Joplin, Mo. -- Missouri Southern football coach Daryl Daye has announced the addition of three more players for his 2013 recruiting class.
Two of the three players transfer in from junior colleges, while the third is a high school signee.
Tyquan Hayes, a 6-1, 210 pound quarterback, is a native of Dillon, South Carolina. He comes to Southern after a year at Independence Community College in Kansas where he was an All-Conference pick. That season, he rushed for 457 yards, while completing 63 passes for 685yards and four touchdowns through the air and two on the ground.
Hayes played high school football at Dillon High School for coach Jackie Hayes. He was an All-State, All-Region and conference Co-Player of the Year. Won two state championships titles in 2008-2009, while breaking school records for most TD passes (32) and passing yards. (2,209).
Kevin Gill comes to Southern after two seasons at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. A 5-11, 195 pound safety, Gill led Mesa in tackles this past season, posting 97 from the defensive backfield. He had 59 solo, 38 assisted, while adding in two sacks, an interception, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. He was the team's Player of the Week twice.
A native of Marietta, Georgia, Gill prepped at Sprayberry High School. He was an All-Region linebacker and helped his team to a region championship for football, while qualifying in track for 4x100 in high school.
Johnquavious McBride is a 5-11, 190 pound safety from Lithonia, Georgia where he played high school football at Miller Grove High School. A three year starter, he was an All-County, All-Region and All-State selection, playing for coach Damien Wimes. He is the son of Kenyana Foster and Carlos Berry. His step father Antwain Foster
"All three of these individuals will fit into need areas of our team and are excellent prospects and quality young men," Daye said. "All three of them come from solid programs and have been coached by outstanding individuals. We are excited to have them here to be Lions."