UWF Football: Argos sign 23 players on National Signing Day, including three local stars

The Argos are restocking and reloading for the 2024 season.

This is second-year head coach Kaleb Nobles’ first full recruiting cycle, after being introduced as head coach in December 2022. That means, for recruits who have signed with UWF football entering the 2024 season, Nobles has been in communication with them every step of the way.

UWF signed 23 new players on National Signing Day on Wednesday, 22 of which are coming from high school programs. The remaining new player is a junior college transfer. The group includes 17 players from Florida and six from Alabama. Twelve are offense and 11 are defense.

“A lot of really good guys that we’re signing. We’re trying to build some depth in the offensive lineman and defensive lineman rooms. We can’t have enough of those guys, in my opinion, in order to be great in the trenches,” Nobles told the PNJ on Wednesday. “Now we’re trying to stack the athletes around them.”

On top of the 23 new players signed Wednesday, the Argos also have 14 mid-year transfers who enrolled at UWF in January. Nobles noted those players have been training for about a month with UWF coaches and staff.

A good chunk of those mid-year transfers, eight to be exact, are on the offensive and defensive lines. Nobles said that the battle in the trenches is sometimes the “hardest transition” from high school to college, so to have players with college football experience already is a plus.

“We know there is going to be a little bit of a learning curve (for the high school players), but we have mid-year guys who have done it,” Nobles said. “Those guys who have already proven it, that stuff translates pretty quickly.”

It hasn’t been that long since Nobles, a former UWF quarterback during the inaugural season, was a high school recruit and basking in the National Signing Day celebration. But things have…


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Publish date : 2024-02-08 08:14:46

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