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Class of 2021 Minnesota HS Football Recruits

Class of 2021 Top Players and Players to Watch

Below is top player and players to watch list assembled for the Minnesota Class of 2021. The list is based on varsity performance in sophomore season or players that have been recommended with college football potential. As with all of our content, this expanded recruiting coverage from VAmes will continue to be free – a long time commitment by GopherHole. We look forward to having VAmes updates on the GopherHole webpages now as well as future updates on the message boards. To provide input on top players missing from the list, please feel free to contact VAmes on Facebook or Twitter under Bronko Nagurski.

 

State of Minnesota's 2021 Top Players and Players to Watch - Updated 8 October 2018

Name High School Position HT/WT Notes Highlight Video
Quarterbacks
Trey Feeney Moorhead QB 6'0 160 In 6 game, had completed 87 fo 163 passes for 1188 yards and 15TDs. Highlight Video
Will Tschetter Stewartville QB 6'7 210 In 6 games, has completed 73 of 116 passes for 1061 yards and 12 TDs. Highlight Video
Brendan Johnson Parkers Prairie QB 5'11 150 In 6 games, has completed 73 of 132 passes for 1050 yards and 11 TDs. Highlight Video
Ryan Miles Richfield QB 6'0 160 In 6 games, has completed 72 of 164 passes for 890 yards and 8 TDs. Highlight Video
Zach Yeager Mpls North QB 6'0 180 In 6 games, has completed 56 of 87 passes for 857 yards and 11 TDs. Highlight Video
Isaiah Spivey Brooklyn Center QB 6'2 180 In 6 games, has passed for 800 yards and 11 TDs. Highlight Video
Alex Berreth Farmington QB 6'1 155 In 4 games, has 68 of 105 passes for 747 yards and 5 TDs. Highlight Video
Riley Gruenes Mankato East QB 6'4 200 In 6 games, has 64 of 104 passes for 698 yards and 5 TDs. Highlight Video
Brayden Truelson Owatonna QB 5'10 150 In 6 games, has 41 of 67 for 627 yards and 7 TDs. Highlight Video
Ben Teigland North St. Paul QB 6'2 200 In 3 games, has completed 37 of 78 for 492 yards and 3TDs. Highlight Video
Kristoff Kowalkowski Totino-Grace QB 6'1 195 In 5 games, has completed 38 of 76 passes for 475 yards and 5 TDs. Highlight Video
SirVell Miller Mpls Washburn QB 6'1 160 In 4 games, has completed 35 of 74 passes for 385 yards and 2 TDs. Highlight Video
Running Backs
Josh Buri Stewartville RB 5'11 210 In 6 games, has 116 carries for 772 yards and 11 TDs. Highlight Video
Jamar Nelson Washburn RB 5'8 160 In 5 games, has 98 carries for 605 yards and 7 TDs. Has 10 receptions for 44 yards. On defense, has 15 tackles and 2 INTs(1TD). Highlight Video
Connor Schreckenghaust Rockford RB 5'11 210 In 6 games, has 84 carries for 584 yards and 9 TDs. Highlight Video
Will Fredrickson Blaine RB 6'0 185 In 6 games, has 109 carries for 501 yards and 5TDs. Highlight Video
Zac Janz Farmington RB 5'8 170 In 6 games, has 98 carries for 338 yards and 6 TDs. Highlight Video
Elias Aberra Spectrum RB 5'5 155 In 5 games, has 32 carries for 301 yards and 6 TDs. Highlight Video
Roosevelt Cage Jefferson RB 5'10 205 In 5 games, has 72 carries for 240 yards and 1 TD. Highlight Video
Logan Freeburg Lakeville North RB 5'10 175 In 2 games, has 24 carries for 197 yards and 2 TDs. Highlight Video
Wide Receivers
Zach Bollingberg Lyle-Pacelli WR In 6 games, has 23 receptions for 421 yards and 3 TD. Highlight Video
Rowan Nelson Melrose WR 6'5 200 In 5 games, has 20 receptions for 436 yards and 6 TDs. Highlight Video
Jamarien Wheeler Mpls Washburn WR 5'10 165 In 4 games, has 15 receptions for 404 yards and 6 TDs. Highlight Video
Eli Green Farmington WR 5'10 165 In 6 games, has 35 receptions for 380 yards and 3 TDS. Highlight Video
Dietrich Winegarner Crosby-Ironton WR 6'3 155 In 5 games, has 11 receptions for 271 yards and 2 TDs. Highlight Video
Aghogho Eyafe Andover WR 5'10 150 In 6 games, has 19 receptions for 236 yards and 3TDs. Highlight Video
Isaac Ask Farmington WR 6'3 180 In 5 games, has 14 receptions for 235 yards. Highlight Video
Kyreese Willingham Waseca WR 6'3 175 Highlight Video
Cayden Holcomb ('22) Mayo WR In 5 games, has 17 receptions for 152 yards. Highlight Video
Mitchell January ('22) Richfield WR 5'10 140 In 3 games, has 11 receptions for 126 yards and 2 TDs.
Judah Thomas ('22) SMB WR In 3 games, has 5 receptions for 74 yards. Highlight Video
Mekhi Collins ('22) Mankato West WR In 2 games, has 5 receptions for 63 yards and 1 TD. Highlight Video
Jake Boltmann ('22) Edina WR 6'1 165 In 4 games, has 5 receptions for 50 yards.
Tight Ends
Riley Mahlman Lakeville South OL 6'8 250 In freshman season, has 8 receptions for 64 yards. Highlight Video
Sam Floysland Cretin-Derham Hall OL 6'4 235 Playing varsity as a sophomore. 2018 SMB Combine TE MVP. Highlight Video
Offensive Lineman
Bastian Swinney Edina OL 6'6 245 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Eli Olson Mankato East OL 6'4 280 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Shea Albrecht Orono OL 6'4 250 Starting OL as sophomore and freshman. Highlight Video
Charlie Folkens Rogers OL 6'2 265 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Played varsity as a freshman. Highlight Video
Everett Sunvold St Michael-Albertville OL 6'2 260 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Torii Greiskalns Tartan OL 6'2 250 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Sam Erikson Moorhead OL 6'2 245 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Jake Raines Woodbury OL 6'1 250 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
AJ Torfin Hopkins OL 6'1 235 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Spencer Gustin St. Cloud Tech OL 6'1 235 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Diego Villeda Eagan OL 6'0 300 Starting varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Luke Sugalski ('22) SMB OL 6'3 200 Starting varsity as a freshman. Highlight Video
Athletes
Ben Tolkinen Minnetonka RB/WR 5'7 170 In 5 games, has 13 receptions for 151 yards. Has 30 carries for 85 yards and 1 TD. Has 4 KRs for 92 yards. Highlight Video
Trey Longstreet Delano Ath 6'5 190 In 5 games, has 15 receptions for 210 yards and 2 TDs. Has 27 tackles and 2 INTs. Highlight Video
Finn Diggens Perham Ath 6'5 205 In 6 games, has 12 catches for 120 yards. Has 15 tackles. Highlight Video
Joey Moberg St.Paul Johnson QB/DB 5'10 185 In 5 games, has 59 carries for 468 yards and 7 TDs. Has 19 tackles, 2 INTs, and 5 PDs. Highlight Video
Michael Ude Fridley RB/LB 5'11 190 In 6 games, has 42 tackles, 7 TFL, 1 FR, and 2 FF. Has 45 carries for 235 yards and 4 TDs. In freshman season, has 27 tackles. Highlight Video
Shawn Shipman Champin Park Ath 5'11 165 In 5 games, has 34 carries for 158 yards and 1 TD. Has 10 receptions for 68 yards. Highlight Video
LaShad Smith Minneota Ath 5'9 155 In 5 games, has 16 carries for 189 yards and 3 TDs. Has 6 KRs for 86 yards. Has 15 tackles and 1 INT. Highlight Video
Wyatt Block Mankato West Ath 5'7 165 In 4 games, has 25 tackles, 5 TFL, and 1 FR. Has 17 carries for 202 yards and 5 TDs. Highlight Video
Bode Magnuson Pequot Lakes WR/DB 5'10 145 Playing varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
DeMonte Simmons Mayo Ath 6'0 170 Playing varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Isaiah Huber Century Ath 5'9 165 Playing varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Trevale Moe John Marshall Ath 5'11 170 Playing varsity as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Defensive Lineman
Kevvan Anderson SMB NG 5'11 285 In 5 games, has 24 tackles, 8 TFL, 2.5. sacks, 1 FF, and 1 INT. In freshman season, had 36 tackles, 9 TFL, and 1.5 sack. Highlight Video
Jordan Titus Hutchinson DL 6'1 275 In 6 games, has 21 tackles, 7 TFLs, 1.5 sack, and 2 FF. Highlight Video
Raheem Akindele Cooper DL 5'9 260 In 5 games, has 39 tackles, 2 TFL and .5 sack. Highlight Video
Josh Steffen Canby DL 6'3 205 In 6 games, has 23 tackles, 4 sacks, and 1 FR. Highlight Video
Logan Purcell Annandale DE 6'6 200 In 5 games, has 22 tackles and 1 sack. Highlight Video
Darnell McCrea Benilde-St. Margaret's DL 5'11 250 Two way starter. In 4 games, has 17 tackles and .5 sack. Highlight Video
Isaiah Karels Buffalo DE 6'0 190 In 5 games, has 10 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 FR, and 1 FF. Highlight Video
Spencer Alvarez ('22) Columbia Heights DL 6'5 190 In 5 games, has 18 tackles and 1 INT.
Linebackers
RJ Chakolis Hopkins LB 5'9 195 In 6 games, has 83 tackles, 8 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 FR, 2 FF, and 1 PD. 2017 All District First Team. In freshman season, has 101 tackles, 12 TFL, 2 FR (2TD), 1 FF, 1 INT, and 1 BK. Highlight Video
Brayden Weber Becker LB 6'1 210 In 6 games, has 44 tackles, 9 TFL, 3 sacks, 1FF and 1 FR. 2017 All District HM. In freshman season, has 66 tackles, 11 TFL, 3 sacks, and FR. Highlight Video
Justice Sullivan Eden Prairie LB 6'1 215 Starting DE/OLB as a sophomore. Highlight Video
Parker Theobald Stewartville LB 6'1 205 Two way player. In 6 games, has 26 tackles, 6 TFL, and 2 sacks. Highlight Video
Tristan Hoppe Hutchinson LB 6'2 220 In 6 games, has 55 tackles, 3 sacks, and 1 FR.. Highlight Video
Kaden Streed Willmar LB 6'0 180 In 5 games, has 43 tackles, 1 TFL, 3 sacks, Highlight Video
Noah Friedt Apple Valley LB 6'2 200 In 3 games, has 16 tackles, 8 TFL, 2 sacks, and 1 FR. Highlight Video
Cade Ahrenholz Lakeville South LB 6'2 180 In 5 games, has28 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 FR. Highlight Video
David Ayeni Anoka LB 6'1 185 In 5 games, has 25 tackles, 1 TFL, .5 sack, 2FF, and 1 PD. Highlight Video
Joey Tilzer Orono LB 5'8 185 In 4 games, has 30 tackles, 2 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 INT, and 1 PD. Highlight Video
David Wylie Brooklyn Center LB/DE 6'2 185 2017 All District. In freshman season, has 36 tackles (16 solo), 4 TFL, 2 sacks, 3 FR, 1 INT, and 1 Sfty. Highlight Video
Haydn Stay ('22) Princeton In 5 games, has 63 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FR, 2 FF, and 1 INT. Highlight Video
Defensive Backs
Dorian Singer Tartan DB 5'10 160 In 4 games, has 5 INTs and 4 tackles. Has 11 receptions for 182 yards and 1 TD. Highlight Video
Micah Niewald Fridley DB 5'10 150 In 5 games, has 21 tackles, 4 INTs, and 3 PD. Highlight Video
Ryan Wilson Elk River DB 5'11 185 In 6 games, has 40 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 FF, and 1 PD. Highlight Video
Reid Patterson Lakeville South DB 6'0 175 In 6 games, has 36 tackles. Highlight Video
Zach Stransky Owatonna DB 5'11 180 In 6 games, has 27 tackles, 1 FR, and 2FF. Highlight Video
Connor Josephson Redwood Valley DB 5'11 160 In 6 games, has 44 tackles, 5TFL, 2 FF, 1 FR, 1 INT, 1 PD, and 1 BK (1TD). Highlight Video
Davion Mitchell-Currie Fridley DB 5'10 165 In 5 games, has 18 tackles, 2 TFL, and 1 INT. In freshman season, has 42 tackles, 4 TFL, 1 sack, and 1 INT. Highlight Video
Jevon Jones St. Agnes DB In 5 games, has 21 tackles. Highlight Video
Nick Hand Totino-Grace DB 6'2 180 In 3 games, has 16 tackles and 1 FR. Highlight Video
Isaiah Walters Woodbury DB 5'11 170 In 5 games, has 12 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 FR, and 2 PDs.
Sawyer Anderson Edina DB 6'0 165 In 5 games, has 11 tackles, 2 TFL, 1FR, and 2 PD. Highlight Video
Deezwin Cooper Totino-Grace DB 5'9 175 In 6 games, has 6 tackles, 1 FF, and 2 PD. Highlight Video
Trevon Howard ('22) SMB DB 6'0 175 In 5 games, has 36 tackles, 1 sack, and 7 PD. Highlight Video