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 TIME  SIGNEE POS HT WT VIDEO  HOMETOWN (SCHOOL)
 7:00 am CT  Aphonso Thomas RB 6-0 195 Video  Van, Texas (Van)
 7:07 am CT  Ryan Becker ATH 6-5 230 Video  Marble Falls, Texas (Marble Falls)
 7:09 am CT  Myles Duke LB 6-1 185 Video  Baytown, Texas (Goose Creek)
 7:09 am CT  Joshua Shelmire WR 6-2 180 Video  Dickinson, Texas (Lutheran South)
 7:12 am CT  Braxton Webb OL 6-5 274 Video  San Angelo, Texas (Central)
 7:18 am CT  Michael Badejo DL 6-2 220 Video  Grand Prairie, Texas (Timberview)
 7:18 am CT  Noah Spears LB 6-2 200 Video  Irving, Texas (Nimitz)
 7:26 am CT  Michael Clark S 6-1 175 Video  Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill)
 7:26 am CT  Collin Rock S 5-11 187 Video  Cypress, Texas (Cypress Ranch)
 7:26 am CT  Eric Sutton CB 5-10 170 Video  Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill)
 7:36 am CT  Harrison Barton OL/DL 6-3 275 Video  Bellaire, Texas (Houston Christian)
 7:36 am CT  Blake Carlisle LB 6-3 180 Video  Dickinson, Texas (Dickinson)
 7:36 am CT  Jordan Carmouche RB 6-0 216 Video  Manvel, Texas (Manvel)
 7:36 am CT  Christian Davis DB 6-0 160 Video  Waco, Texas (Midway)
 7:36 am CT  Kadarius Smith OL 6-3 275 Video  Plano, Texas (Plano North)
 7:36 am CT  Jordan Ward LB 6-3 195 Video  Sugarland, Texas (Kempner)
 7:41 am CT  Corey Rau TE 6-4 248 Video  Katy, Texas (Cinco Ranch)
 7:42 am CT  J.T. Williams DT 6-1 295 Video  Denton, Texas (Ryan/Trinity Valley CC)
 7:45 am CT  Ke'Mon Freemon ATH 5-11 205 Video  Texarkana, Texas (Liberty-Eylau)
 7:48 am CT  Demerick Gary DL 6-3 245 Video  Dallas, Texas (Kimball)
 8:07 am CT  Jacob Todora OL 6-4 260 Video  Frisco, Texas (Wakeland)
 8:09 am CT  Brandon Benson WR 6-1 186 Video  Waco, Texas (La Vega)
 9:04 am CT  Mikial Onu S 5-11 185 Video  Sugarland, Texas (George Ranch)
 9:26 am CT  Ken McLaurin DL 6-2 260 Video  Aubrey, Texas (Ryan)
 9:57 am CT  Patrick Jones DT 6-3 270 Video  Ft. Worth, Texas (Arlington Heights)


Bio
VIDEO

A three-star running back... Played for Jerad Moffatt at Van... Rated as the No. 20 running back in the Lone Star State this season by Scout.com... Ran for 1,568 yards and 21 touchdowns in 11 games in 2015 after tallying 934 yards and 12 scores as a junior... Chose SMU over offers from Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado State, Nevada and others... Recruited by Justin Stepp and Claude Mathis.


sd16_BeckerRyan
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A consensus three-star prospect... Named first-team All-District 25-5A and honorable mention All-State (AP)... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Athletes by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Chosen as Team Offensive MVP... Recorded 74 pancakes on the year... Played for Matt Green at Marble Falls... Also lettered in track and rodeo... Advanced to the Texas High School Rodeo Association's team-roping finals... Chose SMU over offers from Nebraska, Oregon State, Northwestern, Rice, Texas Tech, Air Force, Houston and N.C. State among others... Recruited by Jess Loepp; Personal: Son of Tracey and Mark Becker.


sd16_Duke_Myles
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A consensus three-star prospect... Rated as the No. 41 dual-threat quarterback in nation by ESPN... Named first-team All-District 22-5A as a wide receiver... Caught 34 passes for 577 yards and four TDs... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Athletes by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Played for at Bret Boyd at Goose Creek... Also lettered in basketball and track... Averaged 20 ppg on the hardwood... Recruited by Archie McDaniel; Personal: Son of Kris and Darrick Duke... Father was a two-sport athlete at Texas, playing football and baseball.


sd16_ShelmireJoshua
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Had 73 receptions for 1,543 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior... A first-team TAPPS All-State selection... Named second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle... Was a finalist for Private School Offensive Player of the Year by the Houston Touchdown Club... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... A two-star prospect... Played for Stephen Robbins at Lutheran South... Also lettered in track, running the 4x100m, 4x200m, 100m and 200m... Chose SMU over offers from Stanford, Memphis and Northwestern... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt and Justin Stepp; Personal: Son of Linda Neely Shelmire and Larry Shelmire.


sd16_WebbBraxton
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A consensus three-star prospect... Named to the 6A All-State Team by TheOldCoach.com... Also tabbed to the All-West Texas Team by the San Angelo Standard-Times... Named first-team All-District 3-6A... Named to Team USA for 2016 International Bowl... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Offensive Linemen by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising as well as being tabbed to the Subway Super Team Offense... Graded out at 91 percent, with 43 pancake blocks... Allowed only one sack all year... Played for Brent Davis at Central... Chose SMU over offers from Syracuse and Nevada among others... Recruited by Jess Loepp and Dustin Fry; Personal: Son of Laurie and Kenneth Webb.


sd16_Badejo
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A consensus three-star prospect... A first-team All-District performer as a junior and a second-team selection as senior... Notched 81 tackles, 12 tackles for-loss and six sacks... Rated the No. 64 OLB in the nation by ESPN... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Linebackers by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Also lettered in track, running the 4x100m, 4x200m, 100m and 200m... Played for James Brown at Timberview... Chose SMU over offers from Purdue, Washington, Pittsburgh, Iowa, Notre Dame, Indiana, Illinois, Boise State, Air Force, Army, Houston, Navy, Fresno State and Oregon State among others... Recruited by Claude Mathis and Buddy Wyatt; Personal: Son of Margaret and Michael Badejo... Mother ran track at Texas State while father played soccer at UNT... Brother and sister both play college basketball.


sd16_SpearsNoah
VIDEO

A consensus three-star recruit... Rated by Scout as the No. 4 inside linebacker in Texas... Named first-team All-District 9-6A... Notched 100 tackles, six TFL, one interception, three sacks and one forced fumble in 2015... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Linebackers by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Also tabbed first-team Academic All-District... Played for Brian Roger at Nimitz... Also lettered in baseball... Chose SMU over offers from Houston, Kansas and Texas Tech among others... Recruited by Archie McDaniel; Personal: Son of Shanda Spears.


sd16_Clark_Michael
VIDEO

Notched 54 tackles in seven games... A 247Sports Composite three-star prospect... Named to Team USA for 2016 International Bowl... Played for Joey McGuire at Cedar Hill... Also lettered in track... Chose SMU over an offer from Kansas... Recruited by Claude Mathis and Van Malone; Personal: Son of Jameshia Lewis... Uncle played slot receiver at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.


sd16_RockCollin
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Named second-team All-District 6A... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Athletes by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Tabbed first-team All-Houston by Vype Magazine... Named to the Touchdown Club of Houston's Pre-Season Team... Threw for over 1,500 yards in 2015 with 18 touchdowns and just four interceptions... Ran for over 500 yards with four scores... Led his team to the state finals as a junior... Played for Gene Johnson at Cypress Ranch... Also lettered in baseball, helping the squad to a 2015 6A state title... Chose SMU over offers from Army, Navy and Air Force... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt; Personal: Son of Tara and David Rock... Father played safety at Texas A&M.


sd16_SuttonEric
VIDEO

A three-star recruit... Named first-team All-District 8-6A... Had 40-plus tackles, six pass breakups and two forced fumbles in 2015... Played for Joey McGuire at Cedar Hill... Also lettered in track... Chose SMU over offers from Air Force and Army among others... Recruited by Claude Mathis and Jess Loepp; Personal: Son of Emily and Eric Sutton... Father played cornerback for the Washington Redskins and in the Canadian Football League.


sd16_Barton
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A three-star ESPN prospect... Graded out at 93 percent as a senior with 61 pancakes in 10 games... Did not allow a sack in his final three prep seasons... Named All-Southwest Preparatory Conference as junior and senior... Was a finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club's Lineman of the Year and a quarterfinalist for the Lombardi Award, given to best offensive lineman, defensive lineman or linebacker in Houston area... Houston Area Top 50 prospect by Vype... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Played on both sides of the ball as a senior... Played for Max Bowman at Houston Christian... Chose SMU over offers from Minnesota, Purdue, Tulane, Air Force, Army and Navy among others... Also lettered in lacrosse... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt and Dustin Fry; Personal: Son of Beth and Sean Barton.


sd16_Carlisle
VIDEO

Named first-team All-District tight end as a senior and first-team All-District linebacker as a junior... Also tabbed All-Galveston County... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Linebackers by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Played for John Snelson at Dickinson... Recruited by Archie McDaniel; Personal: Son of Angela Carlisle.


sd16_Carmouche
VIDEO

A three-star prospect... Played linebacker in high school, but projects as a running back on the Hilltop... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Linebackers by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Notched 60 stops in 2015... Chose SMU over offers from Arkansas, Arizona St., Baylor, Boston College, California, Colorado, Duke, Houston, Illinois, Kansas, Kansas St., Missouri, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Stanford, Texas, Texas Tech, Washington and Wisconsin among others... Played for Kirk Martin at Manvel... Recruited by Archie McDaniel; Personal: Son of Evelyn and Darnell Carmouche.


sd16_DavisChristian
VIDEO

Named first-team All-District 12-6A... Notched 61 tackles, two for-loss, three interceptions and eight pass break-ups... Named to the CenTex Top 25 by the Waco Tribune-Herald... A finalist for LaDainian Tomlinson Defensive Player of the Year Award... Played for Terry Gambill at Midway... Also lettered in track, running the 400m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m... Chose SMU over offers from Northwestern, Illinois, Army, Navy, Hawaii, Rice and Tulsa among others... A two-star prospect... Recruited by Claude Mathis and Jess Loepp; Personal: Son of Kristy and Justin Davis.


sd16_SmithKadarius
VIDEO

A three-star prospect... Named All-District... An Area Top-100 selection by the Dallas Morning News... Rated as the No. 16 center in the nation by Scout... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Offensive Linemen by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Recorded 80 knockdown blocks in 2015... Squatted 500-lbs.-plus in high school... Chose SMU over offers from Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Arizona State, Fresno State, Kansas State, Air Force, New Mexico, San Diego State and others... Played for Jaydon McCullough at Plano North... Recruited by Jess Loepp and Dustin Fry; Personal: Son of Angela Vaughn and James Smith.


sd16_WardJordan
VIDEO

Tabbed first-team All-District as a senior after earning second-team honors as a junior... Registered 125 tackles with 11 for-loss, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception in 2015... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Linebackers by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Played for Darrin Andrus at Kempner... Chose SMU over offers from Air Force, Colorado State, Navy and others... Also lettered in baseball and basketball... Recruited by Van Malone; Personal: Son of Gwen Ward.


sd16_RauCorey
VIDEO

A 247Sports Composite three-star prospect... Ranked as the No. 24 tight end in the nation by ESPN... Named first-team All-District 19-6A... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Receivers & Tight Ends by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Selected to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Had 26 catches for 458 yards and three touchdowns in 2015... Played for Don Clayton at Cinco Ranch... Also lettered in baseball... Chose SMU over offers from Texas, Texas A&M, Purdue, Iowa State, Fresno State, Houston, Minnesota, Tulsa, UCF, Washington and Rice among others... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt and Joe Craddock; Personal: Son of Tanncy and Tim Rau... Has a brother, Chase... Grandfather Donnie Laurence played football, baseball and basketball at Baylor and was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993... Grandfather was a first-team All-SWC pick in 1965 and earned honorable mention All-America honors... Uncle also played football at Baylor.


sd16_Williams_JT
VIDEO

A three-star signee... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt; Freshman & Sophomore (2014-15 at TVCC): Accounted for 37 tackles and two sacks in 10 games for Trinity Valley in 2015... Notched 31 stops, with 5.5 for-loss, as a freshman; Prep: Had 67 tackles, with nine of those coming behind the line of scrimmage, as a senior... Also recorded five sacks and two forced fumbles... Tabbed honorable mention All-State as a junior and senior, while garnering first-team All-District, All-Area and All-Region honors as a junior and senior... Voted Team Defensive MVP... Played for Joey Florence at Denton Ryan... Also played basketball, soccer and was a member of the track & field team... Signed with Southern Miss... Had offers from Missouri, Houston and others; Personal: Son of Hester M. Oluka... Brother, Jordan, played football at Missouri.


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VIDEO

A three-star recruit... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Athletes by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Named one of 12 All-Midlands Athletes and rated as the No. 12 Athlete in Texas by Scout.com... Accounted for over 5,000 total yards as a senior... Threw for over 3,300 yards with 29 TDs and just six picks... Also ran for 1,865 yards and another 29 touchdowns... Played for Steve Wells at Liberty-Eylau... Recruited by Joe Craddock; Personal: Son of Kisha James and Decorion Meadows... Has one brother and one sister.


sd16_GaryDemerick
VIDEO

A consensus three-star prospect... A two-time District 13-5A Defensive Most Valuable Player... Rated as the No. 75 strongside defensive end in nation by 247sports... Named to Team USA for 2016 International Bowl... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Defensive Linemen by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Ranked as the No. 45 player overall in the DMN's Area Top 100... Notched 74 tackles, 30 tackles for-loss, 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and an interception - which he returned for a touchdown... Played for Henry Cofer and Carlton Nelson at Kimball... Also lettered in soccer as a goalie... Chose SMU over offers from Air Force, Army, Navy, Nevada and Virginia among others... Recruited by Buddy Wyatt; Personal: Son of Denica and Bernard Phillips... Uncle played football at TCU.


sd16_TodoraJacob
VIDEO

A three-star prospect... Named first-team All-District... Rated by 247Sports as the No. 59 guard in the nation... Started four seasons and only allowed one sack in his entire prep career... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Offensive Linemen by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Played for Marty Secord at Wakeland... Chose SMU over offers from Illinois, Kansas, Navy, Tulane, Army, Nevada and others... Recruited by Jess Loepp and Dustin Fry; Personal: Son of Stephanie and Joe Todora... Uncles played college basketball, and grandfather played basketball at Duke.


sd16_Benson
VIDEO

Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Receivers & Tight Ends by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Ranked as the No. 15 wideout in the Midlands by Scout... Named to the CenTex Top 25 by the Waco Tribune-Herald... Played for Willie Williams at La Vega... Helped La Vega to a state title as a senior... Also lettered in basketball... Chose SMU over offers from Houston, Illinois, Kansas, Northwestern, Purdue, Texas Tech, Wisconsin and others... Recruited by Claude Mathis and Justin Stepp; Personal: Son of LaRonda and Michael Benson.


sd16_OnuMikial
VIDEO

A three-star Scout.com prospect... Had nine interceptions, 40-plus tackles, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior... A first-team All-District 24-5A selection and first-team All-Greater Houston pick by the Houston Chronicle... Named a Defensive Player of the Year Award finalist by the Houston Touchdown Club... Named to the Houston Chronicle Greater Houston Top 100... Played for Ricky Tullos at George Ranch... Chose SMU over Air Force, Army, Fresno State, Navy, Nevada, New Mexico, Northwestern and Rice among others... Recruited by Van Malone; Personal: Son of Charity Carter and Miki Onu... Comes from a football family - cousin Quandre Diggs plays cornerback for the Detroit Lions, cousin Quentin Jammer played cornerback for San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos and cousin Chris Jammer played cornerback at Rice.


sd16_McLaurin
VIDEO

Prep: A three-star prospect... Named one of "Texas' Best" 2016 Defensive Linemen by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Rising... Named to Team USA for 2016 International Bowl... Rated as the No. 12 DT in the Midlands by Scout... Notched 68 tackles, 21 tackles for-loss, 11 sacks, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, four PBUs and 17 QBH in 2015... Had 43 tackles and 9.5 sacks as a junior... Played for Dave Henigan at Ryan... Chose SMU over offers from Boise State, Colorado State, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Missouri, Nevada, Tulsa and others... Also lettered in track, reaching the regional finals in the shot... Also threw the discus... Recruited by Jess Loepp and Buddy Wyatt; Personal: Son of Sharron Johnson and Sean McLaurin.


sd16_JonesPatrick
VIDEO

A 2014 and 2015 unanimous first-team All-District selection... Named All-Area as a senior... Notched eight sacks, 15 tackles for-loss and four forced fumbles... Totaled 42 tackles in all in 2015... Played for Phil Young at Arlington Heights... A three-year letterman... Also lettered in track, reaching the regional finals in the shot... The 2015 Arlington Heights Homecoming King... Chose SMU over offers from Purdue, Colorado State and others... Recruited by Keith Gunn; Personal: Son of Kelli and Patrick Jones... Brother plays football at TCU... Father played basketball at Tyler Junior College.




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