Newberry announces another wave of football signees
Monday, April 28, 2003 | by NC Sports Information

NEWBERRY, S.C. The following is a list of signees who have committed to Newberry College throughout the spring recruiting period. For complete lists of Newberry Football signees, please check the Newberry College Athletics Web site at

NAME                   Ht.      Wt.      Pos.       Previous School
Rob Brannon                6-3        280           OL           Lexington (S.C.)

Walter Capers              6-4        280           OL           Battery Creek (Beaufort, S.C.)

Benny Pusha                 6-2        180           DB           Battery Creek (Beaufort, S.C.)

Eric Priester                  6-5        225           QB           Allendale-Fairfax (Fairfax, S.C.)

John Newell                   6-2        200        LB/LS        Irmo (S.C.)

Tony Ranson                 6-4        235           DL           Marion, S.C. (Garden City JC)

Charles Brandon           6-0        175          WR          Union (S.C.)

Rodney Wilkins            6-1        180           DB           Broome (Spartanburg, S.C.)



Newberry has already been voted the second-best recruiting class according to


Notes on the 2003 Newberry Signees

Brannon Played in 2002 Shrine Bowl

Preister Brother of Clemson All-time leading rusher Raymond Preister, listed on SC Top 50 recruits list

Newell Top long snapper in SC

Ranson Played in 2000 Shrine Bowl; placed in Junior College by South Carolina

C. Brannon All-State; played in 2002 Shrine Bowl, won three of four state title games his HS played in

Wilkins All-State; played in 2002 North-South Game; first cousin of former Green Bay Packer Gabe Wilkins