2016 Colorado State Football Recruiting Class Breakdown

    2016 Colorado State Recruiting Class: Mike Bobo pulled in a strong class, but is it among the best in the Mountain West? It’s about winning and winning now.

    February 1, 2016

    2016 Colorado State Recruiting Class: Mike Bobo pulled in a strong class, but is it among the best in the Mountain West? It’s about winning and winning now.

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    2016 Colorado State Football Recruiting Class Overview

    The Rams spread around the prospects to almost all the positions providing depth for the near future. Big on the JUCO transfers, there’s enough instant depth to bring in more options this offseason, but there isn’t quite enough of a focus on one spot to assume a big boost right away from the high schoolers.

    The Class Is Heavy On …

    Linebacker. The Rams got speed and athleticism at outside linebacker, and now they have to beef them up. Hunter Donnelly can move well enough to get interest from Kansas State, while Colorado wanted safety-sized Isiah Pannunzio. These two are the best of a good lot on defense, while the offensive side spread around the wealth a bit with a little bit of something for every spot but tackle.

    The Star of the Class Is …

    RB Rashaad Boddie, 6-0, 221. QB Collin Hill might turn out to be the main man a few years from now, but it’s Boddie who got the interest from the bigger schools, getting love from Boise State, Utah and Oregon State in the process. He’s a thumper with a good burst in the open field.

    The Team’s Biggest 2016 Depth Chart Hole Is …

    Defensive line. The young reserves have to play a big role right away with the loss of all four starters up front. The class went with several JUCO transfers, but didn’t get a slew of options for the line for right away. It would be nice to get a 300-pound body to throw into the middle in a pinch, but there isn’t enough beef for the run D.

    2016 Colorado State Football Recruiting Class

    Robert Awunganyi ATH 6-0 175 Riverside, Calif. John Burroughs H.S.
    Faton Bauta QB 6-2 220 Brooklyn, N.Y. Georgia
    Rashaad Boddie RB 6-0 226 Sammamish, Wash. Skyline H.S.
    Detrich Clark ATH 5-10 180 Thatcher, Ariz. Eastern Arizona Junior College
    Christian Colon DT 6-3 310 Charlotte, N.C. Independence H.S.
    Devron Davis CB 6-0 210 Merced, Calif. Merced College
    Hunter Donnelly LB 6-1 220 Arlington, Texas James Martin H.S.
    Dalton Fackrell TE 6-4 240 South Jordan, Utah Snow College
    Michael Gallup WR 6-2 210 El Dorado, Kan. Butler Community College
    Nicho Garcia OL 6-5 300 Highland, Kan. Highland Community College
    Chris Gaston DB 6-2 180 La Puente, Calif. Bishop Amat H.S.
    Tavis Guerra K 5-11 195 Whittier, Calif. Fullerton College
    Anthony Hawkins WR 5-11 185 Arlington, Texas Bowie H.S.
    Houston Haynes S 6-4 200 Palmdale, Calif. Pierce Community College
    Jamal Hicks DB 6-3 180 Harbor City, Calif. Narbonne H.S.
    Collin Hill QB 6-5 225 Moore, S.C. Dorman H.S.
    Arjay Jean DE 6-3 220 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. St. Thomas Aquinas
    Darneail Jenkins TE 6-5 240 Oakland, Calif. Laney Community College
    Marvin Kinsey RB 6-1 190 Atlanta, Ga. Riverwood H.S.
    Darius May RB 6-0 190 New Orleans, La. McDonogh 35 H.S.
    Toby McBride DE 6-3 250 Fort Morgan, Colo. Fort Morgan H.S.
    Isiah Pannunzio TE 6-2 215 Pueblo, Colo. Pueblo South H.S.
    Anthony Smith DE 6-3 250 Las Vegas, Nev. Desert Pines H.S.
    Trey Sutton LB 6-1 215 Miami, Fla. Westminster Christian H.S.
    Jeffrey Taylor OL 6-5 295 Jonesboro, Ga. Jonesboro H.S.
    A’Keitheon Whitner DB 5-11 180 Mechanicsville, Ga. Eastern Arizona Junior College

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