The University of Colorado Boulder officially announced the additions to Coach Prime’s first recruiting class.
BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado Boulder officially announced the first additions to Deion Sanders’ recruiting class on Tuesday.
The school tweeted out the signings of 20 players so far on National Signing Day, college football’s early signing period that lasts from Wednesday through Friday.
“Coach Prime” is looking to make a splash in his first year in Boulder after spending the past three seasons at Jackson State University in Mississippi. He’s been constantly advertising the program to potential recruits on social media since his hiring earlier this month.
Junior quarterback transferring from Jackson State University, where he played under his father Deion Sanders.
Sanders threw for 6,983 yards, 70 touchdowns and 14 interceptions across 26 career games at Jackson State from 2021-22. He also ran for 157 yards and 9 touchdowns.
He attended Trinity Christian High School in Canton, Texas.
Freshman wide receiver from Thomas County Central High School in Thomasville, Georgia:
Freshman running back from Derby High School in Derby, Kansas:
Freshman wide receiver from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:
Freshman wide receiver from Ocoee High School in Ocoee, Florida:
Freshman quarterback from West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, California:
Freshman wide receiver from Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee:
Freshman wide receiver from Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California:
Redshirt senior linebacker transferring from the University of Clemson, where he was a three-time ACC Honor Roll selection.
Bentley recorded 73 tackles (11.5 for loss), 5.5 sacks, two pass breakups and two forced fumbles in 417 defensive snaps across 40 career games (two starts) at Clemson from 2019-22.
He attended Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, Alabama:
Freshman linebacker from NFL Academy in London, England:
Redshirt senior defensive lineman transferring from the University of West Virginia.
Alston recorded 56 tackles (15 for loss), 8 sacks and 4 forced fumbles across 28 games at Copiah-Lincoln Community College (2019-20), and West Virginia (2021-22).
He attended Union Pines High School in Lumberton, North Carolina:
Senior defensive lineman transferring from Dartmouth College.
Cokes recorded 87 tackles (14 for loss), 8.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in 22 games at Dartmouth from 2019-22.
He attended Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton, Ohio:
Junior offensive lineman transferring from Kent State University.
Attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio:
Freshman defensive lineman from Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
Freshman linebacker from Plainview High School in Ardmore, Oklahoma:
Freshman cornerback from Prestonwood Christian High School in Plano, Texas:
Freshman offensive lineman from Cherry Creek High School in Englewood, Colorado:
Redshirt senior offensive lineman transferring from Missouri State University.
Two-time All-Missouri Valley Football Conference second team selection.
Attended Webb City High School in Webb City, Missouri:
Freshman linebacker from Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, California:
Junior offensive lineman transferring from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah.
Attended Helix Charter High School in San Diego, California:
Redshirt sophomore transferring from the University of Northern Illinois.
Attended Southeast Polk High School in Altoona, Iowa:
Freshman safety from Desoto High School in Desoto, Texas.
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