Despite all the action regarding 2016 Colorado football talent making college decisions, the biggest piece of recruiting news comes as 2017 linebacker Santino Marchiol confirms he has moved to Florida and will attend football factory IMG Academy. Talking about the move, Marchiol, a Colorado All-Stater that played at Cherry Creek in 2015 says, “The similarity of it to a college football experience is incredible, it is amazing!” On the heels of the move, Marchiol, one of 2017’s top linebacker prospects picked up another Power 5 offer with Mississippi State now on board.
Denver East athlete Deron Harrell talking about his greyshirt commit to Wisconsin said, “The key was the environment of the school was phenomenal, the players and coaches were great people and I just felt welcomed.” Gaining an athlete of Harrell’s stature on a greyshirt is a steal for the Badgers, as Harrell has the athletic talent to eventually be a starter for the Badgers.
Rocky Mountain defensive tackle Otis Johnson committed to Fort Lewis. One of the state’s best interior defenders, Johnson said about his decision, “I loved the city of Durango, and I loved the coaching staff. This was the place I felt like I could see myself for the next 4-5 years.”
Chatfield QB Isaac Schley, a player with tremendous upside, is reporting he has gained an offer from Georgetown. The next few days could become very interesting for this intriguing prospect.
Grandview safety Dom Chapa is another talented Colorado player that has opted to play his college ball at CSU-Pueblo. Once again the ThunderWolves are pulling great prospects from the state.
Defensive back Kendall Coleman of Gateway has opted to play at Northern State University.
Valor Christian athlete Tanner Tadra reports he has committed to DII Black Hills State.
Pine Creek LB Kacin Nowlin made his decision to attend Western State.
Columbine defensive lineman Chris Reese has made his commit to the University of San Diego.
Northglenn athlete Cole Anderson has committed to Chadron State.
TE/LS Logan Paulsen will play at Wyoming.