UB Football Announces Additions to 2019 Signing Class

UB Football Announces Additions to 2019 Signing Class

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.
DL
Freshman
6-2, 260
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.

Jordan Avissey
DE
Freshman
6-5, 250
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.
RB
Freshman
5-7, 190
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.

Mark Davis
CB
Freshman
6-2, 175
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.

Daniel Lee
WR
Junior
6-0, 195
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.

Larry Rembert
WR
Junior
6-0, 175
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

Name Yr. Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Previous School
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.