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**2013 FOOTBALL RECRUITING**

**Commitments (22)**

QB Kurt Palandech, 6'2“, 180, 4.5, Plainfield (North), IL

QB Sam Riddle, 6'2”, 200, 4.8, Hillsboro (Century). OR

RB Patrick Sharp, 5'10“, 185, 4.5, Wheaton (Wheaton North), IL

FB Dustin Iverson, 6'2”, 225, Elgin (Grant County), ND

WR Aeron Carr, 5'10“, 170, Mesa (Red Mountain), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Had offers from USD, SDSU, UC-Davis, W IL & UNC

WR JJ Robertson, 6', 190, 4.5, Frankfort (Lincoln Way East), IL (2 Star - Rivals, 3 Star - Scout & ESPN)

TE Kyle Ruhe, 6'6”, 230, 5.0, Temecula (Great Oaks), CA

OL Dustin Adams, 6'3“, 290, Minot (Minot), ND Transfer from NIU

OL Dan Bell, 6'5”, 275, Menomonee Falls (Menonomee Falls) WI (2 Star - Scout)

OT Brandon Miller, 6'5“, 290, Waterford (Waterford), WI (2 Star - Scout)

OL AJ Stockwell, 6'6”, 285, Apple Valley (Eastview), MN Had offers from NDSU & Montana St

OL Rashad Williams, 6'5“, 270, Maywood (Proviso East), IL

DL Marcus Cheatom, 6-1, 285, Chicago (Brother Rice), IL

DL Mat Cox, 6-4, 250, Olympia (Capital), WA

DL Garrett Cary, 6'4”, 265, Walwork (Bigfoot), WI Had offer from IL St

LB Kyle Norberg, 6'1“, 215, Cary (Cary Grove), IL Had offer from USD

LB Connor O'Brien, 6'1”, 205, 4.7, Lemont (Lemont), IL

LB Hunter Wharton, 6-2, 220, Brawley (Brawley), CA

S Jake Disterhaupt, 6', 185, Moose Lake (Moose Lake/Willow River), MN

S Cam Kuksa, 6'1“, 185, 4.9, Palatine (Palatine), IL Had offers from WY & W IL

S Cole Reyes, 6'2”, 200, Schaumburg (Hanover Park), IL Had offer from UNI, USD & WIU

P/K Mitchell Meindel, 6'3“, 190, Waukesha (Catholic Memorial), WI (2 Star - ESPN)

**Walk-Ons** (1)

OL Chris Labeots, 6'3”, 300, Hoffman Estates (Hoffman Estates), IL

**Offers** (13)

QB Tyler Rogers, 6'2“, 175, Peoria (Liberty), AZ Has offers from Air Force and SDSU

RB Direll Clark, 6'1”, 225, Lake Villa (Lakes Community), IL (3 Star - Scout) Has offers from Purdue, E IL & W KY

RB Frankie Felix, 5'10“, 185, Chandler (Hamilton), AZ (2 Star - Rivals & Scout)

RB Kenneth Kidd, 6', 185, 4.5, New Berlin (Milford Academy), NY (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Has offers from SEMO & NM St

WR Tyler Lloyd, 6'2”, 190, Muscatine (Muscatine) IA

TE Tony Gumina, 6'3“, 225, Sussex (Hamilton), WI (2 Star - Scout) Has offers from USD, NDSU, UNI & Ball St

OL Mike Langman, 6'5”, 255, Naperville Naperville North), IL Has offers from USD, Yale & Dartmouth

OL Vinny Ross, 6'3“, 260, 5.3, Grant (Perkins County), NE

OT Mitch Wehrli, 6'4”, 275, 5.2, Phoenix (Desert Vista), AZ

DT Akeem Roller, 6'4“, 280, St. Paul (Cretin-Durham Hall), MN Has offers from Montana, EMU, WMU, UNI, W IL & WY

DE Grant Bartell, 6'3”, 245, New Lenox (Lincoln Way Central), IL Has offer from IN St

DE Dean Helt, 6'6“, 225, Waunakee (Waunakee), WI Has offers from IL St & W IL

DB Oscar Opara, 5'11”, 180, Mpls (DeLaSalle), MN Has offers from UNI & IL St

DB Reshon Watson, 5'10“, 180, Bothell (Bothell), WA

**Offered but Committed Elsewhere (70)

QB Kado Brown, 6', 185, Oxnard (Rio Mesa), CA Verbal to Army

QB Johnny Peltz, 6'2”, 215, Wheaton (North), IL Will play baseball at Wheaton

QB Conor Rhoda, 6'3“, 190, 4.8, St. Paul (Cretin-Derham Hall) MN PWO at Minnesota

RB Kani Benoit, 6', 200. 4.5, Phoenix (Thunderbird), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to UNLV

RB Tre Favors, 5'10”, 180, Glendale (Mountain Ridge), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Montana

RB Clarence Smith, 6'3“, 215, Buckeye (Buckeye), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Utah

RB Omar Stover, 5'11”, 195, 4.5, Bollingbrook (Bollingbrook), IL Verbal to Wyoming

RB Bridge Tusler, 5'11“, 195, Osseo (Osseo), MN Verbal to SDSU

WR Chad Beebe, 5'9”, 160, Aurora (Christian), IL Verbal to N IL

WR Matt Harris, 6', 170, Lagrange (Lyons Township N), IL (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Northwestern

WR Kendrick Bourne, 6'2“, 185, 4.5, Milwaukie (Milwaukie Arts Academy), OR Verbal to EWU

WR Malcom Moore, 6'2”, 180, Hopkins (Minnetonka), MN Verbal to Iowa Western JC

WR Jester Weah, 6'3“, 190, Madison (Memorial), WI (3 Star - Rivals, 2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Pitt

TE Patrick Baldenegro, 6'5”, 210, Chandler (Chandler), AZ (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to NAU

TE Zach Lindquist, 6'4“, 240, Mahtomedi (Mahtomedi), MN Verbal to Air Force

TE Zach Poker, 6'4”, 220, 4.6, Oconomowoc (Oconomowoc), WI (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Pitt

TE Noah Scarver, 6'4“, 210, Mpls (Washburn), MN Verbal to Montana

TE Shane Wimann, 6'4”, 215, Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin Dells), WI Verbal to N IL

OL Ely Anderson, 6'6“, 285, Windsor (Santa Rosa JC), CA Verbal to Old Dominion

OL Hayden Biegel 6'6” 240, Wisconsin Rapids (Lincoln), WI (3 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to UW

OL Chad Fahning, 6'7“, 275, 5.2, St. Paul, (De La Salle), MN (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) PWO at UM

OL Vinny Ross, 6'3”, 260, 5.3, Grant (Perkins County), NE Verbal to UNK

OL Jake Gronholz, 6'2“, 265, Lake Mills (Lakeside Lutheran), WI (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Winona St

OL Austin Kuhnert, 6'5”, 290, Sioux Falls (Washington), SD Verbal to NDSU

OL Joe Kupcikevicius, 6'4“, 260, Oak Lawn (Richards), IL (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to SDSU

OL Jarrid Lloyd, 6'5”, 260, Lisle (Bennett Academy), IL Verbal to Ball St

OL Pat Maloney, 6'4“, 270, Park Ridge (Maine South), IL (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Ball St

OL Tim McAuliffe, 6'2”, 270, Lemont (Lemont), IL (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Bowling Green

OL Dan Morin, 6'3“, 280, 5.1, Overland Park (St. Thomas Aquinas), KS Verbal to Cornell

OL Max Rich, 6'7”, 280, Portland (Jesuit), OR (3 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to Harvard

OL Alex Sirois, 6'5“, 305, Hillsboro (Century), OR (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to Portland St

OL Zach Ziemer, 6'5”, 280, Lakeville (North), MN Verbal to NDSU

DE Brad Ambrosius, 6'5“, 225, West De Pere, (West De Pere), WI Verbal to NDSU

DE Fred Beaugard, 6'3”, 250, Lombard (Montini), IL (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to USD

DE Anthony Greenhow, 6'3“, 230, Maywood (Proviso East), IL Verbal to SIU

DE Logan Neitzke, 6'4”, 225, Appleton (North), WI (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to MSU-Mankato

DE Garrett Guanella, 6'5“, 235, 4.7, Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa JC), CA (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to San Jose St

DE Chris Kantzavelos, 6'4”, 245, Bartlett (Bartlett), IL Verbal to CMU

DE Adam Kulon Jr., 6'5“, 240, Algonquin (Jacobs), IL (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to Toledo

DE Charles Melka, 6'4”, 230, Lisle (Benet Academy), IL Verbal to Columbia

DE Lorenzo Melvin, 6'2“, 225, Phoenix (Desert Vista), AZ (3 Star - Scout) Verbal to NAU

DE Evan Panfil, 6'5”, 230, New Lenox (Lincoln Way Central), IL (3 Star - Rivals, 2 Star - Scout) Verbal to IL

DE Zach Skibinski, 6'4“, 230, 4.5, Sioux City (Bishop Heelan), IA Verbal to UNI

DE Ryan Stendler, 6'2”, 225, Mequon (Homestead), WI Verbal to N IL

DE Nathan Tanguay, 6'5“, 250, Mukwonago (Mukwonago), WI Verbal to NDSU

DE Maliek Collins, 6'2”, 285, 4.8, Kansas City (Center Sr.), MO ( 3 Star - Scout) Verbal to NE

DT Nick Jacobsen, 6'5“, 305, Prescott (Prescott), WI (3 Star - Rivals) Verbal to NDSU

DT Tyson Reinke, 6'3” 265, Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie), MN (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to Kent St

DT Michael Warren, 6'5“, 270, 4.9, Maple Grove (Providence Academy), MN (3 Star - Rivals, 2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Dartmouth

LB Mikias Alipate, 6'1” 205, Richfield (Holy Angels), MN (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to SDSU

LB Jareid Combs, 6'4”, 225, Mpls (DeLaSalle), MN (2 Star - Scout) Has offers from SDSU, IL St & ISU Verbal to Ill State

LB Jack Cottrell, 6'4“ 215, Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie), MN (3 Star - Rivals) Verbal to BC

LB Nick DeLuca, 6'3”, 230, Omaha (Millard North), NE (2 Star - Rivals and Scout) Verbal to NDSU

LB AJ Goggin, 6'3“, 215, Lake Villa (Lakes Community), IL (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Air Force

LB DeAndre Miller, 6'2”, 230, Buckeye (Buckeye), AZ (3 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to Arizona

LB Robert Relf, 6'1“, 210, 4.5, Phoenix (Brophy Prep), AZ (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to FL Atl

LB Austin Ramesh, 6'2”, 215, Eagle River (Northland Pines), WI (3 Star - Rivals) Verbal to UW

LB Mike Redmond, 6'4“, 220, 4.7, Minnetonka (Minnetonka), MN (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to IL St LB Chris Weber, 6'3”, 205, Elkhorn (Elkhorn), NE PWO at NE

LB John Wessel, 6'2“, 220, 4.8, Sioux Falls (Roosevelt), SD Verbal to USD

LB Chris Wipson, 6'2”, 220, Wayzata (Wayzata), MN (2 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to UM

CB Armond Hawkins, 5'10“, 175, Rancho Cucamonga (Rancho Cucamonga), CA Verbal to Idaho

DB Ryan McKinley, 5' 11”, 170, 4.8, Anthem (Boulder Creek), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Montana

DB Chris Parker, 6', 190, 4.6, Sioux Falls (Washington), SD Verbal to Montana

DB Malik Rucker, 6'0“ 170, 4.5, New Hope (Robbinsdale Cooper), MN (3 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to Iowa

DB Domenic Toliver, 5'9”, 165, Gardenia (Gardenia), CA Verbal to ID St

S Jesse Bobbit, 6'2“, 190, 4.7, Palatine (Palatine), IL Verbal to SDSU

S Connor Strahm, 6'1”, 210, 4.5, Eugene (Sheldon), OR Verbal to Montana

S Jameer Thurman, 6', 190, Hillside (Proviso West), IL (3 Star - Rivals) Verbal to IN St

S Jackson Weber, 6'2“ 200, Milwaukee (Whitefish Bay), WI Verbal to Cornell

Ath Nathan Gerry, 6'2”, 206, 4.4, Sioux Falls (Washington), SD (3 Star - Rivals & Scout) Verbal to NE

Ath Trev Hadachek, 5'11“, 170, 4.5, La Porte City (Union), IA (2 Star - Rivals) Walk-on at Iowa

Ath Jordan Hein, 6'2”, 195, Perham (Perham), MN Verbal to UNI

Ath Nate Phillips, 5'10“, 175, 4.5, Chandler (Basha), AZ (2 Star - Scout) Verbal to Arizona

K Jake Elliot, 5'10”, 160, Western Springs (Lyon Township), IL Verbal to Memphis

**Players of Interest**

QB Justin Adams, 6'6“, 205, Sandy (Sandy), OR

QB Darren Beenken, 6'4”, 190, Farmington (Farmington), MN

QB/DB Eric Bockmeier, 6'4“, 180, Kindred (Kindred), ND

QB Nick Cieslak, 6'3”, 165, Oconomowoc (Kettle Moraine), WI Has offers from N IL & Butler

QB Michael Conway, 6'6“, 200, LaCrosse (Aquinas), WI Walk-on at UofM

QB Ben Diedrick, 6'2”, 190, Kimberly (Kimberly), WI

QB Jesse Ertz, 6'4“, 190, Mediapolis (Mediapolis), IA Verbal to Kansas St

QB Francis Kanneh, 6'1”, 190, 4.5, Brooklyn Center (Brooklyn Center), MN (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to Southern U

QB Edin Kovac, 6'1“, 200, 4.8, Tuscon (Northland CC), AZ

QB Zach Martin, 6'3”, 180, 4.9, Omaha (North), NE

QB Kaimana Nacua, 6'2“, 180, 4.7, Henderson (Liberty), NV Verbal to Brigham Young

QB Tyler Rogers, 6'3”, 190, 4.7, Peoria (Liberty), AZ Has offers from SDSU & Air Force

QB Nick Schroeder, 6', 195, 4.9, Manitowoc (Lincoln), WI

QB Connor Senger, 5'11“, 170, Milwaukee (Pius XI), WI

QB Danny Supernaw, 6'2”, 190, Delavan (Delavan-Darien), WI

QB Trevor Vasey, 6'6“, 215, 4.7, Franklin (Dean JC), MA (2 Star - Rivals) Has offer from SE LA

RB Antwynn Beavers, 5'8”, 170, 4.4, Liberty (North), MO

RB Logan Davis, 6', 195, Omaha (Millard West), NE

RB Brandon English, 5'9“, 189, 4.6, Orlando (Evans), FL (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to Bowling Green

RB BJ Kellogg, 5'9”, 165, Minneapolis (Robbinsdale Cooper), MN

RB Niko Kapeli, 5'9“, 180, 4.7, Henderson (Liberty), NV (2 Star - Rivals) Verbal to UNLV

RB/S Layne Johs, 5'11”, 210, Bismarck (Bismarck), ND Has offer from NDSU

RB Trever Ryen, 5'9“, 157, Ida Grove (Battle Creek), IA

RB Michael Sales, 6'2 195, Champlin (Champlin Park), MN

RB Jay Schneider, 5'11”, 170, 4.7, Mequon (Homestead), WI

RB Jamal Towns, 5'6“, 170, Harvey (Thornton Township), IL Verbal to Toledo

FB Sam Stoltenberg, 6'1”, 235, 4.8, Omaha (Creighton Prep), NE

WR Matt Christensen, 6'3“, 170, Wilmot (Wilmot), WI Has offer from USD

WR Vince Dinkel, 6'2”, 190, Marathon (Marathon), WI

WR Jaleel Green, 6'1“, 185, Jacksonville (Providence), FL

WR Kevin Irby, 6'2”, 220, 4.5, Columbus (Northland CC), GA

WR Elroy Masters, 6'3“, 205, Peoria (Sunrise Mountain), AZ Verbal to CSU

WR Chris Seisay, 6'2”, 175, 4.5, American Canyon (American Canyon), CA (3 Star - Rivals) Verbal to Boise St

WR Tanner Shipley, 6'2“, 190, 4.5, Wilsonville (Wilsonville), OR (2 Star - Rivals)

WR Deshawn Stephens, 6'3”, 190, 4.5, Milwaukie (Putnam), OR (2 Star - Rivals)

TE Nick Hart, 6'5“, 220, Prior Lake (Prior Lake), MN PWO at UMinn

TE Jeff Illies, 6'6, 200, Lidgerwood (Wyndmere-Lidgerwood), ND Verbal to NDSU

TE Jordan Meyer, 6'3”, 240, Elk River (Elk River), MN

TE Jordan Veloz, 6'3“, 245, Oak Creek (Oak Creek), WI

OL Bryan Bjerk 6'4, 260, Grand Forks (Red River), ND

OL Lee Carhart, 6'5”, 260, 4.9, Omaha (Creighton Prep), NE Verbal to UNI

OL Matt Degner, 6'3“, 270, Waukesha (Catholic Memorial), WI Has offer from Butler

OL Carson Hogan, 6'10”, 310, Bemidji (Bemidji), MN

OL Jesse Kubick, 6'7“, 290, Dickinson (Trinity), ND Verbal to NDSU

OL Buom Mach, 6'2”, 250, 5.1, Fridley (Fridley), MN

OG Calvin Kempken, 6'4“, 270, Burlington (Catholic Central), WI

OG Jackson Wilson, 6'3”, 276, 5.4, Rochester (John Marshall), MN Verbal to Air Force

DL Dalton Olinger, 6', 250, Spring Lake Park (Spring Lake Park), MN

DL Grant Morgan, 6'5“, 250, Oshkosh (Oshkosh), WI Verbal to NDSU

DE Owen Salwedel, 6'6”, 235, 4.7, Beaver Dam (Beaver Dam), WI Verbal to UM

DE Robby MacKesey, 6'3“, 255, Rochester (Rochester CC), MN Verbal to ID St

DE Jabari Mathieu, 6'3”, 235, 4.6, Torrence (El Camino CC), CA (2 Star - Rivals) Has offer from Youngstown

DT Michael Flowers, 6'3, 270, St. Paul (Humboldt), MN

DT Steven Graeber, 6'1“, 250, Omaha (Millard North) NE PWO at Nebraska

LB Matt Austin, 6'3”, 190, Fond du Lac (St. Mary's Springs), WI

LB Jack Cichy, 6'3“, 190, Maplewood (Hill-Murray), MN

LB James Gates, 6'1”, 200, Menomonie (Menomonie), WI Verbal to NDSU

LB Devin Haxton, 6'2“, 205, 4.6, Harvey (Harvey), ND

LB Mitch Johnson, 5'11”, 190, Lakeville (North), MN

LB Shawn Johnson, 6', 205, 4.7, Thief River Falls (Northland CC), MN

LB Alex Klestinski, 6'3“, 225, 4.8, Brookfield (Marquette University), WI

LB Drake Kulick, 6'2”, 205, Muscatine (Muscatine), IA Has offer from UNI

LB Regis Henke, 6'3“, 210 , Wisconsin Rapids (Wisconsin Rapids), WI

LB Robby Mackesey, 6'3”, 235, Rochester (Rochester CC), MN

LB Levunte Pittman, 5'11“, 225, 4.6, Daphne (Northland CC), AL

LB Johnny Ragin, 6'2”, 210, Wilsonville (Wilsonville), OR (2 Star - Scout) Has offers from BYU & Portland St

LB Justin Schweitzer, 6'1“, 190, Wilmot (Wilmot), WI

LB Nathan Snider, 6'2”, 225, 4.8, Lowry (Minnewaska Area), MN

LB Colton Steer, 6'3“, 215, 4.7, Crete (Crete), NE

LB Hayden Wertz, 6'2”, 220, Kenosha (Bradford), WI

LB Dashawn Williams, 6'1“, 230, New Hope (Robbinsdale Cooper), MN

LB Alex Wood, 6', 185, Lakeville (South), MN

S Michael Greer, 6'2”, 195, Palm Springs (Palm Springs), CA Has offer from IL St

S Riley Pelisek, 6'l“ ,200, Mequon (Homestead), WSI Has offers from Army & Air Force

S Jake Shoultz, 6'3”, 175, Muscatine (Muscatine), IA

DB Josh Brieder, 6', 178, Muskego (Muskego), WI

DB Kierre Rhodes, 5'8“, 165, St. Paul (Johnson), MN (2 Star - Rivals)

Ath Isaiah Huston, 6', 175, 4.5, Anthem (Boulder Creek), AZ

Ath Ryan McKeever, 5'10”, 185, 4.7, Omaha (Skutt Catholic), NE

Ath Spencer Payne, 5'9“, 195, 4.6, McMinnville (McMinnville), OR

Ath Demetrius Stinson, 5'11”, 205, Detroit (Douglas), MN (3 Star - Rivals) Has offer from Toledo

K Donnie Manke, 6'1“, 200, Lodi (Lodi), WI

K Jake Sievers, 5'7”, 155, 4.6, Omaha (Skutt Catholic), NE


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