Shawcroft one of eight players added to finish Aztecs’ 22-member class
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February 7, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State head football coach Rocky Long announced the signing Wednesday of eight additional players to National Letters of Intent or Offers of Aid. Including the 14 that signed in the early signing period in December a total of 22 athletes will join the Aztecs for the 2019 season.
SDSU’s signing class now includes 11 on defense, nine on offense and two athletes. The 22-member class also features 14 from the state of California, three from Texas, two from Arizona, one apiece from Georgia, Hawaii and Washington. Additionally, 18 are high schools and four are college transfers.
The eight new additions to the class today include two on offense - quarterback Jordon Brookshire (Santa Rosa, Calif./Cardinal Newman HS/Laney CC) and offensive lineman Jacob Jimenez (Pflugerville, Texas/Pflugerville HS/Brigham Young) - five on defense - defensive linemen Jeffrey Blake (Norcross, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian HS), Liloa Kapiko (Honolulu, Hawaii/St. Louis HS) and Jonah Tavai (Manhattan Beach, Calif./Mira Costa HS/El Camino College), and defensive backs Patrick McMorris (Santa Ana, Calif./Santa Ana HS) and Eric Wilson (Oceanside, Calif./El Camino HS/Riverside City College), and one athlete in Noah Tumblin (San Diego/Mira Mesa HS).
A full list of the signees is below.
Name Position HT/WT Fall ’18 Class Hometown (High School/Previous School)
Jeffrey Blake Defensive Line 6-4/230 Freshman Norcross, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian High)
Jordon Brookshire Quarterback 6-2/200 Junior Santa Rosa, Calif. (Cardinal Newman High/Laney CC)
*Jacob Capra Offensive Line 6-5/320 Junior Auburn, Calif. (Placer High/Univ. of Oregon)
*Joey Capra Offensive Line 6-4/275 Freshman Auburn, Calif. (Placer High)
*Brandon Crenshaw-Dickson Offensive Line 6-6/260 Freshman Inglewood, Calif. (Narbonne High)
*Justin Dinka Running Back 5-11/180 Freshman Flower Mound, Texas (Marcus High)
*Garret Fountain Linebacker 6-4/215 Freshman Turlock, Calif. (Turlock High)
*Joe Green Quarterback 6-4/205 Freshman Sammamish, Wash. (Skyline High)
Jacob Jimenez Offensive Line 6-5/300 Senior Pflugerville, Texas (Pflugerville High/Brigham Young)
Liloa Kapiko Defensive Line 6-5/235 Freshman Honolulu, Hawaii (St. Louis High)
*Anthony Landphere Tight End 6-5/220 Freshman Mountain View, Calif. (St. Francis High)
Patrick McMorris Defensive Back 6-0/180 Freshman Santa Ana, Calif. (Santa Ana High)
*Shawn Nielsen Defensive Line 6-2/265 Freshman Newport Beach, Calif. (JSerra Catholic High)
*Brionne Penny Athlete 6-3/190 Freshman Norwalk, Calif. (Narbonne High)
*Michael Shawcroft Linebacker 6-2/225 Freshman San Diego, Calif. (Helix High)
*Nassir Sims Defensive Line 6-2/295 Freshman Goodyear, Ariz. (Desert Edge High)
Jonah Tavai Defensive Line 6-0/315 Junior Manhattan Beach, Calif. (Mira Costa High/El Camino College)
*Daniel To’oto’o Defensive Line 6-3/230 Freshman Mesa, Ariz. (Skyline High)
*Kyle Trombley Offensive Line 6-5/260 Freshman Yorba Linda, Calif. (Yorba Linda High)
Noah Tumblin Athlete 6-2/175 Freshman San Diego, Calif. (Mira Mesa High)
*Kyron White Defensive Back 5-11/180 Freshman Fort Worth, Texas (Arlington High)
Eric Wilson Defensive Back 6-0/185 Junior Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino High/Riverside City College)
*Signed on Dec. 19 for Early Signing Day