2013 Saginaw Valley State University Football Recruiting Class  
     
 Name  HT - WT - POS  Hometown / High School Highlights
 
Ryan Anderson 6-3 - 180 - WR/P

DeWitt, Mich. / DeWitt HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at DeWitt High School under head coach Rob Zimmerman...played baseball, basketball and football in high school and earned three varsity letters...junior year garnered first team all-area and all-conference in football...was first team all-area and all-conference and received Best Offensive Player and Chairman of the Boards awards in basketball...in his senior football campaign named first team All-State by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press, AP All-State honorable mention, first team all-area and all-conference... selected to East-West All Star game and Lansing State Journal Dream Team and recipient of team captain and best back honors...majoring in business...son of Douglas Anderson and Michele Rose...born 5/2/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Extremely dimensional player with size, athleticism and great hands. Is also an outstanding punter."

Antwan Billings 6-3 – 265 – RT 
 Muskegon, Mich. / Muskegon HS Highlight Video
     
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Muskegon High School under head coach Shane Farifield...earned three varsity letters in football...named first team All-State, all-area and all-conference...selected to the Local Sports Journal Dream Team...majoring in electrical engineering...son of Anthony and Ezeltta Billings...born 7/13/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: 

"Smart and physically dominating offensive lineman who has the feet and length to play tackle, with the power and strength to play guard. Finishes blocks."



Lucas Bourelle 
6-2 – 210 – LB/S 
 Midland, Mich. / Midland Dow HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Midland Dow High School under head coach Jason Watkins...junior campaign named first team all-conference and team MVP and was selected to Midland Daily News all-area Dream Team...senior year named D1-2 All-State special mention, first team all-conference linebacker, team captain, team MVP and team defensive player of the year and was selected to Saginaw News and Midland Daily News all-area Dream Team and Sports Scene Magazine honorable mention...major is undecided...son of Marvin and Dawn Bourelle...born 12/3/94.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Big athletic linebacker who plays sideline to sideline. Great toughness vs. the run has the cover skills to play the pass." 

Kyle Cameron 
6-1 – 225 – DE 
 Canton, Mich. / Salem HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Salem High School under head coach Kurt Britnell...was varsity letterman in football...named all-conference, all-area and All-Observer...earned academic all-conference honors and was member of the honor roll for three years...majoring in business...son of Mike and Pam Cameron...born 2/16/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:

"A dimensional two way player who has played virtually every position in the defense front seven. Strong and explosive with great athleticism. Son of former SVSU cardinal running back Mike Cameron."



Myles Collier 

 5-11 -195 – SS 

 Westerville, Ohio / Westerville South HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Westerville South High School under head coach Rocky Pentello...letter winner in both football and track...named first team All-OCC in his junior year...senior campaign selected first team All-OCC, second team all-district and second team All-Metro...broke the single season and career records for tackles at high school...was a scholar athlete...major is undecided...son of Tony and Javene Collier...born 2/21/95
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Highly productive player who is always around the football. Physical with exceptional speed and cover skills."

Joe Craven  5-11 – 215 – LB 
 Grand Rapids, Mich. / Catholic Central HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School under head coach Jim Gallery earning three letters...named 2012 Michigan AP first team, All-State USA Today Press Division 4, Lake Michigan Report first team All-Lake Area, AP first team Dream Team, Grand Rapids Press first team All Dream Team, all-area and all-conference in 2012 and 2011, Honorable Mention All State in 2011…three-year starter and career leader in tackles at GRCC HS and won 2010 Division 4 State Championship...majoring in pre med...son of Frank and Peggy Craven...born 7/14/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Extremely active and instinctive player who is a playmaker. Tough and physical, with the ability to stuff the run."

Michael Cyr 6-0 – 265 – DT 
Monroe, Mich. / Monroe HS Highlight Video
     
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Monroe High School under head coach Eric Redmond...earned two varsity letters in football...named first team all-conference and first team all-region on defense...majoring in criminal justice...son of Ronald and Mary Ann Cyr...born 4/21/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:

"Physical and intense player who is explosive off the ball. Plays with toughness and has a motor that never stops."



Leonte Degraffenreid 
 6-4 – 210 – WR  Dearborn, Mich. / Edsel Ford HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: 

Prepped at Edsel Ford High School under head coach Mark Tyler...two-time letter winner in football...named to MHSFCA East West All Star game, Dearborn Press and Guide all-city team and Detroit News All-Metro team...recorded 49 receptions for 700 yards and 10 TDs his senior year...majoring in criminal justice...son of Isaac and Tonya Degraffenreid...born 12/1/95.

 
Coach Collins Says: "Is a great competitor when the football is in the air and after the catch. Has size, speed, route running ability and instincts. Consistently makes big plays."

Will Farr  6-4 – 230 – TE
Grand Ledge, Mich. / Grand Ledge HS Highlight Video
     
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Grand Ledge High School under head coach Matt Bird...named All-State honorable mention, all-area honorable mention and all-conference...member of A/B honor roll...majoring in business management...son of Robert and Gloria Farr...born 3/13/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Can make the big play in the passing game and will be physical in the run game and finish blocks."

Mitchell Greenacre   6-0 – 230 – LB 
 Clare, Mich. / Clare HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Clare High School under head coach Kelly Luplow...named first team All-State, first team all-conference on offense and defense and was selected to the Detroit Free Press first team...member of the National Honor Society...majoring in nursing...son of Jody Greenacre and Steve Hubble...born 1/1/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: "Tough and physical. Extremely productive player who was always around the football. Plays with emotion and passion."

Zachary Hadorn 

6-2 – 230 – DE
  Oxford, Mich. / Oxford HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Oxford High School under head coach Bud Rowley...earned thee varsity letters in football and two in wrestling...named to All-OAA, All-Metro and All-State defensive line honorable mention first teams and selected all-county defensive line...garnered captain, MVP and Most Improved on Offense team awards...was a three-year academic letter awardee...majoring in biology...son of Alain and Peggy Hadorn...born 2/21/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: 

"Aggressive player who gets of the ball with great power. Knows how to use his hands and has a great punch."



Frank Heimkreiter 
 6-3 –  220 – TE 
Okeana, Ohio / Ross HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Ross High School under head coach Brian Butts...was a two sport athlete and letter winner in football and wrestling during high school career...majoring in criminal justice...son of Jerry and Mary Ann Heimkreiter...born 8/6/94.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Two way player who dominated on both sides of the ball. Has the tenacity we look for in a blocker, but also has the speed to go vertically and make the big play."

Ramal Iverson
 6-1 – 170 – CB 
 Columbus, Ohio / Olentangy HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Olentangy High School under head coach Ed Twrwilliger...was two-year letterman in football and three-year letterman in track...named second team all-conference in football...in track and field took first place in the Capital Conference, the Freedom Relays and the Ohio Capital Conference and second place in the Track & Field Classic...majoring in fine arts production...son of Lamar and Latasha Iverson...born 10/10/94.
 
Coach Collins Says:

"Combination of great man coverage skills and really good as a tackler in the open field. Also showed his athleticism as a return man."



Jack Jennings
 6-2 – 225 – LB

Paw Paw, Mich. / Paw Paw HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Paw Paw High School under head coach Brad Hessler...was a two-year letterman in football and named team captain...garnered first team all-conference and first team all-area his junior and senior year...named All-State honorable mention and selected to the Kalamazoo Gazette Dream Team...member of the honor roll...majoring in economics...son of Bill and Becky Jennings...born 6/30/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  

"Big, instinctive player who is both physical and extremely active. Makes plays and is always in the vicinity of the football."



Sloan Klaski
5-11 – 210 – LB

Harbor Beach, Mich. / Harbor Beach HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Harbor Beach High School under head coach Troy Schelke...was a three-sport athlete and letterman in football, baseball and track during high school career...named All-State on offense and all-conference on offense and defense...member of the honor roll and National Honor Society...majoring in criminal justice...son of Allen and Neisha Klaski...born 4/6/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: 

"Very athletic and smart linebacker who was also an outstanding high school running back. Physical and tough."



Alex Korhorn
 6-2 – 275 – OL
 Grand Rapids, Mich. / Christian HS
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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Grand Rapids Christian High School under head coach DonFellows...lettered in football and lacrosse...named All-State by the Detroit Free Press and all-conference two-years in a row...selected to all-area Grand Rapids Dream Team and West Michigan All-Star team...majoring in nursing...son of Stephen and Darla Korhorn...born 6/27/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: 

"Strong player who is aggressive and finishes blocks. Smart and plays with tenacity."



Aaron Matthias 
6-6 – 230 – OL

Hemlock, Mich. / Hemlock HS

 
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Hemlock High School under head coach Bruce Bendix...was first team all-conference offensive line, first team all-conference defensive line, and first team All-State offensive line…named to the Midland Dream Team, Saginaw Dream Team, and Sports Scene Dream Team…qualified for the 2012 All-Star game…a member of National Honor Society...major is currently undecided...son of Robert and Vicki Mathias ...born 2/23/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:

"Great frame and athleticism should suit him well at offensive tackle. Intelligent player who has great feet and was a dominating blocker."

 

Max McCombs  6-3 – 270 – DT

Davison, Mich. / Davison HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Davison High School under head coach Jake Emmendorfer...earned four varsity letters in basketball and football...three-year varsity starter in football and one year in basketball...named first team all-conference, all-area Dream Team and all-conference honorable mention twice in football...major is undecided...son of Patrick and Wendy McCombs...born 4/3/95.
 
 Coach Collins Says:  "Great technician who is physical and tenacious. Plays with leverage and shows great effort all the time."

Andrew McDulin
 6-3 – 220 – DE    Cincinnati, Ohio / Madeira HS Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Madeira High School under head coach Mike Shafer...two-time letterman in football...named All-State twice, all-league and all-city...selected as CHL Defensive Player of the Year and All-TriState Football DL nominee... member of the honor roll...majoring in pre-pharmacy...son of John and Jennifer McDulin...born 2/14/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Has great size and athletic ability. Extremely productive player who has both run stopping and pass rushing skills."

Matt McKoy   6-1 – 192 – S   Canton, Mich. / Canton  HS Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Canton High School under head coach Tim Baechler...named team captain and MVP, Detroit News All-West team and Kensington Lakes Activities Association all-conference...major is currently undecided...son of Cheryl McKoy...born 9/14/95.
 
Coach Collins Says:  "Talented run stopper off the edge and in space. Has great ball skills to go along with physical style of play."

Chaz Miller 6-7 – 205 – WR 

Lake Orion, Mich. / Lake Orion HS

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Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Lake Orion High School under head coach Chris Bell...lettered in football and basketball during high school career...named All-OAA his final two years and selected to All-Metro North team in football...garnered All-OAA first team honors his final three years in basketball...majoring in business with a minor in health science...son of Greg and Terri Miller...born 9/22/94.
 
Coach Collins Says: "Has great size and athletic ability as well as an aggressive style of play. He was a consistent big playmaker with the football in his hands."

David Nay  5-11 – 200 – RB  Galion, Ohio / Galion HS Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Galion High School under head coach Chris Hawkins…named All-Ohio, All-Northwest, and All NCC running back his junior and senior seasons…is high school’s all-time leader in rushing, single season rushing, and most yards in a game…in baseball all-time leader in career scoring, season scoring, and in-game scoring at his high school…named All-NCC in baseball his sophomore and junior years…a member of the A-B honor roll…majoring in health sciences…son of Linda and Dan Nay…born 10/6/94.
 
Coach Collins Says: 

"Explosive and powerful running back with breakaway speed and great vision. A big play back with the grit to get the tough yards."


Tyler Palka  6-0 – 180 – QB  Temperence, Mich. / Saline HS  Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Saline High School under head coach Joe Palka...was a nine-time letterman in football, hockey and track...junior year received team offensive MVP, All-TRAC and all-district honors...senior campaign named team offensive MVP, team captain and all-conference, was selected to Ann Arbor Dream Team, AP Poll All-State team and MHSFCA All-Star game and garnered Washtenaw “Player of the Year”, Ann Arbor Offensive “Player of the Year” and Regional “Player of the Year” awards...majoring in education...son of Joe and Kaleen Palka...born 5/16/95.
 
Coach Collins Says: "A dual threat quarterback who is a proven winner (25-3 over the last 2 years as a starter). He consistently makes big plays with his feet and his arm. Has the leadership skills you look for in a quarterback. A coach’s son. Played for his father, Joe Palka."

Christian Porter  6-3 – 270 – C  Huber Heights, Ohio / Wayne HS  Highlight Video
       

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Wayne High School under head coach Jay Minton...was a three-year letterman in football...named to the all GWOC second team...earned the Coach’s Award and member of the 1,000 pound club...GWOC scholar athlete and member of the Principal’s List and honor roll...major is undecided...son of James Adkins and Rikki Porter...born 3/20/95.

 

Coach Collins says: "Athletic and smart offensive lineman who can play any position on the offensive line, but most likely center at the college level. A powerful blocker who finishes blocks."


Noah Prentiss  5-9 – 205 – RB  Columbus, Ohio / Westerville South HS   Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Westerville South High School under head coach Rocky Pentello...played varsity football and track and field...named all-conference in football...majoring in criminal justice...son of Mike and Angela Prentiss...born 11/12/94.
 
Coach Collins says: "Big back with outstanding speed and power.

Was counted on to get the tough yards.  Played in an offense similar to ours.

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Devon Scott Stith  6-3 – 185 – WR/S 

Wyoming, Mich. / Grand Rapids Catholic Central HS

 
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School under head coach C. Brewster...was a three-year starter in football and basketball and ran track...sophomore year helped his football team win the state championship...named all-conference in football his junior year...was all-conference in track his junior and senior year...major is undecided...son of Calvin and Noele Stith...born 11/8/94.
 
Coach Collins says: "Long strider who is athletic and has great hands. Tall, with the ability to go up and get the football, but also has the speed to get behind the defense."

Joe Shields  5-11 – 170 – CB  Troy, Mich. / Troy Athens HS  Highlight Video 
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Troy Athens High School under head coach Josh Heppner...earned three varsity letters in football...named first team all-conference and second team all-conference...graduated magna cum laude...majoring in sports medicine...son of Frank and Stephanie Turek...born 2/7/95.
 
Coach Collins says: "Tough, scrappy corner who can match up with receivers in coverage and also comes up and supports aggressively vs. the run."

Matt Thomas  6-4 - 275 – OT  Gibraltar, Mich. / Carlson HS Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Carlson High School under head coach Kent Sikora...was a two-sport athlete in football and wrestling during high school career...named all-league and all-county special mention in football...member of the National Honor Society and Academic All-League...majoring in pre-med...son of Mike and Kim Thomas...born 11/20/94.
 
Coach Collins says: "Big and tenacious blocker who has intelligence and athleticism.  Displays great footwork with the ability to also finish to the whistle."

Chris Travis  6-3 – 295 – DT  Greentown, Ind. / Eastern HS  Highlight Video 
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Eastern High School under head coach Josh Edwards...named first team all-conference his junior year...senior campaign selected to AP All-State team and all-conference first team...majoring in business management...son of Paul Travis and Debbie Crabtree...born 3/24/94.
 
Coach Collins says: "Has great size and is an extremely strong and physical player. Plays with great leverage and will run to the football."

Ryan Verhelst  6-1 – 170 – DB  Holland, Mich. /  West Ottawa HS  Highlight Video
       
Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at West Ottawa High School under head coach Rory Zegunis...named All-State honorable mention, first team all-conference and Holland Sentinel all-area his junior year…was special mention All-State as a specialist his senior season…named Holland Sentinel defensive player of the year, first team all-conference, and was on the 2012 Lake Michigan All-Michigan defense team…a member of National Honor Society and the honor roll....majoring in marketing...son of Bob Verhelst and Bob and Milissa Zuker...born 12/10/94.
 
Coach Collins says: "Two way athlete who displayed playmaking skills on both sides of the ball. Has the coverage skills, size and toughness to play either corner or safety."

Scott Wetzel 6-4 - 235 - LB/TE Howell, Mich. / Howell HS Highlight Video
Coach Collins says: "Has great size and strength. Is a tenacious run blocker but also has the speed to get up the field and make plays."

Rahman Hardin 5-11 - 215 - RB Springboro, Ohio / Springboro HS Highlight Video
Coach Collins says: "Strong runner with great vision, who has both size and speed. He is able to get the tough yards and make the big play."


Landon Kresnak  6-4 – 235 – DE/LS  Muskegon, Mich. / Mona Shores HS Highlight Video
       

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Mona Shores High School under head coach Matt Koziak...earned varsity letters in football and wrestling...named first team all-area and all-conference honorable mention in football...maintained a 3.30 GPA during his high school career...majoring in criminal justice...son of Tom and Kari Kresnak...born 7/13/94.

 
Coach Collins says: "Has great size and will continuel to get bigger. Aggressive and productive as a defensive end who already is very accomplished as a longsnapper."