OL • 6-2 • 290 • Quartz Hill, Calif./Hofstra
Prior to Sacramento State: Harrell returns to his home state of California after playing three seasons at Hofstra…the center started for the Pride the last two seasons but was free to transfer after Hofstra discontinued football…was a three-time Colonial Athletic Association and Hofstra Athletics Academic Honor Roll selection.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Quartz Hill HS…played four years of football...named first team all-Golden League on the offensive line as a senior...recorded 65 tackles on defense...voted team lineman of the year...was a two-time scholar-athlete award winner...was the school’s valedictorian...also named first team all-league in volleyball.
Personal: Born May 22, 1988……parents are Baron and Karen Harrell.
OL • 6-5 • 295 • Temecula, Calif./Chaparral HS
Originally committed to Sacramento State in February of 2008 but greyshirted during the fall…will have four years of eligibility remaining as well as a redshirt season.
High School: Graduated from Chaparral HS in 2009…as a senior, he earned all-valley honors after helping lead the team to a 12-2 overall record and a 5-0 mark in the Southwestern League…the Pumas’ only two losses came to eventual California Div. I champion Centennial, including a loss in the Southern Section championship game.
Personal: Born June 6, 1991…parents are Mark and Melissa Devan.
DB • 6-0 • 195 • Yorba Linda, Calif./Santa Ana JC
Prior to Sacramento State: Played two seasons at Santa Ana JC…led the team with 75 tackles, including 22 solos and 3.5 tackles-for-loss as a senior…also had two interceptions and six pass breakups…as a freshman, he ranked second on the team with 68 stops and led the way with 38 solo tackles…also tied for the team high with three interceptions.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Esperanza HS…was a three-year letterwinner in football…was named first team all-county, first team all-PAC 5, second team all state and the Sunset League Defensive Back of the Year as a senior.
Personal: Born July 24, 1989…majoring in criminal justice…parents are Abel Martinez and Jen Storey.
DB • 5-8 • 175 • Saugus, Calif./Grossmont JC
Prior to Sacramento State: Played the 2009 season at Grossmont JC in San Diego…earned first team all-conference and was a first team all-Region III selection as a defensive back…played in the All-America All-Star Game following the season…led the conference with seven interceptions and 21 pass breakups…tallied 44 tackles, including 3.0 tackles-for-loss…spent two years at Arizona (one redshirt) for head coach Mike Stoops.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Saugus HS…earned all-state, all-section and all-Santa Clarita honors…as a senior, he had 84 tackles and four interceptions…returned two interceptions for TDs and also had two kick returns for scores…caught 46 passes for 937 yards and eight touchdowns as a receiver.
Personal: Born May 9, 1989…majoring in mechanical engineering…parents are Scott and Julie Monson.
QB • 6-1 • 220 • Lodi, Calif./San Joaquin Delta JC
Prior to Sacramento State: Spent two seasons at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, Calif…as a sophomore in 2009, he threw for 1,892 yards and 14 touchdowns while completing 57.1 percent of his passes (173-303)…was named the Offensive MVP of the team’s bowl game…best game came against Sequoias where he threw for 346 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for two TDs…posted similar numbers as a freshman where he amassed 1,874 yards and 14 touchdowns in 10 games…reshirted at Nevada in 2007.
High School: A 2007 graduate of St. Mary’s HS in Stockton, Calif…helped lead the Rams to the Sac-Joaquin Section title as a senior, he passed for 1,683 yards and 14 touchdowns and also rushed for 231 yards and seven scores to earn first team all-area honors…was rated as a Top 100 QB in the nation and the best quarterback in Northern California in 2007…was named all-area by the Stockton Record…also earned all-Tri-City Athletic League honors as a quarterback, kicker and punter.
Personal: Born Sept. 14, 1988…parents are Jim and Annette…his father played football at Sacramento State.
WR • 6-5 • 200 • Piedmont, Calif./Piedmont HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Piedmont HS…caught 28 passes for 484 yards and six touchdowns as a senior in Piedmont’s A-11 offense…earned second team all-Bay Shore Athlete League honors in 2009…also carried the ball four times during the year and averaged 18.5 yards per carry with one touchdown…best game came against Moreau Catholic where he had three catches for 165 yards and three TDs…also played basketball and lacrosse for the Highlanders…was a two-time all-BSAL selection in basketball.
Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1992…has yet to declare a major…parents are Ed Gray and Erika Black.
WR • 6-3 • 195 • Vacaville, Calif./Vanden HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Vanden HS in Vacaville, Calif…was a two-star recruit on both Scout.com and Rivals…named all-Solano County Athletic Conference, all-city and honorable mention all-Sac-Joaquin Section in 2009…hauled in 43 passes for 1,035 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior…averaged 24.1 yards per catch and 86.3 yards per game that season…during his senior season, he had four 100-yard games, including 172 against Dixon and 140 against Hogan…also scored a touchdown in nine of the team’s 11 games…is the all-time leading receiver at Vacaville and the SCAC…defensively, he had 44 total tackles and three interceptions…as a junior, he caught 19 passes for 302 yards and three scores…also competed in basketball, track and golf.
Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1991…plans to major in computer engineering…parents are William Broadnax and Donna Wright.
Athlete • 5-9 • 175 • Palmdale, Calif./Quartz Hill HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Quartz Hill HS…rated as a one star recruit by Rivals…was a first team all-CIF Western Division selection as a utility player…played running back, wide receiver and defensive back in high school…rushed for 1,495 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2009…also caught 14 passes for 175 yards for two scores…as a junior, he was the Southern Section Player of the Year and the Golden League Offensive MVP…that season, he rushed for 1,465 yards and 16 touchdowns and caught 17 passes for 148 yards and one TD…also had 30 tackles and two interceptions…also competed in basketball and track…long jumped 21-feet, 7-inches and ran the 100 in 11.0 seconds.
Personal: Born May 7, 1992…plans to major in criminal justice…parents are Vincent and Regina Brooks.
LB • 5-10 • 205 • Richmond, Calif./Berkeley HS
High School: Graduated from Berkeley HS in 2010…a two-star recruit by both Rivals and Scouts…was a first team all-East Bay selection by the Contra Costa Times as a senior…recorded 107 total tackles, including 94 solos in 2009…also had three sacks and an interception…had at least seven tackles in all 12 games, including six with 10-plus…biggest output came against Pinole Valley where he had 14 stops.
Personal: Born Nov. 10, 1992…has yet to declare a major…parents are Ira and Joselyn Coogler…is the younger brother of former Hornet receiver Ryan Coogler.
DE • 6-5 • 220 • Madera, Calif./Liberty HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Liberty HS in Madera, Calif…was named second team all-state small schools, the North Sequoia League Defensive Player of the Year and was a member of the Fresno Bee’s all-star team in 2009…was also a first team all-league selection on both the offensive and defensive lines…as a senior, he recorded 110 tackles with 13.5 tackles-for-loss and 10 sacks…was a first team all-NSL selection on both sides of the ball as a junior…also played basketball and baseball for the Hawks…is the school’s all-time leading rebounder.
Personal: Born Dec. 5, 1991…plans to major in biology…parents are Andy and Angela Cowger…became the first Liberty High School student-athlete to earn a Div. I scholarship.
DE • 6-1 • 245 • Palmdale, Calif./Paraclete HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Paraclete HS in Lancaster, Calif…was named first team all-state small schools as a senior after recording 119 tackles, including three sacks…recorded at least 10 tackles in eight of the 11 games…had 16 stops against Village Christian for his season high…as a junior, he tallied 161 total stops and 14 sacks…those marks helped him earn second team all-state and first team all-Southern Section Mid-Valley honors…was also part of the 2008 all-state underclass team…had nine games with double-figure tackles, including 16 against Rosemead.
Personal: Born May 17, 1992…has yet to declare a major…parents are Todd and Karen Davis.
RB • 5-11 • 190 • Rialto, Calif./Chaffey HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Chaffey HS in Ontario, Calif…was a one star recruit by Rivals…finished third in the state in rushing in 2009 with 2,671 yards…averaged 7.8 yards per carry and had 24 rushing touchdowns…was named second team all-state, all-Southern Section Central Division and was part of the Inland Valley Bulletin all-area team in 2009…rushed for at least 100 yards in 10 of the team’s 12 games…tallied 366 yards and three touchdowns against Garey…rushed for at least one touchdown in every game, including four against Ontario…had eight games with 200-plus yards…ended the season averaging 279.2 yards per game over the final six contests…as a junior, he compiled 1,387 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns…was the Mt. Baldy League Offensive MVP as a junior and the league’s Defensive MVP as a senior.
Personal: Born Feb. 14, 1992…has yet to declare a major…son of Marlon Carney.
DT • 6-3 • 295 • San Leandro, Calif./San Lorenzo HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of San Lorenzo HS…rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com…was a third team all-East Bay selection by the Contra Costa Times as a senior…also named the Hayward Area Athletic League defensive lineman of the year and was a first team all-HAAL selection…ended the year with 70 total tackles, including two sacks…also played on the offensive line where he was a second team all-league choice…was twice named all-HAAL in basketball as a senior.
Personal: Born Dec. 31, 1991…has yet to declare a major…parents are Sitaifoni Fukofuka and Victoria Neiufi.
DB • 6-0 • 170 • Oakland, Calif./Oakland Tech HS
High School: Graduated from Oakland Tech HS in 2010…named first team all-city as a senior defensive back…ran a 4.5 second 40-yard dash…as a senior, he returned two interceptions for touchdowns…also played as a wide receiver and served as the team’s kicker and punter…helped the team to a league title with a 9-1 overall record…also competed in track where he ran 23.2 in the 200 and 11.1 in the 100.
Personal: Born June 30, 1992…majoring in business…parents are Edgar and Karen Gillies.
LB • 6-1 • 190 • Guadalupe, Calif./Nipomo HS
High School: Graduated from Nipomo HS in 2010…was named all-Southern Section Northwest Division as a linebacker and also the Los Padres League Defensive Back of the Year in 2009…he recorded 134 total tackles, including 86 solos…also played running back where he had 23 carries for 164 yards and caught 14 passes for 119 yards…as a junior, he rushed for 361 yards and eight scores and also had 64 tackles…was named first team all-county and first team all-Los Padres League…best game came against Templeton where he had 19 tackles, including three for loss as a senior.
Personal: Born Oct. 12, 1992…plans to major in kinesiology…parents are Duane and Maria Hanna.
OL • 6-8 • 260 • Bermuda Dunes, Calif./Palm Desert HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Palm Desert HS…earned all-league honors in football, basketball and swimming…was named to the “Top 10 in the Valley” by the Desert Sun…also earned all-Desert Valley League honors in both football and basketball…played on both the offensive and defensive lines in 2009…as a defensive tackle, he had 39 tackles.earned the All-America Award at the 2008 Offense/Defense Camp.
Personal: Born Sept. 30, 1992…plans to major in communication studies…parents are Craig and Susan Hanson.
OL • 6-3 • 285 • Fresno, Calif./Fresno HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Fresno HS…was named first team all-North Yosemite League as both a junior and senior offensive lineman and earned second team honors as a sophomore…also played on the defensive side of the ball where he had 59 tackles as a senior, including 53 solo stops…a good athlete, he also played basketball and competed in track and field for the Warriors…his best shot put was 53-feet, 11-inches…was on the honor roll all four years.
Personal: Born May 18, 1992…plans to major in criminal justice…mother is Melissa Martin.
LB • 6-1 • 185 • Vacaville, Calif./Vanden HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Vanden HS in Vacaville, Calif…was a two-star recruit by Rivals…as a senior, he tallied 83 total tackles, including 34 solo stops and seven sacks…was named to Solano County Athletic Conference and all-city first teams…had at least four tackles in all 11 games, including three games with 10…also led Vanden with five fumble recoveries and had three pass breakups…as a junior, recorded 57 total tackles with 5.5 sacks…helped lead the team to a pair of SCAC titles…also competed in track and basketball for the Vikings…was a teammate of fellow recruit Chris Broadnax.
Personal: Born March 27, 1992…plans to major in criminal justice…parents are Leo and Nicole Peterson…originally from Panama City, Fla.
OL • 6-0 • 285 • Bakersfield, Calif/South HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of South HS in Bakersfield, Calif…was named first team all-area by the Bakersfield Californian and first team all-Southwest Yosemite League as an offensive lineman in 2009…also earned all-league and all-area honors in 2009…as a senior, he allowed only one sack during the season and averaged 3.3 pancakes a game…also wrestled for the Rebels and was the Southwest Yosemite League heavyweight champion with a 15-2 record.
Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1992…plans to major in kinesiology…mother is Maria Gomez.
DB • 5-9 • 180 • Upland, Calif./Upland HS
High School: Graduated from Upland HS in 2010…was named all-Southern Section Central Division in 2009…that season, he was also a first team all-Baseline League selection after recording 40 tackles with five interceptions and six pass breakups…was part of a defense which allowed just 11 points per game and won the section title…led the league with six interceptions…offensively, he also scored four rushing touchdowns…helped lead the team to a 12-2 overall record and the Central Division title…set the school record with a 99-yard kickoff return…also competed in track where he triple jumped 42-feet.
Personal: Born Aug. 5, 1992…has yet to declare a major…parents are John Sims and Lucretia Oliver.
OL • 6-7 • 299 • Yorba Linda, Calif./El Dorado HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of El Dorado HS in Placentia, Calif…rated as a two-star recruit by Scout.com, Stickney was a second team all-Century League selection as a senior…was named as one of the top 25 players in Orange Country by the Orange County Register.
Personal: Born Dec. 11, 1991…has yet to declare a major…parents are Ron and Cindy Stickney.
DE • 6-3 • 245 • Folsom, Calif./Vista Del Lago HS
High School: A 2010 graduate of Vista Del Lago HS in Folsom…played both tight end and defensive end…as a senior, he caught six passes for 133 yards…defensively, he tallied 44 total tackles, including four sacks…as a junior, he caught 22 passes for 340 yards and three touchdowns…he also collected 40 tackles and had four sacks…also played basketball for the Eagles…team is currently 20-2.
Personal: Born March 11, 1992…has yet to declare a major…parents are Steve and Karla…his sister, Alex, is a member of the Sacramento State women’s basketball team.
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