Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys Sign 30 New Players


RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – 30 new players will join the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football program, with 20 of the newcomers coming from Arkansas, head coach Raymond Monica announced Wednesday.

“I appreciate all the efforts of the coaching staff and the entire campus community for helping bring these kids to our program,” said Monica. “I’m very excited about this class, and excited to get them here in the fall to compete. I also look forward to working with the seven mid-year transfers during the spring.”

A complete list of signees follows:

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Previous School)
Bryan Allen RB 5-11 186 Forrest City, Ark. (Forrest City)
Blake Burks LB 6-1 195 Little Rock, Ark. (Robinson)
Gary Burton DE 6-2 210 Maumelle, Ark. (Maumelle)
Kevin Chamorro RB 5-10 211 Conway, Arkansas (Conway)
Marlon Clemons SB/CB 5-8 154 Sherwood, Ark. (Sherwood)
Hayden Cole DT/OG 6-3 300 Alma, Ark. (Van Buren)
Preston Dunlap G/T 6-2 275 Sherwood, Ark. (North Little Rock)
Trey Fleming WR 5-7 165 Natchez, Miss. (Adams County Christian)
Jake Folkerts LS/WR 6-4 200 Alma, Ark. (Alma)
Daniel Goodman OL 6-8 305 Poyen, Ark. (Poyen)
Bo Harper TE 6-4 248 Monroe, La. (Central Arkansas)
Terrez Hampton WR 6-0 170 Warren, Ark. (Warren)
Antonio Harris DL 5-9 240 Terrell, Texas (Terrell)
Haden Hawkins OL 6-3 285 Sherwood, Ark. (Sylvan Hills)
Avery Henderson S 5-11 192 Tyler, Texas (Stephen F. Austin)
Isaac Jackson QB 6-2 215 Fort Smith, Arkansas (Louisiana-Monroe)
Jaquirous Jackson LB 5-11 208 Arlington, Texas (Tyler JC)
Jaylen Johnson LB 5-10 195 Forrest City, Ark. (University of Arkansas)
Kevin Jones K 5-11 176 Greenwood, Ark. (Greenwood)
Andre Jones DB 6-0 160 Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis Central)
Harrison Lester FB/TE 6-2 235 Clinton, Ark. (Clinton)
Trey Martin OT 6-2 275 Hot Springs, Ark. (Louisiana-Monroe)
Stephen McHardy OL 6-7 280 Carrollton, Texas (Hebron)
Dontae Perry DB 6-2 170 Fort Smith, Ark. (Southside)
KJ Reid LB 6-2 210 Texarkana, Texas (Texas HS)
Kristian Thompson RB 6-0 240 Dardanelle, Ark. (Dardanelle)
Korban Waldemar DT 6-0 275 Greenwood, Ark. (Greenwood)
Jamarcus Walker RB 5-8 170 Lufkin, Texas (Stephen F. Austin)
Jandt Weary WR/DB 5-11 178 Mesquite, Texas (Mesquite)
Sam Wilson OL 6-2 265 Hot Springs, Ark. (Lakeside)

The signees’ bios are as follows:

***Please note: Biographical information is listed as submitted by our signees. Signees who did not submit the information sheet, or submitted an incomplete information sheet have not been listed. However, once their information is submitted it will be available on***

Bryan Allen
RB / 5-11 / 186 / Forrest City, Arkansas (Forrest City)
A two-time all-conference selection… named all-state as a senior in addition to being nominated as the Class 5A Player of the Year.

Blake Burks
LB / 6-2 / 185 / Little Rock, Arkansas (Robinson)
A two-time Player of the Week selection… James Street Award finalist… Team MVP… finished his senior campaign with 153 tackles.

Gary Burton
DE / 6-2 / 210 / Maumelle, Arkansas (Maumelle)
A first team all-state selection as a senior… also named all-conference as a junior and senior… a two-year captain, notched 10 sacks his senior year… registered over 100 tackles in his final two season… a two-time all-conference selection in basketball… a four-year team captain in basketball… was named senior class president, while attending Boys State… an honor roll student.

Kevin Chamorro
RB / 5-10 / 211 / Conway, Arkansas (Conway)
Nearly 1,500 yards and 20 rushing touchdowns as a senior… a two-time all-conference and all-state selection… named to the Class 3A Arkansas Super Team… River Valley & Ozark Edition Offensive Player of the Year… 2014 Landers Award and Farm Bureau/Hooten’s Offensive Player of the Year Finalist.

Hayden Cole
OG / 6-3 / 300 / Alma, Arkansas (Van Buren)
An honorable mention all-conference selection.

Preston Dunlap
OG / 6-2 / 275 / Sherwood, Arkansas (North Little Rock)
Named all-conference his senior year.

Trey Fleming
WR / 5-7 / 165 / Natchez, Mississippi (Adams County Christian)
Participated in the Mississippi Private High School All Star Game… 24 touchdowns, two punt returns and two kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Jake Folkerts
LS-WR /6-4 / 200 / Alma, Arkansas (Alma)
Played on a state semifinalist team as a junior and a semifinalist as a sophomore… a two-year starter at wideout and deep snapper… finished second on the team with 20 catches as a senior… had 204 receiving yards and three touchdowns… also started three years in baseball, playing for a state finalist and was a two-time all-conference pick.

Daniel Goodman
OL / 6-8 / 300 / Poyen, Arkansas (Poyen)
A two-time all-conference selection… elected to the tri-lake all-area team… outstanding lineman of the conference… an all-state selection, elected to play in the all-star game… 33 pancake blocks, 41 knockdown blocks, and 61 total tackles… 15 tackles for loss, including six sacks… three frced fumbles… an all-conference selection in basketball and two-time MVP of the Garland County Tournament.

Terrez Hampton
WR / 6-0 / 170 / Warren, Arkansas (Warren)
25 catches for 560 yards as a senior… an all-conference selection.

Bo Harper
TE / 6-4 / 248 / Monroe, Louisiana (Central Arkansas)
Saw action in six games at Central Arkansas… out of Ouachita Christian School, was a two-star recruit… ranked as the No. 55 prospect in Louisiana and the No. 78 tight end in the nation… state title as a senior at OCS… was named to the Monroe News-Star All-Northeast Louisiana Team… caught 35 passes for 606 yards and nine scores..

Haden Hawkins
OL / 6-2 / 280 / North Little Rock, Arkansas (Sylvan Hills)
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Preps First Team selection… selected to the AAA AHSCA All-Star East Team… a 5A All-State selection… two-time 5A Central All-Conference as well as a two-time Sylvan Hills Offensive Lineman of the Year… a three-year starter in high school.

Antonio Harris
DL / 5-9 / 240 / Terrell, Texas (Terrell)
An honorable mention all-State selection… first team all-district at defensive line… also a champion powerlifter.

Avery Henderson
DB / 5-11 / 192 / Tyler, Texas (Stephen F. Austin)
Played in 22 games at Stephen F. Austin… notched 37 tackles (18 solo, 19 assisted)… two sacks totaling 22 yards… prepped at Chapel Hill High School… named to the 2011 Super 50 team… Recorded 43 tackles, including one for a loss, and recorded five pass deflections as a senior … Also recorded 19 catches for 372 yards and five touchdowns in 2011 … Hauled in 55 catches for 1,037 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior … Rated the No. 2 receiver in District 17-3A, and 32nd-best receiver during his senior year. Received All District honors and All State academics.

Isaac Jackson
QB / 6-2 / 215 / Fort Smith, Arkansas (Louisiana-Monroe)
Was a three-year letterwinner in football at Fort Smith Southside High School… Completed 109-of-192 passes as a senior for 1,826 yards and 16 touchdowns… Also rushed 126 times for 805 yards and six scores in final season… Was named All-Conference and All-State following sophomore, junior and senior campaigns… Finalist for Hooten Magazine’s Athlete of the Year… Named to Arkansas-Oklahoma All-Dream Team… Also earned three letters in both basketball and track and field.

Jaquirous Jackson
LB / 5-11 / 208 / Arlington, Texas (Tyler JC)
Notched 27 tackles his sophomore year at Tyler JC… notched a half-sack for three yards lost… one fumble recovery, returned for a touchdown.

Andre Jones, Jr.
CB / 6-0 / 160 / Memphis, Tennessee (Memphis Central)
Led the district in interceptions… a first-team all-district selection… 1st team all-state… eight interceptions, 50 tackles, three pass deflections and one touchdown.

Kevin Jones
PK / 5-11 / 180 / Greenwood, Arkansas (Greenwood)
2013 Class 6A Player of the Year… 2013 State Special Teams Player of the Year… a two-time all-state selection… 2014 all-Area MVP… two-time all-conference selection… 55 punts, averaging 35.3 yards for his career… allowed just a 7.49 yards per return… 73 of 207 career kickoffs were for touchbacks… 16-23 on career field goals, with a career long of 53 yards… caught 112 passes for 1,332 yards… also snagged seven interceptions his senior year.

Harrison Lester
FB-TE / 6-2 / 245 / Clinton, Arkansas (Clinton)
A 2014 all-state selection… Ca two-time 4-4A All-Conference selection… all-conference and all-state in baseball as a junior… state champion in the state weightlifting championships… an academic honor roll selection each semester in high school.

Trey Martin
OL / 6-2 / 275 / Hot Springs, Arkansas (Louisiana-Monroe)
One of the most decorated football players in Lake Hamilton High School’s history… Earned three letters in football under head coach Jerry Clay… As a senior, named to the all-Arkansas team by the Associated Press… Earned 6-A south all-conference, all-Garland County and 6-A all-state accolades following junior and senior seasons… Attended the U.S. Marine Corps combine following his junior year… Named honorable mention 6-A south all-conference as a sophomore and was the recipient of the Adam Dodd Award based on character… Was a three-year letterwinner in track and field… Helped the Wolves’ claim the 2010 state championship… Named all-conference and all-state in shot put and discus as a junior… Also earned all-conference honors as a sophomore… Participated in ULM’s 2012 Football Showcase in Monroe, La.

Dontae Perry
CB / 6-2 / 165 / Fort Smith, Arkansas (Southside)
An all-state and all-conference selection… was also the winner of the Austin Elder Memorial Award… had two interceptions and one blocked field goal.

Kristian Thompson
RB / 6-0 / 235 / Dardanelle, Arkansas (Dardanelle)
3513 all-purpose yards with 44 touchdowns… an all-state, all-conference selection… named to the All-Arkansas Second Team… Tri-County Offensive Player of the Year… Tri-County 1st team selection… named to the All-Arkansas Super Team, River Valley All-Area Team and the Arkansas All-Star Team… a Farm Bureau Offensive Player of the Year Finalist as well as an NUC All-American.

Jamarcus Walker
RB / 5-8 / 170 / Lufkin, Texas (Stephen F. Austin)
Saw action in eight games at SFA… 11 rushes in his career… Coached by the late John Outlaw at Lufkin High School … Listed a three-start prospect by … Considered the No. 68 running back in the nation, and the No. 203 prospect in the state of Texas by … Named 14-5A district MVP after the 2011 campaign … Rushed for 2,953 yards and 49 TDs between his sophomore and junior seasons … Ranked the No. 48 prospect on’s Super 50 … Received offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, SMU and Utah State … An elusive scat back, with good change of direction … Listed his best individual game performance against Tyler Lee where he carried the ball nine times for 205 yards and three touchdowns.

Jandt Weary
CB / 5-11 / 178 / Mesquite, Texas (Mesquite)
35 receptions for 400 yards with five touchdowns… had six tackles for loss and six pass breakups… an honorable mention all-district pick in 2013 and 2014.

Sam Wilson
G / 6-2 / 275 / Hot Springs, Arkansas (Lakeside)
All conference as a senior… the president of the school’s National Honor Society.

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