SOSU signs 32 players on signing day

2-6-08 - The Southeastern Oklahoma State football team, coming off its fourth-straight Lone Star Conference North division title, has added 32 players to the 2008 roster on National Signing Day.

Four transfers will be joined by 28 true freshmen next season as the Savage Storm look for five titles in a row.

The four transfers are already on campus and attending class at SOSU, those include Cedrick Robinson, Josh Aleman, Phillip Jones and Jesse Hernandez.

Aleman, a Sherman, Texas, native, and Jones, from Carrollton, Texas, both come from Texas Tech, While Hernandez, an Ardmore native, joins the Storm after a stint at Missouri.

Robinson hails from Mesquite, Texas, and spent two seasons at Cisco Junior College.

SOSU added players at every position, with the largest numbers coming at offensive line and wide receiver.

The Storm also added a pair of quarter backs on the offensive side, as well as two additional receiving threats at tight end.

The defense bolstere the line while also adding depth in the secondary and at the linebacker position.

The 2008 season will kick off for Southeastern when they travel to Stephenville, Texas, on Thursday, August 28 to face Tarleton State.

Below is a list of 2008 signees:

High School Signees
Pos. Player Ht. Wt. Hometown/School
CB Kevin Horsley 5-7 165 Atlanta, Texas/Atlanta HS
CB Mike Scott 5-9 165 McKinney, Texas/McKinney North HS
DE Zach Gonzalez 6-2 205 Longview, Texas/Hallsville HS
DE Drew Harvey 6-2 225 Ft. Worth, Texas/Keller Central HS
DE Zach Weiberg 6-2 235 Blossom, Texas/Chisum HS
DE< s pan style="mso-tab-count: 1"> Rodney Payne 6-2 225 Dekalb, Texas/Dekalb HS
FS Andrew Garcia 5-10 175 North Richland Hills, Texas/Richland HS
FS Kenyon Thomnsend 6-2 185 Idabel, Okla./Idabel HS
LB Russell Hurst 5-10 215 Arlington, Texas/Lamar HS
OL Bryan Bethea 6-3 240 Nashville, Ark./Nashvile HS
OL Jesse Renschler 6-3 325 Sapulpa, Okla./Sapulpa HS
OL Matt Unger 6-2 260 Irving, Texas/Irving HS
OL Ty Sheperd 6-6 285 Canton, Texas/Canton HS
OL Matt Price 6-5 235 Leonard, Texas/Leonard HS
OL Drew Carrell 6-0 255 Norman, Okla./Norman-North HS
OL Travis Kincheloe 6-3 265 Georgetown, Texas/Georgetown HS
QB Robert Thomas 6-2 185 Sulpher, Okla./Sulpher HS
QB Logan Parker 6-0 180 Bryant, Ark./Bryant HS
RB Jeremy Pree 5-9 175 Hooks, Texas/Hooks HS
SS Logan Cruse 6-0 180 Bryant, Ark./Bryant HS
SS Garrett Schoenky 6-3 205 Aubrey, Texas/Aubrey HS
TE Caleb Jones 6-2 215 Durant, Okla./Victory Life HS
TE Jeremy Witherspoon 6-5 250 Hope , Ark./Hope HS
WR/CB Chad Laury 5-9 165 Forney, Texas/Forney HS
WR Ryan Shelley 6-3 205 Irving, Texas/Irving HS
WR Casey Bell 6-1 175 Canton, Texas/Canton HS
WR Patrecko Brown 6-4 200 Ogden, Ark./Ashdown HS
WR Keon Rucker 5- 7 165 Bentonville, Ark./Bentonville HS

Junior College and Transfer Signees
Pos. Player Ht. Wt. Hometown/School
CB Cedrick Robinson 5-9 185 Mesquite, Texas/Cisco JC
DE Phillip Jones 6-5 245 Carrolton, Texas/Texas Tech
DT Jesse Hernandez 6-2 305 Ardmore, Okla./Missouri
OL Josh Aleman 6-4 320 Sherman, Texas/Texas Tech