UNI Football Adds 23 on National Signing Day
Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications  
Release: Sunday 02/06/2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa football program added 23 student-athletes on National Signing Day, as announced today by Panther head coach Mark Farley.

The Panthers inked 13 in-state recruits. The Panthers also added six transfers to the roster as well.

UNI will open the 2013 season Aug. 31 at Iowa State.

Offense
Lee Carhart, 6-4, 282, OL, Omaha, Neb. (Creighton Preparatory School)
Rashadeem Gray, 5-9, 165, RB, Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay HS)
Jordan Hein, 6-2, 200, QB, Perham, Minn. (Perham HS)
Jonathan McReynolds, 6-5, 290, OL, Sioux City, Iowa (East HS)
Reggie Schulte, 6-2, 200, QB, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Xavier HS)
Hayden Shea, 6-4, 300, OL, Cedar Falls, Iowa (Cedar Falls HS)
Bryce Sweeney, 6-6, 310, OL, Sioux City, Iowa (Bishop Heelan HS)

Defense
Devin Daily, 6-6, 225, DE, Le Claire, Iowa (Pleasant Valley HS)
Tanner Clayberg, 6-2, 205, LB, Ankeny, Iowa (Ankeny HS)
Markus Goff, 6-2, 210, LB, Monona, Wis. (Monona Grove HS)
Adam Reth, 6-5, 230, DE, Manchester, Iowa (Manchester-West Delaware HS)
Zach Skibinski, 6-4, 250, DE, Sioux City, Iowa (Bishop Heelan HS)
Jamison Whiting, 6-3, 170, DB, Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)

Athletes
J'Veyon Browning, 5-9, 182, Athlete, Kansas City, Kan. (F.L. Schlagle HS)
Markell Colemon, 5-10, 170, Athlete, Urbandale, Iowa (Urbandale HS)
Jarred Edmonds, 6-2, 180, Athlete, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Cedar Rapids Prairie HS)
Xavier James, 6-2, 175, Athlete, Des Moines, Iowa (Des Moines East HS)

Transfers
Makinton Dorleant, 5-11, 185, DB, Naples, Fla. (Maryland)
Joe Feldpausch, 6-1, 190, DB, Dewitt, Iowa (Iowa Central)
De'Angelo Jennings, 6-2, 215, LB, Tulsa, Okla. (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College)
Tom McClimon, 6-0, 230, LS, Dewitt, Iowa (Iowa Central)
Ronelle McNeil, 6-3, 231, LB, St. Louis, Mo. (Iowa Central)
Tate Omli, 5-11, 200, DB, Brookville, Kan. (Butler CC)

Student-Athlete Bios

J'Veyon Browning, 5-9, 182, Athlete, Kansas City, Kan. (F.L. Schlagle HS)
Played football at F.L. Schlagle High School for Martez Wesley ... rushed for 1,168 yards and 17 touchdowns during his senior season ... was named to the Midwest Top RB Award, All-League and All-State teams ... was selected as the KCK Preps Player of the Year in 2012 ... rushed for 1,700 yards and 21 touchdowns during his junior season ... broke the school record for having over 2,000 all-purpose yards for two consecutive years ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Chester and Michelle Browning.

Lee Carhart, 6-4, 282, OL, Omaha, Neb. (Creighton Preparatory School)
Played football at Creighton Preparatory School for Chris Nizzi ... named to the All-District, All-Metro and All-State teams in 2012 ... selected to the Lincoln Journal Star Superstate team his senior season ... honored with All-District in 2011 ... helped lead his team to state playoffs three years in a row and to a semifinal appearance in 2012 ... was a member of the Dean's List during his time at Creighton Prep ... also lettered in track and field.

Tanner Clayberg, 6-2, 205, LB, Ankeny, Iowa (Ankeny HS)
Lettered in football at Ankeny High School for Jerry Pezzetti ... set a new single-season tackles record at Ankeny High School his senior season ... helped lead his team to an undefeated 14-0 season and a state championship in 2012 ... was named Des Moines Register All-State Elite Team, Des Moines Register Western Elite Team, Des Moines Register Class 4A first team, All-State 2012, Class 4A District 2 first team and Iowa Newspaper Association second team All-State. ... also lettered in baseball ... son of Kirt and Dawn Clayberg.

Markell Colemon, 5-10, 170, Athlete, Urbandale, Iowa (Urbandale HS)
Lettered three years in football at Urbandale High School for Sam Anderson ... named to the first team All-Conference team twice ... was an Iowa Preps pre-season first team All-State selection ... named team captain for football and the 2011 Team Offensive MVP ... lettered four years in track and field and was a state qualifier in the 4X200 meter relay ... son of Victor Colemon and Marla Malcom.

Devin Daily, 6-6, 225, DE, Le Claire, Iowa (Pleasant Valley HS)
Played and lettered for two years at Pleasant Valley High School for Rusty Vanwetzinger ... was named first team All-Conference and All-Metro in 2012 ... selected to the All-State second team and second-team All-State Des Moines Register his senior season ... also competed in the shot put, discus and 200 meters on the track and field team ... son of Todd and Jacki Daily.

Makinton Dorleant, 5-11, 185, DB, Naples, Fla. (Maryland)
Played in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman at the University of Maryland ... lettered in football at Lely High School for Dave Miller... as a senior he finished with 42 tackles, 14 pass breakups, one interception, one fumble recovery, two blocked field goals and 652 yards of total offense ... was the No. 43-ranked safety in the nation by Scouts, Inc. ... ranked No. 62 in the country among cornerbacks by Rivals.com.

Jarred Edmonds, 6-2, 180, Athlete, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Cedar Rapids Prairie HS)
Played football at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School for Mike Morrissey ... caught 25 passes for 525 yards and seven touchdowns his junior season ... named All-Metro and All-Conference for his junior year performances ... caught 63 passes for 1,263 yards and 16 touchdowns his senior season ... was second in the state in receiving yards and tied for first in receiving touchdowns his senior season ... selected to the All-State second team, first-team All-Metro and All-Conference ... set school records in receptions, yards and touchdowns in a season ... was a state champion in the distance medley for track and field and helped his 4X400 meter relay team win the event at the Drake Relays in 2012 ... son of Tommie and Michelle Phelps.

Joe Feldpausch, 6-1, 190, DB, Dewitt, Iowa (Iowa Central)
Was voted second team All-Conference during his sophomore season at Iowa Central Community College ... during his freshman season, he was fourth on the team in tackles with 60 and was voted honorable mention All-Conference ... ran for 804 yards and nine touchdowns his senior season at Central Dewitt High School ... was voted first team All-Conference as a running back ... also lettered in track and field and holds the state 3A record in the 4X200 meter relay ... son of Mark and Renee Feldpausch.

Markus Goff, 6-2, 210, LB, Monona, Wis. (Minona Grove HS)
Played football at Minona Grove High School for Mike Stassi ... recorded 99 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles during his senior season ... was named first-team All-Conference, first-team All-Area, honorable mention All-State and was a finalist for the John Anderson Award for the best linebacker in Wisconsin during his senior year ... was also named first-team All-Conference during his junior season ... member of National Honor Society ... son of Mark and Jeanie Goff.

Rashadeem Gray, 5-10, 170, RB, Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay HS)
Played football at White Fish Bay High School for Jim Tietjen ... rushed for 1,683 yards and 24 touchdowns during his senior season ... averaged 140.2 yards per game and 8.9 yards per carry ... finished his high school career with 3,334 rushing yards and 41 rushing touchdowns ... helped lead his team to the state semi-finals and a 12-3 season ... named an All-State running back selection and was a two-time All-Region and All-Conference selection ... also lettered in track and field and wrestling ... son of Roslyn Gray.

Jordan Hein, 6-2, 200, QB, Perham, Minn. (Perham HS)
Lettered all four years in football at Perham High School for Mike Jordahl ... three-time All-Conference honoree ... holds eight different school records ... helped lead his team to the state semifinals his senior season, finishing his high school career with 3,451 passing yards and 37 career touchdown passes ... also finished with 3,343 career rushing yards and 46 career rushing touchdowns ... was selected to the Minnesota All-Star game in 2012 along with being named AP All-State first team quarterback ... was named to the Vikings All-State team and was named the All-State MVP running back his senior season ... also lettered four years in basketball and two years in baseball ... son of Terry and Tracy Hein.

Xavier James, 6-2, 175, Athlete, Des Moines, Iowa (Des Moines East HS)
Started at quarterback and defensive back for three years at Des Moines East High School for Greg Schoon ... holds 11 school records ... threw for 20 touchdowns, rushed for 20 touchdowns and tallied 3,423 total yards ... was named All-Division, All-Western Iowa, first team All-State Utility Player, first team MidwestMouth Utility Player and All-State Academic Team ... received the Des Moines Register Shining Star three times during his senior season and was invited to the Shrine Bowl ... son of Carlos and Chrissy James.

De'Angelo Jennings, 6-2, 215, LB, Tulsa, Okla. (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College)
During his sophomore season at NEO, he finished with 52 tackles and four sacks ... was voted second team All-Conference in SWJCFC ... was voted All-Conference honorable mention his freshman season ... lettered in football at Bixby High School, notching 120 tackles, three sacks and three touchdowns his senior season ... played in the Jim Thorpe All-Star Game his senior season ... also participated in track and field and was a state qualifier in wrestling ... son of DeWitt Jennings and Angela Jackson.

Tom McClimon, 6-0, 230, LS, Dewitt, Iowa (Iowa Central)
Was a two-year starter at Iowa Central Community College as their long snapper ... named second team All-Region full-back as a freshman ... lettered in football at Dewitt High School ... was named second team All-State as an offensive lineman.

Ronelle McNeil, 6-3, 231, LB, St. Louis, Mo. (Iowa Central)
Played two years at Iowa Central, helping them to have the No. 4 rushing defense in the NJCAA  ... lettered in football at Hazelwood East High School in St. Louis, Mo. ... helped his team to a state championship in 2008 ... was named All-District for three years ... named to the All-Conference second team in 2010 ... son of Pamela Wright.

Jonathan McReynolds, 6-5, 290, OL, Sioux City, Iowa (East HS)
Started for two years on the offensive line at Sioux City East High School for Bob Goodvin ... was named the team captain his senior season ... Selected to the All-District first team, All-Northwest Iowa first team, Iowa Newspaper Association All-State first team, All-Western Iowa first team, Sioux City Journal All-Metro first team, Omaha Herald All-Western first team and Des Moines Register second team in 2012 ... was selected to play in the Iowa Shrine Bowl All-Star game ... son of Craig and Jennifer McReynolds and Wendy McReynolds.

Tate Omli, 5-11, 200, DB, Brookville, Kan. (Butler CC)
Second on the team in tackles with 87 at Butler Community College his sophomore season ... notched four interceptions and a touchdown his final season ... was voted second team NJCAA All-American and first team All-KJCCC ... voted top-11 overall player in the conference ... recorded 45 tackles and two interceptions his freshman season  ... attended Ell Saline High School, totaling 22 interceptions ... was a three-time Class 2A All-State defensive back ... named to Saline County's 2000-2009 All-Decade team ... won two state wrestling titles at 189 pounds ... also lettered in baseball ... son of Tom and Susie Omli.

Adam Reth, 6-5, 230, DE, Manchester, Iowa (Manchester-West Delaware HS)
Three-year letter winner in football at Manchester-West Delaware High School for Doug Winkowiltch ... named second team All-District in 2010, first team All-District and second team All-State in 2011 ... selected to the first team All-District and All-State his senior season ... holds a school record in most tackles-for-loss... also lettered in wrestling for three years and placed first in state in 2012 ... son of Mike and Gina Reth.

Reggie Schulte, 6-2, 200, QB, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Xavier HS)
Finished with 4,002 passing yards, 54 touchdown passes and a 68 percent completion rating at Xavier High School for Duane Schulte ... was named the Cedar Rapids Metro and Mississippi Valley Conference first team quarterback in 2011 and 2012 ... during his senior season he was named the Cedar Rapids Gazette/KCRG All-Area Football Player of the Year and Cedar Rapids Metro Player of the Year ... was named to the Iowapreps.com Class4A All-State first team, Des Moines Register Class 4A All-State first team and the Iowa Newspaper Association Class 4A All-State second team in 2012 ... selected to play in the Iowa Shrine Bowl All-Star Game ... was named to the Class 4A Academic All-State football team ... member of National Honor Society for three years and the honor roll for four years ... son of Duane and Sherry Schulte.

Hayden Shea, 6-4, 300, OL, Cedar Falls, Iowa (Cedar Falls HS)
Played football at Cedar Falls High School for Pat Mitchell ... named All-Metro during his junior and senior seasons ... selected to the honorable mention All-Conference team for his junior season and second team All-Conference his senior year ...helped his team to an 11-2 record and state semi-final appearance his senior season ... also participated in track and field and trap shooting ... son of Patrick and Beth Shea.

Zach Skibinski, 6-4, 250, DE, Sioux City, Iowa (Bishop Heelan HS)
Finished with 239 total tackes and 21 sacks at Bishop Heelan High School for Roger Jansen ... helped lead his team to three district football championships and two state championship appearances ... a two-time Iowa Newspaper Association All-State first team, two-time Omaha World Hearld All-Western Iowa first team, two-time Sioux City Journal All-Northwest Iowa first team, two-time All-District first team and two-time Sioux City Journal All-Metro first team honoree ... was named the Bishop Heelan team captain and Defensive MVP in 2012 ... selected at the KSCJ Defensive Player of the Year and was invited to play in the Iowa Shrine Bowl Alll-Star Game ... was also a state qualifier for track and field ... son of Kim and Mark Skibinski.

Bryce Sweeney, 6-6, 310, OL, Sioux City, Iowa (Bishop Heelan HS)
Was a three-year starter and letter winner in football at Bishop Heelan High School for Roger Jansen ... helped lead his team to three district football championships and two state championship appearances ... during the 2012 season he was named the football team captain ... was selected to the All-Metro first team, All-State first team, All-Conference first team and All-Northwest Iowa first team during his senior season ... was awarded the Pride Award which is given to the football player who plays with pride, leadership and lives his Christian faith ... was also a two-year starter on the basketball team and three-year letter winner for track and field ... son of Mike and Julie Sweeney.

Jamison Whiting, 6-3, 170, DB, Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)
Three-year letter winner from Washburn High School ... was named preseason All-Metro and to the Star Tribune 2013 Dream Team ... selected to All-Conference honorable mention twice ... was named the No. 8 recruit out of Minnesota by Rivals.com ... was a two-time All-State, All-Conference and All-Section honoree for track and field ... lettered three years in basketball.
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