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2012 Football Signing Day Central presented by Hunter Technical
Experience the excitement of National Letter of Intent Signing Day! Learn everything you need to know about Georgia Tech Head Coach Paul Johnson's 2012 signee class on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at RamblinWreck.com, the official website of Yellow Jacket Athletics

Biographical information and photos for each member of the recruiting class will be listed below.

Beau Hankins

LB / 6-1 / 230

Birmingham, Ala. (Jackson-Olin)

Hankins Video

Played for head coach Terence Amos at Jackson-Olin... Amassed 122 tackles, 32 tackles for loss, six sacks, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles as a senior... Rated with three starts and ranked the No. 30 recruit in Alabama by Rivals... Ranked the No. 35 prospect in Alabama and the No. 39 inside linebacker nationally by 247Sports.com.

Announced at 3:01 p.m.


Justin Thomas

QB / 5-11 / 185

Prattville, Ala. (Prattville)

Thomas Video

Played for head coach Jamey DuBose at Prattville (Ala.)... He's ranked as a four-star prospect and the No. 19 all-purpose athlete in the country by Rivals... Led Pratville to the Class AAAAAA state championship this past season... Recruited to Tech as strictly a QB... Completed 66 percent of his passes this season for 1,652 yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for 896 yards and seven TDs... Ranked second in the state in total offense and fourth in passing.

Announced at 10:43 a.m.


Roderick Chungong

DE / 6-3 / 250

Silver Spring, Md. (Our Lady of Good Counsel)

Chungong Video

Played for head coach Bob Milloy at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney. Md... A three-star Rivals recruit... Good Counsel finished 12-0 for the first undefeated season in school history...Team Captain... Totaled 18 tackles for loss and nine sacks as senior... First Team All-Conference pick... Consensus All-State pick and an All-Metro selection by the Washington Post... Played on the interior in high school, but was recruited to Tech as an end... Tech's Louis Young also attended Good Counsel.

Announced at 10:39 a.m.


Lynn Griffin

S / 6-0 / 200

Jacksonville, Fla. (Trinity Christian)

Griffin Video

Played for head coach Verlon Dorminey at Trinity Christian in Jacksonville... Rushed 91 times for 654 yards (7.19 avg.) and 11 TDs as a senior... Also had 52 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble... A Rivals three-star recruit and a Florida Times-Union Super 24 selection.

Announced at 10:05 a.m.


Tyler Stargel

ILB / 6-3 / 250

Orange Beach, Ala. (Gulf Shores)

Stargel Video

Played for head coach Ben Blackmon at Gulf Shores (Ala.)... Played at Pickens High outside of Atlanta as a freshman before family moved to Alabama... Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout... Finished his senior season with 79 tackles, three sacks, four blocked kicks, three caused fumbles and a fumble recovery... His 79 stops led the league and was fourth in the state.

Announced at 9:44 a.m.


Ryan Rodwell

P / 6-2 / 210

DeLand, Fla. (DeLand)

Rodwell Video

Played for head coach Ryan Smith at DeLand (Fla.)... Averaged 43.6 yards per punt as a senior... Earned All-State honors... Also kicked for DeLand and was 33-of-36 on extra point tries and four-of-six on field goals... Booted the game-winner in overtime to beat Seabreeze, 20-17, last season... His career-long 45-yarder also came in that game... Played soccer at DeLand and did not start punting until sophomore year... Averages a 4.0-second hang time.

Announced at 9:08 a.m.


Travin Henry

ATH / 6-3 / 227

Adel, Ga. (Cook County)

Henry Video

Played for head coach Ken Cofer at Cook County... Rated with three stars by Rivals... Ranked the No. 76 recruit in Georgia and the No. 134 wide receiver in the nation... caught 47 passes for 987 yards and eight touchdowns this year... Also played outside linebacker... Clocked at 4.5 in the 40-yard dash.

Announced at 9:01 a.m.


Adam Gotsis

DL / 6-5 / 300

Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia (Kew)

Gotsis Video

Selected to the IFAF World Team roster that will face Team USA in USA Football's International Bowl on Wednesday, February 1 in Austin, Texas... Played Australian Rules Football for eight years... Played American Rules Football for the premier team in Gridiron Victoria, the Monash Warriors... That team has won seven of the 10 Vicbowls that have been contested since 2000.

Announced at 8:49 a.m.


Pat Gamble

DE / 6-5 / 275

Carrollton, Ga. (Central Carrollton)

Gamble Video

Played for head coach Grant Chestnut at Central in Carrollton, Ga... Was the No. 26-rated defensive tackle in the country last summer... Rated with three stars by Rivals and Scout... Also played tight end in high school.

Announced at 8:44 a.m.


Chase Roberts

OL / 6-3 / 285

Duluth, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian)

Roberts Video

Played for head coach Tim Cokely at Greater Atlanta Christian... A polished offensive lineman that played tackle in high school, but could play the interior... Explosive speed for a 285-pounder... Also played tennis at GAC... Three-star recruit by Scout and rated No. 32 nationally at guard... Has strengths that will equate well in Tech's offense.

Announced at 8:39 a.m.


Anthony Autry

WR/S / 6-2 / 180

Norcross, Ga. (Norcross)

Autry Video

Played for head coach Keith Maloof at Norcross... Talented on both side of the ball and only Norcross player this season to play both ways... Named the defensive back of the year by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett... As a senior, recorded 53 tackles and five interceptions, including two INT returns for touchdowns... Offensively, caught 20 passes for 515 yards and scored seven TDs... Rated with three stars by Rivals.

Announced at 8:34 a.m.


DJ White

CB / 5-11 / 188

McDonough, Ga. (Union Grove)

White Video

Played for head coach Paul Burgdorf at Union Grove in McDonough... Rated with three stars and ranked No. 121 at cornerback by Scout... A speedy prep athlete that averaged 8.59 yards per carry, 21.85 yards per catch, 16 yards per punt return, 22.3 yards per kick return, made 21 tackles and recorded an interception last season.

Announced at 8:29 a.m.


Francis Kallon

DE / 6-5 / 245

Lawrenceville, Ga. (Central Gwinnett)

Kallon Video

Played for head coach Todd Wofford at Central Gwinnett... Rated with four stars by Rivals... Ranked as the No. 18 defensive end prospect nationally and with four stars by Scout... Played just his first season of organized football this past year after he and his family moved to the United States from England... Finished the year with 70 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks... Recorded 19 total tackles, six tackles for losses, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt in his first two prep games, which sparked instant recruiting interest... An outstanding student in the classroom with a 3.9 GPA... Played rugby in England.

Announced at 8:20 a.m.


Marcus Allen

B-Back/LB / 6-2 / 210

Hilliard, Fla. (Hilliard Senior)

Allen Video

Played for head coach Paul Whittenburg at Hilliard Senior in Hilliard, Fla.... Versatile player that can play on both sides of the ball... Averaged 6.0 tackles per game and rushed for 812 yards and seven TDs last season... Averaged 7.06 yards per carry... Related to NFL players Champ Bailey and Boss Bailey... Also an outstanding basketball player... Just started playing football as a sophomore.

Announced at 7:57 a.m.



Dennis Andrews

QB / 6-0 / 190

Tallahassee, Fla. (Godby)

Andrews Video

Played for head coach Ronnie Cottrell at Godby High in Tallahassee... Considered one of the top "athletes" in the 2012 class... Rated No. 79 at quarterback nationally by Scout and the No. 44 overall prospect in Florida by MaxPreps.com... Passed for 5,426 yards and 36 TDs in his high school career, including 2,073 yards and 17 TDs as a senior... Averaged 4.8 yards per carry in his career (1,915 yards) and scored 22 rushing TDs... His father Dennis Andrews was a fullback at Florida State and his uncle played safety at Alabama.

Dennis enrolled at Tech in January and will participate in Spring Football.

Announced at 7:51 a.m.



Freddie Burden

OL / 6-3 / 290

Statesboro, Ga. (Statesboro)

Burden Video

Played for head coach Steve Pennington at Statesboro... Was a tight end in high school... Rated with three stars by rivals.com... A very good blocker with good speed in a rush-heavy offense at Statesboro... Statesboro finished 10-1 overall and 6-0 in the league... Lifelong friends and high school teammates of another Tech signee, Micheal Summers... His father Willie was a running back at NC State in the mid-1970s and played in the CFL for the Calgary Stampeders... He was the CFL Most Outstanding Player in 1975.

Announced at 7:33 a.m.



Micheal Summers

WR / 6-1 / 190

Statesboro, Ga. (Statesboro)

Summers Video

Played for head coach Steve Pennington at Statesboro... Rated with three stars and ranked No. 85 at the safety position by Scout ... Recruited to Tech as a wide receiver... Played both sides of the ball for Statesboro... Totaled over 1,400 yards of total offense and scored 13 touchdowns... First Team All-Region pick... Lifelong friends and high school teammates of another Tech signee, Freddie Burden... His father Micheal, Sr. played in the NFL>

Announced at 7:22 a.m.


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2012 Georgia Tech Signees
Time
Signee
Pos
Ht
Wt
Vid
Hometown / School
Enrolled
Dennis Andrews
QB
6-0
190
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Tallahassee, Fla. / Godby
7:22 am
Micheal Summers
WR
6-1
190
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Statesboro, Ga. / Statesboro
7:33 am
Freddie Burden
OL
6-3
290
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Statesboro, Ga. / Statesboro
7:57 am
Marcus Allen
BB/LB
6-2
210
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Hilliard, Fla. / Hilliard Senior
8:20 am
Francis Kallon
DE
6-5
245
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Lawrenceville, Ga. / Central Gwinnett
8:31 am
DJ White
CB
5-11
188
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McDonough, Ga. / Union Grove
8:34 am
Anthony Autry
WR/S
6-2
180
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Norcross, Ga. / Norcross
8:39 am
Chase Roberts
OL
6-3
285
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Duluth, Ga. / Greater Atlanta Christian
8:44 am
Pat Gamble
DT
6-5
275
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Carrollton, Ga. / Central-Carrollton
8:49 am
Adam Gotsis
DL
6-5
300
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Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia / Kew
9:01 am
Travin Henry
ATH
6-4
227
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Sparks, Ga. / Cook County
9:08 am
Ryan Rodwell
P
6-2
210
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DeLand, Fla. / DeLand
9:44 am
Tyler Stargel
LB
6-3
250
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Orange Beach, Ala. / Gulf Shores
10:05 am
Lynn Griffin
S
6-0
200
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Jacksonville, Fla. / Trinity Christian
10:39 am
Roderick Chungong
DE
6-3
250
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Silver Springs, Md. / Our Lady of Good Counsel
10:43 am
Justin Thomas
QB
5-11
185
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Prattville, Ala. / Prattville
3:01 pm
Beau Hankins
LB
6-1
230
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Birmingham, Ala. / Jackson-Olin