Commit watch: Future Sun Devils in action

Only a few of Arizona State's 2016 recruits are still playing at this late stage of the season, with defensive back Robbie Robinson just wrapping up a championship

Only a handful of Arizona State commits will continue practicing this week.

With the high school and junior college postseason in full swing, a lot of ASU commits’ seasons have come to an end.

ASU wide receiver commit Kyle Williams, punter commit Michael Sleep-Dalton and cornerback commit J'Marcus Rhodes are the only recruits that will play again.

Robbie Robinson

ASU cornerback commit Robbie Robinson season is over because there are no more teams to beat.  

Robinson is a three-star cornerback who plays for DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md. According to USA Tody, DeMatha defeated Our Lady of Good Counsel High School 48-17 to win the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship game on Nov. 22.

No individual defensive statistics were reported about the performance of Robinson.

This is the third consecutive WCAC championship for DeMatha

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams and his Vista Murrieta High School teammates advanced to the semifinal round of the rigorous California playoffs.

According to the Press-Enterprise, Vista Murrieta grinded out a 21-14 win over Upland High School on Friday Nov. 20. Vista Murrieta will play against Rancho Cucamonga High School in the semifinal round of the CIF Southern Section West Valley Division playoffs.

No individual statistics were reported on Williams, a receiver from Murrieta, Calif.

Michael Sleep-Dalton

ASU punter commit Michael Sleep-Dalton only had one punt in San Francisco City College’s semifinal game Saturday Nov. 21.

SFCC defeated Butte College 30-13 in the Northern California Football Conference semifinal game according to the California Community College Athletic Association website.

Sleep-Dalton had one punt for 34 yards in the victory.

SFCC will play Cabot College for the NCFC championship on Nov. 28.

Dillion Sterling-Cole

ASU quarterback commit Dillon Sterling-Cole came up just short of pulling off a comeback win in the Texas state playoffs.

Sterling-Cole is a four-star quarterback from Houston, Texas, is the No. 296 recruit in the country and plays for Westfield High School.

According to the Austin American-Statesman, Westfield lost to Lake Travis High School 28-21 in the second round of the UIL 6A Division II playoffs.

Westfield was down 28-7 with 10 minutes left in the game and Sterling-Cole led a late offensive charge with two rushing touchdowns.

He had a 17-yard touchdown run on a fourth-and-goal play to make it a one score game with 4:34 to go. He finished the game with 12 carries for 22 yards.

The Westfield offense was driving down the field to try and tie the game when Sterling-Cole threw his last pass of his high school career. It was an interception to Lake Travis’s Robert-Lee Rayos.

Sterling-Cole finished going 13-24 for 240 yards, threw one touchdown and one interception.

Tre Turner

ASU running back commit Tre Turner recently visited Tempe for the Sun Devils’ game against Washington on Nov. 14.

The next time the three-star running back from New Orleans will suit up will be for an ASU game because he played his last game for Holy Cross High School Friday Nov. 20.

According to, Holy Cross lost to Engel Christian Academy 42-7 in the second round of the All State Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Select Prep Classic playoffs. No individual statistics were reported on Turner.

N’Keal Harry and Chase Lucas

ASU local, four-star recruits wide receiver N'Keal Harry and athlete Chase Lucas play for the defending 2014 Arizona state champion Chandler High School.

On Friday Nov. 20, top-seeded Chandler was upset by fourth-seeded Desert Ridge High School 24-21 in the semifinal round of the AIA Division I State Football Championships according to the East Valley Tribune.

Both Harry and Lucas are Scout-300 prospects from Chandler, Ariz. Harry is the No. 153 recruit and Lucas is ranked No. 299.  

Harry did not play in the game and was reportedly not in attendance due to an academic issue according to sources close to the Chandler program.

Lucas helped Chandler battle back with a 65-yard touchdown reception to cut Desert Ridge’s lead to 17-13. He finished the game with six catches for 85 yards.

Dougladson Subtyl

ASU defensive end commit Dougladson Subtyl only had one tackle in his last game of his junior college career.

Subtyl is a four-star defensive end and plays for Victor Valley College in Victorville, Calif.

According to Southern California Football Association website, Victory Valley was dominated by Santa Monica College 63-0 in the SCFA American Division Championship Bowl game.

Subtyl had one solo tackle in the game and finished the season with 18 sacks to currently lead the entire California Community College Athletic Association.

J’Marcus Rhodes

ASU cornerback commit J'Marcus Rhodes did not have a game this week.

Rhodes is a three-star cornerback and plays for Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas. Kilgore won the Southwest Junior College Football Conference on Nov. 7.

Kilgore will play against East Central Community College in the C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl Saturday Dec. 5 according to the Kilgore football team website.

Marshal Nathe

ASU three-star offensive line commit Marshal Nathe suffered an ACL tear in a knee and the Peoria, Ariz., Centennial High School standout is out for the season. 

Centennial will compete for the AIA Division I State Football Championship against Desert Ridge on Nov. 27.

Christian Hill and Koron Crump

ASU four-star defensive end commit Christian Hill played for Glendale Community College in Glendale, Ariz and three-star defensive end Koron Crump played for Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kan.

GCC and FSCC football teams’ seasons are over.

Crump finished the season with 54 total tackles, 11 sacks and 16 and a half tackles for loss. Hill had 12 total tackles one sack and three tackles for loss this season according to the National Junior College Athletic Association website.

Jared Bubak, Cohl Cabral, Jeremy Smith, Freddie Holly

ASU three-star tight end commit Jared Bubak, three-star offensive lineman commit Cohl Cabral and three-star wide receiver Jeremy’s seasons are over. Bubak, Cabral and Smith all played for high school teams that did not qualify for the state playoffs this season.

Three-star running back Freddie Holy played for Norte Vista High School in Riverside, Calif., and his season came to an end on Nov. 13 with a loss in the first round of the playoffs.


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