football

Richmond Spiders snare impressive class

Brandon Scott (NLI received at 1:14
p.m.)
DE
6-5, 215
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Dumfries,
Va. (Forest Park)
High School: Lettered all four years on the football team and three years
on the track team... Senior captain for football and named the team's MVP
following his senior campaign... All-District and All-Region selection as a
defensive end... Finished 2008 with 50 tackles, nine tackles for a loss and five
sacks.
Personal:
Son of Edna and Jerry Scott... Born January 7, 1991... His sister Shaneta played
softball at Chowan College and his twin sister Briana will play basketball at
Georgia Southern.
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Jimmy
Speros
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Jimmy Speros
(NLI received at 1:11 p.m.)
OT
6-6, 270
Great Falls, Va. (Flint Hill School)
High School: Helped lead his team to the State Finals as a senior, after
reaching the State Semifinals in 2007... First Team All-State as senior, along
with First Team Washington Post All-MET... Won his team's Outstanding Lineman
award as a junior and a senior... Named Flint Hill's Director's List for
Academics... Two-way starter as an offensive and defensive tackle.
Personal:
Son of Ellen and Jim Speros... Born March 8, 1990... His father Jim was a
linebacker at Clemson from 1977-81, winning the National Championship as a
senior... Coached in the NFL with the Washington Redskins from 1982-84 (winning
the Super Bowl in 1982) and later coached with the Buffalo Bills... Owned two
CFL teams from 1993-98 -- the Baltimore Stallions (won the Grey Cup in 1995) and
later the Montreal Alouettes.
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2715302
Kerry
Wynn
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Kerry Wynn (NLI
received at 11:25 a.m.)
DE
6-4, 215
Louisa, Va. (Louisa County)
High School: Highly-touted prep prospect from nearby Louisa County
High... Three-sport athlete in football, basketball and track... Has played
football for just two years... All-District and All-Region selection as both a
linebacker and tight end... District Defensive Player of the Year... Led his
team in receiving with 32 catches for 428 yards and four TDs... Was also the
team's leading tackler with 56 stops and 14 sacks... Averaged a double-double on
the hardwood - 14.7 points and 10.3 rebounds... An honor roll student.
Personal:
Son of Kerry Winn, Sr. and Michael and Cheryl Napier... Born February 12, 1991.
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Jacob
Pierce
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Jacob Pierce
(NLI received at 11:06 a.m.)
DE
6-4, 225
Lynchburg, Va. (Virginia Episcopal)
High School: Four-sport athlete at Virginia Episcopal... Lettered
three years in football and was captain his senior season... Was a two-time
All-State, All-Conference and All-Area selection and the conference's Defensive
Player of the Year in 2008... Finished the 2008 season with 15 sacks, 90 tackles
(41 solo) and three fumble recoveries... Collected 126 tackles and 13 sacks as a
junior... Averaged 12 points and seven rebounds on the basketball team.
Personal:
Son of Julie and Gene Pierce... Born August 20, 1990.
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Cole
Gonet
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Cole Gonet (NLI
received at 10:39 a.m.)
FB
6-2, 230
Raleigh, N.C. (Ravenscroft)
High School: A two-time All-State selection and three-time
All-Conference pick... Played both sides of the ball for Ravenscroft and
finished his prep career with 411 tackles, 16 sacks and three interceptions...
Rushed for 833 yards and 11 TDs... Caught 548 yards and 10 TDs... Averaged 38.4
yards on his 73 career punts... Played high school football for his father, Ned,
who was a free agent signee by the N.Y. Giants after playing both football and
baseball at Duke... Also lettered four years in baseball and finished with a
.371 career average.
Personal:
Son of Kate and Ned Gonet... Born November 24, 1989.
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Ronwyn
Pritchett
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Ronwyn Pritchett
(NLI received at 9:51 a.m.)
DT
6-4, 270
Martinsville, Va. (Martinsville)
High School: Was a four-sport athlete as a prepster that played
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