Bison Football Introduces 2016 Recruiting Class

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman today announced the addition of 26 student-athletes to the Bison program including 16 National Letter of Intent signees and 10 preferred walk-ons.


The recruiting class includes 24 high school athletes from seven states including North Dakota (6), Minnesota (8), Wisconsin (5), Missouri (2), Florida (1), Iowa (1) and Kansas (1) plus one junior college transfer from NDSCS and one four-year FBS transfer from Southern Methodist University.

2016 North Dakota State Football Recruiting Class

Name                           Pos.     Ht.        Wt.       Yr.        Hometown/Previous Schools

Adam Cofield                RB        5-11      190       Fr.        Lee’s Summit, Mo./Blue Springs South HS

Jabril Cox                     LB        6-3        218       Fr.        Raytown, Mo./Raytown South HS

Felix Dixon                   DB       6-0        165       Fr.        Clearwater, Fla./Countryside HS

Sean Engel                   WR       6-5        200       Fr.        Chaska, Minn./Chaska HS

Cameron Hackl              DT        6-3        260       Fr.        Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port HS

Ben Hecht                     OL        6-5        255       Fr.        Shawnee, Kan./Mill Valley HS

Darren Kelley                DB       6-0        192       Jr.        Baltimore, Md./Potomac HS/NDSCS

Ross Kennelly               LB        5-11      187       Fr.        Superior, Wis./Superior HS

Jackson Koonce           P          6-1        178       Jr.        Oceanside, Calif./Oceanside HS/SMU

Braydon Lund               TE        6-3        246       Fr.        Minot, N.D./Minot HS

Moses Nyangacha         LB        5-11      190       Fr.        Robbinsdale, Minn./Robbinsdale Cooper HS

Beau Pauly                   LB        6-2        207       Fr.        Becker, Minn./Becker HS

Dillon Radunz                OL        6-6        260       Fr.        Becker, Minn./Becker HS

Karson Schoening         OL        6-4        320       Fr.        Rolla, N.D./Rolla HS

Henry Van Dellen           QB       6-4        205       Fr.        Plymouth, Minn./Providence Academy HS

Cordell Volson              OL        6-6        250       Fr.        Balfour, N.D./Drake HS


Preferred Walk-Ons (10)

Name                           Pos.     Ht.        Wt.       Yr.        Hometown/Previous Schools

Quinn Alo                      OL        6-2        336       Fr.        LaMoure, N.D./LaMoure HS

Matt Biegler                  TE        6-3        256       Fr.        Underwood, Minn./Underwood HS

Ross Godfrey               DB       5-10      150       Fr.        Sioux City, Iowa/Sioux City East HS

Trevor Heit                    WR       5-9        170       Fr.        Pepin, Wis./Pepin-Alma HS

Josh Howieson             OL        6-5        275       Fr.        Baxter, Minn./Brainerd HS

Cole Jacob                   WR       6-0        177       Fr.        Medina, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret’s HS

Victor Kizewski              DB       6-0        190       Fr.        Stevens Point, Wis./Stevens Point HS

Zach Kubas                  OL        6-4        260       Fr.        Dickinson, N.D./Trinity HS

Zak Kuntz                     FB        6-2        251       Fr.        Grand Forks, N.D./Red River HS

Garret Wegner               P          6-0        177       Fr.        Lodi, Wis./Lodi HS

Player Bios

Courtesy NDSU Athletics

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