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Baylor Football: 2022 Recruiting Class Rundown

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Kaian Roberts-Day leads the recruiting haul signed by the Baylor Bears for the 2022 football recruiting class.

The Bears signed a class that featured two four-star recruits. Roberts-Day, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound athlete out of Festus High School in Festus, Missouri. Roberts-Day played tight end in high school and was pursued by two other Big 12 schools, Oklahoma State, and Kansas before he committed to the Bears.

The Bears also signed Tulsa transfer Jaxon Player, who is a four-star transfer and will immediately make an impact on Baylor’s defensive line. Listed at 6’0″ 285-pounds, Player was recruited hard by TCU, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State before landing with the Bears.

Also highlighting the class is Lewisville, Texas, wide receiver Armani Winfield, who had nearly 2,000 receiving yards in his senior year of high school.

The rest of Baylor’s class is filled with three-star players, per The next-highest ranked player in the class is offensive lineman George Maile, who plays for Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah. At 6-foot-4, 290 pounds, Maile was pursued by USC, TCU, Boise State, BYU, and California, among other schools.


The Bears, led by head coach Dave Aranda, finished the 2021 season with a 12-2 record and a Big 12 Championship. Baylor capped off the season by defeating Ole Miss 21-7 in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.  

2022 Baylor Signing Class

Class listed by player ranking

Four-Star Players

ATH Kaian Roberts-Day, Festus (Festus, MO), 6-foot-4, 240 pounds

WR Armani Winfield, Lewisville (Lewisville, TX), 6-foot-2, 180 pounds

Three-Star Players

IOL George Maile, Bingham (South Jordan, UT), 6-foot-4, 290 pounds

S Alfonzo Allen, Miami Central (Miami, FL) 5-foot-10, 185 pounds

TE Kelsey Johnson, Red Oak (Red Oak, TX), 6-foot-2, 220 pounds

LB Jeremy Patton, Tenaha (Tenaha, TX), 6-foot-1, 210 pounds

RB Richard Reese, Bellville (Bellville, TX), 5-foot-10, 175 pounds

DL Devonte Tezino, Ellison (Killeen, TX), 6-foot-4, 250 pounds

S Corey Gordon, Putnam City West (Oklahoma City, OK) 6-foot-1 175 pounds

S Reggie Bush, Independence (Frisco, TX), 6-foot, 180 pounds

OT Alvin Ebosele, Coppell (Coppell, TX), 6-foot-6, 290 pounds

CB Devyn Bobby, DeSoto (DeSoto, TX), 5-foot-10, 175 pounds

IOL Coleton Price, Bowie (Bowie, TX), 6-foot-3, 280 pounds

DL Tre Emory, Mount Pleasant (Mount Pleasant, TX), 6-foot-3, 290 pounds

WR Jordan Nabors, Rockwall-Heath (Rockwall, TX), 5-foot-11, 175 pounds

Edge Carmello Jones, West Orange-Stark (Orange, TX), 6-foot-2, 207 pounds

TE Cody Mladenka, College Park (The Woodlands, TX), 6-foot-4, 235 pounds

IOL Timothy Dawn, Camden Fairview (Camden, AR), 6-foot-5, 280 pounds

DL Kyler Jordan, Lubbock-Cooper (Lubbock, TX), 6-foot-2, 240 pounds

OT Kaden Sieracki, The Woodlands (The Woodlands, TX), 6-foot-7, 325 pounds

OT Bryce Simpson, Cy Ranch (Cypress, TX), 6-foot-5, 315 pounds


DL Jaxon Player, Tulsa University, 6-foot 285 pounds

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