Truman State football signs ten more
Truman Football has added 10 additional student-athletes to the 2013 recruiting class.
The Bulldogs have now 33 commitments to the roster and will open spring football practice beginning on Monday, April 1st.
The 2013 Spring Game will take place on Saturday, April 27th at noon.
South Shelby HS
Bio: A transfer from Highland (Kan.) Community College where he was a starter and team captain in 2012, most outstanding lifter and a scout team player of the year in 2011
As a member of the South Shelby Cardinals, was a 2010 first team all-state selection on the defensive line and the Clearance Cannon Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
Was a three-time all-conference selection on both the offensive and defensive line
named a KRES All-Star, KHQA Player of the Year, participated in the Do or Die Bowl, Missouri All-Star Game and selected to the Quincy Herald Whigâ??s all-area team.
Iowa City, Iowa
Bio: A member of three Iowa State Championship teams in football and two soccer teams
â?¦was a Class 1A first-team all-state kicker in 2012 after converting on 62-of-66 point after attempts and 7-of-8 field goal makes
â?¦averaged 50.6 yards per kickoff and 14 touchbacks as the Regals won their third state titleâ?¦was a second team all-classes kicker in Iowa
â?¦broke the Iowa 2A championship game field goal record with a 43-yard boot in a 24-20 victory in 2011â?¦
was 12-of-13 in PATs as a junior and 2-of-2 in field goals
â?¦earned second team all-state as a soccer player as the school won state championships in 2010 and 2011
â?¦a member of the National Honor Society.
Bio: Led the Brahmas to the Texas Class 3 semifinals during his senior season with 1503 yards of total offense
â?¦Went 64-of-145 passing for 1127 yards and 16 touchdowns and added 382 yards rushing with six scores
â?¦posted a 12-4 record and lost in the semifinals to eventual champion Navasota 24-7
â?¦was named to the all-district team and to the Houston Chronicleâ??s â??Players to Watchâ?? list
â?¦started as a sophomore but missed junior year with an injury
â?¦a three-year starter and letterwinner in baseball and a two-year starter/letterwinner in basketball
â?¦a member of the National Honor Society and was an Academic all-District and all-State in Football.
El Paso, Texas
Bio: A dual threat back that had 78 rushes for 807 yards and 31 catches for 525 yards as a senior for the 10-2 Franklin Cougars in 2012â?¦
was also the teamâ??s punt and kick returner and had a 91-yard touchdown kickoff return in a 41-40 victory over San Angelo Central
â?¦a three-time all-city selection and was an offensive most valuable player
â?¦along with teammate Vince Garcia, who also signed with the Bulldogs, the duo rushed for over 2000 yards during their senior season with 24 rushing touchdownsâ?¦
was listed as a 2012 MaxPreps Player of the Year.
Bio: Was the Hawks leading tackler as a senior with 107 stops in 11 games
â?¦helped Hazelwood Central to an 8-3 record and a first place 7-0 mark in the Suburban North Conference
â?¦had seven tackles for loss, a fumble recovery and an interception to earn first team all-conference honors
â?¦led the team as a junior in 2011 with 84 total tackles and seven for loss during a 5-6 season but a 5-2 conference record.
Bio: Led the Eagles to their first undefeated regular season in 2012 as Sullivan advanced to the Missouri Class 4 semifinals before falling to eventual state champ Webb City
â?¦threw for 1133 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior to earn second team all-conference, all-district and all-area accolades
â?¦started as a sophomore and passed for 980 yards with 11 touchdowns during his junior season to earn honorable mention all-conferenceâ?¦
was an academic all-conference honoree
â?¦has played and lettered in baseball, basketball and track while at Sullivan.
Bio: Led the Suburban West Conference in punting averaging 40.3 yards per punt while being second on the Wildcats with 455 yards receiving and 44 pass receptions
â?¦helped Eureka to a 9-3 overall record as a senior and a 6-1 finish in the Suburban West Conferenceâ?¦
named Missouri Class 6 first team all-state as a punter and was a first team all-conference punter, wide receiver and defensive back
has started and lettered in both basketball and volleyballâ?¦
was an Academic All-State selection for football.
Also committing to Truman by Institutional Letter Of Intent:
Kansas City, Mo.
Bio: Was a four year starter on defense and three years on offense for the Gryphonsâ?¦
was named a Missouri Class 2 all-State defensive back his senior season as well as garnering all-district honors
â?¦in total was a three time all-district linebacker
â?¦signed an institutional letter of intent.
North County HS
Bio: Was a 2012 captain for the Raiders his senior season and earned first team all-region, all-district and all-conference on the offensive lineâ?¦
was a second team all-region and all-conference pick on the defensive line as a seniorâ?¦
as a junior, earned first team all-district and second team all-conference on the o-line while setting a new school record in the bench press at 375 pounds and squat at 550 pounds
was vice president of the Raiderâ??s Lettermanâ??s Clubâ?¦
a three-year varsity letterwinnerâ?¦
captain of the 2012 basketball team and is a thrower on the track & field squadâ?¦
signed an institutional letter of intent.
Bio: Was an anchor on an offensive line that controlled the line of scrimmage with their rushing attack
â?¦the Wildcats posted a 20-3 record over the past two years while Doak earned first-team all-Tri Rivers Conference each year
â?¦he was a second team all-state offensive lineman in 2012 and was a three-year starter for the Wildcatsâ?¦
earned academic all-state honors in 2011 and 2012â?¦a four-year starter on the schoolâ??s baseball team
â?¦signed an institutional letter of intent.
Courtesy Truman State University