MID-TERM SIGNEES

Alex Bridges, 6-5, 315, OL

Cisco (Texas) Community College

Notable: 28th-rated offensive lineman in nation, 255th-ranked JC recruit.

Nathan Brown says: "He's gonna be an instant plug-in and play guy. He has a 6-9 wing span."

Dylan Desper, 6-4, 290, OL

Jones County CC (Ellisville, Miss)

Notable: Mississppi Junior College second-team offensive line; academic all-state; offense averaged 41.4 points per game.

Brown says: "He could probably put on 10 to 15 pounds. His coach told us he was the toughest kid on the team."

Duke Upshaw, 6-0, 180, cornerback

East Mississippi Community College

Notable: 39 tackles, four interceptions, 12 pass breakups; NJCAA first-tam All-American; first team Mississippi JC all-state; played for two-time MACJC state champions.

Brown says: "He is a phenomenal player. He is a man coverage guy. He take take away half the field."

Raleigh "Reiv" Wood, 6-2, 210, long snapper

East Mississippi CC

Notable: MACJC all-state and academic all-state; member of 2017 national JC champion.

Brown says: "He's the son of a coach. And his coach tells us he didn't have one bad snap in two years."

Taylor Wallace, 6-1, 200, punter

Jones County CC

Notable: 40.8 punting average in 2017 (fifth in nation); First-team all-state.

Brown says: "He is just as highly talked about as Patrick (Ponder) when we signed him."

Cameron Myers, 6-1, 185, running back

Durant High School (Plant City, Fla.)

Notable: 1,738 yards rushing, 21 TD's in 2017, 175 yards receiving, district Player of the Year, brother of UCA receiver Brandon Myers. Already enrolled.

Brown says: "He has the same type of maturity as Brandon. He's a strong back at 6-1. He was Player of the Year in one of the toughest districts in Florida."

HIGH SCHOOL SIGNEES

Jacob Ingram, 6-2, 300, OL

West Monroe (La.) High School

Notable: First-team all-state; Louisiana all-star game selection; graded 91 percent as a lineman for the season; 72 pancake blocks in 2017, shot and discus on track team.

Brown says: "Players at his high school know nothing but winning.  He will knock you down."

Will Burgess, 6-4, 330, OL

Lake Hamilton

Notable: All-Arkansas for both Arkansas Democrat Gazette and Hooten's; all-star selection.

Brown says: I've never been so excited about an offensive lineman in my whole career. He's a mammoth of a man and he finishes."

Jaylin Hendrix, 6-4, 315, OL

Everman (Texas) High School

Notable: 3-star recruit; 201st OT in nation; district lineman of the year; Fort Worth Star-Telegram first team; shot and discus letterman. High school teammate of running back Kierre Crossley.

Brown says: "His wing span is 6-8. He was player of the year is his district and that's unusual for an offensive lineman."

John Campbell, 6-1, 285 DT

Klein Oak HS (Spring, Texas)

Notable: 55 tackles, eight sacks, 15 tackles for loss in 2017. Wendy's Academic Heisman winner, 2016-17; Houston Press Fab 50; first team All-Greater Houston by Houston Chronicle; shot put letterman.

Brown says: He was the No. 1 defensive tackle in a tough region. He's a playmaker."

Alejandro Ramirez, 6-2, 300, DT

Springdale Har-Ber

Notable: 44 tackles, six sacks, 15 tackles for loss in 2017; 141st DT in nation by 247 Sports; 18th-ranked Arkansas recruit; all-star selection; three -time all state; wrestlng letterman.

Brown says: "He's a big playmaker and a state champion wrestler."

Logan Jessup, 6-3, 275, DT

Wynne High School

Notable: 96 tackles, 14 sacks, 24 TFL; four blocked kicks; 20th-ranked Arkansas recruit; State Farm 5A Defensive Player of the Year; USA Today first-team All-Arkansas; all-star selection; all-state, district player of the year.

Brown says: "He may be the best player in the whole class."

Abbott Ashiofu, 6-4, 235, DE/LB

Kempner HS (Sugarland, Texas)

Notable: 64 tackles, 15 sacks, 14 TFL, five forced fumbles; KMLK Dream Team Defensive Line and Defensive Player of Year. Shot and discus on track team.

Brown says: "He will had to our lineage of good defensive ends. His family lives in Nigeria, one of 15 siblings. He's a defensive lineman but he also runs the 200 meters on the track team."

Jeremiah Gray, 6-3, 224 DE/LB

Dallas Skyline HS

Notable: In 2017, 60 tackles, 15 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, one defensive TD; all-state; American Insurance All USA first-team defense; K104 FM Defensive Player of the YeAR; shot and discus on track team.

Brown says: "This is the first player who was first-team all-state player we have signed out of Texas to my memory. He should add to our lineage of great defensive ends."

Austin Eldridge, 6-3, 240

Plant City (Fla.) HS

Notable: 44 catches, 600 yards, 6 touchdowns plus 80 tackles and six sacks on defense. all-state, all-star selection.

Brown says: "He not only can catch the ball; he is very versatile

 Bennie Smith: 5-8, 175, wide receiver

Klein Oak HS (Spring, Texas)

Notable: 749 yards rushing, 12 touchdowns; 25 catches 362 yards, four touchdowns; Houston Chronicle Dream Team, 10.7 100 meters.

Brown says: Think Jesse Grandy, Jatavious Wilson, Brandon Cox. He's just like that — hard to tackle in a phone booth."

Imani Partlow, 5-11, 180, cornerback

Jones High School (Orlando, Fla.)

Notable: 41 tackles, four interceptions, 12 pass breakups, one defensive TD;124th-rated quarterback in nation; 220th-ranked Florida recruit.

Brown says: "We play man defense and he plays man defense in one of the best leagues in the state."

Cameron Godfrey, 6-0, 175, safety

Klein Collins HS (Spring, Texas)

Notable: 51 tackles, five interceptions, 13 pass breakups, two defensive touchdowns; first-team All-Vype magazine; second-team Houston Chronicle All Greater Houston; Houston Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Year finalist; baseball letterman.

Brown says: When you talk about being a good football player, he's exactly that."

Demauryon Holmes, 6-2, 200, LB

Mansfield (Texas) High School

Notable: 163 tackles, 11 sacks, six forced fumbles, eight blocked punts, two blocked field goals; district defensive Player of the Year; Texas Associted Press 5A honorable mention; Dallas/Fort Worth top 150 prospect; track letterman.

Brown says: Four months ago, he was committed to Baylor and things didn't work out. We won a recruiting battle with Sam Houston State for him. He's a George Odum type of player."