Mars Hill announces 2019 recruiting class

Mars Hill announces 2019 recruiting class

MARS HILL, N.C. - The Mars Hill football team added 42 players to their 2019 roster after Wednesday's National Signing Day.

The Lions, offensively, added seven offensive linemen, five running backs, two wide receivers, a quarterback, a fullback/long snapper and an athlete.  On the defensive end, Mars Hill added 10 linebackers, six defensive linemen, six defensive backs, a defensive back/linebacker and defensive lineman/long snapper.

Mars Hill added 13 players from the state of North Carolina and nine from Georiga.  Rounding out their state breakdown, the Lions signed six players from Florida, three from South Carolina, and one apiece from Louisiana, Colorado, and Hawaii.

"We had several needs that we needed to take care of and I thought we did a great job of addressing those needs," head coach Tim Clifton said about the class.  "I thought it was as a good a year as we've had recruiting.  I thought our coaches did a great job recruiting and brought in a lot of very talented players."

Below is the Mars Hill football 2019 recruiting class:

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Previous School
Octaveus Askew DB/LB 6-3 200 Rome, Ga./Rome HS
Justin Bullock OL 6-2 275 Suwanee, Ga./North Gwinnett HS
Daquan Carter LB 6-3 200 Ninety Six, S.C./Ninety Six HS
Garrett Clark LB 6-1 195 Winter Garden, Fla./West Orange HS
Eli Eason LB 5-10 185 Concord, N.C./Northwest Cabarrus HS
Dexter Fitzpatrick LB 6-2 220 LaGrange, Ga./LaGrange HS
DaVaughn Frazier LB 6-0 205 Columbia, S.C./Irmo HS
Kyle Gallup QB 6-2 215 Parker, Colo./University of Hawaii
Chris Gardner DB 5-9 155 Charlotte, N.C./North Meck HS
Marquis Glanton DB 5-10 180 Rome, Ga./Rome HS
Antwun Gordon DE 6-3 245 Orlando, Fla./Edgewater HS
Jackson Gouge DL/LS 6-1 240 Asheville, N.C./Clyde A. Erwin HS
Christian Grubbs LB 5-11 210 Winston-Salem, N.C./East Forsyth HS
Abdul Harmon DB 5-8 175 Orlando, Fla./Edgewater HS
Christopher Hedden OL 6-0 250 Franklin, N.C./Franklin HS
Christian Hicks LB 6-0 190 Winston-Salem, N.C./Reagan HS
Landon Honeycutt LB 6-2 210 Mount Pleasant, N.C./Mount Pleasant HS
Skylar Jutrus RB 5-8 175 Weaverville, N.C./North Buncombe HS
Alii Laloulu DL 6-0 255 Wailuku, Hawaii/Merced CC
Damipi Lamboni DE 6-2 220 Charlotte, N.C./South Mecklenburg HS
Sydney Lindon RB 5-11 187 Youngsville, La./St. Thomas More HS
Joshua Long OL 6-0 260 Gastonia, N.C./Ashbrook HS
Shawn Lovell OL 6-0 285 Tiger, Ga./Rabun County HS
Nicholas Maccioli OL 6-4 280 Gainesville, Fla./P.K. Yonge HS
Jatarious Manning LB 6-2 195 Mount Dora, Fla./Winter Park HS
Bo Mason DL 6-2 360 Concord, N.C./Independence CC
Antwon McClee DL 6-0 280 Gastonia, N.C./Ashbrook HS
Juval Mollette WR 6-4 215 Randleman, N.C./University of North Carolina
Lee Prescott OL 6-2 265 Hartsville, S.C./Hartsville HS
Eric Rice FB/LS 5-10 230 Weaverville, N.C./North Buncombe HS
Trevaun Richardson RB 5-7 180 Clayton, N.C./Clayton HS
Jair Rushin DB 6-1 190 Atlanta, Ga./South Atlanta HS
Daveon Sanders WR/RB 5-10 175 Leesburg, Ga./Lee County HS
Monroe Sanderson DB 5-11 165 Orlando, Fla./Orlando Christian Prep
Dominique Sistrunk RB 6-1 220 Dalton, Ga./Northwest Whitfield County HS
TJ Skinner OL 6-2 285 Sugar Hill, Ga./North Gwinnett HS
Trenton Smith DB 5-9 150 Durham, N.C./Hillside HS
Israel Sturdivant WR 5-10 165 Concord, N.C./Northwest Cabrarrus HS
Quavion Teasley LB 5-10 215 Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS
Demardric Thornton DL 5-10 285 Hartwell, Ga./Hart County HS
Collin Wakefield RB 5-10 175 Greenville, S.C./Greenville HS
Xavier Wong DB 5-10 170 Winter Garden, Fla./Evans HS


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