by Michael Rowse

Western New Mexico University head football coach Adam Clark announced the first round of recruits to sign with the Mustang football program on Friday. Over the next couple of weeks, more information will be released on each recruit, as well as more that have signed on to join the program.

"We are very pleased with our first group of commitments. We got some great players who will make a big impact in the RMAC over the next 4-5 years," Clark said. "The Mid-Year transfers who are already on campus will make us a better team immediately. Our last official visit weekend on Feb. 9 will allow us to finish assembling a very exciting recruiting class.”

2013 Commitments:

  • Eric Black-Running Back/Ath- (5-8/150) Compton, CA – Dominguez High School
  • William Gulley- Linebacker- (5-11/ 220)- Oceanside , CA- Oceanside High School
  • Matt Grieb- Tight End- (6-2/235) – Winchester , CA- Chaparral High School
  • Micheal Green- Wide Reciever/Ath- (6-2/185)- San Diego, CA- Kearny High School
  • Mavin Hifo- Safety-( 5'9/ 175)- Hoemland , CA- Heritage High School
  • Jordan Johnson- Wide Receiver- (6/180)- Gilbert, AZ Williams Field High School
  • Terrance Payne- Cornerback-  (5-10/185)- Gilbert, AZ- Williams Field High School
  • Richard Pozuelos- Offensive Line- (6-4/305)- Colton, CA- Rialto High School
  • Alex Hernandez- Linebacker- (6-2/220) Azusa, CA- Charter Oak High School

Mid Year Transfers:

  • Danial Bird- - Linebacker (5-10/220- Banning, CA  - LA Harbor JC- All League
  • Hanipale Segua- Linebacker (5-10/230)- Banning, CA - Northern State - All Northern Sun
  • Anton Stallworth-– Safety (6-2/185) –Las Vegas, NV- Victor Valley JC All American
  • KJ Vaifale- - Safety (5-11/200) Corona, CA- Mt. Sac JC- All League
  • Grant Coffey- Outside Linebacker- (6/2 215) Culver City, CA -Culver City High School
  • Kevin Montgomery-Safety (5-10/185)Albuquerque, NM-  New Mexico University
  • Dameon Morgan- Wide Reciever (5/9/170) Gilbert, AZ -Mesquite High

Coach Clark expects several other players to commit to WNMU over the next few days including some players who are considering offers from D-I schools. WNMU has an edge over many CA schools due to the relatively inexpensive cost of an education at WNMU compared to schools such as University of San Diego.

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