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2017 is shaping up to be a strong class of talented recruits already gaining college attention.

The class of 2017 is shaping up to be one of the better classes that Colorado has seen over the past few years.  Familiar names and high profile programs highlight the list. This is not a ranking but numerous of these players have already started to gain significant recruiting attention.

Dylan McCaffrey 6-3 185 Valor Christian QB

Long athletic kid who already holds early offer from Colorado.

Marcus McElroy 6-0 180 Mullen RB

Very mature runner for his age; patient with sneaky speed. McElroy is also a very good receiver out of the backfield.

Jovan Tafoya 5-11 165 Mullen QB

Tafoya has good skill players to work with and will get numerous chances to throw the ball in Mullen Head Coach Tom Thenell’s offense.

Corte Tapia 6-2 215 Windsor DE

Great motor, leverage and hands for a young player.

Tanner Toussaint 6-0 250 Pine Creek C

You have to be a run blocker to play for Pine Creek.

Justin Engresser 6-2 160 Colorado Spring Christian QB

The young QB threw for over 1,000 yards last season completing 64% of his passes.

Mikey Griebel Heritage 5-9 160 Heritage QB

Combined for over 1,400 yards of offense last season while scoring 14 TDs

Santino Marchiol 6-2 205 Cherry Creek LB

Great young player on one of Colorado’s most talented teams

Jonathan Van Diest 6-1 200 Cherry Creek DE

Registered 6.5 sacks in one of the toughest leagues in Colorado

Christian Cumber 5-11 170 Mullen CB

Potentially the most talented of the Mustang youngsters.

Dante Sparaco 6-3 220 Glenwood Springs OLB

Big athlete has the ability to play multiple positions


Patrick Moody of Chaparral 6-1 200 LB

Smart, instinctive linebacker with a bright future

Dylan Holt 6-3 170 Thomas Jefferson WR

Athletic receiver with great size

Donavaughn Baucom 5-10 190 Thomas Jefferson LB

Very active backer that was all over the field for TJ

Marcus Lindsay Denver South 5-10 170 RB

Versatile athlete registered four sacks on D this past season while also playing running back

Dante Stewart 6-2 260 Grand Junction OG/DT

Physical player on both sides of the line of scrimmage

Max Gonzales 6-0 200 Rangeview FB/LB

All around football player that contributes on both sides of the ball

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