2000 Football Signees from Mid-American Conference Schools

Updated 2/3/2000
Akron Zips
Name			Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Hometown (High School)
Dan Basch 		FB	6-1	240	Walton Hills (Walsh Jesuit)
Jim Borrieci            OL	6-4	270	Dublin (Coffman)
Matt Carter 		RB	5-11	180	Copley
Aaron Conley            OL      6-4	280	Wooster
Aaron Feller            OL	6-5	270	Dover
Charlie Frye            QB	6-4 	191	Willard
Bobby Gardner		DL 	6-4	230	Hamilton
Duane Griffin           RB	6-1	215	Warrensville
Mike Grzeskowiak	OL	6-6 	305	North Olmsted (Holy Name)
Keenan Johnson 		DL 	6-3	280 	Bedford
Dwayne Lefall		DL	6-4	225	Oakland, Calif. (McClymonds)
Rickey McKenzie		DB	6-0	180	Elkhart, Ind. (Concord)
Mike Piccirillo		OL	6-3	275	Cleveland (Mayfield)
Jesse Scott		RB/WR	5-10	168	Massillon (Washington)
Doug Sutton		DL	6-4	245 	Warren (Warren G. Harding)
Maurice Taylor		DB/WR	5-11	180	Warren (Warren G. Harding)
Rick Von Bergen		TE 	6-3	220	Warren (Champion)
Jermaine Warren 	FB	5-11	235	Akron (East)
Marcus Wattley		SS	5-10	190 	Copley
Junior College Transfers
Terrell Colbert		DL 	6-4	240 	Rahway, N.J. (Merced (Calif.) J.C.)
Eric Culberson 		LB	6-3 	225	Oakland, Calif. (Laney J.C.)
Kris Williams		FS	6-1	185 	Oakland, Calif. (Chabot J.C.)

Ball State Cardinals
Name   	 		Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Hometown (High School)
Keith Anderson  	LB      6-3    	230    	Morris, Ill. (Morris)  
Jason Barnes   		WR      6-0    	180    	Fort Wayne, Ind.
Justin Beriault 	DB     	6-3    	170    	Indianapolis, Ind.
Scott Blair     	RB     	6-1    	192    	Somerset, Ky.
Shannon Donaldson	LB     	6-1    	210    	Columbus, Ohio
Martin Ferrill		DL     	6-4    	225    	Evanston, Ill. (Evanston Township)       
Brad Hess       	DL     	6-3    	210    	Lawrenceburg, Ind. (East Central)        
Ty Knisley      	OL     	6-6    	285     New Carlisle, Ohio (Tecumseh)     
Quentin Manley  	DB     	6-1    	172    	Lima, Ohio (Lima) 
Jeff Ramsey     	OL     	6-5    	275     Fairfield, Ohio (Fairfield)     
Kenny Sanders   	QB     	6-3    	189     Indianapolis, Ind. (Broad Ripple) 
Travis Saylor   	OL     	6-4     285     Mason, Ohio (Mason)    
Tommy Schembra  	DB/RB  	6-1    	175     Indianapolis, Ind. Roncalli)     
Lorenzo Scott   	WR/LB  	6-2    	195     St. Louis, Mo. (Lutheran North)  
Steve Sutherland        WR     	6-3    	180    	Bloomington, Ind.(South) 
Nick Tabacca    	OL     	6-5    	285     Columbus, Ohio (Hilliard Davidson)       
Jerome Tilmon   	DL     	6-3    	245     East St. Louis, Ill. (Althoff Catholic) 

Bowling Green Falcons
Name			Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Hometown (High School)
Marlon Anderson	 	LB      6-2	200	Detroit, Mich./Cass Tech
David Azzi 		QB/P	6-2 	195	Ottawa, Ontario/Hillcrest
Ron Blue 		DL/TE	6-3	255	Upper St. Clair, Pa.
Jovon Burkes    	LB      6-1     220     Detroit, Mich./Central
Todd DiBacco    	FB      6-1     225     Monaca, Pa.
Andy Grubb      	LB     	6-4    	255     Leipsic, Ohio/Pandora-Gilboa
Josh Harris     	QB     	6-3    	205     Westerville, Ohio/North
Andrew Hart     	OL      6-4    	255    	Mentor, Ohio
Justin Jackson  	RB/DB   5-10   	180    	Detroit, Mich./Henry Ford
Doug Kingsbury  	FB      6-4    	250    	Comstock Park, Mich./Fork Union Military 				Acad./ Grand Rapids C.C.
Rick Mauer      	LB      6-3    	245    	Cleveland, Ohio/St. Edwards
Jason Morton    	RB/DB   6-0    	180    	Columbus, Ohio/Independence
Scott Mruczkowski	OL      6-4    	295    	Garfield Heights, Ohio/Benedictine
Janssen Patton  	DB      6-0    	180    	Stone Mountain, Ga.
Kevin Poindexter        WR     	6-3    	175    	Youngstown, Ohio/Ursuline
Nate Reeves     	OL     	6-3    	280    	Irmo, S.C./Fork Union Military Acad.
Shuan Suisham   	PK      6-0    	180    	Wallaceburg, Ontario

Buffalo Bulls
Name 			Pos 	Ht 	WT 	Hometown Junior College/High School
Chris Bonner 		LB 	6-2 	230 	Philadelphia, Pa./Oxford HS
Maurice Bradford 	TB 	5-11 	185 	Binghamton, N.Y./ Morrisville (NY) 					JC/Binghamton
Marcus Clarett 		DL 	6-2 	295 	Youngstown, Ohio/Warren G. Harding
Jason Fisher 		WR 	6-1 	195 	Cordova, Tenn./Itawamba (MS) JC/Houston
J.J. Gibson 		RB/DB 	5-10 	185 	Amherst, N.Y./Sweet Home
Albert Grundy 		FB 	6-3 	230 	Philadelphia, Pa./Valley Forge 						Military/Springfield
Terek Henderson 	DB 	5-9 	175 	Neptune, N.J. /Neptune
Darren Hicks 		DB 	5-11 	180 	Worthington, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne
Craig Johnson 		DL 	6-2 	275 	Vestal, N.Y. /Vestal
Zeke McKine 		WR 	5-8 	170 	Hollywood, Fla./McArthur
Dan Minocchi 		OL 	6-3 	285 	Canton, Ohio/Canton Central Catholic
Rodney Morris 		OLB 	6-0 	210 	Pahokee, Fla./Pahokee
William Paris 		OL 	6-4 	324 	Southfield, Mich./Cass Technical
Brian Pons 		DE 	6-3 	245 	Saddlebrook, N.J. /Saddlebrook
Randall Secky 		QB 	6-5	220 	Maple Grove, N.Y./Maple Grove
Valdis Terrell 		DB 	5-10	175 	Newport News, Va./Lackawanna (PA) 					JC/Valley Forge
Eric Weber 		OL 	6-5 	285	Canandaigua, N.Y./Canandaigua
Vaughn Welch	 	WR 	6-0 	180 	Berwick, Pa./Berwick
Erik Zeppuhar 		OL 	6-4 	290 	Allison Park, Pa./Shaler

Central Michigan Chippewas
Name			Pos.	Ht.     Wt.     Hometown/School 
Joe Ballard            	DB	6-3    	208	Chesaning, Mich./Same                  
Ron Bartell            	DB	6-3     180     Detroit, Mich./Renaissance                     
William Brookshire	DL	6-3     255    	Muskegon, Mich./Reeths-Puffer          
Omari Colen             TB	6-2     190    	Lathrup Village, Mich./Southfield Lathrup      
Spencer Dalton		RB	5-10   	190    	Pottstown, Pa./Valley Forge Military    
Jay Davidson		DL      6-5     255    	Frankfort, Mich./Same                  
Eric Ghiaciuc          	OL      6-4     265    	Oxford, Mich./Same                             
Edmund Hillery  	OLB    	6-1    	210    	Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester               
Terrence Jackson        TB      6-0    	225    	Somerset, N.J./Franklin         
Adam Kieft              OL      6-7    	275    	Rockford, Mich./Same                   
Richard Kiel            WR     	5-10   	170    	Detroit, Mich./Murray-Wright                   
James King              DB      6-0    	185    	Walled Lake, Mich./Western                     
D.J. London            	OL     	6-6    	290    	Marshall, Mich./Same                           
Stephen Messam  	WR     	5-9    	170    	South Bay, Fla./Glades Central  
Mike Morris            	DL     	6-3    	275    	Livonia, Mich./Catholic Central                
Kalani Muragin  	DL     	6-3     270    	Orlando, Fla./Colonial                  
Jon Nelson              OLB     6-2     198    	Lake Zurich, Ill./Same 
Brandon Pitzer          OL     	6-4    	268    	Brighton, Mich./Same                           
Anthony Tyus            FB     	5-11    215    	Lansing, Mich./Sexton                  
Matt Wohlgemuth 	DL      6-4    	240    	Lake Orion, Mich./Same    

Eastern Michigan Eagles
Sam Anderson		TE/DE	6-5	220	Macomb, Mich./Dakota
Nate  Brooks		Ath.	5-9	180	Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Jeff  Brown		WR/DB	5-10	175	Chicago, Ill./St. Leo
Collin  Carey		QB	6-3	190	Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder
Ryan  Clifford		RB/DB	5-9	185	Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central
Dan  Davis		DE/OT	6-4	250	Amanda, Ohio/Amanda Clear Creek
Braden  Feucht		TE/DE	6-3	200	Worthington, Ohio/Worthington
Alonzo  Harris		WR	6-2	180	Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park
Kevin  Harrison		QB/DB	6-1	190	Belleville, Mich./Belleville
David  Huff		Safety	6-1	190	Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton
Jonas  Jackson		TE	6-4	264	Dorchester, Mass./Lincoln Sudbury-
						Ariz. Western C.C.
Brian  Jenkins		LB/DE	6-1	220	Oak Park, Mich./Southfield
Ryan  King		RB/DB	5-11	170	Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton
Izaak  Madril		OL	6-4	290	Nogales, Az,/Nogales-Eastern Arizona C C
Mike  Mangan		RB/SS	6-1	210	Hinsdale, Ill./Hinsdale Central
Chinedu  Okoro		QB	6-2	190	Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park
Jereme  Perry		Ath.	6-1	195	Saginaw, Mich./Buena Vista
Ryan  Robinette		LB/FB	6-2	230	Stow, OhioWalsh Jesuit
Rashawn  Smith		FS	6-1	210	Maple Heights, Ohio/Maple Heights
Kristofer  Stark	OL	6-2	290	Tucson, Az./Eastern Arizona CC
Derrick  Swanigan	OL	6-2 	310	Chicago, Ill./Thornton
Mario  Tucker		OL	6-5	310	Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Dion  Walls		WR/DB	6-1	175	Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Ashantti  Watson	WR/DB	5-11	185	Detroit, Mich./University of Detroit H.S.    

Kent Golden Flashes
Name                    Pos.	Ht.     Wt.    	Hometown/High School (Prep School)
Charles Akinyemi        DB     	5-9     175     Sugarland, Texas/Marine Military Academy
						(Hargrave Va. Academy)
David Alston            RB     	5-10    180    	Willingboro, N.J./Willingboro
Joe Amerine             WR     	6-5    	205    	Grove City, Ohio/Grove City
Jason Andrews           OL     	6-4    	285    	Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay
Matt Carpenter  	TE     	6-5    	260    	Powell, Ohio/Olentangy
Josh Chilcote          	LB     	6-3    	215    	Groveport, Ohio/Groveport Madison
Reggie Gordon           RB/WR  	6-0    	185    	Chesapeake, Va./Fork Union Academy
Anthony Henriquez      	LB     	6-0    	225    	Jersey City, N.J./Milford [Conn.] Academy
Brian Hopson            DB     	6-0    	190    	Baltimore, Md./Hargrave [Va.] Academy
Mike Jenkins           	OL     	6-6    	300    	Westminster, Md./South Carroll
Bill Liber              QB     	6-4    	195    	North Canton, Ohio/Hoover
Mikal Lundy             RB     	5-11    175    	Burlington, N.J./Florence Twp. Memorial
Charles Newton  	FB     	6-0    	235     Cincinnati, Ohio/Western Hills
Keith Roberts           DB     	6-0    	185    	Bellefontaine, Ohio/Bellefontaine
David Scott             DL     	6-4    	255    	Warren, Ohio/Warren G. Harding
Nick Swatt              LB/DL   6-2    	240    	Macedonia, Ohio/Nordonia
Rafael Smith          	WR      6-1    	175    	Braddock, Pa./Woodland Hills
Damian Stolowski   	LB/DL   6-3    	235    	Eastlake, Ohio/Eastlake North 
						(Hargrave  Va. Academy)
Travis Veser          	DL      6-3    	285    	Cincinnati, Ohio/Finneytown
Luke Zachrich       	LB      6-3    	230    	Bryan, Ohio/Bryan

Marshall Thundering Herd
Name  			Pos. 	Hgt. 	Wgt. 	Hometown/High School
Brad Bates 		WR 	5-10 	170 	Chillicothe, Ohio/Chillicothe HS
Josh Blakey 		Line	6-4 	304 	Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay Senior HS
Toby Bullock III 	Line 	6-5 	285 	Jacksonville, Fla./Englewood HS
Josh Cordell 		TE 	6-5 	261 	Apple Grove, W.Va./Hannan HS
Joe Deifel 		TE 	6-3 	215 	Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay Senior HS
Andrew English 		QB 	6-4 	220 	Prospect, Ky./South Oldham HS
Nate Griffin 		Line 	6-6 	300 	Newport News, Va./Denbigh HS
David Harley, Jr. 	Line 	6-1 	260 	Tallahassee, Fla./Lincoln HS
Derrick Haynes 		Back 	5-10 	206 	Tallahassee, Fla./Lincoln HS
Stan Hill 		QB 	6-4 	195 	Tupelo, Miss./Tupelo HS
Ken Irby 		QB 	6-3 	205 	Woodbridge, Va./C.D. Hylton HS
Robby Isaacs 		WR 	6-2 	165 	Chesapeake, Ohio/Chesapeake HS
Nate McPeek 		Line 	6-5 	285 	Russell, Ky./Russell HS
Chris Nunn 		Line 	6-8 	350 	Charleston, W.Va./Riverside
Ricardo Phillips 	Line 	6-5 	280 	Chesapeake, Va./Deep Creek HS
Tony Pisano 		K 	5-9 	180 	Alpharetta, Ga./Milton HS
Ernest Pitts 		Back 	5-9 	180 	Silver Creek, Miss./Copiah-Lincoln CC
Ken Ramsey 		Back 	5-11 	185 	Man, W.Va./Man 
Chris Ray 		WR 	6-0 	180	Donaldsonville, Ga./East Central Miss. CC
Dwayne Robinson 	Line 	6-4 	305 	Bunker Hill, W.Va./Musselman HS
Kelvin Smith 		Line 	6-4 	227 	Gautier, Miss./Miss. Gulf Coast CC
Darius Watts 		WR 	6-1 	170 	College Park, Ga./Benjamin E. Banneker Dorian Williams 	Back 	5-8 	152 	Tallulah, La./St. Aloysius (Miss.) HS
Renaldo Williams 	Back 	5-9 	170 	Jupiter, Fla./Jupiter Community HS

Miami RedHawks
Name  			Pos. 	Hgt. 	Wgt. 	Hometown/High School  
Larry Burt		DT	6-3	283	Warrensville Hieghts, Ohio/Warrensville 					Hieghts
Andy Capper		FB	6-2	240	Springfield, Ohio/Kenton Ridge
Zac Elcess		OL	6-5	260	Centerville, Ohio/Centerville
Ben Hartings		OL	6-4	240	St. Henry, Ohio/St. Henry
Ryan Hawk		QB	6-2	190	Centerville, Ohio/Centerville
Alphonso Hodge		DB/RB	5-11	187	Cleveland, Ohio/St. Edward	
Mike Iriti		WR	6-0	180	Findlay, Ohio/Findlay
Terrell Jones		LB	5-10	215	St. Louis, Mo./Mehlville
Van Monroe		SS/QB	6-3	175	Euclid, Ohio/Euclid
David Rehker		OL	6-5	308	Avon Lake, Ohio/Avon Lake
Ben Roethlisberger	QB	6-6	195	Findlay, Ohio/Findlay
Josh Richards		LB/FB	6-4	230	Amsterdam, Ohio/Edison
Will Rueff		DL	6-4	265	Louisville, Ky./Trinity
Dwight Smith		DB	5-10	170	Dayton, Ohio/Chaminade-Julienne
Jeremy Thompson		QB	6-5	220	Plainfield, Ind./Avon
Paul Tripp		CB	6-0	180	San Diego, Calif./Santa Monica CC
	

Northern Illinois Huskies
Name  			Pos. 	Hgt. 	Wgt. 	Hometown/High School   
Justin Adams		DT 	6-5 	255   	Barnhart, Mo./Imperial Windsor  
Curtis Crossley		DE 	6-4 	210  	Kankakee, Ill./Bishop McNamara  
Nick Duffy		LB 	6-2 	225 	Wheaton, Ill./Warrenville South  
Devron Francis		CB 	5-9 	170 	Jacksonville, Fla./Raines
Jason Frank  		DE	6-6	245	Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville Senior    
Todd Ghilani  		C 	6-4 	250 	Elkhorn, Wisc./Elkhorn Area   
Akil Grant		FS 	5-10 	190 	Kankakee, Ill.     
Joshua Haldi  		QB	6-2	190	Madison, Ohio     
Jason Hawkins 		TB-LB 	6-2 	215 	Schaumburg, Ill.    
Adam Jack		DE 	6-3 	210	West Des Moines, Iowa/Valley 
DuJuan Johnson  	TB	6-1 	180 	University Park, Ill./Crete-Monee 
Rob Lee  		WR 	5-11 	185 	Port Washington, Wisc.    
Ben Lueck  		OT 	6-4 	275  	Oswego, Ill.
David McDermott 	WR 	6-3 	175 	Southfield, Mich./
						Orchard Lake St. Mary's Prep)  
Matthew McGhghy 	OG 	6-4 	260 	Keokuk, Iowa     
Turner Pugh  		WR 	6-2 	180 	Elgin, Ill./Larkin     
Rob Satrom  		OG 	6-4 	270	Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville Senior     
Kursten Strothman 	LB 	6-3 	210 	Rochelle, Ill.     
Gerard Taylor  		CB 	6-0 	185 	Hollywood, Fla.McArthur   
Michael Turner  	TB 	5-11 	205 	North Chicago, Ill.    
Kevin Woods  		TB 	5-9 	185 	Farmington Hills, Mich./Harrison   
Gary Young  		OT 	6-4 	280 	Evergreen Park, Ill./
						Chicago Mount Carmel Junior College (2)
Jon Peters  		DE 	6-4 	265 	Waterloo, Iowa/Columbus/
						Iowa Central Community College
Rashad Walker  		DT 	6-3 	280	Bedford Heights, Ohio/Bedford  
						Iowa Central Community College

Ohio Bobcats
Name			Pos.	Ht.     Wt.     Hometown/School
Joe Bernatowicz		TE	6-3	235	Langhorne, Pa./Neshamity
Jonah Booker		DB	5-10	165	Portsmotuh, Ohio/Portsmouth
D.T. Boon		OLB	6-3	210	Somerset, Ky./Southwestern
Garrett Bush		DE	6-4	272	Canton, Ohio/Canton McKinley
Rashad Butler		QB	6-0	190	Pearson, Ga. Atkinson County
Ricky Cherry		LB	6-0	220	Durham, N.C./North Durham
Evan Curry		DE	6-5	218	Bedford, Ohio/Bedford
Chris Foreman		DB	6-3	190	Westerville, Ohio/Westerville South
Mike Henry		LB 	6-1	215	Ironton, Ohio/Ironton
Ray Huston		FB 	6-1	200	Centerville, Ohio/Centerville
Brian Ingram		WR/DB	6-2	185	Harvey, Ill./Thornton-Township
Travis Logan		DB	6-0	185	Trotwood, Ohio/Trootwood-Madison
Eric McCrady		OL	6-2	280	Mt. Joy, Pa./Donegal
Roy McCollough		DB 	6-2	180	Ravenna, Ohio/Ravenna			
Stafford Owens		ATH	5-10	180	Harvey, Ill./Thornton-Township
Raham Shavers		DB	6-0	180	Bedford,Ohio/St. Peter Chanel
Lee Sienicki		DE	6-3	275	Lorain, Ohio/Lorain Southview
Demetrius Taylor	DE	6-4	235	Winter Haven, Fla./Winter Haven
Charles Terry		LB	6-3	200	Bedford, Ohio/Bedford
Dennis Thompson		OL	6-4	272	Tallmadge, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit
Dave Williams		OL	6-4	270	Easton, Pa. Easton

Toledo Rockets
Name			Pos.	Ht.     Wt.     Hometown/School 
Travis Atwell		QB	6-2	195	Owensboro, Ky./Hancock County
Patrick  Body		WR/DB 	6-2 	180 	Pittsburgh, Pa./Scheley
Qunnen Burdine		TE/LB 	6-1 	215 	Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe
R.J. Cameron		TE/DL 	6-4 	260 	Portsmouth, Ohio/Portsmouth
Andrew Clarke		TE/DL 	6-4 	225 	Naperville, Ill./Nequa Valley
Don Gaines		TE/DL 	6-4 	230 	Edmond, Ohio/Santa Fe
Marcus Hairston		TE/LB 	6-4 	220 	Columbus, Ohio/Mifflin
Jamal Haywood		WR/DB 	6-1 	185 	Dayton, Ohio/Colonel White
Chris Holmes		TE/DL 	6-6 	230 	Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young
Terrance Hudson		WR/DB 	6-0 	180 	Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville
Webster Jackson		TB/DB 	5-10 	185 	Toledo, Ohio/Central Catholic
Nic Kaczur		OL/DL 	6-6 	330 	Brantford, Ont./Collegiate
Kelian Miller		WR/DB 	6-2 	200 	Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe
David  Odenthal		OL/DL 	6-3 	295 	Cologne, Germany-Irmgardis
John  Polczak		OL/DL 	6-5 	280 	Rockford, Mich./Rockford
Corterris Reese		WR/DB 	6-3 	185 	Louisville, Ky./Wagganer
Jason Robbins 		PK 	5-10 	180 	Sylvania, Ohio/Southview
Andre  Thomas		QB 	6-1	185 	Evansville, Ind./Harrison

Western Michigan Broncos
Name			Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Hometown (High School)
Jason Babin		DL	6-3	240	Paw Paw, Mich. (Paw Paw HS)
Tony Carr		DB	6-0	175	Flint, Mich. (Carmen Ainsworth HS)
Jon Evans		DE	6-5	210	Grand Rapids, Mich. (Ottawa Hills HS)
Ryan Harris		QB	6-1	200	Franklin, Idaho (Ricks JC)
Mike McCord		OL	6-7	270	Willowbrook, Ill. (Hinsdale South HS)
Nick Melcher		OLB	6-3	220	Oak Forest, Ill. (Oak Forest HS)
Robert Menchinger	K	5-11	160	Elkhart, Ind. (Jimtown HS)
Willie Miller		OLB	6-2	223	Mattawan, Mich. (Mattawan HS)
Justin Milus		DL	6-5	240	Farmington, Mich. (Farmington HS)
Erik Oleson		LB	6-2	235	Broadhead, Wis. (Broadhead HS)
Ernest Osborne		DE	6-5	220	Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Dillard HS)
Clay Powell		DB	6-2	195	Southfield, Mich. (Southfield HS)
Kyle Ras		OL	6-6	270	Jenison, Mich. (Jenison HS)
Lee Robinson		DL	6-4	240	Naperville, Ill. (North HS)
Scott Robinson 		DB	6-1	180	Ypsilanti, Mich. (Ypsilanti HS)
Tyrone Walker		WR	6-2	175	Lansing, Mich. (Sexton HS)
Jamie White		TE	6-3	220	Dowagic, Mich. (Dowagic HS)
Dustin Zawacki		OL	6-4	264	Milan, Mich. (Milan HS)