The wait to put pen to paper was finally over for Tampa (Fla.) Catholic offensive lineman David Hoyt Wednesday.
Hoyt, who gave his verbal to Army on March 30, signed his certificate of commitment as a key member of the Black Knights’ 2020 recruiting class. The 6-foot-6, 280-pound tackle was offered by more than 10 schools including Power Five conference teams Louisville and Rutgers.
Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.) teammates Brett Gerena, Raleigh Oxendine and Spencer Williams were among the other Army commit to sign their non-binding commitment. Gerena is following his father’s path to West Point. Joe Gerena played quarterback for Army in 1998-2000.
Here’s a list of 2020 recruits, who signed with Army during the early period:
LB Dominick, Barbuto, 6-2, 225, Lynbrook (N.Y.) HS
CB CJ Barnes, 5-11, 175, Lake Gibson HS, Lakeland, Fla.: Other offers – Navy, Florida Atlantic, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan
S Malik Birchett, 6-2, 200, Mooresville (N.C.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Colorado State, Liberty
QB Quincy Bonner, 6-2, 165, Meadowcreek HS, Norcross, Ga.
RB Jeremiah “Lucky” Brooks, 5-11, 205, Acadiana HS, Lafayette, La.
WR Logan Burks, 6-6, 195, Carmel (Ind.) HS: First offer – Army
TE-DE Bryant Burns, 6-3, 228, Ozark (Ark.) HS: Other offers – Appalachian State
LB Connor Butt, 6-1, 215, Notre Dame Prep, Scottsdale, Ariz.: Other offers – Air Force
S Adam Cash, 6-foot, 200, Timberview HS, Arlington, Texas: Other offers – Navy, Air Force
QB Bryson Daily, Abernathy (Texas) HS: 2019 stats – 2,175 rushing yards, 39 TD, 1,355 passing yards, 18 TD, receiving TD, kickoff return TD, 78 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, INT
RB Jarel Dickson, 6-foot, 215, Peabody HS, Trenton, Tenn.: Other offers – Navy, Miami (Ohio), Western Kentucky
LB Rodney Faulk, 6-3, 230, Gonzaga HS, Washington, D.C.: Other offers – Navy, Central Michigan
OL Jackson Filipowicz, 6-2, 245, Blessed Trinity HS, Roswell, Ga.: Other offers -Navy, Air Force. Three-year starting center.
OL Connor Finucane, 6-4, 275, Catholic HS, Baton Rogue, La.: Other offers – California, Kansas, Louisiana-Lafayette
C Aidan Gaines, 6-1, 285, Rome (Ga.) HS: Two-year starter. Other offers – Navy, Air Force
LB Brett Gerena, 6-1, 210, Jesuit HS, Tampa, Fla.: First offer – Army. Other offers – Eastern Michigan. Gerena’s father, Joe, was Army quarterback from 1998-2000.
QB Collin Guggenheim, 5-11, 205, John Curtis Christian HS, River Ridge, La.: Four-year starting quarterback. Father, Rodney, played football for Iowa State. 2019 stats – 1,116 rushing yards, 18 TDs
FB Kee Hawkins, 5-11, 215, Live Oak HS, Watson, La.: First offer – Army
SB-CB Odahri Hibberts, 5-10, 170, Needham (Mass.) HS
OL David Hoyt, 6-6, 280, Tampa (Fla.) Catholic HS: Other offers – Rutgers, Louisville, Buffalo, Western Kentucky, Tulane, Toledo, Ohio, Colorado State, Middle Tennessee State, Southern Mississippi, Liberty
LB Ben Jackson, 6-1, 220, West Greene HS, Pa.: Jackson authored WPIAL record-breaking senior season with 3,076 yards and 50 touchdowns but his college future is on the defensive side of the ball
WR-CB Cori Lewis, 5-8, 165, Bishop Kelly HS, Tulsa, Okla.: First offer – Army
OL Kaleb Luna, 6-2, 305, Ellison HS, Killeen, Texas: Other offers – Navy, Texas State, Louisiana-Lafayette. Named upperclassman offensive line MVP at 2019 Army prospect camp. Father, Robert, served 17.5 years in the Army.
LS Cole McCutcheon, 6-foot, 180, Bishop O’Connor HS, Phoenix, Ariz.: First offer – Army
DE Khalil Miller, 6-3, 235, Life Christian Academy, South Chesterfield, Va.: Other offers – Marshall, Southern Mississippi
QB Ahlon Mitchell, 5-11, 170, Detroit Country Day, Beverly Hills, Mich.: Mitchell, who also started in the secondary, helped Country Day to Michigan Division 4 state championship game
DE-LB Jacob Mitchell, 6-4, 225, Centennial HS, Corona, Calif.: Other offers – Air Force
RB Dillan Monette, 5-7, 160, Acadiana HS, Lafayette, La.
OL Raleigh Oxendine, 6-2, 272, Jesuit HS, Tampa, Fla.: Other offers – Air Force. One of three Jesuits players in 2020 class
C Aidan Perkins, 6-2, 280, Brookwood HS, Snellville, Ga.: Other offers – Air Force, Troy, Arkansas State, South Alabama
DE Spencer Roy, 6-4, 245, Notre Dame Prep, Scottsdale, Ariz.: First offer – Army
CB Daelan Smith, 5-10, 180, Peach County HS, Fort Valley, Ga.
QB Delshawn Traylor, 5-11, 180, Helix HS, La Mesa, Calif.: First offer – Army. Recruited as safety by Air Force
LB Camden Vining, 6-1, 226, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal HS, Bradenton, Fla.
TE Russell Weeks, 6-4, 235, New Brockton (Ala.) HS: Other offers – Auburn (preferred walk-on)
RB-LB A.J. Williams, 6-1, 210, Aquinas HS, Augusta, Ga.: Other offers – Navy
DB Spencer Williams, 6-foot, 180, Jesuit HS, Tampa, Fla.: Other offers – Navy, Georgia State