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Flames Football Signing Day 2014 Live Updates
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LibertyFlames.com will post live updates throughout National Signing Day on Wednesday on the 2014 football signing class. As Liberty's newest recruits ink their national letters of intent, LibertyFlames.com will be posting real-time updates allowing you to follow each new addition to the program.
Once each signee's national letter of intent has cleared Liberty's Compliance office, an update will be posted to the Liberty Flames Twitter page (link above).
Shortly thereafter, a full player bio will be posted to this webpage, along with a video package that contains player highlights and insight from a member of Liberty's coaching staff.
At the conclusion of National Signing Day, Liberty's Football program will celebrate its newest signing class with a Football Signing Day Event. The event, which is hosted by the Flames Club, start at 6 p.m. in the Williams Football Operations Center is free and open to the public. For more information about the event, please click here.
Note: You will need to refresh this page to get the latest updates throughout National Signing Day ... updated list as of 12:33 p.m. (2014 signing class complete):
|Tolen Avery||DL||6-4||235||Texas City, Texas/Ball HS|
|J.T. Bradwell||QB||6-2||190||Tallahassee, Fla./Godby HS|
|Daquin "Buddy" Edwards||FB||6-0||230||Lake Butler, Fla./Union County HS|
|B.J. Farrow||WR||6-2||170||Lynchburg, Va./Liberty Christian Academy|
|Lucas Irons||LB||6-0||195||Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Coconut Creek HS|
|Cameron Jackson||S||6-1||185||Pearland, Texas/Lutheran South Academy|
|Corbin Jackson||CB||6-0||190||Charlotte, N.C./Victory Christian Center School|
|Avery "A.J." James||S||6-0||180||Duncan, S.C./Brynes HS|
|Javon Majors||DL||6-3||250||Virginia Beach, Va./Ocean Lakes HS|
|James Passmore||OL||6-6||270||Dallas, N.C./North Gaston HS|
|Gregg Storey||OL||6-5||315||Cary, N.C./Panthers Creek HS|
|Chris Turner||CB||6-3||175||Columbia, S.C./Denmark-Olar HS|
|Will Johnson||TE||6-6||245||Maple Grove, Minn./Osseo HS (West Virginia)|
Tolen Avery, DL, 6-4, 235, Texas City, Texas/Ball HS (signed at 12:06 p.m.)
Three-year letterwinner from Ball High School in Galveston, Texas … two-time all-district honoree … finished his sophomore season with 54 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss and one forced fumble … during his junior campaign, he recorded 68 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, one forced fumble and five pass breakups … had a career year as a senior, finishing his final season at Ball with 78 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, five sacks and four pass breakups … also played basketball and participated in powerlifting at Ball … son of Frank, Sr. and Betty Avery … comes from an athletic family … father, Frank Avery, Sr., played football at Texas State (1979-82) as a fullback … his brother, Frank Avery, Jr., played football at Texas A&M (2007-09) as a tight end … cousin, Kevin Hollis, played football at Kansas State (1984-85) as a cornerback.
J.T. Bradwell, QB, 6-2, 190, Tallahassee, Fla./Godby HS (signed at 10:30 a.m.)
Two-year letterwinner from Godby High School in Tallahassee, Fla. … led Godby to the state championship as a junior and was named the state championship title game MVP … finished his junior year passing for 2,440 yards and 19 touchdowns, while rushing for 463 yards and five touchdowns … as a senior, he threw for 1,922 yards and 20 touchdowns, while rushing for 593 yards and five touchdowns … also added a receiving touchdown as a senior … All-Big Bend honoree as a senior … Captains Award, team MVP and Offensive MVP during his final year at Godby … son of Cynthia Bradwell.
Daquin "Buddy" Edwards, FB, 6-0, 230, Lake Butler, Fla./Union County HS (signed at 9:26 a.m.)
Four-year letterwinner from Union County High School in Lake Butler, Fla. … finished his junior season rushing for 883 yards on 108 carries and nine touchdowns, while recording four receptions for 176 yards and three touchdowns … All-Suwanee first-team offense and second-team defense as a junior … 132 carries for 808 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior, while adding three receptions for 44 yards … senior year honors included All-Suwanee first-team offense, District MVP runner-up and second-team all-state … participated in the Florida/Georgia all-star game and North vs. South all-star game as a senior … also a four-year letterwinner in basketball … Tiger Up Community leader … four-year honor roll student … son of Patricia Edwards.
B.J. Farrow, WR, 6-2, 170, Lynchburg, Va./Liberty Christian Academy (signed at 7:52 a.m.)
Three-year letterwinner at Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg, Va. … helped Liberty Christian claim three-straight VISAA Division state championships (2011, 2012 and 2013) … three-time VISAA all-state first-team wide receiver (2011, 2012 and 2013) … two-time VIC first-team wide receiver (2012-13) … earned VIC honorable mention honors as a sophomore, finishing the year with 370 receiving yards and 19 receptions … finished his junior year with 34 receptions for 790 yards (23.24 avg.) and eight touchdowns … as a senior, he had 52 receptions for 1,149 yards (22.10 avg.) and 14 touchdowns … also was named VIC first-team all-conference as a punter during his senior year … VIC Offensive MVP during his senior year … three-year basketball varsity letterwinner … son of Adrian and Kim Farrow.
Lucas Irons, LB, 6-0, 195, Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Coconut Creek HS (signed at 11:23 a.m.)
Letterwinner from Coconut Creek High School in Coconut Creek, Fla. … named to the FACA All-District 21-6A team as a senior … finished his senior season with 77 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss, six sacks and three interceptions … also earned Miami Herald honorable-mention All-County accolades as a senior … son of Lewis Irons and Renee Rolle … cousin of J.T. Thomas of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Cameron Jackson, S, 6-1, 185, Pearland, Texas/Lutheran South Academy (signed at 9:16 a.m.)
Four-year letterwinner from Lutheran South Academy in Houston, Texas … played cornerback and wide receiver during his four years at Lutheran South Academy … named team MVP as a freshman, finishing the year with 27 receptions for 562 yards and nine touchdowns … had two interceptions and 18 tackles as a sophomore … finished his junior year with 25 receptions, 860 all-purpose yards, 12 touchdowns and four interceptions … team captain and first-team all-district honors as a senior … finished his senior season with 39 receptions, 535 receiving yards, 11 touchdowns, 42 tackles, three interceptions and three pass breakups … first-team all-district honoree in baseball … all-state selection in track & field … son of Curtis and Katina Jackson.
Corbin Jackson, CB, 6-0, 190, Charlotte, N.C./Victory Christian Center School (signed at 12:28 p.m.)
Two-year letterwinner at Victory Christian Center School in Gastonia, N.C. … played his first season of football as a junior, finishing the year with 14 receptions, 371 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns … also added 24 tackles and three interceptions as a junior … helped Victory Christian Academy to a state title as a junior … first-team all-state honoree as a senior … finished his senior year with 31 receptions for 756 yards and eight touchdowns … added 37 tackles, six interceptions, two forced fumbles and a punt return for a touchdown as a senior … was the only player in the state of North Carolina to record a touchdown on a punt return, an interception return, a rushing play and receiving play during his senior year … four-year starting point guard on the basketball team ... led Victory Academy to a conference title in basketball in 2012 … son of Daniel and Geryl Jackson.
Avery "A.J." James, S, 6-0, 180, Duncan, S.C./Byrnes HS (signed at 7:18 a.m.)
Four-year letterwinner at Byrnes High School in Duncan, S.C. … helped Brynes win AAAA state titles as a freshman and sophomore and AAAA regional titles as a freshman and senior … finished his senior year with 91 tackles, including 50 solo stops, nine tackles for a loss, 12 pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and an interception … Rivals two star recruit as a senior … other senior year honors include first-team All-Area, All-Upperstate and All-Spartanburg County, All-Region 2 AAAA and Herald Journal All-Area first-team defense … two-time MaxPreps Player of the Week as a senior … son of Chris and Therese James.
Javon Majors, DL, 6-3, 250, Virginia Beach, Va./Ocean Lakes HS (signed at 7:20 a.m.)
Two-year letterwinner at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, Va. … earned All-State honorable mention accolades during his junior year … as a junior, he did not allow a sack or hurry up as an offensive lineman … played both offensive and defensive line as a senior … All-757 honorable mention as a senior … defensively as a senior, he finished the year with 10 quarterback hurries and five sacks … as a member of Ocean Lakes offensive line during his senior year, he allowed one sack and averaged five pancake blocks per game … also plays basketball … son of Sally Evans.
James Passmore, OL, 6-6, 270, Dallas, N.C./North Gaston HS (signed at 7:46 a.m.)
Four-year letterwinner at North Gaston High School in Dallas, N.C. … named Offensive Lineman of the Year his final three seasons at North Gaston High School … earned second-team All-Gazette honors as a sophomore and first-team honors as a junior and senior … first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior … preseason all-state and region as a senior … state champion and All-American wrestler … All-County in shot put … son of Doug and Linda Passmore.
Gregg Storey, OL, 6-5, 315, Cary, N.C./Panthers Creek HS (signed at 7:44 a.m.)
Two-year letterwinner at Panthers Creek High School in Cary, N.C. … did not play football as a freshman or sophomore … earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior … named first-team all-conference as a senior … earned all-state honorable mention accolades as a senior … also plays basketball … son of Gregg, Sr. and Anna Storey.
Chris Turner, CB, 6-3, 175, Columbia, S.C./Denmark-Olar HS (signed at 9:43 a.m.)
Two-year high school letterwinner … graduated from Denmark-Olar High School where he played his senior year … played in two games as a senior before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury … during his junior year at Lake Marion High School, he finished the year with 10 interceptions, seven of which he returned for a touchdown … named Orangeburg Touchdown Club Player of the Week during his junior year … also a standout in basketball … 2AA all-region and all-state in 2012 … SCBCA preseason top five senior in South Carolina … helped lead Lake Marion to the state title in 2012.
Will Johnson, TE, 6-6, 245, Maple Grove, Minn./Osseo HS (West Virginia)
Transferring to Liberty from West Virginia … redshirted during the 2012 season and did not play in 2013 … member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll … 2012 WVU Scout Team Offensive Champion: Texas Tech and Kansas … three-year letterwinner at Osseo High School in Oseeo, Minn. … finished his junior year with 11 receptions for 143 yards and two touchdowns … ranked No. 26 for tight ends by Rivals.com as a senior … No. 5 Minnesota Postseason Top 10 as a senior … three-year letterwinner in basketball … son of Jay and Karen Johnson.