WashU Football Announces Class of 2020

WashU Football Announces Class of 2020

St. Louis, Mo., June 23, 2016 – Washington University in St. Louis head football coach Larry Kindbom will welcome 34 incoming freshmen to the football program this fall.

“We are excited about the class of 2020. We have several players coming in from championship teams from all over the country. We filled our needs with both size and speed,” said Kindbom, head coach of the Bears since 1989. “It is also an extremely strong class academically. We believe the quality of depth they add as a group will take us the next step in our championship tradition.”

The class of 2020 features representatives from 16 different states, including eight players from Illinois, five from Missouri and three from Ohio and Texas.

State Breakdown:
Illinois (8), Missouri (5), Texas (3), Ohio (3), Wisconsin (2), California (2), Florida (2), Pennsylvania (1), Alabama (1), New York (1), Louisiana (1), Minnesota (1), Arizona (1), Kansas (1), Maryland (1), Oklahoma (1).

WashU finished the 2015 season with a 6-4 overall record, including a perfect 5-0 mark at home on Francis Field. The Bears open their season on the road Sept. 3 at Carnegie Mellon University, followed by the home and Southern Athletic Association (SAA) opener on Sept. 17 vs. Centre College.

Name Position Hometown (High School) Highlights
Rob Ballock DL Pepper Pike, Ohio (University School)
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Randy Bentley OL Monroe, La. (Ouachita Christian School)
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Matt Bernstein DB Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay) LINK
Alexander Bothe OL Cedarburg, Wis. (Cedarburg)
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Riley Castora WR Plano, Texas (Plano West)
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Peter Christiansen
OL Valencia, Calif. (Creeps High School)
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Kyle Cummings
DL Chicago, Ill. (Notre Dame College Prep)
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Johnny Davidson
QB Iverness, Ill. (Barrington)
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Justin DiCarlo
DB Bryn Mawr, Pa. (Radnor)
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Emmanuel Engermann
TB Baltimore, Md. (Gilman School)
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Clayton Farris
DL Vestavia Hills, Ala. (Vestavia Hills)
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Ty Feeney
OL Dardenne Prairie, Mo. (Christian Brothers College)
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David Feng
OL Dublin, Ohio (Dublin Jerome)
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John Fisher
TB Deerfield, Ill. (Deerfield)
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Matt Giles
DB Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton North)
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Mitchel Groen
WR Sugar Grove, Ill. (Kaneland)
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Canaan Hancock
DL Enid, Okla. (Chisholm)
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Bouldin Heistand
DL Windermere, Fla. (Windermere Prep)
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Christian Henry
QB New York, N.Y. (Ethical Culture Fieldston School)
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Jarrod Huther
LB Sanger, Texas (Sanger)
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Michael Keane
TE Leawood, Kan. (Pembroke Hill School)
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Seth Kutter
WR Peoria, Ariz. (Sandra Day O'Connor)
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Jeffrey Marek
DB Oak Brook, Ill. (Benet Academy)
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Tim Matthiessen
WR Pasadena, Calif. (Polytechnic School)
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John Mills
DB Dublin, Ohio (Columbus Academy)
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John Moley
TE Kirkwood, Mo. (John Burroughs School)
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Noah Nigro
WR Blue Springs, Mo. (Blue Springs South)
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Michael Prescott
DL Colleyville, Texas (Colleyville Heritage)
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Micael Rembold
P/K Chesterfield, Mo. (Parkway Central)
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Carter Rholl
OL Shoreview, Minn. (Mounds View)
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Luke Sheppard
LB Joliet, Ill. (Montini Catholic)
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Derick Speltz
LB Lake St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Brothers College)
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Connor Stevens
TE Astoria, Ill. (Astoria High School)
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Thomas Verzi
QB Orlando, Fla. (William R. Boone)
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