ASHLAND, Ore--- SOU Football head coach Charlie Hall announced the signing of 12 commitments the 2021 class on National Signing Day. Six commitments are from Oregon and six are from California.
"This is a much smaller group, but I like what we have and we're not done recruiting," Hall said. "There are more spots to fill."
The Raider offensive line will gain five players in the class. Those players will include Crater's Dawson Davis and Grants Pass's Kai Perez.
"This is a tremendously talented group, especially on the offensive line," Hall said. "You can never go wrong with improving the depth and quality of that position."
The class is listed alphabetically below (provided by SOU Raiders Athletics):
RAYSEAN CLAYTON | Los Angeles, CA/Garfield HS/Pasadena CC
DB | 6-1, 200 |
Notable: Recorded 31 tackles as a sophomore at Pasadena in 2017.
DAWSON DAVIS | Central Point, OR/Crater HS
OL | 6-3, 280 |
Notable: Landed all-league honors all three years at Crater, including first-team accolades after his sophomore and junior seasons ... Was ranked the No. 16 offensive line prospect in the state by Oregon Prep Red Zone.
DAWSON DOUGLAS | Central Point, OR/Crater HS
WR | 6-0, 190 |
Notable: Named an all-league first-team performer as a junior in 2019, when he also received all-state honorable mention ... Ranked the No. 21 receiver prospect in the state by Oregon Prep Red Zone.
MATTHEW FADELLI | San Mateo, CA/Junipero Serra HS
LS | 5-10, 200 |
Notable: Was a team captain for Serra's Nor Cal championship team ... Ranked the No. 2 long-snapper in the country by 247 Sports.
KROSS GALAGO | Springfield, OR/Thurston HS
DL | 6-3, 295 |
Notable: Conference Defensive Player of the Year and an all-state second team honoree as a junior at Thurston in 2019 ... The state's 13th-ranked defensive line prospect according to Oregon Prep Red Zone.
JAKE HANNAH | North Bend, OR/North Bend HS
OL | 6-4, 300 |
Notable: A first-team all-league lineman on both sides of the ball as a junior in 2019 ... The sixth-best offensive line prospect in the state according to Oregon Prep Red Zone.
GAMON HOWARD | Vallejo, CA/American Canyon HS/CC of San Francisco
DB | 6-2, 195 |
Notable: Collected a team-high five interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns, during his sophomore season as CCSF ... As a junior at American Canyon was named County Player of the Year.
TREY MARTIN | Oregon City, OR/Oregon City HS
QB | 6-1, 205 |
Notable: Ranked among the state's top-10 in passing yards and touchdowns in 2019, when he broke Oregon City's single-game passing yardage record with 414 ... Ranked the No. 5 quarterback prospect in the state by Oregon Prep Red Zone.
KAI PEREZ | Grants Pass, OR/Grants Pass HS
OL | 6-2, 250 |
Notable: Led Grants Pass in sacks in 2019 on his way to first-team all-league honors ... A perennial honor roll student ... The state's No. 20 offensive line prospect per Oregon Prep Red Zone.
DREW SCHULER | Salinas, CA/Salinas HS/Hartnell CC
LB | 6-1, 220 |
Notable: Was a conference defensive player of the year and third-team all-state selection in 2019 at Salinas, where he also earned a second-team all-state nod from Max Preps.
MATTHEW SHADDLE | Oakland, CA/Bishop O'Dowd HS
OL | 6-4, 270 |
VINCENT SILVA | Fullerton, CA/Sunny Hills HS
DB/LB | 5-11, 190 |
Notable: An All-California Interscholastic Federation linebacker, as well as a first-team All-Freeway League pick ... Helped Sunny Hills to a CIF title