Saturday, January 9, 1971

Texas A&M - Commerce 2010 Football Signings

&M-Commerce Signs 25 Recruits and Adds Two Transfers

Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Guy Morriss and the Lions
coaching staff announced on Wednesday that 25 high school players have
signed letters of intent to attend the university. An additional two
transferred in at the semester break to bring the 2010 recruiting class to

The Lions are coming off its first outright Lone Star Conference division
title since 1990 and reloaded the squad with three linebackers, four
defensive backs, four wide receivers, five offensive linemen, six defensive
linemen, a fullback, a quarterback and a punter.

Among the signees are three players from Kennedale High School and a set of
teammates from Hillcrest High School and Sam Houston High School in the
Dallas/Fort Worth area.

A&M-Commerce also added Division I transfers - Cal Farley, a quarterback and
Michael Johnson, a safety at the semester break.

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown (High School)
Gary Aguilar OL 6-5 289 North Richland Hills, Texas (Birdville HS)
Anthony Booher DL 6-3 225 Arlington, Texas (Kennedale HS)
Evan Booher DL 6-3 202 Arlington, Texas (Kennedale HS)
Carrington Brown FB 5-10 212 Dallas, Texas (Hillcrest HS)
Darrin Brown WR 6-0 180 Dallas, Texas (Duncanville HS)
Corvellas Cage DB 5-10 157 Frisco, Texas (Liberty HS)
Nick Cannon OL 6-4 276 Keller, Texas (Fossil Ridge HS)
Isaiah Cobbin LB 6-2 200 Dallas, Texas (Hillcrest HS)
Cortney Craig DB 6-0 185 Dallas, Texas (South Oak Cliff HS)
Jeremy Dotson LB 6-2 239 Mesquite, Texas (North Mesquite HS)
Marcus Fore DB 5-9 170 Keller, Texas (Central HS)
Cedrick Freeman DL 6-3 210 Arlington, Texas (Grace Prep)
Cameron Frosch P 6-2 168 Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett HS)
Jarrod Hall WR 6-4 220 Waco, Texas (University HS)
Brandyn Hinnrichs OL 6-3 260 Argyle, Texas (Argyle HS)
Brandon Jackson DB 5-11 165 Dallas, Texas (A. Maceo Smith HS)
Kenzee Jackson WR 6-0 175 Arlington Texas (Sam Houston HS)
Jose Martinez OL 6-2 272 Arlington, Texas (Sam Houston HS)
Tevin Moore DL 6-1 260 Dallas, Texas (Duncanville HS)
Zach Rice OL 6-5 257 Princeton, Texas (Princeton HS)
Lawson Schwertner DL 6-4 211 Big Lake, Texas (Reagan County HS)
Aaron Shaw LB 6-0 205 Dallas, Texas (Lincoln HS)
Tevin Thompson WR 6-1 202 Irving, Texas (MacArthur HS)
Brandon Turner DL 6-0 246 Allen, Texas (Allen HS)
Luke Wagner QB 6-3 217 Tyler, Texas (Lee HS)

Transfers (2)
Cal Farley QB 6-2 215 Keller, Texas (Pennsylvania Univ.)
Michael Johnson SS 5-11 210 Garland, Texas (UNLV)

Gary Aguilar
Offensive Line
6-5 € 289
North Richland Hills, Texas
Birdville HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Attended Birdville High School, where he was a
three-year starter at left tackleŠearned second team all-district honors as
a seniorŠteam averaged 44 points a game and a district leading 349 yards a
game through the air as team posted a 9-2 record before losingŠteam tied a
state record with eight touchdown passes in a game as a senior. Personal:
Son of Gerardo and Febe AguilarŠplans to major in engineering.

Anthony Booher
Defensive Line
6-3 € 224
Arlington, Texas
Kennedale HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Earned all-state, all-area and all-district
recognition as an offensive lineman and for his academic efforts as a
seniorŠalso played along the defensive line, where he also made 40 tackles
and had two sacks as a seniorŠserved as team and offensive line captain as a
seniorŠa three-year letterwinner on both the football and baseball team.
Personal: Born September 6, 1991Šson of Brian and Christy BooherŠfather,
Brian played for three years at TCUŠtwin brother, Evan will also be
attending Texas A&M University-CommerceŠplans to major in business.

Evan Booher
Defensive Line
6-3 € 202
Arlington, Texas
Kennedale HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Received all-district honors as a seniorŠhad 79
tackles, forced a fumble and recovered another as a seniorŠhad a career-best
15 tackles and a sack in a 2008 playoff game against CelinaŠa three-year
letterwinner on the baseball team, where he hit .445 and had 102 RBI in 28
games as a juniorŠlettered twice in football. Personal: Born September 6,
1991Šson of Brian and Christy BooherŠfather, Brian played for three years at
TCUŠtwin brother, Anthony will also be attending Texas A&M
University-CommerceŠplans to major in business.

Carrington Brown
5-10 € 212
Dallas, Texas
Hillcrest HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A three-year starter and letterwinner at Hillcrest
High SchoolŠearned all-district honors and served as team captain during his
senior yearŠracked up 252 yards on 50 attemptsŠon defense, as a linebacker,
he recorded 103 career tackles, including nine sacksŠranked as the
third-best prospect in his district by Personal: Born
October 10, 1991Šson of Robert Brown and Michelle CarterŠrelated to Greg
Hill, who played at Texas A&M and went on to play in the NFL for the Kansas
City ChiefsŠplans to major in kinesiology.

Darrin Brown
Wide Receiver
6-0 € 180
Arlington, Texas
Duncanville HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A three-year letterwinner in both football and in
track and field at Duncanville High SchoolŠas a senior, he had 26 catches
for 486 yardsŠselected as first team all-district and team¹s most improved
player and best offensive player as a seniorŠagainst Nimitz, as a senior, he
had six catches for 112 yardsŠreceived interest from Oklahoma, Kansas State,
Minnesota and Oklahoma State. Personal: Born July 18, 1992Šson of Darrin
Brown and Irish Glover.

Corvellas Cage
5-10 € 157
Frisco, Texas
Liberty HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A four-year letterwinner on the football and track
and field team at Frisco Liberty High SchoolŠrecorded 76 tackles, recovered
five fumbles and forced four more as a seniorŠpicked up first team
all-district and all-county as well as honorable mention all-state honors as
a seniorŠhad 57 tackles and six interceptions as a junior. Personal: Born
September 4, 1991Šson of Raymond and Angela CageŠplans to study recreation
and sports management.

Nick Cannon
Offensive Line
6-4 € 276
Keller, Texas
Fossil Ridge HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-year letterwinner at Keller Fossil Ridge High
SchoolŠrecognized honorable mention all-district as a senior. Personal: Born
November 30, 1991Šson of Mark Cannon and Jenifer Bryant.

Isaiah Cobbin
6-2 € 200
Dallas, Texas
Hillcrest HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-time all-district selection at Hillcrest High
SchoolŠearned first team recognition as a senior.

Cortney Craig
Defensive Back
6-0 € 190
Dallas, Texas
South Oak Cliff HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-time honorable mention all-district
selectionŠhad a two interception game against Adamson as a seniorŠforced two
fumbles and recovered two more as well as blocked a kick against
SeagovilleŠteam won bi-district titleŠalso a member of the track and field
and swimming teamŠattended the same high school as Lions¹ great Harvey
Martin. Personal: Born September 16, 1991Šson of Cornel Craig and Lauren
Grady-JohnsonŠplans to major in business.

Jeremy Dotson
6-2 € 239
Mesquite, Texas
North Mesquite HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A first team all-district selection as a
seniorŠreceived academic all-state recognitionŠa three-year starter on the
football team and has also played on the school¹s basketball team. Personal:
Born October 24, 1991Šson of Alitha Dotson.

Marcus Fore
Defensive Back
5-9 € 170
Keller, Texas
Central HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Named to the Dallas/Fort Wirth Super Team, a second
team all-area and all-district selection as a seniorŠtwice recognized as the
Dallas/Fort Worth Player of the WeekŠhad 11 interceptions and four
touchdowns throughout his high school careerŠset school single-game record
for interceptions with three and single-season record with eight as a
seniorŠa three-year member of the football team and ran track as a
sophomore. Personal: Born November 15, 1991Šson of Gary and Lori
ForeŠbrother, Taylor is a junior on the football teamŠplans to major in

Cedrick Freeman
Defensive Line
6-3 € 210
Arlington, Texas
Grace Prep

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-time all-district selectionŠrecorded 111
tackles as a senior, including five sacksŠrecovered five fumbles and forced
two more...blocked four kicksŠearned first team all-Golden Circle
recognition as a junior and seniorŠin addition to being a four-year
lettewinner in football, he earned two letters in tennis. Personal: Born
December 23, 1991.

Cameron Frosch
6-2 € 168
Rowlett, Texas
Rowlett HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-year starter at Rowlett High School, serving as
both the kicker and the punterŠas a senior, he punted the ball 32 times for
an average of 40 yards a kickŠlanded 10 punts inside the 20, including four
in one gameŠ posted a season-long of 72 yardsŠranked as one of the nation¹s
top punters by the National Combine SeriesŠa three-year letterwinner on the
soccer team, where he plays midfield/forwardŠa member of the National Honors
Society. Personal: Born March 13, 1992Šson of Chris and Rhonda FroschŠplans
to major in finance.

Jarrod Hall
Wide Receiver
6-4 € 220
Waco, Texas
University HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A first team all-district and honorable mention
all-Centex selection as a senior at University High SchoolŠa four-sport,
multi-year letterwinner, including four in basketball and track, three in
football and another in baseball. Personal: Born November 25, 1991Šson of
Mark and Shana McGowanŠplans to major in math education.

Brandon Jackson
Defensive Back
5-11 € 165
Dallas, Texas
A. Maceo Smith HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A multi-sport letterwinner at A. Maceo Smith High
School in both football and in track and fieldŠearned all-district honors as
a senior. Personal: Born June 1, 1991Šson of Bradley Jackson and Ladeandra

Kenzee Jackson
Wide Receiver
6-0 € 175
Arlington, Texas
Sam Houston HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Racked up 66 catches for 966 yards and eight
touchdowns as a senior at Sam Houston High SchoolŠas a senior, he also ran
the ball 36 times for 209 yards and three touchdownsŠplayed alongside fellow
signee Jose Martinez. Personal: Born April 4, 1992Šson of Carlos and Kamulah
JacksonŠuncle, Allen played basketball at the University of Cincinnati that
reached the Elite Eight.

Jose Martinez
Offensive Line
6-2 € 272
Arlington, Texas
Sam Houston HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A two-year letterwinner at Sam Houston High School,
the same school as Lions¹ head football coach Guy MorrissŠearned second team
all-district recognition as a senior. Personal: Born February 15, 1992Šson
of Jose and Maria MartinezŠplans to major in business.

Tevin Moore
Defensive Line
6-1 € 260
Dallas, Texas
Duncanville HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Earned first team all-district honors as a senior and
second team recognition as a juniorŠmade 50 stops as a senior, including
five sacks as a seniorŠ.had 24 tackles, including 2.5 sacks, forced and
recovered a fumble against NimitzŠplayed alongside fellow signee Darrin

Zach Rice
Offensive Line
6-5 € 257
Princeton, Texas
Princeton HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A three-year starter and letterwinner at nearby
Princeton High SchoolŠalso a three-year letterwinner as a member of the
track and field team and lettered twice in powerlifting. Personal: Born
December 14, 1991Šson of John and Mary Rice.

Lawson Schwertner
Defensive Line
6-4 € 211
Big Lake, Texas
Reagan County

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Recognized as all-West Texas as a seniorŠa two-time
all-district selection both as a defensive end and as a offensive
linemanŠserved as the team captain as a seniorŠparticipated on the track and
field team as a junior, where he did the high jump and triple jump.
Personal: Born April 28, 1992Šson of Danny and Susan SchwertnerŠplans to
major in agriculture.

Aaron Shaw
6-0 € 205
Dallas, Texas
Lincoln HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A three-sport letterwinner at Dallas Lincoln High
School in football, baseball and track and fieldŠnamed to the all-district
team as a senior as a defensive end. Personal: Born April 19, 1992Šson of
Misty RobersonŠplans to major in business.

Tevin Thompson
Wide Receiver
6-1 € 202
Irving, Texas
MacArthur HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: An honorable mention all-district selectionŠnamed
academic all-districtŠholds school record for vertical jump among skill
players with a 38-inch leapŠ.a four-year letterwinner on the track and field
team, in addition to being a three-year letterwinner on the football team.
Personal: Born December 24, 1991Šson of Chaka HallŠplans to major in

Brandon Turner
Defensive Line
6-0 € 246
Allen, Texas
Allen HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: A first team all-district and all-county selection as
a seniorŠselected as team¹s Defensive Player of the Game on multiple
occasions as a seniorŠteam won state title as a junior and won four-straight
district titles. Personal: Born December 25, 1991Šson of Vincent and Tammy
TurnerŠplans to major in industrial engineering.

Luke Wagner
6-3 € 217
Tyler, Texas
Tyler Lee HS

Prior to A&M-Commerce: As a senior, he completed 86 of 148 passes for nine
touchdowns and ran for five touchdowns at Tyler Lee High SchoolŠa three-year
letterwinner and two-year starter at quarterbackŠreceived honorable mention
all-district honors en route to leading the team to district, bi-district
and area championships as a seniorŠPersonal: Born July 31, 1991Šson of
Dallas and Shelley WagnerŠplans to major in kinesiology.

Enrolled Spring Semester 2009

Cal Farley
6-2 € 215
Fort Worth, Texas
Univ. of Pennsylvania

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Spent the last two years at the University of
Pennsylvania after a standout career at Keller High SchoolŠhe was named the
team MVP and team captain as a senior en route to all-district
honorsŠrecognized as one of the top 15 quarterbacks in the state as a senior
by Dave Campbell¹s Texas Football MagazineŠin addition to participating on
the football team, he lettered in track and field and rugby. Personal: Born
January 3, 1989Šson of Carrie and Leonard Farley.

Michael Johnson
Defensive Back
5-11 € 210
Garland, Texas

Prior to A&M-Commerce: Arrives at A&M-Commerce after starting his college
career at UNLVŠplayed in six games as a sophomore, where he had two
tacklesŠas a freshman, he saw action in 11 games, primarily on special teams
units...attended South Garland High School, where they won back-to-back
district titlesŠearned all-district recognition as a senior at the
linebacker positionŠ.a three-year member of the track and field team.
Personal: Born June 30, 1988Šson of Michael Johnson Sr. and Darrinda
WeaverŠa criminal justice major.


Anonymous said...

Texas A&M Commerce has a great young linebacker core lead by sophomore to be, outside backer Danny Mason.

Anonymous said...

The Commerce linebackers are led by Stephen DeGrate who was the 2nd leading tackler on the team behind Cory Whitfield. He also had an interception and a fumble return for a touchdown. While we expect big things from Danny Mason it would be hard-pressed to say that he leads the linebackers. Degrate will be leading the entire defense this year.

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