|2014 Charlotte Football Signing Class|
|Name||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Hometown (High School)||Links|
|Christian Asher||OLB||6-1||212||Charlottesville, Va. (Woodberry Forest)||VIDEO|
|Chris Brown||OL||6-4||270||Charlotte, N.C. (Vance)||VIDEO|
|Jean-Luc Cerza-Lanaux||OL||6-8||315||Mooresville, N.C. (Charlotte Christian)||VIDEO|
|Cameron Darley||DE||6-3||231||Manning, S.C. (Manning)||VIDEO|
|Markevis Davis||DB||6-2||185||Asheville, N.C. (Asheville)||VIDEO|
|Nate Davis||OL||6-3||300||Ashburn, Va. (Stone Bridge)||VIDEO|
|Zach Duncan||DE||6-3||230||Kernersville, N.C. (East Forsyth)||VIDEO|
|Tyler Fain||DL||6-4||280||Chesapeake, Va. (Indian River)||VIDEO|
|Juwan Foggie||WR||6-3||205||High Point, N.C. (High Point Central)||VIDEO|
|T.L. Ford||WR||6-3||185||Cartesville, Ga. (Cartersville)||VIDEO|
|Arthur Hart||P||6-3||195||Grafton, Wisc. (Model Secondary School)||VIDEO|
|Denzel Irvin||CB||6-0||175||Orlando, Fla. (Foundation Academy)||VIDEO|
|Workpeh Kofa||WR||6-1||195||Charlotte, N.C. (Independence)||VIDEO|
|Chris Montgomery||SR||5-10||170||Shelby, N.C. (Burns)||VIDEO|
|Mark Quattlebaum||SR||5-10||170||Cartersville, Ga. (Cartersville)||VIDEO|
|Maetron Thomas||RB||5-10||175||Stockbridge, Ga. (Stockbridge)||VIDEO|
|Najee Tucker||DB||6-2||200||Salisbury, N.C. (West Rowan)||VIDEO|
|RJ Tyler||H||6-4||230||Wagener, S.C. (Wagener-Salley)||VIDEO|
|Tre' Shun Wynn||DB||6-0||175||Monroe, N.C. (Monroe)||VIDEO|
|Brooks Barden||QB||6-3||200||Cartersville, Ga. (Cartersville)||VIDEO|
|Nick Cook||ILB||6-2||220||Wichita, Kan. (Butler C.C.)||VIDEO|
|Branden Dozier||S||6-0||190||Topeka, Kan. (Butler C.C.||VIDEO|
|Josh Manley||DE||6-2||269||College Park, Ga. (Syracuse)||VIDEO|
|Richard Murphy||H||6-3||240||Susanville, Ca. (Butte C.C.)||VIDEO|
|***Signees added once NLI is received and cleared through the Charlotte 49ers Compliance Office|
CHARLOTTE, NC - Beginning at 7 am on Wednesday, Charlotte fans can follow National Signing Day with live updates and video on charlotte49ers.com
Charlotte49ers.com's 2014 Signing Day Central will feature biographies and video highlights of all the 49ers Signees.
Football Head Coach Brad Lambert will hold a press conference Wednesday February 4th at 3 p.m. to discuss the 49ers signing class. The press conference will be streamed live for FREE. (WATCH PRESS CONFERENCE)
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SIGNEE INFORMATION: (Updated as paperwork is approved)
A three-time all-state athlete who starred for Clint Alexander’s Tigers ... played wide receiver, tailback, linebacker and safety during his high school career ... had 292 yards rushing, 202 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns as first-team all-state and all-Central Virginia standout as a junior ... put up 394 yards receiving as team captain in his senior year, earning second team all-state honors ... was a 2nd team all-state tailback as a sophomore.
A first-team all-MECKA 8 Conference offensive lineman for the Cougars for head coach Keith Wilkes ... Named Vance’s Lineman of the Year ... Helped Vance to a 9-4 record as a junior, including a 5-2 record in I-Meck play ... has a GPA of over 3.0.
Keyed the Knights first-ever back-to-back state championships ... Knights went 12-0 in his senior year ... posted 48-10 victory over Charlotte Latin in NCISAA Div. 1 state championship game ... went 7-0 to claim CISAA Conference Championship ... also won state title as a junior under head coach Jason Estep as Knights enjoyed a 19-game winning streak ... Charlotte Christian AD is former NFL Carolina Panther John Kasay and the football staff includes former Panthers Kevin Donnalley, Eugene Robinson and Michael Dean Perry.
A 2013 Shrine Bowl selection who was also invited to the 2013 Rivals Camp Series ... named High School Sports Report (HSSR) 2013 Class AAA all-state ... had 100 tackles as a junior, including 21 tackles for loss and six sacks as the Monarchs went 9-4.
The 2013 co-Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... had 92 tackles and 10 tackles for loss as a senior ... had 51 solo tackles, three sacks, 1 interception, 5 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery ... helped Cougars to a 10-3 record and a perfect 6-0 mark for school’s ninth-straight Mountain Athletic Conference championship ... named first-team all-Western North Carolina by the Citizen Times and also all-conference for head coach Danny Wilkins ... was team captain as a senior and earned Cougars Defensive Player of the Year award ... A-B honor roll student and named to National Honor Society.
A first-team all-state and 5A North all-Region first team lineman for head coach Mickey Thompson ... four-year letterman led the Bulldogs to a 9-3 record in 2013 that included a Liberty District Championship ... selected to the 2013 Pigskin Club’s All-Metropolitan Defensive Line ... named team MVP and team captain in 2013 ... first team all-Liberty conference ... helped the Bulldogs to the Virginia AAA Div. 5 Championship game as a junior ... The Bulldogs went 14-1, that year.
An all-conference choice in the Piedmont Triad 4A ... team captain earned all-Northwest and all-Area honors as well ... had 80 tackles as a senior to help the Eagles to a 10-3 record and a trip to the second round of the state playoffs ... had 16 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and 32 solo tackles as well as a blocked field goal and blocked punt for head coach Todd Willert ... had 70 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and 8 sacks, as an all-conference junior as the Eagles went 13-1 and claimed an unbeaten conference title and reached the third round of the state playoffs ... his brother, Garrison, a transfer from Delaware State, was added to the 49ers roster in January ... team captain and all-conference lacrosse player.
A first-team all-Conference choice had 53 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and six sacks for Braves head coach Elijah "Cadillac" Harris ... won the 2013 coaches Award and D-Line MVP ... had 67 tackles as a junior with 31 tackles for loss and 13 sacks ... was named first-team all-District on the Offensive Line and second team all-District Defensive Line ... also a standout wrestler for the Braves.
A two-time first team all-Piedmont Triad 4A choice for head coach Wayne Jones ... had over 2300 yards receiving in his career ... pulled in 981 receiving yards with 10 TD’s ... averaged 75.46 receiving yards per game; 16.35 yards per catch ... Scored a pair of touchdowns in NCHSAA 4A Playoffs for the Bison ... a two-time all-area and all-county choice as well ... High Point Central went 9-4 in his senior year as Piedmont Triad 4A co-Conference champs ... had 833 yards receiving and five touchdowns as a junior as the Bison went 9-3 ... added 496 yards as a sophomore, including a 70-yard reception ... A-B Honor Roll student.
An AP honorable mention all-state AAA choice and a first team all-Region 5AAA selection ... a three-star recruit by ESPN.com ... had 12 Division I offers ... had 589 yards receiving as a senior to help Purple Hurricanes to an 11-2 mark ... quarterback was Brooks Barden, who signed with the 49ers in December and joined the team this semester ... teammate of fellow february signee Mark Quattlebaum .... senior stats included 8 touchdowns and a 19.63 receiving average per catch ... had 560 yards receiving as a junior with 10 touchdowns ... named honorable mention all-state AAA by the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... led Hurricanes and head coach Frank Barden to a 13-1 mark and a Region V AAA championship ... advanced to the state semifinals.
4 1/2 Stars by Kohl’s Kicking/Punting Camp, class of 2014 ... ranked 61st among punters and top 100 among kickers ... scored 67 points for head coach James Gardner’s Eagles ... had 588 yards rushing and 60 tackles, as well ... captain of the MSSD football and basketball teams ... honor roll student elected Class Representative.
An all-State Defensive Back for head coach Brad Lord ... Ranked 41st in Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida Super60 ... played in 2013 Orange County East-West Shrine Bowl ... an all-District choice at Defensive Back and Wide Receiver ... had 43 tackles, a sack, 3 interceptions and 1 tackle for loss as a senior ... helped Lions to the school’s first-ever state playoffs as a junior ... Lions went 8-4 that year, reached the Florida Class 2A playoffs and were district runners-up ... had 82 tackles that season with five sacks and 2 interceptions.
A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... ranked 53rd in the state by ESPN.com ... Star receiver for the Patriots (8-5) was an all-Southwest 4A choice for head coach Joe Evans ... had 53 catches for 839 yards and 10 touchdowns as an all-South Charlotte selection ... was also named second team all-Mecklenburg County ... three-year letterwinner had over 1500 yards receiving in his career ... ... Offensive MVP had 604 yards receiving as a junior with 9 TDs and an 18.30 average per catch.
A dual threat quarterback for head coach Matt Beam ... Threw for over 1700 yards and rushed for over 1000 yards as a senior all-conference choice ... combined for over 2800 yards and 27 touchdowns as the Bulldogs went 11-2 and reached the second round of NCHSAA 3A Playoffs ... added 1260 yards passing as an all-conference junior with 910 yards rushing and a total of 23 touchdowns ... Bulldogs went 10-4 and won the South Mountain Athletic Conference in 2012 and reached the NCHSAA 3A third round ... member of state finalists 4x100 relay team ... a North Carolina Scholar-Athlete all four years.
Played wide receiver and defensive back for head coach Frank Barden ... teammates of fellow 2014 signees Brooks Barden (Dec., 2013) and TL Ford (Feb., 2014) ... A first team all-Region 5 AAA defensive back as a senior ... had 542 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior as the Purple Hurricanes (11-2) were ranked 7th among state AAA teams and won back-to-back regional championships ... had 404 yards receiving as a junior with six touchdowns ... Hurricanes went 13-1 that season ... a two-time all-county and all-region selection ... owns a 3.5 GPA.
A dual threat running back for coach Kevin Whitley who was ranked as the 49th all-purpose back by 247Sports ... had 900 combined rushing and receiving yards as a junior in leading Stockbridge to the state playoffs ... Stockbridge went 11-2 in his senior year and advanced to the AAAA state quarterfinals.
Led Falcons to the 3A state playoffs as a senior .. named all-Rowan County for coach Scott Young ... had three interceptions as a senior, including a pick six against East Rowan ... had three interception returns for touchdowns in his career ... Falcons went 10-3 in his junior year and advanced to second round of the 3A state playoffs ... scored touchdowns vs. Mooresville (65-yard fumble recovery) and West Iredell (30-yard interception return) ... standout athlete runs track and stars on the basketball team as well.
An two-time all-state and HSSR all-state selection ... had 25 catches for 515 yards and four touchdowns as a senior for coach Ken Tucker ... named all-Region IV-A and the Region Tight End of the Year ... season highlighted by a six catch, 181-yard, 3-touchdown performance vs. Williston-Elko ... has over 1000 yards receiving in his War Eagles’ career ... 20 catches for 354 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... all-Region IV-A for three straight years ... two-time all-Augusta Chronicle and all-Aiken Standard choice ... had 77 tackles on the defensive side of the ball the last two years, with 47 solo tackles and three sacks ... his father, Robert, was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.
A first team AP all-state defensive back for head coach Johnny Sowell ... selected to the Shrine Bowl ... led Monroe (13-3) to the 2AA state championship game for the first time since 1989 ... named Defensive MVP of state title game ... four-year varsity starter was an ESPN.com 3-star recruit and a three-star by NCPreps.com ... ranked #43 in the state by ESPN.com ... named all-county and all-conference and was Monroe Enquirer-Journal’s Player of the Year ... rushed for over 1000 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior with 56 solo tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles and 18 pass deflections at safety ... helped Monroe to the 1AA state semifinals as a junior with 58 tackles and two interceptions ... Redhawks went 11-4 and claimed the Rocky River Conference Championship, for second straight year ... teammate of 49ers rising red-shirt sophomore Mason Sledge ... played cornerback as a freshman and sophomore ... had over 1000 total yards of offense as a sophomore (907 yards rushing; 114 receiving) with 11 touchdowns ... had 30 tackles and two interceptions ... had 49 tackles as a freshman with one sack and one interception ... A-B student each year.