Straight from the press release...
TEMPE, Ariz. – Arizona State University signed 26 student-athletes to national letters of intent Wednesday to study and participate in football, head coach Dennis Erickson announced.
Coach Erickson’s fourth signing class at ASU provides the Sun Devils with excellent talent on both offense and defense and includes players from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Florida and Pennsylvania. In four years at ASU, Coach Erickson has signed a total of 29 Arizona natives, an average of more than seven in-state signees per class.
The class consists of 26 student-athletes, including 20 freshmen and six junior college transfers.
ASU’s Class of 2010 includes:
· Twenty freshmen, including the highest-rated running back, tight end and defensive end in the state of Arizona.
· Fifteen offensive players, nine defensive players and two all-purpose athletes.
· Six junior college transfers at positions of immediate need, including four midyear transfers that have already enrolled at ASU and will participate in spring football drills.
· Six offensive linemen, the most in an ASU signing class since 2002.
· Five players rated among the nation’s top-20 at their position: No. 5 FB Carl Bradford (ESPN Scouts, Inc.); No. 14 TE Josh Fulton (Rivals.com); No. 15 OG Sil Ajawara (Rivals.com); No. 18 DE Nduka Onyeali (Rivals.com); No. 20 RB Deantre Lewis (Rivals.com).
· Two players rated among Rivals.com’s Top-50 Junior College prospects (OL Brice Schwab, No. 9 and WR George Bell, No. 32).
2010 Arizona State University National Letter of Intent Signee List
Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
Ramon Abreu ATH Fr. 5-10 180 Tempe, Ariz. (Marcos de Niza HS)
Lee Adams DL Fr. 6-2 255 Corona, Calif. (Centennial HS)
Sil Ajawara OL Fr. 6-4 305 Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Tesoro HS)
Kevin Anderson WR Fr. 6-1 185 Lakewood, Calif. (Lakewood HS)
George Bell WR Jr. 6-3 195 San Diego, Calif. (Southwestern CC)
Carl Bradford LB Fr. 6-1 230 Norco, Calif. (Norco HS)
Alden Darby CB Fr. 6-0 180 Long Beach, Calif. (Millikan Senior HS)
Chris DeArmas OL Jr. 6-4 305 Miami, Fla. (El Camino JC)
Jamil Douglas OL Fr. 6-5 252 Cypress, Calif. (Cypress HS)
Eddie Elder DB Jr. 6-0 190 Sacramento, Calif. (College of San Mateo)
Josh Fulton TE Fr. 6-5 235 Phoenix, Ariz. (St. Mary’s HS)
Taylor Kelly QB Fr. 6-3 185 Eagle, Idaho (Eagle HS)
Randy Knust WR Fr. 6-3 200 The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands HS)
Deantre Lewis RB Fr. 5-10 189 Norco, Calif. (Norco HS)
Jordan McDonald DE Fr. 6-4 225 Scottsdale, Ariz. (Saguaro HS)
Kyle Middlebrooks WR/RB Fr. 5-9 176 Fountain Valley, Calif. (Fountain Valley HS)
Nduka Onyeali DE/LB Fr. 6-1 240 Denver, Colo. (Mullen HS)
Brice Schwab OL Jr. 6-8 320 West Sunbury, Pa. (Palomar College)
Aderious Simmons OL RS-Jr.* 6-7 310 Marrero, La. (El Camino JC)
Devan Spann CB Fr. 5-11 175 Gardena, Calif. (Junipero Serra HS)
Tyler Sulka OL Fr. 6-5 270 Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Notre Dame HS)
Joita Te’i DL Fr. 6-5 255 Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino HS)
Calvin Tonga DL Fr. 6-4 320 Riverside, Calif. (Arlington HS)
Taylor Walstad RB Fr. 5-11 210 Chandler, Ariz. (Chandler HS)
Damien Williams ATH Fr. 6-0 205 San Diego, Calif. (Mira Mesa HS)
Mike Willie WR Jr. 6-4 215 Long Beach, Calif. (Cerritos CC)