Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Marshall football signings with bios

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BLUEFIELD — Tomell One

DL, 6-3, 270

Bayside High School

Palm Bay, Fla.

Recruited by: Sean Cronin

Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Louisville and Mississippi State … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds … Had 58 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss for Bayside (8-4) in 2013 … Bench presses 315 pounds and squats 425 pounds … Is a three-sport athlete at Bayside, where he competes in the heavyweight division for the wrestling team and the discus and shot put for the track and field team … Has not picked a major.

Antavis Rowe

DB, 5-10, 170

Washington High School

Atlanta, Ga.

Recruited by: Thomas Brown

Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also received recruiting interest from Cincinnati, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Ole Miss, North Carolina State, Old Dominion, Tennessee State and Wake Forest … Ran 228 times for 1,539 yards and 32 touchdowns for Washington (6-4) in 2013 … Also had seven kickoff returns for touchdowns … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds … Has a 36-inch vertical … Bench presses 225 pounds … Has not picked a major.

Jason Smith

DL, 6-3, 265

East Coast Prep (Mass.)

Hackensack, N.J.

Recruited by: J.C. Price

A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 … Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Illinois, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Toledo … Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect from Hackensack High School in Hackensack, N.J. … Originally a Massachusetts commit before enrolling at East Coast Prep … Had 42 tackles, four sacks, three pass breakups, two tackles for loss and one interception for East Coast Prep (8-4) in 2013 … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds … Has a 32-inch vertical … Bench presses 225 pounds 18 times and maxes 350 pounds … Squats 390 pounds … Was a two-sport athlete at Hackensack, where he also played on the basketball team … Plans to major in broadcast journalism.

Malik Thompson

DL, 6-6, 275

Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy

Winter Garden, Fla.

Recruited by: J.C. Price

A midyear enrollee who began classes at Marshall on Jan. 13 … Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, James Madison, Miami (Fla.), USC and Virginia Tech … Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect from Edgewater High School in Winter Garden, Fla. … In high school, had an offer from North Carolina State, but also had interest from FIU, Florida State, Louisville, Miami and Tennessee … Had 38 tackles and one sack for Edgewater in 2012 … Has not decided on a major.

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