Saginaw Valley State University head football coach Jim Collins announced today (Feb. 6) that 32 student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to play football for the Cardinals in 2013."We are extremely excited about the talent we are bringing in for the 2013 season," Collins said. "We targeted specific positions and individuals, looking to build talent and depth, and I feel that we accomplished this. This class is filled with explosive playmakers, dominating blockers and relentless defenders. Most importantly, these are all men of high character with impressive academic credentials."
Quarterback (1)Tyler Palka - Temperance, Mich./Saline HS Running Backs (3) Rahman Hardin - Springboro, Ohio/Springboro HSDavid Nay - Galion, Ohio/Galion HSNoah Prentiss - Columbus, Ohio/Westerville South Wide Receivers (4) Ryan Anderson - DeWitt, Mich./DeWitt HSLeonte Degraffenreid - Dearborn, Mich./Edsel Ford HSChaz Miller - Lake Orion, Mich./Lake Orion HSDeven Scott Stith - Wyoming, Mich./Grand Rapids Catholic Central HS Offensive Linemen (5) Antwan Billings - Muskegon, Mich./Muskegon HSAlex Korhorn - Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HSAaron Matthias - Hemlock, Mich./Hemlock HSChristian Porter - Huber Heights, Ohio/Wayne HSMatt Thomas - Gibralter, Mich./Carlson HS Defensive Linemen (6) Kyle Cameron - Canton, Mich./Salem HSMike Cyr - Monroe, Mich./Monroe HSZachary Hadorn - Oxford, Mich./Oxford HSMax McCombs - Davison, Mich./Davison HSAndrew McDulin - Cincinnati, Ohio/Madeira high schoolChris Travis - Greentown, Ind./Eastern HS Linebackers (6) Lucas Bourelle - Midland, Mich./Midland Dow HSJoe Craven - Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central HSMitchell Greenacre - Clare, Mich./Clare HSJack Jennings - Paw Paw, Mich./Paw Paw HSSloan Klaski - Harbor Beach, Mich./Harbor Beach HS Defensive Backs (5) Myles Collier - Westerville, Ohio/Westerville South HSRamal Iverson - Columbus, Ohio/Olentangy HSMatt McKoy - Canton, Mich/Canton H.S.Joe Sheilds - Troy, Mich./Athens HSRyan Verhelst - Holland, Mich./West OttawaHS Tight Ends (2) Will Farr - Grand Ledge, Mich./Grand Ledge HSFrank Heimkreiter - Okeana, Ohio/Ross HSScott Wetzel - Howell, Mich./Howell HS By State Michigan: 23 Ohio: 8 Indiana: 1