The finishing touches on Samford football's 2023 signing class included a pair of high school players. Safety CJ Douglas of Leeds High and wide receiver Brendan Jenkins were the lone players signed on Wednesday.
Overall, Samford coach Chris Hatcher added 17 players to a team coming off the best season in school history. Samford finished 11-2 overall, won the Southern Conference outright and advanced to the NCAA FCS quarterfinals.
CJ Douglas, S, Leeds HS
Brendan Jenkins, WR, Mill Creek HS, Hoschton, Georgia
Tyler Douthit, OL, Woodstock (Georgia) HS
Duncan Johnson, OL, Aquinas HS, Augusta, Georgia
Noah Watts, OL, Thompson HS, Alabaster
Will Thorley, P, Prokick Australia, Torquay, Australia
Jackson Beatty, WR, Mountain Brook HS
Thad Ransier, DE, Lamar School, Meridian, Mississippi
Darrian King, OL, East Mississippi CC, Oak Grove, Mississippi
E. Jai Mason, WR, Northwest Mississippi CC, Jackson, Mississippi
Jaden Mosley, DB, Hutchinson (Kansas) CC, McGill-Toolen HS
RJ Starkey, WR, Penn, Atlanta, Georgia
Garrett Morris, LB, Penn, Auburn HS
Damonta Witherspoon, RB, Murray State, East St. Louis, Illinois
Marvion Field, DL, Elon, Hampton, Georgia
Kamron Smith, DB, Charleston Southern, Bonaire, Georgia
Tyrese Ross, DB, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida
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