Saturday, February 4, 2017

Morgan State Recruiting Class Best in Decade

2017 Morgan State Recruiting Class

NamePos.Ht.Wt.HometownHigh School/Last School
Malachi Jenkins DB6-1 185Lithonia, Ga.Lithonia HS
Daylen BaldwinWR6-3200Waterford, Mich.Waterford Mott HS
Willie MabryDE6-3240Monroe, La.Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
Demerius GoodwinRB5-7170Cleveland, OhioGinn Academy-Cleveland Glenville
Ahmari BenjaminCB6-2175District Heights, Md.Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
Julian JacobsDE6-4230Bowie, Md.Bowie HS
Chris JenkinsLB6-2225Atlanta, Ga.Creekside HS
Cameron ChesleyLB6-4225Fort Washington, Md.Friendly HS
Elijah StaleyQB6-7240Atlanta, Ga.  Wheeler HS
Haraan Ransom  DB6-0200Newark, N.J.Don Bosco Prep
Donte SmallDB6-1190Union, N.J.Paramus Catholic
Schneider JonassaintLB6-1215Miami, Fla.Northwestern HS
Stefan TouaniOL6-3285Oxon Hill, Md.Oxon Hill HS
Colby WarriorDE6-3    220    Manchester, Ga.Sandy Creek HS
Dion Golatt, Jr.QB6-2210Upper Marlboro, Md.Riverdale Baptist School
Gerald CrowleyDL6-3280Newark, N.J.Paramus Catholic

Malachi Jenkins – DB | 6'1 | 185 | Lithonia, Ga. | Watch
The 6'1, 185-pounder completed his senior season at Lithonia HS with 100 tackles (43 solo) and five tackles for loss. He also added three interceptions and a fumble recovery. Played safety and cornerback during his prep career.

Daylen Baldwin – WR | 6'3 | 200 | Waterford, Mich. | Watch
The 6'3, 200-pound wideout finished his senior season at Waterford Mott HS with 20 receptions for 401 yards, including 6 touchdowns. He also had 14 tackles and an interception.

Willie Mabry – DE | 6'3 | 240 | Monroe, La. | Watch
Mabry was a standout at Dr. Henry A. Wise HS where he earned Defensive Player of the Year. Honor roll student.

Demerius Goodwin – RB | 5'7 | 170 | Cleveland, Ohio | Watch
Goodwin is a 5'7, 170-pounder who played running back under legendary coach Ted Ginn Sr. at Ginn Academy-Cleveland Glenville. 

Cameron Chesley – LB | 6'4 | 225 | Fort Washington, Md. | Watch
The 6'4, 225-pounder had an outstanding prep career at Friendly HS where he was named his team's Defensive Player of the Year. "Cam" earned First-Team All-County and was a Washington Post Honorable Mention.  He was a member of the National Honors Society and National Art Honors Society. 

Ahmari Benjamin – LB | 6'2 | 175 | District Heights, Md. | Watch
Benjamin is a 6'2, 175-pound linebacker from Dr. Henry A. Wise HS. He helped lead Wise to a pair of 4A State Championships (2015 & 2016). Honor roll student.

Julian Jacobs – DE | 6'4 | 230 | Bowie, Md. | Watch
The 6'4, 230-pound defensive lineman was a standout at Bowie HS where he was a two-time All-State performer and two-time All-County performer. 

Chris Jenkins – LB | 6'2 | 225 | Atlanta, Ga. | Watch
The 6'2, 225-pound linebacker was a standout from Creekside HS. He was a two-time Player of the Year.

Elijah Staley – QB | 6'7 | 240 | Atlanta, Ga. | Watch
Staley is a 6'7, 240-pound quarterback who transferred to the Bears following one semester at Tyler Junior College (Texas). He also spent two seasons at Mississippi State (2014-15). He a was standout prep athlete for the Wheeler Wildcats. He was a four-star QB prospect by and a three-star prospect according to and 247Sports. The 18th-best QB in the country according to First Team All-State selection in basketball, averaging 18.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. Also competed in the triple jump, 100-meter, 200-meter, and 4x100-meter relay team. 

Ransom Haraan – DB | 6'0 | 200 | Newark, N.J. | Watch
The 6'0, 200-pound defensive back was a two-team All-League selection at Don Bosco Prep. He was a member of the 2015 State Championship Team.

Donte Small – DB | 6'1 | 190 | Union, N.J. | Watch
Small is a 6'1, 190-pound standout defensive back from Paramus Catholic. "Tay" was an All-Metro selection and was a member of the 2016 State Championship.

Schneider Jonassaint – LB | 6'1 | 215 | Miami, Fla. | Watch
Jonassaint is a 6'1, 215-pound linebacker who was the team captain at Northwestern HS in 2016. He was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

Stefan Touani – OL | 6'3 | 285 | Oxon Hill, Md. | Watch
The 6'3, 285-pounder helped lead the Oxon Hill Clippers to its best season in 20 years this fall, going undefeated before losing a triple-overtime heartbreaker in the Maryland 3A South region championship game. Oxon Hill ranked No. 17 in the Washington Post Final 2016 HS Football Poll. 2016 3A Final State Ranking No. 6. Touani started both ways – at center on offense and defensive tackle on the other side of the ball. He transferred to Oxon Hill from Crossland as a sophomore. He was selected to the PG Coaches 3A All-League team and earned Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention. Big 33 Top 100 Players in the State of Maryland. Was also a PG vs. SMAC All-Star Team selection. Three year team captain under coach Craig Jeffries.

Colby Warrior – DE | 6'3 | 220 | Manchester, Ga. | Watch
Warrior played defensive end and outside linebacker at Sandy Creek High under coach Chip Walker. Defensive Lineman of the Year. First Team All-County. Fayette County Super 12 All-Star. Most Improved Defensive Player. Recorded 30 tackles with eight tackles for loss and six sacks as a senior. He also had two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble, an interception and scored a touchdown.

Dion Golatt, Jr. – QB | 6'2 | 210 | Upper Marlboro, Md. | Watch
Golatt is a 6'2, 210-pounder who had a sensational season at Riverdale Baptist School. He threw for 2,111 yards, ran for 429 yards and scored 21 TDs. "DJ" was a 4-year starter at Annapolis Area Christian HS under coach Ceasar Nettles. He completed his prep career with 6,425 passing yards, 52 career TD passes, 1,108 career rushing yards and 19 rushing TDs. Nike Elite II Regional Finalist in DC and Charlotte. Played in the 2016 Crab Bowl. 2016 All-State Second Team and 2015 All-State Honorable Mention.

Gerald Crowley – DL | 6'3 | 280 | Newark, N.J. | Watch
Crowley is a 6'3, 280-pounder defensive lineman from Paramus Catholic where he was an All-League Second Team selection. He was a member of the 2015 State Championship Team. 


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