Navy Signing Day Review: WR and OL

Bradford Mills

The 2012 Navy signing class included numerous high quality offensive linemen and a pair of talented wide receivers. Look inside to find out more about these future Navy Midshipmen.

At wide receiver James Stovall (6-3, 185) from Tennessee is a two time All-State performer. Stovall has average 4.6 speed but is a good athlete with a 38-inch vertical leap. During his high school career he was extremely productive catching 117 passes for 1,727 yards and scoring 17 touchdowns. Last season he made 47 receptions for 691 yards and nine touchdowns. Stovall comes from military family and had off season surgery but should be ready for I-Day.

Jordan Sartor is a six foot, 185 pound direct admit wide receiver from Georgia. Sartor ran a 4.44 forty yard dash time at a combine. Sartor possesses legit top end speed and has run a 10.99 in the 100 meters. He didn't record huge stats in high school because he played in a triple option offense. He originally committed to Air Force but later changed to Navy. Georgia Tech also expressed interest in the local product. He also plans to run track at Navy.

Navy's landed one of the most highly recruited offensive linemen in the programs recent history when Toye Adewon from Liberty high school in Texas committed. Adewon is a 6-4, 290 pound lineman who played center, guard and tackle in high school. Toye is a physical player with good feet and legitimate Division I size. He chose Navy over offers from Indiana, Kansas, Utah, Utah State, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon State, Purdue, Sam Houston State and Eastern Kentucky. Navy also landed eight other offensive linemen. Blake Benjamin (6-3, 250) is an All-Southern league selection from Diamond Ranch, California.

Ikechukwu "E.K." Binns is a 6-3, 287 two way line recruit from Cape Coral, Florida. Binns was viewed as a defensive tackle by most schools but Navy plans to put his athleticism to use on the offensive line.

John Craven (6-3, 270) is an offensive lineman from Spring, Texas who chose the Mids over offers from Louisiana-Lafayette and Western Michigan.

Three star two-way line recruit Nate Hoff (6-1, 287) from Solon, Ohio chose Navy over offers from Air Force, Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan and Kent State. Hoff was an overpowering guard in high school who played with impressive leverage and strength. He was graded by his coaches as blocking at an 84 percent efficiency with 77 pancake block on his resume.

Andrew Martin is a 6-4, 272 pound lineman from Decatur, Alabama. Martin chose to commit to the Naval Academy over scholarship offers from Louisiana Tech, North Alabama and Tennessee-Martin. Martin is a bulky, physical lineman who loves contact and seems to it brings it every play.

Bradford Mills played left tackle at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mills is a 6-3, 245 pound with good feet and mobility. He played both tackle and center in high school. Mills was a two time state qualifier as a wrestler and has ideal athleticism for a Navy offensive lineman.

Navy landed two other linemen from Texas. Jeremiah Robbins (6-2, 290) is an offensive lineman from Arlington, who served as team captain and was named All- District. Another Texas offensive lineman Adam West is 6 foot-3 and weighs 267 pounds. At the Under Armor Combine after his junior year West bench pressed 185 pounds 25 times. Recommended Stories