National Signing Day Open Comment Thread

Its national signing day, and we'll soon get an official rundown of the 2013 signing class as Coach Sean Kugler will make the announcements at 2 p.m.

As of now, there are a total of 18 players in the class of 2013, with 4 new players added since the last time we discusses the recruiting class. Here's a rundown of the signees that have been confirmed by UTEP Athletics:

Name Position Height/Weight School
Quentin Tezeno CB 5'11 - 170LB West Orange Stark HS (TX)
Tyler Batson WR 5'11 - 158LB Westfield HSh (TX)
Jaylon Scott CB 5'8 - 165LB Carter HS (TX)
Ryan Metz QB 6'3 - 165LB Andress HS (TX)
Dewan Edmonson DT 6'1 - 260LB Manvel HS (TX)
Darrin Laufasa RB/FB 6'0 - 224LB Bothell HS (WA)
Aaron Jones RB 5'10 - 175LB Burges HS (TX)
Derek Elmendorf OT 6'4 - 286LB Franklin HS (TX)
Mack Leftwich QB 5'10 - 182LB North Allegheny (PA)
Nick Usher DE 6'2 - 210LB Junipero Serra (CA)
Alvin Jones Jr. ATH 6'0 - 175LB Burges HS (TX)
Devin Cockrell CB 6'1 - 175LB Memorial HS (TX)
Nick Gathrite ATH 5'9 - 175LB Riverside Community College (CA)
Jameel Erving S 6'1 - 190LB Riverside Community College (CA)
Lawrence Montegut OLB/DE 6'1 - 210LB La Marque HS (TX)
Peter Nonu DT 5'11 - 320LB Mt. San Antonio College (CA)
Cole Rogers TE 6'4 - 220LB Dripping Springs HS (TX)
Chris Thomas OT 6'4 320LB Cisco College (TX)

Here's a little about the four new players added to the class of 2013:

Lawrence Montegut - OLB/DE - 6'1 210LB - La Marque HS (TX) - 2 Star

Montegut is considered a two star prospect by most recruiting outlets, and was offered by the like of Colorado, Texas Tech, and Rice among others. He was a three year starter at LaMarque High School, and was named the District 23-5A MVP for 2012, and was also considered a second team all state player.

Peter Nonu - DT - 5'11 320LB - Mt. San Antonio College (CA) - JC

Nonu is one who had interest from some high level division I programs coming out of high school, but went the juco route and wound up at Mt. San Antonio College, which also produced former Miners Nick Lamaison and Mike Edwards. In 2012, Nonu recorded 60 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and also had 2 forced fumbles.

Cole Rogers - TE - 6'4 220LB - Dripping Springs HS (TX)

Rogers is a guy with great size for the tight end position. This past season he was considered a top 300 player by Dave Campbell's magazine, and was a first team All District wide receiver. As a senior, he had 992 yards receiving, and 12 touchdowns on 57 receptions.

Chris Thomas - OT - 6'4 320LB - Cisco College (TX)

Thomas is another guy with great size and comes in with a bit of junior college experience. He started at left tackle in 2012 at Cisco college, and was also considered a first team All District player as a senior in high school in 2011.

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