UMC football announces the players who have signed for the upcoming season.
The University of Minnesota Crookston football program will host a Signing Day Party Wed., Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Crookston Eagles Club. Fans can come out and watch as Head Coach Mark Dufner and his staff announce the new Golden Eagles who have signed on the dotted line to join the UMC football team beginning in the Fall of 2018. The social will begin at 6 p.m., with the program commencing at 6:30 p.m.
Dufner will talk about the program’s recruiting philosophy, while Assistant Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Tom Miller will highlight the class as a whole. The staff will also have highlights running during the event. A cash bar will be open, while appetizers will be available to all in attendance. Anyone is welcome to attend the event and support Minnesota Crookston as they look to build on to their foundation moving into the future.
Below is the list of players.
National Letter of Intent (30)
Gregory Arrell/WR/6-2 194/Minneapolis, Minn./Osseo H.S.
Sam Bissen/LB/6-0 204/Stillwater, Minn./St. Croix Prep Academy
Jared Boone/WR/5-11 164/Winnipeg, Manitoba/Grant Park H.S.
Samuel Browne/WR/6-1 165/Coon Rapids, Minn./Blaine H.S.
Austin Erdmann/LB/6-0 225/Little Falls, Minn./Little Falls H.S.
Johnson Fallah/DB/6-0 164/Brooklyn Park, Minn./Osseo H.S.
Blake Farder/RB/5-9 175/Angus, Minn./East Grand Forks H.S.
Andy Groebner/WR/6-0 182/Andover, Minn./Andover H.S.
Eli Horn/LB/5-8 200/Pillager, Minn./Pillager H.S.
Tyler Isane/QB/6-0 177/Badger, Minn./Badger-Greenbush-Middle River H.S.
Cameron King/QB/6-0 170/Crystal, Minn./Robbinsdale Cooper H.S.
Randy Larson/OL/6-2 270/Ogilvie, Minn./Ogilvie H.S.
Kwesi Littlejohn/DB/5-9 161/Kannapolis, N.C./Cox Hill H.S.
Mohamed Mahmoud/TE/6-1 212/Eagan, Minn./Eastview H.S.
Lorenzo Malacas/DL/6-1 264/Juneau, Alaska/Orange Coast College
Jonah Maxey/OL/6-0 310/Sioux City, Iowa/Bishop Heelan Catholic H.S.
Seth Maxey/DL/6-4 206/Sioux City, Iowa/Sioux City East H.S.
Jared McLemore/K/5-10 160/Lucas, Texas/Lovejoy H.S.
Nathan McRoberts/P/6-4 253/Kabetogama, Minn./International Falls H.S.
Taavan Mielke/LB/5-8 185/Big Lake, Minn./Big Lake H.S.
Terrance Nicholson/DB/5-10 175/Minneapolis, Minn./Robbinsdale Cooper H.S.
Justin Parisot/OL/5-11 273/Kirkland, Ill./Hiawatha H.S.
Anthony Putz/DL/6-0 258/Kasota, Minn./St. Peter H.S.
Joey Sanchez/LB/5-10 181/Mesa, Ariz./Red Mountain H.S.
Eli Solberg/WR/6-1 180/Rogers, Minn./Rogers H.S.
Colin Suitter/LB/6-1 195/Big Lake, Minn./Big Lake H.S.
Jadyn Swenson/OL/6-4 270/Hallock, Minn./Kittson County Central H.S.
Joe Warner/OL/6-1 290/St. Louis Park, Minn./Rochester C.T.C
Dylan Wheeler/DL/6-2 220/Arlington, Texas/James W. Martin H.S.
Tyler Wilcox/OL/6-2 240/Pillager, Minn./Pillager H.S.)
Early Signees (5)
ILI - Courtney Johnson/DB/6-2 178/Casa Grande, Ariz./Casa Grande Union H.S.
ILI - Olufemi Obaweya/LB/5-10 205/Brooklyn, N.Y./Cheyney University
NLI - Ahmad Queider/OL/6-1 300/Mableton, Ga./Mesabi Range C.C.
ILI - Omar Ramy/TE/6-1 215/Cairo, Egypt/University of Wyoming
NLI - Elijah Todd/RB/6-0 230/Toledo, Ohio/Dakota College at Bottineau
Institutional Letter of Intent (2)
Tanner Foss (WR/6-2 180/Greenbush, Minn./Badger-Greenbush-Middle River H.S.)
Sam Olson (LB/6-0 212/Fargo, N.D./Oak Grove Lutheran H.S.)