BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the addition of six more signees to the 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday. Two wide receivers, two defensive linemen, a running back and a cornerback will join the 17-member class that signed in December.
"We are extremely excited about the young men we were able to sign today as well as our entire signing class," Leipold said. "We are very pleased with the athleticism of this class. We are also happy that we were able to continue to do well within the footprint of what our recruiting base is."
2019 February Signees
Tyrece Woods, Jr.
Detroit, MI /Martin Luther King HS
Defensive lineman from Detroit, MI who is a midyear enrollee after playing at Martin Luther King High School… named Detroit News All-State Honorable Mention in 2017 and 2018… named Detroit News second-team All-West in 2018… named Detroit News second-team All-Detroit in 2017… a two-time state champion… a four-time district and regional champion… ranked no. 28 on Detroit News 2019 Blue Chip List… named Academic All-State and was a four-time Principals List Award winner.
Paris, France/Cegep de Thetford Mines (Quebec)
Defensive End from Paris via Cegep de Thetford Mines in Quebec… played for the FFFA Senior French National Team… won the European Championship and gold medal with the national team… also a captain and regional basketball champion in France.
Ron Cook, Jr.
Temple Hills, MD/St. John's College HS
Explosive athlete who played both running back and wide receiver at St. John's College High School in Washington D.C. … had 1,491 all-purpose yards and scored 11 touchdowns his senior season… named USA Today first-team All-District of Columbia… named first-team Capitol League All-Conference… named Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention… named first-team All-Conference in 2017 after piling up 839 all-purpose yards and scoring 12 touchdowns as a junior.
Bradenton, FL/Braden River HS
Cornerback from Bradenton, FL who played his high school ball at Braden River High School… had nine passes defended and three interceptions, including a 55-yard pick six his senior season… added 22 tackles (16 solo)… helped lead the Pirates to a 9-3 record in 2018.
Breaux Bridge, LA /Breaux Bridge HS/Cisco College
Wide receiver who will transfer from Cisco College in Texas after playing two seasons for the Wranglers... had 30 receptions for 493 yards and five touchdowns as a freshman (2017) and 27 receptions for 353 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore (2018)… named SWJCFC All-Conference Honorable Mention… played his high school football at Breaux Bridge High School in Louisiana.
Mobile, AL /McGill-Toolen Catholic HS/Pima Community College
Wide receiver who will transfer from Pima Community College in Arizona after playing two seasons for the Aztecs… had 37 receptions for 728 yards and seven touchdowns as a freshman (2017) and 37 receptions for 775 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore (2018)… two-time first-team All-WSFL… named MVP of the 2018 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl… also an All-Region pick… played his high school football at McGill-Toolen Catholic in Mobile, AL… helped lead the Yellow Jackets to a state championship in both football and basketball in 2015 and a state runner-up finish in both football and basketball in 2016.
Combined with the student-athletes that signed in December, the 2019 signing class is comprised of six defensive linemen, five wide receivers, three offensive linemen, three cornerbacks, two linebackers, a quarterback, a running back, a tight end and a safety. The newest class comes to UB from 10 different states and one other country, including Florida (7), Maryland (3), Michigan (3), New Jersey (2), Ohio (2), Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and France
2019 Signing Class
|Jelani Foster*||Fr.||WR||6-1||185||Laurel, MD/St. Vincent Pallotti HS|
|Anthony Laudicina*||Fr.||OL||6-6||280||Villanova, PA/Radnor HS|
|Ronald McGee*||So.||DT||6-3||295||Sumter, SC/Highland Park Community College|
|Trevor Solomon-Wilson*||Fr.||WR||5-11||190||Tallahasee, FL/Amos P. Godby HS|
|Tyrece Woods, Jr.*||Fr.||DL||6-2||260||Detroit, MI/Martin Luther King HS|
|Jordan Avissey||Fr.||DE||6-5||250||Cegep de Thetford Mines (Quebec)|
|Trevor Bycznski||Fr.||QB||6-5||230||Berea, OH/Berea-Midpark HS|
|Ron Cook, Jr.||Fr.||RB||5-7||190||Temple Hills, MD/St. John's College HS|
|C.J. Bazile||Fr.||DE||6-3||255||Bayonne, NJ/Bayonne HS|
|Javien Cuff||Fr.||WR||6-2||170||Vero Beach, FL/Vero Beach HS|
|Mark Davis||Fr.||CB||6-2||175||Bradenton, FL/Braden River HS|
|Trey Franklin||Fr.||CB||5-9||170||Robins, GA/Warner Robins HS|
|Marcus Fuqua||Fr.||S||6-0||185||Southfield, MI/Southfield A&T HS|
|Georell Kidd||Fr.||DT||6-2||270||Miami, FL/Miami Northwestern HS|
|Kyler Laing||Fr.||DE||6-1||230||Tallahassee, FL/Amos P. Godby HS|
|Daniel Lee||Jr.||WR||6-0||195||Breaux Bridge, LA/Cisco College|
|Rich Miller||Fr.||LB||6-1||225||Detroit, MI/Martin Luther King HS|
|Bence Polgar||Fr.||OL||6-3||305||Wayne Hills, NJ/Wayne Hills HS|
|Larry Rembert, Jr.||Jr.||WR||6-0||175||Mobile, AL/Pima CC|
|Larry Robbins||Fr.||CB||5-8||175||Miami, FL/Miami Northwestern HS|
|Caelan Shepard||Fr.||OL||6-6||315||Annapolis, MD/Broadneck HS|
|Tyler Stephens||Fr.||TE||6-6||215||Newton Falls, OH/LaBrae HS|
|Caleb Tate||Fr.||LB||6-0||195||Tampa, FL/Tampa Catholic HS|
*Enrolled in January
Click here for bios of the student-athletes that signed in December.