WKU football updates roster

14 07 2011

WKU updated its 2011 football roster on its web site recently, placing accurate heights and weights – as well as numbers – to its incoming freshmen.

A couple of additional notes:

– Former Ballard Memorial quarterback Alex Mallory is listed on the roster and will walk-on this season.

– Tight end Tristan Jones is no longer a member of the club, neither is receiver Maurice Bullard. Jones was lost for the season during the Kentucky game last year with a knee injury, and would have been far down on the depth chart this season with the addition of Ryan Wallace, emergence of Demetrius Coley and signing of three prep tight ends. Bullard, meanwhile, did not catch a pass last season.

– Defensive back Cam Thomas, who was rated as a Rivals.com three-star signee with the 2010 class, was ineligible last season – but stayed on campus to work his grades out. He now has everything in order, and is on the roster as a redshirt freshman for this season.

– WKU has also added freshman kicker Jesse Roy (Charlotte, N.C.) and freshman offensive lineman Tyler Sweetland (St. Petersburg, Fla.) to the roster.

The rest of the numbers, heights, weights for the freshmen class: (Note – incoming offensive lineman Cliff Burns was actually a JC transfer and will be a junior this season. He’ll wear No. 68. He’s listed at 6-8, 335 pounds)

18 Brand, Boe WR 6-0 144 Fr. Bradenton, Fla. (Southeast HS)
24 Brown, Cameron WR 6-2 205 Fr. Frisco, Texas (Liberty HS)
89 Campbell, Lawrence DL 6-4 210 Fr. Groveland, Fla. (South Lake HS)
26 Evans, John RB 5-11 159 Fr. Sarasota, Fla. (Riverview HS)
86 Gorski, Tim OL 6-7 242 Fr. Chicago, Ill. (St. Rita HS)
44 Head, Oliver RB 5-10 179 Fr. Ft. Thomas, Ky. (Highlands HS)
80 Henry, Mitchell TE 6-4 247 Fr. Elizabethtown, Ky. (Elizabethtown HS)
19 Higbee, Tyler TE 6-5 215 Fr. Clearwater, Fla. (East Lake HS)
33 Johnson, Dimitri DL 6-3 236 Fr. Dolton, Ill. (Thornridge HS)
26 Lewis, Champ DB 6-2 175 Fr. Fort Myers, Fla. (Dunbar HS)
16 Mallory, Alex QB 6-4 210 Fr. LaCenter, Ky. (Ballard Memorial HS)
13 Mauro, James QB 6-7 198 Fr. Hurst, Texas (L.D. Bell HS)
49 Mkanta, Nehemiah WR 6-0 177 Fr. Bowling Green, Ky. (Greenwood HS)
99 Montgomery, Dwayne OL 6-5 254 Fr. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Dillard HS)
27 Morgan, Quartterrio RB 5-10 181 Fr. Jonesboro, Ga. (Mt. Zion HS)
97 Payne, Jamichael DL 6-1 350 Fr. Auburn, Ala. (Auburn HS)
46 Robinson-Berry, Eric DB 6-1 191 Fr. Indianapolis, Ind. (Warren Central HS)
89 Rocker, Gavin DL 6-2 225 Fr. Tyrone, Ga. (Sandy Creek HS)
56 Roy, Jesse PK/P 6-0 175 Fr. Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Catholic HS)
11 Scott, Devin TE 6-4 250 Fr. Indianapolis, Ind. (Warren Central HS)
94 Shorter, Bryan DL 6-2 272 Fr. Phenix City, Ala. (Central-Phenix HS)
16 Smith, T.J. DL 6-2 219 Fr. Hazel Green, Ala. (Hazel Green HS)
8 Speight, Dyron QB 6-0 180 Fr. Bradenton, Fla. (Southeast HS)
23 Sumler, Marquis RB 5-9 172 Fr. Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic HS)
64 Sweetland, Tyler OL 6-3 280 Fr. Largo, Fla. (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
7 Washington, Daerius LB 6-0 194 Fr. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Dillard HS)
72 Williams, Curtis OL 6-4 330 Fr. Hialeah, Fla. (Champagnat Catholic HS)
62 Williams, Darrell OL 6-6 260 Fr. Dublin, Ga. (West Laurens HS)
31 Williams, Terran LB 6-2 206 Fr. Bradenton, Fla. (Southeast HS)
79 Wilson, Delryn OL 6-3 289 Fr. Tampa, Fla. (Jefferson HS)
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3 responses

14 07 2011
Jerry

So what is the deal with Dexter Haynes. Is he a part of the team? Is he suspended? Will he play? etc…

14 07 2011
Nick Baumgardner

Jerry,

You’ve got some good timing, don’t you!?

I was actually inquiring about this again earlier today. I didn’t want to respond until I had something official – but I just blogged it. Haynes is still on the team, his suspension has been lifted, he’ll be on the field when WKU opens practice Aug. 6.

Nick

14 07 2011
Jerry

Thanks!

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