Eureka Football Releases 2020 Recruiting Class

Eureka Football Releases 2020 Recruiting Class
EUREKA – Eureka College football coach Kurt Barth announced the addition of seven new players to the program on Friday, bringing the 2020-21 recruiting class to 41. 
 
It's a class that features accomplished and experienced talents from seven different states, including Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Alabama, New Mexico and Texas. 

"We are very excited to add so many outstanding young men to our program," Barth said. "Their talent, character, and work ethic on and off the field will help our program continue to reach new heights."         

The Class of 2020-21 includes:

Alex Barney (FR, 5-10, Criminal Justice, Sheldon, Ill.; Milford)

Sam Bartels (FR, 6-0, 190, Kinesiology, Jerseyville, Ill.; Jersey Community)

Cooper Basnett (FR, 6-0, 215, Athletic Training, Russellville, Mo.; Russellville)

Christion Beamon (FR, 5-11, 215, Psychology, Lawrenceville, Ill.; Lawrenceville)

Jake Benninger (FR, 6-4, 285, Special Education, Lincoln, Ill.; Lincoln Community)

Michael Betz (FR, 6-1, 165, History/Education, Martinsville, Ind.; Martinsville)

Austin Black (FR, 5-10, 225, Secondary Education, Bloomington, Ill.; Bloomington)

Grady Burwell (FR, 5-8, 160, Sports Management, Tolono, Ill.; Unity)

Dalton Crouse (FR, 6-1, 225, Law Enforcement, Knoxville, Ill.; Knoxville)

Trey Danner (FR, 6-1, 175, Business, Havana, Ill.; Havana)

 Korleone Faulkner (FR, 6-0, 170, Sports Management, Mattoon, Ill.; Mattoon)

Hugo Garza (FR, 6-2, 285, Kinesiology, Arcola, Ill.; Arcola)

Carson Gregory (FR, 5-9, 220, Psychology, Pekin, Ill.; Pekin)

Hunter Gregory (FR, 6-0, 175, Communication, Moweaqua, Ill.; Moweaqua)

Ethan Harper (FR, 6-3, 250, Undecided, Marshall, Ill.; Marshall)

Ryan Henderson (FR, 5-11, 215, Undecided, Chicago, Ill.; Steinmetz)

Austin Hopkins (FR, 5-8, 182, Environmental Science, Arcola, Ill.; Arcola)

Kaleb Lane (FR, 5-11, 235, Criminal Justice, Southside, Tenn.; Montgomery Central)

Jabari Merriweather (FR, 6-4, 176, Environmental Science, St. Louis, Mo.; Bishop Dubourg)

Quenton Pratt (FR, 5-10, 240, Business, Danville, Ill.; Danville Schlarman)

Dawson Swaim (FR, 6-1, 209, Education, Milmine, Ill.; Bement)

Dorian Richardson (FR, 5-11, 210, Business Administration, Gordo, Alabama; Gordo)

Anneus Riggs (FR, 5-10, 195, Physical Therapy, Belleville, Ill.; Althoff Catholic)

Edgar Reyes (FR, 5-11, 225, Special Education, Seneca, Ill.; Seneca)

Reuben Roberts (FR, 6-4, 185, Environmental Science, Eureka, Ill.; Eureka)

Booker Sanders (FR, 5-9, 165, Criminal Justice, Mattoon, Ill.; Mattoon)

CJ Sharp (FR, 5-9, 230, Sports Management, Belleville, Ill.; Belleville West)

Caide Sloan (FR, 6-0, 150, Undecided, Johnston City, Ill.; Johnston City)

Lukas Tinkham (FR, 6-2, 210, Business Administration, Abingdon, Ill.; Abingdon-Avon)

Gabe Townsend (FR, 5-10, 195, Accounting, Winamac, Ind.; Winamac)

Wyatt Walters (FR, 5-11, 250, Criminal Justice, Las Cruces, NM; Centennial)

Garrett Wayne (FR, 5-10, 170, Quarterback, Chemistry, Clinton, Ill.; Clinton)

Gibson Wells (FR, 6-0, 205, Defensive Line, Undecided, Tuscola, Ill.; Tuscola)  

Lucas Zech (FR, 5-9, 165, Quarterback/Wide Receiver, Exercise Science, Rantoul, Ill.; Rantoul)

Logan Damron (FR, 5-7, 182, Running Back, Education, Brimfield, Ill.; Brimfield) 

Sean Fogarty (JR, 5-8, 180, Running Back, Environmental Science, Canaryville, Ill.; Tilden; Lakeland University)

Stefon Humphrey (FR, 5-7, 180, Linebacker, Kinesiology, O'Fallon, Ill.; O'Fallon Township)

Jackson Nightingale (FR, 5-11, 180, Defensive Back, Sports Management, Maroa, Ill.; Maroa-Forsythe)

Quinten Smith (SO, 6-2, 210, Quarterback, Sports Management, Flora, Ill.; Flora; MacMurray)

Vincenzo Vespo (FR, 5-9, 160, Defensive Back, Elementary Education, Belvidere; Belvidere North)

Raymond Villegas III (FR, 5-11, 185, Running Back, Criminal Justice, Mission, Texas; La Joya High School)