JUSTIN BURDETTE, 6-2, 204, WR, Clay-Chalkville, Ala.; Southern Miss
Highlights: Played in 18 games as a true freshman at Southern Miss, 70 yards, 8 receptions, four tackles, 2 forced fumbles. All-state, All-Metro in high school. Also, All Metro punter.
Conque says: “He has the opportunity to come in and immediately help us as slot receiver as well as special teams. He brings Division I experience.
JORDAN KERSH, 6-3, 295, OL, Brandon, Miss..Hinds Community College
Highlights: 2nd team all-state selection among Mississippi junior colleges. All-conference, all metro. State shot put champ.
Conque says: “He comes in with size and explosiveness. He has outstanding feet. You can’t have enough big guys.”
JONATHAN HARRISON, 6-5, 190, punter, Belmont, Miss./Northeast Community College
Highlights: Junior college All-America, averaged 42.7 yards per punt in 2011. All-region defensive back in high school. All-region basketball.
Conque says: “There’s an opportunity for Jonathan to come in and fill an important roll that will be important to our success.
JEFF ANDERSON, 6-0, 210, RB, Conway High
Highlights: All-state, All-Metro. Led 7A in rushing last year with 1,680 yards and 15 TD’s. Beta Club.
Conque says: “He gives us a big back with speed. He is an outstanding student. With us graduating three running backs, it’s very important to have some answers at this position. It’s one that a freshman can step up and help immediately.”
CADE CAMP, 6-4, 275, OL, Allen, Texas
Highlights: Member of 2012 5A Texas state champions. All-district and All-Area at Allen and Petal, Miss., where he strted his career.
Conque says: “This young man has played in 29 high school football games and a state champion and state runner-up. He’s a coach’s son so he knows how to win and how to work.”
DARRIEN DANIELS, 5-9, 175, Athlete, St. Louis, Mo. (Riverview Gardens HS)
Higihlilghts: 2.952 all-purpose yards in 2011-12. All-state. Four-sport athlete, Team captain and honor roll. Rated by ESPN.com the No. 20 overall prospect in Missouri.
Conque says: “He has big play ability at a couple of positions. Being a four-sport athlete says a lot.”
GILBERTO GARCIA, 6-3, 285, OL, Morrilton
Highlights: All-state, Hootens.com Super Team; 5A-West offensive lineman of the year. Honor roll. Boys state.
Conque says: “We plan to move him to center. He’s very explosive, very strong and an outstanding foot athlete.”
ROMAN GORDON, 6-3, 175, WR, Fort Worth, Texas (Haltom City HS)
Highlights: All-district. 26 receptions, 456 yards, 5 TD’s. 353 yards kickoff returns.
Conque says: “This young man is very solid. His statistics are deceptive because he played in a wing-T offense. He gives us length, size and speed with good hands. He’s also a very good punt returner.”
HAYDEN HILDEBRAND, 6-4, 190, QB, Boosier City. La. (Airline HS)
Highlights: 68 percent completions in 2012, 2,995 yards, 25 TD’s. Lousiana 5A all-state. District offensive MVP. All-district and all-state basketball. National Honor Society.
Conque says: His height is what we’re looking for. He has 4.6 speed and can make all the throws. He has a tremendous upside. He was offered in basketball by Louisiana-Monroe and Princeton.”
THOMAS LOVING, 6-5, 255, DE, Springtown, Texas
Highlights: Three-year letterman. All-district in football and basketball. 2012 Texas Oil Bowl selection. 200-meter sprinter.
Conque says: “He is a phenomenal basketball player. He’s very explosive in football. He played at a small school and has to learn to play every snap. He’s only going to get better with improved competition and coaching.”
STOCKTON MALLETT, 6-3, 305, OL, Yellville Summit
Highlights: Three-time all-state, Rated by Rivals.com as the No. 10 overall prospect in Arkansas. Two-time 3A all-state in track and field and two-time state shot put/discus champion. Honor roll.
Conque says: “Big and strong and has shown well in several camps. Stanford came in late with serious offers.”
BRYAN MANLEY, 6-4, 303, OL, Stephenville, Texas
Highlights: 2012 Texas 3A state champions; two-time all-state; 2012 Dave Campbell’s All-Texas Team, all-academic.
Conque says: “He comes from a program with expectations of winning championships. He already has size. He can play guard or tackle.”
JORDAN MEYERS, 5-10, 180, DB, Lewisville, Texas
Highlights: Two-time all-district, Team captain, 3-year track letterman, 2012 Lewisville Defensive Player of the Year, 102 tackles, two interceptions, 3 PBU, four forced fumbles.
Conque says: “He’s very athletic, can play safety or corner. When he tackles, he keeps moving on you, he uses his hands, wraps up and puts a ballcarrier on the ground.”
JOSE MOORE, 6-2, 205, WR, Southaven, Miss.
Highlights: All-region, all-metro, Shelby County. Team captain, honor roll, 634 yards in receptions, 8 TD’s.
Conque says: “He has a big body. He catches the football in traffic and catches in traffic. He’s also a tremendous blocker on the perimeter.”
MICHAEL MOORE, 6-2, 265, DT, Memphis Ridgeway
Highlights: 2012 defensive lineman of the year at Ridgeway. Team captain, honor roll, 2012 Liberty Bowl All-Star game, 78 tackles, 9 sacks, 10 tackles for loss last year.
Conque says: “If he can’t play defense, he can flip and play offense, He’s a great athlete, very explosive and he’s gonna make plays.”
GEORGE ODUM, 6-2, 185, DB, Millington, Tenn.
Highlights: Two-time all-region as defensive back/punt returner, Team captain. Honor roll. 2012 Tennessee vs. Kentucky All-star game. 2012 Liberty Bowl All-Star game.
Conque says: “He tackles high and wraps up. He’s a big hitter and can run. He has good ball skills because he played wide receiver earlier in his career.”
TERRENCE PARTEE, 6-1, 270, DT, Memphis Southwind
Highlights; Two-time all-district defensive/offensive line. Two-time All Shelbyy County defensive tackle. 2012 Liberty Bowl All-Star game. 63 tackles, 13 for loss, 9 sacks. Honor roll
Conque says: “He is a sectional finalist in wrestling. I like guys who wrestle because they have to use their hands. He was considering the University of Memphis, but once her got on our campus, he shut everything else down."
JORDAN TOLIVER, 6-1, 285, DT, Duncanville, Texas.
Highlights: Twide all-distrct, 2012 All-Academic, team captain, Duncanville Scholar Athlete of the Year, 2011-2012: 93 tackles, 21 QB pressures, 5 sacks, 11 tackles for loss.
Conque says: "He's played high quality football at a high level in Texas. He is a very action interior lineman. His Twitter name is 'Steelhammer' if that tells you anything."
FERNANDO VAN HOOK, 5-10, 183, defensive back, Senatobia, Miss.
Highlights: All-state. Mississippi all-star game. Transfer from Memphis University School. 27 TD’s as a wide receiver. 96 tackles, three interceptions. Honor roll.
Conque says: “He dominated at a smaller-school level. He plays with great balance and has great hands.”
KELTON WARREN, 5-10, 185, RB, Arlington, Texas, Juan Seguin High School
Highlights: 2012 Juan Segin Offensive MVP. Rushing for 1,474 yards, 15 TD’s. 19 receptions, 277 yards. 10.5 sprinter. Honor roll.
Conque says: “He reminds you of Brent Grimes (former star running back at UCA) but with a greater gear. He’s another back who could come in and fill a void. He has excellent hands, speed and great vision.”
TIRELL WELMMAKER, 5-11, 205, DB, Lake Charles, LaGrange
Highlights: 2012 Lousiana 4A all-state, District defensive MVP in 2012. Three times all-district. Two times All Southwest Louisiana. 97 tackles, six for loss, 12 interceptions, 8 force fumbles.
Conque says: “He’s a big-play guy on defense and potentially, a big-play guy on special teams. His father lives in St. Louis, his mother in Lake Charles. This is halfway.”
JATAVIOUS WILSON, 5-9, 170, WR, Bastrop, La., High School
Highlights: 2012 4A all-state. Three-times All Northeast Louisiana. 1,343 yards in receptions, 21 TD’s. 3,275 career receiving yards.
CONQUE SAYS: “Aside from that of Basil Shabazz years ago, he had the second-best highlight reel I’ve seen in 30 years of coaching. He knows what to do with a football once he catches it. You could watch his highlight reel over and over.”
COMMITTED NON-SCHOLARSHIP PLAYER ALREADY ADMITTED TO UCA
Jeremy Arnold, 6-4, 290, OL, New Orleans Holty Cross