RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University head football coach Adrian Jones announced the signing of 17 new student-athletes to National Letter of Intent during the national signing day on Feb. 6. Of the 17 signees, two are transfers. The new additions to the Bears football family is the third recruiting class under Jones.
The 17 signees include:
- Sidney Gibbs | RB |Christ School
- Jamere Jones | DB | Clayton High School
- Lionel Lucas | DB | Long Island University
- Antavious Zachery | DL | S.W. Dekalb High School
- Brian Thomas | OL | Salem High School
- Donald Wilson | QB | Salem High School
- Christian Peters | QB | Butler High School
- Karlton Byrd | K | Burlington Township High School
- Ah'Shaan Blecher | DB | Riverside High School
- Jon Barnes | WR | Cleveland High School
- Jalen Davis | DB | Hartford County High School
- Donovan Cooper | DL | Phoebus High School
13. Taronald Beauford | RB | Southern Durham High School
- Keshaun Denham | LB | Jefferson High School
15. Ari Long | OL | ASA Community College
16. Andre Brandon | RB | Dunbar High School
17. Joshua Vines | RB |Sanderson High School
The 2019 season will get underway on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Division I Campbell. The Bears hosts five games this season at Durham County Memorial Stadium. Bowie State (Sept. 14), Edward Waters (Sept. 28), Virginia State (Oct. 2), Livingstone (Oct. 19) and Saint Augustine's (Nov.9). A complete schedule can be found online.
For the most up-to-date information, Shaw football and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit shawbears.com.