Bucs to continue tradition of sending players to the next level on signing day

With National Signing Day fast approaching on Feb. 6, the Blinn College football team is preparing to send another outstanding class of student-athletes on to four-year colleges throughout the nation.

In 2011, the Buccaneers sent 23 players on to four-year colleges, and the Buccaneers are expecting another outstanding crop of talent to sign with some of the nation's elite programs once again this year.

Here are the players who signed with four-year programs in 2011:

Jeremy Baltazar DB University of Minnesota
Chris Grishby OL Oklahoma State University
Eddie Porter LB Arkansas State University
Marion Grice RB Arizona State University
Kyle Aubuchon ATH Texas A&M University
Anthony Watson DB University of Memphis
Eric Mathews QB University of Memphis
Armando Alvarez OL University of Texas-San Antonio
Ken Smith DT Marshall University
Andrew Gaines DB University of Memphis
Stuart Mouchantaf DL Rice University
Xavier Maxwell WR University of Houston
Saqwan Edwards WR University of New Mexico
Maurice Poullard DB University of Texas-San Antonio
Kendrick Smith TE/DE Ohio University
Trent Williams DB Texas Tech University
Jeremy Williams DT Southeast Louisiana University
Chase Terry TE Bethune-Cookman University
Nahshon Davis DB Lamar University
John Gandy DE Arkansas State University
Ishmail Hayes DE Arkansas State
Jacob Bennett WR Middle Tennessee State University
Jamare Mills TE Michigan State University

























From the 2012 class, defensive back Tevin Broussard has already signed with the University of Texas-San Antonio, offensive linemean Tyler Edwards has signed with Baylor University, defensive back Demetrius Woodard has signed with Texas State University, offensive lineman Kyle Bottoms and defensive back Jevon Neal have signed with Old Dominion University, offensive lineman Chance McCormack has signed with Lamar University, wide receiver Vasquez Haynes has signed with the University of Hawaii and kicker Kurt Walker has signed with Texas Tech University.

Several other Buccaneers are currently being recruited and expect make their decision by Signing Day.