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Stanford welcomes CardClass21

20 future Cardinal were welcomed on Early Signing Day

The Stanford Cardinal welcomed 20 future student-athletes on Early Signing Day this past Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Through a wild day that saw several big-name athletes flip their commitments, sign their letters, decline until next year, and much more, the Cardinal still had a solid recruiting class in the end with 20 new student-athletes on board.

Through the tribulations that COVID-19 presented to finish a recruiting class in 2020, head coach David Shaw was very happy with how they ended the day.

“This was a very targeted search for us to put this class together,” said Shaw. “We were looking for guys who were going to fit us, and I’m feeling really good about where we are at.

“We’ve always been a national recruiter, and we will continue to be a national recruiter.”

Here’s who is joining on and how it all broke down:

By position:

Offense (9)
RB: 1 (Brendon Barrow)
WR: 3 (David Kasemervisz, Danny McFadden, Jayson Raines)
QB: 1 (Ari Patu)
OL: 2 (Jason Amsler, Jack Leyrer)
FB: 2 (Coco Lukrich, Shield Taylor)

Defense (9)
DL: 3 (Aaron Armitage, Zach Buckey, Anthony Franklin)
LB: 2 (Duke Reeder, Will Stockwell)
DB: 4 (Caleb Ellis, Mitch Leigber, Jaden Slocum, Jimmy Wyrick)

Specialists (2)
K: 1 (Emmet Kenney)
P: 1 (Connor Weselman)

By state:

California (4)
Texas (4)
Georgia (2)
Ontario (2)
Arizona (1)
Louisiana (1)
Massachusetts (1)
Minnesota (1)
New Jersey (1)
North Dakota (1)
Tennessee (1)
Utah (1)

Stanford put together biographies for each player, and here those are:

Jason Amsler

Aaron Armitage

Brendon Barrow

Zach Buckey

Caleb Ellis

Anthony Franklin

David Kasemervisz

Emmet Kenney

Mitch Leigber

Jack Leyrer

Coco Lukrich

Danny McFadden

Ari Patu

Jayson Raines

Duke Reeder

Jaden Slocum

Will Stockwell

Shield Taylor

Connor Weselman

Jimmy Wyrick