Grambling belatedly announced Deonte Flemings, the Erie, Pa., recruit with ties back to Birmingham, Ala.’s Parker High School and defensive assistant Andre Robinson. The coaches also secured an elusive defensive tackle signature — part of a recent trip through Florida — and a junior-college prospect for the offensive line.
Deonte Flemings DB 5-10 170 Erie, Pa. (Strong Vincent)
Versatile prospect who played both sides of the field in high school…named to the Erie Times-News All-District 10 Team and Region 6 Offensive First Team…two-time AP Pennsylvania Class AAA All-State member…earned a two-star rating and ranked 89th nationally among cornerbacks by Scout.com…played quarterback last season and rushed for 798 yards on 90 carries with 18 touchdowns…passed for three touchdowns, picked off five passes and logged 49 tackles…began his high school career at Parker High School in Birmingham, Ala. where he earned Super All-State and Super All-Metro honors as a freshman.
Aaron Jackson OL 6-3 270 Madison, Miss. (Holmes JC)
Earned Mississippi Association of Junior Colleges North Second Team Honors…blocked for an offensive unit that compiled over 3,000 yards of total offense.
Christopher Ramsey DL 6-2 230 Oldsmar, Fla. (Naval Academy Prep School)
Spent the 2008 season as a member of the Naval Academy Prep School football team…played high school football at Countryside High School in Clearwater, Fla…selected to the 2007 St. Petersburg Times All-Pinellas County Second Team…played in the 2007 Pinellas County All-Star Football Classic…named to the Pinellas County Athletic Conference Team.
(Click HERE for Grambling’s complete signing class of 2009, first published by TheDerisoReport.com.)