Signed and delivered

University of Wisconsin announces 2005 football recruiting class

The following student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play football for Wisconsin:

Travis Beckum, LB, (Oak Creek HS) Oak Creek, Wis., 6-4/220/4.5 … No. 1 ranked defensive end prospect in the nation according to Scout.com… 5-star prospect…. Scout.com All-American… state of Wisconsin consensus player of the year…. 108 tackles, 38 TFLs, 16 sacks senior year

Jerry Butler, TB, (George Washington HS) Philadelphia, 5-8/170/4.3…. 2-star prospect… ran for 1,759 yards and 24 touchdowns senior year… AP all-state… 3,350 yards and 40 touchdowns rushing in career

Shane Carter, FS/WR, (Troy HS) Troy, Ohio, 6-2/185/4.4… 2-star prospect…77 tackles, six interceptions, 19 receptions for 376 yards and 6 touchdowns as senior… half-brother Cris Carter played in NFL… half-brother Butch Carter played in NBA

Dan Cascone, DT, (Newtown HS) Newtown, Conn., 6-3/328/5.0… 2-star prospect… 51 tackles, 16 for loss, 13 sacks as senior

Jonathan Casillas, OLB/SS, (New Brunswick HS) New Brunswick, N.J., 6-2/200/4.4… 2-star prospect…. 90 tackles, 16 sacks senior year

Matt Fischer, K, (East HS) Appleton, Wis., 5-11/180/-- First-team all-conference kicker as senior… honorable-mention all-state.. also played defensive back… 7 of 10 field goals as senior

Dion Foster, TB, (Richards HS) Oak Lawn, Ill., 5-7/190/4.5… Scout.com No. 82 ranked tailback in nation… 3-star prospect…. 5,477 rushing yards, 75 touchdowns on 576 carries in career… Midwest Top 100

Garrett Graham, TE, (Brick Township Memorial) Brick, N.J., 6-4/220/4.75… Scout.com No. 53 tight end in nation… 2-star prospect… 25 catches for 604 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior… 96 receptions for 2,031 yards and 21 touchdowns in career

P.J. Hill, FB, (Poly Prep) Queens, N.Y., 5-11/220/4.6 … 2-star prospect… ran for 1,421 yards and 17 touchdowns senior year… more than 4,000 yards and 48 touchdowns rushing in career

Elijah Hodge, LB, (Dillard HS) Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 6-0/200/4.6 … Scout.com No. 16 ranked linebacker in the nation… 4-star prospect….125 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions as a senior…. Scout.com South Top 100…. All-state first-team selection….brother is Iowa linebacker Abdul Hodge

Terrance Jamison, DE, (Thornton Township HS) Harvey, Ill., 6-4/250/4.7… Scout.com No. 50 defensive end in nation… 3-star prospect… brother is Michigan defensive end Tim Jamison

Andy Kemp, OT, (Menasha HS) Menasha, Wis., 6-6/320/5.0 … Scout.com No. 73 offensive lineman in nation.. 3-star prospect… Midwest Top 100… WFCA all-state

DeAndre Levy, OLB, (Vincent HS) Milwaukee, 6-3/215/4.4, Scout.com No. 78 linebacker in nation… 3-star prospect…84 tackles, 21 for loss, five sacks as senior… Midwest Top 100

Jae McFadden, TE, (Dwyer HS) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 6-3/215/4.54… 2-star prospect… caught 25 passes for 359 yards and five touchdowns, made 64 tackles, 16 for loss and eight sacks as a senior.

Prince Moody, SS, (Eastmoor Academy HS) Columbus, Ohio, 5-11/191/4.4 …. 2-star prospect… district defensive player of the year… 800 yards rushing, 16 touchdowns on 70 carries… 130 tackles, nine sacks as a senior… 255 tackles, 36 sacks in career

Nate Nurse, OL, (Don Bosco Prep) Ramsey, N.J., 6-4/260/5.0… 3-star prospect… first-team All-North Jersey…second-team all-state

Anthony Pleasant, SS/CB, (Montrose HS) Flint, Mich., 5-11/200/4.6 … Scout.com No. 55 safety in nation… 3-star prospect… rushed for 1,264 yards, 18 touchdowns, made 113 tackles and nine sacks as a senior…grandfather, Eldridge Webb, played basketball at Tulsa

Jarmal Ruffin, ATH, (Scotland School) Scotland, Pa., 6-3/200/4.6… 2-star prospect…first-team all-state with 99 tackles and 20 sacks as a senior. Caught 22 passes for 564 yards and four touchdowns… 75 career catches for 1,856 yards and 26 touchdowns.

O'Brien Schofield, LB, (North Chicago HS) Great Lakes, Ill., 6-4/220/4.5… Scout.com No. 55 linebacker in nation… 3-star prospect… Midwest Top 100…99 total tackles, 11 sacks as a senior… returned three kicks for touchdowns… uncle, Andre Carter, played football at Clemson… cousins, Bobby Engram and Vonnie Holiday, have played in the NFL.

Matt Shaughnessy, DE, (Norwich Free Academy) Norwich, Conn., 6-6/225/4.7…. Scout.com No. 76 defensive end… 2-star prospect… three-time all conference and all-area selection…

Dustin Sherer, QB, (Hamilton Heights HS) Arcadia, Ind., 6-4/205/4.6… Scout.com No. 36 quarterback in nation… 3-star prospect… 2,468 yards and 30 touchdowns passing senior year… passed for 6,371 yards and 61 touchdowns in career… Midwest Top 100

Jeff Stehle, TE/DL, (Paul Moore HS) Central Square, N.Y., 6-6/275/4.9…14 catches for 296 yards and two touchdowns, 62 tackles, eight sacks as senior… 2-star prospect

Elijah "T.J." Theus, WR, (Kempner HS) Sugar Land, Texas, 6-1/185/4.53…. 2-star prospect… 41 catches, 629 yards, 4 touchdowns senior year…93 catches, 1,375 yards and nine touchdowns in career.

Eric Vandenheuvel, OT, (Hudson HS) Hudson, Wis., 6-7/330/5.0… Scout.com No. 91 offensive lineman in nation…3-star prospect… all-state selection… Midwest Top 100.


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