2006 ASU FOOTBALL SIGNEES - East Valley Tribune: Sports


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Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2006 5:55 am | Updated: 4:47 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Chris Baloney: CB (6-0, 180, Jr./ College of the Sequoias; Visalia, Calif.) — Signed with ASU last year but left the team in August due to personal issues. Rated one of the top 10 junior-college cornerbacks in the nation in 2005.

Jeff Bereuter: LB (6-3, 225, Fr./ MacArthur High; Irving, Texas) — Rated No. 2 in the state in a list of “Top Bruisers” by The Dallas Morning News, he had 115 tackles, including 13 for loss, last season.

Brantwon Bowser: CB (6-1, 185, Fr./ Maryvale High; Phoenix) — One of the top 15 players in the state, according to recruiting services.

Lance Evbuomwan: TE (6-4, 235, Fr./ East Valley High; Redlands, Calif) — Only 16 years old, he was listed as one of the top 10 players in California by SuperPrep. USC made a late push for him.

Alex Fa’agai: DE (6-3, 286, Jr./ Foothill Junior College; San Jose, Calif.) — He orally committed to Oregon State but signed with ASU. Fa’agai had 12 sacks in six games last season before suffering an injury.

Saia Falahola: OL (6-2, 310, Fr./Trinity High; Euless, Texas) — A first-team all-state selection, he anchored a line that helped Trinity rush for 5,036 yards.

Rodney Glass: TB (5-10, 175, Fr./Notre Dame High; Sherman Oaks, Calif.) — Rated as one of the top 25 high school running backs in the nation, he has a time of 10.43 seconds in the 100 meters and will also run track at ASU.

Travis Goethel: LB (6-2, 215, Fr./Vista High; Vista, Calif.) — The San Diego Union Tribune’s area defensive player of the year, he is rated among the top 50 linebackers in the country.

Jon Hargis: LB (6-3, 285, Fr./Red Mountain High; Mesa) — A first-team All-Tribune selection in 2005 who is rated as the No. 3 player in Arizona by SuperPrep.

Jonathan Johnson P (6-1, 205, Jr./College of the Canyons; Santa Clarita, Calif.) — He averaged 37.8 yards on 38 punts in 2005 and can also placekick if needed.

Garrett Judah: LB (6-3, 232, Jr./Butte College; Oroville, Calif.) — A JC honorable mention All-American who had 102 tackles, eight sacks, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries last year.

Ryan McFoy: S (6-1, 190, Fr./Chino High; Chino, Calif.) — ASU coach Dirk Koetter calls him the best defensive back recruit in his five years at the school.

Gerald Munns: LB (6-3, 225, Fr./ Hamilton High; Chandler) — The firstteam All-Tribune selection in 2005 was the top defensive player in the All-American Bowl Game Classic, with nine tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery.

Dimitri Nance: TB (5-10, 205, Fr./ Trinity High; Euless, Texas) — With 3,173 yards rushing last year, only he and Cedric Benson have ran for more than 3,000 in a season in Texas. Was the 5A player of the year by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.

Zach Niusulu: DT (6-3, 305, Fr./ Barstow High; Barstow, Calif.) — ASU’s first oral commitment in April 2005, he is considered a superb run stuffer.

Troy Nolan: S (6-0, 190, Jr./College of the Canyons; Santa Clarita, Calif.) — A first-team all-conference selection, he reminds the Sun Devil coaches of current ASU safety Zach Catanese.

Angelo Richardson: WR (6-1, 185, Jr./ Santa Rosa Junior College; Santa Rosa, Calif.) — The nation’s top JC receiver a year ago, catching 93 passes for more than 1,300 yards and 18 touchdowns. A high-school teammate of current ASU quarterback Sam Keller.

Jamaar Robinson: LB (6-3, 235, Fr./ Fairfield High; Fairfield, Calif.) — He had 86 tackles in eight games last season before being injured.

Danny Sullivan: QB (6-4, 200, Fr./Los Gatos High; Los Gatos, Calif.) — He completed 134 of 220 passes for 2,435 yards with 24 touchdowns and six interceptions last season.

Martin Tevaseu: DT (6-3, 320, Soph./ Santa Rosa JC; Santa Rosa, Calif.) — A first-team all-conference pick, he had 40 tackles, five sacks and three pass breakups last season.

Ryan Torain: TB (6-0, 205, Jr./Butler Community College; El Dorado, Kans.) — Despite sharing carries with another back and missing four games due to injury, he ran for 800 yards and 12 TDs last year.

Justin Tryon: CB (5-9, 185, Jr./ College of the Canyons; Santa Clarita, Calif.) — Ranked among the top 25 JC players in the country, he is also a solid kick returner.

Jermaine Williams: DE (6-4, 255, Fr./ Maryvale High; Phoenix) — The state’s most celebrated high school recruit, he participated in the U.S. Army High School All-Star Game. Williams must still qualify academically.

Kyle Williams: WR (5-10, 185, Fr./ Chaparral High; Scottsdale) — He rushed for 1,160 yards and scored 31 touchdowns last season. The son of Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams, he will also play baseball at ASU.

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