Football Recruits - 2016

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here are the transfers
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Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:21 pm

Still more transfers coming in too....

QB Cameron Birse (San Ramon Valley HS, Danville, CA -> Arkansas State)
Redshirt in '13, played a little in one game in '14, will have 3 years of eligibility.
Bio on the Red Wolves site: http://www.astateredwolves.com/ViewArti ... =208812162
Hudl page from HS: http://www.hudl.com/athlete/675899/cameron-birse
Was a 2-star Pro-style QB on Rivals out of HS
Here's his twitter - https://twitter.com/ChuckBirse

TE Joe Turk (Ridge Point HS, Missouri City, TX -> Central Florida)
Played 9 games on special teams as a true freshman for the Knights. Will have 3 years of eligibility (also still has redshirt year available if necessary).
Bio on UCF's site: http://www.ucfknights.com/sports/m-foot ... 79191.html
Hudl page from HS: http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2608622/joe-turk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_joeturk
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Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:54 am

FYI...Joe Turk is actually 6'3 - 260 now...big strong kid
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:54 am

Is Turk coming in as a DE or TE?
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letsgonecks wrote:Is Turk coming in as a DE or TE?
He played TE and DE in high school, but is listed as just a TE on the UCF athletics site. It seems like a lot of the guys who are good enough to play football at the D1 level (especially high FCS like the MVFC or low FBS like UCF) were good enough athletes to play both sides of the ball in HS, so he's got experience at both. I'd expect we'll likely see him more at a tight end/blocking fullback-type position.
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:37 pm

He's actually coming in as TE/FB. He's really a good athlete and has good hands. I've been told he will be used at both positions. I can only imagine him lead blocking for one of our RB's! He's built like a brick s_ _ t house!!
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Got an official commitment from the previously mentioned Alex Olivas, transfer CB/Nickel out of Chaffey College (2-year junior college in CA).
Here's his hudl page, with his info and some highlights: http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3986105/alex-olivas-jr

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Matthew Kielbasa (love the name, btw), coming in as a walk-on at the start of August.
Center/Defensive Tackle from Hampshire, IL

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3972903/matthew-kielbasa

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ST_Lawson wrote:Matthew Kielbasa (love the name, btw), coming in as a walk-on at the start of August.
Center/Defensive Tackle from Hampshire, IL

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3972903/matthew-kielbasa

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Hampshire had a very strong football program back in the late '70s. Pretty cool nickname as well.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/e ... story.html

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