TSU Football Adds 6 During Early Signing Period

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Texas Southern head football coach Clarence McKinney added six student-athletes to its 2022 recruiting class on Wednesday during the first day of the early signing period.

With the foundation in place after playing the 2021 season with a total of 58 freshmen and sophomores, the Tigers went for immediate needs. Four of the six signees are projected to play defense while the team also added a quarterback and a long snapper as three states are represented in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

The Tigers will continue to add student-athletes in anticipation of the February signing period in 2022.
 

Quintin Cook (Highlights)
Defensive Line
6-4, 255
New Iberia, La. (New Iberia)
Two-way player in high school at both defensive end and tight end…will play defensive end in college…named to the District 3-5A Second Team after his senior season…earned Louisiana Academic All-America Team honors…also plays basketball.
 
Oscar Gordon III (Highlights)
Quarterback
6-2, 190
Austin, Texas (LBJ)
Currently still playing after leading his team to the Class 4A Division I State Championship Game as the first Austin ISD school to play a for a state title since 1973…named the Friday Football Player of the Week by FOX 7 after compiling 300 yards of total offense in September of 2021…scored seven touchdowns in playoff contest against Boerne…earned honorable mention all-district honors in 2020 after passing for more than 1,000 yards as a junior…led team to the 2021 Region Class 4A State Semifinals in 2020.
 
Charles George (Highlights)
Safety
6-3, 190
Detroit, Mich. (Renaissance)
Played multiple positions in high school on both sides of the ball…projects as a safety in college…named to the Detroit Free Press All-Detroit high school football team 2nd team after the 2021 season…earned honorable all-mention all-state honors this past season…finished the year with 50-plus tackles, five pass breakups on defense while recording five touchdowns and catching 35 receptions.
 
Nahamani Harris (Highlights)
Cornerback
6-2, 185
San Antonio, Texas (Cornerstone Christian/St. Thomas More)
Spent his postgrad year at St. Thomas More in Connecticut…played high school football at Cornerstone Christian in San Antonio, Texas…earned Whataburger Super Team Honors…received San Antonio All-VYPE Small School Team honors…also ran track in high school.
 
Tanner Hatten (Highlights)
Longsnapper
6-0, 210
Purvis, Miss. (Jones College)
Two-time JC Special Teams Player of the Week in 2020…also earned all-academic honors…listed as No. 9 long snapper while in high school by National Kicking Rankings.
 
Umar Yaro (Highlights)
Linebacker
6-1, 230
Sugar Land, Texas (Kempner/Myrtle Beach Collegiate Post-Grad Academy)
Completed a post graduate year at Myrtle Beach Collegiate Post-Grad Academy…helped lead team to an 8-2 mark and made history as a part of the first postgrad program to defeat a nationally ranked junior college team…played high school football at Kempner High School in Sugar Land, Texas…earned District 10-5A First Team honors as a senior after finishing the season with 55 tackles, two sacks and an interception.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com

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