Cal coach Justin Wilcox welcomed three new gamers on nationwide signing day and stated he expects the Bears so as to add wherever from 5 to seven extra between now and the beginning of fall camp.
Offensive deal with Martin Tine and vast receiver Marquis Montgomery will be a part of the Bears in the summertime after finishing programs at their junior schools. Additionally headed to Berkeley at the moment is lengthy snapper David Fowl, a highschool senior in Phoenix.
As a result of participant motion is so dynamic lately, Wilcox was reluctant to specify exactly what number of extra gamers could possibly be added to the roster. However Cal has simply two quarterbacks on scholarship so that will be a focused place, and he stated he expects one or two extra O-linemen to return on board.
Wilcox talks about Tine, a 6-foot-6, 310-pound junior from Houston by means of East Los Angeles Junior Faculty within the video on the prime of this story.
He breaks down Montgomery, a 6-4, 215-pounder from Tacoma, Wash., within the video above. Montgomery, who’s at Snow Junior Faculty in Utah, picked Cal over Oregon, Texas A&M, LSU and BYU.
Fowl, a 6-1, 200-pound senior at Sandra Day O’Connor Excessive Faculty, was rated by one service as the highest lengthy snapper within the 2023 recruiting class. He additionally has expertise understanding with former Cal snapper Nick Sundberg, who performed 11 seasons within the NFL.
Wilcox shares his ideas on the worth of utilizing a scholarship on an extended snapper within the video beneath.
Cal beforehand introduced it is going to start spring exercises on March 11. Wilcox supplied a breakdown on which gamers coming off well being points within the fall will sit out spring ball and which will probably be accessible to take part.
Sitting out the spring: DL Akili Calhoun, DB Collin Gamble, DL Darius Lengthy Jr., DL Brett Johnson, WR Mason Mangum, DB Tyson McWilliams, DL Jaedon Roberts, WR Mason Starling.
Accessible for spring exercises: CB Lu-Magia Hearns III, DB Kaleb Higgins, OL T.J. Classes, OL Bastian Swinney, DL Derek Wilkins, OL Matthew Cindric.
The Bears additionally welcome again defensive lineman Stanley McKenzie, a redshirt sophomore from Hawaii, who left the group final fall after the loss of life of his father.
Wilcox talks about McKenzie within the video above.
One other addition to the energetic roster is Nick Morrow, who signed with Cal then sat out final season as a “grey shirt.” Morrow is a 6-8, 280-pound offensive lineman from Flagstaff, Ariz., who’s younger and uncooked however has good potential, as Wilcox says within the video beneath.
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Right here is Cal’s newest spring roster, damaged down by place:
CAL 2023 SPRING ROSTER
QB: San Jackson V, Fernando Mendoza, Noah Mitcheom, Tyler Jensen,
RB: Jaydn Ott, Justin Williams-Thomas, Byron Cardwell, Ashton Stredick,
FB: Beaux Tagaloa
WR: Jeremiah Hunter, Mavin Anderson, Brian Hightower, Monroe Younger, Mason Starling, Justin Richard Baker, Aidan Lee, Grant Daley, Kenden Robinson Jr., Trond Griezel, Jordan King, Mason Mangum, Chris Rogers, Jaiven Plummer, Tommy Christakos
TE: Andy Alfieri, Jake Muller, Elijah Mojarro, Asher Alberding, Jeffrey Johnson, Jack Endries, J.T. Byrne
OL: Brian Driscoll, Brayden Rohme, Sioape Vatikani, Ender Aguilar, Matthew Cindric, T.J. Session, Nick Morrow, Joshua Stovall, Dylan Jemtegaard, Colin Hamilton, Trent Ramsey, Dashaun Harris, Jaedon Roberts, Bastian Swinney, Everett Johnson, Jackson Brown
DL: Nate Burrell, Ethan Saunders, Ricky Correia, Brett Johnson, Curlee Thomas IV, Darius Lengthy Jr., Ieremia Ieremia, Stanley McKenzie, Elijah Diaz, Akili Calhoun, Derek Wilkins
OLB: Myles Jernigan, Xavier Carlton, David Reese, Sam Ross, Moso’oipala Tuitele, Myles Williams
ILB: Jackson Sirmon, Sergio Allen, Hunter Barth, Nate Rutchena, McKyle So’oto, Blake Antzoulatos, Kaleb Elarms-Orr, Muelu Iosefa
DB: Craig Woodson, Jeremiah Earby, Isaiah Younger, Miles Williams, Nohl Williams, Kaylin Moore, Raymond Woodie III, Tyson McWilliams, Lu-Magio Hearns III, Cam Sydney, Collin Gamble, Dejuan Butler, Fatu Iosefa, Matthew Littlejohn, Kalen Higgins, Mayze Bryant, Julian Womack
PK: Michael Luckhurst
P: Ethan Baxter, Lachlan Wilson
LS: Jake Arugello, Wesley Brown
Returning starter (based mostly on 2022 season finale)Member of 2023 recruiting class
Cowl picture of Cal coach Justin Wilcox
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