Liberty football adds eight on Signing Day

libertyLiberty football coach Turner Gill brought the Flames’ first-ever FBS signing class to 27 members today with the announcement of eight new signees.

The release of Gill’s seventh signing class at Liberty began in December during the NCAA’s new early signing period. On Dec. 20, Gill announced the signing of 19 players, 14 high school standouts and five junior college transfers.

Today, Gill completed this year’s signing class with eight additional newcomers. The group includes one mid-year enrollee, who is already on campus, and seven additional new players.

Liberty’s first-ever FBS recruiting class includes 15 players who are two or three-star ranked recruits by and The rankings are the highest in program history.

Gill’s 2018 recruiting class includes seven defensive backs, six defensive linemen, five wide receivers, four offensive linemen, two tight ends, a running back, a wide receiver and a linebacker.

Liberty’s football staff continues to bring in the best high school talent from all around the country, signing players from 13 different states: Florida (6), Calif. (4), Alabama (3), Georgia (3), Tennessee (2), Virginia (2), Arizona (1), Maryland (1), Missouri (1), New Jersey (1), North Carolina (1), Ohio (1) and Texas (1).

2018 Liberty February Signees

Chris Barrett                            TE       6-3       245     Clearwater, Fla./Countryside HS (ASA Miami)

Marcellous Harris                    DB       5-11     190     Charlotte, N.C./Harding University HS

Jessie Lemonier                      DE       6-3       240     Hialeah, Fla./Hialeah HS (Ventura College)

Ricky Lester                            S          6-2       180     Houston, Texas/Saint Pius X HS

Brandon “Pop” Robinson        QB       6-4       215     Maplewood, N.J./Irvington HS

Javon Scruggs                        CB       5-11     175     Appomattox, Va./Appomattox HS

Isaac Steele                            DB       6-0       180     Phoenix, Ariz./Centennial HS (Mesa CC)

2018 Mid-Year Enrollees Announced in February

Johnny Huntley                       WR      6-3       220     Planation, Fla./South Planation HS (Colorado)

Books from AFP

2018-19 UVA Basketball Preview: Just $1.99 on Amazon!

UVA Basketball finished the 2017-18 season ranked at the top of the national polls. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham offers his insight and analysis on the 2018-19 'Hoos, breaking down the roster, the legacy of coach Tony Bennett, and how the loss to UMBC could fuel a run through March Madness next spring.

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever: Just $3.49 on Amazon!

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and The Rock 'n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.

Mad About U: History of University Hall available on Amazon for just $5.99!

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall is a comprehensive book covering the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. Join us as we look back at the memories from more than 40 years in U Hall.

News From Around the Web

Shop Google