TCU football signing list

February 3, 2010 6:18:38 PM PST
Taking advantage of another Top 10-finish and its first Bowl Championship Series appearance, TCU has signed a class of 18 players that includes two highly touted recruits from outside Texas. Tailback Ethan Grant from Coconut Creek, Fla., and tailback-receiver Curtis Carter of Stonewall, La., were the only out-of-state signees with the Horned Frogs on Wednesday. ranked both as four-star recruits.

With both TCU starting cornerbacks last season being seniors, and with a senior corner and five senior safeties next fall, TCU added three safeties and three cornerbacks.

Among that group was cornerback Travaras Battle-Smith from John Jay High in San Antonio, who's already enrolled and will take part in spring practice.

Football signees announced Wednesday by TCU, with name, position, height, weight, school and hometown:

    Jonathan Anderson, db, 6-1, 196, Carroll HS, Corpus Christi, Texas
    Matt Anderson, rb-db, 6-2, 214, Industrial HS, Vanderbilt, Texas
    Travaras Battle-Smith, db, 5-10, 175, John Jay HS, San Antonio
    Matt Brown, qb, 6-1, 185, Allen (Texas) HS
    Stephen Bryant, te, 6-5, 220, New Deal (Texas) HS
    Curtis Carter, rb-wr, 5-10, 170, North De Soto HS, Stonewall, La.
    Sam Carter, qb, 6-0, 205, Hastings HS, Alief, Texas
    Ethan Grant, rb, 5-10, 175, North Broward HS, Coconut Creek, Fla.
    Antonio Graves, db-wr, 6-1, 210, Pleasant Grove HS, Texarkana, Texas
    Chris Hawkins, wr, 6-2, 175, Channelview (Texas) HS
    David Johnson, dl, 6-2, 270, Argyle (Texas) HS
    Marcus Mallett, lb, 6-1, 216, Cleveland (Texas) HS
    Clifton Murphy, dl, 6-4, 230, Little Elm (Texas) HS
    Elisha Olabode, db, 5-10, 170, Cedar Hill (Texas) HS
    Blake Roberts, lb-dl, 6-4, 225, Lee HS, Tyler, Texas
    Michael Thompson, ol, 6-4, 315, Farmersville (Texas) HS
    Nykiren Wellington, ol, 6-6, 275, Holmes HS, San Antonio
    Kevin White, db, 5-10, 170, Stony Point HS, Round Rock, Texas