Dragons announce 2018 signing class

Tiffin University added numerous football standouts to their program on National Signing Day.
Tiffin University added numerous football standouts to their program on National Signing Day.

Tiffin University Head Football Coach Gary Goff announces the signing of a 2018 recruiting class of 38 student-athletes. The class is filled with All-State, All-Region and All-Conference players.

Tiffin's signees are found below:

Kenny Cook
LB, East Noble HS, 6'2", 225, Kendallville, Ind. (VIDEO)

All-State Honorable Mention
1st Team All-Conference
2x 1st Team All-Area
Selected to All-Northeast Indiana Team.
142 Tackles (105 Solo)

Skylar Fletcher
TE, Ben Davis HS, 6'4", 245, Indianapolis, Ind. (VIDEO)

2017 State Championship Team
Under Armour All-American Bowl All Star Selection
North vs East All Star Selection

Jonathan Harrington
DL, Gahanna Lincoln HS, 6'2", 225, Gahanna, Ohio (VIDEO)

45 tackles (33 solo), 4 sacks, 15 TFL
Career - 70 tackles, 23 TFL 

Matt Lee
DT, Amherst Steele HS, 6'2", 280, Amherst, Ohio (VIDEO)

Third Team Division II All Ohio
All-District and All-Conference honoree
Career 156 tackles (71 solo)
32 QB Pressures, 21 TFL
3 sacks
1st team all Lorain County Jr and Sr year
Southwestern Conference Defensive Player of the year
2018 North South All Star Game

Jalen Mitchell
DB, Pickerington Central HS, 6'0", 180, Pickerington, Ohio (VIDEO)

3 interception, 60 tackles, 9 deflections 

Caleb Pierce
OL, Big Walnut HS, 6'3", 300, Sunbury, Ohio (VIDEO)

2x All-District honors
2x All-Conference honors
2017 offensive OCC Capital POY
All-State Special Mention
All-Metro Team Offensive MVP 

Tylan Rice
RB, St. Edwards HS, 6'0", 200, Cleveland, Ohio (VIDEO)

1000 yard Rusher senior year
2015 State Champions
Senior season - 100.8 yards per game, 6.9 yards per rush 

Jay Volpenhein
QB, Anderson HS, 6'3", 190, Cincinnati, Ohio (VIDEO)

Second Team All Ohio
First Team All ECC
Senior season - 3809 yards passing, 62.5 completion percentage
317.4 yards per game passing, 35 touchdowns
1110 yards rushing, 78.6 yards per game rushing, 7.4 yds per carry
396 total yards per game (392.7 total yards per game for career)  

Antonio Wyatt
DL, Lorain HS, 6'3", 300, Lorain, Ohio (VIDEO)

First Team Morning Journal All Star
Lorain County Most Valuable Defensive Lineman
Senior season - 38 tackles, 13 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles 
Defensive MVP
Defensive Player Of The Game 
Lombardi award winner 

Carter Tyrik
DB, Pickerington North HS, 6'0", 175, Pickerington, Ohio (VIDEO)

Senior season - 34 tackles, 3 interceptions 

Keilan Laws
LB, Ben Davis HS, 6'4", 200, Indianapolis, Ind.

1st Team All-State
2017 State Championship Team
Selected DPOY for Ben Davis High School
Senior season - 100 tackles (66 solo), 7 tackles for loss
173 career tackles, 3 fumble recoveries 

Dane Brooks
OL, North Central HS, 6'4", 260, Indianapolis, Ind. (VIDEO)

Football & Basketball Letter Winner at North Central. 

David Orlando
P/K, Avon HS, 5'11", 180, Avon, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 1st Team All-Ohio Punter
2017 1st Team All-District Punter - Northeast Ohio Lakes District 
2017 SWC 1st Team 
2017 SWC - Specialist of the Year
2017 1st Team All Lorain County
2017 Morning Journal 1st Team All Star
2017 Cleveland.com 1st Team All-Star Punter 
Ohio North vs South All-Star Football Classic Selection - 42.0 yards per punt 
Ranked as high as #17 Kicker in the U.S.A. (class of 2018) with prestigious Kohlskicking.com
Team MVP
3 way starter on Regional Championship and Final 4 Team
New School Record 42 yards a punt
Led team in receptions with 68
Led Team in scoring with 99 points
Led team with 4 interceptions 
Led Team with 2 blocked kicks
Led team in combined punt and KOR yards 
35 tackles with 17 solo

Latrell Robinson

OLB, Shaw HS, 6'3", 200, East Cleveland, Ohio (VIDEO)

National honor society
2x MUNY league mvp
Team leader
3 interceptions, 82 tackles, 2 sacks
2 forced fumbles
All league   

Tyler Ronk
QB, Big Walnut HS, 6'2", 210, Sunbury, Ohio (VIDEO)

Second Team OCC
Honorable Mention All Delaware County
OCC Champions 

Noah Sherburn
OL, Sequoyah HS, 6'3", 290, Doraville, Ga. (VIDEO)

Class 6-A All State Georgia 

Todd Simonds
QB, Columbian HS, 6'1", 190, Tiffin, Ohio (VIDEO)

Second Team Division III All Northwest District 

Phil Smith
OL, Tri West Hendricks HS, 6'5", 280, Lizton, Ind. (VIDEO)

Football & Baseball Letter Winner at Tri-West.

Todd Toney
TE, Hayes HS, 6'6", 215, Delaware, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 All OCC Honorable Mention 

Patrick Tueimeh
DB, Sycamore HS, 6'0", 180, Montgomery, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 Honorable Mention All Ohio Division I
2017 Southwest All District Division I
1st team All GMC
1st team all district all Ohio honorable mention 
135 total tackles, 6 interceptions 

Marshon Wilson
OLB, Shaw HS, 5'10", 175, East Cleveland, Ohio (VIDEO)

National Honor Society
AP Student
4.1 GPA
All League Linebacker
3 Year Varsity Starter
Track Runner 2 Years
Team Captain 3 Years
30 Tackles for a loss with almost 100 tackles  

Blake Barnes
DL, West Bloomfield HS, 6'1", 265, West Bloomfield, Mich. (VIDEO)

OAA All Star
All OAA Red selection 

Yoesph Carter
OL, Princeton HS, 6'3", 275, Princeton, Ohio (VIDEO)

30 knock downs
Started 10 games 
2nd team All GMC 

Jake Franczak
LB, North Royalton HS, 6'2", 210, North Royalton, Ohio (VIDEO)

All District Division II Honorable Mention
Suburban League Defensive Player of the Year
Honorable Mention All-Region
High School Defensive Back of the Year
Defensive MVP Player of the Year  

Will Galbraith
OL, Cass Tech, 6'5", 310, Detroit, Mich. (VIDEO)


Kevin Hyde
DB, Colerain HS/Eastern Kentucky, 5'11", 180, Cincinnati, Ohio (VIDEO)

First-team All-GMC defensive back 

Tariq Gilbert
DE, Waverly HS/Marshall, 6'2", 215, Waverly, Ohio (VIDEO)

2016 Special Mention Division IV All Ohio 

Mark Ferrell
WR, Beachwood HS, 6'6", 190, Beachwood, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 Honorable Mention All Ohio
2016 Honorable Mention All Ohio Division V 

Devon Bouyer
DL, Whitmer HS/Cincinnati Christian, 6'4", 250, Toledo, Ohio (VIDEO)

Honorable Mention All TRAC
30 tackles, 5 TFL, 3 sacks 

Rashon Edwards
DB, St. Edwards HS/Wittenberg, 6'1", 190, Cincinnati, Ohio (VIDEO)

St. Edward's HS - First Team All League
Wittenberg - 92 tackles, 4 interceptions 

Kolten Henry
DE, Bellevue HS, 6'1", 215, Bellevue, Ohio (VIDEO)

78 tackles, 9 sacks 

Joey Lofton
DL, Shorewood HS, 6'0", 235, Shorewood, Wis. (VIDEO)

Honorable Mention All Conference 

Jadan Josey
OL, Portsmouth HS, 6'0", 240, Portsmouth, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 Special Mention All Southeast District V 
Honorable Mention All OVC

Kollin Hill
RB, Marion-Harding HS, 5'10", 235, Marion, Ohio (VIDEO)

2017 All Marion County 

Zach Gipple
DE, Coldwater HS, 6'2", 230, Coldwater, Mich. (VIDEO)


Sam Hait
DE, Cambridge HS/West Virginia, 6'2", 225, Milton, Ga. (VIDEO)


Jerrell Wells
DE, Sandusky HS, 6'4", 250, Sandusky, Ohio (VIDEO)

Honorable Mention All Ohio Division III
First  Team Northwest District