This is an updated list of Air Force commits from the Class of 2018 as compiled by The Gazette. The academy cannot release a list of signees or comment on any recruits.

Air Force commits sign a nonbinding Certificate of Intent instead of National Letters of Intent.

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ALLEN ALOALI'I AMUIMUIA6-2   -   305   -   OL   -   Little Rock, Ark. (Pulaski Academy)

Also an all-state wrestler. … Made headlines in Arkansas when he was ejected from a game as a junior for fighting and his mother, who saw it as her son wasn’t fighting but was simply trying to get the other player off of him, sued the state activities association to overturn a one-game suspension that resulted from the call. 

Committed:  July 29


JERAMIAH BIRDSONG6-3   -   170   -   DB   -   Mount Juliet, Tenn.

Lists a 4.71 40-yard dash and 36-inch vertical. …. Played both ways for a team that went 10-1 and didn’t allow a point through the first six games. … An all-region selection.

Twitter: @jtbirdy19

Committed: Aug. 24


JACE BOBO6-1   -   210   -   OLB   -   Cypress, Texas (Cy-Fair)

Hard-hitting defender who lined up at various spots in high school and would seem a perfect fit for Air Force’s spur linebacker spot. … Was named one of 10 finalists for Defensive Player of the Year from the Houston Touchdown Club. … Held an FCS offer from McNeese State. … Fell a few thousandths of a point from earning a three-star rating from 247Sports.

Twitter: @kiidplay5_

Committed: Jan 23


KENDALL BONNER5-11   -   189   -   QB   -   Gaithersburg, Md. (Quince Orchard)

Decommitted from Dartmouth the day before committing to Air Force. … Had an offer from Army. … Led team to consecutive 4A state final appearances, combining for 42 touchdowns as a senior (passing, rushing, receiving). … As a junior he threw 23 touchdowns vs. one interception, but left the state championship played at Navy in an ambulance after a high hit briefly caused him to lose consciousness.

Twitter: @8Docbonner

Committed: Jan. 17


RYAN BOOTH6-5   -   275   -   OL   -   San Antonio (Churchill HS)

Other offers included Army, Rice, Bowling Green and multiple Ivy League programs. … A first-team academic all-state selection. … Lists a 4.97 40-yard dash and 28-inch vertical. … Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 200 offensive tackle in the nation. … Also handles long-snapping. … Has earned accolades as an AAU basketball player.

Twitter: @ryanbooth__

Committed: Dec. 11


JACK BOUTTE6-3   -   234   -   DE/TE   -   Nashville, Tenn. (Father Ryan)

Lists a 4.89-second 40-yard dash, 35-inch vertical, 325-pound bench, 435 squat and 280 clean. … Comes from the same high school that produced Air Force kicker Luke Strebel, the Falcons’ all-time leading scorer.

Twitter: @jboutte130

Committed: June 29


CHASE BRADLEY6-2   -   180   -   DB   -   Austin, Texas (Hyde Park Baptist)

In May 2017, Bradley (whose sister is a cancer survivor) was awarded a $2,500 scholarship for raising $57,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in seven weeks. He then donated that scholarship money to a fellow student who had recently overcome cancer. … Intercepted three passes as a senior according to statistics in MaxPreps. … Lists a 4.83 40-yard dash. … Had four offers from smaller programs.

Committed: Feb. 3


WILLIAM BROADUS6-3   -   220   -   P   -   League City, Texas (Clear Falls)

Kohls Kicking Camps ranks him as the No. 9 punter in the nation. … Placed second in punting at the Texas Showcase Camp. … Lists a 4.45 GPA and 1300 SAT. … Named first-team all-Greater Houston punter. … Punter in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl. … Throws discus and shot put in track.

Twitter: @BroadusWilliam

Committed: Jan. 27


JAKE BROOM6-2   -   215   -   LB   -   Decatur, Ga.

Lists a 4.68 40-yard dash, 33-inch vertical and 505-pound squat. … All-county, metro and region selection. … In a recruiting profile he said what makes him stand out as a future college athlete is “fundamental tackling, a nonstop motor and GPA.”

Twitter: @JakeBroom_

Committed: Oct. 1


WARREN BRYAN6-2   -   190   -   QB   -   La Verne, Calif. (Damien)

Lists a 3.7 GPA. … Threw for 2,344 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior, adding 758 rushing yards with five scores. Posted career numbers of 7,606 passing yards and 60 touchdowns with 1,255 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns as a four-year starter. … Listed as a two-star recruit by 247 Sports and the No. 278 recruit in California.

Twitter: @_wbryan6

Committed: Jan. 10


AJ BURKHEAD6-5   -   230   -   DE   -   Wilsonville, Ore.

Also had an offer from Nevada. … Lists a 4.8-second 40-yard dash. … Ranked by 247 Sports as the No. 33 recruit in Oregon.

Twitter: @AJ_Burkhead3

Committed: Dec. 14


ZACH BURROLA6-0   -   219   -   FB   -   Redlands, Calif.

Recorded 132 tackles, including six sacks in nine games as a senior. … All-league and district selection. … Lists an 1,140 SAT.

Twitter: @zachburrola_

Committed: Jan. 30


BLAKE CARETTE6-3   -   280   -   OT   -   Centennial (Arapahoe HS)

The Denver Post named him to its all-Colorado football team, along with a bio stating: “As the linchpin of the Warriors’ line, the Air Force commitment displayed athleticism in space in Arapahoe’s counter-heavy offense, with the speed to get out on screens and a consistent physicality up to each and every whistle.” … Held an FBS offer from Idaho and a slew of FCS offers.

Committed: July 24


TYLER CASADOS6-3   -   280   -   OL   -   La Habra, Calif.

Three-star recruit held offers from Colorado, Colorado State, Nevada, Navy, San Jose State and Army. …  247 Sports lists him as No. 57 offensive guard recruit in the nation. … First-team all-Freeway League selection. … Posted an entertaining tweet after Air Force coaches visited his home in late January as pictures from the visit included pingpong and basketball with Troy Calhoun.

Twitter: @TylerCasados

Committed: Jan. 14


CHASE CHANDLER6-2   -   226   -   LB   -   Tacoma, Wash. (Bellarmine Prep)

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 47 recruit in Washington and No. 139 inside linebacker in the nation. … Lists a 4.6 40-yard dash and 11.6 at 100 meters.

Committed: Nov. 6


HAAZIQ DANIELS6-1   -   195   -   QB   -   Holmdel, N.J. (St. John-Vianney)

Held an offer from Army. … Threw for 1,175 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior with 512 rushing yards and seven touchdowns. … Lists a 4.71 40-yard dash, 11.5-second 100-meter and 53-second 400.

Twitter: @z_jiggy3

Committed: Feb. 2


JACK DAVIS6-3    -   300   -    OL    -   Richardson, Texas (Pearce)

Four-year starter and three-time all-district selection. … Lists 415-pound bench press, 575 squat and 555 deadlift. Lists 5.4-second 40-yard dash. … Allowed zero sacks as a senior with 22 pancake blocks and 63 knockdowns. … Reports a 3.92 GPA with 30 ACT and 1270 SAT.

Twitter: @jdavis9120

Committed: Jan. 17


AUSTON DEASON6-1   -   175   -   CB   -   Pearland, Texas

Listed as a three-star athlete by 247 Sports. … Had offers from Army and Texas State. … Runs a Nike-verified 4.74 40-yard dash with a 35.2-inch vertical.

Twitter: @austonD_

Committed: Nov. 20


KARLOS DILLARD6-1   -   220   -   LB   -   Gulfport, Miss.

Held an offer from Army as well as multiple FCS programs, including two in the Ivy League. … Made 135 tackles with 4.5 sacks, an interception and three forced fumbles in 12 games as a senior. … Lists a 31.3-inch vertical, 450-pound squat and 265 bench. … Plans to study engineering.

Twitter: @IamKDii

Committed: Jan. 15


CHARLES DIMNWAOBI6-1   -   180   -   WR   -   Gainesville, Ga. (Riverside Military Academy)

Lists a 4.5 40-yard dash, 38-inch vertical. Holds his school record in the 100- (10.86 seconds) and 200-meter (21.89) dashes as well as a member of the 400, 800 and 1,600 relay teams. … According to statistics on MaxPreps, caught 37 passes for 609 yards and four touchdowns as a senior. Also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.

Twitter: @moneysquah

Committed: Feb. 2


DAVID EURE5-11   -   181   -   DB   -   Gardena, Calif. (Junipero Serra)

Had an SEC offer from Vanderbilt and a Big Ten spot at Rutgers, as well as Navy and Mountain West offers from San Diego State, Nevada and San Jose State and Columbia in the Ivy League.  … Took his official visit to Air Force on Nov. 30 and committed two days later. … Rated as a three-star recruit by 247 Sports and Rivals. … Lined up as a safety, receiver, running back and returned punts and kickoffs in high school, but seems to primarily be recruited as a cornerback.

Twitter: @D_BLACK__

Committed: Dec. 2


MIKE EZIULOH6-4   -   300   -   OL/DL   -   Richmond, Texas (Bush)

Unanimous first-team all-District selection as defensive tackle. … Air Force was lone Division I offer. … Credited with six tackles for loss in seven games as a senior according to statistics in MaxPreps.

Twitter: @futureprophecy_

Committed: Jan. 11


OMAR FATTAH5-11   -   225   -   LB   -   Lakewood, Ohio (St. Edward)

First-team Division I all-state selection at linebacker. … Lists a 4.62 40-yard dash, 335-pound bench press and 500 squat. … Made 135 tackles, 15 tackles for loss as a junior. Told DiMoro Sports, “My biggest passion is my religion. Being a Muslim nowadays in society, it can be difficult, especially, these days with Islamophobia. A lot of people nowadays don’t know what it means to be a Muslim. The meaning of Islam itself, it derives from the word peace. That’s why I’m so passionate about it.”

Twitter: @babyfattah30

Committed: Jan. 25


R.J. FISHER6-1   -   210   -   QB   -   Lawton, Okla. (Eisenhower)

Had offers from Arkansas State, Army and Navy. … District Offensive Player of the Year. … Threw for 1,385 yards and ran for 1,428 yards as a senior, collecting 3,413 all-purpose yards with 36 combined touchdowns. … Lists a 4.51 40-yard dash, 31-inch vertical and 450-pound squat. … Competes in long jump in track, posting a personal best of 21 feet, 4 inches.

Twitter: @_rjfisher7

Committed: Jan. 27


JACOB FOSTER6-2   -   280   -   OL/DL   -   Fischer, Texas (Canyon Lake)

Lists a 5.01-second 40-yard dash, 26-inch vertical, 290-pound clean, 325 bench and 515 squat. … Played in a San Antonio all-star game Jan. 6. … Says he’d like to study mechanical or civil engineering.

Twitter: @JFoster_55

Committed: Jan. 4


D.J. FROST6-2   -   185   -   WR   -   Blue Springs, Mo. (Blue Springs South)

Lists a 4.5 40-yard dash and 36-inch vertical. … Caught 62 passes for 875 yards and nine touchdowns in career according to stats on MaxPreps. Also ran 48 times for 140 yards and a touchdown. … Longest catch went for 95 yards. … Blocked two field goals as a senior.

Twitter: @_djfrost_

Committed: Aug. 15


JOHN GAY IV6-0   -   190    -   RB   -   Harrison City, Penn. (Penn Trafford)

Ran for 1,285 yards and 19 touchdowns for a team that went 11-2 in his senior season. … His father was a running back at Kentucky and West Virginia. … Had announced he would be deciding between Air Force, Navy and Robert Morris. Other offers included Seton Hall and Cornell. … Lists a 10.9-second 100-yard dash, 305-pound bench press and 405 squat. … In his high school starting debut as a junior he ran for 260 yards in a 17-14 victory.

Twitter: @JWGIV46

Committed: Feb. 5


NOAH GUNN6-4   -   290   -   OL/DE   -   Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 6 recruit in Idaho and No. 153 offensive guard recruit in the nation. …  Held an offer from Idaho. … First-team all-Idaho 5A selection from the Idaho Statesman, protecting a quarterback who threw for 3,423 yards and committed to Washington.

Twitter: @GunnNoah

Committed: June 24


RILEY HANSEN6-4   -   285   -   OL   -   Apple Valley, Minn.

Lists a 5.7 40-yard dash, 25.5-inch vertical and 380-pound bench press. … Listed as the No. 31 recruit in Minnesota by 247 Sports. … Three-year high school starter who said he began playing football in third grade.

Committed: Nov. 7


JONATHAN HARDING6-5   -   270   -   OL   -   Lafayette, La. (St. Thomas More HS)

Lists a 4.9 40-yard dash, 25-inch vertical and 295-pound bench press. … High school coach described Harding as a big body with good feet and very smart. … Holds a 3.5 GPA. … Had offers from Louisiana, the Coast Guard Academy and Columbia.

Twitter: @18jharding

Committed: Nov. 8


KOBY HAUSER6-1   -   205   -   S   -   Westfield, Ind.

Also had an offer from Columbia and several other FCS programs. … All-state defensive back selection. … Lists a 4.59 40-yard dash, 34.1-inch vertical, 325-pound bench press and 405-pound squat. … Said in a recruiting profile, “I just flat out love to play football and I am willing to do whatever it takes to be the best.”

Twitter: @HauserKoby

Committed: June 30


RYAN HAYDEN6-3   -   180   -   WR   -   Watertown, Wis.

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 16 recruit in Wisconsin. … Lists a 4.6 40-yard dash and 31-7 vertical. … Caught 95 passes for 18 touchdowns and 1,620 yards as a junior in a spread, no-huddle offense. Finished his career with 172 catches (seventh in state history) for 2,463 yards and 27 touchdowns and the program reached the playoffs in all four of his seasons. … Only other offers came from Division II programs, but had interest from several FCS and FBS teams. … “He has phenomenal hands, he’s a good route runner and he competes well for the ball,” his high school coach told the Wisconsin State Journal. … Also plays baseball.

Twitter: @ry_hayden

Committed: Aug. 11


KALEB HOLCOMB6-4   -   255   -   TE/DE   -   Dublin, Ohio (Coffman HS)

Lists a 4.89-second 40 and a 33-inch vertical. … Has played guard, tackle and tight end on offense and defensive tackle and end. ... Had offer from Kent State and multiple FCS offers.

Twitter: @KalebHolcomb

Committed: Nov. 10


BRICE HONAKER6-1   -   175   -   K/P   -   Howe, Texas (Trinity HS)

Kicker also had an offer from Army. … Kohl’s Professional Camps had this to say: “He moved into the 5 star category at the Texas Showcase. … Honaker can hit 70 yard KOs and 60 yard FGs.”

Twitter: @BriceHonaker

Committed: June 28


JADEN HOYT6-4   -   285   -   OL/DL   -   Phoenix (Northwest Christian)

Lists a 5.6 40-yard dash, 435-pound squat, 285 bench and 235 clean. … Has been a starter on the offensive line since his sophomore year. … Throws shot put in track. … First team all-West Valley Preps selection in the Phoenix area.

Twitter: @Jadenhoyt72

Committed: Dec. 31


CALEB HUMPHREY6-3    -   186   -   OLB/DB   -   Phoenix (Desert Vista)

Has Nike-verified height/weight, 4.6 40-yard dash, 26.7-inch vertical and a 68.61 Nike Football Rating. … Invited to the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl

Twitter: @calebtitan10

Committed: Dec. 2


CALEB JACKSON5-11   -   185   -   CB   -   Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (Brother Rice)

Member of the National Honor Society with a 3.72 GPA. Held Ivy League offers from Brown, Columbia and Cornell. … A standout baseball player who was ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 1 outfielder in Michigan. … Described his ideal college program to Prep Baseball Report in November 2016 as, “a place that provides mentorship that will help me to continue to grow into a great man that can one day help change the world.”

Committed: Dec. 1


KALEB JACKSON6-4   -   235   -   DE   -   Mobile, Ala. (Faith Academy)

Held offers from Army and Princeton. … Lined up at defensive tackle and end in high school. … Lists a 4.9-second 40-yard dash, 365-pound squat, 275 bench and 245 clean. … Also plays basketball.

Committed: Jan. 21


BEN JEFFERSON 6-0   -   170   -   QB   -   Garden Grove, Calif. (Pacifica)

Held offers from Army, Navy and New Mexico. … Made commitment to Air Force on the anniversary of the death of his grandfather and namesake, whom he called his “greatest mentor and my best friend.” … Empire League MVP and two-time first-team all-League selection. … Lists a 4.5-second 40-yard dash and 10.9-second 100-meter time. … Passed for 2,443 yards and ran for 1,604 as a senior, combining for 43 touchdowns.

Twitter: @REALJBEN

Committed: Jan. 18


TYLER JOHNSON6-4  -   180   -   DB   - Miamisburg, Ohio

Lists a 4.5-second 40-yard dash, 49-second 400-meter run, 31-inch vertical and 350-pound squat. … Held an offer from Navy. … Track standout in the hurdles (15.22 seconds in 110 meter; 39.11 in 300), high jump (6-foot-6) and as part of relay teams.

Twitter: @TyJohnson_13

Committed: N/A


JAYLEN JONES6-1   -   205   -   DB   -   Houston (Alief Hastings)

Three-star recruit held an offer from Army. … Lists a 4.5-second 40-yard dash, 33.2-inch vertical, 275-pound bench press and 405 squat. … Runs hurdles in track. … Racked up 152 total tackles over junior and senior seasons (19 games), including 16 for loss.

Committed: Jan. 17


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CHRIS KANE6-5   -   225   -   TE   -   San Clemente, Calif.

Three-star commit according to 247Sports and Scout. … Chose Air Force over Wyoming, Florida International, Kent State and several FCS offers. … Also plays basketball.

Twitter: @kane_chris88

Committed: Dec. 14


DALTON KING6-3   -   220   -   TE/DE   -   Lebanon, Tenn.

Lists a 4.8-second 40-yard dash and 30-inch vertical. … Co-Most Valuable Defensive Lineman in his region. … Told Tennessee High School Football of his commitment, “When it comes down to it, life is about much more than the game of football. I am privileged that it has opened the doors it has and I’ll be forever grateful to help serve our country.” … Also plays basketball.

Twitter: @kingdalton15

Committed: Nov. 8


CADEN KOTTER6-5   -   185   -   WR   -   Vincennes, Ind.

Also had an offer from Army. … All-state selection. … Lists a 4.53 40-yard dash, 30-inch vertical and 16 reps of 186 pounds on bench press. … Also runs track, posting personal records of 11.1 seconds in the 100-meter dash, 22.81 in the 200 and 52.14 in the 400. Best long jump is 21-5.

Twitter: @Ckott15

Committed: N/A


CARTER KUEHL5-7   -   172   -   RB   -   Meridian, Idaho (Rocky Mountain HS)

Ran a Nike-verified 4.59 40-yard dash with a 38.4-inch vertical. … Competes in track, with personal bests of 21.45 in the 200 and 10.65 in the 100, capturing Idaho 5A state titles in both during his junior year. … Also a soccer standout. … Ran for 1,987 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior.

Twitter: N/A

Committed: July 23


JOSH LIFSON6-4   -   210   -   TE   -   Louisville, Ky. (Kentucky Country Day School)

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 23 recruit in Kentucky. … Made a one-handed catch on a deep ball while falling backward that would have landed on any highlight reel. … Ran a Nike-verified 5.01 40-yard dash with a 32.9-inch vertical.

Twitter: @JoshLifson

Committed: July 27


ALEX LUEDEKE6-4   -   212   -   TE   -   Holly Springs, N.C.

Lists a 4.77 40-yard dash, 31-inch vertical and performed 17 reps of 185 pounds in the bench press. … Displays a physical knack for taking on would-be tacklers. … Received offer from Air Force on May 22 and committed the following month after his official visit.

Twitter: @Aluedeke66

Committed: Oct. 28


MAX MASSINGALE5-11   -   185   -   ATH   -   Scottsdale, Ariz. (Saguaro)

Dual-threat quarterback had offers from Army and Navy. Air Force was his first offer in February 2017. … Committed on June 26. … He started 28 straight games for a high school program that has won five straight Arizona 4A state titles. … In the championship game he rushed for two touchdowns, threw for two scores and completed 13 of 18 passes for 231 yards. Afterward, he told, Arizona Central, “I think my legacy, aside from football, is just being a good guy, a leader and leaving this program in good hands, making sure the morals and values that we really take pride in at Saguaro continue on.” … As a senior threw for 3,345 yards and 34 touchdowns while running for 682 and 12 scores.

Committed: June 26


BRAYDEN MATHIS6-2   -   215   -   LB   -   China Spring, Texas

Other offers from FCS programs Davidson and Incarnate Word. … Plays second base in baseball. … Established a program mark with 178 tackles during his sophomore season. … Plans to major in engineering.

Committed: Aug. 2


CADE MATTHEWS6-1   -   220   -   LB   -   Gilbert, Ariz. (Higley)

Rated No. 1 linebacker in Arizona in Class of 2018 by ArizonaVarsityRivals. … All-Arizona selection from azcentral sports after making 136 tackles, nine sacks, five blocked kicks and two interceptions as a senior. … Rated by 247Sports as the No. 171 inside linebacker in the nation and No. 56 prospect in Arizona. … Held FCS offer from Columbia. … Had this to say about Air Force assistant Ron Vanderlinden to azcentral: “I also really liked Coach Van, the linebackers coach, as he has coached several linebackers into the NFL and seems like a great coach that could really help me become a great linebacker in college.”

Committed: Feb. 5


GREG MAY6-6   -   267   -   OL   -   Weston, Fla. (Cypress Bay)

Other offers included Central Florida and Columbia. … Lists a 5.04 40-yard dash, 29-inch vertical and 425-pound deadlift. … His offer from Air Force came Nov. 18.

Twitter: @GregMay55

Committed: Nov. 28


CLAY MAYER6-2   -   210   -   OLB   -   Indianapolis (Brebeuf Jesuit)

Lists a 4.56 40-yard dash and 36.5-inch vertical. … Strength numbers include a 415-pound squat and 265 clean. … Recruiting coach was Ron Vanderlinden. … Attended camp at Air Force this past summer, which set in motion an offer and commitment.

Twitter: @clay_mayer6

Committed: Aug. 9


TIM McCLENDON6-0  -  210  -  OLB  -  Ozark, Ala. (Carroll)

Three-star recruit’s highlight reel is filled with hard hits. … Listed as the No. 80 prospect in Alabama, according to 247Sports. … Had offers from Army, Navy and Southern Miss, among others and made his decision on signing day. …  Lists a 4.69-second 40-yard dash, 39-inch vertical, 330-pound bench press and 440 squat.

Twitter: @mcclendon00

Committed: Feb. 7


JALEN MERGERSON5-11   -   180   -   DB   -   Centennial (Eaglecrest)

Threw for 5,660 yards and 59 touchdowns in his career, adding 2,266 rushing yards and 25 scores. … Led Eaglecrest to consecutive unbeaten regular seasons, including a 13-1 mark as a senior with the lone loss coming in the 5A state championship game at Mile High. He accounted for 363 yards of offense and three touchdowns in the 56-49 loss to Pomona. … Named Mount Evans League MVP. …  Had preferred walk-on offers from Colorado, Colorado State and Wyoming. … Plays basketball and runs track. … Named to the Denver Post’s all-Colorado team as an “athlete.”

Twitter: @J_Merg6

Committed: Feb. 4


ANDREW MEYER6-4   -   290   -   OL   -   San Marcos, Calif.

Held offers from Army and Kent State. … Lists a 5.1-second 40-yard dash, 315-pound bench press, 295 clean and 475 squat. … 247Sports rates him as the No. 155 offensive guard in the nation and a two-star prospect.

Twitter: @andrew_meyer50

Committed: Jan. 17


GARY MOSSOP Jr.6-0   -   190   -   DB   -   Broken Arrow, Okla.

Three-star recruit according to 247 Sports. … Lists a 4.51 40-yard dash and 38.8-inch vertical.  … Had offers from Army and Navy. … Plans to study electrical engineering and would like to work at Tinker Air Force base in Oklahoma. … According to statistics in the Tulsa World, Mossop had 57 tackles as a senior with 15 passes broken up, two interceptions and two forced fumbles. … Also plays tennis.

Twitter: @gmossop_jr

Committed: Dec. 6


QAWI NTSAA5-11   -   170   -   WR   -   West Linn, Ore.

Had 1,409 receiving yards with 19 touchdowns as a senior. As a junior caught 68 passes for 987 yards and 14 scores. … Two-time first-team all-state selection as a receiver and second-team pick as a defensive back. … Lists a 4.5-second 40-yard dash.

Twitter: @QNtsasa

Committed: Jan. 18


BRODERIC ODOM6-1   -   210   -   LB   -   Wynnewood, Okla.

Nephew of Missouri coach Barry Odom. … Made 239 tackles with 17 sacks over his junior and senior seasons. … His father won a national championship at East Central University and two uncles played collegiately as well, one at Oklahoma and Barry at Missouri. … Older brother, Baron, plays at Oklahoma State.

Twitter: @brodericvaughn

Committed: Dec. 1


CORVAN OTANEZ6-3   -   200   -   DB   -   Gilbert, Ariz.

Held offers from Idaho, Columbia and San Diego. … According to statistics at MaxPreps, he intercepted eight career passes and hauled in 27 receptions for 432 yards and nine touchdowns. … Also plays basketball. … Lists a 4.47 GPA.

Twitter: @corvan_otanez

Committed: Jan. 27


KOLE PANNELL6-3   -   240    -   DE   -   Fort Worth, Texas (All Saints Episcopal)

Held an offer from Army. … Made 56 tackles with eight sacks and three blocked kicks during the regular season as a senior as he helped his team to an 11-1 record. … Lists a 4.7 40-yard dash, 300-pound bench press and 515 squat.

Committed: Feb. 5


T.J. PEAVY6-0   -   200   -   DB   -   Tyrone, Ga. (Sandy Creek)

Played a hybrid outside linebacker/defensive back position similar to Air Force’s spur position, making 90 tackles with five sacks, one interception and 13 passes defended as a senior. … First-team all-region selection. … Had offers from Navy, Eastern Michigan and Dartmouth. … Also played baseball in high school.

Twitter: @tj_peavy5

Committed: Jan. 22


DARIUS PENTON5-10   -   170   -   CB   -   Suwanee, Ga. (Collins Hill HS)   -  

Lists a 4.5 40-yard dash with 32.5-inch vertical and a 400-pound squat. … Was credited with 19 passes defended in statistics on MaxPreps. … Had an Ivy League offer from Cornell.

Twitter: @DariusPenton

Committed: Aug. 16


CADEN PERRY6-3   -   205   -   DB   -   Lee’s Summit, Mo.

Other offers came from Southern Illinois and South Dakota. … Lists a 4.6-second 40-yard dash, 305-pound clean, 295 bench and 30-inch vertical. … Sprinter in track, with a personal record 11.71 100-meter dash. … According to statistics at MaxPreps, he made 114 total tackles (five for loss) with seven interceptions over his junior and senior seasons.

Twitter: @perry_caden

Committed: Jan. 12


ISAIAH PRESCOTT5-10   -   165   -   WR   -   Auburn, Wash. (Riverside)

Lists a 4.6-second 40-yard dash and 32-inch vertical. … Rated as a two-star prospect by 247Sports and the No. 41 recruit in Washington. … A sprinter in track. … Told that he’ll be used as a receiver and return specialist at Air Force.

Twitter: @zayprescott

Committed: Sept. 21


COLE RAGAN6-3   -   258   -   OL/DL   -   Whitehouse, Ohio (Anthony Wayne HS)

Played both ways on a team that made it to the Ohio semifinals. … Had 10 tackles for loss, five sacks and three forced fumbles. … Lists a 4.98 40-yard dash and 500-pound squat. … Also competes in track and wrestling.

Twitter: @coleragan1

Committed: July 24


HANIN RAKROUKI6-0   -   230   -   MLB   -   Spring, Texas (Klein Oak)

Held offers from Army and multiple FCS programs, including Cornell and Dartmouth in the Ivy League. …  Academic all-state selection and District 15-6A Defensive Player of the Year. … Lists a 4.8-second 40-yard dash, 31-inch vertical and 335-pound bench press.

Twitter: @haninrakrouki

Committed: Aug. 20


MADISON RIDGEWAY6-4  -  190  -  WR   -  Arlington, Texas (Seguin)

Lists a 4.6-second 40-yard dash and 350-pound squat. … Other offers came from lower classifications, including Morehead State and Dodge City (Kan.) Community College. … A sprinter in track.

Twitter: @RidgewaY81

Committed: Feb. 6


MICHAEL RIEGE6-4   -   230   -   DE   -   Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead)

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 19 recruit in Wisconsin. … Lists a 4.9 40-yard dash. … Other offers were from FCS or Division II programs. … Also plays basketball.

Twitter: @michaelriege

Committed: Nov. 15


MALIK RODGERS5-9   -   165   -   WR   -   Pearland, Texas (Shadow Creek)

Three-star recruit according to 247 Sports and Rivals. … Had offers from San Diego State, Army, Tulsa, Texas-San Antonio and several from the Ivy League. … Academic all-state selection along with team MVP and Outstanding Offensive Player. … Lists a 4.51 40-yard dash and 33-inch vertical. ... Father, Rick, was a 1993 Air Force graduate.

Committed: Sept. 1


JAKE RUDOLPH5-11   -   210   -   FB   -   Roswell, Ga. (Blessed Trinity HS)

Stats posted to MaxPreps show he made 271 tackles in high school (157 solo), including 22.5 for loss and seven sacks. Also averaged 5.9 yards on 124 carries. … His team won the AAA state championship. … Lists a 4.85 40, 30-inch vertical. Strength numbers include 500-pound squat, 300 bench and 315 power clean.

Twitter: @JakeRudoIph

Committed: June 22


ANTONIO SMITH6-5   -   220   -   DE   -   Westerville, Ohio (Westerville South)

Had offers from multiple MAC programs (initially committing to Bowling Green) and Navy. … Lists a 4.7 40-yard dash, 31-inch vertical and 300-pound bench press. … Also a state-champion basketball player. … Lists himself as an outside linebacker.

Committed: Dec. 2


JAKE SPIEWAK6-4   -   200   -   WR   -   Centerville, Ohio

Second-team all-state selection. … Caught 66 passes for 1,009 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, becoming the first player in program history to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards. … Other offer came from Georgetown. … The final two answers he gave to an Athlete of the Week Q&A with the Dayton Daily News will appeal to Air Force fans. No. 1: Best thing about football: “The brotherhood you build with all your teammates.” No. 2: In 10 years, I hope to be… “serving in the Air Force.”

Twitter: @jmspiewak

Committed: Nov. 5


SYLO STATON6-1   -   185   -   DB   -   Las Vegas (Spring Valley HS)

Lists a 4.51 40-yard dash and 36-inch vertical. … Highlight video shows a dual-threat quarterback who made multiple big plays on the ground. … Recruiting sites indicate he’s likely to be looked at as a safety. … Invited to play in the All-American Blue-Grey Bowl.

Twitter: @SyloStaton14

Committed: Nov. 16


JAYLEN THOMAS5-11   -   200   -   DB   -   Colorado Springs (Vista Ridge)

Was a 5A/4A Gazette Preps Peak Performers first-team selection after shifting from running back to quarterback and carrying the team offensively with 10 passing touchdowns (vs. three interceptions) and 971 rushing yards with 10 scores. He also had four receiving touchdowns. … Lists a 35.5-inch vertical and 27 reps of 185 pounds in the bench press. ... Said he runs a 4.5-second 40-yard dash and vows to improve it to 4.4.

Twitter: @JaylenT11

Committed: Nov. 17


MYKEL TUBBS6-3  -  184   -   WR/DB   -   Atlanta (Holy Innocents’ Episcopal)

Offers included Army, Navy, Eastern Michigan and Cornell. … First-team all-region selection. … Averaging 6.4 points and 6.9 rebounds in basketball.

Twitter: @God__Given

Committed: Feb. 6


SAM VANCE6-4   -   245   -   DE   -   Centerville, Ohio

Had offers from Army and Ball State. … Rated as a two-star prospect by 247Sports and the No. 108 recruit in Ohio. … Plays power forward in basketball. … Lists a 4.9-second 40-yard dash, 320-pound bench press and 405 squat.

Twitter: @samvance46

Committed: Aug. 6


JACE WATERS6-2   -   201   -   OLB   -   Allen, Texas

Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports. … Had offers from Washington State, Colorado State, Bowling Green and Ohio. … Helped team to a state championship as a senior and a 30-1 record over the past two years. … Ran a Nike-verified 4.74 40-yard dash with a 33.4-inch vertical.

Twitter: @jace_waters

Committed: Jan. 26


LOGAN WELLS6-4   -   235   -   DE/OL   -   St. Louis (Lindbergh)

Held Ivy League offers from Brown and Columbia. … First-team all-state defensive lineman. … His father, Mike Wells, played eight years as an NFL defensive lineman for the Vikings, Lions, Bears and Colts after a standout career at Iowa. … Qualified for state wrestling tournament at 220 pounds as a junior and has won a pair of tournaments already this season. … Competes in hurdles and discus in track. … Lists a 4.73 40-yard dash, 300-pound bench press, 30-inch vertical.

Twitter: @LWells88DE

Committed: Jan. 5



6-4   -   187   -   OLB   -   Moorpark, Calif.

Held an FCS offer from San Diego and multiple Division II offers. … Lists a 4.56-second 40-yard dash and 34-inch vertical. … Rated as a two-star recruit by 247Sports as a pro-style quarterback.

Twitter: @billywesterling

Committed: Jan. 27


BRAXTON WHITNEY6-2   -   225   -   LB   -   Provo, Utah (Timpview HS)

Rated by 247 Sports as the No. 35 recruit in Utah and the No. 118 inside linebacker nationally. … Other offers included UNLV and Navy. … Limited to four games as a senior because of an injury. … Among the strongest players in the class with a 405-pound bench press, 315 clean and 500 squat.

Committed: Oct. 28


AUSTIN WHITSETT 5-10  -  200  -  RB  -  San Clemente, Calif.

Had offers from Army and several Ivy League programs as well as a preferred walk-on slot at Stanford. … Lists a 4.59-second 40-yard dash, 38-inch vertical, 455-pound squat and 325 bench. … Three-sport athlete (basketball, track). … Ran for 1,187 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior, posting 2,962 yards and 27 touchdowns in his career with another 445 yards and six touchdowns through the air.

Committed: N/A


JACK WOFFORD6-3   -   305   -   OL   -   Altamonte Springs, Fla. (Lake Brantly)

Other FBS offers included Appalachian State, Middle Tennessee State, Troy and Kent State. … Lists a 5.28 40-yard dash and 29-inch vertical. … 4.3 GPA, 1,340 SAT, 32 ACT.

Twitter: @JPLXXIV

Committed: Sept. 25

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