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Bulldog Football Signing Day

Fresno State received 15 National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, during its first-ever early signing period, instituted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association this season. 

Fourteen of the fifteen players signed are from California. Eight of them are from the Central Valley, including five from the Fresno and Clovis area. 

“We’re really excited. We were up early this morning, at 4 o’clock, anticipating people to sign,” said head coach Jeff Tedford from Hawai’i. “We also left some people back home to receive the letters (NLIs). Everyone we felt was going to sign did, and they all got it done early.”

2018 Fresno State Football Signing Class
Signed (PT) Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School/High School)
7:04 a.m. Rodney Wright III WR 5-10 195 Fresno, Calif. (Clovis West)
7:05 a.m. Steven Comstock QB 6-2 185 Glendora, Calif. (Northview)
7:07 a.m. Shamar Whestone DB 5-11 210 Victorville, Calif. (Upland)
7:08 a.m. Ricardo Arias WR 6-2 225 Fresno, Calif. (Clovis West)
7:10 a.m. Matt Kjeldgaard DL 6-3 275 Oakdale, Calif. (Oakdale)
7:12 a.m. Deshawn Ruffin DB 5-10 175 Fresno, Calif. (Sunnyside
7:13 a.m. Leonard Payne DL 6-3 260 Downey, Calif. (St. Pius X-St. Matthias)
7:16 a.m. Sherwin King LB 6-0 205 Fresno, Calif. (Sunnyside)
7:16 a.m. Isaiah Johnson DL 6-3 215 Modesto, Calif. (Downey)
7:17 a.m. Emoryie Edwards WR 6-0 195 Tulare, Calif. (Tulare Union)
7:18 a.m. Matt Lawson DL 6-0 310 Ontario, Calif. (Colony)
7:23 a.m. Ben Wooldridge QB 6-3 195 Pleasanton, Calif. (Foothill)
7:29 a.m. Clive Truschel OL 6-3 295 Clovis, Calif. (Clovis West)
8:27 a.m. Nick Abbs OL 6-6 290 Portland, Ore. (Greshman/Fresno City College)
9:31 a.m. Elijah Carson OL 6-8 290 San Diego, Calif. (Morse)

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“It’s nice to have this class pretty much finished, I don’t know that it’s completely finished, there may be one or two more still to come, but we’re happy about the guys we were able to sign and fired up they’re going to be a part of the future with us,” Tedford said.