Northwestern Football Announces 2021 Recruiting Class

February 04, 2021 8:48am

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Northwestern College and Head Football Coach Matt McCarty announced the names of 44 recruits that have / will join the team for the 2021 season.

Says Head Coach Matt McCarty "We have an outstanding group of young men who have chosen to stand out at Northwestern. There are some great competitors in this class whot will make an immediate impact on our team. Collectively, this is a very strong group that will join a talented and committed group of current players who are working hard and building something very special at Northwestern.

Our coaching staff and admissions personnel have done a tremendous job of building strong relationships with these young men and their families during a difficult time to recruit. We are excited about the positive impact these young men will have on our campus.

Recruits by position: (44 players)
*= semester transfer

Offensive Line (10)HometownHigh School

Peyton Christenson6'3330Lake Park, IowaHarris-Lake Park

Jaren DeBruin6'2280Oskaloosa, IowaPella Christian

Ryan Dodds6'1265McCook Lake, S.D.Dakota Valley

Mason Flor6'2270Comfrey, Minn.Springfield

Sam Jeffrey6'0265Redwood Falls, Minn.Redwood Valley

Zack Jost6'1256Le Mars, IowaLe Mars

Javier Mendez6'3270Spencer, IowaSpencer

Cameron Morgan6'1240Stillwater, Minn.Stillwater

Carson Swenson6'4310Clearwater, Fla.Clearwater Academy

*Stephen Trejo6'2307Orange City, IowaMOC-Floyd Valley

Running Back (5)

Ian Brimeyer5'11160Pleasant Hill, IowaSoutheast Polk

Lane Kamerman5'10160Sioux Center, IowaSioux Center

Tyce Ortman5'10185Canistota, S.D.Canistota-Freeman

Isaiah Robinson5'6160Garretson, S.D.Lincoln

Dane Schoenborn5'11180Mahnomen, Minn.Fosston

Athlete (1)

Drew Quinlin6'0205Oregon, Mo.South Holt

Wide Receiver (5)

Lushawn Griffin5'10160Gulfport, Miss.Gulfport

Gio Oromo6'1180Sioux Falls, S.D.Lincoln

Jeremiah Puerto5'11170Plant City, Fla.Durant

Ty Schafer5'11160Sioux Falls, S.D.Lincoln

Tanner Schouten6'3180Orange City, IowaUnity Christian

Quarterback (3)

Clayton Bosma6'2180Sioux Center, IowaUnity Christian 

Josh Oehm6'0185Wahoo, Neb.Waverly

Hunter Wohler5'11175Topeka, Kan.Shawnee Heights

Tight End (2)

Gabe Mitchell5'10213Hollis, Okla.Hollis

Ian Jacob6'3205Blaine, Wash.Lynden

Defensive Line (9)

David Ayala-Nieves5'11250Cathedral City, Calif.Cathedral City

Jacob Dragstra5'11230Sioux Center, IowaUnity Christian

Nate Esquivez6'0290Palm Desert, Calif.Palm Desert

Chris Schmidt6'4210Hawarden, IowaWest Sioux

Rylee Scott6'2215Maxwell, IowaCollins-Maxwell

Lincoln Siebert6'0300Burns, Wyo.Burns

*Eli Van Ginkel6'4245Rock Valley, IowaNW Missouri State/Western Christian

Sam Vonnahme6'6235Saint Charles, IowaInterstate 35

Trystin Voss6'2240Rogersville, Mo.Logan-Rogersville

Linebacker (7)

Dominic Abraham5'10175Garretson, S.D.Garretson

Eli Irwin6'1185Orange City, IowaUnity Christian

Brennan Holder6'0190Rockwell City, IowaSouth Central Calhoun

Bodie Johnson5'8160Atlantic, IowaAtlantic

Tristan Mulder6'1210Rock Valley, IowaWestern Christian

*Bryce Van Dyken6'0225Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.North Greenville / Western Christian

Zach Vander Griend6'0200West Point, Neb.West Point-Beemer

Defensive Back (2)

Demondre Harrison6'2160Miami, Fla.Doral

Eli Hibma6'3190Sioux Center, IowaSioux Center