Truman Football Signing Day Haul Includes Northeast Missouri Talent

The Truman State recruiting class includes a quartet of northeast Missouri athletes that signed their National letter of intent. KRES All-Star Kendal Hammond was the Clarence Cannon Conference Offensive Player of the Year. Bulldog Defensive Coordinator Kellen Nesbitt says he is college ready on both sides of the ball….

With the departure of five offensive linemen, that position became a priority for the Truman staff. Seven O-linemen are future Bulldogs including three from the area. Two-time KRES All-Star Michael Corbett is a hometown kid….

Wyatt Evans was a third-time All-State selection this past season at Mark Twain High School….

Nesbitt also talks about Hannibal three-time all-NCMC lineman Ryan Ross….

Truman Defensive Coordinator Kellen Nesbitt says there are also Institutional Walk-ons, including Macon linebacker Mickey Martie and Hallsville tight end Xavier Stinson. Eight players from the Columbia/Jefferson City area signed to play at Truman, including quarterback Jake Ryan of Father Tolton, running back-wide receiver Cooper Myers of Rock Bridge, defensive back Devin Brown of Hickman, linebacker Alijah Jackman of Battle, another Blair Oaks defensive back in Nick Closser, and Helias players Maddox Alfultis, Alex Cook, and Logan Montoya.

Full Truman State Football signing class from the site


Maddox Alfultis DB 6-0 180 Freshman Jefferson City, Mo. Helias HS
Luke Allen Luke Allen WR 6-0 190 Freshman Bradley, Ill. Bradley-Bourbonnais HS
Connor Beerman Connor Beerman DB 6-0 200 Freshman St. Charles, Mo. St. Dominic HS
Landon Boston Landon Boston DB 5-10 188 Freshman Augusta, Mo. Washington HS
Brett Baier Brett Baier OL 6-1 270 Freshman Lee’s Summit, Mo. Blue Springs South HS
Dalton Brown Dalton Brown LB 5-11 205 Freshman Edwardsville, Ill. Edwardsville HS
Devin Brown Devin Brown DB 6-1 200 Freshman Columbia, Mo. Hickman HS
Nick Closser Nick Closser DB 5-8 Freshman Jefferson City, Mo. Blair Oaks HS
Alex Cook Alex Cook DL 6-2 250 Freshman Jefferson City, Mo. Helias HS
Michael Corbett Michael Corbett OL 6-4 265 Freshman Kirksville, Mo. Kirksville HS
Wyatt Evans Wyatt Evans OL 6-2 270 Freshman Center, Mo. Mark Twain HS
Nolan Glaus Nolan Glaus OL 6-3 280 Freshman St. Louis, Mo. Priory HS
Kendal Hammond Kendal Hammond LB/RB 6-2 210 Freshman Shelbina, Mo. South Shelby HS
Alijiah Jackman Alijiah Jackman LB 6-2 215 Freshman Columbia, Mo. Battle HS
Nathan Kell Nathan Kell WR 6-1 185 Freshman Washington, Mo. St. Francis Borgia HS
Ethan Kohl Ethan Kohl QB 6-3 210 Freshman Bradley, Ill. Bradley-Bourbonnais HS
Seth Martin Seth Martin LB 6-2 215 Freshman Platte City, Mo. Platte County HS
Tucker McDowell Tucker McDowell DL 6-4 245 Freshman St. Joseph, Mo. Platte County HS
Logan Montoya Logan Montoya LB 6-0 200 Freshman Jefferson City, Mo. Helias HS
Cooper Myers Cooper Myers RB/WR 5-9 180 Freshman Columbia, Mo. Rock Bridge HS
Mark Panagos Mark Panagos DB 5-11 195 Freshman Scott City, Mo. Scott City HS
Ryan Ross Ryan Ross OL 6-3 275 Freshman New London, Mo. Hannibal HS
Jake Ryan Jake Ryan QB/P 6-3 205 Freshman Columbia, Mo. Father Tolton HS
Oliver Sevig Oliver Sevig OL 6-3 300 Freshman Chicago, Ill. Lane Tech HS
Elijah Stevens Elijah Stevens RB 5-11 200 Freshman St. Louis, Mo. Rockwood Summitt HS
Nathan Weinhold Nathan Weinhold OL 6-4 220 Freshman Park Hills, Mo. Central High School