2010 high school signees
Josh Schneider - QB - LaGrange HS
Eric Mathews - QB/Ath - Brookshire HS
Charles Coleman - RB - Corpus Christi Carroll HS
Tre Johnson - RB - San Antonio Southwest HS
Kamen Ruelas - RB - Victoria St Joseph HS
Josh Washington - RB/Ath - Del Rio HS
Layton Dworaczyk - RB/DB - Blanco HS
Matt Seay - WR - Austin McCallum
Manny Menchaca - WR - Edinburg HS
Payne Neessen - OL - Tuloso Midway HS
Rambo McAfee - DT - Austin McCallum
Henry Greathouse - DT - Blanco HS
Mike Yarbrough - DE - Manvel HS
James Lambert - DE - Alvin HS
Devon Rhodes - DL - Langham Creek HS
Cody Brooks - DB - Del Rio HS
Forest Jones - DB - Manvel HS
Jeff Phillips - DB - Pearland HS
Joseph Maldonado - RB - Hebronnville HS (Fr. 2009 graduate)
Keenan Woods - OL - Tyler JC (Jr. transfer)
Zane Brown - DT - Henderson State (So. transfer)
Marquis Singleton - DE - Texas Southern (So. transfer)
Johnny Tivao - DT - Cerritos College (Jr. transfer)
Darnell Hicks - DL - Victor Valley CC (Jr. transfer)
Junior Tivao - LB - Cerritos College (Jr. transfer)
Tressor Baptise - LB - Hofstra (Sr. transfer)
Roman Pula - LB - Pasadena College (Jr. transfer)
Arron Fisher - CB - College of Canyons (Jr. transfer)
Stanley Washington - S - ASA Institute (Jr. transfer)
Quincy Williama - DB - Emporia State (Jr. transfer)
From Shane Meling (TAMK SID)
Here are our signees so far...
Javelina Spring 2010 High School Signees
Cody Brooks - a 6-1, 180-pound corner back from Del Rio, TX. He was named the District 29-5A Defensive Back of the Year in 2008 and 2009 at Del Rio HS. He was a two-time first team All-District 29-5A corner back and second team wide receiver. He was the Preseason District 29-5A Defensive MVP heading into his senior year. He led his team to Bi-District and Area championships in 2009. He is the son of Teenya Brooks and is related to former Javelina football great Sid Blanks. He plans to study History.
Charles Coleman - a 5-9, 170-pound running back from Corpus Christi, TX. He gained 2,300 yards rushing and scored 22 touchdowns for Carroll HS as a senior en route to earning first team All-South Texas and second team All-State 5A honors. He also was named first team All-District 27-5A. He led Carroll to the second round of the playoffs. He is the son of Charles and Wynell Coleman and is undecided on his field of study.
Layton Dworaczyk - a 5-10, 190-pound running back/safety from Blanco, TX. He earned second team All-State 2A honors at running back for Blanco HS as a senior. He ran for a school record 2,587 yards and 47 touchdowns on the season. He was the District 27-2A MVP. He was named the Built Ford Tough Player of the Week after gaining 317 yards on 39 carries and scored five touchdowns in a 33-26 win over Luling. As a junior he earned second team All-State 2A honors and was named the District 27-2A offensive MVP after gaining 1,518 yards and scoring 21 touchdowns. During his sophomore year, he earned first team all-district honors. He led BHS to a Bi-District championship, Area championship, State quarterfinal appearance and State semifinal appearance in his four years. He is the son of Wayne Dworaczyk and Bonnie Palmer and plans to study Sports Marketing.
Henry Greathouse - a 6-1, 275-pound defensive tackle from Blanco, TX. He earned first team All-District 27-2A honors as a defensive tackle and punter as a senior at Blanco HS. As a junior he recorded 12 sacks and was named the District 27-2A Defensive MVP, first team All-Area and third team All-State 2A. He led BHS to a Bi-District championship, Area championship, State quarterfinal appearance and State semifinal appearance in his four years. He was on the AB honor roll. He is the son of Bennie and Becky Greathouse and plans to study Kinesiology.
Tre Johnson - a 5-10, 200-pound running back from San Antonio, TX. He earned All-District 29-5A Offensive MVP first team All-Area honors as a senior at Southwest HS. He rushed for over 1,400 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior. He rushed for over 3,100 yards in his career. He earned second team all-district honors as a junior and honorable mention all-district honors as a sophomore. He led Southwest to three playoff berths in his career. He plans to study Kinesiology.
Forrest Jones - a 6-1, 180-pound cornerback from Alvin, TX. He earned second team All-District 24-4A honors at Manvel HS as a senior.
James Lambert - a 6-2, 215-pound defensive end from Alvin, TX. He earned first team all-district honors as a senior at Alvin HS. He also lined up at offensive tackle, fullback and tight end in his career. He was a leader in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Chrysalis Youth Christian Program. He has been enrolled in AP classes. He is the son of Bruce and Brenda Lambert and plans to study Agricultural Science.
Eric Matthews - a 6-1, 175-pound quarterback/athlete from Brookshire, TX. He earned first team All-District 26-3A honors at quarterback for Brookshire-Royal HS in 2009.
Ralmon "Rambo" McAfee - a 6-5, 286-pound defensive lineman from Austin, TX. He earned honorable mention All-District 26-4A honors at McCallum HS. He helped lead his team to the District 26-4A, Bi-District and Area championships. He is the son of Lisa Houston and is undecided on his field of study.
Manny Menchaca - a 6-2, 190-pound wide receiver from Edinburg, TX. He earned second team All-District 31-5A and honorable mention All-Valley honors at wide receiver at Edinburg HS as a senior. He helped lead the team to a Bi-District championship. As a junior he earned second team all-district honors. As a sophomore, he earned second team all-district honors as a safety at Edcouch-Elsa HS and was part of a District and Bi-District championship team. He is the son of Joe Menchaca and Pamela McDaniel and plans to study Physical Therapy with a minor in Health. HIs father and uncles, Paschall and John Davis, all played football for the Javelinas.
Payne Neessen - a 6-4, 280-pound offensive lineman from Corpus Christi, TX. He earned first team All-District 31-4A and third team All-South Texas honors at Tuloso-Midway HS as a senior. He earned honorable mention all-district honors as a junior. He was a two-time Academic All-District 31-4A selection. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He is the son of Phil and Gayle Neessen and plans to study Ag-Business.
Jeff Phillips - a 5-10, 185-pound defensive back from Pearland, TX. He was a two-year starter for Pearland HS and earned honorable mention All-District 22-5A honors. He helped lead Pearland to the 2008 State 5A Quarterfinals and another playoff appearance in 2009. He is the son of Jeff and Donna Phillips. His father played football for the Javelinas.
Devon Rhodes - a defensive lineman from Langham Creek, TX. He earned honorable mention All-District 15-5A honors as a senior for Langham Creek HS.
Kamen Ruelas - a 5-11, 190-pound running back from Victoria, TX. He earned second team All-Victoria Advocate and first team TAPPS Division II All-District 3 honors at St. Joseph HS as a senior. He earned TAPPS Division II All-State honors after rushing for 1,353 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Josh Schneider - a 6-1, 205-pound quarterback from La Grange, TX. He was Dave Campbell's Texas Football 2009 Breakout Player of the Year in 3A. He set a school record with 3,907 yards and 38 touchdowns as a senior at La Grange HS. He passed for 1,524 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior. He was a two-time unanimous first team All-District 25-3A. He was named the Ford Tough Player of the Week in 2008 after compiling 460 total yards of offense and scoring four touchdowns in a win over Sealy. He led LGHS to the State Semi-Finals and a 12-3 record as a senior. He was on the honor roll. He is the son of Steve and Alicia Schneider and plans to study Kinesiology with a minor in History.
Matt Seay - a 6-5, 200-pound wide receiver from Austin, TX. He earned first team All-District 26-4A honors at McCallum HS as a tight end and punter. He also was named second team All-Centex at tight end. He helped lead McCallum to an undefeated District 26-4A championship. The team was Bi-District and Area champions as well. He had 24 catches for 340 yards and seven touchdowns his senior year. He is the son of Tym and Karen Seay and plans to study Wildlife Biology.
Josh Washington - a 6-2, 200-pound running back/linebacker from Del Rio, TX. He earned first team All-District 29-5A honors as a linebacker and second team all-district honors as a running back at Del Rio HS during his senior year. As a junior, he earned first team all-district honors at both positions. He earned honorable mention all-district honors at linebacker as a sophomore. He led Del Rio HS to their first ever playoff appearance in 2008 and led the team to two playoff victories in 2009. He is the son of Patrice Foster and plans to study Business.
Mike Yarbrough - a 6-0, 190-pound defensive end from Rosharon, TX. He earned first team All-District 24-4A honors as a senior at Manvel HS. He is the son of Felicita Curiel and plans to study Kinesiology.
Javelina Spring 2010 Transfers
Tressor Baptiste – a 6-0, 238-pound linebacker from Staten Island, NY. He played in 11 games at Hofstra in 2009 where he had 13 tackles including three for loss and 2.5 sacks. He also forced two fumbles. Hofstra dropped their football program following the season. He attended Lackawanna JC in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for two years where he was an All-Northeast Football Conference second team selection at linebacker. He was selected the Falcons' Defensive Most Valuable Player in 2008. He finished second on the team in tackles with 41 solo stops and four assisted tackles. He tallied nine tackles for losses of 33 yards, three sacks for 19 yards and added six pass deflections. He was a four-year member of the football and track teams at Curtis HS. He was named to the All-New York City All-Star team after recording 98 tackles, three forced fumbles, one interception and seven touchdowns as a senior in 2005. He led the PSAL in sacks. He was also named to the Staten Island Advance All-Star Team. He is the son of Donald and Leseil Baptiste and is studying Mass Media with a minor in History.
Zane Brown – a 6-0, 300-pound defensive tackle from Houston, TX. He played one year at Harding University. He earned first team All-District and first team Fort Bend Herald All-Area honors. He played in the Space City Classic All-Star Game and the Bayou Bowl All-Star Game. He had 60 tackles, including 22 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a senior. He was a member of the AB Honor Roll and was an AP student. He is the son of Felton and Amy Brown and is studying Kinesiology/Exercise Science.
Arron Fisher – a 5-7, 165-pound defensive back from Orlando, FL. He was a first team All-Northern conference cornerback at College of the Canyons where he was a teammate of current Javelina running back Fred Winborn. He started in the Junior College All-American game. He had 37 tackles, 14 pass break ups and two interceptions as a sophomore. He played in the Central Florida all-star game after starring at West Orange HS. He is the son of Pamela Watson and is studying Criminology with a minor in Sociology.
Darnell Hicks – a 6-1, 270-pound defensive lineman from Detroit, MI. He earned All-League and second team All-State honors at Victor Valley Community College. He recorded 44 tackles, including seven for loss and one sack. He also forced a fumble and recovered four fumbles. He earned All-City and All-State honors at John Pershing HS while leading the team to a playoff appearance. He is the son of Jerome and Sherrie Hicks and is studying Industrial Technology.
Joseph Maldonado – a 5-7, 160-pound running back from Hebbronville, TX. He is generally considered one of the best players ever to come out of Hebbronville. He rushed for 2,116 yards as a senior averaging 13.3 yards per carry and scoring 21 touchdowns. He had 4,526 yards rushing in his career while averaging 10.1 yards per carry with 47 touchdowns. He also caught 26 passes for 527 yards and 10 scores in his three-year career. He earned first team All-District 32-2A as a sophomore. As a junior he was District 32-2A MVP, first team All-Bay Area, first team All-South Texas, honorable mention All-State 2A, Caller.com Player of the Week and Built Ford Tough Player of the Week #5. As a senior he was District 32-2A MVP, first team All-Bay Area, first team All-South Texas, first team All-State 2A, Caller Times Player of the Week #3 and KIII TV Player of the Week #3 and #4. He led HHS to three district championships and set the school record for most rushing yards and touchdowns in a season. He was a two year member of the honor roll. He is the son of Larry and Alma Maldonado and is studying Criminology.
Roman Pula – a 6-0, 240-pound linebacker from Tacoma, WA. He was a two-time all-conference performer at Pasadena City College. As a sophomore he was second on the team with 72 tackles. He added 12.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries. As a freshman, he was third on the team with 75 tackles that included 6.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. He was also the team’s goal line running back with 11 touchdowns on 36 carries. He scored another touchdown on a fumble return. At Lincoln HS, he rushed for 5,300 yards in his career. He was a two-time league MVP and the 2005 Tacoma News Tribune Area Player of the Year. He was a two-time All-State running back. He ran for 1,682 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior and 1,680 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior. He is the son of Moana Pula and is studying Buiness with a minor in Communications.
Marquis Singleton – a 6-6, 250-pound defensive end from Decatur, IL. He played at Texas Southern under head coach Johnnie Cole. He was a three-time All-Conference and All-Area selection at Harmony Community HS. He earned first team honors in 2006 when he was also an honorable mention All-State selection. He led the team to three state playoff appearances. He is the son of Carolyn Allston and is studying Pre-Physical Therapy.
Johnny Tivao – a 6-0, 340-pound defensive tackle from Compton, CA. He helped Cerritos College to a 7-4 overall record and a berth in the Golden Empire Bowl in 2008. He was named first-team All-California Region III and first-team All-National Division Central Conference following his sophomore season. He was credited with 47 tackles, including 10 for loss, in 11 games in 2008. As a freshman at Cerritos, he earned first-team All-Mission Conference National Division honors. He notched 38 tackles and five for loss as a freshman. He was rated as the No. 96 JC player in the country by rivals.com. He was a three-time first-team All-San Gabriel Valley League defensive lineman at Paramount High, where he was also a two-time first-team all-league offensive lineman. He was named to the Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team as a junior. He had 80 tackles and seven sacks as a senior, 69 tackles and eight sacks as a junior, 84 tackles and nine sacks as a sophomore and 71 tackles as a freshman, when he was voted his team's MVP. He was originally a University of Washington signee. He is the son of Timali and Corina Tivao and is studying Kinesiology with a minor in Communications. He is the brother of Junior Tivao.
Junior Tivao – a 6-0, 250-pound linebacker from Paramount, CA. He played two season at Cerritos College. As a sophomore he carried the ball 20 times and scores 11 touchdowns as the goal line back. On defense, he had 49 tackles including 4.5 tackles for loss. As a freshman he had 46 tackles, four tackles for loss, three pass breakups and two quarterback hurries. He also added one interception, forced a fumble and had a fumble recovery. He scored five touchdowns on offense. He played at Paramount HS. As a senior, he was a first team All-Los Angeles Times, first team All-CIF, first team All-Region and first team All-San Gabriel Valley League selection. He was a second team Press Telegram Dream Team selection and voted the team’s Most Valuable Player. He finished the year with 90 tackles on defense, while he completed 20-of-38 passes for 480 yards and rushed for 10 touchdowns. As a junior, he was a second team Press Telegram Dream Team pick, while earning All-CIF and all-league honors. He had 106 tackles and accounted for 28 touchdowns on the year. He missed his sophomore year but was the team’s MVP as a freshman when he had 98 tackles, to go along with three interceptions and rushed for 600 yards and scored 18 touchdowns. He is the son of Timali and Corina Tivao and is studying Social Work with a minor in Sociology. He is the brother of Johnny Tivao.
Stanley Washington – a 5-10, 180-pound safety from Brooklyn, NY. He played two seasons at the ASA Institute in New York City. He led the team in tackles as a sophomore. As a senior at Long Island City HS he earned All-City honors as a wide receiver and defensive back. He ranked fifth in the PSAL in tackles. He was a member of a Queens Conference championship team. He is the son of Cheryl Richardson and is studying Kinesiology.
Quincy Williams – a 6-0, 180-pound defensive back from Dallas, TX. He played two years at Emporia State and was a starter as a true freshman. He was an all-district corner back and the district Defensive Back of the Year at Newman Smith HS. He is the son of Annette Williams and is undecided on his major.
Keenan Woods - a 6-2, 300-pound offensive lineman from Houston, TX. He played two years at Tyler Junior College. He earned first team all-conference and second team TAPPS 3A All-State honors as a senior at Northland Christian HS. He led his team to State Semifinals. He graduated with honors. He is the son of Larry and Monica Woods and is studying Business Management with a minor in Sports Marketing.