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February 10, 2014

Central Oklahoma football signs defensive class

EDMOND — Central Oklahoma concentrated on defense Feb. 5 on the first day high school players could sign a national letters of intent. With the group, Deer Creek pass rusher Eli Hooks inked to be a Broncho.

The Bronchos added 23 prep standouts, with 13 of those defenders. UCO inked 18 Oklahoma schoolboy stars along with four from Texas and one from Arkansas in addition to releasing the names of four mid-semester transfers who all play defense.

“We’re excited about the student-athletes that we were able to add to the Broncho family and those we added at the break,” third-year head coach Nick Bobeck said. “The group as a whole is very deep and we were able to meet all of our needs with some wiggle room for a couple late signees.

“The overall goal in recruiting is to better your team or organization by adding individuals that fit both schematically and socially. We have an outstanding group of young football players already on campus that will become even stronger with the addition of these student-athletes.

“With every recruiting class we want to get bigger, more physical and more athletic,” Bobeck continued. “I have no doubt that we were able to do that today and can’t wait to get them all on campus.”

The class of 23 high school signees was highlighted by five Oklahoma Coaches Association All-Staters — running back Lawrence Evitt of Wagoner, linebacker Johnny Jones of Douglass, quarterback Colton Lindsey of Christian Heritage Academy, offensive lineman David Seagle of Cascia Hall and defensive lineman Skyler Wood of Nowata.

High School Signings

Name                    Pos.    Ht.     Wt.     Hometown/High School

Samuel Bond             Ath    6-5     210     Madill/Madill

Trevor Blassingame       DL     6-2     280     Guthrie/Guthrie

Tristan Butcher           LB     6-2     235     Coweta/Coweta

Adim Chukwurah          DB     6-0     178     Norman/North

Lawrence Evitt           RB      5-7     170     Wagoner/Wagoner

Hadyn Ford              WR     6-3     180     Wagoner/Wagoner

Isaiah Freeman           DE      6-3     215     Houston, Texas/North Shore

Noah Hammons          OL      6-2     285     Moore/Westmoore

Colton Hinnrichs          LB      6-3     205     Argyle, Texas/Argyle

Eli Hooks                 DE     6-2     215      Edmond/Deer Creek

Anthony Jammer         DB     6-1     165      Houston, TX/North Shore

Johnny Jones             LB     6-2     205     Oklahoma City/Douglass

Blake Kalman             OL     6-5     293     Oklahoma City/Bethany

Colton Lindsey           QB     6-3     190     Del City/Christian Heritage Academy

Caleb Moss               TE     6-3     200     Rowlett, Texas/Heath

David Seagle             OL     6-5     300     Tulsa/Cascia Hall

Tyler Sipe               WR     6-3     205     Norman/North

Jordan Stafford          DL     6-5     215     Hugo/Hugo

Myles Tease             DB     5-10    173     Tulsa/Washington

Jaelon Walker            RB     5-10    190     Moore/Southmoore

Josh Williams             DB     6-2     173      North Little Rock, Ark./North Little Rock

Skyler Wood              DL     6-3     270    Nowata/Nowata

Trey Wormington         DE     6-6     210     Norman/North

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