HBCU Signing Day Spotlight: Southern Scores FBS Transfers

Former Memphis wide receiver Reggie Travis is one of many FBS refugees headed for Baton Rouge. (Commercial Appeal photo)

National Signing Day is usually about high school seniors declaring where they plan to play their college ball. A look at defending SWAC Champion Southern’s recruiting hall shows a big emphasis on pulling in players that originally enrolled elsewhere.

Here’s what we have so far. Check back later for more.

S Bryan Anderson, Edna Karr: 6-1, 195

RB Malcolm Crockett, Pitt (Friendship Collegiate Academy, Washington D.C.): 5-10, 205lb back had a few carries as a redshirt freshman, but mostly played on special teams last season.

LB Martin Henry, Pierce College (Bishop McDevitt HS, Wyncote, Pa.): 5-10, 210lb

OL Simeon Houston, Houston: 6-3, 230lb

TE Willis Howard, Atlanta Sports Academy: 6-4, 250lb

RB Jamarcus Jarvis, North Texas (East Ascension HS): 5-10, 195lb

ATH Danny Johnson, East Ascension HS:  5-11, 175

TE, Montrell Jones, Rochester Technical Community College (Bayview HS): 6-4, 225

S Rhaheim Ledbetter, Florida (Crest HS, Shelby, N.C.): 5-9, 219lb defensive back originally signed with Florida out of high school in 2013.

// LB Lamar Martin, Edna Karr:  5-10, 200

OL Eddie Nickles, Missouri City (TX): 6-3, 280

LB Kentavious Preston, Conyers, (GA): 6-1, 240

LB Jordan Taylor, Kentwood HS: 6-0, 210

S Renaldo Thomas, Tulane (St. Augustine HS): 6-4, 204lb defensive back played three seasons at Tulane. Sat out 2013.

WR Reggie Travis,  Memphis (Plaquemine HS): 6-2, 195lb WR caught 29 passes in 2011-2012. One game with no catches in 2013.

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