SDSU FOOTBALL HEAD COACH ROCKY LONG ANNOUNCES 2019 SIGNING CLASS, INCLUDING HELIX HIGH’S MICHAEL SHAWCROFT

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Shawcroft one of eight players added to finish Aztecs’ 22-member class

Source: goaztecs.com

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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