BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB head football coach Garrick McGee announced the 2013 Blazer recruiting class Wednesday at an afternoon press conference.

McGee announced the signing of 23 student-athletes who will join the UAB program for the 2013 season. Two of them have already enrolled at UAB — QB Jeremiah Briscoe and WR DeVante Scott.

The recruiting class features the following breakdown by positions: Defensive Backs – 7; Wide Receivers – 5; Linebackers – 4; Defensive Line – 2; Offensive Line – 2; Quarterback – 1; Running Back – 1; and Tight End – 1.

The class features a strong flavor of homegrown talent with 12 players from the state of Alabama.

UAB Blazers 2013 Signees

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SigneePos.Ht.Wt.Hometown(Previous School)
** Jeremiah BriscoeQB6-4215Houston, Texas(Stratford HS)
** DeVante ScottWR5-10180Ferriday, La.(Copiah-Lincoln CC)
Ervin AlstonLB6-2215Jacksonville, Fla.(Fleming Island HS)
James CaligoneCB6-0190Tulsa, Okla.(Booker T. Washington HS)
Jalen ColemanLB6-3210Daphne, Ala.(Daphne HS)
Kingsley EjikeDE6-3230Covington, Ga.(Newton HS)
Brandon FullerLB6-1220Birmingham, Ala.(Clay-Chalkville HS)
J.J. GreenWR6-2180Florence, Ala.(Florence HS)
Tristan HendersonTE6-4265Los Alamitos, Calif.(Cerritos College)
Jordan HowardRB6-1228Gardendale, Ala.(Gardendale HS)
Maudrecus HumphreyWR6-3185Hoover, Ala.(Univ. of Arkansas)
Vincent HunterOL6-4295Memphis, Tenn.(Whitehaven HS)
Je'Niah JacksonLB6-1200Hoover, Ala.(Spain Park HS)
Nicolas JacksonSAF6-2205Birmingham, Ala.(Wenonah HS)
Jimmy JeanCB6-3180Pompano Beach, Fla.(Arkansas Baptist)
Tajh LoweSAF5-11180Tulsa, Okla.(Booker T. Washington HS)
Greg MaclinSAF6-3185Tanner, Ala.(Tanner HS)
T.J. McCollumSAF6-3205Birmingham, Ala.(Clay-Chalkville HS)
Rodney MorrisWR6-3215Alpharetta, Ga.(Alpharetta HS)
Jordan PettyCB5-10180Florence, Ala.(Florence HS)
Zach SimsOL6-2290Homewood, Ala.(Homewood HS)
Andra SmithDT6-4305Memphis, Tenn.(Whitehaven HS)
Jamari StaplesWR6-4190Lineville, Ala.(Central HS)

** Enrolled at UAB in January, 2013

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