USF Signee Update
Two Quarterbacks Lead Early Signees for USF Football
It’s one of the favorite days of the year for college football fans. High school seniors may begin signing National Letters of Intent, declaring their University of choice. USF fans can stay tuned here or at GoUSFBulls.com for timely updates on new signees as the day moves along.
LYMAN HIGH SCHOOL
Class 5A second team all-state…First team all-conference and all-district…Made 11 of 15 field goals as a senior, including career-long from 55 (school record)…Had six field goals of 50 yards or longer…Had 42 touchbacks on kickoffs…Lyman’s Outstanding Special Teams Player as a junior and senior…Rated number one kicker in Florida by OneonOneKicking.com…Listed among top kickers nationally by Street & Smith…Outstanding student with a 3.5 gpa and a 1220 on his SAT…Also plays soccer.
SOUTHWEST HIGH SCOOL
Played for Team Florida in the CaliFlorida Bowl this year…Also named to Nike South Florida All-Star Game…Three-star prospect by Rivals.com, ranked as the 19th best offensive guard in the nation and the 49th ranked prospect in Florida, regardless of position…Ranked as 33rd best prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Class 6A third team all-state in senior season…Two-time all-Dade County selection…Played in 2004 Dade-Broward All-Star Game.
LAKE GIBSON, FLA.
Class 4A Player of the Year and a finalist for Florida’s Mr. Football…First team Class 4A all-state as a junior and senior…Led team to state title game against Armwood High…Lakeland Ledger Player of the Year as a junior and senior…Ranked 23rd best prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Ranked 24th dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com…93rd overall prospect in Florida according to Rivals…Threw for 2700 yards and ran for 1,250 as a senior…33 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns…Passed for 2,004 yards as a junior, along with 1,100 rushing yards…25 passing touchdowns as a junior and 14 more on the ground….Born September 8, 1986…Coached by Demyer.
JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Class A first team all-state…Four-star ranking by Rivals.com…Also rated as 20th best "athlete in the nation" and 25th player at any position in Florida…Ranked as the 14th best prospect in Florida by St. Petersburg Times… Ranked 53rd in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Threw for 1,765 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2004…Also ran for 888 yards and 12 touchdowns…Born May 9, 1985…Coached by Jeff Schaumn.
SARASOTA RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
A high school football star, he has played basketball the past two seasons at Hillsborough Community College…Lettered four times in football, three in basketball and four in track at Riverview…All-district, all-area and all-conference in football as a junior and senior…Two-time all-state in basketball…Born May 18, 1985…Given name is Amarri Nathaniel Jackson….Coached at Riverview by John Sprague.
PALM BEACH, FLA.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
First team all-conference and all-county…Outstanding hockey player, he played at Monarch High School in Colorado…Nominated for Pathfinder Award for most exceptional student at Central High… Didn't take up football until senior year and played junior league hockey in Saskatchewan for two seasons with the Notre Dame Hounds, a program that boasts Tampa Bay Lightning stars Brad Richards and Vinny Lecavalier as alumni… Before then he trained as a freshman at the prestigious IMG Academy in Bradenton, where he played a little tennis with a classmate named Maria Sharapova…Born October 1, 1986…Coached by John Timmons.
ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL
Second team all-state…All-county…89 tackles and eight interceptions as a senior…580 receiving yards with seven touchdowns…Also had one defensive touchdown…Also played basketball and ran track…Born January 13, 1987…Coached by Geoffrey Weiner.
FLAGLER PALM COAST HIGH SCHOOL
Had 57 tackles and three interceptions as a senior…15 catches for 350 yards as a tight end…Had nine touchdowns as a senior with two interceptions, three rushing and four receiving…Also played basketball and baseball… Born January 26, 1987.
WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA.
WESLEY CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL
Class 3A first team all-state…Ranked as 79th best prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…First-team all-Pasco County in Tampa Tribune…Second team All-Suncoast in St. Petersburg Times, who also ranked him as the eight best prospect in the Tampa Bay area…First team all-county and second team All-Suncoast as a junior…Started every game as a sophomore, junior and senior…Made three state playoff appearances…Born January 31, 1987…Given name is Daniel David Tolley.