CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College Football team signed 27 players as a part of National Signing Day on Wednesday. The signees include 20 players from the state of South Carolina as well as players from Florida, Georgia and North Carolina that committed to the Blue Hose program.

Here’s a look at the 2019 Signing Class:

Julius Land

5-10; 200; LB

Columbia, S.C./Irmo HS

 

Was a region champion and two-time region runner up at Irmo HS… Two-time all-region Linebacker… named best linebacker at Irmo HS three straight seasons… participated in off the field activities such as reading to elementary school children… played High School football with fellow commitment Oka Emmanwori…

Brock Dalton

5-11; 210; LB

Camden, S.C./Camden HS

 

Three-year letter winner at Camden HS… he compiled 244 tackles during his High School career… was a member of the school’s Beta Club... participated in community service projects while at Camden… twin brother Blake also committed to PC on Wednesday…

 

Blake Dalton

5-11; 205; LB

Camden, S.C./Camden HS

 

Lettered in football at Camden HS… compiled 250 career tackles, an interception and five pass breakups throughout his time at Camden… also played baseball… participated in the Beta Club… he stayed involved throughout his time at Camden… twin brother Brock also committed to PC on Wednesday…

 

Chase Hagler

6-0; 265; OL

Indian Trail, N.C./Porter Ridge HS

 

Was an All-Conference lineman at Porter Ridge HS… was a state semifinalist during his career… totaled 70 pancake blocks in two seasons… was a part of the Interact Club…

 

Keegan Halloran

6-0; 183; QB

Fountain Inn, S.C./Woodruff HS

 

Halloran was an all-state recipient at Woodruff HS… 2x Herald football player of the week… 2x all-region honors… participated in North-South All Star game… four years all academic honoree… region three player of the year… had over 7,000 yards passing and 82 passing touchdown while also compiling 1,500 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns… was a National Honor Society inductee… also a part of the Beta Club… participated in Palmetto Fellows…

 

Malik Busby

5-11; 243; DT

Chesnee, S.C./Chesnee HS

 

Played on both sides of the line at Chesnee HS… he recorded 45 sacks and 266 tackles during his career… also played basketball while at Chesnee… he recorded most charges in a single season and in school history… was a part of the Beta Club… also was a National Honor Society Inductee…

 

Clenton Cochran

6-1; 215; DE

Charlotte, N.C./West Mecklenburg HS

 

During his senior year at West Mecklenburg he was part of program that won a conference championship and made it to 3rd round of the Playoffs for first time in school history… compiled 100 tackles, 11 sacks, 1 interception, 3 forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and three pass deflections… he also played two seasons at Phillip O Berry before finishing his High School career at West Mecklenburg…

 

Jake Keyes

6-0; 315; OL

Hampton, S.C./Wade Hampton HS

 

Three-year letter winner at Wade Hampton HS as an offensive lineman… also played catcher and first baseman… also was a part of the Beta Club…

 

Tyler Shelton

5-10; 180; S

Douglasville, Ga./Chapel Hill HS

 

Earned second team All-State honors in his junior year… was a two-time All-Region selection… All-County honoree… compiled over 200 career tackles to go along with three sacks, three interceptions, four forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries… Top 25% for GPA in Graduating Class… also was a National Honor Society Inductee…

 

Colby Key

6-2; 270; OL

West Columbia, S.C./Airport HS

 

Key was a four-year letter winner and team captain for Airport HS… He was an East-West All-Star Nominee… he was a team captain and an Eagle Award Recipient… he was also a three-year starter for the baseball program where the team was 2018 AAAA State Runner-Up… he was a part of the Beta Club and a B-27 Member Teacher Cadet… as a part of the teacher cadet program they went to read to elementary students…

Devan Diggins

5-11; 155; WR

Blue Ridge, S.C./Blue Ridge HS

 

Earned defensive player of the week honors in the Greer Citizen… played wide receiver and free safety at Blue Ridge HS… recorded 10 tackles in a single game at free safety… also spent time as a Baseball pitcher and right fielder… was a qualifier for National Honor Society… participated in the drama program off the field during his time at Blue Ridge…

 

Ian Rome

5-9; 160; DB

Columbus, Ga./Columbus HS

 

Played WR and CB during his time at Columbus HS… was a 2x all Bi City award winner… 2x All-Region… named 2018 specialist of the year… True 19 Southwest Top 100 Player… during the 2018 season compiled 950 all-purpose yards, two receiving touchdowns, three defensive and special team touchdowns and seven pass deflections…

 

Paul Johnson

6-0; 180; RB

Anderson, S.C./Westside HS

 

Earned First Team All-Area 2x while at Westside HS and All-Region honoree three years… compiled 3,000 rushing yards during his High School career… set a single game touchdown mark as he had five in one game during his time at Westside… was a part of the Beta Club… also a National Honor Society Nominee… Twin brother Tim also committed to PC…

 

Tim Johnson

5-9; 177; DB

Anderson, S.C./Westside HS

 

2x region champion in football as a defensive back at Westside HS… compiled 36 tackles, 10 pass deflections and a pair of interceptions during his senior year… also was a three-time region champion in basketball… participated in AVID outside of athletics… Twin brother Paul also committed to PC…

 

Hunter Mills

5-11; 215; FB

Charleston, S.C./Hanahan HS

 

Was a region champion in 2018 at Hanahan HS… was a three-year starter and two year team captain for the football team… earned defensive MVP and Leadership Award… received the Irim Aiken Award which goes to the hardest worker in the football program… named top 10 linebacker in the lower country… compiled over 200 tackles, four pass breakups, four sacks, eight tackles for loss, five fumble recoveries and four special teams blocks… offensively he also recorded 10 career touchdowns… also ran track and competed in wrestling…

 

Bryson Howell

6-1; 170; DB

Mount Holly, N.C./Mountain Island Charter HS

 

Howell was a four-year letter winner at Mountain Island Charter HS… he earned 2015 Rookie of the Year Honors… 3x All-Conference honoree… 2x All-Area Recipient… Compiled 365 tackles, seven Interceptions, 3 sacks, five forced fumbles and 33 career pass deflections during his high school career… was a member of the National Honor Society… four-time All-Academic Team honors… 2018 Academic MVP…

Tyler Huff

6-1; 200; QB

Orange Park, Fla./Ridgeview HS

 

Became Ridgeview High’s all-time passing leader in both yards and touchdowns… first team all-county… Florida vs Georgia All-Star Game… North Florida All-Star Game… compiled 5,000 passing yards and 62 passing touchdowns…

Jordyn Wall

5-10; 163; WR

Rockingham, N.C./Richmond Senior HS

 

Received All-Conference Honors at Richmond Senior HS… also was a part of a conference championship… compiled 29 catches for 347 yards and a pair of touchdowns… earned highest GPA on the entire football team… member of the Beta Club… was a member of the National Honor Society… participated in FBLA… biggest influence on his life is his cousin Los Angles Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram…

 

Samuel Kelley

5-11; 205; TE/H-Back

Greer, S.C./Woodruff HS

 

Three-year letter winner at Woodruff HS… spent time as both a tight end and running back while at Woodruff HS… was a part of the Beta Club… member of National Art Honor Society…

 

Randall Brown

5-9; 198; RB

Lugoff, S.C./Lugoff-Elgin HS

 

Brown was a two-time 5A all-region at Lugoff-Elgin HS… was named the team’s offensive MVP… a four-year letter winner in football as well as three years in track… he was a participant in the Metro Senior Bowl… racked up 1,000 all-purpose yards and seven touchdowns in his senior year… was a member of the National Honor Society… also graduated with honors… participated in L.E.A.P.S. (Lugoff Elgin Athletes Providing Services) which including reading to elementary school children…

Oka Emmanwori

5-10; 183; DB

Columbia, S.C./Irmo HS

 

Emmanwori was a two-time all-region and a three-year letter winner at Irmo HS… also earned all-academic three times… played High School football with fellow commitment Julius Land…

Marcus Quinn

5-11; 195; LB

Landrum, S.C./Landrum HS

Earned two playoff appearances at Landrum HS… 2017-18 and 2018-19 All Region Honors… All-Area Honors 2018-19 Honors… 2018 Spartanburg Herald Journal Defensive Player of the Year… during his senior season he had 114 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, two touchdowns… was a part of the Beta Club…

 

Nathan Lovette

6-3; 230; TE

Fort Mill, S.C./Nation Ford HS

Was a three-year letter winner at Nation Ford HS… was a part of the Beta Club… also played two years of basketball…

Haden Graham

6-2; 300; DL

Marion, S.C./Latta HS

Was defensive MVP and Latta HS Defensive Lineman Award winner… he played defensive tackle as well as right guard… compiled 67 tackles, a fumble recovery and scored a touchdown… was a member of the National Honor Society…

Ryan Fleming

5-8; 175; WR

Columbia, S.C./Ben Lippen HS

Was a 2016 SCISA State Champion at Ben Lippen HS… Mr. Richland County Player of the Year Finalist… SCISA All-State RB winner… Played in the SCISA North/South All Star Game… played in the Columbia Metro Senior Bowl… spent time as a wide receiver, running back, defensive back, kick and punt returner… compiled over 90 catches and 80 carries for more than 2,000 yards on offense while scoring 26 touchdowns… on the defensive side of the ball he racked up 33 tackles, two interceptions, and also had a punt return touchdown during his senior year…

Trey Davis

5-11; 250; OL

Murrells Inlet, S.C./Waccamaw HS

Was a two-time all-region award winner… made the all-zone team in 2018… was a member of the all blitz team in 2018… was a North/South All-Star 2018…

Joseph Whiteaker

6-3; 265; OL

Bluffton, S.C./May River HS

Made it to the third round of the playoffs and were region 7-AAA Champions at May River HS in 2018… was a 2016 All Region recipient… 2017 Iron Shark Football Award winner… 2018 All-Region Football player… 2018 All-Lowcountry Second Team Starter in 2018 Blitz Border Bowl… compiled 25 pancakes and knockdowns in his senior season… obtained the rank of Eagle Scout in 2016… was a part of the Boy Scouts of America… member of National Honor Society… also was a member of the Beta Club…

David Kinard

6-2; 215; DE

Lexington, S.C./White Knoll HS

Was a Metro Bowl All-Star at White Knoll HS… Compiled 176 tackles, 40 tackles for loss, eight sacks and six forced fumbles during his High School career… part of the Chorus All-Region… he also played basketball, ran track and was involved in weightlifting…

Adam LaSelva

6-1; 215; LB

Woodstock, Ga./Sequoyah HS

Was an All-State and All-Region First Team at Sequoyah HS… Was the defensive team MVP… had 106 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, five sacks and an interception during his senior season… earned Scholar Athlete Lamp of Knowledge… was a part of the Beta Club… also was centerfielder for baseball team and was involved in wrestling…

R.J. Walker

6-2; 185; QB

Decatur, Ga./Decatur HS

 

Walker was an All-Region Honorable Mention at Decatur HS… compiled 431 yards and six touchdowns at Decatur HS… Was an NUC All-American… was a part of the NSLC Leadership Academy… he volunteered at the City of Refugees in Atlanta…

Jalen Banks

6-0; 220; DE

Covington, Ga./Alcovy HS

 

Was 3x defensive lineman of the year and named defensive player of the year at Alcovy HS… 2x All-Region selection… 2x All-County… compiled 14.5 sacks, 30 tackles for loss, 90 total tackles, five fumble recoveries, 2 pass deflections and a safety… was a National Honor Society inductee… was a part of the Top Teens of America Building Strong Men…

 

Delvecchio Powell II

5-9; 190; RB

Pooler, Ga./Memorial Day HS

 

3x All State honoree at Memorial Day HS… 4x All-Region selection… was a part of the Blitz Border Bowl All-Star Game… 2x Student Athlete of the Year… compiled over 70 career touchdowns and 6,000 All Purpose Yards…

Brandon Adams

5-9; 160; WR

Lyman, S.C./Chapman HS

 

Was a 2x All-Region award winner… 2x Upper State 3A Champion… 3A State Champion… was a varsity starter as a freshman… recorded 107 catches, 1,337 yards and seven touchdowns in his time at Chapman… was a National Honor Society Inductee… was a part of the Beta Club…

Dylan Thibault

5-10; 160; QB

St. Augustine, Fla./Saint Joseph's Academy

 

Was 2x first team all-conference award winner at Saint Joseph's Academy... 1st team All-Area... honorable mention all-county... 3a District six Player of the Year... Second Team All-County... 3a All-State second team... a part of the North Florida All-Star Game... was also a second team All-County for two years in soccer... accumulated a 4.07 GPA... earned Principals Honor Roll every quarter of his High School career... was a National Honor Society Inductee... 

Jarred Jennings

6-2; 270; DL

Waxhaw, N.C./Cuthbertson HS

 

was a four year letter winner on the offensive and defensive line at Cuthbertson... named All-Conference during his senior year... earned All-County honor his senior season... three year starter... 

Jayden Jennings

5-10; 165; WR

Waxhaw, N.C./Cuthbertson HS

 

was a second team defense and honorable mention award winner... played receiver and cornerback at Cuthbertson... 

Jordan Austin

6-0; 300; OL

Laurens, S.C./Laurens District 55 HS

 

was a 2016 Region Champion... named best offensive lineman three times at his school... All Region winner... named All-County honors... had 10 pancakes his senior year while helping his team rack up 354 rushing yards against the number two defense in the state... also played basketball and was a thrower for the track and field program... 

Jalen Jones
6-0; 165; WR
Charlotte, N.C./Hopewell HS

was an all-conference wideout at Hopewell... compiled 770 yards on 46 catches in eight games last year... also played basketball at Hopewell...

Ryan Drayton
6-4; 205; DE
Georgetown, S.C./Georgetown HS

Was named 2018 defensive MVP... made the 2017 region team… played defensive end, left tackle, kicker and long snapper at Georgetown High School… he compiled 65 tackles (31 solo and 34 assists), 10 sacks and seven tackles for loss… he also placed five in the state and region wrestling champion in 2018… placed second in the region in wrestling 2019… was a member of the Georgetown County Boys Mentoring Group… he volunteered at the Special Olympics…

Bryson Cheek
6-2; 170; WR
Greenville, S.C./Southside Christian School

Was named 1st team all-region at Southside Christian School… he played quarterback, wide receiver, free safety and kick returner… also played left fielder on the baseball team and shooting guard for the basketball team… was a member of the beta club…

Raphael Wright
5-10; 190; WR
Rock Hill, S.C./Rock Hill HS

Was a wide receiver at Rock Hill High School… played as a basketball small forward and participated in triple jump and long jump for the track team…

Cole Bakeman
5-8; 160; K
Augusta, Ga./Westminster Schools of Augusta

Was a kicker, cornerback and wide receiver at Westminster Schools of Augusta… he also was a right/center back for the soccer team… he was a three-time soccer champion… he earned Magna Cum Laude (With Great Praise) … Silver Medal Insight and Diligence… Bible Academic Tenacity… participated in Interact Club…

Tyler Mullins
5-11; 175; CB
Grovetown, Ga./Grovetown HS

Was 1st team All-County and All-Region at Grovetown High School… he was also 2nd team All-Area… compiled 101 tackles, 22 pass break ups and an 11 INT… earned 4.0 GPA honors…

Noah Mangum
6-0; 320; OL
Piedmont, S.C./Southside Christian School

Was 2018-19 Region 1 AA Football Champion at Southside Christian… first Team All-Region for football and Lacrosse… he also participated in track and field as a thrower and the lacrosse goalie… started every game for football from 2017-19… a part of the beta club and a national honor society inductee… was a founding member of the African American Studies Club in 2019…


Parker Maddrey
6-1; 170; K
Pike County, Ga./Pike County HS

Was an all-State kicker and punter at Pike County High School… four year letterwinner… set a 3a school record with a 55 yard field goal… had a 45 yard average punting during his senior year… also made a 52 yard field goal during his senior year… was an honor graduate… a mem-ber of the National Honor Society…

Garrison Gray
6-2; 280; OL
Columbia, S.C./A.C. Flora HS

Earned varsity captain honors back-to-back years at A.C. Flora High School… allowed four sacks over three years… 20 pancakes and 40 knockdowns during his high school career… was a part of numerous activities at AC Flora outside of the football field…

Campbell Watson
6-3; 213; LB
Fayetteville, N.C./Darlington School

Was named to first team all-region during his senior year at the Darlington School… also earned second team honors during his junior year… compiled over 200 tackles, 29 tackles for loss, four interceptions, seven forced fumbles on the defensive side of the ball… he also compiled 34 catches, 428 yards and four touchdowns at tight end during his career… also earned second team all-region honors with baseball during his junior year… made dean’s list during junior and senior years…

Kasey Hollar
6-3; 265; OL
Ocean Isle Beach, N.C./West Brunswick HS

Was an All-Mid Eastern conference during 2018-19 year… named to coastal preps all-region team during 2018-19 year… played both on the offensive and defensive line for West Brunswick High School… he participated in multiple cleanup efforts following hurricanes in both North and South Carolina…

Fernando Crawford
6-3; 185; DB
Smyrna, Ga./Campbell HS

Compiled over 2,000 yards during his senior year as he played both quarterback and wide re-ceiver on the offensive side of the ball with 15 total touchdowns… he also had 50 tackles as a free safety at Campbell High School… he also was invited to the Georgia Elite Classic… he ran track while at Campbell High School participating in the 100 meter, 200 meter, 4x100, triple jump and long jump… he was a part of the school’s leadership team…

Jack Henegan
5-11; 180; K
Greenville, S.C./Greenville HS

Was a 2017 AAAA Region II Champion at Greenville High School… 2018 AAAA All-Region Kicker and Punter… 2018 Special Teams MVP… Hit a career long of 42 yards… 39 yard punting average… also played lacrosse during his time at Greenville High 2018 AAA State Runner-Up… was a part of student council…

Marquis Allen
6-0; 155; DB
Myrtle Beach, S.C./Carolina Forest HS

Played cornerback and safety on the defensive side of the ball for Carolina Forest High School… led the team in interceptions during the 2018 season… made second round of state playoffs… also ran 100 meters and competed in the long jump… was a Math tutor and AP Academy during his freshman year…

TJ Jones
5-8; 220; FB
Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman HS

Played Fullback and defensive end at Dorman High School… was 2x region champion and state runner up… 2x letterman in football… compiled eight sacks and a pair of touchdowns at Dorman… also participated in track and was two times region and county champ and state champions… was a part of Beta Club and National Honor Society… was a part of STARS that read to elementary school kids…

Keith Boyd
6-1; 250; OL
Chester, S.C./Chester Senior HS

Was an offensive guard at Chester Senior High School… was an All-Region award winner… was 3A State Champion… was a part of Beta Club Boys Trio… A part of the Varick International Christian Youth Council of the SC Conference of the AME Zion Church… did community service at Nursing Home and worked with food drives…