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Class of 2018 Minnesota HS Football Recruits

Class of 2018 - Gopherhole.com Top Player List

Below is top player list assembled for the Minnesota Class of 2018. The list of players and informal ranking is based on varsity performance in junior season, post season awards to include All State, All Metro, All Area, and All District.  Height/weight and talent to play college football is also evaluated.  Lastly as players pick up offers, rankings will be updated based on offers being best indicator of potential. 

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State of Minnesota's 2018 Top Football Players - Updated 18 March 2017

Rank Name High School Position HT/WT Offers/Visits Notes Highlight Video
BCS/FBS Offers (7)
1 Benny Sapp III Eden Prairie (Transfer from Florida) DB 6'0 180 Committed to Minnesota. Offers from Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Michigan, Miami, Michigan State, Stanford, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Rutgers, Florida State, South Carolina, Syracuse, Florida, Tennesse, and West Virginia. Transfer to Eden Prairie from Florida. Father played for Minnesota. Highlight Video
2 Malik Besseck ('16) Robbinsdale Armstrong/ ASA The College for Excellence OL 6'5 285 Nebraska, Maryland, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa State, East Carolina, Marshall, Southern Miss, Hawaii, Georgia State, Akron, UTSA One year starter at ASA and two year starter at Armstrong at offensive line.. Highlight Video
3 David Alston Woodbury DE 6'5 225 Offers from Iowa State, Utah, Northern Illinois, Air Force, New Mexico, NDSU, SDSU, Montana State, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia and Princeton. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All District. In 8 games, had 31 tackles, 10 TFL, and 5 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
4 Jacob Smith Rosemount OL 6'6 315 Committed to BYU. 2016 All District. Two year starting offensive lineman. Highlight Video
5 Brevyn Spann-Ford St. Cloud Tech WR 6'7 220 Offers from Iowa State, South Dakota, and SDSU. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All State Second Team Offense. St. Cloud Times All Area. In 10 games, had 62 receptions for 977 yards (97 ypg) and 12 TDs. 2015 St. Cloud Times All Area. All-North Central Red Division. In sophomore season, had 58 receptions for 761 yards and 9 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
6 Trey Lance Marshall QB/DB 6'3 190 Offer from Northern Illinois, NDSU, and SDSU. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 Marshall All Area Second Team. All District. In 10 games, completed 78 of 151 passes for 1349 yards and 16 TDs. Had 59 carries for274 yards and 6 TDs. In sophomore season, passed for 320 yards and rushed for 246 yards. Has recorded a 4.8 40, 4.35 shuttle, 31" vertical, and 245 max bench. 2016 Highlight Video
7 Phoenix Sproles Robbinsdale Cooper WR/DB 6'0 170 Offers from Air Force, SDSU, Montana State, Princeton, South Dakota, Brown, and Columbia. Received invite to Minnesota (attended), Iowa (attende) Wyoming, NDSU, East Carolina, North Dakota, SDSU, South Dakota, and Drake Junior Days. 2016 Sport Jam All Area. All District. District Special Teams Player of the Year. In 9 games, had 34 receptions for 470 yards and 4 TDs. On defense, had 24 tackles and 7 INTs. Has 14 PR for 190 yards and 14 ypr. Has recorded a 4.56 40, 4.32 shuttle, 34" vertical, 210 max bench, and 375 max squat. Has a 3.85 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
FCS Offers (3)
8 Ronald Audette Elk River OL 6'3 305 Offer from North Dakota. Invited to Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All State Second Team Offense. KARE 11 All Metro Offense. Star Tribune All Metro First Team Offense. In junior season, had 62 pancake blocks. In sophomore season, had 15 tackles, 1 TFL, 1.5 sack, and 1 FR. Has recorded a 265 max bench, and 455 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
9 James Kaczor St. Cloud Tech WR/DB 6'0 185 Offer from Brown . 2016 St. Cloud Times All Area. All District. All Section. In 10 games, had 54 receptions for 663 yards (66 ypg) and 5TDs. Had 22 carries for 197 yards and 6 TDs. On defense, had 71 tackles (34 solo), 4 TFL, and 2 INTs. In sophomore season, had 44 receptions for 521 yards and 1 TD. Has recorded a 4.51 40 (hh), 4.0 shuttle, 31" vertical, 275 max bench, and 420 max squat. Has a 4.21 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
10 Gerone Hamilton Jr. Holy Angels OL 6'5 240 Offer from Howard. Received invite to North Dakota junior day/spring practice. Two year starter on offensive line. 2016 Highlight Video
Updated Quarterbacks
Trey Lance Marshall QB/DB 6'3 190 Offer from Northern Illinois, NDSU, and SDSU. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 Marshall All Area Second Team. All District. In 10 games, completed 78 of 151 passes for 1349 yards and 16 TDs. Had 59 carries for274 yards and 6 TDs. In sophomore season, passed for 320 yards and rushed for 246 yards. Has recorded a 4.8 40, 4.35 shuttle, 31" vertical, and 245 max bench. 2016 Highlight Video
Owen King Caledonia QB 6'3 185 Committed to SDSU to play BB. 2016 All State First Team Offense. In 14 games, completed 185 of 293 passes for 2894 yards (207 ypg) and 48 TDs. 2015 All State First Team. In sophomore season, completed 143 of 222 passes (64.4%) for 2403 yards, 172 ypg, and 44 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Connor Melton Blaine QB 6'2 185 Received invite to Drake and MSU Moorhead Junior Days. 2016 All Conference HM. All District HM. In 8 games, completed 120 of 198 passes (61 %) for 1784 yards (223 ypg) and 20 TDs. Has a 3.94 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Carter Kopet Cleveland QB 6'2 175 2016 All State Third Team Offense. In 13 games, completed 212 of 333 passes (64%) for 2783 yards (214 ypg) and 54 TDs. Had 105 carries for 630 yards and 7 TDs. Had 149 receiving yards and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Cameron King Cooper QB 6'1 165 Received invite to South Dakota (attended) and MSU Moorhead Junior Day. 2016 Sports Jam All Area. All District. In 10 games, completed 168 of 296 passes (57%) for 2179 yards (218 ypg) and 18 TDs. Has recorded a 4.78 40, 235 max bench, and 395 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Conner Knoepfle Andover QB 6'1 155 In 9 games, completed 138 of 239 passes (58%) for 1752 yards (195 ypg) and 15 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Donald Jurek Wilmar QB 5'11 165 Received invite to North Dakota and Drake Junior Day. 2016 West Central All Area First Team. All District. In 11 games, completed 172 of 303 passes for 2013 yards (183 ypg) and 18 TDs. Had 132 carries for 555 yards and 6 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Brendan White Irondale QB 6'4 170 Received invite to Minnesota, Princeton, and Yale Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 10 games, completed 129 of 275 passes for 1651 yards (165 ypg) and 14 TDs. Has recorded a 4.8 (electronic) 40. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Alex Pohlen Minneota QB 5'11 175 Received invite to Princeton Junior Day. 2016 Marshall All Area 2nd Team. All District 2nd Team. In 10 games, completed 94 of 164 passes for 1627 yards (163 ypg) and 18 TDs. 2015 All Area. All Conference. In sophomore season, completed 96 of 178 passes for 1375 yards and 17 TDs. In freshman season, completed 103 of 171 passes for 1602 yards and 25 TDs. Has recorded a 4.53 shuttle, 25.5" vertical, 315 max squat. Has a 4.0 GPA. 2015 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Carsen Ladd Belle Plaine QB 6'1 165 In 11 games, completed 108 of 232 passes for 1740 yards (158 ypg0 and 17 TDs. 2015 Highlight Video
Noah Couwenhoven Fridley QB 6'3 180 2016 All District HM. In 11 games, completed 99 of 178 passes (56%) for 1618 yards (147 ypg) and 17 TDs. In sophomore season, completed 104 of 209 passes for 1574 yards and 16 TDs. Has recorded a 4.77 40, 27" vertical, 175 max bench, and 275 max squat. Highlight Video
Abe Havelka Owatonna QB 6'2 195 2016 Owatonna All Area. All-Big Southeast District HM. In 9 games, passed for 1203 yards and 18 TDs. Rushed for 182 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Jackson Crawford Cretin-Derham Hall QB 6'3 190 Received invite to Minnesota (attedned), Iowa, Wyoming, NDSU, North Dakota, Northern Michigan, and MSUM Junior Days. In 10 games, completed 80 of 182 passes for 1125 yards and 7 TDs. Rushed for 136 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Tyler George Coon Rapids QB 6'4 210 In 9 games, completed 115 of 222 yards for 1102 yards (122 ypg) and 11 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Alex Swenson Dawson Boyd QB/Ath 6'2 165 2016 All Area. All District Academic. In 9 games, has completed 72 of 133 yards for 1058 yards (118 ypg) and 11 TDs. In sophomore season, had 22 receptions for 327 yards and 1 TD. On defense, had 13 tackles, 1 FR, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Richard Kamara Mankato East (Transfer to Florida) QB/Ath 6'0 165 2016 All City. All District HM. In 9 games, completed 73 of 132 passes for 993 yards and 11TDs. Rushed for 235 yards and 2 TDs. In sophomore season, passed for 373 yards and 3 TDs. 2X All Conference in Track. Has recorded a 4.71 40, 4.3 shuttle, and 31" vertical. Has a 3.0 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Gregory Arrell Osseo QB 6'2 200 Received invite to Drake Junior Day. In 7 games, completed 78 of 144 passes for 747 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Robert Adams Como Park QB/Ath 6'0 175 2016 All District. In 9 games has 641 rushing yards and 12 TDs. Had 612 passing yards and 8 TDs. 2015 All District HM. In sophomore season, completed 57 of 142 passes for 849 yards and 12 TDs. Had 105 carries for 368 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Rory Purnell Minneapolis Washburn QB/Ath 6'1 175 In 8 games, passed for 787 yards and 7 TDs. Rushed for 273 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 15 tackles. 2016 Highlight Video
Josiah Johnson St. Anthony QB 6'1 175 Received invite to Princeton, Drake, Winona State, and MSUM Junior Days. 2016 All District. In sophomore season, passed for 1138 yards, 67.4% completion percentage, and 10 TDs. Has 2016 Highlight Video
Zach Annexsted Mankato West (Transfer to IMG Academy) QB 6'3 200 Offers from Southern Miss, and Western Kentucky. Attended 2016 All Army Combine. In sophomore season, passed for 508 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Running Backs
Charlie Geraets Brainerd RB 5'11 185 2016 All State Third Team Offense. Brainerd All Area. All District. In 10 games, has 288 carries for 1698 yards (170ypg) and 20 TDS. 2016 Highlight Video
Jefferson Lee V Marshall RB 5'9185 Received invite to North Dakota and Penn Junior Days. 2016 Marshall All-Year Co-Player of the Year. All District. In 12 games, had 185 carries for 1868 yards (155 ypg) and 38 TDs. Had 17 receptions for 255 yards and 2 TDs. Had 7 KR for 161 yards and 1 TD. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 138 carries for 1453 yards, 10.5 ypc, 132 ypg, and 27 TDs. Had 13 receptions for 207 yards and 3 TDs. Has recorded a 4.5 40 (hand), 4.26 agility, 36" vertical, 295 max bench, and 360 max squat. Has a 3.6 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Brady Tweeton Barnsville RB 6'1 160 2016 All District. District RB of the Year. All Section. In 12 games, had 167 carries for 1901 yards (11.3 ypc and 158 ypg) and 26 TDs. Had 12 receptions for 192 yards and 2 TDs. 2015 Highlight Video
Isaac Hennen Minneota RB 6'3 195 Received invite to MSU-Moorhead Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 10 games had 189 carries for 1460 yards (146 ypg) and 28 TDs. Had 21 receptions for 518 yards and 7 TDs. On defense, had 67 tackles, 1 TFL , 1 FR, and 3 INTs. In sophomore season, had 78 carries for 560 yards and 9 TDs. Had 18 receptions for 214 yards and 4 TDs. On defense, had 70 tackles (28 solo), 7 TFL, 1.5 sacks, 2 INTs and 2 PBUs. 2016 Highlight Video
Tabarie Gunsallus Austin RB 5'10 180 2016 Rochester All Area HM. In 8 games, had 220 carries for 1103 yards (138 ypg) and 10 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-15 Kevin Durham Sibley East RB 5'7 180 Received invite to Princeton and Penn Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 158 carries for 1227 yards (136 ypg) and 14 TDs. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 164 carries for 1203 yards and 8 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-21 Mike Stern St. Croix Lutheran RB/LB 5'11 190 In 11 games, had 184 carries for 1450 yards (132 ypg) and 16 TDs. On defense, had 42 tackles, 9 TFL, and 3.5 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Sidney Boros Becker RB 6'0 160 2016 St. Cloud Times All Area HM. In 9 games, had 105 carries for 1133 yards (10.8 ypc and 125 ypg) and13 TDS. Had 10 receptions for 254 yards and 3 TDs. At NFN Combine, recorded a 4.62 40 (electronic). 2016 Highlight Video
Sage Booker DeLaSalle RB 6'0 180 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 187 carries for 991 yards (110 ypg) and 8 TDs. Had 22 receptions for 173 yards. In sophomore season, had 57 carries for 345 yards and 3 TDs. Had 11 receptions for 55 yards. In 10 games as a freshman, had 66 carries for 383 yards and 7 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Solo Falaniko Eden Prairie RB 5'6 175 Received invite to North Dakota and South Dakota Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 13 games, had 193 carries for 1402 yards (108 ypg) and 18 TDs. Has recorded a 4.5 40 (electronic), 31.7" vertical jump, 275 max bench, and 440 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Ben Nordmark Detroit Lakes RB/LB 6'1 215 2016 All District. In 7 games, had 82 carries for 748 yards (9.1 ypc and 107 ypg) and 12 TDs. 2015 All District. District Offensive Back of the Year. In sophomore season, rushed for 1300 yards. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Jack Anderson Holy Angels RB/LB 6'0 200 Received invite to SDSU (attended) North Dakota, Princeton, and Minnesota-Duluth Junior Days. Received game day visit to Minnesota. 2016 All District. In 10 games, has 174 carries for 1058 yards(106 ypg) and 15 TDs. On defense, had 57 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 sack, 1 INT for TD, and 3 PBU. In sophomore season, had 118 carries for 709 yards and 10 TDs. On defense, had 46 tackles, 4 TFL, and 1.5 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Jordan Johnson Prior Lake RB 5'9 190 In 10 games, had 201 carries for 1025 yards (103 ypg) and 9 TDs. In sophomore season, had 28 carries for 95 yards and 1 TD. 2016 Highlight Video
Isaiah Gilbert Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa RB 5'6 165 2016 West Central Tribune All Area HM. In 9 games, had 853 rushing yards and 10 TDs. Had 35 tackles and 1 FR. In sophomore season, had 87 carries for 525 yards, 6.0 ypc, and 5 TDs. 2015 Highlight Video
Sherrod Kpahn Elk River RB 5'10 185 In 13 games, had 92 carries for 829 yards (9 ypc) and 7 TDs. Had 5 receptions for 120 yards and 1 TD. 2016 Highlight Video
Ernest Worjloh Champlin Park RB 5'11 170 In 12 games, had 132 carries for 803 yards and 7 TDs. Had 19 receptions for 237 yards and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Keylan Jackson St. Paul Johnson RB/DE 6'3 210 In 9 games, had 135 carries for 741 yards (82 ypg) and 5 TDs. In 2015 Track, recorded a 11.16 100m. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-03 Otis Weah Moorhead RB 5'8 175 Received invite to Princeton Junior Day. 2016 All Conference. All District. In 9 games, had 101 carries for 679 yards and 10 TDs. On defense, had 25 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FF, and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Marcus Walsh Belle Plaine RB 5'11 210 In 8 games, had 132 carries for 631 yards and 3 TDs. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 182 carries for 1277 yards, 7.0 ypc, and 21 TDs. Had 14 receptions for 228 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Eddie Odanga Chanhassen RB 5'10 195 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. In 10 games, had 108 carries for 582 yards and 14 TDs. In sophomore season, had 109 carries for 506 yards and 5 TDs. Had 10 receptions for 66 yards. Has recorded a 4.5 40, 35" vertical jump, 275 max bench, and 475 max squat. Has a 3.3 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Elaih George Minneapolis South RB 6'0 175 In 8 games, had 140 carries for 512 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 39 tackles and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Kavin Olive Washburn RB 6'0 175 In 7 games, has 64 carries for 464 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Terrence Nash Cretin-Derham Hall RB 5'6 175 In 9 games, had 83 carries for 455 yards and 7 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-15 Sam Hanson Totino-Grace RB 6'3 200 In 11 games, had 61 carries for 423 yards (6.9 ypc) and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 John Schmidt Des Moines, Iowa (Former Sartell) RB 5'9 185 Received invite to Minnesota (attended) and SDSU (attended) Junior Days. In 3 games, has 53 carries for 154 yards. 2015 St. Cloud All Area HM. All Conference. All Section. In sophomore season, had 202 carries for 906 yards and 14 TDs. On defense, had 37 tackles and 1 TFL. Has recorded a 4.61 40, 4.15 shuttle, 35.9" vertical, 325 max bench, and 515 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Devin Joyce Minneapolis SW RB 5'11 225 Injured in junior season. In sophomore season, had 61 carries for 253 yards and 4 TDs. Had 7 receptions for 72 yards. 2016 Highlight Video
Wide Receivers
Brevyn Spann-Ford St. Cloud Tech WR 6'7 220 Offers from Iowa State, South Dakota, and SDSU. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All State Second Team Offense. St. Cloud Times All Area. In 10 games, had 62 receptions for 977 yards (97 ypg) and 12 TDs. 2015 St. Cloud Times All Area. All-North Central Red Division. In sophomore season, had 58 receptions for 761 yards and 9 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
James Kaczor St. Cloud Tech WR/DB 6'0 185 Offer from Brown . 2016 St. Cloud Times All Area. All District. All Section. In 10 games, had 54 receptions for 663 yards (66 ypg) and 5TDs. Had 22 carries for 197 yards and 6 TDs. On defense, had 71 tackles (34 solo), 4 TFL, and 2 INTs. In sophomore season, had 44 receptions for 521 yards and 1 TD. Has recorded a 4.51 40 (hh), 4.0 shuttle, 31" vertical, 275 max bench, and 420 max squat. Has a 4.21 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Andrew Goergen Caledonia WR 6'0 190 In 14 games, had 95 receptions for 1412 yards (100 ypg) and 25 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Josh Daniels-Hanbury Duluth East Ath 5'8 165 2016 Duluth All Area. All District. All Section HM. In 8 games, had 63 receptions for 774 yards (96 ypg) and 7 TDs. Had 48 carries for 240 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Byron Bynum Blaine WR 6'0 175 Received invites to North Dakota and Drake Junior Days. 2016 All District. All Conference HM. In 12 games, had 65 receptions for 928 yards (77 ypg) and 9 TDs. Had 30 carries for 289 yards (9.6) and 3 TDs. On defense, has 15 tackles, 6 PDs, and 1 sack. In sophomore season, had 113 carries for 484 yards and 4 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Jacob Niebuhr Zumbrota-Mazeppa WR 6'2 180 2016 Rochester All Area HM. In 11 games, had 45 receptions for 921 yards (83 ypg) and 11 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Garrett Maag St. Croix Lutheran WR/DB 6'4 190 Took unofficial visit to North Dakota. Received invite to Princeton and Penn Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 12 games, had 42 receptions for 793 yards (66 ypg) and 14 TDs. On defense, had 22 tackles, 2 TFL, and 2 INTs. At NFN Combine, recorded a 4.62 40 (electronic), 34" vertical, 9'8 broad jump, 4.18 agility, and 6.93 cone drill. 2016 Highlight Video
Jake Paulson Rushford-Peterson WR 6'2 185 2016 Winona All Area Team. In 14 games, had 40 receptions for 900 yards and 12 TDs. In 4 games, had 16 tackles, 2 TFL, 2 FR, 2 FF, and 2 INTs. 2016 Highlight Video
Grant Glazier Park of Cottage Grove WR 6'0 175 2016 All District. In 7 games, had 29 receptions for 624 yards (89ypg) and 10 TDs.
Johnathan Sinkfield St. Paul Johnson WR 6'0 150 In 9 games, had 40 catches for 886 yards (98 ypg) and 7 TDs. On defense, had 45 tackles and 3 INTs. In sophomore season, had 8 receptions for 154 yards. 2016 Highlight Video
Austin Young Pequot Lakes WR/DB 5'11 170 2016 Brainerd All Area. All Midwest District. District Most Valuable Receiver. In 10 games, has 43 receptions for 973 yards (97 ypg) and 11 TDs. On defense, had 42 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 FR, 1 BK, and 2 INTs. 2015 All Brainerd Area Team HM. All District. In sophomore season, had 36 receptions for 690 yards and 10 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Noah Slagter Willmar WR 6'0 160 In 9 games, had 59 receptions for 696 and 5 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Carter Geyer Coon Rapids WR 5'11 185 In 9 games, had 57 receptions for 569 yards and 8 TDS. 2016 Highlight Video
Dakota Matthees Winona WR 6'4 185 2016 Winona All Area Team. In 11 games, had 27 receptions for 544 yards and 8 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Jordan Brown Coon Rapids WR 6'0 185 In 9 games, had 37 receptions for 485 yards and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Luke Martens Apple Valley WR 6'4 190 Received invite to Minnesota and North Dakota and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 6 games, had 27 receptions for 484 yards (60 ypg) and 8 TD. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Nick Prokosch Willmar WR 6'1 170 2016 All District HM. In 11 games, had 38 receptions for 581 yards and 1 TD. 2016 Highlight Video
Tywon Nash Southwest WR 6'0 190 In 6 games, had 24 receptions for 350 and 3 TDs. In sophomore season, had 15 receptions for 244 yards and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Nathan Macho Apple Valley WR 6'4 180 In 7 games, had 16 receptions for 314 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Dylan Pohl Cretin-Derham Hall WR 5'11 175 Received invite to Penn and Minnesota-Duluth Junior Days. In 7 games, had 20 receptions for 303 yards and 1 TD. In sophomore season, had 33 catches for 380 yards. 2016 Highlight Video
Garrett Mitchell Shakopee WR 6'2 190 Received invite to North Dakota and MSU Moorhead Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. In 6 games, had 19 receptions for 241 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 23 tackles and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Maleek Bryant Davis Roseville WR 6'1 160 Transfer sit out junior year. In sophomore season, had 8 receptions for 111 yard and 1 TD. 2015 Highlight Video
Tight Ends
2017-01-01 Max Janes Mounds View TE 6'3 230 Received invited to NDSU, North Dakota, and Western Illinois Junior Days. 2016 All Conference. In 9 games, had 24 receptions for 581 yards and 7 TDs. Has recorded a 4.65 40 (handheld), 7.88 cone, 30.5" vertical, 285 max bench, 450 max squat, and 325 clean. Has a 3.0 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Mitchell Plombon St. Cloud Cathedral TE 6'7 195 In 7 games, had 27 receptions for 305 yardsa and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Ryan Schoenfelder Goodhue TE 6'5 200 2016 Rochester All Area HM. In 3 games, had 9 receptions for 154 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Donny Ventrelli Como Park TE/FB/LB 6'4 240 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 18 receptions for 284 yards and 2 TDs. Had 65 carries for 340 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 35 tackles and 2 INTs. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 28 receptions for 360 yards and 5 TDs. On defense had 65 tackles, 5 sacks, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Nate Hendler Holy Family TE/DE 6'4 225 In 9 games had 10 receptions for 135 yards. On defense, had 55 tackles, 5 PDs, and 3 TFL. 2016 Highlight Video
Offensive Lineman
Jacob Smith Rosemount OL 6'6 315 Committed to BYU. 2016 All District. Two year starting offensive lineman. 2016 Highlight Video
Ronald Audette Elk River OL 6'3 305 Offer from North Dakota. Invited to Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All State Second Team Offense. KARE 11 All Metro Offense. Star Tribune All Metro First Team Offense. In junior season, had 62 pancake blocks. In sophomore season, had 15 tackles, 1 TFL, 1.5 sack, and 1 FR. Has recorded a 265 max bench, and 455 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Gerone Hamilton Jr. Holy Angels OL 6'5 240 Offer from Howard. Received invite to North Dakota junior day/spring practice. Two year starter on offensive line. 2016 Highlight Video
Bryce Kennedy Virginia OL 6'7 295 Has taken game day visits to Minnesota and NDSU. Invited to Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All District. Two year starter. 2015 All District. Two way starter as a sophomore. 2016 Highlight Video
Matt Waletzko Rocori OL 6'8 310 2016 All District HM. All Section. Starting OL as a junior. 2016 Highlight Video
Zach Collins Totino-Grace OL 6'3 300 2016 All State Second Team Offense. KARE 11 All Metro Offense. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Ian Bass Rosemount OL 6'4 280 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. 2016 All State Third Team Offense. Star Tribune All Metro First Team Offense. 2016 Highlight Video
Manny Alvarez Columbia Heights OL/DL 6'5 270 2016 All District. Two year starter on OL. On defense, had 47 tackles (22 solo), 1 TFL, and .5 sacks. In wrestling as a sophomore, recorded a 27-2 record. Has recorded a 5.1 40, and 450 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Riley Hansen Apple Valley OL 6'4 295 Received invite to NDSU, SDSU, North Dakota, Princeton, and Penn Junior Days. 2016 All District. Two year starting lineman. Played varsity as a freshman. 2016 Highlight Video
Jaden Podratz Sibley East OL 6'4 290 2016 All District. Two year starter. 2015 All Conference. Qualified for State Wrestling at HWT with 20-13 record. 2016 Highlight Video
Spencer Rolland Apple Valley OL 6'7 220 Received invite to North Dakota, South Dakota, Princeton, Penn, and Dartmouth Junior Days. 2016 All District. Two year starter. 2015 All District HM. Played varsity as a freshman. GPA is 4.0. 2016 Highlight Video
Devontae Hatcher Stillwater OL 6'3 280 2016 All District HM. Starting lineman as a junior. 2016 Highlight Video
Nathan Boe Lakeville North OL 6'4 250 2016 All District. Two way starter as a junior. In 9 games, had 9 tackles, 2 TFL, and 2 FR. Played varsity as a sophomore. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Matt Borowicz Lakeville South OL 6'4 240 2016 All District HM. Starting offensive lineman junior season. 2016 Highlight Video
Treyvon Cahalan Champlin Park OL 6'3 295 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. 2016 Sports Jam All Area. All Conference. Starting lineman as a junior. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-08 Joe Kammeyer Henry Sibley OL 6'2 285 2016 All District. Three year starter on offensive line. 2015 All District HM. 2016 Highlight Video
Brandon Frankfurth Anoka OL 6'2 280 Received invite to Princeton, Penn, and Minnesota-Duluth Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. Starting OL all games. 2015 All District HM. Started all 9 games as a sophomore at center. Has rcorded 5.1 shuttle, 20" vertical, 285 max bench, and 405 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Conner McKern Kasson-Mantorville OL 6'2 280 Received invite to North Dakota and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All District. Started all games junior season. 2016 Highlight Video
Andrew Larson Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton OL/DL 6'3 280 2016 All District. Academic All District. In 8 games, had 29 tackles and 4 TFL. 2016 Highlight Video
Dustin Olson Ottertail Central DL/OL 6'3 250 2016 All Section. 2015 All Section. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Isaac Bahr Kasson-Mantorville OL 6'5 285 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. Started all games junior year. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 JT Awosika Maple Grove OL 6'5 260 Received invite to Minnesota (attended), SDSU (attended), and North Dakota Junior Days. Two year varsity player. Has recorded a 26" vertical and 275 max bench. 2015 Highlight Video
Blaise Rau PEM OL 6'4 275 2016 Highlight Video
Noah Sandmeyer St. James OL 6'4 260 In wrestling as sophomore, had a 16-15 record. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-07 Joe Schreiber Eden Prairie OL 6'3 270 Received invite to NDSU, SDSU (attended), Southern Illinois, Bucknell, and Drake Junior Days. Starting offensive lineman junior season. Has a 3.2 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Brad Staska Blooming Prairie OL 6'1 270 2016 Owatonna All Area. All-Mid Southest District. Started all games junior season. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Peyton Greve Centennial OL 6'2 250 Received invited to Princeton, Cornell, and Penn Junior Days. Starting offensive lineman junior season. 2016 Highlight Video
Corey Guenther Como Park OL 6'2 275 Received invite to Princeton Junior Day. 2015 All District. Two way starter for all games in sophmore season. On defense, had 51 tackles, 3 sacks, 3 FR, and 1 fumble returned for TD. In wrestling as sophomore, qualified for state at HWT wit 32-5 record. Has recorded a 22" vertical, 275 max bench, and 345 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Prentiss Sayeweh Blaine OL 6'3 230 Started all games junior year. 2016 Highlight Video
Joe Fortwengler New Ulm OL/DL 6'3 220 In sophomore season, had 15 tackles and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Brent Tekautz Osseo OL 6'4 290 Played varsity as a sophomore. 2016 Highlight Video
Austin Keller Pine Island OL 6'3 235 2016 Rochester All Area HM. 2015 All District. 2016 Highlight Video
Cameron Irvin North Branch OL/DE 6'2 235 In 6 games, had 14 tackles and .5 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Athletes
Phoenix Sproles Robbinsdale Cooper WR/DB 6'0 170 Offers from Air Force, SDSU, Montana State, Princeton, South Dakota, Brown, and Columbia. Received invite to Minnesota (attended), Iowa (attende) Wyoming, NDSU, East Carolina, North Dakota, SDSU, South Dakota, and Drake Junior Days. 2016 Sport Jam All Area. All District. District Special Teams Player of the Year. In 9 games, had 34 receptions for 470 yards and 4 TDs. On defense, had 24 tackles and 7 INTs. Has 14 PR for 190 yards and 14 ypr. Has recorded a 4.56 40, 4.32 shuttle, 34" vertical, 210 max bench, and 375 max squat. Has a 3.85 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Mitchell Kartes St.Michael-Albertville RB/DB 6'0 180 Has received game day invites to Minnesota (attended), NDSU (attended) and SDSU. Invited to Minnesota (attended), Wyoming, North Dakota, Princeton, and Drake Junior Days. 2016 Star Tribune All Metro Second Team Offense. All District. District DB of the Year. In 10 games, had 162 carries for 761 yards and 12 TDs and 12 receptions for 179 yards and 2 TDs. On defense, has 39 tackles and 6 INTs. Had 17 PR for 150 yards and 1 TD. Had 3 KR for 53 yards. In sophomore season, had 137 carries for 891 yards, 6.5 ypc, and 8 TDs. Has recorded a 4.6 40, 28" vertical, 275 max bench, and 365 max squat. Has a 3.6 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Josh Aune St. Paul Highland Park WR/DB 6'2 200 Has received/attended Minnesota game day invites to Illinois State, Iowa, and Purdue. Invited to Minnesota (attended) Junior Day. 2016 All District. In 9 games, has 16 receptions for 377 yards and 2 TDs. Has 48 carries for 351 yards and 3 TDS. On defense, had 68 tackles and 1 TFL. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 32 receptions for 497 yards and 4 TDs. On defense, had 39 tackles, 2 TFL, 2 sacks, 3 FR, 2 FF, and 1 INT. In track and field, has recorded a 11.13 100m, 6'3 high jump, and 41' triple jump. Recorded a 10' broad jump, and 36.5" vertical, 225 max bench. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Nate Soto Fridley WR/DB 6'3 185 Received invited to SDSU (attended) Junior Day. 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 36 receptions for 683 yards (75 ypg) and 8 TDs. On defense, had 48 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 FR, 7 INTs and 4 PBU. Has recorded a 4.5 40, 7.5 cone drill, 32" vertical, 195 max bench, and 245 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Ikenna Ujuagu Benilde-St. Margaret's LB/RB 6'0 200 Received invite to NDSU and North Dakota Junior Days. 2016 Sports Jam All Area. All District. In 13 games, had 98 tackles, 15 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 2 FR, 3 FF, and 1 PBU. On offense, had 78 carries for 466 yards and 3 TDs and 18 receptions for 245 yards and 2 TDs. In sophomore season, had 65 tackles (41 solo), 9 TFL, 3 sacks, and 1 INT. 2015 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Jevon Brekke DeLaSalle RB/LB 6'2 185 Received invited to SDSU (attended) Junior Day. 2016 All District. In 10 games, had 70 carries for 448 yards and 4 TD. Had 25 receptions for 235 yards and 4 TDs. On defense, had 82 tackles (32 solo), 2 TFL, 4 sacks, 3 FF, 2 FR and 6 PDs. In sophomore season, had 112 carries for 528 yads and 5 TDs. Had 19 receptions for 253 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Dayvia Gbor Brooklyn Center Ath 5'8 165 2016 All District. Sports Jam All Area HM. In junior season, passed for 967 yards and 6 TDs, had 88 carries for 465 yards and 5 TDs. On defense, had 74 tackles, and 3 INTs. 2015 All District HM, AllArea HM. On defense, had 60 tackles, 4 INTs, 10 PBU, and 3 FF. On offense, had 450 rushing yards, 400 passing yards, and 200 receiving yards. Has recorded a 4.72 40, 31" vertical, 205 max bench, and 325 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Ryan Larson Cretin-Derham Hall Ath 6'0 155 In 9 games, had 40 tackles, 5 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FR, and 8 INTs. In sophomore season, had 56 receptions for 1003 yards and 11 TDs. On defense, had 53 tackles (41 solo), 12 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 FR, and 5 INTs. Has recorded a 36" vertical and 305 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Austin Einerson BOLD RB/LB 6'0 220 2016 West Central All Area First Team. KDUZ All Area Football Team. In 10 games, had 116 carries for 925 yards and 12 TDs and 12 receptions for 228 yards and 5 TDs. On defense, had 41 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, and 2 INTs. Has recorded 300 max bench and 475 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Austin Erdmann Little Falls RB/LB 6'0 215 2016 Brainerd All Area HM. All District. Had 97 tackles, 8 TFL, 1.5 sacks, 5 QB hurries, 1 PBU, 1 FF, 1 FR, 3 BK, and 1 safety. Rushed for 762 yards and 6 TDs.
2017-03-18 Tre Thomas Burnsville RB/DB 6'1 190 Received invited to Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, Concordia-SP, and MSU-Moorhead Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. In 9 games, has 70 tackles and 6 TFL. Rushed for 111 yards and had 67 receiving yards and 2 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Alex Raichle Owatonna WR 5'10 160 2016 Owatonna Player of the Year. All-Big Southeast District. In junior season, had 20 receptions for 487 yards and 9 TDs. On defense, had 36 tackles, 5 PBU, 4 INTs, and 1 BK. Had 11 punt returns for 196 yards (18 ypr). 2016 Highlight Video
Lucas Dertinger Becker WR/LB 6'0 200 2016 St. Cloud Times All Area HM. All District First Team. Distrtict WR MVP. In 9 games, had 31 receptions for 436 yards and 13 TDs. On defense, had 53 tackles, 7 TFL, 2 sacks, 2 INTs, and 2 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
Matt Schindler Eden Valley-Watkins WR/DB 5'10 165 2016 St. Cloud Times All Area HM. District DB of the Year. In 10 games, had 49 tackles, 1 TFL, 9 INTs, and 4 PBU. Had 47 receptions for 810 yards and 9 TDs. Had 39 carries for 342 yards (8.8 ypc) and 5 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Maguire Petersen Hutchinson WR/DB 6'0 170 2016 KDUZ All Area Team. All District. District DB of the Year. In 8 games, had 22 receptions for 474 yards and 8 TDs, 23 carries for 297 yards (13 ypc) and 3 TDs. On defense, had 19 tackles, 1 TFL, and 5 INTs. 2015 All District. Special Teams MVP. 2016 Highlight Video
Dondre Spann Mankato West WR/DE 6'2 190 2016 All City. In junior season, had 21 receptions for 417 yards and 2 TDs. On defense, had 47 tackles and 3 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Gary Smith St. Agnes Ath 6'3 185 Received invite to MSU Moorhead Junior Day. 2016 All Section. In 7 games, had 15 receptions for 285 yards and 3 TDs. Had 30 carries for 262 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 50 tackles, 5 sacks, 2 FF, and 1 FR. 2015 All District. Rushed for 65 yards. Had 8 receptions for 83 yards. Had 22 tackles, 1 FR, and 1 safety. 2016 Highlight Video
Charles Wylie Brooklyn Center Ath 6'1 180 2016 All District. In 10 games, had 28 receptions for 550 yards (55 ypg) and 5 TDs. On defense, had 30 tackles, 2 INTs and 9 PBU. In sophomore season, had 24 receptions for 276 yards and 5 TDs. On defense, had 46 tackles. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Preston Jelen Prior Lake DB/RB 5'10 190 Received invite to North Dakota, Princeton, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Penn Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 8 games, had 40 tackles, 1 INT, 3 PBU, and 1 BK. Had 456 yards rushing and 4 TDs. In sophomore season, had 21 tackles and 1 sack. Has a 3.87 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Junior Kai Brooklyn Center Ath 5'9 140 2016 All District HM. All Conference HM. In 10 games, had 22 receptions for 398 yards and 3 TDs. On defense, had 26 tackles, 3 INTs, 2 FF, 1 FR, and 5 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
Derrick Cannon Plainview-Elgin-Mill WR/DB 5'10 160 2016 Rochester All Area HM. All District 2nd Team. In 9 games, had 18 receptions for 306 yards and 7 TDs. 2 KRs for TDs. On defense, had 23 tackles, 1 INT, and 10 PDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Talon Bradley St. Anthony DB/WR 5'10 165 Received invited to Cornell, Drake, MSU-Moorhead Junior Days. In 5 games, had 25 receptions for 450 yards and 2 TDs. Had 680 all purpose yards. In 2 games on defense, had 23 tackles and 1 INT. In sophomore season, had 26 tackles, 5 TFL, 1 INT, and 1 FF. On offense had 3 receptions for 90 yards. 2016 Highlight Video
Trey Rogers Hasting Ath 6'1 200 In 9 games, had 106 tackles, 1 FR, and 1 INT. In State Wrestling as a sophomore, placed 4th at 182 with a 41-6 record. 2016 Highlight Video
Malik Franklin Rochester Mayo RB/LB 5'11 185 In 6 games, had 47 tackles (31 solo), 5 TFL, and 2 sacks. On offense, had25 carries for 156 yards and 1 TD. Had 12 receptions for 257 yards and 3 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
Defensive Lineman
David Alston Woodbury DE 6'5 225 Offers from Iowa State, Utah, Northern Illinois, Air Force, New Mexico, NDSU, SDSU, Montana State, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia and Princeton. Attended Minnesota Junior Day. 2016 All District. In 8 games, had 31 tackles, 10 TFL, and 5 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Nick Waldo Winona OL 6'2 250 Received invite to North Dakota and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All State Third Team Defense. All-Big Southeast District. In 13 games, had 69 tackles, 12 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 11 QB hurries, 1 FR, 1 FF, and 5 PBU. 2015 All District HM. In sophomore season, had 31 tackles (26 solo), 9.5 TFL, 2 sacks, 4 QB hurries, 2 INT, and in INT for TD. Started on offensive line. Has recorded a 270 max bench, 460 max squat, and 246 max clean. 2016 Highlight Video
Ronney Trass Irondale DL 6'5 285 Received invited to North Dakota, Drake and MSU-Moorhead Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 10 games, had 91 tackles, 14 TFL, 6 sacks, and 1 FF. 2016 Highlight Video
Logan Richter Perham DL 6'4 280 2016 All District. In 6 games, had 38 tackles (23 solo), 6 TFL, 1 FR, 1 FF, and 2 BK. 2016 Highlight Video
Mikel Oliver St. Paul Harding (Transfer to California) DE 6'4 240 Injured during junior season. Had 30 tackles and 4 sacks. 2015 All East County Team. Rookie Defensive Player of the Year. In sophomore season, had 79 tackles (38 solo), 6 sacks, 4 FF and 3 FR. 2014 All Conference. In 6 games as freshman at Harding, had 32 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 sack, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Ty Cobb Irondale DL 6'2 245 In 9 games, had 40 tackles, 7 TFL, 4 sacks, and 1 FF. In sophomore season, had 13 tackles, 1 TFL, and 1 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Zach Gust St. Francis DL 6'3 225 In 11 games, had 77 tackles (42 solo), 19 TFL, 2 sacks, 4 FR, 2 FF and 1 INT. In sophomore season, had 61 tackles (34 solo), 2 TFL, and 2 sacks. Has recorded a 300 max bench and 405 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Phaizon Scott Minneapolis North DE/LB 6'3 220 2016 All District. In 13 games, had 80 tackles (43 solo), 13 TFL, 6.5 sacks, 2 INT, and 8 PBU. In sophomore season, had 37 tackles (15 solo), 6 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 FR, 1 INT, and 6 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-18 Samuel Moore Verndale DL 6'5 225 Has received junior day/spring practice invites from Holy Cross, Lehigh, UM-Duluth, and St. Cloud State. 2016 Brainerd All Area. All-West District Most Valuable Lineman. On defense, had 54 tackles, 7 TFL, 3.5 sacks, 2 QB hurries, and 1 BK. On offense, had 4 receptions for 44 yards. In sophomore season, had 58 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 FR, 1 BK. Has a 3.7 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Nick Radunz Becker DL 6'4 270 In 9 games, had 30 solo tackles, 9 TFL, and 3 sacks. Played varsity as a sophomore. Has recorded a 300 max bench and 355 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Zach Whaley Prior Lake DL 6'4 285 Invited to Minnesota, SDSU (attended), Drake, and North Dakota junior days. In 10 games, had 26 tackles and 1 blocked kick. Has recorded a 515 max squat, 325 max bench, and 300 max clean. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Stephen Kletscher St. Croix Lutheran DE/TE 6'4 230 Received invite to North Dakota, Princeton, Penn, and Dartmouth Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 13 games, had 67 tackles (48 solo), 13 TFL, 6 sacks, 1 INT for TD, 4 blocked kicks/punts, and 1 FR. On offense, had 12 receptions for 260 yards and 2 TDs. Has a 4.1 GPA and 34 ACT. 2016 Highlight Video
Ryan Hannegrefs Mankato East DE 6'4 230 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. In 9 games, had 44 tackles, 3 TFL, and 2.5 sack. In sophomore season, had 30 tackles, 7 TFL, 2 sacks and 1 INT. Has recorded a 4.8 40, 35" vertical, 250 max bench, and 400 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Adam Fiebing East Central DL 6'4 230 2016 All District HM. Had 66 tackles (40 solo), 9 TFL, 1 sack, 2 FF, 2 FR, and 4 PBU. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 26 tackles, 6 TFL, 1 sack, and 2 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Lance Siggens Woodbury DE 6'4 220 Received invite to SDSU (attended) Junior Day. In six games, had 18 tackles (14 solo), 5 TFL, and 2 sacks. Has recorded a 4.6 agility drill, 29" vertical, 255 max bench, and 525 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Trent Esping Minneota DL/TE 6'3 250 In 9 games, had 17 tackles, 2 TFL, and 3.5 sacks. In sophomore season, had 29 tackles, 6 TFL, and 4 sacks. Qualified for State Wrestling at HWT with 28-8 record. Has recorded a 350 max bench and 295 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Kaleb Stevens Proctor DL 6'2 245 2016 Duluth All Area. All Conference. In 10 games, had 85 tackles, 16 TFL, and 9 sacks. In sophomore season, had 42 tackles, 4 TFL, and 1 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Michael Roberts Woodbury OL 6'3 320 Transfer from Cretin-Derham Hall. Has recorded a 250 max bench and 465 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Logan Loiselle Two Harbors DE/LB 6'3 205 In 10 games, had 101 tackles, 11 TFL, 3 sacks, and 2 FF. 2015 All Conference. In sophomore season, had 65 tackles, 17 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 2 FF, and 2 FR. Recorded a 4.56 agility, 25" vertical, 97" broad jump, 455 squat, 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-21 Connor Thorn Maple River DT 6'2 245 In 8 games, had 28 tackles and 3 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Tyler Wilcox Pillager DL 6'2 235 2016 Brainerd All Area HM. All District HM. Had 41 tackles, 8.5 TFL, and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Tucker Hart Delano DE 6'2 215 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 41 tackles and 7 sacks. In sophomore season, had 61 tackles (35 solo), 8 sacks, and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Peyton Bixby East Ridge DL 6'0 235 Committed to University of Detroit to play Lacrosse. In 7 games, had 24 tackles, 1 TFL, and 1 sack. In sophomore season, had 47 tackles, 2 TFL, and 2 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Sedrique Ametor Washburn LB 5'11 200 In 7 games, has 47 tackles, 8 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 2 FR, and 3 FF. Played varsity as a sophomore. In wrestling as sophomore, qualified for state with 24-15 record. 2016 Highlight Video
Adam Skogman Maple Grove DL 5'11 220 2016 All District HM. In 10 games, had 43 tackles (26 solo), 7 TFL, and 4 sacks. In wrestling as a sophomore, had a 30-18 record at 220/195. 2016 Highlight Video
Peter Bercich Lakeville North DE 6'2 220 In 8 games, had 24 tackles, 7 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and 1 FF. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Zach Jakes Mankato West DL 6'0 230 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. In 4 games, had 13 tackles and 1 sack. Injured during season. 2015 Big Southeast All District. In sophomore season, had 64 tackles (18 solo), 11 TFL, 12.5 sacks, and 4 FF. In 2016 Wrestling, placed 2nd at 220AA with 38-2 record. Has recorded 265x5 bench and 325x5 squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Michael Fahim Mounds View DE 6'5 235 Received invite NDSU, North Dakota, UM-Duluth, and MSU-Moorhead to Junior Days. Player to watch. Has recorded 240 max bench and 5x365 squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Linebackers
Levi Smith Triton LB/FB 6'2 245 2016 Rochester All Area First Team. In 10 games, had 100 tackles, 4 sacks, 5 TFL, and 1 INT. Rushed for 770 yards and 9 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Onte Burns Cooper LB 6'0 185 Received game day invites to Iowa State (attended) and NDSU (attended). Received invite to SDSU (attended) Junior Day. 2016 All District. District Defensive MVP. In 10 games, has 104 tackles (50 solo), 2 sacks, 1 FR, 4 INTs, and 1 INT TD. 2015 All District. In sophomore season, had 60 tackles (43 solo), 4 sacks, 2 FF, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Steve Hajas Delano LB 6'2 215 2016 All District. In 9 games, has 119 tackles (63 solo) and 1 sack. In sophomore season, had 96 tackles (55 solo), 2 FR, 1 FF, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Luke Hawkshead Austin DE/LB 6'2 215 2016 Rochester All Area HM. Austin All Area. All Big Southeast. 2016 Highlight Video
Thomas Zinnah Champlin Park LB 6'1 225 2016 All Conference. All District. In 11 games, had 54 tackles, 3 TFL, 6 sacks, 1 FR, and 3 FF. Has recorded a 4.6 40, 30" vertical, 250 max bench, and 365 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Jarrod Peterson Centennial LB 6'1 210 Received invite to Minnesota, NDSU, and North Dakota Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 10 games, had 114 tackles (26 solo), 9 TFL, 2 INT, and 3 PBU. In sophomore season, had 110 tackles, 10 TFL, 1 FR, 1 BK, and 2 PBU. Has recorded a 4.20 shuttle, 275 max bench, and 415 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Artavias Taylor Woodbury DL 6'0 245 2016 All Conference HM. In 8 games, had 42 tackles, 6 TFL, and 2 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
Bobby Striggow Orono LB 6'1 200 2016 All District. In 12 games, had 140 tackles (99 solo), 16 TFL, 5 sacks, 2 FF, 1 INT, 1 BK, and 2 PBU. Had 34 carries for 248 and 5 TDs. In sophomore season, had 97 tackles (83 solo), 3 TFL, 3 sacks, 4 FR, and 3 FF. In wrestling as sophomore, qualified for state with a 32-4 record. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-05 Antonio Montero Eden Prairie LB 6'0 210 Received invite to SDSU (attended), Northern Michigan, Bucknell,, Princeton and Minnesota-Duluth Junior Days. 2016 All Conference HM. In 13 games, had 85 tackles, 13 TFL, 4 sacks, 2 FF, and 1 INT. Has a 3.63 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Alex Toedter Maple Lake LB/RB 6'3 220 In 11 games, had 101 tackles. On offense, had 857 rushing yards and 12 TDs. In sophomore season, recorded 34 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 FF, and 1 INT. In freshman season, had 7.5 sacks and 3 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
Ben Smith South St. Paul LB 6'3 215 In 9 games, had 48 tackles, 9 TFL, and 2 sacks. Has recorded 230 max bench, 355 max squat, and 265 max clean. 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-21 Myles Zeug Wabasso LB 6'3 210 In 9 games, had 41 tackles, 4 TFL, 3 sacks, 1 FR, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Maxx Schindel Pequot Lakes LB 6'4 195 2016 Brainerd All Area. All-Midwest District. Had 115 (58 solo) tackles, 7 TFL, and 2 QB hurries. 2016 Highlight Video
Jake Hawkins Waconia LB 6'2 220 In 9 games, had 44 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack, and 1 FR. In sophomore season, had 15 tackles and 1 TFL. In wrestling as a sophomore, recorded a 24-11 record at 220. 2016 Highlight Video
Brock Mogensen Farmington LB 6'2 215 Received invite to North Dakota and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 8 games, had 96 tackles, 5 TFL, 2 sacks, and 2 FR. In sophomore season, had 31 tackles (16 solo) and 1 TFL. 2016 Highlight Video
Calvin Maske Pequot Lakes LB 6'0 230 2016 All District HM. In 9 games, had 95 tackles (45 solo), 10 TFL, 1 sack, 6 QB hurries, 1 FF, 1 INT, and 2 PBU. 2015 All Brainerd Area Team HM. All District. In sophomore season, had 88 tackles (50 solo), 11 TFL, 5 sacks, 2 QB hurries, 1 FR, 1 INT, and 4 PBU. Has recorded 250 max bench and 400 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Braeden Fitzgerald Benilde-St. Margarets LB 5'11 170 2016 Sports Jam All Area. In 8 games, had 53 tackles, 20 TFL, 4.5 sacks, 1 FR, 2 FF, and 2 INTs.In sophomore season, had 83 tackles (43 solo), 11 TFL, 4.5 sacks, and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-07 Ryan Mazurek Holy Angels LB 6'4 195 Received invite to Princeton Junior Day. In 10 games, had 59 tackles (23 solo), 6 TFL, 1.5 sack, 1 FR, 1 FF, 2 INT, and 3 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Kellen Mckeag Apple Valley LB 6'1 190 Received invite to North Dakota and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 6 games, had 62 tackles (38 solo), 9 TFL, 5 sacks, 1 INT, 3 FF, and 1 FR. . On offense, has 30 carries for 168 yards and 1 TD. 2015 All District HM. In sophomore season, had 81 tackles (41 solo), 5 sacks, 3 TFLs, 1 FF, 1 FR, 3 PBU, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Jake Hanson Maple Grove LB 6'2 175 2016 All District. In 11 games, had 94 tackles (64 solo), 14 TFL, 1 sack, 2 FR, 3 FF, 1 INT, and 2 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
Ben Paschke Maple Grove LB 6'1 200 2016 All District HM. In 11 games, had 93 tackles (54 solo), 17 TFL, and 1 FR. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Ty Barron Minnetonka LB 6'0 220 Received invite to Minnesota (attended) , Iowa (attended), NDSU, Western Illinois, and Yale Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 11 games, had 75 tackles, 5 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 3 FF, 2 FR, 1 INT, and 1 PBU. In sophomore season, had 98 carries for 305 yards and 4 TDs. Had 6 receptions for 66 yards. Has recorded a 4.65 40, 30.5 vertical, 295 max bench, and 425 max squat. Has a 3.8 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Nick Bloom Edina LB 5'11 205 2016 All Conference HM. In 7 games, has 77 ackles, 4 TFL, 2 sacks, and 1 PBU.In sophomore season, had 43 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 FF, and INT. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Nick Spitt Lakeville North LB 6'1 190 Received invite to Princeton Junior Day. In 9 games, had 40 tackles, 10 TFL, and 4 sacks. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-07 Zach Mensink Owatonna LB 6'0 210 Received invite to Penn Junior Day. 2016 All Area. All District HM. In junior season, 86 tackles (32 solo), 8 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and 1 FF. 2016 Highlight Video
Terrell Ayers Chisago Lakes LB 6'1 180 In 9 games, had 124 tackles (79 solo), 1 sack, 1 FR, 2 FF, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Pericles Angelos Edina LB 5'11 215 In 10 games, had 98 tackles (54 solo), 5 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 1 FF, 1 FR, and 1 PBU. In sophomore season, had 45 tackles and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Frank Valteirrez Fridley LB 5'10 200 2016 All Distirct. In 11 games, had 100 tackles, 4 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FR, 3 FF, and 1 PBU. In sophomore season, had 86 tackles (43 solo), 1 TFL, 1 sack, and 1 INT. Has recorded 235 max bench and 405 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Kaytron Gray Patrick Henry LB 5'11 170 In 8 games, had 39 tackles, 19 TFL, 11.5 sacks, 3 FF, 1 safety and 1 BK. In sophomore season, had 22 carries for 201 yards, 9.1 ypc, and 1 TD. 2016 Highlight Video
James Van Horne Minnetonka LB 6'1 250 In 7 games, had 43 tackles, 1 TFL, and .5 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Jackson Green Apple Valley LB 5'11 205 In 9 games, had 60 tackles (28 solo), 1 sack, 4 TFL, and 2 FR. As team LS, was 34/34 on FG and 40/40 for punting.
Calem Eugene Wayzata LB 5'11 185 In 4 games, had 30 tackles, 3 TFL, and 1 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Logan Day Bloomington Jefferson LB 6'1 190 Received invite to Princton and Penn Junior Days. Injured junior season. In sophomore season, had 67 tackles, 6 TFL, 6 sacks, 2 FF, and 1 FR. 2014 All Conference in track and field. Has a 3.9 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Defensive Backs
Benny Sapp III Eden Prairie (Transfer from Florida) DB 6'0 180 Committed to Minnesota. Offers from Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Michigan, Miami, Michigan State, Stanford, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Rutgers, Florida State, South Carolina, Syracuse, Florida, Tennesse, and West Virginia. Transfer to Eden Prairie from Florida. Father played for Minnesota. Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Mikel Martin Roseville LB/DB 5'10 190 D2 - MSU Mankato. Received invite to NDSU and Winona State Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. In 9 games, had 52 tackles, 6 TFL, 4 sacks, 4 FR, 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Logan Smith Winona DB/WR 6'5 200 Received game day invite from Minnesota. 2016 Winona All Area Team. In 11 games, has 39 tackles , 1 FR, 9 INTs, and 1 PBU. Had 16 receptions for 251 yards and 3 TDs. Has recorded a 4.6 shuttle, 28.5" vertical, 200 max bench, and 315 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Mekhi Besseck Robbinsdale Armstrong DB 6'3 185 Received invite to Minnesota (attended), Wyoming, SDSU (attended) and Princeton Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. In 9 games, had 92 tackles (72 solo), 8TFL, 3 FR, 1 sack, 4 INT, and 4 PBU. Has recorded a 4.58 40, 4.45 shuttle, 215 max bench, and 320 max squat. Has a 3.5 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Michael Empting Alexandria DB 6'0 190 2016 All District and All Section. In 10 games, had 49 tackles, 4TFL, 3 FR, 1 FF, 6 INT and 1 BK. 2016 Highlight Video
Saiveon Williamson Waseca WR/DB 6'1 190 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 23 tackles, 8 INTs, 2 FR, and 5 PBU. On offense, had 18 carries for 155 yards and 2 TDs and 9 receptions for 164 yards. Has a 3.7 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Nick Fratzke Winona DB 6'3 165 2016 Winona All Area Team. All District. In 13 games, had 45 tackles (25 solo), 2 TFL, 2 FR, 2 FF, 3 INT, and 3 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Liam Ford Benilde-St. Margaret's DB 6'1 180 Received invite to North Dakota Junior Day. 2016 All District HM. In 12 games, had 71 tackles, 4 TFL, 1 FR, 4 INT, and 7 PBU. 2015 All District HM. In sophomore season, had 57 tackles, 2 INTs, and 10 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
Ben Zayzay Fridley DB 5'10 180 2016 All District. In 10 games, has 101 tackles, 18 TFL, 5 sacks, 3 FR, 1 FF, 2 BK, and 3 PD. In sophomore season, had 73 tackles (47 solo), 2 TFL, and 7 PBU. Has recorded a 4.74 40, 4.28 shuttle, 33.4" vertical, 205 max bench, 325 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Nathaniel Hill Champlin Park DB 5'9 160 2016 Sports Jam All Area. All District. In 9 games, had 42 tackles, 1 FR, 1 FF, 4 INT, and 11 PBU. Has recorded a 4.63 40, 4.52 agility drill, 30" vertical, 220 max bench, 205 max clean, and 350 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Curtis Haugen Maple Grove DB 6'2 170 2016 All District HM. In 11 games, had 65 tackles (39 solo), 2 TFL, 1FR, 4 INTs, and 6 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Drew Rudlong Big Lakes DB 6'3 205 Received invite to Harvard and Dartmouth Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 47 tackles, 1 sack, 1 FF, 1FR, and 3 INTs. Two INTs returned for TDs. GPA is 3.6. 2016 Highlight Video
Sam Browne Blaine DB 6'1 165 2016 All District HM. In 10 games, had 40 tackles (28 solo), 1 TFL, 1 sack, 2 FR, 2 INTs, and 21 PBU. On offense, had 14 receptions for 224 yards and 5 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Charlie Dennis Cretin-Derham Hall DB 6'0 185 Received invite to Minnesota (attended), Penn State, Iowa (attended), Wyoming, North Dakota, Columbia, and Princeton Junior Days. In 10 games, had 40 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 4 TFL, 3 FF, and 8 PBU. In sophomore season, had 23 tackles. Has a 3.8 GPA. 2016 Highlight Video
Cade McMahon Spring Lake Park DB 5'8 175 In 13 games, had 92 tackles (43 solo), 1 sack, 1 FR, 3 INTs, and 2 PD. In sophomore season, had 85 tackles and 3 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Ryan Suggs Totino-Grace DB 5'9 165 Received invite to Minnesota Duluth and MSU Moorhead Junior Days. In 12 games, had 34 tackles (29 solo), 1 TFL, 2 FF, 3 INT, and 8 PBU. In sophomore season, had 44 tackles, 1 FR, and 5 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Ayrias Sears Irondale DB 5'11 170 Received invite to North Dakota, Drake, and MSUM Junior Days. 2016 All District. In 9 games, had 41 tackles (34 solo), 1 INT, and 3 PBU. In sophomore season, had 37 tackles, 2 FR, and 2 PBU. Has recorded a 4.75 40, 3x185 bench, and 345 max squat. 2016 Highlight Video
James Williams Cretin-Derham Hall DB 5'10 165 2016 All District HM. In 8 games, had 29 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 FF, and 1 INT. In sophomore season, had 23 tackles. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Keontay Shorter Holy Angels DB/Ath 5'8 145 Received invite to Minnesota (attended), SDSU (attended), North Dakota and Morgan State Junior Days. 2016 All District HM. District Special Teams Player of the Year. In 10 games, had 32 tackles, 1FR, 2 FF, 2 INT, and 3 PBU. Had 7 KR for 164 yards and 23.5 ypr and 14 PR for 208 yards for 14.8 ypr. Has recorded a 4.7 40, 4.24 shuttle, 185 max bench, and 315 squat. 2016 Highlight Video
Cal Wright Mora DB 6'3 170 2016 All District. All Section. On offense, in 4 games, had 18 catches for 491 yards and 7 TDs. 2016 Highlight Video
2016-12-16 Mitchell Stroh Elk River DB 5'11 170 2016 All District. In 13 games, had 99 tackles (70 solo), 1 TFl, 1 FR, 1 FF, 1 INT, and 3 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-17 Edmond Nkwain Park of Cottage Grove DB 6'1 180 2016 All District HM. In 10 games, had 32 tackles, 2 TFL, and 3 INTs. Has recorded a 4.58 40, 39" vertical, 220 max bench, and 440 max squat. Has a 3.0 GPA 2016 Highlight Video
Ethan Thomas Apple Valley DB 6'0 170 Received invite to MSU-Moorhead Junior Day. 2016 District HM. In 10 games, had 86 tackles (38 solo), 5 TFL, 1 sack, 6 FF, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Nehemiah Montague Minnetonka DB 6'1 175 Received invite to Minnesota (attended0 junior day. Received game day invites to Minnesota (attended), Iowa (attended), UNI (attended), and SDSU. In 5 games, had 22 tackles, 2 FF, and 7 PDs. Has recorded a 4.52 40, 4.41 shuttle, and 30.6" vertical. 2016 Highlight Video
Deshaun Haag Eden Valley-Watkins DB 5'10 170 In 13 games, had 84 tackles (38 solo), 4.5 TFL, 1 INT and I FR. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Rudolph Gbieor Andover DB 5'9 170 Received invite to Winona State and MSU-Moorhead Junior Days. In 6 games, had 43 tackles, 4 TFL, 4 PBU, and 1 INT. 2016 Highlight Video
Devon Johnson Patrick Henry DB 5'7 165 In 8 games, had 19 tackles, 3 TFL, 3 INT, and 5 PBU. In sophomore season, had 20 tackles, 1 INT, and 1 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-03-11 Quentin Chatman Rochester Mayo DB 5'11 180 Received invited to Harvard and Yale Junior Days. In 7 games, had 34 tackles and 1 INT. In sophomore season, had 28 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 INT, and 288 yards kick returning. 2016 Highlight Video
Rudy Peal Park Center DB 5'11 180 In 7 games, had 31 tackles, 7 TFL, 1 FR, 1 FF, and 6 PBU. In sophomore season, had 48 tackles, 4 TFL, 9 PD, 2 FF, 1 FR, and 1 sack. 2016 Highlight Video
Matthias Harris Hopkins DB/LB 6'0 175 In sophomore season, had 41 tackles, 1 TFL, and 1 FF. 2016 Highlight Video
2017-01-01 Rayshawn Gravdal Patrick Henry DB 5'11 170 In 7 games, had 28 tackles, 5 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 1 FR, and 1 PBU. 2016 Highlight Video
Quentin Sommers White Bear Lake DB 5'8 150 Played varsity as a sophomore. 2016 Highlight Video
Junior College
Malik Besseck Robbinsdale Armstrong/ ASA The College for Excellence OL 6'5 285 Nebraska, Maryland, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa State, East Carolina, Marshall, Southern Miss, Hawaii, Georgia State, Akron, UTSA One year starter at ASA and two year starter at Armstrong at offensive line.. Highlight Video
Jake Sterling Central Lakes/Maple Grove OL 6'5 290