WACO, Texas – Baylor football head coach Dave Aranda has announced the signings of the following student-athletes in the class of 2022:
Reggie Bush | CB | 6-0 | 180 | Independence HS | Frisco, Texas
High School: Prepped at Frisco Independence High School under head coach Kyle Story … Played multiple positions, including running back, safety and kicker … Carried the ball 89 times for 751 rushing yards as a senior in 2021 … Added 23 receptions for 395 yards and three touchdowns … Named District 5-5A Utility Player of the Year in 2021 … Rushed 28 times for 279 yards and four touchdowns as a junior in 2020 … Named 5-5A Special Teams Player of the Year in 2019 … Named Second-Team All-State as a kicker in 2019 … Ranked a three-star prospect and the No. 115 player in Texas by 247Sports … Also rated a three-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals … The No. 127 recruit in the state of Texas and No. 68 running back nationally according to ESPN … Also ran 100m dash in track as a junior… Ran a 23.54 200m and high jumped to a best of 6’2″… Also competed for the varsity soccer team … Chose Baylor over Air Force, Navy, Yale and Tulane, among others.
Personal: Son of Reginald Bush Sr. and Monica Bush … A member of the National Honor Society.
Timothy Dawn | OL | 6-5 | 280 | Camden Fairview HS | Camden, Ark.
High School: Prepped at Camden Fairview High School in Arkansas under head coach Jacob Monden … Helped Camden Fairview to a 10-2 record and a berth in the second round of the state playoffs as a senior in 2021 … Paved the way for a Cardinal offense that averaged over 40 points per game in 2021 … Ranked as a three-star prospect by the three major recruiting sites … Rated as the No. 12 prospect in the state of Arkansas by 247Sports … Chose Baylor over Arizona State, Missouri, Kansas and North Texas, among others.
Personal: Son of Mary Dawn.
Alvin Ebosele | OL | 6-6 | 295 | Coppell HS | Coppell, Texas
High School: Played at Coppell High School for head coach Mike Dewitt … Named to the 2021 6-6A First Team as an offensive tackle … A 2020 unanimous UIL 6-6A All-District First Team selection … A three-star recruit according to 247Sports … The ninth-ranked offensive lineman and No. 63 overall prospect in the Dallas Morning News’ SportsDayHS Area Top 100 … Ranked as the No. 54 offensive tackle according to 247Sports … A three-star prospect by Rivals … Rated as a three-star recruit by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and the fourth best tackle in Texas for the class of 2022 … Threw the shot put in high school, setting a personal record of 45 feet in the spring of 2021 … Chose Baylor over Ole Miss, TCU, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Kansas and Houston, among others.
Personal: Son of Joyce Ochei.
Tre Emory | DL | 6-3 | 290 | Mount Pleasant HS | Mount Pleasant, Texas
High School: Prepped at Mount Pleasant High School under head coach Ritchie Pinckard … Played multiple spots along the defensive line… 2021 9-5A Division II All-District First Team selection … Tallied 48 tackles, nine tackles for loss and six sacks in 2020 … 2020 9-5A Division II Defensive Player of the Year … Named 9-5A Division II District Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2019 … Rated as a three-star prospect by the three major recruiting sites… Ranked as the second-best defensive tackle prospect in Texas and the No. 51 overall prospect by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football … Chose Baylor over Auburn, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, TCU, Tennessee and Texas Tech, among others.
Personal: Son of Ashley Brown.
Kelsey Johnson | TE | 6-2 | 220 | Red Oak HS | Red Oak, Texas
High School: Played at Red Oak High School for head coach Tony Holmes … Caught 33 passes for 483 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … Finished his career with 78 receptions for 1,314 yards and 21 touchdowns … Named to 2021 Academic All-State Second Team … First-Team All-District performer in 2020 … No. 14 tight end in the country according to ESPN … Rated as a three-star prospect by the three major recruiting services … Ranked the No. 21 tight end in the nation according to Rivals … No. 72 player in the state of Texas according to 247Sports … Chose Baylor over Tennessee, Kansas, Colorado and Buffalo, among others.
Personal: Full name is LaKelsey Johnson Jr., goes by Kelsey for short … Son of LaKelsey Sr. and LaTisha Johnson.
Carmello Jones | LB | 6-2 | 205 | West Orange-Stark HS | Orange Stark, Texas
High School: Played at West Orange-Stark High School for head coach Cornel Thompson … Helped team to an 11-2 record and a trip to the fourth round of the UIL State playoffs in 2021 … Named the District 11-4A Division II Defensive Player of the Year … Helped the Mustangs to an 8-1 mark as a junior in 2020 … Finished his junior season with 75 tackles, 10.0 tackles for loss and nine sacks … Also forced a pair of fumbles … Was named to District 11-4A Division II All-District First Team … Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and Rivals … Ranked the No. 57 edge prospect in the country and No. 140 overall recruit in the state of Texas by 247Sports … Chose Baylor over Texas Tech, Utah Washington State and Louisiana.
Personal: Son of Kimberly McGinney.
Kyler Jordan | OLB | 6-2 | 240 | Cooper HS | Lubbock, Texas
High School: Prepped at Lubbock Cooper High School under head coach Chip Darden … Helped team to a 13-2 record and the Class 5A state semifinals in 2021 … 2021 District 3-5A Division II Co-MVP … Two-time District 3-5A Division II Defensive MVP … Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Third Team member in 2020 … Recorded 62 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and forced one fumble in helping Cooper reach the regional finals in 2020 … A consensus three-star prospect by each of the three major recruiting sites … Rated the No. 61 edge player in the country by 247Sports … No. 158 prospect in Texas according to 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 104 defensive end in ESPN … Dave Campbell’s Texas Football No. 94 overall prospect in Texas and No. 7 outside linebacker … Chose Baylor over Texas Tech, West Virginia, Arizona and Cincinnati, among others.
Personal: Son of Dustin and Laura Jordan.
Cody Mladenka | TE | 6-4 | 235 | College Park HS | The Woodlands, Texas
High School: Played at College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas for head coach Lonnie Madison … Was named First-Team All-District in 2020 and 2021 … Named Second-Team All-District in 2019 … Named to 2021 THSCA Academic All-State Second Team … Rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN … Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals … Named the ninth-best tight end prospect in the class of 2022 according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football … Threw the shot put and discus and also played baseball in high school … Chose Baylor over Yale, Dartmouth, Rice, Air Force and Houston, among others.
Personal: Son of Phillip and Brooke Mladenka.
Jordan Nabors | WR | 5-11 | 180 | Heath HS | Rockwall, Texas
High School: Played at Heath High School in Rockwall, Texas, for head coach Mike Spradlin … Totaled 52 receptions for 1,084 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior … Caught 111 passes for 2,049 yards in three seasons with the Hawks … First-Team All-District honoree in 2021… Second-Team All-District honoree in 2020 … Rated a three-star prospect by each of the three major recruiting sites … No. 137 player in Texas according to 247Sports … Ranked the No. 138 wide receiver in the nation by 247Sports … ESPN’s No. 147 player in Texas and No. 149 wide receiver nationally … Ran track and field in high school, competing in the long jump and relays … Chose Baylor over Texas Tech, Colorado, Florida State, Michigan State, Mississippi State and Tennessee, among others.
Personal: Son of Brittney Petties and Chris Nabors.
Coleton Price | OL | 6-3 | 280 | Bowie HS | Bowie, Texas
High School: Played at Bowie High School for head coach Cory Mandrell… Played offensive and defensive line… 2020 UIL 4-3A First-Team All-District offensive lineman… 2020 District 4-3A Outstanding Lineman honoree… 2019 UIL 4-3A All-District Second-Team offensive lineman and defensive lineman… Rated as a three-star prospect by the three major recruiting publications… Ranked the No. 20 offensive guard by ESPN… Rated as the No. 50 interior offensive lineman by 247Sports… Ranked the No. 6 offensive guard by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.
Personal: Son of Lory and Cody Price.
Richard Reese | RB | 5-10 | 175 | Bellville HS | Bellville, Texas
High School: Played at Bellville High School for head coach Grady Rowe … Helped the Brahmas to a 12-1 record and an undefeated district championship on their way to the 4A Division II regional semifinals as a senior … Carried the ball 218 times for 2,261 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior … Finished his career with 6,678 yards on 726 carries and 85 touchdowns … Three-time District Offensive MVP … Three-star prospect by the three major recruiting services … Ranked as the No. 79 player in the state of Texas by ESPN and No. 105 prospect by 247Sports … Rated the No. 38 running back in the country according to ESPN and the No. 60 RB by 247Sports … Also ran track in high school, posting a 22.12 200m time as a junior.
Personal: Son of Walter and Laura Reese.
Kaian Roberts-Day | TE | 6-3 | 240 | Festus HS | Festus, Mo.
High School: Prepped at Festus High School in Missouri under head coach AJ Ofodile … Played multiple positions … No. 10 on the St. Louis Post Dispatch Super 30 countdown of area prospects … Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN … Named the No. 6 tight end prospect in the country according to ESPN … Ranks No. 245 on ESPN300 … Rated as the No. 8 prospect in the state of Missouri by both ESPN and 247Sports … Three-sport star in high school, also playing basketball and running track … Ran an 11.88 in the 100-meter dash as a junior and jumped 18-plus feet in the long jump … Chose Baylor over Alabama, Tennessee, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Missouri, among others.
Personal: Son of Lashonda Roberts.