Chattanooga already has two members of its 2013 commitment list enrolled in the University, and the Mocs are expecting 15 more to sign letters of intent Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Lineman Hunter Townson, a 6-4, 275-pound Ider (Ala.) High School product, enrolled at UTC in January, along with Marshall transfer Channing Smith. Smith, a 6-4, 280-pound lineman from Pike County Central (Ky.) High School, was a walk-on for the Thundering Hurd, but will be on scholarship at UTC.
Here’s a look at the players the Mocs expect to add to the fold Wednesday:
• Alejandro Bennifield/QB/6-2/215/Hampton, Ga./2-star
• Xavier Borishade/WR/5-10/170/Atlanta, Ga./NR
• Malcolm Colvin/TE/6-2/215/Fort Valley, Ga./NR
• Derrick Craine/RB/5-10/220/McDonough, Ga./NR
• D.J. Prather/DE/6-3/230/Calhoun, Ga./NR
• Jacob Revis/OL/6-2/295/Evensville, Tenn./2-star
• Taylor Reynolds/DT/6-4/260/McCalla, Ala./3-star
• Tyler Roberson/QB/6-2/205/Augusta, Ga./NR
• Jerkerious Scott/DB/5-11/183/Albany, Ga./NR
• Alphonso Stewart/WR/6-3/190/Robertsdale, Ala./NR
• Logan Teichmann/OL/6-4/255/Brentwood, Tenn./2-star
• Lucas Webb/DB/6-1/190/Tuscaloosa, Ala./NR
*Note: Players rankings are according to 247Sports’ composite scores, which average rankings from several top recruiting websites.
UTC head coach Russ Huesman will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. to speak with the media about the class, and the Mocs are hosting a National Signing Day Celebration presented by Zaxby’s at the Stadium Club at Finley Stadium. The event begins at 5 p.m., and Huesman, along with his staff will be on site to talk about the class and introduce the signees with video.
Check Nooga.com regularly on signing day for updates on who is and isn’t signing with UTC.
Michael Murphy covers UTC athletics for Nooga.com. Follow him on Twitter @MichaelNooga.