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2017 National Signing Day Recap: Bowling Green Falcons

Bowling Green continues to add a plethora of talent to its roster.

NCAA Football: Bowling Green at Northern Illinois Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Despite a rough season last year, the future looks bright for Bowling Green football. Coach Jinks enters his second season at the helm, but this is his first full recruiting class, and it shows.

Meet The Class

Datrin Guyton (three star WR, 6’4”, 190 lbs, Coplah-Lincoln CC (MS))

Jarret Doege (three star QB, 6’2”, 200 lbs, Cooper HS (TX))

Matt Wilcox Jr. (three star WR, 5’10” 185 lbs, Wayne HS (OH))

Fred Garth (two star CB, 6’1” 190 lbs, Northwest Mississippi CC (MS))

Cedric Mitchell (three star WR, 6’1” 180 lbs, Concord HS (IN))

Travis Koontz (three star TE, 6’5” 235 lbs, Boardman HS (OH))

Matthew Tanner (three star OG, 6’7” 345 lbs, Eastern Arizona College (AZ))

Jordan Murphy (three star DE 6’3” 241 lbs, Crestview HS (OH))

Andrew Clair (three star HB 5’9” 170 lbs, St. Louis University (MO))

Jamari Rouse (three star DT 6’2” 262 lbs, Deerfield Beach HS (FL))

Quintin Morris (three star WR 6’2” 200 lbs, George Ranch HS (TX))

Calvin Clater (two star WR 6’3” 190 lbs, South Hills HS (TX))

Kholbe Coleman (two star OLB 6’0” 225 lbs, Hoover (AL))

Zach Dziengelewski (two star DT 6’4” 275 lbs, Swanton HS (OH))

Colin DeBord (two star WR 6’0” 189 lbs, Centerville HS (OH))

Shermond Dabney (two star CB 6’0” 180 lbs, St. Mary’s Prep (MI))

Caylon May (two star DT 6’1” 308 lbs, Rich Central Campus (IL))

Darius Wortham (two star CB 6’0” 170 lbs, Trotwood-Madison HS (OH))

Matthew Guevremont (two star OT 6’4” 300 lbs, Chabot College (CA))

Derek Downs (OL 6’7 305, Westerville (OH))

Sam Neverov (OL, 6’5” 288, Jerome (OH))

Jerry Roberts (two star, LB 6’2 230, Cathedral (PA))

Walter Haire (two star DL, 6’3 235, North Central (IN)

Tyree Jackson (3-star DL, 6’4 260, Jones (FL)

Offense Breakdown

This class brings in a lot of offensive weapons, with two quarterbacks who both could compete early, and a lot of playmakers on the outside. An under the radar player to watch for is TE Travis Koontz (who originally committed to BG, flipped to Toledo, then flipped back to BG) with a need at TE, Koontz could also see the field early and play. WR Calvin Clater is a guy who joined this class late in the cycle, however has the ability to make a big-time impact. QB Jarret Doege looks like he will be a perfect fit in Bowling Green’s offensive scheme as he can pretty much throw the ball across the field at will.

Defense Breakdown

The Falcons definitely needed some help up front, and they filled that need taking multiple talented DT’s in this class. This defensive class should bring in a good mixture of size and speed. Two players that stick out are, DT Caylon May and S Wayne Parks. Parks is a ballhawk and a hard hitter, should make a lot of noise. May is one of those DT’s that the potential is there, and could breakout. One guy that will be able to see the field early is DB Cedric Mitchell, as an explosive athlete we fully expect him to see the field early and make plays. DL Tyree Jackson was a nice Signing Day surprise for the Falcons. He is tough as nails in the trenches, and will most likely line up at defensive tackle once he arrives on campus.

Overall Breakdown

Overall this class brought in guys that seem to fit their system, and some of these incoming players could see the field early. This class also seemed to fill the holes, and add extra depth at some positions.