Today was the day Cowboys Fans!!! This is where McNeese and other University's sign High School Football players for there football programs. Here is the 2011 signing class for the McNeese Cowboy's!

McNeese State head football coach Matt Viator announced a signing of 25 student athletes on Wednesday, three of them already on the Cowboy campus.

Viator said that he and his coaching staff signed 22 incoming freshmen and three transfers who enrolled at the university for the spring semester.

"We are very happy with the class," the Cowboy coach said. "It's a great class with good quality student athletes who will fill the areas that we needed to address."

Quarterback Riley Dodge, wide receiver Ernest Celestie and tight end Josh Jordan transferred in and are taking part in off season workouts now and will be involved with spring training which will begin March 15.

High school seniors signing with the Cowboys included three running backs, a quarterback, seven defensive backs, three offensive linemen, one defensive end-tight end, two wide receivers and five defensive linemen.

McNeese State 2011 Football Recruits

Player Post. Hgt. Wgt Cl/Exp Hometown (High School/Previous School)

Terrell Alfred TB 5-10 188 Fr/HS Lafayette, LA (Northside HS)

Kelvin Bennett TB 5-10 180 Fr/HS Bleakwood, TX (Newton, TX, HS)

Dillon Berlin RB 6-0 205 Fr/HS Lake Charles, LA (St. Louis HS)

Tyler Bolfing QB 6-3 200 Fr/HS Montgomery, TX (Montgomery HS)

Weston Card SAF 6-3 190 Fr/HS Houston, TX (Cypress Woods HS)

Ellis Carey SAF 6-0 183 Fr/HS New Orleans, LA (Helen Cox HS)

Ernest Celestie WR 5-11 185 So/Trf Lake Charles, LA (Texas Tech)

Riley Dodge QB 6-0 195 Jr/Trf Southlake, TX (North Texas)

Jake Eaves OL 6-2 270 Fr/HS Spring, TX (Klein Collins HS)

Logan Gladney DE/TE 6-3 220 Fr/HS Baton Rouge, LA (University HS)

Malcolm Glaze WR 5-10 182 Fr/HS Lafayette, LA (Northside HS)

Nick Gorman DT 6-4 280 Fr/HS Broken Arrow, OK (Broken Arrow HS)

Gabe Hamner CB 6-1 180 Fr/HS Sealy, TX (Sealy HS)

Ty Hubbard WR 6-1 160 Fr/HS Center, TX (Center HS)

Ben Jones OT 6-6 270 Fr/HS Nederland, TX (Nederland HS)

Josh Jordan TE 6-4 220 Jr/Trf St. Amant, LA (East Carolina)

Travis Manning DE 6-3 252 Fr/HS Friendswood, TX (Friendswood HS)

Quentin Marsh DT 6-2 282 Fr/HS Dickinson, TX (Dickinson HS)

Aaron Sam CB 5-11 180 Fr/HS Lake Charles, LA (LaGrange HS)

Wallace Scott SAF 6-1 190 Fr/HS Weyanoke, LA (West Feliciana HS)

Krishon Seastrunk DT 6-2 255 Fr/HS Newton, TX (Newton HS)

Nick Shepard SAF 5-10 175 Fr/HS Houston, TX (Cy-Ridge HS, Cy-Fair HS)

Justice Sheppard DE 6-4 225 Fr/HS Dickinson, TX (Dickinson HS)

Nick Smith OL 6-4 275 Fr/HS Lafayette, LA (Acadiana HS)

Ernest Williams CB 6-0 190 Fr/HS Orange, TX (Little Cypress-Mauriceville HS)

via Viator says 2011 recruiting class is a "Great Class" - MCNEESESPORTS.COM - Official Athletic Site of McNeese State University.

Coach Viator and the Cowboys filled some much needed holes in there team. Look for the Cowboys to sit atop the Southland Conference in 2011!!!! Geaux Pokes!!!