UMD Football signs 28 to 2019 recruiting class

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DULUTH,MN – Duluth Denfeld’s Erik Nelson was just one of 28 athletes to join the UMD football program. Players like Northwestern’s Reagan Ruffi and Brody Payton are just a few players from the Northland.

This afternoon, UMD Head Football Coach Curt Wiese introduced the 2019 recruiting class. The Bulldogs will welcome in 14 offensive and 14 defensive players. Coach Wiese says the team had to reload from its 22 graduating seniors.

 

POSITION-BY-POSITION BREAKDOWN

Linebackers – 6
Offensive Linemen – 5
Defensive Backs – 4
Defensive Linemen – 4
Wide Receivers – 3
Tight Ends – 2
Running Backs – 2
Quarterbacks – 1
Placekickers -1

Player Pos. Hgt. Wgt. Hometown (High School)
R.J. Bosshart WR 5-10 150 Muskego, Wis. (Muskego H.S.)
Curt Cox PK 5-11 165 Dodgeville, Wis. (Mineral Point H.S.)
Logan Eiden LB 6-2 220 Neenah, Wis. (Neenah H.S.)
Liam Fahey OL 6-2 280 Sobieski, Wis. (Pulaski H.S.)
Joel Forgacs TE 6-4 225 Livonia, Mich. (Livonia Churchill H.S.)
Matt Garrity DL 6-3 245 Waukesha, Wis. (Waukesha H.S.)
Dalton Gillette LB 6-4 225 Mukwonago, Wis. (Mukwonago H.S.)
Drew Hennessey LB 6-1 225 Highland Wis. (Highland H.S.)
Will Holz OL 6-5 235 Byron, Minn. (Byron H.S.)
Justin Hull OL 6-3 295 West Chicago, Ill. (St. Charles East H.S.)
Jacksye Jacox DB 5-11 165 Savage, Minn. (Prior Lake H.S.)
Andrew Klopp LB 6-1 210 Baldwin, Wis.(Baldwin-Woodville H.S.)
Brian Konz DL 6-4 220 Burlington, Wis. (Burlington H.S.)
Ryan Kruger TE 5-11 205 Marshfield, Wis. (Marshfield H.S.)
Jariel Lopez-Barrera LB 6-2 195 Crystal, Minn. (St. Louis Park H.S.)
Ethan Matzke DL 6-3 225 Spring Grove, Minn. (Spring Grove H.S.)
Sam Mikulak RB 5-8 170 Waukesha Wis. (Waukesha West H.S.)
Erik Nelson OL 6-6 255 Duluth, Minn. (Duluth Denfeld H.S.)
Colin O’Connor QB 6-2 205 Savage, Minn. (Prior Lake H.S.)
Caden Osmonson DL 6-4 215 Bloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson H.S.)
Brody Payton DB 6-4 200 Lake Nebagamon,Wis. (Northwestern H.S.)
Jack Peterson LB 5-11 225 Somerset, Wis. (Somerset H.S.)
Sam Pitz TE 6-5 225 Appleton, Wis. (Appleton West H.S.)
Andrew Reuter WR 6-4 195 Inver Grove Heights, Minn. (Rosemount H.S.)
Reagan Ruffi RB 5-9 195 Lake Nebagamon, Wis. (Northwestern H.S.)
Marcus Shepley DB 6-3 180 Burnsville, Minn. (Burnsville H.S.)
Tyler Strand OL 6-4 240 Andover, Minn. (Blaine H.S.)
Anthony Weldon DB 6-0 180 Maplewood, Minn. (Roseville Area H.S.)
Aiden Williams TE 6-6 235 Anchorage, Alaska (East Anchorage H.S.)
Copper Yeary WR 5-9 160 Stillwater, Minn. (Stillwater H.S.)
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