Name Position Hometown
Andrew Melton* OL Los Angeles, Ca.
Kevin Hamlin*1 LB Jupiter, Fl
Victor Perez* QB San Diego
Jeremiah Williams* WR/RB Allen, Texas
Tucker Bolton DL Oldfort, Tenn
PJ Stone WR Marietta, Ga.
Jeremy James LB Bowling Green, Ky.
Jared McClain QB Hiram, Ga.
Paul Ritter DB Burlington, Ky.
Seth Dotson WR Mount Sterling, Ky.
Trey Thomas DB Huber Heights, Ohio
Hunter Thompson LB La Vergne, Tenn.
Tev’n Hamilton DB Rome, Ga.
Zach Liming OL Normal, Ill.
Bryce Krebs DL Greenwood, Ind.
Deno Montgomery DB Hopkinsville, Ky.
Jeff Glover WR Lawrenceville, Ga.
Travis Carlyle QB Naples, Fla.
Angelo Villarreal2 DL Torrence, Calif.
Luke Pray K Winfield, Kan.
Jamall King3 DB Los Angeles
Stevon Bruten DL DeLand, Fla.
Chris Willis OL Centerville, Ohio

* Midyear signee

1 -Kevin Hamlin’s brother, Cody, played for EKU from 2004-07.

2 – Played last two years at Los Angeles Harbor College

3 – Played for Compton College last year


Student-Athlete Profiles
Tucker Bolton
DL, 6-4, 235
Oldfort, Tenn., Bradley Central High School
–Three-time first team all-region
–Region Player of the Year
–First team all-state as a senior
–Team captain for both football and wrestling
–State runner-up in 215-lb. weight class as a junior
–Ranked No. 1 in state as a senior in 215-lb. weight class

Stevon Bruten
DL, 6-3, 270
DeLand, Fla., Nassau Community College

–Second team all-conference

Travis Carlyle
QB, 6-3, 170
Naples, Fla., Naples High School
–1,488 passing yards and 448 yards rushing as a senior
–Totaled 17 touchdowns
–Named to Collier County all-star team
–Led team to 12-1 record

Seth Dotson
WR, 6-0, 175
Mount Sterling, Ky., Montgomery County High School
–39 catches and seven receiving touchdowns
–619 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns
–24 tackles, six assists
–Two interceptions

Jeff Glover
WR, 6-4, 195
Lawrenceville, Ga., Collins Hills High School
–First team all-region
–First team All-Gwinnett County
–Second team all-state selection
–Totaled 64 catches for 923 yards and 10 touchdowns while missing five games
–Averaged 14.4 yards per catch

Tev’n Hamilton
DB, 5-10, 185
Rome, Ga., Darlington School
–Two-time team captain
–Team MVP
–Two-time first team all-area
–Rome (Ga.) Player of the Year
–North Georgia Player of the Year
–Two-time first team all-state

Kevin Hamlin
LB, 6-3, 190
Jupiter, Fla., Dwyer High School
–Transfer from Iowa State University
–Second team all-state in high school
–78 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and six sacks, as a senior
–Also played baseball in high school
–Brother Cody played at EKU from 2004-07

Jeremy James
LB, 5-11, 205
Bowling Green, Ky., Greenwood High School
–Honorable mention all-state
–Team MVP as a junior
–115 tackles including 51 solo stops
–Also posted four sacks, four fumble recoveries, one interception and one forced fumble

Jamall King
DB, 5-10, 180
Los Angeles, Calif., Gardena High School
–Played for Compton College last year
–Posted 53 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss
–Also added one interception, one forced fumble and four pass break-ups

Bryce Krebs
DL, 6-2, 295
Greenwood, Ind., Center Grove High School
–Two-time all-conference pick
–All-Johnson County honoree
–Honorable mention All-South Metro team
–38 tackles including 11.5 tackles for loss
–Also posted 3.5 sacks and one fumble recovery
–Olympic Weightlifting state champion

Zach Liming
OL, 6-6, 290
Normal, Ill., Heartland Community College
–Two-time all-state offensive lineman
–Also all-state defensive lineman as a senior
–Two-time all-conference offensive and defensive lineman
–Pantagraph all-area player, Lineman MVP

Jared McClain
QB, 6-1, 175
Hiram, Ga., Hiram High School
–2009 first team All-GACA quarterback
–2009 Region 7-AAAA first team quarterback
–2010 first team All-Paulding County quarterback
–2010 Paulding County Player of the Year
–Hiram’s career leader in passing yards, completions, total yards, passing touchdowns and total touchdowns

Andrew Melton
OL, 6-3, 290
Los Angeles, Calif., Verbum Dei High School
–Transfer from West Los Angeles College
–Played all five offensive line positions at West Los Angeles
–Freshman All-American at Compton College
–First team all-conference at Compton College
–Ranked No. 2 guard by as a freshman

Deno Montgomery
DB, 5-11, 185
Hopkinsville, Ky., Hopkinsville High School
–First team all-state and All-WKC
–Kentucky all-star team member
–1,200 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns
–300 yards passing and three scores
–62 yards receiving
–40 tackles

Victor Perez
QB, 6-5, 225
San Diego, Calif., Chula Vista High School
–Transfer from Southwestern Junior College
–Threw for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns in seven games in 2010
–Also ran for 300 yards and two scores
–Averaged 39.7 yards per punt

Luke Pray
K, 5-9, 160
Winfield, Kan., Winfield High School
–Played for Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College this past fall
–Earned all-conference accolades
–Converted 8-of-9 field goals (89 percent)
–Made 6-of-7 field goals (86 percent) from 40 yards and beyond, including 1-for-1 from 50-plus yards

Paul Ritter
DB, 5-10, 175
Burlington, Ky., Covington Catholic High School
–NKFCA first team defense
–NKAC Division 1 all-star
–Tri-State Kick Returner of the Year
–Cincinnati Enquirer first team defense
–2010 most valuable defensive back
–Led team with 85 tackles

PJ Stone
WR, 6-2, 195
Marietta, Ga., Sprayberry High School
–93 carries for 655 yards and eight scores as a senior
–Six receptions for 67 yards as a senior
–Missed four games as a senior due to an injury
–30 catches for 504 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior
–Also added 12 carries for 180 yards and a score as a junior

Trey Thomas
DB, 6-0, 185
Huber Heights, Ohio, Huber Heights Wayne High School
–First team all-conference and all-league
–Honorable mention All-Southwest District
–115 tackles, one interception and two forced fumbles
–Averaged 10.8 yards per punt return and 15.2 yards per kick-off return

Hunter Thompson
LB, 6-1, 230
La Vergne, Tenn., Blackman High School
–First team all-area by the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal
–Played in the Tennessee East vs. West all-star game
–First team all-district
–78 tackles and four sacks

Angelo Villarreal
DL, 6-3, 240
Torrence, Calif., Narbonne High School
–First team all-conference at Los Angeles Harbor College last year
–Totaled 44 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and one forced fumble at L.A. Harbor
–First team all-state and all-conference at Narbonne
–Posted 51 tackles, seven sacks and 10 tackles for loss as a senior

Jeremiah Williams
WR/RB, 5-11, 190
Allen, Texas, Allen High School
–Transfer from Trinity Valley Community College
–Second team all-conference wide receiver at Trinity Valley
–45 catches for 553 yards last year
–Also added 29 rushes for 112 yard and three scores at Trinity Valley
–Posted 2,543 rushing yards and 558 receiving yards in high school

Chris Willis
OL, 6-2, 270
Centerville, Ohio, Centerville High School

–Second team all-conference