2011 Football Signing Day
Experience the excitement of National Letter of Intent Signing Day! Learn everything you need to know about Georgia Tech Head Coach Paul Johnson's signee class on Wednesday, Feb. 2 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. Also, please click here to read press release from Signing Day.
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Rated as the 39th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... played at Starr's Mill High School for coach Chad Phillips... was a prep teammate of fellow Yellow Jacket signee Jeff Greene... rushed for 1,515 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior... ranked as the 12th-best fullback nationally by Scout.
A local product from just outside of Atlanta... played at North Cobb High School for coach Shane Queen... a good student with a lofty high school GPA... earned three stars from both Rivals and Scout.
Waller: "It is a great feeling to be able to say I am going to Georgia Tech. (My parents) will be able to see me play and they are happy I chose a school with the academic reputation that Georgia Tech has. There is great chemistry on the team and they made me feel welcome."
Played at South Forsyth High School for coach Jeff Arnette... has good closing speed... has a nose for the football... played fullback, offensive line and defensive end at SFHS... earned all-county honors.
Rated as the 17th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... a four-star recruit by Rivals... brother of Yellow Jacket redshirt freshman quarterback Synjyn Days... coached at Hillgrove High School by Phillip Ironside... a good student with solid leadership skills.
Led Hillside to the North Carolina state championship... played in the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl Game... an ESPNU/Scouts Inc. four-star recruit... one of three North Carolinians in the signing class... played at Hillside for coach Antonio King... rushed for 1,300 yards and passed for 3,223 in 2010... led Hillside to a perfect 16-0 record and the 4A state championship... threw three TD passes and for 264 yards in the state championship game, earning MVP honors... played wide receiver as a sophomore, producing 1,124 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
Goes by the shortened first name of Demon (pronounced duhh-MONN)... coached at Monroe Area High School by Matt Fligg... played quarterback for the Purple Hurricanes... led team to an 11-2 record and a state playoff appearance... ran the option... rushed for 1,795 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior... had 13 rushing attempts of at least 50 yards... passed for 431 yards and five touchdowns.
Comes from the same high school that has produced a number of former Yellow Jackets, including current OT Phil Smith and former RB Anthony Allen... coached at Jesuit by James Harrell, who played in the NFL with Detroit and Kansas City... ranked as the No. 35 middle linebacker nationally... recorded 98 tackles as a senior.
Rated as the 19th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... played at Charlton County High School for coach Rich McWhorter... played quarterback and running back as a senior... has the ability to play a number of positions on either side of the ball, including the A-back position on offense... rushed for 975 yards as a senior.
Played at White Oak High School in coastal North Carolina for coach Bob Blick... one of three North Carolinians in the signing class... ranked by SuperPrep as the 14th-best prospect in North Carolina... plays with a high motor and can deliver the big hit... recorded 74 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions and five forced fumbles as a senior... earned all-league honors and started in the Shrine Bowl.
The only member of this signing class to enroll early... enrolled in classes at Georgia Tech in January... earned all-state, all-district and all-area honors as a senior... coached at Leon High School by Bill Ragans... one of four Floridians in the signing class... one of four offensive linemen in the class... his father played at Army in the 1980s... recorded 66 tackles (24 solos) as a senior... added seven tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble... earned four varsity letters in football... played guard and tackle on offense and tackle and end on defense... also earned three letters in wrestling and two in track and field... was ranked as the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in Florida and finished third in the national AAU event... posted a 75-13 all-time record in wrestling... began playing football in ninth grade... given name is Michael Albert Braun... born March 16, 1993.
Played at East Hall High School for coach Bryan Gray... played outside linebacker and running back as a senior... was one of Tech's first commitments... had 58 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 16 quarterback hurries and eight sacks while playing defensive end as a junior... played in a 3-4 scheme his first two years of high school competition... earned three stars by both Rivals and Scout.
Rated as the 49th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... comes from the same high school that produced former Yellow Jacket Jerrard Tarrant... played for coach Rayvan Teague... rushed for 1,150 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior... was a track star in high school... won the state 3A championship in the 100 (10.76) and the 200 (21.91).
Played at Starr's Mill High School for coach Chad Phillips... was a high school teammate of fellow Tech signee Zach Laskey... has outstanding size... caught 33 passes for 630 yards as a senior... scored three touchdowns... has been timed at 4.61 in the 40.
The Alabama High School Player of the Year in 2010... also named the Gatorade State Player of the Year and the Old Spice State Player of the Year... was a dual-threat quarterback for the 6A Indians... produced 3,477 yards of total offense and 37 touchdowns... passed for 2,351 yards and 23 touchdowns... added 1,148 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns... cousin, Reggie Golden, was selected in the second round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs... comes from the same high school as Yellow Jacket junior quarterback Tevin Washington... played at Wetumpka for coach Chad Anderson.
Played at Monroe High School for coach Charles Truitt... one of four offensive linemen in the signing class... committed to the Yellow Jackets early in the recruiting process... plans to study engineering at Georgia Tech... earned three stars from both Rivals and Scout... began playing football in ninth grade... recorded 10 pancake blocks in his first career start.
Earned all-conference honors as both a quarterback and safety... has good size and speed... played at Normal Community West High School for coach Darron Hess... the first player of Illinois to sign a letter of intent with Tech since2006... rushed for 1,294 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior... passed for 694 yards and six touchdowns.
Marcodes: "I really like the facilities and the campus. They have good academics, so I am excited about that. I just felt comfortable around the coaches and players."
Generally goes by "Shaq"... played at Columbia Central High School for coach Vance Belew... helped Columbia Central to a runner-up finish in the Tennessee 5A playoffs in 2009 and a state championship in 2010... earned three stars from both Scout and Rivals... played left tackle and defensive tackle in high school.
Mason: "Tech is the one school that I've been interested in throughout my recruitment. (Committing to the Yellow Jackets) was something that made all of us (my family) happy and made my dream come true. Everything just fell into place when I was at Georgia Tech."
Was a standout quarterback on the high school level... the son of Troy University athletic director Steve Dennis... older brothers, Chris and Cale, attend Troy... Chris is a student assistant coach for Troy... a Dothan Eagle Super 12 selection... played quarterback in 2010 after playing wide receiver in 2008 and 2009... threw for 1,170 yards and rushed for 1,444 yards as a senior... played for coach Hugh Fountain.
One of three North Carolinians in the signing class... played at West Rowan High School for coach Scott Young... has shown ability to play any position in the secondary... led team to a third straight 3A state championship in 2010... ranked as the 15th-best prospect in the state of North Carolina by SuperPrep.