Football, Recruiting

19 New Tigers Set to Join the TSU Football Program

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HOUSTON, TX – The program signed ten recruits to kick-off national signing day, with another nine student-athletes already on campus and ready to go.

Second year head coach Darrell says the program is heading in the right direction.

“We addressed our needs with this signing class,” Asberry said. “Our focus was to find offensive and defensive linemen, quarterbacks and a running back. We did that and more.”

Asberry says his top recruits include defensive lineman Aaron Hush and running back Daveonn Porter.

Hush is a 6-4, 290 pound defensive end from Piscataway, New Jersey.  Hush signed with Temple out of high school but he was cut after suffering an injury. He comes to Texas Southern from Dean College and brings experience, athleticism and toughness to the Tigers’ defensive line.  Porter is a two-star athlete and was ranked 20th in the nation last season among junior college running backs.   Coming out of Coahoma Community College, he was recruited by Arkansas State, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Louisiana and Memphis.

Asberry says this class will put a different face on Texas Southern football. “We are building for the future and this class is a big step in that direction.”

Asberry says his doesn’t stop here.  He expects to add several more players in the coming weeks.

Signees
1. Jay Christophe 6-4 205 QB Brusly, HS/Addis,
2. Larry Clark 6-0 155 WR Scotlandville HS/Baker, LA
3. Lakendrick Conley 6-0 235 LB Coahoma CC/Lambert, MS
4. Jeremie Glass 6-0 235 LB Westwood HS/Memphis, TN
5. Aaron Hush 6-4 290 DL Dean College/Piscataway, NY
6. Demetrius Johnson 6-1 180 DB Westwood HS/Memphis, TN
7. Tracy Johnson 6-2 183 QB Lakewood HS/St. Petersburg, FL
8. Earnest Lang 6-4 320 OL East Mississippi CC/Columbus, MS
9. Eric Medina 5-9 170 PK LaPorte HS/LaPorte, TX
10. Mario Smalls 6-2 220 QB Plano East HS/Plano, TX
           
Transfer and Mid-Year Enrollees
1. Adefemi Adekeye 6-0 185 SS/OLB  UTSA (Travis HS) / Richmond, TX
2. Homer Causey 6-0 190 QB Shaw (Benjamin Mays HS/Atlanta,
3. Malik Cross 5-11 185 WR Shaw /Fort Washington, MD
4. Glen Jackson 6-2 290 OL Shaw/Miramar, FL
5. William Jackson 6-1 265 OL Tampa Bay Tech HS/ Tampa FL
6. Salvador Martinez 5-11 190 DB UTSA (Edinburg HS)/Edinburg, TX
7. Daveonn Porter 5-9 175 RB Coahoma CC/Memphis TN
8. Donovan Swint 6-2 220 LB DuPage HS/Chicago, IL
9. Arthell Wyre 6-2 280 DL Shaw (McKinley HS) / Baton Rouge, LA

 

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