Signing Day

2015 National Signing Day
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Welcome to Signing Day LIVE at SMUMustangs.com. Recruits will be added to the list below LIVE as they are confirmed.
Click on a signees name for full bio below.

 Time  Signee Pos Ht Wt Video  Hometown (School)
 7:05 am CT  Ben Hicks QB 6-2 200 Video  Waco, Texas (Waco Midway)
 7:06 am CT  Myron Gailliard WR 5-9 165 Video  Mansfield, Texas (Mansfield Timberview)
 7:07 am CT  Kevin Thomas WR 6-2 180 Video  DeSoto, Texas (Desoto)
 7:11 am CT  James Proche WR 5-11 185 Video  Dallas, Texas (Desoto)
 7:15 am CT  Xavier Castille WR 5-11 195 Video  Rockwall, Texas (Rockwall)
 7:15 am CT  Hunter Herndon TE 6-4 236 Video  Forney, Texas (North Forney)
 7:23 am CT  Matt McNew LB 6-3 220 Video  Robinson, Texas (Robinson)
 7:29 am CT  Josh Williams K 5-11 180 Video  Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett)
 7:31 am CT  Alex Honey WR 6-4 194 Video  Denton, Texas (Denton Guyer)
 7:54 am CT  Bryce Wilds OL 6-7 305 Video  Freeport, Texas (Brazosport)
 7:56 am CT  Jordon Williams LB 6-1 195 Video  Houston, Texas (Jersey Village)
 8:02 am CT  Hunter Thedford DE 6-7 225 Video  Comanche, Texas (Comanche)
 8:06 am CT  Delontae Scott DE 6-5 200 Video  Irving, Texas (Irving Nimitz)
 8:06 am CT  Michael Scott DE 6-4 220 Video  Irving, Texas (Irving Nimitz)
 8:06 am CT  Marcus McNeil OL 6-3 300 Video  San Antonio, Texas (Madison)
 8:21 am CT  Mitchell Kaufman LB 6-3 217 Video  Dallas, Texas (Highland Park)
 8:38 am CT  Chris Biggurs DT 6-3 245 Video  Coppell, Texas (Coppell)
 8:42 am CT  Xavier Jones RB 5-10 180 Video  Spring, Texas (Spring)
 9:00 am CT  Rodney Clemons S 6-0 185 Video  Katy, Texas (Taylor)
 9:07 am CT  Keaton Bates OL 6-4 265 Video  Arlington, Texas (Arlington Lamar)
 9:13 am CT  Braeden West RB 5-10 170 Video  Katy, Texas (Seven Lakes)
 10:04 am CT  Austin Corbett LB 6-4 200 Video  Plano, Texas (Plano East)



Ben Hicks
VIDEO
Enrolled in January... A four-star ESPN recruit... Ranked No. 2 at the Elite 11 QB Camp... Rated the nation's No. 22 quarterback (pocket passer) and the No.64 player overall in Texas by ESPN.com... Ranked by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as the No. 5 QB in Texas... Led Midway to a 12-1 record in 2014, completing 67% of his passes for over 3,500 yards and 28 TDs with just six picks... Also rushed for nine scores... Named the 2014 District 12-6A Offensive MVP as well as first-team All-District... Had offers from Florida, Michigan, Houston, Indiana and Texas Tech among others... Coached by Terry Gambill at Waco Midway.


Myron Gailliard
VIDEO
A three-star Rivals recruit... Was named District 14-5A MVP as well as first-team All-District... Named the Region II District 14-5A Player of the Year by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Accounted for over 1,300 all-purpose yards and scored 12 TDs as a senior... Had offers from Memphis, New Mexico, Colorado State and others... Coached by James Brown at Mansfield Timberview ... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Kevin Thomas
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN, 247Sports, Scout and Rivals recruit... Rated as the nation's No. 61 wide receiver prospect and No. 10 in Texas by Scout... Caught 44 passes for 681 yards and eight TDs in 2014 and 60 balls for 822 yards and seven scores in 2013... Held offers from Clemson, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Wake Forest and Wisconsin among others... A second-team All-District selection at inside wide receiver as a junior... Coached by Claude Mathis and Todd Peterman at DeSoto.


James Proche
VIDEO
A four-star ESPN recruit... Ranked the nation's No. 38 wideout and the No. 52 player in Texas by ESPN.com... A member of the Dallas Morning News Area Top 100, coming in at No. 33... Ranked as the No. 8 wideout in Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Caught 18 passes for 335 yards and a score in just seven games in 2014... Also had 15 punt returns for 227 yards and another score... Held offers from Houston, Louisville, Maryland, TCU, Tulsa and Wake Forest among others... Coached by Claude Mathis and Todd Peterman at DeSoto.


Xavier Castille
VIDEO
A three-star Rivals, 247Sports and Scout recruit... Rated as the nation's 88th-best receiver (17th in Texas) by Scout... Named the Region II District 11-6A Player of the Year by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... A member of the Dallas Morning News Area Top 100, coming in at No. 66... Ran a 4.43 verified 40-yard dash... Caught 90 passes for 1,622 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2014... Also rushed 63 times for 632 yards and seven scores... Coached by Rodney Webb at Rockwall... Held offers from over 15 schools, including Oklahoma State, Washington, Houston, UConn, Kansas, Tulsa and Memphis... Also played basketball and soccer.


Hunter Herndon
VIDEO
A three-star Scout, 247Sports and ESPN recruit... Rated the No. 3 tight end in Texas and the No. 48 tight end nationally by Scout... Chose SMU over offers from Oklahoma and others... Played quarterback in high school... Was the 27th-rated dual-threat QB in the nation per ESPN... Passed for over 1,700 yards and ran for over 600 yards as a prep... Also accounted for nearly 20 TDs... Coached by Lance Gary at North Forney... Also lettered in baseball and track.


Matt McNew
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... Named the District 13-4A Defensive MVP... Ranked the No. 7 prospect in Central Texas and a second-team Super Centex Team selection by the Waco Tribune-Herald... Notched 160 tackles, with 16 tackles for-loss, and seven sacks in 2014... Coached by Tommy Allison at Robinson... Picked SMU over offers from Navy, Army, Air Force, New Mexico and others.


Josh Williams
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals recruit... Picked SMU over an offer from Fresno State... Was named a Semper Fidelis All-American as a senior at Rowlett... A five-star Kohl's Camp kicker rating... Rated the No. 12 kicker in the nation by Kohl's... Coached by Doug Stephens at Rowlett.


Alex Honey
VIDEO
A three-star Scout recruit... Caught 38 passes for 940 yards and 13 TDs as a senior and 27 passes for 519 yards and six TDs as a junior... Named first-team All-District... Ranked as the No. 38 WR in Texas by Scout... Had offers from Air Force and others... Coached by John Walsh at Denton Guyer.


Bryce Wilds
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN and 247Sports recruit... Played for Ben Rudolph at Brazosport... Had offers from Texas Tech, Northwestern, Houston, Tulsa and others... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Jordon Williams
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN and 247Sports recruit... Also ranked as the nation's No. 90 OLB by ESPN... Totaled 44 tackles, three forced fumbles, an interception, two fumble recoveries and two blocked punts in just five games in 2014... Notched 47 tackles as a junior... Totaled 112 stops, five pick and 22 PBUs as a prep... Had offers from Arkansas, Louisville, Houston, Iowa State, Memphis, Northwestern, Utah and Wake Forest among others... Ranked in the Texas Top 150 by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Coached by David Snokhous at Jersey Village... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Hunter Thedford
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN recruit... Rated as the nation's No. 29 tight end prospect by ESPN.com... Ranked as the No. 9 tight end in Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Notched 52 tackles, 14 for-loss, and 11 sacks in 2014... Named All-District and All-Big Country by the Abilene Reporter-News... Also tabbed an All-State selection by the Texas Sports Writers... Coached by Stephen Hemesmeyer at Comanche... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Delontae Scott
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... Notched 49 tackles with 11.5 for-loss and seven sacks in 2014... Named first-team All-District 9-6A... Brother of signee Michael Scott... Coached by Brian Rogers at Irving Nimitz... Held offers from Cal, Colorado, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State and Minnesota among others... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Michael Scott
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN and 247Sports recruit... Rated the nation's No. 112 defensive end by ESPN.com... Notched 49 tackles with four for-loss and three sacks in 2014... Also caught 22 passes for five scores and almost 300 yards... A member of the Dallas Morning News Area Top 100, coming in at No. 76... Brother of signee Delontae Scott... Coached by Brian Rogers at Irving Nimitz... Held offers from Cal, Colorado, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, Minnesota, Northwestern and TCU among others.


Marcus McNeil
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN recruit... Ranked the nation's No. 72 guard by ESPN.com... Coached by Mark Smith at San Antonio Madison.


Mitchell Kaufman
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... First-team All-District 10-4A and honorable mention All-State (AP and Texas Sportswriters) selection...Notched 70-plus tackles and four interceptions in 2014, returning three of those picks for TDs... Added 15 pass breakups... Coached by Randy Allen at Highland Park... Also lettered in basketball and golf.


Chris Biggurs
VIDEO
A three-star ESPN and 247Sports prospect... Recorded 38 tackles and helped Coppell reach the playoffs as a senior... Son of former Texas Tech offensive tackle Charlie Biggurs... Played for Mike DeWitt at Coppell... Held offers from Iowa State and others.


Xavier Jones
VIDEO
A three-star 247Sports recruit... Named District 15-6A Offensive MVP as a senior... Was a first-team All-District selection at return specialist as a sophomore... Helped Spring to the regional finals in 2014, running for 2,449 yards and 29 touchdowns while catching 36 passes for 423 yards and another two scores... Played for Sam Parker at Spring... Had offers from Memphis and others.


Rodney Clemons
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... Had 115 tackles, six pass breakups and five interceptions in 2014... Was named first-team All-District and second-team All-State... Named first-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle... Coached by Trey Herrmann at Katy Taylor... Also lettered in basketball and track.


Keaton Bates
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... Chose SMU over offers from Fresno State, Navy and others... Coached by Trent Fuller at Arlington Lamar... Father Patrick played at UCLA and Texas A&M before moving on to a professional career in the NFL with the Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons... Dad was selected 12th overall in the 1993 NFL draft.


Braeden West
VIDEO
A two-star Rivals and Scout recruit... One of 10 offensive finalists for the Houston Touchdown Club POY Award... Rushed 202 times for 1,467 yards and 20 TDs in 2014... Also caught 19 passes for 511 yards and six scores... As a sophomore, rushed 241 times for 1,583 yards and 17 touchdowns... Had offers from BYU and Houston among others... Coached by Lydell Wilson at Katy Seven Lakes.


Austin Corbett
VIDEO
A three-star Scout recruit... Also rated as the No. 92 OLB in the nation and No. 16 in Texas by Scout... Was named District 6-6A MVP, first-team All-County and All-District and Academic All-State... Notched 110 tackles, 14 for-loss with eight sacks and five blocked kicks in 2014... Had 66 tackles with 13 for-loss as a junior... Had offers from Nevada, Air Force, Navy and others... Coached by Joey McCullough at Plano East... Also lettered in basketball and track.


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