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Hello fans and welcome to the 2014 Marshall Signing Day. Doc Holliday and his staff are ready to announce the recruits that are going to become members of the Marshall family. Check this page throughout the day for new updates.

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TimeSigneePos.Ht.Wt.HometownHigh Sch./Junior Co.
EnrolledA.J. AddisonOL6-6290Ruther Glen, Va.Fork Union Military Academy
EnrolledCole GarvinQB6-1200Tyrone, Ga.Sandy Creek HS
EnrolledDonaldven ManningDB5-10181Miami, Fla.Virginia Tech
EnrolledJason SmithDL6-3235Hackensack, N.J.East Coast Prep
EnrolledMalik ThompsonDL6-6275Winter Glen, Fla.Fork Union Military Academy
EnrolledRicardo WilliamsDL6-5251Homestead, Fla.Miami
7:18 a.m.Nathaniel DeversOL6-3261Massillon, OhioWashington HS
7:26 a.m.Frankie HernandezLB6-2203Largo, Fla.Largo HS
8:08 a.m.Keion DavisRB6-1185Fairburn, Ga.Langston Hughes HS
8:10 a.m.Jordan DowreyOL6-1270Winchester, Va.Handley HS
8:19 a.m.Hyleck FosterWR5-11186Gaffney, S.C.Gaffney HS
8:19 a.m.Ryan YurachekTE6-3225Myrtle Beach, S.C.Carolina Forest HS
8:25 a.m.Reese WootenWR6-2170Cairo, Ga.Cairo HS
8:38 a.m.Quintavious KnightDB6-0175Ellenwood, Ga.Georgia Military College
8:46 a.m.Tomell OneDL6-3270Palm Bay, Fla.Bayside HS
8:46 a.m.Antavis RoweDB5-10170Atlanta, Ga.Washington HS
8:49 a.m.Kendall GantS6-3184Lakeland, Fla.Lake Gibson HS
8:49 a.m.Fedrice "Fred" BinotOL6-3252Lakeland, Fla.Lake Gibson HS
9:12 a.m.Maurice HallLB6-3225St. Petersburg, Fla.Gibbs HS
9:21 a.m.Demetrius JohnsonS6-2205Annapolis, Md.Annapolis Area Christian School
9:24 a.m.Alex CasonWR6-2180Valdosta, Ga.Valdosta HS
10:02 a.m.Ryan BeeDL6-7245Ashland, OhioHillsdale HS
10:23 a.m.Brandon MitchellOL6-4310Los Angeles, Calif.Pierce College (Calif.)
10:40 a.m.Donquell "Gator" GreenWR5-8160Waynesboro, Ga.Burke County HS
11:14 a.m.Nyquan HarrisDL6-2310Norfolk, Va.Lake Taylor HS
11:30 a.m.Kaleb HarrisLB6-3207Creston, OhioNorwayne HS
11:37 a.m.LaDerrick HammondS6-2175Louisville, Ga.Jefferson County HS
12:25 p.m.Emanuel BealWR6-1200Powder Springs, Ga.Hillgrove HS

A.J. Addison
OL | 6-6 | 290 | Ruther Glen, Va./Fork Union Military Academy
A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 ... Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Duquesne, Fairmont State, Norfolk State, Seton Hill and Virginia State ... Played on the offensive and defensive lines at Fork Union ... Bench presses 315 pounds ... Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect from Fredericksburg (Va.) Christian High ... In high school, received recruiting interest from Liberty, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech ... Plans to major in business.

Emanuel Beal
WR | 6-1 | 200 | Powder Springs, Ga./Hillgrove HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from UCF, Georgia Tech, Kansas State, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina State, USF, Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky, Wisconsin and Yale ... Transferred from Wheeler High School to Hillgrove High School for his senior season ... Had 10 catches for 355 yards and three touchdowns for Hillgrove (11-2) in 2013 despite missing the first five games, helping the Hawks advance to the third round of the Class 6A state playoffs ... Had 43 catches for 855 yards and seven touchdowns for Wheeler (6-5) in 2012, leading the Wildcats to the Class 6A state playoffs ... Is a three-sport athlete at Wheeler, where he also is on the basketball and track teams ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds ... Has a 38-inch vertical jump ... Bench presses 305 pounds ... Plans to major in engineering.

Ryan Bee
DL | 6-7 | 245 | Ashland, Ohio/Hillsdale HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had an offer from Washington and was in contact with Bowling Green, Toledo and West Virginia ... Had 88 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 15 sacks along with 20 catches for 250 yards and eight touchdowns for Hillsdale in 2013 ... Had 66 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles for Hillsdale (7-4) in 2012 ... Is a two-sport athlete at Hillsdale, where he is the captain for the basketball and football teams ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds ... Bench presses 265 pounds ... Squats 345 pounds ... Has a 27-inch vertical ... Has not picked a major, but is considering criminal justice or environmental resource management.

Fedrice "Fred" Binot
OL | 6-3 | 252 | Lakeland, Fla./Lake Gibson HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Toledo, Tennessee State and Eastern Kentucky ... Played tackle at Lake Gibson, but is projected to be an inside offensive lineman for the Herd ... Visited Marshall on Jan. 31-Feb. 1, committed the following day ... Attends same high school that produced MU running back Remi Watson ... Honorable mention Class 6A All-State Elite pick ... Listed preseason as one of top 20 Florida interior offensive line prospects by Miami Herald.

Alex Cason
WR | 6-2 | 180 | Valdosta, Ga./Valdosta HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Cincinnati, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Middle Tennessee and South Alabama ... Comes from the same school that produced two current Marshall players (linebacker Jermaine Holmes and defensive lineman Jarquez Samuel) ... Had 41 catches for 613 yards and three touchdowns for Valdosta (6-5) in 2013 ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds ... Bench presses 235 pounds, power cleans 265 pounds and squats 385 pounds ... Has not picked a major.

Keion Davis
RB | 6-1 | 185 | Fairburn, Ga./Langston Hughes HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Indiana, Louisville, Mississippi State and South Alabama ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... Bench presses 225 pounds ... Had 213 carries for 1,652 yards and 24 touchdowns and 13 catches for 180 yards and three scores in 12 games for Langston Hughes (10-2) in 2013 ... Had 197 carries for 1,068 yards and 12 touchdowns and five catches for 50 yards and two scores in 11 games for Langston Hughes (10-2) in 2012 ... Is a two-sport athlete at Langston Hughes, where he starts at shooting guard for the basketball team ... Plans to major in business.

Nathaniel Devers
OL | 6-3 | 261 | Massillon, Ohio/Washington HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Indiana, Ohio and Toledo ... Ranked the No. 7 center in America and the No. 33 overall prospect in Ohio by Rivals ... Committed to Cincinnati on June 10, but decommitted from the Bearcats and committed to the Thundering Herd on Feb. 2 ... With the help of his blocking, Washington (9-3) averaged 31.9 points, 152.2 passing yards and 179.4 rushing yards per game in 2013 and advanced to the second round of the Division II state playoffs ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.0 seconds ... Can bench press 225 pounds 26 times and can max 405 pounds ... Plans to major in education.

Jordan Dowrey
OL | 6-1 | 270 | Winchester, Va./Handley HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Connecticut, Hampton, Richmond and William & Mary ... Will play guard or center for the Thundering Herd ... Had 109 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, 4.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one blocked punt in 2013 to lead Handley (7-4) to the Class 4A state playoffs ... Also helped the Judges score 402 points, run for 1,491 yards and throw for 2,597 yards in 11 games with his blocking ... Was a four-year starter on the offensive line and a three-year starter on the defensive line at Handley ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.0 seconds ... Bench presses 340 pounds ... Is a three-sport athlete at Handley, where he also is on the wrestling and track and field teams ... Is the younger brother of Penn State sophomore defensive tackle Derek Dowrey Jr. ... Has not picked a major.

Hyleck Foster
WR| 5-11 | 186 | Gaffney, S.C./Gaffney HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Appalachian State, Eastern Michigan, Old Dominion and West Virginia ... Had 230 carries for 1,548 yards and 30 touchdowns and 35 catches for 557 yards and three scores for Gaffney (8-4) in 2013 ... Ran 277 times for 1,799 yards and 26 touchdowns in 2012 to lead the Indians (12-3) to the Class 4A Division I state title ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.49 seconds ... Has a 34-inch vertical ... Bench presses 255 pounds and squats 405 pounds ... Is a three-sport star at Gaffney, where he also plays centerfield and shortstop for the baseball team and point guard and small forward for the basketball team ... Has not picked a major.

Kendall Gant
S| 6-3 | 184 | Lakeland, Fla./Lake Gibson HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Alabama, UCF, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Indiana, Louisville, Minnesota, Ohio State, USF, Tennessee, USC, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin ... Ranked the No. 39 safety in America and the No. 66 overall prospect in Florida by Rivals ... Committed to Georgia on July 12, but decommitted from the Bulldogs and committed to the Thundering Herd on Feb. 3 ... Had 48 tackles, five interceptions, four pass breakups and two tackles for loss in 2013 to lead Lake Gibson (7-3) to the Class 6A state playoffs.

Cole Garvin
QB | 6-1 | 200 | Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek HS
A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 ... Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from UAB, Arkansas State, Charlotte, FIU, Georgia State, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, South Alabama, Southern Mississippi and Western Kentucky ... Had a 39-2-1 record as the Patriots' starting quarterback ... Was part of two state championship teams (2012 and 2010) ... Completed 135-of-196 passes (68.8 percent) for 2,169 yards and 18 touchdowns with four interceptions in 2013, when the Patriots went 11-1-1 and lost in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs ... Completed 417-of-639 passes (65.3 percent) for 7,004 yards and 63 touchdowns with 19 interceptions in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons combined ... Runs the 40-yard in 4.8 seconds ... Has a 28-inch vertical ... Bench presses 260 pounds and squats 360 pounds ... A former two-sport athlete who played third baseman for Sandy Creek's baseball team as a freshman and sophomore ... Plans to major in business.

Donquell "Gator" Green
WR | 5-8 | 160 | Waynesboro, Ga./Burke County HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Nicknamed "Gator" ... Also had offers from Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Carolina, Old Dominion, South Alabama and Troy ... Completed 86-of-132 passes for 1,399 yards and 11 touchdowns with two interceptions and carried 177 times for 1,827 yards and 32 touchdowns in 2013 to lead Burke County (11-4) to the third round of the Class 4A state playoffs ... Named to preseason Georgia Super 11 by Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Class 4A All-State first team as a senior quarterback ... Was Class 4A All-State first team as a junior (utility player).

Maurice Hall
LB | 6-3 | 225 | St. Petersburg, Fla./Gibbs HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Akron, UCF, Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic, FIU, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisville, Oklahoma, USF, West Virginia, Western Illinois and Western Kentucky ... Committed to UCF in June, but decommitted from the Golden Knights in January ... Made 86 tackles, 16 for loss and nine sacks for Gibbs in 2013 ... Also ran for 524 yards and six touchdowns, had 15 catches for 193 yards and two scores and returned seven kickoffs for touchdowns ... Spent time at fullback, quarterback, running back, wide receiver, free safety, linebacker, strong safety, kick returner and punt returner during his high school career ... A three-sport athlete at Gibbs, where he is a small forward on the basketball team and runs the 100-meter dash (10.6 seconds), 200-meter dash (21.8 seconds) and 400-meter dash (49.5 seconds) for the track team ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds ... Bench presses 245 pounds ... Has a 37-inch vertical ... Has not picked a major, but is considering business, computers or criminal justice.

LaDerrick Hammond
S | 6-2 | 175 | Louisville, Ga./Jefferson County HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Georgia State and Western Kentucky ... Had 108 tackles, six pass breakups, three tackles for loss, three interceptions and one forced fumble for Jefferson County (8-4) in 2013 ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds ... Has a 31-inch vertical ... Bench presses 225 pounds and squats 450 pounds ... Is a two-sport athlete at Jefferson County, where he also plays basketball ... Has not picked a major, but wants to study an area related to architecture or construction.

Kaleb Harris
LB| 6-3 | 207 | Creston, Ohio/Norwayne HS
Rated as a three-star by Rivals...Starred as a Norwayne wide receiver and defensive back but figures to make the transition to tight end or outside linebacker in college ... Committed to Cincinnati in June 2013, when he was the first in the history of Norwayne to commit to a major college program ... Visited Marshall last weekend, and chose the Herd over Cincinnati and Western Michigan ... Also had offers from Akron, Toledo, Kent State and Buffalo ... Was picked as "big man skill" MVP is a camp at West Virginia last June ... Helped his team to 2011 Division IV state title ... Was a two-time all-Ohio pick in track and field in relays...Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds.

Nyquan Harris
DL | 6-2 | 310 | Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Alabama, Clemson, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi, North Carolina State, Old Dominion, USC, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia ... Had 11 sacks in 2013 to lead Lake Taylor (10-3) to the third round of the Class 4A state playoffs ... Named Group 4A All-State second team by VirginiaPreps.com ... Was two-time All-Group 4A South Region first team ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds ... Bench presses 385 pounds ... Squats 405 pounds ... Named No. 6 prospect in Virginia's Tidewater area by the (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot ... Nicknamed "Big Money" by his high school coach, Hank Sawyer ... Plans to major in special education.

Frankie Hernandez
LB | 6-2 | 203 | Largo, Fla./Largo HS
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Indiana, Kentucky and USF ... Has a cousin on the Thundering Herd roster (defensive lineman Jarquez Samuel) ... Had 84 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, three sacks and two interceptions in 2013, when he led Largo (9-3) to the Class 6A state playoffs ... Had 99 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, two interceptions and one sack in 2012, when he led the Packers (11-1) to the Class 6A state playoffs ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds ... Bench presses 290 pounds ... Is a two-sport athlete at Largo, where he also plays power forward for the basketball team ... Plans to major in business.

Demetrius Johnson
S | 6-2 | 205 | Annapolis, Md./Annapolis Area Christian School
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Hawaii, Maryland, North Carolina State and Old Dominion ... Ranked the No. 57 wide receiver in America and the No. 13 overall prospect in Maryland by Rivals ... Played wide receiver for the East in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Had 105 tackles, four defensive touchdowns, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and two sacks for Annapolis Area Christian in 2013 ... Also had 21 catches for 416 yards and four scores ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... Plans to major in sports management.

Quintavious Knight
DB | 6-0 | 175 | Ellenwood, Ga./Georgia Military College
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Arizona, Cincinnati, Delta State, Kansas State, Kentucky, Lincoln, Marshall, Middle Tennessee State, Texas Tech and West Virginia ... Committed to Mississippi in June, but decommitted from the Rebels in November ... Originally was a Class of 2012 prospect ... Enrolled at Georgia Military College, where he played with current Marshall linebacker Neville Hewitt ... Had 26 tackles, 11 pass breakups, three interceptions, two tackles for loss and one fumble recovery for National Junior College Athletic Association runner-up Georgia Military College (11-1) in 2013 ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... Can bench press 225 pounds five times ... Plans to major in communications.

Donaldven Manning
DB | 5-10 | 181 | Miami, Fla./Virginia Tech
Is a transfer from Virginia Tech sitting out the 2013-14 school year, but will be eligible to play in the fall ... Will have three years of eligibility remaining ... Had four tackles and one interception in eight games for Virginia Tech in 2012 ... Originally was a Class of 2012 prospect from Miami Central High School ... Two of his teammates were Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato and wide receiver Tommy Shuler ... In high school, also had offers from Alabama, Auburn, Central Florida, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Marshall, Miami, Michigan State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Rutgers, South Florida, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and Wisconsin ... Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals as a senior ... Also ranked as the No. 11 cornerback prospect and No. 140 overall prospect in America and the No. 27 overall prospect in Florida ... Majoring in human development with a concentration in human services.

Brandon Mitchell
OL| 6-4 | 310 | Los Angeles, Calif./Pierce College (Calif.)
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Had recruiting contact with Henderson State and Middle Tennessee ... Originally was a Class of 2010 prospect at defensive tackle out of Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... Received recruiting interest from Arizona, New Mexico State, Oregon and Washington as a senior ... Spent a fifth year at Taft before enrolling at Moorpark (Calif.) Community College in 2011 ... Helped Pierce (9-2) average 404.9 total yards, 276.3 passing yards, 128.6 rushing yards and 31.1 points per game with his blocking in 2013 ... Will have two years to play two seasons in college ... Can bench press 225 pounds 25 times ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.1 seconds ... Plans to major in criminal justice or sports journalism.

Tomell One
DL | 6-3 | 270 | Palm Bay, Fla./Bayside HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Louisville and Mississippi State ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds ... Had 58 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss for Bayside (8-4) in 2013 ... Bench presses 315 pounds and squats 425 pounds ... Is a three-sport athlete at Bayside, where he competes in the heavyweight division for the wrestling team and the discus and shot put for the track and field team ... Has not picked a major.

Antavis Rowe
DB | 5-10 | 170 | Atlanta, Ga./Washington HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also received recruiting interest from Cincinnati, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Ole Miss, North Carolina State, Old Dominion, Tennessee State and Wake Forest ... Ran 228 times for 1,539 yards and 32 touchdowns for Washington (6-4) in 2013 ... Also had seven kickoff returns for touchdowns ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds ... Has a 36-inch vertical ... Bench presses 225 pounds ... Has not picked a major.

Jason Smith
DL | 6-3 | 235 | Hackensack, N.J./East Coast Prep
A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 ... Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Illinois, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Toledo ... Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect from Hackensack High School in Hackensack, N.J. ... Originally a Massachusetts commit before enrolling at East Coast Prep ... Had 42 tackles, four sacks, three pass breakups, two tackles for loss and one interception for East Coast Prep (8-4) in 2013 ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds ... Has a 32-inch vertical ... Bench presses 225 pounds 18 times and maxes 350 pounds ... Squats 390 pounds ... Was a two-sport athlete at Hackensack, where he also played on the basketball team ... Plans to major in broadcast journalism.

Malik Thompson
DL | 6-6 | 275 | Winter Garden, Fla./Fork Union Military Academy
A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 ... Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, James Madison, Miami (Fla.), USC and Virginia Tech ... Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect from Edgewater High School in Winter Garden, Fla. ... In high school, had an offer from North Carolina State, but also had interest from FIU, Florida State, Louisville, Miami and Tennessee ... Had 38 tackles and one sack for Edgewater in 2012 ... Has not decided on a major.

Ricardo Williams
DL | 6-5 | 251 | Homestead, Fla./Miami
Is a transfer from Miami sitting out the 2013-14 school year, but will be eligible to play in the fall ... Will have two years of eligibility remaining ... Played in one game for Miami in 2012 ... Sat out as a redshirt in 2011 ... Originally was a Class of 2011 prospect from Homestead High School ... In high school, also had offers from Central Florida, Florida State, Kansas State, Marshall, North Carolina, Rutgers, South Florida, Stanford, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Washington and West Virginia ... Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals as a senior ... Also ranked as the No. 12 weakside defensive end prospect in America and the No. 56 overall prospect in Florida ... Has not picked a major.

Reese Wooten
WR | 6-2 | 170 | Cairo, Ga./Cairo HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Had recruiting contact with and interest from Troy ... Had 20 catches for 300 yards and two touchdowns along with 19 tackles and two interceptions in 2013 to lead Cairo (7-4) to the Class 4A state playoffs ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.39 seconds ... Bench presses 235 pounds and squats 350 pounds ... Is a three-sport athlete at Cairo, where he plays guard for the basketball team and participates in the 200-meter dash, 400-meter relay and 1,600-meter relay for the track and field team ... Has not picked a major.

Ryan Yurachek
TE | 6-3 | 225 | Myrtle Beach, S.C./Carolina Forest HS
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Appalachian State, Charleston Southern, Georgia Southern, Holy Cross, Liberty and The Citadel and interest from Clemson, Duke, East Carolina and South Carolina ... Finished his senior season with 23 catches for 294 yards and one touchdown for Carolina Forest despite missing six games due to a left knee injury... Caught 56 passes for 731 yards and seven touchdowns in 2012 ... Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds ... Bench presses 315 pounds ... Is a three-sport athlete at Carolina Forest, where he plays small forward for the basketball team and third base for the baseball team ... His father, Hunter Yurachek, is the athletic director at Coastal Carolina ... Plans to major in business.