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Football Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

Football Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

MIDLAND, MICH. The Northwood University football team has announced its 2018 recruiting class. A total of 37 student-athletes will join the Timberwolves program next year.

"We are very excited about rounding out this recruiting class," said head coach Leonard Hayes. "It was a lot of work by our staff, and they did a great job.

"Our biggest thing to get with this class was character guys – and on top of that, we have some outstanding football players coming in."

Northwood will open the 2018 season at Tiffin September 1.

NAME POS HT WT HOMETOWN (HIGH SCHOOL)
Jordan Acklin DL 6-1 295 Evergreen Park, Ill. (Mount Carmel)
Zeke Alexander DL 6-3 200 Lauderhill, Fla. (Chaminade)
Dantae Banton DL 6-3 210 Pompano Beach, Fla. (Boyd Anderson)
Grant Bearss DL 6-1 260 Grand Rapids, Mich. (Catholic Central)
Parker Blust K 6-2 195 Oakland, Mich. (Lake Orion)
Connor Bolthouse DB 5-9 165 Grand Rapids, Mich. (West Catholic)
Alex Bres WB 5-10 170 East Lansing, Mich. (Lansing Catholic)
Noah Brown LB 6-1 205 Plymouth, Mich. (Canton)
Aidan Burns TE 6-2 210 Grand Rapids, Mich. (Catholic Central)
JeJuan Campbell OL 6-2 280 Pahokee, Fla. (Pahokee)
Aaron Cruickshank TE 6-4 220 Yale, Mich. (Yale)
Andrew Davis WB 5-10 175 Canton, Mich. (Salem)
Ryan DeHommel OL 6-1 275 Hudsonville, Mich. (Hudsonville)
Derian Doherty OL 6-3 300 Macomb, Mich. (Eisenhower)
Patrick Donovan OL 6-5 240 Macomb, Mich. (Dakota)
Sam Forsyth WB 5-11 190 Chesaning, Mich. (Chesaning)
Cashual Goldsmith RB 5-8 205 Detroit, Mich. (Oak Park)
Nate Gomez QB 6-1 185 South Elgin, Ill. (South Elgin)
Evan Jennings SN 5-8 220 Lansing, Mich. (Grand Ledge)
Bryant Kieft WR 6-2 195 Watervliet, Mich. (Watervliet)
Noah Koenigsknecht WR 6-1 180 Dewitt, Mich. (Dewitt)
Jordan Lewis LB 6-2 220 Detroit, Mich. (Cass Tech)
Bryce Lipovsky OL 6-1 240 Harrison, Mich. (Harrison)
Garrett McGraw OL 6-3 295 Clio, Mich. (Clio)
Jack Morris WB 5-11 175 Washington, Mich. (Eisenhower)
Owen Nikischer LB 6-0 205 Chelsea, Mich. (Chelsea)
Jace Parrish DB 6-0 175 Grand Blanc, Mich. (Grand Blanc)
Ryan Pummell LB 6-0 205 Clare, Mich. (Clare)
Erik Santiago DB 5-10 175 Plainfield, Ill. (Plainfield South)
Zaavon Scott DB 5-11 170 Grand Rapids, Mich. (West Catholic)
Ryley Stewart WR 6-0 175 Wyandotte, Mich. (Roosevelt)
Jake Umholtz RB 5-8 190 Lansing, Mich. (Grand Ledge)
Branden Valliere DB 5-8 180 Bay City, Mich. (Bay City John Glenn)
Kentrell Ware RB 5-9 190 Grand Blanc, Mich. (Grand Blanc)
Trey Wentworth DB 5-10 180 Mount Pleasant, Mich. (Mount Pleasant)
CJ Williams LB 5-11 210 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Chaminade)
Deangelo Young DL 6-3 225 Daphne, Ala. (Daphne)