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ASU football signs 26 players for 2010 season

February 03, 2010

Arizona State University signed 26 student-athletes to national letters of intent to study and participate in the 2010 football season.

Coach Erickson’s fourth signing class at ASU provides the Sun Devils with excellent talent on both offense and defense, and includes players from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Florida and Pennsylvania.

In four years at ASU, Coach Erickson has signed a total of 29 Arizona natives, an average of more than seven in-state signees per class. 

The class consists of 25 student-athletes, including 20 freshmen and six junior college transfers.

ASU’s Class of 2010 includes:

• 20 freshmen, including the highest rated running back, tight end and defensive end in the state of Arizona.

• 15 offensive players, nine defensive players and one all-purpose athlete.

• Six junior college transfers at positions of immediate need, including four mid-year transfers that already have enrolled at ASU and will participate in spring football drills.

• Six offensive linemen – the most in any ASU signing class since 2002.

• Five players rated among the nation’s top 20 at their position – No. 5 FB Carl Bradford (ESPN Scouts, Inc.); No. 14 TE Josh Fulton (; No. 15 OG Sil Ajawara (; No. 18 DE Nduka Onyeali (; and No. 20 RB Deantre Lewis (

• Two players rated among’s top 50 junior college prospects – No. 9 OL Brice Schwab and No. 32 WR George Bell.

ASU’s Class of 2010:

Name                              Position         Year        Height        Weight          Hometown (Last School)

Ramon Abreu                      ATH             Fr.           5-10           180           Tempe, Ariz. (Marcos de Niza HS)

Lee Adams                         DL              Fr.            6-2            255           Corona, Calif. (Centennial HS)

Sil Ajawara                         OL              Fr.            6-4            305           Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Tesoro HS)

Kevin Anderson                  WR             Fr.             6-1            185           Lakewood, Calif. (Lakewood HS)

George Bell                        WR             Jr.            6-3            195            San Diego, Calif. (Southwestern CC)

Carl Bradford                       LB             Fr.             6-1           230           Norco, Calif. (Norco HS)

Alden Darby                        CB            Fr.            6-0            180            Long Beach, Calif. (Millikan Senior HS)

Chris DeArmas                     OL            Jr.            6-4            305            Miami, Fla. (El Camino JC)

Jamil Douglas                      OL            Fr.            6-5            252            Cypress, Calif. (Cypress HS)

Eddie Elder                          DB            Jr.            6-0            190            Sacramento, Calif. (College of San Mateo)

Josh Fulton                          TE            Fr.            6-5            235            Phoenix, Ariz. (St. Mary’s HS)

Taylor Kelly                          QB            Fr.            6-3            185            Eagle, Idaho (Eagle HS)

Randy Knust                        WR            Fr.            6-3            200           The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands HS)

Deantre Lewis                       RB           Fr.           5-10            189           Norco, Calif. (Norco HS)

Jordan McDonald                  DE            Fr.            6-4            225            Scottsdale, Ariz. (Saguaro HS)

Kyle Middlebrooks            WR/RB           Fr.            5-9            176            Fountain Valley, Calif. (Fountain Valley HS)

Nduka Onyeali                 DE/LB            Fr.            6-1            240            Denver, Colo. (Mullen HS)

Brice Schwab                        OL            Jr.            6-8            320            West Sunbury, Pa. (Palomar College)

Aderious Simmons                 OL            RS-Jr.*     6-7            310            Marrero, La. (El Camino JC)

Devan Spann                        CB            Fr.            5-11          175            Gardena, Calif. (Junipero Serra HS)

Tyler Sulka                            OL            Fr.            6-5            270            Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Notre Dame HS)

Joita Te’i                               DL            Fr.            6-5            255            Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino HS)

Calvin Tonga                         DL            Fr.            6-4            320            Riverside, Calif. (Arlington HS)

Taylor Walstad                      RB            Fr.           5-11            210            Chandler, Ariz. (Chandler HS)

Damien Williams                   ATH          Fr.            6-0             205            San Diego, Calif. (Mira Mesa HS)

Mike Willie                           WR            Jr.            6-4            215            Long Beach, Calif. (Cerritos CC)           

* has already utilized redshirt year

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