Signing day 2017 is just a few weeks away. As we continue to inch towards February 1st, here’s a look at where the Flames currently stand with the Class of 2017:
QB Mason Cunningham (JUCO)
The Flames picked up a commitment from Cunningham, a JUCO QB prospect originally from Shelbyville, Tennessee. Cunningham spent this past season at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi. He was 160/280 passing for 1,810 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions at Northeast, while also rushing for 185 yards and 6 touchdowns. He has 3 years of eligibility and a redshirt year remaining. He has enrolled for the spring semester.
OL Cooper McCaw
The 6’5″, 270 pound prospect from Grapevine, Texas chose the Flames over Arkansas State and Louisiana Lafayette. To all those who have asked, he is not related to Liberty’s new Athletic Director Ian McCaw.
OL/DL Elisha Mitchell
Mitchell is a 6’3″, 300 pound prospect from Virginia Beach where he attends Bayside High. He committed to Liberty over an offer from Norfolk State.
OL Tristan Schultz
Schultz is originally from Culver, Indiana where he attended Culver Community High School. After graduating from Culver, he spent this past season at Fork Union Military Academy. Schultz is a 6’5″, 280 pound prospect. He has enrolled at Liberty for the spring semester.
WR Khaleb Coleman
Coleman committed to Liberty over offers from Coastal Carolina, Florida A&M, and Youngstown State. He is a 6’3″, 185 pound prospect from Washington, DC., where he attends Woodrow Wilson High School. He had 956 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns on 39 receptions this past season.
DL Jayod Sanders
Sanders attends Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida where he played linebacker, defensive end, and tight end. The 6’3″, 215 pound prospect was originally committed to NC Central before decommiting and committing to the Flames. He will play defensive end at Liberty.
LB Remington Green
Green was the first commitment in the class of 2017 when he committed back in June. He is a 6’1″, 210 pound prospect from King George, Virginia.
LB Amarii’ Jenkins
Jenkins committed to Coach Gill and the Flames this past weekend. He is a 6’2″, 195 pound prospect from Ocala, Florida. As a senior at West Port High School, he recorded 34 tackles, had 3 interceptions, caused 3 fumbles, and deflected 2 passes.
DB Aaron Pierre
Pierre is a 6’0″, 190 pound prospect from Cambridge-Christian School in Tampa, Florida. He also had offers from Bowling Green and Buffalo. He played both safety and running back in high school, but will begin his Liberty career as a defensive back.
DB Tyler Murray
Murray is a 6’2″, 180 pound defensive back from Jacksonville, Florida. He chose Liberty over offers from Troy, Elon, and Samford.
QB Matt Bethel
With a commitment from a quarterback already, it’s likely the Flames have moved on from Bethel.
RB Olico Dennis
Dennis says that Liberty is no longer showing interest.
RB Jaden Gardner
The Flames haven’t really kept in contact with Gardner much recently.
RB Anthony Johnson, Jr
There hasn’t been much activity from Liberty in the past few weeks. It could change though if other prospects land elsewhere.
RB Anthony Smith
Smith reportedly has offers from Louisiana Monroe, New Mexico, UTSA, Utah State, Air Force, Army, Illinois State, Missouri State, Navy, SF Austin, and Tulane. No word on if Liberty is still in the mix.
WR Sam Crawford
Crawford has offers from numerous FBS schools. He has taken his first two visits to Air Force and Tulane. No word of a Liberty visit on his horizon.
WR Bralan Fuller
Fuller also has offers from Presbyterian and North Greenville. He is a 5’11”, 152 pound prospect from Easley, South Carolina.
WR Lio’Undre Gallimore
The Flames are no longer showing interest in the 5’9″, 170 pound prospect from Miami.
WR Justin Gibbs
Gibbs has several offers from both FBS and FCS schools and no word of a Liberty visit prior to signing day. He had an in-home visit with Georgia State on Monday.
WR Tyshun Odom
Everything has been quiet on the Odom front for a while. He had reported offers from Old Dominion, Gardner-Webb, NC Central, and Tusculum.
WR Fidel Ogbeifun
Ogbeifun is a 6’3″, 215 pound prospect from Douglasville, Georgia.
TE Josh Fletcher
No recent interest from the Flames.
TE Kris Leach
Leach visited Ohio this past weekend. Leach attends Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia.
TE Kenneth Nelson
Nelson tells us he has already taken an official visit to Liberty. He also has offers from Air Force, Jackson State, Lamar, Memphis, Missouri State, and SF Austin. He says he plans on taking other visits prior to signing day, but no word as of yet as to where those visits may be. He is a 6’2″, 215 pound prospect from Addison, Texas.
TE Malik Thirdgill
Thirdgill also has offers from Cornell, Portland State, and Weber State. The 6’4″, 220 pound prospect from Portland, Oregon is expected to visit Liberty this weekend.
OL Ty Clary
Clary has several offers and no word of a visit to Liberty on his horizon.
OL Gray Davis
Davis has several offers and no word of a visit to Liberty on his horizon.
DL James Anderson
No recent news from Anderson on his recruitment.
DL Ben Gansallo
No recent news from Gansallo on his recruitment.
DL Adrian Hope
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Hope.
DL Brock Houston
No recent news from Houston on his recruitment.
DL Tyran Hunt
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Hunt.
DL R’Quan LeBlanc
No recent news from LeBlanc on his recruitment.
DL London Lewis
Lewis has offers from Appalachian State, Charleston Southern, Eastern Kentucky, Elon, Memphis, Mercer, Miami (OH), Middle Tennessee State, South Alabama, Tulane, South Florida, and Western Carolina. The 6’5″ prospect from Atlanta, Georgia’s St. Pius X Catholic High Shcool is expected to visit Liberty this weekend.
DL Ian Newton
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Newton.
DL Kenneth Orji
Orji took an official visit to Air Force a couple weeks ago. No word of a pending visit to Liberty.
DL Camron Peterson
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Peterson.
DL Rodshon Williams
No recent news from Williams on his recruitment.
LB T.D. Blackmon
No recent news from Blackmon on his recruitment.
LB Patrick Johnson
No recent news from Johnson on his recruitment.
LB Malik Horton
Horton has announced his final 8 of Michigan, Wisconsin, LSU, Auburn, Florida State, Louisville, Maryland, and Michigan State.
LB Tah’Shim Knight
No recent news from Knight on his recruitment.
LB Kyle Syvarth
No recent news from Syvarth on his recruitment other than he picked up an offer from Charleston Southern in December.
DB Carl Robertgeau
No recent news from Robertgeau on his recruitment.
DB Tylen Small
Liberty hasn’t shown any recent interest in Small.
DB Grant Stuard
No recent news from Stuard on his recruitment.
ATH Montrel Cooper
No recent news from Cooper on his recruitment.
ATH Kimani Donaldson
No recent news from Donaldson on his recruitment.
ATH Travell Harris
Harris visited Arizona this past weekend. It doesn’t sound like Liberty is on his radar anymore.
ATH Mark Henderson
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Henderson.
ATH Anthony Quintana
No recent news from Quintana on his recruitment.
ATH Latheron Rogers-Anderson
No recent news from Rogers-Anderson on his recruitment who decommitted from East Carolina in November.
ATH Chauncy Smart
No recent news from Smart on his recruitment.
ATH D.J. Stubbs
We haven’t been able to confirm it, but all signs point to Stubbs as committing to Liberty just before the Christmas holiday. He’s a 5’9″, 160 pound prospect from Jacksonville, Florida. He was originally committed to Florida International, but he decommitted in mid-December. He has numerous offers including Appalachian State, Charleston Southern, Elon, Furman, Old Dominion, Richmond, Samford, UT Martin, and Western Kentucky. He would play wide receiver with the Flames.
ATH Dion Watkins
Liberty is no longer showing interest in Watkins.
Pledged Elsewhere Recently
OL Pat Bartlett
Liberty’s coaching staff was working to get Bartlett on a visit the weekend of the 27th, but he committed to Georgia State while on a visit this past weekend.
DB Allan George
The Flames jumped in the recruiting game late with George, offering him after the 2016 season. He was scheduled to visit Liberty this weekend, but committed to Richmond this past weekend while on a visit with the Spiders.
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