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Wonder Boys Add 37 on Signing Day 2017

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Thirty-seven high school student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent (NLIs) to compete for the Arkansas Tech University Wonder Boys football team in the 2017 season on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Of the 37 newcomers, 25 are from the state of Arkansas.

"I'd like to thank our coaching staff for doing an outstanding job recruiting a tremendous class of student-athletes," said Wonder Boys head coach Raymond Monica. "I'd also like to thank everybody else on our campus who took time out of their schedules to help us reach out to our recruits. Today is the day all that hard work comes together, and these signees along with our eight mid-year transfers will bring a lot to our program."

A complete list of signees follows:

Arion Banks, defensive end, 6-3, 230, Marianna, Ark. (Lee County)
Carter Burcham, quarterback, 6-1, 185, Greenbrier, Ark. (Greenbrier)
Darius Carson, defensive end, 6-3, 240, Fort Smith, Ark. (Northside)
Alex Chambers, defensive back, 5-11, 160, Morrilton, Ark. (Morrilton)
Blake Coulter, defensive back, 6-0, 170, Fayetteville, Ark. (Fayetteville)
Trey Coulter, defensive back, 6-1, 170, Fayetteville, Ark. (Fayetteville)
Isaac Disney, defensive back, 6-0, 160, Prairie Grove, Ark. (Prairie Grove)
Tae Dixon, defensive back, 5-11, 170, Rogers, Ark. (Rogers Heritage)
Denton Foster, offensive lineman, 6-3, 260, Elkins, Ark. (Elkins)
Cale Fulsom, quarterback, 6-2, 170, Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
Tanner Gaines, quarterback, 6-2, 195, Hector, Ark. (Hector)
Carlos Gordon, defensive tackle, 6-1, 245, North Little Rock, Ark. (North Little Rock)
Garrett Gray, offensive lineman, 6-1, 270, Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
Derek Gutierrez, place kicker, 5-8, 140, Fort Smith, Ark. (Southside)
Myron Henderson, offensive lineman, 6-3, 275, Cordova, Tenn. (Cordova)
Mark Johnson, defensive end, 6-1, 220, Shreveport, La. (Byrd)
Tucker Kennedy, fullback, 5-11, 225, Union City, Tenn. (Union City)
Hayden Knowles, defensive lineman, 6-2, 235, Bryant, Ark. (Bryant)
Jaquez Lock, defensive back, 5-9, 175, Malvern, Ark. (Malvern)
Hardell Mack, defensive back, 5-10, 175, Reserve, La. (Riverside Academy)
Christian Maier, offensive lineman, 6-6, 270, Muskogee, Okla. (Muskogee)
Damon Nelson, offensive lineman, 6-2, 331, Springdale, Ark. (Har-Ber)
Lewis Pettaway, wide receiver, 6-2, 195, Semmes, Ala. (Montgomery)
Cameron Player, defensive back, 6-1, 170, Oklahoma City, Okla. (Putnam City)
Jacob Reed, halfback/tight end, 6-8, 286, Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
Eric Robinson, running back, 5-9, 180, McKenzie, Tenn. (McKenzie)
Jacob Sharp, wide receiver, 6-2, 190, Dover, Ark. (Dover)
Madison Shelton, offensive lineman, 6-4, 270, Jacksonville, Ark. (Jacksonville)
Landon Smith, wide receiver, 6-0, 180, Bryant, Ark. (Bryant)
Trey Smith, wide receiver, 5-8, 165, Springdale, Ark. (Har-Ber)
Jack Stone, offensive lineman, 6-5, 235, Prairie Grove, Ark. (Prairie Grove)
Chris Sullivan, wide receiver, 6-2, 160, Mobile, Ala. (Theodore)
Nate Turner, place kicker, 6-1, 165, Russellville, Ark. (Russellville)
DeAnthony Washington, defensive end, 6-1, 205, Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen)
Keshawn Whaley, linebacker, 6-1, 205, Pine Bluff, Ark. (Pine Bluff)
Dio Williams, defensive back, 6-1, 195, Denton, Texas (Guyer)
Gio Williams, linebacker, 6-1, 205, Denton, Texas (Guyer)

News release courtesy of ATU Office of Athletic Communications.