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Toreros announce 2018 recruiting class
April 17, 2018

Written by:  Macauley Greif

San Diego, Calif.
-- The University of San Diego football program, under the direction of head coach Dale Lindsey, is thrilled to welcome 32 new recruits to the 2018 roster. When camp begins in August, fans will be able to see the new players, who come from seven different states. Nineteen of the recruits hail from California, including two local kids from San Diego. Outside of California, there are recruits from Arizona (4), Colorado (1), Illinois (1), Nevada (2), Oregon (1) and Washington (4).

The 2018 class will include five offensive linemen, five tight ends, five wide receivers, four linebackers, four safeties, three defensive tackles, two cornerbacks, two nickelbacks, one quarterback and one running back.

The Toreros will look to build on last year's success when the season begins on Saturday, Sept. 1 against Western New Mexico University. In 2017, USD posted a 10-3 record (8-0 in conference) on their way to a second consecutive undefeated PFL Conference Championship and second round appearance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs.  Also in 2017, former USD cornerback, Jamal Agnew (now of the Detroit Lions), recorded an excellent rookie year in the NFL. Agnew totaled 670 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, en route to being named first team all pro. This past March the Toreros had four players work out for pro scouts in hopes that they will be selected in the 2018 NFL Draft.

2018 USD Incoming Football Recruiting Class



Name, Ht., Wt., Position, High School (City), Hometown

David Ambagtsheer, 6'2", 190, FS, Saint Augustine HS (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

Hunter Ancich, 5'11", 175, SS, Villa Park HS (Villa Park, CA), Orange, CA

Dominic Barrera, 5'11", 185, RB, Bishop Amat HS (La Puente, CA), Hacienda Heights, CA

Matthew Bohamed, 6'2", 270, DT, Chaminade Prep School (West Hills, CA), Valencia, CA

Christian Brown, 5'9", 170, WR, Bellarmine Prep School (Tacoma, WA), Gig Harbor, WA

Jacob Brumbaugh, 6'3", 285, OT, La Salle HS (Milwaukie, OR), West Linn, OR

Michael Carner, 6'1", 185, WR, Westlake HS (Westlake Village, CA), Moorpark, CA

Vincent Elrod, 6'2", 215, MLB, Notre Dame Prep (Scottsdale, AZ), Scottsdale, AZ

Louis Farrar, 6'4", 225, TE, Charter Oak HS (Covina, CA), Covina CA

Griffin Fields, 6'2", 210, WLB, Campbell Hall HS (North Hollywood, CA), Pacific Palisades, CA

Caden Fitch, 5'11", 215, WLB, Santa Margarita Catholic HS (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA), Mission Viejo, CA

William Gwinn, 6'6", 205, TE, Ingraham HS (Seattle, WA), Lake Forest Park, WA

Nathan Hartman, 5'11", 200, NB, Los Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA), Seal Beach, CA

Deshaun Harvey, 6'1", 192, SS, Saint Anthony HS (Long Beach, CA), Buena Park, CA

Joshua Hong, 6'1" 175, CB, Faith Lutheran HS (Las Vegas, NV), Las Vegas, NV

Dalton Kincaid, 6'5", 200, TE, Faith Lutheran HS (Las Vegas, NV), Las Vegas, NV

Derek Kline, 6'4", 203, QB, Desert Vista HS (Phoenix, AZ), Phoenix, AZ

Luke LaCilento, 6'2", 310, OL, Servite HS (Anaheim, CA), Corona CA

Leonard Leau, 5'11", 210, MLB, Upland HS (Upland, CA), Upland, CA

Timothy Lockhart, 6'5", 200, WR, Hamilton HS (Chandler, AZ), Chandler, AZ

Adam McLeod, 6'4", 185, WR, Redlands Senior HS (Redlands, CA), Redlands, CA

Khepra Daelen Mims, 6'5", 220, TE, Nathan Hale HS (Seattle, WA), Seattle WA

Josh Moala, 6'0", 175, WR, Grossmont HS (El Cajon, CA), El Cajon, CA

Hunter Nichols, 6'0", 155, CB, Calabasas HS (Calabasas, CA), Canoga Park, CA

Dean Porter, 6'3", 290, OL, Palos Verdes HS (Palos Verdes Estates, CA), Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

James Reed, 6'5", 230, TE, Boulder Creek HS (Anthem, AZ), Phoenix, AZ

Connor Reid, 6'1", 270, DT, Corona Del Mar HS (Newport Beach, CA), Newport Beach, CA

Dazhon Sanders, 5'10", 170, FS, Palmdale HS (Palmdale, CA), Lancaster, CA

Taylor Schoenfeld, 6'1", 260, DT, King's HS (Shoreline, WA) Edmonds, WA

Koby Soden, 6'3", 270, OL, Fairview HS (Boulder, CO) Boulder, CO

Sean Stanton, 6'4", 240, OL, Hinsdale Central HS (Hinsdale, IL), Clarendon Hills, IL

Joseph Vargas, 6'1", 190, NB, Warren HS (Downey, CA), Downey, CA

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