonio area recruits plan to sign letters of intent to play college football at various universities and colleges. Here's are the latest updates from across the Alamo City.
Churchill OL Chance Lytle commits to Colorado:
New UTSA head coach Frank Wilson shares his thoughts on recruiting class:
Wilson says that he's happy with both the quality and quantity of student-athletes in this year's class. #BirdsUp— UTSA Football 🏈 (@UTSAFTBL) February 3, 2016
Burbank's Carlos Ruiz signs with Sul Ross State. Congrats!
Congrats to Burbank's Carlos Ruiz. Signing with Sul Ross State today in football. pic.twitter.com/2VAqK8jpXH— SAISD Athletics (@SAISDAthletics) February 3, 2016
National Signing Day isn't all about football. Clemens' Parker Johnson received a bowling scholarship from West Texas A&M. Awesome! Congrats Mark!
Updated national rankings: Texas moves up to #9, Baylor #17, Texas A&M #18. Just how good is the SEC by the way? A&M is the 8th ranked team in the leagu, 18th overall!
Interesting note: McAllen's Trevor Speights is headed to Stanford along with MacArthur's Richard McNitzky. Speights is one of the most prolific RBs in South Texas history:
Charlie Strong finishes strong with UT's 2016 recruiting class:
KSAT Digital Journalist Adrian Garcia on the move again. Here at Antonian where Daniel Rosenfeld committed to Air Force.
Brennan's DJ Allen makes it official:
Texas State alum and current Carolina Panthers LB David Mayo showing the Bobcats some love. Best of luck to Mayo in Super Bowl 50.
Here's Brennan's NSD 2016 ceremony. DJ Allen headed to Tulsa.
Stevens DL Elijah Garcia headed to Rice to play for SA native and former Texas State head coach David Bailiff:
Another Reagan signing today. Skyler Wetzel headed to Tarleton State.
Some other takeaways. UT makes a huge jump up the national rankings today. Houston falls a bit after Top 25 class projections.
Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma all stay strong. A&M drops a bit, but their recruiting has reportedly been more strategic.
UTSA and Texas State get solid classes after new coaching hires.
Wild morning so far, but here's the latest updated national team rankings. Texas #10, Baylor #17, A&M #19, TCU #22, Oklahoma #23, Houston #39.
UTSA and Texas State renew their rivalry in 2017. It's about the time we should see some of these signings start to contribute.
A strong flock of birds have landed in San Antonio. This is just the beginning. You're going to want to follow our program. #BirdsUp— Frank Wilson (@CoachWilsonUTSA) February 3, 2016
Texas A&M makes it official with Alton Robinson and Moses Reynolds:
Update on Steele's Bryson Denley who is headed to Texas Tech:
Steele RB Bryson Denley did send an NLI to Texas Tech but could potentially grayshirt. Scholarship clock would then start in January.— Ben Baby (@Ben_Baby) February 3, 2016
West Texas A&M signs a few local athletes:
UIW adds another local recruit:
Judson had several athletes sign today, including Dominique Ramsey who signed with Texas A&M-Commerce:
UTSA signs several recruits today:
Brackenridge WR Jalen Davis signs with Texas A&M-Commerce:
Texas State signs one of the top classes in the Sun Belt Conference:
Texas has made a major jump in today's national rankings:
#Longhorns 2016 class started day outside Scout Top 25. Now at #6. Charlie Strong texted me: "We're not done yet. I still have more to sign"— Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein) February 3, 2016
UT makes major move into the top 15 class rankings. 247Sports.com now has the Longhorns rated as the top Big 12 school over Baylor:
Pair of Reagan HS standouts sign LOI's today. Ian Leslie headed to TLU, Joe Latronico headed to McNeese St.:
Antonian's Daniel Rosenfeld headed to Air Force. One of four area recruits headed to the Air Force Academy:
Roosevelt's Nate Everrett headed to Hardin-Simmons, congrats!
Alamo Heights getting into the NSD2016 fun. WR Brendon McClinton headed to TAMUK:
Brendon McClinton is a Javelina! pic.twitter.com/u326orx9cs— Parker Cundiff (@parkercundiff2) February 3, 2016
KSAT Digital Journalist Adrian Garcia was out at Steele this morning for the signings of Mark Jackson, Bryson Denley and Antoine Cox-Wesley. They will soon be competing against one another on the field.
Judson's Shane Calvin one of many players to sign today:
Johnson's Drake Flores headed to Texas A&M-Commerce. Flores one of many area kids headed to Commerce:
UIW up to 17 signings:
We are up to 17 signees for @UIW_Football today. Still waiting on a couple more, but the class is looking good https://t.co/1snYhusJ7K— UIW ATHLETICS (@UIWAthletics) February 3, 2016
Texas A&M signs a pair of local standouts. Moses Reynolds (Jay WR-QB) and Alton Robinson (Judson DE)
Another addition to A&M’s stockpile on the D-line is in. Gig ‘em, Alton Robinson. pic.twitter.com/w3szDrkfuh— TexAgs (@TexAgs) February 3, 2016
Moses Reynolds is on his way to join his brother, Josh. The younger Reynolds is A&M’s 11th signee. pic.twitter.com/xiaRNP98tV— TexAgs (@TexAgs) February 3, 2016
Clemens OL Billy Honaker headed to Navy to play in the triple option offense:
MacArthur long snapper Richard McNitzky headed to Stanford, congrats!
Judson OL Terrence Hickman staying home, headed to UIW:
Got to interview Adonis Johnson for KSAT Sports. Great kid with a bright future. Congrats:
Oklahoma announcing their 2016 class with some sweet videos. Here's Mark Jackson's (Steele DE)
Steele has three players headed to Big 12 schools. Mark Jackson (Oklahoma) Bryson Denley and Antoine Cox Wesley (TX Tech):
Stevens LB Elijah Earls headed to Texas A&M-Commerce:
Stevens DL Elijah Garcia headed to Rice:
Big day for Stevens HS as three players sign LOI:
Madison WR Kavior Clark signs with TAMUK.
Brandeis HS has four players headed to the next level led by LB Brandon Smyth (Air Force). Damien Britt is headed to West Texas A&M.
Below is a slideshow of where some of the top recruits are expected to sign and some great video preview footage.
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