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ASU Football: 2023 Recruiting Class Tracker

Slowly building a foundation

Syndication: Arizona Republic Michael Chow / USA TODAY NETWORK

Arizona State continues to build its 2023 recruiting class while the transfer portal is under the spotlight with its December 5th opening. As of December 24th, 17 players have committed to ASU, ranking the Sun Devils at No. 49 in the country among FBS programs, according to 247Sports.

Josiah Cox - Safety - San Diego, California

Cox, a First-Team-All-CIF defensive back narrowed his top-five down to ASU, Fresno State, Oregon State, San Diego State and Washington State before picking the Sun Devils.

Shawn Russ - Safety - Fort Meyers, Florida

Russ, a three-star prospect, was previously committed to Florida before flipping on Wednesday.

Kaleb Black - Wide Receiver - Spring, Texas

The 5-foot-9, three-star receiver from Texas is known for his quickness and agility, and received heavy praise on Twitter following his signing.

Ashley Williams Jr. - EDGE - Zachary, Louisiana

Williams previously de-committed from Auburn, and had interest from Nebraska, Minnesota and Georgia Tech. He stands at 6-foot-5, 225 pounds. He is listed as a three-star or four-star, depending on the service.

Landen Thomas - Defensive Tackle - Zachary, Louisiana

Thomas and Ashley Williams Jr. were teammates in high school, playing together on the defensive line.

Lenox Lawson - Safety - Mesa, Arizona

Lawson, a three-star athlete from Red Mountain High School, visited Tempe on Sunday. The 5-foot-11, 175 pound prospect was also recruited elsewhere as a wide receiver,

Montana Warren - Safety - Henderson, Texas

Keontez Bradley - Cornerback - Mansfield, Ohio

Bradley was previously committed to Kent State before opening his recruitment in December. A week later, he announced his intentions to come to ASU.

Keith Abney - Athlete - Waxahachie, Texas

Abney, a three-star athlete, was previously committed to Utah State before visiting Tempe last week. On Signing Day, he flipped, and is expected to play defense at ASU.

Cullen Fite - Defensive Lineman - Tatum, Texas

Fite recommitted to this Sun Devils this week after previously re-opening his recruitment after Dillingham’s hire. The three-star defensive lineman stands at 6-foot-1-inch, and 280 pounds.

Sirri Kandiyeli - Offensive Lineman (interior) - Mesa, Arizona

Kenny Dillingham and Shaun Aguano landed ASU’s first in-state verbal of the class in Kandiyeli, a Mountain View Toro. 247Sports lists the 6-foot-3-inch, 270-pound interior offensive lineman as a three-star prospect.

Korbin Hendrix - Wide Receiver - McKinney, Texas

Hendrix, who also competes in track and field, recorded over 700 yards receiving in each of the last two seasons in high school. The 6-foot-2-inch, 180-pound three-star receiver chose ASU over other offers from Minnesota, New Mexico State and Stephen F. Austin

Kyson Brown - Running Back - Lancaster, Texas

Brown, a three-star running back per 247Sports, is the latest Sun Devil commit and the first under interim head coach Shaun Aguano. The 5-foot-10, 195-pound tailback also had offers from Bowling Green, Georgetown, Alabama A&M and Grambling State.

Amarion Atwood - Cornerback - Mesquite, Texas

Atwood fits the physical image of previous Sun Devils and current NFL corners Chase Lucas and Jack Jones. At 6-foot-even 170 pounds, Atwood is not the longest corner, but his speed, recovery and matching skills are strong. Like Brown, Atwood had no other Power-Five offers.

Israel Carter - Quarterback - Corona, California

It took a while for ASU to get its first 2023 recruit, but landing a three-star quarterback signaled that Herm Edwards was back on the offensive after recruiting violations and player departures have overshadowed the program.

At 6-foot-1, 180 pounds, Carter impressed at the Los Angeles Elite 11 camp after his commitment to Arizona State. He is the 43rd ranked quarterback nationally, and the 74th overall prospect out of California.

Players who dropped their commitment

  • Xe’ree Alexander - Linebacker - three-star
  • RL Miller - Linebacker - three-star
  • Adonis Forrest - Safety - three-star
  • Chase Davis - Safety - three-star