A look at football's Division I recruits on Early Signing Day

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(Steve Abeyta/steveabeytaphotography.com)

Wednesday is Early Signing Day for Division I football recruits, marking the start of a three-day early period where they can sign with colleges.

Below is a breakdown of our state's 2021 recruiting class so far. Find a complete database of 2021 recruits from Colorado here.

By the numbers

Year FBS FCS Total
2021 32 14 46
2020 38 12 50
2019 29 33 62
2018 21 22 43
2017 20 25 45
2016 24 18 42
2015 25 26 51

* - Through Dec. 16, 2020

2021 Division I football recruits from Colorado

Note: Not all players have signed a National Letter of Intent; some are verbal commitments.

Name School Pos. College Division
Marcus Alexander Cherry Creek OLB Harvard Division I - FCS
Sam Anderson Rock Canyon DB/WR Drake Division I - FCS
Tanner Arkin Fossil Ridge TE Colorado State Division I - FBS
Al Ashford III Cherry Creek CB Wisconsin Division I - FBS
Jay Barry Fairview DB Florida International Division I - FBS
James Betschart Legend OL Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Are'an Burr Air Academy LB Air Force Division I - FBS
Jaylen Byrd Far Northeast CB Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Ja'Derris Carr Vista PEAK ATH Princeton Division I - FBS
Wilson Clark Ralston Valley OL Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Duante Davis Poudre WR Colorado State Division I - FBS
Kaden Dudley Palmer Ridge ATH Boise State Division I - FBS
Terrance Ferguson Heritage TE Oregon Division I - FBS
Beau Freyler Pine Creek S Iowa State Division I - FBS
Ethan Grady Valor Christian QB Bucknell Division I - FCS
Elijah Hamilton Valor Christian FB/LB Colgate Division I - FCS
Corey Haniford Cherry Creek OL Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Sam Hart Cherokee Trail TE/DE Ohio State Division I - FBS
Trevyn Heil Grandview LB Nevada Division I - FBS
Gunnar Helm Cherry Creek WR Texas Division I - FBS
Zaire Jackson Valor Christian CB Wyoming Division I - FBS
Q Jones Fountain-Fort Carson RB Dartmouth Division I - FCS
Cord Kringlen Holy Family OL Boise State Division I - FBS
Andrew Kulick Regis Jesuit OLB Colorado State Division I - FBS
Tyson Lambert ThunderRidge LB Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Nicholas Lyon Valor Christian OL/DL Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Nick Lyon Valor Christian OL/DL Northern Colorado Division I - FCS
Luke McAllister Palmer Ridge QB Colorado State Division I - FBS
Justin Michael Poudre OL Colorado State Division I - FBS
Max Morris Heritage OL Drake Division I - FCS
Clay Nanke Regis Jesuit DE Colorado State Division I - FBS
Braylen Nelson Vista PEAK OL Fresno State Division I - FBS
Seyi Oladipo Eaglecrest S Boise State Division I - FBS
Erik Olsen Heritage TE Colorado Division I - FBS
Chase Penry Cherry Creek WR Colorado Division I - FBS
Myles Purchase Cherry Creek CB Iowa State Division I - FBS
Ty Robinson Eaglecrest ATH Colorado Division I - FBS
Thomas Shefte Heritage OLB Drake Division I - FCS
Avery Shunneson Thomas Jefferson LB Princeton Division I - FBS
Anthony Tocchini Regis Jesuit OL New Mexico State Division I - FBS
Mukendi Wa-Kalonji Grandview DE Colorado State Division I - FBS
Arden Walker Cherry Creek DE Missouri Division I - FBS
Langston Williams Eaglecrest CB Colorado State Division I - FBS
Brayden Wood Fairview DE Kansas State Division I - FBS
Gus Zilinskas Cherry Creek DE Rutgers Division I - FBS
Trey Zuhn Fossil Ridge OL Texas A&M Division I - FBS