NSD 2013 Signee Bios

Caleb Bailey – LB
5’11 | 221
Romeoville, Ill./Romeoville (Spartans)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by both Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … rated No. 63 inside ILB and No. 34 recruit in Illinois by 247Sports.com … participated in the Semper Fidelis All-America Game … rate No. 77 OLB by Scout.com … registered 104 tackles, 2.0 sacks, one INT and three forced fumbles as a senior.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major … son of Alicia Clemmons ... born Jan. 21, 1995.

Khairi Bailey – DE (kuh•HAR•ee)
6’3 | 251
Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park (Mustangs)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com … ranked as No. 23 recruit in Illinois by Rivals.com, No. 30 by 247Sports.com, No. 36 by ESPN.com … ranked No. 105 DE by ESPN.com … named All-Chicago Sun Times … two-time all-are selection …named Tom Lemming All-Area in 2011 … compiled 55 tackles, 10.0 sacks and three fumble recoveries as a senior.

PERSONAL: Sports medicine major … son of Richard Bailey and Margaret Harris … born Jan. 26, 1995.

Josh Bass – OL
6’4 | 271
Battle Creek, Mich./Harper Creek (Beavers)

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 29 recruit in the state of Michigan on Mick McCabe’s Detroit Free Press Fab 50 List … ranked as the No. 55 recruit in Michigan on the Detroit News Blue Chip 60 List … rated a two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … ranked as the No. 43 C in the nation and No. 51 recruit in the state of Michigan by 247Sports.com … three-sport athlete (football, basketball, track) having served as team captain in all three … named Detroit Free Press First Team All-State … two-time all-conference in both football and basketball … member of two state semifinalist football teams … three-time all-city and all-conference in track … regional track champion and indoor all-state selection, qualifying for the state meet … academic honor roll selection.

PERSONAL: Business/physical therapy major … son of Mary Beth and Dan Bass … born Jan. 25, 1995.

David Curle – DL (CURL)
6’2 | 290
Shelby Township, Mich./Utica Eisenhower (Eagles)

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 39 recruit in the state of Michigan on Mick McCabe’s Detroit Free Press Fab 50 List … ranked as the No. 46 recruit in the state of Michigan on the Detroit News Blue Chip 60 List … ranked as the No. 45 recruit in Michigan and No. 135 OL/DL by ESPN.com … rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … two-time First Team All-Macomb County selection … two-time Detroit News All-State … Associated Press First Team All-State … Macomb County Player of the Year … member of the 2012 Detroit Free Press Dream Team … amassed 56 tackles and 8.0 sacks as a senior … four-sport student-athlete (football, basketball, track & field, baseball) … member of the National Honors Society.

PERSONAL: Engineering major … son of Ray and Dawn Curle … born Dec. 16, 1994.

Corey Davis – WR
6’2 | 205
Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton-Warrenville South (Tigers)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... racked up 45 receptions as a senior ... scored six receiving TDs in 2012 ... scored three TDs on returns ... named all-conference and all-area in 2012.

PERSONAL: Special education major … son of Dan and Robin Graham ... born Jan. 11, 1995.

Jackson Day – OL
6’3 | 279
Granger, Ind./Mishawaka Penn (Kingsmen)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by both ESPN.com  and 247Sports.com ... ranked as the No. 18 recruit in the state of Indiana and No. 181 recruit in the region by ESPN.com, showing aptitude in run blocking and physicality (toughness) … ranked as the No. 21 recruit in Indiana and No. 107 OT in nation by 247Sports.com … rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … earned all-state.

PERSONAL: Business major … son of Michelle and John Day ... born Feb. 28, 1995.

Austin Guido – RB (GWEE•doh)
5’11 | 197
Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley (Warriors)

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of a team that went 18-4 overall and 10-2 in league action during last two seasons … holds WVHS records for rushing attempts in a game (40), season (320) and career (590) … holds WVHS rushing records for yards in a season (2,377) and career (4,126) … holds rushing records at WVHS for TDs in a game (4), season (31) and career (54) … shares the record for the longest TD run in program history (96 yards vs. Brother Rice in 2010) … scored four rushing TDs in a game five times in career.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major ... son of Mark Patty Guido.

Kristof Ifkovits – DL (KRIS•toff if•KOH•vits)
6’4 | 306
Chicago, Ill./Geurin College Prep (Gators)

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way athlete during scholastic career playing on offensive and defensive line ... named all-conference ... named team’s Best Defensive Player and captain ... recipient of the Bill Barboa Award.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major … son of Peter and Teri Ifkovits … born Aug. 21, 1995.

Fabian Johnson – RB
5’7 | 192
West Palm Beach, Fla./Northwestern (Bulls)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … ranked as the No. 149 RB in the nation by 247Sports.com … senior team went 9-3 and advanced to Florida state playoffs.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major ... son of Belinda Johnson.

Austin Lewis – LB
6’3 | 215
Terre Haute, Ind./North Vigo (Patriots)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com … ranked as the No. 27 recruit in the state of Indiana by 247Sports.com … rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … two-sport athlete playing football and basketball … amassed 68 tackles in 2010 and 2011 to go along with six INTs, 4.0 sacks and 10 PBUs on defense … scored eight receiving TDs as a sophomore and junior.

PERSONAL: Business major … son of Tiffany and Craig Bennett … born March 15, 1995.

Logan Oce – CB (OHS)
5’9 | 155
Opa Locka, Fla./Monsignor Pace (Spartans)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a two-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … ranked as the No. 121 CB by ESPN.com and No. 157 CB by 247Sports.com … 2013 Nike All-Star selection … Public vs. Private All-Star selection … Miami Herald All-Dade County Team selection … member of No. 1 ranked South Florida 7-on-7 team … amassed 73 tackles, 16 PBUs, three fumbles forced and blocked FGs, two INTs, fumble recoveries and blocked extra points as a senior.

PERSONAL: Business major … son of Rastee Oce Jr. and Iris Valenti Jackson … father played in the NFL ... born July 26, 1995.

Darius Phillips – WR
5’10 | 179
Dearborn Heights, Mich./Robichaud (Bulldogs)

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 37 recruit in the state of Michigan on the Detroit News Blue Chip 60 List … ranked as the No. 50 recruit in Michigan on Mick McCabe’s Detroit Free Press Fab 50 List … rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … two-sport athlete in football and basketball.

PERSONAL: Criminal justice major … son of Lisa Phillips ... born June 26, 1995.

Mario Rodriguez – TE
6’3 | 265
Portola Valley, Calif./Portola/Cabrillo College (Seahawks)

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two seasons (2011, 2012) as a tight end at Cabrillo Junior College coming out of Portola HS in 2010-11 … will look provide spark in area of run blocking and is available to be an option in the passing game … has aptitude in blocking.

PERSONAL: Business major ... son of Patricia and Ascencion (uh•SENS•ee•ohn) Rodriguez.

Edward Rolle – LB
6’2 | 187
Miami, Fla./Carol City (Chiefs)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com … rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... amassed 46 tackles with 13.0 sacks as a senior … scored five total TDs as a senior with two on defense and three on offense … blocked one punt.

PERSONAL: Film studies/Theatre major … son of Edward and Lanaldrige Rolle ... born Oct. 6, 1994.

Jamar Simpkins – DL (juh•MARR)
6’2 | 277
Miami, Fla./Monsignor Pace (Spartans)

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … named DL Most Valuable Player at National Underclassmen Combine during career … Third Team Miami Herald All-Dade selection … member of academic honor roll during senior season.

PERSONAL: Business major … son of Lamar Simpkins and April Haywood … born Aug. 12, 1995.

Cameron Thomas – QB
6’2 | 179
New Hudson, Mich./South Lyon East (Cougars)

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 25 recruit in the state of Michigan on the Detroit News Blue Chip 60 List … ranked as the No. 42 recruit in Michigan on Mick McCabe’s Detroit Free Press Fab 50 List … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com ranking as the No. 19 recruit in the state of Michigan and No. 46 QB in the nation with aptitudes in accuracy and read recognition … rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … ranked as the No. 34 recruit in Michigan and No. 76 pro style QB in nation by 247Sports.com … passed for 1,923 yards and 14 TDs as a senior … led team to state playoffs for the first time in school history in 2012 … named Detroit News All-Metro North … two-sport athlete in football and basketball.

PERSONAL: Criminal justice/chemistry major … son of Bob and Gayle Thomas ... born Jan. 24, 1994.

Andre Turner – DE
6’3 | 218
Harper Woods, Mich./Chandler Park Academy (Eagles)

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 20 recruit in the state of Michigan on the Detroit News Blue Chip 60 List … ranked as the No. 46 recruit in the state of Michigan on Mick McCabe’s Detroit Free Press Fab 50 List … rated a two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … ranked the No. 100 DE in nation by Scout.com.

PERSONAL: Engineering major … Son of Michelle Griffin … born Jan. 30, 1995.