Bulldog Signing Day Central

Get up-to-the minute information as the National Letters of Intent are coming across the fax machines and into the hands of the compliance department.

Shon Belton, QB, 5’11”, 187, Lugoff, S.C./Lugoff-Elgin

Shon Belton Highlights

Earned varsity letters in football, baseball, basketball and track & field … rushed for 1,278 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior … added another 726 passing yards and four touchdowns through the air … accumulated 2,635 all-purpose yards in 2013 … named all-county player of the year and all-county for junior and senior years … a member of the 2010 region 6 4-A championship team … born Oct. 23, 1995 in Columbia, S.C. … son of Julie Gibson … plans on majoring in health, exercise and sport science.

Reggie Benjamin, DB, 5’9″, 190, Palm Bay, Fla./Palm Bay

Reggie Benjamin Highlights

Earned two varsity letters in football and track and field … tallied 107 tackles, five interception, five pass breakups and one fumble recovery at the linebacker position during his senior season … scored seven offensive touchdowns in 2013, four in one game against Rockledge High School … named to the FACA All-District Offense, Space Coast All-Star Team … in all-star game he made six tackles and picked off two passes … helped lead his team to the playoffs where it was district runner-up … born on Nov. 22, 1995 in Orlando, Fla. … son of Randy Benjamin and Regina Thomas … plans to major in business administration.

Derrick Freeland, OL, 6’1″, 245, Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek

Three-year letterwinner in football, wrestling and track and field … three-year team captain of the football team … also named team captain of the track and field team … ranked top offensive lineman in Mecklenburg County in 2013 … helped lead his team to a 4AA State Championship title … became his school’s first heavyweight champion wrestler in 2011 with a 13-4 record … a member of the National Honor Society … born on Jan. 19, 1996.

Jauveer Hammond, Slot Back, Johnston, S.C./Strom Thurmond

Selected to the play in the North-South All-Star game as well as the Border Bowl … completed 136 passes for 1,745 yards and 14 touchdowns while rushing 201 times for 1,341 yards and 11 more scores … both yardage numbers among the top five in the area … named to the All-Aiken Standard first team.

Tristan Harkleroad, OL, 6’2″, 275, Savannah, Ga./Benedictine Military School

Tristan Harkleroad Highlights

Earned three letters in football and one in baseball … NUC All-American Senior Bowl participant … named to the ESPN Coastal first team, first-team all-state, first-team all-region and first team all-city during senior season … second team all-region honorable mention in 2012 … a member of the honor roll all four years and high honor roll during junior and senior years … born on Jan. 10, 1996 in Savannah, Ga. … son of Marion and Virginia Harkelroad … plans on majoring in business administration.

Russell Hubbs, LB, 6’1″, 222, Rock Hill, S.C./Northwestern

Three-year letterwinner for the football team … voted team captain for his junior and senior seasons … accumulated 125 tackles, four tackles for loss, one sack, two forced fumbles and five pass breakups during his senior year … all-state, all-area and all-region honors in 2013 … made 122 tackles, seven sacks, 17 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 2012 … tabbed as the team’s defensive MVP for junior season … all-area and all-region honors in 2012 … received a 3.5 or higher GPA all three years to earn academic excellence … born Feb. 3, 1996 in Stony Brook, N.Y. … son of Eric Hubbs and Jamie Raines … plans to major in health, exercise and sport science.

Jonathan King, DL, 6’1″, 258, Statesville, N.C./South Iradell

Jonathan King Highlights

Earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track and field … named team captain for senior season … earned all-conference in football for junior and senior seasons … averaged over 70 tackles per year … helped lead his team to the 2012 2AA State Championship … made the all-county and all-region teams in 2012 and 13 for his performance in the shot put … a member of the National Society of High School Scholars … 4.2 GPA … National Beta Club … born on Aug. 10, 1996 in Statesville, N.C. … son of Leonard and Jacqueline King … plans on majoring in biology.

Jalen Lampkin, QB, 5’10”, 176, Augusta, Ga./Westside

Jalen Lampkin Highlights

Lettered four years in football and baseball … passed for 910 yards and rushed for 800 with 20 total touchdowns (eight passing, 12 rushing) during his senior season … named all-region offensive player of the year and tabbed as an all-area athlete in 2013 … threw for 720 yards, rushed for 233 and scored 15 total touchdowns (eight passing, seven rushing) during his junior campaign … tabbed as an all-region quarterback for his performance in 2012 … four-year starting centerfielder and pitcher for his school’s baseball team … two-time first-team all-region baseball player … played baseball under legendary coach Gerald Barnes … born Nov. 9, 1995 in Augusta, Ga. … son of Audrey and Bruce Lampkin … plans to major in sports management.

Sydney Martin, OL, 6’2″, 270, Lyman, S.C./Byrnes

Sydney Martin Highlights

Four-year letterwinner for the football team … named to all-county, all-region and all-area teams for senior season … named to the first team all-region in 2012, helping his team win the 4A State Championship … a member of the 2011 squad which won the 4A State Championship … coached by Citadel Hall of Famer Lance Hansen, who played offensive line for the Bulldogs from 1989-92 … born on July 20, 1995 in Greenville, S.C. … son of Steve and Shawn Martin … plans on majoring in mechanical engineering.

Josh Massey, DB, 5’11”, 190, Rock Hill, S.C./South Pointe

Four-year letterman in football and five-year letterwinner in baseball … selected to play in the North-South All-Star Game, as well as being named to the USA Today All-USA South Carolina team … recorded 89 tackles, five interceptions, four sacks, four forced fumbles, nine pass breakups and nine tackles for loss while scoring three defensive touchdowns during his senior season … named to the 2013 all-region team and All-Observer team … made 138 tackles, two forced fumbles, nine sacks, two interceptions, 13 tackles for loss and one blocked punt during his junior season … helped lead his team to the 2011 South Carolina AAA State Championship title, recording 53 tackles, five pass breakups and a forced fumble as a sophomore … Junior Marshall (top 10% of graduating class) … National Beta Club and National Honor Society … father, Cookie Massey, played baseball and football for the University of North Carolina … born on Sept. 22, 1995 in Rock Hill, S.C. … son of Cookie and Nicole Massey … plans on majoring in business administration.

Shy Phillips, DB, 6’0, 165, Hartsville, S.C./Hartsville

Shy Phillips Highlights

Earned varsity letters in football, baseball and basketball … participated in the 2013 Shrine Bowl … named to all-state and all-conference teams during his junior and senior seasons … accumulated 40 tackles, two tackles for loss and three interceptions in 2013 … tallied 62 tackles, two tackles for loss and nine interception (two returned for touchdowns) in 2012 … helped his team win the 2012 state championship and regional titles in 2010, 12 and 13 … born Sept. 19, 1995 in Hartsville, S.C. … son of Brent Phillips and Quandra Brown … plans on majoring in political science.

Myles Pierce, LB, 6’0, 227, Daphne, Ala./Daphne

Myles Pierce Highlights

Four-year letterwinner for the football team … recorded 111 tackles and forced two fumbles during his senior season, earning him all-metro and all-county honors … made 128 tackles and fourced three fumbles in 2012 … helped lead his team to a 6A state championship in 2010 … a member of the National Honor Society … son of Michael and Daphne Pierce … plans to major in business administration.

Logan Robinson, DL, 6’4″, 225, Arlington, Va./Yorktown

Logan Robinson Highlights

Played four years of football, lettering twice … earned second-team all-conference honors (Liberty Conference) during his senior season … a member of the football team which was National District Champions in 2010, 11 and 12 … born Aug. 28, 1996 in Raleigh, N.C. … son of Robin Robinson … intended major is undecided.

Matt Thompson II, Slot Back, 5’11”, 205, Morristown, Tenn./Morristown East

Matt Thompson Highlights

Earned four varsity letters in football and track and field and three in basketball … all-time leading rusher at his high school with 3,904 yards and 258 career points … rushed for 1,503 yards and 25 touchdowns during his senior campaign … averaged 7.2 yards per carry … as a returner, averaged 23 yards per kickoff return and 20.3 yards per punt return … named to first team all-state, all-conference and all-region for for senior season … 2013 Lakeway Player of the Year … 2013 NVC MVP running back … rushed for 803 yards to go along with 329 receiving in 2012 … named Lakeway Athlete of the Year in 2012 … tabbed with first team all-conference and all-region honors … during his sophomore year, rushed for 798 yards and added 230 receiving yards and 370 through the air … 2011 first team all-conference and all-region … gained 800 yards on the ground during his freshman season, earning him first team all-conference and all-region honors … added 340 passing yards and 250 receiving in 2010 … earned the Who’s Who Award … born on Nov. 30, 1995 in Morristown, Tenn. … son of Olivia Presley and Matt Thompson I … plans on majoring in business administration.

Houston Tyler, DL, 6’0, 260, Oklahoma City, Okla./Southmoore

Houston Tyler Highlights

Earned two letters in football and track and field … named the District 6-A4 Lineman of the Year in 2013 … tabbed as all-state, all-city, all-metro and all-big city teams during his senior year … named offensive MVP in 2012 and 2013 … earned defensive player of the year honors during his freshman campaign … carried a 4.0 GPA with excellence in math, physics and history … born May 5, 1995 in Moore, Okla. … son of Shane and Gina Tyler … plans to major in engineering.

Tre’von White, DE, 6’5″, 200, Pelham, Ga./Pelham

Tre’von White Highlights

Earned four varsity letters in football and basketball and one in track and field … earned all-region honors during sophomore, junior and senior seasons … honored with the team’s football academic award … basketball team’s leading rebounder for the 2011-12 season … born June 28, 1996 in Thomasville, Ga. … son of Jesse David III and Carolyn Elaine White … plans on majoring in sports medicine.

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