Youngstown State adds 19 football recruits

Nine local players will walk-on to YSU football theam this Fall

Youngstown State adds 19 football recruits


Ray Anderson, LB, 6-1, 210, Youngstown, Ohio (Cardinal Mooney)
Naz Battee-Diggs, LB, 6-1, 195, Warren, Ohio (Warren Harding)
Dan Becker, OL, 6-5, 260, Cincinnati, Ohio (Indian Hill)
Terray Bryant, LB, 5-11, 205, Lithonia, Ga (Arabia Mountain)
Josh Burgett, TE, 6-5, 240, Grove City, Ohio (Grove City)
Braxton Chapman, TB, 6-2, 215, Farrell, Pa. (Farrell)
Jake Coates, ATH, 5-10, 170 , Warren, Ohio (Warren JFK)
Antoine Cook, DE, 6-4, 215, McKeesport, Pa (McKeesport)
Joe Craycraft, QB, 6-3, 190, Marion, Ohio (Marion Pleasant)
Chris Durkin, TE, 6-4, 220, Poland, Ohio (Ursuline/Virginia Tech)
Bryce Gibson, DB, 5-10, 185, Johnstown, Pa. (Greater Johnstown)
Zachary Hauschild, OL, 6-6, 315, Clearwater, Fla. (Clearwater)
James Jackson, DE, 6-2, 230, St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham)
Melvin Jackson, CB, 6-0, 170, Cleveland, Ohio (Lakewood St. Edward)
Miles Joiner, TE, 6-4, 215, Dayton, Ohio (Butler)
Tyler Sims, LB, 6-2, 220, Columbia, S.C. (Richland Northeast/Highland College)
D.J. Smalls, CB, 6-0, 180, Irmo, S.C. (Dutch Fork/Hutchinson CC)
Sherrod Paige, DB, 6-2, 190, Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Bay Tech/Orange Coast College)
Christian Turner, TB, 5-10, 190 (Cincinnati, Ohio/La Salle)

The Class Breakdown

By State
TOTAL: 19 | Ohio (10) • Ray Anderson (Youngstown), Naz Battee-Diggs (Warren), Dan Becker (Cincinnati), Josh Burgett (Grove City),
Jake Coates (Warren), Joe Craycraft (Marion), Chris Durkin (Poland), Melvin Jackson (Cleveland), Miles Joiner (Dayton), Christian
Turner (Cincinnati). Pennsylvania (3) • Braxton Chapman (Farrell), Antoine Cook (McKeesport), Bryce Gibson (Johnstown). Florida (2)
• Zachary Hauschild (Clearwater), Sherrod Paige (Tampa). South Carolina (2) • Tyler Sims (Columbia), DJ Smalls (Irmo). Georgia (1) •
Terray Bryant (Lithonia). Minnesota (1) • James Jackson (St. Paul).

By Position
TOTAL: 19 | Defense (10) • Linebacker (4): Ray Anderson, Naz Battee-Diggs, Terray Bryant, Tyler Sims. Secondary (4): Bryce Gibson,
Melvin Jackson, Sherrod Paige, DJ Smalls. Defensive Line (2): Antoine Cook, James Jackson.
Off ense (8) • Tight End (3): Josh Burgett, Chris Durkin, Miles Joiner. Off ensive Line (2): Dan Becker, Zachary Hauschild. Running Back
(2): Braxton Chapman, Christian Turner. Quarterback (1): Joe Craycraft.
Athlete (1) • Jake Coates.

Preferred Walk-On Signees
Jaylen Hewlett – Mooney (expected to be under full scholarship in Fall)
Darrell Jackson – Mooney
Cleveland Gruber – Mooney
Yianni Koullias – Campbell
Jake Cummings – Canfield
Noah Bayus – Champion
Donovan Turney – Boardman
Taymer Graham – S. Range
Adam Klein – East Palestine


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