Here’s a list of Army’s 2014 recruiting class:
# – will attend West Point in fall
* – will attend Army Prep in fall
Update: Archbishop Mitty (Calif) LB Chandler Ramirez and Montour (Pa.) LB Cole Macek committed to play fooball at Army during official visits to West Point on Feb. 7-9. Central Catholic (Pa.) WR Shafer Swann tweeted Sunday (Feb. 9) that he will play football at West Point. Swann is the son of Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame wide receiver Lynn Swann.
DE Matt Allgor 6-2, 220, Mason (Ohio) HS
DE Emmanuel Aka, 6-3, 215, Norcross (Ga.) HS
#S Alex Aukerman, 6-2, 205, Center Grove, Ind.: Aukerman was Indiana Class 6A all-state (first team) safety as a senior.
#C Sage Baltrusaitis, 6-1, 255, Brother Rice, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
*FB Teran Barnitz, 6-foot, 215, Cabell Midland (W. Va.) HS
LS Clay Barton, 5-11, 210, North Forsyth (Ga.) HS
RB Nicholas Black, 5-9, 189, College Park HS, Woodlands, Texas
#LB Justin Byers, 6-1, 205, Panther Creek HS, Cary, N.C.
QB Chris Carter, 5-11, 165, Imperial (Calif.) HS
*RB Malik Crossdale, 5-11, 205, Fordham Prep
DE Cordarrell Davis, 6-foot, 238, Summer Creek (Texas) HS
LB Nika Davis Waco (Texas) HS
* S Casey Dionne, 6-1, 180, Madison Southern, Ky.
RB Christian Drake 5-10, 178, Pelham (Ga.) HS
WR Rhyan England, 5-11, 180, Collins Hills (Ga.) HS: Atlanta Journal Constitution Class 6A first-team defensive back. Intercepted nine passes as a senior.
LB Jaquan Frazier, 6-foot, 194, Norcross (Ga.) HS
OL Tim Gant, 6-3, 270, Christian Brothers College High, St. Louis, Mo.: Gant was a Missouri 220-pound state wrestling champion as a junior.
DE Juwan Griffith-James, 6-2, 201, Bergenfield (N.J.) HS
QB Jake Gnacinski 6-2, 225, Fossil Ridge HS, Keller, Texas
QB Seth Gonzales, 6-1, 196, Chapin HS, El Paso, Texas
DB Jalen Hemphill 6-foot, 184, Hales Franciscan HS, Chicago
DB Kadeem Hemphill 6-foot, 180, Hales Franciscan HS, Chicago
# C Bryce Holland, 6-2, 260, Hamilton High, Chandler, Ariz.: Three-star recruit named state’s top center by Arizona Football Coaches Association. Member of Arizona all-star team, which played California in Canyon Coast Classic last month.
Isaiah Holland, 6-4, 320, Valor Christian HS, Highlands Ranch, Colo.: Father, Darius, played in NFL for 10 seasons and won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers.
*LB Calen Holt, 6-1, 205, Kamehameha, Hawaii: First-team, all-Hawaii pick.
*LB Sam Johnson, 6-2, 220, Riverview HS, Sarasota, Fla.
*T Sheldon Johnson, 6-3, 260, Gilman School (Md.): Chose Army over Navy. Comes from athletic family. Father, Sheldon, competes in 50-and-over hammer throw and still owns VMI outdoor hammer record (199 feet, 8 inches) set in 1986.
LB Jarrod Jones, 5-10, 205, Prattville (Ala.) HS
CB DaQuan Joy 6-2, 180, Brookville (Ga.) HS
OL Grant Kramer 6-3, 255, Duxbury (Mass.) HS
*G Rick Kurz, 6-2, 265, St. Xavier, Cincinnati, Ohio
QB Luke Langdon, 5-11, 185, Lutheran HS, Orange, Calif.
*DT Britt Lee, 6-3, 295, Greater Atlanta (Ga.) Christian
LB Cole Macek, 5-11, 216, Montour (Pa.) HS
DE Zach Maxwell 6-1, 205, Southington (Conn.) HS: 2013 Hartford Courant defensive player of the year had 17 sacks for Southington as a senior.
LB James Nachtigal, 6-2, 205, Fort Atkinson (Wisc.) HS: Caught 45 passes for 840 yards and eight touchdowns and made 48 tackles as a senior. Also punted for Fort Atkinson.
G Victor Nieves, 6-4, 331, Northview (Ala.) HS: Nieves was previously committed to Jacksonville State.
RB Jake Payton 5-9, 195, Bonita HS, La Verne, Calif.
WR Luke Peterman, 6-4, 190, Vandegrift HS, Austin, Texas
WR-LB Christian Poe 6-4, 190, Cienega HS, Vail, Ariz.: Brother of Army freshman receiver Edgar Poe.
S Max Regan, 6-3, 188, Vandegrift HS, Austin, Texas
*CB Michael Reynolds, 6-foot, 175, Northview (Ala.) HS
#Trey Ratliff, 6-5, 275, Heritage HS, Wake Forest, N.C.: Ratliff received late interest from UConn but stick with his commitment to West Point.
WR-CB Malik St. Hilaire, 6-foot, 175, Palisades Park/Leonia, N.J.: Brother of Army freshman cornerback Elijah St. Hilaire.
WR: Malik Sanders, 6-5, 193, Harlan HS, Chicago
*TE Zach Saum, 6-4, 215, Cathedral, Ind.: Originally committed to Ball State. Saum’s high school, Cathedral, has won four straight state championship.
*WR Jalen Sharp, 6-1, 175, Greenhill HS, Addison, Texas
#RB Nick Sliver, 5-11, 200, Bishop England HS, Mt. Pleasant S.C.: Versatile athlete could play slotback or fullback. Had 28 rushing touchdowns as senior.
* LB Demetro Stephens, 6-1, 220, Arabia Mountain HS, Lithonia, Ga.
QB Nicco Stepina, 6-foot, 175, Casey-Westfield HS, Casey, Ill.: Stepina’s offensive coordinator at Casey-Westfield was Tom Monken, brother of Army coach Jeff Monken.
WR Shafer Swann, 6-2, 195, Central Catholic HS, Pittsburgh: Son of Steeler wide receiver, four-time Super Bowl champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann.
LB Garrett Sweetser, 6-foot, 201, Esperanza HS, Anaheim, Calif.
WR-S Jamal Tookes, 6-4, 195, Eagle’s Landing Christian (Ga.) HS
#OL Brett Toth, 6-7, 260, West Ashley HS, Charleston, S.C.
RB-KR Alex Turner, 5-8, 170, Sabino (Ariz.) HS
*G Kaveinga Tuitahi, 6-3, 300, Lutheran (Calif.) HS
FB Kendall Tu’ua, 5-11, 215, Timpview (Utah) HS: Tu’ua ran for more than 1,400 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior.
#LB Dennis Washington, 6-foot, 205, James Island HS, Charleston, S.C.
*LB Sam Walker, 6-4, 230, South Forsyth HS, Ga.: Recruited by Army coach Jeff Monken and offensive coordinator Brent Davis to play at Georgia Southern. Offered by Air Force. Could develop into defensive end.
*DE Austin Weaver, 6-2, 250, Salpointe (Ariz.) HS: Captain of 14-0 state champion team.
*RB Isaiah Williams, 6-foot, 195, South Forsyth HS, Ga.
FB Morgan Willcox, 5-11, 225 LaSalle HS, Cincinnati, Ohio
#RB-LB Bayle Wolf, 6-1, 200, Clinton-Massie (Ohio) HS: Ohio’s Division IV player of the year rushed for 5,473 yards and 102 touchdowns in his career. Led Clinton-Massie to state titles in 2012 and 2013.
#DB Chris Zook, 6-foot, 185, St. Thomas HS, Houston, Texas: Played quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back at St. Thomas. Named in Houston Chronicle’s top 100 football recruits.