2020 National Signing Day Central

Vanderbilt football coverage of National Signing Day

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt football program officially welcomed its incoming class in December.

NamePositionHeightWeightHometownHigh School
Tyler BenceDefensive Line6-3280Huntsville, Ala.Huntsville
Marcus BradleyDefensive Line6-3270Gaithersburg, Md.Quince Orchard
Miles CapersLinebacker6-5225Sumter, S.C.Sumter
Gamarion CarterWide Receiver6-2185Toccoa, Ga.Stephens County
Delfin Xavier CastilloOffensive Line6-5310Kissimmee, Fla.Osceola
Re'Mahn DavisRunning Back5-9215San Francisco, Calif.Blair Academy
Gunnar HansenOffensive Line6-5310Boca Raton, Fla.St. Thomas Aquinas
John Howse IVDefensive Back6-1185Nashville, Tenn.Brentwood
Jacques HunterDefensive Line6-4225Valdosta, Ga.Lowndes
Jake KetschekOffensive Line6-4310Absecon, N.J.St. Augustine Prep
Devin LeeDefensive Line6-3275McDonough, Ga.Ola
Ezra McAllisterWide Receiver6-0175Marshall, Mich.Marshall
Gage PitchfordOffensive Line6-6295Newnan, Ga.East Coweta
Tyson RussellDefensive Back5-11175Plantation, Fla.St. Thomas Aquinas
Marlen SewellDefensive Back6-1180Birmingham, Ala.Shades Valley
Quincy Skinner Jr.Wide Receiver6-1185Pompano Beach, Fla.St. Thomas Aquinas
Terion SugickDefensive Line6-2305Landover, Md.Rock Creek Christian Academy
Errington TruesdellLinebacker6-1215Duluth, Ga.Woodward Academy
Oyenmwen UzebuOffensive Line6-6305Atlanta, Ga.Alpharetta
Alan WrightDefensive Back5-11180Fayetteville, Ga.Woodward Acadmey
James Ziglor IIIDefensive Back6-0190Marietta, Ga.Harrison

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Player List

Gage Pitchford OL | 6-6 | 295 | Newnan, Ga. (East Coweta) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at East Coweta under coach John Small
  • Consensus three-star prospect, according to com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Three-time All-Region 2-7A selection
  • 2019 Newnan Times-Herald All-County honoree
  • Guided East Coweta to the 2020 Region 2-7A championship, the program’s first since 2002
  • Four-time Georgia High School Association (GHSA) 7A playoff participant
  • As a senior, helped the Indians to a 10-2 record and a trip to the GHSA 7A playoffs as the No. 1 seed
  • East Coweta went on an eight-game winning streak before falling to Parkview in playoffs
  • Aided the offense as it scored 32.1 points per game and registered 5.4 yards a rush in 2020
  • During junior year, team went 6-6 and qualified for the GHSA 7A playoffs
  • Part of an offense that scored 24.6 points per game and averaged 5.1 yards a rush in 2019
  • Son of Natalie and Blaine Pitchford
  • Father played football at Troy University
  • Has two older sisters, Baylin and Kathryn
  • Won free tickets to the Super Bowl after winning a European youth sports video competition

Tyler Bence DL | 6-3 | 280 | Huntsville, Ala. (Huntsville) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Started four years at Huntsville under coach Mark Fleetwood
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Rated the No. 72 defensive tackle nationally by com
  • Three-time all-city first team honoree
  • 2020 Army All-American Combine invitee
  • As a junior, tallied 11 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, returning one for a touchdown
  • Helped the Panthers to a 6-4 record in 2019, a three-win improvement from 2018
  • As a sophomore, booked 4.0 tackles for loss with 2.0 sacks
  • National Honor Society member
  • Disney fan who has visited Magic Kingdom 14 times since age three
  • Youth ministry volunteer and small group leader
  • Son of Cheryl and Scott Bence
  • Has one older sister, Sara Parker

Quincy Skinner Jr. WR | 6-1 | 185 | Pompano Beach, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Lettered three years at St. Thomas Aquinas under coach Roger Harriott
  • Consensus three-star prospect, according to com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Ranked as the No. 56 wide receiver nationally and the No. 56 prospect in Florida by com
  • Helped the Raiders to a 7-1 mark in 2020 and a trip to the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 7A state championship
  • After a 37-14 victory against Bloomingdale in the semifinals, St. Thomas Aquinas will play Edgewater in the title tilt on Saturday, December 19
  • As a junior, caught six passes for 81 yards and helped the Raiders to a 15-0 record and 7A state title
  • Letterman for the track and field program
  • Son of La’Rika Muezzin and Quincy Skinner
  • Father was a three-year letterman (2003-04-05) at FAU, recording 150 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, eight interceptions, two caused fumbles and a pair of blocked kicks
  • Has two younger sisters, Zaya and Zarriah Muezzin

James Ziglor III DB | 6-0 | 190 | Marietta, Ga. (Harrison) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Lettered three years at Harrison under coach Matt Dickmann
  • Three-star prospect, according to com and 247Sports.com
  • Listed as the No. 85 prospect in Georgia by com
  • A two-way standout who helped Harrison go 15-0 and capture the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) 6A state championship as a junior
  • In 2020, helped Harrison rebound from 0-6 start to qualify for the GHSA 7A state playoffs and upset the region’s No. 2 seed, which was 9-1 at the time
  • In 2020 campaign, totaled 1,058 all-purpose yards and 12 touchdowns to go along with 44 tackles and four pass breakups
  • During senior season, rushed for touchdowns of 38, 13, 3 and 1 yards and threw a 51-yard touchdown pass in a 51-28 victory against Marietta on Nov. 6
  • As a junior, accounted for 1,289 all-purpose yards and scored 12 touchdowns (six rushing; five receiving) while contributing 21 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack and one interception
  • Returned a kickoff for a touchdown as a junior and blocked a punt
  • As a sophomore, contributed 801 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns while totaling one interception and one blocked punt
  • Three-year letterman for the track and field program
  • Son of Danyale and James Ziglor Jr.
  • Has three sisters, Timesha, Zoe and Logan

Marcus Bradley DL | 6-3 | 270 | Gaithersburg, Md. (Quince Orchard) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Lettered two years at Quince Orchard under coach John Kelly
  • Consensus four-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • The No. 170 prospect nationally by com and No. 188 by 247Sports.com
  • Maryland’s No. 7 prospect as ranked by com, No. 8 by 247Sports.com and No. 12 by Rivals.com
  • Named to the All-DMV Team and All-Defensive Team by NBC Sports Washington
  • Earned a place on the 2019 Washington Post All-Met Defense Team
  • Quince Orchard did not play football in the fall of 2020
  • Under Armour All-America Game invitee
  • Helped the Cougars to a 12-1 record and Maryland 4A final four appearance as a junior
  • In 2019, booked 41 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks
  • Spent freshman and sophomore seasons at DeMatha Catholic High School
  • Son of Lorena Bradley and Marcus Brown

Jake Ketschek OL | 6-4 | 310 | Absecon, N.J. (St. Augustine Prep) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Lettered four years at St. Augustine Prep under coach Peter Lancetta
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Listed as the No. 25 prospect in New Jersey by com, No. 28 by 247Sports.com and No. 27 by ESPN.com
  • 2019 first team all-state selection
  • All-county, All-West Jersey Football League and The Courier Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and The Press of Atlantic City First Team All-Star pick in 2019
  • During senior season, team finished 4-3
  • Suffered a knee injury during final campaign and missed the last month
  • As a junior, helped the Hermits to a 7-4 record and trip to the Non-Public Group IV semifinals
  • Son of Amy and Jacob Ketschek
  • Has an older sister, Katie, and a younger sister, Stella

Marlen Sewell DB | 6-1 | 180 | Birmingham, Ala. (Shades Valley) | Twitter | InstagramVideo

  • Lettered four years at Shades Valley under coaches David Partridge and Jamie Mitchell
  • Consensus three-star prospect, according to com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • The No. 14 prospect in Alabama as rated by com
  • 2019com All-Birmingham High School Football honorable mention selection
  • Helped Shades Valley to a playoff appearance in 2020, just the school’s fourth in 20 years
  • Guided the Mounties from an 0-6 start to four wins in the final six games of the year
  • Son of Chandra and Marlen Sewell

John Howse IV DB | 6-1 | 185 | Nashville, Tenn. (Brentwood) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at Brentwood under coach Ron Crawford
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • The No. 14 prospect in Tennessee by com, No. 19 by 247Sports.com and No. 29 by ESPN.com
  • Ranked as the No. 42 safety nationally by com and the No. 66 cornerback in the country by 247Sports.com
  • Four-time All-Region 6-6A honoree
  • During senior campaign, guided Brentwood to the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division I Class 6A state championship game
  • Title tilt was the second appearance in program history
  • As a junior, booked 60 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack and nine pass breakups
  • Helped Brentwood to a 10-3 record in 2019 and trip to the TSSAA state quarterfinals
  • Son of Lindy and John Howse
  • Has a younger brother, Lincoln, and younger sister, Queen
  • Self-proclaimed sneakerhead

Tyson Russell DB | 5-11 | 175 | Plantation, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at St. Thomas Aquinas under coach Roger Harriott
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Helped the Raiders to a 7-1 mark in 2020 and a trip to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 7A state championship
  • After a 37-14 victory against Bloomingdale in the semifinals, St. Thomas Aquinas will play Edgewater in the title tilt on Saturday, December 19
  • As a junior, intercepted two passes as St. Thomas Aquinas went 15-0 and won a FHSAA 7A state title
  • Son of Lysandra and Twan Russell
  • Father was a four-year letterman (1993-94-95-96) at the University of Miami, earned all-conference honors as a linebacker in 1996 and was a fifth round NFL Draft pick in 1997 by the Washington Redskins, playing for the Redskins, Miami Dolphins and Atlanta Falcons during professional career
  • Has an older sister, Taylor, and a younger sister, Tory

Errington Truesdell LB | 6-1 | 215 | Duluth, Ga. (Woodward Academy) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered four years at Woodward Academy under coach John Hunt
  • Consensus three-star prospect, according to com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Earned Region 4-AAAA first team all-region accolades as a junior
  • Finished final campaign with 107 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, three interceptions and one fumble recovery
  • Contributed on offense as a senior with four carries for 29 yards and a touchdown as well as four receptions for 34 yards
  • Part of a stout defense as a senior that allowed just 17.2 points per game
  • Helped the War Eagles to the Region 4-AAAA championship and appearance in the Georgia High School Association 4A state semifinals as a junior
  • Team went 13-1 in 2019 with the lone setback a 46-21 defeat to Blessed Trinity in the championship game
  • During junior season, recorded 95 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, two interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries
  • Anchor of a defense that yielded just 11.2 points per game during run to the championship tilt
  • As a sophomore, tallied 79 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and two pass breakups
  • Woodward Academy also won the Region 4-AAAA crown during freshman season
  • Played in eight games as a freshman, booking 20 tackles and 2.0 sacks
  • High school teammate of fellow signee Alan Wright and current Commodore Mike Wright
  • Son of Dr. Clara and Chuvalo Truesdell
  • Has one older sister

Delfin Xavier Castillo OL | 6-5 | 310 | Kissimmee, Fla. (Osceola) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered, and started, three years at Osceola under coach Doug Nichols
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Listed as the No. 30 prospect in Florida by com
  • The No. 42 offensive guard nationally by com
  • Guided Osceola to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 8A state playoffs all three years
  • As a senior, helped the Osceola program to a 9-2 record and trip to the FHSAA Class 8A state championship with a 9-3 victory against Palmetto in the semifinals
  • Team will play for the championship on Saturday, December 19
  • Part of an offense that has scored 337 points, 30.6 points/game so far in 2020
  • Spent junior season at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore with coach Henry Russell
  • Helped the Panthers to an 11-1 record during 2019 season, including eight consecutive wins to end the season
  • Part of an offensive unit that averaged 40.8 points per game during junior season at St. Frances Academy
  • During sophomore season, Osceola went 9-3 and 4-0 in 8A District 7 action before falling in the opening round of the FHSAA playoffs
  • Anchored an offensive line that allowed offense to score 30.5 points/game in 2018
  • National Honor Society member
  • Son of Joan Ryan and Delfin Castillo
  • Has an older sister, Mederlin, and a younger brother, Germani

Ezra McAllister WR | 6-0 | 175 | Marshall, Mich. (Marshall) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at Marshall under coaches Jason Stealy and Bill Dryer
  • Three-star prospect, according to com and 247Sports.com
  • Listed as the No. 42 prospect in Michigan by com and No. 44 by ESPN.com
  • Two-time all-state selection
  • Three-time all-conference, all-region and academic all-region honoree
  • Finished career with 124 receptions for 1,498 yards and 32 touchdowns
  • Helped the Redhawks to a 6-5 record during 2019 and a Michigan High School Athletic Association playoff appearance for the first time since 2015
  • As a junior, led Marshall with 56 receptions for 712 yards and 11 touchdowns while accumulating 1,217 all-purpose yards
  • Defensively during junior year, tallied 43 tackles, 7.0 sacks, 5.5 tackles for loss, one interception and four forced fumbles
  • During sophomore season, tallied 12 total touchdowns, including 10 rushing, one receiving and one throwing, and averaged 7.0 yards per carry
  • Son of Jaime and Matthew McAllister
  • Has a younger sister, Ella
  • Grandfather, Shawn Loughrige, played football at Central Michigan
  • Loves to travel and has gone on a mission trip to Haiti

Gunnar Hansen OL | 6-5 | 310 | Boca Raton, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered senior year at St. Thomas Aquinas under coach Roger Harriott
  • As a junior, lettered for Nicholas Martinez at American Heritage School
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • In 2019, earned South Florida Sun Sentinel Palm Beach 5A, 1A first team offense and Palm Beach Post Small Schools (1A-4A) first team offense honors
  • 2019 com second team all-state pick
  • Two-time Sun Sentinel first-team all-county selection
  • Transferred to powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas, which captured the 2019 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 7A state title
  • One of three FBS commits along the starting offensive line at St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Helped the Raiders to a 7-1 mark in 2020 and the FHSAA Class 7A state championship game
  • After a 37-14 victory against Bloomingdale in the semifinals, St. Thomas Aquinas will play Edgewater in the title tilt on Saturday, December 19
  • As a junior blocking for three different American Heritage School quarterbacks, tallied 27 pancake blocks and allowed just three sacks
  • Joins Tyson Russell and Quincy Skinner Jr. as Raiders to sign with the Commodores
  • Son of Jill and Todd Hansen
  • Has one older sister, Aliza

Terion Sugick OL | 6-2 | 305 | Landover, Md. (Rock Creek Christian Academy) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at National Christian Academy under coach Andre Kates and one year at Rock Creek Christian
  • Consensus three-star prospect, according to com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • Listed as the No. 31 defensive tackle in the country by com, No. 46 by ESPN.com and No. 53 by 247Sports.com
  • The No. 22 prospect in Maryland, according to com and 247Sports.com and No. 19 by Rivals.com
  • Two-time defensive player of the year
  • Honorable mention All-MET selection
  • Team did not play in the fall of 2020 due to COVID-19
  • During sophomore year, booked 73 tackles and 9.0 sacks
  • As a freshman, helped National Christian to a 9-2 record
  • National Christian Academy began its varsity football program in 2013 and is the alma mater of NBA star Kevin Durant
  • Son of Tasheeka Hawkins and Terry Lee Sugick Jr.
  • Has two younger brothers, Terek and Trent

Jacques Hunter DL | 6-4 | 225 | Valdosta, Ga. (Lowndes) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at Lowndes under coach Jamey DuBose
  • Three-star prospect by com and 247Sports.com
  • Two-time first-team all-region honoree
  • 2019 first team all-state pick
  • Helped the Vikings to a trio of Georgia High School Association (GHSA) 7A playoff appearances, including consecutive trips to the semifinals as a sophomore and junior
  • As a senior, helped the Vikings to a 10-1 record and trip to the GHSA 7A semifinals
  • Lowndes will take on Grayson in the state semifinals on Friday, December 18
  • Has tallied 103 career tackles, four forced fumbles and two recoveries
  • Enters the state semifinals with 27 tackles and 2.0 sacks this fall
  • As a junior, guided Lowndes to the GHSA 7A state championship appearance with a 14-1 record and the lone loss to Marietta in the title tilt
  • Booked 47 tackles with 5.0 sacks during junior year
  • Tallied 30 stops with 6.0 sacks as a sophomore
  • Son of April and Billy Hunter
  • Has an older sister, Alecia, and a younger brother, DeAunte
  • Uncle, Funtaine Hunter, was a four-year letterman (2003-04-05-06) at Vanderbilt under head coach Bobby Johnson

Oyenmwen Uzebu OL | 6-6 | 305 | Atlanta, Ga. (Alpharetta) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Played for West Virginia in two games during the 2019 season against Iowa State and Oklahoma
  • A reserve tackle for the Mountaineers
  • Did not experience action during the 2018 campaign
  • At Alpharetta High School, played offensive tackle for coach Jacob Nichols
  • All-Region 7-6A second team selection
  • Anchored an offensive line that paved the way for 2,062 rushing yards by Raiders’ backs and passed for 2,590 yards for more than 4,500 yards of total offense as a senior
  • Helped lead Alpharetta to an 11-2 record, 8-0 mark in the region and final four trip in the state playoffs
  • As a junior, guided the program to a 7-4 ledger and playoff appearance
  • Son of Allison Gonzalez and Oyenmmen Uzebu

Re’Mahn Davis RB | 5-9 | 215 | San Francisco, Calif. (Blair Academy) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Played 16 games at Temple during the 2019 and 2020 seasons
  • Appeared in all 12 games in 2019 and four in 2020
  • Earned Pro Football Focus First Team Freshman All-America accolades in 2019
  • Finished with 271 carries for 1,259 yards (4.6 yards/carry) and nine touchdowns to go along with 27 receptions for 243 yards (9.0 yards/catch) and two scores
  • Played in Temple’s first four games in 2020, ending with 78 carries for 323 yards (4.1 yards/carry) and one touchdown
  • During 2020, caught 12 passes for 62 yards (5.2 yards/reception)
  • Capped 2019 season with 193 carries for 936 yards (4.8 yards/carry) and eight touchdowns
  • Averaged 78.0 rushing yards/game during freshman campaign
  • In Temple debut, rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 78 yards and a score
  • Crossed the 100-yard rushing plateau three times and rushed for 50 or more yards 10 times
  • Set single-game highs for rushes (29), rushing yards (135) and rushing touchdowns (2) against Georgia Tech and earned American Athletic Conference Honor Roll and Offensive Player of the Week accolades following the performance
  • Reset the single-game rushing high against East Carolina with 157
  • Also had a 105-yard game against Connecticut
  • Caught a career-high four passes at SMU and hauled in three passes at Cincinnati
  • Played for coach Jim Saylor at Blair Academy
  • Closed 33-game high school career with 4,815 rushing yards and 59 touchdowns on 375 carries
  • As a defensive back for Blair Academy, tallied 80 tackles and six interceptions
  • Helped the Buccaneers to a 5-3 mark as a senior
  • Born November 11, 1999
  • Biological parents are Jessica Blazer and Raymond Davis
  • Guardians are Lora Banks and Greg Ley
  • Has 10 siblings: Levar Watkins, Jashonna Davis, Xion Davis, Amir Davis, Keari Davis, Janiyah Davis, Damari Davis, Bradley Ley, Danayah Bobo and Camari Cook

Devin Lee DL | 6-3 | 275 | McDonough, Ga. (Ola) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Three-year starter at Ola under coach Jared Zito
  • Consensus three-star prospect by com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
  • The No. 42 defensive tackle nationally, according to com and No. 44 by 247Sports.com
  • During senior season, helped Ola to a 9-2 record and trip to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) 5A state playoffs
  • First team Region 4-5A honoree in 2019
  • Mustangs, who went 1-9 just two years earlier in 2018, earned a Region 4-5A runner-up finish with a 6-1 mark
  • As a senior, totaled 58 tackles, 9.0 sacks and 12.0 tackles for loss
  • Part of a defense that surrendered just 17.0 points per game during senior season
  • Booked 53 tackles, 17.0 sacks and 26.0 tackles for loss to go along with 11 quarterback pressures during junior season
  • In 2019, helped the Mustangs to a 7-4 record and trip to the GHSA playoffs
  • In sophomore year, registered 27 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks and received honorable mention all-region accolades
  • Son of Melinda and Devin Lee

Gamarion Carter WR | 6-2 | 185 | Toccoa, Ga. (Stephens County) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at Stephens County under coach Wesley Tankersley
  • Three-star prospect, according to com
  • Two-time Region 8-4A first team wide receiver
  • During senior season, helped Indians to a 5-3 record, a four-win improvement from the 2019 campaign
  • As a senior, caught 26 passes for 638 yards and six touchdowns to go along with four kickoff returns for 93 yards
  • During senior season, caught six passes for 195 yards and two touchdowns in a victory against Habersham Central to receive BLITZ Sports Georgia Player of the Week accolades
  • Collected 27 receptions for 421 yards and four touchdowns as a junior
  • Caught six passes for 102 yards and a score against Madison County during junior season en route to BLITZ Sports Georgia Player of the Week honors
  • Finished sophomore season with 23 receptions for 529 yards and three touchdowns
  • Member of the Stephens County track and field program
  • Son of Lakeyta Rousey
  • Has three younger siblings

Miles Capers LB | 6-5 | 225 | Sumter, S.C. (Sumter) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered two years at Sumter under coach Mark Barnes
  • Three-star prospect by com and 247Sports.com
  • The No. 17 prospect in South Carolina as rated by com and No. 30 by 247Sports.com
  • Shifted from primary running back to the defensive line prior to junior season
  • Helped the Fighting Gamecocks to an 8-1 record and No. 6 MaxPreps state ranking in 2020
  • Team advanced to the semifinals of the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) Class AAAAA state playoffs during senior season
  • As a senior, totaled 57 tackles, one caused fumble and one fumble recovery
  • Anchored a 2020 defense that allowed just 107 points, an average of 11.9 per game
  • During junior campaign, tallied 19 tackles and 1.0 sack while contributing two rushing touchdowns
  • Squad finished 10-1 during 2019 season with lone loss coming in the second round of the SCHSL Class AAAAA state playoffs
  • Defense surrendered only 139 points in 11 games (12.6 points/game) as a junior
  • A member of the track and field program
  • Son of LaShonda and Charles Capers

Alan Wright DB | 5-11 | 180 | Fayetteville, Ga. (Woodward Academy) | Twitter | Instagram | Video

  • Lettered three years at Woodward Academy under coach John Hunt
  • Three-star prospect, according to com and 247Sports.com
  • All-Region 4-AAAA first team selection in 2019
  • As a senior, totaled 30 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, four interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, nine pass breakups and two fumble recoveries
  • On offense during final campaign, tallied 21 catches for 191 yards and a touchdown
  • Finished senior year with 420 kickoff return yards and 120 punt return yards
  • Helped the War Eagles to the Region 4-AAAA championship and appearance in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) 4A state semifinals as a junior
  • Team went 13-1 in 2019 with the lone setback a 46-21 defeat to Blessed Trinity in the championship game
  • Part of a stout defense that yielded just 11.2 points per game during run to the championship tilt
  • During junior season, recorded 36 tackles, six interceptions and three pass breakups
  • On offense and special teams in 2019, recorded 35 receptions for 400 yards and six scores while contributing four kickoff returns for 109 yards and 10 punt returns for 128 yards and a touchdown
  • As a sophomore, registered 49 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and five pass breakups to go along with two blocked field goals
  • As a wide receiver in 2019, hauled in eight passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns
  • Returned seven kickoffs for 186 yards during sophomore campaign
  • Woodward Academy also won the Region 4-AAAA crown during freshman season
  • A member of the track and field program, helping Woodward Academy to a fifth-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay at the 2019 GHSA state meet while 4×100-meter relay took seventh and placing 11th individually in the 300-meter hurdles
  • Qualified for the 2018 GHSA state meet in the 300-meter hurdles and claimed 12th
  • High school teammate of fellow signee Errington Truesdell
  • Son of Lakisha and Michael Wright
  • Has an older brother, Mike, and two younger sisters, Mya and Ava
  • Brother is a quarterback on the Vanderbilt football team
  • Has played the saxophone since sixth grade

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