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22 New VCSU Football Signees

February 7, 2014

(VCSU Athletics) Valley City native Dustin Lindgren is one of 22 new Valley City State football signees

Valley City State University Head Football Coach Dennis McCulloch announced Wednesday the addition of 22 student-athletes who have signed letters of intent to attend VCSU and play football for the Vikings this fall.

"We are extremely excited about this group of incoming student-athletes," McCulloch said. "We have a good mix of playmakers on both offense and defense joining our program. These young men have proven themselves at the high school level, and we're excited to see them excel at the collegiate level over the next four years, both in the classroom and on the field."

Incoming Freshmen

North Dakota (10)
Dustin Lindgren: FB, 5-8, 184 lbs, Valley City, N.D.
2013: 138 carries, 926 rushing yds, 9 TDs, 6.7 yards/carry, 5 rec, 69 rec yds, TD; 1st Team All Region, 2nd Team All State

Tanner Kessel: LB, 5-10, 230 lbs, Steele, N.D.
Stats: 200+ career tackles, 3x All Region, 2nd Team All State, Shrine Bowl

Trenton McCloud: C/DE, 6-1, 250 lbs, Rolla, N.D.
2013: 50 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery; All Conference, All State

Grayson Marty: LB, 6-0, 225 lbs, Rolla, N.D.
2013: 72 tackles; All Region, 1st Team All State

Devin Arp: DE/TE, 6-4, 205 lbs, Cogswell, N.D.
2013: 43 tackles, 3 TFL, 7 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, 4 pass deflections; All Region, Shrine Bowl

Zachary Schmidt: WR/CB, 5-11, 155 lbs, Flasher, N.D.
2013: 990 rec. yds, 16 rec. TDs, 21 total TDs; All Conference, All Region, All State

Austin Rinas: DL, 6-2, 215 lbs, Bisbee, N.D.
2013: 47 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 blocked punt; 2nd Team All Region, Team 4 Year Award

Hunter Slemmons: LB, 5-11, 205 lbs, Fargo, N.D.
2013: 71 tackles, EDC leader in tackles; All EDC, 2nd team All State

Marc Wagner: TE, 6-4, 210 lbs, Jamestown, N.D.
2013: All WDA

Devin Poitra: DB, 5-10, 160 lbs, Belcourt, N.D.

Minnesota (6)
Hayden Sturdevant: OL, 6-0, 245 lbs, Perham, Minn.
2013: All Conference Honorable Mention

Maxwell Kollar: LB, 6-1, 190 lbs, Underwood, Minn.
2013: 97.5 tackles; All Conference, All Section, All State, Conference Most Valuable Lineman, Academic All State

Thomas Tabatt: OL, 6-5, 285 lbs, Little Falls, Minn.
2013: All Conference, All Area, Team Lineman of the Year

Austin Richter: DB, 5-8, 160 lbs, Walker, Minn.
2013: 55 tackles, 3 INT, 30 rec., 253 rec. yds, 3 TDs; All Conference, Conference Offensive Player of the Week

Kyle Dickson: DL, 6-4, 195 lbs, Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Dan Ingebrand: LB, 6-1, 235 lbs, Perham, Minn.
2013: 59 tackles; All Conference Honorable Metion

South Dakota (1)
Tyler Masat: LB, 5-11, 210 lbs, Redfield, S.D.
2013: 65 tackles, 6 TFL, 1 forced fumble, 1 INT, 3 blocked punts; Academic All State, All Conference

Colorado (3)
Demetrius Graves: RB, 5-10, 200 lbs, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2013: 800 rushing yds, 2nd Team All Conference

Darius Graves: DE/OLB, 6-2, 205 lbs, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2013: 77 tackles, 24 TFL, 17 sacks, 7 touchdowns, 2 kick return touchdowns; All Conference, All State, League Defensive Player of the Year

Wesley King: DB, 5-10, 170 lbs, Greeley, Colo.

Alaska (1)
Khalil Steward: CB, 6-1, 190 lbs, Fairbanks, Alaska

Transfers
Beau Winchester: DB, 5-9, 180 lbs, Mililani, Hawaii (College of the Redwoods)

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