College football recruiting event set for Thursday

45 different colleges from 12 different states will be represented this week for what's become a big annual recruiting event for football seniors.

The event, for graduating high school seniors only, will be hosted by Valor Christian on its campus in Highlands Ranch on Thursday. It runs from 6-8:30 p.m.

The aim of the event is to connect those senior players from all high schools in Colorado with Division II, Division III, NAIA and Junior College teams.

More information is available on this link, including a way to register. Contact Bill Bufton with questions.

The colleges that will be represented are below.


  • Augustana University, SD
  • Black Hills State University, SD
  • Chadron State College, NE
  • Colorado Mesa University, CO
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo, CO
  • Eastern New Mexico State University, NM
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, SD
  • Washburn University, KS
  • Western State University, CO


  • Augsburg College, MN
  • Aurora University, IL
  • Bethel University, MN
  • Cornell College, IA
  • Knox College, IL
  • Lakeland College, WI
  • Lawrence University, WI
  • Lewis & Clark College, OR
  • Luther College, IA
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, NE
  • Pacific Lutheran University, WA
  • Rhodes College, TN
  • St. John’s University, MN
  • St. Olaf College, MN
  • Wartburg College, IA
  • Willamette, OR


  • Bethany College, KS
  • Benedictine College, KS
  • Bethel College, KS
  • Concordia University, NE
  • Dordt College, IA
  • Hastings College, NE
  • McPherson College, KS
  • Ottawa University, KS
  • Presentation College, SD
  • Sterling College, KS

Junior College

  • Highlands Community College, KS