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UCF Football Announces Recruiting Class

On National Signing Day, the UCF football team received 19 inked letters of intent today that will join the Knights for its first season in the Big East.

Three members of the signing class are already enrolled. Quarterbacks Pete DiNovo and Justin Holman as well as defensive back D.J. Killings.

With Latavius Murray and Brynn Harvey graduating, UCF made a move to land three running backs in the class -- most notably Micah Reed. The Knights, who wanted to improve its pass rush, also added eight front-seven players.

Here is the full list of commits:

Name - Pos. - Ht. - Wt. - Hometown - Previous Schools

Pete DiNovo - QB - 6-2 - 205 - Tarpon Springs, Fla. - East Lake

Justin Holman - QB - 6-4 - 205 - Snellville, Ga. - Stephenson

D.J. Killings - DB - 5-11 - 180 - Jacksonville, Fla. - First Coast

Deondre Barnett - LB - 6-3 - 220 - Cocoa, Fla. - Cocoa

Jake Berman - LB - 6-1 - 230 - Naples, Fla. - Barron Collier

Chequan Burkett - LB - 6-2 - 220 - Montgomery, Ala. - Carver

Aaron Evans - OL - 6-5 - 280 - Seffner, Fla. - Armwood

Shaquem Griffin - DB - 6-2 - 195 - St. Petersburg, Fla. - Lakewood

Shaquill Griffin - DB - 6-2 - 190 - St. Petersburg, Fla. - Lakewood

Tony Guerad - DL - 6-4 - 280 - Tampa, Fla. - Tampa Bay Tech

Tate Hernly - OL - 6-4 - 290 - Fort Myers, Fla. - Fort Myers

Blake Keller - DL - 6-2 - 225 - Bradenton, Fla. - Manatee

Seyvon Lowry - DL - 6-3 - 225 - Jacksonville, Fla. - First Coast

Mario Mathis - LB - 6-1 - 240 - Thomasville, Ga. - Thomasville

Justin McDonald - LB - 6-2 - 200 - Lauderhill, Fla. - Boyd Anderson

Jordan Prestwood - OL - 6-6 - 310 - Plant City, Fla. - Plant City/Notre Dame

Micah Reed - RB - 5-11 - 210 - Crestview, Fla. - Crestview

William Stanback - ATH - 6-0 - 210 - Hempstead, N.Y. - Uniondale

Dontravious Wilson - RB - 5-11 - 215 - Buford, Ga. - Buford



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