Valley City State University head football coach Dennis McCulloch announced Feb. 14 that Maple Valley/Enderlin senior defensive end Dylan Claus is among six additional high school seniors who have signed letters of intent to attend classes at VCSU and play football for the Vikings this fall.
The new additions include two players from North Dakota, two from Arizona, and one from both California and Hawaii.
Claus, of Enderlin High School (N.D.), recorded 65 tackles and 14 sacks last season for the Maple Valley/Enderlin Falcons. He has twice been named First Team All-State and is a three-time All-Region honoree.
Chris Brogdon, a senior defensive back at Dakota Prairie High School (N.D.), recorded 50 tackles and four interceptions. He was named First Team All-Region and Second Team All-State.
Arizona signees include Tramari Ealey, a two-way running back/defensive back who racked up 1800 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns the past two seasons; and Joshua Hendricks, a linebacker who recorded 76 tackles in 2013.
Douglas Kema III is an All-State Honorable Mention offensive lineman from Hawaii, and Jesus Emanual Munoz is a two-way player from Rialto, Calif., who scored three touchdowns and had five interceptions in his senior season.
More information on each player and the entire VCSU recruiting class can be found on the VCSU football Recruits page, http://vikings.vcsu.edu/football/vp.htm?p=2449 .
Dylan Claus, DE, 6-2, 220 lbs, Enderlin, N.D.
Stats/Awards: 14 sacks, 65 tackles in 2013; 2x 1st Team All State DE, 3x 1st Team All Region, 2x MVP Defense, 2x MVP Lineman, Rookie of the Year
Chris Brogdon, DB, 5-10, 165 lbs, Aneta, N.D.
Stats/Awards: 50 tackles, 4 INT in 2013; 1st Team All Region, 2nd Team All State, Shrine Bowl Alternate
Tramari Ealey, RB/DB, 5-11, 165 lbs, Avondale, Ariz.
Stats/Awards: 1,886 yards rushing and 17 TDs in 2012 and 2013; 59 tackles, 4 TFL and 2 INT in 2013; 2012 1st Team RB, 2013 2nd Team RB and LB.
Joshua Hendricks, LB, 5-11, 185 lbs, Laveen, Ariz.
2013 Stats: 76 tackles, 1 INT, 1 TD
Jesus Emanual Munoz, WR, 6-0, 185 lbs, Rialto, Calif.
Stats/Awards: 27 rec., 398 yds, 3 TDs, 61 tackles, 5 INT in 2013; All C.I.F., All League San Andreas
Douglas Kema III, OL, 6-0, 250 lbs, Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Stats/Awards: 22 buries, 2 fumble recoveries in 2013; Captain, All State Honorable Mention