We have you covered for 2014 football signing day at GoBEARCATS.com & BearcatsTV. This year, we will feature one continuous live stream available free-of-charge via BearcatsTV beginning at 7:30 am and ending around Noon. Will include FaxCam, live interviews, highlights and more.
Jarred Evans QB | 6-2 | 190 | Jr.-JC | Queens, N.Y./West High/Santa Barbara CC
Enrolled at UC in January 2014 and will participate in spring football ... a three-star recruit by ESPN.com ... joins the Bearcats after two seasons at Santa Barbara CC ... in two years at SBCC, finished 218-of-413 for 2,701 yards and 25 TDs ... added nine rushing TDs and a 3.6 yards per carry average ... named SFCA Pacific Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 21 and 28, 2013 ... over that two-game stretch, set career highs in consecutive games with 321 yards passing against Compton and 335 yards against LA Valley. Over the two-week span, was 42-of-70, completing 60 percent of his passes for 656 yards and six TDs ... rushed for a career-high 103 yards in the 2013 opener at Allan Hancock ... also tallied 62 yards on the ground at Compton and 56 against LA Valley ... a second-team All-Pacific Conference selection in 2012 for the Vaqueros, Evans accounted for 20 TDs (12 pass, 8 rush) ... coached by Craig Moropoulos at SBCC ... chose Cincinnati over New Mexico, Utah and UCLA ... son of Eugen Evans and Laurette Henry ... born on August 6, 1992 in Bayshore, N.Y. ... originally signed with Towson University out of high school ... recruited by Darin Hinshaw ... intends to major in communications.
Enrolled at UC in January 2014 and will participate in spring football ... a three-star recruit by 247sports.com, ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... earned two stars from Scout.com ... ranked as the No. 20 player in the state of Alabama by 247Sports.com ... was 89-of-140 for 1,507 yards and 22 total TDs as a senior ... threw 19 TD passes and rushed for three more ... completed 63.6 of his passes while leading Clay-Chalkville to the second round of the Class 6A Football Championship ... threw five TD passes in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs ... accounted for 430 yards of total offense and seven TDs against Pinson Valley, finished 10-of-15 for 219 yards and four TDs while rushing 15 times for 211 yards and three scores ... as a junior, threw for 1,909 yards and 18 TDs, going 123-for-211 (.634) and ran 143 times for 681 yards and 11 scores ... coached by Heith Lunceford ... son of Bart and Valerie Moore ... intends to major in accounting.
Hayden Moore | QB | 6-2 | 195
Linden Stephens CB | 6-0 | 185 | Fr.-HS | Euclid, Ohio/Euclid/Fork Union Military
Joins UC after a year at Fork Union Military Academy ... was an honorable mention 2012 Associated Press Ohio Northeastern Lakes All-District selection as a senior at Euclid HS ... finished with 43 tackles and five interceptions as a junior ... played in the 2013 OHSFCA North-South Classic and 2013 Cuyahoga County All-Star Football Game ... coached by Tom Gibbons ... son of Mac and Belinda Stephens ... father played collegiately at Minnesota and in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and New York Jets ... recruited by Robert Prunty ... intends to major in counseling.
Linden Stephens | CB | 6-0 | 185
Marcus Tappan LB | 6-2 | 235 | Jr.-JC | Pasadena, Calif./La Salle/Glendale College
Joined the Bearcats in Jan. 2014 and will participate in spring football ... a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... 247Sports ranks him as the No.2 junior college inside linebacker nationally and a top-15 junior college linebacker in California ... played a single year at Glendale City College, helping the Vaqueros to a 6-4 mark and a shot at the American Division Pacific Conference Championship, the team's best finish since 2007 ... earned second-team all-conference honors ... tallied four interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns ... finished the season with 56 tackles, three sacks, 8.5 tackles for a loss and two pass breakups ... had a season-high 11 stops in the finale at LA Pierce ... over the last two games of the campaign, he had 17 tackles, 4.5 for a loss, three sacks and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a score ... opened the season up with two interceptions with one returned for a TD against Compton ... totaled three games with five or more tackles ... coached by John Rome ... prepped at La Salle HS for coach Russell Gordon ... totaled nine short-yardage TDs in 2012 while finishing with 44 tackles, four sacks and a pair of interceptions on defense ... rushed 16 times for 55 yards and four scores, caught 15 passes for 255 yards and another five TDs ... helped lead a turnaround that saw the Lancers finish 10-1 in 2012 a year after going 1-9.
A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and has a pair of stars from 247sports.com and Scout.com … recorded 17 total tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery during his senior season … played in the Orange County Metro All-Star Game … had never played football until this past August after moving to Orlando from the Bahamas … also played basketball and soccer … coached by Anthony Paradiso … picked UC over offers from Illinois, Minnesota and Western Kentucky.
Chris Ferguson | DT | 6-4 | 275
Kimoni Fitz DE | 6-4 | 230 | Fr.-HS | Ringgold, Va./Dan River
Prior to UC: Played at Dan River High School for coach Ferrell Edmunds ... posted a total of 116 tackles (37 solo, 116 assist) as a senior, including 29.0 tackles for loss and 15.0 sacks, while also recording 15 quarterback hurries and forcing two fumbles ... recorded 210 total tackles during his prep career, including 22.0 sacks, good for an average of 5.3 tackles per game ... listed as a three-star prospect at defensive end by 247 Sports ... Also ranked as the No. 41 overall prospect in Virginia by 247 ... Chose Cincinnati over East Carolina and Liberty.
A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … ranked No. 48 athlete in the 2014 class according to Rivals.com and No. 56 prospect in Ohio … No. 71 athlete according to 247sports.com and No. 57 prospect in the state of Ohio … ranked No. 119 wide receiver on Scout.com … listed as No. 162 wide receiver on ESPN.com and No. 64 in the state of Ohio … coached by Jim Mayzes … chose UC over offers from Michigan State, Minnesota, Kentucky, Boston College, among others.
J.J. Pinckney | CB/ATH | 6-3 | 185
Ryan Stout OL | 6-5 | 265 | Fr.-HS | Sylvania, Ohio/Southview
Prior to UC: Played at Sylvania Southview High School ... coached by Jim Mayzes ... Played both ways in highs school, but is projected to play offensive line at UC ... helped Southview to a 7-3 record as a senior, including a 6-1 mark in conference play ... rated a three-star prospect by Scout and 247 Sports ... listed as the No. 40 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout and the No. 99 prospect in Ohio by 247 ... chose UC over Kent State, Miami (Ohio) and Akron, among others.
Ryan Stout | OL | 6-5 | 265
John Kurtz OL | 6-5 | 258 | Fr.-HS | Louisville, Ky./St. Xavier
Prior to UC: Played at St. Xavier High School in Louisville for coach Will Wolford ... rated as a two-star offensive tackle by Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports ... the 11th-ranked prospect in the commonwealth of Kentucky according to 247 ... chose Cincinnati over Illinois, Ball State and Western Kentucky ... joins wide receiver Mekale McKay as a Louisville native on the roster.
John Kurtz | OL | 6-5 | 258
Mike Boone RB | 5-10 | 205 | Fr.-HS | Glen Saint Mary, Fla./Baker County
Prior to UC: Played for coach Ryan Sulkowski at Baker County High School ... Helped Baker County to a 7-3 record as a senior, catching 57 passes for 1,068 yards and 18 touchdowns ... Had a school record 211 receiving yards in a game in 2013 ... Rated a two-star wide receiver by Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports, but expected to play running back at UC ... Chose the Bearcats over Florida International and Idaho, among others.
Prior to UC: Product of Dayton's Thurgood Marshall High School, where he played for coach Earl White ... Helped team to second round of OHSA Division III Playoffs ... Rated a three-star prospect as an athlete by Scout, Rivals and 247 Sports, but projected to play defensive end at UC ... Listed as the nation's No. 49 prospect at defensive end by Scout ... Ranked the No. 69 overall prospect in Ohio by 247 ... Chose Cincinnati over Arkansas, Purdue, Indiana and Ohio, among others ... Will become team's fifth player from Dayton.
Tabbed as a two-star recruit by 247Sports.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com ... two-way player who saw time on the defensive and offensive line ... tabbed as the SportsMic.com All-County Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 ... tallied 58 total tackles as a senior, including 35 solo stops and 11 tackles for a loss ... also had an interception, sack and pass defended ... son of Barbara and Luther Broughton ... has two brothers, Malik and Khalil ... Malik is a wide receiver at Albany State ... part of the group that started the first high school team at Veterans ... played in the 2009 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. for the Warner Robins All-Stars ... coached by David Bruce ... chose Cincinnati over Middle Tennessee, East Carolina, NC State and others.
Cortez Broughton | DT | 6-3 | 280
Luke Callahan OL | 6-5 | 278 | Fr.-HS | Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty
Prior to UC: Competed at Olentangy Liberty High School, where he played for coach Steve Hale ... rated a three-star offensive lineman by Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports ... listed as a top-70 offensive guard by both Rivals and 247, as well as one of the top 80 prospects in Ohio by both services ... picked UC over Akron, Ball State and Buffalo, among others.
Luke Callahan | OL | 6-5 | 278
Carter Jacobs S | 6-1 | 193 | Fr.-HS | Fort Lauderdale, Fla./American Heritage
Three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and Rivals.com … received two stars from 247sports.com and Scout.com … rated as the No. 198 safety in the 2014 class by 247sports.com and No. 210 prospect in the state of Florida … listed as No. 133 safety by ESPN.com and No. 262 prospect in Florida … tallied 107 tackles, three interceptions and seven pass deflections his senior season … had 66 stops, one interception and one fumble recovery his junior year … coached by Mike Rumph … chose UC over offers from Western Kentucky, Bowling Green, among others.
Carter Jacobs | S | 6-1 | 193
Keith Minor DL | 6-5 | 250 | Fr.-HS | Tyler, Texas/Chapel Hill
A two-star prospect by 247Sports.com and Rivals.com ... two-way player at both offensive and defense line ... also played multiple spots on the defensive line due to size and ability ... part of an offensive line unit that rushed for 292.9 yards per game and 54 rushing scores ... named First-Team 3A-16 All District at defensive line in 2013 ... earned a second team spot on the defensive line from the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com All-East Texas Football Team ... an honorable mention selection to the Texas APSE Class 3A all-state football team ... recorded a 4.62 pro agility time at the ETSN.fm Football Recruiting Combine in May 2013 ... part of a 14-0 Class 3A Division 1 State Championship Team in 2011.
Prior to UC: Played at Champagnat Catholic for coach Mike Tunsil, winning the Florida 2-A state championship after going 14-1 in 2013 ... Rated a three-star athlete by Rivals, as well as a three-star running back by Scout and 247 Sports ... ranked as one of the Top-25 prospects in Miami-Dade by the Miami Herald ... Listed as the No. 82 running back in the country by Scout and the No. 110 player in Florida by ESPN ... Chose Cincinnati over Miami (Fla.), Louisville, Kentucky and Hawaii, among others.
A three-star recruit by ESPN.com and Scout.com … two-star recruit according to Rivals.com and 247sports.com … listed as No. 51 safety in the class of 2014 according to Scout.com … rated No. 124 athlete by ESPN.com and No. 72 prospect in the state of Ohio … ranked No. 174 athlete by 247sports.com and No. 107 prospect in Ohio … started two seasons at quarterback for Princeton and threw of 1,807 yards and 15 touchdowns while also running for 1,200 yards and 20 scores … tallied 883 passing yards, 699 rushing yards and 19 total touchdowns his junior season … coached by Gary Croley Jr. … chose UC over Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green and Buffalo.
Four-star recruit according to ESPN.com and Rivals.com … given three stars by Scout.com and 247sports.com … rated No. 12 inside linebacker by ESPN.com and No. 26 prospect in the state of Georgia … ranked No. 13 inside linebacker by Rivals.com and No. 18 prospect in the state of Georgia … tagged the No. 17 inside linebacker by 247sports.com and No. 29 prospect in Georgia … picked the No. 26 middle linebacker prospect by Scout.com … selected for and played in the Army All-American game ... aided Norcross in winning back-to-back Class AAAAAA state championships … tallied 200 total tackles, garnered three and a half sacks and forced two fumbles during his senior campaign … recorded 152 stops, five sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery his junior year … brother of UC’s Silverberry Mouhon … coached by Keith Maloof … chose UC over Tennessee, Florida State, Ohio State, Louisville, among others.
Kevin Mouhon | LB | 6-2 | 225
Alex Thomas CB | 6-1 | 185 | Fr.-HS | Hollywood, Fla./Chaminade Madonna
Three-star recruit according to ESPN.com … a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … rated the No. 201 wide receiver in the class of 2014 by ESPN.com and No. 227 prospect in the state of Florida … ranked No. 298 wide receiver by 247sports.com and No. 274 prospect in Florida … coached by Marcelo Rodriguez … committed to UC over offers from Bowling Green, Akron, Minnesota, USF, among others.
A three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … ranked the No. 51 offensive tackle in the class of 2014 and No. 46 in the class of 2014 in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com … rated the No. 108 offensive tackle in the class of 2014 and No. 80 in the state of Ohio by 247sports.com … ranked No. 91 offensive tackle in the 2014 class by Scout.com … rated No. 93 offensive tackle in the class of 2014 and No. 94 in the state of Ohio by ESPN … garnered 24 total tackles and two and a half sacks during the 2013 season … coached by Jarvis Gibson … committed to UC over offers from Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Louisville.
A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247sports.com and given a pair of stars from Scout.com … rated the No. 57 prospect by Rivals.com in the state of Ohio … ranked the No. 153 wide receiver in the 2014 class by 247sports.com and No. 78 prospect in Ohio … listed as No. 174 wide receiver in the class of 2014 by ESPN.com ad No. 74 prospect in the state of Ohio … recorded 30 stops, five interceptions and one fumble recovery along with scoring one defensive touchdown … also led Shaker Heights in receiving yards with 463 and six touchdowns … accumulated 284 return yards and a touchdown … coached by Jarvis Gibson … picked UC over offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Kent State and old Dominion.
Odell Spencer | CB | 6-0 | 170
Casey Gladney WR | 6-2 | 185 | Jr.-JC | Columbia, S.C./Columbia/Copiah Lincoln CC
Prior to UC: First team NJCAA All-American at wide receiver in 2013 at Copiah Lincoln CC for coach Glenn Davis ... Named Mississippi Association of Community & Junior College Most Valuable Offensive Back and first team all-state after averaging 108.6 receiving yards per game, second in the nation's junior colleges ... Finished 2013 with 977 receiving yards and eight touchdowns ... Also earned second team all-state honors as a kick returner ... Listed as a three-star wide receiver by Scout, Rivals and 247 Sports ... Ranked the No. 54 receiver in the nation by 247, as well as the No. 7 player in Mississippi ... Played high school football at Columbia (S.C.) High School ... Chose UC from schools including South Carolina, Minnesota and Texas Tech.
Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … 247Sports gives him a composite ranking as the No. 16 junior college defensive tackle … joins UC after two years at Pierce College in Los Angeles, Calif., the same school that produced Bearcats Damon Julian, Elijah Shuler and Howard Wilder … played in nine games tallying 20 tackles, four sacks and six tackles for loss this past season … made 14 stops and had one sack during his freshman year … did not play football until his first season at Pierce College … was a basketball player in high school … attended the same high school as current UC CB Howard Wilder ... coached by Efrain Martinez.