CARROLLTON, Ga. - It is a big day in the world of collegiate football, as many high school football players across the nation will sign on the dotted line. Here is a running list, that will be updated throughout the day, of all those who have signed with the University of West Georgia.

Christian Royalston
5-8 | 180 | RB
Fairburn, Ga.
Langston Hughes High School

Overview
Speedy back joining the Wolves for his first collegiate football season in 2018 … prepped at Langston Hughes HS in Fairburn, Ga. under head coach Willie Cannon … led the Panthers to a 7-4 record as a senior, including a trip to the GHSA playoffs … rushed for more than 2,000 yards in his high school career, averaging 127.6 yards per game as a senior in 2017 … had 180 carries for 1,404 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior and amassed 19 rushing touchdowns on the ground in his career … added a receiving touchdown and two kickoff returns for a score for a grand total of 22 total career touchdowns …

MJ Latimer
6-1 | 180 | S
College Park, Ga.
Hapeville Charter

Overview
Strong safety joining the Wolves for the 2018 season as his first collegiate football season ... prepped at Hapeville Charter under coach Winston Gordon ... led the Hornets to a Class AA State Championship in his senior campaign ... 

Julius Cobbs
5-8 | 160 | WR
Warner Robins High School
Warner Robins, Ga.

Overview
Speedy receiver joining the Wolves for the 2018 campaign … prepped at Warner Robins High School, under head coach Mike Chastain … caught 69 passes for more than 1,121 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior … First Team All-State for Class AAAAA as a senior … Named First Team All-Region 1-AAAAA …

Travon Simmons
5-10 | 187 | S
Marietta, Ga.
Hillgrove High School
East Carolina University

Overview
Transferred to UWG in the spring semester of 2018 and will participate in spring practice ... 2015: Opened all 12 contests at free safety as a sophomore and stood fourth on team with 45 tackles (30 solo) … Led all defenders with nine pass breakups and recorded one TFL (Virginia Tech) … Stood 11th in the American Athletic Conference with a 0.75 passes defended average … Logged at least one stop in 10 games (all multi-tackle performances) … Booked a season-high nine hits (seven solo) in season finale against Cincinnati … Had a trio of six-stop outings (Florida, Virginia Tech, Temple) and a pair of four-tackle efforts (BYU, USF) … Established a personal-best with three pass breakups vs. Tulsa and closed year with two knock-downs against Bearcats … Produced single PBUs in games against Gators, Hokies, Mustangs and Cougars … Only TFL resulted in a three-yard loss against Hokies at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium … Of 45 overall hits, 22 were on rushes and 23 on pass plays … Averaged 4.5 tackles per game in four non-conference tilts (18), while netting 3.4 stops in eight AAC contests (27) ... 2014: Played in nine games with one start … Made first collegiate start against Southeastern Conference member Florida in the Birmingham Bowl and responded with a career-best three tackles (two solo) … Overall, was credited with seven stops (five solo), two pass breakups (SMU, Tulsa), one forced fumble (Florida) and one interception (SMU) … Pick against the Mustangs came in the third quarter and did not feature return yardage … Posted a pair of two-tackle outings – vs. N.C. Central and Tulane … Both stops against the Green Wave were solo hits … Played, but did not record statistics against South Carolina, North Carolina, Connecticut and UCF … Did not experience action vs. Virginia Tech, USF, Temple and Cincinnati .... 2013: Redshirted during true freshman campaign … Praised for play on scout teams by coaching staff … Signed with Ruffin McNeill’s program in February ... High School: Played key role for a Hillgrove High School program that advanced to the Georgia High School Association 6A Playoffs before falling to Camden County in 2012 ... Helped the Hawks to an overall record of 6-5 and a 5-3 mark in 6A Region 4 play as a senior with 23 tackles (16 solo), three interceptions and six pass breakups ... Anchored a defense for coach Phil Ironside that held six opponents to 15 or fewer points during his senior season, which included consecutive shutouts against Campbell and Pebblebrook ... Also starred as a kickoff return specialist, recording a 78-yarder to open the Pebblebrook contest and adding a 55-yarder against Kennesaw Mountain to begin second half action ... Defensively, picked off a pass against Beach in the first round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs as a junior ... Netted 29 stops (21 solo), four pass thefts and seven breakups in 2011 as Hawks rolled to an 11-1 record (7-0 league mark) ... Tallied 24 tackles (15 solo), five picks and 10 PBUs as a key contributor in 2010 ... In all, finished prep career with 76 hits (52 solo), 12 interceptions and 23 aerial knock-downs ... Participated in the 2012 Nike Combine circuit, posting an electronically-timed 4.69 in the 40-yard dash, a 4.2 clip in the 20-yard shuttle, a 31.6-inch vertical leap and a 82.38 SPARQ score … Earned addition varsity letters in track.

Hunter Hall
6-0 | 195 | LB
Brunswick, Ga. 
Glynn Academy

Overview
Hard-hitting linebacker joining the Wolves for the 2018 season, his first in collegiate football ... prepped at Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Ga., leading the Terrors to a 9-4 overall record and a trip to the GHSA state playoffs ...94 tackles, 53 assists, 13 tackles for a loss, three sacks, five fumbles caused, four fumbles recovered, two interceptions and three pass breakups for a Terror team that made it to the Class 6A semifinals ... added four sacks and one quarterback hurry ... named Defensive Player of the Year in Region 2-AAAAAA ... named Honorable Mention All-State as a sophomore by the Georgia Sportswriters Association ... named Second Team All-State as a senior in 2017 

Jarrett Heath
6-4 | 275 | OL
Blakely, Ga.
Early County High School

Overview
Physical offensive lineman joining the Wolves in 2018 for his first collegiate football season ... prepped under head coach Joel Harvin at Early County High School in Blakely, Ga. ... named First Team All-Region 1-AA ... named First Team All-State in Class AA by RecruitGeorgia. 

Marzavion Dix
6-3 | 230 | DE
Lithia Springs, Ga.
Lithia Springs High School

Overview
Outstanding defensive player joining the Wolves for his freshman campaign in 2018 … First Team All-County defensive player at Lithia Springs High School in Lithia Springs, Ga. … prepped under coach Kevin Hill at LSHS …

Ray Decosey
5-10 | 170 | WR
Smyrna, Ga. 
Campbell High School

Overview
Speedy wideout joining the Wolves for the 2018 football season ... ranked as the No. 30 wide receiver in the state ... prepped at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Ga. ... named First Team All-Region as a senior ... 

Chauncey Williams
5-10 | 190 | WR
Norcross, Ga. 
Meadcreek High School

Overview
Speedy wide receiver prospect joining the Wolves for the 2018 season ... prepped under coach Jason Carrera at Meadowcreek High School in talent-rich Gwinnett County ... led the Mustangs to a 7-4 record and a trip to the first round of the GHSA Playoffs as a senior in 2017 ... carried the ball 254 times for 2,120 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior in 2017 ... rushed for 100 yards in eight separate games ... also had one receiving touchdown and one kickoff return for a touchdown ... named the Class AAAAAAA Player of the Year for the state ... 

Quinshay Heard
6-2 | 195 | CB
Hamilton, MS
Hamilton High School
Itawamba Community College

Overview
Transferred to UWG from Itawamba Community College in the highly-competitve Mississippi Junior College league ... Amassed 54 tackles, one interception and a forced fumble in his sophomore season, playing nine games ... played in nine games as a freshman as well, collecting 40 tackles and a forced fumble ... also had five pass breakups as a sophomore. 

Ervin Mincey
6-2 | 232 | DE
Lyons, Ga.
Toombs County

Overview
Solid defensive line prospect joining the Wolves for his first collegiate season in 2018 ... prepped at Toombs County High School in Lyons, Ga. under coach Marsh Richie ... played both defensive end and tight end ... had 45 tackles and five sacks as a junior ... helped lead Toombs to a 10-2 record a trip to the second round of the 2017 GHSA Playoffs ... Named First Team All-Region as both a junior and a senior at Toombs. 

Bailey Lester
6-0 | 210 | LB
Calhoun, Ga.
Calhoun High School

Overview
Hard-hitting linebacker from state power Calhoun joins the Wolves in 2018 ... brother of UWG receiver Thomas Lester ... prepped at Calhoun under legendary coach Hal Lamb, leading the Yellow Jackets to a 14-1 record and a state championship in 2017 ... Calhoun senior linebacker Bailey Lester was named the Class AAA Defensive Player of the year after an incredible individual season in which he recorded 124 tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss, 12 sacks and one fumble recovery ... also named the Gordon County Defensive Player of the Year. 

Kebrian Grady
5-9 | 170 | CB
Homerville, Ga.
Clinch County High School

Overview
Outstanding cover corner coming to Carrollton from a solid program in GHSA football ... prepped at Clinch County high school under coach Jim Dickerson ... led the Panthers to a GHSA State Championship in 2017 ... 

John Miller
6-0 | 185 | K
Valdosta, Ga. 
Valwood High School

Overview
Strong-leg kicker at Valwood High School in Valdosta, Ga. coming to West Georgia for his first collegiate football season ... prepped for head coach Ashley Henderson, helping lead the Valiants to a 10-3 record ... handled all kicking duties, averaging 41.2 yards per punt and connecting on 50-of-55 extra points in his high school career ... named First Team All-Region and First Team All-State.  

Jalen Harrell
5-8 | 170 | CB
Valdosta, Ga. 
Valdosta High School

Overview
Another outstanding south Georgia prospect joining the Wolves in 2018 ... prepped at Valdosta High School in Valdosta, Ga. under head coach Alan Rodemaker ... played in 13 games as a junior in 2016, helping lead the Wildcats to the GHSA State Championship ... 

Cam Walker
5-10 | 170 | WR
Valdosta, Ga.
Valwood High School

Overview
Dual-sport star at Valwood High School in Valdosta, Ga. coming to Carrollton for his first collegiate football season ... prepped for head coach Ashley Henderson, helping lead the Valiants to a 10-3 record ... caught 62 passes for 917 yards as a senior with 20 touchdown catches, averaging a touchdown every three receptions ... also added a rushing touchdown and a punt return for a touchdown ... led the Valiants to a GISA State Championship in 2017 ... named First Team All-Region and First Team All-State.

Blane Mason
6-1 | 170 | WR
Roswell, Ga. 
Centennial High School

Overview
Speedy receiver joining the Wolves for the 2018 season as his first in collegiate football ... prepped for head coach Michael Perry at Centennial High School in Roswell, Ga. ... led the Knights to an 8-4 record in 2017 and a trip to the second round of the GHSA playoffs ... played in 33 games in his high school career, amassing over 3,000 receiving yards in 172 receptions ... averaged 20.2 yards per catch as a senior with 15 touchdown receptions ... had 28 touchdown receptions in his high school career ... racked up honors as a senior, earning Honorable Mention All-State, All-Metro team for North Fulton County, and FIrst Team All-Region 7-AAAAAA in 2017 ... 

Austin Donaldson
6-4 | 297 | OL
Stockbridge, Ga. 
Stockbridge High School

Overview
Big-time offensive lineman joining the Wolves in 2018 for his first collegiate season ... prepped at Stockbridge High School under coach Kevin Whitley ... led the Tigers to a 13-1 record in 2017, including a trip to the GHSA semifinals ... also wrestled in high school ... Selected as an All-Henry County and All-Region 4-AAAAA offensive lineman as a senior. 

Demontre Bennett
6-2 | 160 | S
Buford High School
Buford, Ga.

Overview
Tall and athletic safety playing his first collegiate football season as a true freshman in 2018 … prepped at Buford High School in Buford, Ga. under coach John Ford … helped lead the Wolves to an 11-2 trip to the GHSA State semifinals as a senior in 2017.

Spencer Myers
6-4 | 270 | OL
Alexander High School
Douglasville, Ga.

Overview
Massive offensive lineman joining the Wolves in 2018 … prepped at Alexander High School in Douglasville, Ga. under head coach Matt Combs … had nine pancake blocks in six games played as a senior in 2017 … named First Team All-Region 5-AAAAAA as a junior … Helped pave the way for 16 total wins in his junior and senior campaigns.

Josh Asbury
6-3 | 203 | WR, FS
Lee County High School
Leesburg, Ga.

Overview
Big and rangy receiver joining the Wolves for the 2018 campaign … prepped at Lee County High School in Leesburg, Ga. Under coach Dean Fabrizio … named First Team All-Region 1-AAAAAA as a senior in one of the toughest regions in the state of Georgia … led Lee County to a 14-1 record and a Class AAAAAA state championship in 2017 … caught 51 passes for 862 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, including one in the GHSA Class 6A championship game.

Brandon Booker
5-10 | 175 | CB
Miller Grove High School
Lithonia, Ga.

Overview
Quick cornerback joining the Wolves for his first season of collegiate football in 2018 … prepped at Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, Ga., under head coach Justin Larmond … possesses great hands and outstanding leaping ability … named First Team All-Region 5-AAAAA as a senior in 2017.

Parker Gibbs
6-4 | 280 | OL
Acworth, GA
Allatoona High School

Overview
Massive offensive lineman joining the Wolves for the 2018 season … preppead at Allatoona High School in Acworth, Ga. under head coach Gary Varner … selected as a First Team All-Region 6-AAAAAA offensive lineman as a senior in 2017 … led Allatoona to a 9-4 record and a trip to the third round of the GHSA playoffs in 2017.

LaCory Ryals
5-11 | 180 | CB
Tyrone, Ga.
Sandy Creek High School

Overview
Outstanding cover corner joining the Wolves for the 2018 season … prepped at GHSA power Sandy Creek in Tyrone, Ga. … named First Team All-Region 5-AAAA as a senior in 2017.

Hamp Swift
6-1 | 190 | S
Zebulon, Ga.
Pike County High School

Overview
Rangy safety joining the Wolves for the 2018 football season … prepped at Pike County High School under head coach Brad Webber … led the Pirates to a 9-4 record and a trip to the third round of the GHSA playoffs in his senior season of 2017 … played for three seasons on the varsity, amassing 33 total tackles in his time … Named a Second Team All-Region 4-AAA safety as a senior in 2017 and as a junior in 2016.

Jaeven West
5-8 | 170 | RB
Warner Robins High School
Warner Robins, Ga.

Overview
Speedy back joining the Wolves in 2018 for his first collegiate season … prepped at Warner Robins High School in Warner Robins, Ga. under head coach Mike Chastain … Rushed for more than 1,600 yards in his high school career with 23 rushing touchdowns and 36 total touchdowns … as a senior, West had 13 total scores, including seven receiving touchdowns … caught 135 passes in high school for 1,622 yards and 12 touchdowns … led Warner Robins to the GHSA State Championship game and a 14-1 record in 2017 … named All-Region 1-AAAAA as a senior in 2017 … transferred to Warner Robins from Houston County in 2017, and was the HC leader in rushing (637 yds) and receiving (644 yards) in his junior campaign …

Kevon Shy
5-10 | 170 | WR
Thomasville High School
Thomasville, Ga.

Overview Outstanding athlete joining the Wolves for the 2018 football season … prepped at Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Ga. under head coach Zach Grage … led THS to a 12-1 record and a trip to the third round of the GHSA State playoffs in his senior season … caught 46 passes for 879 yards and seven touchdowns in two seasons on the varsity … averaged 22.7 yards per catch as a senior … named First Team All-Region 1-AA as a senior in 2017 …

Brooks Norton
5-10 | 170 | QB
Johnson County High School
Wrightsville, Ga.

Overview
Solid southpaw quarterback joining the Wolves for his first collegiate season in 2018 … prepped at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville, Ga. under coach Don Norton … passed for more than 3,000 yards in two years as a starter on the varsity … completed 139-of-240 passes fro 1,985 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior … named Honorable Mention All-State in Class A Public as a senior in 2017 … Named the Region 3-A Offensive Player of the Year … Two-Time First Team All-Region honoree and two-time First Team All-Heart of Georgia honoree.

Malcolm Mercer
6-1 | 250 | DE
Americus-Sumter High School
Americus, Ga.

Overview
Big defensive end joining the Wolves in 2018 … prepped at Americus-Sumter High School in Americus, Ga. under coach Eric Soliday … led ASHS to a 9-3 record and a perfect 7-0 record in region play in 2017 … had 30 tackles and four sacks in his senior season, including two sacks in a 33-9 victory over Columbus … played both ways and was named All-Region 1-AAAA as an offensive lineman in his senior campaign.  

Kam Futch
6-0 | 215 | LB
Brunswick, GA
Brunswick High School

Overview
Big hitting linebacker joining the Wolves for the 2018 season … prepped at Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Ga. under head coach Sean Pender … led Brunswick to a 7-3 record and a trip to the GHSA playoffs in 2017 … had 99 career tackles in high school, with 61 in his junior season … played in six games as a senior, averaging 5.8 tackles per game.

Griffin Collier
6-2| 205 | QB
Tift County High School
Tifton, Ga.

Overview
Big, strong-armed quarterback joining the Wolves in 2018 for his first collegiate season … prepped at Tift County High School in Tifton, Ga. under coach Ashley Anders … three year starter at TCHS, throwing for more than 7,000 yards in his high school career … career completion percentage of .612, completing 194-of-316 passes for 2,941 yards and 32 touchdowns in his senior season … led Tift County to the third round of the GHSA playoffs … named First Team All-Region 1-AAAAAAA in his senior season ... named First Team All-State by the Georgia Sportswriters Association.  



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