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SIGNING DAY ITINERARY
7:00 AM
Prospective Student-Athletes may begin faxing in their National Letters-of-Intent
7:00 AM
Tulane Signing Day Blog begins from the War Room
2:00 PM
Signing Day Press Conference
3:00 - 6:00 PM
'Sports Hangover with Gus Kattengell' on WMTI FM 106.1 'The Ticket'
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Tulane Football's National Signing Day Party in the Glazer Family Club, located on the east side of Yulman Stadium

HOT OFF THE FAX
Welcome to National Signing Day and the Signing Day Central on TulaneGreenwave.com. Watch for new signees and links to videos, biographies, and headshots when they become available. This live blog will keep you up-to-date with in-depth updates. During the day, there will be press conferences and other scheduled news.

11:50 AM CT

And that will do it for NLIs coming in! We'd like to welcome all 17 athletes to the Tulane Family! We can't wait to see you on campus. Fun fact, under 4th year head coach Curtis Johnson, he has recruited 61 kids from Louisiana and 42 from the Greater New Orleans area. Of those players, 38 true freshmen have played and 18 have started. #STATEOFTULANE #NEXTWAVE15 #ROLLWAVE

11:38 AM CT

Boy, this guy worked very hard this morning! Thank you dearest Fax Machine! #baller #NEXTWAVE15 #faxmachineforMVP

11:08 AM CT

And just like that four more NLIs come in. Darius Williams, Dedrick Shy, Devin Glenn, Jeremie Francis. That's a total of 17 guys who have committed to Tulane. The Green Wave Family is growing! #NEXTWAVE15

10:40 AM CT

The next NLI to come in, welcome to Tulane Malik Eugene!

10:30 AM CT

COMMERCIAL BREAK,

9:37 AM CT

In other Tulane Football related news, our SCHEDULE has been released! Non-Conference opponents include, Duke, Georgia Tech, Army, and Maine with the home opener Thursday, Sept. 3 against Duke. Fans, you can now purchase or renew your season tickets! Call the ticket office, 504-861-WAVE, visit ONLINE or come to our Signing Day party and you can sign your "letter of intent" to be part of the Green Wave family!

9:30 AM CT

Our 2015 signing class is now at 11 student-athletes with the addition of John Washington, a DT from West Monroe, La. Here's the breakdown so far:

    From:
  • Louisiana: eight
  • Florida: three

    Position:
  • Safety: Roderic Teamer, Darius Black
  • O-Line: Keyshawn McLoud, Leeward Brown
  • WR: Andrew Hicks
  • K/P: Zachary Block
  • D-Tackle: Brian Webb, John Washington
  • Cornerback: Taris Shenall, Douglas Henry
  • Running Back: Nigel Anderson

8:46 AM CT

So, as we've had a nice little break in the action again, we've been able to catch up on updating all of the NLIs coming in with updated bios on the War Room page, Instagramming out their photos (are you following us on instagram?? Instagram And now we welcome Leeward Brown and Nigel Anderson to Tulane Football

8:08 AM CT

Well, looks like the Govenator was right, I walk away for one minute and TWO more NLIs come through...

In any case, Please allow us to introduce to you to the bunch, Roderic Teamer, Douglas Henry!

8:01 AM CT

So, we've officially been here for two hours and have welcomed six newcomers. There's a slight pause in the all the action, so now is a good time to take a little break for the restroom. Unless.....

7:46 AM CT

On to the second cup of coffee, the two boxes of donuts have been diminished into one box, no one has found the baby in the King Cake yet, and the sun is beginning to rise letting light into the office on this very dreary, rainy morning. Point of the story, we've got TWO more NLIs to announce!

  • Taris Shenall
  • Darius Black
Now I await them all to start flooding in.... Sometimes when there are just too many NLIs coming in, you be like:

"It's definitely a left shark kind of day"--Rachel Hiller, Compliance extraordinaire and gatekeeper to all of the NLI announcements.

7:18 AM CT

And it's officially past 7 AM Central time, so that means we can welcome those NLIs in our time-zone. And so we welcome Andrew Hicks and Brian Webb to Tulane!

6:45 AM CT

And in the humble words of Jay-Z, on to the next one...! We've got our second NLI received. Keyshawn McLeod, an o-lineman from Port Charlotte, Fla. So, we have welcomed two student-athletes into the Tulane family, and i haven't even finished my first cup of coffee.

6:15 AM CT

Good Morning Greenies!
Well, welcome to what we'd like to call Football's Christmas in February, it's National Signing Day! While most of your are either cursing your alarm right now or still dreaming (or having nightmares) of not handing Marshawn Lynch the ball to run it in for the touchdown, we here in the Tulane Athletics office are (somewhat) awake busily welcoming in football's freshmen class. The Fax machine is hot, there's already been a slice out of the King Cake (by yours truly), and there are plenty of pots of coffee to be had. So let's get started...!

We'd like to welcome our FIRST signed National Letter of Intent:

SIGNING DAY PRESS CONFERENCE: WATCH LIVE AT 2 PM CT

2015 Tulane Signees List
PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.Hometown
Devin GlennRB5-6144New Orleans, La.
Jeremie FrancisCB5-10166New Orleans, La.
Dedrick ShyCB6-1161New Orleans, La.
Darius WilliamsWR6-2185New Orleans, La.
Malik EugeneS5-8162Lafayette, La.
Keeyon SmartOT6-4332Baton Rouge, La.
John WashingtonDT6-1302West Monroe, La.
Nigel AndersonRB5-10187LaPlace, La.
Leeward BrownOL6-3344Miami, Fla.
Douglas HenryCB5-10162New Iberia, La.
Roderic TeamerS5-11191New Orleans, La.
Darius BlackS5-10166Belle Chasse, La.
Taris ShenallCB5-10171Marrero, La.
Brian WebbDT6-0298New Orleans, La.
Andrew HicksWR6-2198Belle Chasse, La.
Keyshawn McLeodOL6-4250Port Charlotte, Fla.
Zachary BlockK/P6-4182Clermont, Fla.

Devin Glenn • RB | New Orleans, La. • Warren Easton | 5-6 • 144 | Bio | Signed Time: 11:05 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at Warren Easton Fundamental High where he played running back, wide receiver and cornerback for coach Antonio Hull... tabbed a three-star recruit by ESPN.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com... listed as the No. 153 and No. 175 athlete nationally by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com, respectively... named the No. 75 prospect in the state and earned a 71 Scout Grade from ESPN.com while claiming the No. 116 ranking in the state and a 76 rating from 247Sports.com... helped lead the Eagles to a combined 31-19 overall record and four consecutive trips to the state playoffs, including a trip to the quarterfinals as a junior and a runner-up finish as a senior... named first-team All-District 9-4A and all-metro as a senior after running for over 1,000 yards and scoring 14 touchdowns... also pulled down 10 passes and added a score through the air... selected to play in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic... ran for 856 yards and 15 touchdowns to go with three receptions as a junior... as a sophomore, had 713 rushing yards and eight touchdowns... also lettered four years in track and field and twice in baseball. Personal: Born Devin Jamal Glenn on Jan. 29, 1996, in New Orleans, La... son of Chanda Glenn... has two sisters: Christian and Jont... and one brother, Chris... proposed major is business... chose Tulane over Louisville and Northern Colorado.

Jeremie Francis • CB | New Orleans, La. • Warren Easton | 5-10 • 166 | Bio | Signed Time: 11:05 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at Warren Easton Fundamental High where he played cornerback, safety and return specialist for coach Antonio Hull...named a three-star recruit by ESPN.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 121 cornerback in the nation and the No. 74 recruit in the state to go with a 71 Scout Grade from ESPN.com while listing as the No. 202 safety in the country and the No. 121 prospect in Louisiana to go with a 75 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Eagles to a combined 31-19 overall record and four consecutive trips to the state playoffs, including a trip to the quarterfinals as a junior and a runner-up finish as a senior...named first-team All-District 9-4A as a senior and was selected to play in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic...named National Underclassmen All-State and All-American after participating in the NUC Camps in 2013...as a junior, had six interceptions.

Personal: Born Jeremie Robert Francis on Oct. 27, 1996, in New Orleans, La...son of Chantel Watson...has 11 brothers and three sisters...proposed major is homeland security...chose Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette and Southern Miss.

Dedrick Shy • CB | New Orleans, La. • Warren Easton | 6-1 • 161 | Bio | Signed Time: 11:05 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at Warren Easton Fundamental High where he played wide receiver and cornerback for coach Antonio Hull...named a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com while garnering the No. 21 spot on the NOLA.com/Times-Picayune's Nifty 50...tabbed No. 267 receiver and the No. 117 prospect in the state while earning a 77 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Eagles to a combined 31-19 overall record and four consecutive trips to the state playoffs, including a trip to the quarterfinals as a junior and a runner-up finish as a senior...tabbed first-team all-state and All-District 9-4A as a senior after posting four interceptions, 22 pass break-ups and a forced fumble while playing exclusively on defense...hauled in 12 passes for 253 yards and four touchdowns in an injury-shortened junior season while earning first-team All-District 10-4A recognition as a sophomore after pulling down 19 passes for seven touchdowns...also lettered twice in track and field...off the field, was a member of the Honor Roll and Beta Club while claiming Perfect Attendance recognition.

Personal: Born Dedrick Daniel Shy on Sept. 2, 1996, in New Orleans, La...son of Maxine Smith...has two brothers: Garrick and Kendell; and one sister, Makayla...proposed major is sports medicine...chose Tulane over Kent State, Louisiana-Lafayette and Memphis.

Darius Williams • WR | New Orleans, La. • McDonogh 35 | 6-2 • 185 | Bio | Signed Time: 11:05 CST
High School: Three-year letterman at McDonogh 35 High for coach Wayne Reese... named a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com... tabbed the No. 140 receiver nationally and the No. 63 recruit in the state while earning an 84 rating from 247Sports.com... helped lead the Roneagles to a combined 15 wins with three trips to the state playoffs, including a semifinal appearance as a sophomoreâ¦as a senior, named honorable-mention all-state and first-team All-District 9-4A as a senior after pulling down 57 passes for 813 yards and 10 touchdowns... selected to play in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic.

Personal: Born Darius Glen Williams on April 8, 1996, in New Orleans, La... son of Demetrius and Glenda Williams... has two brothers: Demetrius and DeJuan; and one sister, Demetria... undecided on major.

Malik Eugene • S | Lafayette, La. • Acadiana HS | 5-8 • 162 | Bio | Signed Time: 10:35 CST
High School: Three-year letterman at Acadiana High where he played running back, cornerback and safety for coach Ted Davidson...named a three-star recruit by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Rivals.com and Scout.com... rated the No. 125 safety and the No. 136 cornerback nationally by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com, respectively...listed as the No. 71 prospect in the state and claimed a 72 Scout Grade from ESPN.com while earning the No. 85 recruit in Louisiana and an 82 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Rams to a combined 34-8 overall record, a 17-3 mark in District 3-5A mark and appearances in the state playoffs each season, including a district title as a junior and state champions his final two prep campaigns...claimed honorable-mention all-district as a senior after running 147 times for 1,054 yards and 11 TDs on offense while posting 50 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery on defense...also lettered four years in track and field, helping the 4x100 relay win the district title while finishing second in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200 as a junior... off the field, was a member of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Personal: Born Malik Izel Eugene on July 31, 1996, in Shreveport, La.... son of Micah Eugene and Naomi Johnson... has two siblings, brother Micah who played football at LSU and Southeastern Louisiana and sister Mylah who plays volleyball at LSU... undecided on major.

Keeyon Smart • OT | Baton Rouge, La. • McKinley HS | 6-3 • 332 | Bio | Signed Time: 9:14 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at McKinley High for coach Rober Signater... named a three-star recruit by Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Rivals.com... rated the NO. 143 and No. 149 offensive tackle in the nation from 247Sports.com and Scout.com, respectively, and listed as the No. 155 offensive guard in the country from ESPN.com... tabbed the No. 3 offensive tackle in the state and the No. 48 offensive tackle in The South by Scout.com, the No. 78 prospect in the state and a 71 Scout Grade by ESPN.com and the No. 74 recruit in Louisiana to go with an 83 rating by 247Sports.com... helped lead the Panthers to a combined 16 wins and one trip to the state playoffs... claimed first-team All-District 5-5A honors each year... as a senior, named honorable-mention all-state and first-team all-metro as a senior... also lettered four years in basketball... off the field, was the treasurer of the Student Government Association.

Personal: Born Keeyon Jamel Smart...son of Tanzel Smart, Sr., and Tonisha Shepherd... has three brothers, Tanzel Jr. . who is currently a member of the Tulane football team, Demond and Juwane...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Louisiana Tech and Mississippi State.

John Washington • DT | West Monroe, La. • West Monroe HS | 6-1 • 302 | Bio | Signed Time: 9:14 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at West Monroe High for coaches Don Shows and Jerry Arledge...named a three-star recruit by Scout.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com... tabbed the No. 28 and No. 60 defensive tackle nationally by 247Sports.com and Scout.com, respectively... also named the No. 5 defensive tackle in the state and No. 21 defensive tackle in The South by Scout.com and received an 88 rating while being listed as the No. 24 overall recruit in the state by 247Sports.com... helped lead the Rebels to a combined 45-11 overall record, an unblemished 18-0 mark in District 2-5A play, four consecutive district championships and four straight appearances in the state playoffs with a state title as a freshman and trips to the semifinals as a sophomore and senior... claimed honorable-mention all-state, first-team all-district and second-team All-Northeast Louisiana recognition as a senior... as a sophomore, earned second-team all-district honors.

Personal: Born John Henry Washington, Jr., on June 19, 1997, in West Monroe, La... son of John and Lisa Washington... has one sister, Phoencia... undecided on major... chose Tulane over Louisiana Tech and ULM.

Nigel Anderson • RB | LaPlace, La. • East St. John | 5-10 • 187 | Bio | Signed Time: 8:48 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at East St. John High where he played quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive end, linebacker, safety and punter for coach Phil Banko...named a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 54, No. 75 and No. 96 running back in the nation by Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com, respectively...also listed the No. 6 running back in the state and No. 38 running back in The South by Scout.com while claiming the No. 54 recruit in the state and an 85 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Wildcats to a combined 27-20 overall record with a share of the District 8-5A title as a freshman and a District 7-5A co-championship as a junior to go with four-consecutive trips to the state playoffs...claimed first-team all-district honors in each of his final two prep seasons...a senior, ran for 1,513 yards and 14 touchdowns...named River Parish Football Player of the Week after running for 160 yards and two scores on 16 carries and completing his lone pass attempt in a 49-28 win over H.L. Bourgeois...garnered honorable-mention all-state recognition as a junior after rushing for 1,415 yards on 205 carries and finishing with over 2,500 all-purpose yards...off the field, was a member of the Honor Roll.

Personal: Born Nigel James Anderson on Jan. 24, 1996, in LaPlace, La...son of Lawrence and Fabriell Anderson...has four brothers: Nathan, Nicholas, Lawrence and Antoine...proposed major is business...chose Tulane over Arizona State, East Carolina, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss, Washington State and Western Kentucky.

Leeward Brown • OL | Miami, Fla. • Miramar HS | 6-3 • 344 | Bio | Signed Time: 8:47 CST
High School: Three-year letterman at Miramar High for coaches Damon Cogdell and Matt Strout... rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com... tabbed the No. 33 guard nationally by 247Sports.com while garnering the No. 42, No. 54 and No. 68 positional ranking by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com, respectively...listed as the no. 22 guard in The South and the No. 5 guard in the state from Scout.com, the No. 93 prospect in the Florida to go with a 78 Scout Grade from ESPN.com and the No. 71 recruit in the state with an 88 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Patriots to a combined 27-10 overall record, a 15-2 mark in District 12-5A action and three-consecutive state playoff bids, including a district title and a trip to the regional finals as a juniorâ¦named first-team all-district while claiming All-Broward County from the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel his final two prep seasons...selected to participate in the BCAA All-Star Game and the Offense-Defense All-American Game following his senior campaign...also lettered once in track and field.

Personal: Born Leeward Jaivon Brown on Oct. 31, 1996, in Miami, Fla...son of Leeward Brown, Sr., and Sharon Hollinger...has one brother, Leeward...cousin, Damon Cogdell, played football collegiately at West Virginia and with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League, and is currently the linebackers coach at his alma mater...propose major is communications...chose Tulane over Cincinnati, East Carolina, Florida International, Louisville, Marshall, Miami, Pittsburgh, South Florida and Temple.

Douglas Henry • CB | New Iberia, La. • Westgate HS | 5-10 • 191 | Bio | Signed Time: 8:04 CST
High School: Three-year letterman at Westgate High where he played wide receiver, cornerback and return specialist for coach Ryan Antoine, tabbed a three-star recruit by ESPN.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com and 247Sports.com, listed as the No. 164 and No. 179 athlete nationally by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com, respectively, named the No. 80 prospect in the state and received a 70 Scout Grade from ESPN.com and labeled the No. 124 recruit in Louisiana and earned a 75 rating from 247Sports.com, helped lead the Tigers to a combined 12 wins, including a trip to the second round of the state playoffs as a junior, posted 22 tackles and 10 pass break-ups as a senior despite being limited to just four games due to a foot injury, claimed first-team All-District 5-4A as a junior after pulling down four interceptions, posting 28 tackles and adding a kick return for a touchdown, also lettered twice in basketball.

Personal: Born Douglas Chester Henry on Nov. 22, 1996, in New Iberia, La, son of Dexter Poledore and Valerie Henry, has two sisters: Bianca and Valencia; and one brother, Shawn, proposed major is communications, chose Tulane over Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

Roderic Teamer • S | New Orleans, La. • Brother Martin HS | 5-11 • 191 | Bio | Signed Time: 8:04 CST
High School: Three-year letterman at Brother Martin High where he played linebacker and safety for coach Mark Bonis, helped lead the Crusaders to a combined 20-17 overall record and two appearances in the state playoffs, including a trip to the semi-finals as a senior, tallied 280 career tackles and was named first-team All-District 9-5A in each of his final two prep seasons, tabbed first-team all-state and all-metro as a senior after posting 116 tackles, two interceptions and a sack, as a junior, logged 108 stops, four forced fumbles, three interceptions, two sacks and a pair of interceptions, off the field, was a member of the Honor Roll and Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Personal: Born Roderic Fitzgerlad Teamer, Jr., on May 12, 1997, in New Orleans, La, son of Roderick, Sr., and Toya Barnes-Teamer, has two sisters, Tai and Tia, grandfather, Dr. Charles Teamer, is an emeritus member of the Tulane Board of Trustees, proposed major is marketing, chose Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette.

Darius Black • S | Belle Chasse, La. • Belle Chasse HS | 5-10 • 166 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:38 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at Belle Chasse High where he played cornerback and free safety for coaches Bob Becnel, Clint Harrison and Stephen Meyers.... named a three-star recruit by ESPN.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com and 247Sports.com... tabbed No. 99 and No. 137 safety nationally by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com, respectively... listed as the No. 60 recruit in the state and earned a 74 Scout Grade by ESPN.com and labeled the No. 100 recruit in the Louisiana while earning a 79 rating by 247Sports.com... helped lead the Cardinals to a combined 22-22 overall record with three appearances in the state playoffs, including a trip to the second round as a junior... as a senior, posted 66 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery... selected to play in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic... earned all-district as a junior... also lettered three years in track and field.

Personal: Born Darius Elgin Black on Feb. 7, 1997, in Belle Chasse, La... son of Elgin and Lakrisha... has one sister, A'shia.... undecided on major.

Taris Shenall • CB | Marrero, La. • John Ehret | 5-10 • 171 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:35 CST
High School: Two-year letterman at John Ehret High where he played quarterback, wide receiver and return specialist for coach Corey Lambert, tabbed a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com, listed as the No. 211 cornerback nationally and the No. 125 recruit in the state while earning a 74 rating by 247Sports.com, helped lead the Patriots to a combined 19-5 overall record, a perfect 11-0 mark in District 8-5A action, two district titles and a pair of trips to the state playoff, named first-team all-district both seasons and posted career totals of 60 tackles, 40 pass break-ups, 11 interceptions and two forced fumbles on defense while pulling down seven touchdown receptions on offense, claimed honorable-mention all-state recognition as a senior, selected to participate in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Game where he had two interceptions, including one returned 20 yards for a touchdown, while helping lead Jefferson Parish to a 29-18 win over Orleans Parish, also lettered four years in track and field where he finished fourth in the high jump and sixth in the 400 M at the 2014 district meet, off the field, was a member of the Sign Language Club and African-American Studies Club.

Personal: Born Taris Shenall on March 1, 1997, in Marrero, La, son of Tyrone and Debra Shenall, has one brother, Terrell, proposed major is sports medicine, chose Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette, Southern Miss and ULM.

Brian Webb • DT | New Orleans, La. • Miller-McCoy Academy | 6-0 • 298 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:18 CST
High School: Two-year letterman at Miller-McCoy Academy for coach Jeremiah Scotta... named a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Rivals.com and Scout.coma... helped lead the Lions to a combined seven victories, a perfect 6-0 mark in District 10-3A action, two district titles and a pair of trips to the state playoffs.... for his career, tallied 130 tackles, 23.5 sacks, 70 tackles for loss, 10 forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries... as a senior, named first-team all-district and all-metro after posting 67 tackles, 34 tackles for loss, 10.0 sacks, six forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries... selected to play in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic... as a junior, posted 63 tackles, including 13.5 sacks among 36 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and a safety... off the field, was a member of the Honor Roll and was voted Mr. Miller-McCoy.

Personal: Born Brian Rashad Webb on July 12, 1997, in New Orleans, La... son of Tiffany Webb... has one brother, Kyle, and one sister, Bria... proposed majors are business and engineering... chose Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Mississippi State, South Alabama, Southern Miss, UCF and Western Kentucky.

Andrew Hicks • WR | Belle Chasse, La. • Belle Chasse HS | 6-2 • 198 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:14 CST
High School: Four-year letterman at Belle Chasse High where he played quarterback, wide receiver and free safety for coaches Bob Becnel, Clint Harrison and Stephen Meyers, rated a three-star recruit, listed as the No. 137 athlete nationally and No. 94 recruit in the state and earned an 81 rating by 247Sports.com, helped lead the Cardinals to a combined 22-22 overall record with three appearances in the state playoffs, including a trip to the second round as a junior, named honorable-mention all-state and first-team all-district as a senior after running for 1,372 yards and 19 touchdowns on 154 carries while tallying 1500 yards through the air... ran for a career-high 303 yards and three touchdowns vs Carver on Sept. 12, 2014, named New Orleans Quarterback Club, SportsNOLA.com, WGSO 99 Am, WHNO TV 20 and Friday Night Football Prep Player of the Week after running 21 times for 281 yards and four scores while completing a pass for 32 yards in a 42-34 win over Brusly on Sept. 19, 2014 and after running 13 times for 190 yards and four touchdowns while completing 14-of-21 passes for 253 yards and a score in a 58-14 bi-district playoff win over Lakeshore on Nov. 18, 2013, invited to participated in the Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Game where he ran for 155 yards and three scores while leading Jefferson Parish to a 29-18 win over Orleans Parish, also lettered four years in track and field and three years in basketball, off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born Andrew Hicks on April 2, 1997, in New Orleans, La, son of Andrew and Terry Hicks, has one sister, Dantel, proposed major is business administration, cousin, the late Chris Henry, played college football at West Virginia and professionally with the Cincinnati Bengals, chose Tulane over Southern Miss.

Keyshawn McLeod • OL | Port Charlotte, Fla. • Port Charlotte HS | 6-4 • 250 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:45 EST
High School: Three-year letterman at Port Charlotte High where he played offensive tackle and defensive end for coach Jordan Ingman...rated two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com...listed as the No. 179 offensive tackle and the No. 270 prospect in the state to go with a 79 rating from 247Sports.com...helped lead the Pirates to a combined 24-9 overall record, a 6-3 mark in District 11-7A action and two trips to the state playoffs, including a district co-championship as a sophomore as well as a district title and an appearance in the regional finals as a junior...named first-team all-area as a senior...also lettered twice in basketball and once in track and field...off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, received the Senior Class Award and was elected into the Senior Hall of Fame.

Personal: Born Keyshawn Neon McLeod on Sept. 25, 1996, in Wauchula, Fla...son of Joe Hearns and Sharon Outley...has four sisters: Shaniqua, Aaliyah, Dominique and Makayla; and two brothers: Markele and Lawrence...proposed major is homeland security.

Zachary Block • K/P | Clermont, Fla. • East Ridge HS | 6-4 • 182 | Bio | Signed Time: 7:16 EST
Three-year letterman at East Ridge High where he served as both punter and kicker for coaches Bud O'Hara, Ken Knapczyk and Ashour Peera, named a five star recruit as both a kicker and punter by KohlsKicking.com while garnering three-star status from ESPN.com and two-star status from Rivals.com, listed as the No. 11 kicker and No. 21 punter nationally by KohlsKicking.com while being tabbed the No. 16 kicker in the country and the No. 197 recruit in the state to go with a 74 Scout Grade by ESPN.com, as a senior, connected on 4-of-6 field goals with a long of 48 yards, converted all seven PATs and averaged 40.8 yards per punt, hit all six field goals and all 21 PATs while averaging 38.0 yards on 34 punts as a junior while hitting his lone field goal try, and 38-of-40 PATs as a sophomore, in addition to his prep performance, put together several solid showings at various kicking camps, won the punting competition and was listed as the top performing kicker at the National Senior Challenge in Orlando, Fla., on Jan. 17-18, 2015,also won the kickoff competition and listed as the No. 2 prospect at the Southern Showcase Camp in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 14, 2014, won the field goal competition with a field-best 10 splitting the uprights at the Southern Showcase Camp in Atlanta on May 18, 2014, and was the top-rated kickoff and punting specialist at the One-Day Training Camp in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on March 9, 2014, also lettered three years in soccer, off the field, was a member of the National Honor Society, Honor Roll and Student Government.

Personal: Born Zachary Andrew Block on Jan. 2, 1997, in Orlando, Fla., son of Dan and Mary Block, has two sisters, Maryssa and Victoria, proposed major is history.