bleedCrimson.net: With signing day wrapped up who are some of the guys who you are the most excited about and think can have the most impact?
Doug Martin: I think we did a great job of signing offensive and defensive linemen in this class. I think we got a lot more size, height, length. Those guys are all 6-4 or bigger. I feel really good about that. I also think that we helped ourselves speed-wise again. A couple guys I think can make an immediate impact; OJ Clark, a wide receiver out of Wichita Falls, he’s an impact player. All three of the tight ends we signed I think are going to be really good. We got the one junior college tight end, Clayton Granch, the other two high school tight ends (Montrice Johns, Jackson Solbeck) can really be special here and they’re going to play early. We need tight ends in the program. Then the one defensive guy I think will be really fun to watch is Terrill Hanks, a linebacker from Florida. I think he can be a special player.
bc.net: One of the things that really stood out about the stood out about the recruiting class is the geographic diversity of the class.
DM: We had a couple of coaches who had some ties with people, the linebacker from Florida, Coach Littlejohn had a tie there. We really don’t recruit that area but we had an in with the high school coach. The same thing with Montrice Johns, the tight end from California, we had a tie-in there. Other than that we’re trying to stay in our Texas, Arizona, New Mexico areas. Continue Reading This Post >>