Auburn Football Early Signing Class

Auburn, Ala. – Auburn football is adding 12 of the nation’s top high school and junior college football players for the 2021 season.

“This is an exciting day for Auburn,” interim head coach Kevin Steele said. “When you’re trying to sign a class without a head coach, it’s certainly a challenge, but the staff did a great job in being relentless in their pursuit in keeping the class together and representing Auburn in a way that people at Auburn would be proud.”

Grant Calcaterra                        TE      6-4      242          Rancho Santa Margarita, CA/Oklahoma

Dematrius Davis                        QB     6-0      195          Houston, TX/North Shore

A.D. Diamond                          DB     5-11    170          Mobile, AL/Blount

Kamal Hadden                          CB      6-1      185          River Rouge, MI/Independence CC

Ahmari Harvey                          S         6-0      175          Tallahassee, FL/FS University School

Lee Hunter                                DT     6-5      300          Mobile, AL/Blount

Landen King                             TE      6-5      220          Beaumont, TX/Atascocita

Garner Langlo                           OT     6-7      280          Inverness, FL/Trinity Catholic

Ian Mathews                             DL     6-5      270          Columbus, GA/Pacelli

Tobechi Okoli                           DE     6-5      255          Kansas City, MO/Lincoln Prep

Hal Presley                                WR     6-3      197          Mansfield, TX/Mansfield Summit

Marquis Robinson                     DT     6-4      300          Milton, FL/Milton

Grant Calcaterra (TE, 6-4, 242; Oklahoma; Santa Margarita Catholic HS, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.): Graduate transfer tight end from Oklahoma … earned first team all-Big 12 recognition as a sophomore, with 26 receptions for 396 yards and six TD … averaged 15.5 yards per catch (41/637 yards) during his Sooner career … four-star ranking by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 24/7 coming out of Santa Margarita Catholic High … invited to the finals of The Opening … caught 57 passes for 958 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior and added 48 receptions for 926 yards and nine scores as a junior for the Eagles

Dematrius Davis (QB, 6-0, 195; North Shore HS; Houston, Texas): Outstanding dual-threat quarterback who has led North Shore High to an 11-0 record and district and bi-district titles thus far in 2020 … 2,453 yards passing with 30 TD and 529 yards rushing with 14 scores as a senior for Coach Jon Kay …  junior year, led North Shore to a 15-1 record and second straight state championship … District 21-6A MVP as a sophomore as the 16-0 Mustangs won the Texas 6A D-I state title … MaxPreps sophomore of the year … ESPN rates him No. 4 dual-threat recruit nationally … top 12 player at his position nationally by Rivals, 24/7, PrepStar … among top 40 prospects in Texas … also a track and field letterman

A.D. Diamond (DB, 5-11, 170; Blount HS; Mobile, Ala.): In-state cornerback prospect who was also a key contributor at receiver for Coach Lev Holly and the Blount High Leopards … 38 catches for 756 yards, 24 returns for 580 yards and 25 tackles, 21 PBU, 7 interceptions his senior season … scored receiving, rushing, punt return TD during his career … 31 tackles, 8 PBU as a junior, along with 27 catches for 619 yards and five touchdowns … Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game … rated among the top 60 overall recruiting prospects in the state of Alabama by 24/7 and ESPN … 24/7 and ESPN rate him among the top 125 defensive back recruits nationally

Kamal Hadden (CB, 6-1, 185; Independence (Kan.) CC; River Rouge HS; River Rouge, Mich.): Tenacious defensive back with a strong upside … totaled 21 tackles, 8 PBU, 3 forced fumbles in 2019 for the Independence CC Pirates … ESPN and 24/7 rate him a top five prospect at corner … two-year starter for Coach Corey Parker at River Rouge High … all-conference as a senior for the 10-1 Panthers … also a basketball letterman

Ahmari Harvey (S, 6-0, 175; Florida State University School; Tallahassee, Fla.): Explosive, athletic safety prospect from Florida State University School … despite a shoulder injury, helped Coach Jarrod Hickman’s Seminoles to a 10-1 record in 2020 … scored receiving, interception and KOR touchdowns … first team all-Big Bend as a sophomore and junior … as a junior, 40 catches for 642 yards and 7 scores, along with 94 tackles and 6 interceptions … MaxPreps small school All-America … ESPN rated him the No. 4 safety prospect nationally … one of top 30 Florida products  by 24/7, ESPN, PrepStar … state long jump qualifier

Lee Hunter (DT, 6-5, 300; Blount HS; Mobile, Ala.): Strong, athletic defensive line prospect … recorded 54 tackles, 20 TFL, 4.5 sacks as a senior for Coach Lev Holly and the Leopards … also scored rushing and receiving TD and had 9 catches for 149 yards … 77 tackles, 23 TFL as a junior … first team AHSAA Class 6A all-state … A-List … Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game selection … rated a top five overall recruit from Alabama by ESPN, 24/7, Rivals, PrepStar … nationally ranked No. 7 among defensive tackle prospects by ESPN and 24/7

Landen King (TE, 6-5, 220; Atascocita HS; Beaumont, Texas): Tall, versatile receiving target from Atascocita High … 39 receptions for 471 yards and five TD as a senior … first team all-district as a junior for Coach Craig Stump’s Eagles, with 53 catches for 853 yards and nine scores … rated the No. 9 tight end prospect nationally by ESPN … top 50 player from the state of Texas by Rivals … also a basketball letterman

Garner Langlo (OT, 6-7, 280; Trinity Catholic HS; Inverness, Fla.): Strong, aggressive offensive lineman with plenty of potential … helped Coach John Brantley’s Trinity Celtics to the state Class 3A semifinals with an 11-1 record … Ocala Star-Banner all-county … rated among the top 90 overall prospects in Florida by Rivals and 24/7 … rated No. 22 nationally among offensive guard recruits by PrepStar

Ian Mathews (DL, 6-5, 270; Pacelli HS; Columbus, Ga.): Talented athlete who is still gaining football experience along the defensive front … recorded an impressive 32.5 tackles, 18.5 TFL, 7 sacks, 2 PBU, 4 QB pressures, 2 forced fumbles as a senior for Coach Dwight Jones at Pacelli High … also posted a receiving touchdown … first team all-region … 43 tackles, 5 TFL, 3 fumble recoveries and 3 TD catches as a junior … 24/7 rates him among the top 60 overall prospects in the state of Georgia … also a basketball standout for the Vikings, earning honorable mention all-Bi-City honors

Tobechi Okoli (DE, 6-5, 255; Lincoln Prep Academy; Kansas City, Mo.): Powerful athlete with impressive coordination … recorded 41.5 tackles, 18.5 TFL, 7 sacks for Coach William Lowe and the Blue Tigers as a senior … top 10 overall prospect from the state of Missouri by Rivals, ESPN, 24/7, PrepStar … rated No. 25 at his position nationally by PrepStar; 24/7 No. 26

Hal Presley (WR, 6-3, 197; Mansfield Summit HS; Mansfield, Texas): Fluid performer with speed and quickness … 32 catches for 755 yards and 13 TD as a senior thus far for Coach Channon Hall at Mansfield Summit High in Arlington, Texas, as the Jaguars have advanced to the Region I-5A Division I bi-district finals … as a junior, 45 catches gained 874 yards with 8 scores, earning first team all-district honors … District 7-6A offensive sophomore of year … SportsDay Top 100 … rated among the top 60 overall prospects from the state of Texas by ESPN, 24/7, Rivals … also a track and field letterman

Marquis Robinson (DT, 6-4, 300; Milton HS; Milton, Fla.): Powerful defender with exceptional leverage … 39 tackles, 10 TFL, 3 sacks, 23 QB hurries as a senior for Coach Harry Lees at Milton High … two-Rivals and 24/7 … year totals: 53 tackles, 15.5 TFL … all-Northwest Florida defense and all-area … Panhandle Playmakers … ESPN ranks him the No. 15 prospect nationally at his position and a top 35 overall recruit from Florida