Holgorsen Lands Four Mid-Year Signees
By Mike Montoro for WVUsports.com
December 20, 2012 12:57 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced the signing of four players to national letters of intent and athletic grant-in-aids for the spring 2013 semester.
Ronald Carswell, WR, 6-0, 180, Macon, Ga., Itawamba Community College
Former Alabama player who played one season for coach Joe Williams at Itawamba Community College, leading the team to a 6-3 record … finished the season with 44 receptions for 429 yards and one touchdown … brought down five receptions for 98 yards against Mississippi Delta … previously played for Westside High, where he was ranked as the No. 35 player in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … 2009 AAAA All-State selection by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … caught 41 passes for 715 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … hauled in 34 receptions for 627 yards and three scores in 2008, while compiling 33 catches for 391 yards and two touchdowns in 2006 … three-star prospect according to 247sports.com; No. 25 junior college wide receiver … also offered by Kentucky.
Terrell Pinson, S, 6-3, 200, Tupelo, Miss., Itawamba Community College
Played two seasons for coach Joe Williams at Itawamba Community College, leading the team to a combined 10-8 record … made a total of 36 tackles, including 25 solo, with four interceptions and five pass breakups in 2012 … attended Tupelo High, where he recorded 29 receptions for 747 yards and eight touchdowns in 2010 … also returned two kickoffs and two punts for touchdowns … ESPN.com three-star prospect … two-star prospect according to 247sports.com; No. 18 junior college safety … also offered by Mississippi State.
Dreamius Smith, RB, 5-10, 215, Wichita, Kan., Butler Community College
Played two seasons for coach Troy Morrell at Butler Community College, helping the team to a combined 22-2 record … won the 2011 NJCAA National Championship, while falling in the championship game in 2012 … finished the season with 984 yards on 120 carries and 17 touchdowns … averaged 89.5 rushing yards per game and 8.2 yards per carry … added 16 receptions for 179 receiving yards and two touchdowns … registered four games with more than 100 rushing yards and five multi-touchdown games … scored four touchdowns with 157 rushing yards in an 84-7 win over Independence … went for 148 rushing yards with two touchdowns in a 61-0 victory over Highland … had a season-high 193 yards on 13 carries with three touchdowns in an 84-13 win over Garden City … served as a backup in 2011, rushing for 690 yards on 100 carries with nine touchdowns … 2012 All-KJCCC first-team offense … helped team to a state championship as a senior at Wichita Heights High … named to the Wichita Eagle’s Top 11 football team … named to the Kansas 6A All-State first team by the Wichita Eagle … rushed 143 times for 1,837 yards and 34 touchdowns as a senior … career numbers included 320 rushes for 3,288 yards and 54 scores … ran for 286 yards against Olathe North in the 2010 state championship game … four-star prospect on ESPN.com … three-star prospect according to rivals.com and 247sports.com … No. 2 junior college running back and No. 8 Kansas junior college recruit on 247sports.com … also offered by Boise State, Houston, Kansas, Kansas State, Northern Illinois, Oklahoma State and UCF.
Kevin White, WR, 6-4, 210, Macungie, Pa., Lackawanna College
Played two seasons for coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College … made 36 receptions, totaling 535 yards and six touchdowns in 2012 … averaged 14.9 yards per reception … recorded two touchdowns in 67-6 win over Widener … caught nine passes for 113 yards with one touchdown in a 43-25 loss against Georgia Military College … attended Emmaus High, where he was Honorable Mention All-Lehigh Valley Athletic Conference in 2009 … three-star prospect and No. 2 Pennsylvania junior college wide receiver on 247sports.com … also offered by Texas Tech.