VALLEY CITY (VCSU) – Valley City State University football coach Dennis McCulloch announced today the addition of 14 student-athletes who have signed letters of intent to play for VCSU next season.
The group features three college transfers and 11 high school seniors who have signed to continue their education and football careers at VCSU.
"We're excited to welcome this group of young men to our program," said McCulloch. "Our coaches have worked hard to recruit student-athletes who fit our culture and will continue the tradition of Viking Football. These young men are great additions to the Viking brotherhood."
Nine of the signed student-athletes are from North Dakota, five are from Minnesota and one is from Texas. McCulloch says recruiting is ongoing for the Vikings, who will announce more signings in the coming weeks.
Photo Gallery - 2017 Recruits
Valley City State University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and plays in the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) conference.
VCSU is coming off a 6-4 season in 2016 and a second-place finish in the NSAA standings. The Vikings have won four conference championships in the last six seasons and advanced to the NAIA National Playoffs in 2014. VCSU has a 29-6 record in conference play since 2011.
VCSU Football - Signed Recruits
North Dakota (8)
Drew Jacobson - Valley City, N.D. - Valley City High School, FB, 5-9, 205 lbs
Levi Nix - Valley City, N.D. - Valley City High School, QB, 6-5, 205 lbs
Tate Enget - Stanley, N.D. - Stanley-Powers Lake High School, RB, 5-6, 155 lbs
Chance Brenno - New Rockford, N.D. - New Rockford-Sheyenne High School, TE, 6-0, 215 lbs
Berkley Santos - Lansford, N.D. - Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood High School, OL, 6-3, 268 lbs
Sean Beilke - Buffalo, N.D. - Maple Valley High School, WR, 6-3, 190 lbs
Sully Breckheimer - Luverne, N.D. - University of Minnesota-Crookston, LB, 5-10, 225 lbs
Levi Hirschkorn - LaMoure, N.D. - LaMoure High School, QB, 6-1, 180 lbs
Ryan Poehls - Sabin, Minn. - Dilworth-Glyndon High School, LB, 6-1, 190 lbs
Tyler Smith - Parkers Prairie, Minn. - Parkers Prairie High School, DL, 6-6, 235 lbs
Louis Russell - Willmar, Minn. - Willmar High School, DL, 6-0, 250 lbs
Raymonte Maynard - Richfield, Minn. - Rochester Community & Technical College, RB, 5-11, 225 lbs
Johnl Jones - Fridley, Minn. - MN State Community & Technical College Fergus Falls, OL, 6-2, 320 lbs
David Dominguez - El Paso, Texas - El Dorado High School, OL, 6-0, 270 lbs
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