Tucson High School Sports

Southern Arizona Class of 2021 Football Scholarship Offers


A total of 80 known Southern Arizona football players in the Class of 2021 have received scholarship offers to play football at the collegiate level.

Thirteen schools have at least three players in which a college has offered a scholarship.

  • Cienega 14
  • Walden Grove 6
  • CDO 5
  • Ironwood Ridge 5
  • Sabino 5
  • Salpointe 5
  • Tucson 4
  • Buena 4
  • Sahuaro 4
  • Marana 4
  • Sunnyside 4
  • Mountain View 3
  • Nogales 3

A total of 39 players have committed or signed:

Notable:

  • Nogales LB Rene R. Urias Jr., a big body at 5-foot-6 and 200 pounds, recovered a fumble last season and returned it 73 yards for a touchdown. Grinnell College is an NCAA Division III program in Iowa.
  • Ten Cienega players have made commitments and signed: WR Caleb Kidney (Western New Mexico), RB/S C.J. Flores (NAU), LB/RB Josiah Flores (Fort Lewis), RB Gabe Levy (Mary), WR/DB Charles Hamm III (Jamestown), DT Hunter Schlagel (Western New Mexico), LB Isaiah Webb (Western New Mexico), SS Sebastian Felix (Drake), C Andrew Husfelt (Washburn) and QB Ryan Swoger (South Dakota State).
Salpointe lineman Brees McCraren and Cienega linebacker Josiah Flores during a recruiting visit to Fort Hood (Colo.) College on Jan. 30 (McCraren/Flores photos)

The following is a list of high school seniors in Southern Arizona who have either committed or have been offered a scholarship to advance their skills to the college level. School in bold and CAPS shows commitment:

Unattached

OG Jonah Miller, 6-6, 260

  • OREGON
  • Arizona
  • Arizona State
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • Oklahoma State
  • Penn State
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • USC
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Washington State

Buena

OT Dominic Avant, 6-4, 340

  • Avila
  • McPherson
  • Mid-America Nazarene
  • SIOUX FALLS
  • Tabor
  • Trine

RB Isaac Benoit, 5-9, 180

  • Arizona Christian
  • Carthage
  • Concordia-Chicago
  • Cornell College
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Oberlin
  • Simpson
  • SIOUX FALLS
  • St. Olaf
  • Trinity International
  • Whittier

OT Anthony Hodges, 6-1, 265

  • Norwich

RB Tory Walters, 5-10, 180

  • Baldwin-Wallace
  • Carthage
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Elmhurst
  • Friend
  • Monmouth
  • Puget Sound
  • Whitworth
  • Wooster

Canyon del Oro

CB Raife Anthony, 5-10, 160

  • AURORA
  • Hamline
  • Luther
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Simpson
  • Wooster

QB Montana Neustadter, 6-4, 200

  • Aurora
  • Defiance
  • Glenville
  • Presentation

RB Stevie Rocker, 6-0, 185

  • ARIZONA
  • Brigham Young
  • California
  • Nevada

FS Ethan Seppala, 6-2, 160

  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Hamline
  • Wisconsin-River Falls

LB/TE Dustin Sheeley, 6-1, 205

  • Simpson

Catalina Foothills

TE Garrick Krautz, 6-3, 220

  • Chadron State
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Hamline
  • MOREHEAD STATE
  • Nebraska Wesleyan

Cholla

WR/DB Moses Nelson, 5-10, 155

  • Hamline

Cienega

Cienega has 13 players with scholarship offers (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

WR/DB Traivian Denetso, 6-0, 175

  • Defiance
  • Wooster

SS Sebastian Felix, 6-0, 180

  • DRAKE
  • Morehead State
  • South Dakota School of Mines
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Valparaiso
  • Washburn

SS CJ Flores, 5-11, 185

  • Arizona Christian
  • Carleton
  • Concordia (Chicago)
  • Concordia (Moorhead)
  • Concordia (Wisconsin)
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Iowa Wesleyan
  • Jamestown
  • Lewis and Clarke
  • Monmouth
  • NAU
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Presentation
  • Pugent Sound
  • Rose-Hulman
  • Sewanee
  • Simpson
  • St. Francis (Ill.)
  • St. Olaf
  • Trine
  • Trinity International
  • Whittier

LB Josiah Flores, 5-8, 200

  • Bethany College
  • Clarke
  • Culver-Stockton
  • FORT LEWIS
  • La Verne
  • Trine
  • Wooster

WR/DB Charles Hamm III, 5-11, 170

  • Culver-Stockton
  • JAMESTOWN
  • St. Olaf

C Andrew Husfelt, 6-3, 270

  • Culver-Stockton
  • Morehead State
  • Simpson
  • WASHBURN

WR Caleb Kidney, 6-1, 170

  • Culver-Stockton
  • Trine
  • WESTERN NEW MEXICO

RB Gabe Levy, 5-11, 185

  • Black Hills State
  • MARY
  • Sioux Falls
  • Washburn
  • Western New Mexico

CB Qwestin Litz, 5-10, 150

  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Muskingum
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Texas Wesleyan

DT Hunter Schlagel, 6-2, 278

  • Augustana
  • Northern Arizona
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Tarleton State
  • Washburn
  • WESTERN NEW MEXICO

LB Dillon Silva, 6-0, 190

  • Simpson
  • Western New Mexico
  • Wisconsin-River Falls

CB Kenny Slade, 5-10, 170

  • Culver-Stockton
  • Whittier

QB Ryan Swoger, 6-3, 190

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE

LB Isaiah Webb, 5-11, 220

  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • WESTERN NEW MEXICO

Desert View

LB Anton Jamero, 5-10, 220

  • Culver-Stockton
  • RIPON

RB Jacob Ramirez, 5-9, 200

  • Culver-Stockton
  • LYON
  • McPherson
  • St. Mary
  • Whittier

Empire

ATH Yani Brown, 5-10, 165

  • ARIZONA CHRISTIAN
  • Florida Valley
  • North Florida

Ironwood Ridge

QB Chase Cassel, 5-9, 150

  • ST. NORBERT

FS Dylan Cook, 6-3, 205

  • Carroll
  • MOREHEAD STATE
  • Northern State
  • South Dakota School of Mines

DT Scott French, 5-11, 260

  • Concordia-Wisconsin
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Dakota State
  • Hamline
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Oberlin
  • Simpson

QB Peyton Pelletier, 6-2, 190

  • Clarke
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Finlandia
  • Greenville
  • Hamline
  • Kalamazoo
  • Lake Forest
  • Millikin
  • Norwich
  • Olivet
  • Sacred Heart
  • Simpson
  • St. Norbert
  • Trine
  • Wagner
  • Western New Mexico

WR Thomas Smith, 6-2, 180

  • Kalamazoo
  • Ottawa
  • Simpson

Marana

LB Mateo Campos, 5-10, 180

  • CARROLL
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Clarke

OL/DL Joshua Hendrickson, 6-1, 230

  • Ottawa

ATH Isaiah Roebuck, 6-0, 185

  • Arizona (preferred walk-on)
  • Hastings
  • Jamestown

WR/FS Kai Spencer, 6-3, 170

  • Benedictine
  • Concordia
  • Millikin

Mountain View

QB Giovanni Ciaccio, 6-1, 170

  • Arizona Christian
  • North Florida

WR/DB Zamir Pierce, 6-4, 170

  • Arizona Christian

LB Daylin Smith, 6-1, 210

  • Western New Mexico
  • Ripon

Nogales

CB Heriberto Barnett, 5-6, 161

  • Beloit
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Kalamazoo
  • Luther
  • McPherson
  • Millikin
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • St. Norbert
  • Trinity
  • Westminster

WR Ricky Hanlan, 5-11, 175

  • Concordia-Chicago
  • Culver-Stockton
  • St. Norbert
  • Trine
  • WESTERN NEW MEXICO

LB Rene Urias Jr., 5-6, 200

  • GRINNELL

Palo Verde

WR/SS Tristan Spalding, 5-11, 160

  • Hastings

OT/DE Forrest Waller, 6-3, 250

  • Hastings

Pusch Ridge

WR/SS Kannon Jewell, 6-3, 195

  • Arizona Christian
  • Concordia (Moorhead)
  • Dakota State
  • RANDOLPH-MACON
  • Trinity International

RB/DB Evan Lovett, 6-1, 210

  • Eastern New Mexico
  • MINOT (N.D.) STATE
  • Western New Mexico

Rincon/University

WR/S Steven Geiger, 5-10, 168

  • LAWRENCE

Sabino

OT/DT Adam Brauer, 6-5, 300

  • Benedictine

QB AJ Skaggs, 6-1, 200

  • Augustana
  • Hastings
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Sioux Falls
  • Whittier

WR Kaleb Markley, 5-10, 160

  • Culver-Stockton

DE/TE Alex Pobloske, 6-5, 220

  • Arizona Christian
  • Benedictine
  • Hastings
  • Lakeland
  • Nebraska Wesleyan

LB/RB Luke Thompson, 6-1, 215

  • Concordia (Chicago)
  • Hastings
  • Nebraska Wesleyan

Sahuarita

QB Gabriel Elias, 5-10, 155

  • Simpson

CB Tanner-James Friend, 5-10, 150

  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Wisconsin-River Falls

Sahuaro

RB Jamir Gasaway, 6-2, 160

  • Bakersfield

WR/FS Damon Robledo, 6-0, 165

  • Clarke
  • CONCORDIA (CHICAGO)
  • La Verne
  • Lyon
  • Pugent Sound
  • Simpson
Damon Robledo signing with Concordia (Chicago) (Robledo phoo)

RB Trevion Watkins, 5-11, 215

  • Eastern New Mexico

LB/FB/TE Miguel Yslas, 6-0, 190

  • Culver-Stockton

Salpointe

RB David Cordero, 5-11, 190

  • Chadron (Neb.) State
  • Hamline
  • Morehead State
  • OTTAWA
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Western New Mexico

LB/FB Emiliano DeCortez, 5-11, 185

  • Presentation

DB/WR Parker Pelletier, 5-11, 180

  • Adams State
  • Doane
  • Trine
  • Simpson
  • St. Norbert
  • Chadron (Neb.) State
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • UW-River Falls
  • Sewanee/ University of the South
  • Norwich University
  • Hamline
  • Kalamazoo
  • Monmouth
  • Lake Forest
  • Greenville
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Graceland
  • Clarke
  • Wagner
  • Western New Mexico

DE Brees McCraren, 6-0, 245

  • Arizona (preferred walk-on)
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Culver-Stockton
  • FORT LEWIS
  • Hamline
  • Presentation
  • St. Norbert
  • Trine
  • Whittier
  • Wisconsin-River Falls

TE Fernando Torres, 6-2, 225

  • ST. OLAF

Santa Cruz

RB/LB Hunter Ogle, 5-10, 185

  • Arizona Christian

Sunnyside

WR Anthony Galvez, 5-10, 165

  • Graceland
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Ottawa
  • SIMPSON
  • Trine

LB Andrew Gonzalez, 5-10, 190

  • Bethany
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Muskingum
  • Ottawa
  • Presentation

WR/S Dominic Murrieta, 5-11, 160

  • Defiance
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Wooster

WR Ruben Peralta, 6-3, 200

  • Graceland

Tucson

WR/SS Daniel Becerra, 6-2, 200

  • CHADRON (NEB.) STATE
  • Dakota State
  • Hamline
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Wagner
  • Western New Mexico
  • Wisconsin-River Falls

LB Martin Barreras, 6-0, 200

  • Bethany
  • CHADRON (NEB.) STATE
  • Culver-Stockton

WR/DB Elias Johnson, 6-0, 180

  • Southwest Minnesota State

OT/DE Troy Mann, 6-4, 250

  • CONCORDIA (MINN.)
  • Dakota State
  • Simpson
  • Whittier

Walden Grove

LB Sebastian Adamski, 6-0, 220

  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Cornell College
  • DRAKE
  • Lake Forest
  • Luther
  • Pacific-Oregon
  • Southwestern University
  • Whittier

PK Adrian Alvarado (Walden Grove photo)

PK Adrian Alvarado, 5-9, 165

  • Clarke
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Cornell College
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Luther
  • McPherson
  • Mid America Nazarene
  • Millikin
  • Nebraska Wesleyan
  • New Mexico Highlands
  • Otterbein
  • Saint John’s (Minn.)
  • Simpson
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Trine
  • Western New Mexico

WR/CB Joseph Armstrong, 5-8, 160

  • Albright
  • Concordia
  • Culver-Stockton

RB Stephen Brower Jr., 5-10, 205

  • SIMPSON

WR Alex Culbertson, 5-9, 145

  • Culver-Stockton
  • SIMPSON
  • St. Francis
  • Trine

WR Ty McDermott, 6-3, 188

  • Benedictine (Kansas)
  • Carleton
  • Concordia (Minn.)
  • Culver-Stockton
  • Kalamazoo
  • Lake Erie
  • Millikin
  • Otterbein
  • Pacific-Oregon
  • Simpson
  • St. Norbert
  • St. Olaf
  • Trine
  • Western New Mexico


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