For the second year in a row, Stephenson had the most players sign college football scholarships on National Signing Day (Feb. 2). Twenty Stephenson players signed scholarships, including nine who will be attending Football Bowl Series (formerly NCAA Division I-A) schools. Columbia had 15 players sign and Tucker had 13. Five Tigers players will be attending FBS schools. Several high schools indicated that more players would sign during the two-week signing period. Here is a list of signees, as reported by coaches and by the DeKalb County Schools athletic department.
Arabia Mountain (2):Breshad Perriman, Central Florida; Sagnelli Dawson, Tusculum.
Cedar Grove (5): Vincent Dallas, Tennessee; Tyrus White, Lafayette; Leonard Jacobs, St. Augustine; Antonio Stewart, St. Augustine; O’Neill Cohen, Valdosta State.
Chamblee (3): Josh Benton, Central Missouri State; Jamani Chavis, Savannah State; Brandon Rhodes, Savannah State.
Clarkston (1): Darius Maguire, Atlanta Sports Academy.
Columbia (15): Derrick McQueen, Valdosta State; Earl Hammond, Valdosta State; Stanthony Nimbs, Tusculum; Demarcus Sherod, Oklahoma State; Joseph Eboigbe, Benedict; Patrick Gavin, Tusculum; Martez Wilson, Benedict; Steve Allen, Benedict; Demarcus Brock, Clark Atlanta; Demario Jones, Alcorn State; Javonte Davenport, Tusculum; Demonte Searcy, Benedict; Jahallah Shabazz, Clark Atlanta; Quajaun Ransom, Atlanta Sports Academy; Sekai Todd, Benedict.
Druid Hills (2): Foluke Gordon-Lamar, Indiana State; Joseph Ray, Lenoir-Rhyne.
Lakeside (6): Eric Cloyd, Hutchinson Community College; Quentin Turner, Hutchinson Community College; Langston Williams, Lenoir-Rhyne; Katari Fannin, Lenoir-Rhyne; Quintarius Figures, West Georgia; Don Cox, Millsaps.
Lithonia (4): Cedric Cooper, South Carolina; Dave Mann, North Carolina State; Giovanni Curry, Hutchinson Community College (Kan.); Joseph Toombs, Virginia Union.
M.L. King (13): Patrick Callaway, Delaware; Demarco Robinson, Kentucky; Kevin Byard, Middle Tennessee; Nicholas Wright, Georgia Southern; Samed Obeng, Trinity; Fanon Charles, Trinity; Charles Stanford, Trinity; Devonte Robinson, Tusculum; Steven Matthews, Tusculum; Garrett Johnson, Benedict; Danny Hollis, Valdosta State; Quinton Boswell, Alabama State; Markell Phoenix, Central Methodist.
Marist (2): Jordan Snellings, Furman; Mitchell Anderson, Presbyterian.
McNair (4): Antonio Hambrick, Atlanta Sports Academy; Antonio Corley, Atlanta Sports Academy; Darius Murphy, Grambling State; Isiah Scott, Coahoma Community College.
Miller Grove (6): Brandon Jackson-Bell, Savannah State; Frederick Fluker, Savannah State; Edward Beatty, Savannah State; Denzel Askew, Campbellsville; Devon Johnson, Atlanta Sports Academy; Josiah Hanson, West Virginia Wesleyan.
Redan (1): Romahn Hemingway, Savannah State.
Southwest DeKalb (5): Terrance Smith, Florida State; Cortez Beck, Tusculum; Jonathan Adams, Fort Valley State; Deonzo Farrie, Fort Valley State; Obio Jones, Morehouse.
Stephenson (20): Kadetrix Marcus, South Carolina; Jared Boyd, Duke; David Stevenson, Connecticut; Willie Davis, South Florida, Tarik Cook, Central Florida; Regis Ball, Memphis, Jordan Mincy, Savannah State; Colin Anderson, Alabama-Birmingham; Jordan Tarver, Kent State; Preston Smith, Mississippi State; Eric Dulin, Tusculum; Marquis Abernathy, St. Francis; Milton Stephens, Trinity; Shaheed Dent, Tuskegee; Xavier Barber, Miles; Kris Moseley, Concordia; Ike Helms, Tusculum; Detarrius McDonald, Concordia; Malcolm Webb, Concordia; Arman Steed, Concordia; Patrick Smith, North Carolina Central.
Stone Mountain (1): Joe Harris, Atlanta Sports Academy.
Tucker (13): James Vaughters, Stanford; Chris Sanders, Georgia; Justin Garrett, Auburn; Bashr Coles, Alabama-Birmingham; Aaron Epps, Louisville; Greg Brown, Savannah State; Ramal Davis, Coffeyville Community College; Craig Franklin, Tusculum; Norman Hayes, Harvard; Nigel Pierre, Tusculum; Brandon Thorpe, Coffeyville Community College; Johnathan Wimberly, Tusculum; Cedric Colson, Valdosta State.